Reporter Kate Scotter trains with one of the Norfolk Urban Search and Rescue teams during water training at Horstead Mill.
Photo by Simon Finlay.

Photo-gallery: Dereham-based rescue team causes quite a splash

They are an award-winning water rescue team and when the floods hit in the UK earlier this year, their services were required hundreds of miles away from their Dereham base. KATE SCOTTER went out with Norfolk’s Urban Search and Rescue Team to discover more about their life-saving work.

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Kay Gelder in K's Burger Bar which has re-opened on the quay at Wells. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Calls to get the tills ringing for flood-hit Wells businesses during carnival week

Calls are being made for crowds to turn out in force during a crucial Wells Carnival week to help traders reclaim some of the losses from December’s floods.

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Flooding at Beatrice Road, in Norwich.

Fed-up people in Norwich street demand action after suffering floods seven times in two months

A Thorpe Hamlet community is demanding urgent help after their street flooded seven times in just two months.

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Flooding in Beatrice Road, Norwich. PIC: Al Harnden.

Photo gallery and flash floods latest: Norwich infant school closed as residents mop up and fire service reveals 120 calls in three chaotic hours

A Norwich school has been forced to close this morning, following the flash floods that triggered 120 fire service calls in three chaotic hours yesterday.

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Flooding in Beatrice Road, Norwich. PIC: Al Harnden.

After the lightning heavy rain and flash flooding hits Norwich area

A deluge of heavy rain has brought chaos to much of the Norwich area with flash floods hitting several parts of the city and train services also affected.

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Firefighters rescue a man from a car stuck in flood water under the railway bridge at Wymondham in June.

Could solution to Wymondham railway bridge flooding be on the horizon?

Work to improve a major flooding hotspot in Wymondham could be carried out within a year if suggested fixes are given the seal of approval.

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Kay Gelder in K's Burger Bar which has re-opened on the quay at Wells. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Wells café reopening is a landmark for town after floods

A Wells café will today be the town’s final business to reopen after the devastating December floods.

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Scenes of devastation after the flood surge at Hemsby.
Homes in The Marrams which have fallen down the cliff onto the beach below.

Picture: James Bass

East Anglia flooding fears as Environment Agency staff face job cuts

Calls have been made to put an immediate stop to the job threat to Environment Agency staff involved in the East Coast floods.

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Car park and garages in Waldemar Park, Hellesdon. Photo: David Sickelmore

Experts give their views on the deluges and flash floods that have hit Norfolk

Deluges and flash floods - it seems as though monsoon season is upon us. But is it really so unusual? Emma Knights asks just what the weather is up to.

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Flooding on the A47 at Easton has caused long delays in both directions. Photo: Ian Sherwood

Highways bosses say drainage was not the issue in A47 flooding between Norwich and Dereham

Highways chiefs have said flooding on the A47 between Norwich and Dereham, which led to long delays for drivers, was caused by the sheer amount of rain which fell and not because of problems with drainage.

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