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Budget hotel manager outlines future ambitions amid customer complaints

The manager of several under-fire budget hotels, marketed under the MJB Group label, has outlined plans to either redevelop or sell off the properties.

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Harriet Harman, shadow deputy prime minister, is the guest in Charles Clarke's in-conversation event at the UEA. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Former Norwich MP gives his verdict on leadership race and his successor

If former Norwich MP Charles Clarke were in charge of the job description and judging for a new Labour Party leader, bookies’ favourite Jeremy Corbyn would unsurprisingly not score highly.

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Labour leadership condender Yvette Cooper in Norwich addressing members of the Norwich South branch. Photo : Steve Adams

Cooper vows to fight for every last vote in leadership battle

Yvette Cooper has vowed to fight for every vote until the last minute during a visit to Norwich.

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A young handler and her calf at last year's show. 

Aylsham Show gears up for Bank Holiday Monday crowds

Visitors to the Aylsham Show on Monday should escape any Bank Holiday downpours.

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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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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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