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An injured bat which was unable to fly is now in the care of the RSPCA after a passer-by found the mammal in a car park.

A new “family-friendly” radio station promising interactive shows and music to appeal to every taste has been launched in a town.

A fitness instructor for adults with disabilities has started a campaign to make sure they are not forgotten during the coronavirus lockdown.

The chief executive of two of the region’s zoos has made a plea for support after fears were raised it will struggle to feed the animals after losing 99pc of its income.

An 83-year-old army veteran, who is currently in 12 weeks of self-isolation, has donated his birthday to raise money for a charity close to his heart.

A 56-year-old with heart failure, who was forced to sleep in his lounge after he had been living with no heating or hot water, said he was left feeling “overwhelmed” after a stranger came to his aid.

A father and his ten-year-old daughter with autism have called for more awareness for children with learning disabilities and special needs during the coronavirus pandemic.

After a school’s art teacher saw how “devastated” her students were that their final exhibition after 18 months of hard work was going to be cancelled, she came up with an idea so they would get the recognition they deserved.

Residents have been accused of failing to support a revamped hotel, which could now be turned into a drug rehabilitation centre.

A man was kicked and punched in the head during a fight in a town centre.
Police were called to the brawl between four men in Thetford, White Hart Street, on March 24, where a man was reported to have been kicked and punched in the head.
A man in his 40s has been arrested in connection with the incident and was taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

A Norfolk couple in their 80s who have enjoyed travelling the world together have been forced to put their diamond wedding anniversary celebrations on hold amid the coronavirus pandemic.

A council says it is “incredibly sad and disappointed” after fly tippers used the coronavirus crisis as an opportunity to dump waste.

A dance teacher from Norfolk is one of thousands of self-employed business owners who have been forced to close during the coronavirus crisis.

Insurance companies have vowed to support customers who are using their cars to volunteer during the pandemic.

The region’s RAF bases have been deployed to assist during the coronavirus crisis.

A town’s community centre has been forced to close due to coronavirus but bosses hope to repurpose the site to offer vital services.

Communities are being asked to give up their time and volunteer as a council works to support its “most vulnerable” and “in-need neighbours”.

Mr Whippies may be off the menu, but a Norfolk ice cream man has turned his van into a 24-hour delivery service to provide food for vulnerable people and NHS staff.

When animal lover Tracy Jenkins decided she wanted to become a hedgehog rescuer in 2018 she didn’t realise how much it would take over her life.

As families celebrated Mother’s Day from a distance at the weekend, one Thetford grandmother said she was left “overwhelmed” as she came across a surprise left in her garden.

A motorcycle group has called for more education, claiming a “minority of illegal riders” had given bikers in Thetford Forest a bad name.

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