Current track

Author: Mike Stewart

MAYOR’S DEATH SHOCKS EYE COUNCIL The Mayor of Eye, Mick Robins has died, after a short illness. Mr Robins was elected to the position last May, after a year as Deputy Mayor from 2017.  He had been unable to carry out his duties in recent weeks, because of poor health, shortly after taking part in the […]

FOUR SOUTH NORFOLK MEN GET PRISON SENTENCES FOR CRIME SPREE Four men from South Norfolk have been sentenced for their part in a criminal gang that carried out 200 burglaries around East Anglia. Three of the men had admitted conspiracy to commit the burglaries that netted at least £1.5 million last year from homes and […]

THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN MISS OUT ON FREE DENTAL CARE Thousands of children in Norfolk and Suffolk have not had an NHS dental check-up in the past year. New figures show that 44 per cent of children in Norfolk and 40 per cent in Suffolk failed to go to a dentist in the year to September, […]

ONLINE PRESCRIPTION SERVICE PROVES POPULAR Nearly a quarter of a million people in Norfolk are now using an online service to order repeat NHS prescriptions. The service is proving a big success in the county, with the number of people registered to use it increasing by over 40 per cent in the last two years.  […]

CHARGING POINTS TO GO INTO SOUTH NORFOLK CAR PARKS Car parks in South Norfolk are to get electric car-charging points. They will be the first car-charging stations installed by a Swedish energy company, which is planning to build a network across the UK.  It’s planned to insiall 20 stations in five car parks, owned by South […]

RICKINGHALL MAN CAUGHT BY POLICE A Rickinghall man has been arrested after failing to return to prison, while on temporary release. 22 year old Chasey Price was wanted by police in the county after going missing over three weeks ago.  He’s been returned to prison after being found in Norwich and arrested for breaching the terms […]

PATIENTS FACE A STRUGGLE TO FIND AN NHS DENTIST There’s a growing crisis in dental services affecting most of Norfolk.  The closure of the dental surgery in East Harling at the end of this week will leave hundreds of extra patients looking for NHS treatment. Few dental surgeries in the county are taking on new patients […]

THIEVES STEAL EXPENSIVE TOOLS Police are searching for thieves, who have stolen a load of expensive tools from a business at Bressingham. The tools are said to be worth several thousand pounds and were taken by burglars who forced their way into a property in the village early yesterday. Police are appealing for any witnesses […]

BREXIT IN NORFOLK DEBATE DELAYED UNTIL NEXT YEAR A report on how Norfolk is likely to be affected by Brexit has been put on hold. Norfolk county councillors were due to debate the report on the likely impact of Britain leaving the EU, but the discussion has now been delayed, because of the changing situation […]

CROWDS TURN OUT FOR THE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS It’s estimated that up to two thousand people turned up to watch this year’s Christmas lights switch-on in Diss. The switch-on ceremony was the finale of a day of festivities, which included contributions from carol singers, live music performers, a magician, and the cast of the Dick Whittington […]