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Elizabeth Truss, Environment Secretary and South West Norfolk MP, re-opens the debate over fox hunting

Environment secretary and Norfolk MP Elizabeth Truss calls for fox hunting ban ‘mistake’ to be overturned

The government’s new environment secretary has reopened the debate over the fox hunting ban by calling for the legislation to be overturned.

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Blue recycling bins from Norwich City Council. Picture: James Bass.

Changes to recycling across Norfolk start on Wednesday

Householders will no longer need to drive to a bottle-bank or spend time separating rubbish to recycle as more items can soon be deposited at the kerbside.

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A body has been discovered.

Body found in search for missing Mundford man

A body has been found in the search for a missing man from the Thetford area, police said this evening.

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ERS Medical will take over the Norfolk PTS contract on October 1.

NHS non-emergency patient transport service in Norfolk set for new era with transfer to private firm

Health chiefs pledged to improve a non-emergency transport service in Norfolk ahead of an NHS service being transferred to a private company.

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First of the 400 student paramedics training at Norfolk ambulance HQ. Photo: Melvyn Sibson

Ambulance Watch: Pledge to continue front-line recruitment drive next year to turn around fortunes of 999 trust

The region’s ambulance service will need to repeat a major front-line recruitment drive next year in order to start hitting key response times, its chief executive warned yesterday.

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Steven Bashforth at the Stiffkey Pill Box excavation. Picture: Ian Burt

Photo gallery: Uncovering the secrets of coastal walk’s wartime relic

An excavation has tried to uncover the secrets of a possible First World War site on a popular coastal walk.

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  • Mystery continues to surround the Stiffkey pill box
  • Memorial service for those lost at Gallipoli
  • Downton Abbey star supports Lowestoft armed forces charity concert at Marina Theatre
  • Syleham church to get new stone memorial to mark First World War
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    GoGoDragons! competition designs inspired by everything from the Loch Ness Monster to Dennis the Menace

    From the Loch Ness Monster to Dennis the Menace to Norwich City Football Club - people of all ages have been inspired by all sorts of ideas for their entries into our design-a-dragon competition.

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Dion Frary brace sees Fakenham Town edge to win against Thetford Town

Dion Frary scored twice for Fakenham Town to edge a 2-1 win against local rivals Thetford Town in the Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties Premier Division last night.

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Thetford Dolphins swimmers who competed in the Nifty 50s Open Meet.

Dolphons on form for Nifty 50s meeting at Waterworld in Thetford

Thetford Dolphins kicked off the autumn and winter season by welcoming swimmers from 13 clubs in the region, to their annual ‘Nifty 50s’ Open Meet.

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Roger Graham during the CC Breckland 50-mile event. Picture: Fergus Muir

Weather forces late changes for Cycling Club Breckland race

Cycling Club Breckland riders had to make difficult judgements about whether to ride this weekend, due to changeable weather conditions and organiser having to make last-minute course changes caused by flooding.

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Josh Clark scored one of Thetford's tries against Swaffham. Photo: Bill Smith

Thetford claim bragging rights in derby clash with Swaffham

The bragging rights went to newly promoted Thetford at Mundford Road – but Swaffham ensured the home team had to battle hard to hold on to their victory.

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Thetford Athletics Club’s Under-15 Boys Team were the first squad from the town to make the East Anglian League Track and Field Final for many years.

Thetford Athletics Club’s under-15 boys tackle the region’s best in Bury St Edmunds

Thetford Athletics Club’s under-15 boys team were the first squad from the town to make the East Anglian League Track and Field final for many years.

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Lewis Kerr walking back to pits after his fall in heat 12 on Monday. Picture: Ian Burt

Charles Wright will guest for King’s Lynn Stars at Poole as Lewis Kerr’s season is ended by injury

King’s Lynn Stars’ end-of-season injury jinx has claimed its latest victim in the shape of Lewis Kerr.

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Gary Setchell displays the passion that helped inspire Lynn's FA Cup win on Saturday. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

King’s Lynn Town not counting their chickens despite another home tie in the FA Cup

Gary Setchell’s experiences against promoted Evo-Stik Division One North teams means he won’t be taking Lancaster City lightly in the FA Cup.

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Robert Lambert. Picture: Ian Burt

Photo gallery: Elite League play-off semi-final first leg: King’s Lynn Stars 44, Poole Pirates 45

Lynn came out on the wrong side of a last-heat decider as they lost their home semi-final play-off clash tonight against Poole.

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