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Aug 31, 2021

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Man questioned over charity shop theft
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Man questioned over charity shop theft

Aug 18, 2021

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Sean’s going home after covid ordeal
Jul 26, 2021 3 mins read
Sean’s going home after covid ordeal

Sean Hunte has spent almost the whole of 2021 in hospital after suffering serious covid-19 complications. And now, after 203 days in the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, he has left hospital to continue his recovery at home.

Cromer’s peerless pier show is back and flying high!
Jul 21, 2021 2 mins read
Cromer’s peerless pier show is back and flying high!

Oh, Cromer Pier show – it’s good to have you back, writes Richard Batson

Vandals attack golf course
Mar 29, 2021 1 min read
Vandals attack golf course

An attack by vandals has meant that the course at Sprowston Manor Hotel and Country Club has been unable to reopen to golfers on the first day that lockdown restrictions were eased.

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Mar 27, 2021 2 mins read
Police move to allay dog theft fears

A rash of posts on social media provoking concerns about dog thieves has led to police issuing a statement to put minds at rest.

Chief constable set to retire
Mar 24, 2021 2 mins read
Chief constable set to retire

Norfolk’s Chief Constable Simon Bailey has today announced he will retire in June after completing 35 years’ service with the police.

Roxanne’s running to make memories
Mar 18, 2021 2 mins read
Roxanne’s running to make memories

Unable to take part in the annual Memory Walk in aid of the Alzhheimer’s Society, Sheringham mum Roxanne Demmen decided to organise her own sponsored event to raise much-needed funds.

Neglected horses have a new life
Mar 16, 2021 2 mins read
Neglected horses have a new life

Nineteen horses and ponies saved from neglect at a Welsh rescue centre are now enjoying happier new lives thanks to Redwings Horse Sanctuary.

Mammoth event lined up!
Mar 4, 2021 2 mins read
Mammoth event lined up!

A mighty herd of mammoths will follow this year’s fearsome group of T-rex sculptures for the popular Break GoGoDiscover trail of 2022.

Fringe is back – online!
Feb 26, 2021 3 mins read
Fringe is back – online!

Norwich Fringe Festival is making a welcome return after six years – as an online TV channel.

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Feb 22, 2021 3 mins read
County council sets its budget

Money for libraries, flooding response and children’s services has been included in the Norfolk County Council budget for recovery, which was decided today.

Councillor’s ‘hedge fund’ call
Feb 19, 2021 2 mins read
Councillor’s ‘hedge fund’ call

A county councillor has called for a local “Hedge Fund” to restore hedgerows after recent snowfall caused chaos on the county’s country roads.

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Feb 10, 2021 3 mins read
Warning over “treacherous” roads as temperatures plunge

Motorists are being advised to take extra care on Norfolk’s roads tonight as temperatures are expected to plummet, leading to treacherous and icy roads.

Stay home, stay safe message as more snow arrives
Feb 9, 2021 3 mins read
Stay home, stay safe message as more snow arrives

People being urged to stay safe, and off the roads, as more snow arrived overnight.

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Feb 9, 2021 2 mins read
Council tax rise to be considered

County council budget proposals, including a 3.99pc rise in council tax, will be considered by the authority’s scrutiny committee this month.