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Man charged over Dereham stabbings

A man has been charged after two people were stabbed. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

A 29-year-old man has been charged over two stabbings in a Norfolk town.

Ashley Lloyd is accused of conspiring to cause grievous bodily harm with intent.

It follows an attack on Saturday September 17th when two people were stabbed at about 6am in an alleyway near Jollyes car park in Dereham.

Both victims were released from hospital later that day after being treated.

Mr Lloyd will appear at Norwich Crown Court on Wednesday October 19th.

Two women stabbed in Dereham

Police in Norfolk are hunting a man who stabbed two people in an alleyway in Dereham.

The attack happened at around 6am on Saturday 17 September close to a car park near Jolleys in Yaxham Road.

Police in Norfolk are hunting a man who stabbed two people in an alleyway in Dereham. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

The victims were treated by paramedics then taken to Norfolk and Norwich Hospital for further treatment but were both released later the same day.

A woman in her 40s from the Dereham area was arrested but released on police bail.

"We are treating this as an isolated incident and it is believed that those involved are known to each other.

"I would urge anyone with information about this incident to get in touch with us.”

– Det Con Mark Barron, Norfolk Police.

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Norfolk villagers try to raise enough money to buy their local pub

Villagers in Mid-Norfolk are trying to raise enough cash to buy a pub which was once a watering hole for American airmen who were based nearby during the second world war.

The Ploughshare at Beeston near Dereham is a 16th century inn which shut in January. Locals , who've already seen the closure of their post office and shop, are determind to save it

Watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Natalie Gray.

More than 50 firefighters tackle blaze in Norfolk village

Firefighters tackle fire in Shipdham near Dereham. Credit: Simon Farrow

More than 50 firefighters have spent the morning dealing with a fire in a number of outbuildings in a Norfolk village.

It started at around 04:30am in Shipdham near Dereham. Several homes had their power cut off for safety reasons and the nearby Dereham Road is expected to remain closed for the rest of the day.

Police reveal more details of A47 crash that left motorcyclist dead

Police say the motorcyclist killed in a crash on the A47 was a man in his 20s from the Swaffham area.

The crash happened at 9:30am on April 4th on the A47 Scarning Straight at Wendling, close to the Dale Road junction.

Police say the motorcyclist on a red motorbike and a grey Audi A7 were both passing a stationary maintenance vehicle when the motorcycle was in collision with a white DAF lorry travelling in the opposite direction.

The rider, from the Swaffham area, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed for several hours while emergency services dealt with the incident.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has information concerning the driving manner of any of the vehicles prior to the incident.

The scene of the crash on the A47 Credit: ITV Anglia

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Police confirm motorcyclist in A47 crash died

Police have confirmed the motorcyclist died at the scene Credit: ITV Anglia

Police can confirm a man has died following a serious collision on the A47 at Scarning, near Dereham this morning (4 April).

The incident happened at about 9.30am when a motorcycle and lorry were involved in a collision. The motorcyclist was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed in both directions for several hours while police carried out scene investigations and recovered the vehicles involved. It's likely to reopen in the next hour.

No further details will be released at this stage while next-of-kin continue to be informed.

Motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries after A47 crash

The scene of the crash on the A47 Credit: ITV Anglia

A motorcyclist has suffered life-threatening injuries following a serious crash on the A47 at Scarning, near Dereham.

Emergency services were called to the scene this morning at about 9.30am after a lorry and motorcycle were involved in a collision.

The road has been closed in both directions and will remain closed for at least 2.5 hours. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Police have been at the scene on the A47 Credit: ITV Anglia

Crash involving lorry and motorbike shuts A47 in Norfolk

The crash has closed the A47 at Scarning Credit: ITV Anglia

Police are currently at the scene of a serious crash on the A47 at Scarning, near Dereham.

Emergency services were called to the scene at 9.30am following reports of an incident involving a lorry and a motorcycle.

The road has been closed while emergency services deal with the incident and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

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