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Mother of nurse who survived Ebola supports sons decision to return to West Africa

William Pooley at home in Suffolk.

The mother of Suffolk nurse William Pooley says she is proud of her son for wanting to go back to West Africa.

Mr Pooley contracted the Ebola virus earlier this year while working in Sierra Leone. But, on Sunday, the 29-year-old returned to help with the fight against the outbreak.

Speaking to ITV News Anglia, Jackie Pooley said, although she worried about him, she understood why her son needed to go back.

Norwich man charged with 22 sex offences

A Norwich man in his late 30s has been charged with a series of sexual offences following a recent police investigation.

Mihai Alistar, aged 37 and of Rostwold Way in Norwich, has been charged with 22 offences including one count of rape, 19 counts of sexual assault, one count of attempted rape and one count of assault by penetration. The offences took place at locations across Norfolk between September 2009 and July 2014.

Alistar was given conditional bail and is due to appear at Norwich Magistrates Court on Friday 7 November 2014.


Children to be given lessons in how to brush their teeth

Busy Bees Wellingborough already teach children about teeth.

New guidelines have been released to ensure schools show children how to brush their teeth.

Advisory body NICE said schools and nurseries need to help tackle the trend of tooth decay in children by introducing supervised brushing and fluoride varnishing programmes.

It comes after new figures from Public Health England revealed Wellingborough in Northamptonshire was the fourth worst place in England for children with tooth decay. Just under 30% of three-year-olds are affected.

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