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People in Dereham have been reacting positively to news that WH Smith is looking to open a shop in the town.

Dereham residents have once again voiced their objections to a planning application which could see almost 300 homes built close to their estates.

Alison Webb

Could you imagine going from being an active, sporty teenager to having to spend most of your day lying down?

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A police campaign targeting drink and drug drivers on the roads of Norfolk and Suffolk over the course of June has led to more than 80 motorists being prosecuted.

Up to an extra £36m would be needed to provide mental health support for all children and young people who need it in Norfolk, it has been revealed.


Nottingham Building Society has secured the future of 50 jobs by announcing it is to open seven branches in towns where its rival Norwich and Peterborough Building Society (N&P) is withdrawing.

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1) The Holkham Country Fair was established by the 7th Earl of Leicester, Edward Coke, in 1977 to teach children about the countryside.

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Dereham Sport

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Five women from Dereham’s Aldiss Park Bowls Club won through to the county championship finals at Carters Bowls Club, with two coming away as county champions.

Dereham recorded their eighth win in nine Norfolk Alliance Division One matches to set up a showdown to savour.

Duncan Hewitt

Dereham Golf Club’s junior members played for the Cuddihy Cup and the Silver Medal sponsored by Brian Cuddihy and club member Cindy Tufts.

Dereham Golf Club

Two teams from Dereham Runners took part in a marathon-length ‘Ekiden’ relay race held in the grounds of Woodbridge School.

Jake Stearman

Fakenham Town were hit for six on Tuesday evening, as King’s Lynn Town romped to victory in the latest pre-season friendly for the Ghosts.

Robbie Harris

Dereham Events

Detective work, pirate activities and dolls’ houses are just some of the family-friendly attractions on offer this summer across the county’s museums.

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With only a month to go, it’s time to shake out those picnic blankets and prepare yourselves for the musical sensations of both Classic Ibiza and the Great British Prom events at Blickling 11th-12th August.

If you have ever wanted to immerse yourself in a medieval setting then a visit to Castle Acre Priory this weekend would be a good place to start.


Thousands of festival-goers have arrived for the 12th edition of Latitude Festival.


There is plenty happening in mid and north Norfolk this weekend. Here are our 10 suggestions.


Norfolk Entertainment

Wondering what to do with the kids during their break? Here’s a look at some of the great events taking place across Norfolk during the first week of the summer holidays.


The man who has inspired countless young performers including Hollywood actor Sam Claflin is to leave Norwich Theatre Royal after 28 years at the helm of the venue’s arts course programme.


Dead Rat Orchestra, Lisa Knapp and filmmaker James Holcombe to bring hanging back to Norwich Arts Centre for live film-soundtrack event involving rare folk ballads, six projectors and local stories.

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Audiences are in for a treat with the new season of shows announced today by Norwich Theatre Royal.

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Free fun for families including fireworks in Yarmouth, world record sandcastles in Lowestoft and theatre for kids in Holt


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Norfolk’s teams and riders head to Brands Hatch this weekend for the British Superbike Championship.


The inaugural NMG Wensum Norwich 1 Star table tennis competition was held at Catton Grove Primary School.

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Craig Poxton has a simple but effective philosophy when it comes to boxing: “train as hard as you can, fight as hard as you can, get as far as you can.”


Lowestoft Town were beaten 2-0 by the under-21 squad of League One club Southend United in their latest pre-season game at Crown Meadow.

Lowestoft Town

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 British Formula 1 Grand Prix rreview.

Mark Webber

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