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Yesterday, 20:02
Judy Oliver

District councillors in north Norfolk have agreed to freeze their share of the council tax - £138.87 for a Band D property - for a seventh successive year.

More than 100 suspected drug dealers have been arrested by police in Norfolk as the drive to rid our county of heroin and cocaine gathers pace.

Norfolk Police

Homeowners and businesses are being advised to take basic precautions to protect themselves and their property ahead of severe weather warnings for Norfolk.

Met Office

Drivers are being urged to be prepared before setting out on journeys on Thursday with Storm Doris set to sweep across Norfolk and Suffolk with winds in excess of 70mph in some places.

Norfolk County Council

An award-winning chef is using a humble sausage roll to promote the story of Norfolk’s food-producing prowess, and to raise awareness of farming issues.

Norton

It’s the apocalyptic nightmare that has been the subject of countless gruesome films and hit shows like The Walking Dead.

Norfolk Police

With Storm Doris set to bring gusts of 70mph across the region tomorrow, we look back at the devastating storm of October 1987 which caused chaos.

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Fakenham and Wells Sport

Yesterday, 00:24
Harleston Town

Fakenham Town booked their place in the last four of the Norfolk Senior Cup after beating Diss Town 2-1 in a replayed quarter-final last night.

Fakenham travelled to Norwich seconds intent on keeping their run of winning results going but realising that Norwich had beaten second-placed Diss earlier in the season. A fine display saw Fakenham home 5-50.

Lloyd Marshall

Wells played host to Poringland Wanderers on Wednesday night in what can only be described as horrendous conditions at Beach Road where they won 2-0.

The smile on the face of owner and trainer Pam Sly said it all after her mare Bonnet’s Vino won the novice chase at Fakenham yesterday.

Fakenham Town have issued a strongly worded statement criticising the Norfolk FA after being ordered to replay their Senior Cup quarter-final against Diss Town.

Diss Town

Norfolk Entertainment

From a giant moon casting its glow upon lunar-inspired performances to a double decker bus taking people on a theatrical journey around the city, there are lots of colourful and quirky events to entertain audiences during this year’s Norfolk & Norwich Festival.

Norwich University

A tiger, a bear, monkeys and more feature in author George Szirtes’ new book of poems for children.

University of East Anglia

An X Factor star, a big band and tributes to Take That, Adele, Cliff Richard and Elton John feature on this year’s programme of events at Connaught Hall.

The Brit Awards 2017 take place tonight with David Bowie up for two posthumous awards, while Little Mix and Skepta are leading the way with three nods apiece. Here is everything you need to know about the biggest night in British music.

ITV

Seachange Arts, revive their Mardi Gras event this week (Tuesday, February 28) at the Drill House on York Road.

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Norfolk Sport

King’s Lynn Town supporters are taking sock this evening after a whirlwind 24 hours for their club, resulting in the appointment of Norwich City legend Ian Culverhouse at the Linnets new manager.

Gary Setchell

Snowflake Sailing Club held a single 90-minute race for all classes with the Dugdale Memorial Trophy up for grabs for the winning boat after handicaps had been applied.

Youngsters have had a martial arts master class from an expert at the Wymondham Judo Club.

It was second against third as Wensum D played Dynamic Rams A in Premier B of the Norwich and District League.

Norfolk County

King’s Lynn Town will announced their new manager tomorrow – as fans, supporters are reporters alike took to Twitter to have their say on Gary Setchell’s sacking late on Tuesday night.

Gary Setchell

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