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Norfolk angler John Wilson has died in Thailand.

A man arrested in connection with the murder of a 56-year-old in Great Yarmouth has been released on bail.

A Norwich antique shop has been labelled offensive for selling Nazi memorabilia and £600 trousers made at Auschwitz.

The man once voted the ‘Greatest Angler of all Time’ John Wilson died in the place he loved, sitting overlooking his lake in Thailand, watching his fish, his son Lee Wilson described today.

A former Norfolk student who died in a shop explosion in Leicester allegedly plotted with three men to make a bogus insurance claim by burning down the building.

Fears have been raised that a Norfolk hospital could become a “second-rate service” if cancer surgery is moved to Norwich and a ward closed.

A lorry has fallen on its side at an A11 roundabout.

Thousands of people across mid and north Norfolk paid their respects to those who fought for peace - as the region fell silent to mark the centenary of Armistice Day.

Farmers must take greater responsibility for tackling the spread of tuberculosis between cattle – which is a bigger part of the disease problem than infected badgers, experts warned.

Education and care plans for children with complex needs in Norfolk are still not being delivered quickly enough, a council committee has claimed.

A new pupil has joined the class in a village primary school - and he’s slightly hairier than the others.

A man who threatened to kill a woman he bombarded with abusive phone calls has been jailed.

A north Norfolk wildlife centre is hosting a winter festival aimed to inspire discovery and exploration of the area’s coastline.

Police in Norwich are asking people what issues they would like officers to focus on in the west of the city.

A charity which supports children and families dealing with bereavement has been handed a boost of more than £15,000 thanks to this year’s Porkstock festival.

A man who spat at a police officer’s face and hair after being arrested has been spared jail.

From turkey catchers to Christmas card sorters, seasonal jobs are in abundance across Norfolk as the county heads into the festive period.

A 41ft boat was stolen from moorings in Norfolk and found more than 12 miles away in Suffolk, police have confirmed after appealing for witnesses.

A new petrol station in a north Norfolk town – the first in 10 years – has welcomed more than 30,000 motorists in the first six months since it opened.

Not everyone craves the latest HD TV by the look of figures out today.

Community groups which use a Norfolk preschool and scout hall are reeling after a brick wall just outside the building was destroyed.

The RSPCA are trying to find a home for a cat that has been with them for over five months now.

A former Norwich pub that closed more than a decade ago is back on the market - this time for £360,000.

The first phase of a project to open up more land for Lowestoft port’s bid to become a recognised renewable energy hub has been completed.

Three men have been arrested after police seized £14,000 worth of Class A drugs and machete from a car on the A11.

A man in his 60s has been arrested after a woman was sexually assaulted in a Norwich nightclub.

A stretch of seafront Great Yarmouth road is set to undergo nine weeks of repairs - at a cost of £100,000.

Councillors have been campaigning in Dereham against the proposed closures of children’s centres in Norfolk.

A network of tunnels buried beneath a city school’s playground could be unearthed and opened up for access.

A Norfolk insurer says farmers “still have a huge way to go” to correct their industry’s woeful safety record, after eight people were killed in agricultural accidents in the East of England during the last five years.

Adriano Guedes, aged 65, of Kessingland, moved to England from Portugal more than 15 years ago and was admitted to hospital in 2014 after having a stroke.

Head of sport Chris Lakey looks at the impact that John Wilson - who has died at his home in Thailand - had on the lives of so many anglers

Cromer Pier’s seasonal Christmas spectacular is returning to light up the town for another year.

Record numbers will sleep outside for a night this week at a Norwich fundraising event for preventing homelessness.

A local football club has received an overwhelming show of support from the local community after their brand new match balls worth around £200 were stolen before they had even been used.

North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) has opened a consultation into changes to voting arrangements.

Sitting down a waterlogged farm track in a mud-spattered estate car, Tony Martin shrugs when asked about a forthcoming drama documentary about him.

Breckland Council is looking for volunteers to help keep its community fridges going.

New legislation which comes into force that sees those who attack police officers, prison officers, firefighters and ambulance crews has today been welcomed by police chiefs.

The Bear Shop in Norwich is celebrating the 13-year anniversary of its Charlie Bears range by hosting a special event this week.

A charity baker who has raised more than £80,000 for Help for Heroes will soon be returning to Beccles.

As we creep nearer to December, signs of the festive season are everywhere.

The man who was killed in a fatal stabbing in Great Yarmouth has been named.

Unemployment in the East of England has dropped slightly, falling by 1,000 to stand at 100,000 in the last quarter.

Retired Norfolk GP turned author Tony Asham is donating all proceeds from his new book, On The Edge, to his former medical practice, Brundall Medical Centre.

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