Five things we learned this week
- Credit: Geoff Robinson
In case you missed them, here are five stories that caught our eye this week.
•The £21m Postwick Hub outside Norwich may have to be redesigned already
Part of a controversial £21m junction on the edge of Norwich could have to be redesigned because of long tailbacks which were not when it was being built.
Norfolk County Council is considering installing a new segregated left turn lane because of the problems with traffic coming from the Great Yarmouth direction and heading into Thorpe St Andrew.
•Building a tower out of straw bales may not be the best idea
A Lowestoft photographer captured the moment six straw bales fell across the A146 at Thurton this week causing long tailbacks for drivers.
Luckily no-one was hurt but Christopher Mortimer claimed the bales had been stacked at the side of the road for years and looked like the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
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•Norwich is getting a new KFC
After the closure of restaurants on Prince of Wales Road and Dereham Road fried chicken lovers rejoiced with the news that the city will be getting a new branch of KFC.
A spokesperson for the fast food outlet said they are currently looking for the right location for the new store.
- 1 County welcomes tankers but motorists continue to queue for fuel
- 2 Norfolk wakes up to empty pumps – despite assurances of ‘ample fuel stocks’
- 3 Revealed: Where most parking tickets have been issued in Norfolk
- 4 Key workers share 'unnecessary and frustrating' impact of panic-buying
- 5 Weird Norfolk: Is Diss Mere the waterlogged crater of an extinct volcano?
- 6 Huge seaside home with indoor pool for sale for £600,000
- 7 Q&A: All you need to know about fuel shortages
- 8 Search continues for man with knife who chased victim into KFC
- 9 Controversy reignited over 300 home scheme on edge of Norwich
- 10 Queuing for petrol - a tale as old as time
•A Norfolk prospector hit the jackpot in north Wales
Vince Thurkettle, 60, who lives near Thetford found a gold nugget off the coast of Anglesey worth an estimated £50,000!It believed to part of a £120 million haul of riches from the Australian gold rush lost in a shipwreck in the waters in 1859.•Norwich City will be playing Championship football next seasonA 4-2 victory over Watford at Carrow Road on Wednesday night was not enough for City and they were relegated to the Championship.
Sunderland's win at Everton meant there was no more the Canaries could do to stay in the Premier League. Bring on Ipswich!