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Drivers are being urged to drive to conditions after police reported a “ridiculous” number of collisions on the region’s roads.

Ahead of summer gigs in Thetford and Newmarket, Olly Murs talks about being single again, taking pride in his work, and why he’s still just the same down-to-earth cheeky Essex chap that he always was. Simon Parkin reports.

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Occupants of an HGV and minibus escaped any injuries when the vehicles collided on the A11 at the Stag roundabout near Attleborough this afternoon.

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Schools, businesses and organisations spent months growing, nurturing and creating their entries for a popular wheelbarrow event.

Forest Live returns to Thetford for another year as Elbow, Rick Astley, Olly Murs and Clean Bandit take to the stage this week. First up is BRIT award-winning and festival favourite Elbow with hits such as “One Day Like This” bound to get arms waving in the air. From timings to travel, here is everything you need to know ahead of their concert this Thursday night.

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How does a pub celebrate its six month birthday? With a beer festival, of course.

House price growth in East Anglia has outstripped the rest of the country, rising by 5pc in the past year.

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Aiden and Cameron Try, brothers based at the Thetford Academy, had double gold medal success in the Norfolk Schools Championships and both represented their county at the Anglian Schools Championships.

Cycling Club Breckland super veteran Chris Nudds and Paul Sexton travelled to Six Mile Bottom, near Newmarket to compete in the VTTA (East) 10 mile time trial.

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Thetford Town got back to winning ways in Division One of the Norfolk Alliance when they beat Mattishall by five wickets at Mundford Road on Saturday.

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Thetford Golf Club’s ladies’ vice-captain Margaret Hayward produced an excellent round of 89-19-70 in hot conditions to win the Rhoda Arthur Trophy.

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Thetford Dolphins were represented by 33 swimmers at the Norfolk County Challenge Gala at Thetford Waterworld.

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Ahead of summer gigs in Thetford and Newmarket, Olly Murs talks about being single again, taking pride in his work, and why he’s still just the same down-to-earth cheeky Essex chap that he always was. Simon Parkin reports.

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A cast of a thousand are going to celebrate our county in song during the closing ceremony of this year’s Royal Norfolk Show.

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Forest Live returns to Thetford for another year as Elbow, Rick Astley, Olly Murs and Clean Bandit take to the stage this week. First up is BRIT award-winning and festival favourite Elbow with hits such as “One Day Like This” bound to get arms waving in the air. From timings to travel, here is everything you need to know ahead of their concert this Thursday night.

Rick Astley

The school summer break is nearly upon us and with it comes the constant challenge of how to keep the kids entertained. With a view to being prepared, we have put together a selection of activities and clubs taking place across East Anglia this summer.

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Bridget Galton talks to Kae Alexander about her latest role in a satire on workplace warfare showing at the Hampstead Theatre

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There is just one week to go until one of the biggest blues music festivals in the country kicks off in Dereham.

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Stuck for something to do this weekend? Here are a few suggestions for the mid and north Norfolk area.

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Ahead of summer gigs in Thetford and Newmarket, Olly Murs talks about being single again, taking pride in his work, and why he’s still just the same down-to-earth cheeky Essex chap that he always was. Simon Parkin reports.

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A Spitting Image puppet of former prime minister Margaret Thatcher is among the items on display at the Sainsbury Centre For Visual Arts stand at the Royal Norfolk Show.

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The wet weather for the first day of the 2017 Royal Norfolk Show brought back memories from 60 years ago for sisters Sally Clarke and Margaret Morfoot.

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GB team boss Alun Rossiter is counting on a passionate King’s Lynn crowd to roar his Lions into the final of the Speedway World Cup.

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Horning Sailing Club hosted the Yeoman & Kinsman National Championships on Hoveton Little Broad.

Classic Team Lotus have recently returned from a successful Canadian adventure pleased to be celebrating a clean sweep of victories from the four-race series for Historic Formula 1 cars.

The EACC River Cruiser Class Open at Thurne Mouth saw 18 boats start the first race, the first of three over the weekend for the Moth Salver trophy.

Norfolk-raised professional footballer Vaila Barsley has been named in the Scotland squad for the Uefa Women’s European Championship.

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