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Wisbech man charged after fatal Mendlesham crash

A 60-year-old man from Wisbech has been charged after a fatal crash on the A140 at Mendlesham on Tuesday.

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Man killed in Mendlesham crash named

Man killed in Mendlesham A140 crash named

A man who died after an accident in Mendlesham yesterday has been formally named as 43-year-old Colin Fisk from Kesgrave.

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Waveney Valley Community First responders hold a free drop in event for the demonstration on how to use a defibrillator.

Responders give demonstrations after Wortwell pub successfully raises funds for defibrillator

It was all about saving lives on Tuesday night at the Wortwell Bell pub in Wortwell as the Waveney First Responders demonstrated how to use a defibrillators – after the pub’s owners fundraised for one to be installed.

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Norfolk and Waveney STP rated as advanced

‘Advanced’ rating for Norfolk and Waveney’s Sustainability and Transformation Plan

Norfolk and Waveney’s Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) has been rated as ‘advanced’ in a new national assessment of its progress.

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Accident on A140 at Mendlesham

BREAKING: Emergency services on scene of ‘serious’ crash between lorries and car on A140 at Mendlesham

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a serious road accident on the A140 at Mendlesham.

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Treatt colleagues Barry Kirby (left) and Ken Ferguson will take part in the gruelling LEL on July 30 - a cycle ride from London to Edinburgh and back again, spanning nearly 900 miles. Submitted photo.

Diss man gearing up for 900 mile trek

A Diss man is hoping to give a charity a ‘wheely’ big cash boost when he takes on a gruelling challenge this weekend – which will span nearly 900 miles.

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Pair injured after road accident in Hempnall

A pair of motorists have been taken to hospital after an accident in Hempnall this afternoon.

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Framlingham woman who was found on floor in Felixstowe and died in hospital named by police

Framlingham woman who was found on floor in Felixstowe and died in hospital named by police

A 46-year-old woman who died at Ipswich Hospital after being found on the floor at an address in Felixstowe has been formally named as Diana Last of Framlingham.

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Ruddy Muddy, a van artist who lives near Attleborough, immortalised Bradley Lowery and Jermaine Defoe in his latest effort. Photo: Ruddy Muddy / @Ruddy_Muddy

Attleborough man’s ‘graffilthy’ art captures Bradley Lowery’s special bond with England ace

Bradley Lowery’s smile – and bond with England star Jermaine Defoe – captured the hearts of the nation.

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Laura Button, of Harleston, has raised a combined �800 for the Waveney Valley Community First Responders and Al lHallows Nursing Home in Bungay. Submitted picture.

Harleston woman’s double-marathon effort boosts two good causes

Harleston’s Laura Button has helped raise £800 for the Waveney Valley Community First Responders and All Hallows Nursing Home in Bungay after taking part in the London and Manchester marathons.

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Mark 'Harry' Harrison, of Thorndon, took part in a 230-mile charity challenge. Submitted photo.

Thorndon man completes 230-mile run in four days for two loved ones

A Thorndon man has hailed the generosity of the community after raising more than £2,200 from a sponsored run – which spanned four days and more than 230 miles.

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The Pink Ladies Tractor Road Run 2017. Photo: Jonathan Slack.

PICTURES: Diss Express area is pretty in pink as ‘emotional’ and ‘wonderful’ tractor road run brightens region’s roads

The organiser of a charity tractor road run has hailed another “wonderful” day as the Diss Express area went pink on Sunday.

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Three cars were involved in the accident in Park Road, Diss, on Sunday. Picture: Twitter/@SouthNorfPolice

Three car accident closes Diss road

Park Road in Diss was blocked for more than an hour on Sunday after a three car accident.

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Mark 'Harry' Harrison (centre) is taking part in a 230-mile charity run across three days. Pictured with partner Lorraine Farley and Shaun Govan. Picture: Zach Ward

Thorndon man’s 230-mile trek for charity to help loved ones whose lives have been ‘dramatically changed’ by cancer

A Thorndon man is running more than 230 miles across Norfolk and Suffolk in a fundraising bid for two charities close to his heart.

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Region’s mental health trust named among worst for out-of-area placements

Mental health patients in Suffolk and Norfolk are being forced to seek treatment away from home in higher numbers than almost anywhere else in the country, new figures have revealed.

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Waveney Valley Community First Responder team provided a free event at the Pennoyer Centre.

Learning how to save lives with first responders in Pulham St Mary

The Waveney Valley Community First Responder team provided a free event at the Pennoyer Centre in Pulham St Mary on June 14. The event demonstrated cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and defibrillators to over 10 people.

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West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds

West Suffolk oral patients face delays in treatment as hospital departments close

Patients needing oral surgery or orthodontic treatment face a journey to Ipswich or Cambridge following closures at West Suffolk Hospital.

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The Macmillan mobile support service service is coming to Diss. Photo: Glyn Collins.

Cancer support on offer to Diss residents

A mobile cancer support service will be on offer to Diss residents as part of Carers Week, which runs from June 12 to June 18.

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An outbreak of bird flu has been discovered at a premises near Diss.

Birds culled after avian flu outbreak found near Diss

An outbreak of bird flu has been confirmed at a premises near Diss.

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Pulham St Mary man who suffered ‘horrific’ injuries in bike crash raising funds for EAAA

A Pulham St Mary man, who suffered a life-threatening motorbike accident, is hoping to give something back to the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) for saving his life.

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