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Man arrested in connection with hare coursing incident in Hilgay

Officers were called shortly after 3.30pm on Friday 23 January to reports of people believed to be carrying out the illegal activity on Ely Road.

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Downham Market lollipop lady Valerie Martin celebrated her 80th birthday at the weekend. Also pictured is town mayor John Doyle. Picture: Ian Burt

Long-serving lollipop lady celebrates her 80th birthday

The Mayor of Downham Market paid a special birthday visit to Valerie Martin, who has been making sure school children safely cross the town’s roads for 28 years.

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Andrea Stone leaving King's Lynn Magistrates Court. Picture: Ian Burt

Stowbridge mum escapes prison sentence for drink-driving

A Stowbridge mother who was caught drink-driving whilst her 12-year-old daughter in the car has avoided a jail sentence.

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Diss, orange, have had a season to forget. Picture: JOHN HUTTON

Reeve told to get Diss Town out of Thurlow Nunn Premier Division bottom three

New Diss Town boss Mark Reeve says his immediate aim is to preserve the club’s Thurlow Nunn Premier Division status.

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Popular albums at Lewks record shop in Downham Market. Picture: Ian Burt

Why vinyl records have become so popular in Norfolk

Classic albums are making a comeback amid surging vinyl sales, according to one of the region’s last independent record shops.

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