There has been a 26% rise in the number of children and young people hospitalised after self-harming in the East of England.
UEA Gets £250,000 Towards Cancer Research
The University of East Anglia's being given 250-thousand pounds to put towards cancer research.
The money's coming from Norfolk cancer charity the 'Big C' - who are celebrating their 35th year anniversary.
They're hosting a lecture this evening at Norwich research Park where world leading cancer researchers will deliver presentations on the future of cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Part of the evening will include a cheque presentation of £250,000 from Philip Blanchflower, Chairman of Big C to the Uni's Vice Chancellor.
The money will be used to partially fund of Bob Champion Research and Education Building.
Daniel Williams, Chief Executive of the Big C said "I am really excited that Big C will have the opportunity to showcase the important work we have been able to fund as a result of the support we have received from the Norfolk public".
He added, "There are so many people that still don't realise that Big C is a local Norfolk charity and that the money we raise is only used to make a difference to the lives of those affected by cancer here in Norfolk".
Police have confirmed that a man and a teenage boy have died after an incident at West Meadows in Ipswich yesterday afternoon.
More than 100 people have lost their lives through suicide in prisons in England and Wales so far this year, an all-time record.
The survivor of a serious crash in Norfolk has become the face of the Norfolk PCC's new awareness campaign.
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