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A spate of creeper burglaries in Norwich has prompted the police to urge residents to keep their doors and windows locked and secure.

A Citroen van and power tools were among the items taken in a burglary in Norwich.

A bus was engulfed in flames after catching fire on a major route in and out of Norwich.

A Norwich jewellery shop was targeted by scammers who left the owner with a fake gold chain and out of pocket to the tune of hundreds of pounds.

Astronomer Mark Thompson has become one of the stars of coronavirus home-schooling as he leads family stargazing sessions

A dedicated fundraiser has launched a new campaign to donate supplies to NHS workers.

North-easterly gusts brought a band of wintry showers to parts of the region on the day the clocks went forward.

Take a closer look at the bugs in your back garden, and you might be surprised - and delighted - by what you find, says insect expert Darrell Bean.

“Historians could hardly believe their eyes.” A piece of cloth painted in Norfolk in 1470 is one of the world’s most remarkable examples of medieval linen art.

A bar and distillery owner has remortgaged one of his properties to keep paying staff as coronavirus forces closures.

Many people let their properties via platforms like Airbnb without proper insurance. Louise Birritteri, founder and chief executive at Pikl, explains how she got the insurance industry to move with the times.

A mum who works as a nurse in the NHS has said she is overwhelmed with support after her son’s Nintendo Switch and birthday money was stolen in a burglary.

A couple on their honeymoon are stuck in New Zealand after the borders were closed and all flights cancelled amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

Tributes have been paid to rockabilly musician well-loved on the Norwich music scene who placed his family above everything else.

A Roman brooch and Anglo-Saxon saddle mounts were among the ancient artefacts stolen in a Norwich burglary.

Parents have helped plant more than 400 hedgerow saplings as part of a project to re-wild part of a school playing and create a living resource that can be used for science lessons.

Smokers have been buying hundreds of cigarettes at a time as social distancing and self-isolation is expected to hit the region.

The UEA Sportspark has taken the ‘difficult decision’ to close because of coronavirus.

Police want to speak to this man after a bike was stolen in the north of the city.

Police are investigating the death of a woman at Norwich Cathedral.

40pc of us will suffer from osteoarthritis of the knee – a painful disease treated with burdensome operations that don’t always work. Surely there’s a better option for helping our ageing population? Consultant radiologist Dr Tom Turmezei thinks so, and he’s spent years testing his theory.

After the postponement of all Premier League fixtures, including Norwich City’s clash with Southampton this weekend, a foodbank collection which was due to take place outside the ground has also been cancelled.

The University of East Anglia has moved to reassure students and staff after occupants of on-campus accommodation went into self-isolation.

A lorry shed part of its load of bricks on the Northern Distributor Road (NDR).

Visit, or buy, works of art donated by Norfolk artists, including Antony Gormley and Colin Self, to help refugees and asylum seekers

Witnesses have spoken of how police swarmed on a quiet street as two people were arrested.

The site of a former Norwich pub that has become a rat-infested eyesore is set to be compulsory purchased in a bid to build new social housing.

Norwich Castle’s innovative adopt-an-object scheme has helped one man kit himself out as a 15th century knight

Those with complex healthcare needs are used to taking multiple pills every day. But what if you could combine these drugs into a bespoke 3D printed alternative? In the latest The Disruptors video, Sheng Qi explains how her team at the University of East Anglia is working towards the solution.

A man has been arrested after an infamous Nazi slogan appeared on two buildings in Norwich.

A Norwich man has described the horror of an early morning ordeal that saw him suffer three broken ribs and a head fracture after an attacker jumped out of a van and tried to steal his dog.

As bitter footballing rivals – and with two divisions between them – there is very little that Norwich City and Ipswich Town have in common.

He’s used to practising medicine on-screen, but one BBC actor learned how to save lives in real life at an event in Norwich.

This is the moment a shopkeeper had quite a surprise when a customer went into his shop with a snake around his neck.

An ‘horrific’ Nazi slogan has been spotted on two buildings in Norwich.

A much-used bus stop in Norwich is currently out of use after barriers were erected in front of it.

Volunteers from major businesses in Norwich came together on Friday to launch Chatty Bus – a new project with the aim of combatting loneliness in the city.

A pedestrian suffered injuries after a crash involving a car on a residential street in Norwich.

A discovery during the renovation of a Norwich building has revived memories of a former city café and offers a taste of the past.

A student who was found dead in his room at the University of East Anglia had been given an NHS mental health risk assessment prior to his death, an inquest heard.

Dust off your lab coats and bring out your test tubes – the Norwich Science Festival is returning this year for another week of family fun.

An inquest has opened into the death of a man who was discovered at a property in Norwich.

Despite there being no home match at Carrow Road, the area around the stadium was awash in a sea of yellow and green as hundreds began their journey down to the capital for the Canaries’ huge FA Cup tie with Tottenham Hotspur.

Joe Stirling, whose funeral is this Friday March 6, at Green Acres Woodland Burial, Colney, near Norwich, was a truly remarkable man

Norfolk novelist Rose Tremain has received a damehood from the Queen at Buckingham Palace.

An academy will have a new principal from September as the current incumbent prepares to step up to a director’s role.

Road workers in Norwich city centre have been getting abuse from frustrated drivers, prompting signs to be erected calling for motorists to be kind.

Major businesses in Norwich are joining forces to launch a new project with the aim of combatting loneliness in the city.

A major event celebrating diversity in the Norfolk community will return for a third year in 2020, it has been announced.

A man has admitted having a home-made cosh - a small rock in a tied sock - while out in Norwich’s nightclub area.

A mother who had been treated for fear of leaving home on her own was found dead after being missing for a week, an inquest heard.

You can’t help peering closely, pointing out your favourites, feeling nostalgic, and above all being moved by this heartfelt labour of love.

The University of East Anglia has been criticised for its handling of an alleged sex attack on a student.

Is menstruation magical? Should periods and puberty be celebrated? Two Norfolk mums are helping mothers and daughters banish myths, break taboos and explore the joys and challenges of being a woman.

Norwich City’s Tom Trybull inspired a recent book written by his wife Anna and now they have met some writing stars of the future.

Pupils at a Norfolk school hit by a flooding issue which “baffled experts” are yet to return to their classrooms more than a month after the site first shut its doors - as a row emerges over who was to blame for the situation.

It’s Saturday night and the trees are thrashing about as Storm Ciara makes her way across the county. Bitterly cold, and with the temptation to stay indoors with Netflix strong, it’s certainly not a night for straying far from home. So then, a neighbourhood pub beckons.

It takes unique determination to launch a business while studying for a degree. But for Coral Eyewear’s George Bailey, distress over plastic pollution in our oceans was a catalyst for change.

A global coronavirus pandemic is not inevitable but is looking more likely as the virus continues to spread, a leading expert at the University of East Anglia has said.

A school for pupils with complex needs from across Norfolk is celebrating being rated as ‘outstanding’ for its fourth successive Ofsted report.

A former speedway star who achieved legend status in Norwich has died

A Norwich woman wanted by police has been arrested.

A councillor has been criticised as “petulant, arrogant and disrespectful” and been asked to resign after walking out of a radio interview.

A former oil and gas explorer who is now training to be a physics teacher will be among those hoping to inspire more people to swap careers for the classroom at an event in Norwich.

“Even if you can’t give us things, please just acknowledge us.”

A council leader accused of breaching the code of conduct for allegedly failing to disclose an interest will face no further action from the authority.

This is the moment a men’s designer clothing shop was hit by burglars for the second time in the space of just a few weeks.

A new Norwich cycle-sharing scheme is facing delays to its rollout due to the coronavirus outbreak in China.

A school pupil was so inspired by her story that she arranged for prominent anti-racism campaigner Baroness Lawrence to visit Norwich to discuss her campaign to get justice for her son.

Faced with the huge task of modernising a newspaper archive, chatbot builder ubisend had to teach robots how to read the news – and sound like humans. The latest in The Disruptors series, chief technology officer Joe Dixon explains how they did it.

Plans have been unveiled for a new £1.9 million recycling centre that could be built next to Harford park-and-ride in Norwich.

A man forced his way through a security barrier at Norwich railway station and put two workers in fear of being stabbed, a court heard.

Daisy* clearly remembers waiting to see a nurse to make a decision she never thought she would face.

Plans to build 165 new homes and a medical centre in a Norfolk village have been put forward.

An independent school has revealed revised proposals for a new dining hall after its previous bid was rejected by councillors because it involved cutting down 12 trees to make way for it.

A Norfolk-based lighting artist has spoken of her excitement over the chance for her work to appear at a festival in her home county.

Norwich was one of the areas “worst affected” by Storm Ciara, Aviva has said, as the insurer saw claims following the 60mph winds leap 285%.

AI chatbots are revolutionising customer service, with an easy solution that bypasses pesky out-of-hours hotlines. The latest in The Disruptors series, Dean Withey, CEO of chatbot builder Ubisend, tells us more.

A businesswoman has told of her train travel chaos that left her zigzagging across the region as Storm Ciara struck.

These are some of the best romantic restaurants in Norwich according to TripAdvisor.

A housing company owned by the city council has lost money on its first scheme and not repaid a £6m loan from the authority.

A new pop-up escape room is coming to Norwich – but those who want to take part will have to move quickly.

Updated Hundreds of homes without power near city

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Almost 1,300 homes close to Norwich were without electricity for hours after a power cut.

A student-led exhibition in Norwich is making people aware of nature issues and supporting people affected by the Australian wildfires.

Councillors have been rapped on the knuckles for blunders including sexist remarks and behaviour on social media, and trespassing on private land.

Councillors have accused each other of making “cynical” and “offensive” comments in the wake of a failed bid to change the city council’s election calendar.

A disco bird led the way during a colourful Extinction Rebellion protest throughout Norwich.

A hair and beauty shop in Norwich has added a salon to its site following a complete refurbishment – saying it has kicked the retail trend because it goes the extra mile for customers.

Broadcaster Nicholas Parsons has died at the age of 96.

Learner drivers may want to pay more attention to the day they book their test as Saturday sees the most amount of people fail.

Owners of the former Panda Bar have confirmed that the site will reopen as a bar or restaurant – despite an ongoing battle over business rates.

Serious fears have been raised over a council-owned company’s failure to comply with auditors’ instructions, it has emerged.

Scientists are racing to stop plant diseases that could devastate staple crops like wheat, corn and potato – resulting in food shortages around the world. Biologist Dr Peter van Esse of The Sainsbury Laboratory is one of them.

Norwich has one of the country’s highest number of office-to-flat conversions under planning laws which say developers don’t need council permission, figures show.

Punters from a Norwich pub rushed to help a teenager who had been stabbed near a children’s park on Thursday evening.

A councillor has warned that a community will be left disappointed if a petition to improve traffic issues at a busy estate is not accepted.

Millions of pounds worth of government funding is set to go to the controversial £271m Anglia Square redevelopment - despite “risks” from the owner’s refusal to guarantee not to sell the land.

A Norfolk council has agreed to spend almost £1m on improving facilities and safety features in its social housing.

Whenever we do a story on race, I have to brace myself for the comments it will receive online.

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