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A survivor of meningitis raised £2,640 to help fight the disease.

One of two men who hid multi tools and lock knives in their rucksacks and later breached their bail conditions has been jailed for eight weeks.

A Norfolk woman and diversity campaigner has appeared in court after allegedly verbally threatening trans women.

A drug dealer from London who acted as a driver bringing heroin and cocaine to Norwich was arrested after he supplied an undercover police officer during a city-wide blitz on drugs dealing.

A Norfolk victim of the contaminated blood scandal will give evidence tomorrow into the inquiry into the treatment of thousands of people in the 1970s and 1980s.

It’s been a busy week in the business world, so we’ve rounded up some of our biggest and most interesting stories that may have gone under the radar - and you can test your knowledge of both national and East Anglian stories in this week’s Biz Quiz.

A jury has today heard a dramatic 999 recording of a father telling how there was a “seriously injured or even dead” woman in his son’s flat.

Critically acclaimed rapper and singer Stefflon Don is coming to Norwich on her biggest ever UK headline tour.

The Eastern Daily Press has appointed Eleanor Pringle as business writer.

A “young man of promise” is today behind bars after being caught supplying cocaine to an undercover police officer during a Norwich-wide blitz on drug dealing.

When Georgia Millan invited a Hollywood dancer to her family dance school in Norwich, she wasn’t expecting a response.

The highlight of carnival week is finally here.

A man is to appear in court on Wednesday charged in relation to the discovery of 300 cannabis plants in a Great Yarmouth warehouse.

A Norfolk man has lost 10 inches from his waistline after joining his local slimming group.

A new memorial was unveiled and dedicated at a north Norfolk village.

Predicting the outcomes of football matches is a precarious business – as difficult as trying to work out where your team will finish in eight months time.

Scores of churches have been protected against the threat of roof raiders a year after the launch of a new campaign backed by the Eastern Daily Press.

A 26 year-old man charged with an attempted robbery appeared at Norwich Magistrates Court.

A remembrance garden will be created around a new war memorial at a north Norfolk village.

Four Staffordshire pottery mementoes of one of Norfolk’s most notorious Victorian murderers are to go under the hammer.

A man will be sentenced next week after admitting theft and robbery offences.

Instead of being hunched over paper on desks high school students have unleashed their creativity on to big, bold canvases.

Here is our monthly look back at some of the criminals who were jailed in Norfolk courts in June.

Family and friends gathered for a special celebration in honour of Evelyn Carter’s 100th birthday.

A Norwich couple who met at a bus stop in 1957 are today celebrating their 60th diamond wedding anniversary.

Stephanie and Patrick Barnes recently got married in Malta and put an unusual twist on their first dance.

People living in a small north Norfolk village are fundraising for a new war memorial.

The family of a former maintenance worker from Norwich who died of asbestos-related cancer earlier this year have launched an appeal for answers over his illness.

Hundreds of people gathered at a church to celebrate the completion of a £250,000 Heritage Lottery Fund building repair project.

Butchery wins big at the Meat Management Industry Awards.

They have been married longer than many of us have been alive.

The friends of a “beautiful, smart, caring” woman from Norwich who died days after moving to Manchester to start a new life are fundraising to bring her home to be laid to rest beside her parents.

She looks like an ordinary three-year-old, but Chloe Donlevy has a one-in-a-million form of cancer.

An inquest has opened into the death of a retired wholesaler who was found unresponsive in bed.

Tributes have been paid after a former Lord Mayor of Norwich, who served as a city councillor for 25 years, died at the age of 98.

One of Norfolk’s most wanted men has been detained by police in connection with county lines drug dealing.

A group that funds a voluntary lifeboat in north Norfolk had to postpone buying new equipment because its secretary stole almost £4,000, a court heard.

The region’s mental health trust has insisted it repeatedly reported murderer Alex Palmer to police and other organisations before he killed dog walker Peter Wrighton.

A heartbroken daughter has told of how the grief of losing her mother had been brought back as she realised she may have been caught up in the breast cancer screening scandal.

Two financial advisors who defrauded hundreds of investors were “inexperienced” and had a “false belief” in their abilities, a court has heard.

Two financial advisors who admitted to defrauding millions from their clients are due to be sentenced this week.

Some of the UK’s top young choristers treated passers-by to a special pop-up performance in Norwich city centre.

An inquest has opened into the death of a cyclist who was involved in a crash on Aylsham Road.

After months of anticipation, a first look at the upcoming movie Fighting With My Family about a wrestler from Norfolk has been revealed.

The memory of a generous and popular man was saluted at a meeting of the Norwich Traffic Club which raised £1,000 for the Big C Charity in honour of Terry Long.

This summer’s Norfolk 20/20 competition at Horsford will be contested by the same six teams as last year – but there will be one subtle difference.

Here is our monthly look back at some of the criminals who were jailed in Norfolk courts in March.

A care home on the edge of Norwich has been named one of the best in the region thanks to reviews from residents and their families.

Norwich City has some of the most loyal football fans in the land, but there is one who is a much-loved living legend and is celebrating 70 years cheering on the Canaries. Derek James pays tribute to Roy Blower.

One of Norfolk’s leading disability empowerment charities is celebrating the successes of a dedicated fundraiser.

It’s World Down Syndrome Day on Wednesday, March 21, and families in Norfolk are raising awareness of the joys and challenges of bringing up a child with an extra chromosome and extra needs.

When Arlene and Garry Todd opened their pension statement in 2015 they thought there was a typo.

Ideas and suggestions for ways in which county residents and businesses plan to celebrate Norfolk Day have been as varied as they have been exciting.

Daniel Farke is a big fan of ‘gentleman’ Mick McCarthy – but that will not stop him looking to send his rival packing in what could be the Ipswich manager’s final derby duel.

A Norwich man has been charged after a woman in her 90s was robbed close to the city centre.

A lack of checks on patients tranquillised while under the care of the region’s mental health trust has been branded as “appalling”.

Best known as a comedian Jim Moir – aka Vic Reeves – is also an artist and he will show his surreal, amusing, bizarre works, and often with a sinister edge, alongside those of his friend, Norwich artist Colin Self.

It is a problem you would expect in the crowded streets of London but a Norfolk market town has become embroiled in a battle against dangerously high pollution levels. If it is not solved residents, particularly children and the elderly, could face serious health risks. STEVE SHAW reports...

Norwich City midfielder Adam Phillips is hoping to get his first taste of Football League action this weekend.

Norwich joined several other cities around the country in lighting up a significant building to mark 250 years since the birth of circus.

A Great Yarmouth mum has spoken of her terror after a rock was thrown at her family’s car while driving near Dereham.

A man has been charged in connection with a bank burglary in which almost £1,000 was stolen.

A Norwich GP was behind one of the more unusual festive sights in the city on Christmas Eve.

A drink driver who ploughed through the garden of a family home and flipped his car on its side was spotted trying to stand up in the vehicle by a passer by, a court heard.

Actor and writer Stephen Fry, who has connections to Norwich, has been named as the first guest for the University of East Anglia’s Literary Festival Spring 2018.

A woman who was the victim of a horror crash which put her in hospital over Christmas has been reunited with the air ambulance crew who saved her life.

Cutting subsidies to Norfolk bus routes, which could lead to services being axed, would be “a catastrophe”, according to campaigners for older people.

Norwich has been named one of the top property hot spots of the year.

Years of work to prevent people in Norfolk being isolated could be undone if half a million pounds is cut from subsidies for bus routes, one of the region’s major operators has warned.

James How and Tim Dowden of Langley School Kayaking Academy became National Schools Kayak Sprint and Marathon champions for the second year in a row as six Norwich Canoe Club schools crews dominated at the U19 National Schools Championships in Wokingham.

A stroke survivor from Norwich has joined the Stroke Association’s Lost for Words campaign.

A drug addict, who was taken to court for begging when he asked a Police Community Support Officer for money, died of a heroin overdose, an inquest has heard.

Two fundraisers who have raised thousands of pounds for the Norfolk Renal Fund have been honoured for their efforts over the years.

Just weeks after an EDP investigation highlighting the lack of mobile internet coverage in Norfolk a county-wide map is set to be created.

English Folk/Americana singer and songwriter John Smith is coming to Norwich on his headline European tour.

The family of a man who died under the care of the region’s mental health trust say they are devastated failings in the way he was cared for appear to have continued since his death.

Proposals to create a definitive map of Norfolk’s mobile coverage which would be used to press for improvements in the county’s ‘not-spots’ will be discussed next week.

A man who installed an iron gate which fell on a grandmother and crushed her to death has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.

Grab your leg warmers and get ready to get into the groove.

An ex-policeman turned conman has failed in a bid to overturn his convictions for cheating a former business partner out of £140,000.

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