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A Dereham man has celebrated a decade of sole trading, as his mechanics business reaches its tenth anniversary.

He’s completed dozens of extraordinary expeditions around the world but even by George Bullard’s standards his latest adventure has gone down as his most risky to date.

Love them or hate them, decorating our homes with Christmas lights is a festive tradition that seems to get bigger and brighter every year.

Tickets are selling out fast for the EADT EDP Norfolk and Suffolk Tourism Awards 2018 ceremony, which takes place at St Edmundsbury Cathedral on February 8. The finalists in each category are as follows:

The deputy mayor of a Norfolk town head-butted and punched his former partner in the head during an attack in her own home, a court has heard.

The bustling market town of Dereham was packed on Sunday thanks to the roster of events and stalls put on for the Christmas light switch-on event.

Nearly £4,000 has been raised to buy Christmas presents for the four children of a man who died in a car crash near Thetford.

An annual event at Dereham’s Neatherd High School proved once again that its students definitely have talent.

A frenzy of activity is taking place behind the scenes in towns and villages across mid and north Norfolk as preparations are put in place for their annual Christmas lights switch-ons.

Friends of a father-of-four who died in a car crash have rallied to help buy his children presents for Christmas.

Caring students at Northgate High School in Dereham are bringing some Christmas cheer to elderly residents this year and raising money for a dementia charity.

A regional heat of the UK International Kids’ Lit Quiz was held at Dereham’s Neatherd High School and saw 28 teams from 20 Norfolk schools taking part.

Campaigners battling to save one of Dereham’s oldest oak trees are celebrating a victory for nature over concrete after developers were told it should not be felled to build an access road for a proposed housing scheme.

A King Charles spaniel was set upon and killed by four other dogs in Foulsham, near Dereham.

Campaigners fighting plans to build homes next to a Dereham beauty spot are calling on people to show the strength of feeling against the development at a planning meeting on Monday.

A magical Christmas experience comes to Dereham next month when the town’s landmark windmill is visited by Santa.

Firefighters cut two people free from cars after a two-vehicle road crash in Salle in north Norfolk on Sunday.

A funeral director has offered to create a new memorial for a widow after the bench she donated to Dereham was vandalised and removed.

Have you ever wondered how the streets and buildings of Dereham have changed over the past century or so?

The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal is £390 better off thanks to a nifty knitter in Dereham.

A former Norfolk schoolgirl is pursuing her dream of working with children after gaining a place at one of the world’s most prestigious nanny training colleges.

Parents of children at a Dereham junior school are furious with a bus driver who reportedly dropped their children in the middle of town and made them walk half a mile to school unaccompanied due to roadworks.

The winner of the EDP Business Awards 2017 Skills of Tomorrow award helps young people across the region access jobs and opportunities they would not otherwise be able to.

“I was always made to feel I was special because I was chosen.”

Shop fitters are busy filling the shelves in the new WHSmith in Dereham but an opening date has yet to be set.

A widow has told of her shock and devastation that a bench, donated to Dereham and erected in memory of her late husband, has been removed by the town council without any notification.

Three vehicles were involved in a crash on the A47 near Dereham this morning but police said no-one was injured.

Jessica Lawrence was just a few months old when her dad was killed in Afghanistan.

The Mayors of Fakenham and Dereham have expressed concerns over proposals to overhaul policing across the county, which they say could lead to officers being detached from the communities they serve.

Breckland could see the installation of four charging points for electric and hybrid vehicles after councillors agreed to bid for Highways England funds.

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