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Firefighters cut a person free from a car after it overturned this morning.

Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

Two men who carried out a robbery at a Thetford bookmakers in which a member of staff was punched as he lay on the ground have each been jailed for two years eight months.

Norfolk Constabulary vehicle.

A 19-year-old man has suffered a broken nose after he was punched in the face by a man he passed on the street in Thetford.

Freya Barlow

A round-Norfolk run in memory of a young woman who died from cancer has trebled its fundraising target.

The whisky case tribute

A special and apt tribute has been created for the founder and chairman of a Norfolk whisky distillery who died last year.

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Fishing equipment has been stolen

Hundreds of pounds worth of fishing equipment was stolen in Thetford between 8pm on Thursday, March 12 and 3.20pm on Friday, March 13 at a property on Collingwood Walk.

A 29-year-old man has been arrested after police carried out a warrant at an address in Kestrel Close in Beck Row and discovered a number of cannabis plants at the property.

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Thetford and Brandon Sport

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Thetford Town were without a match at the weekend but returned to action at Whitton United last night, slipping to a 3-0 defeat.

Thetford martial arts club Ishin Ryu Ju Jitsu was joined by town mayor Sylvia Armes to celebrate its 15th year, left is club sensei Trevor Steward and right is Ishin Ryu founder and chief instructor Soke Kevin Pell.

Thetford martial arts club Ishin Ryu Ju Jitsu celebrated 15 years since it was established with a party at the weekend.

Thetford RFC U16s (red) with opponents Crusaders U16s at Two Mile Bottom.

Woodbridge were the opponents for Thetford’s final away game of the season in Greene King IPA Eastern Counties One.

Snetterton set for season to start

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
No Limits bike racing gets Snetterton's 2015 season underway this weekend.

The 2015 season gets under way at Snetterton this weekend with bike racing action from No Limits.

Matt Blake scored for Norwich United against hometown club Thetford Town. Photo: Bill Smith

Thetford Town will be glad to see the back of Norwich United this season.


Thetford and Brandon Events

Sam Smith

Tickets for Sam Smith’s highly-anticipated show at Thetford Forest sold out in less than three quarters of an hour today.

Sam Smith, who will be appearing at Thetford Forest on July 3.

Tickets for Sam Smith’s gig at Thetford Forest have sold out in 40 minutes.

Sam Smith, who will be appearing at Thetford Forest on July 3.

Sam Smith is just the latest hot ticket in what is set to be our region’s big 2015 summer of music. Reporter Andrew fitchett looks at how Norfolk and Suffolk look like being the go-to destinations for pop lovers this year as a constellation of stars come to our part of the world.

V Festival 2012.Hylands Park, Chelmsford, Essex, UK

Leicester-based rock band Kasabian and Scottish DJ Calvin Harris will be headlining the 2015 edition of V Festival, it has been revealed.

Cambridgeshire singer Sam Smith who will be performing this summer at Thetford Forest

Brit Award winning singer Sam Smith is the latest artist to be confirmed for the Forest Live series of summer concerts held at High Lodge, Thetford Forest.

Norfolk Entertainment

East Norfolk Operatic Society members Glenn Hewitt, Keith Drinkwater, Isobel Rice and Colin Wilson who have to move out of the existing barn where they store and make the sets for their productions.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

From a ship on the high seas to a Japanese village, a Norfolk operatic group has transported its audiences to all sorts of destinations through its clever and imaginative set building.


Cinderella (U)

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Film review pix 26/2/15

Slavishly adapted from Disney’s classic 1950 animated musical, Kenneth Branagh’s live action version of the fairy-tale romance doesn’t skimp on the period detail.

Mark Cocker

Six books have been shortlisted for a prize celebrating literature associated with or influenced by East Anglia.

X - Factor hopefuls waiting for their big moment in auditions at Epic, Magdalen Street. Photo: Steve Adams

TV scouts are to visit a Norwich pub to search for the next big singer to feature on this year’s X-Factor.

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Rehearsals of The Accordion Shop by Cush Jumbo, performed by Norwich Theatre Royal Youth Company at The Garage in March 2015

Young people just want to have fun: that might be a slightly simplistic version of the message behind Cush Jumbo’s The Accordion Shop.

Norfolk Sport

Lee Stevenson celebrates scoring for the 'old' Lynn in 2004. Picture: IAN BURT

Classy midfielder Lee Stevenson’s return to The Walks has been met with approval by King’s Lynn Town fans.

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Micky Chapman

Lowestoft Town joint boss Micky Chapman admits no-one at the club will relax until they are mathematically certain of Conference North football next season.

Stephen Harvey, grounded, in action for Fakenham Town. Picture: TONY MILES

The players of Fakenham Town are determined to make Wayne Anderson’s Ghosts’ swansong a winning one.

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Stewart Larter will be hoping his Wroxham team can bring three points back from London. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Wroxham will be looking to get their play-off push back on track as they prepare to travel to Redbridge, writes Thomas Crabb.

Dereham Town's Luke Tuttle. Picture: Ian Burt

Dereham Town’s chances of gatecrashing the play-offs will be given a huge boost if they upset AFC Sudbury.

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