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Update: Man taken to hospital with serious injuries after Weeting crash

A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash in Weeting.

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Adrian Ball, executive principal of Thetford Academy.

Ofsted reviews inspections of three Norfolk schools as Thetford Academy responds to new claims

The chief inspector of schools for England has announced a review of three Norfolk Ofsted inspections following allegations the academies received advance notice.

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Road closed signs. Picture: Bill Darnell.

Railway bridge inspection to close road for a night in Thetford

Inspection work on a railway bridge in Thetford will close a well-used road for one night.

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Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Two 11-year-old boys approached and followed by man in Mildenhall

A witness appeal has been launched after two 11-year-old boys were approached and followed by a man in Mildenhall.

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Police are appealing for witnesses.   Picture: James Bass.

Vandals damage car in Thetford Market Place

Vandals have scratched the body work of a car that was parked in Thetford Market Place.

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East Anglia At War See all

The unveiling of a painting being donated to the town, by Norman Appleton G.Av.A. (Member of the Guild of Aviation Artists) at the Time and Tide Museum.

The painting depicts the shooting down of the L70 Zeppelin by Captain Leckie / Major Egbert Cadbury on 5th August 1918.
(L TO R) Cdr Simon Askins, Norman Appleton and Marlene Fairhead, Mayor of Great Yarmouth.

Picture: James Bass

Dramatic Zeppelin attack captured on canvas becomes new star attraction at Great Yarmouth museum

It was a story of derring-do that made heroes out of the men at the heart of the war-time tale and captivated those who witnessed the dramatic spectacle.

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  • Costumed soldiers will re-enact the departure of troops from Dereham as they headed for the First World War
  • How the war changed the lives of women forever
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  • How life on the home front revolutionised industry
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    Generik Vapeur at Out There, 2010. Picture: David Street

    Seven years of Out There fun in Great Yarmouth - and how you can get involved in 2014

    When the weird and wonderful happenings of 2014’s Out There Festival takes over Great Yarmouth next month it will mark seven years of evolution for the extravaganza and the group behind it.

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Breckland CC's Mark Nudds. Picture: Fergus Muir

Cycling Club Breckland’s Chris Nudds claims Veterans Time Trials Association victory

Chris Nudds of Cycling Club Breckland won the Veterans Time Trials Association East Anglia 10-mile time trial on Saturday.

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Thetford Town start season with victory at FC Clacton

Thetford Town got off to a flying start with a 2-1 victory at FC Clacton on the opening weekend of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division season.

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Swaffham Town captain Dean Miller sprawling to get the vital touch for Swaffham's second goal, Matthew Parkinson looking on. Picture: Eddie Deane

Swaffham Town make good start to season against Haverhill Borough

Swaffham Town started their season’s campaign with a worthy three points against Haverhill Borough in the Thurlow Nunn First Division.

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Super Nova driver Michela Cerruti.

Super Nova take up Trulli challenge

Griston-based Super Nova International has recently agreed to take on a fresh challenge after being engaged to run former Grand Prix racer Jarno Trulli’s new Formula E team.

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The British Touring Car Championship weekend at Snetterton. Carl Breeze from King's Lynn in the Ginetta GT4 Supercup race. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Carl Breeze uses all his local knowledge to seal Ginetta SuperCup GT4 podium at Snetterton

Carl Breeze’s homecoming didn’t produce the victories he was hoping for, but the local racer used his race craft to leave Snetterton in second place in the Ginetta SuperCup GT4 title race.

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Remy Gordon scored for Wroxham in their win against Thurrock. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Ryman North: Wroxham beat Thurrock to seal back-to-back wins

A second-half brace from Christy Finch and a wonder strike from Remy Gordon helped Wroxham to a dominating 4-1 win over Thurrock.

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Race 2:  2.30pm.
Winner: (5) Mimi Luke. (orange cap) Jockey: Martin Harley.

Great Yarmouth Racecourse.

Picture: James Bass

The ‘secret’ is out as fillies take the spoils at Great Yarmouth

The fairer sex dominated at Great Yarmouth yesterday with five of the seven races won by fillies.

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Ben Keeley (Kings Lynn CC) covered 249 miles in the Eastern Counties CA 12-hour time trial on the Herts/Cambridgeshire border.

Daniel Bloy in class of his own to take East District 30-mile Championship

Daniel Bloy of VeloVelocity repeated his 2013 East District 30-mile Championship win on the Morley-based course, but a rising westerly wind ensured that his time – 1:05:50 – was nearly two minutes slower even though the west Norfolk rider is having his best-ever year.

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