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Thousands turn out for biggest ever Norwich Pride

Norwich was turned into a rainbow of colour today as thousands of people took part in the biggest ever pride parade which wound it's way through the city's streets.

It's the eighth year of Norwich Pride which celebrates the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. The aim is for people to live in a city where they can feel safe and proud to be themselves without fear of prejudice.

Police ride in memory of others killed in line of duty

The six officers going on the ride. Credit: Cambs Police.

Six police officers from Cambridgeshire are riding round the UK in memory of those who have been killed on duty.

The six, including deputy chief constable Alan Baldwin, set off yesterday morning from police headquarters in Huntingdon on the Police Unity Tour.

They finish on Monday in Staffordshire where they will lay wreaths in remembrance of those who have died.

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Air ambulance at scene as crash closes A47 in Norfolk

A47 closed due to crash. Credit: Highways England

A crash has closed the A47 in Norfolk with witnesses saying an air ambulance was in attendance.

The road links Norwich with Great Yarmouth and is a popular route for those visiting the seaside town.

Two vehicles were involved in the incident between Paddys Loke and Branch Road.

Traffic officers have closed the road at the Great Yarmouth end and delays are expected to continue for the next few hours.

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Police to revisit scene of Peterborough rape

The woman was raped a week ago. Credit: PA

Police investigating the rape of a woman in Peterborough will spend today revisiting the area where the attack happened.

The woman in her 40s was sexually assaulted in the Oundle Road area following a night out last Saturday.

She was approached by a man who then dragged her to a quieter location.

Police want to speak to a man described as black, around 5’8” of medium build and aged in his 30s, who spoke with a foreign accent.

We hope that the activity in the area will help to jog someone’s memory about something they saw that could help us to catch the offender.

It's possible someone might have seen or heard a man matching the description talking to a woman who may have seemed quite distressed.

– DI Lucy Thomson

Police have set up a dedicated hotline for anyone with information. The number is 01480 422793.

Essex Eagles book their place in T20 Blast quarter-finals

Jesse Ryder and the rest of his Essex teammate have made the quarter-finals. Credit: PA

Essex Eagles have qualified for the quarter-finals of the T20 Blast - with a bit of a helping from the weather.

They were set a target of 185 to win against Glamorgan at Chelmsford but they didn't have to bat in the end after the rain came to their rescue.

That meant that the match was abandoned and Essex got the point they needed to make it through to the last eight.

The Eagles finished 4th in their group, just ahead of Surrey and Kent.

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