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Police are appealing for help in tracing missing Brian Riggs, 65,  from Lowestoft.

Concerns growing for missing Lowestoft man, 65

Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 65-year-old man from Lowestoft.

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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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Norfolk Constabulary vehicle.

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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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

Flashback to 1966 and porter Walter Kidd watches a diesel rail car pull out of the platform at Hethersett station. Calls have been made for stations like this to be re-opened.

Call for forgotten train stations to be opened up to make the most of Norwich to Thetford train route

Long-forgotten railway stations should be opened up and new ones built to maximise the potential of the train route from Norwich to Thetford, councillors have claimed.

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Health See all

A blood-sucking tick that carries a potentially debilitating virues - Lyme Disease.

Warning over disease carrying ticks during Lyme Disease peak season

Countryside visitors are being urged to be on their guard against tick bites during the peak season for Lyme Disease.

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Education See all

Children and families enjoy the new Wreningham playing field. Photo: Supplied

Wreningham playing field given £20,000 boost

A play area in south Norfolk described as “old and tatty” has been given a new lease of life after a £20,000 refurbishment project.

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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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