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An East of England Ambulance Service ambulance in Norwich.

Soaring temperatures result in ambulance trust’s busiest weekend of 2014

Ambulance chiefs have urged patients to only call 999 in an emergency after soaring temperatures contributed to the East of England Ambulance Service’s busiest weekend of the year.

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The Breckland Harmony choir put on a special concert to raise money for Courtney Paterson. Picture: Ian Burt

Little Courtney’s dream to come true after Watton concert

A little girl’s dream will come true after a concert raised the £2,600 needed to help send her on the holiday of a lifetime.

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The East Anglian Air Ambulance helicopter which was called to the Latitude festival

Teenager, 18, dies after falling ill at Latitude

A teenager has died after being airlifted to hospital from the Latitude music festival after falling unwell.

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Hellesdon Hospital, the headquarters of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.

Private ambulance costs more than treble at Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust

Officials from a mental health trust have pledged to reduce transport costs after private ambulance expenses more than trebled in the space of two years.

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Swaffham skate park which is constantly being vandalised Picture by: Matthew Usher.

Consultation under way over Swaffham skatepark

Skateboarders and councillors came together to look into what could be done with a popular skatepark.

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Organist David Aspinall at the North Walsham parish church organ with composer James Kenelm Clarke.

North Walsham organ music première aids church tower repair fund

A new piece of organ music will be given its première at North Walsham church this weekend - and help raise funds for its tower repairs.

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CC Breckland's Mark Fairhead in action in the RTTC National 100-mile Championship Time Trial near Swaffham, Picture: Fergus Muir

National 100-mile cycling time trial championship held near Swaffham

The RTTC National 100-mile Championship Time Trial was the main event in Norfolk at the weekend.

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Saham Toney hit low note after being bowled out for 84

Saham Toney batsman Andrew McGeorge could only watch on in amazement during his side’s nine-wicket defeat at Norwich A in Division Two of the Norfolk Alliance on Saturday.

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Watton United in pre-season training. Picture: Paul Woods

Time of change at Watton United

Several changes have been put in place at Watton United following the club’s annual general meeting (AGM).

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Simon Andrews of RAF Reserves.

Marham team RAF Reserves fill void left by death of Simon Andrews

The British Superbikes moved up to Knockhill in Scotland – and saw the return of RAF Marham’s RAF Reserves team to the main Superbike class after the sad loss of Simon Andrews.

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Julie Proctor (left) is presented with her prizes by ladies president Brenda Neill following the Ladies President's Day at Swaffham Golf Club.

Successful Ladies President’s Day at Swaffham Golf Club

The husband and wife team of Brenda and Bill Neill helped to run a very successful Ladies President’s Day at Swaffham Golf Club.

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The final day of Norfolk against Cumberland in the Norfolk Festival of Cricket. Norfolk batsman Lewis Denmark in action. Picture: Denise Bradley

Debut half century from Lewis Denmark not enough to save Norfolk

Norfolk’s first home match of their Unicorns Minor Counties Championship season ended in defeat.

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A perfectly timed picture - and a pair of interesting expressions - on the Hockenheim podium at the weekend.

Lewis Hamilton will need to keep it all crossed over Formula One championship gap

The controversy nightmare surrounding Fric was avoided at Hockenheim – which meant the racing could do the talking. Therefore, it’s probably worth sitting down for a moment and reflecting on exactly what Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes said to him and the rest of us over the course of this year’s German Grand Prix.

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Oliver Bailey playing football, one of the Norwich School pupils likely to apply for the Young Norfolk Sports Academy.

Sports academy launched to develop Norfolk’s talent

Ten Norfolk youngsters are being invited to apply for a place at a new sports academy which is being launched in conjunction with Norwich School.

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