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Breckland Council has reminded residents of the deadline to have their views heard on the draft of 
a Local Plan for the area.

Gordon Bambridge

Oliver and Olivia have been revealed as the most popular baby names in the region for 2016 according to official figures.

Jack

There were four goals scored during Norwich City’s comfortable win over Brentford in the Carabao Cup but it is a penalty miss that has got everyone talking.

Josh Murphy

An Attleborough-based renewable heating company has been shortlisted in a national awards scheme for an installation for housing association Flagship Group.

Attleborough

A cyclist suffered serious head injuries after a collision with a van on a busy rural road.

Addenbrooke's Hospital

Thetford’s 7th Armoured Division, known as the Desert Rats, are famous for their exploits, bravery, and sacrifice during the Second World War.

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There were only two matches played in Division One of the Central and South Norfolk League sponsored by Barnes Print at the weekend.

There were four goals scored during Norwich City’s comfortable win over Brentford in the Carabao Cup but it is a penalty miss that has got everyone talking.

Josh Murphy

Swaffham Golf Club’s ladies will be aiming to end a long wait for glory in the county’s premier knock-out competition next month.

Swaffham Golf Club

Swaffham Town have had a full fortnight to prepare for Saturday’s home match in the FA Vase.

Tommy Hunt

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 you its 2017 Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix review.

Lewis Hamilton

Watton and Swaffham Events

Caroline Flack is coming back to her native Norfolk this autumn, swapping Love Island for starring in her debut stage musical, Crazy For You, alongside fellow Strictly winner Tom Chambers.

Thetford

There is always a lot going on in south Norfolk. Here are just a few ideas of what to do and where to go this weekend.

A classic car rally is set to drive in to Swaffham this weekend - almost 20 years after it was last staged.

Swaffham Town Council

Norfolk Entertainment

The Breakfast Club to Pretty in Pink and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, the writer-director’s mix of Brat-pack stars, Prom nights and teenage rebellion features in series of screenings at Cinema City.

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Chilling ghost stories, horror classics, cult films and talks exploring the fact and fiction of the landscapes links to the supernatural feature in the second Fear in the Fens Festival.

Manchester

Our readers have cast their votes and today we can reveal the nine finalists in the running for our special arts awards. Arts correspondent Emma Knights reports

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Norfolk Sport

Don Topley ranks the players from Essex’s remarkable County Championship winning campaign in his latest weekly look at all things cricket.

Cricket

Norwich Iceni have won all their play-off games to be crowned national champions after a superb inaugural season.

America

Snetterton will see two different hosts this weekend, with the Historic Sports Car Club organising a 12-race programme on Saturday and the 750 Motor Club running 11 races the following day.

Patrick Blakeney-Edwards overcame a tardy start to the headline Seaman, Flockhart & Williams Trophies race at Snetterton to secure victory at the Vintage Festival meeting.

Norfolk swimming star Jessica-Jane Applegate has assured fans she is safe and well, after having to cancel plans to fly to Mexico due to the devastating earthquake which has hit the South American country.

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