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A violent goalkeeper was barricaded in his dressing room by fans after he knocked a referee unconscious in a “cowardly” attack.

More than 12,000 homes could be built across the county without the need to eat into the beauty spots that make Norfolk what is it today.

Norwich City Council

A mother has urged parents with young children to check electrical wires in the home after an inquest heard how her 18-month-old daughter died when a cord from a baby monitor became wrapped around her neck.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Two men face prison after stealing thousands of snowdrops from a Norfolk estate.

King's Lynn

A national building society has thanked its mid Norfolk customers for donating woolly hats “in droves” to a Norwich homeless charity.


Staff and volunteers at a north Norfolk charity have been left “very shocked and surprised” after four wheelchairs were stolen.


A goalkeeper could be jailed for an attack which maimed a referee for life.

King's Lynn

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Fakenham and Wells Sport

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Fakenham Town have a cup final to look foward to in May after stretching their unbeaten run in all competitions to 13 games on Tuesday evening.

James Bowen, 18 on Tuesday, was the star when taking the Fakenham Silver Cup to complete a personal hat-trick.

Less than 20 minutes after the highlight of the National Hunt season, the Cheltenham Gold Cup, Fakenham stages its Silver Cup, the feature of Friday’s seven-race card.

Lucy Wadham

Fakenham Town stretched their unbeaten run to 11 matches in an eventful game at Clipbush Park on Saturday.

Fakenham Town

The NR F1 Podcast – taking Norfolk’s Formula 1 legacy and turning it into chatter – previews the 2019 season and Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

Martin Brundle

Fakenham and Wells Events

What is reputedly Norfolk’s most romantic garden will be part of what has become known as one of the county’s biggest garden parties.

A brand new music festival is set to raise the roof in north Norfolk this summer in a bid to promote awareness of cervical and testicular cancer.

From the news strippers which were needed in Watton, to the headline which told the world about the parrot that “meows like a cat”, headlines from the Eastern Daily Press and its sister titles can reveal the more quirky aspects of Norfolk life.

The acts set to perform at a new family friendly music festival which is coming to Dereham this summer have been announced.

Three best friends from Norfolk who are members of a motocross freestyle group are the subject of a new TV show.

United Kingdom

Norfolk Entertainment

The second wave of acts heading to Sundown Festival at the Norfolk Showground has been revealed.

United Kingdom

Forget Apple Pay as grapefruit pay is back for 2019 to celebrate the anniversary of one of BrewDog’s most popular beers.


One of the UK’s most accomplished actresses is set to star in a bittersweet comedy about being the ‘other woman’ to a world-famous author.

United Kingdom

The audience at a comedy gig this weekend were “absolutely thrilled” when Sarah Millican made a surprise appearance.

Artworks inspired by the ocean will go on show in a new exhibition.

Norfolk Sport

Fakenham Town have a cup final to look foward to in May after stretching their unbeaten run in all competitions to 13 games on Tuesday evening.

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