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Owoidoho Ikidde, 26, who has gone missing from his Gorleston home

‘It won’t be Christmas without him’ Gorleston family’s plea for missing son to come home

A family have made a heartfelt plea for their son to come home for Christmas after he went missing five days ago.

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Luke Carter, who set up the Norwich Tanzania Association in 2012, and volunteers load up furniture donated by 
Catton Grove Primary School tp be shipped to Tanzania. 
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Norwich schoolboy Luke, 13, on a mission to help lives of people in need in Tanzania

Communities in need in Tanzania are being given a better chance in life thanks to the kindness of a Norwich schoolboy who was first inspired to help when he was just nine years old.

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Pupils at Kinsale Junior School take a look at the school's recent good Ofsted report.

Hellesdon junior school celebrates good Ofsted report

Pupils, governors, staff and parents at a Hellesdon school are celebrating following a ‘good’ Ofsted report by inspectors.

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The Hewett School. Picture: Denise Bradley

New ideas revealed for Hewett School ‘learning village’

Activities for pre-school children and new facilities for children with special educational needs are among the ideas being looked at as part of a plan to turn Norwich’s struggling Hewett School into a “learning village”.

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Nigel Rudling's Lingwood home in 2008. Photo: Antony Kelly.

Lingwood villagers plan gathering to say goodbye and thank you to Nigel for 22 years of popular Christmas lights

For 22 years Nigel Rudling has been draping his home in Christmas lights, much to the enjoyment of villagers in Lingwood and to the benefit of many charities.

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Caroline Flack and Pasha Kovalev. Pic: BBC/Guy Levy

Video: Norfolk’s Caroline Flack is crowned Strictly champion

Norfolk’s own Caroline Flack won the Strictly Come Dancing crown after a perfect performance under pressure.

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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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    Stacia Briggs

    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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    Joint creative directors, Stash Kirkbride, left, and Peter Beck in Maddermarket Theatre's bar area which has been refurbished. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

    It’s a new year and a new look for Norwich’s Maddermarket Theatre

    It has been part of Norwich’s arts scene for about a century, and in the New Year the Maddermarket Theatre is set to relaunch with a brand new look.

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    Pasha Kovalev and Caroline Flack on the live show of Strictly Come Dancing. Photo credit: Guy Levy/BBC/PA Wire.

    Norfolk’s dancing queen is Strictly the best

    As Norfolk’s very own dancing queen, Caroline Flack, was crowned the 2014 Strictly Come Dancing champion, there could have been nobody more proud in the studio audience than her mum, Chris, and her two sisters, Jody and Lizzie.

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    Pasha Kovalev and Caroline Flack, winners of Strictly Come Dancing 2014.  Photo credit: Guy Levy/BBC/PA Wire.

    Norfolk’s Caroline Flack says winning Strictly was the best night of her life

    TV presenter Caroline Flack has said she cannot lift her head “let alone the glitterball” the morning after the night she was crowned Strictly Come Dancing champion.

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    The large ocean tank at the Sealife Centre has been given a repaint. Darren Norris painting the model of a diver.  Picture: James Bass

    Game of Thrones artist lends a spash of colour to Great Yarmouth Sealife Centre

    Its cavernous insides are home to some of the world’s most mesmerising marine life who are among the star attractions on Great Yarmouth’s Golden Mile.

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    Peter Pan at Norwich Theatre Royal

    Familar faces fly into the tale of Neverland

    Norwich Threatre Royal’s Peter Pan features a host of familiar faces - from long time panto favoruite Richard Gauntlett to two young stars returning to play Peter Pan and Mrs Darling just weeks after starring in West Side Story. Simon Parkin reports.

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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 proved they can mix it with the Championship's biggest hitters at Derby. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Prosperity is within Norwich City’s grasp again

Norwich City confronted a face from their past on a day that should convince them they control their Championship future.

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