Five things we learned this week
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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.
- 1 Air ambulance called and A47 closed after incident
- 2 Why this Norfolk village is one of the best in the UK
- 3 Major Lowestoft road partially closed due to police incident
- 4 Man airlifted to hospital with serious head injuries after fight near pub
- 5 Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in A47 crash
- 6 'I couldn't believe my eyes' - snorkeller finds 125-year-old shipwreck
- 7 Shed set alight, 16 broken into and pumpkins destroyed at allotments
- 8 A47 set for two weeks of roadworks from Monday
- 9 'Very calculated predator' - how jailed abuser befriended pupils' families
- 10 Market traders 'devastated' over council plans to revoke licences
•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.