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23 hrs ago | Evening News

A 230,000 boost for green schemes in and around Norwich

A string of green schemes, including nature reserves and a cycle route, have had 230,000 of money earmarked for them out of a new 'tax' on development in and around Norwich.

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Yesterday | Eastern Daily Press

Police called to 'stolen car' blaze in Lingwood, near Norwich

One crew of firefighters from Acle were called to the blaze on Acle Road, Lingwood, 400m from the A47, at 3.46am, and arrived at 4am.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

City Pages

The 10 best 'Bear' bands in rock 'n' roll

Enough with all of the endless chatter about the best hair bands of all-time. What about the best "Bear" bands? While listening to Bear In Heaven's new album, Time Is Over One Day Old , I was struck by the proliferation in "Bear" band names.

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Evening News

Staff at Norwich phone store raise thousands for voluntary medical service after fatal crash

After a car crash killed her sister and seriously injured her niece, one woman set about raising money for the rescue service that helped her family at the scene.

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Eastern Daily Press

Small schools: The education revolution that left a legacy in almost every Norfolk community

No history of Norfolk is complete without recounting the revolution in education over the past 200 years.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Three Norfolk gardeners explain their for love for horticulture ahead of National Allotments Week

An allotment isn't just for National Allotments Week , it's for life. Slash your grocery bills, your food miles and your stress levels by joining the green-fingered allotment holders on their plots.

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Evening News

Herbie Hide lifts the lid on his life behind bars

He was jailed after admitting conspiracy to supply class A drugs, but having served his prison sentence former two-time world heavyweight boxing champion Herbie Hide lifts the lid on his time in prison, battling depression, how he views Norwich and the Sun 'sting' investigation.

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Eastern Daily Press

Pledge that views will be listened to over proposed Norwich city centre skateboard ban

Skateboarders will be consulted over a controversial byelaw which would ban them from using their boards in part of Norwich city centre, council leaders have insisted.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Evening News

Rethink over replacement of chopped down Norwich trees

Diseased or dying trees in Norwich which are chopped down will stand a greater chance of being replaced, following a rethink by council leaders.

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Evening News

Survey suggests nimbyism over new housing is on the wane

A steep fall in opposition to new housing close to people's homes shows that nimbyism is on the wane, a Norfolk MP and planning minister has implied.

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Evening News

Staff and public could face parking charges at Norfolk County Council's headquarters

Staff could be forced to pay to park at Norfolk County Council's headquarters, while council bosses said it was too early to say whether the public may also face charges.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Evening News

Photo gallery: Family's quest to find a boy on a train

Harrold Johnson, a US Army Air Corps navigator, gave his medals to a little English boy on his train journey from Norwich to London after he completed 40 missions bombing Germany and Nazi installations in France during World War II Picture: SUPPLIED Harrold Johnson, a US Army Air Corps navigator, gave his medals to a little English boy on his train ... (more)

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Evening News

Norwich youngsters celebrate move into new A 300,000 pre-school home

A Norwich pre-school has marked the official opening of its new 300,000 building, which is part of a 2m drive to boost the number of childcare places in the city.

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Evening News

Arrests made after Hethersett supermarket theft

A 31-year-old man and a 35-year-old woman, both from the Norwich area, have been arrested following the incident at the Tesco Express store in Great Melton Road on Monday.

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Eastern Daily Press

Teenage pregnancy rates hit an all time low in Norfolk and Waveney

Health and education chiefs in Norfolk and Waveney pledged to not rest on their laurels after new figures revealed that teenage pregnancy rates had fallen to a record low.

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Eastern Daily Press

Norwich's young curator Shae given part of Nelson's ship

Shae Williams, 9, with the latest addition to his Nelson's Museum in his bedroom at Costessey, an actual piece of the Victory.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Evening News

Teenager with foot-long knife who attempted to rob Woodside News in Norwich, jailed for 44 months

Aaron Fisher was sentenced to 44 months in prison for attempted robbery and possession of a blade.

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Evening News

Norwich Highways Agency committee vote yes for second consultation...

Norwich Highways Agency committee vote yes for second consultation period into host of changes in Norwich city centre - including 20mph blanket speed limit A raft of changes in the city centre could see road closures, more cycle routes and a 20pmh zone rolled out across the city.

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New Statesman

Ukip does well in areas with failing schools

Polls show that low educational attainment and a feeling of being "left behind" are common among Ukip voters.

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Evening News

New A 8m National Centre for Writing to open the next chapter in Norwich's literary history

It's been touted as the world-class centre that will cement Norwich's place on the literary map.

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