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Fire crews were called to help free a person from a car following a crash in Weybourne this morning.

A £25m injection of extra cash from council tax rises and the government will head off needless hospital admissions - but only keep adult social services in Norfolk on an even keel.


A police probe has been launched after far-right and anti-Semitic graffiti was sprayed at a Long Stratton shopping centre.


The impact of litter on Norfolk’s wildlife is being highlighted as part of a campaign to clean up the county.

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A cat rescue centre in East Harling has launched a public appeal for food and cash donations after rescuing more than 30 cats in “poor condition” from a residential home.


A free range egg producer from Riddlesworth, near Diss, has said he is “incredibly nervous of the future” after being caught up in a 10km surveillance zone set up around the Redgrave poultry farm at the centre of the latest bird flu outbreak.

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A 75-year-old Suffolk man who was allegedly murdered by an Essex factory worker died after being stabbed in the chest and back nine times, a court has heard.

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Spixworth’s challenge for Premier Division honours shows no signs of slowing down.

Fakenham Town have issued a strongly worded statement criticising the Norfolk FA after being ordered to replay their Senior Cup quarter-final against Diss Town.

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Harleston Magpies Ladies return to action tomorrow with a home game against Chelmsford (2pm).

Abby Gooderham

Harleston Magpies Ladies secured a hard-fought 2-1 home win over Hampstead and Westminster in their latest East Conference fixture.

Maria Andrews

Diss maintained top spot in London Two North East with an ultimately comfortable victory against determined visitors who certainly proved up for the challenge.

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Diss Events

Ripping poetry from the page to centre stage, Luke Wright is back to launch a new tour and tour-de-force

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Norfolk Entertainment

A Norfolk hall is set to be cast into the visual arts spotlight once again with news of a major new exhibition at the historic home being announced today.

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It was a much loved Norwich cinema in days gone by, where many will have watched their first film or gone on their first date.


Families turned out in force in Sheringham to watch a horde of horned helmet-wearing Norsemen stage pitched battles in the town centre as part of this year’s Scira Viking festival.

Shakespeare’s Timon of Athens is the latest production to be performed by the Norwich-based Sewell Barn Theatre Company. The show, directed by Rob Tiffen, is being performed tonight, tomorrow and from Wednesday to Saturday next week at the theatre in Constitution Hill in the north of the city.

Popstars Take That have released their first single from the new album linked to their forthcoming Wonderland tour which is finishing in Norwich.

Norfolk Sport

Wroxham’s new management team saw their new era get off to a familiar losing start.

Damian Hilton

Nathan Stewart inspired Norwich United to a 4-1 win over Romford as they kept their play-off challenge alive.

King’s Lynn Town are back on their travels tonight, buoyed by a weekend victory that took their unbeaten run to seven games.

Gary Setchell

Dereham came out on the wrong side of a five-goal clash at Aldiss Park.

Josh Glover

Spixworth’s challenge for Premier Division honours shows no signs of slowing down.

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