An artists' impression of how the arena, hotel and civic centre could look

Support floods in for new 4,500-seat entertainment venue in Norwich - despite infrastructure concerns

Support for a new 4,500-seat entertainment venue in Norwich has flooded in with excited fans enthused by the prospect of watching acts such as Ed Sheeran, Peter Kaye and Sarah Millican in their home county.

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Flooding on Beatrice Road, Norwich. Picture: Dani Cameron

Deadline nears for emergency grant aid for flood hit residents in Norwich

Flood-hit Norwich residents have been urged to get their applications in for emergency funding before a grant scheme comes to a close this week.

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Catherine Kercher with Rob Homer-Ward and Lewis Allen at the reopened Cotswold Company in Norwich. Photo: Bill Smith

Norwich furniture store is back open for business after summer washout

Staff at a Norwich furniture shop have bounced back to reopen the store after suffering two devastating floods earlier this summer.

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Freeman Kilpatrick, who has died, helped save 18 people in Hunstanton during the East Coast Floods of 1953. This picture shows Mr Kilpatrick looking through the ruins of the house he and his family rented in the immediate aftermath of the flood.
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Tributes paid to forgotten hero, Freeman Kilpatrick, who saved lives in Hunstanton in 1953 floods

Tributes have been paid to a forgotten American hero who helped save 18 lives in Hunstanton during the East Coast floods in 1953.

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Storm repair works have started at RSPB nature reserve, Titchwell. Picture: Ian Burt

Storm repair works under way to protect reserve from future floods

Urgent repair work has started at the RSPB’s flagship Titchwell Marsh nature reserve in West Norfolk to protect it against future floods.

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Walkers on the Blakeney to Cley Norfolk Coast Path National Trail. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Repair work under way at surge-damaged Blakeney Freshes sea defences

A clay bank protecting an iconic feature of the north Norfolk coastline is being remodelled in a bid to defend the area during future floods.

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The new stretch of the River Glaven on the Bayfield estate is opened.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Video: Water floods into the longest man-made stretch of river at Bayfield Estate near Holt

After more than six weeks of construction, it took just an hour for the water to reach the banks of the longest stretch of man-made river in the UK.

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Flash floods have caused problems on Norfolk's roads.

Update: Flash floods cause problems on Norfolk’s roads and woe for train travellers

Flash flooding has caused problems on a number of Norfolk roads this evening and created headaches for train travellers.

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The Old Rectory in Buckenham could be yours for £765,000

The Old Rectory in Buckenham - once owned by a reverend who was so successful he had a pulpit installed in his garden so he could preach to the masses who would come from far and wide - is for sale for £765,000 with Savills.

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Fakenham mayor Jeremy Punchard is supportive of the scheme.

Hunt is on for a crisis leader

Volunteers are being asked to play a major role in preparing Fakenham for emergencies such as fires, extreme weather and power cuts.

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Floods of 53

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