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By Caroline Kingdon

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Sophie Smith

All avenues in the hunt for Sophie Smith, who vanished on 26 December, have been "exhausted", police say.

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Larling Bosing Day Charity Road Run raises thousands

Diss Express

Tractors took to the road in support of a local cancer awareness charity as fundraisers generated a ‘wheely’ big amount of money.

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2018 will be the year to really Love West Norfolk

Lynn News

Starting 2018 with a splash in Norfolk

More than 140 people braved a dip in the chilly North Sea at Sheringham on New Year's Day.

The water was just 5C (41F) and the air temperature was 7C (45F).

But it was all for a good cause - they were raising money for the RNLI.

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Severe disruption: A1101 Norfolk both ways

BBC News Travel

A1101 Norfolk both ways severe disruption, between Hundred Foot Bank and B1100 New Road.

A1101 Norfolk - A1101 Wash Road in Welney blocked and slow traffic in both directions between Ten Mile Bank turn off and the B1100 New Road junction, because of flooding.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Cromer Pier New Year's Day fireworks display by drone
Thousands of people lined a Norfolk coastline for a New Year's Day fireworks display.

Norwich City: 'Welcome to 2018'

Chris Goreham

BBC Radio Norfolk sport

Norwich City goalscorer Tom Trybull tweeted a simple message after the Canaries came back from a goal down to beat Millwall 2-1 at Carrow Road.

Second half strikes from Trybull and James Maddison turned the match in City's favour after they had fallen behind to a goal from former Norwich striker Steve Morison.

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The result means The Canaries have taken seven points from a possible nine in The Championship since Christmas Day.

They take on Chelsea in the FA Cup in their next match at Carrow Road on Saturday.

Linnets lose top spot in Southern Premier

Chris Goreham

BBC Radio Norfolk sport

King's Lynn Town have been knocked off the top of The Evo-Stik Southern League after losing 1-0 at Kettering.

Michael Clunan missed a penalty for The Linnets, who are now two points adrift of the new leaders Kettering.

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In the Bostick North Division, Dereham remain fourth after a 4-1 win at Soham Town Rangers while Norwich United scored in the 89th minute to salvage a 1-1 draw with Mildenhall. It means they are unbeaten in four matches.

Tom Trybull celebrates his goal with a teammate

Norwich City come from behind to beat Millwall and extend their unbeaten run to three Championship games.

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Severe accident: A47 Norfolk eastbound

BBC News Travel

A47 Norfolk eastbound severe accident, at A140 Ipswich Road.

A47 Norfolk - A47 in Keswick blocked and very slow traffic eastbound at the A140 Ipswich Road junction, because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A148 Norfolk both ways

BBC News Travel

A148 Norfolk both ways severe accident, between A1082 Holway Road and Sandy Lane.

A148 Norfolk - A148 Holt Road in East Beckham closed in both directions between the A1082 Holway Road junction and the Sandy Lane junction, because of an accident.

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Tom Naylor

Burton drop to 23rd place in the Championship after playing out a second 0-0 draw of the season with Norwich.

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Heavy rain expected over weekend threatens flooding

Heavy rainfall expected to continue over the weekend will bring the threat of floods to parts of Norfolk where rivers are already swollen.

Welney Causeway bridge

"Water will be going in to the Ouse Washes flood storage reservoir and on to the A1101 Wash Road/Welney Causeway. This could lead to the road being closed by Norfolk County Council," the Environment Agency said.

"People who may be affected are advised to check the nearby electronic signage which will update drivers of the current water levels on the road.

"Drivers are urged to stay safe and not drive through flood water. Just 30cm of flood water can move a car.

"You can keep up to date with flood alerts and warnings for your area via the website."

Remi Matthews rejoins Argyle for rest of the season

Hayley Westcott

BBC News Online

Goalkeeper Remi Matthews has rejoined Plymouth Argyle for the rest of the Sky Bet League One season, the club has said.

The 23-year-old made seven appearances earlier in the campaign on emergency loan from Norwich before a leg injury at Portsmouth in November curtailed his stay.

He'll resume his Argyle career in the final game of 2017 at Blackpool on Saturday.

With all three of Argyle’s contracted professional goalkeepers – Luke McCormick, Robbert te Loeke and Kyle Letheren – sidelined by injury, the first part of Remi’s stay will be covered by the EFL’s emergency loan regulations.

That will be converted into a season-long loan when the transfer window opens after the holidays, the club added.

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Sophie Smith: Father appeals for missing student to come home
Sophie Smith, 21, was last seen heading towards the seafront at Gorleston, Norfolk.
Sophie Smith

Volunteers join relatives in the search for Sophie Smith, who has been missing since Boxing Day.

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Sophie Smith: Search under way for missing student, 21
A large-scale search continues for Sophie Smith, 21, who went missing in Norfolk on Boxing Day.

Fraudster absconds from Hollesley Bay open prison

Nic Rigby

BBC News

A fraudster has absconded from Hollesley Bay open prison, near Woodbridge in Suffolk.

Andrew Lyones, 52, was reported missing to police yesterday after he was absent from a roll call.

Andrew Lyones
Suffolk Police

Lyones, who is serving a 15-month sentence for fraud, is described as white, 5ft 6in (1.67m) tall, balding and clean shaven.

He has tattoos, including a sleeve on his left arm and tattoos of the sun, a girl and a spider web on his lower right arm. It is believed he may be wearing a green T-shirt.

Suffolk Police said Lyones had links to Norwich and is warning members of the public not to approach him.

Anyone who has any information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact police.

Suffolk Police HQ in Martlesham

Norfolk and Suffolk police federations warn overtime is "officer's goodwill propping up the service".

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Ben Godfrey

Shrewsbury Town extend the loan of Norwich City midfielder Ben Godfrey until the end of the season.

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Cromer Boxing Day dip: Swimmers help Stroke Association
Hundreds of people braced the North Sea for the annual dip off the Norfolk coast at Cromer.
Norwich's first goal scorer Alex Pritchard (far left) was making only his fourth start of the season after four months out with an ankle injury

Norwich City's first away win in two months keeps Birmingham City bottom of the Championship.

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Karen Anvil and her daughter, Rachel

Megan Fisher

BBC News

Karen Anvil's image, which she put on Twitter, was liked almost 4,000 times and stoked media interest.

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Miniature donkeys visit care home to spread Christmas cheer
Christmas came early for these care home residents when they were visited by two little donkeys.
Lasse Vibe

Lasse Vibe's first-half double earns Brentford a deserved Championship victory at struggling Norwich.

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Severe disruption: A47 Norfolk both ways

BBC News Travel

A47 Norfolk both ways severe disruption, between A1065 Castleacre Road and A1122 Swaffham Road.

A47 Norfolk - A47 in Swaffham closed and slow traffic in both directions between the A1065 Castleacre Road junction and the A1122 Swaffham Road junction, because of a police incident.

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Severe accident: A47 Norfolk both ways

BBC News Travel

A47 Norfolk both ways severe accident, between A1075 South Green and A1065 Castleacre Road affecting B1147.

A47 Norfolk - A47 closed and queuing traffic in both directions between the A1075 South Green junction in East Dereham and the A1065 Castleacre Road junction in Swaffham, because of an accident involving three vehicles. Diversion in operation - Eastbound: Take the A1065 north to Fakenham the A148 and A1067 south to A140 in Norwich. Join A1074 to rejoin A47 at Longwater. Westbound: Exit at Thickthorn on to A11 south to Thetford. Take A134 to Munford and take A1065 to Swaffham and rejoin A47. Congestion to t

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time