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Assistant Psychologist at the Trust, Lance Karasava, travelled to Westminster with Susanna, left, and Katie.

Young bloggers help shape mental health services

Two young bloggers who have shared their experiences of coping with mental health issues are helping to shape the future of services across the UK.

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Supporting Red Nose Day - NCFC players left to right Jonny Howson, Seb Bassong, Bradley Johnson, Gary Hooper and Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe. Photo : Denise Bradley

Norwich City footballers show their funny side in support of Red Nose Day

Norwich players have had plenty to smile about since Sunday’s derby day victory – and yesterday they got funny for money as they threw their support behind the Red Nose Day campaign.

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Norfolk Car Club car at Chapelfield East

Car club to add six extra locations around Norwich

A car club scheme in Norwich will be adding six new cars at six new locations across the city over the next two months.

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Environmental feature at the new Open Academy, Heartsease, Norwich.

Apprentice fair to be held tomorrow to encourage school leavers to take up positions

Students from five secondary schools in Norfolk will be attending an event in Norwich tomorrow which will aim to inform and encourage them to take up an apprenticeship.

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Latitude Festival in 2014. Picture: Ben Kendall/PA Wire

Noel Gallagher, Alt-J and Portishead among first acts announced for Latitude Festival 2015

A host of big names have been announced for the 10th edition of Latitude Festival.

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Sam Smith, who will be appearing at Thetford Forest on July 3.

Sam Smith joins Taylor Swift as latest name for region’s big summer of music

Sam Smith is just the latest hot ticket in what is set to be our region’s big 2015 summer of music. Reporter Andrew fitchett looks at how Norfolk and Suffolk look like being the go-to destinations for pop lovers this year as a constellation of stars come to our part of the world.

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Norwich City's Bradley Johnson celebrates his goal against Ipswich Town during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road. Photo: PA

How fast? We calculate the speed of Bradley Johnson’s stunning derby day strike

It’s been one of the big talking points of Norwich City’s derby day victory.

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Robert Kett, under the Oak of Reformation at his Great Camp on Mousehold Heath, Norwich, receives the Earl of Warwick's Herald, August 22 1549.

Painting by Samuel Wale (1721-1786), oil on canvas, about 1740s

Picture in the Bridewell Museum, Norwich

Can you help bring Kett’s rebellion to life on stage? Call goes out to help tell tale of hero once seen as a traitor

He was a revolutionary who set aside his privileged position to fight for the rights of countrymen around England.

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Comedian Alan Davies will be among those performing at Latitude Festival 2015. Picture: PA

Alan Davies, Jason Manford and Jack Dee among comedy acts announced for Latitude Festival

The first acts of Latitude Festival’s 10th edition have been announced.

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Elizabeth Field pictured at her daughter Samantha's wedding in London, 2009. Picture by: David Willems

‘She was very inspiring and very motivating’ Tributes to former Gorleston teacher

Tributes have been paid to a much-loved former teacher described as having a “magical gift” with children who has died at the age of 66.

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Police containing Ipswich fans to and from Carrow Road for the derby match betwen Norwich City and Ipswich Town. Photo : Steve Adams

Norwich City investigating coin throwing incident during Canaries’ fourth straight East Anglian Derby victory

Norwich City has confirmed it is investigating an incident in which one of its stewards was hit by a coin during the 2-0 win over arch rivals Ipswich at Carrow Road.

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Police are appealing for information

Police appeal for information after death of man who lived in Wymondham care home

Police are appealing for help to trace the next of kin of a man from a Wymondham care home who died aged 88.

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Norfolk Winter School Games 2015.
Norfolk Snowsports Club at Whitlingham.
Yr 7-11 Skiing.

Picture: James Bass

Gallery: Norfolk Winter School Games continues today

On Friday the Norfolk Winter School Games was kicked off in style when youngsters from across Norfolk took part in sports including skiing.

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Sam Smith, who will be appearing at Thetford Forest on July 3.

Sam Smith to play Thetford Forest live gig this summer

Grammy-award winning vocalist Sam Smith has been announced as the final name in this summer’s Thetford Forest live music line-up.

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All the way from California for the derby match - Graham Yallop, left with his brothers The Canary Fairy, Shaun Yallop and Geoff Yallop. Photo : Steve Adams

Norwich supporter makes 5,500 mile trip to see his beloved Canaries in the East Anglian derby

For some a trip down to see their beloved Norwich City is just a stone’s throw down the road.

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