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Former Norwich City and Northern Ireland manager Nigel Worthington has had to step away from his club ambassador role at Fakenham Town.

Andrew Jarvis

Fakenham dropped into the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division relegation zone at the weekend after sliding to their seventh loss of the season.

Lloyd Marshall

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its 2017 British Formula 1 Grand Prix rreview.

Mark Webber

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – went to Silverstone to take in race day at the British Grand Prix, and had the time of their lives.

F1

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its 2017 British Formula 1 Grand Prix preview.

Mark Webber

Fakenham Town kicked off their 2017-2018 pre-season campaign on Friday evening with a 3-0 derby defeat at the hands of visiting Bostick League Division One North side Dereham Town.

Wayne Anderson

Shipdham’s James Hillery has the opportunity to close in on the leading runners in the Fiesta Junior Championship this weekend as the series for young drivers tackle the long Snetterton layout.

Another day dawned for Norfolk Alliance Premier Fakenham with the signing of Tatenda Chirazda as overseas player.

Lloyd Marshall

Dereham Runners club chairman Todd Lake and Stephen Lee both stepped up to the challenge of the annual Lord Mayor’s 5k in Norwich on Saturday.

Norwich

Reepham Ladies took home the prestigious Summer League champion’s title and shield for the lower ladies division, after securing 13 games undefeated.

Norfolk triathlete Kimberley Morrison secured a podium finish at Ironman 70.3 in Jönköping, Sweden.

Kimberley Morrison

Great Britain trailed in a disappointing last at the Speedway World Cup final in Leszno on Saturday.

Fakenham Town kick off their pre-season fixtures this week, when Dereham Town visit Clipbush Park tomorrow evening (7.45pm).

Welcome to the wonderful Jeckyl and Hyde world that is Fakenham cricket this year.

Lloyd Marshall

Home hero Robert Lambert has predicted a bright future for Great Britain after banishing the memories of last year’s World Cup final at the National Speedway Stadium.

Robert Lambert

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its 2017 Azerbaijan Formula 1 Grand Prix Review.

F1

Still hurting from their narrow loss the previous week, Fakenham bounced back with an emphatic win at North Runcton to end the first half of Norfolk Alliance Premier Division season on a high note.

Harry Blackiston

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you CALLUM SPRINGALL’s learnings from 2017 Azerbaijan Formula 1 Grand Prix in Baku.

Ayrton Senna

In glorious hot weather Fakenham hosted champions Brooke on Saturday hoping to build on their win over Sprowston the previous week.

Dave Coyle

The annual meeting of the Barnes Print Central & South Norfolk League was held at the Central Hall, Wymondham.

Norwich

Kimberley Morrison maintained her strong form with a podium place in scorching heat at Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire.

Kimberley Morrison

Acle Indoor Bowls Club manager Denis Goodley has been appointed director of development for the sport and will sit on the management board of the national governing body the English Indoor Bowls Association.

Fakenham recorded a 27-run win at Sprowston to move off the foot of the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division table.

Lloyd Marshall

Talented young table tennis player Mollie Patterson helped England to win team bronze at the Cadet Six Nations event in the Netherlands.

Mollie Patterson

She grew up loving the game after watching her dad playing football as a child.

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its 2017 Canadian Formula 1 Grand Prix Review.

F1

Fakenham were unable to build on the previous week’s victory at Acle as they lost a tight game to visitors Garboldisham by four wickets.

Harry Blackiston

East Anglia has some great lakes and rivers where you can set up, sit back and enjoy a spot of fishing, so with the season underway we have put together a selection of top locations to try across Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex.

Environment Agency

Victory slipped away from Norfolk triathlete Kimberley Morrison in temperatures above 30C in Slovakia.

Kimberley Morrison

Beaumont’s Party came from nowhere in an incident-packed finish to give Antonia Peck her first winner in the Aylsham Show - August Bank Holiday Handicap Hurdle for lady amateur riders at Fakenham.

Prince

Amiral Collonges can give weight and a beating to his rivals in the Jarrold Ladies Day Handicap Chase at Fakenham on Sunday.

The 2016/17 season in the Fakenham Table Tennis League finished with Little Snoring A becoming league champions for the first time.

Gresham's School

Fakenham’s busy weekend of cricket produced two contrasting results, with an impressive win in the league followed by a comprehensive defeat in the quarter-finals of the Carter Cup.

Steve Earl

Fakenham moved off the bottom of the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division table on Saturday when they recorded an emphatic win at Acle.

Harry Blackiston

Some of the world’s top riders put their horses through their paces in often sweltering conditions at the Saracen Horse Feeds Houghton International, near Fakenham, at the weekend.

United Kingdom

Over 2,500 cyclists are set to descend on Holkham Hall this Bank Holiday weekend as the estate once again hosts the cycling festival Pedal Norfolk.

cycling

The opportunity of a return to Fakenham Town was too good to resist for Robbie Harris.

Wayne Anderson

Piggy French, who grew up in Norfolk, leads the Two Star competition at the end of the dressage phase at Houghton International Trials.

Germany

Horinger-based Caroline Powell has set herself up well after completing the One Star dressage phase on the tongue-twistingly named Stracathro Solitary Mistral at the Saracen Horse Feeds Houghton International Horse Trials.

Japan

After last week’s poor showing against Cromer, Fakenham were hoping for better with players coming back - although still no professional - but they knew the weather might be the ultimate winner.

Harry Blackiston

Mollie Patterson was one of England’s best performers at the Spanish Youth Open.

Mollie Patterson

Mollie Patterson was one of England’s best performers at the Spanish Youth Open.

Mollie Patterson

Fakenham Town have brought Robbie Harris back to Clipbush Park for a second stint as manager.

Wayne Anderson

The Norfolk Senior Cup will return to the trophy cabinet at The Walks for the first time in eight years – as Norwich City legend Ian Culverhouse fittingly won his first trophy as a manager at Carrow Road.

Kyle Plumb

Even by underdog standards, Fakenham Town have had it tough on their way to this season’s Norfolk Senior Cup final – which should ensure no one takes them lightly on Monday night.

Wayne Anderson

Fakenham Town are all set to take to the turf at Carrow Road on Monday evening in the final of the Norfolk Senior Cup.

Wayne Anderson

An under-strength Fakenham side were well beaten at Cromer as they returned to Norfolk Alliance action after a free weekend.

Dave Coyle

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its 2017 Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix Review.

Mark Webber

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its 2017 Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix Preview.

F1

Riders from 16 nations will be heading to north Norfolk later this month for the Saracen Horse Feeds Houghton International.

Sweden

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