Search

Local Thetford and Brandon Sport

Easter weekend produced plenty of good times as runners enjoyed the sunny holiday conditions, as Chris Lakey reports

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.

The NR F1 Podcast – taking Norfolk’s Formula 1 legacy and turning it into chatter – talks Valtteri Bottas, Australian Grand Prix and looks ahead to Bahrain.

Martin Brundle

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

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.

Thetford Town

Thetford Town picked up a useful point on the road when they drew 1-1 at Newmarket Town - but it could easily have been all three.

Danny White

The English National Cross Country Championships were held at Harewood House, Leeds in warm temperatures for February, a stark contrast to the usual cross country weather.

Daniel Clouston

A late try from replacement flanker Andy Hamilton earned Norwich a place in the final of Norfolk Senior Cup after an exciting tie at underdogs Thetford.

Thetford

Downham Market teenager Oliver Clarke will race in USA F4 again following his rookie year in 2018.

United States

Another busy motorsport season is in prospect when the Snetterton Stage Rally kicks off proceedings on Saturday.

Peugeot

Swaffham Town recorded a hard-fought 2-1 win at Debenham LC on Saturday to stay in the thick of the promotion battle in Division One North of the Thurlow Nunn League.

Danny White

What a difference a month makes. In early January Thetford Town sat worryingly close to the relegation zone after six successive defeats.

Robbie Priddle

A Robbie Priddle hat-trick and goals from Valter Rocha and Elliot Smith secured Thetford Town a 5-0 win at Wymondham Town and a place in the semi-finals of the Norfolk Senior Cup.

Thetford Town

Jimmy Piper has clinched the Eastern Cyclo-Cross Veteran’s 50-plus League Championship with a perfect 1,000 points score.

Norwich

Thetford Town twice fought back from a goal down to claim a battling 3-2 win at bottom side Framlingham Town on Saturday.

Thetford Town

Six successive defeats had left Thetford Town looking uncomfortably over their shoulder towards the relegation places - but on Saturday they collected a welcome three points with a comfortable win.

Robbie Priddle

I had to be fit for work, now it’s not so easy, says ex-city footballer Darren Eadie

NHS

Thetford Town slipped into the bottom three of the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division after going down 3-1 at Woodbridge Town at the weekend.

Danny White

Thetford Golf Club’s new captains drove into office on New Year’s Day.

Mike Horley

The campaign to get safe standing at Norwich City’s Carrow Road ground and other football stadiums has been backed by cabinet minister Elizabeth Truss.

Elizabeth Truss

A bad defensive mistake from Thetford Town in each half handed Kirkley and Pakefield all three points at Mundford Road on Saturday.

Danny White

Thetford Town lost for the second weekend running in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division, going down 2-0 at Brantham.

Andrew Wood

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a breeding ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – reviews the 2018 Formula 1 season.

Mark Webber

Thetford’s winning run at Mundford Road came to a disappointing end on Saturday when they were narrowly beaten by Newmarket Town.

Newmarket Town

Holt bounced straight back from their first league loss of the season by recording a comfortable win, scoring nine tries in the process.

This newspaper and Bullards are offering four lucky people the chance to spend an exclusive day behind the scenes at Norwich City Football Club’s training ground.

Eastern Daily Press

Young triathlete Billie-Jordan Butler has made her mark over the course of the season.

Simon Smith

From motorcross to one of Britain’s most prestigious motorsport competitions in four years, Ryan Vickers has no intention of slowing down any time soon.

United Kingdom

Former Norwich City footballer Darren Eadie opens up about his own battles with mental health and tells men who may be struggling - talk about it.

Norfolk County Council

National road cycling championships will next year be hosted in Norfolk, it has been announced.

Local riders Paul Groombridge and Will Dorsett were among the winners when Thetford MTB opened their winter racing series on a new course based at the St Helen’s picnic area across the river from Santon Downham.

Norwich

A five-goal haul from Valter Rocha gave Thetford Town a much-needed win at Mundford Road as his side produced their best performance of the season.

Andrew Wood

There will be no repeat of last season’s League Cup heroics for Thetford Town after they were eliminated on penalties by Swaffham Town in a midweek derby match.

Thetford Town

Norwich City fans united in a touching minute’s applause during the Canaries’ game against Aston Villa in memory of Bradley Raper.

Norwich

Thetford Town suffered a 5-1 defeat at the hands of a rampant Wroxham team which demonstrated the gap in quality and resources of the teams likely to be in the promotion mix at the end of the season and the rest of the division.

Danny White

Fakenham got back to winning ways with a hard-fought win in a match played in driving rain from the start.

While the Europeans were completing a superb win in the Ryder Cup in Paris, Thetford’s Jess Dixon and Kath Malvern were also creating a little slice of golfing history.

Norwich

Suffolk racer Gareth Burnett claimed the prestigious honours in the Seaman & Flockhart vintage race at Snetterton after recovering from a poor start.

Stuart Wright

Calculators are going to be required to decide the outcome of many of the MG Car Club titles at their final meeting of the season at Snetterton on Saturday.

Five Norfolk Alliance teams saw their promotion dreams shattered at the weekend when Norwich dropped out of the East Anglian Premier League.

Premier Division

Swaffham Town made progress in the FA Vase before picking up a useful point on the road in their latest Thurlow Nunn League Division One fixture.

Joe Jackson

It was a dream come true for Thetford’s Ryan Vickers as he was confirmed as the 2018 British Superstock 600 champion after round nine of the British Superbike Championships at Silverstone.

Italy

Swaffham Town turned in another solid all-round performance to secure three well-deserved points in Division One North of the Thurlow Nunn League.

Joe Jackson

Most Read

Monday, August 7, 2017

Trevor Wignall staged his Captain’s Weekend at Thetford Golf Club which was supported by more than 100 players on each day.

Read more
Thetford Golf Club

Local Weather

Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 19°C

min temp: 7°C

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Thetford and Brandon e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Thetford and Brandon Times weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy