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The quick actions of firefighters prevented a garage fire in a quiet Norfolk village from turning into something much more serious.

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Norfolk County Council is warning people to be aware of cold callers pretending to represent trading standards who are using ‘gift card scams’ involving the purchasing of fake vouchers.

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County Council
Thu, 17:23

Two of the most iconic cars from 1980s TV and film are set to face off in Norfolk.

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United Kingdom
Thu, 17:13

Four new electric car charging points will be installed across Breckland in an effort to encourage more environmentally friendly ways of travel.

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Alison Webb
Tue, 09:09

A mother has described the terrifying moment a brick was thrown at her windscreen while she was in a car with her five-month-old baby.

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Norfolk Police
Mon, 13:59

Five suspects aged as young as 10 have been arrested following criminal damage to a property’s windows, a garden fence and cars in Swaffham on Sunday November 11.

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Norfolk Police
Mon, 11:46

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision involving seven vehicles on the A47 near Swaffham on Saturday November 10.

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England Ambulance Service
Friday, November 2, 2018

A Norfolk inspired arts programme aimed at increasing wellbeing and combating loneliness in elderly people has culminated in a musical and movement performance on the north Norfolk coast.

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Swaffham is set to be one of many locations across the world taking part in the Battle’s Over events, an international commemoration marking 100 years since the end of the First World War.

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Colin Houghton
Thursday, November 1, 2018

A holiday home in Great Fransham has been named the best in East Anglia in a travel awards programme led by a large UK holiday rental firm.

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United Kingdom
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Plans to build 97 more homes on the Swan’s Nest site in Swaffham have been approved by Breckland Council’s Planning Committee.

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Abel Homes
Friday, October 26, 2018

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

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Monday, October 22, 2018

Controversial plans for Swaffham Town Council to borrow money for a new 51-home development on Days Field have been met with concerns from local residents and have divided the town council.

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Colin Houghton
Monday, October 22, 2018

A cyclist is in hospital after suffering serious injuries in a collision in Swaffham on Sunday afternoon.

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

Age UK is urging the people of Swaffham to take part in an autumn clear out to support the charity’s annual Big Bag Challenge.

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United Kingdom
Monday, October 8, 2018

A survey conducted in Swaffham has shown a clear demand for a new swimming pool facility in the town.

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Breckland
Thursday, October 4, 2018

Breckland Council’s main meeting room has now been officially reopened as The Jordan Room, in honour of the late former council leader Cliff Jordan.

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Cliff Jordan
Thursday, October 4, 2018

A man in his 70s has been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the production of cannabis after approximately 600 plants were seized by police in Necton.

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Breckland Police
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Projects in Swaffham and Thetford will benefit from a share of Breckland Council’s Market Towns Initiative funding.

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Paul Claussen
Friday, September 28, 2018

Marham Village Pre-school has celebrated its 45th anniversary this month with an event which was well attended by the local community.

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

A new programme of arts and music including Edinburgh Fringe winners and vibrant local musical talent will take place this Autumn across Breckland.

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Breckland Council
Thursday, September 27, 2018

Two men have been arrested in connection with a number of burglaries across Norfolk.

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Great Cressingham Victorian School is to open its doors for free on Sunday September 30, providing a chance to experience what life was like back in the 19th century.

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Monday, September 24, 2018

Swaffham Town Council will hold a public meeting in October to allow residents to express their views on plans for a new 51 home development on Days Field.

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Colin Houghton
Monday, September 24, 2018

Wartime re-enactors, 1940s vehicles and even a Winston Churchill lookalike were in Swaffham on Saturday September 22 for the town’s Dad’s Army event.

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Swaffham Town Council
Friday, September 21, 2018

The first residents have moved into new affordable homes in Narborough, near Swaffham, which are part of a £4.3 million investment project.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Work to improve the Buttercross in Swaffham will modernise the town centre and bring it into the 21st century, the town council clerk has said.

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Swaffham Town Council
Monday, September 17, 2018

Churches in Beachamwell will open to the public for free on Sunday September 23, which includes a rare chance to visit one of the village’s ancient churches.

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St Mary's Church
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The new headteacher of The Nicholas Hamond Academy in Swaffham has vowed to rebuild the school’s reputation and earn back the community’s trust.

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Nicholas Hamond Academy
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Breckland Council is encouraging district landlords to apply for a new licence in order to ensure houses in the area are fit for purpose.

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Gordon Bambridge

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