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A series of events to celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of the famous 19th century botanist and explorer Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker are being staged in Halesworth.

A large outdoor cinema event is set to return to Beccles for film fans in the area.


People are being encouraged to raise a paw for Wetnose Day and support the work of a Norfolk-based animal charity.

Four Beccles teams have driven 2,150 miles across Europe in old bangers to raise money for charity.

A baby aardvark has become the latest addition at a local wildlife park, making it the second in the country to breed the species.

A van has come off the road on the A12 at Blythburgh in Suffolk closing the road in both directions.

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Nineteen-year-old soprano Alice Howell will be giving a one-woman performance at The Cut theatre in Halesworth.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017
University of East Anglia

A Norfolk woman has become a martial arts world champion , after winning gold in the ISKA competition in Athens, Greece.

Topcroft beat Downham A by 62 runs on Saturday to move to the top of Norfolk Alliance Division Two.

Jack Cook hit a fine half century as Hales and Loddon went down with all guns blazing in a freescoring Norfolk Alliance Division Six encounter at derby rivals Topcroft A.

Cloudy skies greeted 24 teams to compete for the John Groom Butchers sponsored Four-Wood Pairs Captain’s Cup at Bungay Bowls Club.

A stunning performance from all-rounder Alex Wright helped Beccles return to winning ways in Norfolk Alliance Division Two with dominant 69 run victory over Brooke A.

Alex Wright

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Nineteen-year-old soprano Alice Howell will be giving a one-woman performance at The Cut theatre in Halesworth.

On a sticky Saturday night during the heatwave, St Mary’s Church in Bungay was a cool setting for an evening of songs, taken from shows old and new, presented by a group of enthusiastic and talented teenagers.

A world-renowned Michael Jackson tribute will soon be moon-walking across the boards at Beccles Public Hall.

A star-studded line up of performers have taken to the stage for a special show at Ivy House Country Hotel in Oulton Broad.

Following their successful debut performing in Bungay last month, Lowestoft-based jazz band Midnite Voyage have now been booked for three more gigs there on Friday evenings.

Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

A funk and soul band and an a cappella quintet will provide the beat for the next two events as part of the Wymondham Music Festival.


It is only days away from the first ever Let’s Rock Norwich! music festival which will see stars from the 1980s perform at Earlham Park.

University of East Anglia

There’s a cast of a thousand – and they’re all on song to celebrate Norfolk…

Primary School

A week ago today pop superstars Take That took to the stage at Carrow Road for their first-ever show in Norwich.

Norwich City Football Club

Organisers of a popular north Norfolk music festival are appealing for volunteers to help run stalls and games at the annual event, which regularly raises more than £3,000 for local good causes.


Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

Young striker Ryan Harnwell has been handed a one-year deal by King’s Lynn Town.

A large contingent of UEA Fencing Club made an assault on the Malta Open, hosted by the St Paul Fencing Club.

England international players will be taking part in a Senior 1 Star ranking event being hosted by Wensum Table Tennis Club on Saturday.

United Kingdom

Norfolk are the Eastern Region champions at Under-13 level after taking victory in the competition for the first time in the county’s history.

Wells Sailing Club played host to the Sharpie National Championship, with a British fleet boosted by the presence of five Dutch Sharpies and one German.

Stars of Waveney

Friday, April 21, 2017

It was set up to celebrate real heroes from the community, and the annual Stars of Lowestoft and Waveney Awards are back for 2017.

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