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A flood warden places sand bags outside premises on the quay at Wells after last Decembers storm surge. Picture: Ian Burt

Heroes of floods to be toasted one year on from night of drama

It was a night which both victims and rescue teams will remember for the rest of their lives.

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Trowse swing bridge, which is single track, needs to become double track if rail services in and out of Norwich are to improve. Picture: Mike Page

Two-track bridge in and out of Norwich would solve city rail congestion

A fixed two-track bridge in and out of Norwich is an ideal solution to congestion at the city’s station, Network Rail’s regional boss has said.

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Ambulances parked up outside the accident and emergency department of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Photo: Steve Adams

Targets missed as Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital has its busiest ever month for emergencies

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (N&N) coped with a record number of emergency patients in October.

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Mark Cavendish, centre, pictured en route to the Norfolk Showground during 2012s Tour of Britain. He suffered a nasty fall in the closing stages.

Cycling stars set to pedal through Norfolk and Suffolk as Tour of Britain returns

It’s back – the Tour of Britain will return to Norfolk and Suffolk next year, bringing a multi-million pound boost to the region’s economy.

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A 'crash for cash' scam.

Video: Team from Aviva in Norwich tasked to fight spread of ‘crash for cash’ scam

A team of 25 investigators based at Aviva in Norwich has been tasked to fight the spread of so-called ‘crash for cash’ scams, where bogus or deliberate accidents are used to enable fraudulent whiplash claims to be made.

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Aviva fraud team uncovers insurance scam involving Norwich homes

Fraudsters have targeted dozens of people in Norwich, using their personal details to take out bogus insurance policies.

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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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A 'crash for cash' scam.

Video: Team from Aviva in Norwich tasked to fight spread of ‘crash for cash’ scam

A team of 25 investigators based at Aviva in Norwich has been tasked to fight the spread of so-called ‘crash for cash’ scams, where bogus or deliberate accidents are used to enable fraudulent whiplash claims to be made.

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Norfolk County Council staff will have to pay to park at County Hall from next year. Photo: Bill Smith

Norfolk County Council staff told they will have to pay to park at County Hall

Staff will have to pay to park at Norfolk County Council’s headquarters from next year, after cash-strapped council bosses decided to scrap free parking at County Hall.

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Ambulances parked up outside the accident and emergency department of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Photo: Steve Adams

Targets missed as Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital has its busiest ever month for emergencies

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (N&N) coped with a record number of emergency patients in October.

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Left to right: Awards presenter Jack Dee; NUA Vice-Chancellor Professor John Last; award judge Shearer West.

Norwich University of the Arts celebrates national award for innovation in the arts

A planned £3m incubation centre to help develop business ideas has seen Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) win a national award for innovation in the arts.

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Graphics showing what the King's Lynn Town Hall and Old Gaol House could look like in the future. Picture: PLB Projects

Date set for opening of King’s Lynn’s new visitor attraction

A new visitor attraction could be open in King’s Lynn by easter 2016 after a timeline was set out for the transformation of the town hall and old gaolhouse to include a new resource, archive and exhibition area.

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