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All Things Norfolk have teamed up with Paul Dickson Tours for a chance of winning one of two pairs of tickets to "Norwich on the Dark Side" Tour on either Tuesday 29th or Wednesday 30th October.

This 1½ hour guided tour with Norwich guide, Paul Dickson, looks at the darker side of Norwich, crime, punishment, filth and misery! The tour starts outside the Erpingham Gate of Norwich Cathedral and finishes in the Market Place. Hear about grizzly tales of the plague, the ups and downs of Kett’s Rebellion, the horror of Lollards Pit, drunken 17th century antics, celebrated Victorian murders and executions, floods, filth and grime – all stories from the darker side of Norwich.

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On The Edge, the debut mystery novel by retired Norfolk GP, Tony Ashman, was launched at Jarrolds book department Norwich on Thursday, November 1. The launch included a live performance of Lady Will You Be My Friend? by Norwich musician, Nathaniel Laker. The song features in the book and has been brought to life by Nathaniel.

On The Edge, price £9.00, is published by Norwich based, Paul Dickson Books. The book is set in the Lake District and Scotland and features five main characters whose lives are all 'on the edge'. Psychologist Alice is struggling to keep herself together after the year from hell. Circus performer Bonny is already falling apart. Private investigator Sammy is drinking himself to death. Guitarist Angus is nearing the end of the road and prisoner Harry is already there. 

Tony Ashman's song, Lady Will You Be My Friend? Has been recorded by Nathaniel Laker from Norwich band The Visitors. The track will be released in November.

Tony worked for nearly 30 years at Brundall Medical Centre, near Norwich. He will be donating his proceeds from the sale of the book towards the purchase of much-needed equipment for the surgery.