Peter Devonish

Three secondary schools and a further education college have successfully secured a grant aimed at supporting pupils and encouraging them to take up engineering courses.

Students at Northgate High School in Dereham enjoyed a Harry Potter night.

A group of hard-working sports enthusiasts are celebrating after scooping their place in the county’s regional finals.

Fakenham Academy

We have teamed up with Sports for Schools to offer primary and infant schools the chance to win their share of £20,000 worth of sports equipment.

Eastern Daily Press

Our super Mother’s Day booklet is packed with hundreds of adorable messages from hundreds of loving children across Dereham and Fakenham.

An inspirational Fakenham woman has opened up about her experiences of living with alopecia.

An annual fundraising week organised by students at Sheringham High School has raised nearly £2,000 for the hair loss charity Alopecia UK.

United Kingdom

The north Norfolk branch of the University of the Third Age (U3A) has welcomed its 2,000th member.

A drive to help primary schools unlock thousands of pounds for vital sports equipment has today been launched.

A school in Dereham hosted a meeting between community representatives to highlight the need for safety improvements on one of the town’s busiest roads.

Northgate High School

Children in Dereham have taken part in sporting activities alongside a Commonwealth Games silver medallist.


Students in Dereham have been given an insight into the world of politics thanks to a visit from the former Lord Speaker of the House of Lords.

Sixth Form College

A music academy in Dereham is inviting potential students to an Open Day to learn more about the services it offers.


Plans to halve the £10m budget for Norfolk’s children’s centre services have taken a step forward.

Liberal Democrat

It is one of the joys of parenting - the loving gesture of reading a bedtime story to your child.

Hilary Bushell

Introducing... a new column from Dereham resident VICKI COCKERILL, exploring issues related to parenting.

A school in Dereham has hosted the Mid-Norfolk cross country trials, bringing together runners from across the region.

Neatherd High School

Some of Santa’s most important helpers have dropped by a nursery near Fakenham for a very special festive celebration.

Students from the Fakenham Academy have been given the opportunity to learn about one of Norfolk’s most well-known firms during a special visit.

Fakenham Academy

Two Norfolk schools have told pupils to stay at home after an outbreak of a sickness bug.

They may only be little but the next generation of Albert Einsteins and Marie Curies could be emerging from a small mid-Norfolk infant school.

Northgate High School

Pensthorpe Natural Park will be hosting a committed group of conservation workers for a volunteering session on Sunday.

A Dereham travel agent is collecting presents for children in care for its Christmas appeal.

Salvation Army

A pupil at a Dereham high school has been praised for raising more than £1,000 for Together For Short Lives.

Students from Dereham’s Neatherd High School have taken part in a performance of the beloved Norfolk-set children’s book, When Marnie Was There.

A north Norfolk school has new double-glazed windows and doors worth £12,000 at its new outdoor learning centre, thanks to a donation from Anglian Home Improvements.


Pupils and staff at St Mary’s Community Primary School in Beetley are celebrating after being awarded a Premier League Primary Stars kit and equipment pack.


The children at Mattishall Primary School have been busy making things to sell at their annual Christmas Bazaar.


Pupils at a school in Norfolk have come together together to bring Christmas cheer to those less fortunate by putting together hampers to donate to the Salvation Army.

Salvation Army

An annual event at Dereham’s Neatherd High School proved once again that its students definitely have talent.


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