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The union representing ambulance crews in our region has called on chiefs to buy new jackets for staff for the winter months.

A day of celebration recognised almost 200 staff and volunteers from the region’s ambulance service.


Mid-Norfolk MP George Freeman will be attending a community workshop.

George Freeman

Young people and families were the focus of YMCA Norfolk’s annual celebration evening at the Open in Norwich.


The search for the next Miss Norfolk has begun.

“Look before you book” - That is the message from Breckland District Council ahead of the Christmas party season.

Food Standards Agency

Norfolk veterans with mental health problems can now receive help from man’s best friend as a new initiative which pairs ex-service personnel with rescue dogs in need of a new home.


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Watton and Swaffham Sport

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Barnes Print Central & South Norfolk League Division One leaders Longham maintain their 100pc record with a 4-2 home win over Hethersett Athletic OB and extended their lead to nine points.

Swaffham were well beaten by North Walsham Raiders in their latest Eastern Counties One North fixture.


Swaffham Town recorded a comprehensive home win in difficult conditions against a strong, competitive team.

Joe Jackson

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 – reviews the 2017 Mexico Formula 1 Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton’s drivers’ title win, the latest F1 news and looks ahead to Brazil.

Michael Bailey

Longham increased their lead at the top of Division One of Central and South Norfolk League sponsored by Barnes Print to six points after beating third placed Shipdham 5-0.


Watton and Swaffham Events

The country’s favourite time lord has been around for more than half a century, but there’s never been an adventure set in Norfolk - until now.


As the Sisters in a Swaffham convent prepare to unveil the last episode of the reality show they signed up for, TV Editor Stacia Briggs discovered that it wasn’t just the party girls who learned lessons from the experience.

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One of Tim Burton’s greatest films will feature at a ‘fright night’ cinema event in Swaffham.

A mum from Watton who gave her dying son cannabis in an attempt to help him has appeared on ITV’s Loose Women.


Behold the witching hours is fast approaching and this half-term there are plenty of terrifying adventures to scare you out of your wits in the run up to Halloween. Ghosts, ghouls, pumpkins, chills and thrills, there is someone for all ages.


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Confetti canons, a snow machine and a parade of youngsters riding decorated bikes and scooters helped fill Sheringham folk with festive spirit, at the town’s annual Christmas lights switch-on.

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Veteran Russian performance artist Slava Poulin brings back his spectacular hit family show, a joyous mix of unconfined chaos of clowns, music and a finale that turns the theatre into a swirling snow storm.

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The rubber puppet of the US President will go on display for the first time at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts as part of a retrospective of the work of the satirical TV series co-creator Roger Law.

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Singer Aston Merrygold will be heading to Norwich next year as part of a new UK tour.

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A major art installation on a north Norfolk beach and a new gravity-defying circus show are among the first events announced for next year’s Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

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