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Yesterday, 16:57

Collect coupons to win a share of £10,000 worth of gardening goodies for your local primary school with the Plant to Plate scheme.

One of the nation's most important historic ships has been honoured with a special award.

A unique and ambitious project to capture the sounds of bells ringing throughout Norfolk's churches is firmly underway.

Motorists are being warned to expect delays as two sets of work take place on a busy stretch of road next week.

Store closing signs have gone up in the windows of a historic high street shop.

Hawkin's Bazaar has called in administrators to take over the business.

Householders are being warned about a spate of automated scam calls from someone claiming to be from Inland Revenue.

Suffolk

Crime

Thu, 17:02

A motorist and two passengers were arrested on suspicion of drug offences after a car being driven in a dangerous condition was stopped by police.

Two brothers who ran a "professional enterprise" selling illegal firearms to criminals have been jailed for a combined total of 24 years.

A man who made his neighbours' lives a misery has been branded 'the country's worst neighbour' as a trial ends.

Witnesses are being sought after damage was caused to a beach hut along a popular promenade.

Lowestoft

Witnesses are being sought after a boat trailer was stolen from the Broads.

Health

Wed, 13:59

A care home under threat of closure after it was rated inadequate by CQC inspectors has been taken over.

A new face is to be appointed to the most senior nursing post in a Norfolk hospital, with his predecessor set to retire after three decades of dedicated service.

A mother-of-two whose life was saved by a kidney transplant has praised organ donation as the best thing anyone can do.

King's Lynn

The struggling mental health trust for Norfolk and Suffolk remains in special measures - despite a watchdog lifting it from the lowest possible rating of 'inadequate' to 'requires improvement' in a new inspection report.

Air pollution could cause more than 7,000 deaths in Suffolk and Essex this decade - that is the warning from the British Heart Foundation, which calls the situation a "public health emergency".

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Education

Yesterday, 16:57

Collect coupons to win a share of £10,000 worth of gardening goodies for your local primary school with the Plant to Plate scheme.

Suffolk education campaigners have welcomed plans for Ofsted to scrap its inspection exemptions for 'outstanding' schools - but raised fears that some may not have been assessed in 17 years.

Suffolk County Council

A primary school which was previously placed in special measures has been praised for its progress by Ofsted inspectors.

Major plans to boost Suffolk's literacy are in the pipeline, as the county's education chiefs aim to team up with a leading charity.

Suffolk County Council

Parents in Norfolk can collect coupons to help schools win gardening equipment to promote healthy learning with our new Plant to Plate scheme.

Business

Yesterday, 13:09

Store closing signs have gone up in the windows of a historic high street shop.

Hawkin's Bazaar has called in administrators to take over the business.

A new Tesco Express store looks set to be unveiled at the site of a former pub.

Department store chain Beales has collapsed into administration - putting the jobs of more than 1,000 people at risk.

Great Yarmouth

A district councillor has expressed his joy after convincing a pub chain to reverse a dog ban on a streetside seating area.

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Thu, 16:30

Two brothers who ran a "professional enterprise" selling illegal firearms to criminals have been jailed for a combined total of 24 years.

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Monday, January 6, 2020

A woman has been airlifted to hospital following a crash near Beccles involving a car and a motorbike.

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Thu, 16:20

A man who made his neighbours' lives a misery has been branded 'the country's worst neighbour' as a trial ends.

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Yesterday, 09:42

Hawkin's Bazaar has called in administrators to take over the business.

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Yesterday, 13:09

Store closing signs have gone up in the windows of a historic high street shop.

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