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One of the East Anglian Air Ambulance's helicopters at Norwich Airport.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Prince William’s path to flying with the East Anglian Air Ambulance has inched closer.

Lorna McCarthy, of Sussex Road, Gorleston, died on September 28, 2014, aged 50.

A 51 year-old Gorleston man has gone on trial for the murder of his wife.

Connor Mather

Concern is growing for a 16-year-old boy reported missing in the Norwich area.

Chris Hardman, better known as 'Lil Chris'. Picture: Supplied

The family of popular musician Chris Hardman, better known as ‘Lil Chris’, have paid tribute to the young star by describing him as ‘the sunshine on a rainy day’ and someone who was ‘committed to helping others’, after he died at the age of 24 last Monday.

Tributes to Martha Seaward at Lodge Hill junction after the accident.  PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Council chiefs have ruled out a roundabout and pedestrian refuge at a busy junction where a 15-year-old girl was killed last year.

EDP Sunday back page. A walk along Cromer beach in the midday sun.
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As new figures reveal the true scale of our ageing population, DAVID POWLES and SABAH MEDDINGS examine the data, and find out what it means for the future of our region

The former Earl of Leicester pub on Dereham Rd, Norwich, pictured before demolition. 
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It is 10 years since the Earl of Leicester pub was controversially knocked down, yet its site remains an empty eyesore. PETER WALSH reports on an issue provoking frustration in one area of the city

Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine during her performance at the  Electric Picnic music festival in Stradbally, Co.Laois. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday September 7 2009.  Photo credit should read: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Tickets may not be up for grabs until tomorrow, but with almost two months still to go until the Radio 1 Big Weekend, Norwich is already filling up.

The Norfolk town of Aylsham which is expanding rapidly with new homes being built around the town. Market Square.

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Like other market towns, Aylsham is facing the prospect of hundreds more families moving in to freshly-built homes eager to make the most of its rural charm. But with no petrol station, sought-after schools and a busy doctors’ surgery, some are worried the area will struggle to accommodate its new residents. SABAH MEDDINGS reports.

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Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Police are seeking witnesses following a break-in in Norwich.

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EDP Sunday back page. A walk along Cromer beach in the midday sun.
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© ARCHANT NORFOLK 2010 (01603 772434)

As new figures reveal the true scale of our ageing population, DAVID POWLES and SABAH MEDDINGS examine the data, and find out what it means for the future of our region

Business

Cornerways Nursery near Wissington, has won an award for being Co-op East of England producer of the year - The crop being picked. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Using rainwater from a roof the size of 17 football pitches, and recycling C02 from the factory next door, a tomato greenhouse in Norfolk is one of few almost self-sufficient growers in the mass produce sector.

Education

Castle Acre's Church of England Primary School. Photo: Matthew Usher.

The head of a federation of three Norfolk primary schools which were all rated inadequate by Ofsted is confident they will improve.

Politics

Annabelle Dickson with the EDP election team car in Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

The region’s MPs will cease to hold their title today as the race for Number 10 officially starts with the dissolution of parliament.

Environment

The tree that was brought down in the winds on Sunday afternoon crashing onto a car parked in Church Avenue, Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Spring may have officially begun but that didn’t stop the region from being hit by a heavy storm and wind speeds of up to 55mph.

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