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Ivo Pinto has nailed down a starting spot in Norwich City's defence. 
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Ivo Pinto admits he is still blown away by Norwich City’s support.

Wes Hoolahan in action for Norwich City against Preston during the FA Cup match at Deepdale in 2015.

Preston North End are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Jonny Howsonis set to miss out again for Norwich City against Preston on Saturday. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Jonny Howson is losing his fitness battle to be fit for Norwich City’s Championship game against Preston North End.

Ted MacDougall scored a hat-trick for Norwich City against Aston Villa in August 1975.

 Picture: Archant.

Ted MacDougall was a prolific goal machine at Norwich City. Paddy Davitt catches up with the returning Scot.

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Valley Farmhouse in Holt

Tucked away, within a stone’s throw of Holt, Valley Farmhouse and its flint barns offer a myriad of exciting possibilities.

A whale which  washed up on Old Hunstanton Beach. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Each year an average of 400 to 800 whales, basking sharks, seals, turtles, dolphins and porpoises are stranded along the UK’s coastline. As yet another sea creature loses its life on a local beach, we look back at Norfolk’s unfortunate history with whales.

Lisa Angel, Norwich. Christmas window display

‘Twas the week before Halloween, when all thro’ the city, shop windows displays were changing, becoming more festive and pretty.

A young mother and child reading a book .  Photo: ©

A survey has found that Goldilocks and the Three Bears is the fine city’s favourite fairy tale.


Dereham's Adam Smith taking a free-kick during the 2016 Norfolk Senior Cup Final victory over Norwich United.

One of the big guns in the Norfolk Senior Cup is certain to go out at the third round stage after the draw saw Dereham Town and Norwich United paired together.

Charlie Clare in action for Northampton Saints against Bath at Franklin's Gardens in September 2016. Picture: Claire Jones/

English rugby’s top flight has reclaimed a Norfolk member this season, as years of hard work at youth level in our region continues to bear fruit at the business end of the game.

Niels-Kristian Iversen in the pits. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn ace Niels-Kristian Iversen is looking to secure a top-eight finish in the final round of the FIM Speedway Grand Prix season this morning.

The Elite League season is finally over for King's Lynn. Photo: IAN BURT

King’s Lynn’s scheduled trip to Leicester on Saturday has been cancelled.

King's Lynn manager Gary Setchell.

Gary Setchell has received a double boost ahead of the trip to Stratford.


Formal groundbreaking ceremony using a six handle shovel at the Outer Harbour in Great Yarmouth. Construction at Peel Ports Great Yarmouth has begun to enhance port infrastructure, as part of works for the offshore Galloper and East Anglia One wind farms.

Great Yarmouth has established itself as the “port of choice” for offshore wind construction in East Anglia, industry leaders were told at a groundbreaking ceremony to signal the start of work on a multi-million-pound upgrade.

EEEGR's House of Commons reception. From left to right: Eric Marston, Oil & Gas Authority area manager for the SNS, Jonathan Cole, managing director of Iberdrola Renewables Offshore, Peter Aldous, Waveney MP, Brandon Lewis, Great Yarmouth MP, Simon Gray, chief executive of the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR), Baroness Neville-Rolfe, minister of state for energy and intellectual property, and Paul Spence, director of strategy and corporate affairs at EDF.

A “considerable prize remains at stake”, energy industry leaders were told at a House of Commons reception.

Government borrowing hit a higher-than-expected £10.6bn in September. Picture: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

The UK’s public finances were in worse shape last month as the Government surprised economists by borrowing a higher-than-expected £10.6bn.

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Punk rock band Stiff Little Fingers will be performing at The Waterfront on Monday, March 27, Photo: © Ashley Maile.

Punk rock band Stiff Little Fingers are bringing their 40th anniversary tour to Norwich next spring.

Stephen Crocker is the new Norwich Theatre Royal chief executive. Photo: Steve Adams/Norwich Theatre Royal.

Championing the Theatre Royal’s new Stage Two centre and building on the theatre’s “hugely enviable” programme of shows are among the priorities for new chief executive Stephen Crocker when he takes over in January.

Fallen Angels, Laura Finnemore and Katie Thompson. Picture: RICHARD BATSON

An old flame ignites a cocktail of comedy and rivalry among two women friends in a drama showcasing young talent at Sheringham.

Barry Mobbs entertains with Rev Simon Lawrence while helpers and contributors relax on the steps of the Font. Picture: MAURICE GRAY

On special occasions, each year, St Mary’s Church in Stalham becomes a bustling venue to display and show off the talents of local artists.

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Red deer stags at RSPB Minsmere.

This fantastic video of two stags was taken by amateur photographer Charles Cuthbert, from Kelsale, at RSPB Minsmere.

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

Two wards have reopened and a third will follow suit next month, according to chiefs at the region’s biggest hospital.

A general view of Gt Yarmouth Police Station. Pic by Keiron Tovell.

Great Yarmouth’s police station is “too large” and “too expensive” to continue to run in its current form.

Stephen Crocker is the new Norwich Theatre Royal chief executive. Photo: Steve Adams/Norwich Theatre Royal.

Championing the Theatre Royal’s new Stage Two centre and building on the theatre’s “hugely enviable” programme of shows are among the priorities for new chief executive Stephen Crocker when he takes over in January.

Norwich City Hall of Famer Ted MacDougall is paying a flying visit to Norwich this weekend. Picture: Archant.

Alex Neil gets Ted MacDougall’s vote to lead Norwich City back to the Premier League.

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