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UN Court

Funding for legal aid providers in the region has been cut by almost half in six years amid warnings the support network for vulnerable people has been “decimated”.

A free Christmas lunch will round off a year of community schemes in Swaffham.

Dramatic drone footage of a 600 tonne straw fire shows the ferocity and size of the blaze.

Tina Kiddell

A 600-tonne straw fire which took 15 hours to finally die down has been described as “catastrophic” by the mayor of Watton.

Tina Kiddell

Drivers are being forced to pay a “stealth tax”, it has been claimed, after it was revealed car owners in Norwich paid £74 on average last year to park their cars.

Broadland District Council

A single mum of five said the pressure of paying for heating while she underwent treatment for cancer made her mental health “fall to pieces”.

Firefighters remained at the scene of a large straw stack fire which continued to burn more than 15 hours after the fire service arrived.

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Watton and Swaffham Sport

Yesterday, 17:56
Joe Jackson

Swaffham Town put the disappointment of their FA Vase exit behind them on Saturday with a stunning 7-0 win over Wisbech St Mary in Division One North of the Thurlow Nunn League.

Swaffham’s FA Vase dream is over after they were beaten in a third round replay.

Joe Jackson

Swaffham Town and Stowmarket will have to do it all again on Tuesday evening as their FA Vase third round tie ended goalless after extra time.

Paul Hunt

This newspaper and Bullards are offering four lucky people the chance to spend an exclusive day behind the scenes at Norwich City Football Club’s training ground.

Eastern Daily Press

Young triathlete Billie-Jordan Butler has made her mark over the course of the season.

Norfolk County

Watton and Swaffham Events

Norfolk writer Kevin Crossley-Holland has conjured treasure from the stories which thread through our landscape and light-up childhood and beyond

archant

Holkham Hall’s Festive Food Fair is coming up on December 15 and 16.

National Trust

We take a look at some of the places curtains will be rising around Norfolk, beginning with Aladdin at the Norwich Theatre Royal where the star tells John Bultitude how he’s moved from the stalls to the stage.

Christmas 2018

Christmas is coming and there is no better way to get into the festive mood than visiting a market, with mulled wine in hand of course.

St Mary's Church

Norfolk Entertainment

Quarterfinals on Strictly Come Dancing are just another excuse to whip out Musicals Week costumes, more sequin-clad backing dancers and for Bruno to thrust at the licence fee payers expense - and we all love it.

BBC

In October, Doctor Who returned to our screens full of groundbreaking optimism. Jodie Whittaker was the first female Doctor and Broadchurch writer Chris Chibnall had become the new showrunner. As the final episode of the year transmits this weekend, Steve Russell and Andrew Clarke have different feelings about the show they love

Andrew Clarke

From one of the country’s best known Brexit campaigners to a 90s popstar, there is something for everyone at UEA’s Spring Literary Festival in 2019.

European Union

Christmas morning has come early with the chance for you and your little ones to enjoy breakfast with Santa in Norfolk and get into the festive spirit.

Christmas 2018

Get ready to feel the love as a Brit award-winning band is set to perform at Newmarket Nights in 2019.

United Kingdom

Norfolk Sport

Swaffham Town put the disappointment of their FA Vase exit behind them on Saturday with a stunning 7-0 win over Wisbech St Mary in Division One North of the Thurlow Nunn League.

Joe Jackson

Swaffham’s FA Vase dream is over after they were beaten in a third round replay.

Joe Jackson

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