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Scole mother hopes to make a splash for charity close to heart

A Scole swimming teacher is hoping a 10k swim in Devon this weekend will help raise the profile and vital funds for Nelson’s Journey.

Could you help keep Prince William’s sandwiches fresh? Bizarre appeal from air ambulance service

The Duke of Cambridge is struggling to keep his sandwiches fresh after the fridge at his air ambulance base broke.

Wooden martial arts sword stolen in Brockdish burglary

A wooden martial arts sword was stolen during a Brockdish burglary, with police now appealing for information.

BREAKING NEWS - More than 200 firefighters could be axed under potential Norfolk funding cuts

Up to 11 fire stations could close and more than 200 firefighters made redundant if the county’s service has to endure further funding cuts.

Can your beautiful baby scoop top prize?

It’s that time of year again — who will be crowned winner in this year’s Beautiful Baby and Toddler Competition.

Jeremy Corbyn to appear at Sunday’s Burston Strike School rally

The pressure of the closing days in the Labour Party leadership contest will not prevent Jeremy Corbyn from appearing at the annual Burston Strike School rally on Sunday.

Homes plan widely supported in Scole turned down by planners

A homes for village hall development which was widely supported at Scole has been turned down by planners.

New dictionary additions: do you know what ‘manspreading’ or ‘hangry’ means?

Britons are offending commuters by manspreading, revelling in bants with their friends at beer o’clock, and having a brain fart while talking about the Grexit, but it’s NBD.

Warning for animal lovers over online pet scams

Police are warning animal lovers to be on their guard if they buy pets that are advertised for sale via popular online auction websites.

Bank holiday ambulance service demand goes up 7% in East of England

Ambulance staff and volunteers have been praised for their hard work following a more than 7% increase in demand over the bank holiday weekend.

Four-some news for Diss Park as town’s green space is recognised

Diss Park has been awarded Green Park status — four the fourth consecutive year.

Police appeal for information after five vehicle collision in Stoke Ash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a five vehicle collision involving a tractor in Stoke Ash.

UPDATE: Working group to examine Norfolk council staff parking charge plan

A working group will be set up to examine proposals to charge Norfolk County Council staff to park at the authority’s buildings.

New vaccine to prevent meningitis to be given to babies from today

Babies in the East of England to be offered vaccination against meningococcal group B (MenB) – a disease which can lead to meningitis

Road closures in Attleborough later this month for improvement works

Bunns Bank Road and B1077 Buckenham Road in Attleborough are set to be closed during September while resurfacing work takes place.

Norfolk schools ‘to be told where to improve’ at start of new term

Headteachers and governors of all Norfolk’s primary schools will be told where they need to improve performance as the new academic year begins this week.

Woman seriously hurt in Stoke Ash A140 collision

A woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries last night after a collision involving a tractor and trailer and four cars.

LETTER - ‘New Wetherspoons would be demise of Diss pubs’

With regard to the Wetherspoons application, while any grant of planning permission by South Norfolk Council would almost certainly result in the demise of more Diss pubs, the question of obtaining a new Premises Licence raises an interesting point.

LETTER - ‘Lives should not be risked to save a couple of seconds’

This year’s Park Alive was amazing, but the amount of lazy people refusing to walk an extra ten to 20 metres to safely cross the at the crossing,

LETTER - ‘Stop the radio airwaves confusion’

Radio Caroline has been transmitting on 87.7 FM and can be seen and heard on You Tube recordings.


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