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Man charged after bank drama

Barclays Bank at Acle in Norfolk Credit: ITV News Anglia

A 60-year-old man has been charged after bank staff in a small Norfolk town were allegedly threatened with a blowtorch and a can of petrol.

Police were called to reports of a man making threats inside Barclays in Acle yesterday lunchtime. Derek Tubby from Rollesby is accused of affray and possession of an offensive weapon.


Alfie becomes world champion

Alfie Hewett
Alfie Hewett carrying an Olympic torch Credit: PA Archive

Congratulations to Norfolk wheelchair tennis player Alfie Hewett.

The Acle High School pupil has just become the junior singles and doubles world champion at a tournament at Tarbes in France. The 15-year-old's success has elevated him to the number one world ranking for his age group.


Appeal after fatal collision

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was killed in a collision on the A47 (Acle Straight) near Great Yarmouth.

It happened just before 4pm on Monday 26th March. A black Yamaha motorbike was travelling towards Acle when it collided with a silver Ford Transit van heading in the same direction.

The motorcycle rider, a 25-year-old man from the Yarmouth area, died at the scene. The van driver was not injured.


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