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Bosses of the private firm behind a Norfolk council’s contentious planning service have been grilled over complaints from residents, a failure to deliver forecasted growth and a multi-million pound payout to a London council.

As communities across the county prepare for the impact of the infrastructure for three of the world’s largest offshore wind farms being built off the Norfolk coast, campaigners say there is a solution to reduce the problems it would bring. DANIEL BENNETT reports...

A drunk motorist who put lives at risk by driving the wrong way along the A14 near Stowmarket at 80mph – with two flat tyres – has been jailed for 16 months.

UN Court

Breckland council has approved two new strategies aiming to encourage businesses to invest in the district.

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A 29-year-old father of two young children was killed when an articulated lorry smashed head-first into his car on the wrong side of the road, a court has heard.

Norwich Crown Court

A town market is back to normal after Storm Gareth left it with just two stalls last week.

Thetford Town Council

A Norfolk village football team goalkeeper is due to appear in court accused of punching a referee during a match.

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Thetford Town fell to defeat by a solitary goal to runaway league leaders Histon on Saturday - for the second time in four weeks.

The NR F1 Podcast – taking Norfolk’s Formula 1 legacy and turning it into chatter – previews the 2019 season and Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

Martin Brundle

Thetford Town booked their place in the Norfolk Senior Cup final after seeing off a brave Mattishall side 4-2 in extra-time at the FDC, Bowthorpe.

Ben Stancombe and Stuart Fairweather led a VeloVelocity one-two-three in the season-opening CC Breckland 10-mile time trial at Hingham.

Great Yarmouth

Two late goals from centre-back Nathan Clarke earned Thetford Town a dramatic 2-1 win against Ely City at Mundford Road.

Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division

Thetford and Brandon Events

Win chocolate prizes as you search for bunny paw prints, dinosaur and hen eggs in the county this April.

Concert-goers are spoilt for choice this year with a number of iconic artists set to fill Portman Road, Henham Park and Thetford Forest.

Festival season will soon be upon us. All ready line-ups for the big summer events are being announced and as ever Suffolk is leading the way when it comes to celebrating culture in all its diversity.


Check out our guide to music, theatre, comedy, car boot sales and other events in the area.


Jess Glynne, Stereophonics, Paul Weller and Foals will all be gracing the Thetford Forest stage as part of Forest Live this year.

Forestry Commission

Norfolk Entertainment

The world famous No Such Thing As A Fish podcast will be coming to Norwich on Friday, March 22, at Norwich Theatre Royal.


A scavenger hunt for adults has launched in Norwich with challenges to complete with a team across the city.


Whether you’re a die hard black coffee aficionado, or you like to indulge in a super sweet frappuccino, you’re never too far away from a Starbucks. But how does the coffee giant rank in Norfolk?

If you’re not sold on the no frills camping experience then these are the glamping spots for you.

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Cromer will be stepping back in time to a decade of Mods, miniskirts and moon landings next weekend, in a festival celebrating the music and fashions of the swinging sixties.

Norfolk Sport

Thetford Town fell to defeat by a solitary goal to runaway league leaders Histon on Saturday - for the second time in four weeks.

Danny White

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