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The Northern Lights could be visible in Norfolk tonight.

A teenage girl who was “always smiling” took her own life after fearing a text message had ended a friendship, an inquest heard.


A drink-driver attempted to flee into a supermarket car park, after ignoring a red light and hitting kerbs while a police car followed, a court has heard.

Great Yarmouth Magistrates' Court

A company which helps everyday life tick in the Great Yarmouth area is flying in to help sponsor the resort’s new air show.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Norfolk County Council says 392 schools in Norfolk currently have asbestos on their premises.

County Council

Cobholm and Lichfield Childcare Centre staff, parents and carers have over the past few weeks donated food items and toiletries to Alan Smith, community manager on behalf of the Salvation Army for their Harvest Festival.

Salvation Army

Budding engineers from Cliff Park Ormiston Academy were recently crowned winners in a two-day boat building competition at Oulton Broad.

Cliff Park

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Great Yarmouth Sport

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Danny White

Monday’s draw for the second round of the Buildbase FA Vase will feature at least one Norfolk team – as Thetford and Great Yarmouth face each other this afternoon.

Frankie Dettori has been the darling of Great Yarmouth racecourse for many years and fittingly closed the 2016 season there with a stunning 53/1 double yesterday.


Gorleston FC has confirmed that its Thurlow Nunn League fixture with Thetford at Emerald Park tonight has been postponed.

Thurlow Nunn League

Norwich City and Lowestoft will face each other in the final qualifying round of the SSE Women’s FA Cup.


Gorleston head to Brantham looking to defend the Premier Division’s last remaining unbeaten record today – but will be without top scorer Connor Ingram, who is set for a trial at Ipswich Town.

Premier Division

Great Yarmouth Events

A pop sensation will take to the stage for his only live performance of the year to drive up donations for an East Anglian charity.


It’s nearly time for the ultimate spooky experience, with only a few days until the launch of The Hippodrome’s brand new Halloween Spooktacular.

Johnny Mac

Ghosts are walking the streets in Great Yarmouth again for Halloween!


Cromer Hospital is inviting the public to look behind the scenes on Saturday.

For one night only, seven legendary names take to the stage to deliver a night never to be forgotten.


Norfolk Entertainment

Two top actors, renowned for a host of stage hits and TV shows, are set to star in the first UK revival of award-winning musical, La Cage Aux Folles.

United Kingdom

The Great British Bake Off bids its final farewell to the Beeb tonight, as finalists Andrew, Jane and Candice battle it out to win the show. From bingate to salty rum babas, Lynne Mortimer reflects on the best moments of the BAFTA award-winnning programme.


The search is on to find some local professional actors to star in The Garage’s festive show for young children.


Take That fans are today eagerly trying to get tickets for the band’s new tour which includes a date in Norwich.


One of the bosses of Norwich City Football Club has said they are thrilled to be hosting pop superstars Take That at Carrow Road next year - and that big events such as this highlighted how the stadium has a life beyond football as a major entertainment venue for the east.

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Norfolk Sport

A young martial artist is celebrating success in an international competition.


Anthony Ogogo faces a long spell on the sidelines after it was revealed he sustained a broken eye socket BEFORE the first professional defeat of his career at the weekend.


Lee Stevenson’s third goal of the season ensured a fourth draw in five games for King’s Lynn Town at Stratford Town’s DCS Stadium.

Lynn Town

Both sides drew a blank in this mid-table clash at Aldiss Park, writes Rene Kendal.

Neil Richmond’s brace helped secure the points for Tilbury to leapfrog Norwich United in ninth, writes Norman Bygrave.

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