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People in a village hit by a string of crashes and a fatal car accident are urging firms planning to bring wind farms to Norfolk's coastline not to send hundreds of lorries through their streets.

A Norfolk teenager is celebrating after a sponsor was found to kick-start the restoration of an historic Thames sailing barge.

World-famous actor and director Rupert Everett is coming to Wells Maltings for a one-off fundraising event.

A collapsed and drunken man on Wells beach was rescued by marine crime patrols in north Norfolk.

Norfolk health bosses were criticised for "taking the food out of the mouths" of the county's sick in order to help fund a £5m bailout to a struggling system of Midlands health trusts.

A parish council chairman who played a leading role in defeating a bid for 200 new houses in his village has stood down after 35 years.

Floral tributes have been left at the site where a man died after a car crashed through a bridge wall in north Norfolk.

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Fakenham and Wells Sport

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Defending Norfolk Alliance Premier Division champions Fakenham started where they left off last season with another win - but they were made to work hard for their success at Diss.

A dozen runners will take their chance when Fakenham's longest race of the year, worth almost £20,000 to the winner, is the highlight of today's six-race meeting.

Fakenham Town manager Andy Cunningham was proud of his side's efforts in Monday's Thurlow Nunn League Challenge Cup Final after seeing his side beaten by Long Melford.

It has been another season to remember for Norwich City midfielder Todd Cantwell.

Fakenham Town have a big game to look forward to on Monday after rounding off their Thurlow Nunn League Division One North campaign with a big away win.

Fakenham and Wells Events

Baroque Theatre Company presented Death and the Maiden on stage on Friday night at Wells Maltings Theatre.

Professional touring company Baroque Theatre revisited their Norfolk roots on Friday night performing Ariel Dorfman's award-winning thriller 'Death and the Maiden' at Wells Maltings.

A country fair in north Norfolk has announced a diverse lineup of performers to headline this year's event.

A movie starring Robert Pattinson is due to start filming in Norfolk next month.

A fascinating new history of Norfolk is a fitting tribute to author Chris Barringer, and the county he loved

Norfolk Entertainment

A popular family event is returning to Strumpshaw on May Bank Holiday weekend, with this year seeing more women getting involved in the male-dominated world of steam engine conservation.

Baroque Theatre Company presented Death and the Maiden on stage on Friday night at Wells Maltings Theatre.

Peppa Pig and all her friends are coming to Norwich as part of her new live tour.

Norwich landmarks are reimagined in local artist Will Teather's panoramic paintings. Stevie Smith takes a look.

An outstanding performance of the story of a showgirl who took refuge with a group of nuns has won a north Norfolk group one of the most highly-prized awards in amateur theatre.

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