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Sunday, April 15, 2018
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A ‘last night of the proms’ inspired event is being held as part of an open day celebration.

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New life-saving equipment has been installed at a holiday park in Norfolk after “generous” visitors helped fund the project.

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Norman Lamb

Norfolk’s women are more likely to be admitted to hospital with an alcohol-related condition now than they were five years ago, data reveals.

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NHS

A mental health boss has hit out and branded it ‘utterly indefensible’ that a bid for more than £5m which would be used to address safety concerns was snubbed by the government.

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Gary Page

A Norfolk MP says he has been given a “second chance” after suffering a stroke.

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Norman Lamb

Golden hellos of up to £10,000 are being used to entice medical staff to the region’s struggling mental health trust, it has been revealed.

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More than 170 people turned up at Norfolk’s emergency departments last year because of a sore throat, new data has revealed.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

More than £2m will be pumped in to a campaign to tackle loneliness in Norfolk.

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Bill Borrett

Obesity-related hospital admissions in Norfolk have increased by thousands over the last three years, the latest figures show.

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NHS

A bid for more than £5m worth of funding to help solve safety issues at the region’s mental health has been rejected by the Department for Health, it can be revealed.

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A bid for more than £5m worth of funding to help solve safety issues at the region’s mental health has been rejected by the Department for Health, it can be revealed.

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Clive Lewis

The boss of the new drug and alcohol treatment provision in Norfolk has vowed to tackle drug-related deaths in the county as her charity launched its services.

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Suffolk Foundation Trust

More young people in Norfolk are feeling stressed, anxious and even hopeless than in the last decade, new research has revealed.

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United Kingdom

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been awarded a second gold star in recognition of its commitment to ensuring carers are fully supported and involved in decisions about care.

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NHS

A green marrow “the length of [an] arm but much thicker and very heavy”, a first edition of Gone with the Wind, and a commemorative plate of Prince William and his young family.

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William

Patients could been left waiting for potentially life-saving treatment for longer than they should have, despite new measures being brought in to ensure paramedics reach them on time.

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East of England Ambulance Trust

Being overweight could overtake smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer, according to a new study.

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NHS

Only around 1 in 20 people in the east of England think the government is making the necessary preparations for the increasing number of people who will be diagnosed with cancer in the future.

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NHS

Teenage pregnancy rates in the east of England are at the lowest they have been since records began, new figures have revealed.

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NHS

Staffing levels and unsafe environments were among the reasons for the closure of 36 beds at the region’s beleaguered mental health trust over the last few months, it can be revealed.

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The region’s air ambulance has been given a glowing report by inspectors, with four areas highlighted as outstanding.

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Care Quality Commission

Inspectors have paid a visit to the region’s ambulance trust.

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A Norfolk-based community music organisation has teamed up with a speech and language therapist, to launch a trio of singing groups for people with Parkinson’s disease.

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United Kingdom

The full extent of winter NHS crisis has been revealed as figures showed Norfolk hospitals hit ‘safe’ occupancy levels just three times.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust (NCHC) was recognised for their work on creating compassionate workplaces at NHS England’s conference.

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NHS

Nearly 100,000 staff in the east of England’s NHS are set for a wage rise after health unions recommended a pay offer worth up to 29pc over three years.

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NHS

More women die from breast cancer in more deprived areas of Norfolk and Waveney than those living in more affluent areas.

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United Kingdom

A woman with learning disabilities who was kept in hospital for more than five years has taken the lead in making changes for others like her.

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Norwich

Water drips from the white ceiling, mushrooms grow on a candle holder and the creeping mould has turned the walls of the children’s bedrooms black.

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North Norfolk District Council

The NHS has issued a call for blood donors after poor weather conditions led to a significant decline in blood stocks.

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NHS

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Residents of a Norfolk village have watched with amusement as their noisiest neighbour has become part of an unusual family.

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Sunday, April 15, 2018

A north Norfolk eatery has been selected as the best in the county by the National Pub & Bar Awards.

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Friday, April 20, 2018

The results of a housing survey have revealed that there has been a significant increase in property prices in one of Norfolk’s most popular seaside towns while wages have stagnated.

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Wells Town Council
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Bookings are now open for a big charity fund raising day on the grounds of one of North Norfolk’s top estates.

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Norwich
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An evening of fundraising and fashion is set to be held in Fakenham.

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