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David Umney and Carl Watson at Norwich Crown Court.
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Builder is jailed after ‘cowboy’ firm inflicts misery on more than 70 Norfolk homeowners

A builder has been jailed after leaving more than 70 homeowners thousands of pounds out of pocket.

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Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

Cromer man, 24, who sent sex texts to a schoolgirl is jailed

A Cromer man has been jailed for 16 months for urging a schoolgirl to engage in sex acts.

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Pilot arrested for ‘having too much alcohol in his system’ after landing at Norwich Airport

A pilot is due in court next month accused of having too much alcohol in his system when he landed a plane at Norwich International Airport.

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The scene at the railway bridge at Long John Hill, Lakenham, where a woman was rescued after she may have been hit by a train. CREDIT Andrew connors

Update: Woman still in hospital after being struck by train in Norwich but injuries not life threatening

A 42-year-old woman who was hit by a train in Norwich is still being treated in hospital although her injuries are not said to be life threatening.

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Elderly man rescued from Dereham bungalow fire

Firefighters have rescued an elderly man with dementia from a smoke-logged bungalow in Dereham.

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Fire strikes start today.

As Bonfire Night approaches, what do you think of fire service’s four-day strike?

Members of the Fire Brigades Union across the country will walk out on strike for four days from this evening, in an ongoing dispute with the government over changes to the national pension scheme.

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Obituaries See all

Family, friends and civic leaders gathered to remember Norwich in Bloom stalwart Bill Webster. Photo: Bill Smith

More than 100 people turn out to pay tribute to Mr Norwich in Bloom

Family, friends and civic leaders gathered to pay their last respects to one of Norwich’s great horticultural heroes.

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Bombardier challenger 601. Picture: Supplied

Pilot arrested for ‘having too much alcohol in his system’ after landing at Norwich Airport

A pilot is due in court next month accused of having too much alcohol in his system when he landed a plane at Norwich International Airport.

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Politics See all

Council leader Brenda Arthur hands over flowers to tenant Tina Smith as she becomes one of the first residents at  Eglington Mews, the first council-owned properties to be built in the city since 1992. 
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People move into first new council homes in Norwich for more than 20 years

People have moved into the first new council homes to be built in Norwich for more than 20 years.

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Health See all

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Norovirus warning: people with winter bug being urged to stay away from James Paget Hospital A&E

People showing symptoms of the highly contagious winter vomiting bug have been urged to stay away from hospital to prevent the illness from spreading.

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Education See all

The Open Academy. Photo: Jerry Daws

Proposed state-of-the-art football pitch at the Open Academy could transform the grassroots game in Norwich

Grassroots football in Norwich could be transformed by plans for a state-of-the-art floodlit artificial grass pitch (AGP) at a Norwich high school, its proponents have said.

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Lynn and West Latest See all

A still from a Dream of Toyland

Recreating the golden age of the silent movie in Norfolk

A unique presentation of films recreating the cinema of the past with comedies, drama, news and animation from 1907-1912 is coming to King’s Lynn.

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