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A new series starring comedian Jack Whitehall and his father, Michael, hit Netflix on Friday (September 22).

EDP journalist Andrew Papworth asks if university is worth all the studying and student debt.

Anna Bridle, 48, from Sporle, took on the Spiral to the Summit challenge on Sunday, September 17 on behalf of the Stroke Association and successfully climbed the Swaffham windmill three times - the equivalent of almost 1,000 steps.

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Hundreds of people are expected to dress up as zombies for a 12-hour Halloween music festival.

Swaffham girl Lucie Gresham-Hill wins two-year scholarship from Norfolk builder R G Carter.

Norfolk residents are being given the chance to take part in two unique history courses this autumn thanks to the Workers’ Educational Association.

RAF Honington, home of the RAF Force Protection Force, hosted the finals of the Provost Marshal Military Working Dogs Trials yesterday.

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Fast-rising MMA star Andre Goncalves says he’s ready for the big time – and he’ll prove it in enemy territory at Bellator 187 in Dublin in November.

There were only two matches played in Division One of the Central and South Norfolk League sponsored by Barnes Print at the weekend.


There were four goals scored during Norwich City’s comfortable win over Brentford in the Carabao Cup but it is a penalty miss that has got everyone talking.

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Thetford Dolphins were represented by 49 swimmers for the Nifty 50s Open meet held at Thetford Waterworld.

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It was a very close finish but two pairs from the host club ended at the top of the pile at Gary Goodchild’s Senior Captain’s Open at Thetford.

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Angela Carter’s classic tale The Company of Wolves has been adapted by Devon-based theatre company Burn the Curtain into a ‘promenade theatre adventure’ for runners and walkers.

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Caroline Flack is coming back to her native Norfolk this autumn, swapping Love Island for starring in her debut stage musical, Crazy For You, alongside fellow Strictly winner Tom Chambers.


As Strictly Come Dancing returns to BBC One tonight, JESSICA LONG finds 10 people from this region who have taken part in TV talent show contests .

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To celebrate Heritage Open Days 2017, a range of events and exhibitions are taking place across Norfolk. Here’s our pick of the bunch...


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Norfolk residents are being urged to take part in a new “neighbourhood watch” scheme for nature.

A new series starring comedian Jack Whitehall and his father, Michael, hit Netflix on Friday (September 22).


A farmer’s market, a slow brunch and an ‘audience with’-style evening featuring two top chefs are among the attractions on the menu at this year’s Aylsham Food Festival, which kicks off at 8.30am on October 6 with a country market at Aylsham town hall.

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Norfolk chef Galton Blackiston cooked up a storm on BBC’s Saturday Morning Kitchen.

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If you go down to Wymondham Abbey today, you’re sure to find something delicious.

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First-half goals from Craig Parker and Ryan Hawkins provided the perfect tonic for King’s Lynn Town as they saw off league leaders Tiverton.

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Two north Norfolk mums who have kicked off a new Under 8s team at Sheringham Football Club are appealing for more players to join.

Lowestoft Town boss Ady Gallagher has warned his squad that no-one is safe after seeing the Blues tumble out of the FA Cup at home to Harlow Town.

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Norwich United include new signings Hafeez Sanusi, a striker from Bishop’s Stortford, and Olumide Lapite, a winger from Barwell, in the squad for the visit of leaders AFC Hornchurch this afternoon.

Fakenham Town will be desperate to make hay while many top-flight teams are otherwise occupied on Saturday.

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