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Tory candidate for Norwich South announced

The woman chosen to contest the Norwich South seat as Conservative candidate at next year’s general election, and potentially become the first Tory MP in the constituency since 1987, is a 34-year-old woman from Surrey.

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The scene of the river rescue at Riverside just before the Norwich City match started.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

‘If we had not seen him, who knows what would have happened’ - Norwich City fans rescue man from River Wensum

A Norwich City fan last night spoke of the dramatic moment he and other Canaries fans helped rescue an injured man found in the river before their team’s kick-off on Saturday.

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GPs are warning that waiting times could get longer because of a recruitment crisis.

Doctors warn of longer waiting times for GP appointments in Norfolk and Suffolk

Senior doctors have warned patients to expect more delays after new figures revealed that almost a sixth of Norfolk and Suffolk residents have to wait more than a week for a GP appointment.

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Peter Millington has just given his 100th blood donation, 
he gave his first in Mauritius in 1965 during a military emergency.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Peter joins the 100 club almost 50 years after giving his first unit of blood during an emergency in Mauritius

Peter Millington did not hesitate when he was asked to roll up his sleeve as a result of an emergency whilst working thousands of miles from home.

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Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault at Sundown Festival.

Appeal after teenager assaulted at Sundown Festival camp site

A witness appeal has been launched after a teenager was assaulted at the Sundown Festival.

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David Williams, left, and Steve Law. Pic: Daniel Kennedy.

Melton Constable entrepreneur to launch Dad’s Boats at Southampton Boat Show

Norfolk entrepreneur Stephen Pitkethly will be realising his father-in-law’s dream when he launches an innovative craft at the Southampton Boat Show next month.

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A new classroom is craned onto the site of Edward Worlledge school

Classrooms mark new era for Great Yarmouth school

New classrooms have been craned onto the site of a Great Yarmouth school as it prepares to take on extra pupils.

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Derek James

A scene from the Norwich floods of 1912.

Photo gallery: The heavens opened, and then came the floods of tears - when a month’s worth of rain hit Norwich

It has been a year when floods and high tides have caused heartache and misery for many people in Norfolk and Norwich but these photographs illustrate the great flood which hit during this week in 1912 and the death and destruction it caused.

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Stacia Briggs

Afternoon tea at the Assembly House. Picture: Denise Bradley

Norwich Food and Drink Festival dates to get your teeth into

It’s the largest event of its kind in the country and it’s right here in our fine county – the Norfolk Food and Drink Festival 2014 celebrates a delicious decade this year and has a programme of events guaranteed to whet every appetite. STACIA BRIGGS reveals some of the highlights of the first half of the festival.

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