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Norwich Library Fire - TH

Photo Gallery: A light ‘popped’ and soon Norwich’s library was an inferno

Twenty years ago tomorrow, Norwich’s library and archives went up in flames. In the first of a series of features, MARK NICHOLLS looks back to that terrible day.

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Shaun Norris, Trading Standards manager with the white mattress that was used as for demonstrations, and the £30 from China furry mattress which was sold to customers. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

“Mum’s confidence has been shaken to bits” - daughter of elderly victim of mattress fraudster speaks out

The daughter of a Norwich pensioner who was tricked by a convicted fraudster has described how her mother’s confidence has been “shaken to bits” by the deceit.

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A Roman mount, found near Norwich. Picture: Norfolk County Council.

Every house in Norfolk within 200 metres of an archaeological site, find or historic building

The remarkably rich heritage of Norfolk has seen more than 15,000 archaeological finds reported to council experts in just 12 months - a rate of about 40 a day.

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Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

Norwich inmate attacked fellow prisoner with furniture leg, court told

A prisoner is alleged to have attacked a fellow inmate in Norwich prison, beating him around the head with a furniture leg, after he objected to him visiting his cell, a court heard.

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Firefighters believed the car may have been stolen

Police called to ‘stolen car’ blaze in Lingwood, near Norwich

A car which caught fire in the early hours of the morning may have been stolen.

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The mother cat and her four kittens that were dumped in a sealed cardboard box in the blazing sunshine outside Willow Veterinary Clinic in Hellesdon and are being cared for by staff(l to r) Michelle Jonas, Caroline Price, Amy Loombe and owner Tim Roe. Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Video and photo gallery: Hellesdon vet’s anger after kittens dumped in sealed box and left in hot sun

A vet has spoken of his anger after a sealed box containing four kittens and their mother was left in the boiling sun for several hours.

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James Bond themed Last Night of the Blickling Proms. 

Your chance to win tickets to the Last Night of the Blickling Proms

It’s one of the highlight’s of Norfolk’s summer calendar and now we have 10 tickets to give away to the popular Last Night of the Blicking Proms.

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Members of the Sing with Pride choir at last year's Pride Parade.

Everyone is invited to join in a musical rainbow at Norwich Pride parade

A musical rainbow is set to be performed when the Norwich Pride parade takes to the city’s streets tomorrow - and everyone is invited to join in the fun.

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Mark Dolan

Fancy a laugh? Eight of the region’s comedy highlights over the next two weeks

Summer, sunshine and sizzling stand-up. This week offers another extravaganza of great comedy across the region. SIMON PARKIN picks some shows guaranteed to provide the laughs from comedy origami to Edinburgh previews.

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Highlights from Latitude Festival - Moko

Video and photo gallery: One week on relive some of your Latitude Festival highlights

The tent is packed away, the wellies are clean and you are probably just about starting to feel human again.

What a perfect time, therefore, to relive some of the best bits of Latitude in pictures and video.

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The Wildcats Aerobatics team preparing for their display at the Old Buckenham Airshow. Pilot Al Coutts and reporter Jo Malone in one of the Pitts Specials. Picture: Denise Bradley

Video and photo gallery: Upside down, smoke trails, and I got to wave at mum...

‘Jo, can you take your feet off my pedals please,’ says a loud voice through my headset. JO MALONE is upside down 1,000 feet over Norfolk in the front seat of a Wildcat Aerobatics Pitts Special, and she’s not helping! Pictures by DENISE BRADLEY from the aircraft next door...

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Tom Blofeld almost lost in his own Skymaze, a new attraction at Bewilderwood. Photo: Bill Smith

Horning: Bewilderwood’s new 3D maze is set to confuse and amuse visitors

Bewilderwood’s a-maze-ing new attraction could leave you lost for words... or simply lost.

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Norwich City striker Ricky Van Wolfswinkel is being linked with a move to France. 
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RUMOUR MILL: Norwich City striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel is touted with French exit

Norwich City’s club-record signing Ricky van Wolfsinkel is attracting interest from French Ligue One club Saint Etienne.

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Norwich's Emma Pooley clinched silver in the Commonwealth Games road race on Thursday morning. Picture: Nicola Ianuale/Photo Ianuale

Norwich’s Emma Pooley clinches a Commonwealth Games silver medal

Norwich’s Emma Pooley was denied a Commonwealth Games gold medal by six seconds in Thursday morning’s road race event in Glasgow.

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Norwich City chief Neil Adams knows the Premier League loan route could be a productive outlet. Picture by Stefano Gnech/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City’s Neil Adams will be ready for any Premier League loan pickings

Neil Adams is prepared to tap into the loan market to source the best emerging Premier League talent to bolster Norwich City’s Championship promotion bid.

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Lewis Grabban is confident he can form a deadly partnership with Kyle Lafferty. 
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Norwich City striker Lewis Grabban is ready to form a deadly double act with Kyle Lafferty

Norwich City hitman Lewis Grabban is itching for the chance to form a deadly double act with fellow summer signing Kyle Lafferty.

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Norwich City old boy Jamie Cureton is preparing to embark on his 21st season as a professional. Picture: Anthony Kelly

Norwich City old boy Jamie Cureton prepares to come of age

Ex-Norwich City stalwart Jamie Cureton aims to prove he can still cut it ahead of his landmark campaign at new club Dageham and Redbridge.

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Saunton’s Burnage through in English Amateur

Young golfer tees off today for a place in the last 16

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Tottenham's Danny Rose (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Spurs defender signs new long-term contract

Tottenham left-back Danny Rose has signed a new five-year contract with the club.

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