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Baby Grayson Robinson, son of Laura Baker and Mark Robinson.

When 10-year-old MacKenzie Baker heard his baby cousin was fighting for his life, he wanted to do everything he could do help.

St Mary’s Toddler Group who have received £855 from Sport Relief to replace toys and equipment.
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Sport Relief bosses have revealed the 45 Norwich projects that have benefited from more than £37,000 in grant money this year.

Mitchell Childs and Ruby Spink - the 11 month old toddler who died in Great Yarmouth

A man jailed for murdering his girlfriend’s 11-month-old baby has lost a bid for an early chance of release after a judge heard of the havoc he has caused in prison.

Granger Harrison and his daughter Esme have a herd of rare Dairy Shorthorn cows at Field Farm in Lakenheath.

A north Suffolk farmer is working to preserve one of the UK’s rarest cattle populations – by building a working herd of animals which he says are “rarer than giant pandas”.

Cheffins' Cambridge Vintage Sale, near Ely: a 1917 Overtime Model R sold for £27,500

A collection of agricultural bygones ranging from vintage tractors and ploughs to user manuals and photos fetched thousands of pounds at an enthusiastic auction near Ely.

Cabbell Park Football Ground, home of Cromer Football Club. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

A potential deal to save one of Cromer’s oldest institutions has been given a cautious welcome.

Beef cattle in the Wensum valley. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A simplified new land registration system has been introduced which will allow farmers to move livestock more freely within 10 miles of their home farm.

Newly refurbished council offices at West Norfolk Council, King's Lynn. Pictured: The Borough Council of King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Chapel Street, King's Lynn.
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As west Norfolk councillors voted to increase their basic annual allowance by around 8.5pc, local campaigners have questioned if the rise is too steep.

Pound coins and bank notes. 

Picture: James Bass

Looking for work in Norfolk? Here are four of the highest paid job opportunities currently available across the county.

Crime

Steve Gaskin, a former inspector at Scotland Yard, who has been advising the TV programme makers of Silent Witness on proper CSI techniques, pictured in a mock up crime scene in Taverham. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

It is a television series which takes viewers behind the scenes of forensic investigations into gruesome - though fictional - crimes.

Health

Care for the elderly.

A care home put into special measures six months ago has been given another “inadequate” rating.

Business

Cromer mayor Tim Adams and other members of the town council join Adrian Britton of the Westerleigh Gorup to cut the first sod and mark the start of work on the area's first crematorium. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

A turf-cutting ceremony was held to prepare the ground on the site next to the town’s cemetery.

Education

Education secretary Nicky Morgan. The Department for Education has defended the tests. Photo: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

A one-day boycott of primary schools could see parents withdraw children from lessons in a protest against government tests.

Politics

UKIP Leader Nigel Farage with his winnings  at Great Yarmouth races in 2012 
Picture: James Bass

Nigel Farage has likened predicting the upcoming local election result in Great Yarmouth to playing pin the tail on a donkey.

Environment

The friendly urban fox. Picture Simon Finlay

A photographer pottering away in his garage had some welcome company when a fox came to join him at his Norwich home.

Tech

A snapshot of a virtual tour at Norwich Art Suppliers.

A Norwich photographer is working with Goggle to capture snapshots inside businesses in the city for the search engine.

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