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There maybe a chill in the air but autumn is among the best times to explore our great woods and beautiful forests as they become a glorious patchwork of colour. We highlight some of the best to visit to get the best of nature in autumn.

He’s a man who has become a celebrity in his own town and widely respected for the thousands of pounds he raises annually for charity.

We take a look at the finalists in the Skills of Tomorrow category of the EDP Business Awards 2017.

These are the 13 criminals Norfolk Constabulary is currently appealing for help to trace in the county with crimes ranging from sexual assault to attempted murder.

Dereham’s air cadets have ditched the normal browns and greens of their camouflage gear to stand out and stand up to cancer.

A Dereham man, who attempted to meet a ‘child’ following sexual grooming, has been told by a judge that a prison term is a possibility when he is sentenced next month.

Police are appealing for assistance from members of the public to trace a man who is wanted.

Vandals have caused thousands of pounds worth of damage at a town cemetery, a place largely untouched by criminal activity for 150 years.

Mobile phone footage of a former Norfolk hunt master making an improper suggestion to a female protester has been shown to a court.

Dereham’s local air cadet unit is holding an open evening tonight to show what exciting opportunities it can offer.

Do you remember Dereham’s slaughterhouse, right in the middle of town?

An inquest has opened into the death of a Swaffham man who was the victim of a car crash on the A47 at Scarning, near Dereham.

A total of 340 runners competed in Broadland District Council’s ninth annual Marriott’s Way 10K race on Sunday, October 8.

They came from far and wide to remember a man many regard as the greatest guitarist of all time and his performance in the heart of Norfolk.

Preparations are well under way for one of the biggest live events in Dereham’s history.

Hundreds of Jimi Hendrix fans are expected to paint the town purple on Saturday as they celebrate 50 years since the legendary musician played a gig in Dereham.

She has created bouquets for ballerinas and put together posies for royalty and now florist Janet Dodd is celebrating 30 years in business.

Two of the nation’s favourite funny men have given a rural mid Norfolk pub a ringing endorsement after dropping in for three meals in a row.

There was some pretty offensive language, plenty of bare flesh on show and somewhat sexual content at times - so was Dereham ready for Priscilla?

The victim of a fatal crash on the A47 at Scarning on Saturday was from the Swaffham area, police have said.

Rt Rev Graham James, Bishop of Norwich, welcomed a large congregation to All Saints Church in Swanton Morley for the licensing of the Rev James Rosie as Team Vicar of the Dereham and District Team Ministry.

From a dog looking like it is wearing a hat and about to play a guitar, to sweaty musicians, this year’s Dereham Blues Festival photographic competition once again brought in some top class entries.

A call for more drastic action has been made to highlight the need for improved safety measures on the A47 following another fatal accident at the weekend.

When a headteacher at a rural north Norfolk school took the brave decision to ban mobile phones in the classroom he never expected a French TV crew to be interviewing pupils soon afterwards.

From Father Christmas in a grotto to live reindeer, a tree of wishes, lantern parade, music and a market, Dereham is set to sparkle brighter than ever this festive season.

Drinkers from Dereham pubs are taking part in a pub crawl with a difference this weekend.

A college student took to the skies in aid of a cancer charity.

Fans of the music of Jimi Hendrix will be spoilt for choice as two gigs have been organised in Dereham on the same night to mark exactly 50 years since he played in the market town.

A Dereham woman is appealing for help to trace a coat that belonged to her late grandmother and was given to a charity shop by mistake.

A Norfolk charity is urging people who depend on heating oil for their homes to buy early and save money ahead of the colder weather and longer nights approaching.

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