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The B1149 Norwich Road, near Edgefield, towards Holt is blocked following an accident. Picture: GOOGLE STREET

Road completely blocked ‘for some time’ following crash

Drivers are being asked to avoid a busy north Norfolk road following a crash.

Chairman of Safter Thetford Action Group (STAG), Mac MacDonald, has been talking with residents who have been affected by motorbikes riding through the town and Thetford Forest. Photo: Emily Thomson

‘Enough is enough’ - town’s fight against motorcyclists damaging its precious forest

Police have arrested a driver after they tested positive for both cannabis and cocaine while joyriding a motorcycle without a license or insurance. Photo: Norfolk and Suffolk roads and armed policing team.

Driver who failed drugs test arrested after taking motorbike without consent

The 500th Norwich Parkrun at Eaton Park
Byline: Sonya Duncan
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Gallery Can you spot yourselves in our photos of the 500th Norwich parkrun?

The delivery of bacon and egg baps arrives at the Ethica offices, the self proclaimed vegan digital marketing company at St Giles House. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Firm which trades on its veganism - but buys staff bacon butties

The owner of a coastal beauty salon has been voted as the best eyelash technician in the country at a national awards night. Photos: Nail Brows and Lash awards

‘It’s mind-blowing’: Town beautician voted as country’s best lash technician

Kieran Meenaghan, the owner of The Games Table. Picture: Lauren De Boise

Shop to relocate to ‘awesome new premises’ in Norwich Lanes

The Grosvenor Fish Bar has been named one of the best places to eat on a budget in the country by The Times. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Fish and chip shop named one of the best places to eat on a budget in the UK

Sheringham Viking Festival, which got off to a successful start, in spite of wind and rain.
Photo: KAREN BETHELL

Wind and rain fail to dampen spirits as Viking festival gets off to a successful start

Scent-a-Barks Doggy Day Care in Norwich, Owner Stacy Morris Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN

Video Take a look inside this doggy day care centre in Norfolk

Reports of potholes on the A11 increased. Byline: Sonya Duncan

Reports of potholes on A11 increase by 1,000 in just three years

Red wine being poured into a stem glass at the table. Photo: Getty Images/debyaho/iStockphoto

Chef’s plans to open wine bar serving platters and charcuterie plates

A mum is sharing her experiences raising her four-year-old disabled son on Instagram to support other families and help explain his conditions. Photos: @paige_lincoln_juneau on Instagram

‘I didn’t want to relive his diagnoses’ - mum shares journey raising disabled son on Instagram

Keith Bailey has been home brewing beer since 2010 from his garage in Sprowston. PIctures: BRITTANY WOODMAN

‘I ran out of spare cash for the pub’ - meet the award-winning home brewer who works from his garage

A unique working model steam engine made in Dereham by George Long in 1902 is set to be auctioned by Cheffins. Picture: Cheffins

This 118-year-old Heartbreaker is a ‘truly Norfolk piece of history’

Former Norwich City half-back Sam Wolstenholme also played a huge part in the lives of thousands of prisoners in a German internment camp during the First World War. Picture: Alan Futter/Courtesy of Paul Brown.

The Norwich City defender who survived a First World War prison camp

Heydon Road in Aylsham had to be closed after a tree fell down. Picture: DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP

Road closed and more than 450 homes left without power after tree falls down

The new XIST game is opening in Castle Quarter. Pic: Submitted

New firm opening in Castle Quarter offers chance to ‘step inside video game’

Chocolate Jaffa cake  Picture: Charlotte Smith-Jarvis

Weekend Cook: Make our Jaffa cake sponge

Police were called to the A11 on Saturday following reports a tree have fallen onto the road. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary

Fallen tree partially blocks A11

Doug Smith, director of Flooring and Blinds Express in Heigham Street, where business has been badly affected by the roadworks. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Trader says roadworks have cost him £30,000 - but council blames the economy

Norfolk County Council became the first organisation to sign Norwich Pride's new 'pride pledge'. Picture: Norfolk County Council

Norwich Pride pledge launched to promote equality across Norfolk

James Stephen was sentenced to 4 years and 8 months for possession of drugs with intent to supply and possession of criminal property. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary

‘I knew this day was coming’ - Dealer admits fears to police after £24,000 drug arrest

Aerial view of Metamec production plant at Dereham. Photo : Archant Library

Gallery Meet the man who keeps Metamec clocks ticking in the heart of Norfolk

Joshua Savory appeared at Norwich Crown Court to appeal his conviction. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood

Motorist who failed to provide blood sample over “needle phobia” loses appeal

Judith Brown received a scam phone call pretending to be from HMRC. PHOTO: Getty

Woman’s warning after being threatened with police action during HMRC scam call

The speed limit through the village will be reduced from 50 to 40mph as part of the scheme  Picture: Ian Burt

Drivers warned of overnight A47 closures

William (right) and Geoffrey Buchanan, who are joint MDs of Gressingham Foods.

‘We love Suffolk’ – why county is part of Woodbridge duck meat brand’s DNA

Parents have said schools should make necessary changes for autistic pupils in order to help them stay in mainstream schools with their peers. Picture: GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCK PHOTO

Revealed: The shocking delays faced by children referred for autism assessment in Suffolk

A train guard was assaulted at Great Yarmouth station. Picture: Jacob Massey

Train guard assaulted

Bill Borrett (R) has been criticised as “petulant, arrogant and disrespectful” and been asked to resign by Steve Morphew (L) after walking out of a radio interview. Photo: Denise Bradley/Bill Borrett

Video ‘Arrogant’ - calls for councillor to resign after walking out of BBC interview

Norwich City

Daniel Farke knows some may look back on Norwich City's Premier League quest as a series of missed opportunities. But he is not ready to accept a one way ticket back to the Championship.

Tomorrow there will be over 1,000 Norwich City supporters who'll be spending their Sunday heading to and from Wolverhampton Wanderers. Sadly, I won't be one of them - but that doesn't make me any less of a fan.

When thinking about football and prisoner of war camps, a former Norwich City defender who played for the club more than a century ago is probably not the first thing that springs to mind.

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