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A treasure emerges: The stunning Anglo-Saxon pendant found in South Norfolk emerges from the mud.

‘Breath-taking’ archaeological finds in Norfolk

‘Breath-taking’ archaeological discoveries in Norfolk over the past 12 months mean the county can hold its own against the likes of Stonehenge and Sutton Hoo when it comes to heritage, according to experts.

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Bernie Reddington, her son Chris and guide dog Ashley attempt to negotiate the A-boards in Gentleman's Walk. 
Picture by: Sonya Duncan

Street clutter is ruining Norwich’s reputation as a Fine City, warns watchdog

Norwich’s status as a Fine City is being threatened because of street clutter, graffiti and flyposting, civic watchdogs have warned.

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Richard Garman, front, president of the Heath House Bowls Club, with some of the members outside Heath House pub where they could have to leave because they do not buy enough drinks. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Bowls club to lose its green after not buying enough beer at local pub

A Norwich bowls club could be without a green next season –because its members are not buying enough beer.

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Love Local in Norwich on Gentleman's Walk.

Why have summer sales slowed in our region’s shops? Warmer weather contributes to footfall drop

The region’s high street retailers have reported a slowdown in summer sales as a result of fewer people hitting the shops.

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Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of missing Bartlomieji Milewski, 22,  from Stonegate Street, Kings Lynn.

Missing King’s Lynn man, 22, may be in Norwich

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing 22-year-old man from Kings Lynn.

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Hemsby fire. Photo: Nick Eagle

Hemsby fire: Business owner’s shock as premises is “smoked out”

More than 50 firefighters were called to a chip shop blaze in Hemsby this afternoon.

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  • In Pictures: Remember how Carrow Road used to look in the 1980s?
  • Colourful duck race set for Norwich waters
  • Mother searches for answers as inquiry is launched into disabilities caused by pregnancy tests
  • Hellesdon residents anger at proposals to build 1,000 homes on Norwich golf course
  • Eating Out in the Broads National Park

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    'We'll miss you': An emotional farewell for Cawston College's headmistress Barbara Harrison in the 1999 speech day.

    The day Kate Adie helped to say goodbye to closing Aylsham school

    It was more than 15 years when the doors of one Norfolk school closed and the boys and girls left for the last time... this was Cawston College, near Aylsham.

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    Photo: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire.

    Opinion: What the BBC should ditch (and what it can keep)

    The BBC is worried that government plans to shake-up the corporation may lead to “a much diminished, less popular service”.

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    Getting ready for The Grand Norwich Duck Race, organisers, artists and sponsors prepare at The Ribs of Beef.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

    Colourful duck race set for Norwich waters

    A colourful and quirky array of decorated ducks are preparing to take to the water to raise funds for children’s charity Break.

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    Last Night of the Blickling Proms supports Veterans Norfolk Concertgoers watch a choreographed Spitfire flying display

    Blickling summer proms concert will help military veterans

    A summer music concert in north Norfolk will again be raising fundraising for a military veterans charity.

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    Rat Pack swing into Great Yarmouth

    It’s fun all the way as the “Purveyors of Cool” swing into to Great Yarmouth St George’s Theatre on August 29 with a show featuring “The Greatest Music Of The 20th Century”.

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    The acclaimed Rain or Shine Theatre Company is once again brining its professional cast to Ormesby St Margaret where they will perform The Tempest on Sunday August 9.

    Alfresco Shakespeare to play out in Ormesby

    Audiences in Ormesby are used to dealing with whatever the weather throws at them.

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    The minister of culture from West Bengal, Attri Bhattacharya(left) and the director, British Council East India, Sujata Sen visit the Writers’ Centre Norwich to find out more about Norwich as a UNESCO, City of Literature where they met chief executive Chris Gribble and UEA honorary ambassador to South Asia Martin Pick(right).
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

    City’s world status for literature brings ministerial visit from India

    Norwich’s status as a world leader for literature has been further highlighted by an Indian cultural minister’s fact-finding visit to the city.

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    East Anglia At War See all

    Open day at SHARP. Pictured is Simon Lock. Picture: Ian Burt

    Sedgeford dig is a huge draw despite the wet weather

    The wet weather may have prevented the archeologists from working at an excavation in Norfolk - but it didn’t keep the visitors away for it’s open day.

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    • Anglo-Saxon handprint uncovered in Sedgeford dig in west Norfolk
    • Huge and historic collection of vintage tractors to go under the hammer
    • Battle to cope with the aerial bombardment from Hitler’s Luftwaffe
    • Broads chalets will be protected in special heritage list
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Norwich City manager Alex Neil keeps a close eye on training at Colney on Friday. 
Picture: Antony Kelly

Fun in the sun holds limited appeal to Norwich City’s Alex Neil

Alex Neil is not a man for the sun lounger, which is why Norwich’s boss spent most of his summer honing the Canaries’ Premier League blueprint.

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