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A prize-winning junior chef has wowed the top brass at Norfolk County Council with her secret recipe for toad in the hole.

The man who died while celebrating his brother’s birthday at a Suffolk go-karting track suffered a traumatic chest injury, the opening of his inquest has heard.


A familiar face at Beccles Police Station has retired after 27 years of service with Suffolk Constabulary.

Gareth Wilson

An artist from Ditchingham has written and illustrated his first children’s book.

A fun event for families to enjoy during the half term holiday is being organised by the Beccles branch of the NSPCC.

Hugh Taylor

Bungay’s very own peregrine falcon has been given a comfy place to nest thanks to a six-month community project.

Olly Barnes

The young daughters of a Beccles soldier who died in Afghanistan are preparing for a charity challenge in memory of their father.

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Beccles and Bungay Sport

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Bungay High School

An interesting off-season awaits for Norwich-born batsman Jaik Mickleburgh this winter, after ending his long association with Essex CCC.

Beccles and Bungay Events

A variety of shows to suit all tastes pack the programme at the Fisher Theatre in Bungay, this week – with classic drama, mind reading and a French film.

Bungay Film Club

A pop sensation will take to the stage for his only live performance of the year to drive up donations for an East Anglian charity.


Following on from a successful run of Bad Girls the Musical, the next production from Beccles-based Spotlight Musical Theatre Group is Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic fairytale musical Cinderella (Enchanted Edition).


The curtain rises next week on the Waveney Light Opera Group’s autumn show Our House.

Waveney Light Opera Group

Tickets are selling fast for the British musical comedy Our House being staged by Beccles based Waveney Light Opera Group.

Waveney Light Opera Group

Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

One of the bosses of Norwich City Football Club has said they are thrilled to be hosting pop superstars Take That at Carrow Road next year - and that big events such as this highlighted how the stadium has a life beyond football as a major entertainment venue for the east.


Today’s the day to pile your plate high with pasta and eat until your heart’s content. Here’s a look at some of the places in Norwich where you can go to do just this:


The Witches of Eastwick isn’t hitting Norwich Theatre Royal until the new year, but that won’t stop the cast from spreading their musical magic.


From a show inspired by King Lear to a project celebrating trying something new later in life, there is lots to enjoy at this year’s Hostry Festival.

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Hundreds of beer lovers have been queuing outside St Andrew’s and Blackfriars’ Hall ahead of the opening session of the Norwich Beer Festival.

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Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

Anthony Ogogo faces a long spell on the sidelines after it was revealed he sustained a broken eye socket BEFORE the first professional defeat of his career at the weekend.

Anthony Ogogo

Gorleston and Thetford Town are still flying the Norfolk flag after both moved into the second round of the FA Vase at the weekend.

The Greens

Lee Stevenson’s third goal of the season ensured a fourth draw in five games for King’s Lynn Town at Stratford Town’s DCS Stadium.

Lynn Town

Both sides drew a blank in this mid-table clash at Aldiss Park, writes Rene Kendal.

Adam Smith

Neil Richmond’s brace helped secure the points for Tilbury to leapfrog Norwich United in ninth, writes Norman Bygrave.

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