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Hundreds attend service for Edith Cavell

The procession in Norwich today Credit: ITV Anglia

More than a hundred people attended a service at the graveside of Edith Cavell at Norwich cathedral today.

A procession, which included nurses dressed in World War One uniforms, made its way to the final resting place of the woman who was executed by the Germans 100 years ago.

Cavell, who was born in Norfolk, helped 200 Allied soldiers escape occupied Belgium and was killed by firing squad for it.


Respects paid to First World War heroine, Edith Cavell

Edith Cavell. Credit: ITV Anglia

Events are taking place in Peterborough today to mark the centenary of one of its First World War heroines

Edith Cavell was a nurse who helped allied soldiers to escape from German occupied Brussels. She was executed in 1915 by firing squad.

She attended Laurel Court School in Peterborough Cathedral Precincts as a teenager. For the next three days events will be going on at the Cathedral and Museum in her honour, and there will be a service of thanksgiving this weekend

Exactly 100 years to the day since Edith Cavell's execution, on Monday 12th October at 7.00am, a two minute silence will be observed in the Cathedral.


Norfolk hospital's finance director resigns

Julie Cave, former finance director at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Credit: Eastern Daily Press.

The finance director of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital has resigned.

Julie Cave had been with the trust since 2009. It now faces a £9.5m deficit.

Her departure means there are only two permanent directors in its executive team.

Norwich North MP Chloe Smith said she would be seeking reassurance from the trust's chief executive that the resignation would not impact on patients and the care they received.

Faces of the six raiders jailed for Norwich jewel shop raid

The six men from London jailed for jewel shop raid in Norwich Credit: Norfolk Police

A gang of six men from London who robbed a Norwich jewellers shop while shoppers looked on have been jailed for 37 years. The gang smashed their way into Winsor Bishop using axes and hammers before escaping on their mopeds as police gave chase.

BREAKING: Gang get 37 years for jewel shop raid in Norwich

A gang from London who raided a jewellery shop in Norwich have been sentenced to 37 years in total.

Bradley McMillan(21) from Islington was given 6 years; Curtis Bradbury, (21) from Hillingdon got 11 years 17-year-old Dillon Zambon from Islington three years ; Alfredo Rojasvargas(24) from Islington 6 years; Tommy McKenzie(25) from Hillingdon 6 years and 18-year-old Mark Maloney(18) from Islington 5 years. The Judge said they all got the maximum discount on sentences because they'd pleaded guilty at the earliest opportunity.

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