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Richard Laxen, who is embarking on another fundraising 'quest' in tribute to his son Sean.

Norfolk dad’s plea for people to stay safe near water

The father of a Norfolk boy who drowned in a holiday tragedy has urged people to stay safe when around water this summer.

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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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Major fire at a fish and chip shop on Beach Road in Hemsby.

Picture: James Bass

Hemsby vows to pull together after ‘devastating’ chip shop blaze

Villagers and businesses in Hemsby have vowed to pull together after a huge fire ripped through a chip shop.

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Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

Norfolk man jailed for more than eight years after admitting sexual abuse

A man has been jailed for more than eight years after admitting sexually abusing a young female.

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Norwich Pride choir. Photo: Submitted

Preparations for ABBA medley at Norwich Pride

Rehearsals are already under way as a giant choir is being assembled for Norwich Pride.

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Business News See all

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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Norfolk has the joint-highest rate of primary school children being permanently excluded in England. Photo: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Are Norfolk’s primary school children really the worst behaved in England?

A councillor has dismissed suggestions Norfolk children are the naughtiest in England after new data revealed it has the highest rate of primary school expulsions in the country.

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Derek James

'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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Stacia Briggs

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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