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The Leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg  John Stillwell/PA Wire

Student vote is not lost, claims Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg has played down predictions support for the Liberal Democrats from students will haemorrhage in Norwich when voters go to the polls, claiming undergraduates are giving his party a good hearing.

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Jakir Ahmed, who was found abandoned on Prince of Wales Road in 2008 and is in the foster care of Sylvia Nunn, and has received a letter refusing his stay in the country. Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Join the campaign to help Jakir stay in Norwich

Let Jakir stay. That is the rallying cry from more than 1,300 people who have pledged their support in the battle to allow Jakir Ahmed to remain in Norwich - the city he has called home since 2008.

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Thetford's Ancient House Museum. Picture: Denise Bradley

Plans for winter charges at Ancient House Museum slammed

Plans to charge for entry to one of Thetford’s flagship museums have been called “extremely short-sighted” amid fears it will stop the less wealthy accessing the town’s heritage.

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The extension of the Better Broadband for Norfolk programme is welcomed at County Hall. From left, Karen O'Kane, the programme director; Marie Strong, Broadband Working Group chairman; George Nobbs, leader of the Norfolk County Council; Mark Pendlington, New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership chairman; and Bill Murphy, BT managing director for Next Generation. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norfolk will have some of the best broadband connectivity in Europe as new plan is launched

£17.9m extra funding will see 90% of properties in Norfolk get access to fibre-optic broadband.

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Norwich City Council leader Brenda Arthur. Photo: Steve Adams

City council leader to stand down from role, but looks set to be Norwich’s next Lord Mayor

The leader of Norwich City Council looks set to step down from the role - after she was nominated to become the city’s next Lord Mayor.

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Katherine Poll is a graduate for the EDP's Election Panel. Picture: Ian Burt

100 days until voting day - what our panel thinks so far

The Tories and Labour are running neck and neck while the Liberal Democrats trail in fifth place behind Ukip and the Greens, according to the latest polling by Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft.

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