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Inmates released from Norwich prison are being handed sleeping bags and warm clothing to prepare them for life on the streets as the number of homeless ex-offenders soars.

Commuters are being advised to check before they travel as faults cause train cancellations.

Passengers travelling between Norwich and Cambridge suffered the worst punctuality in the region in February as one in five trains arrived late.

Rachel Moore is a regular user of the Acle Straight, but often she sits in a queue of traffic watching almost empty trains travel between Norwich and Great Yarmouth. Give her a better way to get to Yarmouth and she’d ditch the car.

Train travellers in Norfolk are facing disruption today after train faults caused a string of cancellations.

Commuters are facing delays and cancellations this morning due to a train fault.

Scores of communities across Norfolk are to benefit from more than £390,000 of transport investment from the county council.

Great Yarmouth’s pubs were once a hive of activity - but now it seems punters looking for refreshment and chat are more likely to be greeted by boarded-up windows and peeling paint.

Rail passengers can expect disruption between Norwich and Great Yarmouth.

Ben Stancombe and Stuart Fairweather led a VeloVelocity one-two-three in the season-opening CC Breckland 10-mile time trial at Hingham.

Rail passengers in some parts of Norfolk and Suffolk will find themselves on roads, rather than tracks, due to trains being replaced by buses.

Two men who were arrested following three police raids across the borough of Great Yarmouth have been released on police bail for the second time.

Rail passengers will face nine consecutive days of disruption with the suspension of trains from Norwich to Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.

The Mud, Sweat and Gears summer mountain bike race series got under way with a complete absence of mud and a surfeit of sweat and gears on the steep bluffs of the Olympic Legacy course at Hadleigh Park.

A country pub has gone on the market for £400,000 as a period property conversion with three detached homes on its footprint.

The man behind The Edge casino and leisure complex has said there is “clear interest” in bringing a multiplex cinema to Yarmouth.

Not one but two films featuring Great Yarmouth hit the big screen this year.

A Second World War engineer who had no known relatives was honoured at a funeral by members of the RAF association.

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching we all hope to have secured a special gift for our loved one.

Sheringham Railway Station will shut for over a month so a new platform can be installed.

Records broken. History made. A pioneer of new fishing techniques that saved tons of fuel. Yes, Jumbo Long has truly earned his place in the story of Lowestoft’s fishing industry

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner it is time to embrace your romantic spirit and start planning how you and your loved one will spend the night.

Norfolk’s Hollywood cinema chain has fallen into administration with two of the three theatres closing immediately.

You’re in for a ball this Christmas at Norwich Theatre Royal as the first cast announcement for Cinderella has been made.

People living in a Norfolk town say they are “dismayed” after a bank announced its branch there will close.

Police believe that a Suffolk teenager who has gone missing from home may have travelled to the Norwich or Great Yarmouth area by train.

A teenager with links to Norwich and Great Yarmouth has gone missing.

A pageant contestant is hoping to raise some money for charity by auctioning her portraits of Harry Potter characters.

Trains between Norwich and Great Yarmouth or London are being cancelled or delayed due to trains faults and signalling problems.

Two teenage girls were touched inappropriately as they travelled on buses in Norfolk earlier this month.

Testing of Greater Anglia’s new trains is set to take place in daylight on more routes in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex from later this month.

Rail passengers between Norwich and Great Yarmouth are facing disruption because of a train fault.

Businesses are already suffering under the threat of Brexit, with company owners reporting funding being pulled and expansion plans being put on hold.

A fake Twitter account advertising a new bus service between Great Yarmouth and Norwich has been suspended.

Commuters are facing delays this morning following a number of train cancellations.

Former students of a Norfolk school have celebrated their success at an awards ceremony.

Trains between Norwich and Great Yarmouth have been cancelled due to “disruptive passengers”.

Overnight test runs between Norwich, Diss and Great Yarmouth are set to be carried out by two of Greater Anglia’s new trains.

It’s a time of year when many people are looking to improve their health and fitness.

A Norfolk railway station car park is to close for three weeks while signalling work is carried out.

A Suffolk teenager is missing after reportedly heading to a party, sparking a police appeal for information.

For most Norwich City fans recalling the club’s historic win over German giants, Bayern Munich, is enough to put a twinkle in their eyes.

Nearly 4,000 people over the age of 65 in Norfolk are living with undiagnosed dementia, according to the NHS.

A Lowestoft rapper with paranoid schizophrenia has relived his experience behind bars and how his relationship with music pulled him through his darkest time.

Trains to Great Yarmouth will be disrupted for the first week of the New Year due to engineering works.

A man whose white removals van had its tyres slashed and window damaged has today issued a warning to others following a spate of white van thefts across Norfolk and Suffolk.

Whether it is a kick around at the park or walking out in front of an 80,000 strong crowd at Wembley, there is a level for everybody in football.

Bolting specialist Gee-Force Hydraulics is continuing its expansion on the east coast by taking tenancy in the hub at the offshore wind “centre of gravity.”

Children from a Cromer school celebrated the festive season at a Christmas service featuring pupils from academies across Norfolk and Suffolk.

A Norfolk farmer and member of European parliament has told how he was embroiled in a major terrorist attack for the second time in two years.

Rock band Mud may have been feeling lonely at Christmas but to prevent the same happening to people in Norfolk, dozens of organisations are opening their doors to ensure no-one spends the festive season alone.

Nineteen community groups from across Norfolk and Suffolk have each received an early Christmas present in the form of a share of a £30,000 funding pot.

Rail passengers are being warned to check before they travel today due to series of engineering works on mainline and rural services to and from Norwich.

Greater Anglia’s first new “bimode” diesel and electric train for rural routes has ventured out on to the region’s rail network for the first time.

Mary Coleman’s successor as mayor of Great Yarmouth has been agreed by councillors.

Sky-high fares, an unreliable service, and cheaper alternative transport options are all being blamed for a significant drop in rail passengers in Great Yarmouth over the last five years.

Tributes have poured in to a stalwart of the Great Yarmouth borough after he died following a short term illness.

The leader of Norfolk County Council has said he is open to a revival of the devolution debate - two years after a previous deal was taken off the table.

A delayed motion looking to reduce period poverty in the Great Yarmouth borough is to be discussed once more by councillors.

A train service which was due to arrive in Norwich later this morning has been cancelled due to a fault.

A young father who became a YMCA volunteer after being helped by the service has been named BBC Radio Norfolk’s education volunteer of the year.

Catching the train should be a stress free way of travelling across the county but for thousands of commuters in Norfolk this just simply is not the case.

Almost half of the people in the Great Yarmouth borough say they do not have enough time to exercise, a survey has claimed.

Planning permission has been granted by Norwich City Council for a proposed Romanian restaurant in the city.

Convenience store chain McColl has issued a profits warning today, linked with the collapse of wholesaler Palmer & Harvey.

More than 4,500 people responded to the consultation on the future of Norfolk’s children’s centres.

Residents living in a Norfolk borough which in the last two weeks has seen a pupil take a knife into a primary school and a man confronted by a masked attacker armed with a knife have been reassured they live in a ‘safe area’.

The head of an academy trust has announced his departure at the end of his first term in the job.

The festive season has arrived in Great Yarmouth in spectacular style.

Darren Honour has shown himself to be one of Norfolk most improved runners in recent years as Mark Armstrong catches up with the GP series winner

Rail travellers in Norfolk and Suffolk are facing disruption, with train faults causing cancellations and delays.

Police are appealing for help to trace a man from Great Yarmouth who is wanted for breaching a release licence.

Much-loved councillor and coach operator the late Charles Reynolds was among three town stalwarts to be granted an ancient honour in Great Yarmouth.

The town of Great Yarmouth is set for a weekend of festive celebration as fireworks and late night shopping mark the start of four weeks of Christmas fun.

Leading businesses were honoured at the prestigious annual celebration of business excellence in the Great Yarmouth borough at the Spirit of Enterprise Awards on Friday night.

Planned engineering work is continuing as part of a major signalling upgrade on the Wherry Lines from Norwich to Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.

Residents are being urged to keep their vehicles secure following a spate of van thefts.

Work on a vital new resource centre for people with life-limiting illnesses will start in the next few weeks.

Respects have been paid to a Dunkirk veteran who served the borough of Great Yarmouth as a councillor for some 50 years.

The continuing uncertainly over life outside the European Union led to the birth of a “living document” assessing its potential impact in Norfolk’s biggest Brexit stronghold.

Rail passengers are facing more disruption, with delays and cancellations.

Rubbish dumped illegally in Norfolk has cost councils more than £3.7m to clear over the past six years.

The first new Swiss-built train for Greater Anglia has arrived in the region – but it won’t be travelling under its own steam just yet.

Norfolk police have seized almost 30pc more drugs this year than in the previous 12 months as the force’s Operation Gravity crackdown continues.

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

While Norfolk cyclists took in the news that the National Road Championships are to be held here in 2019, the pleasures of club life continue to light up the shortening days.

A Sheringham church hailed a ‘huge’ success story when it was built five years ago at a cost of £1.6 million is hoping a new £300,000 scheme will help men experiencing loneliness, isolation and mental health problems, by providing them with a space to forge friendships while working on practical skills.

“If people come at you with a knife and you haven’t got one you’re stuffed” - that is the stark message from a youth whose friend was stabbed in the chest in a street fight.

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a burglary in the Great Yarmouth borough.

Silhouettes honouring war heroes which were destroyed by vandals in Great Yarmouth last Friday - just 48 hours after they were unveiled - have been replaced.

Lowestoft has been hit by a surge in violent crime, latest Home Office figures have revealed.

War silhouettes installed to honour British soldiers which were destroyed by vandals are set to be replaced.

Delays and cancellations are causing problems for train passengers this morning.

A grey seal has died after being found trapped in netting on a Norfolk beach.

A 15-year-old boy almost disemboweled a man in a brutal knife attack after travelling from London to deal drugs in Great Yarmouth, a court heard.

A project to build stronger communities by allowing residents to develop their own ideas to improve people’s lives across the borough of Great Yarmouth is to run for a further two years following a funding boost.

From haunted houses to spooktacular shows, it is all happening in and around the Great Yarmouth borough this Halloween.

Crowds gathered in Great Yarmouth’s market square on Wednesday for the launch of this year’s Poppy Appeal marking the start of more than two weeks of remembrance in the town.

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