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Greggs in Diss closes while district council investigates possible ‘rodent issue’

Greggs in Diss has decided to close its doors to the public while an investigation into a possible ‘rodent issue’ is looked into by the district council.

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New partnership will see additional support for vulnerable drug users in Norfolk and Suffolk

A new partnership beginning on Monday will mean vulnerable drug users will be given additional support to access treatment services.

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Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.

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British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

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Dog obesity

Obesity in dogs sparks epidemic of canine arthritis

Britain’s pet dogs are suffering an epidemic of arthritis and obesity among canines could be to blame, experts have warned.

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The Duchess of Cambridge.

Duchess of Cambridge to visit EACH’s Quidenham hospice

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) Royal Patron, the Duchess of Camrbridge, is to visit the charity’s Quidenham facility later this month.

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Harleston crash

Man hurt in Harleston crash

A man was taken to hospital after a crash in Harleston yesterday afternoon.

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Two hurt in Wingfield crash

Motorists hospitalised as two cars end up in ditch in Wingfield

A pair of motorists were hospitalised after a crash in Wingfield yesterday morning.

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Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

The NHS dominated headlines this week after the Red Cross declared it a “humanitarian crisis” but latest research from YouGov suggests the public are willing to pay a little extra to support the struggling health service.

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NHS “wasting” millions prescribing overpriced gluten-free products

NHS “wasting” millions prescribing overpriced gluten-free products

The NHS spending millions of pounds prescribing gluten-free food products to coeliac sufferers is “a scandal”, according to family doctors.

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Dietician Vicky Allison working with Year 5 and 6 pupils at Wilby Primary School as part of their two-week 'Healthy-Me' project. ANL-170901-142713001

Wilby Primary School pupils starting off 2017 with two-week health kick

‘A new year, a new me’ is a common phrase we hear in January — but Wilby Primary School pupils are putting those words into action with a ‘Healthy Me’ project.

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Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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Jake Cox is celebrating after a big weight loss. ANL-170401-140713001

Mad dash after partner’s waters broke was the final straw for Worlingworth super slimmer

A little more than a year ago, Worlingworth’s Jake Cox was alerted to the imminent arrival of his second child — and that he needed to lose weight.

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Hand washing helps protect against the spread of norovirus. SUS-150116-120924001

West Suffolk Hospital closes a second ward after norovirus confirmed

West Suffolk Hospital has had to close two wards to admissions and restrict visiting hours after an outbreak of the diarrhoea and vomiting virus norovirus.

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A lorry ends up on the roundabout of the A140, at Scole. ANL-170401-170526001

PICTURES: A140 set to close after lorry goes over and gets stuck on Scole roundabout

A lorry has become stuck on the A140/A1066 roundabout in Scole this afternoon.

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Slimming World Consultants Amy Dugan and Jenni Lotarius meet TV presenter Stephen Mulhern.

Diss slimming consultants earn plaudits at awards show after super 2016

A pair of weight loss consultants from Diss earned the plaudits of a prominent television presenter at the annual Slimming World Awards, as they celebrate a banner year for their slimming groups.

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Make your New Year resolution a life saver

Make volunteering as a Community First Responder your New Year resolution, the East of England Ambulance Service has urged.

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Slimming World woman of the year 2016 Hollie Barrett unveils her new slimline figure,

Slimmers who set ambitious targets lose twice as much weight

Slimmers who set ambitious targets lose twice as many pounds as those who try to be realistic, according to new research.

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