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Firefighters were called out to deal with a large straw stack fire near Ludham.

One of Norfolk’s clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) is due to fall short of the amount of money it should be putting towards mental health despite latest figures showing the number of suicides in the area has rocketed.


A new strategy which explains how the region’s mental health trust will support people to develop the skills to create and maintain a fulfilling and meaningful life will launch next week.


A man accused of having hatched a plan to burn down his former workplace has denied any knowledge or involvement in the blaze.

Norwich Crown Court

A driver has suffered a serious head injury after the Peugeot 206 he was in hit a crash barrier on a seafront road in Great Yarmouth.


Eager young gardeners at a Gorleston school are ready to reap the benefits of their growing enterprise.

A canine in Bradwell has taken National Take Your Dog to Work Day to the next level by greeting customers at a beauty salon all the time.

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Great Yarmouth Sport

Yesterday, 13:48

A squad of 12 Phoenix Karate Schools students along with coaches, instructors and parents attended the KKO Open Karate Championships in Liverpool.

Bohemians FC’s Festival of Football took place at the New Road Sports field in Belton on a scorching Sunday.

Summer is moving on apace and the knock-out season in both club and county competitions at Gorleston Golf Club is in full swing.

Gorleston will be making an early start to their Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division campaign.

The Greens

Young bowlers are invited to take part in the Astro Cup competitions sponsored by Astro Communications Ltd which take place on the Britannia Bowls Green on Great Yarmouth seafront on Sunday, August 20.

Great Yarmouth Events

The spectacular American Divas Close Up show will burst onto the stage at the Pavilion Theatre in Gorleston next month.

Great Yarmouth clubbers will be given a nostalgic look back at two decades this weekend at the Tower Arena.

United Kingdom

People can watch how Norwich City Football Club was transformed into Take That’s Wonderland in a newly-released video.

United Kingdom

Libraries across Norfolk are preparing to host what has been described as one of the biggest community celebrations the UK has ever seen in an effort to combat loneliness.

Norfolk County Council

There’s plenty of thing to do in and around Great Yarmouth this week.

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Norfolk Entertainment

With just one month to go until the Holkham Country Fair, preparations are underway to provide a weekend full of countryside fun.

Today is the day that stars from the 1980s descend to a city park for a live music extravaganza.

United Kingdom

About 15,000 music fans are today set to be transported back to the 1980s at the Let’s Rock Norwich! retro festival at Earlham Park in Norwich.

A trio of dogs took to the stage at The Garage in Norwich for a special production of Little Red Riding Hood.

An extra special guest has hopped in to the 2017 Royal Norfolk Show Masquerade Ball - the newest GoGoHare to be revealed.


Norfolk Sport

The semi-final line-ups for the NW Brown Norfolk Twenty20 competition have been confirmed.


Swaffham Golf Club’s Ladies’ Am-Am provided a popular event, with 112 players taking part.

This week’s club focus features Norwich Road Runners, a club who were originally formed by Ray Lindsey, Steve Sadd and Mike Futter for the first Norfolk Marathon in 1982 under the name Fitt Signs.


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Legendary cricket commentator Henry Blofeld will retire from his role on BBC Radio 4’s Test Match Special in September.

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