From the museums and bustling shopping areas, masses of local businesses, plus hotels, restaurants, schools, the leisure centre and beautiful flint cottages, there are many draws to Thertford.
For the people who live in Thetford, the challenges the town faces and where it sits at the moment change dependent on where you live and how long you have lived there.
One changed a nation with a sword, the other with a pen. ANDREW TULLETT looks at the two towering figures on Thetford's town sign
Communities across Breckland pulled together as events were held to celebrate the first-ever Norfolk Day.
It is a day to celebrate everything which makes our county wonderful.
The mayors and chairmen of Norfolk have visited Thetford as part of the Norfolk Grand Tour.
Did you attend Thetford Grammar School nearly 60 years ago?
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