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Yesterday, 14:50
Aviva insurance has issued safety advice ahead of Storm Doris. Picture: ANTONY KELLY.

Homeowners and businesses are being advised to take basic precautions to protect themselves and their property ahead of severe weather warnings for Norfolk.

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Met Office
Yesterday, 18:33
File photo of fallen tree.. Picture Simon Parker.

Drivers are being urged to be prepared before setting out on journeys on Thursday with Storm Doris set to sweep across Norfolk and Suffolk with winds in excess of 70mph in some places.

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Norfolk County Council
Yesterday, 07:44
Norfolk is expected to experience high winds on Thursday.   Picture: James Bass

Storm Doris could bring gale-force winds to north Norfolk coastal areas tomorrow.

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Met Office
Yesterday, 17:49
Dairy Barns: Picture: Tom Hunt/ Countryside Alliance.

A north Norfolk farm has been named the best in the East of England in the tourism enterprise category of the 2016 Countryside Alliance Awards, also known as the rural Oscars.

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United Kingdom
Yesterday, 06:30
Flashback: 30th anniversary of the twinning of Cromer and Crest. Mayor of Cromer Hilary Thompson with Mayor of Crest Hervi Mariton. Picture: Anthony Kelly.

A north Norfolk town’s links with its European neighbours will not change, despite Brexit, twinning organisations have insisted.

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European Union
Yesterday, 15:46
Caravan destroyed at East Runton in October 1987 storm. Photo from Archant Library.

With Storm Doris set to bring gusts of 70mph across the region tomorrow, we look back at the devastating storm of October 1987 which caused chaos.

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army
Yesterday, 11:56
Teams from Sheringham Medical Practice, Splash Leisure and Fitness Centre and Tesco Sheringham get set to swim the equivalent length of the English Channel in aid of Diabetes UK. Picture: Karen Bethell

A 17-strong group of doctors, health care assistants, fitness instructors and supermarket workers made a splash for charity this week, by swimming the equivalent length of the English Channel in aid of Diabetes UK.

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Tesco
Tue, 13:00
Ian Pummell and Jon Starling of Starlings Toy Master

Staff at one of the county’s oldest toy retailers is celebrating today after scooping a prestigious industry award.

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United Kingdom
Tue, 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
Mon, 15:40
Kieran Sandwell with Cromer deputy mayor John Frosdick and members of the Walkers are Welcome group. Picture: DAVE ROBERTS

A heart transplant patient received a warm welcome when he arrived in Cromer on the latest leg of a 5,000 mile trek around the coast of Britain.

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John Frosdick
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
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Holdalls found washed up on Hopton beach near Great Yarmouth, containing around 360 kilos of cocaine. Picture: NATIONAL CRIME AGENCY/PA WIRE

Extra officers from the National Crime Agency remain in position along the east coast of Norfolk a week after £50m worth of cocaine washed up on beaches.

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Norfolk police
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Salvage Hunters: Drew Pritchard and his team are on the look out for locations in Norfolk for the show. Do you know of any? Photo supplied by Curve Media

Salvage Hunters, the popular Quest TV and Discovery Channel show, is heading to Norfolk but needs your help to find great places to film.

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Ireland
Thursday, February 16, 2017
North Walsham on their way to an impressive win at Ruislip in their previous match.  Picture: HYWEL JONES

Watford-based Fullerians, one of Hertfordshire’s oldest rugby clubs, will be making their first ever visit to Scottow on Saturday to take on North Walsham.

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United Kingdom
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
A BT Openreach engineer working on telephone lines. Photo credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Thousands more homes and businesses across Norfolk are to be given access to high-speed fibre broadband with the announcement of a further £11m investment in the network.

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Tom FitzPatrick
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
The North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) offices in Cromer.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

A marine company could move into four new industrial units in a village field if councillors back a major proposal to build near a residential area.

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United Kingdom
Monday, February 13, 2017
East Anglia II gained their first win of the season on the final day of the campaign with victory over Broadland. Picture: ARCHANT

Martin Pearse has retained his No 1 spot at the top of the National Over 70 Squash Rankings.

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United Kingdom
Monday, February 13, 2017
Holdalls found washed up on Hopton beach near Great Yarmouth, containing around 360 kilos of cocaine. Picture: NATIONAL CRIME AGENCY/PA WIRE

Extra law enforcement officers are being stationed along the east coast as it emerged there had been further discoveries of suspected class A drugs at beaches along a 35 mile stretch of coast.

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United Kingdom
Monday, February 13, 2017
Common seals and sandwich terns at Blakeney Point. Pictures: National Trust

It is a haven for hundreds of different species of wildlife and attracts millions of visitors to the area; but it hasn’t endured the easiest of starts to the year.

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Norfolk
Monday, February 13, 2017
The Red Arrows. Picture: Nick Butcher

Corporal Michael Knight will spend the summer riding alongside the RAF’s world-famous aerobatic display team.

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Facebook
Monday, February 13, 2017
Birdie Brunch team members. Picture: Ludham Primary School & Nursery,

Business savvy pupils from a Norfolk primary school are one of only eight teams announced as finalists for a nationwide enterprise competition.

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BBC
Saturday, February 11, 2017
The population is growing, but how unique is your name? 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

How many people share the same name as you?

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Facebook
Friday, February 10, 2017
Jo and Andrew Harrison-Taylor, landlords at the Earle Arms. Picture: David Bale

The Earle Arms on The Green, Heydon, near Aylsham, has been shortlisted for country pub of the year in the BBC Countryfile magazine awards.

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BBC
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
John Barrowman, presenter of the National Lottery Awards show: Picture: National Lottery

New figures show that more than £690,000 of National Lottery funding was awarded across the north Norfolk area in the last year alone.

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United Kingdom
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
A baby shark was spotted off the north Norfolk coast. Picture: YouTube

And you’ll never guess what he does next...

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United Kingdom
Monday, February 6, 2017
Pupils at Worstead Primary School learn how to skateboard. From left, Evan Pease, Caleb Jones, Dillon Quantrill-Cox, Lexi Fotis, Evie Nichols and Sofia Fotis. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Children at a north Norfolk primary school were given a lesson in skateboarding this week.

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United Kingdom
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
Lettuce has become the latest staple to fall victim to the European vegetable shortage

The notion that the availability of our food is at the mercy of the weather shouldn’t really come as a surprise.

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United Kingdom
Friday, February 3, 2017
A male marsh harrier. Many birds of prey in the region have been shot by criminals. Photo:

A new report has revealed that Norfolk has the highest level of crime against wild birds in the region.

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United Kingdom
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Restoration Men � after successfully placing the boiler, firebox and smokebox back in Jurassic�s frames, the team (from left to right): Simon Coxon (Hi-Ab driver and operator);  Jim Smith (Trust secretary); Paul Walkinshaw (Trust treasurer); Richard Shepherd (Trust chairman).Peter Balderston (project volunteer and former secretary). Picture: Dave Enefer/LCLR

A historic steam locomotive is on track to return to service later this year after being dismantled and then painstakingly-restored by the team behind the North Norfolk Railway.

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