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Tony Gilyead

Tributes go out to a “champion” business director at Sewell Park College found dead on A47

Tributes have today been paid to a “champion” business director at a Norwich college who was found dead on the A47.

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A suspected tornado has left a pathway of damage through several properties in Forncett St Peter.

Video: Norfolk hit by strong winds, heavy rain and suspected tornado

Norfolk experienced gusts of wind between 55-60mph today with people in the south of the county claiming they were hit by a tornado.

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Broken tanker causes delays for over an hour at A140 Heath Crescent junction

Traffic has now returned to normal after a broken down tanker caused delays for over an hour.

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Photo: Steve Adams

Graphic: Lengthy ambulance delays at hospitals linked to two deaths

Long waits for ambulance crews to drop off patients are being blamed for two deaths which are now under investigation.

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Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Witness appeal after woman assaulted in Timberhill, Norwich

Police officers are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted in Norwich City Centre.

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Jakir Ahmed, who was found abandoned on Prince of Wales Road in 2008 and is in the foster care of Sylvia Nunn, and has received a letter refusing his stay in the country. Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Join the campaign to help Jakir stay in Norwich

Let Jakir stay. That is the rallying cry from more than 1,300 people who have pledged their support in the battle to allow Jakir Ahmed to remain in Norwich - the city he has called home since 2008.

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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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Taylor Swift performs in Times Square during New Year's Eve celebrations on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Live: Radio 1’s Big Weekend is coming to Norwich

Norwich’s Earlham Park will host BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend on the weekend of May 23.

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Gary O'Neil looks set to miss City's trip to Birmingham on Saturday with a broken toe.

Middle ground is a worry for Norwich City boss Alex Neil

Midfield problems hit Norwich City hard at the weekend – and they may face exactly the same issues in Birmingham.

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Wroxham beat Scole United to seal Norfolk Senior Cup semi-final spot

Wroxham set up a mouth-watering semi-final clash with Norwich United as they strolled to victory over underdogs Scole United.

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Ryan Hawkins was on target for Dereham Town against Needham Market. Picture: IAN BURT

Dereham Town boost promotion hopes by beating high-flying Needham Market

Dereham boosted their promotion challenge with an excellent win over second placed Needham Market at Aldiss Park last night.

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NCFC U21s v Borussia Monchengladbach. Sebastien Bassong.

Photo gallery: Sebastien Bassong shines for Norwich City U21s in front of watching manager Alex Neil

Sebastien Bassong laid claim to a return to Norwich City’s first team by playing an hour for the club’s under-21s last night – in front of watching manager Alex Neil.

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Young Norfolk Sports Academy, David Barclay.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Training with Leicester Tigers and Toulon aids progression of Young Norfolk Sports Academy rugby ace

In the first of our monthly updates, David Barclay talks about his progress with the Young Norfolk Sports Academy.

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Action from Wapping's historic win over Harleston (pic: Iain McAuslan)

Wapping ‘will not get carried away’

Coach D’Souza keeping calm after historic win

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