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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A motorcyclist was left with serious back and chest injuries after a crash in Little Cressingham.

The deadline is approaching for Breckland residents to have their say on growth and development in their district over the next 20 years.

Breckland Council

A speeding motorist who admitted driving at 130mph on the A11 has been disqualified from driving.


A soldier is celebrating after being named as the best member of his promotion course.


Firefighters have been called out to tackle a large straw stack fire on the edge of Watton in the early hours of this morning.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

A landmark shop which has been a feature of its town for 60 years is being given a new lease of life after being bought by a former friendly rival.

Paul Adcock

He’s one of Norfolk’s biggest stars, so it seems fitting that BBC Radio Norfolk’s Nick Conrad is hosting this year’s EDP Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards.

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Watton and Swaffham Sport

Saturday, October 22, 2016
United Counties League Premier Division

Monday’s draw for the second round of the Buildbase FA Vase will feature at least one Norfolk team – as Thetford and Great Yarmouth face each other this afternoon.

Swaffham Town were the victims of a Norfolk Senior Cup upset on Saturday as they were dumped out of the competition by Attleborough Town.

Matthew Blackford

Swaffham Town’s prospects are looking up after sealing their first win of the season.

Luke Reed

Thetford Town and Great Yarmouth Town will lock horns in the next round of the FA Vase.

The Greens

A host of the area’s clubs will be looking to see off county rivals in order to progress in a national competition.

Brett Whaley

Watton and Swaffham Events

A rare 90-year-old railway poster advertising Norfolk is set to fetch between £570 and £820 at an auction in America next week.

Norfolk Entertainment

The less-than-smooth operator has miraculously survived another Strictly Come Dancing elimination in the wake of his disasterous performance on last night’s show.


Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald announced last night that they will be coming to Carrow Road in 2017 for the final date of their hotly-anticipated Wonderland Tour.


Pop band Take That is set to play a gig in Norwich next summer as part of the group’s newly announced Wonderland Live tour.

United Kingdom

The former politician left Bruno Tonioli and Strictly fans across the nation hiding behind their hands as he desperately tried to keep his balance while holding his professional dance partner aloft.


Inspiring champions of Norfolk’s rich cultural scene were celebrated at a special awards ceremony at Norwich Cathedral’s Hostry.

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Norfolk Sport

Gorleston and Thetford Town are still flying the Norfolk flag after both moved into the second round of the FA Vase at the weekend.

Luke Reed

Lee Stevenson’s third goal of the season ensured a fourth draw in five games for King’s Lynn Town at Stratford Town’s DCS Stadium.

Toby Hilliard

Both sides drew a blank in this mid-table clash at Aldiss Park, writes Rene Kendal.

Ryan Crisp

Neil Richmond’s brace helped secure the points for Tilbury to leapfrog Norwich United in ninth, writes Norman Bygrave.

Liam Jackson

Spixworth stayed top of the Anglian Combination Premier Division despite dropping points after a 1-1 draw against Acle United.

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