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European Union

A Member of the European Parliament was in Fakenham on Friday to warn of the impact that leaving the European Union could have on jobs related to horse racing.

Ten schools in Norfolk accounted for more than a third of all permanent exclusions made in the county last year.

It is tough, it is muddy, and it is designed for only the brave to take on.

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Police are investigating reports of ill treatment or neglect of residents at a mid Norfolk care home, which announced its closure on Thursday.

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A charity which hopes to give people of all ages and abilities the chance to enjoy watersports has been launched on the north Norfolk coast.

Families are invited to test their nerves at a special Halloween celebration at Holkham Hall.

A hotel in Burham Market is hosting a special event this weekend to mark the anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar.

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Fakenham and Wells Sport

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Gina Andrews, who at 16 rode her first winner for trainer Pam Sly, landed the feature race on Fakenham’s opening day of the season for the Peterborough-based trainer.

Trainer Dan Skelton is looking to scoop up the prize money on offer when Fakenham racecourse starts its 2017/18 National Hunt season with a six-race card today.

Seven North Norfolk Beach Runner veterans were among the 701 who ran the East Coast 10k at Yarmouth.

Fakenham Town returned to Thurlow Nunn Premier Division action at Ely City on Tuesday night - and gave their hosts a decent game before going down 3-0.

Fakenham and Wells Events

From parades to dungeon tours, it’s all happening in Norfolk this half term.

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Hundreds of Jimi Hendrix fans are expected to paint the town purple on Saturday as they celebrate 50 years since the legendary musician played a gig in Dereham.

Paul Sandford

There was some pretty offensive language, plenty of bare flesh on show and somewhat sexual content at times - so was Dereham ready for Priscilla?

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Whippy Nick, a mobile ice cream business, is touring the county holding pop-up dessert nights.

An artist “born and bred” in Wells-next-the-Sea is a finalist in a prestigious international art competition.

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Norfolk Entertainment

An exhibition of mini prints by East Anglian artists is currently on show in Norwich.

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Pascal Canevet, chef patron of award-winning restaurant Maison Bleue, sings the praises of East Anglia’s produce and the two women who inspire him every day

Bobby Robson

Lingwood singer Leon Mallett is vying for a place in The X Factor live shows tonight with a performance at the judges’ houses stage of the competition.

As Lingwood’s Leon Mallett makes it through to the next stage of The X Factor, here’s everything you need to know about the young singer.

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Once home to a maharaja, a country estate in Norfolk welcomed a very different kind of royalty this weekend.

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Norfolk Sport

King’s Lynn Town surrendered their top spot after their game at bottom-of-the-table Gosport Borough was postponed owing to a waterlogged pitch.

For the neutral and home fans this game had everything you could hope for.

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Wisbech Town will make an appearance in the second round proper of the FA Vase for the first time since 2014 after a thumping 4-0 win over Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division leaders Felixstowe & Walton United.

Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division

Fakenham Town put their recent troubles behind them with only their second win of the season.

The Planters’ hopes of recording a second successive victory were literally blown away as a combination of Haringey’s strikers and Storm Brian sealed this game before the break.

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