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A record number of people have registered to take part in tomorrow’s Dereham 5k, with more than 500 entering the race.

A burning combine harvester had to be put out by fire crews this afternoon.

A jam-packed week of fun events has kicked-off in Fakenham with a music festival.


Three teenage girls were rescued by a lifeboat crew after their inflatable kayaks and a rubber ring were blown out to sea.

Swaffham town councillors have agreed to apply for a £6 million government loan to fund the development of 51 new homes.


A First World War memorial campaign led by former head of the army Lord Dannatt will see 6ft tall Tommy silhouette statues erected around the county.

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A Swaffham based charity which aims to provide entertainment and activities for older people is hosting a Big Weekend event in September.

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The time has come to recognise the efforts of Norfolk’s most exceptional sportsmen and women.

Fakenham won their seventh successive game to cement second place in the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division table.

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There is a jam-packed programme of food and drink events taking place across the county this summer.


September will get off to a mouth-watering start with the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival returning to Holkham Hall.


We’re doing it all again next year!

David Powles

Opera superstar Katherine Jenkins was forced to leave the stage temporarily during a Norfolk performance because of torrential rain.


Norfolk Entertainment

Blockbuster musical Miss Saigon has landed in Norwich – and it’s a spectacle not to be missed.


Hundreds of vintage and modern Minis are expected to park in the heart of King’s Lynn for a rally dedicated to the iconic car.

West Norfolk

With The Beano celebrating it’s 80th birthday this summer, Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at different forms of comics and explores the rise the graphic novel. He examines how this increasingly important form of storytelling has blossomed into an art-form of its own

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As the nights draw in, the television beckons us closer. From Les Miserables to Luther, Wanderlust to Strangers and a saucy new series which has had TV reviewers fanning themselves to cool down, there’s something for everyone. Let’s look at five top dramas coming soon to a TV near you.


Great Yarmouth’s Hippodrome Circus Summer Spectacular is an absolute delight, whatever the weather. Roll up, roll up for a show that you’ll remember forever.

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Norfolk Sport

The time has come to recognise the efforts of Norfolk’s most exceptional sportsmen and women.


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