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X Factor finalists Brick City visit Ormiston Denes Academy, Lowestoft.

Video: X Factor band Brick City wow students from Ormiston Denes Academy and East Point Academy in Lowestoft

A band that appeared on ITV1’s the X Factor have showcased their talents during a visit to two academies in Lowestoft.

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Police said six people were being detained tonight in connection with the raids.

Six arrested on suspicion of being involved in phone scams in Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Surrey

Six men were detained as police raided addresses across North London in the early hours of today.

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Traffic queues on the A47 approaching King's Lynn. Picture: Chris Bishop.

Study into Norfolk A47 improvements is due to be completed by autumn

A long-awaited study which could pave the way for millions of pounds to be invested to improve the A47 through Norfolk is due to be completed by the autumn.

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Brandon Lewis, Great Yarmouth MP.

Poll: Norfolk MP says rural pubs could get a boost by serving school meals - but do you think it’s a good idea?

The county’s pubs might want to consider following the lead of inns in other parts of the country by providing school meals for children, an MP has suggested.

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Police are appealing for information after ham radio equipment worth thousands was stolen from a property in Heacham.

Have you been offered ham radio equipment stolen during burglary in Heacham?

Police in Heacham are appealing for witnesses after radio equipment was stolen from an outbuilding.

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The new Sir Isaac Newton sixth form in the old fire station in Norwich city centre. Photo: Bill Smith

Photo gallery: A schoolboy’s dream come true? Historic Norwich fire station becomes the Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form

School children may dream of becoming firemen, but few get to study in an actual fire station.

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Obituaries See all

Philip Bolam, with his trademark shepherd's crook

Philip Bolam: Former Norfolk county farm adviser became top Barclays banker

A former county adviser for Norfolk, Philip Bolam, who has died aged 91, was a long-serving president of the National Sheep Association.

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Staff at Mears Care in King's Lynn are collecting and sending boxes for troops stationed abroad - From left, Linda Roberts, Chrissie Mitchell and Penny Ahmed. Picture: Matthew Usher.

King’s Lynn care firm Mears collecting treats for RAF Marham II(AC) Squadron out in Afghanistan

Staff and clients of a care provider are collecting parcels for our boys and girls in Afghanistan.

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Crime See all

Police said six people were being detained tonight in connection with the raids.

Six arrested on suspicion of being involved in phone scams in Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Surrey

Six men were detained as police raided addresses across North London in the early hours of today.

Read full story »

Politics See all

Traffic queues on the A47 approaching King's Lynn. Picture: Chris Bishop.

Study into Norfolk A47 improvements is due to be completed by autumn

A long-awaited study which could pave the way for millions of pounds to be invested to improve the A47 through Norfolk is due to be completed by the autumn.

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Health See all

The launch and opening of Independence Matters Community Hub in Dereham - From left, Sue Whittaker, MD Sarah Stock, Will Smith Philip Field and Lewis Maund. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Independence Matters celebrates ‘social enterprise’ at Dereham Community Hub

More than 100 guests gathered at a day services centre in Dereham to celebrate the success of a new “social enterprise” model to help people with learning difficulties.

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Education See all

X Factor finalists Brick City visit Ormiston Denes Academy, Lowestoft.

Video: X Factor band Brick City wow students from Ormiston Denes Academy and East Point Academy in Lowestoft

A band that appeared on ITV1’s the X Factor have showcased their talents during a visit to two academies in Lowestoft.

Read full story »

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Marcus Hopkins, who has joined the Conservatives

Independent councillor joins Conservatives in West Norfolk after they help defeat King’s Lynn incinerator plan

A Independent councillor has decided to join the Conservatives after being “very impressed” with how the party handled the King’s Lynn incinerator debacle.

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