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3 hrs ago | Evening News

How to stay safe on the Norfolk Broads - advice issued after canoe capsizes

Both Broads police and the Broads Authority have reminded holidaymakers and residents to be careful while enjoying the water following a handful of incidents over the bank holiday weekend.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, World News, United Kingdom, Norfolk County, England

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Revealed: How Norfolk mental health patients endured waits of up to eight hours for ambulances

Councillors heard how some mental health patients who have been sectioned had to wait up to eight hours for an ambulance.

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Related Topix: World News, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom,

East Anglian Daily Times

Suffolk: Could you be a lifesaver on the beaches of Suffolk? RNLI seeks new recruits

The beach lifeguard try-outs will be used to identify potential candidates and to give people the chance to find out what the job involves.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Evening News

Norfolk and Suffolk beers will be on tap at Westminster's Strangers' Bar

Parliamentarians will be able to enjoy three ales from Norfolk and Suffolk in the coming weeks as Norwich's City of Ale festival looks to broaden its horizons.

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Related Topix: World News, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom, Drink, Beer

Evening News

Bin lorry catches fire in Reedham

No one was injured in the blaze, which broke out at the front of the vehicle just before 1pm as the team were collecting garden waste in the village.

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Related Topix: Fire, Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Eastern Daily Press

Cameras, cash, jewellery, frying pans and a wok stolen in Great Yarmouth burglaries

Jewellery, cameras, cash and a mobile phone were among the items stolen after burglars targeted two homes in Great Yarmouth.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Electronics, Cell Phones

Evening News

Norfolk police confident of plan for World Cup

Insp Gavin Tempest overseeing Operation Enterprise in Prince of Wales Road in Norwich at the weekend.

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Related Topix: World News, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Deadline nears for mental health consultation in Yarmouth and Waveney

Mental health staff and service users from Northgate Hospital holding protest outside Kings Centre against proposed cuts to mental health beds People living in Great Yarmouth and Waveney are being urged to have their say on the future of mental health services in the area, before a consultation ends this week.

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Related Topix: Suffolk County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Norfolk County, England,

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Pair rescued from grounded hire boat near Great Yarmouth

Coastguard officers based at Humber said nobody was at risk, but two people aboard the vessel wanted to be taken ashore by lifeboat rather than wait for high tide.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Eastern Daily Press

People in Lowestoft urged to sign up to campaign against mental...

Bob Blizzard, Labour's candidate for Waveney in Lowestoft's shopping precinct with letters that people can sign to help keep Mental Health Services.

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Related Topix: World News, Suffolk County, England, United Kingdom, Norfolk County, England

Diss Today

Competition: Celebrate 'British Elvis' Billy Fury

The legendary Billy Fury, known as 'the British Elvis', was a firm favourite with Norfolk audiences in the 60s and early 70s, frequently appearing at Great Yarmouth during the heyday of the resort's summer entertainment season.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England,

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Evening News

Morse code to ring out in Caister as part of radio celebrations

Caister is set to echo to the sounds of Morse code again when a group of radio hams take up their microphones to mark a special celebration.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Ham Radio, World News, Canada, Italy, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom,

Evening News

Fluffy penguin chicks are p-p-perfect addition at Great Yarmouth Sealife Centre

Two tiny fluffy penguin chicks have hatched out at Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre and they are just in time to celebrate Easter! Proud mum Mumbles and dad Woody, pictured right, are taking turns to brood the two youngsters in the nest they have made in a little hollow in the sandy floor of their enclosure.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Life, Easter, Holidays

Evening News

Great Yarmouth gears up to welcome annual Easter Fair

Dodgems, funhouses and candy floss are among more than 100 rides and attractions that families can enjoy at Great Yarmouth's traditional Easter Fair.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Evening News

RNLI beach lifeguard tryout sessions in Great Yarmouth

Potential lifeguards will be able to show off their life-saving skills at RNLI tryouts in the run up to the holiday season.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Evening News

Builders' bags help to plug gap in Winterton dunes

On the night the North Sea destroyed several homes just a mile up the beach in Hemsby, the crashing waves pulled down part of the dunes and made the natural walk-through wider.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Norfolk County, England

Eastern Daily Press

Fire warning to those enjoying barbecues in Norfolk's wooded areas

Take care with barbecues in wooded areas - that's the warning from Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service today after being called out to three fires this morning.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Evening News

Work on A 6.5m Gorleston link road could start in July

Work could start within a year on a multi-million pound link road that will pave the way for 1,000 new homes on the outskirts of Gorleston.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Evening News

Celebrity Big Brother champion Jim Davidson to return to Great Yarmouth on national tour

King of comedy Jim Davidson is returning to Great Yarmouth to lift the lid on his time in the Celebrity Big Brother house when he brings his national touring show to the resort.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Painting, Arts, Suffolk County, England,

Eastern Daily Press

First Buses offering tickets in exchange for Easter eggs to help East Anglia's Children's Hospice

First Buses is offering people the chance to exchange unboxed Easter eggs for a network ticket, which will allow them to travel for free for one day.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England,

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