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There could be a rethink over a proposal to bring in a bylaw to ban skateboarders from parts of Norwich, such as the Memorial Gardens. Photo: Steve Adams

Norwich skateboard ban could be scrapped after last minute rethink

A proposed bylaw, which would have banned skateboarding from parts of the city centre, looks set to be scrapped - after an 11th hour rethink by council bosses.

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Mark Wilson the CEO of Aviva. Picture PA.

Echoes of past Norwich Union merger for uncertain Aviva staff

EDP Business editor Ben Woods analyses the implications for Aviva staff following Friday’s announcement of a potential merger with Friends Life

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Ambulance staff strike at Longwater in Costessey on Monday November 24th,

Video: “To be told you’re not worth a 1 percent pay increase is hugely demoralising” - NHS staff strike across Norfolk and Suffolk

Hundreds of NHS staff in Norfolk and Suffolk went on strike of four hours on Monday morning in a dispute over pay. Many will refuse to work overtime for the rest of the week.

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Flooding under the railway bridge on Green Lane, between Thorpe End and Great Plumstead.
 Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Flooding problems continue in parts of Norfolk after soggy Sunday

The after effects of the heavy rain which swept the region over the weekend were still being felt in Norfolk today.

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Three vehicles were involved in a crash on the A47.

Update: One person injured following crash between two cars and a moped on A47 between Brundall and Norwich

A moped rider has suffered a minor injury after a crash involving two cars on the the Norwich-bound A47 between Brundall and Trowse.

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Aviva's Marble Hall at their Norwich headquarters. Photo: Steve Adams

Aviva share price falls as investors digest Friends Life merger

Friends Life shot to the top of the FTSE 100 risers’ board today with a 7pc climb after the disclosure that it was involved in advance merger talks with Aviva.

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Larking Gowen: City of Norwich Half Marathon 2014 at the Norfolk Showground.

Mens winners.
(L TO R) Glen Watts (2nd)  Dan Watts (1st) and Kojo Kyereme (3rd)

Picture: James Bass

Twins peak as brothers Dan and Glen bag a gold and silver at City of Norwich Half Marathon

Twins Dan and Glen Watts turned the 30th City of Norwich Half Marathon into a brotherly battle for bragging rights.

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Irko Tchakut will be selling fresh olives from Greece at the European Food and Craft Fair

Flavours of the continent come to Norfolk market towns

From Belgian chocolates to Transylvanian glass, the flavour and feel of the continent comes to four Norfolk market towns over the next few weeks as they are transformed into bustling European market places.

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