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George Freeman

Drive around Norwich and you will see signs of varying colours in gardens and windows.

Sun lovers hoping for a scorching bank holiday may be disappointed as forecasters predict temperatures will start to drop.

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A flurry of overdoses in 24 hours has sparked fears that an unusually-potent batch of heroin is being pushed on Norfolk’s streets.

It takes thighs of steel and a iron determination to complete the Maratona dles Dolomites (Dolomites Marathon), a gruelling 85-mile cycle covering seven mountain passes.

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Shoppers at Wymondham’s Waitrose supermarket have had the chance to learn about fostering at a special in-store event.

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School children around south Norfolk are to be given presentations on the importance of learning how to swim and survival skills in the water as part of a new programme.

South Norfolk Council

A council is celebrating after being awarded an ‘Investors In People Platinum’ accreditation, one of the highest accolades for people management.

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Wymondham and Attleborough Sport

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Hethersett Athletic’s Saturday side celebrated their best ever finish in the Barnes Print South and Central Norfolk League with a presentation evening in Hethersett Social Club.

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators staged the East Anglian Championships at the Memorial Playing Field.

Oxford

Hethersett and Tas Valley’s topsy-turvy season continued at the weekend.

Richard Ellis

There was a nailbiting finish to Great Melton’s top-of-the-table clash with Martham last Saturday. In near-darkness as a storm broke overhead, skipper Olly Harris and last man Alex Rennie steered their side to a one-wicket victory with a single off the final ball.

Melton

Illness has ruled rising Norfolk rugby star Will Evans out of this summer’s World Rugby Under-20s Championship in Georgia.

Will Evans

Wymondham and Attleborough Events

Norfolk is being transformed into a giant gallery of art with artists galore opening up their studio doors to the public.

Arts correspondent Emma Knights finds out more about this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Open Studios.

Browick Road Primary School

All-singing, all-dancing shows, circus spectacle, a charming adaptation of The Secret Garden, TV favourites Ben & Holly brought to life and Horrible Histories just some of the treats on stage this Spring Bank holiday.

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Strumpshaw Steam Rally fires up for its 25th anniversary, Dad’s Army invade North Norfolk Railway, there is two-wheel fun at Holkham and Sandingham, plus fireworks, country fairs, retro computer games and more for all the family.

BBC

We found the perfect coastal gem for a night of celebration.

Norfolk

Youngsters can try everything from roller skating to trampolining at Kids’ Camp events this summer half term.

South Norfolk Council

Norfolk Entertainment

Reading from his debut book Grief Is The Thing With Feathers, Max Porter said it was too hot in the bejewelled Adnams Spiegeltent surroundings to get in to the really heavy stuff – as if the extracts he delivered with 
such brave force were easy words.

The Norfolk and Norwich Festival is bringing 17 days of music, circus, theatre, art, literature and more to the city and county.

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Norfolk is being transformed into a giant gallery of art with artists galore opening up their studio doors to the public.

Arts correspondent Emma Knights finds out more about this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Open Studios.

Browick Road Primary School

From sculptors to painters to textile-makers - more than 500 artists across Norfolk are taking part in a 16-day celebration of art which starts todayMay 27.

Turkey

During his seven years in Norfolk William Galinsky has brought everything from a Dinosaur Petting Zoo to a hotel of quirky treehouses to a huge inflatable moon to our city and county in his role as artistic director of Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

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Norfolk Sport

Piggy French, who grew up in Norfolk, leads the Two Star competition at the end of the dressage phase at Houghton International Trials.

Germany

Wisbech Inline Speed Skaters took two teams of five all the way to Gravesend Cyclopark to compete in Britain’s only six-hour endurance race of 2017.

United Kingdom

A 10-hour round trip from Norfolk to the SEIB Racehorse to Riding Horse qualifier in Somerset paid off for Diss-based Oliver Hood.

Diss

Opportunities for two injury victims will be available at King’s Lynn Town, manager Ian Culverhouse has confirmed as part of a busy week.

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Mixed martial arts fighter Iain Martell is to move into the world of professional boxing after being granted a licence by the British Boxing Board of Control.

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