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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.

Wymondham AC teams were triumphant at the inaugural Norfolk Gazelles Championship Relay, taking home first-place trophies in all bar one of the six prize categories.

Man of the moment Harry Cobden followed up a treble at Wincanton 24 hours earlier by landing two top prizes on Fakenham’s opening day of the National Hunt season.

Champion trainer Paul Nicholls has four chances to get the new 2019-2020 Fakenham National Hunt racing season off to a flying start on Friday afternoon, including in the day’s £16,500 feature race at 4.05pm.

There may not be enough room for a full five-kilometre circuit, but plans to establish a new junior Parkrun are on track.

After a year of promotion and successes, a ladies’ football team looks forward to another year to celebrate.

An international sportswoman has returned from an unsuccessful bid for a place in next year’s Olympics in Tokyo, but she has nonetheless praised her team’s effort.

Competitors swam, rode and ran around the coast, beating their bests and raising money for charity.

He may be just nine years old, but young skier Jacob Kinge is no stranger to success.

After an appeal by event organisers, ample volunteers have stepped up to help out with the North Norfolk Triathlon, happening this weekend.

A rugby club has opened its doors to young players looking to try the game, raising hundreds of pounds in the process.

Hundreds of cyclists saddled up in tempertaures of up to 30°C to enjoy Ride North Norfolk 2019.

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.

King’s Lynn racer Robert Lambert has revealed how he’s hardly had time to contemplate the defence of his British crown.

Fakenham’s attempts to extend their lead at the top of the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division were thwarted as a delicately poised game against Cromer was curtailed by a torrential thunderstorm.

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 returned to the top of the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division table with a comprehensive victory over the previous unbeaten leaders North Runcton.

It used to be the highlight of the weekend as players laced up their boots to do battle on the pitch.

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The organisers of a youth football cup for hundreds of children across East Anglia have said this year’s event was their best so far.

Fakenham bounced back to winning ways in the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division courtesy of a fantastic individual performance from Luke Caswell.

More than six million people tuned in to watch England Women’s World Cup victory over Scotland on Sunday, June 9.

Hundreds of children from different age groups competed in a youth football tournament over the weekend.

The Great British Cycling Festival comes to Norfolk this June, offering fun, free activities and everyone is invited to share in the action of this exciting spectacle.

Fakenham suffered their second successive defeat in the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division on Saturday - after previously winning 14 games on the trot.

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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

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Thursday, July 15, 2010

CRICKET: Fakenham continued to improve with a draw at EAPL title contenders Saffron Walden, but they were once again left to rue their inability to turn dominance into victory.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Young jockey James Ferguson took top honours when riding Earth Dream to victory in the prestigious Queen’s Cup at Fakenham’s Easter Monday meeting.

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