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Breckland master gardeners at John Room House

Breckland master gardener project is a growing success story

A council’s master gardener scheme is bearing fruit, a new report has revealed.

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The scene of an accident on the A143 between Great Barton and Bury.

Couple in 80s died in HGV crash in Suffolk after possible “cardiac event”, inquest hears

An 85-year-old man may have suffered an “acute cardiac event” which caused the road accident which killed him and his wife.

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Richard Turnbull, Balfour Beatty Project Director, and Geoff Chatfield, Highway’s Agency Projects Manager, stand on a the A11 lay by at the Elveden War Memorial in Brandon where safety signs light up warning drivers about high-speed.

A11 to close overnight as environmental works done

Key environmental work on the A11 dualling project will close the road for five nights.

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Eastgate House, Thorpe Road, where the Coroner's Court is situated in the ground floor. Picture: Denise Bradley

Thetford man died from “drinking too much”, inquest hears

A Thetford man, who was found dead in his bedroom, died from drinking too much alcohol, an inquest heard yesterday.

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Bird strike may have caused Brandon motorcyclist to crash into van, inquest told

A bird strike may have caused a 38-year-old motorcyclist to ride into the path of an oncoming van, an inquest has heard.

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Gandini Juggling will be bringing their award winning show Smashed! to the Stars Showbar. Picture: submitted

Packed programme ahead as Great Yarmouth prepares to host biggest ever Out There festival

Breathtaking circus stunts, incredible acrobatic displays, glittering cabaret and a multicoloured dance spectacle will come together in Great Yarmouth for an arts extravaganza – which the public are invited to take part in.

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Thetford close in on Norfolk Alliance Division Three title

Thetford Town are closing in on the title in Division Three of the Dipple & Conway Opticians Norfolk Alliance, after winning their eighth match of the season.

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Chrissie Wellington. Picture: Daniel Hambury

Chrissie Wellington to be part of all-women’s team for Trois Etapes Tour in Pyrénées

Feltwell-raised Ironman star Chrissie Wellington will be part of the first all-women’s team in the Trois Etapes Tour in the French Pyrénées next month.

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The Thetford Athletics club members who took part in the third round of the Quad Kids tournament at Great Yarmouth.

Thetford AC juniors prove they can handle the heat in Quad Kids event at Great Yarmouth

Youngsters from Thetford Athletics Club had to battle through some high temperatures in Great Yarmouth during the third round of the Quad Kids tournament.

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Watton youngster wins Ishin Ryu British title for fourth time

Watton martial artist Kieran Steward has become British Champion of his sport for the fourth year running.

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Action from last year's BTCC round at Snetterton.

Snetterton set for British Touring Car Championship return

The British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) returns to Snetterton at the start of August.

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Norwich Rowing Club's Steven Parsonage in training.

Norfolk rower Steven Parsonage selected in Great Britain squad for Junior World Championships

Norwich rower Steven Parsonage has been selected for Great Britain’s Junior World Championships team in the quad sculls event.

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England's Laura Massaro during her women's doubles pool match at Scotstoun Sports Campus, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Picture: Tim Ireland/PA Wire.

Schedule: Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambs athletes in action during day eight of the Commonwealth Games

The quest for another Commonwealth Games medal continues for Norfolk-born squash stars Laura Massaro and James Willstrop today.

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England's Sophie McKinna Final at Hampden Park, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire.

Fifth place at Commonwealth Games for Great Yarmouth thrower

A season’s best throw was not enough for Great Yarmouth thrower Sophie McKinna in the women’s shot put.

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