Norfolk

Norfolk ex-parishes clerk on £60,000 theft charges

A former parish clerk on four councils in west Norfolk has been charged with five counts of theft totalling £60,000.

Beverley Bowen, 41, of Station Road, Snettisham was arrested following an investigation into alleged financial irregularities in council accounts.

She was formerly a clerk of Snettisham, Ringstead, Burnham Market and Marshland St James parish councils.

She is due to appear for a preliminary hearing at King's Lynn Magistrates' Court on 11 March.

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