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High tide at Cromer Pier saw the pier and promenade being blasted by gale force winds and pounding waves.

Connor Barrett died on May 10 after he was stabbed at a party in Hemsby. Picture released by Norfolk Police.

Two teenagers carried out a “fatal joint attack with knives on an unarmed young man”, a court heard.

Hannah Witheridge and David Miller.

Two Burmese men accused of killing UEA graduate Hannah Witheridge and a fellow British backpacker on a Thai holiday island have retracted their confessions, their lawyers have said.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

Firefighters were called to deal with a fire in a kitchen in Gorleston.

Emergency services pump out flood water near the Suspension bridge pub after the storm surge at Great Yarmouth in December 2013. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Great Yarmouth is on flood alert with the combination of high tide, a sea surge and high winds putting the coastline at risk.

Hannah Witheridge and David Miller.

British police officers travelling to Thailand following the brutal murder of Norfolk student Hannah Witheridge will be experts in their field, said the Met.

Frances Bailey, Beryl Kerrison and the Rev Eiler Mellerup knitting for national Woolly Hat Day. Picture: MAURICE GRAY

Knitting needles have been clicking ahead of a national woolly hat day staged by a seafarers’ charity.

Great Yarmouth sport

Saturday, October 18, 2014

League leaders Norwich United will look to start strengthening their position at the top of the Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties Premier Division table this afternoon.

Youth football round-up

Friday, October 17, 2014
BIG WIN: Bohemians Under-11 Galaxy won 8-1 at home to FR Bradwell Brazil in Division Two.

Bohemians U11 Galaxy welcomed Bradwell Brazil back to New Road on a perfect autumn morning. Again pre-match team talk was all about closing the opposition down from the start and using Galaxy’s pace to attack.

Gorlestons Scott Manning (left) in action against Hadleigh.   Photo: DAVID HARDY

Premier Division Gorleston will be hoping to build on last weekend’s victory over previously unbeaten leaders Hadleigh United when they visit Thetford Town.

Gorleston end leaders’ unbeaten record

Friday, October 10, 2014
Gorlestons Scott Manning (left) in action against Hadleigh.   Photo: DAVID HARDY

Gorleston 3 Hadleigh Utd 0

NEW BOY: Luke Goreham with chairman Stephen Brierley (right) and manager Ricci Butler.

Ricci Butler has added to his ranks at Great Yarmouth Town with the signing of two new players.

Norfolk Entertainment

In a Vulnerable Place by Steve Waters.

Playwright and UEA creative writing lecturer Steve Waters is tackling the subject of climate change in his new play debuting at Norwich Arts Centre this week.

Witches Sarah Wise, Abbie Panks and Hannah Burns from the Fairyland Trust. Picture: SUBMITTED

Mount your broomsticks, practise those cackles and head for Holt Hall this weekend where the magical Fairyland Trust will be celebrating The Real Halloween.

Norwich Cathedral Hostry. Photo : Steve Adams.

Artists are getting their paintbrushes and easels ready to take part in a special open air art competition inspired by our fine city.

The People's Tower being built which is a cardboard replica of St Peter Mancroft Church for the Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2014. The finished tower. Picture: Denise Bradley

A director of music, a city theatre and an art fair are among the people’s choice when it comes to Norfolk’s great champions of the arts.

GoGoDragons design by Karis Youngman, age 20.

From colourful creatures inspired by the myths and legends surrounding dragons to fire-breathing beasts celebrating our fine city – our design-a-dragon competition sparked a huge array of great entries from people of all ages.

Norfolk sport

Lynn's George Thomson strokes home his first penalty of the night. Picture: Ian Burt

George Thomson netted a magnificent hat-trick as King’s Lynn Town reminded the rest of the Evo-Stik Northern Premier Division of their title credentials with a convincing victory over Ilkeston at The Walks.

Harleston Magpies slipped five points behind the top two in the East Conference after suffering a surprise defeat at Bedford on Saturday.

Ben Wright in the thick of the action for Harleston Magpies during Saturday's comfortable victory at Felixstowe. Pictures: Pat Leate

Harleston Magpies were far too strong for newly promoted Felixstowe, coming away with a 7-0 win to maintain their unbeaten start in the Premier A Division.

Norwich Dragons II players prepare to defend a short corner against Ipswich III.

Norwich City maintained their impressive start to the Division 2NE season when they beat Bury St Edmunds 3-0 to keep the pressure on early leaders Norwich Dragons II.

Dereham II lead the way in the Premier Division after beating newly promoted Thetford 5-0 to make it five straight wins.

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