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Grant and Frankie Worthington with their son Alfie. They had a lucky escape when an E-cigarette exploded that was charging exploded in their Norwich home. Photo: Steve Adams

‘It was like a firework going off’ - toddler’s lucky escape as e-cigarette explodes in Sprowston home

A toddler had a lucky escape after an e-cigarette exploded “like a firework” inches from where he was playing.

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The Man in Black, ghost walk. Richard McGreevy.
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Ghosts and ghouls take over for spooky week in Norwich City of Stories campaign

As Halloween draws near, thoughts may turn to Norwich’s ghosts and ghouls.

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BBC Antiques Road Trip filming at Norwich Fleamarket in St Andrews Hall, Norwich. Expert Paul Laidlaw on camera.Photo:Steve Adams

Experts from BBC Antiques Road Trip visit Norwich Fleamarket

A pair of antique experts from TV’s Antiques Road Trip cast a professional eye over the curiosities on show at Norwich Fleamarket.

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Calls to name a train after Norwich railwayman Chas Bellchamber who died aged 79

Friends of a man who spent a lifetime on the railways have called for a train to be named after him in tribute.

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Sloughbottom Park in Norwich where a dog was found tied up and abandoned.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Police target drug dealers in Norwich park

Police are stepping up patrols at a park on the outskirts of the city to target drug dealers who have been making life a misery for people living in the area.

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Norwich United under 8s showing their support of the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal with their Poppies4Kits poppy. Picture: SUBMITTED.

Sports clubs in Norfolk urged to back the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal with the help of Poppies4Kits fabric patches

Clubs and organisations in Norwich are being urged get sticking in support of the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.

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Peter Tolhurst is bringing out a new book this month called Norfolk Parish Treasures: North and West Norfolk
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How Peter is proving that every Norfolk village is a small wonder

Writer and publisher Peter Tolhurst has spent ten years putting togethera new series of books featuring every single Norfolk village. TREVOR HEATON talks to the creator of a work destined to become a local classic.

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Still in the City. Photo by David Indge.

Interactive dance show at Norwich Puppet Theatre

A interactive dance performance exploring our relationship between people and their city is set to take to the stage tomorrow.

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The People's Tower being built which is a cardboard replica of St Peter Mancroft Church for the Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2014. The finished tower. Picture: Denise Bradley

Photo gallery: EDP People’s Choice Awards finalists are revealed

A director of music, a city theatre and an art fair are among the people’s choice when it comes to Norfolk’s great champions of the arts.

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Staff at the Dinosaur Park prepare for the Primevil event. Photo: Bill Smith

Photo gallery: PrimEVIL live scare attraction returns to Norfolk for Halloween

At one of the region’s favourite family attractions, October is set to become Shocktober as Dinosaur Adventure is transformed into the east of England’s biggest live scare attraction, PrimEVIL. STACIA BRIGGS joined the cast to discover how to be scary.

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Eimear McBride, multi-award-winning Norwich novelist.

Revealed: The shortlists for this year’s East Anglian Book Awards

Today we can reveal the shortlists for this year’s EDP/ Jarrold East Anglian Book Awards, the annual celebration of the best new writing from our region.

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Kiara Hawker and Paul Preston Mills rehearsing 'Walking the Road' with director Jim Rymer. Photo: Bill Smith

Norfolk-based theatre company gets ready to tour two shows about love’s triumph over war

Two Irish plays about love’s triumph over war are set to go on a tour of Norfolk and Suffolk.

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Norwich City striker Cameron Jerome is awarded a penalty after tumbling under the attentions of Fulham defender Dan Burn. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City is guilty of a familiar charge

The only curse Norwich City need to lift is the unfulfilled potential stunting their Championship growth.

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Lewis Grabban hammered his penalty against the Fulham bar in the Canaries' 1-0 Championship defeat. 
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Neil Adams pulls no punches over Norwich City’s declining Championship fortunes

Neil Adams knows Norwich City’s recent Championship output is unacceptable after a 1-0 defeat at Fulham made it one league win in the past five games.

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Fulham caretaker manager Kit Symons made it four wins from five Championship games with a 1-0 victory over Neil Adams' Norwich City. 
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Fulham stand-in Kit Symons delivers the perfect job interview against Norwich City

Fulham’s caretaker boss Kit Symons admitted Norwich City’s Championship scalp may tip the balance in his bid to claim the job on a permanent basis.

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Norwich City midfielder Wes Hoolahan suffered an ankle injury against Fulham. 
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Norwich City chief Neil Adams set for an injury roll call ahead of Leeds’ visit

Neil Adams will take an injury roll call before deciding to shake things up for Leeds’ Tuesday night visit.

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Bradley Johnson heads for goal during Norwich City's latest Craven Cottage defeat at the weekend. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Norwich City have to sort out their issues following Fulham defeat, says Bradley Johnson

It’s arguably still the Norwich City way – just the frustrating side of it: the possession and domination of the ball, easy on the eye, but apparently easy for the opposition to find out.

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Raheem Sterling in action for England (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

QPR coach claims Arsenal, Chelsea and Spurs rejected Liverpool ace

QPR youth coach Steve Gallen has claimed that Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham all turned down the chance to sign Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling.

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Arsenal's Lukas Podolski in training (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Transfer news and rumours: Spurs eye Arsenal man as West Ham enter race for Liverpool target

Check out our Monday round-up of the latest London transfer news and gossip from around the web.

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Charlie Adams takes on a defender

On-loan Brentford midfielder eyeing game time with Stevenage

Charlie Adams joined Boro on a one-month deal on Friday

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