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Pilot arrested after landing at Norwich Airport

A pilot is due in court next month accused of having too much alcohol in his system when he landed a plane at Norwich International Airport.

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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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David Umney and Carl Watson at Norwich Crown Court.
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Builder is jailed after ‘cowboy’ firm inflicts misery on more than 70 Norfolk homeowners

A builder has been jailed after leaving more than 70 homeowners thousands of pounds out of pocket.

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

Update: Woman dies after two cars plunge into water filled ditches off the A47 Acle Straight

A woman has died following a crash in which two cars plunged into water-filled ditches off the A47 Acle Straight.

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Labour to hold first regional cabinet meeting - but East Anglia won’t have a seat

East Anglia will not have seat at Labour’s first English regional cabinet committee today as leader Ed Miliband travels to Manchester to deliver his plan to “spread the recovery” to the regions.

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Stick to pumpkins - Norman Lamb warns over Halloween costumes PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Norfolk MP warns retailer over Halloween costumes

A “dangerous” Halloween culture conditions all of us to fear mental illness and see it as “other worldly”, according to Norfolk MP Norman Lamb.

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

Update: Woman dies after two cars plunge into water filled ditches off the A47 Acle Straight

A woman has died following a crash in which two cars plunged into water-filled ditches off the A47 Acle Straight.

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Labour leader Ed Miliband

Labour to hold first regional cabinet meeting - but East Anglia won’t have a seat

East Anglia will not have seat at Labour’s first English regional cabinet committee today as leader Ed Miliband travels to Manchester to deliver his plan to “spread the recovery” to the regions.

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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 cast (from left) actor Donald Sutherland, director Francis Lawrence, actors Liam Hemsworth, Jennifer Lawrence, Sam Clafin and Josh Hutcherson pose for photographers during a photo call for Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Future Voices: The Hunger Games : Mockingjay Part 1

Influenced by The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games tells the story of Katniss Everdeen, a 16 year old girl living in Panem (a nation situated primarily in North America).

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Police have released two more CCTV pictures following a raid on East Coast Business Park

Police release two more CCTV pictures after East Coast Business Park burglary

New CCTV pictures have emerged as the police step up their search for a gang who raided a East Coast Business Park.

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