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Lisa Pollini, whose body was found at Whitlingham Lake on April 1

Inquest into death of woman at Whitlingham Lake, near Norwich

A woman’s body was found in Whitlingham Lake, near Norwich, 14 days after she was discharged from a psychiatric hospital, an inquest heard.

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The RAF Search and Rescue Sea King from 22 Sqn at Wattisham.

Helicopter rescue for ill ferry passenger

Coastguards have dispatched an RAF helicopter to transport an ill ferry passenger to a Norfolk hospital.

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Britannia Pier in Great Yarmouth was evacuated following a false fire alarm. Picture by @StarWarsDadUK (Twitter).

False alarm fire at Britannia Pier

Almost 900 people were evacuated from Britannia Pier in Great Yarmouth today - after the fire alarm went off.

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The Marina: Leisure and Fitness Centre on Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth.

Picture: James Bass

Charity market fears after dogs banned from Yarmouth leisure centre

The organiser of a popular craft fair fears she may have to cancel future events after being met with red tape over bringing dogs into her regular venue.

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TO THE RESCUE: helpers extricate the dead and wounded from the mangled wreckage.
Picture: COLMAN AND RYE LIBRARIES OF LOCAL HISTORY, NORWICH

The filthy night when two trains collided

RESIDENTS of the Great Yarmouth area live in what is almost a railway-free zone. Drivers on the Acle New Road spot the occasional rail-car, sometimes only a solitary single unit, alongside them but that is the sad extent of it.

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Norwich brothers Ethan and Reuben Harvey who have dug a WW1 trench in their back garden as well as having a radio room, guard post and barbed wire barricades.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Photo gallery and video: Norwich brothers dig First World War trench in their back garden

Brothers Ethan and Reuben Harvey have gone that extra mile to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War - by digging a trench in their back garden and staging mock battles.

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Past and present members of the Norfolk Hash House Harriers celebrate the club's 30th anniversary.

Norfolk Hash House Harriers celebrate 30th anniversary

Current and former members of Norfolk Hash House Harriers running club have come together to celebrate the club’s 30th anniversary.

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Alfie Hewett (GBR) in action during the British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships 2014 at Nottingham Tennis Centre.

Picture: Chris Vaughan/Tennis Foundation
Date: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Norfolk wheelchair tennis star Alfie Hewett continues his world rankings rise

Wheelchair tennis ace Alfie Hewett has improved his men’s singles world ranking to number 18 and moved up to British number three in the process after a successful summer.

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Race 2:  2.30pm.
Winner: (5) Mimi Luke. (orange cap) Jockey: Martin Harley.


Great Yarmouth Racecourse.

Picture: James Bass

The ‘secret’ is out as fillies take the spoils at Great Yarmouth

The fairer sex dominated at Great Yarmouth yesterday with five of the seven races won by fillies.

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Nifty Kier, in the pink colours, has already won twice at Great Yarmouth this season and this afternoon tries to complete a hat-trick in the 3pm handicap over nine furlongs.  Photo: JAMES BASS

Hat-trick chasing Nifty is a tidy bet for Great Yarmouth glory

Freddie Tylicki is always worth keeping an eye on at Great Yarmouth and the German-born jockey has plenty of good chances on the course’s seven-race card this afternoon.

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The Halvergate and Vauxhall Mallards Under 11 squad.

Halvergate and Mallards combine for tournament victory

Congratulations go to the nine youngsters who made up the combined Halvergate and Vauxhall Mallards Under 11 squad that played in the first Norfolk Cricket Board Youth Festival at Horsford Cricket Club.

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Paralympic hopeful Danny Nobbs, who has switched from shot putt to javelin with the help of his coach Tim Newenham.
Photo by Simon Finlay.

Danny Nobbs set for men’s F54 javelin final at IPC European Championships in Swansea

Norfolk Paralympic hopeful Danny Nobbs continues his progress in switching from shot put to javelin this afternoon when he takes part in the IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea.

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The Tri-Anglia athletes who took part in the Ironman event in Kalmar, Sweden. Pictures: Richard Lee

Tri-Anglia team complete Ironman event in Sweden

The endurance challenges of an Ironman event in Sweden have been tackled by 28 members of Tri-Anglia triathlon club.

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Norfolk youngster Callum Taylor.
 Photo: Bill Smith

England Under-17s debut for Norfolk and Swardeston batsman Callum Taylor

Swardeston and Norfolk batsman Callum Taylor was part of the England Under-17 team to win a one-day series against their Pakistan counterparts this week.

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