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A Norfolk couple spent boxing day celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary with those nearest and dearest to them.

A disqualified motorist who was caught drink-driving on Christmas Day has been banned from getting behind the wheel for four years and ordered to do 300 hours of unpaid work.

A man who wanted to “put something back into society” has been praised for his volunteering efforts during the last two decades.

A man has sustained injuries and another was arrested following an alleged road rage incident between two lorry drivers.

The region’s Conservative MPs are backing embattled prime minister Theresa May “100pc” as she faces a make-or-break confidence vote.

Happy Birthday Prince Charles! Residents in Great Yarmouth wished the Prince of Wales a very happy 70th birthday at a special tea party held at the town hall on Wednesday afternoon.

An ancient coastguard’s cannon used to launch lifesaving equipment to those in difficulty at sea has gone on show at Sheringham Museum, after being kept for decades as a garden ornament.

A west Norfolk crematorium will present a cheque for £5000 to Big C cancer charity thanks to a scheme that recycles medical implants after cremation.

Britain’s ailing high streets have been dealt another blow as Debenhams has announced it will be closing 50 stores across the UK.

Eleanor Pringle talks to Norfolk’s retail experts on what brought the department store chain to its knees, and how it can survive.

A teenager who was found with a flick knife shortly after a man was slashed across the neck in Great Yarmouth has been jailed.

A man was “pounced” on by police after attempting to take a friend to hospital having smoked cannabis and not having a driving licence.

A range of Norfolk beers is appearing on the shelves in Tesco.

Dozens of people turned out to pay their respects to an “amazing” man who did so much to help others.

A 23-year-old Norwich entrepreneur will be the keynote speaker as Norfolk libraries mark Start-up Day on Thursday.

Thousands of people lined the streets to witness a “world exclusive event.”

An armed police operation was launched in Great Yarmouth after reports a man was attacked by a robber armed with a samurai sword.

A man has been charged by police with arson and burglary after a Great Yarmouth business was broken into and set on fire.

A teenager has denied a charge of wounding with intent after a stabbing in Great Yarmouth.

Norfolk County Council’s Museums Service has talks, tours, trails, exhibitions and events to keep everyone in the family entertained.

Here is our monthly look back at some of the criminals who were jailed in Norfolk courts in July.

Great Yarmouth’s Jason Statham has ruled himself out of the running to be the next 007.

The dangers of children being sold illegal cigarettes and tobacco across Norfolk are to be highlighted in a touring roadshow featuring a sniffer dog who is the bane of unscrupulous traders.

Police have charged a 42-year-old man with arson after a fire at a seafront home in Great Yarmouth at the weekend.

A jealous and controlling woman, who stabbed her ex-partner five times because he took too long doing his Christmas shopping, has been given an extended 18 year sentence.

The family of a little boy with a rare genetic disorder say they have inundated with support from across Norfolk following a £25,000 fundraising appeal.

A vulnerable man was beaten “black and blue” in his Great Yarmouth home and blackmailed into handing over his bank card which was used to withdraw £40, a court heard.

An inquest into the death of a Great Yarmouth man who was hit by a train in Norwich has been fixed after a delay in obtaining a report from the mental health trust.

A mobile caterer from Great Yarmouth has been named official coffee vendor for the Tour of Britain.

The boss of a Norfolk charity has insisted there is an “improving picture” when it comes to homelessness.

Carl Green has returned to the amateur ranks - and will be forming part of a strong Great Yarmouth and Caister contingent at this weekend’s County Championship.

Norwich’s technology sector is performing strongly, say leaders, but needs to break down barriers to other industries to reach the next level.

Troubled retailer Carpetright has clinched emergency funding to help it keep trading with a £15m unsecured loan, the company confirmed on Friday.

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is the latest bank to announce branch closures with nearly 800 jobs at risk in England and Wales.

A man in his 20s has appeared in court on drugs charges.

Creditors of Carpetright have approved a rescue deal which will see a quarter of its stores shut – including two in Norfolk.

A vulnerable woman who admitted being concerned in the supply of Class A and Class B drugs has been given a last chance by a judge.

Carpetright says it will cut 300 jobs and close a total of 92 stores – including two in Norfolk – as part of a sweeping restructure.

Mental health staff are staging a sleep-out at Northgate Hospital to raise awareness of homelessness.

A special service of thanksgiving is to take place in Honingham to remember the much-loved and highly regarded Norfolk war hero and author Arthur Brough.

A Norwich charity has launched its biggest-ever testicular cancer awareness campaign.

Embattled retailer Carpetright has put jobs under threat as it draws up sweeping restructuring plans which will close poorly-performing stores and see it tap investors for up to £60m.

Dramatic CCTV footage shows the shocking moment a youth causes mayhem on the high street in Gorleston.

More than a third of marine animals died at Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre in the space of a year, a report claims.

The council which introduced new boxing licence regulations following the death of Great Yarmouth boxer Jacob Moczyk is looking to share its measures with other councils across the country.

A retired carpenter died from an “extensive” reaction to medication while being treated in hospital, an inquest heard.

A Lowestoft DJ has embarked on a lifelong project to raise money and awareness for those living with mental health disorders.

Hundreds of mourners have paid their respects to a man who gave so much to his town that he was affectionately dubbed ‘Mr Great Yarmouth’.

Former police stations in Norwich and Bowthorpe could be sold and turned into housing as part of major police cost-cutting plans, it has emerged.

A Norfolk opticians is to relaunch as a Sports Vision Centre.

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