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James Ogilvy was jailed for 25 months for growing cannabis and stealing pigs. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary

Struggling Norfolk farmer turned to crime

A struggling Norfolk farmer turned to crime to try to keep his farm going by allowing cannabis to grown in his outbuildings and he also stole piglets from another farmer, which could have had serious repercussions for the pig industry, a court heard.

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Three Ipswich fans arrested as police issue East Anglian derby warning

Police have warned troublemarkers at tomorrow’s match they will face the full force of the law after three Ipswich fans were arrested on suspicion of violent disorder yesterday.

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Adult stone curlew. Picture: Chris Knights/rspb-images.com

Stone-curlews back from the brink in Norfolk

Thirty years ago, ground-nesting stone-curlews were on the brink of being wiped out.

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Bob Clements who is being honoured for more than 50 years of fundraising for the Royal Air Force Association, with his wife Judy at their home at Drayton. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Still going strong: How volunteer Bob has raised £300,000 over 50 years

Bob Clements started volunteering for the Royal Air Force Association in his mid-20s. But, as he now admits, he had no idea what he was letting himself in for.

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Police were called to an incident in Wisbech Road, King's Lynn. Two windows were smashed at a house: Picture: David Bale

Update: Man sent to crown court, after pleading guilty to three charges in relation to South Lynn incident

The man admitted to wielding a seven inch carving knife during an argument which led to Wednesday night’s disturbance in King’s Lynn.

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'Come and work in the west'. Some of those involved in the campaign. Pictured l-r Danielle Barrett, Danny Huddlestone, Sarah Moore, Issy Bishop, Julia Saunders and Chris Fry. Photo Paul Tibbs

‘Come and work in west Norfolk’, says new campaign

West Norfolk employers are stepping up efforts to promote the region as a great place to live and work in, as part of a wider drive to get more people to move to the area.

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Obituaries See all

Barbara Ross OBE who has died (Feb 2015)

Obituary: Barbara Ross - champion of Norfolk’s transgender community

Her determination to fight injustice wherever she saw it inspired decades of work supporting the transgender community.

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Crime See all

James Ogilvy was jailed for 25 months for growing cannabis and stealing pigs. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary

Struggling Norfolk farmer turned to crime

A struggling Norfolk farmer turned to crime to try to keep his farm going by allowing cannabis to grown in his outbuildings and he also stole piglets from another farmer, which could have had serious repercussions for the pig industry, a court heard.

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Politics See all

Sharon Loome and Helen Nauls of Mere Moments

Most popular independent retailers in Diss, Wymondham, Harleston and Loddon are named

They are essential in making market towns in south Norfolk a pleasant and worthwhile experience for visitors and residents eager to spend their money.

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Health See all

The James Paget University Hospital at Gorleston. Picture: James Bass.

Bed-blocking causes delays at Gorleston hospital

Bed blocking is causing further delays at a Norfolk hospital that is already struggling with Accident and Emergency admissions.

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Education See all

Norman Lamb MP visited Alderman Peel High School in Wells. Picture: Ian Burt

Therapist and extra funding helps support pupils at Alderman Peel High School, in Wells

Education chiefs have agreed to fund a therapist for children suffering mental health problems at a north Norfolk high school, while money from the government’s pupil premium is increasing opportunities for those from poorer backgrounds.

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Lynn and West Latest See all

'Come and work in the west'. Some of those involved in the campaign. Pictured l-r Danielle Barrett, Danny Huddlestone, Sarah Moore, Issy Bishop, Julia Saunders and Chris Fry. Photo Paul Tibbs

‘Come and work in west Norfolk’, says new campaign

West Norfolk employers are stepping up efforts to promote the region as a great place to live and work in, as part of a wider drive to get more people to move to the area.

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