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A community organisation has extended a hand of friendship to another with a generous donation.

From the Mousehold Heath Norwich skyline to the houses of Sheringham stretched out under Beeston Bump, there’s plenty of iconic views in Norfolk.


A former youth football coach is lacing up his boots again to take part in one of the UK’s most famous sports challenges.


Police say a property on Manor Drive was broken into between between 4.30pm on Friday, December 2 and 10am the next day.

An appeal to help our vulnerable elderly to stay warm this winter has raised almost £20,000.

Norfolk Community Foundation

Nativities are a traditional staple of the festive period, but a church in Watton has performed its Christmas story with a twist.


An entrepreneur who gave a makeover to a 300-year-old pub is now providing makeovers for her customers inside it.


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Watton and Swaffham Events

Artists have been exploring their own desires this festive season for a gallery exhibition.


Inject some real festive spirit into your Christmas shopping with a whirl around the region’s wonderful seasonal markets. SIMON PARKIN has a guide to the best places for Christmas cheer!

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Norfolk Entertainment

A creative grandmother is hoping to promote the great outdoors for children in a comical new book.

A pair of music lovers are gearing up to stage a fundraising night at a Diss pub.

Talented local youngsters are bringing the exotic tales of the Arabian Nights to the Norwich stage with the help of puppets, dancers and a little sprinkling of theatrical magic.


There is nothing more likely to lift the Christmas spirits than a carol concert or the jingle of festive songs. And there are plenty of places in the region to enjoy seasonal sounds in the run up to Christmas.


There was glitter and greasepaint in the air as Lowestoft’s Marina Theatre launched it’s annual Christmas pantomime.

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Norfolk Sport

Scotland international Rob Taylor has been announced as Norfolk County Cricket Club’s new professional for next season.

Chris Brown

Twenty years ago, Cedric Anselin was playing alongside Zinedine Zidane for Bordeaux in the UEFA Cup final against Bayern Munich.

Exciting Suffolk fighter Corrin Eaton is taking inspiration from a visit to the world’s greatest gladiatorial arena as he prepares to set foot back in the cage this weekend.


Basildon United have forfeited their FA Vase tie against Gorleston, which was abandoned on Saturday due to the death of a spectator.

North Walsham dropped to sixth place in London One North after a narrow defeat at the hands of Thurrock during a pulsating match.

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