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Yesterday, 21:14
Theresa May

A Norfolk MP has said it is an “outrage” that parliament has been denied the opportunity to take control of Brexit, as the prime minister rounded on representatives in a televised statement.

In this month’s mayor’s musings from Watton mayor, Tina Kiddell, she talks about the skate park and a new parkrun.

Tina Kiddell

A Norfolk councillor who distributed thousands of leaflets in his ward criticising the rise in council tax has been accused of “sad, misleading, gutter politics”.

William Nunn

Two tractors and three tractor Global Positioning Systems (GPS) have been stolen from farms in north Norfolk.

Norfolk Police

One in five hate crimes in Norfolk are being closed without identifying a suspect, as forces have been urged to improve their response.

Home Office

A cycle club is riding 100 miles for a children’s bereavement charity after a member’s partner died too young.

Watchdogs have warned people in Norfolk in Suffolk not to fall for scam texts offering council tax refunds.

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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.


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

The first episode of the new series of Married at First Sight tonight features a long-term singleton from Norwich.


Molten Vole, an alternative rock musician from Norwich, has recently released brand new single Moulting Foal.


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.


Fans of all ages gathered last night at Norwich Theatre Royal to sing-a-long to hit musical The Greatest Showman.

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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