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A new project to help protect the future an area of the Brecks which is home to many rare plant and animal species is to be launched.

Youth club members in Swaffham have held a tea party and debate to celebrate 90 years of British men and women having equal rights to vote.

If you are unsure about the amount of medication you’re taking, tell someone – that’s the message local people and carers are being urged to adopt during Learning Disability Week this week as part of a national campaign to stop the over medication of people with a learning disability.

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A church says it has lost hundreds of pounds to an estate agent who has gone to ground owing landlords thousands.

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Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) is poised to decide whether to press forward with a possible takeover of the management of the county’s fire and rescue service.

Lorne Green

A mother who gave her dying son cannabis oil has said MPs coming out in support of legalising cannabis has been ‘a long time coming’.

It opened under a blaze of publicity, but a branch of the family electricals firm Adcocks is closing in Dereham.

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Watton and Swaffham Sport

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Jake Dixon is determined to turn his RAF Reserves team’s home British Superbike Championship round – and some personal good news – into a big success at Snetterton this weekend.

Little is known about the tiny wooden building which sits unassuming, tucked away from a mid-Norfolk market town’s high street.

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Watton and Swaffham Events

Scores of events have now been organised to celebrate the first ever Norfolk Day this summer.

University of East Anglia

How many kinds of sweet flowers grow in an East Anglian country garden? You can find out this summer by wandering through some of the many which are open to the public.

National Trust

Caroline Flack has joked that she may tie the knot with fiancé Andrew Brady in the Love Island villa.

The Queen has opened three of her favourite royal residences to camera crews to mark the 30th anniversary of Countryfile - includng Sandringham in Norfolk. What can we expect to see when the team descend on one of the Royal Family’s most treasured estates?

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What could be better than tucking in to some free breakfast treats?

University of East Anglia

Norfolk Entertainment

While most of the GoGoHares will be hopping into Norwich and Norfolk on Sunday, one early arrival enjoyed a sunny trip out on the Broads before taking up his trail place.

Norfolk Wildlife Trust

A new exhibition unlocking the stories behind the famous 17th century painting The Paston Treasure opens at Norwich Castle tomorrow.

United Kingdom

Yesterday was award-winning novelist Ian McEwan’s 70th birthday. Here’s a list of some of the UEA graduate’s best works to date.

BBC

In light of Q Magazine labelling Norwich as ‘unfashionable’, Amy Newbery offers 10 reasons as to why that’s completely untrue.

Norwich Arts Centre

Crime pays off again, just about, in latest misadventures of the larcenous Ocean family that ditches George Clooney, Brad Pitt in favour of an all-female lead cast spearheaded by Oscar winners Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett.

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