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Firefighters have begun four days of strike action in a dispute over changes to their pension scheme. Photo: Tim Goode/PA Wire

Firefighters in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire begin four days of strike action

Fire and rescue services across the region were called out a number of times tonight, as a 999 service continued to operate as four days of strike action got underway.

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Frightening goings on at the Spooky City Hallowe'en event at the Castle, with Mia Frary, 12, left, and her sister, Josie, 7. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Video and Photo Gallery: Ghosts, ghouls, witches and wizards join Halloween procession through streets of Norwich

Witches, ghosts, skeletons, zombies and other unspeakable things which go bump in the night made a terrifying appearance in Norwich city centre.

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Scene of an incident at Station Road, Lingwood involving a train striking the level crossing barriers.

Picture: James Bass

Video and photo gallery: Disruption on Norwich to Great Yarmouth trains continues after crash at Lingwood station

Disruption is continuing after a train crashed at Lingwood station between Great Yarmouth and Norwich.

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Southwold beach on another warm sunny day in October.
Iona (left) and Isobel Jenkins enjoying the beach.

Soaring temperatures smash the record for the warmest Halloween in Britain - with East Anglia reaching 21C

It has felt more like the height of summer than the end of October today, as unseasonably high temperatures smashed the record for the warmest Halloween in Britain.

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David Umney and Carl Watson at Norwich Crown Court.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Builder is jailed after ‘cowboy’ firm inflicts misery on more than 70 Norfolk homeowners

A builder has been jailed after leaving more than 70 homeowners thousands of pounds out of pocket.

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Adminstrators have been called in at PCS Brands, which has a factory near Fakenham. .Photo: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Uncertain future for Norfolk factory as administrators called in

Norfolk workers at a cookware company which has gone into administration have been spared instant redundancy.

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The Open Academy. Photo: Jerry Daws

Proposed state-of-the-art football pitch at the Open Academy could transform the grassroots game in Norwich

Grassroots football in Norwich could be transformed by plans for a state-of-the-art floodlit artificial grass pitch (AGP) at a Norwich high school, its proponents have said.

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Derek James

The Guildhall, Norwich.

The colourful criminal history of Norwich’s Guildhall

It is a building which is a glorious example of the flint work Norwich was so famous for...and one which is at long last opening its doors and welcoming back the people it has served in so many ways for centuries.

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