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The Good Friday hot weather has enticed people to come out today with reports of busy resorts across the region.

Norfolk Day is 100 days away and if you haven’t started planning yet, now is the time to pop the date in your diary and begin preparing.

Motorists are being warned that some journeys could take three times longer than normal on Good Friday as millions of people embark on an Easter getaway.

A dog’s defensive instinct for its owner may have stopped a woman from being robbed by a man with a knife.

Six chickens are making a slow recovery after they were stolen, mutilated and left for dead in brambles by the side of a road.

Chase Brewbacca’s interactive eggs around Norfolk at a pub near you.

A team of nine including directors and staff at Fakenham Racecourse took part in the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) challenging mud race ‘Only the Brave’, and raised £21,088.64 for the charity.

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Wed, 10:52

A £30,000 three-mile chase for veteran horses is the feature of Fakenham’s seven-race card on Easter Monday.

Former British champions Shaun Simpson (RFX KTM) and Tommy Searle (BOS Kawasaki) put on a motocross masterclass as they traded places in the headline MX1 class at round two of the Maxxis British Motocross Championship at Lyng.

Oliver Townend, the world number one and leading British points winner, dominated proceedings in the headline classes at Burnham Market International Horse Trials.

Day one of the 2019 Barefoot Retreats Burnham Market International Horse Trials reached a successful conclusion with the completion of seven classes under mostly blue skies.

Fakenham rounded off a highly satisfactory campaign in London 3EC with comprehesinve win at bottom of the table Ipswich YM on Saturday to seal a fifth place finish.

Fakenham and Wells Events

All kinds of unusual and fascinating objects will go on sale at an upcoming heirlooms car boot sale at Fakenham Racecourse.

He is one of the rarest pure breed of working horse in the United Kingdom, and he’s found a new home in Norfolk.

From the UK’s largest inflatable park to a visit from Paddington Bear, there is plenty to keep all the family busy over the Easter Bank Holiday.

Ahead of a music academy’s anniversary, a special concert has been organised to celebrate its success.

The coast and sea will be the theme of an upcoming exhibition.

Norfolk Entertainment

Fast-emerging dance talent from across East Anglia is getting the chance to star in an exciting interpretation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, which will open in the autumn.

Betrayal, murder and revenge are promised as one of the Bard’s best-known plays heads to Norwich Theatre Royal. Verdi’s interpretation of Macbeth is part of English Touring Opera’s 2019 offering in the city.

Get all the family together this Easter and take part in one of these egg hunts taking place in Norfolk and there is even one for dogs too.

You no longer need choose between dessert and cocktails as a Norwich cafe has launched an alcoholic milkshake bar.

The Norfolk Youth Music Theatre took to the stage at the Norwich Playhouse last night for their debut performance of The Sound of Music.

Norfolk Sport

A £30,000 three-mile chase for veteran horses is the feature of Fakenham’s seven-race card on Easter Monday.

Former British champions Shaun Simpson (RFX KTM) and Tommy Searle (BOS Kawasaki) put on a motocross masterclass as they traded places in the headline MX1 class at round two of the Maxxis British Motocross Championship at Lyng.

Oliver Townend, the world number one and leading British points winner, dominated proceedings in the headline classes at Burnham Market International Horse Trials.

Day one of the 2019 Barefoot Retreats Burnham Market International Horse Trials reached a successful conclusion with the completion of seven classes under mostly blue skies.

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