Month: August 2017

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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Gutsy housewife who goes in search of adventure is heading for Norwich

Jodie Prenger as Shirley Valentine – photo supplied by Norwich Theatre Royal SHIRLEY VALENTINE – September 5-9   Willy Russell’s heart-warming comedy Shirley Valentine, the tale of the Liverpool housewife who heads for Greece in search of adventure, premiered in 1986 and took the world by storm. Celebrating its 30th Anniversary last year, the first major revival of this national treasure is touring the UK and lands at Norwich Theatre Royal from September 5-9. It stars much loved West End leading lady Jodie Prenger as Shirley, the gutsy middle-aged woman whose kids have left home and as she makes...

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The Nimmo Twins are back up the City again!

A couple of blokes from Norfolk – photo supplied by Norwich Theatre Royal     THE NIMMO TWINS – OCTOBER 13-14 There is no excuse for missing out on seeing The Nimmo Twins as they have announced two bonus dates at Norwich Theatre Royal on October 13-14. Ahead of their autumn visit, one-half of the comedy duo Karl Minns talks more to Norwich Eye about what’s in store So Karl, which characters will we see when you and Owen return to the Theatre Royal with The Country Members? Give us a flavour of what’s in store? “All the crowd...

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