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A Norfolk football team has been forced to call off its big derby match this weekend after "mindless" vandals left deep tyre tracks all over their adult and junior pitches.

Traffic chaos gridlocked Beccles town centre on Wednesday lunchtime after a car parked on double yellow lines.

A tractor driver who crashed into a stationary vehicle on the A14 and killed a father-of-four has been jailed for more than three years.

A one-kilometre restriction zone placed around a Suffolk farm remains in place after bird flu was found there earlier this week.

After a fiercely fought election campaign, the country's day of destiny has arrived.

Train passengers are facing cancellations or severe disruption due to ongoing major signalling problems.

Voters are currently casting their ballots at polling stations across the county to elect candidates for Norfolk and Waveney's 10 seats.

Crime

A tractor driver who crashed into a stationary vehicle on the A14 and killed a father-of-four has been jailed for more than three years.

A tractor driver has admitted killing a 67-year-old man through dangerous driving after a fatal crash on the A14 near the Orwell Bridge.

Norfolk trading standards officers are warning people to be aware of "phishing" emails pretending to be from Amazon in the run-up to Christmas.

A study carried out by the University of Suffolk into the use of new police powers which allows officers to record sexting crimes without formerly arresting offenders has revealed the extent of offences by those under 18.

Dashcam footage is being sought by police after two people suffered serious injuries while looking for a mobile phone on the A146.

Health

A one-kilometre restriction zone placed around a Suffolk farm remains in place after bird flu was found there earlier this week.

A man who was given the wrong knee implant during surgery said he was left speechless when the blunder was revealed.

A consultant surgeon is taking a colourful approach to tackling bowel cancer this December in a bid to save lives.

Tips on how people with diabetes can enjoy Christmas without harming their health will be on offer at a special event in Lowestoft next week.

A woman who was left with permanent nerve damage after having a wisdom tooth removed at a Norfolk hospital has been awarded more than £30,000 in compensation.

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Education

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Virtual reality experiences were showcased to more than 450 students from across Suffolk and Norfolk at a special skills event.

A district's only speech and language unit, supporting children as young as five, is to close at the end of the school year.

Norfolk schools are facing a £29m funding shortfall next year compared to 2015, despite political parties promising billions of pounds of more money, a union has claimed.

Think you know your Harry Potter from your Horrid Henry? Or your Gryffindor from your Gross Class Zero?

It is a popular annual event that helps children to stay safe within the community, online and at home.

Business

Yesterday, 08:53

TV personality Janet Street-Porter has become the latest person to hit out at Greater Anglia about the standard of train services.

An empty town centre store has been transformed into a "top class" barbers, which officially opened their doors this week.

More than £650m worth of nuclear contracts have been awarded to East of England companies for a nuclear power plant project which is set to provide the template for Sizewell C, it has been revealed.

A pledge to regenerate high streets in some of Suffolk's market towns is being promised by council leaders as latest figures show as many as one in ten shops lay empty.

A Tesco Express store could be unveiled at the site of a former pub.

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15:15

Traffic chaos gridlocked Beccles town centre on Wednesday lunchtime after a car parked on double yellow lines.

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A tractor driver who crashed into a stationary vehicle on the A14 and killed a father-of-four has been jailed for more than three years.

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Yesterday, 08:53

TV personality Janet Street-Porter has become the latest person to hit out at Greater Anglia about the standard of train services.

Read more

Train passengers are facing cancellations or severe disruption due to ongoing major signalling problems.

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Yesterday, 20:18

A tractor driver has admitted killing a 67-year-old man through dangerous driving after a fatal crash on the A14 near the Orwell Bridge.

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