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Norfolk Police

A road has been closed after a two vehicle collision this afternoon.

A month after Cohen Messenger was laid to rest, thieves have raided his grave and stole his birthday presents leaving a trail of destruction.

Emergency repairs to a Beccles car park have left an entrance closed and some car spaces unavailable.

Boaters have raised concerns there are not enough moorings in the Broads to cope with the increased capacity during the summer months.

Broads Authority

A little girl from Loddon has braved the salon to get her brunette tresses cut for the Little Princess Trust.

Loddon

Plans to build 110 new homes on a north Suffolk chicken farm have been recommended for refusal – on the grounds the development is “inherently unsustainable”.

An “all time favourite roller coaster” is set to make a welcome return to a popular attraction for the new season.

Crime

35 minutes ago

A month after Cohen Messenger was laid to rest, thieves have raided his grave and stole his birthday presents leaving a trail of destruction.

A 14-year-old girl was left with a black eye after being slapped and punched during an attack by a gang of girls.

Suffolk Police

A heartbroken mother has spoken out after her 13-year-old daughter was subjected to a “totally unprovoked attack” as she got off the school bus.

Suffolk police

Police blocked off a road in Halesworth following concerns for the welfare of a man who was initially believed to have a firearm.

An abandoned camper van which has been daubed with offensive graffiti as it sat on a Lowestoft street for more than two weeks is to be removed.

Renault

Health

Yesterday, 15:43
public health england

The number of people diagnosed with the sexually transmitted infection syphilis in Norfolk has risen by 88pc in the last five years.

A Norfolk A&E consultant has spoken out about the ‘demoralising’ pressure on staff on the frontline and suggested more money for social care was the way to help.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A £500,000 review has revealed efforts to stem demand in Norfolk’s NHS has been “fire-fighting”, improvements were “starting from behind” and a lack of social care means patients stay in hospital eight days longer than necessary.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A thyroid drug which has been hailed as life-changing and has been at the centre of a fierce campaign for access will finally be available more easily in Norfolk and Waveney.

NHS

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Education

Mon, 13:25
Russia

Pupils from a Russian language school will learn English through drama at the Fisher Theatre in Bungay.

A Lowestoft student who taught himself a whole new programming language in two days has reached the final stages of a prestigious education award.

United Kingdom

A new children’s nursery could be built on a parcel of land near a residential development, despite objections from neighbours.

Carlton Colville

Nearly three quarters of Suffolk parents still believe schools in the county should be run on a catchment area system, new survey results have revealed.

Gordon Jones

Mobile phones should be banned from classrooms, with pupils to be lectured about the dangers of device dependency, the schools minister has said.

Department of Health

Business

Yesterday, 15:00
Eastern Daily Press

A series of free seminars aiming to empower businesses to take control of customer experiences is set to take place across Norfolk and Suffolk.

A talented artist is hoping to sow the seeds of success as he launches a new restaurant in Bungay.

Sweden

Businesses across the Suffolk are celebrating a “very good” food safety rating for their dedication to hygiene and excellent food safety.

A deal which will breathe new life into the former site of a coastal town’s highest rated café is expected to be struck this week.

Waveney River Centre has announced that it will be offering luxury boating holidays, starting in Easter.

Waveney River Centre

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Wed, 17:31

An inquest has been held into the death of man which caused a huge emergency response in Halesworth.

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Yesterday, 15:14

A former Suffolk Police special constable has been acquitted of assaulting a social worker - as she has a new job lined up with the prison service.

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Suffolk Police
35 minutes ago

A month after Cohen Messenger was laid to rest, thieves have raided his grave and stole his birthday presents leaving a trail of destruction.

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13:00

Plans to build 110 new homes on a north Suffolk chicken farm have been recommended for refusal – on the grounds the development is “inherently unsustainable”.

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Yesterday, 10:17

A teenage boy has raised awareness of racial stereotyping after he claims he was profiled at a Beccles supermarket.

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Carlton Colville

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