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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.

A regional construction group has cemented its commitment to its home county with a £14m engineering hub in the Breckland countryside.

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Police are investigating a number of burglaries that have happened in Norfolk over the last few days.

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A renewable heating company in Attleborough has proved itself to be hot property after being shortlisted for four industry awards.

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

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Following a successful search earlier this year, ICEYphoto, a photography company based in Attleborough, are on the hunt for a couple set to tie the knot in 2018.

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A civil and environmental engineering consultancy has reverted to its original trading name after a management buyout.

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An Attleborough-based renewable heating company has been shortlisted in a national awards scheme for an installation for housing association Flagship Group.

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

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A father who set up a crowd-funding page to replace his son’s life-saving nebuliser has reached his target in just eight hours but will carry on fundraising for a charity which supported them.

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New or relocating businesses in Breckland’s five market towns are being given the opportunity to claim up to 80 percent rate relief in their first year.

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The newest addition to Attleborough Town Council hopes to carry on the work of his brother, who helped organise the town’s Christmas tree and lights display for many years.

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For the past four years they have given people with and without disabilities the chance to experience the thrill of sports shooting.

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Bad smells emanating from a chicken factory are lowering the quality of life in a Norfolk town, it has been claimed.

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The boss of an award-winning Norfolk business is warning others of a weakness in the banking system which saw him lose more than £16,000 to scammers.

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An ex-Amazon courier has avoided a driving ban despite clocking up 21 penalty points from seven separate speeding offences in three months.

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A poultry group has been ordered to reduce the number of vehicles it runs after a former transport manager took less than four hours rest in a 24-hour period.

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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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