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Schemes to get people in and around Norwich cycling and walking would be “fast tracked”, should the government give millions of pounds for transport changes in the city.

The ghost of Mann Egerton: ‘Each time I have seen the nun it has been daylight with the lights on. I know when she is about to appear because I get a feeling of being cold.’

Does the spirit of a murdered woman still roam the rooms of a shop on Magdalen Street, or has she finally found the peace she was denied in life?

A city councillor has been blasted by his colleagues after he described COVID-19 as a “little virus” which is “the biggest con in history”.

A council-owned housing company - which is facing a loss of £6m in public cash on its first project - is to be lent up to £21m to stop it from collapsing.

A five-year-old greyhound has been crowned this year’s Top Dog of Norfolk.

A carpet of blue stands out against the grey of the headstones in the late 19th century Rosary Cemetery as bluebells spring up among the graves.

A talisman to protect against witches or an invitation to the Devil? The story behind the strange ‘witch brick’ found at Earlham Hall.

They are windows into a former bone house where thousands of skeletons were stored in piles – right next to Norwich Cathedral and in a former sixth form common room.

Norwich’s rich circus history will be celebrated once again this summer as a troupe of incredible gymnasts, jugglers, and internationally renowned performers return to the city.

Remember The Trevor Copeman Band and venues such as Norwich’s Norwood Rooms, the Samson and Hercules in Tombland, and the Tower Ballroom in Great Yarmouth?

The dame’s outfits are amazing, but wait until you see the genie’s. There’s colour, sparkle, glitter, a fair amount of magic - and that’s just the costumes for this year’s Norwich Theatre Royal pantomime. John Bultitude meets the woman behind the wow in Aladdin.

Norfolk food and drink champions join forces in pop-up pie shop

Muffins, cakes, scones and even cinnamon buns are getting the vegan treatment at Timberhill Bakery.

Accountancy firm Grant Thornton has topped a national list of employers taking the most action to improve social mobility in the workplace.

Police are still investigating an incident which led to a bus driver being suspended, after a video of a fight between him and young man in Norwich was circulated on social media.

Is this pub home to the best Scotch egg in Norfolk?

It is an odyssey which began exactly a year ago, when Joe Henry set off on his bike from his home in the village of Fring. Today, he will ride back into the village near Docking, perhaps a little weary and saddle sore.

An ambitious scheme to create a technology corridor along the A11 is set to be officially launched in May, it has been announced.

Slick Stoke’s stylish swagger is proof that Norwich City will need time to reinvent their own top-flight identity.

After heavy rain had fallen in the morning the conditions for flowing rugby were not ideal but Norwich made light of them and produced some delightful stuff to make it four wins out of four so far this season, writes Chris Gillham.

Norwich and Diss are neck and neck at the top of the table after impressive weekend victories.

Norwich professional Jason Lovett had double cause for celebration after continuing his red-hot form at the oche.

A warehouse on an industrial site in Mile Cross sprang into action as Norwich’s first indoor trampoline park opened for business.

When police officers knocked on her door at midnight, Cheryl Chipperfield knew something was wrong.

A handwritten card from “a man who is sorry” has been left in St Stephen’s underpass where a homeless man was found dead earlier this month.

A girls’ football team is showing the world that tough is the new beautiful – and some pampering is the perfect end-of-season treat.

The Canaries’ colours are flying high above one Norfolk village in tribute to the team’s Premier League victory.

The Open Youth Trust (OPEN) is calling on the public to cast their vote so it can continue its life changing work with young people across Norfolk.

The mother of a missing prostitute from Great Yarmouth has died without ever knowing what happened to her daughter.

It is an amazing all-over body workout that is shaking off its sleazy image.

With visitors travelling from up to 200 miles away and arriving before the gates opened, the signs are that the Horning Boat Show is getting more popular every year.

More than 170 students got a hands-on taste of working in the offshore energy sector when they took part in a week-long work experience.

The profile of a growing sport in Norfolk looks set to be boosted by the county’s staging of an inaugural global tournament.

A brave nine-year-old girl from south Norfolk has astonished everyone with her positive attitude and for becoming the face of a hugely successful fundraising campaign for Brain Tumour Research.

Six schools near Norwich will join together later this year to form the largest school partnership in the county – which will help support the learning of nearly 1,000 pupils.

Grace Petrie interview

Friday, March 27, 2015

“I’ve done a couple of shows [in Norwich] supporting the comedians Josie Long and Robin Ince, and I’ve always found the audiences in Norwich to be lovely” says Grace Petrie. “My best friend and band’s bassist, Caitlin Field, lives here too, so it will be a nice gig for us.”

She is one of Norfolk’s most famous daughters and yesterday Edith Cavell’s life was commemorated at a rose-planting ceremony at St Stephen’s Church in Norwich.

She has fought and beaten ovarian cancer and now Esther Jury from Norwich has become the face of a social media campaign to raise awareness of the symptoms of the disease which few women know about.

A man had his shopping bag snatched from his hands by a passenger in a car in Norwich.

Norwich will play host to a group of high-profile authors when it holds the first International Literature Showcase next week.

Norfolk’s first ever junior parkrun got off to a flying start with around 215 youngsters attending the launch in Norwich.

Hot temperatures, dirt roads and a 2,000m ascent climb awaits five women from Norfolk who will be embarking on a 216 mile cycle ride across Tanzania to raise money for three cancer charities.

One of Norfolk’s biggest arts festival has been hit with a 90pc funding cut – but organisers have promised this year’s event will not be affected.

Some of the region’s best-known, unusual buildings and landmarks have been shortlisted for an architectural award.

A car club scheme in Norwich will be adding six new cars at six new locations across the city over the next two months.

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