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An e-fit likeness of a man police are trying to trace in relation to a reported rape in Brandon.

Detectives investigating a rape in Brandon have carried out more checks in the area a week after the attack happened.

Residents in a canoe on the flooded Low Road at Scole. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Heavy rain which fell for several hours today has caused flooding in many areas of south Norfolk and Breckland

Rescue Service
Mark Robinson, from Willow Property Management, with Vince Gregory, who is walking 252 miles in the Pennies for MacMillan Cancer and the Riversdale Centre in Thetford.

As an acting and guitar teacher, performing comes as easy to Vince Gregory as a walk in the park.

Thetford
Robert Kybird, left, and David Osborne at the Thetford Remembers photo exhibition.

A photographic exhibition has built a bigger picture of the First World War after people loaned their memorabilia and pictures in aid of a remembrance project.

Thetford
An e-fit likeness of a man police are trying to trace in relation to a reported rape in Brandon.

Detectives investigating a rape in Brandon have released an E-fit likeness of a man they want to trace in connection with the attack.

Thetford
The US Air Force Thunderbirds in action.

A pilot from a Suffolk airbase says he is “proud beyond words” after being picked as the lead for the US Air Force’s elite demonstration squadron.

Thetford
A special 'Pop Up' garden event at the Paddock in Thetford raises money for St Nicholas Hospice Care. Pictured is garden owner Rachel Woods.

Organisers of an open gardens charity event say they are “shocked” after signs advertising their event were vandalised and daubed with “Vote Leave” slogans.

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Thetford and Brandon Sport

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Nick Kelly
Downham are gaining some momentum in the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division.

Downham Town appear to be finding their feet after making a wretched start to their Premier Division campaign.

North Elmham opener James White demonstrates his ability with the bat. Picture: MIKE WYATT

A somewhat wetter weekend than last saw some games succumb to the bad weather in the Norfolk League, writes Mike Ridout.

Barton Wanderers
Anglian Schools Athletics Championships at the UEA Sportspark. Aaron Loombe.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

There were a number of fine individual performances from Norfolk competitors in the annual Anglian Schools Championships at UEA Sportspark in Norwich.

Norwich
Tymal Mills in action for Sussex. Picture: Sussex CCC

England coach Trevor Bayliss and Test captain Alastair Cook admit they are excited to see how speed demon Tymal Mills will perform on the international stage.

Mildenhall College
Cricket action from the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division match between Cromer in Bat vs Swardeston A fielding. David Turner batting for Cromer with Alex Bilham in wicket.

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Damon Egan maintained his rich vein of form to help Sprowston win the Premier Division’s match of the day – and claim top spot as a result.

David Turner

Thetford and Brandon Events

Has your dad a head for heights? Go Ape in Thetford Forest is one potential Father's Day destination. Picture; Matthew Usher.

Father’s Day is this Sunday, but fret not, whatever type of dad yours is — nature lover to history buff, petrolhead to culture vulture — there is something happening to treat him to. SIMON PARKIN picks ways to dazzle your dad with all the family.

United Kingdom
The original Zaks caravan in Norwich

Burger lovers will be able to buy their favourite dish at 1976 prices when Norfolk restaurant Zaks celebrates its 40th anniversary.

Thetford
Sean Payne

At the tender age of 15, alto Sean Payne is performing at Herts Jazz Club this Sunday. (12)

Sean Payne will appear at Herts Jazz Club

A talented teenage musician will get the chance to perform alongside Herts Jazz Club regulars in Welwyn Garden City this weekend.

Maria Willis and Amy Morris (centre) with some of the contestants and Judges. Photo: Maurice Gray.

A teenager from Wroxham has beaten off competition from over 120 singers from all across Norfolk to win a county-wide talent competition.

BBC

Norfolk Entertainment

The Secret Life of Pets.

Creatures great and small wreak havoc on the streets of New York City in Chris Renaud and Yarrow Cheney’s colourful computer-animated romp.

The Jubilee Players production of thriller Night Must Fall has been re-scheduled after the Tithe Barn in Horstead was needed as a polling station for the EU Referendum. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

It is a political drama with a cast of colourful characters that has gripped the nation. And now the EU referendum has even upstaged the latest production by an amateur theatre group.

European Union
Music and dancing at last year's Woodfields School W-Festival. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Festival fever hits Sheringham Woodfields School next Friday, when staff and students will be staging an annual event promising music, dancing and fun for all the family.

17-18 June 2016. Stadia, Norwich. Photo: Chris Harvey

Did you go out in Norwich last weekend? We’ve gone inside some of the city’s hottest clubs and bars to see who’s been out and about, see if you can spot yourself in our gallery below.

Norwich

Norfolk Sport

England's Will Evans in action against Scotland.

Two of Norfolk’s brightest prospects will look to power England to world glory this evening.

Ireland
Norwich's Olympian and Women's Tour rider Emma Pooley.
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Norwich time-trial star Emma Pooley has been handed the chance to make up for her London 2012 upset and take gold in Rio de Janeiro.

United Kingdom
Jamie Vardy probably wont get the space he wants and needs when England try to unpick Iceland on Monday.

Euro 2016 caught light as a tournament on Wednesday night, just in time for the knockout stages. And it was glorious.

Ireland
Will Chris Baker be able to add outdoor glory to his British indoor crown? Picture: BRITISH ATHLETICS/GETTY IMAGES

Chris Baker knows he’s within touching distance of securing automatic qualification for Rio 2016 this summer.

United Kingdom

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