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Scene of the robbery at the UEA last night. Photo: Bill Smith

Ruthless gang behind series of ram raids across Norfolk jailed for total of 14 years

Three men, including a father and son, who were part of a “professional and ruthless” gang which stole vehicles in burglaries that were involved in a series of ram raids across Norfolk have been jailed for a total of 14 years.

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Roger Atterwill in the burial ground at Swanton Morley, which was invaded by fox hounds at the weekend during a hunt. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Hunt apologises after hounds “run amok” in Norfolk village

A Norfolk hunt has come under fire after its hounds were said to have got out of control and “run amok” across a village burial ground, urinated in people’s gardens and “terrorised” their pets and poultry.

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Former Stody Estate gamekeeper Allen Lambert arriving at King's Lynn Magistrates for a previous hearing. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Warning graphic content: Gamekeeper found guilty of poisoning 11 birds of prey on Norfolk estate

A retired gamekeeper who had a “poisoner’s kit” in an outbuilding has been found guilty of killing 11 birds of prey on a game shooting estate in Norfolk.

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Owner Alan Waller admires Samson and Hercules in their salmon pink as an undercoat for their new pillarbox red makeover. Photo: Bill Smith

City landmarks Samson and Hercules get bright red facelift in Tombland - what do you think?

For three-and-a-half centuries their imposing forms have stood tall in the centre of the city.

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An image shows what the two turbines could have looked like.

Secretary of state Eric Pickles agrees to reject wind turbine plan between Shipdham and Bradenham

It has taken 13 years, four public inquiries and divided a community but it finally looks like a wind turbine legal battle could be at an end.

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The Collins family during the clean up of the shed fire damage at their home, From left Ben Collins, Tina Collins, Mya Collins, Jake Collins and John Collins. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Photo gallery: Family’s lucky escape after fridge freezer explodes and catches fire

A shocked family were woken up to the sound of their shed exploding, causing a fire to spread to a car and an electricity pylon – resulting in a nearby school to be closed due to no power.

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Obituaries See all

Chris Nunn outside Sutton mill. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Obituary: Chris Nunn, creator and curator of Sutton Windmill Broads Museum of bygones

Chris Nunn valued and kept the thousands of everyday items from our past which most chuck away as out-of-date and useless.

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Former Stody Estate gamekeeper Allen Lambert arriving at King's Lynn Magistrates for a previous hearing. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Warning graphic content: Gamekeeper found guilty of poisoning 11 birds of prey on Norfolk estate

A retired gamekeeper who had a “poisoner’s kit” in an outbuilding has been found guilty of killing 11 birds of prey on a game shooting estate in Norfolk.

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Politics See all

Prime Minister David Cameron, gestures during his keynote speech to delegates at the Conservative Party annual conference in the International Convention Centre, Birmingham. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA

TORY CONFERENCE: David Cameron announces tax cuts in final speech before the election

David Cameron made a pitch to the low paid in a bid to win back the keys to Number 10 in May with a promise to take those on the minimum wage out of tax.

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Health See all

Autumn Marrison, front with fellow sixth Form students from Open Academy adding their message and painted boot print to the huge March on Cancer banner that will be displayed at the event on October 11th.  Photo: Steve Adams

Norwich students sign up to support march on cancer fundraiser

Dozens of students have signed a pledge to help beat cancer by lending their support to an inaugural charity walk.

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Education See all

The teachers on strike outside Benjamin Britten High School

Strike hits Lowestoft school

Teachers have gone on strike this morning at a Lowestoft high school in a row over a pay policy.

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Lynn and West Latest See all

The Collins family during the clean up of the shed fire damage at their home, From left Ben Collins, Tina Collins, Mya Collins, Jake Collins and John Collins. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Photo gallery: Family’s lucky escape after fridge freezer explodes and catches fire

A shocked family were woken up to the sound of their shed exploding, causing a fire to spread to a car and an electricity pylon – resulting in a nearby school to be closed due to no power.

Read full story »

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