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Norfolk’s chief constable and the county’s elected police official have clashed over whether all officers should be armed with Tasers.

Norwich’s Muslim community will stand up against racial hatred at a remembrance event for the victims of shootings at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

The world isn’t always safe, especially not for women, but that doesn’t mean we should fear exploring it, says Emily Cotton - plus the 11 destinations voted best for female solo travel

He is a man who really does walk with dinosaurs. CAROLINE CULOT spoke to Adam Goymour, the 31-year-old company director at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure.

Why do we think working harder and harder is actually a good thing? Rachel Moore says it’s time we realised that doing as many hours as possible is not sensible, it’s just plain stupid.

It was a tragic night near a Norfolk airfield that will never be forgotten.

Norfolk cycling star Victoria Williamson says she feels ‘over the moon’ to have been selected for the upcoming Track Cycling World Championships, so soon after making her return to competitive action after career-threatening injuries.

An aspiring teenage footballer is one step closer to achieving his dream - on the other side of the world.

Hollywood star Russell Crowe will be watching Norwich City’s upcoming clash with Leeds this weekend - so long as he can find a pub showing the game.

Prince William says the support of his East Anglian Air Ambulance colleagues helped stop him sliding down a “slippery slope” towards mental health problems.

England’s Ellen Falkner and Robert Paxton won the 2019 Just World Indoor Bowls Mixed Pairs Championship yesterday after defeating Helen Carman and Nick Brett 1-15, 10-3, 2-0 in a final of two halves at Potters Resort.

Katherine Rednall remains on course to defend the World Indoor Bowls Women’s Singles Championship at Potters Resort.

Lesley Doig and Jamie Chestney remain unbeaten as a pairing on the portable rink at Potters Resort as the World Indoor Mixed Pairs holders swept aside Katherine Rednall and Greg Harlow.

A man from Norwich has been chosen to represent Team GB in the Junior World Gliding Championships (JWGC) this summer.

A new version of an old sport is coming to Norwich.

How did you first get into running?

There wasn’t a turkey in sight for Nick Richards this Christmas Day as he opted for an al fresco festive feast with friends

It’s been a year for presenters to hang up their microphones, for iconic programmes to reach milestones and for stars to fall from grace. We look back at a year of television, starting with January to June.

A special song continuing the memory of a much loved young woman is set to raise funds for a worthy cause.

Donovan Blake is one of the family of faces on ITV Anglia’s main news programme ‘ITV News Anglia Tonight’. He’s the Sports Correspondent and has been working with the broadcaster for the last eighteen years. Originally from Manchester, Donovan started his journalism career at Jarrold’s News Agency in Ipswich. He also worked for Suffolk County Council as a Press Officer and was Sports Editor for the Ipswich radio station SGR FM prior to joining ITV. He talks to Gina Long

Langley School in Loddon has appointed a new headmaster whose experience ranges from schools in London to New Zealand.

The tragic death of graduate Grace Millane in New Zealand can’t be allowed to stop youngsters following their dreams and pushing their boundaries, says Rachel Moore

Wow, that was some 40th birthday party!

He patrols the shoreline as part of a team of life-savers and passes on vital water safety information.

They will play in harmony, seperated by hundreds of miles, but in one voice.

Swaffham is set to be one of many locations across the world taking part in the Battle’s Over events, an international commemoration marking 100 years since the end of the First World War.

A special proclamation to commemorate the end of the First World War and written by Newmarket Town Crier Brenda Willison is set to be performed across the world on Armistice Day.

A Wroxham resident has relieved memories from his service in the Royal Air Force on a trip organised by his care home.

Walcott Church and many supporters have created a very special display for Remembrance Sunday – The 11th day of the 11th month 2018, to commemorate the centenary of the Great War and others who lost their lives in other wars, with a magnificent display of over 4000 poppies. The whole display was created by 45 people, some from Australia.

A paedophile was allowed to work as a Catholic priest despite the church knowing he was a child abuser.

A convicted paedophile was able to work unchecked as a Catholic priest in Norfolk for years - despite having a history of sexually abusing boys, an investigation can reveal.

In 1978 a small company with one truck took a job to transport Bob Marley to Ibiza. Forty years on the iconic black and gold lettered trucks of Transam Trucking can now be seen at gigs and festivals across Europe.

Ever since that fateful day in June 2016, questions have been asked over just what the people of the United Kingdom - and Norfolk - had voted for.

Norwich will help keep the world in balance this month when it takes part in a global Mexican wave.

Victims of abuse at a private school are only getting a fraction of compensation they had been promised. Today more ex-pupils come forward to tell of their anger.

The Emmy awards, America’s TV Oscars, rewarded a lot of British talent this week. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at how Britain has become a major player, not only in Hollywood but in US TV as well.

An international festival has exploded into life in a coastal town.

A couple moving from the UK to New Zealand will cycle the route between the two countries for charity.

North Walsham have another double header at Scottow on Saturday, with the Vikings taking on Sudbury in London One North and the Raiders hosting Norwich Union in Greene King EC1 North.

The summer of 1980 and I’m still a teenager. With room to spare. I don’t bop in public (lack of rhythm, self-conscious, feet with minds of their own) but in a parallel world I’m a lithesome Nureyev, swaying to a post-disco beat.

Gina Long talks to East Anglian singer Laura Wright about her loves and hates in East Anglia

This is what to expect as Out There International Festival of Circus and Street Arts returns to Norfolk.

There’s a big local derby match to look forward to on Saturday as Norfolk’s two highest ranked clubs go head to head.

North Walsham got their season off to a flying start, running in nine tries to overwhelm their visitors from Watford.

A Norfolk man and his travelling buddy have officially set the world record for the fastest male pair to travel around the world by tandem bicycle.

A Great Yarmouth man was one of at least four patients who may have died when the NHS continued using syringe drivers over which safety concerns had been raised.

Roadside carver Arnie Barton can tell a story with his chainsaw, giving old wood a new purpose and helping keeping a piece of history alive. Andy Russell finds out how he carved out a simpler life.

He left Lowestoft brimming with enthusiasm for the adventure of a lifetime and ended his days in the corner of a foreign field, his bravery in the theatre of war saving the lives of at least two others as he made the ultimate sacrifice. Recorded in France as an Australian, Claude Castleton’s story is incredible.

In response to last week’s opinion column about whether people should feel sorry for farmers, Norfolk farmer KIT PAPWORTH says his industry wants consumer support, not public sympathy.

Cathie Edmunds grew up with cars and learned to drive in her 1935 Morris 8, called Taffy. More than half a century later, she still wonders what became of it.

The region’s ambulance trust has floated the idea of asking volunteers to drive ambulances to help cope with winter pressures, it can be revealed.

Olly Stone produced another eye-catching performance with the bat to help Vauxhall Mallards see off Bury St Edmunds at Halvergate.

One famous partnership sealed their love with a Royal Wedding, another saw themselves separated when one fell foul of the law - it’s been a busy six months in teleivison terms, let’s look back at some of the high - and low - lights.

England’s historic World Cup penalty shoot-out win against Colombia on Tuesday has proven that history does not always repeat itself. So perhaps life isn’t futile after all and perhaps, more importantly, football is coming home, says Jacob Massey.

North Walsham have gone for continuity and appointed Johnny Marsters as Head of Rugby.

An award-winning Norfolk cattle farm has hit back at criticism of “industrial scale” agriculture by highlighting the animal welfare and food quality standards which have made it one of the country’s top beef suppliers. CHRIS HILL reports.

The world famous Lion Man will be coming to the Norfolk Show and signing autographs this year.

Swardeston batsman Peter Lambert is celebrating after passing 10,000 runs for the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League club.

A renowned north Norfolk coaching inn has been sold in a deal worth more than £1.5m, with its new owners planning to try and attract “discerning travellers”.

Norfolk teen Andre Dunn has won Leicester Tigers’ try-of-the-season award.

Now living in New Zealand, the singer, songwriter and guitarist, who enjoyed a long association with Fairport Convention, will be appearing in Norwich as part of her UK solo tour this summer.

Visitors to this year’s Saracen Horse Feeds Houghton International can look forward to an unusual blend of world class sport - set against a backdrop of modern art.

The wife of Norfolk rugby star Tom Youngs has been given the fantastic news that her illness is now ‘in remission’, 12 months on from being given a terminal cancer diagnosis.

Jeremy Dunn of Norfolk Wine School shares his recommendations.

As Norfolk Day approaches dozens of events are planned across a variety of communities. This week we focus on two special beers being brewed for the day.

Researchers in Norwich will use underwater robots as part of a £20m project to explore how quickly a large Antarctic glacier could collapse.

Commonwealth Games gold medallist James Willstrop is returning to where it all started as Rossis in North Walsham celebrates 40 years of squash.

Opinion Taking steps to help vulnerable women

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Mary Dorrell of Norfolk WI tells how members will be striding out on Sunday to help women in need.

News that around one third of millennials could still be renting by the time they retire is likely to have triggered a wave of understandable despondency amongst 20 - and 30-somethings, the cohort for whom property ownership may, at the moment, appear a distant dream.

‘Speedway star Ivan Mauger was New Zealand’s greatest sportsman’ read the website headline as the country mourned his death this week.

A geographer who has worked in New Zealand and China will take up a role at a Norfolk academy trust.

In the second it took Helen Housby to net the winning goal for the England Roses in the Commonwealth Games final, netball and women’s sport was changed forever.

It’s the question dominating discussions about Norwich City’s future at the moment: how much is James Maddison worth?

England blew a golden chance at bowls glory in the men’s fours – and west Norfolk’s Jamie Chestney admitted there would be some regrets at the manner of their semi-final defeat to Scotland.

The Commonwealth’s newly-minted squash champion is set to return to the Norfolk leisure centre where he first picked up a racquet.

Akala is headlining The Waterfront in Norwich on April 25 as he embarks on a 10-date UK tour based around his ‘Visions’ Comic Book EP.

Squash star James Willstrop insists he has nothing to lose at the Commonwealth Games.

For most of us, a glimpse of the Milky Way would be exciting enough.

Just three weeks ago Sophie McKinna was not going to the Commonwealth Games – but today she is in Australia and preparing to face a legend.

A couple from Sheringham who lost treasured snaps of their “holiday of a lifetime” had them returned six years later after they were posted to Facebook group Secret Norwich.

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