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Pilot arrested after landing at Norwich Airport

A pilot is due in court next month accused of having too much alcohol in his system when he landed a plane at Norwich International Airport.

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The scene at the railway bridge at Long John Hill, Lakenham, where a woman was rescued after she may have been hit by a train. CREDIT Andrew connors

Woman taken to hospital after being hit by train in Norwich

A woman has been taken to hospital after being struck by a train in Norwich.

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Council leader Brenda Arthur hands over flowers to tenant Tina Smith as she becomes one of the first residents at  Eglington Mews, the first council-owned properties to be built in the city since 1992. 
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People move into first new council homes in Norwich for more than 20 years

People have moved into the first new council homes to be built in Norwich for more than 20 years.

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Dr Ian Bedford, head of entomology at the John Innes Centre, working with house spiders and conkers and whether the old wives tale of conkers being used to get rid of spiders is true. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Are spiders really scared of conkers? Norwich scientists investigate

With the autumn invasion of spiders well under way, it will be welcome news to many. Academics at Norwich’s John Innes Centre have launched a study to investigate the science behind the oft-repeated claim that the creatures can be warded off by placing conkers around the home.

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Bill Griffin with the five medals from the five marathons he has run this year: Bungay, Barcelona, Berlin, Dublin, and Edinburgh. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Old Catton man’s five marathons in a year to celebrate his 50th

Fiftieth birthdays are often celebrated with extravagant cakes, helium balloons and fancy clothing. But Norwich man Bill Griffin decided to mark the anniversary a different way: by running five marathons in one year.

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Police close the Acle Straight after an accident that left two cars in a water-filled ditch. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Fresh calls have been made for improvements to the A47 Acle Straight after a woman died following a tragic crash on the notorious stretch of road.

Emergency teams carried out a major rescue operation to save the woman and another passenger after the car they were in plunged into a water-filled ditch beside the road.

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Paul Flannery as Treguard in Knightmare Live.

Review: Knightmare Live

A tolling bell, a thumping heartbeat, an empty knapsack. For people of a certain generation that means only one thing: Knightmare.

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Halloween Fun on the set of the Mustard Show.

Beer, boots, bats and giant vegetables - what to expect from Mustard TV this halloween

Giant veg was on the menu this week as one of our gardening gurus came in to tell us all about the gargantuan leek he’s somehow managed to grow.

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat: The perennial family favourite is back at the Theatre Royal in Norwich as part of the Family Arts Festival.

Review: Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Norwich Theatre Royal

It has been a while since this great Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice classic hit the stage of Norwich Theatre Royal but one thing was for sure – the audience was hungry for this feel-good musical.

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Katherine Ryan

Review: Katherine Ryan

If only every comedian was as acerbic, smart and downright funny as Katherine Ryan.

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The Country Wife in rehearsal for the Hostry Festival. Jo Reil as Margery Pinchwife and Peter Barrow as Mr Pinchwife. Photo: Bill Smith

Restoration comedy among Hostry Festival’s mix of shows

A bawdy Restoration comedy from the time of Charles II is the headline show at this year’s Hansells Hostry Festival.

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Hostry Festival 2014: Disappearing Friends.

New Norwich show explores the issue of dementia

A new play exploring the issue of dementia has been commissioned for this year’s Hostry Festival.

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Norwich manager Neil Adams knows what lies in store against Neil Lennon's Bolton. 
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Norwich City’s Neil Adams is prepared for a Bolton side cast in Neil Lennon’s image

Neil Adams is warning his Norwich City players to expect a Bolton side cast in the image of new boss Neil Lennon.

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Gary ONeil is confident Norwich City can turn the tables in the Championship. 
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Turbulence is nothing new for Norwich City’s Gary O’Neil

Gary O’Neil knows exactly what it will take for Norwich City to earn a ticket back to the Premier League.

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Norwich City midfielder Bradley Johnson missed out against his old club, Leeds, before returning to the side for the trip to Sheffield. 
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Tough love is the best medicine for Norwich City

Tough love is the mantra from Neil Adams as he looks to get Norwich City back to winning ways.

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Jonny Howson is ready to step into the breach, with Norwich City missing injured duo Vadis Ofoe and Wes Hoolahan. 
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Norwich City midfielder Jonny Howson poised to step into the breach

Jonny Howson is only too happy to take on the Canaries’ attacking midfield burden in the absence of injured duo Vadis Ofoe and Wes Hoolahan ahead of Bolton’s Championship visit on Friday (KO 7.45pm).

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Pick your Norwich City team to face Bolton Wanderers

Norwich City host Bolton Wanderers at Carrow Road on Friday and we want to know who you would pick to start for the Canaries.

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Jose Mourinho. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Can you spot Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho in our manager audio quiz?

Football managers spend a lot of their time talking to the media and London24 has designed a quiz asking you to name the manager from their voice.

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Felixstowe's Stuart Ainsley attempts to block this pass from James Tatham

New adventure for Felixstowe & Walton as non-league sides embark on FA Vase journey

Felixstowe & Walton United cover new ground this weekend as they travel for a first ever encounter with United Counties League Premier Division AFC Kempston Rovers at their Hillgrounds Stadium in the FA Vase First Round Proper.

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