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Firefighters tackle blaze at former Guides building in Halesworth

December 25, 2013

Firefighters have been called out on Christmas Day to put out a blaze at a former Guides building in Halesworth.
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Man sneaks into thousands of homes across Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire overnight

December 24, 2013

Families across Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire were waking up today to discover that a very welcome vistor had entered their homes through the night - as Santa Claus dropped off presents across the region.
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Childhood sweethearts from Beccles celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary

December 24, 2013

A couple who were in the same class at primary school have celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.
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Couple’s all-year round love for reindeers

December 24, 2013

When people think of reindeer they often picture Rudolph and his friends pulling Santa’s sleigh flying around on Christmas Eve.


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Beccles day centre is looking to the future

December 24, 2013

A day centre in Beccles which has provided a place for elderly people to socialise for more than 40 years, has been taken over by the committee who runs it and is set to get a £60,000 makeover.


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Update: Train services to be revised as high winds and heavy rain predicted to hit Norfolk over the Christmas week

December 22, 2013

Some trains have been cancelled and other services will run at reduced speeds as forecasters warn that high winds and heavy rain are expected to hit Norfolk over the coming days.
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Delays after car hits tree near Beccles

December 22, 2013

Traffic was delayed after a crash on the A146 at Beccles.
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Inquests opened into deaths of two men involved in crash on A12 at Blythburgh

December 21, 2013

Inquests have opened into the deaths of two young men who died in a road crash on the A12.
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One-way system in Bungay to be made permanent

December 20, 2013

Work starts early in the new year on making the one-way system in Bungay town centre permanent.
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Norfolk’s James Paget University Hospital to spend £1.3m on extra nursing staff

December 20, 2013

The James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston is spending £1.3 million on recruiting additional registered nurses.


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VIDEO: Colourful hair and outrageous outfits give Snakebite the confidence to perform

December 20, 2013

Multi-coloured hair and outrageous outfits might not sound like a typical darts player’s attire, but for Peter Snakebite Wright, ranked number 16 in the world, his wacky image is what gives him the confidence to perform.


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Harry and Gracie rescue Donny the kitten after he was dumped inside a sealed shoebox in Great Yarmouth

December 19, 2013

He is getting plenty of fuss in the arms of his new family but it could have ended tragically for ten-week-old kitten Donny.
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High school head bids fond farewell

December 19, 2013

A Suffolk headteacher who has seen his school become an academy and graded outstanding by Ofsted will be retiring today after nine years.
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Police release CCTV images of two men following money changing scam in Beccles and Worlingham

December 18, 2013

Police have released CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to in connection with a money changing scam at two premises in the Beccles area on November 6.
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Bungay High School’s great year highlighted at speech day

December 18, 2013

Bungay High School has marked students achievements over the past year with a special presentation evening.
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Happy birthday Sir James Paget – 200 years since the birth of Norfolk doctor known as the father of British pathology

December 18, 2013

A doctor, an author, an orator and an educator - the legacy left by Sir James Paget is much more than the name of a hospital.
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VIDEO: The sky’s the limit as pair make dreams of flight come true

December 18, 2013

Flying at 2,000ft, taking in the breathtaking views across Norfolk and Suffolk is a dream for many.
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Ambulance Watch: New part-time CEO pledges to address ‘inadequate’ ambulance recruitment plan

December 17, 2013

The new chief executive of the region’s ambulance service described the trust’s recruitment plan as “wholly inadequate” as he pledged to make the hiring of more paramedics his top priority.


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Beccles company changes hands in deal worth more than £100 million

December 16, 2013

One of the region’s top companies has changed hands in a deal worth more than £100 million.


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£1,000 reward is offered after pigs are shot with a crossbow in Blythburgh

December 13, 2013

A £1,000 reward is being offered after pigs were shot with a crossbow at Blythburgh, near Southwold.


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Video and photo gallery: Lowestoft man scoops £1m prize on a lottery scratchcard

December 10, 2013

A Lowestoft man is preparing for a life-changing Christmas after his National Lottery scratchcard made him an instant millionaire.
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