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I have lived in Thetford since the age of 10, when it was an everyday thrill to run up and down Castle Hill.

The closure of a Norwich call centre with the loss of 180 jobs would be a blow to the surrounding community, said the landlord of a pub nearby.

Shot from the top of an ancient monument these stunning pictures and time lapse video show the sun setting over Thetford.

Police have said the sudden death of a man in Thetford is not being treated as suspicious.

One of the bonuses of writing this column each week is the mail that it generates.

Recent weeks have seen numerous sightings of the spectacular birds of prey, which have a wingspan of nearly 6ft.

Jo Reynolds’ remarkable story of burning passion and determination, and lives saved and lost

This weekend swimmers from across Norfolk will be donning their goggles and making a splash for Swimathon 2017 in support of Marie Curie.

A 34-year-old man from Watton has been jailed for 32 months and given a five-year Community Behaviour Order.

Specsavers staff across the region have raised thousands of pounds from selling comedy waving hands specs and a whole host of fundraising activities.

A former prisoner has gone from jail to spreading awareness about mental health after rediscovering his talent for the ancient art of origami while inside.

Jobs are at risk at a shoe retailer with stores and concessions in Norwich, Thetford, Lowestoft and Wisbech after tough trading conditions forced it to enter administration.

Fears that Norfolk’s market towns might not have good enough roads to cope with thousands of new homes have triggered a series of special studies to tackle the potential problem.

A mayor’s ball has raised over £1,000 for a fund supporting children and young people’s projects in Thetford.

Thousands of cigarettes and more than a kilo of hand-rolling tobacco has been seized by Trading Standards and police officers after raids at shops in Norwich and Thetford.

Young people from across Thetford are being urged to get creative as part of an initiative being launched by Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner Lorne Green.

Police say people carrying metal detectors were seen leaving woods at the St Helen’s Picnic Site.

The Portuguese ambassador to the UK has officially opened a support group set up to help the needs and aspirations of young people in Thetford.

Thetford Parkrun celebrated its fourth anniversary with a turnout of 203 runners and walkers.

A football supporter who hurled a fruit drop at Canaries fans during City’s 5-1 win over Nottingham Forest has told of his bittersweet emotions after being fined but avoiding a footballing ban.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn may not be the most popular of politicians, according to the polls, but most people certainly know what he looks like.

Rail passengers faced delays and cancellations on the Norwich to Cambridge route this morning in the aftermath of Storm Doris.

Taxpayers in Breckland still receive the cheapest rate of council tax in the county, according to district councillors - despite them voting for a 6.6 per cent increase.

A derelict hospital building that dates back to Victorian times looks set to be brought back to life after 1800 people signed a petition to see it reused.

Renewed appeal to trace wanted man

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

A 24-year-old man with links to Norwich and Thetford is being sought by police after he breached the terms of his licence.

The Mayor of Thetford made a trip to France to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the town’s twin.

Greater Anglia is running extra train services on Sunday for football supporters travelling to Norwich for the Championship local derby between Norwich City and Ipswich Town.

After travelling from Boston for his dad’s wedding day, it was the last 100 metres that nearly stopped a father and son sharing the special day together.

Sparrowhawk sightings in gardens were “well below” average this winter after a wet June hit the small birds they prey on, experts said.

A support group which offers practical and emotional help to the families of those receiving end-of-life care has moved to a new location.

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