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Relatives gather for the blessing of new memorial to Peter Avison Scott at Blakeney Church Room

Following his untimely death in an aeroplane accident Peter Avison Scott was honoured with a tribute in stone at the Norfolk village which was his family home.

Wells lifeboat and inshore lifeboat.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Coastguard and lifeboat teams have been involved in a rescue at Wells.

GCSE results at Sprowston High School. Kelsey Andrews, left, who celebrated her birthday as well as her exam results with Alice Trett. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

GCSE results in Norfolk and Suffolk have gone up, as schools across the counties reported improvements on last year’s figures.

Students checking their GSCE results at Alderman Peel High School, Wells. Picture: Ian Burt

Head teachers praised the achievements and efforts of students in Fakenham, Wells, Dereham, Reepham, Litcham, Watton and Swaffham.

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The Air Ambulance and emergency services at the scene of a RTC on the A148 near Thursford. Picture: Ian Burt

Police are urging the driver of a lorry seen travelling on the A148 at Bale to come forward, as they could hold information about the crash which killed man in his 30s.

Keep up to date with the latest GCSE exam results with our live map

Our live GCSE results map will show how schools across Norfolk have performed in GCSE exams compared to previous years.

Holkham is appearing on More 4's Phil Spencer's Stately Homes. Picture: Channel 4

The new series joins the property guru on a grand tour of Britain’s most extravagant country houses to find out how and why they were built.

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Wayne Anderson
Jack Barber, left, in action for Fakenham Town on Saturday. Picture: TONY MILES

“I’ll be looking to spice things up over the next few weeks,” were the thoughts of Fakenham Town manager Wayne Anderson prior to the weekend’s fixture against Mildenhall Town.

Elmham'’s Olly Hall on his way to 20 to go with his 4-51 bowling stint. Picture: MIKE WYATT

The penultimate week of the Norfolk League season saw many promotion and relegation issues sorted, although not all, writes Mike Ridout.

Mike Ridout
Damian Hilton will be back in the dugout as Wroxham look to start a FA Cup adventure. Picture: WROXHAM FC

Wroxham, Dereham Town and Norwich United will be aiming to ensure Norfolk enjoys a far happier FA Cup return this afternoon.

Damian Hilton
Joint Yarmouth bosses Adam Mason, front, and Martyn Sinclair. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

Great Yarmouth Town have their own Norfolk-Suffolk rivalry to sort out this afternoon when the Bloaters head to Ipswich Wanderers looking for their second win of the season.

Thetford Town
Horsford gave their EAPL survival hopes a huge shot in the arm by beating Norwich.

Norfolk skipper Chris Brown turned on the style as Horsford won only their second game of the campaign.

Chris Brown

Norfolk Entertainment

Is this Norwich's youngest busker? 11-year-old Jack Goodacre, performing in Norwich with his dad Tim.

Shoppers in the city centre couldn’t help but stop and listen as young Jack Goodacre took to the streets of Norwich today to perform some of his favourite songs, but little did they know, they were seeing a superstar in the making.

ITV
Storyboards for the opening sequence of The Titan's Eagle. Photo: Matthew Stogdon

An Independent filmmaker from Norwich is asking the public for help in bringing his latest short film, about a 17th century alchemist who gets caught in a time loop, to life.

Norwich
Students from Pathways College taking part in Counterstorytellers for the Norwich Radical Film Festival. Photo: Submitted

A short film made by students from Pathways College will premiere tomorrow at The Garage as part of The Norwich Radical Film Festival.

Norwich
Going Out Guide: Absurd Person Singular at Maddermarket Theatre, Outdoor Cinema at Earlham Park and West Side Story at Norwich Playhouse. (L-R)

Looking for something to do this evening? Here’s a look at some of the events taking place in the fine city.

Norwich
Nine things to do in Norfolk this weekend: World Pier Crabbing Championships, 80s Celebration at Holkham Hall and CaLM festival.

Looking for something to do this Bank Holiday weekend? Here’s a look at some of the events taking place across the county on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

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Rory Schlein is on his way out of King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

Club asset Nicklas Porsing has replaced Rory Schlein at King’s Lynn.

Brooke celebrate their title win. Picture: Grant Habershon

Players and officials of Brooke CC are mulling over whether they should go for promotion after sealing their first Dipple and Conway Norfolk Alliance Premier Division title at the weekend.

Swardeston captain Mark Thomas in EAPL action against Norwich. 

Picture: MARk BULLIMORE

Swardeston will host what is being billed as the most prestigious match in their history on Sunday when they play their Royal London Club Championship semi-final at The Common.

East Anglian Premier League
Action from the Lady Mary Trophy final between Garboldisham and Bradfield at Manor Park - The victorious Gaboldisham team.

Garboldisham lifted the Lady Mary Trophy at Manor Park after winning a tense and exciting match against Bradfield with three wickets to spare.

Carl Wilkinson beat Tai Woffinden in heat nine. Picture: Ian Burt

The Stars’ Carl Wilkinson was on cloud nine even though Lynn were brought back down to earth with a hefty bump.

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