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Nigel Williams. Photo by Simon Finlay.

Norfolk’s chief fire officer has revealed he is hoping to retire later this year so that he can spend more time helping to look after his elderly father.

Jonathan Kerr (27) of Colville Road, Lowestoft.

A judge has condemned the actions of a former Norwich nightclub bouncer who took a knuckleduster to work and used it while ejecting a man from a club.

Flight Lieutenant Henry Stockings (DFC), who was in Bomber Command. He later lived in Poringland, and died aged 98 on February 10, 2015. Picture: SUBMITTED

A prisoner of war who played a part in The Great Escape tunneling effort has died peacefully aged 98.

Sky News handout photo of Labour leader Ed Miliband arriving for the Sky News/Channel 4 programme: Cameron & Miliband Live: The Battle for Number 10, with Chief Creative Officer of Channel 4 Jay Hunt (left) and Head of Sky News John Ryley (right) at the Sky Studios in Osterley, west London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday March 26, 2015. See PA story POLITICS Debate. Photo credit should read: Sky News/PA Wire

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It started with a whistle-stop exam for the Prime Minister. How many foodbanks? How many zero hours contracts are there? How much money has been borrowed?

Mandy Foyster will be running the breadth of the UK for charity.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

It’s an Easter challenge like no other – and does not involve a single chocolate egg.

Planting of the Edith Cavell rose at St Stephen's Church, Norwich. The Lord Mayor of Norwich, Judith Lubbock planting one of the roses.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

She is one of Norfolk’s most famous daughters and yesterday Edith Cavell’s life was commemorated at a rose-planting ceremony at St Stephen’s Church in Norwich.

Beccles museum curator, Alan Wheeler with the new displays at Beccles Museum.

A spring clean and some fresh exhibitions have made the Beccles and District Museum fit and ready for viewing again.

Charlotte Taylor has won a place at the American  Academy of performing Arts in New York.

Grace Kelly, Robert Redford and Anne Hathaway have all graced the hallways of the prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

A long-established pressure group which has campaigned for improvements in a mid-Norfolk town for almost 40 years has been saved.

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Crime

Duke the puppy who was attacked by another dog in Wells.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Playing with his ball, he looks as happy as any other puppy. But little Duke could lose his wagging tail, after he was attacked by another dog whilst out for a walk by the sea.

Health

The Bespak GEAR has scooped the national Bill Reynolds Memorial Trophy 2015. Pictured are Alive Leisure race director Roger Partridge and Emma Lee. Picture: Ian Burt

The efforts behind the race in King’s Lynn are acknowledged by a national body for road races

Business

Aviva, formerly Norwich Union, Surrey Street, Norwich. Photo: Steve Adams

One of the biggest insurance mergers in a decade has overcome a major hurdle after shareholders overwhelmingly backed Aviva’s proposed takeover of Friends Life.

Education

Mundesley Junior School is one of three schools seeking to join forces in a federation. Staff and pupils are seen celebrating it being given a PE and Sport Quality Mark award.  
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

The governors of three village schools which aim to become a new federation have a launched a consultation on the issue.

Politics

Sky News handout photo of Labour leader Ed Miliband arriving for the Sky News/Channel 4 programme: Cameron & Miliband Live: The Battle for Number 10, with Chief Creative Officer of Channel 4 Jay Hunt (left) and Head of Sky News John Ryley (right) at the Sky Studios in Osterley, west London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday March 26, 2015. See PA story POLITICS Debate. Photo credit should read: Sky News/PA Wire

NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

It started with a whistle-stop exam for the Prime Minister. How many foodbanks? How many zero hours contracts are there? How much money has been borrowed?

Environment

Pictures taken from the scene of the suspected fuel laundering plant in Great Yarmouth. Picture: HMRC

Two men were arrested after police and government officers raided a suspected diesel laundering plant.

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