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A motorist caught driving at almost 150mph clocked up the highest speed recorded in the county over the past year.

What do you get when you mix some festive cheer, a Christmas sing-a-long, 12,500 cookies, dancing in the aisles and half a tonne of the best hot chocolate for miles? Why, the Polar Express train ride of course!

A small piece of political history will be made in Broadland this general election, with a brand new political party fielding its first candidate.

General Election 2019

His life was saved by the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) after he suffered a cardiac arrest - twice.

The Conservative party is hoping the end of the "Norman factor" will turn North Norfolk blue again after almost 20 years.

General Election 2019

New pictures have revealed what an endangered pub may look like if a community group buys it.

Fakenham junior school spend friday raising money for Children in Need

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Fakenham and Wells Sport

Thu, 16:03

Fakenham racecourse, basking in the glory of retaining the Racehorse Owners' Association Gold Standard Award this week, stages its third meeting of the National Hunt season on Tuesday with a six-race card featuring three chases.

Pubs across Norfolk were overflowing with rugby fans on Saturday as they witnessed England's World Cup final loss.

Great Yarmouth Town shared the spoils with Fakenham Town at The Wellesley on Friday evening in a game which saw both sides finish with 10 men.

Nube Negra looked a potential star to follow after taking the Greene King Novices Chase at Fakenham.

Fakenham's second meeting of the National Hunt racing season next Wednesday is brewing up for a top-class seven-race card after almost 100 initial entries were received.

Fakenham and Wells Events

What do you get when you mix some festive cheer, a Christmas sing-a-long, 12,500 cookies, dancing in the aisles and half a tonne of the best hot chocolate for miles? Why, the Polar Express train ride of course!

Old Buckenham Airfield is gearing up for its most ambitious year ever.

A Christmas fair which has raised more than £250,000 over the past 30 years to help people with learning disabilities is set to make a return.

From The Polar Express to Northern Belle, all aboard this Christmas with these trains across Norfolk bound to get you in the festive spirit.

Norfolk's Lady Glenconner reveals why she and her sister plotted to kill Hitler, how she still slips into Holkham Hall to see the public walking around the rooms she used to play in and why she isn't bitter about losing her family's inheritance to an employee.

Norfolk Entertainment

The genre-bending age gap drama landed on our screens on November 12…and we've already binged our way through all six episodes.

The new landlords at CAMRA's Norfolk pub of the year are "embracing the legacy" of predecessor Bob Utting who made The Leopard a roaring success.

This antiquely modern take on the story of one of East Anglia's most famous women is a bold and engaging production.

What do you get when you mix some festive cheer, a Christmas sing-a-long, 12,500 cookies, dancing in the aisles and half a tonne of the best hot chocolate for miles? Why, the Polar Express train ride of course!

A Norwich cocktail bar is toasting to success after being named one of the best in the UK.

Norfolk Sport

Fakenham racecourse, basking in the glory of retaining the Racehorse Owners' Association Gold Standard Award this week, stages its third meeting of the National Hunt season on Tuesday with a six-race card featuring three chases.

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