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A north Norfolk beauty spot is looking for kind-hearted volunteers willing to give up a few hours to help raise funds for the British Red Cross.

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Youngsters and their families dressed as the comic character Where’s Wally will be heading to one of Norfolk’s most spectacular gardens on Sunday, for a fun-packed day featuring a treasure hunt, a butterfly trail, homemade teas and traditional games.

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Friday, April 5, 2019

A mid Norfolk pre-school group is celebrating, after receiving a £250 boost towards a project to install an all-weather playground.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

A mid-Norfolk community braved the elements last weekend, to transform their local primary school with a spring clean.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Sixty volunteers braved gales and sub-zero temperatures to collect 70 sacks of rubbish, during an annual litter pick held in two mid-Norfolk villages.

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Sunday, March 10, 2019

Mud, bitterly cold wind and driving rain failed to deter more than 500 runners, who turned out to take part in an annual cross country event held in aid of Norfolk-based charity Break on Sunday.

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Norfolk
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Celebrity chefs Richard Bainbridge and Charlie Hodson will be putting pub regulars’ cooking skills to the test, in a bake-off competition being held for the second year running at the Fox, at Lyng, near Dereham.

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Monday, March 4, 2019

A Norwich scheme aimed at matching up music fans with learning difficulties with like-minded volunteers has been highlighted on a BBC TV show, with a Dereham woman and her ‘Gig Buddy’ featured as one of the first to be paired up.

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BBC
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

A north Norfolk woman who defied doctors’ expectations after suffering a catastrophic brain injury as a youngster has been named Sailor of Year in an annual awards scheme run for people with disabilities by the Royal Yachting Association.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

A cast of talented young performers will have audiences dancing in the aisles at Dereham Memorial Hall, when they stage the classic musical, Return to the Forbidden Planet.

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Monday, February 25, 2019

Vistors to Holkham Hall will have a chance to discover the behind-the-scenes secrets of the iconic Norfolk stately home, in a series of guided tours offering a rare opportunity to see attics, cellars and secret passageways not usually open to the public.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Vintage farm machinery fans will be in for a treat on April 14, when more than 40 tractors set off on a circular route around mid-Norfolk to raise funds for unwanted and abandoned cats.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Sixty-five children and their parents enjoyed songs, stories and crafts, at a Noah’s Ark-themed event held as part of a Messy Church session at St Nicholas Church, Dereham.

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St Nicholas Church
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

A budding cyclist has got his sights set on success, after securing sponsorship supporting him to compete in the Fakenham Easter Criterium race.

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Richard Crook
Monday, February 18, 2019

People are being invited to set sail down the River Wensum, in Fakenham, at a summer raft race with a difference.

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Richard Crook
Friday, February 8, 2019

Haunted houses, monsters in gas masks and exploding cow pats were among the talking points at Reepham High School, when top-selling author Alexander Gordon Smith dropped in to talk to students about his life as a writer.

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Reepham High School
Monday, February 4, 2019

A Dereham teenager has completed a three-hour sponsored rowathon, to raise cash towards a charity trip to Borneo which will see him work on environmental projects and raise awareness of the impact of the palm oil industry on wildlife and rainforests.

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University of East Anglia
Monday, January 21, 2019

North Norfolk health and wellbeing group Active Fakenham is teaming up with a professional photographer to launch a project aimed at showcasing the diverse range of talents and interests of local folk.

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Richard Crook
Thursday, December 6, 2018

More than 60 people joined town mayor Hilary Bushell for a Christmas party held at Dereham Meeting Point, which supports local over 55s and those with a disability.

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Hilary Bushell
Friday, November 9, 2018

A tapestry featuring the names of the men lost in the First World War to residents of the mid-Norfolk village of Brisley will be going on show this weekend, as part of an exhibition dedicated to all those who fought in the conflict.

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Remembrance Day 2018
Monday, October 29, 2018

Quick-witted quizzers have raised more than £400 for a north Norfolk village hall, by answering audio and visual questions before tucking in to a buffet supper.

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Monday, October 15, 2018

A band of north Norfolk bell ringers will be marking the centenary of the end of the First Wold War, by taking part in a national project aptly named Ringing Remembers.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Bonfire night is just around the corner and schools, sports clubs, village halls and charities are gearing up for some spectacular displays. Here are six of the biggest and brightest fireworks events taking place in mid-Norfolk . . .

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Monday, October 8, 2018

A north Norfolk brewery has teamed up with a group of gardening enthusiasts to produce a “truly local” ale.

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United Kingdom
Friday, September 28, 2018

Fakenham charity First Focus has received a £3,300 cash boost, thanks to their local branch of building society The Nottingham.

The information and advice centre, which was set up in 2002, supports thousands of vulnerable and disabled people and their carers in the Fakenham area by offering advice, running clubs and support groups and organising social events.

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Nottingham
Friday, August 24, 2018

Come rain or shine, there is a whole host of thing to do in mid-Norfolk this bank holiday weekend, here are eight of our top picks.

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Germany
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

The countdown has begun to Norfolk Day and, across the area, businesses, charities and community groups are gearing up to mark the occasion.

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St Nicholas Church
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The countdown has begun to Norfolk Day and, across the area, businesses, charities and community groups are gearing up to mark the occasion.

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Norfolk Day 2018
Thursday, May 24, 2018

With events ranging from a classic car show and a food festival, to a mini-beast hunt and a boat cruise along the River Bure, there is something on offer for all tastes in mid-Norfolk this half term. Here are ten of our family-friendly top picks.

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Norfolk Wildlife Trust
Monday, May 21, 2018

Youngsters at Toftwood Infant and Junior School Federation celebrated the royal wedding with a week-long series of arts and crafts activities, ranging from writing invitations, to making their own royal crowns.

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