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A town clerk has been suspended after the council received a number of allegations warranting “detailed investigation”.

An investigation is under way after much of a former chicken factory was destroyed by fire.

A community is being invited to help progress a plan which is set to shape the future of their town.

A woman was punched in the face during an attempted robbery in a town.

Firefighters have been dealing with a blaze at Banham Poultry’s meat processing plant.

A selfless teenager has come up with a trick or treating alternative to ensure children have a Halloween to remember.

Taxpayers have been forced to foot a £12,000 bill to fix a damaged church wall after the town council failed to insure it.

A chicken factory where more than 100 employees contracted coronavirus is utilising state-of-the-art technology to prevent further outbreak.

The boss of a Norfolk factory where 127 workers contracted Covid-19 says the company has installed safety measures which would rival those in the country’s best hospitals.

Banham Poultry in Attleborough closed on August 27 after a surge in coronavirus cases.

Banham Poultry is set to reopen its Norfolk factory after experiencing the county’s largest coronavirus outbreak.

A task group has been formed to work with food processing plants across Suffolk to prevent coronavirus outbreaks similar to that seen at Banham Poultry.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has pledged to work with public health officials to ensure coronavirus outbreaks similar to that of Banham Poultry do not occur in other workplaces.

A community is coming to terms with being at the centre of a coronavirus outbreak which has seen a factory partially closed and hundreds of workers sent home.

A community volunteer group have been reminding residents that help is out there after an outbreak of coronavirus at a Norfolk chicken factory.

Almost 50 workers linked to Banham Poultry have tested positive for COVID-19 after more than 300 workers were checked following a coronavirus outbreak.

Test results from more than 300 workers at Banham Poultry, after a coronavirus outbreak, are expected back today (Wednesday, August 26).

Residents have been told there is “no cause for panic” after an outbreak of coronavirus in a Norfolk meat processing factory.

A £500,000 project to improve a train station’s parking facilities has begun.

A beer garden is set to open at a community hall left struggling as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

The air ambulance and police are currently on the scene of a crash.

The ex-wife of a clergyman conducted “an obsessive campaign” against him, repeatedly making false claims that he had abused their now grown-up son, the High Court has heard.

Traders have urged customers to support their high street as the next stage of long-running roadworks begins.

Drivers and businesses can expect two weeks of disruption when several town centre roads close as part of long-running roadworks.

“It’s important we use this to mark the beginning of a new era.”

A town council left in turmoil following a series of bitter rows has elected a new leadership duo - after the outgoing mayor launched a staggering attack on councillors and residents.

A council left in disarray following a tumultuous year of disputes and in-fighting is set to elect a new leadership duo.

Councillors are calling for a mayor to resign after he called off a full council meeting two minutes before it was due to start.

A committee has been formed to investigate the long-running saga which saw town councillors accused of “bullying” council staff.

A former air force corporal refused to let lockdown dampen spirits as she reached her 100th birthday.

A former army sergeant who served during the Second World War was treated to a memorable 100th birthday celebration.

Elaine Day and Sarah Huddlestone, from Attleborough, wanted to provide a safe place for people to interact and perform acts of kindness throughout lockdown.

Almost £1,000 has been raised for a Norfolk cancer charity thanks to the efforts of a kind-hearted youngster.

The training of lorry drivers in the UK will be changed after a Norfolk pensioner was run over and killed.

A business is keeping customers sweet by delivering sugary treats throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

A coroner says the training of lorry drivers should be changed after a pensioner was run over and killed.

Britain’s largest horse rescue and rehoming charity is caring for record numbers of animals.

Proposals for up to 4,000 new homes in a Norfolk market town have been given the official green light by Breckland Council, one year after they were agreed in principle.

A phone number designed to help the elderly and vulnerable through the coronavirus crisis has gone live.

Care workers who moved into a home to look after residents during the coronavirus pandemic nearly three weeks ago have said it has been “hectic”.

The coronavirus pandemic has seen a number of community-spirited people come to the fore during what is a time of unprecedented crisis.

An Indian takeaway restaurant is offering free meals every day for NHS staff and police.

A civil engineer who was left stranded in Sri Lanka after a serious motorbike accident is finally back on British soil.

A Norfolk couple are stranded in Uganda where they say they have received abuse for being travellers amid coronavirus.

A civil engineer stranded in Sri Lanka following a serious motorbike accident has received positive news in his bid to return home.

A 23-year-old Norfolk man is stranded in hospital with life-changing injuries thousands of miles from home after a motorcycle accident.

Care workers have moved into a home to protect both residents and their families from the coronavirus.

The mayor of Attleborough says the town council is doing “all we can” to assist the community amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

A pub is taking donations of essential supplies which are being delivered to those in isolation due to coronavirus.

A father has described his disgust after finding children’s medicine being resold online for thousands.

A community has come out in force to offer support for those forced into isolation by the potential spread of coronavirus.

A much anticipated town assembly has been postponed as a precautionary measure over the spread of coronavirus.

Around 200 people have demanded a referendum which could see voters call for the resignation of their town’s divided council.

A town council locked in a ‘bullying’ saga which has seen two members stripped of their roles is set to reconvene for a much anticipated meeting.

A town council’s latest meeting was abandoned in a matter of minutes and police called to attend after the mayor refused to take questions from the public.

Protesters rallied in support of two councillors accused of “harassment, bullying and intimidation” as their futures were discussed in private.

Business leaders have raised questions over a parking trial aimed at boosting business in a market town.

Dedicated staff providing respite care to people with learning disabilities are “making a difference” according to an outstanding health report.

Ultra-fast broadband is coming to nine Norfolk towns following a trial by BT Openreach.

Free makeovers are being offered to people struggling to find a jpb - by a make-up artists who knows just how they feel.

The construction of 10 new homes has officially started in Attleborough.

Dashcam footage captured the tragic moment a lorry driver ran over and killed an elderly pensioner crossing in front of his vehicle, a court heard.

A lorry driver is due to go on trial today following the death of a pedestrian.

A nurse has been fined £100 after parking for less than five minutes in a town car park.

A burst water main has left families without water.

A Norfolk town is fed-up with standstill traffic caused by roadworks, which shop owners say is losing them business.

An investigation into the death of a motorcyclist who crashed during a race meeting in Belgium has been completed, a court heard today.

A pilot escaped without injury when his Triplane overturned on take off at a Norfolk airfield.

A family have faced a heartbreaking decision after their new puppy was diagnosed with the extremely contagious and often deadly Parvovirus.

Plans to replace a church hall with three bungalows were rejected after concerns about the loss of a community facility were raised.

Two brothers accused of attempted armed robberies in Norwich and Attleborough are to apply to have the charges against them dismissed.

Star exhibits from the British Museum and York Museum join some of Norfolk’s most significant recent Viking and Anglo Saxon finds – on show for the first time.

Two brothers have appeared in court accused of armed robberies in Norwich and Attleborough over recent weeks.

Two men are to appear in court after they were charged over armed robberies in Norwich and Attleborough.

A man whose white removals van had its tyres slashed and window damaged has today issued a warning to others following a spate of white van thefts across Norfolk and Suffolk.

Convenience store chain McColl has issued a profits warning today, linked with the collapse of wholesaler Palmer & Harvey.

When a young man from Norfolk organised a beach clean up with five friends he had no idea he was kick-starting a global movement to tackle plastic that would take him all the way back to his home town.

The British Dental Association has called on Health Secretary Matt Hancock to tackle a crisis in access to dental services that is forcing new patients in Norfolk to travel over 60 miles.

Residents are being urged to keep their vehicles secure following a spate of van thefts.

As the Christmas shopping countdown begins, businesses in Attleborough have spoken about the impact major traffic works are continuing to have on footfall.

As diesel car registrations drop, more and more motorists are becoming aware of the benefits of hybrid cars and how easy they are to drive. Toyota’s pioneering role in hybrid technology means nearly half its total sales now combine petrol and electric power, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

The business headlines this week were full of the aftermath from last week’s Budget, accompanied by the now-common news of high street store closures, and consumer spending fears.

A village is preparing to travel back 100 years to celebrate the return of its young soldiers and trace those lost in battle.

Norfolk chicken firm Banham Poultry owed more than £41m when it went into administration last month, a new report reveals.

Work has begun on what is described as one of the most advanced poultry factories in Europe, which is taking shape in Eye.

Traders in a Norfolk town undergoing major £4.5m road improvement works have pleaded with customers not to abandon them despite the disruption.

A village will be left without dental care at the end of next month, with no nearby practices accepting new patients.

A trio of students are bringing girl power to South Norfolk as they release their debut single this month.

The purchase of troubled firm Banham Poultry on Friday night has been hailed as a ‘fantastic’ outcome by Attleborough councillors.

After a few tense days of negotiation the new owner of Banham Poultry was announced on Friday.

Teams of specialist investigators today remain on site at Banham Poultry in Attleborough following the bodies of two men being found at the factory.

A go-kart racing youngster from Bunwell, near Attleborough, will be able to keep his dream of becoming a Formula One driver alive after a sponsor was found at the last minute.

A poignant Torch of Remembrance is making its journey home from Belgium and will be marked with events across Norfolk.

A new bobby will be out on the beat in Breckland next month, after being appointed its Chief Inspector.

As it celebrate its 20th anniversary, a family-run business which offers hearing care services from 25 centres across Suffolk and Norfolk is embarking on an ambitious expansion plan.

A former Norfolk teacher has been jailed after defrauding a national education charity of more than £180,000 over a seven year period.

While most artists are famed for their work with pencils, pens and paintbrushes, a Dereham artist has discovered a more unique way to produce his artwork.

A Norfolk party food manufacturer is firmly on the path to future success less than 18 months after being rescued from administration, say bosses.

A judge said taxi drivers deserve the protection of the courts after he jailed a fare dodger, who pulled a knife on a driver after refusing to pay for his journey.

Teams can put their best foot forward next month to raise money for a new children’s hospice.

They’re more familiar with rescuing felines stuck up trees.

Police are appealing for help from the public to trace a Norwich man who is wanted.

Parish residents are being asked to give their views on revised proposals for an extended boundary.

Attleborough Town Council has been threatened with “black magic” after it erected a fence to try to keep dogs off certain parts of Gaymers Meadow.

Two Norfolk companies saw success at a heating and cooling system industry award ceremony.

A law firm treated 35 children and their families to a day out at the panto including a chance to meet the cast.

Independent retailers will be given an online shop window as part of plans to create a ‘digital high street’ in some of Norfolk’s market towns.

Four new beginners’ running groups have been set up across Norfolk for people wanting to get into shape in the new year.

An Attleborough butchers has unveiled its newly extended headquarters.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

A top Norfolk match angler has won the Barford Fishery Four-Day Festival for the second year running.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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?

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

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

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?

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

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.

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

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

Paul’s marathon effort

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Paul Barkshire has gone from non-runner to marathon runner and is taking part in the London Marathon on Sunday for Children with Cancer UK.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

A programme of summer activities gets underway today to give youngsters in Breckland a chance to take part in a range of sports and games during the school holidays.

The market town of Attleborough is gearing up for a weekend of fun.

It’s seven years in the making, and now the Attleborough Neighbourhood Plan is finally coming to a head. A six-week public consultation on the plan - which outlines the future development of the town - starts today.

A major road leading into Attleborough looks set to change dramatically after approval was granted for a new school, nursery, 16 homes and an industrial site.

Gardening enthusiasts were in for a blooming good time at a plant centre’s summer festival this weekend.

Rural villages, rolling countryside and rich history are just a few of the things that make West Norfolk an ideal place to take up residence.

The body of Norfolk climber Aiden Webb has been recovered from the Fansipan mountain in northern Vietnam after it was discovered by rescue teams on Thursday.

Five kittens that were dumped in a cardboard box on the roadside in Attleborough have been rescued by the RSPCA.

The countdown to the Paralympics in Rio begins today – DAVID FREEZER looks at our local hopes.

An Attleborough firm, Redgrave botanist and a sculptor from Diss were all winners at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

A team of 10 intrepid walkers have pushed themselves to the limit, covering 200 miles in just seven days in memory of an Attleborough man who died of bowel cancer.

A complex-needs school which was shocked to lose its “outstanding” status has been told it is taking “effective action” to tackle areas that inspectors said needed improvement.

A building society area manager has been elected Attleborough’s new mayor.

It is an open space that will boost all manner of wildlife and provide a scenic acre of land for people to enjoy strolling around.

An employee-owned commercial print business which had been trading in Norfolk for 40 years has closed, leading to the loss of 35 jobs.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a crash on the A11 at Attleborough on Sunday.

Well-known Attleborough residents including the town’s mayor Tony Perkins will take part in a fashion show to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.

A bid to site 23 mobile homes on a field in Norwich Road, Attleborough has been launched by a developer.

Attleborough’s mayor Tony Perkins has re-opened his butcher’s shop in the market town two weeks after it was damaged by fire.

Attleborough’s mayor plans to open a temporary butcher’s shop on Thursday after a fire broke out inside his main premises when he was at a town council meeting.

A forest school which supports vulnerable young people has unveiled fledgling plans for a summer youth festival.

Attleborough traders have been urged to rally round and offer support after one of their number suffered a devastating fire.

More than 20 firefighters battled a fire in a fish and chip shop in Attleborough on Saturday night.

A former military man who supports veterans tackling mental health problems will face a marathon test to raise awareness of their plight.

They are beloved companions that rarely stray far from their youthful owners’ sides.

An Attleborough mother-of-three is trying to trace the mystery medic who battled to save her grandad’s life when he suffered a heart attack, giving the family precious time to say goodbye.

A festival which last year saw Attleborough decorated with more than 100 bikes has raised £2,000 for causes in the town.

A Carleton Rode fishery owner who sued his neighbours for £5.5m after claiming they had ruined his business has lost his High Court case.

For years, she has battled a debilitating condition, requiring thousands of hours of treatment. But today Laura Thompson is looking to the future with new confidence, after becoming one of the first two people in the world to benefit from a revolutionary treatment.

To many, they may seem like an outdated throwback to a distant age, but after three years without one, Attleborough has decided now is the time to recruit a new town crier.

A black-belt martial arts instructor has been teaching people with disabilities to block and box to keep themselves safe on the streets.

A Valentine’s night of drinks and dancing in Attleborough will help buy a man with a neurological disease a new wheelchair better suited to his needs.

Resources to help people across south Norfolk nurture their wellbeing have been drawn together at a community festival.

It started out as a quest to find a buzzard and grew into a project that recorded the flora and fauna in one tiny corner of a field in mid-Norfolk.

A heartbroken family are taking their two baby sons abroad for a lifeline treatment for an incurable genetic disease, which has already left their older sister unable to walk or talk.

Keen-eyed shooters could enjoy a cup of tea in Parliament if they top an MP’s score at an Attleborough range.

It is as synonymous with the swinging sixties as the skirt of the same name.

An Attleborough district councillor will keep her seat when she relocates 5,800 miles away to Hong Kong for a part of the year.

Power tools were taken from Travis Perkins in Attleborough on Wednesday, December 30 after the shop was broken into.

A mother and child have escaped serious injury after a two-car crash in Attleborough.

Housing developer Taylor Wimpey East Anglia have been thanked after stepping up to sponsor the Attleborough Christmas Carnival for the second year in a row.

A shop owner could be in for a windfall after discovering three Anglo-Saxon pennies in a Norfolk field.

A mental health initiative asking what keeps people in south Norfolk well has compiled the answers to pull together a living map of resources.

Animal welfare officers are appealing for information after an emaciated horse was found collapsed in a field in Old Buckenham.

A Carleton Rode fishery owner is suing his neighbours for £5.5m, after claiming work to dig four lakes nearby caused losses to his fish stocks and harmed his business.

A town council has raised its precept by 39pc to “catch up” with a shortfall in the budget.

He is a Norfolk skipper who has spent years cruising the Broads and sailing the high seas.

Norfolk police have confirmed they are investigating an incident of assault at Ellingham Hospital in Attleborough.

It was an evening of smiles, laughter - and more than a few tears.

Sparkling festive lights will illuminate market towns in south Norfolk when the festive seasons gets underway.

A renewable heating firm benefitting from a surge in demand has opened an extension at its Attleborough site.

Four good causes have each received an early Christmas present after they were handed more than £10,000 by a fundraising Norfolk lord.

A woman lost part of her finger after a stun grenade she bought at a memorabilia stand from a Norfolk dealer exploded in her hand.

A life-saving defibrillator will be installed outside a busy Attleborough social club, after the community rallied to raise hundreds of pounds.

A man was taken to hospital after a lorry crash in Attleborough on the A11 this morning.

Lights at Attleborough skate park will be switched off earlier in a bid to end a spate of antisocial behaviour incidents.

A woman in her 60s escaped major injury after a serious crash on the A11 at Attleborough which saw her car roll onto its roof.

Firefighters were called to Attleborough this afternoon after a building was left smoke-logged by a nearby bonfire.

Families, community groups and homeowners had their say on the future of Attleborough at an exhibition of the town’s emerging neighbourhood plan.

Two people have been taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital after a collision between two cars on the A11 southbound.

Officers are today trying to unravel the mystery of how a package containing human ashes came to be found outside a police station in Norfolk.

The final blueprint for a major housing scheme in Attleborough, which has been resubmitted after it was refused earlier this year, could be approved in weeks.

Drills and other tools have been stolen from a van in Attleborough.

A document which will help shape the future of Attleborough will be put to the public after councillors unlocked £55,000 to see it into its final stages.

Detectives are hunting burglars who stole high-value bikes in Attleborough.

Police have released a CCTV image after a distraction theft outside a supermarket in Attleborough.

Burglars have made off with a clutch of items including cameras, mobile phones and tools after breaking into a construction site in Attleborough.

A market town mayor has resigned with immediate effect.

Lucky winners of Tour of Britain competitions in Wymondham and Attleborough have been announced.

Housing schemes in Attleborough and Mattishall were today green-lighted by councillors, despite fierce public opposition.

Children in Attleborough have been making the most of a flooded road.

Budding designers in Attleborough have displayed their work at an end-of-year exhibition.

Updated Attleborough road reopens after two-car crash

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Queen’s Road has reopened at the A11 junction following a crash which happened at about 4.35pm.

A car hit a pedestrian on the A11 near Attleborough last night.

Crunch time for a highly contested scheme to build 91 homes and close a right of way in Attleborough is in sight, as councillors prepare to reach a verdict.

Dozens of families eagerly crowded into villages and towns this weekend to welcome the Tour of Britain.

The odds were an extraordinary 25 million to one, but two Norfolk golfers who were playing against each other are today celebrating after an amazing few minutes in which they each sank a hole-in-one at the same hole.

Norfolk YouTubers Tanya Burr and Jim Chapman have tied the knot in a secret ceremony.

People are being urged to line the roadsides as the Tour of Britain cycle race returns to the county for the first time in three years.

There may be still more than a week before the region enjoys the spectacle of the Tour of Britain biking its way through towns and villages.

A village cricket club has proved it stands the test of time as it prepares to bowl its way into its 150th year on the pitch.

A Norfolk woman who lost both her husband and her father in the past five years has raised more than £5,000 to help other patients at the hospital where they were treated.

While most five-year-olds spend their free time out on their bikes, playing games or watching films, Joseph Briggs has a somewhat more studious hobby.

Nervous waits turned to excitement in south Norfolk and Suffolk as the all-important envelopes were opened.

Delighted students across Wymondham, Hethersett and Attleborough were today celebrating after opening their all-important envelopes.

More than 100 runners from slimming groups have laced up their trainers to raise more than £3,500 for the fight against cancer.

A military museum team from Old Buckenham have scooped a top award for their restoration of a Russian anti-aircraft gun.

Centuries of farming traditions were on display at a charity agricultural rally.

An Attleborough woman was joined by her boyfriend as she biked 100 miles in just seven hours in aid of blind ex-servicemen and women.

Two men have been identified after an appeal was launched this morning to find the owner of a camera.

They are often stowed away in dark garage corners, shoved behind tired sheds or left locked up outside.

But neglected bikes in Attleborough have been dragged out, dusted off and spruced up as the town creates a vibrant bike trail to promote the return of the Tour of Britain to the area.

Cyclists will be showing the influence of pedal power as they speed around a race track for a charity appeal.

Workers across Norfolk have been getting into the competitive spirit as they push the pedals as part of a Tour of Britain-inspired challenge.

A village has celebrated its heritage with a week of events tracing its roots and reflecting on days gone by.

She was undoubtedly a guest of honour to remember.

It is a two-day spectacular which draws aviation fans around the country to a south Norfolk airfield.

A two-day agricultural rally will this year raise charity cash in memory of a horse-lover who died while grooming an animal.

A builder who beat bowel cancer 10 years ago is marking the milestone with a charity skydive.

A former art teacher who has spent 55 years meticulously creating embroidered pictures is collecting her favourite pieces from the decades for a final exhibition.

Attleborough’s infant and junior schools could become primary schools under plans to increase school places in the town for four to 11-year-olds.

Hundreds of members of a sports club in Attleborough are celebrating the completion of a major improvement project.

Developers are holding a public meeting tonight over plans to build 350 homes in Attleborough.

A darts world champion has clinched his latest title at a charity match.

A well-known Attleborough garden designer has unveiled a special garden paying tribute to Princess Diana.

A permanent tribute to much-loved Attleborough Academy teacher and vice-principal David Bartram, who died last year, has been unveiled.

A self defence coach is hoping to expand his business to help those with disabilities learn the art and keep safe.

A trailer has been stolen from a field in Bunwell.

A campaign to raise £70,000 for outdoor learning equipment for children with complex needs has been launched by an Attleborough school.

A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with drug offences in Attleborough earlier this week.

Towns, villages and communities are being urged to get behind the Tour of Britain as the full route of the Norfolk stage is revealed for the first time.

A fortnight packed with concerts, performances and events will kick off on Saturday, as the Wymondham Music Festival returns for its 20th year.

Consultation results on the future of sport and leisure in Attleborough have been released - and it is now your chance to have your say.

A man whose wife was seriously injured in a car crash is taking on a charity fundraiser to remind drivers to be safe behind the wheel.

A popular vice-principal whose death left a community in mourning will be honoured at a summer fete held in his memory.

A lorry driver who won his battle against bowel cancer is shrugging off his fear of heights to brave a charity sky dive.

They are some of the most iconic final scenes in cinema history.

One of the region’s largest construction companies could relocate some of its group businesses to an industrial space in Attleborough.

The colleagues of aerobatic pilot David Jenkins, who died in April at Old Buckenham Airfield, have posted a touching video tribute to him online.

A district council has delayed the final verdict on a fiercely opposed Attleborough housing development application.

An Attleborough firm has said the stench coming from a nearby anaerobic digester has become so unbearable that staff members have been forced to go home sick.

Norfolk rose growers Peter Beales Roses have won their 22nd gold medal at the Chelsea Flower Show.

An eight-year-old girl from Attleborough with cerebral palsy is enjoying newfound independence after a community rallied to help her family buy a one-of-a-kind wheelchair.

A familiar face in Attleborough has handed the civic baton to a new town mayor.

Worthy causes in Norfolk are celebrating after being given more than £1m in the latest round of lottery funding.

He was known across the horticultural world as the man who knew all about growing colourful and eye-catching roses.

A befriending scheme in Breckland which offers elderly people support and company is expanding thanks to a funding boost.

Some of the world’s best cyclists will race through the heart of Norfolk when the Tour of Britain returns to the county for the first time in three years this autumn.

A teenager was pushed to the ground and kicked as she walked her dog in Attleborough.

An Attleborough family will be braving 100 miles in the saddle to raise funds for blind veterans.

A singing group has hit all the right notes by raising nearly £7,000 for a team of aerial lifesavers.

Almost 400 cyclists sped round a Norfolk race track to raise funds for an appeal for a new children’s hospice in the region.

The team at Old Buckenham Airfield, where champion pilot David Jenkins died last week, have confirmed that this year’s airshow will go ahead.

Fire fighters spent 40 minutes tackling a fire at an Attleborough house this afternoon.

A teenager and a man in his 20s have suffered injuries after a woman assaulted them in their car in Attleborough.

A Norfolk woodland is set to come to life this summer with magic spreading through the trees, to help raise money for a charity that makes flowers grow.

Drive down most roads in Norwich and almost alternate houses are adorned with signs of varying shades.

An aerobatic pilot who learnt the ropes from David Jenkins, a fellow pilot who died this week when his plane crashed during a display, has described him as an “inspiration” and “one of the good guys”.

An initiative to upgrade tired railings and boost Attleborough’s town centre has been completed.

It was supposed to be a day of excitement, a chance to marvel at wartime aircraft and even enjoy a whirlwind trip up above the airfield.

The aviation community is today mourning the loss of a champion aerobatics pilot, who died during a practice display.

Tributes have been paid to a pilot killed following a crash involving an aerobatics plane at Old Buckenham Airfield this afternoon.

The owner of an Attleborough shop which was covered in paint by vandals on its opening day has vowed to continue trading.

Organisers of a lively town carnival and party in the park have released details of this year’s extravaganza.

A man has captured footage that appears to show a Mercedes travelling at up to 120mph on the A11 near Attleborough.

They are often accused by voters of forgetting their promises and then not keeping them.

But it appears the Conservative Party may well have come up with a solution: by pledging something they have already accomplished.

Children and adults alike went quackers in Wymondham and Attleborough over the Easter weekend for races with a difference.

Canine companions of all sizes were on their best behaviour for a dog judging show in Attleborough over the weekend.

A new speedwatch initiative hoping to slow drivers in a busy market town is seeking volunteers.

Fifteen councillors will take up their seats across Norfolk and the Fens without going to the ballot box.

A male cyclist has suffered minor injuries after he was involved in a crash with a van in Attleborough.

Four thousand homes earmarked for a Breckland market town could be another step closer after the scheme’s backers submitted a report detailing its plans.

She is one of Norfolk’s most famous daughters and yesterday Edith Cavell’s life was commemorated at a rose-planting ceremony at St Stephen’s Church in Norwich.

Some of the world’s best cyclists will race through the heart of Norfolk when the Tour of Britain returns to the county for the first time in three years this autumn.

An Attleborough man has been taken to hospital after four men wearing balaclavas broke into his home and attacked him.

Fourteen Norfolk claimants are among nearly 120 people who are part of a civil action alleging they were sexually, physically and emotionally abused at a school in the county between 1975 and 2003.

Tributes have been paid to a real ale pioneer whose visionary ideas helped shape Norfolk into a place of brewing excellence.

Multiple signal failures in south Norfolk which caused rail and road delays have been resolved.

Music lovers have helped a roadside diner hit the right notes for a life-saving charity with a jukebox fundraiser.

One of Norfolk’s most prominent chains of academy schools has announced plans to cut up to 40 jobs in an effort to save £1.9m next year.

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