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Temperatures are expected to skyrocket across Norfolk this week, as forecasters predict "lengthy sunny spells" and hot weather.

Millions of pounds of council tax has gone uncollected by Norfolk and Waveney councils, but leaders insist they will have clawed back almost of all of the unpaid cash in the months ahead.

The race around at-risk churches features some of the county's most beautiful buildings.

Another driver has been arrested after failing a roadside drugs test - just days after Norfolk police revealed they are now arresting almost as many people for drug-driving as drink-driving.

From colourful characters to eco warriors when we asked youngsters from across the county to get creative and come up with a Norfolk superhero, they did not disappoint.

Norfolk Day 2019

Here are some of the biggest events to watch out for on Norfolk Day.

Norfolk Day 2019

A convicted rapist who has gone on the run could be in Norfolk, warn detectives who are investigating a potential sighting of him in the county.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

The world's leading expert in a self-defence martial art passed on his knowledge when he visited Long Stratton.

Ryan Vickers is targeting a return for the next Bennetts British Superbike Championship round at Snetterton (July 19-21) as the rookie and the Marham-based RAF Regular & Reserve Kawasaki team bid to be back on the grid for their home round of the season.

Yamaha Motor UK is preparing something special for the sixth round of the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Snetterton, July 19-21 2019.


Essex-based Danny Buchan is raring to go for his home round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship after claiming his first race win in the series last time out at Knockhill in Scotland.


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He has sold over 150 million records worldwide but now Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran has also provided the inspiration for one of the life-size decorated sheep on an art trail.

A summer camp will give youngsters an opportunity to try a range of different sports during the school holidays.

Following the success of its recent summer tours of As You Like It and Twelfth Night, acclaimed East Anglian theatre company RoughCast return to Shakespeare for its 2019 production.

Buckets and spades at the ready as families are set to enjoy all the fun of the beach at a new event in Diss Park.

Phill Jupitus was among the bargain hunters as a TV antiques programme made a second visit to a Norfolk town this year.

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