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A rural Norfolk high school founded 50 years ago is marking its golden milestone with a celebration open day today, Saturday.

Farming equipment demo by Nicholson's, Stalham Engineering. Left to right, John Concha (JCB), Tony Nicholson (Stalham Engineering), David Nicholson (Stalham Engineering) and Tim Lawrence (McCormick).
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Norfolk farmers got behind the wheel of two new tractors for the first time this week when Stalham Engineering held a ‘ride and drive’ event.

Police and Crime Commissioner Stephen Bett. Photo: Bill Smith

Groups across Norfolk that help tackle and raise awareness of drug and alcohol issues are set to share in a £250,000 pot, after successfully bidding for funding.

Ashley Hetherington

A missing man who has links to Great Yarmouth has been found in Cumbria.

Police are appealing for information after a car was targeted in Belton

Police are investigating after corrosive liquid was poured over a car in Belton causing £500 worth of damage.

Patrick Manifold will turn on Gorleston's Christmas lights. Pictures: James Bass

Gorleston is gearing up for its annual festive extravaganza when the switch is flipped to turn on its twinkling Christmas lights.

Great Yarmouth Christmas Fayre 2014.
Stalls inside the Minster.

Picture: James Bass

Great Yarmouth’s annual Christmas Fayre kicked off this morning with crowds of shoppers flocking to the town to check out the many stalls.

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Great Yarmouth Sport

The second round of the FA Vase takes centre stage for Eastern Counties League teams this afternoon.

EN ladies sponsorship

The women’s football team at East Norfolk Sixth Form College are in the pink thanks to a stunning new kit sponsored by Pink Office.

Cliff Park Ormiston Academys Olivia Lovatt with Jessica-Jane Applegate (left) and Goldie Sayers (right) at Norwichs Dunston Hall.

Cliff Park Ormiston Academy’s Olivia Lovatt admitted all the hard work was worth it after her extracurricular efforts were rewarded by Paralympic gold medallist Jessica-Jane Applegate.

Snowflake Sailing Club 'Light Airs' first Race - Richard Dugdale leading the Lasers in the Dinghy Class. Picture: Nigel Davison.

Sixteen boats, equally divided between multi-sails and single-handers, turned out for a competitive day on Rollesby.

Norwich United striker Matt Blake. Photo: Bill Smith

Norwich United show no signs of giving up top spot during their 7-0 demolition of Ely City.

Great Yarmouth Events

Late Afternoon, Turf Fen. An oil painting by Norfolk artist David Dane.

Renowned Broads artist David Dane returns to Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden at South Walsham from tomorrow (Saturday 22) to Sunday November 30 with Magic Moments.

Big Bubba’s Christmas Boogie Blowout  comes to St George’s Theatre Great Yarmouth on December 13

Feet are soon to tap to the swinging sounds of Big Bubba’s Christmas Boogie Blowout at St George’s Theatre in Gt Yarmouth on December 13.

The Chorus of St Cecilia are performing three festive concerts at St George's Theatre in December.

Musical Director Matthew Hardy with The Chorus of St Cecilia are busy preparing for their festive concerts.

The day after winning 'Britain's Got Talent' the band are out enjoying there new found fame.
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Five-star Potters Resort at Hopton has announced a string of star acts appearing in 2015.

Wishee Washee you were there?

Friday, November 14, 2014
Aladdin at Great Yarmouth

Following the success of last year’s panto Jack and the Beanstalk, St George’s Theatre is presenting another professional pantomime - Aladdin.

Norfolk Entertainment

Irko Tchakut will be selling fresh olives from Greece at the European Food and Craft Fair

From Belgian chocolates to Transylvanian glass, the flavour and feel of the continent comes to four Norfolk market towns over the next few weeks as they are transformed into bustling European market places.

Festive feat pix 20/11/14

Injest some real festive spirit into your Christmas shopping with a whirl around the region’s wonderful seasonal markets. SIMON PARKIN has a guide to the best places for gifts and plenty of Christmas cheer!

Sarah Perry - Winner of the 2014 East Anglian Book Awards.

The annual celebration of the best new East Anglian books took place last night at an awards ceremony in Norwich.

The Trench which is being staged at Old Buckenham Airfield

The Trench, inspired by the true-life story of the men who tunnelled in the First World War, gets a special staging at Old Buckenham Airfield, rock‘n’roll stalwart Joe Brown returns, Luke Wright hosts another Stand-Up Poetry Club, Foggy, Clegg and Compo come to the stage in Last of the Summer Wine, three artists are featured in exhibition Silks, Sable & Silva. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this weekend.

Cromer Pier Christmas Show 2014. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Cromer Pier’s Christmas Show has sprinkled on extra glitter to mark its 10th anniversary.

Norfolk Sport

Dan Morphew is back in the Dereham squad. Picture Paul Chesteron/Focus Images

Manager Matt Henman expects Dereham to bounce back after their 2-0 defeat to Sholing on Tuesday as they bowed out of the FA Trophy in the second round of qualifying.

King's Lynn skipper David Bell has a hamstring problem. Picture: Matthew Usher.

King’s Lynn Town face one of their longest trips of the season today – and they must face it without skipper David Bell.

Wroxham have enjoyed an upturn in fortunes since manager Stewart Larter joined them from Gorleston this summer. Picture: James Bass

Wroxham may be the highest scorers in the top tiers of non-league football, but manager Stewart Larter says his side must start taking more points off the sides around them if they are to be serious play-off contenders.

Lewys Weaver on the charge for West Norfolk.

Billericay’s players were not the only ones left stunned on a day that West Norfolk dished out an 82-0 hammering.

Runners at the start of the Norwich Half Marathon.

In his last column running expert Neil featherby reveals exactly what you should be doing on race day this weekend

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