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The A&E department at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Picture: Denise Bradley

Watchdog to keep close eye on under pressure Norfolk hospital

A health watchdog has pledged to keep a close eye on the performance of Norfolk’s biggest hospital after its chief executive admitted that the standard of care was not what she would expect for her loved ones.

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Norwich Crown Court.

Man beaten, tortured and falsely imprisoned at Norwich property

A man was beaten up, tortured, falsely imprisoned at a property in Norwich and then kidnapped after he gave away a drugs package he was supposed to be looking after and spent much of the proceeds on getting drunk in a Prince of Wales nightclub, a court has heard.

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Barbara Hedley, 90, from Beeston Regis.
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Barbara’s six hour agony shows that ambulance trust has a long way to go

Stories about a Norfolk pensioner’s six hour wait for an ambulance and concerns about increased pressure on the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital have highlighted further cracks in the NHS. But how worried should we be? Health correspondent ADAM GRETTON reports.

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Last Dance at the Royal British Legion, Aylsham Road. Norwich.

Last three members left to right Irene Arger, Beth Corston and Ave Kett, front.

 The Womens Branch of the Royal British Legion, Aylsham Road that has disbanded, and along with it their weekly tea dance that has been going since 1980. Photo: Steve Adams

Curtain falls on 30 years of fundraising tea dances at Jubilee Hall

After 30 years of music, dancers took to the floor for the last time at the former Royal British Legion community centre on Aylsham Road, ahead of its closure.

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Carole Bundock, Jayne Evans and Christian Bone at the Celebrating Age event at the Forum. Photo: Bill Smith

Four day event begins to celebrate later life in Norfolk

Some of the projects that bring young and older people together in Norfolk were celebrated yesterday at the launch of an event aimed at promoting the positive aspects of ageing.

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Alan Wright with his Shower Power Booster invention that was rejected by Dargon's Den. Photo: Steve Adams

Dragons’ Den failure has not held back Norwich entrepreneur

The words ‘I’m out’ too often spell the end for an invention before it has even left the drawing board.

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From the kill-or-cure hangover cure Bloody Mary to the sophisticated Cosmopolitan, the exotic Mai Tai to the shaken-but-not-stirred Martini, a cocktail is always a party in a glass.

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Children's shortbread at the Crusty Corner Bakery, a local craft bakery using traditional methods. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norfolk’s new campaign encourages you to try your local bakery

Go local and try your nearest craft bakery - that’s the plea to shoppers as bakeries across Norfolk join in a national campaign highlighting the quality and variety of bread, cakes and pies in the local stores.

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