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The Norfolk Constabulary had a new recruit this week after an MP joined them in fighting crime on our roads.

Inspired by a visit from their local MP pupils at a Norfolk school recently held their first parliament.

One reader is proposing that we change our current rules and allow refugee family members to stay in the UK too.

It has supported generations of pupils but after more than 25 years the carpet at a South Norfolk school has been replaced.

If you Love West Norfolk now is the time to show it.

Concerned residents have expressed their fears that someone may get hurt on a major Norfolk road which runs through their village.

With less than a week until the big day Christmas cards are beginning to drop on doormats.

Norfolk MP Elizabeth Truss has backed communities minister Sajid Javid after he attacked US president Donald Trump’s apparent endorsement of far-right group Britain First.

The workforce of one of Thetford’s major employers will be given “every assistance”, community leaders have said, after Multiyork announced it had called in the administrators.

There is a lot riding on the Budget – not least the future of the chancellor and perhaps even the prime minister.

MP Elizabeth Truss has backed Norfolk in the face of more than 1,150 potential job losses.

A £46m bid has been launched to create a “virtual learning city” to prepare the East’s economy for future challenges including Brexit.

South West Norfolk MP Elizabeth Truss visited a Breckland school to meet with its new director and proprietor and discuss investment plans.

Residents fear the upgrade to a bottleneck junction will cut them off from the community and extend journey times.

A school’s £200,000 expansion to help deal with a town-wide chronic shortage of nursery places has been welcomed by the area’s MP.

Upgrades to bottleneck junction will “definitely be going ahead”, says a Norfolk MP.

Campaigners will speak to the transport secretary to press the case for a multi-million pound investment on a bottleneck railway junction.

The Downham Tandoori restaurant marked 21 years of business in the town with a new extension and extensive refurbishment.

A Thetford resident has said something has to be done to make the road he lives on safer.

Labour came close to matching the Conservatives’ spending on campaign materials in South West Norfolk - but the Tories still won double their votes when it came to the crunch.

UKIP is alive and well in north Norfolk and has just received one of its largest ever donations - that’s the message from the branch treasurer.

Passengers are being urged to have their say on changes to the King’s Lynn to London rail timetable, which could see 10 minutes added to the journey.

Treasury minister Elizabeth Truss has been attacked over claims the former Labour government was to blame for the 2008 global financial crisis.

The new trust which will oversee a failing academy has been revealed today.

British Sugar has hired an odour consultant to support their investigation into the strange smell that has puzzled large parts of Norfolk.

Works have officially started on the £1m project to build a new community and sports centre in Marshland St James.

New chief secretary to the treasury Elizabeth Truss has dismissed claims she suffered a demotion in the prime minister’s post-election reshuffle.

We know Labour had a good night and, although the Conservatives in our region retained their seats, the party nationally had a disastrous one.

A dramatic election night has set the country heading towards a hung parliament, but in Norfolk the story was more about the seats which were successfully defended.

We asked the general election candidates in Norfolk and Waveney to tell us why you should vote for them today. We also invited them to submit videos outlining their three priorities. This is what they said:

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