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From the Mousehold Heath Norwich skyline to the houses of Sheringham stretched out under Beeston Bump, there’s plenty of iconic views in Norfolk.

The family of schoolgirl who suffered a cardiac arrest have praised staff for saving their daughter’s life.

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A new information screen has been unveiled in Halesworth Library.

Anne Fleming

People are being asked to get behind a community project to secure £100,000 to refurbish and repair Geldeston Village Hall.


A primary school’s Ofsted rating has dropped from “good” to “requires improvement”.

The first stage of a consultation on a Neighbourhood Plan for Beccles has got under way.

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Beccles and Bungay Sport

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Langley School Kayaking Academy members Tim Dowden and James How have won two national titles.

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Christmas shows at Bungay’s Fisher

Friday, December 2, 2016

Dress in your finest hat and gloves, put on your winter coat and venture out to witness a night of cabaret set in a Victorian Christmas.

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Beccles Choral Society will kick off the musical celebration of the season with its popular annual Christmas concert at St Michael’s Church in Beccles, next Sunday, December 11.

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Get December off to a festive start at the Fisher Theatre in Bungay with an 80s Christmas Carol by the Fisher Youth Theatre Group.

Fisher Youth Theatre Group

With the city now lit up for Christmas, seasonal festivities are well and truly under way, and it will soon be time for one of our big festive traditions – the Eastern Daily Press Festival of Carols.


More than 100 stalls will be lining Earsham Street in Bungay on Sunday, December 4, as the annual Christmas Street Market makes a welcome return.

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A creative grandmother is hoping to promote the great outdoors for children in a comical new book.

A pair of music lovers are gearing up to stage a fundraising night at a Diss pub.

Talented local youngsters are bringing the exotic tales of the Arabian Nights to the Norwich stage with the help of puppets, dancers and a little sprinkling of theatrical magic.


There is nothing more likely to lift the Christmas spirits than a carol concert or the jingle of festive songs. And there are plenty of places in the region to enjoy seasonal sounds in the run up to Christmas.

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There was glitter and greasepaint in the air as Lowestoft’s Marina Theatre launched it’s annual Christmas pantomime.

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Scotland international Rob Taylor has been announced as Norfolk County Cricket Club’s new professional for next season.

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Twenty years ago, Cedric Anselin was playing alongside Zinedine Zidane for Bordeaux in the UEFA Cup final against Bayern Munich.

Exciting Suffolk fighter Corrin Eaton is taking inspiration from a visit to the world’s greatest gladiatorial arena as he prepares to set foot back in the cage this weekend.


Basildon United have forfeited their FA Vase tie against Gorleston, which was abandoned on Saturday due to the death of a spectator.

North Walsham dropped to sixth place in London One North after a narrow defeat at the hands of Thurrock during a pulsating match.

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