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Marc Beckerton has received the Order of St John award for organ donation on behalf of his wife, Katie. Here Mr Beckerton is pictured with their young son Jayden. Picture: Ian Burt

Recognising those who gave the ultimate gift of life

People from Norfolk and Suffolk who gave the ultimate gift of life through organ donation have been honoured posthumously at two award ceremonies in the counties.

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Luke Carter, who set up the Norwich Tanzania Association in 2012, and volunteers load up furniture donated by 
Catton Grove Primary School tp be shipped to Tanzania. 
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Norwich schoolboy Luke, 13, on a mission to help lives of people in need in Tanzania

Communities in need in Tanzania are being given a better chance in life thanks to the kindness of a Norwich schoolboy who was first inspired to help when he was just nine years old.

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Joint creative directors, Stash Kirkbride, left, and Peter Beck in Maddermarket Theatre's bar area which has been refurbished. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

It’s a new year and a new look for Norwich’s Maddermarket Theatre

It has been part of Norwich’s arts scene for about a century, and in the New Year the Maddermarket Theatre is set to relaunch with a brand new look.

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Pasha Kovalev and Caroline Flack on the live show of Strictly Come Dancing. Photo credit: Guy Levy/BBC/PA Wire.

Norfolk’s dancing queen is Strictly the best

As Norfolk’s very own dancing queen, Caroline Flack, was crowned the 2014 Strictly Come Dancing champion, there could have been nobody more proud in the studio audience than her mum, Chris, and her two sisters, Jody and Lizzie.

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Petrol prices fall. Photo: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Fuel price drop brings some festive cheer for East Anglian drivers

Forecourts are fuelling festive cheer across East Anglia this year as pump prices plummet.

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Wells Coastguard crew member Steve Willsher with his medal. Picture: Ian Burt

Wells and Cley coastguard crew recognised

A life-saving team which dedicates its own time to protect the safety of others has been recognised for its actions after a devastating tidal surge wreaked havoc along the coast of Norfolk and Suffolk.

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Entertainer Carl Adams. Picture: EDP Library

Tributes paid to entertainer who saved Gorleston Pavilion from closure

Carl Adams, the entertainer who saved Gorleston Pavilion from closure and helped to make theatre the successful venue it is today, has died.

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Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Bloody jumper prompts police search at Haddiscoe

A concerned member of the public called police after finding a jumper with blood on it next to a railway line.

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Lowestoft's new Mayor, Stephen Ardley, with some of the cast of Lowestoft’s big family pantomime, Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs, Picture: SUPPLIED

Popular pantomime gets Lowestoft Mayor’s seal of approval

Lowestoft’s big family pantomime, Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs, had a special visitor last night.

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Marc Beckerton has received the Order of St John award for organ donation on behalf of his wife, Katie. Here Mr Beckerton is pictured with their young son Jayden. Picture: Ian Burt

Recognising those who gave the ultimate gift of life

People from Norfolk and Suffolk who gave the ultimate gift of life through organ donation have been honoured posthumously at two award ceremonies in the counties.

Read full story »

Education See all

Pupils at Kinsale Junior School take a look at the school's recent good Ofsted report.

Hellesdon junior school celebrates good Ofsted report

Pupils, governors, staff and parents at a Hellesdon school are celebrating following a ‘good’ Ofsted report by inspectors.

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A carol service was held in the Tuesday Market Place in King's Lynn to remember the WW1 truce over Christmas. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Photo Gallery: King’s Lynn holds Christmas carol services

A poignant service was held to remember the 1914 Christmas day truce between German and allied troops.

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