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Breckland Council

A new store and drive-through coffee shop may soon be built in Necton if plans are granted by Breckland Council.

These are the 13 criminals Norfolk Constabulary is currently appealing for help to trace in the county with crimes ranging from sexual assault to attempted murder.

Norwich Crown Court

A DVD featuring behind-the-scenes footage of a popular Norfolk airshow will allow people to relive one of the region’s most spectacular flying displays.

The Swaffham Lions have awarded funding to nine community groups, at a charity event, in Swaffham.

A new memorial has been unveiled to one of the RAF’s oldest squadrons.

An unusual phenomenon occured across the county on Monday, October 16.


A call has been made to end massive pay outs to public sector bosses when they leave organisations – often to reappear in similar roles merely months later at another agency.

Clive Lewis

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Watton and Swaffham Sport

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Jack Prentice

There were goals galore in matches involving Swaffham Town last week, unfortunately not always in their favour.

Longham are the new leaders of Division One of the Barnes Print Central & South Norfolk League on goal difference from Watton Reserves after a 4-0 win at Mulbarton Wanderers A.


Swaffham Ladies came through a thrilling finale to claim an historic Gillieson Cup win for their club at the weekend.

Swaffham Town are getting to be known as the one point specialists following a disappointing visit to March Town United on Saturday in Thurlow Nunn League Division One.

Jack Prentice

Central and South Norfolk League Division One leaders Watton Res maintained their 100pc record with a 4-1 win at Attleborough Town A.

Watton and Swaffham Events

To celebrate National Bookshop Day, here’s a look at some of the brilliant bookshops you can visit across the county:

There is always a lot going on in south Norfolk. Here are just a few ideas of what to do and where to go this weekend (Saturday, October 7-Sunday, October 8).

Caroline Flack is coming back to her native Norfolk this autumn, swapping Love Island for starring in her debut stage musical, Crazy For You, alongside fellow Strictly winner Tom Chambers.

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Norfolk Entertainment

A new project is looking for 10 overlooked or unexpected places across the east to inspire new works of art.

United Kingdom

Fans of Roald Dahl are in for a theatrical treat at The Garage in Norwich this week. Arts correspondent Emma Knights finds out more.

Emma Knights

Budding architects and artists are being invited to get involved in a project to draw a 360-degree view of the city from the top of Norwich Castle’s mound.

Norwich University

Walk The Moon, a pop-rock band from Cincinnati are heading to Norwich.

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Two striking views of iconic city landmarks have won the FANN17 and iWitness24 photography competition.


Norfolk Sport

Fakenham Town returned to league action at Ely City last night - and gave their hosts a decent game before going down 3-0.

Fakenham Town

Last week, I was having a bother of a time down on the River Wye.


King’s Lynn Town powered to the top of the Evostik Southern League last night after cruising to a 4-0 win at Dunstable.

Lynn Town

Enthusiasts of the Ford marque will be in heaven at Snetterton this Sunday as an array of mouth-watering demonstrations from the blue oval manufacturer’s history will be on parade at the Norfolk venue.


Just one-tenth of a second difference decided the East District Women’s Hill Climb Championship with Kate Lucas of Norwich Amateur BC climbing Semer Hill in one minute and 3.1 seconds while Becky Ridge of Manningtree Wheelers went up in 1:03.2.


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