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Beauty Queen diagnosed with brain tumour raises thousands for charity

A beauty Queen from Norfolk has been talking about how a brain tumour diagnosis has spurred her on to raise thousands for charity.

Elisha Hudson from Northrepps near Cromer says her illness made her reassess her life and career.

Last month the 24 year old ended up on the catwalk - winning the Miss Norfolk title.

She has already raised thousands for brain tumour research. Her next dream is to take up modelling full time.

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Lorry driver could have 'significant evidence' of fatal crash

Jack Samuel Rogers, aged 25 and known as ‘Jacko’, sadly died at the scene. Credit: Norfolk police

Police have renewed their appeal for help to find a lorry driver who's believed to have evidence of a fatal crash in Norfolk.

25-year-old Jack Samuel Rogers died following a collision with a car at Chedgrave on 6 July.

Officers are looking to trace the driver of what is believed to be a white box lorry, who stopped at the scene speaking to other witnesses.

It is believed that the lorry driver could have "significant evidence" concerning the collision and is asked to contact Norfolk Police on 101.

Reports of new railcard launching first across Anglia

A briefing letter describing the railcard was obtained by moneysavingexpert.com. Credit: ITV Anglia.

Greater Anglia are said to be the first train operator to launch a new railcard.

Dubbed the ‘Millennial Railcard’ it will reportedly allow people aged between 26 and 30, a third off most rail journeys.

It has been revealed in a briefing letter obtained by moneysavingexpert.com.

They say Greater Anglia iss set to rollout the scheme in December with a possible national rollout in the new year.

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Seven fire crews tackle early morning barn blaze

Multiple appliances attended. Credit: Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service.

Seven fire crews spent the early hours of this morning (21 October) battling a blaze at a barn in Hevingham in Norfolk.

They were called around 4:30 this morning to the fire on Brick Kiln Road.

Appliances from Aylsham, Sprowston, Earlham, Reepham, Carrow, Hethersett, Wymondham, Dereham, Wroxham, Fakenham and Harleston all attended.

The flames were eventually contained and the fire extinguished.

The fire was contained and extinguished. Credit: Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service.

Childcare costs rise three times faster than wages in the East

Watch Emily Knight's report for ITV News Anglia

New research has found the cost of childcare in the East of England has risen nearly three times faster than wages in the last decade.

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) says the amount parents are paying has gone up 35% since 2008.

They are now calling for subsidised, affordable childcare to start when maternity leave finishes.

But the government says it is already investing a record amount in childcare - which will reach £6 billion a year by 2020.

Jeremy Corbyn cancels public appearance in Norwich - after Clive Lewis apology

Jeremy Corbyn has cancelled a public appearance in Norwich Credit: Press Association.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has pulled out of a public appearance in Norwich this weekend.

It comes after Norwich South MP Clive Lewis was blasted on social media for making an inappropriate comment during a rally in Brighton last month.

Mr Corbyn had earlier announced plans to visit the Norwich to campaign alongside Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell.

But after Mr Lewis was forced to apologise for his comment, when a video of the rally emerged online, the party leader changed his mind.

Mr Corbyn will still visit Norwich but will hold an event with party members only.

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