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Clive Howard.

Serial sex attacker Clive Howard required psychiatric counselling after seeing his brother murdered by a jealous love rival in a Bury St Edmunds nightspot 22 years ago.

Matt and CassieThomas (nee Jackman) with their daughters Erin, nine, and Lola, five

A former world sports champion who wants to come home to Norfolk, must stay in her husband’s native Australia because his visa has been refused.

East of England ambulance control centre in Norwich.   Photo: Bill Smith

Sore feet from wearing shoes, lethargy on a diet and a dead squirrel are just a few of the reasons people called the East of England Ambulance Service in the past year.

Cyril Durrant during his last spell as chairman of North Norfolk District Council in 2003. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Cyril Durrant was a larger-than-life character who graced the county’s council chambers, countryside and rugby fields with his big heart and good humour.

The church of St Mary the Virgin at Narford.  Photo: John Hocknell

Lead thieves have struck yet again at a village church which was targeted last summer.

Fire engines at a house blaze in Bowthorpe on Tuesday April 21.

A person has been treated for smoke inhalation after a house fire in the Bowthorpe area of Norwich this morning.

The man in his 30s is said to be in a critical condition at Addenbrooke’s hospital

Jeffrey Drayton on Britain's Got Talent. Photo: Tom Dymond.

“It is definitely the best worst act we have had”. The sentiment of Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon who had just witnessed 73-year old Jeffrey Drayton, from Hopton-on-Sea, fire a doll named Chantel out of a cannon whilst performing a card trick with the help of presenters Ant and Dec.

Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

A 61-year-old man from Norwich has been jailed after he admitted breaching a sexual offences prevention order (SOPO) by taking up a job as a paperboy.

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Clive Howard.

Serial sex attacker Clive Howard required psychiatric counselling after seeing his brother murdered by a jealous love rival in a Bury St Edmunds nightspot 22 years ago.


Sheila Lock, interim director of children's services at Norfolk County Council. Photo: Bill Smith

Norfolk’s children’s services boss has revealed a lack of available mental health beds for youngsters meant she had to create a makeshift unit in a children’s home, so a 17-year-old could get desperately needed care.


The British Sugar site at Cantley.
Sugar beet on the concrete pad after being unloaded by the lorries from around the county.

Picture: James Bass

Strong trading at retailer Primark failed to boost Associated British Foods today after the Silver Spoon-to-Ovaltine conglomerate warned annual earnings will fall due to the strong pound and weak sugar sales.


Wensum Lodge in Norwich, where the adult education service is based.

The threat of closure to Norfolk County Council’s adult education service is “very serious”, councillors have admitted, but stressed they are on the right track to turning it around.


Labour Party leader Ed Miiband and Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon during the BBC Challengers' Election Debate 2015. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

David Cameron has warned of more borrowing and taxes if Ed Miliband does a deal with the Scottish National Party (SNP) to become Prime Minister.


A special 'Pop Up' garden event at the Paddock in Thetford raises money for St Nicholas Hospice Care. Pictured is garden owner Rachel Woods.

One of Thetford’s most beautiful gardens has flung open its doors for a surprise fund-raising event.

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