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Richard Gould has received his Arctic Convoy Medal from the Russians. Picture: Ian Burt

Downham Market war hero finally gets medal after 70 years

A 93-year-old war veteran has finally received a medal to honour his efforts with Russian convoy missions in the Second World War.

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Elizabeth Truss, Environment Secretary and South West Norfolk MP, re-opens the debate over fox hunting

Environment secretary and Norfolk MP Elizabeth Truss calls for fox hunting ban ‘mistake’ to be overturned

The government’s new environment secretary has reopened the debate over the fox hunting ban by calling for the legislation to be overturned.

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Watlington Church after the lead theft. Picture: Supplied

Church left with huge repair bill for second time

Fund-raisers at a Norfolk church will have to fork out thousands of pounds again after it was targeted by lead thieves for a second time in less than four years.

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England's Hope, red and black, are among the favourites to lift the Lynn Sunday League's most prestigious trophy next April.

King’s Lynn Sunday League round-up: Hope send out message to Division One title rivals

Lynn’s nine-team top flight started with a bang – despite Lynn Napier withdrawing 48 hours before the big kick-off.

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Pure Floyd Show with Michael Cocksedge on bass: Submitted

Pink Floyd tribute bands to play on the same night just 20 miles away from each other

The words Wish You Were Here have taken on a whole new meaning for one Norfolk musician.

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