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An unusual sculpture with a nod to Norfolk's military heritage has set tongues wagging after a photo of it was shared with thousands of photography enthusiasts.

Universal Credit is 'plunging people into debt', campaign groups say, as figures show the number of claimants in the east has risen to 214,000.

Reports of potholes on one of Norfolk's major routes have increased by more than 1,000 in just three years, figures show.

Twenty-five years ago, one of the largest clock makers in the United Kingdom closed its factory doors for the final time, leaving hundreds of people unemployed. Reporter Donna-Louise Bishop met with one of Metamec's former employees to find out why he is still repairing the world-renowned timepieces.

A councillor has been criticised as "petulant, arrogant and disrespectful" and been asked to resign after walking out of a radio interview.


A rugby club chairman says there is no time to rest on its laurels after a surge in members.


A music school in mid Norfolk is giving people living with dementia and stroke survivors a unique opportunity to let their voices be heard like never before.

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Fakenham and Wells Events

From The Killers to Michael Buble, you'll be Feeling Good this summer with tickets still available for some of the huge concerts heading to Norfolk in 2020.

From a Viking Festival to the winner of Ru Paul's Drag Race The Vivienne live in Norwich, there is plenty to keep you entertained this weekend in Norfolk.

From Britain's version of the Orient Express to a steam train along the coast, go back in time and enjoy a dose of nostalgia on these vintage railways in Norfolk.

From pizza making to a Viking Festival, there are plenty of exciting events which the whole family can enjoy in Norfolk this February half term.

Influential works by celebrated British sculptor Anish Kapoor are set to go on show at one of Norfolk's majestic stately homes.

Norfolk Entertainment

New York trio Daddy Long Legs already have something of a cult following in Norfolk, so what the audience got was of little surprise to much of last night's sell-out crowd at Norwich Arts Centre.

The Norwich Players have taken to the Maddermarket Theatre's stage for their week-long run of Wuthering Heights.

Strictly Come Dancing favourite Giovanni Pernice is back with his fourth solo tour This Is Me. Here the Italian dancer reveals some of his hidden talents and explains why his show is "obviously the best" on offer.

Sink Ya Teeth, Norwich's queens of dark disco, are already winning plaudits for with their second album, the imaginatively titled 'Two', released on February 28. Ahead of their hometown gig at the Arts Centre on February 29 and a trip to Ipswich's Smokehouse on March 27 Steve Anglesey asked Maria Uzor and Gemma Cullingford to choose their favourite twos...

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