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A man in his 40s has been injured after his motorised glider crash landed in a field near Burgh St Peter this evening.

Graham Hacon of 3sun.

A new specialist group is to be set up to encourage businesses to make the most of opportunities presented by multi-billion pound offshore wind developments.

Can you give Wriggly and Candy a new home?

If you are looking for a new pet, then look no further as the East Norfolk RSPCA have many animals that need a home.

The air ambulance in South Quay. Photo: Geraldine Scott

The air ambulance has landed in Great Yarmouth.

Generic image of a police car belonging to the Norfolk Constabulary.
Picture: James Bass

Police are appealing for witnesses to a road rage incident in Gorleston on Friday, August 26.

BMW
The fire took around 15 minutes to extinguish. Photo: Library

Firefighters were called this afternoon to deal with a grass fire in Acle.

Photo: Library

The windows and lights of a Porsche sports car were smashed while it was parked in Great Yarmouth.

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Friday, August 26, 2016
Wayne Anderson
Jack Barber, left, in action for Fakenham Town on Saturday. Picture: TONY MILES

The players of Fakenham Town have another chance to secure their Clipbush Park future as Wayne Anderson prepares to wield the axe.

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 there be more home celebrations like this in King's Lynn this evening? Picture: IAN BURT

A First Division derby is the pick of the night’s games in the Eastern Counties League.

Netherlands
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
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

Great Yarmouth Events

Hindu Temple at Tunstall. Worshipers at the temple, left to right, Vandana Khurana, Kiran Kumar, Paresh Patel and Sunita Nagpal.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

You may drive past it and wonder what’s going on now at the former pub on the side of the Acle Straight.

Tanya Lee Davis

Canadian funny woman Tanya Lee Davis headlines at the return of stand up comedy at St George’s Theatre in Great Yarmouth on Friday, September 9.

Edinburgh
Children at Great Yarmouth racecourse. Picture: Submitted

There’s a chance for kids to experience all the fun of the races for free this weekend.

Classical Reflection

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

United Kingdom
Hopton on Sea village sign.
The village of Hopton close to the Suffolk border.

Picture: James Bass

Roll up, roll up for Hopton’s 10th anniversary Summer Fete and Carnival on Sunday, August 21.

Greater Yarmouth Tourism

Norfolk Entertainment

Festivalgoers soaking up the atmosphere at Sundown 2015 Picture: Lee Blanchflower

Sundown Festival is set to light up the Norfolk Showground this weekend for the sixth year running, and with 40,000 festival goers due to attend we’ve got all you need to know to ensure you’re clued up before you head over.

Norwich
What's on in Norfolk: North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival, Jake Morley and Anne Marie at the Sundown Festival. (L-R)

There’s a lot going on in Norfolk this weekend, with two very different festivals taking place and a swimming event set to make a big splash at Fritton Lake.

Norwich
Visitors can take a look inside Cromer signal box as part of the Heritage Open Days event. Picture: MILES JERMY

It has been a familiar sight to passing train passengers for more than 90 years.

Norwich
Laura Whitmore and Ed Balls at the launch of Strictly Come Dancing 2016 at Elstree Studios in Hertfordshire. Picture date: Tuesday 30th August, 2016. See PA story SHOWBIZ Strictly. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire.

Norwich City chairman Ed Balls shimmied down the red carpet with confidence at the Strictly Come Dancing launch show - despite being the bookies favourite to be the first to get the boot.

BBC
Fat Cat Brewery Tap Tapfest beer festival. Staff members getting ready for the festival, left to right, George Shotton, Jack Lawry, Charlotte Pullum, Shannon Corby, Laura Hedley-White, Mark White, Rebecca White, Will Chappell and Rich Rouse.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Beer lovers will be raising a glass to independent breweries across the country at an upcoming festival.

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Norfolk Sport

Norwich United celebrate retaining the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division title, with captain Andy Eastaugh handed the trophy.

Norwich United saw their clash with Soham abandoned within seconds, following a nasty injury to captain Andy Eastaugh.

Norwich
Lynn's Dylan Edge. Picture: Ian Burt

Gary Setchell saluted his battle weary warriors after they were outgunned by Kettering’s late onslaught.

Toby Hilliard
Rory Schlein out in front in heat four. Picture: Ian Burt

Wolverhampton 61 King’s Lynn 29

Robert Lambert
Robert Eagle scored a late equaliser for Sudbury at Lowestoft.

Former Trawlerboy Robert Eagle came back to haunt Lowestoft Town with a 95th-minute equaliser as AFC Sudbury grabbed a share of the spoils at Crown Meadow.

Ady Gallagher
Lynn boss Gary Setchell. Picture: Ian Burt

Patched-up Lynn were put to the sword by a resurgent second-half showing from Kettering.

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