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Residents say they have been left feeling frustrated and excluded after a workshop that was intended to give an update on how plans for two of Norfolk’s largest wind farm projects would impact their village.

Vulnerable young people who are exploited by London gangs to transport drugs into Norfolk should be treated as victims, rather than criminals, according to the NSPCC.

Norfolk Police

Falconry displays, archery and a barbecue were some of the activities that young and old alike enjoyed at a school fete.

Many of us take for granted the normality of a workplace where we make friends and are respected for our talents.

Children have been taught how to keep safe on building sites during a Norfolk school visit.

Ten days after the prime minister announced an inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal, one Norfolk victim speaks out from his hospital bed.

Theresa May

A £4.8m expansion which will more than double the size of a Thetford school to help tackle a chronic shortage of primary places in the area has been unveiled.

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Watton and Swaffham Sport

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Mark Webber

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its 2017 British Formula 1 Grand Prix rreview.

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – went to Silverstone to take in race day at the British Grand Prix, and had the time of their lives.

Lewis Hamilton

Swaffham turned in one of their best performances of the season to see off high-flying Beccles in their latest Norfolk Alliance Division Two encounter.

Thetford Town

Richmond Park Golf Club’s annual Senior Open and charity day was blessed with almost perfect conditions.

The Nowak Trophy was hosted by Connaught Bowls Club at Attleborough.

Charles Newman

Watton and Swaffham Events

Discover East Anglia’s history and heritage with these top 25 historic sites.

British Army

Independent Bookshop Week runs from Saturday, June 24 to Saturday, July 1. Here we look at some of the brilliant bookshops across the county you can visit to celebrate:

United Kingdom

Norfolk Entertainment

A Hawaiian-style catamaran, a one-man paddle steamer and a brick-shaped boat manned by lego men were among the crazy craft competing in this year’s Sheringham Carnival raft race.

Sheringham Primary School

North Norfolk music festival Rock Bodham kicked off in style today, in spite of cloudy skies and the threat of rain.

Love Islanders are coming to Norfolk in a special appearance next month at Truckfest East, back next month by popular demand.

United Kingdom

Former Great British Bake Off contestant Kate Barmby has created something truly magical for The Assembly House in Norwich.

Norwich

Norfolk Sport

Lowestoft Town have completed the signing of former Premier League defender Dean Leacock.

Premier League

Norwich darts ace Darren Webster caused a major upset in the first round of the BetVictor World Matchplay at Blackpool by beating former champion James Wade.

United Kingdom

Fabio Wardley proved there is such a thing as friendly rivalry between Norwich and Ipswich when he won his second outing as a pro.

Ipswich

Nathan Dale looks likely to campaign at lightweight in future after ending his eight-month absence from the ring at the weekend.

Zaiphan Morris was devastated after his hopes of a second title belt evaporated.

Norwich

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