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Weather Watch: By Norman Brooks

Speed restrictions and bumps could be added to multiple roads surrounding a new housing estate in Dereham.

A heatwave warning has been issued for eastern parts of the country this weekend with it set to be the hottest August bank holiday on record.

A care worker failed to notice a man she was looking after had died - and told his wife he was sleeping.

Long-serving Norfolk town clerk was also a church stalwart - and took in chocolates for folk to enjoy on Christmas morning. He's died at 82

Look carefully at the paintings in Mrs Lowry & Son - they are more idyllic north Norfolk than industrial north.

The National Trust is celebrating a successful breeding year for three tern species at Blakeney nature reserve in north Norfolk.

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Fakenham and Wells Sport

Thu, 07:08

An excellent allround performance coupled with favourable results elsewhere has left Fakenham within one win of successfully defending their Norfolk Alliance Premier Division trophy.

The annual cycling event Ride North Norfolk will return this weekend, inviting cyclists from across the country to enjoy the coast roads as part of a registered British Cycling sportive.

A poor display of bowling and fielding, coupled with an inability to build on a good start with the bat, led to Fakenham suffering a disappointing defeat to lowly Garboldisham on Saturday.

Norfolk Alliance Premier Division leaders Fakenham produced their best bowling and fielding performance of the season by far to beat both the weather and third placed Brooke.

It was formed 135 years ago with a goal for success.

Fakenham and Wells Events

Look carefully at the paintings in Mrs Lowry & Son - they are more idyllic north Norfolk than industrial north.

This year's Fakenham Music Festival saw hundreds of people enjoy a range of music genres, from Seventies pop to ukulele-fuelled folk.

The streets were alive with the sound of music in Fakenham as more people flocked to the town's annual music festival than ever before.

Music lovers are getting ready to enjoy Fakenham's third annual free music festival.

Music fans and festival workers have expressed their disappointment over the last-minute cancellation of a major dance event in Norfolk.

Norfolk Entertainment

National treasure and no-nonsense cook Delia Smith will host a special dining event in the city to mark 50 years of food writing.

From Harry Potter to pirates, get set for a brilliant bank holiday weekend as The Grand Norwich Duck Race returns to the city for 2019.

Ipswich heated up tonight as Ed Sheeran wowed thousands of fans on his home turf in Chantry Park - for the first show of his homecoming gigs.

From the return of the Aylsham Show to The Grand Norwich Duck Race, there are plenty of brilliant events on the bill this August bank holiday weekend.

From Boudicca Way to Burgh Castle, head outdoors over August bank holiday weekend and try one of these brilliant Norfolk walks.

Norfolk Sport

An excellent allround performance coupled with favourable results elsewhere has left Fakenham within one win of successfully defending their Norfolk Alliance Premier Division trophy.

The annual cycling event Ride North Norfolk will return this weekend, inviting cyclists from across the country to enjoy the coast roads as part of a registered British Cycling sportive.

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