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More than 12,000 new homes have been built in the last five years in Norfolk. Will we get the GP surgeries and schools too?

Breckland Council has won a prestigious national prize, which recognises excellence in local authorities that use collaboration and commercialism to create income from their property assets.

Today marks the second anniversary of the discovery of the body of Sergiusz Meges in a Norwich underpass but police are still no nearer to finding the 29-year-old’s killers, it has emerged.

Local talent was put in the spotlight after an evening of live music was held at Thetford’s Charles Burrell Centre.

A new social enterprise is helping ex-offenders find employment opportunities by teaching them transferable skills through gardening.

They have done everything together all their lives and that always includes celebrating their shared birthday with a pint of Guinness at their local.

Three friends are running marathons to raise money for a charity that provides support for renal patients in Norfolk.

A taxi driver has paid an emotional tribute to a “very close friend” who he was taking to see her parents when they were involved in a horror crash which resulted in her death.

Two NHS nurses are touring care homes in central Norfolk, on a mission to support staff in keeping residents safe and well.

A motorcyclist suffered serious leg injuries when his machine was involved in a collision.

As the nation marks Dementia Awareness Week, employees at an opticians with branches across the region are becoming qualified to better understand the needs of customers suffering from dementia.

An ardent running enthusiast has reached the remarkable 200 milestone run at Thetford parkrun becoming the first to do so.

Zaks Authentic American Diners are looking to fill various positions at their restaurants across the county.

I have lived in Thetford since the age of 10, when it was an everyday thrill to run up and down Castle Hill.

The closure of a Norwich call centre with the loss of 180 jobs would be a blow to the surrounding community, said the landlord of a pub nearby.

Shot from the top of an ancient monument these stunning pictures and time lapse video show the sun setting over Thetford.

Police have said the sudden death of a man in Thetford is not being treated as suspicious.

One of the bonuses of writing this column each week is the mail that it generates.

Recent weeks have seen numerous sightings of the spectacular birds of prey, which have a wingspan of nearly 6ft.

Jo Reynolds’ remarkable story of burning passion and determination, and lives saved and lost

This weekend swimmers from across Norfolk will be donning their goggles and making a splash for Swimathon 2017 in support of Marie Curie.

A 34-year-old man from Watton has been jailed for 32 months and given a five-year Community Behaviour Order.

Specsavers staff across the region have raised thousands of pounds from selling comedy waving hands specs and a whole host of fundraising activities.

A former prisoner has gone from jail to spreading awareness about mental health after rediscovering his talent for the ancient art of origami while inside.

Jobs are at risk at a shoe retailer with stores and concessions in Norwich, Thetford, Lowestoft and Wisbech after tough trading conditions forced it to enter administration.

Fears that Norfolk’s market towns might not have good enough roads to cope with thousands of new homes have triggered a series of special studies to tackle the potential problem.

A mayor’s ball has raised over £1,000 for a fund supporting children and young people’s projects in Thetford.

Thousands of cigarettes and more than a kilo of hand-rolling tobacco has been seized by Trading Standards and police officers after raids at shops in Norwich and Thetford.

Young people from across Thetford are being urged to get creative as part of an initiative being launched by Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner Lorne Green.

Police say people carrying metal detectors were seen leaving woods at the St Helen’s Picnic Site.

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