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Three generations of the same family were among the runners who successfully completed the London Marathon on Sunday.

More mums giving birth at home, merging services between three Norfolk hospitals and treating more patients in the community.

Norfolk County Council

As the excitement builds for this year’s Holkham Country Fair, organisers have announced more of what’s to come - including new attractions.

Residents of Yaxham are being asked to vote twice on May 4 - firstly for a county councillor and secondly for their Neighbourhood Plan.

Breckland Council

A quarter of mental health beds in Norfolk and Suffolk have been lost in the last four years.


Teenage parents across Norfolk will receive extra emotional and practical support from this autumn through a new one-to-one service.

Norfolk County Council

Dereham Memorial Hall again resounded to the music of Dereham Band’s Spring Concert under the baton of Tony Hampton.


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Dereham Sport

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its take on the latest Formula 1 news ahead of the 2017 Russian Grand Prix.


Matt Henman took charge of Dereham Town for the last time after nine years but it was not a happy send-off, on the field at least, as the Magpies went down to a 3-2 defeat.

One poor hole proved costly for Andrew Marshall as a rare outing on the main European Tour ended in disappointment.


Dereham’s junior runners took a trip to the east coast where they competed in the Great Yarmouth open meeting.

Dereham Events

This summer East Anglia offers a plethora of music events covering a wide range of genres. Whether you like to boogie to Bananarama, clap along to Mumford and Sons, be swept away by classical tones, or prefer the blues vibe of Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, there is more than enough variety to suit the discerning music-lovers in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex. Here’s our pick of the best...

Ed Sheeran

When you think of a Carnival most people will think of the parade and Dereham’s Carnival team want their parade this year to be bigger, louder and better than ever.

Northgate High School

Terry Waite, the former envoy to the Archishop of Canterbury who was held hostage for five years in Beirut in the 1980s, will head to Wells next week for the town’s 20th Poetry-Next-The-Sea festival.

The British reggae band UB40 has announced they will perform at Holkham Hall as part of their UK summer tour.

United Kingdom

A popular folk festival will return again to its woodland clearing in mid Norfolk with another eclectic mix of music, crafts and entertainment.


Norfolk Entertainment

Glasses will be raised in celebration at an upcoming beer festival in Wymondham.


Fancy something a little spicy? Why not check out some of the great Asian restaurants Norfolk has to offer...


A family run cafe in Great Yarmouth is set to bring the magic of Hogwarts to the town with their Harry Potter afternoon tea.

On April 28 1972, David Bowie released one of his most famous singles, Starman.


A festival that aims to inspire young people with the wonder of words is back for a fifth year.

Norfolk Sport

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its 2017 Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix Preview.


Northern Rivers Sailing Club held its first regatta of the year, the Spring Regatta on Barton Broad.

Entries were low on Saturday for club racing at Waveney & Oulton Broad Yacht Club with several junior members away at the Youth Team Racing event at Wroxham and most Waveneys yet to make an appearance on the broad this year.

Reigning Classic Stock Hatch champion Matt Rozier led every lap of the two races at Snetterton, but fell foul of officialdom who penalised the race winner back to second place in the opening encounter, after infringing the track limit regulations, to the benefit of Andrew Thorpe.


Keen cricketers at schools in Norfolk could benefit from a new partnership with Sussex County Cricket Club.


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