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Norfolk firefighters tackle blaze at holiday home near Fakenham

Firefighters were called to a village near Fakenham after a blaze broke out at a holiday home.

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Police have targeted speeders

More than 1,500 drivers caught speeding in Norfolk and Suffolk in week long police operation

More than 1,500 drivers across Norfolk and Suffolk have been caught speeding during a week-long police road safety campaign.

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Police have been investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a Land Rover in a Fakenham car park.

Investigations continue into death of man found in Fakenham car park

Investigations are continuing into the death of a man whose body was discovered in a Land Rover parked in a Fakenham car park.

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The Wells inshore lifeboat. Picture: Ian Burt

Lifeboat launched to rescue three kayakers off north Norfolk coast at Blakeney

Three kayakers were rescued off the north Norfolk coast last night - thanks in part to the lights on their mobile phones.

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GPs are warning that waiting times could get longer because of a recruitment crisis.

Graphic: Doctors warn of longer waiting times for GP appointments in Norfolk and Suffolk

Senior doctors have warned patients to expect more delays after new figures revealed that almost a sixth of Norfolk and Suffolk residents have to wait more than a week for a GP appointment.

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East Anglia At War See all

A new WW1-linked exhibition called Letters Home, which    Rachel Willis is co-ordinating, includes letters, diaries and postcards.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Photo gallery: Poignant tales of pride, grief and pain from Norfolk soldiers on the front line

It was a cry for help, one of hundreds of thousands of letters written in desperation and with fading hope as a war which laid waste to a generation tore at the hearts of ordinary people far from the battlefield.

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  • Photo gallery: Bishop of Norwich to rededicate war chapel
  • Photo gallery: Home Front comes to Gressenhall for war weekend
  • Photo gallery: ‘First World War soldiers’ parade in Dereham one hundred years on
  • Costumed soldiers will re-enact the departure of troops from Dereham as they headed for the First World War
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    The North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham Hall. Joe Trewellard of Bread Source.
Pic by Keiron Tovell

    North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham Hall this weekend

    A showcase of tasty food and drink is being staged this weekend at one of north Norfolk’s finest country houses.

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    Norfolk Entertainment News See all

    Actors perform the Bergh Apton Community Arts Trust Mystery Play Cycle. Photo by Simon Finlay.

    Norfolk Arts Awards 2014 finalists are revealed

    Some of the great stars of our county’s rich arts scene are set to be celebrated in the Norfolk Arts Awards later this year - and today we can reveal the finalists in the running for these special prizes.

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Fakenham and Wells Sport See all

Will Dungar, unsuccessfuly appealing for lbw, as Fakenham slumped to defeat against Downham, in their final match of last season. Picture: RONNIE HEYHOE

West Norfolk Sports Podcast: Special final-day Norfolk Alliance Premier Division preview

Host Gavin Caney focuses on what is sure to be a remarkable afternoon of cricket during tomorrow’s final day of the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division season.

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Harrison Futter (left) and Harry Bammant set a new club record for Fakenham CC with an opening partnership of 273 in a win against Swanton Morley in the Mid-Norfolk Sunday Cricket League.

Teenage batsman set new record for opening partnership at Fakenham CC

Teenage duo Harrison Futter and Harry Bammant have batted their way into the record books at Fakenham Cricket Club.

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Rebecca Clark on Champagne Perry. Picture: SMR Photos

Champagne is so sweet for Clark as duo qualify for Horse of the Year Show at Birmingham NEC

Fakenham’s Rebecca Clark took third place in the Riding Horse Hack class at the South Essex Insurance Broker’s (SEIB) Search for a Star 2014 qualifier, held at Houghton Hall Equestrian and Alpaca Centre in Cambridgeshire.

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Fakenham batsman Keegan Monahan-Fairlie. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Rivals Fakenham and Dereham are set for final-day title drama

The area’s two biggest clubs could both be celebrating on Saturday if they upset the odds and lift their respective championships.

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Ben Boyce rifles home Fakenham Town's equaliser which earned an FA Cup replay against Newmarket Town. Picture: TONY MILES

Fresh start is paying off for Fakenham Town’s Boyce

Striker Ben Boyce’s early-season form is showing just why he was given a second chance at Fakenham Town, says manager Wayne Anderson.

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Norfolk Sport See all

Fabio Borini spent time on loan at Sunderland last season (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Agent blasts QPR after Fabio Borini deal falls through

Fabio Borini’s agent Marco De Marchi has hit back at QPR after the Liverpool striker rejected Rangers on transfer deadline day.

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Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta. Picture: Nick Potts/PA Archive

Cesar Azpilicueta agrees new Chelsea deal

Chelsea have confirmed that Cesar Azpilicueta has signed a new five-year contract.

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The Ipswich Half Marathon part of the route included Christchurch Park

Ipswich: Free bus travel for marathon runners on September 21

Runners taking part in the Ipswich half marathon on September 21 will be able to travel free on First buses.

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