Five things we learned this week

Johnny Depp attending the Alice Through The Looking Glass European premiere, at the Odeon Leicester

Johnny Depp attending the Alice Through The Looking Glass European premiere, at the Odeon Leicester Square, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 10, 2016. See PA Story SHOWBIZ Alice. Photo credit should read: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire - Credit: PA

In case you missed them, here are five stories that caught our eye this week.

•Johnny Depp DID buy a bath from a Norwich shop

It's a riddle that has bubbled away for well over a year but this week Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp confirmed he did purchase a bath from Stiffkey Bathrooms, in Upper St Giles Street.

Speaking to BBc Radio One DJ Greg James the Pirates of the Carribean actor said he had since washed his hands of the antique, without stating what led him to his decision.

•Steam engines do not travel very fast

Nearly 100 drivers got caught up in delays on Thorpe Road this week after getting stuck behind a steam engine on its way to Strumpshaw for a rally.

The engines can only travel at a top speed of 10mph.


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•Where the fastest growing property prices in Norfolk are

Hunstanton, Wroxham, Dereham and Wymondham have the fastest growing property prices in the county with some house prices rising by 35pc.

Location to good schools, transport links and amenities were all factors in the price rises.

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•Deers can bark!

A dog walker in Kelling Heath claimed she was attacked by a 'barking' deer this week.

Jane Day was walking through the woods at Kelling Heath Holiday Park, near Holt, with her son Daniel and cockapoo dogs Buddy and Purdy when they were confronted by the Muntjac.

She explained she threw sticks at the animal and screamed as she ran to safety with her son and two dogs.

•Happy endings do exist!

Bobby the cocker spaniel was found down a Gimingham well after being missing for nearly two weeks.Norfolk Urban Search and Rescue worked to rescue Bobby from the 82ft deep well and reunited him with his relieved owners.

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