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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.

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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.

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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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