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Hurricane Gonzalo update: Flood warning issued as heavy winds expected to hit Norfolk

With the region bracing itself for gale force winds throughout the day as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo sweep across the UK weather experts have warned winds of around 60mph coould linger around the Norfolk coast till about midnight.

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Fire at chemistry laboratory at the University of East Anglia

Fire crews are fighting a fire at a chemistry lab at the University of East Anglia.

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Photo gallery: Man, 21, escapes from car after entering Sixteen Foot Bank following collision with lorry

A 21-year-old man grappled his way out of his car and scrambled up the riverbank this morning after his vehicle left the road and entered the water at Sixteen Foot Bank near March.

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(L TO R) Rachel De Souza, Bill Holledge - Headteacher, Dr Liz Sidwell  - Schools Commissioner and Theodoe Agnew - Academy Sponsor.

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Ofsted under fire again over inspections row at three Norfolk schools

Pressure is mounting on Ofsted today for further reassurances over claims three Norfolk schools were unfairly given advance notice of inspections.

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Norwich Magistrates Court

Man admits making racist and insulting comments on train between Norwich and Diss

Two teenage girls travelling on a train between Norwich and Diss were left “frightened” by a drunk man who made racist and insulting comments, a court has heard.

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Graphic: The number of Norfolk motorists putting lives at risk by driving while using a mobile phone

The shocking number of motorists putting other people’s lives at risk on Norfolk’s roads by driving while using mobile phones has bee laid bare today.

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Lynda Bellingham. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire

Norwich theatre boss pays tribute to actress Lynda Bellingham

The boss of one of Norwich’s theatres has paid tribute to Lynda Bellingham, describing the actress and a “great personality” and an “enduring inspiration.”

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Norwich Magistrates Court

Man admits making racist and insulting comments on train between Norwich and Diss

Two teenage girls travelling on a train between Norwich and Diss were left “frightened” by a drunk man who made racist and insulting comments, a court has heard.

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Politics See all

Deputy leader of Labour party Harriet Harman

Labour deputy leader weighs up VAT cut for the tourism industry

The case for a cut to VAT for the tourism industry is being weighed up by Labour’s culture spokesman Harriet Harman, who has said she accepts that more jobs could be created by the move.

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Health See all

Carlton Court Hospital in Carlton Colville.

Campaigners question logic of shutting mental health beds in Waveney

Mental health chiefs insist they have enough beds in Waveney and Great Yarmouth, despite figures showing two hospitals were more than 90pc full before a decision was made to close inpatient beds.

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Education See all

(L TO R) Rachel De Souza, Bill Holledge - Headteacher, Dr Liz Sidwell  - Schools Commissioner and Theodoe Agnew - Academy Sponsor.

 Picture: James Bass

Ofsted under fire again over inspections row at three Norfolk schools

Pressure is mounting on Ofsted today for further reassurances over claims three Norfolk schools were unfairly given advance notice of inspections.

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Lynn and West Latest See all

Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

A47 road partially blocked after four car collision

Emergency services were called to a four car collision in Middleton, King’s Lynn.

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