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12 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Chesapeake Police: Man stole $800 of alcohol, twice

A man used a stolen credit card to buy about $1,600 from a Chesapeake liquor store, according to a police news release. Each purchase from the Virginia ABC store at 550 Liberty Street in South Norfolk was for about $800, said Officer Kelly O'Sullivan, a police spokeswoman.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom

Yesterday | Evening News

Scottish vote will affect us all - whatever the decision

On Thursday it will only be those living in Scotland who will have a chance to answer the simple question - should Scotland be an independent country? But with promises of new powers for Scotland if the Scots vote to stay in the UK, there will also be consequences. English MPs have already called for other UK cities and regions to have more control over their affairs if the Scots are rewarded for voting against independence.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Norfolk County, England

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Diss Today

Gissing green dispute re-ignites after land goes on sale

Gissing, Norfolk Resisdents of Gissing who are unhappy with the proposed development of two homes on the village green in Gissing - Jim Philip as the Green Man of Gissing ENGANL00120120829154440 The long-running dispute over the future of a green in the Conservation Area of Gissing has resurfaced once again after the owner announced his intentions to sell land that has been the subject of extensive planning controversy. Stan Rainbird, owner of a significant section of land adjacent to St Mary's Church in Lower Street, has placed the plot on the market with Diss estate agents TW Gaze, at a guide price of A 180,000.

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Related Topix: World News, Norfolk County, England, Suffolk County, England, United Kingdom

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Toll operators have no time limit to send drivers' bills

The ERC's policy is to send an invoice only when 10 days have elapsed from the date of a toll or when the same vehicle has incurred 10 tolls. Some situations have caused longer delays: - A rare glitch occurring in 0.66 percent of the bridge's transactions in which a license plate check with the DMV returns no vehicle owner information.

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Related Topix: Virginia Beach, VA, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom

Diss Today

Diss Express

Diss, Norfolk. Diss On View at the Park Hotel - opened by Richard Bacon MP with Ed Nottingham and Mike Bardwell ENGANL00120120708103718 South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon has received a national road safety award following the launch of his ongoing campaign to give communities more control over the speed limits in their local area.

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Related Topix: World News, Norfolk County, England, Suffolk County, England, United Kingdom

Eastern Daily Press

Work starts on Hethersett water tower site - with footpath on dangerous road finally confirmed

Work has begun on nearly 160 homes in south Norfolk - with a long-awaited footpath along a dangerous stretch of road also given the green light. Construction on the 156 properties on land north of Great Melton Road in Hethersett, known locally as the water tower field, started at the end of last month.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom

Evening News

Award-winning play to visit Hethersett in bid to boost dementia cafe dream

And, later this month, An Evening With Dementia will have the same effect on audiences at its most intimate venue - Hethersett Village Hall. It is hoped the one-man play, which soared to popularity after a performance at the renowned comedy Edinburgh Fringe Festival, will boost a bid for a dementia cafe in the village.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom, World News,

Fri Sep 12, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

surveillance photos provided by Chesapeake Police Department

A woman told police on June 27 that her checks had been stolen from her South Norfolk home, according to Kelly O'Sullivan with Chesapeake police.

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Related Topix: Chesapeake, VA, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Diss Today

Bressingham Chequers Inn decision delayed

The decision on a controversial planning application to convert Bressingham's only remaining public house into a bed-and-breakfast has been deferred after South Norfolk Council requested more information from a south Norfolk businessman who wishes to buy it. Mervyn Lambert, who owns a plant hire firm in Garboldisham, launched a bid in late August to purchase The Chequers Inn in Low Road from its current owners, Michael and Hazel Knox-Johnston, claiming that he wants to see the property re-open as a pub.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Evening News

Consultation starts on Long Stratton bypass proposal

An eight-week consultation has begun into a village's development plan, which includes a long-awaited bypass to alleviate traffic congestion.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Weekend closures continue at the Gilmerton Bridge

VDOT says unforeseen delays pushed back the Gilmerton Bridge Replacement Project, so they are extending the weeknight closures until the project is complete.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom

Evening News

New Anglia Growth Hub helps more than 500 businesses within first two months

Forward-thinking businesses are rushing to sign up to a scheme aimed at helping them take their firms to the next level of growth.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Diss Today

South Norfolk man begins 15-year jail term for rape offences

A man from south Norfolk has begun a 15-year jail term after being found guilty of twelve counts of rape and one count of assault.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Diss Today

Businessman bids to buy Chequers Inn as Bressingham pub saga deepens

The saga surrounding the fate of Bressingham's last remaining public house has deepened further after a Norfolk businessman lodged a bid last week to purchase the property in the hope that he would be allowed to re-open it as a pub once again.

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Related Topix: World News, Norfolk County, England, Suffolk County, England, United Kingdom

Diss Today

Diss mum urges action to be taken over 'unsafe' green

A mother-of-three from Diss has called for action to be taken over the condition of a grass area popular among children, which she feels has been in an "extremely unsafe" state for over 18 months.

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Related Topix: World News, Norfolk County, England, Suffolk County, England, United Kingdom

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Fire breaks out at South Norfolk warehouse

The fire was reported around 2:20 p.m. and when firefighters arrived in the 1900 block of Diamond Hill Road, heavy smoke was visible from the outside of the warehouse.

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Related Topix: Norfolk, VA, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Evening News

Yelverton villagers oppose bid for solar farm that could power 2,000 homes

Concerned Yelverton residents who don't want to see the open countryside near their village having a huge solar farm on.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom, Science, Agriculture

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

There's no place like wherever you call home

I felt love at first sight with my home, although I didn't immediately speak up about it.

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Related Topix: Chesapeake, VA, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom, Old Dominion University, Virginia Beach, VA

Diss Today

Not one, but two elephants in the room at Diss' TW Gaze

A pair from that group have spent their time at the South Norfolk Youth Academy in Attleborough, who bought them in support of the fundraising efforts of the Go Elephants! campaign.

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Related Topix: World News, Norfolk County, England, Suffolk County, England, United Kingdom,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Diss Today

South Norfolk and north Suffolk school pupils celebrate GCSE success

Pupils in north Suffolk and south Norfolk made up some of the hundreds of thousands across the country who picked up their results today.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Suffolk County, England, Education Etc.,

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