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The loo with a stunning view

A disused toilet block on the prom at Sheringham in Norfolk has been transformed into a luxury home.

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Filming begins on Norfolk-based Alan Partridge film

Steve Coogan plays Alan Partridge, a failed chat-show host turned local (digital) radio DJ. Credit: Credit: Empics

Filming has begun on an Alan Partridge movie scheduled for a summer 2013 cinema release.

The mayor of Sheringham, Norfolk, confirmed that the seaside town would be the setting for a number of scenes in the film.

Long-time Partridge writers Armando Iannucci, Peter Baynham and Steve Coogan - who plays Alan Partridge - have all contributed to the script.

Directed by Declan Lowney, also responsible for Alan Partridge On Open Books and Father Ted, the movie is a joint production by BBC Films, BFI Film Fund and StudioCanal.


Ambulance response times under the spotlight

Ambulance response times are back under the spotlight after two separate incidents in this region.

In the most recent case a heart attack victim in Sheringham in Norfolk was left waiting for more than three hours and in Ely in Cambridgeshire a motorcyclist was taken to hospital by his brother after an ambulance didn't turn up at all.

The East of England Ambulance Service has to make 50 million pounds worth of savings over five years. They say they'll do this without cutting ambulance crews, but is the service already at its limit?

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