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A schoolboy is using pedal power to raise money for Breast Cancer Care by taking part in this summer’s testing Tour de Broads.

Red Seaweed washed up from the seabed around waxham and Sea Palling. Picture: Mike Page.

This bird’s eye image of around a mile of red seaweed washed up on the east Norfolk coast was taken by aerial photographer Mike Page.

Environment Agency
Summer at Berney Arms. Photo: Bill Smith

It is one of Britain’s most remote and unusual pubs. But, as ROSA McMAHON reports, it seems that last orders have been called at the Berney Arms.

Broads Authority
The Growlers Cafe on Church Lane, Gorleston which has been severely damaged by fire.

Picture: James Bass

A community café due to launch yesterday has been set back after fire ripped through the building in the early hours of the morning.

Norfolk County Council

One lane of the A47 at Acle was blocked westbound following a crash involving a van and a car.

Norwich
Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

An 80-year-old man was assaulted after he shouted at a dog in Gorleston.

Police were called after a woman was assaulted in Norwich. Photo: Steve Adams

Police officers are appealing for witnesses after thieves attempted to break into a property.

Crime

Yesterday, 13:50

An 80-year-old man was assaulted after he shouted at a dog in Gorleston.

Police were called after a woman was assaulted in Norwich. Photo: Steve Adams

Police officers are appealing for witnesses after thieves attempted to break into a property.

Police are appealing for information after suspects attempted to steal from two car parking machines in Great Yarmouth.

A black flat screen television, a music system and 40 bottles of champagne were stolen.  Photo: James Bass

Champagne, a TV and a music system were among the items taken in a burglary in Brundall.

Man injured in Great Yarmouth attack

Monday, July 27, 2015
Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

A man was injured when he was attacked in Great Yarmouth.

Health

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Excited parents-to-be Akita Greenwood and Bodie Carter were over the moon to discover they were expecting their first child, cautiously waiting until at least 12 weeks to tell family and friends.

Community First responder Tara Fiske from Hickling

A Hickling mum has demonstrated the importance of life saving volunteers after attending her first medical emergency just hours after qualifying.

England Ambulance Service Trust
Debbie Jansen with her son Ben, daughter Tamara and husband Stephan.  Picture: James Bass

Ambitious plans for a network of parent-lead support groups across Norfolk are coming to fruition thanks to the passion and determination of a mum from 
Martham.

Norwich
Greyfriars Lighthouse, where Kings Street and South Quay GP surgeries will move into in August 2015

The King Street and South Quay practices in Great Yarmouth will be relocating next month.

NHS
An artist impression of how the new theatres will look at the James Paget Hospital. Picture: submitted

Excitement is building at the James Paget Hospital as a multi-million pound project to build four new theatres nears completion.

James Paget Hospital

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Education

Saturday, August 1, 2015
United Kingdom

Interest-free loans could be used to encourage more teachers to move to Norfolk, as a campaign to tackle the county’s recruitment crisis moves into its next stage.

Headteacher Brendan McCarney is retiring after 15 years at Caister Infant school.

A head teacher who has spent his life in education is retiring to enjoy time with his family.

Ireland
Yolanda Botham, principal at Lowestoft Sixth Form College, one of the colleges looking at the new arangement.

Five coastal colleges facing a reduction in funding because of declining student numbers should consider joining forces to create a “single unit” to ensure they can survive long-term, a government review has said.

Great Yarmouth College
Jayne Biggs, right, who is campaigning for more defibrillators in the community, her daughter Violet, centre, who suffered a cardiac arrest two years ago, and Ryan Freeman, left, headteacher at Homefield Primary school who have just installed their own defibrillator.

A primary school has raised enough money to purchase easy-to-use lifesaving equipment, giving those who could suffer a cardiac arrest the best chance at survival.

Bradwell
Caister Junior School millenium time capsules in storage

A Caister school is keeping its promise to hold a school reunion and dig up millennium memories made 15 years ago.

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Business

Yesterday, 10:06

Great Yarmouth haulage company Spandler Bros has entered a new chapter in its 100-year history following its acquisition by Revis Transport.

John Potter and Mike Scott

Potters Resort might be all about having fun but members of its senior management team are deadly serious in their proposition to businesses across Norfolk.

from left,  Iain Reid, director of Citygate, owners of Havenbridge House, Sheila Lock, director of children's services, James Joyce, chairman of children's services committee, Mick Castle, county councillor for Yarmouth North & Central outside Havenbridge House.

A landmark office block in Great Yarmouth has secured its first tenant since the completion of a £3m refurbishment by owners Citygate Developments.

A team is hoped to be formed that can perform in the town centre and elsewhere

Young artists, performers and entertainers are being sought to help boost Great Yarmouth’s arts offering after the town was chosen to take part in a national regeneration challenge.

Jonathan Newman
The Great Yarmouth Outer Harbour operated by Eastport.

A maritime boss has expressed his “sincere” hope that Great Yarmouth’s port will be sold to a firm already in the shipping business.

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The Growlers Cafe on Church Lane, Gorleston which has been severely damaged by fire.

Picture: James Bass

A community café due to launch yesterday has been set back after fire ripped through the building in the early hours of the morning.

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Norfolk County Council
06:51
Summer at Berney Arms. Photo: Bill Smith

It is one of Britain’s most remote and unusual pubs. But, as ROSA McMAHON reports, it seems that last orders have been called at the Berney Arms.

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Broads Authority
08:35
Red Seaweed washed up from the seabed around waxham and Sea Palling. Picture: Mike Page.

This bird’s eye image of around a mile of red seaweed washed up on the east Norfolk coast was taken by aerial photographer Mike Page.

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Environment Agency
Yesterday, 07:39
The Growlers Cafe on Church Lane, Gorleston which has been severely damaged by fire.

Picture: James Bass

A café due to launch in Gorleston today been set back after fire ripped through the building this morning.

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Yesterday, 11:18
Police were called after a woman was assaulted in Norwich. Photo: Steve Adams

Police officers are appealing for witnesses after thieves attempted to break into a property.

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Yesterday, 07:39
The Growlers Cafe on Church Lane, Gorleston which has been severely damaged by fire.

Picture: James Bass

A café due to launch in Gorleston today been set back after fire ripped through the building this morning.

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