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Norfolk: County of England
Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England. It borders Lincolnshire to the northwest, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest, and Suffolk to the south. Its northern and eastern boundaries are the North Sea and to the northwest, The Wash. The county town is Norwich. With an area of 2,074 square miles (5,370 km2) and a population of 859,400, Norfolk is a largely rural county with a population density of 401 per square mile. Of the county's population, 40% live in four major built up areas: Norwich (213,000), Great Yarmouth (63,000), King's Lynn (46,000) and Thetford (25,000).

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Cambridges visit Norfolk hospital to mark NHS birthday [Video]

Cambridges visit Norfolk hospital to mark NHS birthday

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited a hospital in Norfolk to mark the NHS’s birthday.William and Kate met staff at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn, 72 years to the day since..

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William savours pint of cider ahead of pubs and restaurants reopening [Video]

William savours pint of cider ahead of pubs and restaurants reopening

The Duke of Cambridge’s wish for a pint in his local after months of lockdown was granted when he visited a pub ahead of bars and restaurants reopening.A few weeks ago William joked he was looking..

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Kate helps plant a hospice garden [Video]

Kate helps plant a hospice garden

The Duchess of Cambridge helped youngsters to plant a garden at a children's hospice near Norwich on Saturday. Using plants bought during a visit last week to Fakenham Garden Centre near her Norfolk..

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William heads to bakery in King's Lynn [Video]

William heads to bakery in King's Lynn

The Duke of Cambridge joked that his three children have been “attacking the kitchen” during lockdown as he visited a bakery which serves the Queen’s Sandringham Estate. William went to the small..

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Duchess of Cambridge visits Garden Centre in Norfolk [Video]

Duchess of Cambridge visits Garden Centre in Norfolk

The Duchess of Cambridge visited Fakenham Garden Centre in Norfolk, as non-essential shops are now reopening in parts of the UK. She met the centre's owners and staff, and heard about the measures..

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Medic mum reunited with daughters after nine weeks apart [Video]

Medic mum reunited with daughters after nine weeks apart

An NHS healthcare worker has been reunited with her daughters after nine weeks apart during the pandemic. Suzie Vaughan, 43, from King’s Lynn, Norfolk, surprised Hettie, seven, and Bella, nine, after..

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Grandmother knits model hospital to raise money for NHS [Video]

Grandmother knits model hospital to raise money for NHS

A great-great-grandmother is knitting a model hospital called Knittingale to raise funds for the NHS. Margaret Seaman, 91, is creating the woollen masterpiece at the home she shares with her..

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The Duke of Cambridge has a look around a village pub ahead of its reopening after lockdown.
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County lines: Norfolk and Met police shut down 20 drug networks

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Coronavirus: Cruise ship dancers home after nine weeks stranded

Lauren Carrick, from Norfolk, and her fiancé Joseph Harrison, from Hull, flew from Miami Airport.
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Coronavirus: 'Bored' kookaburra bird in daily lockdown walk

Siren the kookaburra is a familiar sight, walking with his owner in the Norfolk countryside.
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Coronavirus: Florist gives 1,200 bouquets to hospital workers

The florist says she wants to honour those who work for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
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WW2 pilot and social media star Sydney Stevens dies aged 98

Sydney "Stevie" Stevens, of Saxlingham in Norfolk, took part in 28 missions during the war.
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Coronavirus: Norfolk 'countryside beauty' shared for the self-isolating

Photographer Brad Damms helps people experience the outdoors without leaving their house.
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Norfolk council: Care services 'left friend' to look after elderly man

The ombudsman found fault with Norfolk council over the care of an elderly man.
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Norfolk vicar and choir row 'disgrace' to Christian community

Wymondham Abbey Rev Catherine Relf-Pennington faced 37 allegations made by choir members.
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Worst-performing mental health trust NSFT 'still has a way to go'

Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust improves from "inadequate" status but stays in special measures.
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First stranded Orca found in almost 20 years in the Wash

The dead 15ft (4.5m) long juvenile killer whale was found on the coast of Norfolk and Lincolnshire.
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Cromer low tides reveal 1917 shipwreck of SS Fernebo

One sailor died when the Swedish vessel SS Fernebo sank off the Norfolk coast in the winter of 1917.
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Queen takes train to Norfolk for Sandringham Christmas break

She caught the 10:42 Great Northern service from London King's Cross to King's Lynn.
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Peter Miller: Great Yarmouth murder victim's brother 'cannot break promise'

Peter Miller died from a single stab wound to the chest in Norfolk in 1984.
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Norfolk seal colony: Pup's birth captured on film

Thousands of people visit the beach during birthing season, but few see an actual birth.
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Nick Conrad: Broadland Conservatives select ex-BBC presenter

Nick Conrad, who used to host BBC Radio Norfolk's breakfast show, will stand in Broadland in Norfolk.
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Norfolk boy died after inhaling deodorant 'that smelt like his mother'

Jack Waple, 13, suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in Hockwold, Norfolk, in June, an inquest hears.
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Dead children were sent Norfolk council school admissions letter

A bereaved parent who received one of the Norfolk council letters says it was "disrespectful".
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Group buys all Gorleston plastic ring toys to save seals

Frisbee-style flying rings are no longer available to buy in a Norfolk seaside town.
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Great Yarmouth Venetian Waterways' £2.7m revamp completed

The attraction on the Norfolk seaside saw tourists flock to it in the early 1900s.
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‘I declare thumb war!’ - Inside the world thumb wrestling championships

BBC Sport gets the inside track on the world thumb wrestling championships in Norfolk and meets 4-time world champion Paul Browse who talks us through the secrets of his rigorous training routine.
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Man trapped in rocks off Norfolk coast

The water is up to his neck but emergency services are at the scene near Sheringham.
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Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Trust: Fake doctor medicated 164 patients

Zholia Alemi, jailed in 2018 for fraud, treated mental health patients in Norfolk and Suffolk.
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Sea litter causes 'horrific injury' to Norfolk seal

The grey seal suffered a 2.5cm wound and the rope was removed by a vet, the RSPCA says.
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Vast sand scheme to protect Norfolk coast

Nearly two million cubic metres of sand is being shifted to a stretch of the Norfolk coast to protect it from the sea.
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Norfolk WW2 airman 'cheated death four times'

Norfolk Police remembers a chief constable and the German solider who saved him.
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Norfolk village celebrates first transatlantic flight, 100 years on

The village of Pulham made history when it welcomed an airship's heroic crew.
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Nyall Brown death: Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust criticised

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Arrest over 'drive-by' rock throwing on Norfolk-Suffolk border

A man in his 20s is held on suspicion of damaging more than 50 vehicles in a series of attacks.
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Huge cliff collapse on Norfolk coast caught on camera

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The coastguard warns of "vulnerable cliff edges" as heavy rain increases the risk of rock falls.
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Bricks and stones thrown from passing cars in Suffolk

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Dozens of cars have been damaged by missiles hurled from oncoming vehicles on the Norfolk-Suffolk border.
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