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Emergency services in West Pottergate, Norwich. Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Man’s death in Norwich fire not suspicious

The death of a man following a flat fire in Norwich is not being treated as suspicious, police have confirmed.

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Photo issued by Norfolk Constabulary of David Holmes, 38, who was killed on the A47 in Norfolk in June last year.

Video: Hard-hitting crash video wins motor industry award

A road safety video featuring shocking footage of a fatal crash in Norfolk has received a top motor industry award.

WARNING: Some viewers may find the video distressing.

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Sigitas Jakubonis (51) of High Street Holt attends Norwich Magistrates Court charged with Drink Driving.

Four in court after being found drunk whilst driving on Norfolk’s roads

A motorist caught driving at twice the drink-drive limit on the first day of the Norfolk Police Christmas crackdown appeared in court yesterday.

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An Abellio Greater Anglia train at Colchester

Train delays in first half of month amount to 18,000 minutes - in that time you could walk to London and back six times

It’s just not good enough, rail bosses have been told as it emerged passengers have endured more than 18,000 minutes of delays in the first fortnight of December.

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Thorpe Marriott paramedic Pete Simpson spent five weeks in the Ebola command centre in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

‘It’s so heartbreaking’ - Norfolk ambulance worker tells of volunteer mission to fight Ebola in West Africa

A Norfolk lifesaver has told of the “heartbreaking” scenes he witnessed in West Africa, after returning from a mission to fight Ebola.

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Emergency services in West Pottergate, Norwich. Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Man’s death in Norwich fire not suspicious

The death of a man following a flat fire in Norwich is not being treated as suspicious, police have confirmed.

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    Come on you Stars! A rare photograph of speedway supporters at The Firs Stadium in Holt Road, Norwich, which closed 50 years ago in 1964.

Photos: Mike Kemp Collection.

    Shale and hearty, your memories of the stars and those great Firs nights out

    It was more than just a race meeting... it was a reunion, a gathering of friends. Men, women and children from all walks of life coming together to enjoy the thrills and spills of speedway.

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    50 signs you’ve ‘made it’ - How many can you say Yes to?

    According to a new survey of 2,000 people, if you really want to impress the neighbours you need a joint annual salary of £100,000, a car worth £36,000, a TV bigger than 55 inches, a pedigree dog, a home cinema system and a selection of gilets.

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    Artist Dan McGrath is auctioning off a painting to raise money for the Herring House Trust at Christmas.

    Great Yarmouth artist helps give homeless a happy Christmas

    A Great Yarmouth artist has raised more than £200 to help give homeless people in the town a happy Christmas.

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    Artist Kazz Morohashi with her Meow Mansion which is on display at the Cats Protection shop in Norwich.

    Norwich artist creates gingerbread home for cats to raise awareness about neutering

    Decorated in fairy lights and jelly stars, and with a party ring biscuit doubling as a Christmas wreath on the front door, this elaborate gingerbread house is home sweet home to Kitty and Boots and their 65 kittens.

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    Maddermarket Theatre's Christmas show The Borrowers. Pictured left to right Fionna Monk ( Arrietty ), Oskar Schmidt-Hansen ( the Boy ) and Liam Arnolds ( Spiller ).

    Six of the Best: Cultural highlights not to miss this weekend

    An alternative to panto, the Maddermarket Theatre’s Christmas production is an adaptation of The Borrowers, there is a special festive Red Card Comedy night, Syd Lawrence Orchestra swing into the season with Mistletoe & Miller, there is a magical festive story inspired by Russian folktale and a production of Dickens’ Great Expectations in Holkham’s Marble Hall. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this weekend.

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    The Maddermarket Theatre's 2014 Christmas show - The Borrowers. Photo: Reflective Arts.

    The Borrowers gets set to take to the Maddermarket Theatre’s stage tomorrow night

    It is being billed as “the biggest little Christmas show” and tomorrow the curtain goes up on the Maddermarket Theatre’s festive production of The Borrowers.

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    Norwich Puppet Theatre's 2014 Christmas show Beauty and the Beast. Photo: Andi Sapey.

    Norwich Puppet Theatre’s Christmas show opens this weekend

    Norwich Puppet Theatre’s Christmas show Beauty and the Beast opens to the public tomorrow - and its creators say it is a multi-media treat that will appeal to all ages.

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    Mary Snelling celebrating her 109th birthday, with flowers and a cake from the EDP, in her room at the Brundall Care Home, which used to be her bedroom when her family owned Norfolk House. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

    Video: Mary Snelling celebrates her 109th birthday!

    She was born when Edward VII was on the throne, Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman was prime minister and the First World War hadn’t even begun.

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Norwich City's former academy striker Chris Martin has enjoyed a prolific spell at Derby. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd.

Norwich City old boy Chris Martin is the real deal for Neil Adams

Chris Martin is the real deal for Norwich City boss Neil Adams.

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