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Yesterday, 16:54

Gorleston returned to winning ways in spectacular fashion last night when they won 5-0 at Premier Division strugglers Walsham-le-Willows.

Acle Rangers manager Julian Bussell.

The remarkable unbeaten record of Norman Wanders was ended by Acle Rangers, who had twice come close to ending the record before.

Norman Wanderers in action against The Pod at the Locksley School ground. Photo: Steve Adams

As their remarkable unbeaten record ends, DAVID FREEZER finds out how Norman Wanderers intend to bounce back

Jake Willgress. Picture: James Bass

Acle A have maintained their position at the top of Division One of the Norfolk CIBA County Bowls League, sponsored by Granite Transformations, with victory at home to Pentney A by 104 shots to 60, writes David Perry.

Youngsters can learn the skill of cycle racing at the Pedal Revolution Race School in Yarmouth

Cycling fans of all ages are being encouraged to jump in the saddle and learn about the exciting sport of racing.

Norfolk Sport


Snetterton’s only night race of the season takes place on Saturday when the Lotus Cup UK Championship will be settled in a two-hour night-time event.

John Bailey on the remodelled Glaven. Can it host sea trout in the future?

It was in my first incarnation as a writer for the Eastern Daily Press that, getting on for 40 years or so ago, I wrote about sea trout under the title, A Yard of Silver.

JR Osborne with the new Snetterton-built Ralph Firman Racing championship winning car.

Snetterton racing car manufacturer, Ralph Firman Racing, made a hugely successful winning debut in America with their new Kawasaki-powered Formula 1000 single-seater race car.

Harleston Magpies Ladies retained their third place in the league by adding three points to their tally on Saturday.

Richard Larkin on the ball for Harleston Magpies against Chelmsford. Picture: Pat Leate

Dereham overcame a two goal deficit to claim a 3-3 draw against visitors City of Peterborough in the Premier A Division.

Norwich City


Bolton boss Neil Lennon believes Norwich City made the right choice in appointing Neil Adams to the top job at Carrow Road ahead of bringing the Trotters to Norfolk for Friday’s televised Championship duel.

Gary ONeil impressed at Sheffield Wednesday. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City midfielder Gary O’Neil is ready to soften the blow from Vadis Ofoe’s knee ligament injury.

Norwich City midfielder Wes Hoolahan damaged his ankle ligaments at Fulham. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Neil Adams admits Norwich City’s injury curse is testing his patience after midfielder Vadis Ofoe became the latest member of his squad set for a spell on the sidelines.

Gary Hooper is itching to get back into the starting line up at Norwich City. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City boss Neil Adams insists Gary Hooper will get his chance to bolster the Canaries’ Championship promotion push.

Norwich City midfielder Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe has been ruled out for a number of weeks after suffering knee ligament damage. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City boss Neil Adams confirmed on Wednesday afternoon Belgian international midfielder Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe will be out of action for a ‘number of weeks’ with a knee injury.


Yesterday, 11:45

A popular myth grew out of England’s stirring Italia 90 World Cup campaign that suggested the late Sir Bobby Robson was the victim of a player coup which propelled the Three Lions all the way to a memorable semi-final, penalty heartache and Gazza’s tears.

Sheffield Wednesday's Keiren Westwood jumps over City striker Lewis Grabban during the 0-0 draw at Hillsborough. Picture: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire.

Norwich City’s goalless draw with Sheffield Wednesday may have felt instantly forgettable but if you were in the away end at Hillsborough you witnessed a true football rarity; A perfect 10.

What did you think of Norwich City’s performance against Sheffield Wednesday? Let us know by rating the players out of 10 at

David Healy celebrates putting City ahead at Hillsborough in February 2003, but the Canaries went on to throw away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Wednesday. PA Photo: Steve Parkin.

Autumn is supposed to be the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, but at Carrow Road it’s rapidly turning into one of frustration and growing disquiet.

Norwich City are enduring a frustrating run of form. Picture: Paul Chesterton / Focus Images

Be known for waking up at dawn, and you will be able to sleep until noon – that’s roughly how the saying goes. I remember being told it at school and it’s stuck with me since. Mainly because of its pitfalls.

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Police close the Acle Straight after an accident that left two cars in a water-filled ditch. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A woman has died following a crash in which two cars plunged into water-filled ditches off the A47 Acle Straight.

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Yesterday, 19:35
Police close the Acle Straight after an accident that left two cars in a water-filled ditch. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Two people have been rescued from a car in a ditch on the A47 Acle Straight.

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Yesterday, 15:46

People showing symptoms of the highly contagious winter vomiting bug have been urged to stay away from hospital to prevent the illness from spreading.

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Tue, 16:39
Norfolk coroner's court in Norwich.

A Gorleston man died in Thailand when his motorcycle collided with another motorbike, which was travelling on the wrong side of the road, an inquest heard.

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Yesterday, 16:40
Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were killed while on the island of Koh Tao, Thailand.

Two men accused of killing two British tourists in Thailand, including Hemsby student Hannah Witheridge, have been offered new DNA tests after retracting their confessions.

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