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Tory candidate for Norwich South announced

The woman chosen to contest the Norwich South seat as Conservative candidate at next year’s general election, and potentially become the first Tory MP in the constituency since 1987, is a 34-year-old woman from Surrey.

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The scene of the river rescue at Riverside just before the Norwich City match started.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

‘If we had not seen him, who knows what would have happened’ - Norwich City fans rescue man from River Wensum

A Norwich City fan last night spoke of the dramatic moment he and other Canaries fans helped rescue an injured man found in the river before their team’s kick-off on Saturday.

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GPs are warning that waiting times could get longer because of a recruitment crisis.

Doctors warn of longer waiting times for GP appointments in Norfolk and Suffolk

Senior doctors have warned patients to expect more delays after new figures revealed that almost a sixth of Norfolk and Suffolk residents have to wait more than a week for a GP appointment.

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 Clearing up after the flash flood that hit Lionwood Primary School, school governors Patrick Neale and Tim wood.
Photo by Simon Finlay.

Applications open for flood grant help in Norwich

Norwich residents, who were affected by flash floods this summer, are being urged apply for emergency grants to help them get their lives back on track.

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Mary and Gordon Olley have returned to see the film 'A Hard Day's Night' at Dereham Cinema, to celebrate their first dates 50th anniversary. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Accidental first date which led to a half-century love affair is recreated at Dereham cinema

It was an accidental date that started a romance which, half a century on, is as strong as ever.

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The Seagull Rep in a performance of Rat in the Skull.
Pictures is John Hales with Reece Ritchie

Seagull Youth Theatre set to soar once more in Lowestoft

A youth theatre is being relaunched in Lowestoft this week – after a break of more than eight years.

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Sir Philip Dowson

Former Gresham’s school pupil and respected architect and academy president dies

A Gresham’s School pupil who went on to become one of Britain’s most respected architects has died just days after his 90th birthday.

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Crews were called to a kitchen fire in Hellesdon this morning.

Rider treated after horse gets stuck in mud in East Harling

Firefighters have provided trauma care to a rider after a horse got stuck in mud in East Harling.

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Lisa Townsend: Submitted

Tory candidate for Norwich South announced

The woman chosen to contest the Norwich South seat as Conservative candidate at next year’s general election, and potentially become the first Tory MP in the constituency since 1987, is a 34-year-old woman from Surrey.

Read full story »

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GPs are warning that waiting times could get longer because of a recruitment crisis.

Doctors warn of longer waiting times for GP appointments in Norfolk and Suffolk

Senior doctors have warned patients to expect more delays after new figures revealed that almost a sixth of Norfolk and Suffolk residents have to wait more than a week for a GP appointment.

Read full story »

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A new classroom is craned onto the site of Edward Worlledge school

Classrooms mark new era for Great Yarmouth school

New classrooms have been craned onto the site of a Great Yarmouth school as it prepares to take on extra pupils.

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The emergency services were called out following a road accident.   Picture: James Bass.

Woman and child taken to hospital after car fire in King’s Lynn

A woman and child had a lucky escape after their car caught fire following an road accident.

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