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Firefighters have begun four days of strike action in a dispute over changes to their pension scheme. Photo: Tim Goode/PA Wire

Firefighters in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire begin four days of strike action

Fire and rescue services across the region were called out a number of times tonight, with a 999 service continuing to operate as four days of strike action got underway.

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Adminstrators have been called in at PCS Brands, which has a factory near Fakenham. .Photo: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Uncertain future for Norfolk factory as administrators called in

Norfolk workers at a cookware company which has gone into administration have been spared instant redundancy.

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Frightening goings on at the Spooky City Hallowe'en event at the Castle, with Mia Frary, 12, left, and her sister, Josie, 7. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Video and Photo Gallery: Ghosts, ghouls, witches and wizards join Halloween procession through streets of Norwich

Witches, ghosts, skeletons, zombies and other unspeakable things which go bump in the night made a terrifying appearance in Norwich city centre.

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Scene of an incident at Station Road, Lingwood involving a train striking the level crossing barriers.

Picture: James Bass

Video and photo gallery: Disruption on Norwich to Great Yarmouth trains continues after crash at Lingwood station

Disruption is continuing after a train crashed at Lingwood station between Great Yarmouth and Norwich.

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Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

Downham Market care worker convicted of ill-treating dementia patient

A care worker has been warned she faces jail after she was convicted of ill-treating an elderly dementia patient by feeding her with a syringe, causing her to choke.

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Southwold beach on another warm sunny day in October.
Iona (left) and Isobel Jenkins enjoying the beach.

Soaring temperatures smash the record for the warmest Halloween in Britain - with East Anglia reaching 21C

It has felt more like the height of summer than the end of October today, as unseasonably high temperatures smashed the record for the warmest Halloween in Britain.

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Family, friends and civic leaders gathered to remember Norwich in Bloom stalwart Bill Webster. Photo: Bill Smith

More than 100 people turn out to pay tribute to Mr Norwich in Bloom

Family, friends and civic leaders gathered to pay their last respects to one of Norwich’s great horticultural heroes.

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Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

Downham Market care worker convicted of ill-treating dementia patient

A care worker has been warned she faces jail after she was convicted of ill-treating an elderly dementia patient by feeding her with a syringe, causing her to choke.

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Police close the Acle Straight after an accident that left two cars in a water-filled ditch. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Renewed call for Acle Straight improvements after a woman dies following ditch crash

Fresh calls have been made for improvements to the A47 Acle Straight after a woman died following a tragic crash on the notorious stretch of road.

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Norovirus warning: people with winter bug being urged to stay away from James Paget Hospital A&E

People showing symptoms of the highly contagious winter vomiting bug have been urged to stay away from hospital to prevent the illness from spreading.

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The Open Academy. Photo: Jerry Daws

Proposed state-of-the-art football pitch at the Open Academy could transform the grassroots game in Norwich

Grassroots football in Norwich could be transformed by plans for a state-of-the-art floodlit artificial grass pitch (AGP) at a Norwich high school, its proponents have said.

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Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

Downham Market care worker convicted of ill-treating dementia patient

A care worker has been warned she faces jail after she was convicted of ill-treating an elderly dementia patient by feeding her with a syringe, causing her to choke.

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