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Care Quality Commission

A care home has been given an outstanding rating and is offering residents a “vibrant, happy and thriving” environment, a report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has said.

The uptake of young woman attending a potentially life-saving routine test is at an all time low after new research has revealed many feel too embarrassed, scared or vulnerable to go.


One of Norfolk’s longest-running summer events will be missing from this year’s calendar as organisers plan a spring relaunch to reinvigorate its visitor appeal.

Temperatures plummeted to -7C over the weekend and now the Met Office has issued a weather warning for ice across Norfolk and Waveney.

Swaffham Rotary Club is appealing to photography fans to help celebrate its 50th anniversary, by entering a competition aimed at capturing the life of the town on camera.

A former spymaster who lives in rural west Norfolk is to be part of an exhibition celebrating pioneering women of the 21st century.

Skygazers in parts of the UK lucky enough to be under clear skies have been treated to the astronomical spectacle of a “super blood wolf moon”.

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Watton and Swaffham Sport

Sunday, January 20, 2019
Joe Jackson

Swaffham Town recorded an excellent 4-0 win over Norwich CBS at Shoemakers Lane on Saturday to keep the pressure on the top two in Thurlow Nunn League Division One North.

Swaffham Town came away from AFC Sudbury Reserves with a 2-1 win to keep the pressure on the top two in Division One North of the Thurlow Nunn League.

Joe Jackson

I had to be fit for work, now it’s not so easy, says ex-city footballer Darren Eadie


Swaffham Town put the previous Saturday’s disappointing defeat at March behind them by getting back to winning ways at the weekend.

Alex Vincent

Swaffham Town missed the chance to put some pressure on promotion rivals Mulbarton Wanderers when they were beaten 2-0 at March on Saturday.

Joe Jackson

Watton and Swaffham Events

Video 10 Norwich bands to watch in 2019

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, Future Radio’s Jonzey takes a look back at some of the best local music from this year in his Top 10 Tracks of the Year.

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Norfolk Entertainment

One of the biggest names in British music played an incredible set in Norwich last night. The St Albans’ rockers Enter Shikari entertained a near sold out crowd at the Nick Raynes LCR.

Olivia Colman has been nominated for an Oscar for her portrayal of Queen Anne in The Favourite.


Stuart Anderson headed out of the city to find a host of Chinese delights at Attleborough’s Royal Garden

United Kingdom

From chart-topping musicians to some of the biggest names in comedy, the wait is almost over for the Latitude 2019 line-up.

Norwich-born actress Olivia Colman is among the British talent hoping to receive Oscar nominations today.

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Norfolk Sport

Swaffham Town recorded an excellent 4-0 win over Norwich CBS at Shoemakers Lane on Saturday to keep the pressure on the top two in Thurlow Nunn League Division One North.

Joe Jackson

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