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East Anglian rail campaign launch gives passengers a say

Rail passengers on the main line between the region and London’s Liverpool Street can now sign up to show their support for a new campaign to improve services.

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Children, staff, parents and guests celebrate Ducketts Pre-School's new £300k home.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Norwich youngsters celebrate move into new £300,000 pre-school home

A Norwich pre-school has marked the official opening of its new £300,000 building, which is part of a £2m drive to boost the number of childcare places in the city.

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Belmore Plantation, part of Thorpe Woods, which has been saved from development. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Victory for Thorpe campaigners in their long fight to save woods from development

A four-year fight to save a historic woodland from development has ended after councillors voted to save it.

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Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Woman trapped under car in Wroxham

A woman was trapped under a car in Wroxham this evening, with paramedics still on scene.

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Urban sprawl or vital growth? See all

Proposals would see 95 per cent of homes in Norfolk and Suffolk covered by broadband.

Pot of gold! Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire receive £60m for roads, rail, education and broadband improvements

Better broadband, new roads and college buildings will be built in Norfolk and Suffolk amid a multi-million diversion of government funds which the prime minister claims will create “real change” in the region.

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Latest Crime Stories See all

Aaron Fisher was sentenced to 44 months in prison for attempted robbery and possession of a blade. Picture: NORFOLK CONSTABULARY

Teenager with foot-long knife who attempted to rob Woodside News in Norwich, jailed for 44 months

A teenager who brandished a foot-long knife in an attempted robbery at a convenience store in Norwich has been jailed for 44 months.

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Sport Relief: Community Cash Latest See all

Chermond gymnastics club has been given £988 to buy new springboards. The money comes from Sport Relief community cash fund and has been distributed through the Evening News. Club members Alex Potter, left, and Darcey Reil with the old springboards. Photo: Bill Smith

Sport Relief Community Cash: £50,000 handed out to good causes across Norwich

Community groups across Norwich have been given a vital boost with £50,000 of Sport Relief Community Cash.

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Business News See all

Mike Britch, boss of Norse Group

Norse’s £40m vision to boost Norfolk services

The boss of Norse Group wants to capitalise on a record year for the business by injecting £40m into Norfolk services.

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Schools See all

More parents have been fined for taking their children out of school for holidays

More parents given fines for taking children out of school for holidays

The number of parents being fined for taking their children out of school in term-time is on the rise, with 119 more fixed penalty notices issued across the region than last year.

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Derek James

One of a series of slides taken by Roy Male from the top of the J J Colman building in Carrow Road in September 1977 and never before published.

Roy’s nostalgic look back to autumn 1977 in Norwich

It’s all starting again. Thousands of Norwich City fans are preparing another tense season at Carrow Road... just the way they were when these pictures were taken at the start of the 1977 season.

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Stacia Briggs

Pot Noodle, a staple of Stacia Briggs' shelf.

Opinion: Forget artisan bread and probiotic yoghurt, my kitchen staples are Pot Noodles and potatoes

What are your kitchen essentials? Whatever they are, if you can honestly claim that one of them is “exotic grains” then you’re no reader of mine.

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