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GCSE Results Day 2014 - Pupils in Neatherd High School in Dereham get their results. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Photo galleries: Central Norfolk GCSE Results Day

The nervous wait was finally over this morning, as pupils across central Norfolk opened their GCSE results.

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Breckland councillor William Smith

Breckland councillor resigns from cabinet

A council cabinet member has stepped down from his position citing a difference in direction with the leader.

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People living in The Paddocks are upset that Breckland is planning to sell off a strip of land to the nursing home. Pictured (from left) Bill Smith, Molly Belcher, Phyllis Aberdeen, Stewart Belcher, Patricia Finch, Christine Smith, Janet Church and Emily Belcher (4). Picture: Ian Burt

Potential land sale in Swaffham causes upset

Families living on a market town housing estate have raised concerns about the potential sale of a strip of land near to their homes to a nearby nursing home.

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Brandon Country Park. Photo: The Brecks Partnership.

Funding pot to support projects in The Brecks

Community groups, individuals and organisations have the chance to win a slice of £30,000 towards projects which help celebrate and showcase The Brecks.

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Rev Dee Loxley, from Swaffham, who has died aged 73. The photo is from the day she was ordained in 1996.

Tributes paid to retired Norfolk vicar

Tributes have been paid to a retired vicar who dedicated nearly three decades of her life to the church and was one of the first women in Norfolk to be ordained.

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Take the family to the Sealife Centre at Great Yarmouth this summer holiday.

Six things to do indoors to keep your family happy this summer

In the second of a five part series we look at some ideas to keep your family entertained this summer. Today it’s all about what you can do indoors.

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East Anglia At War See all

Village at War event at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse

Costumed soldiers will re-enact the departure of troops from Dereham as they headed for the First World War

The final parade of hundreds of soldiers in Dereham before they headed out to the grim battlefields of the First World War will be re-enacted as part of a Norfolk museum’s Village at War weekend.

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    How Great Yarmouth’s Out There festival has brought Gallic circus cornucopia to Norfolk

    Great Yarmouth’s traditional kiss-me-quick seaside image has received a Gallic overhaul in recent years with the cosmopolitan Out There Festival taking to its streets, parks and venues.

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Swaffham Golf Club men's captain Gordon Halewood (centre) with Mens Captain Weekend winners Ann Ewer and Nic Cains.

Ann Ewer wins scratch event at Swaffham Golf Club

The weekend involved a medal round for both ladies and men at Swaffham Golf Club on the Saturday followed by a “sixes” fun competition on the Sunday.

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Thetford take bragging rights in FA Cup clash with Swaffham

Thetford Town earned local bragging rights by seeing off Swaffham Town in the FA Cup extra preliminary round.

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Defending champions Oxfam Crusaders celebrate winning the Swaffham 7s. Picture: Lee Woodward

Crusaders retain title at Swaffham Summer Sevens

Swaffham Summer Sevens were once again played in perfect weather as teams travelled from all around East Anglia for the tournament.

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Breckland CC's Mark Nudds. Picture: Fergus Muir

Cycling Club Breckland’s Chris Nudds claims Veterans Time Trials Association victory

Chris Nudds of Cycling Club Breckland won the Veterans Time Trials Association East Anglia 10-mile time trial on Saturday.

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Thetford Town start season with victory at FC Clacton

Thetford Town got off to a flying start with a 2-1 victory at FC Clacton on the opening weekend of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division season.

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Paralympic hopeful Danny Nobbs, who has switched from shot putt to javelin with the help of his coach Tim Newenham.
Photo by Simon Finlay.

Danny Nobbs set for men’s F54 javelin final at IPC European Championships in Swansea

Norfolk Paralympic hopeful Danny Nobbs continues his progress in switching from shot put to javelin this afternoon when he takes part in the IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea.

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The Tri-Anglia athletes who took part in the Ironman event in Kalmar, Sweden. Pictures: Richard Lee

Tri-Anglia team complete Ironman event in Sweden

The endurance challenges of an Ironman event in Sweden have been tackled by 28 members of Tri-Anglia triathlon club.

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Norfolk youngster Callum Taylor.
 Photo: Bill Smith

England Under-17s debut for Norfolk and Swardeston batsman Callum Taylor

Swardeston and Norfolk batsman Callum Taylor was part of the England Under-17 team to win a one-day series against their Pakistan counterparts this week.

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