Yesterday, 14:36

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

A desire to bring a second sixth form to a mid-Norfolk town still remains as a new headteacher prepares to take up his latest position.

Neatherd High School

A mid-Norfolk junior school is moving away from its former failings and making significant strides forward, an Ofsted monitoring inspection has found.

A team of literary whizzes from Norfolk headed to London to battle it out in the finals of the national Kids’ Lit Quiz competition.

Neatherd High School

A Dereham high school is doing its bit for the environment by signing up to a new recycling scheme.

Members of the local Dereham community both young and old got together to tuck into a roast at Neatherd High School on Wednesday November 14 to celebrate National Roast Dinner Day.

Neatherd High School

Scary, decorated, imaginative and simply gruesome were some of the offerings at a mid-Norfolk school’s petrifying pumpkin carving competition.


North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb has marked a pre-school’s 10th anniversary with a spot of yoga.

Norman Lamb

Dereham Neatherd High School is hosting a fish and chip night in November.

Neatherd High School

Students at Fakenham Sixth Form welcomed the BBC’s director of news and current affairs earlier this month, who spoke to a group of students about topics.


As part of our Books for Schools campaign we are on a mission to crown Norfolk’s favourite children’s book.

United Kingdom

A “big decision” has been made for Norfolk County Council to borrow £120m to build up to four new schools for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Steve Morphew

Jeremy Corbyn will join the fight to protect Norfolk’s children’s centres during a visit to the county this weekend.

Jeremy Corbyn

A new reading garden has been built at a Swaffham school in an effort to boost literacy levels in the children who go there.

Dan Bennett

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

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They were once Norfolk’s arteries, conveying residents and visitors in their thousands across the county for business as well as pleasure.

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Fakenham Community Centre

River cruises, experience-based trips and expeditions to remote parts of the world are among the travel trends to go under the spotlight at an upcoming showcase.

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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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