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Basil Todd when he bought Palmers in Dereham .

Well-known businessman Basil Todd has died

A prominent Norfolk businessman has died following a battle with cancer.

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Firefighters called to a house fire in Great Yarmouth

Firefighters were called to a house fire in Great Yarmouth today.

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One of the new Norwich park and ride buses. Pic: Submitted.

New £3.3m bus fleet in Norwich park and ride shake-up

A major shake-up of Norwich’s park and ride service will be launched in just over a week, with bosses having spent £3.3m on a new fleet of buses.

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Police are appealing for witnesses. Picture: PA/Joe Giddens

Man’s cheekbone fractured in Great Yarmouth attack

A man suffered a fractured cheekbone after he was attacked in Great Yarmouth.

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HSBC Tower in Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London,. Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

HSBC under fire as pre-bank holiday glitches stop payments

Payments by one of Britain’s biggest banks have seized up on the day when millions are expecting to receive their salaries and ahead of the bank holiday weekend.

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Schools See all

The government has announced headline figures from this year's end-of-primary-school exams.

Small improvement in primary school exam results in Norfolk - but Suffolk moves ahead

Norfolk has seen a minor improvement in the proportion of children reaching the expected standard in reading, writing and maths by the time they leave primary school.

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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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