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Yesterday, 14:55
Fakenham Junior School

Its 103-year-old tower on Queens Road is falling into disrepair and may have to be taken down unless £35,000 can be raised for remedial work.

It sounds like a fun pub crawl but dozens of fundraisers are getting ready to put their best feet forward around Dereham’s watering holes for a very important cause.

army

One minute it was giving Claire Halls the evils, looking like it was about to take a chunk out of her arm with its hooked beak. The next it was soaring skywards.

Holkham

Two heroic teenagers who ignored warnings to stay in shallow water during a seaside camp in order to save a 10-year-old boy from being swept out to sea are to receive top national life-saving awards.

Wells

A teenager has been arrested in connection with an assault in Dereham.

Staff, clients, family and friends gathered today to celebrate the 50th anniversary of a much-loved care home.

Anoop Dhesi

Three homes were burgled in the Dereham area with cash and jewellery being targeted.

Dereham

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Fakenham and Wells Sport

Yesterday, 09:40
Robert Lambert

Robert Lambert is within touching distance of becoming Great Britain’s first World Under-21 champion since the turn of the Millenium.

A host of the area’s clubs will be looking to see off county rivals in order to progress in a national competition.

Brett Whaley

Fakenham Town have a break from Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division action this weekend, as their focus turns to the second qualifying round of the FA Vase and the visit of Great Yarmouth Town (3pm kick-off).

Ricky Claxton

A point was the order of the day for Fakenham Town at the weekend as they moved into the top half of the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division.

Kyle Plumb

Dereham are in danger of folding for the second time in little more than five years due to a lack of players.

Fakenham and Wells Events

A chef from Norfolk is hoping to make history by serving up a treat fit for a Queen in a national cooking competition.

BBC

Thousands flew as message carriers while conflict waged - and now a group of racing pigeons will take to the skies in a celebration of the war time era.

Visitors braved the elements for a celebration of all things eco-friendly at Greenbuild.

Tom FitzPatrick

It provided a sunny showcase for rural businesses with a bumper crowd attending the Aylsham Show.

Norfolk Entertainment

East Anglia is home to some of the finest breweries and distilleries in the UK. We’ve got the pick of the crop to see Autumn through.

Greene King

A 100-year-old thank you letter written by a soldier serving on the frontline during World War One has gone on display in north Norfolk as part of an exhibition commemorating the home-front knitting drive.

United Kingdom

Inspired by a trip to Mexico, Jive Kitchen & Bar on Exchange Street in Norwich, will be serving up a selection of tacos, burritos and churros when it opens its doors on Thursday, October 6.

Norwich

We’ve all been feeling down and Sue since last week’s announcement that Mary Berry, Mel Giedroyc and Ms Perkins would be leaving the bake off tent.

BBC

As the economy bites, review websites prosper and the market expands, it’s a challenging time to run a restaurant. Reporter Lauren Cope speaks to three local owners to see how they are faring in these changing times.

Lauren Cope
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Norfolk Sport

Boss Matt Henman admits Dereham Town’s excellent week on the road will count for little if they fail to win at home this afternoon.

Matt Henman

Improving Wroxham have an excellent chance to gain their first victory of the season as they return to Trafford Park, writes Adrian Gowling.

Sudbury

Anglian Combination Premier Division pace-setters Harleston Town will need to scale new heights if they are to progress into the last 16 of the Norfolk Senior Cup.

Premier Division

Former King’s Lynn winger Tommy Wright has become the second man to lose his job over alleged corruption in football.

Premier League

The Elite League season that Lynn are so desperate to end still isn’t over. As they wait until Friday October 7 to visit Leicester and put the 2016 campaign out of its misery, sports reporter GAVIN CANEY looks at some of the key reasons behind why things went wrong at the Adrian Flux Arena.

Robert Lambert

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