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A Swaffham man has been handed a two-year criminal behaviour order for persistent anti-social behaviour offences.

An event will be held in Watton this weekend to raise money for a charity which helps the maritime community.

St Mary's Church

A conservation champion will mark Norfolk Day by exploring the county’s quirky and unknown nature spots to celebrate .

Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Editor David Powles explains the story behind the first ever Norfolk Day.

Norfolk Day 2018

Top images representing community life in action have been selected as part of a photographic competition.

Norfolk Community Foundation

Future rail strikes look set to have been averted after an “important breakthrough” was made to end a long-running dispute with rail guards.

An ongoing heatwave and dry spell around the country could be interrupted with thunderstorms and downpours later this week.

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Watton and Swaffham Sport

Barton Wanderers

Swaffham captain Jasper Payne has been named player of the month for June in the Cecil Amey Opticians Norfolk Alliance.

Saturday league footballers are being asked to share their thoughts on a proposed new single pyramid structure at county and district levels.

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a breeding ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – reviews the 2018 British Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton

Join us from pubs across Norfolk and Waveney as England take on Croatia in the World Cup semi-final.

World Cup 2018

The 2018 World Cup has been a hot topic all over Twitter, particularly given England’s surprise performance in the tournament.

Twitter

Watton and Swaffham Events

Scores of events have now been organised to celebrate the first ever Norfolk Day this summer.

University of East Anglia

Love Island host Caroline Flack has confirmed she has split from fiancé Andrew Brady following a short engagement.

Worried about how much you’ll spend this summer holidays? Don’t worry, our readers have some fantastic suggestions for cheap, family-friendly alternatives.

GoGoHares fans certainly seem stuck on our special souvenir sticker album - with 4,000 copies already snapped up.

David Powles

A new outdoor sculpture trail featuring some of the region’s finest work will be opened by Lady Aurelia Young, whose father was the preferred sculptor of the Houses of Parliament.

Norfolk Entertainment

The gala premiere of this year’s summmer circus was a triple celebration.

United Kingdom

They feature 5,000 members and have been at the heart of community life for several decades.

Norfolk Day 2018

Nine-year-old Izabella Houston-Carter is one of the hoppiest GoGoHares fans around after being among the first people to complete their sticker book celebrating the colourful characters.

United Kingdom

For three years, Steven Roberts brought the sensitive soul George to life in the prime-time soap hit Hollyoaks. As he prepares to take on roles in two very different stage productions this year, Steven reflects on the impact George had in highlighting homelessness and cutting prejudice.

Liverpool

Christmas is coming! Norwich Christmas Market prepares for best event yet

Norwich

Norfolk Sport

Swaffham captain Jasper Payne has been named player of the month for June in the Cecil Amey Opticians Norfolk Alliance.

Barton Wanderers

Saturday league footballers are being asked to share their thoughts on a proposed new single pyramid structure at county and district levels.

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a breeding ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – reviews the 2018 British Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton

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