Dana Creedon who was the victim of a sexual assault in Norwich. Photo : Steve Adams

A young woman who was sexually assaulted as she walked home from a night out in Norwich has told of her ordeal.

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Martin Olsson admits the collapse of his dramatic deadline day move to West Brom may be a blessing in disguise with Norwich City closing in on the Premier League.

Scotland's Steven Whittaker expects a different type of test in Sunday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Group D minnows Gibraltar. Photo: Richard Sellers/PA Wire.

Norwich City and Scotland defender Steven Whittaker has plenty of practice this season dealing with the unique challenge posed by Euro 2016 minnows Gibraltar on Sunday at Hampden Park.

Russell Martin has been impressed by Alex Neil's impact at Norwich City. 
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Russell Martin is in no doubt Alex Neil has all the attributes to cast the same successful spell on Norwich City as Paul Lambert.

Norwich manager Alex Neil will handle the pressure of a Championship promotion run-in. 
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Norwich City boss Alex Neil will not wilt in the intense heat of a Championship promotion battle.

Norwich City midfielder Wes Hoolahan limped away from training ahead of the Republic of Ireland's Euro 2016 qualifier. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City’s talisman Wes Hoolahan suffered an injury scare in the build up to the Republic of Ireland’s vital Euro 2016 qualifier against Poland on Sunday.

Harry Toffolo in action for Swindon Town. Picture: Dave Evans.

Norwich City youngster Harry Toffolo is relishing his return to the England youth set-up.


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Former Norwich City favourite Dion Dublin was known for his ability as a top class striker on the football pitch.

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Housebuilders and developers must place economic and social sustainability on the same footing as meeting environmental targets when designing or revamping homes and communities, a conference in Norfolk heard today.

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Work has begun on the onshore cabling which will connect a new Norfolk offshore wind farm to the National Grid.

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Southwold-based Adnams today announced increased annual sales and profits, and confirmed a £7.5million investment in its brewing and distilling operations.

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Foundation work is under way for two new medium-sized industrial units at Beacon Park, in Gorleston, as the enterprise zone site continues to set the pace for economic growth in the borough.

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Slavishly adapted from Disney’s classic 1950 animated musical, Kenneth Branagh’s live action version of the fairy-tale romance doesn’t skimp on the period detail.

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Six books have been shortlisted for a prize celebrating literature associated with or influenced by East Anglia.

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TV scouts are to visit a Norwich pub to search for the next big singer to feature on this year’s X-Factor.

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Ben Youngs has been voted into sixth place in voting for the RBS Six Nations Player of the Championship award, which has been won by Ireland captain Paul O’Connell.

Regular readers will know that I’m not a fan of international breaks and the way that they interrupt the flow of a season.

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At last this season has truly come alive – what a shame we’re now in the middle of a frustrating international break and after that have only a handful of games left to enjoy.

Alex Neil has raised the standards at Carrow Road since his arrival in January. 
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This year marks the 113th birthday of Norwich City. I have to confess I haven’t done the exact maths, but I estimate the Canaries have played more than 5,500 matches since being formed in 1902.

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