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Thetford musician’s delight as song is picked for QPR club video

A musician from Thetford has fulfilled a football fan’s dream after one of his songs was used by the team he supports.

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Firefighters rescue person from flooding in Quidenham

Firefighters have had to rescue a person trapped in flooding in Quidenham.

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The Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Recovery College celebration event at Dunston Hall. Speaker Jane Sayer, director of nursing, quality and patient safety. Picture: Denise Bradley

Health watchdog urges mental health trust to improve community services in Norfolk and Suffolk

A mental health trust has been urged to improve the standard of community-based support after a survey of patients ranked Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust near the bottom of a national league table.

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Flash floods have caused problems on Norfolk's roads.

Update: Flash floods cause problems on Norfolk’s roads and woe for train travellers

Flash flooding has caused problems on a number of Norfolk roads this evening and created headaches for train travellers.

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Fire crew tackle car and hedge on fire in Attleborough

A fire crew was called to Attleborough this afternoon after a car set fire and the flames spread to a hedge.

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The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on stage previously at Lowestoft's Marina Theatre.

Downton Abbey star supports Lowestoft armed forces charity concert at Marina Theatre

This weekend, millions of people are expected to tune in and watch the new series of television favourite Downton Abbey.

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Watton endurance rider wins gold rosette

Watton endurance rider Carol Chapman is back from her adventures at the Home International event in Scotland with a gold rosette – the equivalent of a UK grade one – and a second place prize from the biggest event of her life.

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Thetford Parkrun members taking part in the Spartan Sprint race at Milton Park in Cambridge.

Visiting trio lead the way with Thetford Parkrun dominance

Competitors from as far away as Australia took part in last weekend’s Thetford Parkrun, with a total of 167 people taking part at Thetford Priory and water meadows.

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Swaffham Town's (white) Mikey Thompson riding a challenge under the watch of Matthew Castellan during their side's FA Vase defeat at Yaxley. Picture: Eddie Deane

Eastern Counties League: Thetford continue strong start in Vase

Thetford Town’s impressive start to the season has continued with progress in the FA Vase against local rivals Ely City.

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The adult and child three-legged race organised by Thetford Parkrun and Haart at Thetford's Great Festival.

Henderson claims Thetford Parkrun victory

Another busy week for Thetford Parkrun saw 148 people take part in the volunteer-run free event at Thetford Priory and water meadows, with 14 first-time participants and 42 personal bests recorded.

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Beccles RUFC 12 Thetford RUFC 26

Preparations for life in Eastern Counties One have stepped up for Thetford with a good pre-season victory at Beccles.

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Jake Reed will be looking to celebrate more goals in the blue shirt of Lowestoft Town. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

Lowestoft Town hope overnight stay can ease Conference North preparation issues

Lowestoft Town joint boss Ady Gallagher believes his players will be a lot better prepared for this afternoon’s Vanarama Conference North clash at Hyde.

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Gary Setchell can't get his head around some of the Northern Premier League results so far this season. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Eyes down as King’s Lynn Town play ‘bingo’ in the Evo-Stik hall at Rushall Olympic

Gary Setchell is ready to try his luck again in the Evo-Stik Premier Division’s latest game of chance for the Linnets.

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Craig Bussens shoots for goal during Dereham's FA Cup replay against St Neots. Picture: NEIL SMITH

Dereham Town look to keep riding the FA Cup wave of emotion

Dereham Town will aim to carry on the FA Cup feel-good factor that has engulfed Aldiss Park when they return to league action in Essex.

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