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County council to introduce young carers service in bid to replace charity which will soon close down

30 January 2024
County council to introduce young carers service in bid to replace charity which will soon close down

County council to introduce young carers service in bid to replace charity which will soon close down

30 January 2024

As carers were hit with the worrying news last week that a service has closed, an authority has reassured them that a new one will open.


BBC show was a much watch this month – says columnist

30 January 2024
BBC show was a much watch this month – says columnist

BBC show was a much watch this month – says columnist

30 January 2024

January can be a bit of a slog after Christmas, with not much to do, but I found myself with plans every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday night.


‘Cost of giving crisis’: Charity supporting carers set to close due to lack of funding

29 January 2024
‘Cost of giving crisis’: Charity supporting carers set to close due to lack of funding

‘Cost of giving crisis’: Charity supporting carers set to close due to lack of funding

29 January 2024

A service which has supported both child and adult carers for the past 30 years has announced its closure due to a lack of funding.

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Village aims to become net-zero as part of county scheme

28 January 2024
Village aims to become net-zero as part of county scheme

Village aims to become net-zero as part of county scheme

28 January 2024

A West Norfolk village is working towards becoming one of seven net zero communities in Norfolk thanks to a climate change partnership scheme.

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Four new directors appointed to hospital to help strengthen board

26 January 2024
Four new directors appointed to hospital to help strengthen board

Four new directors appointed to hospital to help strengthen board

26 January 2024

Four new directors have been appointed for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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Hospital porter James who had stroke at 27 reunited on national television with doctor who saved his life

26 January 2024
Hospital porter James who had stroke at 27 reunited on national television with doctor who saved his life

Hospital porter James who had stroke at 27 reunited on national television with doctor who saved his life

26 January 2024

A hospital porter who wanted to thank a consultant suddenly found himself receiving an emotional surprise on national television.


Have your say on gypsy and traveller sites in borough as consultation opens

26 January 2024
Have your say on gypsy and traveller sites in borough as consultation opens

Have your say on gypsy and traveller sites in borough as consultation opens

26 January 2024

A consultation on possible new sites for gypsies, travellers and travelling showpeople opens today.

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New political group vows to listen to and represent residents

25 January 2024
New political group vows to listen to and represent residents

New political group vows to listen to and represent residents

25 January 2024

A councillor who recently resigned from the borough council’s Independent group after she said they “let down” residents has formed her own group.

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Historic fair ready to return to town

25 January 2024
Historic fair ready to return to town

Historic fair ready to return to town

25 January 2024

It wouldn’t feel like Valentine's Day without the opening of its historic funfair, the Mart.


Woman who found herself single for first time since 16 creates dating group for over-30s

22 January 2024
Woman who found herself single for first time since 16 creates dating group for over-30s

Woman who found herself single for first time since 16 creates dating group for over-30s

22 January 2024

After finding herself single at the age of 55 for the first time since she was 16, Janet Wilson decided to set up a face-to-face dating group.

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Truss ‘determined’ to keep MP post at upcoming general election

21 January 2024
Truss ‘determined’ to keep MP post at upcoming general election

Truss ‘determined’ to keep MP post at upcoming general election

21 January 2024

Despite an overall predicted Tory slump, Liz Truss remains “determined” to keep her seat as MP for South West Norfolk.

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Warm space sees rise in people using service as it launches new IT help scheme

20 January 2024
Warm space sees rise in people using service as it launches new IT help scheme

Warm space sees rise in people using service as it launches new IT help scheme

20 January 2024

A village hall that opens up as a warm space for those that need it has said that it has already seen an increase in people turning out.


MP visits newly opened cafe that serves ‘local food done well’

19 January 2024
MP visits newly opened cafe that serves ‘local food done well’

MP visits newly opened cafe that serves ‘local food done well’

19 January 2024

A cafe located on the premises of a historic windmill premises has re-opened under two new partners who offer “local food done well”.

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‘Right hand man’ conservationist Philip remembered with memorial bench

19 January 2024
‘Right hand man’ conservationist Philip remembered with memorial bench

‘Right hand man’ conservationist Philip remembered with memorial bench

19 January 2024

Friends, family and colleagues gathered to celebrate the life of a conservationist whose “happy place was to be outside”.


Adaptive sports hub plans move a step further as donation made

18 January 2024
Adaptive sports hub plans move a step further as donation made

Adaptive sports hub plans move a step further as donation made

18 January 2024

A newly formed adaptive sports hub trust could see its visions come to life if its planning application is approved.


Two men arrested on suspicion of arson after fire breaks out at property

17 January 2024
Two men arrested on suspicion of arson after fire breaks out at property

Two men arrested on suspicion of arson after fire breaks out at property

17 January 2024

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire broke out at a property in the early hours of the morning.


Rotten footbridge to be replaced

17 January 2024
Rotten footbridge to be replaced

Rotten footbridge to be replaced

17 January 2024

A village footbridge is due to be replaced – meaning that it will be closed for a few days.


Bethany, 9, decides to donate 12 inches of hair to charity

15 January 2024
Bethany, 9, decides to donate 12 inches of hair to charity

Bethany, 9, decides to donate 12 inches of hair to charity

15 January 2024

Nine-year-old Bethany Prime has made the brave decision to cut her 16-inch long hair and donate it to be made into a wig.

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Pupils and Rotarians team up to plant trees

15 January 2024
Pupils and Rotarians team up to plant trees

Pupils and Rotarians team up to plant trees

15 January 2024

Primary school children gathered with Rotarians as they planted 13 trees in the village.


‘You don’t think anything of it at the time, you just do it,’: modesty of Women’s Institute chair awarded with British Empire Medal

14 January 2024
‘You don’t think anything of it at the time, you just do it,’: modesty of Women’s Institute chair awarded with British Empire Medal

‘You don’t think anything of it at the time, you just do it,’: modesty of Women’s Institute chair awarded with British Empire Medal

14 January 2024

“You don’t think anything of it at the time, you just do it,” were the modest words of Susan Yvonne Browne, who received a British Empire Medal.


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