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A fraudster who targeted some of the world’s biggest banks made £1m by setting up more than 100 fake bank accounts, a court heard.

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Proceeds from a new Norfolk Bird and Wildlife Fair will help preserve the county’s animal-rich wetlands.

Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Plans to develop a patch of land in Dereham which has sat empty for more than half a decade could bring up to 100 new jobs to the town.

Hilary Bushell

The struggles faced by high streets up and down the country have been widely reported.

A college has welcomed back its former students at a presentation evening to celebrate their achievements.

Police have confirmed that a body found in the River Wensum on Tuesday is that of a man in his 80s.

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I had to be fit for work, now it’s not so easy, says ex-city footballer Darren Eadie

Wymondham remain snapping at the heels of leaders Holt after turning in a strong home performance to beat Wisbech 46-14.

Lloyd Marshall

After finishing off the year with a win against Woodbridge and also beating league leaders Holt, Fakenham seemed to be adversely affected by a four-week lay-off.

Lloyd Marshall

Six-year-old mare Ceara Be took the New Year’s Day honours at Fakenham when claiming her first hurdles success to land the feature handicap, worth almost £7,000 to the winner.

Trainer Paul Webber from Banbury will be hoping his New Year’s Day journey to north Norfolk pays off when he holds excellent chances in the final three contests on Fakenham’s six-race card.

Richard Johnson

Fakenham and Wells Events

A north Norfolk group’s 2019 pantomime promises to be full of outrageously colourful costumes, laughter and music.

Prince

Get your buckets and spades at the ready as a Norfolk village has been named one of the top 10 coastal spots.

The headmaster of Norfolk-born actress Olivia Colman’s former school praised the Golden Globe winner as “wonderful, warm and down to earth” as he spoke of her time there.

Gresham's School

The beautiful and varied Norfolk Trails network consists of 1,600 miles of linear trails and their associated circular walks, covering coast, woodland, broads and wetlands.

Norfolk County Council

Norfolk Entertainment

If you’re looking to decorate your home or buy presents on budget then you’re in luck, as Flying Tiger are reducing all their stock to £2 or less for a limited time.

United Kingdom

He may not be returning to the Norwich Theatre Royal pantomime this Christmas, but Ben Langley fans will still get the chance to see him in Norfolk this year.

United Kingdom

An exhibition on the life and work of The Tiger Who Came to Tea author and illustrator Judith Kerr has opened at the National Trust’s Blickling Estate.

National Trust

The Rock has revealed the reason why he made upcoming film Fighting with My Family based on a wrestling family from Norwich.

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It is a truth universally known that Russian ballet companies love a bit of mime. Whether it’s the Bolshoi, the Marinsky, or Russian State of Siberia, it seems like nothing appeals to Russian choreographers more than dramatic laps sprinted around stage (to no particular effect) and over-zealous prop interaction.

Norfolk Sport

Wymondham remain snapping at the heels of leaders Holt after turning in a strong home performance to beat Wisbech 46-14.

Lloyd Marshall

After finishing off the year with a win against Woodbridge and also beating league leaders Holt, Fakenham seemed to be adversely affected by a four-week lay-off.

Lloyd Marshall

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