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David Umney and Carl Watson at Norwich Crown Court.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

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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Pilot arrested for ‘having too much alcohol in his system’ 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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The scene at the railway bridge at Long John Hill, Lakenham, where a woman was rescued after she may have been hit by a train. CREDIT Andrew connors

Update: Woman still in hospital after being struck by train in Norwich but injuries not life threatening

A 42-year-old woman who was hit by a train in Norwich is still being treated in hospital although her injuries are not said to be life threatening.

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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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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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Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

Cromer man, 24, who sent sex texts to a schoolgirl is jailed

A Cromer man has been jailed for 16 months for urging a schoolgirl to engage in sex acts.

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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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David Umney and Carl Watson at Norwich Crown Court.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

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

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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Education See all

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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West Norfolk's fallen will be remembered on November 9, at Tower Gardens in King's Lynn. Picture: Matthew Usher.

West Norfolk prepares for Remembrance Day service

West Norfolk will remember those who lost their lives in the two world wars and more recent conflicts on Sunday, November 9.

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