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9 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

Three teenagers arrested over string of arsons in Norwich

The trio, all boys aged 15, 16 17 all from the Norwich area, were detained yesterday morning and were released on bail last night. But police yesterday disclosed they were linking eight attacks, including incidents in Constitution Hill and Shipfield Road in the early hours of the morning on September 7 and St Clement's Hill in the early hours of September 11. And although arrests have been made, police insisted they were keeping an open mind over the attacks and encouraged anyone with information about the arsons to come forward.

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10 hrs ago | Evening News

Graffiti artist unveils tribute to Hollywood star in Norwich

The portrait of the American actor, who died last month, was unveiled at the weekend in the centre of Norwich after being painted by David Nash. The artist, who paints under the tag of Gnasher, created the new mural in the Pottergate underpass under Grapes Hill.

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15 hrs ago | Evening News

City of Stories: Norwich praised for its quirky independents

Library picture of Alex Sergeant barista at Strangers cafe, Pottergate who came fifth in the UK latte art championships. Photo: Steve Adams Norwich prides itself on being a hub of originality, boasting an array of unique and quirky retailers, and when it comes to independent shops and businesses the city is unlike anywhere else in the UK.

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20 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

Teenager and child hit by car in Norwich

Norfolk police said injuries do not look to be life threatening or life changing but both are suffering minor head and neck injuries and will be taken to hospital. The Dereham Road in Norwich is closed and there are delays into the city between the Marl Pit Lane junction and the Sweet Briar Road junction.

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22 hrs ago | Evening News

Boost for campaigners determined to protect Norwich's historic Train Wood

Campaigners aiming to protect Norwich's most treasured woodland are celebrating after gaining political backing and news of a potential 250,000 boost. City station from South signal box in 1952 we see a D16/3 62620 leaving with a train for Cromer Beach.
 Jon R Batley The Friends of Train Wood and Marriott's Way group was set up more than a year ago, after Norfolk County Council threatened to sell Train Wood, the site of the old city train station.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

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Walking or Cycling to Work Boosts Mental Well-Being

Walking or cycling to work is better for people's mental health than driving to work, according to a new study. Research by health economists at the University of East Anglia and the Centre for Diet and Activity Research in the United Kingdom found that people who stopped driving and started walking or cycling to work benefited from improved well-being.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Evening News

Norwich pub's beer festival boasts brews from all 51 English cities

Last year they found a CAMRA award-winning beer from every ceremonial county in England to showcase. And this year, they've gone one better.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

More than A 600,000 awarded to Norfolk to help vulnerable new mums...

A new project is being developed in Norfolk to reduce the number of babies in care and provide support for vulnerable parents who are more likely to be at risk of suicide and post natal depression. "We must reduce the number of children coming into care in the county because we know that in the majority of cases children do much better at home.

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Evening News

Alzheimer's Society launches cafe support groups for people with dementia in Norwich

The new dementia cafes will provide an opportunity for people with dementia and their carers to socialise and get face to face support, creating a platform for them to talk openly about living with dementia within a relaxed and informal environment. The groups will also hear from a variety of guest speakers, including health and social care professionals and representatives from the local community, about topics and services relevant to them.

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Evening News

Intriguing show created in unique Norwich exhibition space

The Lonely Arts Club is presenting an exhibition called IMAGINABLE in the Undercroft, Norwich. Stephen Jarvis - Sentinel : type 22. Photo: Steve Adams The Undercroft, behind Norwich Market and under the city's war memorial, is playing host to the The Lonely Arts Club's latest show which is called IMAGINABLE.

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Evening News

Third Norwich fire could be linked to previous arsons

Police at the scene of the third suspected arson attack this week in North Norwich, at the junction of Elm Grove Lane and St Clements Hill. Photo: Bill Smith A police chief has issued an urgent appeal for information after it was revealed a fire which broke out in a house in Norwich could be linked to two other arson attacks in the north of the city in recent days.

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Eastern Daily Press

Heroic Norwich mum helps to restrain a drugged driver

Hero mum Vicky Johns who tackled a dangerous driver on Gawdy Road, Norwich, with her children Jake and Summer. Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Evening News

Headteacher who founded City Academy Norwich will retire in December

The principal who oversaw the creation of one of Norfolk's first academies will retire after six years at the helm. "There are a lot of good people working very hard.

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Eastern Daily Press

Leading businessman's call-to-arms to revive North Walsham

Rob Scammell from Cafe Kitale who is leading a campaign to revive North Walsham's trading fortunes. Picture: ANTONY KELLY The time is ripe to revive North Walsham's fortunes and turn it into a bustling town once again, according to a leading local businessman.

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Evening News

Police investigating "suspicious" fire in Norwich

Fire crews from Sprowston, Carrow and Earlham were called to a fire at an address on St Clements Hill at just before 3am and used hose reels and main jets to extinguish. The fire is being treated as suspicious and is now being investigated by police who were called at about 3.30am.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

CAMRA's Good Beer Guide 2015 raises a glass to young real ale drinkers in Norfolk

A new beer guide published today is highlighting a move with the times as research reveals younger drinkers are discovering the taste of real ale for the first time - and enjoying it. - New breweries which feature in the Good Beer Guide 2015 in the region include: Redwell in Norwich, S&P in Horsford, Taylors in Attleborough and Tombstone in Great Yarmouth.

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Eastern Daily Press

Five Norwich projects costing A 1m recommended for 2015-16

Five projects designed to improve transport and the environment in Norwich have been put forward for 2015-16, using more than 1m from a newly introduced levy. Daffodils and sun on Riverside Walk, which is set to benefit from funding this financial year and next.

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Evening News

Overlooked Norwich wall transformed into colourful display thanks to project to brighten up city

A neglected city wall has been given a new lease of life thanks to a project hoping to brighten up the city. The wall on Barrack Street in Norwich was given a facelift by street artists The Toasters at the start of September.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Crash which claimed lives of two Norfolk motorcyclists "very, very unusual"

A crash which claimed the lives of two Norfolk motorcyclists has been described as "very, very unusual" by one of East Anglia's most senior police officers. Chief Insp Chris Spinks, head of roads policing for Norfolk and Suffolk, said it was the first time for two decades that he had seen a head-on collision between two motorbikes, killing both riders.

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Evening News

Wife pays tribute to "rock" of a husband and father who died after being found in Norwich

The wife of a father of two who died after being found unconscious on the corner of Norwich's Prince of Wales Road has described how she has lost her "rock". Mr Gillingham's wife Michelle, 37, who lives at Waterloo Road, Hainford, said she and their two children - Oliver, 10, and Daisy, six - were "distraught" following the death of the "perfect husband and father".

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