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Breast milk donor Jaqueline Colman from Long Stratton is getting ready for the Norwich 10k Run to raise funds for a charity that delivers blood and breast milk to hospitals.

A warning has been issued after a drug and alcohol recovery service was made aware of strong heroin being used around Norfolk.

A determined team of young farmers has raised £5,000 for charity after completing a gruelling “four peaks” climbing challenge.

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Police have charged a man with drink driving after a car crashed into three vehicles in a Norfolk village.

Sun lovers hoping for a scorching bank holiday may be disappointed as forecasters predict temperatures will start to drop.

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Holidaymakers will be pleased to know that more than 300 miles of roadworks are being lifted this bank holiday weekend.

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People desperate for help from a Norfolk charity have had to be turned away because of a ‘perfect storm’ of funding cuts and a shortage of volunteers.


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Diss Sport

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Ross Potter

Diss Town have named Paul Bugg as their new first team manager to replace Ross Potter.

Old Buckenham travelled to Fakenham looking to continue their fine run - but in the end the only winner was the weather.

Diss came agonisingly close to victory against Dereham in a low-scoring Norfolk Alliance Division One match at Rectory Meadow.

David Tooke

Wroxham have confirmed Ross Potter and Tom Parke as their new joint first team managers.

Ross Potter

He is widely regarded as the finest, and the funniest, rugby union referee in the world.


Diss Events

Youngsters can try everything from roller skating to trampolining at Kids’ Camp events this summer half term.

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They’ve opened for Status Quo, The Darkness and Slade, but now Walkway are preparing for one of their most special shows to date.

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Great Yarmouth is all at sea with series of maritime themed events, while Norwich Castle Museum promises a firey finale to a special late night opening.

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Here’s a look at some of the brilliant bakeries across the county you can visit to grab yourself a tasty loaf or two.


In towns across Norfolk and Waveney there is a wealth of visually-stunning, occasionally-controversial and often heart-warming works of public art.


Norfolk Entertainment

Makers of Peppa Pig talk about their magical other BAFTA award-winning television animation series as the live stage adaptation comes to Norwich Theatre Royal.

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Over the long weekend you might be looking for something a little different to do with the family, so here’s a quick guide to ten fun things happening in Norfolk this Bank Holiday.


The 1990s rockers, fronted by Gavin Rossdale, judge on ITV’s The Voice, visit for one of just six dates in wake of new album, Black and White Rainbows.


Latitude Festival is back in the beautiful surroundings of Henham Park in Suffolk this summer and we’ve got FIVE PAIRS of camping tickets to give away!

All-singing, all-dancing shows, circus spectacle, a charming adaptation of The Secret Garden, TV favourites Ben & Holly brought to life and Horrible Histories just some of the treats on stage this Spring Bank holiday.

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Norfolk Sport

MMA fighter Iain Martell is to move into the world of professional boxing after being granted a licence by the British Boxing Board of Control.

This year’s Freehold Trophy competition at Eaton Golf Club was a special occasion as it marked the 20th anniversary of the club’s purchase of the course.

I recently wrote about the changes in running and how it is a very different sport now compared to three or four decades ago.

The focus will be on the headwear as well as the golf next week when another Trilby Tour campaign gets under way at Bawburgh.

In less than 48 hours I will be on the start line for the Edinburgh Marathon – it’s a scary thought.


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