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Watton is a town situated in the heart of Norfolk's Breckland district with a population of about 7,000 and is one of the oldest towns in the county being mentioned in the Domesday Book from 1086.

A Norfolk business is helping the country become all ears as it hosts hearing loss workshops.

Two planning applications which would see a combined 260 new homes built in a west Norfolk town are to be decided next week.

A garden created in Norfolk to highlight the problems families face has won a gold medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

A Norfolk man who started his career as a digger driver is celebrating 20 years' with a house builder, working his way up to become senior site manager in charge of a 427-new home development.

A Tiffany ring has been stolen after a burglary in west Norfolk.

Billions of pounds are being invested and thousands of highly skilled jobs are being created in our region through the burgeoning offshore energy industry. But would employment and business in Norfolk and Waveney really be boosted, or would overseas companies and workers be the real winners? DANIEL BENNETT reports...

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Watton and Swaffham Sport

Yesterday, 08:56

Norfolk's Simon Dye was named official of the year at the annual England Hockey awards at Leicester.

Alex Payne played a match-winning innings as Swaffham beat Thetford in a hard-fought Norfolk Alliance Division One clash on Saturday.

Swaffham Town players and officials celebrated an exciting season for the club at the annual presentation evening and meal.

Abigail O'Riordan recorded two magnificent eagles on her way to a hard-fought win over Karen Young in the final of the Norfolk Ladies' Championship at Hunstanton on Sunday.

Swaffham Town got the win they needed to clinch promotion to the top flight of the Thurlow Nunn League on a day when Great Yarmouth Town moved in the opposite direction.

Watton and Swaffham Events

The good times are baaa-ck at Swaffham as the town prepares to host its annual sheep fair.

Get set for a magic carpet ride through beautiful bluebells at these stunning locations across Norfolk.

Norfolk Entertainment

An award-winning wildlife filmmaker and photographer who has worked closely with Sir David Attenborough is visiting the Waveney valley to help launch a programme of events highlighting the decline of native insects and plants.

This was a show that promised to push magic in new directions: based on this evidence, I think I'd rather they took a step back.

Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2019

A popular family event is returning to Strumpshaw on May Bank Holiday weekend, with this year seeing more women getting involved in the male-dominated world of steam engine conservation.

Baroque Theatre Company presented Death and the Maiden on stage on Friday night at Wells Maltings Theatre.

Peppa Pig and all her friends are coming to Norwich as part of her new live tour.

Norfolk Sport

Norfolk's Simon Dye was named official of the year at the annual England Hockey awards at Leicester.

Alex Payne played a match-winning innings as Swaffham beat Thetford in a hard-fought Norfolk Alliance Division One clash on Saturday.

Swaffham Town players and officials celebrated an exciting season for the club at the annual presentation evening and meal.

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