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Headteacher praises the people of west Norfolk after school coach overturns in Hilgay

A headteacher has paid tribute to the emergency services after a coach which was heading towards the seaside with 42 pupils on board, overturned.

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Number 31 Squadron from RAF Marham are currently participating in a week long exercise at the base, as part of their final stages of preparation for their forthcoming deployment to Afghanistan. Picture: Ian Burt

Gallery: RAF Marham holds media day as Squadron 31 set to embark on last trip to Afghanistan

Airmen from RAF Marham are preparing to embark on their final tour of duty of Afghanistan as Britain gets ready to pull out its troops after 13 years of sacrifice and heroism.

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Emergency services at the scene of a coach crash on the A10 near Hilgay - A coach turns up to take children away from the area. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Police vow to find out why coach full of children veered off the a10 into ditch

Police have vowed to find out why a coach full of children veered off the A10 into a ditch.

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Cricket action from Fakenham v Sprowston - Sprowston bowler Andy Hanby appeals for an LBW. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Norfolk Cricket Alliance: Downham looking good after beating Old Buckenham

Premier Division leaders Downham Town came away from third-placed Old Buckenham with a hard-fought victory to move 30 points clear at the top of the table.

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Downham Market Swing Orchestra

Big band picnic at Emneth

A big band picnic takes place in Emneth with the Downham Market Swing Orchestra.

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