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Richard Shepherd

It’s full steam ahead for the regeneration of a former RAF station near Fakenham with another 94 homes to be built on the site.

Warm winds from the Mediterranean have brought a blisteringly hot April day, with temperatures in the region about double what they normally are this time of year.

A school in Mattishall has replanted more than 200 trees after their first attempt was met with vandalism.

These are the 15 criminals Norfolk Constabulary is currently appealing for help to hunt in the county with crimes ranging from sex offences to assault.

Parts of East Anglia could experience high pollution levels today as the mini April heatwave continues.

Norfolk Day is less than 100 days away. To celebrate, we have put together a list of 100 events and ideas communities can get involved with on July 27.

David Powles

Of all those taking part in this year’s London Marathon, Simon Kindleysides has arguably one of the toughest challenges ahead of him.

NHS

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Fakenham and Wells Sport

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Fakenham travelled south to play Ipswich YM last Saturday in the penultimate league fixture of the season in what ended up a bitter sweet occasion.

Fakenham Town chairman Simon Barnes issued an upbeat message to supporters despite a 10th defeat in 11 games for the first team.

Tommy Rix

Fakenham’s Mervyn and Sam King are national champions after beating holders champion Wendy and Lewis King to claim the Family Pairs championship in Nottingham.

Nottingham

England blew a golden chance at bowls glory in the men’s fours – and west Norfolk’s Jamie Chestney admitted there would be some regrets at the manner of their semi-final defeat to Scotland.

United Kingdom

North Norfolk triathlete Kimberley Morrison came fourth in the Ironman 70.3 Texas.

Kimberley Morrison

Fakenham and Wells Events

REVIEW: Cats, by Dereham Operatic Society Youth Theatre Company (DOSYTCo).

When well-known Norfolk artist Brian Lewis saw a new arts and heritage centre taking shape at Wells-next-the-Sea, he came up with the idea of not only capturing the project on canvas, but, in a departure from his signature sunny, seaside pictures, painting a whole series of Wells buildings.

Surrey

Standing ovations greeted a group of young performers following the opening night of their latest production.

The support act has been revealed for the Lionel Richie concert at Holkham Hall and he is set to have fans flying without wings.

United Kingdom

A man who calls both rural Norfolk and rural Spain home has celebrated the community of both, with the launch of his new project.

Spain

Norfolk Entertainment

A painting that threatens to wreck the friendship of three men is the subject of smash hit comedy Art. Stephen Tompkinson tells us how he is having a ball being united with Nigel Havers and Denis Lawson for its 20th anniversary tour.

United Kingdom

Multi-award-winning illusionist Derren Brown is returning to Norwich with a new show.

Norwich

Norfolk independent record shops among the 240 taking part nationally, stocking limited edition releases ranging from David Bowie to ABBA, an early ‘Stone Roses’ demo, and folk, jazz, country and African rarities.

YouTube

A theatre company has cancelled a fundraising event that had been organised to help a young gymnast achieve his dreams.

Norfolk money-saving influencer doesn’t let Asperger’s stand in the way of hunting down bargains and helping others via tv

BBC

Norfolk Sport

Fakenham travelled south to play Ipswich YM last Saturday in the penultimate league fixture of the season in what ended up a bitter sweet occasion.

Fakenham Town chairman Simon Barnes issued an upbeat message to supporters despite a 10th defeat in 11 games for the first team.

Tommy Rix

Fakenham’s Mervyn and Sam King are national champions after beating holders champion Wendy and Lewis King to claim the Family Pairs championship in Nottingham.

Nottingham

England blew a golden chance at bowls glory in the men’s fours – and west Norfolk’s Jamie Chestney admitted there would be some regrets at the manner of their semi-final defeat to Scotland.

United Kingdom

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