Author: Mike Stewart

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CYCLIST IS CRITICALLY INJURED IN ROAD ACCIDENT A man is in hospital after suffering life-threatening injuries in a road accident at Garboldisham. The man, in his 70s, is said to be in a critical condition, after being airlifted to hospital at Addenbrookes. He was involved in a collision with a lorry, while riding his bicycle on […]

TORIES SCORE BIG ELECTION SUCCESS AS MPS HOLD ON TO SEATS Conservatives are celebrating a general election success in Norfolk and Suffolk, with only one Labour victory in the two counties. They’ve won Ipswich from Labour and North Norfolk from the Lib-Dems. Only Clive Lewis hung on for Labour at Norwich South. All the sitting […]

VOTING GETS UNDERWAY ON ELECTION DAY Voting has been taking place  in the general election. Polling stations have been open around Norfolk and Suffolk since early this morning in wet and windy conditions.  Voting will continue until ten o’clock this evening, with most results expected overnight. Conservative MPs are expected to retain their seats in South […]

MAN DIES IN HORROR CRASH AS MAIN ROAD IS CLOSED FOR THE DAY A man has died in a serious crash, involving three vehicles, on the A140 south of Diss. Others are said to have been injured in the accident between a van, a car, and a lorry, which jack-knifed across the road.  The man who […]

COUNCIL TURNS DOWN PUB OWNER’S PURCHASE ORDER South Norfolk council has rejected a purchase order served on it by the owner of an historic former pub in Pulham St Mary. The Kings Head, a Grade 2 listed building, has been boarded up since closing in 2007 and the owner, Graham Scott says he is now […]

POWER CUT TO HUNDREDS OF HOMES Hundreds of homes in the Eye and Scole area have been left without electricity, after a power cut earlier today. It’s thought that a faulty overhead cable caused the loss of power to 660 homes and businesses in Eye, Dickleburgh, Scole and Fressingfield.  Electricity was quickly restored to some homes, […]

ENGINEER SUES OVER COMPENSATION FOR WORKS ACCIDENT A Palgrave man is suing a packaging company over compensation for injuries received in an accident at work. 65 year old Paul Massingham, an engineer, suffered severe injuries to a hand and arm, while investigating a conveyor belt at the Smurfit-Kappa factory in Norwich.   The firm has accepted […]

MAN IN COURT AFTER CANNABIS FARM RAID A man has appeared in court, after a large cannabis factory was found by police at Ditchingham. 49 year-old Hue Lien Nguyen, of no fixed address, has been remanded in custody, charged with production of cannabis.  He opted not to enter a plea and the case has been adjourned […]

POLICE MAKE LARGE CANNABIS PLANTS FIND IN VILLAGE More than 700 cannabis plants, with an estimated street value of over half a million pounds, have been seized by police at Ditchingham. Police raided an industrial unit in the village yesterday afternoon and discovered the plants and growing equipment, after being let into the building. 41 […]

CADETS COME OUT AGAINST HOMES ON PARADE GROUND LAND There have been strong objections to plans from supporters of Harleston’s Army Cadets force to build homes on a site in the town centre. They say that the proposal for 40 new homes on the former railway station site will cut right through the force’s parade […]

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