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A Norfolk environmental group has had a record breaking litter pick event; both in the amount of volunteers who wanted to help, and sadly, the amount of rubbish collected.

Residents are bracing themselves for a second battle with developers looking to convert the St Peters Methodist Church in Norwich’s Golden Triangle into flats.

Two Norfolk organisations are celebrating a £1,000 funding boost thanks to a leading house builder.

Bringing the bedroom coder into the workplace has helped a Norfolk technology firm to combat the industry’s skills shortage – and now it is calling for other businesses to join in.

Five branches of Waitrose in East Anglia will be among the first to do away with disposable coffee cups.

Waitrose has announced a pilot to remove disposable coffee cups from nine stores - including in Norwich and Wymondham - as part of efforts to reduce plastics and packaging.

A village road on the outskirts of Norwich will be closed for almost two months for the creation of a new cycle path.

A dementia support group has been offered a place to eat by a former mayor, after appealing for help to celebrate Norfolk Day at the seaside.

Scores of people took part in the third Wymondham AC 20 mile race in the 2018 Sportlink Grand Prix today.

Fears have been raised that the controversial decision to close a village road for almost two months will put the lives of schoolchildren in jeopardy.

An easter egg hunt around town centre shops is being organised by a Norfolk solicitors firm.

We all know Norfolk is the best place to live, but now it seems the experts think so too.

Is it the quaint streets, the thriving town centre or the wealth of events?

A new daytime community choir based in Wymondham is offering free taster sessions in February and March.

Police are urging people in Norfolk to remain vigilant after a cold caller pretending to be a police officer once again tried to con a vulnerable person to withdraw a large sum of money.

A bus service between two Norfolk towns that was due to be scrapped at the end of February has been saved.

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk has scooped a prestigious national award for openness and transparency.

An issue that has been dividing a town for years was seemingly put to bed at a council meeting.

A shoe designer has said the sky is the limit after scooping one of the top prizes at an awards ceremony.

The Mayor of Wymondham has helped lay the building blocks of new housing development in the market town.

A dementia cafe in Wymondham has received a surprise donation of £400.

For years, Mulbarton-born Wayne Willgress has revelled in his annual visits to Potters to watch the World Indoor Bowls Championships.

An East Anglian travel agent has had a flying start to the year after seeing a surge in holiday sales.

A Norfolk community centre’s roof repair fundraising campaign has raised its first £1,000.

Mental health patients in Norwich are now receiving community mental health services from a new premises following a £600,000 refurbishment project.

A campaign to repair the roof of a much-loved community centre has reached its first milestone.

Riders and followers turned out in their droves for East Anglia’s traditional Boxing Day hunts.

He has been a familiar sight selling locally-grown fruit and veg on the region’s markets for more than half a century, during which his tiny stall has battled the might of the supermarkets.

An air ambulance was seen landing in Wymondham this morning.

The best friend of a man who died after being assaulted at a Morrisons supermarket broke down in tears when asked to recall the incident.

Throughout advent, we’re highlighting those who work hard throughout the year - and at Christmas - to keep Norfolk and Waveney’s health service ticking over.

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 market town of Wymondham was full of festive cheer this weekend as Wynterfest got under way.

First snow comes and goes

Thursday, November 30, 2017

East Anglia has welcomed the first snowfall since last winter, but it is not expected to stick around.

Work has begun on a Transport for Norwich (TfN) project that will improve cycle routes between Wymondham, Hethersett and Norwich.

A Wymondham metal coatings firm claims it is “leading the comeback” of an electrical treatment technique with the completion of a £2m processing facility.

A Norfolk veterans charity has launched their Christmas campaign to support wounded soldiers in finding a path back into society.

Ad Feature: Tax dodging and rate rises

Friday, November 10, 2017

Tax dodging and mortgages may be two separate issues but Keith Hood, a financial advisor at Warners Financial Services, discusses both topics.

When it comes to ploughing the usual thought is of tractors in fields on a misty morning, but never that of a competition.

A newly-formed networking group is welcoming George Freeman to its breakfast meeting this month.

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

A series of short radio plays is being produced to celebrate 1,000 editions of a talking newspaper.

The Green Dragon in Wymondham has once again won the South Norfolk Community Pub of the Year award.

She has been helping our community’s youngest members communicate for 13 years.

A dream, a family home, a thriving pub.

Two sports enthusiasts are helping children across Norfolk to get active after taking over a sports club franchise.

Norwich City footballers and their children will be playing a different kind of game after a Norfolk company agreed a deal to decorate their Carrow Road crèche.

A number of changes to bus services in Norfolk will be introduced later this week.

An attempt to resolve a long-running dispute around a Wymondham play park seem to have taken a step backwards.

Barely out of her 20s and mum to two young boys Kimberly Read was facing the real prospect of a life cut short.

Small and micro-businesses must not sacrifice functionality for safety when setting up their cyber security defences.

A Lowestoft couple will take their love to new heights when they appear on E4’s Don’t Tell The Bride on Wednesday night.

Two Wymondham businesses are raising a glass after helping to raise hundreds of pounds to repair a railway line targeted by vandals.

Home improvement companies are seeing a boost in trade as more homeowners opt to stay put rather than venture into the property market.

Ewan Downes is running the 10K to raise funds and awareness of a little-known condition called PoTS.

There must be hundreds of roadside and farm gate stalls up and down the country selling everything from fruit and veg to firewood with an honesty box for payment.

A special ceremony was held in Wymondham Abbey to celebrate 50 years since its 10 bells were installed.

A karting day organised by Wymondham-based fabrication company Pruce Newman has raised £4,500 towards a new children’s hospice.

A pipework manufacturer is showing steely determination as it plans to double its revenue in the next decade.

Detectives are today questioning two men on suspicion of murder after a man died following an assault at a Wymondham supermarket.

A memorial football match in honour of a local legend and king of Norfolk sport Les King is expected to attract more than 100 players and raise thousands for a cancer support charity.

We’ve got a healthy appreciation for long jumpers, and I don’t just mean the woolly kind, says Jo Malone.

Plans to convert a Norwich church into homes have been rejected, because developers were not prepared to provide the asked for amount of affordable housing - or pay more than half a million pounds instead.

Some 800 couples have been referred to a specialist fertility clinic in its first two years of opening. Half have successfully conceived.

They have been a part of civic life for 300 years - and now they are celebrating by putting £3m back into the community.

A refusal by developers to provide a suitable number of affordable homes at a former church in Norwich could scupper their plans completely.

They ended up with tired legs, but happy hearts after an epic walk from Hunstanton to Cromer along the north Norfolk coast.

A cycling enthusiast has returned from a gruelling 85-mile ride up and down Italy’s highest peaks.

A couple setting up a gin distillery business in their garage are hoping to celebrate with a ‘gin, gin’ if their planning application is approved.

The A146 between Ipswich Road and Hall Road in Norwich WAS closed this morning following a single-vehicle collision.

With the Royal Norfolk Show just around the corner here are some important house-keeping notes for all showgoers to make your experience even better...

Charity volunteers have spoken of their anger after a man’s “inexcusable” theft of a Poppy Appeal collection tin in the run-up to Armistice Day.

Workplace teams from across the county are being encouraged to register their interest for next year’s Fit4Work Corporate Games, following another successful event at the UEA Sportspark.

Drive around Norwich and you will see signs of varying colours in gardens and windows.

It takes thighs of steel and a iron determination to complete the Maratona dles Dolomites (Dolomites Marathon), a gruelling 85-mile cycle covering seven mountain passes.

Shoppers at Wymondham’s Waitrose supermarket have had the chance to learn about fostering at a special in-store event.

All-singing, all-dancing shows, circus spectacle, a charming adaptation of The Secret Garden, TV favourites Ben & Holly brought to life and Horrible Histories just some of the treats on stage this Spring Bank holiday.

A dad-of-three, and children’s nurse, could help parents and carers save lives with his new business

People desperate for help from a Norfolk charity have had to be turned away because of a ‘perfect storm’ of funding cuts and a shortage of volunteers.

Heroes who risked their lives to rescue drowning swimmers off a north Norfolk beach have been honoured by Royalty.

Gin has taken the spirit world by storm over the past few years, and now two Wymondham companies have carved their niche on the bandwagon with a refillable product.

Gin has taken the spirit world by storm over the past few years, and now two Wymondham companies have carved their niche on the bandwagon with a refillable product.

He is widely regarded as the finest, and the funniest, rugby union referee in the world.

Members of a Wymondham-based singing group are busy rehearsing for a summer concert at Wymondham Abbey.

Opening up key markets abroad is part of the puzzle for a games-making firm as it aims to drive growth.

A semi-retired structural engineer has become the new mayor of Wymondham.

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