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A group of brave fund-raisers have taken a social media charity challenge to another level after taking part in a mass ice bucket challenge.

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Dr Wendy Thomson, the new chief executive of Norfolk County Council.
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Challenging times ahead as new Norfolk County Council chief takes the helm

The new top officer at Norfolk County Council has acknowledged the scale of the challenge she faces at an authority she admits has been through a “rough patch”.

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Network Rail boss says he will “take every step” to avoid long delays as he confirms planned Ipswich engineering work will go ahead

Network Rail has pledged to “take every step” to avoid a repeat of the long delays and cancellations which hit rail commuters this week as it confirmed it would go ahead with planned engineering work in Ipswich this weekend,

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Schools, universities and employers have more to do to help rural children overcome hurdles to top jobs - Gillian Shephard

Schools, universities and employers must do more to overcome the hurdles rural children face in getting top jobs, a former education secretary has said.

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The dynamic coast - how nature in Norfolk has fought back after the storm surge of December 5

The storm surge on the night of December 5 last year saw millions of tonnes of seawater crash over the shingle barrier at Blakeney Point, Cley and Salthouse Marshes.

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Melton Constable entrepreneur to launch Dad’s Boats at Southampton Boat Show

Norfolk entrepreneur Stephen Pitkethly will be realising his father-in-law’s dream when he launches an innovative craft at the Southampton Boat Show next month.

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Norfolk and Norwich Food Festival 2014 launch event at the Aseembly House, Norwich. Photo: Steve Adams

Ten years of celebrating the best of Norfolk produce

It’s time to celebrate a decade of fantastic food and delicious drink. The Norfolk Food and Drink Festival 2014 has been officially launched with six weeks of celebration to look forward to. STACIA BRIGGS joined almost 300 guests at The Assembly House in Norwich to kick-start the festival.

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