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Population: 9,702

Nearby Towns: Diss, Watton, Wymondham

Attleborough is a market town, situated on the A11 between Norwich and Thetford. The exact date of its founding is not known, but it dates back to at least 1085, when it was known as Attleburc. Now, the town is home to more than 10,000 people and is the base for many national companies.

One of East Anglia’s best-known car dealerships has left family ownership after nearly a century, following a seven-figure acquisition by a Sussex counterpart.

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One of East Anglia’s best-known car dealerships has left family ownership after nearly a century, following its acquisition by a Sussex counterpart.

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It has been a successful period for Centre Stage School of Dance in Thetford.

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Have you ever wished for a more luxurious way to travel between meetings, or wondered how to make use of down time on the way to visit clients?

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

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Two Norfolk nurseries are celebrating gold medals at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

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Plant lovers just can’t wait to get their green fingers on this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show. So what can visitors expect from next week’s floral spectacle?

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The mayor of Attleborough has been reappointed to the role for the second year in a row.

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An Attleborough-based firm has become Carbon Trust-accredited, meaning businesses which have its heat pumps installed could be eligible for grants of up to £10,000.

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It’s a free service turned to by thousands of people in their hours of need.

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ICEYphoto, a photography company based in Attleborough, are currently searching for a couple from Norfolk set to tie the knot.

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It has been the beating heart of public life in the town for centuries - and it was slowly dying.

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Changes to bus services across Norfolk

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

From next month there are going to be large-scale changes on the routes of one of Norfolk’s biggest bus providers.

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Preparations are under way to cull 23,000 birds at an East Anglian poultry farm after confirmation that the site is infected with a highly-pathogenic strain of bird flu.

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A family is offering a £500 reward for the safe return of their dog who went missing during a walk in Attleborough on Tuesday.

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A programme of creative activities designed to give older people and those with dementia opportunities to get active and socialise is set to expand again after receiving grant funding from a district council.

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Almost £25,000 is being made available to further enhance Breckland’s five market towns and attract more visitors and businesses.

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Residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on Breckland Council’s draft budget for 2017/18.

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Breckland Council is calling on people to ‘Recycle Right’ this Christmas to ensure as much recycling as possible is collected from across the district and waste diverted to landfill is minimised.

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You may have seen Batman and Robin riding a tandem bike on your travels across Norfolk.

The two superheroes, also known as Phil Berry and Andrew Heginbotham, have cycled 350 miles to visit all 42 of the county’s fire stations.

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Post Office relocation plan

Thursday, November 24, 2016

The Post Office branch based in Attleborough’s High Street will be closing at 12.30pm for good on Saturday as it prepares to relocate to the nearby Londis store.

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Choosing a name for anything – from a new baby to a new car – can prove a challenge.

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A retired arts teacher 
has become the latest 
addition to Attleborough Town Council.

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Rewards for young people who show good behaviour are at the centre of a new pilot scheme being launched by police today.

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The deadline is approaching for Breckland residents to have their say on growth and development in their district over the next 20 years.

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After 40 years in business, directors at a civil engineering firm have decided to hand the company’s ownership to its employees.

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Residents in Breckland are being encouraged to give their views on where future development should take place in their district.

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A pathologist has been unable to conclude exactly how climber Aiden Webb was killed while scaling the Fansipan mountain in Vietnam in June.

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A couple who have been helping run a youth club in Attleborough for 40 years have been honoured with a special award for their contribution to the town.

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