A man who burgled and attacked an elderly couple at knife point in their home has been sentenced at Norwich Crown Court to more than seven years in prison.
39-year-old Allen Turner, of Pettus Road in Norwich, and another man forced their way into the house off Heath Road in Hockering, near Dereham, on the evening of the 5th of February.
£10,000 in cash, as well family ashes and other sentimental items were stolen during the burglary. Norfolk Police are still trying to trace the second man, and appealing for anyone with more information to come forward.
After 15 years serving their country from their home in the heart of Norfolk, the Light Dragoons are preparing to say goodbye to the county for good.
A farewell parade has taken place in Dereham, the town closest to their base at Swanton Morley.
Thousands of people have turned out to greet the troops.
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One person has died in a house fire in Norfolk.
Firefighters spent last night at the scene on Eastgate Street in North Elmham, near Dereham.
They were called at about 6.15pm.
The property has been cordoned off while investigators try to determine what caused the blaze.
Emergency road repairs are being carried out this morning on the A47 in Norfolk between Swaffham and Dereham.
The repairs are being carried out in both directions between A1065 and A1075.
Police are currently investigating a sudden death in the Dereham area.
Officers were called at 10.25am this morning to reports of a car on fire in a layby off the B1147 at Etling Green. The body was found inside the vehicle; however, it is not known at this stage whether it's a man or a woman.
The road has been closed and the area sealed off whilst officers assess the scene. The death is currently being treated as unexplained.
Police are continuing with investigations following a disturbance in Dereham in Norfolk on Wednesday night.
It happened at about 10pm when officers were called to Suffolk Place following reports a man was in the street armed with a shotgun.
A witness reported seeing the man fire two shots into the air before getting into a vehicle and leaving the scene.
Armed officers were dispatched to the area and carried out a search with assistance from the police helicopter and dog handlers.
Officers later searched an address in Suffolk Place and recovered a shotgun which was seized and searches continue today to arrest the man.
In motor racing while we wait for the British Touring Cars to arrive in the region this year, there is one driver attracting plenty of interest in Norfolk.
Dereham schoolboy Dan Zelos is in his debut season in one of the support classes and he's already been on the winners podium.
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Police are re-appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision on the A47 yesterday. The collision took place at Dereham at around 2.50pm and involved a car and a lorry.
The driver of the car, a 69 year old male from Norwich, who was driving a silver Ford Focus, died at the scene.
The Ford Focus was travelling toward King's Lynn from the Dereham direction when it was in collision with the lorry coming from the other direction.
The road was closed in both directions between Scarning and Dereham to allow emergency services to carry out their investigations.
The driver of the 7.5 tonne lorry, a Norwich man, was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for treatment to a broken left hand
The chairman of The Mid Norfolk Railway, Barry Woodgett, grew up in Dereham in Norfolk. He remembers the shock that was felt in the community after the Beeching Report came out. It resulted in the closure of the Dereham-Wells line in October 1964.