Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted in Thetford.
Police were called to an area at the back of the Bell Hotel on King Street at around 9.30pm, Monday 14 April 2014, by the ambulance service who were treating an injured man there.
The man, who is Russian and in his 20s, had previously been in the river and was taken to hospital with serious leg injuries. Officers are carrying out a search of the riverbank today to try to establish exactly where the incident took place and what happened.
Anyone who was in the area last night and may have any information should contact DS Andy Garner at Thetford CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
A major new initiative has been launched by the forestry commission in a bid to get more people to visit their local woodland.
The government department is staging a Discovery day at Thetford Forest on March 30 which will include a number of activities to highlight the fun of the forest.
It follows a Forestry Commission study which shows that 91 per cent of people find woodlands relaxing.
Find out more about Forest Discovery Day here.
Britpop pioneers Suede have announced they will be performing at Thetford Forest this summer. It comes only a few weeks after Boyzone and opera star Katherine Jenkins confirmed they will be playing the venue.
Tickets go on sale this Friday.
For more information click here.
The A134 in Thetford in Norfolk is blocked in both directions due to an accident between the A1066 Mundford Road and Swaffham Road.
UK Power Networks have confirmed the following areas in Suffolk are affected by power cuts:
- Bury St Edmunds
- Earl Soham
Two MPs have called on Network Rail to re-introduce a manned crossing at Brandon Station near Thetford.
It follows complaints from motorists about lengthy delays.
Drivers say the barriers at the crossing are down for too long after new equipment was installed a year ago.
Local MPs Elizabeth Truss and Matthew Hancock say putting a man back on the crossing will save huge amounts of time and money.
The A11 is closed southbound at Thetford due to an accident involving a pedestrian.
It happened between the junctions for Brandon Road and London Road.
An engineer from Thetford in Norfolk has fitted a jet engine to a classic mini and showing it off at the Santa Pod raceway in Northamptonshire.
Andrew Pleszco's mini uses 40 litres of fuel per quarter of a mile blast down the track.
A11 London Road northbound closed due to accident and recovery work between London Road (Forest retail park roundabout) and A134 Brandon Road / B1107 Brandon Road.
A 26-year-old woman, who collapsed at an illegal rave in Thetford after apparently taking a cocktail of drugs, remains in hospital.Read the full story ›