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Yesterday, 11:25
Strong gales are expected on Thursday. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Temperatures may have hit a high of 17.5C in Norfolk yesterday, just one week after snowfall hit the county.

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Met Office
Yesterday, 12:30
Protest against council cuts at Norfolk County Council. Picture: Mustard TV

Almost £80m of taxpayers’ money was spent by Norfolk County Council in December on firms providing everything from care homes to pest control - but who got it? Search our table below to find out.

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Norfolk County Council
Mon, 15:11
Spring flowers out in bloom as Snowdrops appear at Raveningham Hall in Norfolk (Picture: Valerie Bond)

Spring has come early to the region as just one week after freezing conditions and snowfall, temperatures in certain areas have risen to 17.5C, a figure usually experienced in the UK in mid-May.

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United Kingdom
Mon, 13:41
Paston College student Matilda Bailes has secured her first major role in the musical Les Miserbles. Picture: PASTON COLLEGE

Talented young performer Matilda Bailes has landed her dream role in a production of the musical Les Misérables.

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Sixth Form College
Mon, 11:09

Work by a Norfolk artist has been selected for the prestigious annual Royal Society of British Artists Exhibition, which runs at the Mall Galleries, London next month.

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Norfolk County Council
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Runners nearing the end of the Marriott's Way Trail at Sloughbottom Park in Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt

Norfolk’s newest marathon race has been hailed a huge success

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Norfolk County Council
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Towser was unable to see or walk following years of neglect. Picture: Hillside Animal Sanctuary

Towser’s coat was so badly matted that she also had trouble relieving herself - causing problems with her bladder.

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Norwich
Friday, February 17, 2017
Hickling Broad will be the central focus of works by the Broads Authority to improve accessibility to the wetlands

Norfolk Wildlife Trust is encouraging local community groups, businesses and corporate supporters to “Help Hickling” and take part in a week of fundraising activities to help reach the £1 million target to purchase 655 acres of Hickling Broad Estate. The Norwich base of insurance company, Aviva already plan to hold a whole week of fund-raising fun for Hickling in their workplace with activities such as a wildlife quiz, a cycle ride to Hickling and a cake sale.

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Norfolk Wildlife Trust
Friday, February 17, 2017
The North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) offices in Cromer.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Work is set to start on transforming a Norfolk-based marine business, based in cramped offices in Hoveton which have no inside toilet, into a world-leading centre of excellence.

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North Norfolk District Council
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
One of DONG Energy''s windfarms. Pic: DONG Energy A/S.

Norfolk residents will be able to view the latest plans for a major project to bury miles of underground cables for a proposed windfarm.

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Norwich
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Capricorn Campers fleet of motorhomes and campervans. Picture: Capricorn Campers.

A motorhome rental firm has invested in two new vehicles after securing funding to help expand its business.

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Europe
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Phone Box on Rouen Road. Photo by Adrian Judd

More than 250 phone boxes are set to be removed from towns and villages across Norfolk as a consultation into their usage has drawn to an end.

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BT
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Approaching Storm No 2, by artist and former Norfolk County Council chairman Peter Baldwin, whose work has been selected for the prestigious Royal Society of British Artists exhibition. Picture: Peter Baldwin

Work by a Norfolk artist has been selected for the prestigious annual Royal Society of British Artists Exhibition, which runs at the Mall Galleries, London, next month.

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Norfolk County Council
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
The Norfolk Motorcycle Museum in North Walsham is run by father and son team George and Steve Harmer. 
Pictures: Sonya Duncan
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It started out as just one man’s collection, but it now attracts visitors from all over the world.

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Norwich
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Valentine's Day diners are being urged to check food hygiene ratings. Stock Picture: Archant

Valentine’s Day diners in the region are being advised to “look before you book” and check food hygiene ratings before deciding where to take their date.

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Norwich
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Norfolk Federation of Women's Institutes chairman Wendy Adams (left) helping hand out green hearts with Sheringham WI members Jane Van Poortvliet, Liz Withington and Tricia Woods. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Environmentally-minded Sheringham WI members marked Valentine’s Day by handing out hand stitched hearts asking town centre shoppers to think about the things they would hate to lose as a result of climate change.

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Norwich
Friday, February 10, 2017
Ben Rawsthorne shone at the recent Norfolk Alliance event at Sheringham Golf Club,

Ben Rawsthorne recorded a convincing win in the Norfolk Golfers’ Alliance meeting at Sheringham.

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Norwich
Thursday, February 9, 2017
The Time Norfolk charity team who gained funds from the Comic Relief Community Cash, and two of their clients. From left, Leslie Bradfield, Fred Bradfield, Ruth Kettle, Letitia Ash-Lameer, and clients, Victoria Waterfield, and Linda Barden. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

“They saved my life” - these were the words of a woman who found help and support with a Norfolk charity, after suffering four miscarriages over the space of 10 years.

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Norfolk Community Foundation
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
People are being given the chance to sponsor the Moongazer hare sculptures which will form the countywide part of the GoGoHares charity art trail which Break is bringing to Norfolk in 2018.
Pictured is one of the Moongazer hare sculptures visiting Cromer Pier. 
Photo: Mark Ivan Benfield.

From Cromer to Ranworth to Wroxham - a moongazing hare has been spotted out and about around Norfolk as preparations march on for the GoGoHares charity art trail planned for the county next year.

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Norwich
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Churchwarden David Rivett is pictured at the unveiling of new chairs and refurbished flooring at St Peter's Church, Sheringham. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Something rather different will be happening in St Peter’s Parish Church Sheringham on the evening of Saturday, February 18.

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Norwich
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Rising badminton star Charlotte Pollard with her trophies. Picture: SUBMITTED

Charlotte Pollard from Cromer is the new Norfolk Under-14 Badminton champion.

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Gresham's School
Monday, February 6, 2017
Norwich and Peterborough Building Society in Peterborough. Picture: Mark Bickerdike/Norwich and Peterborough Building Society.

The boss of Norwich and Peterborough Building Society has said it is in other banks’ interests to help its customers switch accounts – despite it not being a member of the industry’s seven-day switch scheme.

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Norwich
Monday, February 6, 2017
The Norwich and Peterborough branch in North Walsham. Picture: ALEX HURRELL

A building society revealed it has no plans to sign up to a government scheme to help customers switch their current accounts - despite proposals to close them.

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Norwich
Sunday, February 5, 2017
Norwich chef Richard Bainbridge. Photo : Steve Adams

Two Norfolk restaurants have been named among the top 100 in the country, but missed out on the title of top place to eat in the East and Midlands.

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United Kingdom
Friday, February 3, 2017
North Walsham Velo members gather at the town's Market Cross before one of their Sunday morning rides. Picture: NORTH WALSHAM VELO

A cycling club set up two years ago in north Norfolk by friends who wanted to lose weight and get fitter now has some 120 members.

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North Walsham Town Council
Friday, February 3, 2017
Holy Trinity Church, Great Hautbois.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

The Church of England wants to close a little-used Victorian church in rural Norfolk and sell it to the Girlguides.

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Norwich
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Mark Pendlington speaking at the official opening of the new University Centre at the College of West Anglia. Picture: Ian Burt

The region’s local enterprise partnership has been awarded an additional £69m from government to improve infrastructure and skills, and support small businesses and innovation.

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United Kingdom
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Picture: Getty Images

The international Clandestine Cake Club (CCC) is coming to north Norfolk.

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Norwich
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
230,000 fish were rescued on Hickling Broad in 2015. Picture: Environment Agency.

Scientists are today another step closer to finding out the cause of thousands of fish deaths on the Norfolk Broads.

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University of East Anglia
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
More doctor's appointments are being made available for patients in north Norfok. Picture:  Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

More appointments are being provided by north Norfolk GP surgeries in a bid to reduce pressure on health services this winter.

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NHS

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