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North Walsham hornbeam trees felled. Picture; WAYNE BEAUCHAMP

Shock in North Walsham as special hornbeam trees are cut down

Townsfolk are in shock after two popular landmark trees were cut down for a housing development in north Norfolk.

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Firefighters have begun four days of strike action in a dispute over changes to their pension scheme. Photo: Tim Goode/PA Wire

Firefighters in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire begin four days of strike action

Fire and rescue services across the region were called out a number of times tonight, with a 999 service continuing to operate as four days of strike action got underway.

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Fight stepped up to protect vulnerable Norfolk people from rogue traders

The fight to protect vulnerable people from rogue traders and doorstep callers is being stepped up with a series of events during National Consumer Week, from Monday to Friday.

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Adminstrators have been called in at PCS Brands, which has a factory near Fakenham. .Photo: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Uncertain future for Norfolk factory as administrators called in

Norfolk workers at a cookware company which has gone into administration have been spared instant redundancy.

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The A47 Acle Straight close to where two cars left the road and ended up in the ditch after a road accident.

Picture: James Bass

‘Chunky money’ for A47 in Autumn Statement

Hopes are high that the region’s most notorious road could finally be handed a chunk of government cash.

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Frightening goings on at the Spooky City Hallowe'en event at the Castle, with Mia Frary, 12, left, and her sister, Josie, 7. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Video and Photo Gallery: Ghosts, ghouls, witches and wizards join Halloween procession through streets of Norwich

Witches, ghosts, skeletons, zombies and other unspeakable things which go bump in the night made a terrifying appearance in Norwich city centre.

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Family, friends and civic leaders gathered to remember Norwich in Bloom stalwart Bill Webster. Photo: Bill Smith

More than 100 people turn out to pay tribute to Mr Norwich in Bloom

Family, friends and civic leaders gathered to pay their last respects to one of Norwich’s great horticultural heroes.

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Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

Downham Market care worker convicted of ill-treating dementia patient

A care worker has been warned she faces jail after she was convicted of ill-treating an elderly dementia patient by feeding her with a syringe, causing her to choke.

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Police close the Acle Straight after an accident that left two cars in a water-filled ditch. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Renewed call for Acle Straight improvements after a woman dies following ditch crash

Fresh calls have been made for improvements to the A47 Acle Straight after a woman died following a tragic crash on the notorious stretch of road.

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Norovirus warning: people with winter bug being urged to stay away from James Paget Hospital A&E

People showing symptoms of the highly contagious winter vomiting bug have been urged to stay away from hospital to prevent the illness from spreading.

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The Open Academy. Photo: Jerry Daws

Proposed state-of-the-art football pitch at the Open Academy could transform the grassroots game in Norwich

Grassroots football in Norwich could be transformed by plans for a state-of-the-art floodlit artificial grass pitch (AGP) at a Norwich high school, its proponents have said.

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Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

Downham Market care worker convicted of ill-treating dementia patient

A care worker has been warned she faces jail after she was convicted of ill-treating an elderly dementia patient by feeding her with a syringe, causing her to choke.

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