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The officer leading the investigation into a rape in Lowestoft has expressed concern that the suspect could strike again.

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20:35

A gaping hole was left in the centre of Great Yarmouth’s tourist thoroughfare after a huge fire gutted an indoor market and bowling alley.

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More needs to be done to drive up standards at Suffolk schools, education bosses have said as an annual Ofsted report placed the county at the bottom of a regional table for secondary education.

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Bosses at an Ipswich primary school ranked by Ofsted in a list of consistently under-performing institutions are confident that improvements are being made.

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18:00

Roxy Music legend Bryan Ferry will headline next summer’s Standon Calling festival.

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17:42

Norfolk looks set to see more icy conditions as the Met Office issued another weather warning for the county.

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With Christmas just around the corner, many people are preparing to send Christmas cards and presents to friends and family all over the country, and world.

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UK Live favourites Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox are coming to Norwich to headline the UEA LCR in March as part of their major UK tour.

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In our first Enjoy Cromer More’s Business Heroes videos, we hear from David George Smith, founder of D G Smith Upholsters on Middlebrook Way in Cromer.

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15:53

Four schools in Norfolk have been identified by the education watchdog as not securing a good Ofsted grade in more than 10 years.

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They have been around for over 160 years but are Christmas cards on the way out?

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15:40

A couple’s campaign for a simple £2.50 screening test that could have saved their baby’s life has got a major boost after being confirmed for a UK-wide pilot.

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Al Jazira will bid for an huge shock at the Fifa Club World Cup when they take on Real Madrid in Abu Dhabi – with a Norwich man hoping to mastermind the downfall of a European giant. Michael Bailey spoke to Liam Weeks about the latest chapter of his UAE adventure.

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Scoring hat-tricks is becoming a rather helpful habit for young Norwich City striker Adam Idah.

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13:22

More than 350 people have been arrested in the last year thanks to Norfolk Constabulary’s campaign targeting drug dealing in the county.

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If Episode VII: The Force Awakens crammed everything fans love into one entertaining origin story, the next chapter directed by Rian Johnson adds scope, humour and a spectacular finale that’s one of the highlights of the entire series.

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Supporters cannot wait to see more of James Maddison and Alex Pritchard combining for Norwich City – and one of the duo is just as excited about what the future holds.

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The ghosts of Christmas TV past: TV Editor Stacia Briggs looks at how festive TV schedules have changed since 1936

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11:26

The domestic violence minister will be coming to Norwich to find out more about the case of murdered Norwich mum Kerri McAuley.

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11:22

He is ageless, fiercely energetic, a master of characterisation, a children’s TV icon, accomplished stage actor, and now Derek Griffiths is back as one of the stars of this year’s Norwich Theatre Royal pantomime Sleeping Beauty.

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11:00

Improving schools in Norfolk and Suffolk continue to “claw” themselves up, a watchdog director says - but work is needed on the region’s further education.

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08:17

As dramatic rescues go it was a painstaking process - but there was relief when it was all over.

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07:18

A drink driver who ploughed through the garden of a family home and flipped his car on its side was spotted trying to stand up in the vehicle by a passer by, a court heard.

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Yesterday, 23:07

The decision by Conservative and independent councillors to award themselves an allowance increase has been branded as “unbelievable” by one of the county’s MPs.

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Yesterday, 22:37

An incredible 10-minute hat-trick in front of watching Norwich City boss Daniel Farke has thrust young striker Adam Idah into the spotlight at Carrow Road.

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Yesterday, 21:30

It was a wonderful night for a wonderful time of the year, with one of Norwich’s oldest churches the perfect setting for a celebration of Christmas.

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Yesterday, 20:00

The Witches of Oz will fly into Bristol next month for the musical phenomenon Wicked.

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Yesterday, 19:41

A rare weather phenomenon has been recorded in East Anglia.

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Yesterday, 19:05

The incident has sparked a campaign asking people to ‘bin smart’.

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Yesterday, 18:11

A celebratory ceremony was held as the final slab was cast on a new city centre student accommodation complex in Norwich.

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Yesterday, 17:49

Snow and ice proved no deterrent to early morning coffee drinkers at Great Yarmouth’s refurbished Troll Cart pub this morning.

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Yesterday, 17:44

A new weather warning has been issued for ice across Norfolk and Waveney.

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Yesterday, 17:44

A worker escaped injury when a flare exploded in his hands at an East Cambs recycling centre.

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Yesterday, 17:14

The first dress rehearsal for Norwich Theatre Royal’s Christmas pantomime went underway today.

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Yesterday, 16:58

The Red Arrows and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight could be zooming past the skies above our heads soon.

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Yesterday, 15:06

A worker escaped injury when a flare exploded in his hands at an East Cambs recycling centre.

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Yesterday, 14:41

Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band will perform in Bury St Edmunds this month.

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Yesterday, 12:49

A flurry of fury is raining down on councillors who voted to give themselves a big increase in their allowances.

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Yesterday, 12:00

Dogs Trust Ilfracombe has revealed the bizarre excuses why people gave up their dog last Christmas, including ‘he was a secret Santa’ and ‘he pants too much’.

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Yesterday, 11:49

Police have seen a spike in crashes on Norfolk’s roads after freezing temperatures hit the county.

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Yesterday, 11:03

Christmas came early for the residents of a care home when some Little Elves came to visit.

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Yesterday, 09:56

Multi-platinum selling artist Craig David has been announced as the first act for next year’s Newmarket Nights.

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Yesterday, 09:35

Norwich Airport has reponed following an earlier closure do the icy conditions.

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Yesterday, 09:34

County councillors have voted to increase their allowances at a time when services across Norfolk are facing cuts - a move blasted as “obnoxious” by opposition councillors.

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Yesterday, 09:03

Drivers are facing travel delays as Norfolk wakes up to freezing temperatures.

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Yesterday, 08:45

Residents and business owners in Ferry Road, Horning met on Friday to discuss a way forward in dealing with recent repeated flooding of the road.

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Yesterday, 08:08

A city centre apartment block is charging £15,000 for parking spaces as it sells almost 200 new homes.

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Yesterday, 07:43

Jamal Lewis is on the fast track to Norwich City’s Championship line up.

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Yesterday, 07:00

Ahead of Norwich City’s next FA Youth Cup adventure starting against Barnsley at Carrow Road tonight, DAVID FREEZER looks back on a lively recent history in the competition for the young Canaries.

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Yesterday, 06:44

A Norwich target shooting club that has produced international champions is appealing for assistance in finding new premises after Norfolk County Council terminated the lease for a building used by the group.

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Yesterday, 05:30

Norwich City fan Alfie Payne is living the dream as he prepares to lead his club into FA Youth Cup battle on Tuesday against Barnsley (KO 7pm).

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Mon, 23:40

Norwich has welcomed a dusting of snow.

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Mon, 20:00

Sci-fi franchise Star Wars returns to the big screen on Thursday and Weston’s Odeon is offering Mercury readers a chance to win tickets to see the keenly-anticipated release.

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Mon, 18:29

Our front page headline sums it up - what a flaming cheek. For the past few months we have heard from our county council leaders that savings and cuts are needed. They have said, accurately, that the money the government gives them is not enough - and that something has got to give.

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Mon, 18:01

Nwes, which has bases in Norwich, Great Yarmouth, King’s Lynn and Lowestoft, has created a short film called The Elves and the Shoemaker, which is based on the 1806 fairy tale of the same name.

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Mon, 17:32

Motorists are being warned to be careful as they wake up to icy conditions on Tuesday morning.

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Mon, 17:29

The mother of missing RAF airman Corrie McKeague has spoken of her “immeasurable” peace of mind after police have this afternoon confirmed that they have ruled out he is in a Milton landfill site.

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Mon, 16:58

Listen to the latest edition of the pinkun.com Norwich City podcast, as we discuss the glimmer of light offered by the Canaries’ 3-1 Championship win over Sheffield Wednesday at Carrow Road.

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Mon, 16:53

With winter upon us many people will be paying visits to the doctors for annual flu jabs.

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Mon, 16:52

We caught up with Hannah Miller from multi intrumentalist band Moulettes ahead of their headline show at Norwich Arts Centre on December 19.

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Mon, 16:00

A Cambridgeshire artist has created a children’s storybook-style mini film to help explain the corruption behind the vaginal mesh implant scandal.

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Mon, 15:59

An extra £19.25m has been set aside for the cost of the over budget Norwich Northern Distributor Road - but councillors warned they want reassurance that lessons are learned.

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Mon, 15:58

Christmas came early to a primary school in Norwich after a visit from some festive friends.

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Mon, 15:26

Actor and television presenter Keith Chegwin has died aged just 60.

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Mon, 13:53

Norwich City begin their FA Youth Cup quest against Barnsley at Carrow Road on Tuesday with head coach David Wright urging his young Canaries to forget the hype and focus on business.

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Mon, 13:39

The East of England Co-op is offering a reward of £20,000 for information that leads to the conviction of the criminals behind a recent spate of ram raids.

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Mon, 11:20

Whilst most of Cambridgeshire got its first taste of snow at the weekend, our reporter Ben Jolley was enjoying more of it than most care to experience.

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Mon, 11:16

Norwich Ice Rink returns to Castle Mall Gardens this December, sponsored by Sleeping Beauty at Norwich Theatre Royal.

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Mon, 10:46

Rock giants Kasabian have announced a special gig as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series at Thetford Forest.

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Mon, 10:24

This is the moment an absconder attempts a crawl away and hide from police officers - only to be captured on camera by a drone and arrested.

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Mon, 10:00

The highly anticipated return to the stunning Star Wars universe has landed, and we have more tickets up for grabs to see it at the Curzon.

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Mon, 09:59

Staff at a Gorleston care home found a festive way to raise awareness of dementia.

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Mon, 09:55

Detectives investigating the alleged rape of a woman have released CCTV footage of two men they wish to speak to.

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Mon, 09:01

Norfolk has escaped the worst of the snow which is causing disruption across Britain but there is a warning of overnight ice.

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Mon, 08:38

Sledges were dusted off and snowmen were built by the dozen as Huntingdonshire woke up to snow on Sunday.

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Mon, 06:30

“Complete idiots” - that is how 57 people arrested on suspicion of drink or drug-driving in Norfolk and Suffolk in just over a week since the launch of a festive crackdown have been described.

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Mon, 06:02

A long time coming and almost worth the wait – MICHAEL BAILEY sums up Norwich City’s 3-1 win over Sheffield Wednesday at Carrow Road with his six things learned.

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Mon, 06:00

Craig David will headline a concert at Newmarket Racecourses next summer.

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Mon, 06:00

A merger of Norfolk and Suffolk’s police control rooms could be back on the cards - but still faces the obstacle of persuading Suffolk’s reluctant police and crime commissioner.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Much of Norfolk might have only had a light dusting of snow but motorists have been warned to take care on the roads as dropping temperatures bring icy patches.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Donating a little can have a huge impact – that is the message from a journalist and domestic abuse charity patron who is backing our campaign in memory of a murdered Norwich mother.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

As Norwich City finally put to bed their winless run in the EFL Championship and at Carrow Road, Michael Bailey dishes out his video verdict and ratings following the Canaries’ 3-1 home victory over Sheffield Wednesday.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

One of the many festive events held in Norwich during the run up to Christmas was Soul Church’s Christmas show.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

When things have been so tough, one win can turn everything on its head – and James Maddison is hoping that will be Norwich City’s story following their stirring second-half comeback.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

For most youngsters, playing a racing game on their computer is the closest they can get to getting behind the wheel of a car.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

With a dusting of snow and the jingle of sleigh bells in the distance, Eaton Park hosted a festive fun run on Sunday, December 10.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

DIY SOS and Who Dares Wins host Nick Knowles has long had a secret yearning for music. Now the presenter-turned-singer, who has fond memories of growing up in East Anglia, has released his debut album — at the age of 55.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

An air ambulance was seen landing in Wymondham this morning.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

It was at one stage banned from the county’s roadsides - but that doesn’t seem to stop this giant sculpture from trotting back into view.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Snow arrived on cue, with parts of Norfolk waking to a dusting of the white stuff.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Hertfordshire as heavy snowfall continues in the county.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Norwich City picked up their first victory in eight Championship matches with a 3-1 home win over Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday evening – and here’s your chance to rate how the Canaries players performed.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Daniel Farke hailed Norwich City’s character to end their wretched Championship winless run against Sheffield Wednesday.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from Carrow Road

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Saturday, December 9, 2017

James Maddison conceded just how tough things had been during Norwich City’s barren run – before lapping up good feeling following a return to winning ways against Sheffield Wednesday.

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Saturday, December 9, 2017

Outbreaks of sleet and snow could fall over large parts of the county as the Met Office issued a weather warning for the region.

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Saturday, December 9, 2017

The brother of a man stabbed to death at his family home more than 30 years ago marked the anniversary of his killing by calling for an inquiry into a police force’s handling of the murder investigation.

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Saturday, December 9, 2017

A beach clean will be held at the end of December, and it will be a pivotal step in securing Plastic-Free Coastline status for Weston.

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Saturday, December 9, 2017

A man has died after his car was in collision with a lorry.

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