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Five of the eight runners taking part in this years London Marathon raising money for the Norfolk Hospice. From left, Tom Rivett, Derek Harvey, Beth Taylor, Kevin Smith and Nick Blake, Picture: Matthew Usher.

Eight people from Norfolk run for Tapping House, Snettisham

Eight people are set to take part in the Virgin London Marathon to raise much needed funds for The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House today.

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Lady Guinness

Lady Valerie Guinness: Fund-raiser also had a great love of vintage cars

A determined fund-raiser for charities including Norfolk’s churches and the Tapping House Hospice, Lady Guinness, has died suddenly aged 77.

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Last year's Stradsett Park vintage rally: Pictures submitted

Vintage rally hopes to break 5,000 barrier

Organisers of the 38th vintage vehicle rally at Stradsett are hoping visitor numbers top 5,000 this year.

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Circus Starr stages its children's variety show at Hellesdon High School, providing fun for vulnerable and disabled children from communities around Norwich.

Photo gallery and video: Peanuts the Clown and co bring all the fun of the Circus Starr to Hellesdon children

Jugglers, illusionists and Peanuts the Clown brought the fun of the circus to vulnerable, disabled and disadvantaged children during a performance at Hellesdon High School today.

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Circus Starr

Circus Starr to put on performance for vulnerable children at Hellesdon school

Vulnerable, disabled and disadvantaged children will have the opportunity to see jugglers and illusionists at the weekend when the Circus Starr rolls into town.

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The new Norfolk Hospice building is starting to take place in Hillington, as building work continues - Chief Exec Richard Shaw in front of the build. Picture; Matthew Usher.

Norfolk Hospice to give medals to fund-raising helpers

A charity has said that it will give a commemorative medal to anyone individual or community organisation which raises £300 or more towards its bid to build a new hospice in its 30th anniversary year.

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 Lyndsay Carter, new director of care services at the Norfolk Hospice. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Norfolk Hospice will forge closer ties with NHS as part of bid to improve services

A charity which plans to open a long-overdue £3.5m hospice for Norfolk next year has pledged to build closer ties with the county’s NHS services – to ensure patients receive the right care in the right place.

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Pictured left to right: acting headmaster Nigel Flower,head of school Will Langley, deputy head of school Georgie Lomax,  presenting £12,000 to Ian Mason.from The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House.

Norfolk Hospice gets £12,000 boost from Gresham’s School in Holt

An expanding Norfolk hospice has been given a boost through a £12,000 donation from a school.

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Scenes for the Norfolk Hospice Tapping House Santa Run 2013 in The Walks - The runners start off. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Photo Gallery: Can you spot yourself at King’s Lynn Santa Dash?

There was some festive fun at the Walks, King’s Lynn, as nearly 100 runners took part in the annual Santa Dash for charity.

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Runners taking part in last year's Tapping House Santa Dash(from left) Katherine Pratt, Rita Cale, Emily-Jayne Bennett and Catherine Harvey. Picture: Matthew Usher.

King’s Lynn Santa Dash will raise money for the Norfolk Hospice

Hundreds of Santas will be taking part in a sponsored dash in King’s Lynn.

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Helena Nwaokolo helping a patient involved in the creative writing group at the Norfolk Hospice Tapping House, to help people deal with their emotions. Picture; Matthew Usher.

Norfolk Hospice aims to start writing group to help patients

It is often said that writing has the power to change the world - now, a team of therapists at a hospice in West Norfolk are hoping to use the impact of the written word to help patients and their relatives deal with their emotions and support them in their hour of need.

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Ray Smith and bank nurse Claire Cross at The Norfolk Hospice Tapping House in Snettisham. Picture: Ian Burt

Patients’ plea for fundraisers to support hospice’s campaign

Patients and volunteers at a hospice which is trying to raise money to switch premises say a move is badly needed because they do not have enough space in their current building.

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Norfolk Hospice Tapping House chief executive Richard Shaw at the new site in Hillington. Picture: Ian Burt

Hospice building up for sale as charity fundraising continues

A charity which is trying to raise enough money to move to a new £3.5m hospice has put its current premises on the market – and is hoping a benefactor could come forward with an offer.

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Louise Playford at the Wolferton Scarecrow Festival. Picture: Ian Burt

Ex-straw-dinary! - Village is taken over for the Wolferton Scarecrow Festival

It will have been a very brave bird that visited one west Norfolk village over the weekend as it was taken over by an army of scarecrows.

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Singer-songwriter Sarah Gillespie who will be playing at King's Lynn Town Hall.

King’s Lynn singer Sarah returns to help local hospice

A musician who was raised in King’s Lynn will return to her home town today to play there for the first time.

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Welcome home - children wait by the runway at RAF Marham. Picture: S/A Andy Mason.

The Goldstars are home - RAF Marham Tornado squadron returns to Norfolk from Afghanistan

Personnel from an RAF Tornado squadron have returned to their Norfolk base after a four-month tour of duty in Afghanistan.

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Lady Leicester High Sheriff of Norfolk on a tour of True's Yard with (L) Sir Jeremy Bagge and Dr Paul Richards. Picture: Ian Burt

High Sheriff is delighted by tales of Lynn’s maritime past

The High Sheriff of Norfolk has paid a visit to one of King’s Lynn’s favourite heritage sites.

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Norfolk Hospice Tapping House chief executive Richard Shaw at the new site in Hillington. Picture: Ian Burt

Hospice launches appeal for £5 brick sponsors for new building

Donors have been urged to sponsor a brick of a new £3.5m hospice being built to meet Norfolk’s growing need for end-of-life care so equipment can be bought to ensure patients spend their final days in comfort.

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