Month: August 2017

A world beyond the waves with Northern Ballet – The Little Mermaid

    NORTHERN BALLET – September 26-30, 2017   Northern Ballet’s new adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale The Little Mermaid will bring a mystical and beautiful underwater world to Norwich Theatre Royal this September. Telling the story of a young mermaid who is willing to give up her life below the waves in a search for love and the desire to gain a human soul, the ballet will be performed in the city from September 26 to 30 as part of its world première tour. This new ballet is the third of an unprecedented three new full-length productions...

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NDR Traffic Update – Buxton Road, Spixworth to close for two weeks

  Buxton Road, Spixworth, will close to vehicles for two weeks from Monday 21 August for the tie-in and surfacing of the road realignment and bridge over the A1270 Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NDR). Pedestrians and cyclists will still be able to use the shared path along Buxton Road, which will be diverted on to the segregated path over the new bridge. The closure to vehicles will be between Beeston Lane and Arthurton Road, Spixworth. Special arrangements have been made for properties on Quaker Lane until access via Buxton Road has been restored. Buxton Road/Spixworth Road traffic will be...

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Man arrested in Cromer rape enquiry

A man has been arrested on suspicion of rape following an incident in Cromer on Friday night (18 August).   A man in his 30s was arrested by colleagues in Essex this morning (21 August) and will be questioned in due course.   It follows an incident on Friday night at about 11.30pm after a woman in her late teens reported being raped at a bus stop on Cadogan Road by two...

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Police detail incidents as patrols continue in Cromer

Increased police patrols will continue in Cromer today in response to reports of anti-social behaviour and low-level disorder over the weekend. Police were called on Friday (18 August) in relation to five incidents of theft, three from shops and two from local pubs where drinks were taken and not paid for. Neither pub wished to take the matter forward, enquiries are ongoing in relation to two thefts and a suspect identified in a third incident was spoken to and no further action will be taken. Officers also received calls relating to the concern for safety of a group of...

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Is this the worst junction in Norwich?

Busy traffic at the Carrow Road junction with King Street today – colour photos ©The Eye Snapper –<<xx>>– Many thousands of our pounds have been spent altering the road network in Norwich in the last twelve months with the aim of reducing the blight of motorised traffic in residential areas, and creating improved public spaces in the city centre. This has put a greatly increased traffic pressure on parts of the road network, particularly the Ring Road and streets leading to it. Some junctions have been greatly improved, such as the junction of Finkelgate and Queens Road. Others have...

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