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The scene of an accident on the A143 between Great Barton and Bury.

Couple in 80s died in HGV crash in Suffolk after possible “cardiac event”, inquest hears

An 85-year-old man may have suffered an “acute cardiac event” which caused the road accident which killed him and his wife.

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Update: Woman taken to hospital after river rescue in Norwich city centre

Emergency services have rescued a woman from the river in Norwich city centre.

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Elizabeth Dean at Norwich Crown Court.
Photo by Simon Finlay.

Woman who duped elderly and infirm victims in Norfolk ordered to pay cash back

The daughter of a Norwich pensioner, who was one of the elderly and infirm victims duped by a convicted fraudster into paying up to £700 for cheap massage matresses, has welcomed the fact she has been ordered to pay back the £4000 she made out of the scam - rather than go straight to jail.

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Richard Turnbull, Balfour Beatty Project Director, and Geoff Chatfield, Highway’s Agency Projects Manager, stand on a the A11 lay by at the Elveden War Memorial in Brandon where safety signs light up warning drivers about high-speed.

A11 to close overnight as environmental works done

Key environmental work on the A11 dualling project will close the road for five nights.

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Police are investigating an incident which led to a car crash.

Eight arrested after dispute in Norfolk village culminates in car crash

Eight men have been arrested after an incident involving two groups of people in a Norfolk village culminated in a car crash.

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Norfolk building company bosses face jail over ‘unfair’ treatment of customers

Two building company directors have been warned they may face jail after a string of customer complaints resulted in convictions.

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Obituaries See all

Peter Brooks during his time as curator of Sheringham Museum.

Peter Brooks: An authority on Sheringham’s history

Former curator of Sheringham Museum Peter Brooks has died aged 86.

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Business See all

The Shakespeare Festival drew crowds to Norwich Cathedral. The rest of the region reported a boost in visitor numbers. Picture: Denise Bradley

Norfolk’s tourism chiefs hail great 2014 so far

The region’s tourism industry has had a bumper 2014 thanks to sunshine and the variety offered to visitors.

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Elizabeth Dean at Norwich Crown Court.
Photo by Simon Finlay.

Woman who duped elderly and infirm victims in Norfolk ordered to pay cash back

The daughter of a Norwich pensioner, who was one of the elderly and infirm victims duped by a convicted fraudster into paying up to £700 for cheap massage matresses, has welcomed the fact she has been ordered to pay back the £4000 she made out of the scam - rather than go straight to jail.

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Politics See all

New powers could be used to better manage licensing in areas such as Prince of Wales Road.

New licensing powers sought to control spread of nightspots

New powers could be used to help limit the spread of bars and clubs in Norwich city centre, as police and council leaders look to cut alcohol-fuelled crime and violence.

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Health See all

Ella-Grace Honeyman. Photo by Simon Finlay

Hevingham family’s sadness as Ella-Grace Honeyman’s operation has to be abandoned

An operation on a seven-year-old Norfolk girl in the US had to be abandoned by doctors when it became too risky.

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Education See all

Gunthorpe School

Small schools: The education revolution that left a legacy in almost every Norfolk community

No history of Norfolk is complete without recounting the revolution in education over the past 200 years. With small schools in the spotlight again, education correspondent Martin George looks at their story.

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Lynn and West Latest See all

Firms will soon have to pay towards the cost of maintaining the sea defences. Picture: Matthew Usher

Firms will have to pay towards cost of sea defences between Heacham and Wolferton in West Norfolk

Businesses will have to start paying towards the cost of flood defences in West Norfolk, to cover a £150,000 shortfall.

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