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‘This behaviour is awful in a public place’ - couple fined for behaving indecently in North Walsham church

A judge has blasted the “total lack of respect” from a couple who were handed fines for behaving indecently in a North Walsham church.

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Lewis Grabban. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Norwich City striker Lewis Grabban ‘sorry’ for speeding at 53mph in a 30 limit

Norwich City striker Lewis Grabban was fined and hit with six penalty points after he pleaded guilty to speeding at 53mph in a 30mph limit.

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Hannah Dedman, student nurse, nurse Lynne Evanson with the dignity shorts, Emma McKay, director of nursing, Kay Marrison, dignity champion and gastro matron, Catrina Rogers, nurse, and Beth Limmer.

Gown, gown, gone: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital brings in ‘dignity shorts’ to save patients’ blushes

Hospital chiefs are bringing in blue shorts for patients, in a trial that could see a regular alternative to the traditional gowns.

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Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service.

Firefighters called to help child stuck up a tree in Wymondham

Firefighters were called to help a child in need today, after they became stuck in a tree.

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UKIP fishing spokesman Ray Finch talking about the importance of the fishing industry in Lowestoft.

Coastal politicians fish for votes ahead of May’s election – in every sense of the word

As the fight for one of the key election battlegrounds hots up ahead of May’s general election, coastal politicians are fishing for votes – in every sense of the word.

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Two months of weekend rail disruption on the Norwich to London line starts tomorrow

Rail passengers face the first weekend tomorrow of two months of disruption on the Norwich to London line, with buses replacing trains for large stretches.

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Manipulate Festival at Norwich Puppet Theatre. Mr Carmen by Theatre AKHE. Photo: Vladimir Telegin.

Festival that comes with and without strings attached

A festival involving puppets — something for the kids then? Think again, Manipulate puts an adult spin on an art form traditionally aimed at children, bringing premieres and some of the world’s best visual theatre artists to Norwich. SIMON PARKIN reports.

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Rhiannon Faith:dancing theatre creating a show at The Garage. 
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Dancers get set to perform free show in Norwich about 21st century relationships

People are being invited to watch a free show about relationships in the 21st century.

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Reduced Shakespeare Comedy's The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged)

Review: The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged)

Talking about comedy is seldom that funny, so aiming for an entertaining history of it was a brave move for the Reduced Shakespeare Comedy.

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John Singer Sargent (1856-1925), The Black Brook, c1908, 77.5 x 93 cm, purchased by the Tate in 1935, as featured in Homage to Manet at Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery from January 31-April 19 2015.

Norwich set for major Manet exhibition

Homage to Manet, running from January 31 to April 19, is the latest blockbuster exhibition from Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, which brought us the hugely-popular Roman Empire: Power and People and The Wonder of Birds in 2014.

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Taylor Swift is headlining the event. Photo: Radio 1

Thousands await ticket news after BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend is confirmed to take place in Norwich

Tens of thousands of music fans are today eagerly awaiting news of how they can get their hands on free tickets for BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Norwich.

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Paolo Nutini performing during Radio 1's Big Weekend at Glasgow Green, Glasgow. Photo: Mark Runnacles/PA Wire.

So who might play Radio One’s Big Weekend in Norwich?

The full line-up has not yet been revealed, but a glimpse at last year’s performers gives a hint at the pedigree of name expected at this year’s event.

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Plans for Royal Norwich switch take another step forward

Another significant step forward has been taken in the plans to relocate Royal Norwich Golf Club to nearby Weston Park.

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Pro darts player Jason Lovett pictured with fellow darts player and training partner Darren Webster.

Video: Norwich practice partners hoping to Lovett on PDC darts tour together

Newcomer Jason Lovett is tapping into Darren Webster’s knowledge of the circuit to prepare for life on the big stage.

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Jason Lovett and Roz Bulmer at their homely oche in Norwich. Picture: Antony Kelly

Flight of fancy: Norwich couple working together to reach new heights at the oche

Domestic bliss is helping Norwich’s Jason Lovett cook up a storm in the darts world.

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Russell Martin scores against Ipswich Town. 
Picture: James Bass

Norwich City’s five best and five worst January transfer window signings

With the transfer window closing on Monday evening, MICHAEL BAILEY takes a look at the best and worst January signings at Carrow Road

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Norwich City manager Alex Neil and Brentford boss Mark Warburton share a handshake before Saturday's Championship clash at Carrow Road. 
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Video: Three Up Front – Brentford sting Norwich City as Birmingham loiter

In the latest edition of Mustard TV’s Norwich City fanzine Three Up Front, the panel discusses a painful home defeat to promotion rivals Brentford, and what selection dilemma’s will face Alex Neil this weekend at St Andrew’s.

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Hornchurch manager Jim McFarlane (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Jim: VCD is biggest game of our season

Billy Roast signs contract after Colchester United release defender

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University of East London men's basketball team in action against Brunel University

UEL triumph in top-of-the-table clash

Brunel 69 University of East London 94

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George Porter of Dagenham and Redbridge in action against Conference Premier Southport in the first round of the FA Cup (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Daggers let Porter leave

Former Leyton Orient and AFC Wimbledon ace departs Victoria Road

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