A man has been cleared of charges of raping a 40-year-old woman he met online.

This half term the Norwich Gaming Festival returns to the city so to celebrate we have compiled a list of ten of the best games of all time.

A woman who stole almost £4,000 from a life-saving charity is awaiting what her punishment will be from a crown court after her case was adjourned for sentencing.

From the grand opening spectacle to all the fun of the Adnams Spiegeltent - artist Owen Mathers has been capturing highlights of this year’s Norfolk & Norwich Festival with his pen and paint.

You’ve seen the scaffolding around Norwich but now it’s the ‘big reveal’ as hundreds of new apartments in three major developments in the city centre reach various stages of completion. Property editor Caroline Culot went to visit Sentinel House, Skipper House and Aldwych House, all for sale with abbotFox.

It all started with a simple plan to kill a large rat.

One of the men arrested on suspicion of alleged electoral fraud in the Norwich City Council elections has spoken of his relief after he was released with no further action to be taken.

Paul Warne is aiming for a memorable Wembley double when he leads Rotherham United into League One combat.

Two men from London arrested for drug dealing in Norwich as part of a police crackdown admitted possessing cocaine and heroin with intent to supply after one of them supplied an undercover officer.

Norwich North MP Chloe Smith has said she was “shocked” to hear that police are investigating alleged electoral fraud around the nomination paper for a Conservative candidate in the city council elections.

Police are continuing to investigate allegations of election fraud around Norwich City Council’s elections, with one of the men arrested yesterday released with no further action to be taken.

The Bishop of Norwich has announced he is to retire after nearly two decades serving the Diocese of Norwich and a career with the church spanning more than 40 years.

Police have launched a number of appeals after several jewellery burglaries have taken place across Norfolk in recent weeks.

She became an online sensation, blogging and vlogging about fashion and beauty.

A plumbing apprentice from Norwich has won a contest looking for the most talented young tradespeople.

Writer-performer Louise Coulthard tells us about her acclaimed play Cockamamy, inspired by her experiences caring for her grandmother, which is coming to Norwich.

Some rather unusual creatures have flown into our fine city for festival-goers to spot this weekend.

Chet and Waveney Valley Vineyard has ambitious plans for 2018.

Jeremy Dunn, chief wine tutor at Norfolk Wine School shares his favourite English bottles.

The Norfolk and Norwich Festival is bringing 17 days of music, circus, theatre, art, literature and more to the city and county.

It has been a bellwether for the high street for more than a century; its buildings dominating the centre of cities like Norwich and its name a by-word for quality.

Daniel Farke was unveiled as Norwich City’s new head coach on this day 12 months ago. Paddy Davitt looks back at a debut season that was anything but dull and peers into what the future might hold at Carrow Road.

Castlemeadow Care hosted a free dementia, health and information event at the Norman Centre in Norwich.

A first aid class saved baby James’ life

Business owners are being encouraged to help offenders get a foothold in the job market to drive down the £15bn annual bill which reoffending incurs for the country.

Norfolk’s two representatives in the English Senior Women’s Amateur Championships at Hallamshire Golf Club near Sheffield both gave excellent accounts of themselves.

A care home near Norwich has been bought as part of an £8.3m deal.

With the Aviva Premiership final between Exeter and Saracens bringing down the curtain on the 15-a-side season tomorrow, for Norfolk rugby fans there’s another fixture to look forward to.

Norwich was once described as having a pub for every day of the year and now a festival is making its return to celebrate our Fine City’s ale heritage.

A higher-than-normal number of trains being in for repair has led to a shortage of seats on the Sheringham to Norwich train line.

Get your first taste at the Royal Norfolk Show.

A new season normally equals a new start. Russell Martin appears the exception to the rule at Norwich City. Paddy Davitt assesses the available options for the defender, in the latest of our City report card series.

A female-centred co-working space has opened its doors near Norwich.

With less than a month to go until the GoGoHares decorate Norwich, children’s charity Break has launched a range of mementos to celebrate the stars of the sculpture trails.

Fire crews and an environmental protection unit were called to a Norfolk town after a “minor chemical leak”.

Retro hits will draw thousands to Earlham Park in Norwich on Saturday. Simon Parkin looks at who will be taking to the stage at Let’s Rock Norwich!

During the May half term holidays, Norwich’s Castle Mall will be taken over by a herd of dinosaurs and the Kastle Kids team are inviting all the children of Norwich to join in the fun.

A city park will be filled with live music this weekend following the return of a retro festival.

Goods Vehicle Operator’s Licence JAMIE MICHAEL WILSON trading as Mobile Concrete Supplies of Sunny View, Hingham Road, Gt. Ellingham, Attleborough, Norfolk NR17 17E is applying to change an existing licence

The pioneering electronic duo behind hits including Enola Gay will take to the stage of the retro music festival 40 years since being formed by Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys.

During three mornings this week 34 alleged drug dealers have come before a judge with no advocate as barristers refuse to take on new legal aid work in protest against Ministry of Justice cuts.

Carrow Road will play host to England Under-21s crucial UEFA European Championship qualifier against Netherlands on Thursday, September 6.

Nine community groups across north Norfolk are celebrating a combined £21,655 windfall, following the latest round of grants from the Victory Housing Community Fund.

An eco-friendly taxi firm promising a zero emissions drive is awaiting a decision over whether it will be granted a private hire vehicle licence.

A city centre café is bidding to expand into space vacated twice by smokehouse businesses.

A man who was seriously injured in a collision with a lorry in Norwich earlier this week has died.

A junior school is looking forward to a new future as it launches as an academy next month.

Lowestoft fight fans have been urged to get behind local hero Craig Poxton as he returns to the ring on Friday night.

Nathan Dale returns to the ring on Friday night after an absence of 10 months with a ringing endorsement from an illustrious stable-mate.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit election fraud around this month’s Norwich City Council elections.

Neil Warnock has admitted Robert Snodgrass’ move to Norwich City in 2012 was the final straw for him at Leeds.

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in a Norwich car park last night.

There is lots more weird and wonderful fun for audiences to enjoy in the final four days of this year’s Norfolk & Norwich Festival. Arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at some highlights

The long May Bank Holiday weekend will see and interesting mix of weather, with humid conditions, heavy rain and a risk of thunderstorms.

Legendary singer-songwriter Justin Hayward of The Moody Blues is bringing his solo tour to Norwich Theatre Royal. Long-time fan David Bale spoke to him ahead of the gig.

Wisbech boxer Joe Steed steps into the ring for the first time as a professional on Friday night – and is backed to become a big hit.

The family of a woman who took her own life have told an inquest she was a “brilliant mum” who loved her children and took pride in her work.

The cases of more than 30 alleged drug dealers are being derailed for weeks as barristers take strike action over cuts to fees paid in legal aid.

Calls have been made for improvements at a busy junction as a second person died following a crash near Norwich almost four months ago.

As Norfolk Day approaches dozens of community events have been organised around the county. This week we focus on a children’s art competition.

The mother of an RAF soldier who died in a motorcycle is taking on an unusual fundraising activity to raise money for the air cadets, an organisation she says helped to shape her son’s career.

Improved regulation has deterred a greater amount of financial misconduct in the UK since the global financial crisis, according to a new study from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

A 17-year-old from Great Witchingham who appeared in court charged with multiple drug offences without legal representation has been bailed back to Norfolk.

It has been an admired feature of rural buildings for many centuries and involves a skilled pair of hands.

It really will be a ‘millionaires’ row’ as not one but SEVEN ultra modern, luxury homes are now for sale in fields five miles from Norwich, each with a price-tag of £1.53 million.

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man charged with multiple offences in Norwich city centre.

A Norwich-based chocolate maker is doing its bit to improve the nation’s diets with a range of “healthy” chocolate bars.

Police footage has captured the centre of a town grinding to a halt while a pontoon was transported to its final destination.

Norwich-based choir The Voice Project has been filling venue’s across the county with imaginative, original song for the last decade. Arts correspondent Emma Knights finds out about the group’s latest show

Winter sports fans tackled a skiing challenge for a children’s charity.

Police are appealing for help to trace a man who is wanted in Norwich.

A council’s decision on a large development near Norwich hangs on the matter of whether a new school will be built along side it.

A man has been arrested after stolen bank cards were used in Norwich.

A second person has died following a crash near Norwich almost four months ago.

From gaming to fireworks and painting pebbles to borrowing kites - here’s how to have family fun for free this half term

The range includes a high cocoa content, lower sugar milk chocolate.

A bar in Norwich has brewed a new range of cocktails even Professor Snape would approve of.

Have you got occasion wear hanging in your wardrobe that you no longer need? Why not donate it to The Great Exchange?

Carers can often feel isolated and not know where to turn but an event at The Forum hopes to offer support.

A young team of promising footballers are celebrating after going unbeaten for a whole season.

While the world’s best football players are taking to the main stage at the World Cup, Norwich’s finest youngsters will be playing for their own trophy against youth teams from across the world.

Norwich City chairman Ed Balls has gone national in his efforts to see safe standing introduced to football grounds.

Workers at Britvic could strike over the redundancy payments offered to those affected by the closure of its Norwich factory.

Chelsea’s highly-rated midfielder Kasey Palmer is being tracked by Norwich City and Championship rivals Sheffield United

People living in a Norwich street where traffic is “absolute chaos” have warned a five-day closure of a roundabout may worsen their problems.

A historic piano used in a Norfolk town’s earliest cinema has been donated to a heritage museum.

Despite not firing on all cylinders, Matt Newson still managed to take the chequered flag and post some more very good results in the F1 Stock Cars at King’s Lynn.

Leader? No doubt. What about captain? Grant Hanley appears to have all the credentials. Paddy Davitt assesses an impressive first tour of duty from the centre-back, in the latest of our City report card series.

Rush-hour drivers were delayed as firefighters tackled a car blaze on the edge of Norwich.

There’s still a fair way to go – but bosses at the new-look Royal Norwich Golf Club say they are on course to deliver one of Norfolk’s most ambitious new sporting venues.

Norwich’s new Lord Mayor and Sheriff have been sworn in, with a pledge to raise money for an enterprise which helps the city’s homeless.

Schools and colleges are being invited to sign a charter pledging to reduce the number of exclusions at Norwich schools.

There was an infectious community feel as a care home invited members of the public to a special Royal Wedding garden party.

The average price of a flat in the UK has risen by £75,074 over the last five years, equivalent to £1,251 per month, according to new research.

Mario Vrancic pledges the best is yet to come at Norwich City after getting to grips with the Championship.

He is more used to the pitch at Carrow Road than the ring but Canaries legend Grant Holt will be climbing the ropes after signing a contract with the World Association of Wrestling (WAW) creating a Holtamania social media storm.

A promising young poet and former Norfolk and Norwich Festival volunteer is to be remembered at a special literature event this week.

With artists including singer songwriter Andrew Roachford and top US tribute band Tragedy, this year’s Reepham Music Festival, which kicks off on August 11, looks set to be another sell-out success.

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