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Two of the team captains for the Shopkeeper Olympics in Fakenham, Claire Brown (left) and Lisa Mallett, with the trophy. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Fakenham is on its marks for inaugural Shopkeepers’ Olympics

Fakenham will be alive with music, dancing and offbeat sporting competition on Saturday when the town hosts its Showcase Fun Day – including its first ever Shopkeepers’ Olympics.

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Piggy French on Wutella competing at the Burnham Market International Horse Trials in 2012. Picture: Ian Burt.

Equestrian stars ready for action on first day of EQ Life Burnham Market Horse Trials

The stage is set for one of the showpieces of the East Anglian sporting calender, with thousands of spectators heading to north Norfolk to watch some of the world’s finest equestrian competitors.

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Aston Martin DB9 and Nissan Micra in north Norfolk crash

An Aston Martin DB9 and a Nissan Micra crashed in a north Norfolk village this morning.

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, one of the few GP surgeries that offer out of hours opening.

Norfolk and Suffolk miss out on government pilot to extend GP opening hours - here’s what it means for you

A question mark has been raised about a new government scheme to extend GP opening hours after it emerged that not a single practice in East Anglia would benefit from extra funding.

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A new beer festival celebrating female brewers is being held at The Plasterers Arms and organised by student Erika Horton and landlord Benjamin Thompson. Photo by Simon Finlay.

Raise your glass to the fem-ales

Women brewers will be championed at a new beer festival being run in conjunction with next month’s City of Ale festival in Norwich.

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Tom & Viv at the Abbey Theatre, St Albans

The fine line between love, madness and creative genius is laid bare in Tom & Viv, the next production by the Company of Ten.

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Action from the British Motocross Championship at Cadders Hill, Lyng. Photo: Steve Adams

Stars shine at Lyng’s annual motocross extravaganza

Matisso Karro proved to be the master of Cadders Hill as he swept to pole position, and two victories from three MX2 races at round two of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship yesterday. He only failed to take a clean sweep after crashing early in the opening race as he tried to make up for a poor start.

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Stay or go? Have your say on these West Ham players’ futures

West Ham have a number of players facing uncertain futures at the club – but who should stay and who should go this summer?

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How this weekend's engineering works affect London's football matches

Easter Weekend: How London’s football will be affected by travel disruption

The Easter weekend is one packed full of football but, as usual, there are disruptions on the London Underground.

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Warburton keen to sign Chelsea, Fulham and Blackburn loanees and explains future plans for Brentford

Brentford manager Mark Warburton will try and make the loan deals of Marcello Trotta, George Saville and Alan Judge permanent as long as promotion is secured.

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