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The collision involved a car and a motorcycle.

The woman has been taken to Addenbrookes Hospital with what police describe as “life changing injuries”.

The A11 at Elveden has reopened after a single serious-car crash.

Granger Harrison and his daughter Esme have a herd of rare Dairy Shorthorn cows at Field Farm in Lakenheath.

A north Suffolk farmer is working to preserve one of the UK’s rarest cattle populations – by building a working herd of animals which he says are “rarer than giant pandas”.

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Matthew Hancock MP meets Helen Warnock, Network Rail area director, and residents at the level crossing in Brandon.

A town level crossing which has wreaked havoc for drivers for the past four years is set to be improved by the end of 2016.

Fran Robinson, Thetford town councillor

As one of the oldest mayoralties in the country, tradition is important to Thetford Town Council.

A van has hit a wall outside King's House in Thetford.

A wayward van has caused serious damage to a wall in Thetford town centre.

Thetford Town Council
An inquest has opened into the death of Karon Boyce, 57, a school administrator from Thetford.

Tributes have been paid to a much-loved school administrator who was found dead at home.


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Thetford and Brandon Sport

Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Adam Mason is urging the Bloaters to get across the line. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

Great Yarmouth Town will be hoping to take the first step towards joining East Anglia’s footballing elite this afternoon.

Sixteen-year-old Tom Yarham shone during Fakenham's EAPL play-off semi final. Picture: RONNIE HEYHOE

Fakenham’s dream of rejoining the region’s elite begins with a trip to Old Buckenham.

Barton Wanderers

The battle to avoid relegation from the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division will be decided on the final day of the season.

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Norwich United celebrate retaining the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division title after beating Long Melford at Plantation Park.

Norwich United tasted defeat for just the third time this season, although it meant little to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division champions.

Mitch Forbes
Action from Bury Saints' win over Sussex Thunder at Thetford Rugby Club earlier this season - Tommy Ellerbee running for his first Saints touchdown. Picture: Hayden Marie Photography

The Bury Saints American Football Club made it two wins from two after a hard fought win over the Southampton based Solent Thrashers running out a 19-6 scoreline at Thetford Rugby Club.


Thetford and Brandon Events

Franko Fraize s at The Hideout in Thetford.

A Thetford rapper says everything is in place to break into the big time as he releases a new single and prepares for a summer of live shows.

Plague Vendor. Photo by Rowan Daily.

Punk band Plague Vendor will take their raucous brand of rock to Bristol’s Start The Bus on Monday.

Ted Bateman at home at Thetford with Jax his Alsatian cross. Widower Ted has appeared on the Channel 4 TV programme First Dates. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

As many older single people would doubtless tell you, finding a partner is not just a game for the young.

High Altitude Trampoline Park, ExTREEme Adventure and Archived Alive. (L-R)

Looking for something a little different to do on your next day off? Here are ten activities you and your friends or family can try your hand at.

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Norfolk Entertainment

Cycling Events 2016: Tour de Norfolk, NNUH Tour Sportive and Tour de Broads. (L-R)

Looking for a cycling challenge to take on? Here’s a look at some of the events taking place in Norfolk over the next few months.

Latitude Comedy 2016

Additional music, dance and theatre acts have been added to the line-up for this year’s Latitude Festival.

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Weekend Guide: Fiddlesticks morris dancers, Horning Boat Show and Stradsett Park Vintage Rally. (L-R)

Looking for something to do this over the Bank Holiday? Here are some of the events taking place across Norfolk at the weekend

Latitude Festival 2016

A spectacular dance line up has been announced to perform at Latitude Festival this summer.

Norwich City of Ale 2016. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

As Sheffield attempts to steal Norwich’s City of Ale status, we look at some of the reasons why the fine city deserves to keep its crown.


Norfolk Sport

Niels-Kristian Iversen had a frustrating night in Slovenia on Saturday. Picture: IAN BURT

King’s Lynn Stars will not become the first away team to ride at Belle Vue Aces’ new home.

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Ryan Walsh celebrates victory over James Tennyson after their British featherweight title bout at the Copper Box Arena, London. Photo: Adam Davy/PA

Cromer twins Liam and Ryan Walsh retained their British titles at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday night.

Ady Gallagher is preparing his Lowestoft team for a crucial clash with North Ferriby tonight. Photo: FOCUS IMAGES

Lowestoft Town have been relegated from National League North.

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The winner of the 2015 City of Norwich half marathon at the Showground, Adrian Mussett.  Picture: Denise Bradley

A new winner of the Bespak Grand East Anglia Run will be crowned in King’s Lynn tomorrow.

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Cyclists on the Holkham Estate, taking part in the 'Pedal Norfolk' weekend. Pictured is Zac Wilson (10). Picture Ian Burt.

More than 500 set off from the hall to bike 20, 50 or 100 miles through north Norfolk’s glorious countryside today.


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