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Communities across East Anglia will today begin a massive clear-up after Storm Doris caused chaos across the region.

Young people are set to be given a leading role in developing youth services throughout Norfolk.

Benjamin Foundation

About 25,000 homes across East Anglia remain without power overnight due to Storm Doris - and some may not be restored until Friday afternoon,

Norfolk police

In a bid to raise as much money as they can eight men have had their legs waxed while belting out karaoke tunes.

Macmillan

More than 30,000 homes in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire remain without electricity after high winds from Storm Doris brought trees down on to power lines.

Strong winds have blown over more than 230 trees in Norfolk this afternoon as Storm Doris sweeps across the region.

Norfolk County Council

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Lightweight prospect Andre Goncalves intends to waste no time getting back in the win column after suffering the first-ever defeat of his career in December.

Thetford Dolphins Junior swimmers travelled to Dereham in the A final of the Norfolk Junior League for the Copeman Cup and put in a very good performance against strong opposition to finish a creditable fourth place.

Archie King

Thetford’s first team went into the game knowing that league position meant nothing and Bury were going to be a stern test.

Josh Clark

Bury Bowl hosted Mellis in Division One of the Plastic Trade Frames Bury Sunday League but went down to a 3-1 defeat.

Norton

Bridgham United were involved in a real game of two halves at Castle Acre Swifts in Division Two of the Central & South Norfolk League.

Thetford and Brandon Events

EastEnders’ Shaun Williamson, and Only Fools and Horses’ Sue Holderness take lead roles in the comedy

Theresa May

She wowed the crowds when she danced to victory on the TV show Strictly Come Dancing, and now Norfolk’s Caroline Flack is set to star in a new touring musical.

BBC

World-renowned keyboard player Rick Wakeman, virtuoso flautist James Galway and classical guitarist John Williams will top a stellar line-up at one of the region’s biggest music and arts celebrations this spring, it has been confirmed.

United Kingdom

With Clean Bandit announced as the latest band to perform at the hugely-popular Forest Live in Thetford, here’s a look at some other top performers who have wowed the crowds in years gone by.

Sam Smith

Clean Bandit is the latest act to announce a performance at Thetford Forest this summer and tickets go on sale on Friday.

Rick Astley

Norfolk Entertainment

The region welcomes a diverse range of dance theatre, from classical ballet to contemporary dance via early classics from Matthew Bourne and an Indian retelling of Cinderella.

John

The plot is cobbled together and there’s an excess of eels in this style-over-substance (but not particularly stylish) thriller from Gore Verbinski.

Indian dance, past and present is combined in a new work by BBC Young Dancer judge Shobana Jeyasingh being staged by DanceEast.

BBC

The Norfolk rockers hit the UEA, while the sweet-voiced folk singer visits Norwich Arts Centre, together with gigs by KRS-One, Broadside Ballads, Lucy Spraggan and more.

Norwich Arts Centre

See swathes of snowdrops and early spring flowers at Raveningham, Oxburgh, Thorpe Market and Walsingham, while get up close to ponies and tracking at Sheringham Park.

Norfolk Sport

Appointing former Norwich City and Aston Villa assistant manager Ian Culverhouse has got King’s Lynn Town owner Stephen Cleeve excited for the future.

Norwich City

Young Norfolk golfers are being encouraged to take the next step in their development by playing for county sides.

Leading Norfolk amateur Jack Yule is now a member of Thetford - and he is playing in club competitions to ensure he is fully prepared for the new season.

United Kingdom

Dereham Golf Club’s junior members started the new season in fine weather by playing for the Valentine Trophies.

What a fantastic second round of matches it was in the Six Nations.

Ireland

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