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Fire warning to those enjoying barbecues in Norfolk’s wooded areas

Take care with barbecues in wooded areas – that’s the warning from Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service today after being called out to three fires this morning.

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The new Iceni Centre is to open up at Cockley Cley ready for Easter - From left, Sir Samuel Roberts, Liz Collyer, Andy Partridge, Parry Clark and Jamie Kemp ready for the opening. Picture: Matthew Usher.

New lease of life for Breckland visitor attraction

Hopes are high that visitor numbers at a Breckland heritage site will double after the venue was given a new lease of life.

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Watton Medical Practice.

Worries over appointment demand at Watton Medical Practice

Concerns have been raised in Watton over the GP surgery’s ability to cope with the town’s growing population.

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Amber the dog.

Find Me a Family: Can you give Amber a loving home?

The best things do not always come in small packages, as one-year-old Great Dane cross Amber shows perfectly.

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Mike Page pictures of the A11. Photo : Mike Page

“On all these jobs the risk comes at the start” - A11 project enters the final stretch

Bosses on the £102m A11 dualling scheme are hoping for the sun to keep shining as the project enters the home stretch.

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Tom Edwards, former pirate radio DJ pictured in the  BBC Radio Norfolk studios in Norwich.

My life on the ocean waves - as a pirate

It’s 50 years this weekend since pirate station Radio Caroline began broadcasting off the East Coast – and changed music forever. Former pirate radio DJ Tom Edwards reflects on those heady days...

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Ely's CAT Theatre Company

PREVIEW: The Owl and the Pussycat ready for Ely opening with its bong trees, pirate piggies, a turkey and, of course, the Runcible Spoon!

Ely’s CAT Theatre Company has announced the dates for its forthcoming production, The Owl and The Pussycat.E

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Swaffham appoint coaching duo with international experience

Swaffham’s season may finish tomorrow but they have already begun planning for rugby’s return in the autumn.

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Late penalty secures impressive away win for Swaffham RUFC at Newmarket

High-flying Newmarket’s 100pc home record was ended by Swaffham, thanks to a late penalty securing an excellent 25-23 victory.

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Action from Swaffham Town's 1-0 home defeat to promotion rivals Halstead Town at Shoemakers Lane. Pictured is Swaffham captain Dean Miller heading for goal, only to see his effort cleared off the line. Picture: Eddie Deane

Swaffham Town suffer promotion setback against Halstead Town

Swaffham Town’s promotion hopes suffered a serious blow on Saturday.

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Wroxham chief Guziejko takes blame for his relegation-threatened team’s plight

Wroxham boss Pawel Guziejko admits he must take responsibility for Wroxham’s current league situation as they prepare to host Burnham Ramblers.

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Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA

Pulis disinterested in Manager of the Year award

Tony Pulis is amongst the favourites for the Manager of the Year award, although such recognition is not overly important to the Crystal Palace manager.

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Steve Holland gives Eden Hazard injury update ahead of Sunderland clash

Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard “remains a doubt” for Chelsea’s Champions League semi-final first leg trip to Atletico Madrid on Tuesday night.

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