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A thief reached past a woman to steal £200 she had just requested from a cash machine in Great Yarmouth.

A man has been taken to hospital after being kicked by a cow.

James Paget University Hospital
Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

A carer abused his position of trust and stole £5,700 from a vulnerable elderly couple so he could go to see West Bromwich Albion play, a court heard.

Beacon Park Enterprise Zone on the edge of Gorleston next to the A12.

Picture: James Bass

Foundation work is under way for two new medium-sized industrial units at Beacon Park, in Gorleston, as the enterprise zone site continues to set the pace for economic growth in the borough.

Russells International Circus at Beeston Regis,

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

A popular touring circus troupe starring Norfolk and international acrobats will be touring around the county next week.

Sea Palling lifeboat stalwart Sam Sheldon

A lifeboat stalwart who has died from cancer aged 58 will be given a seafaring send-off at his funeral on Monday.

The golden mile in Great Yarmouth.  Picture: James Bass

A district council has agreed to pay their interim chief executive £995-a-day for another six months.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

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Great Yarmouth Sport

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Mike Derbyshire is aiming to get his managerial career back on track at Almary Green Anglian Combination Premier Division side Cromer Town.

Paul Cook (right) fired Norwich United into the Thurlow Nunn League Cup final in midweek. Picture by Daniel Hambury/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich United will take a big step towards the Premier Division title if they emerge victorious from this afternoon’s top-of-the-table clash with Godmanchester.

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Remy Gordon scored his 22nd goal of the season for Wroxham at Romford. 
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Wroxham snatched a draw from the jaws of victory in Essex this evening, after a dramatic finale against Romford.

Mark Reeve. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Relegation-threatened Diss Town showed they are not going to go down without a fight by recording a fine 1-0 win at Whitton United.

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King's Lynn Town Reserves v Great Yarmouth at The Walks last weekend. Picture: Ian Burt

Swaffham Town kicked off the Thurlow Nunn League’s ‘Groundhopper Weekend’ last night with a 3-1 home derby win against Downham Town.

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Great Yarmouth Events

Oliver at Gorleston Pavilion

Local performer Julia Knight and her brother Matthew Canwell will be appearing in Gorleston Theatre Company’s spring musical Oliver! at Gorleston Pavilion in April.

Orange Tip - Cockshoot Broad - Barry Madden

Norfolk Wildlife Trust has a special morning of insect surveying on Wednesday, March 25, 10am to 1pm.

Caister Lifeboat

Children - and adults - will be able to dress up in waterproofs and man the lifeboat at a revamped visitor attraction.

Swan Lake being screened live at St George's Theatre

Swan Lake, performed by Anthony Dowell’s company has sold out the entire run this spring at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden.

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Andrew Hubbard

A concert will be given by the talented musician, Andrew Hubbard, on Saturday, April 18 at St George’s Theatre, Yarmouth.

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Norfolk Entertainment

Rehearsals of The Accordion Shop by Cush Jumbo, performed by Norwich Theatre Royal Youth Company at The Garage in March 2015

Young people just want to have fun: that might be a slightly simplistic version of the message behind Cush Jumbo’s The Accordion Shop.

The show Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho is coming to Norwich Playhouse.

A team of former UEA students are returning to Norwich to perform their Edinburgh Festival Fringe comedy hit which sees one of Britain’s former prime ministers turned into a cabaret star.

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Norwich City Football club versus Burnley at Carrow Road.
Dion Dublin

For : Pink Un
Photo : Steve Adams
Copyright Archant Norfolk

Former Norwich City favourite Dion Dublin was known for his ability as a top class striker on the football pitch.

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Tom Stade

Comedian Tom Stade has decided to bring his show Decisions Decisions, plus family show, theatre, jazz and a cabaret show featuring Margaret Thatcher, SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this weekend.

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Youngsters from the Arts North Norfolk drama club in colourful saris. Picture: SUBMITTED

A taste of India will fill a town arts hub in a series of creative events this weekend.

Norfolk Sport

Lynn failed to prevent powerhouse Poole from adding another trophy to their bulging cabinet despite a confidence-boosting home win.

Jody Cundy has grown used to standing on the top spot of the podium. Picture: PA

Paralympic legend Jody Cundy showed he is on course for next year’s Brazil Games by successfully defending his world title in Holland.

Norwich United FC (yellow/blue) against Godmanchester Rovers in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division. Norwich United manager Damien Hilton at the dug-outs. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich United will face Walsham le Willows in the Thurlow Nunn League Cup final.

Dereham Education and Soccer Academy v Bisham Abbey at Aldiss Park. Picture: Ian Burt

Dereham Education and Soccer Academy (DESA) have capped a memorable fortnight by reaching the final of a prestigious national cup competition.

One of the Stratton Motorsport Lotus Evora GT4s.

Stratton Motorsport will be the biggest team contesting the British GT GT4 Championship this year having taken delivery of a pair of new Lotus Evora sports cars for the newly-announced UltraTek Racing squad to add to the Edwards sisters’, Jade and Chloe, Aston Martin GT4 challenge.

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