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Terry Cantwell and his dog Dusty were attacked by a pack of Huskies in Thetford Forest.

“I was trying to get away from them but they bore down on us”: Dog walker suffers “terrifying” attacks by husky teams

A dog owner is pushing for husky training to be kept on a tighter leash in Thetford Forest after he was subjected to two “terrifying” attacks in the last year.

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Road closed signs. Picture: Bill Darnell.

Ancient bridge shut after hit and run damage over Easter weekend

An ancient bridge will be out for commission for four weeks after a hit and run incident caused serious damage.

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The Coroner for Greater Suffolk Peter Dean;

Teenager wanted to kill herself on anniversary of best friend’s suicide, inquest hears

A teenager who was found hanging at a children’s home in Brandon had said she wanted to kill herself on the anniversary of her best-friend committing suicide, an inquest has heard.

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Laker the dog

Find Me A Family: Do you have space in your home and your heart for two-year-old Laker?

The Pyranean Mountain Dog is a very old breed that has been used for hundreds of years by shepherds in and around the Pyrenees Mountains of Southern France and Northern Spain.

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Stuart Wright opens Sweyn Close Easter fun day

Thetford Easter event puts cash in Help for Heroes coffers

An Easter charity day has raised £180 for a good cause after the community turned out in force to show its support.

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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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Bestselling author to host anniversary Literary Lunch at Felsted

Felsted School will hold its first-ever Literary Day next week as part of its 450th celebrations.

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Action from the Norfolk & Suffolk Junior Motorcycle Club Easter weekend meeting at Great Hockham - pictured in the 65cc class (7-10 years) start of racing Cullen Hawkins (65) hitting the deck and Rupert Graver (123), Alfie Jones (11), Harvey Russell (4), Thomas Harris (8). Picture: Tracey Hales

Dust settles on success of Norfolk & Suffolk Junior Motorcycle Club Easter meeting

The roar of motocross bikes could be heard in Great Hockham over the Easter weekend, as the Norfolk & Suffolk Junior Motorcycle Club held its latest meeting.

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Cup triumph continues success for Thetford RUFC

More silverware has been added to Thetford RUFC’s trophy cabinet after a resounding 80-0 win at Fakenham.

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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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A tale of two games for Ely City

A mixed Easter weekend for Ely City saw them pick up one of their best results of the season at title-chasing Felixstowe before being hammered by Godmanchester Rovers.

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Kevin O'Connor celebrates Brentford's promotion to the Championship.

Brentford legend reflects on promotion to the Championship

Brentford legend Kevin O’Connor admitted that seeing the Bees end their 21 years of exile from the top two divisions was the best day of his career.

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Richard Lee (middle) celebrates promotion to the Championship.

‘I thought it was going to be play-offs at best after Stevenage’ Brentford stopper revels in promotion

Brentford goalkeeper Richard Lee admitted that he could not see the Bees winning automatic promotion after the 2-1 defeat to Stevenage.

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