Month: May 2017

Lifebuoy stolen in Norwich

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident of theft in Norwich last week.   It happened around 12.30am on Wednesday 17 May 2017, when suspect(s) have stolen a lifebuoy in St. Georges Street before running off towards Colegate and Oak Street.   Officers would like to speak to any witnesses or anyone who has information regarding the incident. They should contact PC Mick Pearce at Bethel Street Police Station on 101.   Alternatively contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their anonymous online form at...

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Public urged to stay alert – police chief

Norfolk’s chief police officer has urged people to go about their daily business, while being alert to suspicious activity.   It comes as police respond to the national terror threat level being raised to critical.   Armed officers have been deployed to key locations in both counties, in particular crowded areas with high footfall such as the city centre, to provide visible reassurance.   It comes after the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre raised the threat level last night – meaning an attack not only remains highly likely but a further attack may be imminent.   Chief Constable Simon Bailey...

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Norwich Venues Join Forces To Support Manchester

Theatre and performance venues across Norwich plus Norwich Cathedral are joining forces to help support the families of the terrorist attack in Manchester. From this afternoon, bucket collections will be held around performances, events and services with every penny going to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund, which has been set up by Manchester City Council and the British Red Cross. Those venues taking part are the Maddermarket Theatre, Norfolk and Norwich Festival, Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich Cathedral, Norwich Playhouse, Norwich Puppet Theatre, Norwich Theatre Royal, Norwich University Of The Arts, Open, The Garage, The Halls, University of East...

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Crude Apache Theatre Company to present “Magnificence” at the Shoe Factory

Crude Apache Theatre Company are to present Howard Brenton’s 1973 play “Magnificence” at the Shoe Factory Social Club, St Mary’s Works, Norwich. This promises to be a radical new revival of Howard Brenton’s 1970’s masterpiece. Staged during the the week of the UK’s most divisive election for years, and performed amid the stark, industrial backdrop of The Shoe Factory Social Club, this highly political play will appeal to todays generation as much as those who lived through the squats and protests of the late seventies. A group of young idealistic political activists occupy an abandoned London tenement to protest...

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CCTV appeal following assault in Norwich

  Police are appealing for help to identify a man following an assault in Norwich. Officers have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to after an assault outside The Glasshouse public house on Wensum Street at 7pm on Thursday 2 March 2017. Anyone who may recognise the man should contact DC Mike Blowers at Norwich CID on 101. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800...

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