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A motorcyclist has died following a road crash on the A148 in Hillington, near King’s Lynn, this morning.

There was speculation that the 40ft fin whale, which washed up between Burnham Overy dunes and Holkham Gap on Thursday afternoon died after hit by a ship.

Firefighters were called to George Edwards Road, where six vehicles are believed to have been damaged, just after 8.30am.

Scientists have taken samples from the 40ft fin whale, which washed up between Burnham Overy Staithe and Holkham on Thursday.


Farmers and environmentalists gathered to discuss the role agriculture must play to revere the damage caused by sediment and fertiliser pollution in the River Wensum.

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Scientists are on their way to carry out a post mortem on the creature, which was discovered yesterday between Burnham Overy Staithe and Holkham.

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A fin whale washed up on the beach between Burnham Overy and Holkham this afternoon.

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Fakenham and Wells Sport

Friday, October 7, 2016
Tom FitzPatrick

An Olympic gymnast has praised a new council initiative to identify and develop the sports stars of the future in north Norfolk.

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

Robert Lambert

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 and Wells Events

A pop sensation will take to the stage for his only live performance of the year to drive up donations for an East Anglian charity.


Channel 4’s ‘Hunted’ follows 10 contestants as they try and evade capture from an elite team of hunters for 28 days for a chance to win £100,000. Recently eliminated contestant Lolly Jones recalls her time hiding in rural Norfolk.


Cromer Hospital is inviting the public to look behind the scenes on Saturday.

Cromer Hospital

Norfolk Entertainment

The less-than-smooth operator has miraculously survived another Strictly Come Dancing elimination in the wake of his disasterous performance on last night’s show.


Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald announced last night that they will be coming to Carrow Road in 2017 for the final date of their hotly-anticipated Wonderland Tour.


Pop band Take That is set to play a gig in Norwich next summer as part of the group’s newly announced Wonderland Live tour.

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The former politician left Bruno Tonioli and Strictly fans across the nation hiding behind their hands as he desperately tried to keep his balance while holding his professional dance partner aloft.


Inspiring champions of Norfolk’s rich cultural scene were celebrated at a special awards ceremony at Norwich Cathedral’s Hostry.

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Gorleston and Thetford Town are still flying the Norfolk flag after both moved into the second round of the FA Vase at the weekend.

The Greens

Lee Stevenson’s third goal of the season ensured a fourth draw in five games for King’s Lynn Town at Stratford Town’s DCS Stadium.

Lynn Town

Both sides drew a blank in this mid-table clash at Aldiss Park, writes Rene Kendal.

Neil Richmond’s brace helped secure the points for Tilbury to leapfrog Norwich United in ninth, writes Norman Bygrave.

Spixworth stayed top of the Anglian Combination Premier Division despite dropping points after a 1-1 draw against Acle United.

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