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Wheelchair-bound Framlingham man ‘just wants some dignity’ in 15-year housing ‘fight’

Wheelchair-bound Ian Holt says he just wants some dignity – in what he claims is a 15-year battle with his tenancy provider to make his home meet his needs.

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Hartismere Place, Eye.

Hartismere Place in Eye to host free information event on living with diabetes

Those living with diabetes are being offered the chance to learn more about the health condition with at a free information event later this month.

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The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

South Norfolk and Breckland councils aiming to bring hospital patients home sooner with new service

South Norfolk and Breckland councils are among five authorities working with the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in a bid to get patients home as soon as they are ready.

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Julie Cave, chief executive of the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

BREAKING NEWS: Two Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust directors quit after inspection criticism

Two senior directors of the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT), which was put into special measures for a second time last week, have resigned tonight.

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West Suffolk Hospital Bury St Edmunds

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West Suffolk Hospital patient records checked after discharge letter software error

More than 3,700 patients’ records are being checked after new software put the wrong medication details in hospital discharge letters.

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Accident news.

BREAKING: Man dies after lorry collision in Attleborough

A man has died after a fatal crash involving a lorry in Attleborough this afternoon.

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Jack Cook, who died from leukaemia

Former Stradbroke High pupil’s love of 80s music inspires fundraiser

Children with cancer are set to benefit from a community fundraiser in memory of a former Stradbroke High School pupil, who died from leukaemia.

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Three hospitalised after Shelfanger crash

Woman suffers suspected neck and back injury after car accident in Shelfanger

A woman has been taken to hospital with a suspected neck and back injury after a crash in Shelfanger this morning.

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Diss father to tackle obstacle course in memory of five-week old son

A Diss father is to take on a new fundraising obstacle course in memory of his son, Jake.

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TEAM EFFORT: From left - Jo Grimmer, Annie Chapman and Laura Holland, of Cancer Research UK.

Good Evans, what a total – annual Pink Ladies Tractor Road Run gets BBC DJ’s attention as £56,000 donated to charity

The Pink Ladies and their tractors have done it again – raising tens of thousands of pounds for Cancer Research.

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Police launch witness appeal after man suffers serious injuries to face and hip in Market Weston crash

A man suffered serious injuries to his face and hip after a two car crash in Market Weston on Tuesday evening.

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THELNETHAM: Dangerous road - council dragging heels over repairs
High Street, Thelnetham
Darren Lewitt local resident shows how much the road has crumbled.
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Thelnetham resident claims ‘dangerous’ pothole has been unrepaired for more than 10 months

A Thelnetham resident claims a dangerous hole in the village’s High Street has been left unrepaired for more than 10 months.

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Eye, Suffolk. Eye Community Centre. 

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Councillors and police vow to tackle drug and anti-social behaviour concerns in Eye

Eye councillors and Suffolk Police have reassured residents they are trying to crack down on anti-social behaviour and drugs in the town.

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Hartismere Hospital, Eye. Photo: Mecha Morton.

The Complementary Medicine Centre in Eye to close after 400 per cent rent hike claim

A medicine centre based at Hartismere Hospital in Eye is to close – claiming their rent is facing an increase of more than 400 per cent.

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King's Head pub, North Lopham, A family fun day is happening, centered around a cheque presentation. The pool team has helped raise money for The Big C after Nelia Eagle was diagnosed with cancer. They wore pink t shirts and have been collecting money at their games.

New Buckenham cancer survivor ‘over the moon’ at fundraising total as pool team goes pink

A New Buckenham woman diagnosed with breast cancer says she is ‘overwhelmed’ with the public’s generosity – after her partner’s pool team went pink for a season.

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A woman was taken to hospital after a car ended up on its side in Attleborough. PHOTO: Tony Perkins.

Woman hospitalised after car ends up on side in Attleborough

A woman has been taken to hospital after a car ended up on its side in Attleborough.

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Care Uk, Hartismere Place, Eye - celebrating 'good' CQC report.

Eye care home team offers ‘good’ service

A care home in Eye has received the seal of approval from a national care watchdog.

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Pair hurt in A140 crash

Pair hospitalised after car and van crash on A140 at Saxlingham Thorpe

Two people were taken to hospital after a crash on the A140 at Saxlingham Thorpe on Tuesday night.

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Polio survivor and former Diss Express journalist, Giles Large.

Polio survivor and former Diss Express journalist welcomes £100m cash boost to eradicate disease for good

An Earl Soham resident and former Diss Express journalist who survived polio has welcomed the government’s latest push to eradicate the disease for good.

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Sam James. Photo: Sam James.

Diss community rallies to support popular ‘little star’ severely injured in accident

The Diss community has rallied together to support a popular 19-year-old badly injured in a swimming accident.

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