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Richard Turnbull, Balfour Beatty Project Director, and Geoff Chatfield, Highway’s Agency Projects Manager, stand on a the A11 lay by at the Elveden War Memorial in Brandon where safety signs light up warning drivers about high-speed.

A11 to close overnight as environmental works done

Key environmental work on the A11 dualling project will close the road for five nights.

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A blood-sucking tick that carries a potentially debilitating virues - Lyme Disease.

Warning over disease carrying ticks during Lyme Disease peak season

Countryside visitors are being urged to be on their guard against tick bites during the peak season for Lyme Disease.

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The air ambulance in Martham. Picture by Stephen Johnson.

Air ambulance helping more people after extending flying hours of Norfolk based helicopter

A charity has attended almost 30 extra missions after extending its flying hours at the start of the summer.

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Pensioners at a Suffield Court in Swaffham have come together to create their own secret garden. Picture: Ian Burt

Swaffham residents make their secret garden bloom

A group of older people were left disappointed when judges of a horticultural competition ran out of time to view their secret garden – but they have been assured their creation will still be taken into consideration.

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Cranswick Country Foods in Watton - On the production line. Picture; Matthew Usher.

Sales boost for Watton-based Cranswick

Watton-based pork producer Cranswick, which provides sausages and bacon for the major supermarkets and Weight Watchers, said sales in the first quarter of the year to July 27 were 5pc ahead year-on-year due to efficiencies and increased capacity.

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Take the family to the Sealife Centre at Great Yarmouth this summer holiday.

Six things to do indoors to keep your family happy this summer

In the second of a five part series we look at some ideas to keep your family entertained this summer. Today it’s all about what you can do indoors.

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Norfolk Dixieland Jazz group.

Jazz concerts at Skeyton and South Walsham

Jazz fans will be able to catch live shows across Norfolk.

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McGeorge stars in comfortable victory for Saham Toney CC

Saham Toney recorded a comfortable victory in Division Two of the Dipple & Conway Opticians Norfolk Alliance on Saturday.

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Watton youngster wins Ishin Ryu British title for fourth time

Watton martial artist Kieran Steward has become British Champion of his sport for the fourth year running.

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Chrissie Wellington. Picture: Daniel Hambury

Chrissie Wellington to be part of all-women’s team for Trois Etapes Tour in Pyrénées

Feltwell-raised Ironman star Chrissie Wellington will be part of the first all-women’s team in the Trois Etapes Tour in the French Pyrénées next month.

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SV Racing's Clio Cup car. Picture: Jakob Ebrey Photography

Late Clio Cup promotion for Norfolk teenager Adam Hatfield

Norfolk teenager Adam Hatfield is due to make his Michelin Clio Cup Race Series debut at Brands Hatch Indy Circuit this weekend.

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Action from last year's BTCC round at Snetterton.

Snetterton set for British Touring Car Championship return

The British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) returns to Snetterton at the start of August.

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Chrissie Wellington. Picture: Daniel Hambury

Chrissie Wellington to be part of all-women’s team for Trois Etapes Tour in Pyrénées

Feltwell-raised Ironman star Chrissie Wellington will be part of the first all-women’s team in the Trois Etapes Tour in the French Pyrénées next month.

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Laura Massaro. Picture: PA/Martin Rickett

Schedule: Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambs athletes in action during day seven of the Commonwealth Games

Great Yarmouth’s Sophie McKinna will be thrust into the limelight this evening as she battles for shot put gold.

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Olympic medalist and former world champion Emma Pooley at the Pedal Norfolk Cycling Festival on the Holkham Estate. Picture: Ian Burt

Norwich cycling ace Emma Pooley set for a new career path

Emma Pooley has quit cycling – but that decision will not signal the end of the road for her sporting career.

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