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A popular family event is returning to Strumpshaw on May Bank Holiday weekend, with this year seeing more women getting involved in the male-dominated world of steam engine conservation.

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Friday, May 10, 2019

The comedian Freddie Starr has died at the of 76, according to reports.

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Hundreds of people have helped to shape the look of a final design for a new water and leisure complex in Great Yarmouth.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

A motorist who was killed in a crash between a car, deer and HGV on the A11 has been named.

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

A man has escaped punishment for breaching a court order after he was caught begging in a town centre.

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Monday, April 29, 2019

An inquest has opened into the death of a builder.

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Monday, April 29, 2019

A 60-year-old man died at a care home after a 'period of choking', an inquest has heard.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

British Red Cross first aid volunteer groups that have provided support at small public events across the region will be disbanded in a bid to save costs.

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Friday, April 12, 2019

A council decision on whether or not to commit to funding a new £26m water and leisure complex for Great Yarmouth has been put off.

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

The tragic disappearance and drowning of a Great Yarmouth man sparked a flurry of rumours that he was murdered, an inquest has heard.

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

It is described to have the country's best rivers, marshes and lakes, with "silvery water on an autumnal evening; a marsh full of delicate flora; a wherry in full sail gliding noiselessly past".

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Picturesque reedbeds on the Norfolk Broads have formed part of the rural economy for centuries, and a handful of skilled workers are helping to keep the tradition alive.

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Broads Authority
Thursday, March 14, 2019

A 95-year-old woman died in hospital after falling out of her bed in a care home, an inquest has heard.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Knives, tools and alcohol were among the thousands of banned items seized at Norfolk and Suffolk courts within a year.

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UN Court
Saturday, March 9, 2019

High winds have caused havoc across Norfolk and Waveney with gusts of up to 60mph recorded in some areas of the county.

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Saturday, March 9, 2019

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning with the possibility of snow early Sunday.

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

The number of council fines being issued to rough sleepers and beggars has increased across the country, but the worrying trend has not been seen in Norfolk.

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Home Office
Thursday, March 7, 2019

Norfolk is brimming with history going back hundreds of years, with extraordinary finds still being made preceding the Anglo-Saxon era.

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Eastern Daily Press
Friday, March 1, 2019

Only one district council in the county has decided not to increase its share of council tax for the upcoming year, as taxpayers in the rest of Norfolk will see increases of up to £8.

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Norwich City Council
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Parents have slammed health and council officials for long delays in getting speech therapy assessments for their children, with many resorting to private care instead.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Ambulance response times in Norfolk have steadily climbed since the start of the new year, with health chiefs blaming difficulties in recruiting emergency staff.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Friday, February 22, 2019

Boaters have raised concerns there are not enough moorings in the Broads to cope with the increased capacity during the summer months.

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Broads Authority
Thursday, February 21, 2019

Transport bosses have found little to no support for the introduction of cameras and a reduced speed limit along the Acle Straight, after it was considered - and quickly dropped - as one way to improve transport in Great Yarmouth.

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Martin Wilby
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Suggestions for a bike hire scheme and continuous cycle route in Great Yarmouth have been dropped from the town's future plans for transport, with the short-lived Ofo bikes in Norwich cited as a reason for their dismissal.

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Norfolk County Council
Monday, February 18, 2019

Projects including a third river crossing, railway improvements and dualling the A47 Acle Straight are on the table as part of discussions over the future of Great Yarmouth transport.

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Norfolk County Council
Friday, February 8, 2019

Strong winds and wet weather is expected to reach Norfolk and Waveney this weekend in the first storm of the year.

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Four officers concerned for the safety of an "aggressive man" helped to get him to hospital after he required medical attention following a fall.

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James Paget Hospital
Thursday, February 7, 2019

Plans for 69 homes to be built on a former hospital site have been given the green light.

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Trevor Wainwright
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

A high school is set expand with a new science block, car park and games area.

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Great Yarmouth Charter Academy
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The number of people using bus services in Norfolk and Suffolk continues to fall, with latest figures showing millions of passengers choosing not to travel by bus.

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