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Police discovered a cannabis factory in Nethergate Street, Bungay. Credit: Fraser Rush

Two men arrested after Bungay cannabis factory find

A cannabis factory has been discovered in Bungay.

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Emergency services were called to a motorbike crash on the A47 southern bypass.

Update: A47 re-opened after motorcycle crash near Norwich

The A47 southern bypass near Norwich has re-opened after it was partially closed because of a motorcycle crash.

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Hospitals are seeing a rise in skin cancer cases

Skin cancer cases more than double in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire

Skin cancer cases in the east of England have more than doubled over the last 20 years, new figures out today show.

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Fire service boat involved in missing person search at Horstead

The fire service rescue boat was involved in a search for a missing person at Horstead this evening.

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The Riverside Road, Gas Hill and Rosary Road area, where a stabbing took place. Picture: Denise Bradley

Update: Police appeal for witnesses after man stabbed in face and neck in Norwich

Police have appealed for witnesses after a man was stabbed in the face and neck in Norwich.

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Police made 11 arrests in a crackdown on drink-fuelled crime in Norwich's nightclub area.

Eleven arrests as police crack down on Norwich night crime

Eleven people were arrested and more than 20 others issued with notices to leave Norwich’s nightclub area after a high-profile crackdown on violence and anti-social behaviour on the city’s streets.

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Obituaries See all

Philip Bolam, with his trademark shepherd's crook

Philip Bolam: Former Norfolk county farm adviser became top Barclays banker

A former county adviser for Norfolk, Philip Bolam, who has died aged 91, was a long-serving president of the National Sheep Association.

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Staff at Mears Care in King's Lynn are collecting and sending boxes for troops stationed abroad - From left, Linda Roberts, Chrissie Mitchell and Penny Ahmed. Picture: Matthew Usher.

King’s Lynn care firm Mears collecting treats for RAF Marham II(AC) Squadron out in Afghanistan

Staff and clients of a care provider are collecting parcels for our boys and girls in Afghanistan.

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Crime See all

The Riverside Road, Gas Hill and Rosary Road area, where a stabbing took place. Picture: Denise Bradley

Update: Police appeal for witnesses after man stabbed in face and neck in Norwich

Police have appealed for witnesses after a man was stabbed in the face and neck in Norwich.

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Politics See all

The ends of Coltishall runway which are earmarked for ripping up to make into rubble.  Picture: MIKE PAGE

Fresh concerns over Coltishall runway move

The controversial redevelopment of the former RAF Coltishall base has hit another stumbling block, after Broadland District Council objected to a proposal to dig up part of the runway.

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Health See all

Hospitals are seeing a rise in skin cancer cases

Skin cancer cases more than double in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire

Skin cancer cases in the east of England have more than doubled over the last 20 years, new figures out today show.

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Education See all

The number of children given a place at their first-preference school has risen in Norfolk and Cambridgeshire. Photo: Barry Batchelor/PA Wire

Parents defy rise in child population to secure place at first-choice primary schools

More Norfolk and Cambridgeshire parents have secured a place for their child at their first-preference primary school, despite hundreds of extra children entering the system.

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Work under way on the A&E department at the QEH, which was completed last month. Picture: Ian Burt

MPs had a “positive” meeting with managers at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, which is in special measures.

Elizabeth Truss and Henry Bellingham met interim chief executive Dr Manjit Obhrai and senior officials at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, in King’s Lynn, to discuss staffing levels and financial problemns at the hospital.

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