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Norfolk on track for better broadband as councillors announce £18m of funding

29 January 2015
Norfolk on track for better broadband as councillors announce £18m of funding

Norfolk on track for better broadband as councillors announce £18m of funding

29 January 2015

Even more homes and businesses in Norfolk are set to benefit from faster broadband as an initiative to improve service across the county is set for a multimillion pound extension.


Investigator finds no evidence Thetford Academy had advance warning of Ofsted inspection

28 January 2015
Investigator finds no evidence Thetford Academy had advance warning of Ofsted inspection

Investigator finds no evidence Thetford Academy had advance warning of Ofsted inspection

28 January 2015

Independent investigations have concluded that ‘on the balance of probabilities’ Thetford Academy did not receive prior warning of an inspection by watchdogs.


Boss of Bury St Edmunds YMCA shop calls for more volunteers

27 January 2015
Boss of Bury St Edmunds YMCA shop calls for more volunteers

Boss of Bury St Edmunds YMCA shop calls for more volunteers

27 January 2015

The new manager of a Bury St Edmunds charity shop has said she wants to ‘change the perception’ of them while calling for more volunteers and donations.


RAF Lakenheath troops at scene of plane crash in Spain are OK, base confirms

27 January 2015
RAF Lakenheath troops at scene of plane crash in Spain are OK, base confirms

RAF Lakenheath troops at scene of plane crash in Spain are OK, base confirms

27 January 2015

RAF Lakenheath personnel at the scene of a fatal plane crash in Spain are OK, the 48th Fighter Wing Commander has said.


Part-time Thetford author publishes short story collection for international charity

25 January 2015
Part-time Thetford author publishes short story collection for international charity

Part-time Thetford author publishes short story collection for international charity

25 January 2015

A Thetford author is giving back to an online writing community he started last year - publishing a collection of their short stories for charity.


FEATURE: Sharing memories of RAF Mildenhall

25 January 2015
FEATURE: Sharing memories of RAF Mildenhall

FEATURE: Sharing memories of RAF Mildenhall

25 January 2015

Down the years, RAF Mildenhall has created close ties with the local community - here are the memories of some who have enjoyed links to the base.


FEATURE: Estate agents optimistic RAF Mildenhall closure will not hit housing market

25 January 2015
FEATURE: Estate agents optimistic RAF Mildenhall closure will not hit housing market

FEATURE: Estate agents optimistic RAF Mildenhall closure will not hit housing market

25 January 2015

There are only 109 residential properties at RAF Mildenhall, meaning estate agents in Mildenhall and further afield in Bury St Edmunds are required to plug the gap.


Snetterton biomass power plant will ‘unlock’ district

24 January 2015
Snetterton biomass power plant will ‘unlock’ district

Snetterton biomass power plant will ‘unlock’ district

24 January 2015

Construction of a biomass power plant near Snetterton, which will bring electricty to more than 80,000 homes and create jobs and business opportunities across Breckland, is due to begin this month.


Bury St Edmunds residents voice concerns about ‘squashed’ houses behind their terrace

24 January 2015
Bury St Edmunds residents voice concerns about ‘squashed’ houses behind their terrace

Bury St Edmunds residents voice concerns about ‘squashed’ houses behind their terrace

24 January 2015

Bury St Edmunds residents have expressed their concern over plans to ‘squash’ seven new proprties behind their town centre homes.


Anglia Community Leisure announces opening date of the Gym Mildenhall

23 January 2015
Anglia Community Leisure announces opening date of the Gym Mildenhall

Anglia Community Leisure announces opening date of the Gym Mildenhall

23 January 2015

The Gym Mildenhall will open to the public for business on Monday February 2 with a sneak peak for potential new members, its managers have announced.


Thurston children’s centre to close amid £38.2 million of council budget cuts

23 January 2015
Thurston children’s centre to close amid £38.2 million of council budget cuts

Thurston children’s centre to close amid £38.2 million of council budget cuts

23 January 2015

Council bosses have confirmed a children’s centre in Thurston is to close as they announced detailed plans for £38.2 million of budget cuts.


Management restructure ‘heralds new era’ for Bury St Edmunds business

20 January 2015
Management restructure ‘heralds new era’ for Bury St Edmunds business

Management restructure ‘heralds new era’ for Bury St Edmunds business

20 January 2015

Bury St Edmunds-based company Denny Bros has announced changes to its board of directors, with Graham Denny appointed as new managing director to lead the company to future growth.


Paloma Faith announces return to Thetford Forest

19 January 2015
Paloma Faith announces return to Thetford Forest

Paloma Faith announces return to Thetford Forest

19 January 2015

British singing sensation Paloma Faith has announced she will be performing in Thetford Forest in July as part of Forest Live.


‘Troubled’ nursing assistant from Beck Row took her own life, inquest concludes

19 January 2015
‘Troubled’ nursing assistant from Beck Row took her own life, inquest concludes

‘Troubled’ nursing assistant from Beck Row took her own life, inquest concludes

19 January 2015

A young nursing assistant from Beck Row took her own life to escape ‘difficult personal circumstances’, an inquest into her death has heard.


FEATURE: Speculation grows over RAF Mildenhall’s future

18 January 2015
FEATURE: Speculation grows over RAF Mildenhall’s future

FEATURE: Speculation grows over RAF Mildenhall’s future

18 January 2015

Following decades of investment by the USAF, RAF Mildenhall sits among the most well maintained and advanced air bases in the country.


FEATURE: Mildenhall businesses share reaction to air base closure

18 January 2015
FEATURE: Mildenhall businesses share reaction to air base closure

FEATURE: Mildenhall businesses share reaction to air base closure

18 January 2015

Some Mildenhall traders have built their businesses around the American customers from RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath - we took to the streets to get their reaction to the closure, and the effect on them and the local area.


FEATURE: End of an era at RAF Mildenhall

18 January 2015
FEATURE: End of an era at RAF Mildenhall

FEATURE: End of an era at RAF Mildenhall

18 January 2015

The end of an era was announced last Thursday when the Pentagon declared it would be closing RAF Mildenhall – one of the UK’s largest USAF bases with strong economic and social bonds with the community.


Lakenheath man ‘mistakenly’ overdosed on medication in bid to control ‘chronic pain’, inquest hears

17 January 2015
Lakenheath man ‘mistakenly’ overdosed on medication in bid to control ‘chronic pain’, inquest hears

Lakenheath man ‘mistakenly’ overdosed on medication in bid to control ‘chronic pain’, inquest hears

17 January 2015

A gym instructor from Lakenheath who died following a drug overdose was ‘mistakenly’ over-using his medication to control chronic pain, an inquest into his death has heard.


Tesco shelves plans for Lakenheath store

17 January 2015
Tesco shelves plans for Lakenheath store

Tesco shelves plans for Lakenheath store

17 January 2015

Supermarket chain Tesco has announced it is shelving plans to open a store in Lakenheath.


West Row residents vow to fight development

16 January 2015
West Row residents vow to fight development

West Row residents vow to fight development

16 January 2015

Outraged residents in West Row have been brought together by a planning application - forming an action group in an attempt to stop it.