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A gang targeted isolated rural farm buildings as they stole high value items such as power tools and quad bikes totalling around £60,000, a court heard.

Old Buckenham Airfield is gearing up for its most ambitious year ever.

Prison sentences should be imposed on people caught fox hunting, campaigners have urged.

A former visitor attraction could be brought back into use if a proposed swap deal between two councils is agreed.

The full list of people campaigning to become MPs in this year's General Election has been revealed.

General Election 2019

The inspiring finalists have been announced for this year's Stars of Norfolk and Waveney awards.

A Dereham pub is being used as a polling station for December's general election for the first time.

General Election 2019

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Watton and Swaffham Sport

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Pubs across Norfolk were overflowing with rugby fans on Saturday as they witnessed England's World Cup final loss.

Swaffham Town put in an excellent performance on Saturday to come away from Stowmarket Town with a deserved point.

Watton and Swaffham Events

From Cinderella at Norwich Theatre Royal to the return of the Thursford Christmas Spectacular, you're in for a ball with these brilliant festive shows and pantomimes.

It's known as East Anglia's only Russian restaurant, but does Rasputin live up to the formidable reputation it has built up over the past decade? Stuart Anderson went to find out.

As October cold nights roll in, East Anglia is preparing for a night of spooktacular proportions as Halloween takes over the region.

Norfolk Entertainment

Old Buckenham Airfield is gearing up for its most ambitious year ever.

The spotlight will be on Norwich Playhouse in 2020 with a major redevelopment in the pipeline to mark the venue's 25th anniversary.

The festive season has got off to a cracking start in Holt, which has become the first Norfolk market town to celebrate its Christmas lights switch-on in 2019.

The Proudly Norfolk Christmas Festival 2019 in Norwich is only two weeks away.

For lovers of a certain type of music, you know it's Christmas when indie-band Shed Seven announce a tour. And on Tuesday, December 10 the York-based band will come to Norwich to perform their many 90s classics, as well as a few tunes from their most recent album, 2017's brilliant Instant Pleasures. Ahead of the gig, in which they'll be supported by The Twang, lead singer Rick Witter spoke to David Powles.

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