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Launch of the pitch and kick footgolf course at Eaton Park. NCFC U21s Cameron King and Reece Hall-Johnson with youngsters, left to right, Marissa Bland, 13, Bronwyn Lingley, 13, and Tyler Palmer, 11.
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Players on the ball as footgolf tees off in park

There was a sense of buzz and excitement as an international craze was introduced at a park in Norwich.

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West Suffolk MP Matthew Hancock

Kids Company to close despite ministers approving £3m grant

Charity Kids Company has reportedly told ministers it will close - just days after it received a £3 million grant from the Government.

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Norwich's Russell Martin, Andre Wisdom and Steven Whittaker
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Norwich City team up with gaming app developer

The developers of a popular gaming app with millions of users have announced a partnership with Norwich City FC.

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Beverley Sneezum with her father Peter Appleton who has terminal bowel cancer.
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Dying dad refused NHS funding for care

The daughter of a man with incurable bowel cancer says it is a “scandal” that her family has to pay thousands of pounds for his care – but health bosses remain adamant he does not qualify for a special care package.

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The scene of the accident on the A1088 at Honington.

Staff at Norfolk & Norwich hospital pay tribute to promising doctor killed in car crash

Staff at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital have paid tribute to a trainee anaesthetist who died in a car crash on Monday.

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Lewis Kerr. Picture: Ian Burt

Speedway rider Lewis Kerr is out of induced coma following horror crash

King’s Lynn speedway star Lewis Kerr is out of a coma after a crash on Sunday left him with critical injuries.

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The Great Norwich Duck Race in aid of BREAK.

Hundreds go quackers for the Grand Norwich Duck Race

You cannot be serious! A super speedy duck inspired by tennis star John McEnroe has paddled to victory on the River Wensum for the second year in a row.

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Getting ready for The Grand Norwich Duck Race, organisers, artists and sponsors prepare at The Ribs of Beef.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Colourful duck race set for Norwich waters

A colourful and quirky array of decorated ducks are preparing to take to the water to raise funds for children’s charity Break.

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The Principal Secretary of the Department of Information and Cultural Affairs in the Government of West Bengal, Attri Bhattacharya(left) and the director, British Council East India, Sujata Sen visit the Writers Centre Norwich to find out more about Norwich as a UNESCO, City of Literature where they met chief executive Chris Gribble and UEA honorary ambassador to South Asia Martin Pick(right).
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City’s world status for literature brings ministerial visit from India

Norwich’s status as a world leader for literature has been further highlighted by an Indian culture secretary’s fact-finding visit to the city.

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Martin Johnson and Sherrie Halsey: Picture by Mark Benfield.

Duo spend day seeing every dragon in city

It was a 10-hour quest which required more than 46,000 footsteps and around 1,500 calories.

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Dragon 'knitathon' participant Rosie Miller knits dragons to help fill the windows at the Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Woolly dragons take over the Museum of Norwich

A group of knitting enthusiasts will be mixing fire and yarn this summer to create their own flock of woolly GoGoDragons!

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Norwich's Russell Martin, Andre Wisdom and Steven Whittaker
Credit: Action Images / Andrew Couldridge

Norwich City team up with gaming app developer

The developers of a popular gaming app with millions of users have announced a partnership with Norwich City FC.

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Lewis Kerr. Picture: Ian Burt

Speedway rider Lewis Kerr is out of induced coma following horror crash

King’s Lynn speedway star Lewis Kerr is out of a coma after a crash on Sunday left him with critical injuries.

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Lewis Kerr on the speedway track. Picture: Ian Burt

Fund for King’s Lynn rider Lewis Kerr hits fundraising target in 24 hours

A support fund set up for injured King’s Lynn speedway star Lewis Kerr has stormed passed its fundraising target of £2,000 in less than 24 hours and stood at close to £4,000 on Wednesday morning.

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Robbie Brady is impressed with the quality in Norwich's squad. 
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‘Feel the quality’ says Robbie Brady ahead of Norwich City’s Premier League bow

Robbie Brady is adamant he has joined a Norwich City squad who will prove they belong in the big time ahead of Saturday’s opening day Premier League test against Crystal Palace.

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Norwich City manager Alex Neil is relaxed about his Premier League bow. 
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Alex Neil is ready for his Premier League challenge at Norwich City

Alex Neil knows how big his first crack at the Premier League is but the Norwich City manager insists he has faced a bigger challenge in his brief managerial career.

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St Ives swimmer Andy Weatheritt with his British Summer Championships medals.

Rio the aim for British gold medal winner Andy Weatheritt

St Ives swimming star Andy Weatheritt’s sights are set on Rio after storming to national glory.

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York City have renamed the away stand at Bootham Crescent the 'Prostate Cancer UK Stand'

Away fans set for Prostate Cancer UK Stand

Travelling support at Bootham Crescent will be in renamed stand this season

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Dave McAllister. Photo: Harry Hubbard

Stevenage draw at Maldon in final pre-season game

Eleven trialists feature for Boro as boss Teddy Sheringham runs his eye over potential new signings

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