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Meet Mingo the Measle, made entirely by CNS boys in Norwich for the hospital carnival in July of 1931. The picture was taken by Swain's and turned into a postcard.

How Mingo the Measle will help deaf children

You may have heard of Snap the Dragon but how about Mingo the Measle? He was a nasty-looking creature who stalked the streets of Norwich back in the 1930s.

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Archaeology student Tom Lucking.

Video: UEA archaeology student unearths Anglo-Saxon pendant worth an estimated £50,000

It was a discovery most archaeologists could only dream of making once in their career. For Tom Lucking, it came during the first year of his undergraduate course at the UEA.

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The team behind the Breaking New Ground Landscape Partnerships at Brandon Country Park.Rebekah O'Driscoll, project officer and Nick Dickson, a Project Manager
Picture by: Sonya Duncan

Breaking New Ground to promote The Brecks’ unsung landscape and heritage

It is certainly one of our region’s unheralded beauty spots, too often passed by in the rush to reach north Norfolk and under-appreciated by many locals as well. STEPHEN PULLINGER looks at efforts to place The Brecks more in the spotlight.

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The Compasses, Snettisham. Picture: Ian Burt

Former Compasses pub in Snettisham, where a murder took place five years ago, could become Co-op food store

A boarded-up west Norfolk pub with a dark past could be turned into a Co-op food store and offices.

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Norfolk County Council road safety teams Tread course, for 17 to 25-year-old drivers, offers six practical and interactive workshops, including a session in a skid car.

Young drivers Tread carefully with course on how to be safe

Young drivers across the county are improving their driving skills and all-round knowledge about the maintenance of their car, thanks to a course being delivered by Norfolk County Council.

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Quantum of the Seas

Review: Quantum of the Seas - a quantum leap in hi-tech cruises

It’s the third largest cruise ship in the world - but proudly claims to be the most high-tech. But there’s much more to Quantum of the Seas than futuristic gimmicks, writes David Powles.

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Unusual  colour combinations are going to be popular for romantic brides . Pic Daisy Alley

It doesn’t have to be pink or purple, make it modern with an unusual combination of colours for your special day

Pale yellow with grey is a new and sophisticated look for weddings this year; creating a fresh twist to the pastel theme taking over from the purple and navy of the past few years.

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Norwich city centre from air. Picture from 'Norfolk Churches From The Air', by Mike Page and Pauline Young.

Video and photo gallery: Aerial views of Norfolk churches to treasure

Mark Nicholls focuses on a new book which gives us an enticingly fresh angle on Norfolk’s churches.

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Manor House

Manor House in Fakenham could be yours for £699,950

You might not know it, but Fakenham boasts a manor house tucked away with palatial walled gardens - all in walking distance of the town - and it could be yours for £699,950.

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Joan and Norman Fletcher of Stonehouse Stores. 
Picture: Steve Parsons.

Live to work or work to live? Norfolk works beyond state pension age

Whether you are living to work, or working to live, thousands more people in our region are still toiling well beyond the state pension age.

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