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A Norfolk charity is cooking up a storm to help one of its community centres fund essential repairs.

A new 62 bedroom hotel at the centre of an £8m town centre redevelopment has opened its doors – with help from some local television legends.

Breckland Council

American airmen got a taste of home when they were asked to fly their nation’s flag at an NFL game in one of the UK’s most famous sports venues.


A Portuguese café which saw boisterous celebrations when its nation won the 2016 Euro final has had an application to extend its licensing hours refused.


The Northern Lights could be visible in Norfolk tonight.

A young martial artist is celebrating success in an international competition.

A woman who died in a crash on the A11 had been a retired private tutor from Cringleford.


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A young martial artist is celebrating success in an international competition.

Monday’s draw for the second round of the Buildbase FA Vase will feature at least one Norfolk team – as Thetford and Great Yarmouth face each other this afternoon.

Adam Mason

The first key race of the cross country league season took place last weekend as athletes turned out in big numbers for the annual Ryston Runners Cross Country Grand Prix Series.

Charlie Stone

Thetford maintained their excellent start to the season by recording a big away win in the Junior Vase on Saturday.

Gorleston FC has confirmed that its Thurlow Nunn League fixture with Thetford at Emerald Park tonight has been postponed.

Thurlow Nunn League

Thetford and Brandon Events

After a sensational summer of festival performances, rapper Franko Fraize is celebrating yet again after recording a session at the BBC’s iconic Maida Vale studio.


A taste of the States will be coming to a new town centre development as the first of its five restaurant tenants is announced.

Breckland Council

Pop icon Rick Astley is the first to confirm he will be performing at Thetford Forest as part of its summer concert series in 2017.

Iconic singer Rick Astley will be coming to East Anglia next year to sing in Thetford Forest.

Forestry Commission

Rick Astley is the first artist to announce he will be appearing at Thetford Forest in 2017 as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series promoted by the Forestry Commission.

Forestry Commission

Norfolk Entertainment

Norwich City Football Club has today revealed the seating plan for the Take That gig at the stadium next summer.

Norwich City Football Club

Variety has been the spice of life for Cromer Pier general manager Jo Artherton.

Two top actors, renowned for a host of stage hits and TV shows, are set to star in the first UK revival of award-winning musical, La Cage Aux Folles.

United Kingdom

The Great British Bake Off bids its final farewell to the Beeb tonight, as finalists Andrew, Jane and Candice battle it out to win the show. From bingate to salty rum babas, Lynne Mortimer reflects on the best moments of the BAFTA award-winnning programme.


The search is on to find some local professional actors to star in The Garage’s festive show for young children.

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Norfolk Sport

A young martial artist is celebrating success in an international competition.

Anthony Ogogo faces a long spell on the sidelines after it was revealed he sustained a broken eye socket BEFORE the first professional defeat of his career at the weekend.


Gorleston and Thetford Town are still flying the Norfolk flag after both moved into the second round of the FA Vase at the weekend.

Robbie Priddle

Lee Stevenson’s third goal of the season ensured a fourth draw in five games for King’s Lynn Town at Stratford Town’s DCS Stadium.

Lynn Town

Both sides drew a blank in this mid-table clash at Aldiss Park, writes Rene Kendal.

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