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Mental health trust postpones chief executive recruitment process

November 15, 2013

Hopes of hiring a new chief executive at an under-scrutiny mental health trust by the end of the year have suffered a setback after a number of candidates withdrew from the recruitment process.
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Town to help victims of typhoon

November 14, 2013

Leaders in a north Suffolk town have issued an appeal for donations to buy shelter boxes for the millions of survivors battling the devastation caused when Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines.
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Town launches appeal for typhoon victims

November 14, 2013

Leaders in a north Suffolk town have issued an appeal for donations to buy shelter boxes for the millions of survivors battling the devastation caused when Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines.
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Countdown to Christmas with new tree trail

November 14, 2013

Fifty local independent businesses have signed up to take part in the first ever Christmas tree trail around Beccles, which will be launched as part of this year’s Christmas lights switch on.


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Flooding warning issued for Norfolk and Suffolk coast

November 14, 2013

The Environment Agency (EA) has warned there is a risk of localised flooding for the Norfolk and Suffolk coast this afternoon.
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Launch in Lowestoft of charity advice partnership for whole of Waveney

November 13, 2013

People across Waveney who need advice on their finances or help with benefits or need a job search boost can now access support more easily thanks to a collaborative project between three charities.
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Survey firm celebrates deal to boost growth

November 13, 2013

Loddon-based offshore survey firm Calecore is poised to continue its rapid global growth after signing a contract with Dutch investment firm Value Enhancement Partners.
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Photo gallery: Three’s a charm as calves are born to a tired but proud mum

November 13, 2013

Triplet calves have been born on a south Norfolk farm for the second time in 25 years.
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Seal dies after being rescued from Beccles Quay

November 12, 2013

A seal rescued by the RSPCA from Beccles Quay has died after a fish hook was found in its stomach.
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Police appeal for witnesses following serious collision in Ditchingham

November 12, 2013

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision in Ditchingham last night.
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Staff set to launch campaign to save mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk

November 12, 2013

Front-line mental health workers are set to launch a fight to save local services in light of ongoing plans to cut staff and bed numbers.
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Photo gallery: Beccles Beer Festival draws large crowds

November 10, 2013

Beer and cider lovers have made Beccles their home over the weekend as a celebration of local breweries and community spirit is held in the town.
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Photo Gallery: Remembrance Sunday ceremony in Lowestoft as Bungay remembers war dead

November 10, 2013

The people of Lowestoft turned out in large numbers this morning to pay their respects to the nation’s war dead and thank service personnel currently serving in trouble spots.


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Lowestoft’s Leisure Centre trust is on the way up

November 9, 2013

A trust which runs Lowestoft’s Waterlane Leisure Centre is on course to make a £315,000 profit –more than a year after the centre was on the brink of financial disaster.


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Three charged for Suffolk burglaries and two bailed for Pulham Market post office raid

November 9, 2013

Police have charged three men with conspiracy to commit burglaries.
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Company fined after “inadequate” warning signs on A12

November 8, 2013

A company which put up “wholly inadequate” warning signs on the approach to major roadworks on the A12 resulting in a motorcyclist suffering devastating injuries has been ordered to pay fines and costs totalling more than £200,000.


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£284k grant helps hearing services

November 8, 2013

Support for people with hearing difficulties living in Norfolk has been boosted by a £284,991 of funding.


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Police arrest three men after Suffolk ram raid

November 7, 2013

Three men, including one from the Beccles area, have been arrested following a spate of burglaries in Suffolk which saw a cash machine dragged from a village post office in an early-morning ram raid
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Jewellery stolen during burglary at Southwold Antiques Centre

November 7, 2013

Jewellery has been stolen during a break-in at a shop in Southwold.
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Your sneak preview into this year’s Thursford Christmas show

November 6, 2013

Norfolk’s iconic festive show is preparing to raise the curtain for its 37th year.


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Seal rescued 10 miles from the coast at Beccles Quay

November 6, 2013

A seal has been rescued after being found on a north Suffolk quayside 10 miles from the sea.
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