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Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a bungalow in Fakenham which broke out shortly after 4.45pm.

A 30-foot yacht is being towed to safety off the North Norfolk coast after a rope became wrapped around its propellor.

Rural communities are being urged to take safety more seriously after an increase in the number of fatal accidents on farms.

A couple fear they will have to move out of their home for a third time after repair works failed to fix problems.

The community came out to show its appreciation for a town's lifeboat crew and pledge support for the future.

Wells

From superheroes inspired by Boudica to the need to look after our planet, hundreds of youngsters have answered our call to design a Norfolk superhero.

Norfolk Day 2019

A Mid Norfolk community bake-off raised £2,037 and was judged by local celebrity chefs, Richard Bainbridge and Charlie Hodson

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Fakenham and Wells Sport

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Despite being nowhere near their best, Fakenham secured an 86 run victory against relegation threatened Diss on Saturday.

I like to think that in this column I give as much credit as I possibly can to the upcoming angling generation. After all, before I did whatever it is that I do now, I was a teacher for a good few years and I've always had belief in the young.

Fakenham returned to the top of the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division table with a comprehensive victory over the previous unbeaten leaders North Runcton.

It used to be the highlight of the weekend as players laced up their boots to do battle on the pitch.

King's Lynn

The organisers of a youth football cup for hundreds of children across East Anglia have said this year's event was their best so far.

Fakenham and Wells Events

What sort of play was The Basement Tapes, performed at Wells Maltings Theatre on Wednesday (July 3) evening?

Let your relationship reach boiling point as Couples Come Dine With Me is looking for Norfolk contestants for the new series.

Organisers of the Burnhams Flower Show and Carnival are hoping this year's event will be more sedate than 2018's, when a car ploughed through a marquee, injuring stallholders who feared it was a terrorist attack.

A community-based theatre group bowed out after 16 years with a performance of the Sound of Music.

Make sure to have your birthday suit at the ready as The Great British Skinny Dip is coming to a naturist-friendly Norfolk campsite.

Norfolk Entertainment

Youngsters will be at the heart of a beloved children's production arriving at the Theatre Royal on Tuesday.

One of Britain's most iconic ska bands is set to headline a town's popular music festival.

The superficially wispy plot of this Noel Coward play hides a darkly comic and sharp take on ageing and the lives we live.

Hadleigh Road in Ipswich will be closed for four days over the August Bank Holiday weekend as part of the travel arrangements for the Ed Sheeran Concerts at Chantry Park.

Wacky sailing craft cobbled together from backyard junk ranging from plastic barrels to old bicycles will take to the waves at Sheringham on Sunday, in the annual carnival raft race, which sets off from the west beach at midday.

Norfolk Sport

Despite being nowhere near their best, Fakenham secured an 86 run victory against relegation threatened Diss on Saturday.

I like to think that in this column I give as much credit as I possibly can to the upcoming angling generation. After all, before I did whatever it is that I do now, I was a teacher for a good few years and I've always had belief in the young.

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