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A woman has suffered a neck injury after a crash in Oulton Broad.

Robert Hughes at the Bennetts electrical store Hall Road Norwich.
Photo by Simon Finlay

The boss of a leading independent retailer has labelled Black Friday a “necessary evil”, despite seeing it deliver bumper sales.

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The children of Eden burst into song  Winning Photograph taken by Julian Claxton.

“I’m still on cloud nine” - that was the reaction of a photographer from Oulton Broad who returned from a national awards ceremony as the Travel and Tourism Photographer of the Year.

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The street lights were damaged in Love Lane, Lowestoft. Photo: James Bass

Damage has been caused to street lights in Lowestoft which will cost around £2,000 to repair.

Waves crash against the defences at Walcott, but the risk of a sea change has subsided.

The nine flood alerts issued for the Anglian region by the Environment Agency are no longer in force.

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Lowestoft Marina Singalong with Russell Watson. Youtube video still from russellwatsontv

Classical singer Russell Watson is one of the world’s most prominent tenors, having sold over seven millions albums worldwide.

Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

A pedestrian in her 40s suffered a leg injury after a collision involving a blue hatchback car in Lowestoft.

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Lowestoft Sport

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FA Vase

The third of five scheduled matches involving our area’s semi-professional clubs this evening has been called off.

The Planters are our area's only remaining side in the FA Vase after Gorleston, green, and Kirkley & Pakefield exited the competition on Saturday. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

Norwich United will make a second attempt at staging their FA Vase clash against Hullbridge Sports this evening.

National League North Football action between Lowestoft Town and Stockport County. Jake Reed shoots for goal.

Shaun Bammant was literally head and shoulders above the rest as he helped Lowestoft Town recover from a nightmare start to hold promotion chasing Stockport County to a 2-2 draw at Crown Meadow.

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Joel Watts scored a hat-trick for Gorleston. Picture: David Hardy

The east coast wasn’t the place to be for good weather or bright news for teams in the FA Vase.

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Action from The Halls as Ryan Walsh, left, takes on Craig Poxton in an exhibition bout. Pictures: ANTONY KELLY

Sam Sexton turned up the heat in his bid to rejoin the upper echelons of the British heavyweight ranks last night.


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Last year's Christmas tree festival at Aylsham Parish Church

A north Norfolk town is set to welcome the festive season as it stages a Christmas tree festival, craft market and grand lights switch-on.

To mark the official unveiling of Jarrolds Nutcracker-themed department store window, two of The Nutcracker cast from the Northern Ballet  Dreda Blow (Sugar Plum Fairy) and Isaac Lee-Baker (Cavalier) at the Norwich department store. Photo : Steve Adams

The magical story of The Nutcracker is bringing Christmas cheer to a Norwich department store this Christmas.

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Franko Fraize at Sundown. Pic: Lee Blanchflower.

Thetford musician Franko Fraize has released the video to his latest single.

Author William Brakes from Hunstanton with his book - Fragments: Naked & Bright. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A north Norfolk mathematician turned author has published his first book at the age of 68.

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Director Steven Spielberg reunites with actor Tom Hanks for an incredible true story of courage and daring that proves one man can make a difference.


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Nar Valley Fisheries recorded its fifth reported 40lb-plus carp of the season. Chris Abbott fished Lake Geneva for a 48-hour session and ended up with the catch of a lifetime. Chris, a former site record holder, had fish rolling in front of him and the result was a common of 30lb 12oz, mirrors of 33lb 12oz, 37lb 4oz  and the Nar Valley Fisheries record mirror of 45lb 2oz.

The big blow from the Arctic snow plains passed without visible damage to Broads fish stocks populating the vulnerable tidal rivers open to toxic sea surges.

Stephen James (Renvale RT) drops down from the hedge bank. Picture: FERGUS MUIR

It was so muddy by the last race at the Redgrave cyclo-cross that Stephen James’ chainwheel threw off his chain on the very first lap.

Harleston Magpies prepare to defend a short corner during their draw in Brighton. Picture: Pat Leate

Harleston Magpies made the long journey to Brighton and returned home with a hard-earned point – although it should really have been all three.

Harleston Magpies were unable to follow up their superb win of the previous weekend against leaders Slough as Hampstead and Westminister scored late on to take all three points in a 2-1 win.

Defender Mitch Smith scored twice for Norwich Dragons. Picture: SUBMITTED

Despite playing much better than they did in last week’s scrappy win Dereham had to settle for a 3-3 draw at home to Cambridge City II in the Premier A.


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