Month: December 2016

Communities urged to unite in bid to tackle drug dealing

Norfolk’s communities are being praised for information they have already given to police and partners following the launch of Operation Gravity last week. Over the weekend and as a direct result of members of the public calling in, officers attended addresses in both Norwich and Great Yarmouth and two people were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply offences. A man in his 20s and from the London area was arrested after the discovery of 28 suspected Class A drugs wraps at an address in Norwich with over £500 cash also seized. He has been bailed until...

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New Cathedral view available as limited edition art print

Norwich Cathedral by Beverley Gene Coraldean   A Norwich artist has created a unique piece of art for Voice Project concert – and an ideal last minute gift idea! A new illustrated view of Norwich Cathedral has been commissioned by the city’s Voice Project Choir – and very limited edition prints are available to buy. The illustration by Norwich artist Beverley Gene Coraldean was commissioned for the poster and flyer for the choir’s new work Between Stars which will be performed in the iconic cathedral on 21 January. But when the image was uploaded to their website people began...

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Path Of True Love Is Long And Winding In 18th Century Comedy

CANDIDE – DECEMBER 15-17 A comic literary masterpiece forms the basis of one of the winter productions from the Norwich Theatre Royal Youth Company. Scott Hunter’s adaptation of Voltaire’s Candide sees the unlucky and innocent lead character experience a host of bizarre and hilarious misadventures which span nine countries on a quest to be reunited with his childhood sweetheart. These include shipwrecks, pirates, war, passion, volcanoes, riches, and lots of sheep. To add extra depth to the production, Candide’s quest is narrated by the philosopher of optimism Dr Pangloss, a generous chambermaid Paquette, and The Old Woman With Only...

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Image released following theft in Norwich

Police are appealing for help to identify a man following a theft in Norwich which occurred last month. The incident happened at approximately 4pm on Monday 21 November 2016 where two pictures, which were hanging on the wall, were stolen from a pub near to Castle Street in the city centre. Officers have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident. Anyone who may recognise the man, or anyone with information, should contact PC Michael Pearce at Norwich Police Station on 101. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111...

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Jack and the Beanstalk – A Norwich Eye Review

Wayne Sleep heads the Jack and the Beanstalk cast – photo Credit Simon Finlay Photography   Norwich Theatre Royal has enjoyed a long period of success and stability over the last two decades, a success that is helped in no small measure by the seat-filling magic of the annual pantomime production. With audiences expectations of performers driven ever higher by TV and film influences it could be seen as a tough call for producers and directors to raise the bar ever higher in the challenge of filling seats for what is usually the biggest event of the Theatre year. Producer...

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