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Serious crash on the A11 at Attleborough. Picture Twitter/FranRosas

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious crash on the A11 near Attleborough which left one woman in hospital with serious injuries.

Wymondham victory picnic. Pictured from the Strange Fascination Theatre Company are Hayley Ebenett and Paul Goldsmith. Picture: Ian Burt

Three weeks after residents staged a sit-in to stop the removal of much-loved play equipment at a public park, a community picnic has been held to mark the victory.

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Shakespeare dance day at Wymondham Abbey. Pictured are Chris Gill and Susan Golt. Picture: Ian Burt

Song and dance as Shakespeare 
knew it was performed at a event inspired by the care given for a beloved son.

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Crew manager Leesa Espley, from Heacham fire station. Picture: Chris Wood

Wondering what you’ll do with all that time on your hands when the children go back to school? How about becoming a firefighter?

Firefighters were called to tackle a blaze in a flat in Wymondham.

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A light aircraft was forced to land in a field in Hackford, near Wymondham.

A woman was taken to hospital after falling from a horse in Hethel.

A woman was taken to hospital after falling from a horse in Hethel, near Wymondham.

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Brayford AFC, one of the teams taking part in a charity football march in Hethersett being organised by Tom Vosper. Picture: FRASER SAVILLE

A football tournament is being planned to say thank you to Norfolk’s cancer charity Big C.

Will Evans in action for Leicester Tigers on his debut, in an Aviva Premiership clash with Gloucester at Welford Road. Picture: Tigers Images

Four months ago Will Evans had only just made an unexpected Premiership debut for Leicester Tigers – now the Norfolk teenager is on the verge of stardom.

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England's Will Evans in action against Scotland during the World Rugby U20 Championships. Picture: David Davies/PA

Norfolk teenager Will Evans has been named in a provisional 45-man elite player squad (EPS) for England’s pre-season training camp in August.

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A dramatic moment in race three as Hunter Abbott crashes out. Pictures: RICHARD STYLES

A sensational final race victory has allowed reigning British Touring Car Championship title holder Gordon Shedden to become involved in the title chase once more.

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Wymondham victory picnic. Pictured from the Strange Fascination Theatre Company are Hayley Ebenett and Paul Goldsmith. Picture: Ian Burt

Three weeks after residents staged a sit-in to stop the removal of much-loved play equipment at a public park, a community picnic has been held to mark the victory.

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Video: Is this Norwich’s youngest busker?

Friday, August 26, 2016
Is this Norwich's youngest busker? 11-year-old Jack Goodacre, performing in Norwich with his dad Tim.

Shoppers in the city centre couldn’t help but stop and listen as young Jack Goodacre took to the streets of Norwich today to perform some of his favourite songs, but little did they know, they were seeing a superstar in the making.

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From left, Penny Hubble, Nicola Maunders, Suzanne Nuri, Leah Corley and Erica Simpson from Wymondham Town Team launch the poster for the first ever Wymondham Vintage Day. Picture: ASHLEY PERKS

Wymondham is gearing up for its first ever vintage day.

The Last Night of the Blickling Proms.  Picture: Denise Bradley

From open air concerts celebrating the best of the 80s, to new renditions of Shakespeare’s classics, there’s a variety of outdoor events taking place across the county this summer.

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Wymondham victory picnic. Pictured from the Strange Fascination Theatre Company are Hayley Ebenett and Paul Goldsmith. Picture: Ian Burt

Three weeks after residents staged a sit-in to stop the removal of much-loved play equipment at a public park, a community picnic has been held to mark the victory.

Meadow
All About Dogs Show at the Royal Norfolk Showground, Costessey. Photo : Steve Adams

If the Glastonbury Festival has a canine equivalent, this has got to be it.

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Chris Collins (left) and Stephen Crowe

YouTube angling sensations Chris Collins and Stephen Crowe will be making their debut on Mustard TV next month after notching up almost 4.5m views online.

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The World Crabbing Championships and Beach Hut Auction take place on Cromer Pier.
World Champions David Porter with his daughters Daisy and Holly and Rachael Kirkham. Photo: Sonya Duncan

Despite choppy conditions on Cromer beach, the annual World Pier Crabbing Championships had a record turnout this year as dozens tried their hand at catching the town’s famous delicacy.

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Stopgap Dance Company taking Norfolk and Norwich Festival goers on whistle-stop tour of a bygone era in their playful production Bill & Bobby. Dancers
 Lucy Bennet and David Toole pay tribute to Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire. Photo : Steve Adams

Two arts organisations are celebrating receiving a total of more than £400,000 in funding for projects in Norfolk.

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Lynn's Dylan Edge. Picture: Ian Burt

Gary Setchell saluted his battle weary warriors after they were outgunned by Kettering’s late onslaught.

Rory Schlein out in front in heat four. Picture: Ian Burt

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Robert Eagle scored a late equaliser for Sudbury at Lowestoft.

Former Trawlerboy Robert Eagle came back to haunt Lowestoft Town with a 95th-minute equaliser as AFC Sudbury grabbed a share of the spoils at Crown Meadow.

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Lynn boss Gary Setchell. Picture: Ian Burt

Patched-up Lynn were put to the sword by a resurgent second-half showing from Kettering.

Cricket action from the Dipple and Conway Opticians Norfolk Alliance First division match between Lowestoft and Acle. 

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Horsford A recorded an excellent win at closest rivals Dereham to clinch the Norfolk Alliance Division One title – but it remains to be seen whether they will be going up.

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