A ground-breaking programme, funded by a £185,000 lottery grant, is being launched across the Breckland district next week to engage isolated older people in the arts.
They were rather sorrowful, almost ghostly, faces peering out of dark canvas with centuries of dust, grime and over-painting concealing any recognisable artistic talent.
New or relocating businesses in Breckland’s five market towns are being given the opportunity to claim up to 80 percent rate relief in their first year.
Breckland Council is once again unable to demonstrate a five-year housing land supply, it has emerged, leaving the district vulnerable to “hostile” applications again.
A golf day has raised over £4000 for armed forces charity SSAFA, the East Anglian Air Ambulance and other Rotary good causes.
Faster mobile internet is set to bring a rural mid Norfolk village up to speed after O2 announced it was expanding its 4G service.
If you have ever wanted to immerse yourself in a medieval setting then a visit to Castle Acre Priory this weekend would be a good place to start.
Golfers took to the tees of Swaffham Golf Club in warm sunshine for a charity event organised by the town’s Rotary Club.
Breckland Council chairman Kate Millbank commended those who face danger to keep us safe as the Armed Forces flag was raised at the council offices in Dereham.
A young enterprising media student has seen an ambitious pitch for work experience pay off with the chance to film and photograph his home town’s biggest music event of the year.
A schoolgirl from Swaffham has completed a challenge most adults would find physically tough.
It’s the time of year when bees are at their most active and numerous reports have been coming in of swarms in gardens and even getting into properties.
A 12-year-old from Swaffham has set off on a 47-mile challenge to raise money for her school.
Tapestries are once again hanging in the King’s Room at Oxburgh Hall thanks to a painstaking process to digitally recreate them.
They have done everything together all their lives and that always includes celebrating their shared birthday with a pint of Guinness at their local.
A peaceful Norfolk woodland retreat is a far cry from the bright lights of the Royal Variety stage.
The Mid Norfolk Singers are holding a ‘Come and Sing’ concert on Saturday, June 3, in aid of the charity Keeping Abreast.
Swaffham Golf Club has presented a cheque for £1,000 to NANSA, an independent charity that supports children, teenagers and adults with disabilities across the county.
A nurse and midwife, who was made an MBE for services to the community, has died aged 85.
A popular folk festival will return again to its woodland clearing in mid Norfolk with another eclectic mix of music, crafts and entertainment.
A 24-year-old from Swaffham, who used a vulnerable man’s bank cards to buy goods on the internet, will have to pay compensation and complete 100 hours of unpaid work.
Agricultural land in a village on the A47 between Dereham and Swaffham has been earmarked for development of 15 houses and a small shop.
Legendary Welsh crooner Tom Jones is to swap the green, green grass of home for the green lawns of Holkham Hall for an outdoor concert being billed as “the event of the summer”.
Swaffham’s war memorial is getting spruced up in time for the town’s centenary celebrations next year to mark the end of the First World War.
It is one of the most extraordinary sights that nature bestows.
A series of pop-up shops are being planned for the village of Great Dunham this year.
Two properties in Beachamwell, near Swaffham, were broken into at the weekend with cash and jewellery stolen.
A service which provides practical an emotional support for carers is urging people across Norfolk to get in touch if they think they could benefit from some extra help.
Campaigners fighting proposals for a new crematorium in the Norfolk countryside are appealing for it to be called in for a public inquiry.
A motorcyclist suffered multiple leg injuries in a crash on the A47 at Sporle, near Swaffham, on Friday afternoon.
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