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Vigilance call after more than 20 incidents of hare coursing in South Norfolk

South Norfolk Police Engagement Officer Jim Squires is encouraging people to be vigilant after numerous incidents of hare coursing in the district.

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East Harling-based Feline Care Cat Rescue have taken on 44 new cats, from a South Norfolk home. Submitted photo.

East Harling animal charity praises public generosity after influx of 48 new cats

The manager of an East Harling cat rescue charity has praised the generosity of the local community after an influx of nearly 50 new animals.

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Katie Rich, owner and chef at Katie's Kitchen in Diss, will walk 10,000 steps every day throughout March to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Katie’s Kitchen owner of Diss to walk 10,000 steps a day to help cancer research

Diss café owner Katie Rich said she felt like she was hearing about cancer “all the time” over the past few months, as family and friends were being diagnosed with the illness.

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23,000 poultry are set to be culled at Bridge Farm near Redgrave in Suffolk, after a suspected bird flu outbreak. 

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Latest: Bird flu confirmed at poultry farm near Redgrave

Defra scientists have confirmed an outbreak of bird flu at a poultry farm near Redgrave.

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Gill Adamson, of Wattisfield.

Wattisfield widow says hospice support sessions in Botesdale are ‘like a big hug’

Newly-widowed, Gill Adamson was encouraged by her doctor to attend hospice support sessions running at a local surgery.

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Crash in Hoxne

Car ends up in ditch in Hoxne

A woman was taken to hospital after her car left the road and ended up upside down in a ditch in Hoxne.

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Two hospitalised in Diss crash

Pair hospitalised in Diss crash

Victoria Road in Diss was closed for two hours on Sunday after a two car crash.

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East of England Ambulance Trust service praised

Almost 98 per cent of patients said they were satisfied or very satisfied East of England Ambulance Trust’s service din a survey for December.

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Diss, Norfolk. Richard Ingate, an author and cognitive behavioural hypnotherapist/coach in Diss, who set to release a new book called Living Resilience (in a crazy world). 

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Diss author’s bid to tackle stress

Think of stress. Does the image of a braces-wearing high flyer making millions come to mind?

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Suffolk mental health service is reaching people ‘sooner’

People with complex mental health needs are getting the support they need to live independently sooner thanks to changes made to the Suffolk Rehabilitation and Recovery Service (SRRS).

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Pair arrested in Attleborough in connection with drug offences

A man and a woman were arrested in connection with drug offences on the A11 at Attleborough on Thursday.

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Staff at Oaklands care home in Scole are celebrating their overall 'Good' rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Scole care home celebrating after ‘Good’ rating from CQC

Staff at a Scole care home have been praised by their manager for their “dedication to promoting high standards”, after achieving an overall ‘Good’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Harleston Dementia Friendly Community to launch special café in April

A group championing the cause of dementia sufferers and carers is to launch a new meeting place in Harleston.

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Drugs firms profiteer from NHS by hiking cancer drugs prices

Drugs firms profiteer from NHS by hiking cancer drugs prices

Drug companies are profiteering from the NHS to the tune of £1 billion because they have unjustifiably hiked prices of cancer medicine, experts warn.

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Survey of patients reveals GP practices in Norfolk are ‘good’

GP practices in Norfolk are ‘good’, according to a survey taken by patients.

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Dr David Egan, a GP from Debenham and a Suffolk clinical commissioning group member, at Woolpit Health Centre where part of the film was shot.

VIDEO: Short film encourages patients to use pharmacies to reduce pressures on NHS

A short film has been produced to encourage residents to make greater use of pharmacies to help reduce the burden on NHS services.

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One in ten Brits never have a good morning

One in ten Brits never have a good morning

One in ten Brits reckon they NEVER have a good morning - and a quarter seldom enjoying more than two good mornings a week, a study has found.

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West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds

Staff at West Suffolk Hospital hit out at increased parking charges

Disgruntled hospital staff have started a petition to voice their opposition to planned increases in car parking charges.

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Dr Christopher Browning, a GP in Long Melford and chairman of the NHS West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group.

Suffolk’s clinical commissioning groups reject IVF reduction

Suffolk patients will still be able to get up to two cycles of in-vitro fertilisation after the county’s two clinical commissioning groups decided to accept public views on the issue.

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