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Dr Tim Pestell with the Bronze Age dirk (large dagger) which was ceremonially bent when it was made. It's  the only other British example (which was also found in Norfolk) is in the British Museum. Photo : Steve Adams

Archaeologists hail ‘incredible’ Norfolk Bronze Age discovery

An ‘amazing’ Bronze Age discovery has been revealed

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Fire damage to a flat at the rear of the Bayfields Hotel and Bar on the High Street in Lowestoft.

Picture: James Bass

Update: Lowestoft pub and hotel flat fire treated as arson

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a flat of a popular pub in Lowestoft where there was a suspected gas leak.

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Heavy rain could lead to flooding of some roads in Suffolk today.

Updated: Flood alert issued for Needham Market & Ipswich

There is a risk of flooding in parts of Suffolk with heavy rain expected to continue for much of today – to be followed by a very cold night.

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How our region’s schools have fared in the Sunday Times schools tables

Norwich School and Norwich High School for Girls have both been listed in the country’s top 200 independent secondary schools.

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Works continue in Minstergate.

Changes to Thetford bus station project given go-ahead

Norfolk County Council’s planning committee has approved a number of amendments to a major new bus station project which is already in development.

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St Edmunds church, Southwold is in need of a new roof. The church have applied for planning permission and are waiting to see how much money they will need to raise to replace the iconic green roof.  Rev Simon Pitcher outside the church.

Public generosity helps save Southwold church’s iconic roof

A church which has become an iconic part of Southwold’s townscape is to be saved for future generations after more than £400,000 was raised to fix its leaking roof - thanks to public generosity.

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Former long-stLiz Jones. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Update: Australian Cittaslow community adds its tribute to Aylsham leading light Liz Jones

A shocked Aylsham is mourning the loss of Liz Jones, who had been at the forefront of community life for decades.

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Heavy rain could lead to flooding of some roads in Suffolk today.

Updated: Flood alert issued for Needham Market & Ipswich

There is a risk of flooding in parts of Suffolk with heavy rain expected to continue for much of today – to be followed by a very cold night.

Read full story »

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Works continue in Minstergate.

Changes to Thetford bus station project given go-ahead

Norfolk County Council’s planning committee has approved a number of amendments to a major new bus station project which is already in development.

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Michael Scott, new chief executive of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust . Photo: Steve Adams

Norfolk and Suffolk mental health chief backs funding call

Norfolk and Suffolk mental health chief Michael Scott has backed calls to change the way “urgently underfunded” mental health services are allocated money.

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How our region’s schools have fared in the Sunday Times schools tables

Norwich School and Norwich High School for Girls have both been listed in the country’s top 200 independent secondary schools.

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A radio-controlled model aircraft, similar to the one stuck in a tree.

Mayday, Mayday, Mayday: My model plane is in a tree!

For any model aircraft enthusiast, seeing your plane become entangled in a tree is perhaps the ultimate ignominy.

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