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A man who was caught dealing class A drugs on the streets of Norwich has been jailed.

Two former military men from Norfolk are heading to London to run the marathon for an Armed Forces charity.

The final words of a teenager who took his own life have been inscribed on a memorial bench placed in his memory.

Norfolk youngster Freddie Steward has made a surprise first appearance for Leicester Tigers in the Gallagher Premiership – at the age of just 18.

A drink-driver had been trying to escape his girlfriend after an argument, a court has heard.

This is the moment a man who threatened to take his partner’s jaw off was arrested after he flipped his van in a field following a dramatic high-speed chase.

A “vulnerable” man with pneumonia died after taking morphine, an inquest has heard.

Two long away trips to the north-west which produced three points and put the Canaries back on top of the Championship, two points in front of Leeds... all in all not a bad four days’ work away from Norfolk for the lads.

Speed on a section of the A140 is set to be reduced to 30mph when work begins in earnest on a £4.4m roundabout to replace a crossroads that is a notorious crash blackspot.

A cat was left with an infected wound with flies laying eggs in it after its owner ignored its injuries, a court heard.

A teenager who had been watching online videos promoting suicide by walking into water subsequently took his own life by entering a river and drowning.

A group of young people from the Diocese of East Anglia travelled across the globe to join Pope Francis and up to 600,000 other pilgrims at a vigil and Mass in Panama.

Norwich has been named as the UK’s first sharing city, joining the likes of New York, Barcelona, Athens and Dallas - with an ethos that people and businesses in the city can benefit from helping each other.

A motorist accused of failing to provide a specimen for analysis after being stopped by police has “needle phobia” a court has heard.

He was the man who brought back the good times for the grandfathers of Norfolk rock ‘n’ roll and their fans....and raised more than £120,000 to help charities and good causes across the region.

More than 25 crashes on a notoriously dangerous stretch of road resulted in injuries or deaths last year, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.

New initiatives aimed at improving the standards of junior golf in the county - and encouraging more youngsters to play - have been introduced by the Norfolk CGU.

A man who was caught urinating outside a takeaway by a police officer has avoided punishment at court.

Former Norwich City footballer James Maddison has shared a photo of “little angel” Sophie Taylor in a touching tribute on social media.

A Hollywood actor has given his support to a Norfolk boy battling cancer.

The death of a woman in Great Yarmouth has been linked to injuries she sustained in a road accident nine years ago.

The cast of this year’s pantomime in Diss, Dick Whittington, have said how excited they are for the show’s opening on Wednesday.

Norwich scored a late penalty to claim a dramatic win on a day when the weather had a huge affect on the game.

A special red dress and a celebration with family and friends are at the heart of a 100-year-old’s birthday plans in north Norfolk.

A couple who saw years of family photos go up in flames after a fire claimed a large part of their house said their “Christmas is gone”.

Police are appealing for help to trace the family of a man who died at his home last month.

A popular restaurant chain has become the first in the UK to ban mobile phones at its family tables.

Can Norwich City make it seven Championship wins on the spin? Get in the mood for tonight’s game at Hull (7.45pm kick-off) with videos, quotes, team news and expected formations.

A community has rallied round a family after their baby was diagnosed with a brain tumour.

A Norfolk Youth for Christ worker has taken up a new role in the Identity Youth Project in Gorleston.

A 28-year-old man has been charged with burglary following a bank break-in earlier this week.

Patients in Norwich are being encouraged to take part in one of the growing number of parkrun events in the county as part of a drive to get them fighting fit instead of fighting illness.

From the odd layout of Norwich to his sympathy for one of Norfolk’s most famous rebels, fans of the best-selling author CJ Sansom have enjoyed a rare opportunity to hear the author talk about his latest novel.

Two members of a gang who were behind more than 200 break-ins across the region, including 96 in Norfolk, had only just been released from prison after being jailed for a series of ram raids across the county, it can be revealed.

An organised crime gang carried out more than 200 burglaries costing victims more than £2m in an 11-month crime spree.

As the Rt Revd Graham James heads for retirement later this month, Keith Skipper reflects on his time with the church.

Norwich has been named one of the top 20 best cities to work in the UK, according to research looking at everything from job satisfaction to pay.

A bid has been lodged to turn an empty unit in Norwich city centre into a tattoo studio.

A survivor of meningitis raised £2,640 to help fight the disease.

One of two men who hid multi tools and lock knives in their rucksacks and later breached their bail conditions has been jailed for eight weeks.

A Norfolk woman and diversity campaigner has appeared in court after allegedly verbally threatening trans women.

A drug dealer from London who acted as a driver bringing heroin and cocaine to Norwich was arrested after he supplied an undercover police officer during a city-wide blitz on drugs dealing.

A Norfolk victim of the contaminated blood scandal will give evidence tomorrow into the inquiry into the treatment of thousands of people in the 1970s and 1980s.

It’s been a busy week in the business world, so we’ve rounded up some of our biggest and most interesting stories that may have gone under the radar - and you can test your knowledge of both national and East Anglian stories in this week’s Biz Quiz.

A jury has today heard a dramatic 999 recording of a father telling how there was a “seriously injured or even dead” woman in his son’s flat.

Critically acclaimed rapper and singer Stefflon Don is coming to Norwich on her biggest ever UK headline tour.

The Eastern Daily Press has appointed Eleanor Pringle as business writer.

A “young man of promise” is today behind bars after being caught supplying cocaine to an undercover police officer during a Norwich-wide blitz on drug dealing.

When Georgia Millan invited a Hollywood dancer to her family dance school in Norwich, she wasn’t expecting a response.

The highlight of carnival week is finally here.

A man is to appear in court on Wednesday charged in relation to the discovery of 300 cannabis plants in a Great Yarmouth warehouse.

A Norfolk man has lost 10 inches from his waistline after joining his local slimming group.

A new memorial was unveiled and dedicated at a north Norfolk village.

Predicting the outcomes of football matches is a precarious business – as difficult as trying to work out where your team will finish in eight months time.

Scores of churches have been protected against the threat of roof raiders a year after the launch of a new campaign backed by the Eastern Daily Press.

A 26 year-old man charged with an attempted robbery appeared at Norwich Magistrates Court.

A remembrance garden will be created around a new war memorial at a north Norfolk village.

Four Staffordshire pottery mementoes of one of Norfolk’s most notorious Victorian murderers are to go under the hammer.

A man will be sentenced next week after admitting theft and robbery offences.

Instead of being hunched over paper on desks high school students have unleashed their creativity on to big, bold canvases.

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

Family and friends gathered for a special celebration in honour of Evelyn Carter’s 100th birthday.

A Norwich couple who met at a bus stop in 1957 are today celebrating their 60th diamond wedding anniversary.

Stephanie and Patrick Barnes recently got married in Malta and put an unusual twist on their first dance.

People living in a small north Norfolk village are fundraising for a new war memorial.

The family of a former maintenance worker from Norwich who died of asbestos-related cancer earlier this year have launched an appeal for answers over his illness.

Hundreds of people gathered at a church to celebrate the completion of a £250,000 Heritage Lottery Fund building repair project.

Butchery wins big at the Meat Management Industry Awards.

They have been married longer than many of us have been alive.

The friends of a “beautiful, smart, caring” woman from Norwich who died days after moving to Manchester to start a new life are fundraising to bring her home to be laid to rest beside her parents.

She looks like an ordinary three-year-old, but Chloe Donlevy has a one-in-a-million form of cancer.

An inquest has opened into the death of a retired wholesaler who was found unresponsive in bed.

Tributes have been paid after a former Lord Mayor of Norwich, who served as a city councillor for 25 years, died at the age of 98.

One of Norfolk’s most wanted men has been detained by police in connection with county lines drug dealing.

A group that funds a voluntary lifeboat in north Norfolk had to postpone buying new equipment because its secretary stole almost £4,000, a court heard.

The region’s mental health trust has insisted it repeatedly reported murderer Alex Palmer to police and other organisations before he killed dog walker Peter Wrighton.

A heartbroken daughter has told of how the grief of losing her mother had been brought back as she realised she may have been caught up in the breast cancer screening scandal.

Two financial advisors who defrauded hundreds of investors were “inexperienced” and had a “false belief” in their abilities, a court has heard.

Two financial advisors who admitted to defrauding millions from their clients are due to be sentenced this week.

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