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United Kingdom

A menu of activities for a great day out in Norfolk or Suffolk has been launched by Norfolk and Suffolk Tourist Attractions (NSTA) to coincide with English Tourism Week.

Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Norfolk and Waveney have welcomed a national review of the items available on prescription, as concerns are raised over the safety of withdrawing gluten-free food.

NHS

An academy trust has denied the loss of three schools in Thetford threatens it with bankruptcy, following a damning government report into its finances and management.

Birmingham

The BBC’s Stargazing Live starts tonight and will again renew our interest in the thrilling sights to be found in the night sky. Here’s how to take the next steps into amateur astronomy.

BBC

It’s 8pm on Magnetic Island, Australia and Su Mijic is talking to Steve Moss at Linden Court residential home in Watton.

County Council

Whether you can use the new pound coin to pay for your car park ticket today in the region will depend on where you decide to leave your vehicle.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Travel vaccinations, gluten-free foods and omega-3 supplements may no longer be available on the NHS under major cost-cutting plans.

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Watton and Swaffham Sport

Yesterday, 12:16
Nick Castellan

Swaffham earned and deserved all three points from their local derby against Fakenham Town.

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings a familiar face into their 2017 build-up.

BBC

Injury-hit Swaffham Town claimed a valuable point on Saturday – but had a two-goal advantage wiped out in the final 15 minutes.

Premier Division

Pupils in Swaffham have been recognised for their sporting achievements by a former professional tennis player.

Nicholas Hamond Academy

Swaffham Town suffered a heavy 7-1 defeat at Godmanchester in a game where a very young team performed well but luck and opportunity avoided them.

Luke Reed

Watton and Swaffham Events

Stepping in to Charlotte Rampling’s duplex in Paris’s 16th arrondissement, I meet not one glamour-puss but two. Joe, a magnificent Red Maine Coon, glides down the stairs as we shake hands. I’m privileged: he rarely greets strangers.

Italy

Norfolk Entertainment

Multi-instrumentalist Phil Beer has said appearing with his band at Folk On The Pier in May is the highlight of his musical calendar.

A soup kitchen group is raising money to support its work.

Facebook

It is a psychological thriller featuring supernatural encounters and brushes with the afterlife.

Norwich

Norwich-based writer Sarah Perry has been shortlisted for the International Dylan Thomas Prize with her second novel The Essex Serpent.

Norwich

A trio of classic films will be screened in a popular Norwich park.

Norwich

Norfolk Sport

Gorleston’s dream of winning the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division title was in tatters last night after they suffered a humiliating 6-0 defeat at second placed Felixstowe and Walton.

The Greens

Norfolk clinched the national over 60 inter-county title at the National Indoor Championships at Melton Mowbray.

Another very good coarse fishing season draws to a close this weekend at the Nar Valley Fisheries complex.

King’s Lynn Stars fans can get their first glimpse of the 2017 team in action on Wednesday.

The first of 10 Norfolk cup finals got under way with Drayton Dazzlers lifting the Sunday Junior Cup.

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