Month: December 2016

Police urge drivers to take extra care

Police are advising drivers in Norfolk and Suffolk to take extra care on the roads as the cold weather continues. With fog and ice conditions set to continue over the next few days, motorists are being advised to allow extra time for journeys and to drive to the conditions. Since Boxing Day there have been four fatalities on the counties roads following crashes in Sproughton, Great Bradley and Thorndon in Suffolk and in Weeting in Norfolk this morning. While officers are unable to confirm the cause of the crashes at this stage, with investigations continuing, the road conditions are...

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Will 2017 be the year you volunteer in Norfolk?

CFRs attend medical emergencies where they live or work More than 300 people did it this year. And more than 1,000 have already done it. Could 2017 be the year that you volunteer? Three hundred and twenty seven people became community first responders (CFR) this year after training from the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST). And service bosses are urging those interested in helping patients in their community to sign up and join the almost 300 CFR groups in the East. Steve Catley, Lead Community Collaboration Manager for EEAST, said: “New Year is a time for...

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Dogs and vehicles seized in hare coursing operation

Thirteen dogs and four vehicles have been seized in a policing operation which tackles rural crime within the county. Operation Randall has been focusing its efforts on hunting activity in recent weeks and as a result, thirteen people have been arrested in connection with hare coursing offences and their vehicles and dogs seized and taken into care by the police. The most recent arrests were made on Friday 16 December where specially trained Wildlife Crime Officers (WCOs) and members of the Rural Crime Task Force deployed to the Snettisham area. At approximately 9.25am they arrested three men on suspicion...

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Appeal following burglary Norwich

Police are appealing for information following a burglary in Norwich which happened today (Friday 23 December 2016). A property in Chamberlin Road was entered at some point between 5am and 7am. A Samsung tablet and a small amount of cash was then stolen from within. Anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the area between the times stated, or anyone with information, should contact DC Roland Philpin at Norwich CID on 101. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via their anonymous online form at...

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KlangHaus:Four Storeys in Norwich – a Norwich Eye preview

KlangHaus in Norwich today – © The Eye Snapper   The London and Edinburgh sell out sensation comes home to Norwich for the very first time. Part gig, part live art installation and total theatre from noise art/rock/visual art collaborators Norwich Eye joined a small group of KlangHaus friends and supporters for a dress rehearsal event earlier today. We gathered in an unpromising back yard to one of Norwich’s long lost shoe factories in Muspole Street, until we were ushered in by torch bearing guides who help us navigate the dark and mysterious interior as the show progresses. The...

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