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Wymondham carnival. Marola's Hair Salon staff, left to right, Mary Ford, Ann Fereday, George Squires, Chris Ford, Jacqui Frost, Lesley Bates and Rebecca Stone.

Wymondham carnival returns after 20 years

The sun came out and so did the crowds as Wymondham carnival made its long-awaited return after more than 20 years.

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Dereham pistol shooter Michael Gault

18th Commonwealth Games medal puts Dereham shooter Michael Gault in the record books

Dereham shooter Michael Gault made Commonwealth Games history today when he won bronze for England in the 10-metre air pistol event.

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The MH434 Spitfire at a previous Old Buckenham Airshow

Flying displays set to thrill crowds at Old Buckenham Airshow

Aviation enthusiasts have got more than four hours of flying displays to look forward to this weekend when the Old Buckenham Airshow takes place.

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The annual Norwich Pride parade through the city centre. Picture: Denise Bradley

‘It’s such a beautiful day with beautiful people’ - Samba drums and carnival spirit at Norwich Pride 2014

Samba drums sounded as dancers shimmied through a sun-drenched Norwich city centre, leading thousands on the sixth annual Pride procession.

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Leroy Fer of Norwich in action during the Barclays Premier League match at Craven Cottage, London
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Norwich City player Leroy Fer marries long-term girlfriend

Norwich City midfielder Leroy Fer married his long-term girlfriend Xenia Schipaanboord in Norwich today.

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Abseiling from the top of Thurne Mill to raise vital funds for the windmill.

Picture: James Bass

Video and photo gallery: Brave fundraisers abseil from Thurne Mill

Almost 200 years after it was built, supporters of Thurne Mill have abseiled off the top to help keep the sails turning.

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Obituaries See all

Peter Brooks during his time as curator of Sheringham Museum.

Peter Brooks: An authority on Sheringham’s history

Former curator of Sheringham Museum Peter Brooks has died aged 86.

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Business See all

EDP Business Awards 2013. Pictured: Best Employer - Lynn Walters, left with Sam Lacey and Catherine Hodds from Circle Housing. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Why people are key to running a successful business

All businesses have one thing in common – people.

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Update: Man and woman arrested after Hethersett supermarket theft are bailed

Police investigating a theft at a supermarket have released on bail two people they arrested.

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Politics See all

Traffic heads through Long Stratton on the A140. Photograph Simon Parker

Council bosses rule out study on A140 impact of extra lorries taking Norfolk’s waste to be burned in Suffolk

The number of lorries which will carry Norfolk waste to be burned in Suffolk is so “insignificant” there was no need for an assessment on how it will affect A140 traffic, council bosses have said.

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Health See all

The A&E department at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Picture: Denise Bradley

Region’s busiest A&E department receives £2.5m boost to ease growing demand

Hospital bosses pledged to increase capacity by the end of the year after receiving a £2.5m investment to ease growing demand at the region’s busiest Accident and Emergency department.

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Education See all

Southttown Infants School celebrating their 'good' Ofsted rating

Southtown Infants School celebrates good Ofsted ahead of expansion

A good Ofsted made the last day of term extra special for staff and students at Southtown Infants School.

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Lynn and West Latest See all

Bawsey Pits. Picture: Ian Burt

Bawsey Pits will be patrolled 24/7 for summer holiday

A beauty spot where two men drowned last summer will be patrolled 24/7 from Monday.

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