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A Norfolk woman given weeks to live from a rare form of aggressive brain tumour has been offered the chance of surgery that could help prolong her life.

Police have urged people to be vigilant against hare coursing and warned it will take strong action against those involved in an activity that has as "terrible impact" on rural communities.

People are being urged to stop feeding pigeons in Diss town centre as a scheme to solve the persistent problem of droppings by using hawks to scare off the birds continues.

A couple who are wanted by police in France remain at large as officers appeal to the community for help.

Police are appealing for witnesses and dash-cam video to a collision in Long Stratton that left a pedestrian with serious injuries.

People working at Thomas Cook travel agencies - with seven across Norfolk - face an anxious wait on jobs as the firm scrambles to avoid collapse.

It may be the middle of September but summer is not ready to say goodbye yet as temperatures are set to reach 26C in parts of East Anglia this weekend.

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Friday, September 13, 2019

The new Norwich City sticker album is out today - and fans are expected to flock to shops all over Norfolk to grab a copy.

A community boxing club is appealing for help finding new premises to fight off the threat of closure.

Diss Events

Diss town centre was filled with motoring heritage this weekend as cars and motorbikes from various decades filled the streets.

Heritage comes on four or two wheels with a host of vintage vehicles set to fill Diss town centre this year for a fifth time this weekend.

The incredible true story of missing Second World War soldier and prisoner of war Arthur Robinson is told in a show by his great-nephew coming to Diss.

After hundreds of suggestions flooded in from across the county, the Norfolk Arts Awards EDP People's Choice shortlists have been announced.

Two Britain's most celebrated artists will feature in exhibitions at Diss Corn Hall this autumn.

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