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Yesterday, 20:27
Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Patients are dying at higher than expected rates at two Norfolk hospitals, according to a measure which NHS chiefs say should be used as a “smoke alarm” for safety.

It was an emotional day as a popular sportsman was fondly remembered by his former teammates, friends and family.

BMW

It was once a major spectacle, attracting tens of thousands of keen enthusiasts and competitors from across the world.

United Kingdom

Police are reminding people to be aware of telephone scams following reports this week that a number of residents have been contacted by a caller claiming to be from the tax office, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

More than 17,000 meals were wasted at Norfolk’s hospitals over the course of a year, new figures have revealed.

Care Quality Commission

The consultation on Lowestoft’s Lake Lothing Third Crossing is to be extended by another week.

One of Ed Sheeran’s favourite charities will benefit from an exclusive fashion show being held at a school near Southwold.

Crime

Yesterday, 14:24

Police are reminding people to be aware of telephone scams following reports this week that a number of residents have been contacted by a caller claiming to be from the tax office, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

Police are appealing for information following an incident of indecent exposure in Worlingham, near Beccles.

Suffolk Police

Proactive policing by a special task force has yielded three arrests.

Armed officers will be deployed across Norfolk over the coming days as the UK terror threat is raised to its highest level.

Norfolk Police

With almost 2,500 reported scams in the past three years in Norfolk, experts have now shared their top tips on how to avoid them.

Health

Yesterday, 20:27
Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Patients are dying at higher than expected rates at two Norfolk hospitals, according to a measure which NHS chiefs say should be used as a “smoke alarm” for safety.

More than 17,000 meals were wasted at Norfolk’s hospitals over the course of a year, new figures have revealed.

Care Quality Commission

People with an interest in the health service are invited to NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)’s annual general meeting to hear more about the care which is provided locally.

A decision to make a life-extending cancer drug available on the NHS has come too late for one Halesworth family after a campaigning mother and grandmother died earlier this year.

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Education

Friday, September 22, 2017

Suffolk’s largest teachers’ union has welcomed the scrapping of national curriculum tests for seven year olds, describing them as a “waste of time”.

The controversial decision to ask residents for their views on changing the way free transport is offered to Suffolk schoolchildren is to be looked at again by county councillors.

The number of parents lodging appeals after their child is refused a place at their preferred secondary school has more than doubled in the last four years.

Suffolk County Council

Academy chains which run schools in Norfolk and Waveney were given more than £1.5m last year to grow and improve performance.

Halesworth

A new website ranking schools on working conditions for their employees has been set up in a bid to better inform teachers.

Business

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Suffolk County Council

Business owners in east Suffolk are being encouraged to take advantage of a free energy support initiative which increases efficiency and reduces running costs.

A Lowestoft-based holiday company is celebrating after winning two coveted industry awards.

A micro-brewery has collected a clutch of medals for the taste of its beers at an international competition.

Steve Magnall

A decision to begin designing its own products could pay off for a Loddon engineering firm after it agreed a partnership with Big Six energy supplier E.on.

United Kingdom

Businesses are being invited to enter this year’s Suffolk Chamber of Commerce business awards for Lowestoft and Waveney.

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Yesterday, 17:31

It was an emotional day as a popular sportsman was fondly remembered by his former teammates, friends and family.

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BMW
Friday, September 22, 2017

People with an interest in the health service are invited to NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)’s annual general meeting to hear more about the care which is provided locally.

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Yesterday, 20:27

Patients are dying at higher than expected rates at two Norfolk hospitals, according to a measure which NHS chiefs say should be used as a “smoke alarm” for safety.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The family of a 23-year-old Beccles footballer who was killed in a car crash has paid tribute.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Clinks Care Farm at Toft Monks, near Beccles, has been welcoming people under its ground-breaking scheme ‘farming on prescription’ since October last year.

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