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Man dies after two weeks in hospital with serious head wounds

Thomas Conway was found with serious wounds on St Nicholas Road. Credit: Norfolk Police.

A man found with head injuries in Great Yarmouth at the end of last month has died.

Thomas Conway, 34, was found with serious wounds on St Nicholas Road on Wednesday, August 31.

He was being treated in Addenbrooke's Hospital but died on Sunday (September 18).

Police are still unsure of how he sustained his injured and are continuing to appeal for information.


Austin driver killed in crash on the A47

A man in his 50s has died in a crash on the A47. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

A man in his 50s has died after a crash on the A47 in Norfolk on Wednesday night.

It happened at Witton, just after the Postwick junction to the east of Norwich, around 11pm.

A green Austin was driving westbound and turned through a gap in the central barrier. It crashed with a black Honda Civic travelling on the eastbound carriageway.

The driver of the Austin, a man in his 50s, died at the scene. The driver of the Honda and his passenger suffered minor injuries.


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.

Union gives cautious welcome to Bernard Matthews sale

Poultry giant Bernard Matthews has been sold Credit: ITV News Anglia

It's been reported tonight that East Anglia's poultry giant Bernard Matthews has been sold to the 2 Sisters Food Group.

The firm - based at Great Witchingham in Norfolk employs more than two thousand people in the region.

The Unite has given the sale a cautious welcome and say they will meet with managers tomorrow to discuss future employment and pay under the new ownership.

Number of FGM cases on the rise in Norfolk, figures show

Aneeta Prem. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The number of cases of Female Genital Mutilation in Norfolk is rising according to new figures.

The illegal act is sometimes carried out on girls up to the age of 15 for cultural reasons.

Aneeta Prem from the Freedom Charity campaigns to stop the practice that has no medical or religious purpose.

Her book is being sent to schools across the country.

"It is illegal and does carry quite a long prison sentence," she said.

"So people need to be aware, if they're going to carry out this on their daughters then they do risk going to prison"

Click below to see Kate Prout's report

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