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'We're not cantankerous, we're lively' - new boss at rowdy council

It has developed a reputation for being Norfolk's most cantankerous council, known for unruly debate and cross-party feuds. 

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Owen Sennitt

Sea defence report for thousands of 'at risk' holiday homes on hold

A report into the future of sea defences protecting thousands of holiday homes has been postponed because of the election.

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Chris Bishop

New bid launched for housing development above city centre shops

A new bid has been launched to see homes built above a string of city centre shops. 

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Eleanor Storey

'More than naughty, it was vile' - Man jailed for spitting in police officer’s face

A ‘vile’ attack that saw a man bit and spit at a police officer as he struggled to restrain him has seen him jailed.

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Simon Parkin

Young Norfolk scholars are awarded £20,000 for education support

An educational foundation has announced the allocation of nearly £20,000 in grants to support a high school and its pupils in Norfolk.

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Sophie Skyring

Business' 50th anniversary marked by generous charity partnership

A family-run firm that sells garden buildings has celebrated its 50th anniversary by partnering with a blood transportation charity.

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Sophie Skyring

Plans revealed for new holiday lets in village pub's restaurant

Part of a pub's restaurant could be converted into holiday lets.

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Chris Bishop

Young keeper's comeback helps team to trophy-winning season after 'horrific' injury

A young goalkeeper who suffered a "horrific" injury has made an epic comeback to help his team enjoy a historic season.

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Francis Redwood

Council bosses refuse to disclose touted sites of new schools

Council bosses have continued to guard the exact locations of two new schools - despite having already confirmed which trusts will run them.

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David Hannant

WhatsApp hackers among scams for people in Norfolk to be aware of this week

Norfolk County Council has issued a number of warnings about new scams this week.

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Faye Minton

Livery owner applies for change of use to continue keeping horses

A landowner has applied for planning permission to continue using pasture on the edge of a village for a small-scale horse livery.

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Chris Bishop

Former wartime evacuees set to meet again for town reunion

Former Lowestoft wartime evacuees are invited to attend their annual summer reunion as it returns to the town's railway station next weekend.

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Mark Boggis

Norfolk farm secretaries celebrate 50 years at the heart of vital industry

Norfolk's farm secretaries are celebrating 50 years of keeping the wheels of a crucial industry turning in a landscape of constant change.

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Chris Hill

Broads boat firm sets sail with new venture into... YOGA

A Norfolk boat firm will soon embark on a new venture that marks a radical change in direction for the business.

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Owen Sennitt

Norfolk's newest pizza restaurant opens... after SEVEN years preparation time

It sounds like a slow approach to fast food...

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Ollie Radcliffe

Independently owned beauty salon is a shining success

An independently owned beauty salon, which has been successfully operated out of a popular seafront hotel, is approaching five years of business...

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Mark Boggis

Discount chain opens inside former Wilko in Norfolk town

A discount chain has launched its latest branch in a Norfolk town and it is in the former home of Wilko.

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Louisa Baldwin

5 FREE events happening in Norwich over May half-term

Having fun doesn't have to cost a fortune, with these free events running in Norwich over the May half-term holiday. 

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Louisa Baldwin

Emergency services called after Mini crashes into a bush

The emergency services were called to a crash in east Suffolk on Saturday morning.

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Louisa Baldwin

Crews called to portable cabin fire in Norfolk village

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service was called to an incident in west Norfolk on Saturday afternoon (May 25).

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Louisa Baldwin

Take That setlist gets shake-up ahead of Norwich concert

After a sell-out arena run, Take That's This Life on Tour has now moved to stadiums and there have been some setlist changes.

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Louisa Baldwin

Norfolk events cancelled amid thunderstorm weather warning

Some Norfolk events have been cancelled due to the yellow weather warning for thunderstorms issued by The Met Office.

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Louisa Baldwin

Thunderstorm warning issued for parts of Norfolk and Suffolk

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for parts of Norfolk and Suffolk.

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Louisa Baldwin

Three-day Rails & Ales gala to feature guest steam and diesel locos

A three-day event on a Norfolk heritage railway will feature guest locomotives and pitstops for a pint. 

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Louisa Baldwin

5 reasons why North Walsham is well worth a visit

When you're planning a day out in north Norfolk, you might not consider going to North Walsham.

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Faye Minton

Couple told to knock down wall they built on quiet country lane

A couple are battling against a Norfolk council after being told to knock down a white wall that surrounds their house.

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Owen Sennitt

Country home neighbouring the Sandringham estate on sale for £3.75m

A grand country hall which sits on 33 acres of land and neighbours the Sandringham estate has been put up for sale.

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Faye Minton

Anger over snub to council's plea to protect Norfolk's crumbling coastline

Anger is growing after an apparent government snub to a desperate plea for help to protect Norfolk's crumbling coastline.

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Dan Grimmer

Saved gardening competition returns for second year

A popular gardening competition has returned after a community effort saved it from closing down.

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James Weeds

Retired army major is Green general election candidate on the coast

A retired Army major is Great Yarmouth's Green Party candidate and says he will prioritise better representation for people losing homes to...

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James Weeds

Feathers fly in Norfolk village as flock of 100 feral chickens upsets locals

They are hardly your typical neighbours from hell, but one particular group of residents on Snettisham's Common Road have been rustling more than...

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Chris Bishop

Time for Tea stand takes top honour at renowned flower show

A Norfolk greenhouse manufacturer has won a top award at a major flower show for the second consecutive year.

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Sophie Skyring

Two-week comedy festival headlined by stand-up stars coming to city

Norwich-based Hooma Comedy is bringing nearly two weeks of stand-up to the city.

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Francis Redwood

£150,000 of upgrades coming to parks in coastal town

Nearly £150,000 worth of upgrades have been announced for play parks in Caister and Bradwell.

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James Weeds

Man denies Broads pub attack that knocked victim’s tooth out

A man is to stand trial accused of a riverside pub punch-up that left another drinker with facial injuries including having a tooth knocked out.

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Simon Parkin

Plans lodged to convert former Army Cadets centre into care home

A former Army Cadets centre in Norwich could become a care home after plans were put forward to convert it.

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Edward Dewulf-Peters

Developer fails in battle to build holiday homes at key Norfolk Broads site

A developer has lost his battle to build holiday lets and a restaurant at the site of a historic Norfolk Broads hotel that burned down 30 years ago.

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Owen Sennitt

201-mile cycle ride through Norfolk and Suffolk revealed

A 201-mile cycling challenge across Norfolk and Suffolk will offer bike enthusiasts the opportunity to support a charity.

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Sophie Skyring

Free sports equipment available in innovative scheme launched on the coast

An innovative new scheme, that hails from Switzerland, is set to be trialled in two locations in a seaside town.

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Mark Boggis

£1.5m farm hits the market as surge in Norfolk land sales continues

A Norfolk farm valued at £1.5m is up for sale - adding to the rising acreage of agricultural land hitting the market this year.

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Chris Hill

Norfolk arcade named one of 10 most popular in UK

A Norfolk arcade has been recognised as one of the most popular in the UK.

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Faye Minton

Go-ahead for new chalet bungalow on 'five star-rated' campsite

Plans have been agreed for a new holiday let on a five star-rated caravan park.

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Chris Bishop

House near town's station can be turned into guest house

 A town centre property has been given the go-ahead to be turned into a guest house. 

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Chris Bishop

Award win was a moment of ‘immense pride and joy’ for hotel

Wivenhoe House Hotel won the Large Hotel of the Year award, sponsored by Ensors Chartered Accountants, at the East of England Tourism Awards...

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Harry Frazer

Woman avoids jail over neighbour dispute attack that seriously injured pensioner

A woman who pushed over her elderly neighbour during a row, leaving the victim with serious injuries, has narrowly avoided an immediate jail...

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Simon Parkin

Bereaved families find comfort in Walk of Smiles event

A Norfolk charity is inviting families to join its annual remembrance event.

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Sophie Skyring

Major milestone to be marked for town's first free public park

Lowestoft's first free public park is set to mark a special anniversary next week.

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Mark Boggis

Hospital aiming to speed up stroke response - using video calls

Video calls are set to be used to help people who are suffering from stroke receive the treatment they need quicker.

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David Hannant

Decades of weddings brought to life at All Saints’ Church

All Saints' Church in Carleton Rode is hosting an exhibition over the Whitsun bank holiday weekend, showcasing a bridal couture collection from...

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Sophie Skyring

'It's getting really bad' - Neighbours relieved to see police raid cannabis factory

Neighbours worried about the influence of drugs in their city estate were shocked but relieved to see a police raid on a cannabis factory unfold...

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Francis Redwood

Mesmerising 'Skydiver' enchants city nursery children

Norfolk and Norwich Festival partnered with the Eastern Daily Press to treat 22 Norfolk nursery kids to a mesmerising dance show.

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Sophie Skyring

Celebrity chef at Norfolk estate in TV show airing this weekend

The second episode of Ainsley Harriott's new ITV series will see the celebrity chef visit Norfolk. 

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Louisa Baldwin

Former mayor of Welsh town picked for Norfolk election fight

The former mayor of a town in Wales has been selected as Labour's parliamentary candidate for South Norfolk.

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Dan Grimmer

Chance to see key piece of Norfolk history... and glimpse a dashing Henry VIII

As historical figures go, he is more larger-than-life than most.

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Owen Sennitt

Beer shop evolves as farming family's next generation takes the helm

A Norfolk farm's "barley to beer" tradition is evolving and expanding under the management of a new family generation.

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Chris Hill

Cannabis grower deported and another to follow at a later date, court hears

A confiscation hearing for two cousins who were given jail sentences totalling more than seven years for their involvement in two cannabis...

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Jane Hunt

'Horribly crippled' three-legged dog looking for forever home

A "horribly crippled" three-legged dog is looking for his forever home in Norfolk. 

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Lily Boag

Third man accused of attempted murder after pub brawl gives evidence

A man accused of attempted murder in Beccles has admitted kicking a 53-year-old while he was lying in the ground.

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Jane Hunt

Police called to council amid rage at 'climate emergency'... and 'bondage grandads'

Police were asked to attend a stormy council meeting after it was hijacked by a group angry at the authority declaring a "climate emergency"... and...

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Eleanor Storey

New Lidl for Norfolk town approved for a second time

A coastal town's new discount supermarket has been given the go-ahead once again after new plans were submitted to expand the shop floor.

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Owen Sennitt

Rottweiler owner to stand trial over injuries to 10-year-old by dog called Rebel

A woman is to stand trial accused of failing to control a Rottweiler dog that seriously injured a 10-year-old.

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Simon Parkin

26-year-old tells court he tried to stop co-defendant driving over man

A Suffolk man accused of attempted murder has said he tried to stop one of his co-defendants driving over the 53-year-old victim.

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Jane Hunt

Dairy worker may have taken his life after depression struggle, court told

An inquest has been opened into the death of a retired dairy worker who died with depression. 

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Donna-Louise Bishop

Dredging continues for town port's offshore energy facility

A "pivotal moment" has been reached in the development of an ambitious project for the UK's most easterly port.

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Mark Boggis

Five-vehicle crash blocks major road

A five-vehicle crash has blocked a major road causing long delays in the area.

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Amy Mackrill

Norwich distillery wins international award for its first-ever rum

A Norwich distillery known for its exciting range of gins has scooped an international award for its first-ever rum.

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Faye Minton

Vehicle fire on busy roundabout causes long delays

Fire crews were called to a vehicle blaze on the A143 this morning.

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Faye Minton

General Election 2024: The candidates standing in Norfolk and Waveney... so far

The nation will go to the polls for the general election in just six weeks - and it could transform Norfolk and Waveney's political landscape.

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Dan Grimmer

Tucked-away house in same family for over 100 years could be knocked down

A developer is hoping to bulldoze a seaside house that was home to generations of the same family for at least 100 years.

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Daniel Hickey

Norfolk's Lioness superstar given honour for her sporting heroics

Norfolk's very own Euro-winning superstar has been made a Member of the Order of the British Empire by the Prince of Wales.

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Bruno Brown

Boss of 'Wilson' drugs line jailed for three years

A man from Norwich who was the boss of the 'Wilson' drugs line has been jailed.

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Amy Mackrill

White van containing tools stolen in overnight raid

Thieves stole a van containing numerous tools during an overnight raid in a coastal town.

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Mark Boggis

Plea for armed forces veterans to attend funeral of former dead soldier

A plea has been made for armed forces veterans to attend the funeral of a dead soldier from Great Yarmouth.

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James Weeds

Car badly damaged as truck ends up off road in crash

A truck carrying a jet ski ended up off the road after a two-vehicle crash. 

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Johnny Amos

Person dies after being hit by train

A person has died after being hit by a train. 

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Johnny Amos

Set-up under way ahead of Take That coming to Norwich

The set-up is under way at Carrow Road ahead of Take That coming to Norwich.

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Louisa Baldwin

Suspected bomb discovered on Norfolk beach

A suspected bomb has been discovered on a Norfolk beach.

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Faye Minton

Grade II listed building with 19 acres in quaint village set to go under the hammer

A grade II listed building with 19 acres of land in a Norfolk village is set to go under the hammer.

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Bruno Brown

Two females arrested after man is stabbed

Three people have been arrested after a man in his 40s was stabbed in Dereham. 

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Amy Mackrill

Rare chalk stream that feeds into Norfolk Broads restored to former natural glory

A six-mile stretch of a chalk stream that feeds into the Norfolk Broads has been given a new lease of life after a major restoration project.

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Adam Barker

Festival with live music, real ale bar and family fun returns this summer

A Norfolk festival is returning for its 10th edition this summer and there is something for all ages in the jam-packed programme.

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Louisa Baldwin

First look at new adventure golf course at Norfolk farm

A Norfolk farm has added another string to its bow with a mini adventure golf course opening in time for the May half-term holiday. 

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Louisa Baldwin

Cyber security worker found dead in city centre car park named

A cyber security engineer whose body was found in a city car park has been named at an inquest opening into his death. 

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Donna-Louise Bishop

Heritage railway line fully reopens for special bank holiday gala

Part of a railway line that has been closed for a year and a half will reopen this weekend in time for a special bank holiday event.

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Amy Mackrill

Teenager denies attempted murder after Thetford stabbing

An 18-year-old has denied attempted murder following a stabbing in Thetford after appearing in court with another teen. 

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Simon Parkin

Police 'concerned for welfare' of missing 24-year-old

Police are searching for a 24-year-old man who has gone missing from the Norwich area.

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Amy Mackrill

Rare coastal plot with 'upside-down' home plans on sale for £630k

A rare coastal plot with panoramic sea views and planning permission for an "upside-down" home is on the market for £630,000.

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Lily Boag

Friends tee off plan to cover 30 miles in marathon golf challenge

Two young men are teeing up to complete a 100-holes-in-one-day golf challenge in aid of Prostate Cancer UK.

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Sophie Skyring

Historic village pub reopens after £300k refurbishment

A 188-year-old village inn has reopened after undergoing a £300,000 refurbishment.

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Faye Minton

Major fashion brand opens new store in Norwich

A major fashion retailer has opened a new store in Norwich.

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Faye Minton

Campaigners WIN battle to stop massive quarry being built in their village

A 52-acre quarry in a Norfolk village has been rejected, after hundreds of objections from villagers.

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Dan Grimmer

125 years of city's much-loved Royal Arcade is celebrated

A major milestone has been celebrated at one of the city's most recognisable landmarks.

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Edward Dewulf-Peters

£100k worth of jewellery stolen from home during burglary

Around £100,000 worth of jewellery was stolen during a burglary at an Acle home.

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Faye Minton

Super gran chases off yobs who smashed up her garden gate

A grandmother chased off a gang of teenagers down the street after they vandalised the gate to her home.

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Bruno Brown

Port opening date revealed after major revamp

Lowestoft’s new port will fully open this autumn, the port owner and operator has announced.

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Adam Barker

Grade II listed farmhouse for sale in Southburgh for £1.1m guide

A Georgian farmhouse located in Southburgh has come on the market for a guide price of £1.1m.

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Harry Frazer

Inbetweeners star bringing anniversary show to coastal venue

The star of one of the most successful sitcoms of the 21st century is bringing a special anniversary show to Lowestoft.

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Louisa Baldwin

Take That ticket holders can get a FREE taco at a city restaurant

A Norwich bar and restaurant is offering a freebie as part of its Take That concert pre-party. 

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Louisa Baldwin

Town centre toyshop hopeful for half term trade boost

A toy shop owner said he remains hopeful for a pick up in trade over the half term despite a general decline in footfall in Great Yarmouth over the...

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James Weeds

Green light means work to build new £47m bypass will begin next week

Work to build a new £47m bypass in Norfolk will begin next week, after the government rubber-stamped the money it will give for the project.

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Dan Grimmer

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