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Busker Adrian Howes, centre, with his new guitar, bought by friends who fundraised to replace his guitar that was trashed when Adrian was assaulted. From left, Dickie Hartt, Matt Watson, Richard Shashamane, and Andy Sacre. Picture: Denise Bradley

Norwich’s music community rally round to help busker replace smashed guitar

Norwich’s music community has rallied round to raise enough money to replace a busker’s treasured guitar, which was smashed after a fracas in the city centre.

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Members of the Irish Society of East Anglia welcome round Britain's counties walker Colm Farrell to Norwich.
Photo by Simon Finlay.

Real Irish welcome for charity walker Colm Farrell in Norwich

Charity walker Colm Farrell said he never knew there were so many Irish people in Norwich when he arrived in the city on his 5,000-mile trek across the UK for charity.

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The Lemon Tree in Wymondham has been granted a licence to sell alcohol and will be launching a regular tapas bar in the evenings. Owner Nik Smith and his partner Jenna Dracup

Wymondham cafe gets set to launch tapas nights for a ‘different ‘experience’ as part of bid to become hub of town’s nightlife

The Mediterranean will soon feel a lot closer to home when a Wymondham cafe launches tapas evenings as part of a revamp which owners hope will see it become the hub of the town’s nightlife.

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Crime writer Elly Griffiths visits Wymondham Community Bookshop

Crime novelist who sets her books in Norfolk visits Wymondham’s community bookstore for signing

Bookworms from around the county visited a Wymondham bookstore last week when a crime novelist who sets her stories in Norfolk visited for a signing.

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Students at Wymonhdam College who have offered places to study at Cambridge and Oxford unviersites.

Wymondham College celebrates record Oxbridge success

Students and staff at Wymondham College are celebrating after a record number of sixth formers received offers to study at Cambridge and Oxford universities.

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Police have issued a warning about creeper crime.

Police warning over ‘creeper’ burglaries in Norwich

Police have issued a warning about so-called “creeper” burglaries in the city, where doors are left unlocked, after a watch, purse and wallet were stolen from a house.

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Singer / songwriter Courtney Barnett

“I know Alan Partridge, I love Partridge!” Ahead of her Norwich gig singer Courtney Barnett talks comedy, touring, storytelling and life on Twitter

It’s been a good 2014 so far for Australian singer. guitarist and songwriter Courtney Barnett. Rave reviews, worldwide radio airplay, a debut album in the can and a tour that will see her play at several major festivals - and a stop off at Norwich’s Waterfront for one-night only. She spoke to David Powles ahead of the May 13 gig.

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Classical guitarist Craig Ogden, appearing at the 2014 King's Lynn Festival.

13 things not to miss at this year’s King’s Lynn Festival

This year sees the 64th King’s Lynn Festival - and organisers are promising the usual eclectic mixture of top-name concerts and events, from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to an Antiques Roadshow favourite, and from jazz star Clare Teal to BBC COast presenter Nicholas Crane.

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Your paper, your way

Your paper, your way

Did you know the East Anglian Daily Times is now available to view online?

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Ewan Wardrop as George Formby

Review: Formby

Trends come and go, but Ewan Wardrop’s magical one-man George Formby biopic show is proof that talent - not topic - is the key to entertainment.

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Matt Richardson

Review: Matt Richardson

The career projectories of most comics goes from years of playing depressingly small venues, to decent theatres and finally telly. For Matt Richardson, things have been a little different.

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Norwich City manager Neil Adams during the 3-2 defeat to Liverpool in the Premier League at Carrow Road, Norwich. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City will be thrust into another circus against Manchester United but they must earn top billing

Norwich City find themselves thrust into another circus entirely out of their control after Manchester United’s decision to dismiss David Moyes.

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Jonny Howson of Norwich is replaced by Josh Murphy of Norwich during the Barclays Premier League match at Craven Cottage, London
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Josh Murphy targets another senior goal for Norwich City after continuing prolific Under-21s record

Young Norwich City winger Josh Murphy is setting his sights on scoring his second senior goal before the end of this season.

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Elliott Bennett scores Norwich City's second goal in a vital 2-1 home win against Reading at Carrow Road in April 2013, but has only played one game this season due to injury. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Winger Elliott Bennett would ‘give anything’ to make his Norwich City return against Manchester United

Norwich City winger Elliott Bennett says he would ‘give anything’ to play for the Canaries against Manchester United on Saturday.

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Action from Norwich City under 21's clash with Stoke City. Adel Gafaiti scoring.Photo: Steve Adams

Oldham loan deal ends for young Norwich City defender Adel Gafaiti

Young Norwich City defender Adel Gafaiti has returned to Norfolk after his loan deal with Oldham Athletic ended.

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Matthew Glentworth on Ultimatt at the Burnham Market Horse Trials. Picture: MATTHEW USHER.

Record crowds at EQ Life Burnham Market Horse Trials

The 2014 EQ Life Burnham Market International Horse Trials attracted record crowds at the weekend, with gate numbers up over 15pc on previous years.

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Brendon Heath, right, receives his award from Suffolk FA Under-18 manager Andy Reynolds

Needham Market’s Brendon Heath hoping to cap off fine season with winners medal in FA County Youth Cup final

They say that good things come in threes – and Brendon Heath is hoping that proves to be the case.

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exsp week 6 football

Cockayne double sends Ammies UNder-12s to Exeter City for KO Cup final

Exmouth Amateurs Under-12s secured a place in the final of the Exeter and District Youth League KO Cup after a thrilling semi-final success over Okehampton.

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Brixington Blues Under-11s tame Exeter Panthers

Exeter Panthers 2, Brixington Blues 4

Brixington Blues Under-11s stormed back from two goals down to end up good value for their latest Exeter Youth League victory with keeper Matthew Edworthy saving a late penalty, writes Alan Diprose.

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