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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

An ambulance boss has said pressures on the NHS are no longer confined to just the winter and are instead seen all year round.

A junior school is looking forward to a new future as it launches as an academy next month.


Roadworks costing £4,500 are set to begin next week to repair drainage systems in a south Norfolk village leading to five days of disruption.

Norfolk County Council

A hard-working 10-year-old pupil won new sports equipment for her school after she persuaded the company behind major roadworks in her village to say sorry for the disruption caused.

The long May Bank Holiday weekend will see and interesting mix of weather, with humid conditions, heavy rain and a risk of thunderstorms.

West Norfolk

As part of our regular series of profiles on the region’s Young Farmers’ Club members, HARRIET JOHNSON talks about her career journey from the family farm to training for management at malt producer Muntons.

For thousands of students around Norfolk and Suffolk, exams have now arrived.

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Rose Winter

Harleston Magpies’ youth section has had an exceptional year, with every age group having something to be proud of.

Three Harleston Magpies junior sides did their club proud in national competitions.


The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – reviews the 2018 Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton

The annual Norfolk Big Rugby Weekend returns tomorrow and is being held at Mackenders, the home of Diss RFC.

West Norfolk

Diss Town came from a goal down to secure their sixth away win of the season, with leading scorer Virgilio Leitao taking his goal tally for the season to 27.

Virgilio Leitao

Diss Events

GoGoHares sculptures large and small will be decorating our city and county this summer to mark the 50th anniversary of children’s charity Break.

Eastern Daily Press

A Norfolk panto star who has made regular appearances at Norwich’s Theatre Royal has made it through to the next stage of Britain’s Got Talent.


At Christmas he made audiences laugh as Muddles in Norwich Theatre Royal’s Sleeping Beauty, now Ben Langley is working his jokes on the Britain’s Got Talent judges.


Scores of events have now been organised to celebrate the first ever Norfolk Day this summer.

University of East Anglia

It’s the royal wedding this Saturday (incase you didn’t know) and people across Norfolk will be celebrating in their own special way. Below are just a few of the events taking place across the county to toast the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Royal Wedding

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