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As spring is in the air and the weather is getting warmer, staff from wilko Thetford and 17 surrounding stores across Norfolk have been taking part in the Great British Spring Clean.

The region basked in unseasonably warm temperatures on Easter Saturday as the mercury soared to 24C.

A popular country fair held in west Suffolk last year has donated a total of £40,000 to two charities in the area.

Business owners in a Norfolk town are set to be celebrated this evening in the first ever Thetford Business Awards.

Norfolk Day is 100 days away and if you haven’t started planning yet, now is the time to pop the date in your diary and begin preparing.

Motorists are being warned that some journeys could take three times longer than normal on Good Friday as millions of people embark on an Easter getaway.

Why pound the pavements of London when you can be running through leafy forest to the sound of birdsong..?

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Wed, 10:43

Shipdham-based Elite Motorsport could not have been any happier, leaving Brands Hatch with drivers Harry King and James Hedley leading the Ginetta SuperCup and Ginetta Junior Championships respectively.

Thetford Town will be aiming to get their league season back on track over the Easter weekend before their big night out at Carrow Road at the end of the month.

EXCELR8 Motorsport‘s debut in the British Touring Car Championship could best be described as character building as the local squad graduated to the country’s leading motorsport series.

Chris Lakey rounds up the events at Gorleston, King’s Lynn, Loch Neaton, Lowestoft and Thetford

Thetford Town lost 1-0 at relegation threatened Great Yarmouth Town on Friday evening, with a late free-kick settling the issue.

Thetford and Brandon Events

From the UK’s largest inflatable park to a visit from Paddington Bear, there is plenty to keep all the family busy over the Easter Bank Holiday.

Captain Mainwairing and his hapless Home Guard will be marching into Norfolk for a special event.

Louisa Baldwin spoke to the queen of British soul and musical theatre star Beverley Knight ahead of her performance at the Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

A leading youth motorcycle display team, a TV horse master and falconry expert, a food festival, a dog show as well as Greatest Showman circus acts and performances from the Suffolk Youth Orchestra are among the attractions at this weekend’s Framlingham Country Show.

Ever wondered what woodturning is all about? If you fancy having a go – for free - then head to the Ely Guild of Woodturners’ hands-on day this weekend.

Norfolk Entertainment

Crowds turned out to the opening of a new nightclub in Norwich on Saturday night and were joined by Katie Price.

A fake Captain Canary, a Delia Smith look alike and spoons of mustard all featured in the Norwich episode of ITV’s In For A Penny with viewers claiming it left them “in stitches”.

Model and TV personality Katie Price is the special guest at the opening of a new club in Norwich tonight.

Rapper and campaigner Lowkey will bring his headline UK/Ireland tour to Norwich next week.

There can be a risk that period pieces wrenched from their context lose their power. That isn’t the case with W Somerset Maugham’s For Services Rendered.

Norfolk Sport

Shipdham-based Elite Motorsport could not have been any happier, leaving Brands Hatch with drivers Harry King and James Hedley leading the Ginetta SuperCup and Ginetta Junior Championships respectively.

Thetford Town will be aiming to get their league season back on track over the Easter weekend before their big night out at Carrow Road at the end of the month.

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