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The official opening of Great Yarmouth Primary Academy - one of the Inspiration Trust schools at the centre of the allegations. (L TO R) Rachel De Souza, Bill Holledge - Headteacher, Dr Liz Sidwell  - Schools Commissioner and Theodoe Agnew - Academy Sponsor.   Picture: James Bass

Ofsted to appoint “independent figure” to review probe into Norfolk academies inspection tip-off claims

Ofsted has announced an independent review of its investigation into claims that three Norfolk schools connected to Dame Rachel de Souza received advance notice of up-coming inspections.

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The Riverside Road, Gas Hill and Rosary Road area, where a stabbing took place. Picture: Denise Bradley

Two men found guilty of involvement in Norwich knife attack

Two men face lengthy jail terms after they were convicted of being involved in a “brief but violent” knife attack in which a man was slashed on the face and neck, on Riverside Road, Norwich.

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The girl was taken to hospital by land ambulance. Photo: Steve Adams

School girl suffers leg injury after being run over in Norwich

A school girl suffered leg injuries after being run over while walking home from school.

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Phones were stolen from a gig at the UEA.

Gang steals 29 phones from people watching gig at UEA in Norwich

Almost 30 mobile phones were stolen in a single night after thieves descended on a gig at the University of East Anglia (UEA).

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Three cars were involved in the crash on Dereham Road.

Three cars involved in a crash near a Tesco Express in Norwich

Two people were checked over by paramedics following a three-car crash near a Tesco Express in Norwich.

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National Trust East of England environmental awards 2014 Photo Phil Mynott ©NT

Awards for National Trust’s green heroes - including the meter man who tackles nettles, cows, and ants nests

The guardians of the region’s stately homes and protected countryside have given a pat on the back to their “green” champions.

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  • Photo Gallery: Seals basking on Horsey beach
  • Norfolk’s Future 50 get creative at bike-inspired networking event
  • Update: Train disruption at Haddiscoe due to flooding expected until at least 4.30pm
  • Video and photo gallery: Walcott takes a hit from strong waves but escapes evacuation thanks to westerly wind
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    Ove Fundin, 79 year old former world speedway champion and Norwich Stars rider, at Horham Community centre to support the bid to relaunch the Norwich Stars team.

    Ove Fundin reveals his success in Norwich Stars Speedway

    It was 60 years ago when a young unknown and shy Swedish speedway rider made his way to Norwich by train, pushing his bike, held together with bits of old wire and string, between stations.

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    Family feat pix 23/10/14

    15 fun things to do with your family in Norfolk this half term

    Schools are out once again and families looking for some perfect half term fun are spoilt for choice. SIMON PARKIN highlights some of the shows taking place this week.

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    Young people preparing for the Hostry Festival's Debut event,

    Event aims to showcase talents of young Norfolk writers

    Young wordsmiths will be taking to the stage this weekend in a special event celebrating emerging writers.

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    The winners of the 2014 Paint Out Norwich competition.
1st Prize Haidee-Jo Summers. Title: Work to be Done - Elm Hill in Oil
2nd Prize Chris Daynes. Title: The Watergate - Pulls Ferry in Oil 
3rd Prize Roy Connelly. Title: The Dark Entry - Norwich Cathedral in Oil

    Oil painting of Elm Hill wins Paint Out Norwich competition

    An oil painting of one of Norwich’s most historic streets has scooped first prize in the inaugural Paint Out Norwich competition.

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    Simon Pritchard. Photo by Sophia France.

    Norwich artist’s exhibition of cult movie-inspired poster art

    An exhibition of cult movie-inspired poster art is being held at the Forum in Norwich until Sunday.

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    St Georges Theatre is staging a Frozen sing-a-long over the half term break.

    Sing-a-long to Disney smash Frozen at St George’s

    Do you want to Let it Go? Well you can bellow out all the hits from Frozen at a Sing-a-Long at St George’s Theatre over half term.

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    East Anglia At War See all

    Part one of a WW1 exhibition is now on display n the Ancient House Museum, Thetford . Sue Ketchell with knitted poppies.
Picture by: Sonya Duncan

    Thetford remembers the First World War

    Visitors can step back in time 100 years at the Ancient House Museum in Thetford, which is remembering the First World War and the part the town played in it.

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    • Norwich School choir plays its part in special First World War service at Tower of London
    • Video and photo gallery: Service marks 99th anniversary of Edith Cavell’s execution
    • Information wanted after Victorian building is discovered on Swaffham allotment
    • Photo gallery: Stalham history revealed in new picture book
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Former Norwich City striker Grant Holt is now poised to face his old side at Carrow Road for the first time since his departure  after extending his loan spell at Championship rivals Huddersfield. Picture: Paul Chesterton

Grant Holt is in line to face Norwich City at Carrow Road after Huddersfield loan extension

Former Norwich City cult hero Grant Holt is poised to make a Carrow Road return with loan club Huddersfield before Christmas after extending his loan spell from Championship rivals Wigan.

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