Traders hit back at road's 'completely unjust' reputation for violence

According to the Home Office data, there were 618 crimes reported around venues on and near Prince of Wales Road from August 2018 to July 2019. In the last three years there have been 1,811 reported near venues in total, with the number fluctuating slightly - 548 were recorded in 2017/18 and 645 in 2016/17. The most common crimes recorded are - perhaps unsurprisingly - violent and sexual offences and anti-social behaviour. The street has long had a reputation for being troublesome, but Andy G

Mum who once faced homelessness to open upcycling and craft centre

Mum who once faced homelessness to open upcycling and craft centre A mother-of-two who was once homeless hopes to teach money-saving skills and improve people's mental health with her new furniture upcycling and craft centre. Emma Steer's passion for craft began as a teenager, when she first started repainting and upcycling old pieces of furniture aged 15. Her creative flair has grown with her, helping her through poverty, depression and abuse, and earlier this year she moved from west Norfol

'The wounds never go away' - football child sexual abuse survivor speaks out

'The wounds never go away' - football child sexual abuse survivor speaks out The voices of survivors of child sexual abuse in football are growing stronger. Lauren Cope spoke to Alan Arber, a familiar face in local football and a survivor, to talk about his work supporting those coming forward. For Mr Arber, the repercussions of child abuse in football have rippled through adult life, affecting him at almost every turn. His experience began when he was just a boy, facing years of abuse by his

Special report: 'We're living on £10 a day' - What deprivation means to Norwich families

'We're living on £10 a day': What deprivation means to Norwich families Many of the gardens along Clarkson Road are well maintained, cars line the kerbs and parents chat happily on street corners. But this area of Earlham is, according to the latest government figures, the most deprived place in Norwich and among the most deprived areas in the country. And behind some of the front doors are stories of hardship, many of them hidden. Grandfather Daniel Mark*, 54, says struggling to make ends m
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