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Staff and pupils at a Lowestoft special school are celebrating after they were recognised with an “outstanding” double.

Motorists were diverted after a Norfolk road was temporarily closed following a two-car crash.

BMW

Firefighters tackled a car blaze, which is being treated as “suspected arson.”

Carlton Colville

A former Beccles man who was part of a crime group which smuggled migrants into the UK has been jailed following an investigation by the National Crime Agency.

United Kingdom

Tears of sadness have been replaced with tears of joy after hundreds of messages of support, jokes and special memories have helped to boost the spirits of a well-known comedy character who was diagnosed with cancer.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

A main road has been closed as a result of a serious collision.

A state-of-the art day care provision has been showcased to the public at an official opening.

Care Quality Commission

Crime

Thu, 12:48

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary and an attempted burglary at two high street business premises.

Two men have been bailed after being charged in connection with an incident which saw a victim robbed in his own home.

Ipswich Crown Court

Dog walkers have been urged to keep their dogs under control while around sheep in the countryside.

Tim Passmore

A man who was on the run from police has been found.

A teenager faced a terrifying ordeal as he was beaten with a baseball bat by two balaclava-clad robbers as he walked home alone.

Lowestoft police

Health

Yesterday, 17:54
Care Quality Commission

A state-of-the art day care provision has been showcased to the public at an official opening.

A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

Clive Lewis

A senior whistleblower within the region’s ambulance trust has claimed up to 80 people could have died or come to harm because of delays over the Christmas and New Year period.

Norman Lamb

There has been widespread commendation for the efforts of hospital staff who have been battling one of the highest admission rates in the country during the winter crisis.

James Paget University Hospital

The resignation of the region’s ambulance trust’s medical director has been announced just a day after it was alleged 20 people died waiting for help whilst the service was stretched.

Clive Lewis

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Education

13:51

Staff and pupils at a Lowestoft special school are celebrating after they were recognised with an “outstanding” double.

A Lowestoft-area primary school has closed for the day due to a heating failure.

Suffolk County

More than four thousand people have signed a petition launched by a concerned mother urging Suffolk County Council to scrap its controversial plans to reorganise free school transport.

Gordon Jones

A Lowestoft teacher has been shortlisted to win a national Teacher of the Year award.

Sixth Form College

Suffolk childcare providers have welcomed a payment increase – but warned the fight for sustainable funding is not over.

Gordon Jones

Business

Thu, 11:54

Britain’s offshore wind capacity could increase five-fold by the 2030s, cutting carbon emissions and saving on consumer bills, analysis suggests – with the Norfolk and Suffolk coast in a strong position to benefit.

A major marine science centre on the East Anglian coast has had its request for a £1.4m grant to help renovate its ageing site approved.

New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership

Suffolk’s Chamber of Commerce says the Government has not been ambitious enough with its plans for superfast broadband in the county – and want to see download speeds 10 times as fast by the end of the decade.

A Suffolk MP is demanding that the last banks left standing in the towns in her constituency will be kept open.

An animal practice in Wangford has picked up a top regional accolade for the second year running.

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12:00

A former Beccles man who was part of a crime group which smuggled migrants into the UK has been jailed following an investigation by the National Crime Agency.

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United Kingdom
13:51

Staff and pupils at a Lowestoft special school are celebrating after they were recognised with an “outstanding” double.

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08:46

Firefighters tackled a car blaze, which is being treated as “suspected arson.”

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Carlton Colville
Yesterday, 11:21

A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

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Clive Lewis
12:00

Tears of sadness have been replaced with tears of joy after hundreds of messages of support, jokes and special memories have helped to boost the spirits of a well-known comedy character who was diagnosed with cancer.

Read more
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

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