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Ollie Blackmore, a Norwich-based endurance cyclist who cycling across Japan completely on his own - solo and unsupported, and with barely any kit. Cycle Challenge Japan is set to be a gruelling 3,647 km (2,266 miles) of cycling, with 175,000ft of climbs, in just 21 days starting on the September 9. Steve Adams

Norwich cyclist’s challenge for dolphin welfare

A city-based endurance cyclist is set to cycle thousands of miles across Japan –solo and unsupported – to help the fight to end dolphin slaughter.

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The Götheborg (right) and JST Lord Nelson on their approach to Gorleston Pier.
Both boats are in Great Yarmouth for the Maritime Festival.

Picture: James Bass

Ships arrive for weekend of nautical fun at Maritime Festival

Crowds gathered in Gorleston this afternoon to watch two impressive sailing ships arrive for the 16th Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival, which kicks off tomorrow in South Quay.

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Why not pay a visit to Holkham Hall this weekend? Picture: Ian Burt

Seven things to do in Norfolk this weekend

Find the best things to do in Norfolk this weekend with our guide to what’s on.

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Matthew Hancock MP

Matt Hancock MP calls for upgrades to Fiveways Roundabout

An MP has called for upgrades to be made to one of our area’s busiest junctions.

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Sundown 2015 Photo: Lee Blanchflower

Thousands of music fans arrive in Norwich as Sundown Festival returns to Norfolk Showground

Tens of thousands of music lovers will be enjoying one of the last festivals of the season this weekend, as Sundown Festival returns to Norwich.

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Chief Inspector Chris Spinks, right, head of roads policing in Norfolk and Suffolk, with two police motorcyclists, PC Andy Lawer, left, and PC Mark Carter, part of the new Road Casualty Reduction Team, aiming to engage with motorcyclists and motorists. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Police unit is launched to combat Norfolk road deaths - and will be funded by speeding drivers

A new policing unit aimed at reducing the number of casualties on Norfolk’s roads has been launched in the week of three deaths on the county’s roads.

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    Derek James

    Peter Kent's Fatal Gates book. Picture: Peter Kent

    A city history book with a difference

    How to describe The Fatal Gates of Norwich is a challenge. It is a book like no other. It is unique, brilliant and the chances are it will make you laugh out loud as it blends fact and fiction in a glorious way.

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    Stacia Briggs

    green old phone.

    The good old days might be old, but they certainly weren’t good. And here’s why

    After writing several pieces this week about the addictive and seductive nature of nostalgia, I have been thinking about all the things I miss from the past – and the things I don’t miss at all.

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    Why not pay a visit to Holkham Hall this weekend? Picture: Ian Burt

    Seven things to do in Norfolk this weekend

    Find the best things to do in Norfolk this weekend with our guide to what’s on.

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    GY Food Festival

    Special treat for foodies with launch of festival

    Anticipation is building for the fourth annual Great Yarmouth Food Festival which was officially launched this week.

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    GoGoDragons! 2015. Simon Bobby and Anita Vigrass with their neice and nephew Molly, 10, and Jack Largent, 12, with Webby at Websters Estate Agents on Unthank Road.

    GoGoDragons! pull in the crowds - but it’s your last chance to see them

    Norwich’s GoGoDragons! are to fly off from our city’s streets this weekend following a summer that has seen thousands of people flock to the city to seek out the 84 fiery beasts.

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    Fletcher Thomson and Josh Lee. Picture: Clare Burgess/City College Norwich

    Budding stars from City College Norwich take to the stage for Britain’s Got Talent regional heats

    Budding singers with dreams of performing to sell-out crowds have been auditioning for their big break, as Britain’s Got Talent scouts visited the city.

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    Norwich Print Fair. Rob Barnes - Taking Flight.

    Special celebration of prints as fair marks its 20th year

    A special celebration of the art of print-making will take place in the city this month.

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    Edith Cavell

    Walking and cycle trail to honour Norfolk’s wartime heroine Edith Cavell

    Norfolk nurse and national heroine Edith Cavell paid the ultimate price for helping hundreds of Allied soldiers escape from Occupied Belgium during the First World War.

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Northern Ireland's Kyle Lafferty (left huddle) celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game with his team-mates during the UEFA European Championship Qualifying match at the Torsvollur, Torshavn. Picture date: Friday September 4, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Faroe Islands. Photo credit should read: John Walton/PA Wire.

Lafferty on target as Northern Ireland claim a vital win

Norwich City striker Kyle Lafferty’s sixth goal of the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign helped Northern Ireland to a 3-1 victory over the Faroe Islands and moved them to the verge of a place in European Championship Finals in France next summer.

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