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Proposals to build new offshore wind farms off the Norfolk coast have sparked much debate, but what do you think?

Police have moved to reassure people in Norfolk that the county remains one of the safest in the country, despite an increase in violent crime and sexual offences.

A fresh call for improved safety on Norfolk’s roads has been voiced after two motorcyclists died, and another was seriously injured, over the Easter weekend.

Residents voiced their concerns at a project which would see one of the world’s largest wind farms built off the north Norfolk coast at a public hearing on Wednesday evening.

A flower club will be in full bloom at its open evening event in mid-Norfolk.

Plans to build 180 in a Norfolk town have been submitted to Breckland Council.

A raft of new candidates standing in the east of England ahead of European elections have been announced by pro-Remain party Change UK.

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Watton and Swaffham Sport

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Swaffham Town are one win away from clinching the Thurlow Nunn League Division One North title after recording an excellent 2-0 victory at third-placed Mulbarton Wanderers on Easter Monday.

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.

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.

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Norfolk Entertainment

Star of stage and screen Sir Ian McKellen treated an audience of octogenarians to an unforgettable afternoon at Norwich Playhouse.

Three new red river hogs moved into a new habitat at Africa Alive! this month – and they need you to name them.

Fish and chips has long been the national dish of Britain and now vegans can enjoy it too thanks to a Norwich chippy.

A Norfolk trust fund heir appeared in new TV show Rich Kids Go Homeless to prove how “easy” it is to get off the streets.

Top operatic trio Tenors Unlimited will perform with the Broadland Youth Choir at Cromer Pier on their 15th anniversary tour.

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Norfolk Sport

Swaffham Town are one win away from clinching the Thurlow Nunn League Division One North title after recording an excellent 2-0 victory at third-placed Mulbarton Wanderers on Easter Monday.

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