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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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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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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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Swaffham hairdresser Louise Green who ran the London Marathon in aid of the Anthony Nolan Trust. She raised more than £4,000.

Swaffham hairdresser’s London marathon run raises £4,000 for Anthony Nolan Trust

A hairdresser who took inspiration from her late father when she ran the London Marathon has raised more than £4,000 for charity.

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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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Live Music Project birthday party at Trestle Arts Base, St Albans

One year on, the Live Music Project will be celebrating its success with a party next Saturday, April 26.

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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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Helen Durance completed the Marathon des Sables.

Striders conquers world’s toughest footrace, the Marathon des Sables

Helen Durance has vowed never to do the Marathon des Sables ever again after taking on and conquering the toughest footrace in the world.

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