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Fakenham mayor Jeremy Punchard is supportive of the scheme.

Hunt is on for a crisis leader

Volunteers are being asked to play a major role in preparing Fakenham for emergencies such as fires, extreme weather and power cuts.

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Ghost of the track: Foggy morning in East Anglia as a Greater Anglia train emerges on first call of the day. Picture: SUBMITTED.

Motorists urged to take extra care today in Norfolk’s heavy fog

Norfolk Police are urging drivers to take care on Norfolk’s roads today following the appearance of thick fog.

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The King's Lynn branch of Phones 4U, with the shutters down today. Picture: Chris Bishop

Update: Note pinned on door from “heartbroken team” spells out story of Phones 4u shop closures

Phones 4u is to go into administration - placing more than 5,500 jobs at risk - after network operator EE joined Vodafone in cutting ties with the retailer.

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Wells Pirate Festival 2014. Photo: Emma Licence

Photo gallery: Shiver me timbers! A record turnout for Wells Pirate Festival

Swashbuckling fun was had as buccaneers, scallywags and salty sea dogs ran riot in Wells over the weekend.

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Oakdene, Wicken Green, near Fakenham, where police are investigating the

Updated: ‘Unexplained’ death of elderly woman in Wicken Green, near Fakenham

A police investigation has been launched after the “unexplained” death of an elderly woman in a village near Fakenham.

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East Anglia At War See all

The front cover of When Heroes Die, written about former Gresham's School pupils who died in the First World War.

Tragic tale among the new stories in relaunched book about First World War – When Heroes Die

Student George Goodall won a school prize at Holt for his drawings of butterflies and moths in 1910.

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  • Video: Bell tolls at Aylsham for first of the town’s 66 First World War fallen
  • City of Norwich School opening its doors to remember pupils who died in world wars
  • The Norfolk villages missing a war memorial
  • Book celebrates the bravery of a wartime hero among many heroes
  • What's on See all

    Murder Mystery at the Railway Tavern, Dereham

    Murder mystery is on the menu at the Railway Tavern

    The game is afoot in Dereham this Saturday, as an evening of Murder and Mystery hurtles over the points towards the unsuspecting diners at The Railway Tavern.

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    Norfolk Entertainment News See all

    Yarmouth Out There festival act,Silver Lining, in rehearsal at the Yarmouth Hippodrome.

    Roll up, roll up for a weekend of circus fun at Great Yarmouth’s Out There festival

    The stage has been set for this year’s Out There Festival which promises to be bigger, brasher, bolder and more bonkers than ever before.

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Fakenham and Wells Sport See all

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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Will Dungar, unsuccessfuly appealing for lbw, as Fakenham slumped to defeat against Downham, in their final match of last season. Picture: RONNIE HEYHOE

West Norfolk Sports Podcast: Special final-day Norfolk Alliance Premier Division preview

Host Gavin Caney focuses on what is sure to be a remarkable afternoon of cricket during tomorrow’s final day of the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division season.

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Harrison Futter (left) and Harry Bammant set a new club record for Fakenham CC with an opening partnership of 273 in a win against Swanton Morley in the Mid-Norfolk Sunday Cricket League.

Teenage batsman set new record for opening partnership at Fakenham CC

Teenage duo Harrison Futter and Harry Bammant have batted their way into the record books at Fakenham Cricket Club.

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Jack Somers, left, with councillor Alan Murray from Suffolk County Council

SUFFOLK SPORTS AWARDS: Chris Brammer speaks to Jack Somers, Felixstowe Hockey Club, Ipswich Basketball Under-16s and Rory Marriott

The Suffolk Sports Awards were held at a glittering ceremony of Friday evening with European senior karate champion Jack Somers winning the main ‘Sports Personality of the Year award’

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Sam Allardyce(Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

West Ham boss hopeful Liverpool’s Champions League hangover will play into Hammers’ hands

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce is hoping Liverpool’s busy start to the season will give the Hammers an edge come Saturday night.

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Daryl Murphy scores Towns second goal.
Ipswich Town v Brighton   at Portman Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, UK on 16 September 2014. Picture: Steve Waller

Ipswich Town boss: ‘It will take a fabulous strike to beat Daryl Murphy’s goal at end-of-season awards’

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy is expecting the goals to keep flowing for in-form Daryl Murphy after the striker’s stunning finish sealed the Blues’ victory over Brighton on Tuesday.

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