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Sunday, December 4, 2016
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A bench has been unveiled in memory of “a true Star of Norfolk” at one of the coast’s best known beauty spots.

Paget Adams Drive in Dereham has delighted residents of the Norfolk town as its extravagant Christmas lights return to the cul-de-sac for another year.

Salvation Army

An entrepreneur who gave a makeover to a 300-year-old pub is now providing makeovers for her customers inside it.


Animal sanctuary owner William Hand has been banned from keeping horses for life after “prolonged neglect” which left a herd of 20 emaciated and starving.

UN Court

Police officers have confiscated more than £18,000 worth of cannabis from a property in Fakenham.

Two major housing applications, which could mean a total of more than 400 new homes being built on land on the eastern side of the town, have taken a step forward with the submission of plans to Breckland Council.

Breckland Council

The enthusiastic team behind this year’s successful Dereham Carnival have vowed to take on the town’s Christmas lights switch-on event next year and put Dereham “on the map”.

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Dereham Sport

Monday, November 28, 2016
Danny Beaumont

Dereham put in a fully committed performance and left the Texo Stadium with a deserved victory with Joe Gatting’s opener and a brace from Danny Beaumont doing the damage.

Dereham had to settle for a point after once again throwing away a commanding lead, writes Rene Kendal.

Joe Gatting

Norwich United gained some revenge for last season’s Norfolk Senior Cup defeat at the hands of Dereham by beating the holders in the fourth round at Aldiss Park last night.

Danny Beaumont

Dereham Town spurned a three-goal lead at home to high-flying Cheshunt as the Magpies had to settle for a draw, writes Rene Kendal.

Jason Hallett

Dereham Events

With the city now lit up for Christmas, seasonal festivities are well and truly under way, and it will soon be time for one of our big festive traditions – the Eastern Daily Press Festival of Carols.


Forty years on from its humble beginnings the Thursford Christmas Spectacular is as appealing and popular as it’s ever been.

Norfolk Entertainment

Five-year-old schoolgirl Metiya Nudchanad lit up Cromer - by turning on the town’s Christmas lights.

Salvation Army

Santa’s sleigh arrived in Great Yarmouth today (December 3) to mark the opening of Santa’s Post Office in the Market Place.

Post Office

Weybourne station has been transformed into a winter wonderland for the festive season.

He is one of Norfolk’s great cultural champions who in his 25 years at the helm of Norwich Theatre Royal has brought big shows to the city, overseen a major revamp of the venue, and championed theatre education.


Christmas shoppers in Cromer are being reminded there is free parking in the town for the Christmas lights switch-on this weekend.

Salvation Army

Norfolk Sport

Basildon United have forfeited their FA Vase tie against Gorleston, which was abandoned on Saturday due to the death of a spectator.

Ricci Butler

North Walsham dropped to sixth place in London One North after a narrow defeat at the hands of Thurrock during a pulsating match.


Lee Stevenson’s appointment as assistant manager at King’s Lynn Town now sees the Linnets with their own SAS team tasked with moving Town up the Southern Premier Division.

Gary Setchell

A brilliant second-half strike from Chris Henderson turned out to be the winning goal for Lowestoft as they claimed their third home league win on the bounce.

Adam Smith

Bouncing back from a poor display is the focus for Lowestoft Town when they return to the comforts of home this afternoon.

Lowestoft Town

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