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Hundreds of families in Norfolk have been removed from their homes by a controversial law which the Government now wants to ban.

A convicted rapist who has gone on the run could be in Norfolk, warn detectives who are investigating a potential sighting of him in the county.

People across Norfolk and as far as America will be able to toast Norfolk Day with a special beer brewed especially for the occasion.

Norfolk Day 2019

A historic pub named after Lord Nelson has been bought by the Holkham Estate.

Nearly 200 people have reported cases of revenge porn to Norfolk police since it was outlawed four years ago - but just a handful have made it to court.

The introduction of road-side drug testing has seen a "sea change" as arrests have soared.

A community is shedding a light on the history of its church - 140 years on from a devastating fire.

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Fakenham and Wells Sport

Thu, 08:07

Fakenham returned to the summit of the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division courtesy of a 56-run victory over neighbours Dereham.

Plans for a new school for children with special educational needs have been announced - hours after a town's cricket club renewed its campaign to expand on to the same site.

One of Norfolk's oldest cricket clubs is hoping the momentum of England's World Cup victory will boost its plans to expand.

Despite being nowhere near their best, Fakenham secured an 86 run victory against relegation threatened Diss on Saturday.

I like to think that in this column I give as much credit as I possibly can to the upcoming angling generation. After all, before I did whatever it is that I do now, I was a teacher for a good few years and I've always had belief in the young.

Fakenham and Wells Events

An award-winning director has released his latest film Gwen and honed his craft growing up on a pig farm in Norfolk.

A summer camp will give youngsters an opportunity to try a range of different sports during the school holidays.

The programme of events for this year's Active Fakenham Week has been released, with events every day from Saturday August 17 to Sunday August 25.

What sort of play was The Basement Tapes, performed at Wells Maltings Theatre on Wednesday (July 3) evening?

Let your relationship reach boiling point as Couples Come Dine With Me is looking for Norfolk contestants for the new series.

Norfolk Entertainment

Organisers of the Latitude Festival had to pause performances on three of their main stages as a safety precaution, whilst a huge storm cloud hovered over Henham Park.

Suffolk

With a voice beyond his years and pop anthems you can't help but dance along to, George Ezra was on top form as he took to The Obelisk Arena stage for a crowd-pleasing headline set.

Families can now explore the secrets of Thetford Forest's hidden past in a newly-opened trail.

Even as an indie-nut, I had always struggled to 'get' The Smiths, that was until the band's guitar genius Johnny Marr turned up at The Waterfront.

You don't have to go far in East Anglia to find yourself in a water wonderland, from coastal resorts to lakes and rivers. Here are seven suggestions for where to try watersports this summer.

Norfolk Sport

Fakenham returned to the summit of the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division courtesy of a 56-run victory over neighbours Dereham.

Plans for a new school for children with special educational needs have been announced - hours after a town's cricket club renewed its campaign to expand on to the same site.

One of Norfolk's oldest cricket clubs is hoping the momentum of England's World Cup victory will boost its plans to expand.

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