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Wymondham Town Council

While many of us have enjoyed working in the comfort of an office, David Large has battled through all weathers and seasons to run his market stall for nearly half a century.

The people who make Norfolk’s NHS function have opened their hearts about the “constant battle” they face to keep services afloat.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A gym owner who says exercise can help mental health is calling on the community to join him in an exercise challenge to raise money for charity.

One of the largest diabetes prevention research studies in the world has just finished recruiting after screening over 13,000 participants at risk of diabetes in Norfolk, Suffolk and north east Essex.

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Families are being offered to chance to win an annual pass to one of Norfolk’s most popular tourist attractions.

South Norfolk Council

A pig at a park and ride and two mystery pygmy goats that appeared in a couple’s garden sent animal lovers scurrying to the rescue on Sunday.

This year’s event, which took place on Sunday (July 23) at King’s Head Meadow, had the theme of children’s book characters.

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Diss Sport


Old Buckenham had a settle for just six points on Saturday after their Norfolk Alliance Premier Division clash with Fakenham was abandoned.

Some 75 members turned out to play in the annual President’s Day Stableford at Diss Golf Club. Scoring was very close, with winner Keith Hussey coming in with an excellent 41 points.

Diss Golf Club

Diss Angling Club’s silver fish match at the Mere saw 11 turn up and they caught over 200lb between them.

Fakenham Town were hit for six on Tuesday evening, as King’s Lynn Town romped to victory in the latest pre-season friendly for the Ghosts.

Robbie Harris

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 British Formula 1 Grand Prix rreview.

Mark Webber

Diss Events

A weekend of creativity and entertainment including international musicians, comedy, live theatre and children’s workshops is set to come to a Norfolk town.

Dutch violinist André Rieu’s 2017 Maastricht Concert will screen via satellite at Diss’ Corn Hall.

First check tickets, second check wallet, third check mobile phone, fourth check tent and fifth check overnight bag.

Latitude Festival 2017

From mellow folk music to energetic dubstep, South Norfolk’s WoW Music Festival is like no other.


There is another busy weekend across south Norfolk coming up, with village shows, live music events and town market days galore. Here is a selection.

Baptist Church

Norfolk Entertainment

Alice, the White Rabbit and an array of other colourful Lewis Carroll characters are preparing to take to the stage for a special show providing a new twist to a classic tale.

Norfolk author Anna Sewell’s classic story of Black Beauty is being celebrated in a special exhibition marking the 140th anniversary of the book.

Great Yarmouth

Now that Mr D’s, a 50s-themed diner near Attleborough, has closed, we take a look at some of the other great American restaurants across the county where you can get your foodie fix.

Josh Murphy

A festival inspired by the sea is being staged in North Norfolk to mark National Marine Week.

From croissants to pan fried cod cheeks, a new business is bringing a taste of France to the city.


Norfolk Sport

He is used to witnessing accidents during motorbike meetings but a racing enthusiast had a lucky escape after being in the path of a bike which crashed into a tree.

Eastern Daily Press

Norwich and District Sunday League side Constable Crusaders have folded ahead of the 2017/18 season.


Ahead of a new punishment for dissent being trialled in the Anglian Combination this season, clubs in our region are eagerly awaiting full details of how new sin bins will be put in to practice.

Premier Division

Ben France’s rich vein of form continued on a weather-hit second day of Norfolk’s Minor Counties Championship clash with Cumberland at Manor Park.

Chris Brown

It is a name reserved for just a select few football teams in history. Arsenal earned it in 2003-04, as did Preston North End in the late 1800s and just last season, Celtic also claimed the name ‘Invincibles’.

Wymondham College

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