Estate agents Sowerbys have been judged to have the most festive window display in Dereham in a competition run by the town’s Christmas lights organisers and this newspaper.
A frenzy of activity is taking place behind the scenes in towns and villages across mid and north Norfolk as preparations are put in place for their annual Christmas lights switch-ons.
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.
The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal is £390 better off thanks to a nifty knitter in Dereham.
From Father Christmas in a grotto to live reindeer, a tree of wishes, lantern parade, music and a market, Dereham is set to sparkle brighter than ever this festive season.
A group of Brownies, who won Dereham Carnival’s award for best float in the parade, are donating their £100 prize money to the East Anglian Air Ambulance.
Knitted poppies that formed part of a colourful display at the war memorial for the Dereham Carnival are raising money for the Royal British Legion.
Thousands of people came out to line the streets of Dereham to enjoy a colourful Carnival.
Every last detail is being fine-tuned to ensure Dereham Carnival this Sunday is a celebration to remember.
The final stitches are being put in place to turn a market town into a wonderfully woolly spectacle for its annual carnival.
The mother of a young girl who suffered a panic attack at the Little Mix concert in Newmarket has said she is “beyond grateful” to two Dereham heroes who came to her aid.
Nifty knitters who are busily crafting for the Dereham Carnival are being asked to drop off their woolly creations at the town council offices.
They came in all shapes and sizes and from pedigree to crossbreed to vie for coveted rosettes at the second Dereham Carnival Dog Show.
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.
A fund-raising campaign to make Dereham a Christmas destination has received a “phenomenal” response, say the organisers, bringing in over £6,000 in its first two months.
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