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  • Nearly 300 homes and businesses left without power

    Nearly 300 city homes and businesses are without electricity after a power cut.  UK Power Networks engineers were alerted to the issue affecting those living in Bowthorpe just before 7pm.  A spokesman for the company said: "We believe the issue

  • City salon relocating as it transitions into 'new era'

    A city hair salon has announced it is entering "a new era" as it looks to implement a “reworked” business model.  Hairsmiths was launched by Deb Dominic in 2011 and it is currently based in a Grade II-listed building at the heart of Norwich in 

  • WATCH: Fire crew tackles blaze at children's play park

    Parents and children looked on in shock after a fire broke out in a city play park. The blaze happened when an area of soft asphalt under a climbing frame was seemingly set on fire at Bowers Avenue Park, also known as Spa Park, off Boundary Road

  • City bakery named one of the best in Britain

    A Norwich bakery has been listed as one of the best to visit in the country. The Telegraph has named Dozen, the artisan bakery in the heart of the Golden Triangle, as one of Britain’s best which is "worth queuing up for". The independent bakery

  • Giant Yorkshire pudding wrap firm opening in Norwich

    A company promising the "ultimate roast dinner experience" by putting a twist on the British classic is opening in Norwich.  Founded in Norwich during the winter of 2019, Giant Yorkshire Roast Co. is opening its first permanent site at Castle Quarter

  • Gaming centre opens as community's kids had 'nowhere to go'

    A youth-focused gaming centre has opened in a Norfolk town. Mike Sampson, a Wymondham business owner who owns and operates the Gentleman Barber Shop in Ayton Road, launched the new venture after noticing local kids had "hardly anywhere to go".

  • Fast-growing city festival expanding into Norwich Castle

    A fast-growing city festival is returning for its second year and expanding into a Norwich landmark. The Norwich Games Convention was a huge success when it launched at The Halls last summer, with around 1,300 people attending. With their original

  • Discovery of cannabis factory sees man sent to prison

    A man has been jailed for eight months after a cannabis factory was discovered in the city last month.  Ermir Gjocera, 22, of no fixed address, was found hiding in the cannabis factory in Ranworth Road, Earlham, on February 6. Police seized

  • Bands with brain tumour links perform in city concert

    A rocking music event has taken place at one of Norwich's well-known music venues. The Brickmakers pub in Sprowston Road hosted the charity music day for Brain Tumour Research on Saturday. All bands that participated have been personally affected

  • Travel agents fund lifesaving defibrillator

    A travel agency has raised funds to install a defibrillator and continue its long-term charitable support. Fred Olsen Travel Agents recently raised £1,565 for Heart 2 Heart Norfolk. The money has been used to install a defibrillator outside