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GCSE Results Day 2014 - Pupils in Neatherd High School in Dereham get their results. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Photo galleries: Central Norfolk GCSE Results Day

The nervous wait was finally over this morning, as pupils across central Norfolk opened their GCSE results.

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Members of the Campaign to Save Mental Health Services in Norfolk and Suffolk at the North Norfolk Clinical Commisioning Group meeting at Aylsham.

Campaign group and mental health trust for Norfolk and Suffolk pledge to work together

A campaign group has pledged to work more closely with the mental health bosses in Norfolk and Suffolk, it has been announced.

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Norfolk Care Awards 2014. Pictured: Outstanding Achievement - Paul Goldsmith and Paul Scott.  Photo: Supplied

Nominations set to open for second Norfolk Care Awards

Nominations are set to open for the second Norfolk Care Awards, which aim to showcase and highlight excellence amongst care and support services across the county.

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Are e-cigarettes resulting in reduction in demand for NHS quit smoking services?

Could e-cigarettes be to blame for a reduction in demand for NHS stop smoking services?

The growing popularity of e-cigarettes has been partly blamed on a dramatic decrease in the number of people accessing NHS services to quit smoking.

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Breckland councillor William Smith

Breckland councillor resigns from cabinet

A council cabinet member has stepped down from his position citing a difference in direction with the leader.

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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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Norwich brothers Ethan and Reuben Harvey who have dug a WW1 trench in their back garden as well as having a radio room, guard post and barbed wire barricades.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Photo gallery and video: Norwich brothers dig First World War trench in their back garden

Brothers Ethan and Reuben Harvey have gone that extra mile to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War - by digging a trench in their back garden and staging mock battles.

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  • Dramatic Zeppelin attack captured on canvas becomes new star attraction at Great Yarmouth museum
  • Costumed soldiers will re-enact the departure of troops from Dereham as they headed for the First World War
  • How the war changed the lives of women forever
  • Guardians against ‘enemy at the gate’
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    Syd Lawrence Orchestra,  Photo credit: James Laws

    Acts lined up for popular festival

    The Halesworth Arts Festival has grown over the years to become one of the region’s most popular festivals and this year one of this country’s finest actors will be taking part.

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Swaffham Golf Club men's captain Gordon Halewood (centre) with Mens Captain Weekend winners Ann Ewer and Nic Cains.

Ann Ewer wins scratch event at Swaffham Golf Club

The weekend involved a medal round for both ladies and men at Swaffham Golf Club on the Saturday followed by a “sixes” fun competition on the Sunday.

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Thetford take bragging rights in FA Cup clash with Swaffham

Thetford Town earned local bragging rights by seeing off Swaffham Town in the FA Cup extra preliminary round.

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Defending champions Oxfam Crusaders celebrate winning the Swaffham 7s. Picture: Lee Woodward

Crusaders retain title at Swaffham Summer Sevens

Swaffham Summer Sevens were once again played in perfect weather as teams travelled from all around East Anglia for the tournament.

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Breckland CC's Mark Nudds. Picture: Fergus Muir

Cycling Club Breckland’s Chris Nudds claims Veterans Time Trials Association victory

Chris Nudds of Cycling Club Breckland won the Veterans Time Trials Association East Anglia 10-mile time trial on Saturday.

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Thetford Town start season with victory at FC Clacton

Thetford Town got off to a flying start with a 2-1 victory at FC Clacton on the opening weekend of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division season.

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Darcy Ward in action for the Poole Pirates at Lynn last week. Picture: IAN BURT

Inside Track 2014: World number three Niels-Kristian Iversen’s weekly look inside the Norfolk Arena

Darcy Ward was banned from riding in Sunday’s Grand Prix because he failed a pre-meeting alcohol test.

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Past and present members of the Norfolk Hash House Harriers celebrate the club's 30th anniversary.

Norfolk Hash House Harriers celebrate 30th anniversary

Current and former members of Norfolk Hash House Harriers running club have come together to celebrate the club’s 30th anniversary.

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Alfie Hewett (GBR) in action during the British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships 2014 at Nottingham Tennis Centre.

Picture: Chris Vaughan/Tennis Foundation
Date: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Norfolk wheelchair tennis star Alfie Hewett continues his world rankings rise

Wheelchair tennis ace Alfie Hewett has improved his men’s singles world ranking to number 18 and moved up to British number three in the process after a successful summer.

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