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A framed picture of Johanna Young hangs in her parents home. Picture: Ian Burt

Fresh hope for Watton community as man is arrested over Johanna Young’s death

A close-knit community is hoping for a breakthrough in one of Norfolk’s longest running unsolved murder cases following an arrest.

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Well known musician, and now actor, Satinder Sartaaj, visits Thetford's Ancient House Museum to research Maharajah Duleep Singh, who he is portraying in a movie. He is pictures with a portrait of Duleep Singh. Picture: Denise Bradley

Satinder Sartaj visits ancient Thetford museum to learn of tragic Maharaja Duleep Singh

With eight record-selling albums, a sold-out concert at the Royal Albert Hall and a burgeoning film career on his CV, Sufi singing star Satinder Sartaaj is no stranger to the trappings of success.

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Police have released CCTV footage of a a man snatching a wallet from his vulnerable victim in St Martin's Road in Norwich.

Video: Shocking CCTV footage shows moment “Good Samaritans” stole a wallet from the vulnerable man they had helped

Police have released CCTV footage which shows a man snatching a wallet out of the hands of his vulnerable victim, just moments after the thief had helped him up from a fall.

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Hellesdon Hospital.

Concern over pressure on mental health staff in Norfolk because of high caseloads

Mental health chiefs have insisted they have a plan to tackle high caseloads after it emerged that almost 400 patients in Norfolk were waiting to be assigned to a community worker.

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First of the 400 student paramedics training at Norfolk ambulance HQ. Photo: Melvyn Sibson

Ambulance Watch: Meet the first of the 400 new lifesavers

Patients living in East Anglia will begin to benefit from an ambulance recruitment drive from as early as June after the first of 400 student paramedics started their training.

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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

Police have released CCTV footage of a a man snatching a wallet from his vulnerable victim in St Martin's Road in Norwich.

Video: Shocking CCTV footage shows moment “Good Samaritans” stole a wallet from the vulnerable man they had helped

Police have released CCTV footage which shows a man snatching a wallet out of the hands of his vulnerable victim, just moments after the thief had helped him up from a fall.

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Politics See all

Matthew Hancock, Minister for Skills and Enterprise, has been appointed as a regional flood envoy, so Government can learn national lessons alongside the ongoing appraisals of the Agencies involved. 
Waveney MP Peter Aldous with Matthew Hancock at the esplanade in Lowestoft to look at the sea defences. 

Picture: James Bass

Lowestoft flood defence work examined by government minister

A government minister was in Lowestoft today to see at first-hand how the town is recovering from December’s tidal surge.

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Health See all

Hellesdon Hospital.

Concern over pressure on mental health staff in Norfolk because of high caseloads

Mental health chiefs have insisted they have a plan to tackle high caseloads after it emerged that almost 400 patients in Norfolk were waiting to be assigned to a community worker.

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Education See all

With headteacher Mary Dolan are pupils (from left) Sydney Horne (10), India Weston (11), Chloe Simmons (10) and Connor Neale (11). Picture: Ian Burt

Norfolk’s first four-school federation described as a success after its first year

Leaders of Norfolk’s first four-school federation have described the organisation as a big success after its first year.

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West Norfolk Mayor Elizabeth Watson, whose awards highlight design anmd craftmanship. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Awards will celebrate excellence and craftsmanship in West Norfolk

Architectural excellence and craftsmanship will be celebrated at the annual Mayor of West Norfolk’s Design Awards. Winners will be announced at King’s Lynn Town Hall on Tuesday.

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