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As part of our regular series of profiles on the region’s Young Farmers’ Club (YFC) members, SAM BAKER explains how the club’s support helped him set up his new contracting business.

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Previous Latitude headliner Two Door Cinema Club have been announced as special guests for 2017.

An independent ambulance service used in the region has suspended offering urgent care after it was hit with a long list of issues by health inspectors, including finding bodily fluids on equipment.

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“You left us far too early before your time.” That was a family’s poignant recollection of their beloved son Billy Hines as he was buried at an emotional funeral attended by hundreds of friends, relatives and members of the community.

Kyle Warren

British shoppers have until next week to spend - or bank - any old paper five pound notes before they lose their legal tender status.

Schools will be able to choose a special teddy bears picnic menu, as part of a Norfolk bereavement charity’s fundraising week.

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Barnes Print Central & South Norfolk League Division One leaders Tacolneston ran up the highest score of the day in winning 8-1 at North Elmham.

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 – brings you its 2017 Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix Preview.

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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 – brings you its take on the latest Formula 1 news ahead of the 2017 Russian Grand Prix.

Mark Webber

Cycling fans are in for a treat as one of the sport’s biggest events returns to Suffolk in September.

Suffolk County Council

Old Buckenham Cricket Club have pulled off an early-season coup with a visit coming up next month from former England women’s captain Charlotte Edwards.

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From seeing in the May Day dawn to taking a ride on Thomas the Tank Engine, going to the circus, or taking to the water, there is no shortage of family things to do this holiday weekend.

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Fancy something a little spicy? Why not check out some of the great Asian restaurants Norfolk has to offer...

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A concert is being planned to raise money for a village church which has had lead stolen from its roof four times.

Baptist Church

This summer East Anglia offers a plethora of music events covering a wide range of genres. Whether you like to boogie to Bananarama, clap along to Mumford and Sons, be swept away by classical tones, or prefer the blues vibe of Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, there is more than enough variety to suit the discerning music-lovers in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex. Here’s our pick of the best...

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From a Welsh village to Hollywood stardom the eventful life and loves of Richard Burton are brought to the stage in an acclaimed one-man play, with a former policeman in the title role.

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Some of the top names in crime fiction will be heading to Norwich in September for the fourth annual Noirwich Crime Writing Festival.

University of East Anglia

Surprise Oscar success Mad Max: Fury Road is back in cinemas this weekend with a radical new monochrome look. It’s just the latest example of modern cinemas obsession with black and white.

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Jamaican-American reggae fusion superstar Shaggy is set to perform a special concert in Norwich this June.

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British band You Me At Six are the final act to be announced as a headliner for this year’s Sundown Festival.

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Oscar Isaac is good but Christian Bale falls back on being very intense in Terry George’s period romance that’s David Lean style epic without the budget.

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One of the most anticipated boxing fights in years happens this weekend at Wembley Stadium. MARK HEATH previews the heavyweight title clash between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko.

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Swaffham’s senior golfers were celebrating for the second time in three years after securing a another win in the Hodds Salver at Eaton Golf Club.

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Henry Saddleton has only just started school – but his golfing education is already in full swing.

Cambridge

Great Yarmouth Town will be looking for a fifth-place finish as the curtain comes down on the Premier League campaign.

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