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Olympic Boxer Anthony Ogogo with his Bronze medal on Ness Point,Lowestoft.

Norfolk’s sporting heroes’ charity food dash

They are two finely honed competitors. One is used to duking it out in the boxing ring, the other tackling opponents on the football pitch.

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Aviva staff speak of their shock at the company’s possible merger with Friends Life

Aviva staff today spoke of their shock that the company was considering a possible merger with Friends Life.

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Tim Child outside Norwich Magistrates Court where he is contesting his charge of driving without due care and attention at the traffic blackspot at the junction of Long John Hill and Barrett Road. Photo : Steve Adams

Driver risks criminal record over Norwich car crash in fight to make ‘accident blackspot’ safer

A motorist who crashed at a Norwich “accident blackspot” is risking a criminal conviction in a battle for new safety measures.

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Lowestoft Christmas Lights Switch on in the town centre.
November 2014

Picture: James Bass

Photo gallery: Lowestoft’s lights switch-on event hailed a success

There may have been a wintry chill in the air, and rain falling at times throughout this afternoon, but the centre of Lowestoft was bathed in a festive glow as hundreds of people gathered for the annual switch-on of the town’s Christmas lights.

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Fire damage to a flat at the rear of the Bayfields Hotel and Bar on the High Street in Lowestoft.

Picture: James Bass

Evening update: Lowestoft pub and hotel flat fire treated as arson

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a flat of a popular pub in Lowestoft where there was a suspected gas leak.

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HMS Dauntless off the coast of Great Yarmouth.
Viewed from the Caister Lifeboat.

Picture: James Bass

HMS Dauntless hoped to return to Great Yarmouth for historic ceremony

Plans are under way to bring HMS Dauntless back to her adopted port of Great Yarmouth so her crew can accept the historic freedom of the borough.

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Obituaries See all

Former long-stLiz Jones. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Update: Australian Cittaslow community adds its tribute to Aylsham leading light Liz Jones

A shocked Aylsham is mourning the loss of Liz Jones, who had been at the forefront of community life for decades.

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Crime See all

Police at the scene at The Arc

Update: The Arc reopens after fears over reported gas leak at shopping centre in Bury St Edmunds

One of Suffolk’s biggest shopping centres was evacuated earlier after a reported gas leak.

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Politics See all

The East of England Labour Party conference at the Cameo Hotel in Copdock. Harriet Harman speaking.

Harriet Harman and Ed Balls insist Labour can still win in the south

Labour heavyweights Harriet Harman and Ed Balls have both insisted they will put the setbacks of the last few weeks behind them and go on to win next year’s general election at a weekend conference near Ipswich.

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Health See all

Norfolk's hospital beds are reaching stretching point.

Number of bed blockers on rise as Norfolk’s hospitals reach stretching point

Thousands of healthy patients are taking up beds in the region’s stretched hospitals each month because of delays getting them discharged – and that number is on the rise.

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Education See all

One of the earliest pictures in the Flegg archive shows youngsters in the art room engaged in their task the girls apparently not wearing ties.

50 years of feeding minds - east Norfolk school celebrates half a century

A rural Norfolk high school founded 50 years ago is marking its golden milestone with a celebration open day today, Saturday.

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Lynn and West Latest See all

A radio-controlled model aircraft, similar to the one stuck in a tree.

Mayday, Mayday, Mayday: My model plane is in a tree!

For any model aircraft enthusiast, seeing your plane become entangled in a tree is perhaps the ultimate ignominy.

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