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Caring students at Northgate High School in Dereham are bringing some Christmas cheer to elderly residents this year and raising money for a dementia charity.

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Northgate High School
Yesterday, 08:41

A retired window cleaner, who has made it his personal mission to rediscover, repair and paint hundreds of milestones across Norfolk, has been recognised with a national award.

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Norfolk
Yesterday, 07:04

A 71-year old has been recognised at a national awards ceremony for his energy and contribution to the care home where he lives.

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Tue, 10:06

A regional heat of the UK International Kids’ Lit Quiz was held at Dereham’s Neatherd High School and saw 28 teams from 20 Norfolk schools taking part.

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school
Mon, 16:59

Campaigners battling to save one of Dereham’s oldest oak trees are celebrating a victory for nature over concrete after developers were told it should not be felled to build an access road for a proposed housing scheme.

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Alison Webb
Thursday, November 16, 2017

A century-old farm tumbrel that was left to rot at the back of a barn for 40 years is rolling once again thanks to some painstaking craftsmanship.

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Gressenhall
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Campaigners fighting plans to build homes next to a Dereham beauty spot are calling on people to show the strength of feeling against the development at a planning meeting on Monday.

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Alison Webb
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

An appeal has been submitted against Breckland Council’s refusal of planning permission for 50 homes on a piece of farmland in Mattishall.

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Breckland Council
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

A magical Christmas experience comes to Dereham next month when the town’s landmark windmill is visited by Santa.

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Alison Webb
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Santa is setting the sat nav to arrive at Wells Quay at 5.30pm on Saturday, December 2.

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Christmas
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

It wouldn’t be Christmas in Fakenham without the Christmas Tree Festival in the parish church.

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Fakenham
Monday, November 13, 2017

Former Norwich City players are among a team of ‘Allstars’ set to take on a squad of soldiers in a charity football match in Dereham on Wednesday.

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Paul Sandford
Thursday, November 9, 2017

A funeral director has offered to create a new memorial for a widow after the bench she donated to Dereham was vandalised and removed.

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Hilary Bushell
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Have you ever wondered how the streets and buildings of Dereham have changed over the past century or so?

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Dereham
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal is £390 better off thanks to a nifty knitter in Dereham.

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Royal British Legion
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

A former Norfolk schoolgirl is pursuing her dream of working with children after gaining a place at one of the world’s most prestigious nanny training colleges.

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

A former prisoner of war and Normandy veteran who enjoyed more than 80 years of flying, has died at the age of 95.

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Mattishall
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Parents of children at a Dereham junior school are furious with a bus driver who reportedly dropped their children in the middle of town and made them walk half a mile to school unaccompanied due to roadworks.

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Norfolk County Council
Monday, November 6, 2017

A group of walkers took advantage of the fine weather and the Mid-Norfolk Railway service to take 25 members out to Thuxton for a seven-mile walk back into Dereham.

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Dereham
Thursday, November 2, 2017

“I was always made to feel I was special because I was chosen.”

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Hilary Bushell
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Shop fitters are busy filling the shelves in the new WHSmith in Dereham but an opening date has yet to be set.

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Dereham
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

He’s more used to pony tails on an actual pony but four-year-old Kaiden Griffin looked quite at home for a hairdressing job with a difference.

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charity
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

A widow has told of her shock and devastation that a bench, donated to Dereham and erected in memory of her late husband, has been removed by the town council without any notification.

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Dereham Town Council
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Three vehicles were involved in a crash on the A47 near Dereham this morning but police said no-one was injured.

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Norfolk Police
Monday, October 30, 2017

Forty years of family pantomime will be celebrated in Fakenham this year as the town’s amateur drama group prepares to stage its latest production.

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Fakenham
Thursday, October 19, 2017

He’s a man who has become a celebrity in his own town and widely respected for the thousands of pounds he raises annually for charity.

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Paul Sandford
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

There are new faces behind the bar at The Bull in Fakenham.

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pub
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Dereham’s air cadets have ditched the normal browns and greens of their camouflage gear to stand out and stand up to cancer.

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Dereham
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Fresh calls are being made to tackle the affordable housing crisis in Wells after it emerged that almost a third of all homes in the town are now either second homes or holiday homes.

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Norman Lamb
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

An application for WHSmith Local signage has been submitted to Breckland Council for a new store in Dereham.

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