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One of Norfolk’s oldest golf clubs is celebrating a special milestone.

Fight for Fakenham presentations. At the front are (from left) Barry Bishop (First Focus), Debbie Brown (The Wensum Centre), Chris Smith (EP Youth) and EDP editor Nigel Pickover. Picture: Ian Burt

Thousands of pounds have been donated to three Fakenham charities thanks to the incredible generosity of EDP and Fakenham and Wells Times readers.

Outside the new Chocolate Factory Shop in Fakenham is Sarah Ramm. Picture: Ian Burt

A confectioner will be hoping that a move of premises will give them the sweet taste of success.

Glad Richards sits on the new bench in Fakenham, in memory of her husband Jack Richards who died earlier this year. Picture: Ian Burt

A memorial to Norfolk’s king of the road has been unveiled.

My Year With Hares by Martin Haywood Smith

Martin Hayward Smith has worked all over the world from the steamy jungles of the Amazon to hot sun of the desert, but his latest book follows his journey through the fields of North Norfolk.

Dr Wendy Thomson, managing director of Norfolk County Council. Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Councillors have given their strongest indication yet that they are not prepared to increase council tax in Norfolk after throwing out a suggestion that bills should rise by 1.99pc next year.

Witnesses are being sought by police after a burglary at a derelict building in a village.

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Fakenham and Wells Sport

Wed, 22:50

Kirkley & Pakefield have won 12-11 in a penalty shootout at Fakenham Town this evening.

Ross King is congratulated by his team mates having just scored the equaliser for Kirkley & Pakefield in a 3-3 draw at Hadleight United. Picture: Steve Wood

League leaders Norwich United will look to start strengthening their position at the top of the Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties Premier Division table this afternoon.

Will Feneley

Teenager Will Feneley has been crowned Britain’s number one dual moguls skier.

Fakenham Racecourse.

Fakenham Racecourse is preparing for the start of its new national hunt season with the richest raceday for two years on Friday October 24 courtesy of a major local sponsor, Kettle Foods, makers of KETTLE® Chips.

Under pressure: Ghosts weekend goalscorer Robbie Harris comes in for some close attention. Photo: TONY MILES

Manager Wayne Anderson insists Fakenham Town will go to Godmanchester Rovers in a positive frame of mind on Saturday despite defeats in their last two matches.

Norfolk Entertainment

Family feat pix 23/10/14

Behold, the witching hour is almost upon us and there are plenty of terrifying adventure to scare you out of your wits this Halloween week. SIMON PARKIN picks some of the highlights to send shivers down your spine.

Family feat pix 23/10/14

Schools are out once again and families looking for some perfect half term fun are spoilt for choice. SIMON PARKIN highlights some of the shows taking place this week.

Young people preparing for the Hostry Festival's Debut event,

Young wordsmiths will be taking to the stage this weekend in a special event celebrating emerging writers.

The winners of the 2014 Paint Out Norwich competition.
1st Prize Haidee-Jo Summers. Title: Work to be Done - Elm Hill in Oil
2nd Prize Chris Daynes. Title: The Watergate - Pulls Ferry in Oil 
3rd Prize Roy Connelly. Title: The Dark Entry - Norwich Cathedral in Oil

An oil painting of one of Norwich’s most historic streets has scooped first prize in the inaugural Paint Out Norwich competition.

Simon Pritchard. Photo by Sophia France.

An exhibition of cult movie-inspired poster art is being held at the Forum in Norwich until Sunday.

Norfolk Sport

City of Norwich Athletics Club volunteers (from left) Keith Yellop, Helen Stubbs, Tania Spurling (England Athletics) and Mike De Silva have received awards for their service.

Three City of Norwich Athletics Club (CONAC) members have received special awards for their service as volunteers.

Norfolk PFA matchplay champion Mark Spooner (left) and runner-up Ian Ellis.

Ian Ellis shrugged off a rare setback as he prepares for another big challenge in what has been an exciting season.

Scratch Matchplay champion Jack Yule with Dan Jones (left) and Doug Gilchrist. Picture: Norfolk CGU

Jack Yule maintained his excellent finish to the season when he made it a hat-trick of victories in the Norfolk Match Play Championships at Barnham Broom at the weekend.

Action from North Walsham's (green) defeat to Colchester at Scottow - Toby Salmon. Picture: Hywel Jones

North Walsham have lost the services of second row Toby Salmon as they look to get last weekend’s shock defeat at London One North bottom side Woodford out of their systems.

Richie Rhodes will miss Norwich's game at Rochford Hundred. Picture: Andy Micklethwaite

Leaders Norwich make the trip to Rochford Hundred in London 2NE tomorrow knowing they will have to be at their very best to come away with the spoils.

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