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Ikea opens in Norwich's Sweet Briar Retail Park. Ikea's head of sustainability says we've

When the head of sustainability at Ikea tells us that “we have probably hit peak stuff,” then it’s time to look up from the flat pack you were busy assembling and take a look at how we live.

The doule decker bus struck a building near Orford Hill, Norwich after pulling over to allow an ambulance through that was answering an emergency. Photo :Steve Adams

A double-decker bus crashed into a beauty salon in Norwich City centre this afternoon after moving out of the way of an ambulance.

Radio One DJ Greg James finishes his week of triathlons, each longer than Olympic distance, for Sport Relief.
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Triumphant Radio One presenter Greg James stormed to victory in Norwich today, completing a week of triathlons and raising more than £770,000 for Sport Relief.

The Old Rectory

Property editor Caroline Culot visited the Old Rectory, Rosary Road for sale with Jackson-Stops & Staff where Joan Collins once partied but unlike the famous actress, she didn’t dance on the kitchen table.

Skye Wyatt-Sweeney (8) has had her long hair cot off to donate to a children's cancer charity. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Eight-year-old Skye Wyatt-Sweeney wanted to do something for cancer patients after seeing two of her great aunties suffer from the disease.

Where are these famous faces from Norfolk and Waveney now?

A host of people from Norfolk have had their fifteen minutes of fame (and sometimes more) after appearing on TV shows ranging from Popstars to MasterChef. We take a look back at where some of those personalities are now:

Incident at Block Fen Mepal where a lorry driver was injured after his Hankins Ltd vehicle hit overhead cables.

The driver of a tipper lorry that hit overhead power cables at a Fenland quarry remains in a serious condition in hospital.

The fire service attending a fire in an out building at The Old Rectory in Burgh Castle.

Picture: James Bass

Firefighters have tackled a blaze which gutted an outbuilding of an old vicarage in Burgh Castle this afternoon.

Norfolk police dog Kaiser. Pic: Norfolk Constabulary

A police dog helped to detain three teenage suspects after a man was assaulted in an early morning attack in Norwich City Centre.

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Norfolk police dog Kaiser. Pic: Norfolk Constabulary

A police dog helped to detain three teenage suspects after a man was assaulted in an early morning attack in Norwich City Centre.

Health

General view of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital at Colney.

Towns halls in the region are gearing up to fight a potential attempt by the cash-strapped NHS to win a reduction in business rates similar to that enjoyed by charities.

Business

The Horning Water Carnival return to the Broads after a 10 year break with decorated boats taking to the River Bure for a day of family fun. Money raised through the event will go to building a new school hall at Horning primary school and raise awareness for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

East Anglian tourism has finally “got its act together” and is now reaping the rewards, according to an industry leader.

Education

Pupils from Norfolk schools take part in the matches challenge hosted by Langley Prep School in Norwich.
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Dozens of children from across the county have converged on Langley Preparatory School to put their mathematical skills to the test.

Politics

The poster for the Britain Stronger in Europe campaign in Yarmouth town centre. Photo: George Ryan

A publicity launch for the campaign to keep Britain in the European Union didn’t go quite to plan when a van displaying a giant poster arrived in Great Yarmouth town centre.

Environment

Ikea opens in Norwich's Sweet Briar Retail Park. Ikea's head of sustainability says we've

When the head of sustainability at Ikea tells us that “we have probably hit peak stuff,” then it’s time to look up from the flat pack you were busy assembling and take a look at how we live.

Tech

The Palm Paper Factory near King's Lynn.

Palm Paper can build a new power station at its site near King’s Lynn.

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