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A town’s youth football team has been given a boost after being sponsored by a Norfolk firm.

Dereham

Hopes of a weekly ritual for runners and fitness enthusiasts returning next month have been dashed following the latest string of government regulations.

“Mindless” vandals who drove across a cricket pitch causing extensive damage for the second time in 13 months have left the ground’s owners feeling “angry and hopeless”.

A Norwich City fan group has raised thousands of pounds for local charities through selling Canaries-themed masks – much to the surprise and delight of its founders.

Norwich

Cricketers rejoiced across the UK as the sport returned at village level for the first time since lockdown began.

King’s Lynn favourite Robert Lambert is joint second in the European Championship after another solid display in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

A village is at risk of losing its football pitch unless £11,000 of work is done to refurbish it.

In the second part of a chat with Ryan Jarvis, Chris Lakey asks the midfielder about life at King’s Lynn Town under Ian Culverhouse

Parkrunners in Norfolk and Waveney have at least another month to wait before they can resume their weekly 5km challenge.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

The Premier League may be on pause due to the pandemic, but Norwich City Football Club has still been spreading that winning feeling.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Three former Norwich City stars have shown their community spirit by delivering 60 food parcels for people in need.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

An event which involves more than 700 horses each year in north Norfolk has been cancelled due to the coronavirus.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Runners have been urged not to arrange their own gatherings, after Parkrun UK cancelled its weekly Saturday morning events in response to government health precautions due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

The world-famous Burnham Market International Horse Trials has been cancelled because of the coronavirus epidemic.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

A competitive field of nine runners line-up for the £15,000 feature at Thursday’s seven-race card at Fakenham.

Time is running out for Norwich City fans to get their hands on the final stickers to complete their albums - with the collectables set to come off the shelves in a matter of days.

Big music names like The Killers and Westlife performing in Norwich could be just the beginning of Carrow Road becoming more than a football stadium, it has been revealed.

It was a hard-fought encounter at the Stringer Ground on Saturday as Fakenham went down 25-24 at home to Beccles in the London 3 Eastern Counties League.

Fakenham racecourse, basking in the glory of retaining the Racehorse Owners’ Association Gold Standard Award this week, stages its third meeting of the National Hunt season on Tuesday with a six-race card featuring three chases.

Pubs across Norfolk were overflowing with rugby fans on Saturday as they witnessed England’s World Cup final loss.

Great Yarmouth Town shared the spoils with Fakenham Town at The Wellesley on Friday evening in a game which saw both sides finish with 10 men.

Nube Negra looked a potential star to follow after taking the Greene King Novices Chase at Fakenham.

Fakenham’s second meeting of the National Hunt racing season next Wednesday is brewing up for a top-class seven-race card after almost 100 initial entries were received.

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