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A man is receiving treatment in hospital for “multiple wounds” after a suspected stabbing in Great Yarmouth.

Just two schools in the county are classed as under-performing by the government, as final GCSE league tables confirm that Norfolk and Suffolk are sitting above the national average.

Firefighters were called to a kitchen fire in Yarmouth tonight.

Home office minister Brandon Lewis has spoken of the “devastating impact” the murder of student Hannah Witheridge had on her family and the local community.

Brandon Lewis

People must take flood warnings seriously, the Prime Minister has said after the region was put on high alert over a tidal surge last week.

Environment Agency

People have less than two weeks remaining to respond to a public consultation on transport issues in Great Yarmouth and Gorleston, which particularly seeks to establish how much support there is for a third river crossing for the towns.

County Council

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The International Arena at Potters Resort in Hopton-on-Sea came alive when a couple of coach-loads of supporters turned up to cheer on their club-mates, James Rippey and Tony Webb, from Chelmsford and Hitchin respectively.

The Just 2017 World Indoor Bowls Championship gets under way at Potters Resort in Hopton today, bringing the top competitors of the sport to the region.

BBC

Alfie Hewett will make his Australian Open debut later this month.

Nicolas Peifer

Gorleston boss Ricci Butler believes his players are going to have to put their emotions to one side when they take on Coleshill Town in the FA Vase fourth round proper this afternoon.

Ricci Butler has told his Gorleston team to aim for new milestones in 2017.

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Great Yarmouth Events

Time spent taking calls at a council office has provided the unlikely literary inspiration for a dark psychological thriller.

The Christmas Spectacular at Hippodrome Circus has been a sell out success.

Jack Jay

A Noel Coward play which highlights the lighter side of old age will get Gorleston Theatre Company off to a strong start in 2017. Waiting in the Wings, set in a Thames Valley home for retired actresses will see some of the group’s most experienced performers teaming up at Gorleston Pavilion from January 19 – 21.

United Kingdom

After spreading the Christmas spirit to communities around Norfolk since November it’s time for the musicians from the Stalham Brass Band - under director of music Tim Thirst - to have a well-earned break from Mumping.

Tesco

Norfolk Entertainment

The story of an unlikely friendship that develops between crime writer Agatha Christie and actress Margaret Rutherford during the filming of the first Miss Marple film is taking to the stage at the Maddermarket Theatre from tomorrow night.

Norwich

A new drama group for young people is starting in Norwich.

Norwich

One man’s extraordinary true-life odyssey - to locate the mother and brother he lost at the age of five - provides the inspiration for Garth Davis’ life-affirming drama.

India

They are famed for mimicking humans, but in a vocal twist Robin Taylor will be playing the part of a parrot in a much loved play.

The first ever production put on by the Norfolk Amateur Drama Society has been hailed as a fairytale success.

Norfolk Sport

Revolution is in the air at Potters Resort where the Just World Indoor Bowls Championships are well into their second week and the form book is being turned upside-down.

United Kingdom

Brooke have added a mixture of youth and experience to their ranks ahead of the new season.

Norfolk’s footballing community is being asked to help reverse the decline in the number of local clubs.

United Kingdom

The International Arena at Potters Resort in Hopton-on-Sea came alive when a couple of coach-loads of supporters turned up to cheer on their club-mates, James Rippey and Tony Webb, from Chelmsford and Hitchin respectively.

Australia

Lowestoft Town got back to winning ways in impressive fashion as two Jake Reed goals helped them to an impressive victory in Essex.

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