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Police were called to reports of a horse on the loose in Thetford

Police called after horse loose on road at Thetford

Police have been called to reports of a horse on the loose on a road near Thetford.

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Cadets and staff of the Norfolk and Suffolk Wing Air Training Corps during their summer camp at Aldergrove Flying Station in Northern Ireland. Picture: SUBMITTED.

Norfolk and Suffolk Air Training Corps cadets spend action-packed week in Northern Ireland

Dozens of Norfolk and Suffolk Air Training Corps (ATC) cadets, including some from Beccles, have spent an action-packed week at a training camp in Northern Ireland.

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The A11 Elveden bypass which is now open. Picture: Denise Bradley

A11 ‘cheese wire’ barrier campaigner demands evidence of safety testing from Highways Agency

A campaigner who started a petition to have “cheese wire” restraints removed from the A11’s central reservation has called for evidence that they are safe for motorcyclists after the Highways agency defended their use.

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Thetford town council celebrate the completion on the new town centre Square in Thetford. Chris Crimmen, Ruth Carter, Maurice Howard, Sarah Lewis and former mayor Stuart Wright Photo: Sonya Duncan

Moving Thetford Forward - has it been a success?

It’s a scheme that promised to regenerate Thetford, support economic development and promote the town.

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GPs are warning that waiting times could get longer because of a recruitment crisis.

Graphic: Doctors warn of longer waiting times for GP appointments in Norfolk and Suffolk

Senior doctors have warned patients to expect more delays after new figures revealed that almost a sixth of Norfolk and Suffolk residents have to wait more than a week for a GP appointment.

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A new WW1-linked exhibition called Letters Home, which    Rachel Willis is co-ordinating, includes letters, diaries and postcards.
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Photo gallery: Poignant tales of pride, grief and pain from Norfolk soldiers on the front line

It was a cry for help, one of hundreds of thousands of letters written in desperation and with fading hope as a war which laid waste to a generation tore at the hearts of ordinary people far from the battlefield.

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  • Costumed soldiers will re-enact the departure of troops from Dereham as they headed for the First World War
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    Actors perform the Bergh Apton Community Arts Trust Mystery Play Cycle. Photo by Simon Finlay.

    Norfolk Arts Awards 2014 finalists are revealed

    Some of the great stars of our county’s rich arts scene are set to be celebrated in the Norfolk Arts Awards later this year - and today we can reveal the finalists in the running for these special prizes.

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Matt Blake scored the only goal in Norwich United's FA Cup win against Deeping Rangers, which has set up a preliminary round tie with Thetford Town. Photo: Bill Smith

Focus shifts to FA Cup tie with Norwich United for Thetford Town

League leaders Ipswich Wanderers brought an end to Thetford Town’s winning start to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division season.

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CC Breckland's Declan Davis riding in the VC Norwich 10. Picture: Fergus Muir

Cycling Club Breckland youngster Declan Davis wins time trial in Essex

Cycling Club Breckland 16-year-old Declan Davis had a hectic weekend of racing whilst camping out at the Mildenhall Cycling Rally.

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Marc Lockwood scores for Swaffham in their 29-28 home defeat to Woodbridge last season. Picture: Simon Ballard

New captain has high hopes for Swaffham RUFC

Swaffham RUFC have appointed back row forward Marc Lockwood as first-team captain for the season.

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Swaffham Golf Club men's captain Gordon Halewood (centre) with Mens Captain Weekend winners Ann Ewer and Nic Cains.

Ann Ewer wins scratch event at Swaffham Golf Club

The weekend involved a medal round for both ladies and men at Swaffham Golf Club on the Saturday followed by a “sixes” fun competition on the Sunday.

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Thetford take bragging rights in FA Cup clash with Swaffham

Thetford Town earned local bragging rights by seeing off Swaffham Town in the FA Cup extra preliminary round.

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Norfolk Sport See all

Jason Lee, front, could be joined in defence by Sam Brooks, back, this evening. Picture: Matthew Usher

King’s Lynn Town looking to get back on track during away trip to Belper Town

Boss Gary Setchell is desperate for King’s Lynn Town not to slide into an area of early-season mid-table obscurity.

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Norfolk League round-up: Teen comes to the party as Tas Valley clinch promotion

A 10-run victory for Hethersett & Tas Valley thirds over Lowestoft B prompted a promotion party at Flordon.

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Cricket. Picture: Bill Smith

West Norfolk League round-up: Promotion from Division Two comes down to run rate

Division One champions Bircham completed their season with a 40-run victory over Castle Rising.

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