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Martham Girls football team at Serenity Hair and Beauty salon in Rollesby.
The team are there to have there hair and nails done as part of a pamper session.

The girls pretending to wash hair in the salon.

Picture: James Bass

A girls’ football team is showing the world that tough is the new beautiful – and some pampering is the perfect end-of-season treat.

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Ranworth Broad reflects two aspects of the Broads - the quiet nature reserve and the boats which cluster on its waters. Photo: Mike Page

A major legal challenge has been launched in a bid to quash the rebranding of the Broads.

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Norfolk entrepreneur Henry Watt with Lacons Brewery managing director Mick Carver outside The Honingham Buck. Photo: Submitted

A long-established Norfolk brewer will open its first pub in 50 years when it reopens the doors of an historic local.

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Cromer Lifeboat towed a yacht to shore at Great Yarmouth.

A yacht was towed to shore by the Cromer lifeboat today after its propellor got tangled in rope.

The Cromer RNLI lifeboat was called to rescue a stranded yacht off Cromer.

A seafaring couple were rescued by lifeboat volunteers after their vessel became stuck in fishing gear off the north Norfolk coast today.

UK charity row team - with former Norfolk man Steen Stones back left. Picture; SUBMITTED

A round-Britain charity rowing challenge is having an extended stopover in Norfolk because of high winds.

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A girls’ football team is showing the world that tough is the new beautiful – and some pampering is the perfect end-of-season treat.

Norfolk’s County Cup season comes to an end tonight when Schoolhouse take on El Sol in the Sunday Senior Cup final at Carrow Road tomorrow (7.30pm).

The season may be over, but work continues at The Wellesley as Great Yarmouth Town prepare for a new season, under new management.

Damian Hilton
Gorleston Tennis Club open day.

Gorleston Lawn Tennis Club held its first open day and barbecue of the summer when more than 70 people enjoyed the day.

Rodney Wright, owner of Ludham butchers and a massive NCFC fan.
One of his old Norwich City FC shirts is being flown from the tower at Ludham church.

Picture: James Bass

The Canaries’ colours are flying high above one Norfolk village in tribute to the team’s Premier League victory.

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Happy Day Gospel Choir will be in Yarmouth Market Place on May 23

The Happy Day Gospel Choir will be performing in Great Yarmouth Market Place tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon (weather permitting).

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The Tolhouse Museum 
This is the oldest civic building in Great Yarmouth.
March 2010

Picture: James Bass
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Great Yarmouth Museums go selfie mad over the half term break bringing the modern craze to one of the town’s oldest buildings.

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A group of Yarmouth students show casing their work in one of their first exhibitions. Featuring photography, fashion, graphic desing, digital art, music and film.
Caddie Williams with her work.

Colourful prints, atmospheric photography and detailed landscapes were among the pieces on display when a group of Great Yarmouth students proudly showed off their artistic skills.

Great Yarmouth
Launch of Great Yarmouth Arts Festival 2015. Festival Chairman Hugh Sturzaker with one of the giant puppets which will form part of the Mammoth Parade.  Picture: James Bass

A borough-wide network of knitters have put their skills to good use creating an army of woolly mammoths, stoats, bears, hedgehogs and snakes ahead of Great Yarmouth’s summer Arts Festival.

Jonathan Newman
Camilla Dallerup

Join some of the stars of BBC 1’s Strictly Come Dancing with An Evening with Ian Waite and Camilla Dallerup at St George’s Theatre.

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Houghton Hall illuminated as part of LightScape: James Turrell at Houghton. Photo: Hugo Glendinning.

A flight up in the twilight sky as a boy is one of the first times American artist James Turrell remembers being fascinated by the magic of light – and from that sense of enchantment an impressive decades-long career in art has sprung.

Mundesley Festival manager Derek Kirk

A seaside entertainment festival is ploughing this year’s charity cash into a cause literally close to his heart.

The poster for the film The Goob which was filmed around Norfolk. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The Goob is an excellent film, both tense and absorbing, and deserves to be ranked alongside the best British indie films of recent years, such as Dead Man’s Shoes, Son of Rambow and My Summer of Love.

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The Radio 1 Big Weekend big clean up as the stage is taken down at Earlham Park. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The Big Weekend was a real success – and now it’s time for the big clean-up.

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Latitude Festival. Photo: Ben Kendall/PA Wire

An eclectic range of artists have been added to Latitude Festival’s line up for this year.

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Billy Bird after winnign the vacant British Masters super-middleweight title in his last fight against Simon Henry. Photo : Steve Adams

Disappointed boxing promoters were forced to make an 11th hour decision to cancel tonight’s scheduled Norwich fight night.

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Dakota North and Niels-Kristian Iversen flying into turn one. Picture: Ian Burt

The depleted Stars did themselves proud tonight to stun the champions and maintain their 100pc home record in 2015.

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Jordan Yong, right, has become a key figure at King's Lynn Town. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Defender Jordan Yong has become the latest player to commit his future to King’s Lynn Town.

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Ryan Crisp on the ball for Needham Market earlier this season. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Boss Matt Henman has softened the blow of losing attacking talent Ryan Hawkins by bringing Ryan Crisp to Dereham Town, writes Gavin Caney.

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Neil Jarvis, right, was the former assistant of Wayne Anderson, left. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Fakenham Town have opted for continuity by handing Neil Jarvis the first team manager’s position – with Robbie Harris as his assistant, writes Gareth Davis.

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