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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
One of the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust's new ambulances, based on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 519 CDI model from Orwell Truck & Van.

A boy was taken to hospital after being hit by a vehicle.

Abellio have been awarded the franchise for the east's rail services. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Abellio has been confirmed by the Department for Transport as the operator of the new East Anglian rail franchise, which will commence on the 16th October 2016.

Department for Transport

A road has reopened fully after an accident involving a car and a van.

An RAF police poster at the RAF Marham airbase following an attempted abduction of an RAF officer in July. Photo: Submitted

Police investigating the attempted abduction of an officer near RAF Marham on July 20 are searching for joggers who were running in the area that day.

Norfolk Police
The residents of Beeston and the surrounding areas are campaigning to buy The Ploughshare pub. Picture: Ian Burt

People now have the chance to buy shares in a 16th century village pub, with a fascinating history, as a campaign to save the building from permanent closure gathers pace.

United Kingdom
Laura Chapman with her older sister Jade who runs the Let Sign Shine campaign.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

People say that a siblings’ bond is unbreakable – and that is certainly true for Jade and Laura Chapman.

Neatherd High School
Norfolk County Council leader Cliff Jordan.

Thousands of people in Norwich, Great Yarmouth, Breckland and North Norfolk will not be able to vote for the elected mayor who would control multi-million pound local transport budgets and have power over where homes are built, it has been confirmed.

Norfolk County Council

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Matt Henman
Swardeston cricketer Joe Gatting made his debut for Dereham Town Football Club last night. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Dereham progressed to the first qualifying round of the FA Cup with Dawid Radomski’s second-half strike settling a close game, writes Rene Kendal.

The FA Cup.

Dereham Town have another chance to book their place in the next round of the FA Cup this evening.

Matt Henman
Elmham'’s Olly Hall on his way to 20 to go with his 4-51 bowling stint. Picture: MIKE WYATT

The penultimate week of the Norfolk League season saw many promotion and relegation issues sorted, although not all, writes Mike Ridout.

Mike Ridout
Action from Norwich United against Histon. Norwich United player Shaun Wones. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

And then there was one...

The FA Cup dreams of Wroxham, Kirkley & Pakefield, Norwich United and Wisbech Town are over – while Dereham Town need a replay tomorrow night to reach the first qualifying round.

Damian Hilton
Damian Hilton will be back in the dugout as Wroxham look to start a FA Cup adventure. Picture: WROXHAM FC

Wroxham, Dereham Town and Norwich United will be aiming to ensure Norfolk enjoys a far happier FA Cup return this afternoon.

Damian Hilton

Norfolk Entertainment

Classical Reflection

Broadland Youth Choir are set to join stars of The Voice Classical Reflection in concert at Trimingham Parish Church.

United Kingdom
The rehearsals for the Medieval Mystery Plays at Norwich Castle. Actors Mark Hayden as Noah, with Helen Haines as Noah's wife, centre, with the puppet Shem, and Roseanna Frascons, with the puppet Ham's wife. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich Castle’s keep is this week the stage for a special revival of a medieval theatrical tradition.

Norwich
The Under 1 Roof Training and Development Centre - run by Norwich-based homeless charity St Martin’s Housing Trust - is presenting the Fair Weather Project on September 1 at Norwich Arts Centre.
It will feature performances by the Under 1 Roof band The Undies (pictured). Photo: submitted.

A special fundraising gig which sees people affected by homelessness share the stage with local music acts is due to take place in Norwich next month.

Norwich
Norfolk’s Wildcat Aerobatics team to appear in new BBC series. Picture BBC/The Garden Productions

A Norfolk aerobatics team has given TV cameras unprecedented access to their awe-inspiring displays for a new BBC series.

BBC
The nine Red Arrows pilots at Norwich Airport. Photo: Bill Smith

They wow crowds at events across the country and the pilots have become as popular as rock stars - here’s a look back at the Red Arrows arrivals in Norwich over the past few years.

Norwich
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Jake Reed netted for the Blues last night. Picture: JAMES BASS

Hitman Jake Reed opened his account for the season as the Blues returned to winning ways.

Chris Henderson
Connor Ingram, left, went so close to being Gorleston's hat-trick hero last night. Picture: DAVID HARDY

Gorleston continued their impressive start to the Premier Division season by beating Walsham-le-Willows 2-0.

Premier Division
Will King's Lynn Stars team boss Rob Lyon have something to smile about this evening? Picture: MATTHEW USHER

King’s Lynn ace Troy Batchelor says the Stars are desperate to turn their form around – starting when they head to Belle Vue tonight.

Seven year old Alice Hall won the gold medal in the 100m at the East of England Children and Young People's Diabetes Games in Essex.

While our Olympians savoured success in Rio, budding athlete Alice Hall tasted gold at a competition for children with diabetes.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Shaun Bammant is available for Lowestoft Town's trip to Billericay, after serving a three-game suspension. Picture: James Bass

Lowestoft Town’s players must accept they will be a prized scalp for teams in the Ryman Premier this season, manager Ady Gallagher has warned.

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