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Enthusiasm, attention to detail – and a relentless pursuit of new opportunities. Those are the attributes which the manager of an award-winning Norfolk farm enterprise says are needed to succeed in a constantly-evolving market place.

Anna Graves, joint chief executive of Breckland District Council and South Holland District Council

Changes to a number of senior positions at two district authorities are set to take place after a shared management model was laid out to council staff.

Breckland Council

Police are investigating the theft of a large amount of cash from a premises in Saham Hills, near Watton.

Residents of Saham Road and Watton protest over the housing plan for the area. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Campaigners have hailed the courage of councillors after they turned down an application for 73 homes.

Breckland Council
Wayland Prison. Photo:Sonya Duncan

An inquest into the death of a prisoner at HMP Wayland, near Watton, has been opened.

Armed Forces representatives with Breckland Council elected members and senior management gather around the flag before it is raised.

Breckland Council joined businesses, schools and citizens throughout the country by raising the Armed Forces Day flag outside its Dereham offices.

Breckland Council

Witnesses are wanted after a car crashed into a building in a mid Norfolk village.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

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Watton and Swaffham Sport

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Non-league teams competing in the FA Trophy and FA Vase competitions have today discovered who they will face in the early rounds this season.

Non-league teams begin the road to Wembley in the FA Cup extra preliminary round. Picture: PA

Non-league teams entering the FA Cup have today discovered who they will face in the early qualifying rounds in the world’s most famous cup competition.

Action from the VC Norwich Road Races, not much room for manoeuvre among the men at Great Cressingham. Picture: Fergus Muir

The VC Norwich men’s road race at Great Cressingham climaxed in a devastating blast of a winning sprint from Grant Martin.

Norwich

Saham Toney visited Old Buckenham and left with their tails between their legs after suffering a embarrassing four-wicket defeat in Division Two of the Dipple & Conway Norfolk Cricket Alliance.

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Brian Whitwood on his way to top scoring for Elmham with a fine 73. Picture: MIKE WYATT

After some wet weather of late, the sun shone on the cricketers and several sides took full advantage, writes Mike Ridout.

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Watton and Swaffham Events

Overjoyed eight year old Corey Pettifer who picked up his last GoGoDragon stickers to complete his sticker book. Photo : Steve Adams

Eight-year-old dragon hunter Corey Pettifer is super excited after snapping up all the stickers for his GoGoDragons! album.

Norwich
Scenes from the Forgotten Food Festival at the Fire Pit Camp in Wendling - James Hammond from the Proper Pizza Co tossing dough. Picture: Matthew Usher.

For many people there is no better way to spend a day than basking in sunshine, enjoying some of Norfolk’s world-class food and drink.

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Rachel Hughes Green (right) and Sarah Hughes Wade at the Firepit Camp in Wendling, the location for a Forgotten Food Festival. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Historic ingredients and traditional recipes will be celebrated at one of the region’s top food festivals this weekend.

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The baby GoGoDragons! are lined up ready to get on the coach for their move to Castle Mall, Chapelfield, and the Forum. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A blaze of 120 baby dragons have flown in to join the GoGoDragons! fun in Norwich.

Artist Carolyn Ash, right, repairs GoGoDragon! GoGoMosaic at Tombland with help from Charlotte Disney, business development and marketing manager for Leathes Prior Solicitors, after two spoons and a fork were removed from its head. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

One of Norwich’s GoGoDragons! has been repaired and is once again standing proud in Tombland.

Norwich
Overjoyed eight year old Corey Pettifer who picked up his last GoGoDragon stickers to complete his sticker book. Photo : Steve Adams

Eight-year-old dragon hunter Corey Pettifer is super excited after snapping up all the stickers for his GoGoDragons! album.

Norwich
The Script at Thetford Forest - Lee Blanchflower/99PROBS Music Media

Chart-topping Dubliners The Script were back at Thetford last night to kick-start a weekend of big-name open-air concerts at the forest venue.

Val Doonican (right) with Arthur Askey in 1967.

A Norwich theatre has paid tribute to Irish singer and TV entertainer Val Doonican who has died aged 88.

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Norfolk Sport

Ady Gallagher, manager of Lowestoft Town. 
Picture by Michael Sedgwick/Focus Images Ltd

Lowestoft Town will return to league action with a home game against AFC Telford United to kick-off their new campaign.

FA Vase trophy

Non-league teams competing in the FA Trophy and FA Vase competitions have today discovered who they will face in the early rounds this season.

Non-league teams begin the road to Wembley in the FA Cup extra preliminary round. Picture: PA

Non-league teams entering the FA Cup have today discovered who they will face in the early qualifying rounds in the world’s most famous cup competition.

First day of the Royal Norfolk Show 2015. The new NCFC kit for the 2015/16 season.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Norwich City FC has announced that its new home kit has smashed the club record for first-day sales.

Taverham Hall's first XI won their county cup final against Thorpe St Andrew. Pictured, back row from left, is: Charlie Greeves, Eddie Darley, William Woodhead, Ben Blowers, Elliot Fox, Saxon Earley, George Harrad; front Ben Chapman, Oliver Liston, Ben Granville, Louis Hart.

Congratulations have been sent to young cricketers at Taverham Hall School from one of English cricket’s best-known personalities.

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