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Government figures reveal a third of all properties bought in north Norfolk in 2017-18 were second homes. JESSICA FRANK-KEYES looks into the effect this rise has had on the area’s coastal communities

John Archibald

Crime

Historic coping stones that are part of a scheduled monument and date back to the 19th century were stolen from the Walsingham Estate.

Norton

Health

Shocking shortcomings in care for the dying in Norfolk can today be revealed.

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One in three Norfolk children are finishing primary school obese or overweight, new figures reveal.

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Norfolk and Waveney have lost around 50 bank and building society branches in the past four years, figures have revealed.

Margaret Dewsbury

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Empty homes are a major frustration for many communities at a time of a national housing shortage.

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John Lee
Thu, 16:02

They looked like they had been to hell and back, but a group of abused dogs found abandoned in rural Norfolk are now on the road to recovery and could be welcomed into new homes as early as next week.

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West Norfolk
Tue, 14:57

An inspector for the RSPCA has spoken of his heartbreak after the discovery of a group of abandoned dogs on a country road in north Norfolk.

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Norfolk police
Wed, 10:50

Wells lifeboat and police carried out a four-hour search after reports that an elderly woman was at risk of entering the sea at Morston.

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Government figures reveal a third of all properties bought in north Norfolk in 2017-18 were second homes. JESSICA FRANK-KEYES looks into the effect this rise has had on the area’s coastal communities

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John Archibald

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