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Norfolk coroner Jacqueline Lake. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

An English man was killed when a tractor rolled on to him at his property in Italy, an inquest has heard.

The Sandringham Flower Show gardens. At the Notcutts & Adnams garden in association with the EDP is Julie Murray. Picture: Ian Burt

More than 20,000 people are expected to attend the event, including Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall.

Charles
Robin Rye and Sabrina Barrow

A slimming consultant and pensioner have raised more than £550 for a hospital’s fundraising appeal after completing a sponsored cycle ride.

Laurence Morlas
Bren Goillon from Helhoughton, has painted the EU flag on the side of his house to show the disapointment at Britain leaving the European Union. Picture: Matthew Usher.

It is a subject which prompts impassioned debate in cities, towns and villages across the UK and beyond.

European Union
Police believe the two suspects may have been working as part of a larger team. Picture: Ian Burt

A private church service at RAF Marham has been postponed following a week of drama.

King's Lynn
EDP Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards 2015 at St Andrews Hall, Norwich. Special Recognition Award winners  the Norfolk D-Day Veterans. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Whether young, old or somewhere in between, everybody has the opportunity to contribute to our community and help make it a better place to live.

Nigel Pickover
Words Across the Wensum in Fakenham. Pictured are (from left) Jenny Cunningham, Mel Harris, Julia Sandford-Cooke and Heather De Lyon. Picture: Ian Burt

You could learn about how to send your first tweet, write your memoirs or a TV blockbuster.

Richard Crook

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Fakenham and Wells Sport

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Wayne Anderson
Ashley Jarvis in action against the Canaries youngsters. Picture: TONY MILES

Fakenham Town kick off their Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division season on Saturday having finally completed their pre-season preparations.

Lowestoft Town (blue/ white) v Braintree Town at Crown Meadow.
Pre Season Friendly.
Andrew Fisk.

Picture: James Bass

Lowestoft Town enjoyed their best work-out of pre-season so far despite going down to a 3-1 defeat against Braintree Town at Crown Meadow.

Tommy Rix
Lloyd Marshall hit 50 but couldn't prevent Fakenham from losing to Diss. Picture: RONNIE HEYHOE

Fakenham suffered the agony of losing by just one run as they continue to hover just above the relegation zone.

Lloyd Marshall
Action from Fakenham Town v Leicester City U21s at Clipbush Park. Picture: Tony Miles

The youngsters of Premier League champions Leicester City proved far too strong for Fakenham Town at Clipbush Park.

Andrew Jarvis
There won't be scenes like this at Clipbush Park this evening. Picture: NICK POTTS

Leicester City will be in Norfolk tonight for a pre-season friendly.

Premier League

Fakenham and Wells Events

Artist Margie Britz. Picture: SAM ROBBINS

An artist who has dedicated two decades to organising exhibitions at a magnificent medieval church is stepping down from the role with a showcase of her work.

Mary Poppins at Norwich Theatre Royal.

It is a magical film and book with a timeless charm.

Norwich

Norfolk Entertainment

The Duck Inn, Stanhoe. Picture: Ian Burt

The Duck Inn, in Stanhoe has been named as the East of England’s Best Restaurant in The Good Food Guide’s Local Restaurant of the Year competition.

United Kingdom
Photographs from the 'David and I...' exhibition. Picture Denis O’Regan.

A UK exhibition tour of many ‘never before seen’ photographs of David Bowie is set to kick-off in Norwich tonight.

United Kingdom
Holt Festival volunteer David Hurlbut, front of house at Theatre in the Woods.

It has been described as a cross between a Roman amphitheatre and a fairy dell.

United Kingdom

Norfolk Sport

Regardless of what happens in the Race Off, Niels-Kristian Iversen will always be number one in most Lynn fans' eyes. Picture: IAN BURT

King’s Lynn still harbour hopes of having two finalists in Saturday’s World Cup showpiece.

Robert Lambert
Action from Horning Sailing Clubs downriver race to Thurne. Photo: Holly Hancock

Two dozen BODs warmed up for Wroxham Week at the club’s Open event for the Tidcombe Salver over the weekend.

Alex Brundle celebrates pole position with his team-mates but it all unravelled on race day.  Picture: AdrenalMedia.com

It was a bitter sweet return to the FIA World Endurance Championship for Alex Brundle who dropped out of the lead in the LMP2 category with transmission troubles.

Norwich
Liam Walsh on the way to victory over Troy James.

Cromer’s Liam Walsh will face Russian Andrey Klimov in October on the final step towards a world title fight.

James Hale had a good match for Norfolk, scoring a total of 102 runs and only being dismissed once. Picture: TIM FERLEY

The second match of the annual Norfolk Festival of Cricket ended in disappointment for the hosts yesterday when they slid to defeat at the hands of Lincolnshire.

Ashley Watson

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