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Friends, family and colleagues of a respected lifeboatman and dedicated father who died aged 58 from cancer filled a coastal church for his funeral.

Tributes to Martha Seaward at Lodge Hill junction after the accident.  PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Council chiefs have ruled out a roundabout and pedestrian refuge at a busy junction where a 15-year-old girl was killed last year.

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Tony Dickerson.

There will be a minute’s silence before all Anglian Combination matches on Saturday following the death of the league’s president, Tony Dickerson.

Firefighers were called to tackle a blaze in a 50-tonne straw stack on a north Norfolk farm.

EDP Sunday back page. A walk along Cromer beach in the midday sun.
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As new figures reveal the true scale of our ageing population, DAVID POWLES and SABAH MEDDINGS examine the data, and find out what it means for the future of our region

The Norfolk town of Aylsham which is expanding rapidly with new homes being built around the town. Market Square.


Like other market towns, Aylsham is facing the prospect of hundreds more families moving in to freshly-built homes eager to make the most of its rural charm. But with no petrol station, sought-after schools and a busy doctors’ surgery, some are worried the area will struggle to accommodate its new residents. SABAH MEDDINGS reports.

Harry Labouchere maintains 35 aircraft including a Tiger Moth from various sites around the UK with one close to his home in North Norfolk. He also works with people like Harrison Ford and has appeared in the film, The Aviator. He's pictured with his Tiger Moth which he's owned since he was 20 years old. 


For Henry Labouchere, flying was a hobby that turned into a dream job, taking him around the world.

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There will be a minute’s silence before all Anglian Combination matches on Saturday following the death of the league’s president, Tony Dickerson.

England's Ben Youngs is blocked down by Ireland's Paul O'Connell during the RBS Six Nations match at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Picture: PA

Ben Youngs has been voted into sixth place in voting for the RBS Six Nations Player of the Championship award, which has been won by Ireland captain Paul O’Connell.

Keith Bass, captain of the England u18's  Boys' Golf  team, with  Matthew Baldwin  on the 1st tee..They  are seen during preparations for the training match between England  & Sweden  at  Old Hunstanton this week.  City Old Hunstanton, Norfolk Photo; John Hocknell Copy Lyndsey Hewison fo; EDP  Golf EDP Pic © 2004 Tel: (01603) 772434

Keith Bass, a man who played a major role in the development of junior golf in Norfolk and beyond, has died at the age of 89.

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Mike Derbyshire during his team as manager of Great Yarmouth Town. Picture: Mike Derbyshire

Mike Derbyshire is aiming to get his managerial career back on track at Almary Green Anglian Combination Premier Division side Cromer Town.

England's Ben Youngs goes over for the first try during England's 55-35 victory over France at Twickenham Stadium, London. Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire

England scrum-half Ben Youngs has been nominated for the RBS Six Nations player of the championship award.


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Youngsters from the Arts North Norfolk drama club in colourful saris. Picture: SUBMITTED

A taste of India will fill a town arts hub in a series of creative events this weekend.

Dancers from the Vienna Festival Ballet, which is coming to Cromer Pier. Picture: SUBMITTED

Beloved ballet movements will be performed at an end-of-the-pier theatre to celebrate 35 years of a touring dance company.

The cast of Waterloo - The Best of Abba Tribute Show.  Rob Miles, who plays Bjorn, is on the left. Picture: SUBMITTED

Fans of a classic coming-of-age drama film and disco pop hits will be treated to top tribute shows this weekend.

Oysterband who will finish this year's Folk on the Pier festival in Cromer. Picture: SUBMITTED

Music fans will flock to Cromer for the popular Folk on the Pier weekend festival this spring.

The cast of this weekend's Cinderella panto at Gimingham.

A north Norfolk village is staging its first pantomime for nearly 50 years.

Norfolk Entertainment

Taylor Swift Radio 1 Big Weekend comes to Norwich.

The countdown has begun - just hours until tickets are released for the Radio 1 Big Weekend in Norwich.

Comedian and writer Karl Minns back in Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Fresh from two sell-out stints at the Theatre Royal, Norwich, and the Norwich Playhouse alongside comedy partner Owen Evans, Karl Minns from the Nimmo Twins is back in the city with his new one-man show. STACIA BRIGGS asked Karl about appearing on stage without any back-up, a boy who can set the bed on fire using the power of his dreams and the difficulties of rehearsing on your own.

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Latitude Festival. Picture: James Bass

Latitude Festival bosses have announced the Poetry Arena line-up for the festival’s 10th edition in 2015.

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Giant inflatable on Carrow Road as part of Saturday Night Takeaway

Passersby may have been confused as they walked by Carrow Road last night.

Woman in Green (c1909) by Henri Matisse.

A stunning collection of works by some of the world’s greatest artists is heading for Norwich next month in the most spectacular art show ever seen in the region.


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Tony Dickerson.

There will be a minute’s silence before all Anglian Combination matches on Saturday following the death of the league’s president, Tony Dickerson.

Action from King's Lynn Town v Blyth Spartans - Lynn's Henry Eze screams after the 3 goal. Picture: Matthew Usher.

It’s hard to assess where the Linnets first developed the soft centre that continues to undermine their quest for progress.

Dereham Town FC v AFC Sudbury.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Dereham recorded a fine victory against Jamie Godbold’s high-flying side which kept alive their play-off hopes.

Football action between Yarmouth Town and Haverhill Borough.

The Premier Division title race may be all but over – but that’s far from the case in the second tier.


Wroxham came up against a despondent Redbridge outfit who had lost their last game 7-0, writes Thomas Crabb.


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