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Norfolk agrees to take in 50 refugees
Members of Norfolk County Council have today voted overwhelmingly to accept 50 vulnerable Syrian refugees into the county.

Council rejects ‘bias’ claim over Norfolk-Suffolk devolution plan
A bid to force council officials to give the public more information about devolution proposals for Norfolk and Suffolk has been rejected today.

MARHAM ABDUCTION LATEST: Attacker may have ‘visible facial injury’ - police
Detectives investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman near RAF Marham last week say one of the suspects may have a facial injury as a result of the incident.

Suffolk businesses ‘thrilled’ after B1113 diversions removed weeks early
Businesses and councillors in north Suffolk say they are ‘thrilled’ and ‘relieved’, after a 20-mile diversion was removed five weeks early.

Diss Rotary Club’s past president recognised for service
Diss and District Rotary Club has awarded its former president in recognition of his achievements, after the organisation raised £23,000 in the 2015/2016 rotary year.

Hundreds more wanted for Sunday’s Race for Life in Bury St Edmunds
Organisers of an annual fund-raising event are encouraging more women to sign up to take part this weekend.

Pregnancy warning over so-called ‘smart drug’
A so-called ‘smart drug’ favoured by students cramming for exams could lead to unplanned pregnancies, experts have warned.

Marham attack ‘almost certainly terrorism’, says former army commander
A former commanding officer has told the BBC that the attempted abduction of an RAF Marham serviceman was unlikely to be for any other motive than terrorism.

Walk to raise cash for head injury charity
Headway Suffolk, which supports adults with acquired brain injuries, is calling on walkers to help it beat the £3,000 it raised with a sponsored walk last year.

WEYBREAD INVESTIGATION: Court remands murder suspect in custody for 28 more days
A man charged with the murder of a Suffolk couple has been remanded in custody for a further 28 days, after appearing at Ipswich Crown Court today.

Prince George’s third birthday shots taken at Anmer Hall
Prince George is celebrating his third birthday today and to mark the occasion Kensington Palace have released some charming pictures of him taken at the family home in West Norfolk.

LATEST: Three from Norfolk and Suffolk jailed over illegal rave disorder
A man and a woman from Norfolk, plus a man from Suffolk, have been jailed for their part in disorder during an illegal rave.

LATEST: Marham abduction detectives set up witness hotline
Detectives investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman near RAF Marham yesterday afternoon have set up a dedicated hotline for anyone with information to come forward.

Spurs’ boss Pochettino describes double amputee hit-and-run victim Shaun Whiter as ‘an inspiration’ in personal letter
The manager of Tottenham Hotspur has described Shaun Whiter, who had both legs amputated below the knee after a hit-and-run in Newmarket, as “an inspiration” in a personally written letter to the local footballer.

VIDEO: RAF Marham ‘kidnap’ serviceman left “very shaken” by ordeal
A serviceman who was targeted in a suspected attempted abduction near RAF Marham yesterday is said to have been left “very shaken” by his ordeal.

WEYBREAD INVESTIGATION: Suspect to be charged with murders in court today
A man is set to be formally charged with the murders of a Weybread couple today, when he appears at Ipswich Magistrates Court.

Warning to military personnel as police ‘unable to discount terrorism’ as motive after RAF base abduction bid
Police investigating the attempted knifepoint abduction of an RAF serviceman have said they are “unable to discount terrorism” as a motive.

Marham serviceman targeted in ‘attempted abduction’- armed men on the loose
Detectives investigating an incident in which a serviceman was threatened with a knife near RAF Marham yesterday have confirmed they are treating it as an attempted abduction.

Calls to ambulance service surge alongside the heat
The region’s ambulance service’s busiest weekend of the year, that saw more than 10,000 emergency calls received, has carried on throughout the week amidst the heatwave sweeping throughout the region.

Alburgh with Denton school head Joel Crawley bids farewell after 11 years
The outgoing headteacher at Alburgh with Denton Primary says the school will “always have a special place” in his heart, before setting off in search of a new challenge.


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