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Suffolk fire and police service merger on the agenda

A full-scale merger between Suffolk’s fire and police services could be the long-term future of emergency services in the county, according to Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Passmore.

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Fire warning to those enjoying barbecues in Norfolk’s wooded areas

Take care with barbecues in wooded areas – that’s the warning from Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service today after being called out to three fires this morning.

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Karl Walker proposing to Tracy Orsanakos at the London Marathon.

Video: Norfolk man proposes during London Marathon... and she doesn’t run a mile!

Anyone who plucks up enough courage to ask the question: “Will you marry me?” always hopes their partner won’t run a mile.

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David and Joan Hughes are going to open the first Zaks franchise. Picture: Supplied.

New Zaks American diner to open on Norfolk/Suffolk border this year

A Thetford couple will be the first people to open a franchise of the American diner Zaks later this year, bringing the restaurant to the Norfolk/Suffolk border.

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No clues in river search after man suffers serious leg injuries in Thetford assault

Police are continuing to investigate after a man in his 20s was assaulted in Thetford on Monday night.

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Tom Edwards, former pirate radio DJ pictured in the  BBC Radio Norfolk studios in Norwich.

My life on the ocean waves - as a pirate

It’s 50 years this weekend since pirate station Radio Caroline began broadcasting off the East Coast – and changed music forever. Former pirate radio DJ Tom Edwards reflects on those heady days...

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Ewan Wardrop as George Formby

Review: Formby

Trends come and go, but Ewan Wardrop’s magical one-man George Formby biopic show is proof that talent - not topic - is the key to entertainment.

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Adam Marriott in action for Cambridge City. Picture: Dave Pettengell

Former Norwich City youngster has scored 40 goals for Cambridge City this season

The record books have been torn up at Cambridge City this season, by a former Norwich City academy player.

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Stefan Donnelly and his father Martin were due to face each other in the Lotus Elise UK Championship at Snetterton'’s opening race meeting of the 2014 season.

Engine blow thwarts father and son race in Lotus Cup race at Snetterton

Stefan Donnelly will have to wait for another opportunity to race alongside his father Martin as their Lotus Elise’s engine blew up while qualifying for the Lotus Cup race at Snetterton when the former Formula One driver was at the wheel.

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Thetford Town against Woodbridge football Thurlow Nunn Premier Division. Photo: Steve Adams

Vital victory for Thetford Town against Woodbridge Town

Thetford Town gave their Thurlow Nunn Premier Division survival hopes a huge boost on Saturday by beating fellow strugglers Woodbridge 2-1 at Mundford Road.

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Action from Thetford's 69-16 win against Fakenham, which secured them the Eastern Counties Two title. Picture: Mike Wyatt Photography

Thetford RUFC wrap up Eastern Counties Two title with Fakenham win

The Eastern Counties Two title has been wrapped up by Thetford, to officially kick off the promotion party at Two Mile Bottom.

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Final match winning try. Thetford started the second half 10-21 behind, but scored three tries to win 27-24 and top the league. Photo: Bill Smith

Photo gallery: Late try completes comeback to seal promotion for Thetford

Promotion was secured in dramatic fashion by Thetford – thanks to a late try to put them ahead for the first time in their title shoot-out with local rivals Thurston.

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Medy Elito of Dagenham & Redbridge is congratulated after scoring the second Daggers goal against Rochdale back on October 26.  Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO.

Elito hopes Daggers can rain on Chesterfield’s promotion parade

League Two preview: Dagenham & Redbridge v Chesterfield

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Nana Dalton on Elite Syncopation. Picture: Matthew USher

Photo gallery: Oliver Townend in class of his own on final day of Burnham Market International Horse Trials

Reigning British national champion Oliver Townend was unbeatable at the EQ Life Burnham Market Horse Trials, scooping both sections of the CIC*** class.

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