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A man in his 80s was taken to hospital after his car crashed into a garden wall.

Norfolk's first Admiral Nurse, Zena Aldridge. Picture: Denise Bradley

A successful pilot scheme has led to additional investment being made into dementia care across Norfolk.

Beryl Hughes leaving King's Lynn Magistrates Court after facing charges for death by careless driving.

A grandmother told an inquest she could not remember the crash in which an 80-year-old man died.

Prime Minister David Cameron at RAF Marham with (L) Wing Cdr Nikki Thomas, Elizabeth Truss MP and Air Commodore Dave Waddington. Picture: Ian Burt

Prime minister David Cameron laid bare plans for the future of RAF Marham and the benefits that housing the F-35B Lightning Joint Strike Fighter jets will bring as he visited the base.

The police car which crashed at the bottom of Grapes Hill.

Norfolk Police has seen more than 30 of the force’s cars written off in the last five years - including one in a head-on collision with a bus.

The outdoor pool in Beccles.  Picture: James Bass

Two mums have presented a new vision for how to bring a swimming pool to Swaffham.

Photo: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Unemployment has fallen to a near seven-year low while a record number of people are in work, according to figures released today.

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Watton and Swaffham Sport

Friday, February 20, 2015

President David Wickerson has doubled his workload at Swaffham by becoming the club’s temporary chairman.

Action from Swaffham Town Reserves' 2-1 loss to Downham Town Reserves (red) at Shoemakers Lane - Luke Reed in possession for Swaffham. Picture: Eddie Deane

Swaffham Town Reserves’ title hopes were unaffected despite defeat at the weekend – as the top five all lost in Division Three of the Almary Green Anglian Combination.

Thurlow Nunn First Division football action between Yarmouth and Swaffham.
Yarmouth keeper,Taureen Molloy challenging for the ball with Swaffham striker Joe Jackson.

Top scorer Matt Blake was the late hero for Thurlow Nunn Premier Division leaders Norwich United at Walsham le Willows.

Action from Swaffham Town's 5-2 win against Braintree Town Reserves in the Thurlow Nunn First Division, with Swaffham's Joe Jackson riding a challenge. Picture: Eddie Deane

Boss Paul Hunt wants Swaffham Town to produce another electric display at Great Yarmouth.

Swaffham Town, black and white, in football action earlier this season. Picture: EDDIE DEANE

Sport involving two teams based in Swaffham is this week’s main focus.

Norfolk Entertainment

Notre Dame High School perform Les Miserables School Edition to celebrate the school's 150th year. 
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Norwich pupils are celebrating the 150th anniversary year of their school by performing a hit musical at a city theatre.

Crime writer Elly Griffiths.

Norfolk author Elly Griffiths is offering fans the chance to bid to be a character in one of her books.

Theatre feat pix 26/2/15

Barnham, Norwich Theatre Royal, March 3-14, 7.30pm, 2.30pm Mar 4-5, 7, 11, 14, £21-£5.50, 01603 630000,

Undated Film Still Handout from The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Pictured: Left to Right, Celia Imrie as Madge Hardcastle, Ronald Pickup as Norman Cousins, Diana Hardcastle as Carol, Judi Dench as Evelyn Greenslade, Maggie Smith as Muriel Donnely and Bill Nighy as Douglas Ainslie. See PA Feature FILM Film Reviews. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Laurie Sparham/Twentieth Century Fox. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Film Reviews.

Towards the end of The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, a secret inspector is asked for an honest assessment of Jaipur’s luxury development for residents in their golden years.

Cast members from the Cromer and Sheringham Operatic and Dramatic Society production of Anne Frank. Picture: ERIC BRICKLES

The Diary of Anne Frank

Norfolk Sport

Craig Fleming is ready to leave Lowestoft Town for Southampton.

Craig Fleming is set to leave Lowestoft Town to become an academy coach at Southampton.

TV crews film John Bailey passing on his expertise. Picture:

To have your favourite sport on television is both good for you and for the sport itself, writes John Bailey.

Thomas Pinchin, 12, shows off a magnificent 35lb pike taken from Manor Lake, at Rockland St Peter  not bad for the first real fish of his fledgling career on the banks.

Tempus fugit. It does not require translation of line 284 of Virgil’s Book Three to inform us that ‘time flies’, writes Roy Webster.


Dereham Town will be desperate to not drop any further points this evening as the battle to reach the Ryman North play-offs continues to hot up.

Lynn's Gregg Smith. Picture: Ian Burt

Striker Gregg Smith is in line to make his Spalding United return this evening after ending a brief stint with King’s Lynn Town.

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