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George Freeman

Mid Norfolk MP George Freeman has broken rank to say it is “all over” for Prime Minister Theresa May.

Councils across the region are hoping their high street woes will be relieved by getting a share of a government fund for revitalising town centres – but competition is stiff for a slice of the £675m.

Are you running the London Marathon this year? Have you got a story worth telling?

A movement with more than 100 years of history in helping young people develop their resourcefulness is joining forces with a charity which looks out for Norfolk’s bereaved children.

A domestic abuse charity is one of several groups to receive a boost in funding aimed at improving health and wellbeing in Breckland.

Paul Claussen

A historic former school site in the middle of a market town could be turned into housing under new proposals.

Swaffham Town Council

Hundreds of social action projects and community activities across Norfolk can now be easily accessed online thanks to the launch of a new digital map.

Norfolk County Council

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Watton and Swaffham Sport

Mon, 17:39
Luke Reed

Swaffham Town ensured their promotion challenge wasn’t blown off course on Saturday as they picked up an emphatic win on the road.

The NR F1 Podcast – taking Norfolk’s Formula 1 legacy and turning it into chatter – previews the 2019 season and Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

Martin Brundle

Swaffham Town beat Leiston Reserves 3-0 at Shoemakers Lane on Saturday to make up more ground in the Thurlow Nunn League Division One North title race.

Tommy Hunt

Swaffham Town had a disappointing four days, losing 6-1 to Dereham Town in the semi-finals of the Norfolk Senior Cup before going down 4-1 at Lakenheath in the league.

Nick Castellan

Watton and Swaffham Events

A scavenger hunt for adults has launched in Norwich with challenges to complete with a team across the city.

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From the news strippers which were needed in Watton, to the headline which told the world about the parrot that “meows like a cat”, headlines from the Eastern Daily Press and its sister titles can reveal the more quirky aspects of Norfolk life.

Norfolk Entertainment

If you are a fan of podcasts than the show No Such Thing As A Fish will not be a new name to you.

Norwich

A new film about the exploits of former prisoner of war turned legendary goalkeeper Bert Trautmann will have its most avid viewer in Norfolk where his son works alongside the cutting-edge F-35 jets at RAF Marham.

United Kingdom

Members of a youth theatre group are busy rehearsing what they hope will be another great musical in Dereham.

Dereham

Big screen entertainment is set to mean something different than live sports when a Norwich pub turns into a pop-up old fashion picture palace.

Norwich

He first graced our television screens as a fresh faced dancer on Strictly Come Dancing in 2004 and 15 years on Brendan Cole is still entertaining thousands of people with his moves.

BBC

Norfolk Sport

Swaffham Town ensured their promotion challenge wasn’t blown off course on Saturday as they picked up an emphatic win on the road.

Luke Reed

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