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A First World War memorial campaign led by former head of the army Lord Dannatt will see 6ft tall Tommy silhouette statues erected around the county.

A Swaffham based charity which aims to provide entertainment and activities for older people is hosting a Big Weekend event in September.

Norfolk County Council leader Andrew Proctor discussed a range of key subjects in an interview with BBC Norfolk. Here is what he had to say:

Lorne Green

Norfolk County Council failed to tell an elderly couple the cost of care they did not want, or need, leading them to rack up £10,000 worth of debt.

County Council

The Heritage at Risk Programme (HAR) was launched by Historic England and is used to help assess the overall state of the country’s heritage sites.

Norwich

Farmer’s land which is due to be dug up for offshore windfarm cables has previously carried a “radioactive risk” following a plane crash 22 years ago, secret documents reveal today.

Jenny Smedley

Homes and businesses in rural parts of Norfolk are still suffering from a lack of 4G mobile phone coverage, according to latest figures from Ofcom.

Norman Lamb

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Watton and Swaffham Sport

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The time has come to recognise the efforts of Norfolk’s most exceptional sportsmen and women.

Swaffham professional Nic Cains turned on the style to claim his second East PGA victory in the space of a month.

London

A youngster from Bunwell, near Attleborough, is hoping to continue his run of form after bouncing back from a 40mph head-on collision in his first BKC Karting Championship.

Ben Willis put his local knowledge to good use as he came out on top at The Norfolk Boys’ Championships at Swaffham Golf Club.

Swaffham captain Jasper Payne has been named player of the month for June in the Cecil Amey Opticians Norfolk Alliance.

Ashmanhaugh Wanderers

Watton and Swaffham Events

The BBC’s soon-to-be-aired thriller Bodyguard is the latest in a long line of TV shows to be filmed in Norfolk. We take a look at 10 others, from reality shows to comedies, dramas to thrillers, to feature the county, including Swaffham-on-Sea.

BBC

It is a skill which takes commitment, creativity and passion.

London

September will get off to a mouth-watering start with the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival returning to Holkham Hall.

Norwich

Businesses, charities, communities and individuals have pulled together to back the special day which takes place on Friday, July 27.

University of East Anglia

A new Norfolk Day arts project has been commissioned by Creative Arts East as part of their efforts to promote health and wellbeing in older people.

Norfolk Day 2018

Norfolk Entertainment

Born in Great Yarmouth and raised in Lowestoft, actor Karl Theobald’s career began when he was cast in an east coast production of West Side Story at school - after he’d been a Grifter-riding member of The Midnight Raiders gang, of course.

Great Yarmouth

Willam will be performing with fellow drag artist Rhea Litre at The Waterfront.

United Kingdom

Wizard whizzes have the chance to team up and win a cash prize.

With the new series of Strictly Come Dancing set to get underway very soon, here is where you can see professional dancers from the show at theatres across East Anglia.

United Kingdom

Intu Chapelfield hosted a circus-themed event inspired by the Pablo GoGoHare.

Norfolk Sport

The time has come to recognise the efforts of Norfolk’s most exceptional sportsmen and women.

BBC

Swaffham professional Nic Cains turned on the style to claim his second East PGA victory in the space of a month.

London

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