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The fire service attending a fire in an out building at The Old Rectory in Burgh Castle.

Picture: James Bass

Firefighters have tackled a blaze which gutted an outbuilding of an old vicarage in Burgh Castle this afternoon.

A karate team from Gorleston are off to South Africa to represent Great Britain in a tournament.

Picture: James Bass

A karate team from Great Yarmouth is hoping to make up a quarter of Team GB World Martial Arts Games in South Africa.

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Hemsby Parish Council members Mike Peake, Gill King, Keith Kyriacou with Environmental health rangers Miguel Fish (far left) and Kerry Hemsworth (far right) helping to crack down on dog fouling in the village.  Picture: James Bass

A crackdown on irresponsible pet owners is being launched to catch people who don’t pick up their dog’s mess.

The poster for the Britain Stronger in Europe campaign in Yarmouth town centre. Photo: George Ryan

A publicity launch for the campaign to keep Britain in the European Union didn’t go quite to plan when a van displaying a giant poster arrived in Great Yarmouth town centre.

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The Harry Potter book night event at Gorleston library.

Picture: James Bass

A magical evening was had by all as a library was turned into a Harry Potter wonderland.

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Hemsby Parish Council cracking down on dog fouling in the village.

Picture: James Bass

Another dog owner has been prosecuted after failing to pick up dog poop on Gorleston’s seafront, witnessed by one of the bnorough’s environmental rangers.

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Meerkats under-12 won their Futsal competition.

Cup and Shield football dominated fixtures at the weekend and Gorleston Rangers under-15 Falcons and U9 Eagles both successfully came through semi-finals.

Connor Deeks has signed for Lowestoft Town.

Ady Gallagher has urged fans to be patient with new signing Connor Deeks – but believes the youngster can have an impact in the club’s relegation battle.

Matt Blake, 10, will be hoping to fire Norwich United to another victory this afternoon. Picture: STEVE ADAMS

Norwich United can take another giant step towards retaining their Premier Division crown by seeing off one of the chasing pack’s top sides.

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Gt Yarmouth Town line up in their pink kit to raise funds for the Sandra Chapman Unit. Photo: MITCH TENNANT

Great Yarmouth Town wore a pink kit on Saturday to recognise a local cancer support ward.

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Great Yarmouth Events

Triple T present A Midsummers Night's Dream

Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is given a contemporary setting with the Bard’s own words at St Georges Theatre, in Great Yarmouth next month.

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The Jonathan Wyatt Big Band returns once again to the Pavilion Theatre, Gorleston on Saturday, February 13 for a fun filled evening with their Rat Pack tribute show which will also feature classic Count Basie Band tunes.

Students from Flegg High School are transferring to Rydell for their latest production - Grease.

Flegg High School students are transferring to Rydell High for their latest production - Grease.

Comedy Nights at St George's Theatre

One man’s dream of setting up a comedy night in Great Yarmouth marks its second anniversary on Thursday, February 11.

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Mark Thompson

It’s Star Night at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, South Walsham, on Saturday, February 13 from 7pm. Telescopes will be set up for viewing the night sky, and Mark Thompson from BBC Stargazing Live will be giving talks. The evening is being run in partnership with Norwich Astronomical Society.

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Sheringham Scira Viking Festival.

Photo by Mark Bullimore

What is it really half-term already? Yes, it seems like only yesterday they went back after Christmas but the schools are out again. Fear not though, SIMON PARKIN has plenty of ideas for events and activities to keep the kids happy.

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RavenEye

Reigning Days give us a blistering set. It means that RavenEye have to pull out all the stops to match their support band.

Norwich
Priscilla Queen of the Desert is at the Norwich Theatre Royal. Photo: Paul Coltas.

Here is a quick guide to events taking place in Norwich tonight.

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The Wells & Walsingham Light Railway are holding an I-Spy Trail this weekend and throughout the half-term. Picture: Ian Burt

Take a look at our guide for some of the activities taking place in Norfolk this weekend.

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England's Ben Youngs in action during the Rugby World Cup at Twickenham Stadium, London. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire.

England have promoted Courtney Lawes, Mako Vunipola and Ben Youngs to their starting XV for Sunday’s RBS 6 Nations clash with Italy in Rome.

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FA Cup match, Norwich United v Wisbech Town. Norwich United manager Damian Hilton. Photo: Bill Smith

Norwich United chairman John Hilditch admitted Damian Hilton’s decision to leave the Planters and take over at Wroxham had caught him by surprise.

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Damian Hilton has been named the new Wroxham boss.

Wroxham have appointed Damian Hilton as their new first team manager.

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Sunday League Dynamo FC (green shirts) V Constable Crusaders at Easton College. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The three-way battle at the top of the Norwich Premier Division took another twist this weekend as champions Riverside Rovers dropped their first points of the season in a 2-2 draw at The POW.

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Young Norfolk Sports Academy, Cerys Maryan.
 Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Promising rower Cerys Maryan is one of 19 young athletes receiving coaching from the Young Norfolk Sports Academy.

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