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The average house across the region is now worth £15,000 more than a year ago. Photo: Rebekah Downes/PA Wire

Norfolk’s property values on the rise as prices return to pre-slump levels

The average house in King’s Lynn is worth £10,000 more than a year ago, as prices across the region return to pre-slump levels.

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The renovation and conversion work on Westlegate Tower in Norwich nears completion.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Norwich’s Westlegate Tower is finally freed from scaffolding

What was described as Norwich’s worst eye sore has finally been revealed in all its glory as the scaffolding on Westlegate Tower is finally taken down.

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Advertising for gambling is seemingly everywhere these days  including on football shirts worn by players, such as Matthew Etherington who has fought his own battle with a gambling problem.

Are television betting adverts to blame for causing more gambling problems?

With two Norfolk men jailed recently following crimes created by gambling problems, has the time come to pull the plug on TV adverts?

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The Riverside Road, Gas Hill and Rosary Road area, where a stabbing took place. Picture: Denise Bradley

BBC Crimewatch appeal sparks new leads in Norwich attempted murder case

Detectives hunting a man in connection with an attempted murder in Norwich, during which the victim was slashed across his face and neck, have received a “number of calls” following an appeal on the BBC’s Crimewatch programme.

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Paul Hines who proposed to his now wife, Lucy, during a skydive. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Video: Norwich couple’s special skydive wedding proposal

The question ‘Will you marry me?’ has been put by prospective bridegrooms to future brides at many unusual locations, but Paul Hines’s idea must be one of the strangest. He proposed to his then girlfriend Lucy as part of a skydive.

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The Wroxham Barns annual scone competition - Ian Russell from Wroxham Barns with the winners, (from left), Valerie Noon, Marion Skinner, Emma Mayhew, Louise Gasparro, and (front) Amelia Wicks.
Pic by Keiron Tovell

Do you have what it takes to win Wroxham Barns’ seventh annual scone competition?

The love of the great British scone will see bakers do battle in a bid to be crowned a Norfolk champion.

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The colour of time.

25 must see treats at Out There Festival

Out There Festival assembles a zany, worldwide cast of international streets artists, circus performers and assorted strange happenings in Great Yarmouth.

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is coming to Norwich Theatre Royal in October 2014.
Pictured is a children’s choir on stage in the current production with Danielle Hope (winner of TV’s Over The Rainbow) who plays The Narrator. Photo: Darren Bell Photography.

Youth choir seeks new members to perform in musical at Norwich Theatre Royal

A Norfolk youth choir is looking for new members who could have the opportunity to perform in a hit musical at Norwich Theatre Royal.

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Dawn French

Six September comedy events in Norfolk that will keep a smile on your face

The end of summer need not be a source of gloom. This week has plenty of comedy nights. Simon Parkin picks some to keep a smile on your face,

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Fred Beckett painting which he gave to raise money for Harford Manor school. From left: John Allen, Toby Vernon, Ben Vernon, Henry Vernon, Debbie Vernon, Paul Eteson and Tim Vernon.

Norwich school celebrates £12,500 boost from champion fundraisers

A Norwich school is celebrating a £12,500 boost thanks to champion fundraising efforts co-ordinated by the grandfather of two pupils at the school.

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Rose Tremain. Photo: David Kirkham

Norfolk novelist shortlisted for national short story award

A Norfolk-based author has been named in the shortlist of one of the most prestigious prizes for British short fiction.

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Puppet master - Gavin Glover, designer & director of Beauty and the Beast. Photo: Bill Smith

Fundraising campaign launched for Norwich Puppet Theatre’s Christmas show

Norwich Puppet Theatre is on the cusp of celebrating its 35th year and has launched a fundraising appeal to help it start its landmark anniversary in style.

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Cameron Jerome is applauded by Norwich City boss Neil Adams after scoring his side's equaliser against Birmingham at Carrow Road. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Championship video report: Norwich City 2, Birmingham 2 – including reaction from Neil Adams and Lee Clark

Michael Bailey reports from Carrow Road as Norwich City have to settle for a second successive draw at home, this time against Championship strugglers Birmingham.

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Norwich City's Bradley Johnson celebrates Cameron Jerome's leveller in a 2-2 Championship draw against Birmingham. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Neil Adams - Norwich City go to the well again to peg back Birmingham

Neil Adams admitted Norwich City must not rely on their powers of recovery after overhauling another two goal deficit to earn a Championship point against Birmingham City at Carrow Road.

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Cameron Jerome's glancing header brought Norwich City level at Carrow Road. 
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Norwich City 2 Birmingham 2

Norwich City’s red-hot striker Cameron Jerome plundered his second consecutive brace to earn the Canaries a Championship point after Birmingham had powered into a two-goal lead at Carrow Road.

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Norwich City's Cameron Jerome retains a soft spot for old club Birmingham. 
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No divided loyalties for Birmingham old boys Cameron Jerome and Nathan Redmond as Norwich City look to push on

Head must rule heart for Cameron Jerome and Nathan Redmond when they attempt to inflict fresh pain on former club Birmingham City.

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Birmingham boss Lee Clark during his Norwich City days with former boss Glenn Roeder. Picture: PA

Ex-Norwich City assistant boss Lee Clark is on a hiding to nothing against the Canaries

Lee Clark knows his Birmingham side are on a hiding to nothing against his old club on Saturday but he is not ready to shy away from the challenge.

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Diafra Sakho in action against Liverpool (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Allardyce praises West Ham new boys and hails Sakho’s moment of magic against Liverpool

Manager Sam Allardyce lauded an outstanding performance by his West Ham new boys following the 3-1 Barclays Premier League defeat of Liverpool at Upton Park.

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Nabil Bentaleb, Tottenham Hotspur. Picture: EMPICS Sport

Spurs midfielder talks up Pochettino’s ‘tough’ training methods

One of Mauricio Pochettino’s former players joked they needed an extra heart to cope with his intense, high-pressing style - the kind of demands Nabil Bentaleb believes will only help Tottenham’s push for Champions League qualification.

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Romford are into the final of the Thornton Cup for the first time in a decade

Romford ready for final test

Golfers chasing Thornton Cup glory

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