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Battle is today being joined after a call was made to topple Nelson’s column in Trafalgar Square.

Critically-acclaimed science-fiction author Brian Aldiss OBE has died, aged 92.

A new music festival held in Fakenham for the first time on Saturday could go ahead next year, the organiser has said.

Richard Crook

Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Norfolk and Waveney could broker “single contracts” with major providers as part of the region’s healthcare overhaul.

A family fun day will be held at Dereham Windmill next month.

A charity is hosting its annual fundraising event in September with a special screening of the 1986 Tom Cruise blockbuster Top Gun.

A chocolate maker killed a pensioner when she checked to see how far over the 30mph speed limit she was, a court heard.

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Fakenham and Wells Sport

Thursday, August 17, 2017
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Fakenham made it two wins on the trot in the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division when they saw off relegated Sprowston by seven wickets at Highfield Lawn.

Fakenham Town bowed out of the FA Cup at the first stage on Saturday, losing 2-0 at home to Wellingborough Town.

The streets of Dereham will soon be filled with runners competing in the sixth annual Dereham 5k Town Race.

Breckland Council

Fakenham claimed a crucial win at Garboldisham on Saturday to move out of the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division relegation zone - and give themselves a good chance of avoiding the drop.

Joe Bane-Young

A Norfolk cycling event has teamed up with Active Norfolk in a bid to get the whole county on two wheels.

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Fakenham and Wells Events

After the success of its first Hygge in March, Deepdale Backpackers & Camping is to host its first music festival at the end of September.

There’s plenty of music and family fun going on in our area this weekend. Here are our top 10.

Reepham Summer Music Festival celebrates its 10-year milestone this weekend and promises to be another diverse musical extravaganza.

St Mary's Church

Organisers of the Wells carnival have celebrated another fantastic year.

There are events big and small to enjoy this weekend. Here are our top 10 suggestions.


Norfolk Entertainment

Norfolk comedy legends The Nimmo Twins are set to be the first act to take to the stage in the newly-refurbished Norwich Playhouse.


A magical musical road trip panto is the highlight of Sheringham Little Theatre’s newly-released winter line-up.


Colourful mascots will be under starter’s orders at Great Yarmouth Racecourse on Sunday, August 27.

Girl power! Little Mix announce two all-female support acts for Norwich show.


Actors are encouraged to audition for a ghostly new production inspired by memories recorded from the people of Diss.

Norfolk Sport

Thetford Town and Kirkley and Pakefield shared the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division spoils after a hard-fought goalless draw at Mundford Road last night.

Charlie Appleby’s incredible run of success with his juveniles continued apace with the victory of Wild Illusion in the totepool Racecourse Cashback Available Fillies’ Novice Stakes at Yarmouth.

Rejuvenated Josh Auty reckons he is getting to grips with racing at King’s Lynn ahead of Wednesday’s double header with Wolverhampton (7.30).

Robert Lambert

A record number of 400 entrants gathered for the seventh annual Dereham 5k race on Sunday.

A family run swim school has found a novel solution to the dwindling number of pools available for swimming lessons - they’ve built their own.

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