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A Norfolk hospital has defended its decision to offer a £40,000 “golden hello” to recruit one consultant.

Lynn Grove High School, Gorleston.

A Gorleston teacher who attracted national attention after he banned the word “banter” from his class, saying it encouraged bullying, has left his post.

Herondale short stay residential care home and day centre in Acle.  Picture: James Bass

Answers are being demanded over a behind-closed-doors decision to help a Norfolk charity using £700,000 of taxpayers money.

Leeway, the charity that supports victims of domestic abuse holding a fundraising fire walk.

Volunteers walking bare foot across hot coals in the middle of the market place in Great Yarmouth.

Picture: James Bass

A barefoot fundraiser drew a large crowd in Great Yarmouth as teams of brave “soles” walked across hot coals for charity.

Engineering manager Mike Smith(left) and business manager Chris Speed with the First Eastern Counties brand new Micro-hybrid Streetlite buses.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

A bus firm has invested £1.75m in a dozen “comfortable” single deckers, in a bid to tempt more people onto public transport.

An otter has taken up residence near Breydon Bridge, Great Yarmouth. Photo by Tommy Corcoran.

Messing around on the river, this playful otter looks perfectly at home at Breydon Bridge.

Traders at the launch of First Hour Free scheme in Great Yarmouth at the Town Hall

A high street fight back has begun in Great Yarmouth with the launch of a new scheme offering shoppers an hour’s free parking.

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Great Yarmouth Sport

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Ten-man Lynn avoided a cup upset to reach the last eight of the Norfolk Senior Cup last night.

Shaun Stocker, right, looks set to play for Lynn in the Norfolk Senior Cup tonight. Picture: TIM SMITH

The home of quarter-finalists Gorleston will host this evening’s last scheduled Norfolk Senior Cup fourth round tie between Caister and King’s Lynn Town.

Norwich City Football Club Annual general meeting to discuss the annual report 2014 at Carrow Road. Photo: Steve Adams

Getting back to the Premier League at the earliest opportunity - that is the priority for bosses at Norwich City.

Great Yarmouth Town boss Ricci Butler will be plotting the downfall of Dereham Town on Tuesday evening.

Great Yarmouth Town will look to upset the odds once again this evening when they travel to Dereham Town in the fourth round of the Norfolk Senior Cup, kick-off 7.45pm.

Ricci Butler will take his Great Yarmouth Town side to Hullbridge Sports in the third round of the FA Vase.

Both of the region’s FA Vase representatives have been given tough away ties in the competition after the third round draw was made on Monday afternoon.

Great Yarmouth Events

Tom Poulson, a multi award winning trumpet soloist will be flying from Germany to take part in this year’s Celebrate Christmas concert at St Andrew’s Church, Gorleston on Friday December 12.

A multi award winning trumpet soloist will be flying from Germany to take part in this year’s Celebrate Christmas concert at St Andrew’s Church, Gorleston on Friday December 12.

Hippodrome Circus

For the first time ever in its 11-year history the Hippodrome in Great Yarmouth has created a special VIP ticket for its Spectacular Christmas show - a Christmas present for friends and family members.

Late Afternoon, Turf Fen. An oil painting by Norfolk artist David Dane.

Renowned Broads artist David Dane returns to Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden at South Walsham from tomorrow (Saturday 22) to Sunday November 30 with Magic Moments.

Big Bubba’s Christmas Boogie Blowout  comes to St George’s Theatre Great Yarmouth on December 13

Feet are soon to tap to the swinging sounds of Big Bubba’s Christmas Boogie Blowout at St George’s Theatre in Gt Yarmouth on December 13.

The Chorus of St Cecilia are performing three festive concerts at St George's Theatre in December.

Musical Director Matthew Hardy with The Chorus of St Cecilia are busy preparing for their festive concerts.

Norfolk Entertainment

Review: Unscorched

Yesterday, 22:59
David Green and Hattie Amey in Unscorched by Luke Owen at the Sewell Barn Theatre, Norwich

Sewell Barn brings a startling and insightful tale of the grim world of online policing to the Norwich stage.

Savorr art exhibition at The Undercroft in Norwich. Photo: Benjamin Beauchamp.

Contemporary art has been on display all this week in a special exhibition at The Undercroft in Norwich.

Oxburgh Hall packs up for the winter. 
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Celebrate Christmas at one of the region’s beautiful stately homes or reserves owned by the National Trust. From candlelit house tours to carol singing, wreath-making workshops to the chance to chat to Father Christmas, even Scrooge could find an event to get him in the festive spirit.

The Full Monty

The Full Monty, the unlikely box office hit about a bunch of unemployed Sheffield steel workers who turn to stripping to restore their pride, has been turned into a play by its original Oscar winning writer and is coming to Norwich starring a host of top TV actors. SIMON PARKIN reports.

Dawn French will perform at the Cambridge Corn Exchange on November 29-30.

Forget the 12 days of Christmas, as we head into December SIMON PARKIN offers 12 nights of comedy that will have us laughing all the way up to the season of good cheer.

Norfolk Sport

Lewis Kerr chats to Stars boss Rob Lyon. Picture: Ian Burt

Rob Lyon concedes ‘Team Lewis’ was always unlikely to be reunited at King’s Lynn because of the way the Fast Track Draft operates.

Ben Youngs. Picture: PA

Ben Youngs is hoping to get the opportunity to build on a solid return to the England starting line-up when the QBE Autumn Series concludes with a mouth-watering fixture against Australia.

Barry Pinches

Norwich cueman Barry Pinches insists he is happy with his form despite crashing out of the UK Snooker Championship at the first hurdle.

Lynn's Chris Ward. Picture: Ian Burt

Ten-man Lynn avoided a cup upset to reach the last eight of the Norfolk Senior Cup last night.

Shaun Stocker, right, looks set to play for Lynn in the Norfolk Senior Cup tonight. Picture: TIM SMITH

The home of quarter-finalists Gorleston will host this evening’s last scheduled Norfolk Senior Cup fourth round tie between Caister and King’s Lynn Town.

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