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The shark which was seen circling the waters of Diss Mere.

First it was rampaging geese, then a “monstrous” 100lb catfish – now, it seems, there has been a new creature menacing the locals around Diss Mere.

Run Norwich 10km road race through the streets of Norwich. Photo: Steve Adams

Thousands of runners have taken part in the first ever Run Norwich 10k race.

Jeffrey Drayton and his doll Chantel appear at the Oulton Broad gala day 2015. Picture: Mick Howes

Lowestoft Lions’ main charity event of the year takes place today- with a full programme of live entertainment boosted by the early appearance of TV star Jeffrey Drayton.

Works of photographer Jim Tuck are being exhibited at the King's Lynn Arts Centre.

Photographs by the west Norfolk photographer are on display as part of an exhibition to celebrate his 60-year career.

Graham Uttin setting up his exhibition of train memorabilia at the King's Lynn Arts Centre. Picture: Ian Burt

Two west Norfolk transport enthusiasts are sharing their prized collections of model trains and vehicles at a special exhibition for King’s Lynn Arts Centre.

Photo. Mike Lister (L) receives the cup from Dave Mace (R).

Most attics are a treasure chest of long-forgotten keepsakes and heirlooms.

Ceremony to mark the return of a First World War German mortar which stood outside the Post Office until about 1970 when it was given to the Strumpshaw Steam Museum. The village asked to borrow it back last year for WW1 centenary commemorations and was told it could keep it. They've raised £500 to have it sandblasted and painted. It now stands outside the village hall. Pictured are villagers who all helped to bring back the mortar to the village

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

For decades it stood as a village landmark revered by children and adults alike who regarded it very much as part of their community.

The police cordon on Chapel Road in Attleborough. Picture: Kate Royall

A police cordon, put up after an unconscious man was found in an Attleborough road, has now been removed.

The East Coast Truckers Convoy heading towards Lowestoft along the A47. 

Picture: James Bass

Scores of children enjoyed an extra special day out as a convoy of trucks took them on a trip from Norwich to Pleasurewood Hills near Lowestoft.

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Crime

The police cordon on Chapel Road in Attleborough. Picture: Kate Royall

A police cordon, put up after an unconscious man was found in an Attleborough road, has now been removed.

Health

Parents Jonny Watts, partner Kay Mansfield want to praise and raise funds for Norfolk and Norwich Hospital neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) after their baby Kenny was born 10 weeks early. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Baby Kenny Watts should still be snuggled up inside his mum, waiting for his birthday on September 7.

Business

Adam Couch, chief executive of Cranswick Country Foods, Picture submitted.

Businesses driving the food and drink sector will create 73,000 new jobs within the next five years, a study has found.

Education

Record breakers challenge afternoon at Beccles library.
Oliver Brooks eating jelly with chopsticks.

Picture: James Bass

Children are taking on the reading challenge and attempting to beat world records with a little help from Beccles Library.

Politics

Harriet Harman, shadow deputy prime minister, is the guest in Charles Clarke's in-conversation event at the UEA. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

If former Norwich MP Charles Clarke were in charge of the job description and judging for a new Labour Party leader, bookies’ favourite Jeremy Corbyn would unsurprisingly not score highly.

Environment

Fish were seen coming out of the River Yare into the Wensum, from Trowse and towards Whitlingham Country Park.

The fish found in the River Yare probably died as a result of heavy rain, the Environment Agency has said.

Tech

Professor Rob Field, from the John Innes Centre in Norwich.

Garden ponds could be a surprising source for new medical discoveries, according to Norwich scientists.

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