Lord Mayor's Celebrations See all

Spider made by Airtech Inflatables hanging outside the Forum in Norwich

What is this giant tarantula doing hanging from the Forum in Norwich?

As the city gears up for some Halloween celebrations, there is a frightening sight in Millennium Plain.

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Royal Norfolk Show 2011 See all

Royal Norfolk Show 2014
Jack and Aisling Watson.

Royal Norfolk Show bosses announce school groups can go free in 2015

Children can enjoy the Royal Norfolk Show free next year, organisers have announced.

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Port in a storm See all

HMS Dauntless off the coast of Great Yarmouth.
Viewed from the Caister Lifeboat.

Picture: James Bass

HMS Dauntless hoped to return to Great Yarmouth for historic ceremony

Plans are under way to bring HMS Dauntless back to her adopted port of Great Yarmouth so her crew can accept the historic freedom of the borough.

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Norfolk's Burning Issue See all

The site where the incinerator would have been built. Picture: Ian Burt.

Norfolk County Council agree that an incinerator will not be considered when dealing with waste in the future

County councillors have voted to stop the sale of the site where the axed Norfolk incinerator was to be built.

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Council elections See all

Labour leader Ed Miliband in Great Yarmouth to give a speech on immigration.

Picture: James Bass

Update: Labour leader Ed Miliband delivers his speech on immigration in Great Yarmouth

Labour would make it a criminal offence for employers to undercut pay and conditions by exploiting migrant workers, Ed Miliband has said in Norfolk today.

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Budget 2011 See all

UBS, Citibank, Royal Bank of Scotland and HSBC were among five of the world's biggest banks fined more than £2billion by regulators in the UK, US and Switzerland for  rigging foreign exchange markets.

Bank fines over exchange rigging deliver boost to public finances

Bank fines for rigging the foreign exchange market helped boost the public finances last month as George Osborne battles to meet annual deficit targets, official figures showed today.

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State of the High Street See all

Shoppers at Mere Street, Diss.

Call to bring our shopping high streets back to life

More needs to be done to breathe fresh life into Norfolk’s high streets – that’s the overwhelming result of a new survey revealing that ever more shoppers are turning to supermarkets and out-of-town destinations to buy their food and goods.

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RAF Marham See all

The unveiling of the new war memorial at Little Dunham. Picture: Ian Burt

Memorial unveiled to safeguard a little-known part of Norfolk’s First World War history

A little-known part of Norfolk’s First World War history which was to be lost through time has been safeguarded thanks to a determined community project.

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Royal wedding See all

The Duchess of Cambridge at the Norfolk Showground to launch the East Anglia's Children's Hospices the nook appeal. The Duchess meets volunteers Roger and Ann Kerrison. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Attleborough couple with 26 years of EACH fundraising behind them get a royal thank you from the Duchess of Cambridge

An Attleborough couple who have raised more than £50,000 for children with life-threatening conditions were thanked for their tireless work when they were invited to meet the Duchess of Cambridge.

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Royal Anglians in Kenya See all

The 1st Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment training in Kenya. Local residents in a makeshift village used as part ofExercise Askari Thunder.

Photo Gallery: Royal Anglian soldiers describe their experiences in Kenya

Troops from the 1st Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment are training in a desolate area of the Kenyan bush. In his final special report from the Vikings’ isolated camps, CHRIS HILL hears of the soldiers’ experiences in Africa and their messages to loved ones back home.

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Census 2011 See all

Chedgrave parish councillor Matt Hubbard is leading plans to create a war memorial lych gate. Picture: Nick Butcher

The Norfolk villages missing a war memorial

They are in different parts of the county, but the villages of Chedgrave and Mattishall have one unusual characteristic in common that distinguishes them from most other Norfolk communities – neither has a war memorial to honour their dead lost in the two world wars.

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GCSE results See all

Sewell Park College. Picture: Denise Bradley

Show of support for Sewell Park College and the Hewett School in Norwich after damning Ofsted reports

Communities have rallied to support two Norwich high schools which came under heavy fire in damning Ofsted reports.

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