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EDP Stars of Norfolk awards winners in 2013. Picture: Denise Bradley

Nominate community heroes in our Stars of Norfolk Awards

Do you know someone who deserves special recognition for their work in Norfolk?

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Artist Andrew Ruffhead and his painted map of North Norfolk,  highlighting some of the county's royal connections. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Artwork celebrates Norfolk’s links with the Royal Family

Norfolk’s links to the royal family go back centuries and are a great source of pride to many.

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Blue recycling bins from Norwich City Council. Picture: James Bass.

Changes to recycling across Norfolk start on Wednesday

Householders will no longer need to drive to a bottle-bank or spend time separating rubbish to recycle as more items can soon be deposited at the kerbside.

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A boy was knocked off his bike in Reepham.

Driver sought after boy knocked off his bike in Reepham

A car driver is being sought after a boy was knocked off his bike in Reepham.

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Fakenham Rugby Club in their new kit, which is in memory of player Craig Prior. Front from left is coach Ben Swift and Craig's brother Roger Palmer. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Fakenham Rugby Club reveals new look in memory of popular player Craig Prior

Rugby players have taken to the playing field in a new kit created in memory of one of their team-mates who died suddenly earlier this year.

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Steven Bashforth at the Stiffkey Pill Box excavation. Picture: Ian Burt

Photo gallery: Uncovering the secrets of coastal walk’s wartime relic

An excavation has tried to uncover the secrets of a possible First World War site on a popular coastal walk.

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  • Mystery continues to surround the Stiffkey pill box
  • Memorial service for those lost at Gallipoli
  • Downton Abbey star supports Lowestoft armed forces charity concert at Marina Theatre
  • Syleham church to get new stone memorial to mark First World War
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    GoGoDragons! competition designs inspired by everything from the Loch Ness Monster to Dennis the Menace

    From the Loch Ness Monster to Dennis the Menace to Norwich City Football Club - people of all ages have been inspired by all sorts of ideas for their entries into our design-a-dragon competition.

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Fakenham and Wells Sport See all

Dion Frary brace sees Fakenham Town edge to win against Thetford Town

Dion Frary scored twice for Fakenham Town to edge a 2-1 win against local rivals Thetford Town in the Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties Premier Division last night.

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Jacob Doy hits the deck, under the close attention of two opponents - including a goalkeeper - during Fakenham Town Reserves' fixture at Clipbush Park on Saturday. Picture: TONY MILES

No panic from Fakenham Town boss Anderson after sequence of Thurlow Nunn Premier Division defeats

Boss Wayne Anderson says he will not be pushing any panic buttons after Fakenham Town’s difficult run in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division, writes Gareth Davis.

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Tommy Rix makes a fine save to keep the score down. Picture: TONY MILES

Learning curve for promoted Fakenham Town

Fakenham Town will go into Saturday’s visit to Walsham le Willows looking to bring to an end a run of three successive defeats – all without scoring a goal.

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Fakenham boss Wayne Anderson. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Upset Fakenham Town boss expects a reaction

Boss Wayne Anderson is looking for a positive response from his Fakenham Town players when they host Godmanchester Rovers on Saturday – after giving them the week off to “think about what they did wrong” when losing on their last outing.

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Kyle Plumb, Sam Garner behind.

Fakenham Town striker is stepping up his Ghosts’ comeback

Fakenham Town’s reigning player of the season Kyle Plumb is edging closer towards a return to action.

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Ipswich point guard Sam Newman on the move at Loughborough

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Ipswich basketball club cruise to Patrons Cup victory at Loughborough Riders

Patrons Cup

Loughborough 54

Ipswich 67

Ipswich got an excellent win on the road in their first competitive away game of the season in the Midlands against the Loughborough Riders.

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho and Arsenal's Arsene Wenger (Pictures: Getty Images)

Gary Neville offers Arsenal advice ahead of crunch Chelsea clash

Manchester United legend Gary Neville has told Arsenal they must “respect” Chelsea if they are to have any hope of getting a result in Sunday’s showdown at Stamford Bridge.

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Arsenal's Theo Walcott (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Wenger reveals much-needed Arsenal injury boost

Arsenal have been boosted by news that Theo Walcott will make his long-awaited return to training next week.

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