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The region basked in unseasonably warm temperatures on Easter Saturday as the mercury soared to 24C.

Norfolk Day is 100 days away and if you haven’t started planning yet, now is the time to pop the date in your diary and begin preparing.

Motorists are being warned that some journeys could take three times longer than normal on Good Friday as millions of people embark on an Easter getaway.

Born above a Norfolk fish shop, Jim was a Formula Three star, nurtured F1 champion Emerson Fittipaldi and ran a horse stud in Suffolk. He ‘will be remembered as a legend’

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary in East Harling.

A dog’s defensive instinct for its owner may have stopped a woman from being robbed by a man with a knife.

Six chickens are making a slow recovery after they were stolen, mutilated and left for dead in brambles by the side of a road.

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Watton and Swaffham Sport

Sunday, April 14, 2019
Local football

Swaffham Town cranked up the pressure on Thurlow Nunn Fist Division North leaders Harleston with a big win.

Swaffham will be looking to close the five-point gap on leaders Harleston Town as they look to take advantage of their two games in hand firstly at Ipswich Wanderers this afternoon.

Swaffham Town reeled off a fifth straight win on Friday evening to stay right in the thick of the Thurlow Nunn League Division One North title race.

Swaffham Town maintained their push for promotion to the top flight of the Thurlow Nunn League with an impressive 4-0 victory over Diss Town at Shoemakers Lane.

The NR F1 Podcast – taking Norfolk’s Formula 1 legacy and turning it into chatter – talks Valtteri Bottas, Australian Grand Prix and looks ahead to Bahrain.

Martin Brundle

Watton and Swaffham Events

Ahead of a music academy’s anniversary, a special concert has been organised to celebrate its success.

Louisa Baldwin spoke to the queen of British soul and musical theatre star Beverley Knight ahead of her performance at the Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

The cancer came as she prepared for a new exhibition. “I used to think my art had to be serious. Now I want it to emanate happiness,” said sculptor Vanessa Pooley.

United Kingdom

They’re open as part of the National Garden Scheme, which raises thousands of pounds for charities such as Marie Curie and Macmillan Cancer Care


Norfolk Entertainment

Model and TV personality Katie Price is the special guest at the opening of a new club in Norwich tonight.

Rapper and campaigner Lowkey will bring his headline UK/Ireland tour to Norwich next week.

There can be a risk that period pieces wrenched from their context lose their power. That isn’t the case with W Somerset Maugham’s For Services Rendered.

Actor and Shakespeare aficinado Brian Ralph talks about his life-long love of The Bard and why Shakespeare remains Britain’s greatest wordsmith

A Pink Floyd tribute guitar was the star lot of a charity auction at this year’s North Walsham Live Aid.

Norfolk Sport

Swaffham Town cranked up the pressure on Thurlow Nunn Fist Division North leaders Harleston with a big win.

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