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Three crews were called to a fire in Fakenham, but it was put out before their arrival.

‘All Things Bright and Beautiful, All Creatures Great and Small’ is the theme for this year’s Colkirk Arts festival.

The new year is a time when many people are making changes to their lives – and it is also a time when many people begin looking for a new home.

Thieves stole a number of fuel pumps and a large amount of red diesel during a burglary in Pudding Norton, near Fakenham.

As riders and foot followers gathered for the West Norfolk Hunt’s Boxing Day meet, the trail was being laid for the hounds.

Super slimmers at a Mid-Norfolk club have lost a whopping 10,779 pounds in weight in 2018 – that’s the equivalent of around 41 baby elephants.

Three much-loved Norfolk churches will receive a share of a £429,211 funding payout from the National Churches Trust.

The air ambulance was launched to Hempton, near Fakenham, at about 2.30pm on Saturday, December 1.

Fifteen organisations shared a £69,360 windfall as north Norfolk’s largest social landlord announced its biggest ever grants round.

An inquest has opened into the death of a teacher who lived in Fakenham.

A project that aims to quadruple the size of a nature reserve near Fakenham has received a £100,000 boost.

A building society in Fakenham has become a drop-off point for the children’s charity, Break’s Christmas Arts and Crafts Appeal 2018.

It started with an ambitious dream to bring the world of theatre to the doorsteps of children in rural north Norfolk.

A group of East Anglian veterans had the chance to get behind the wheels of a tank in north Norfolk.

A bid for £100,000 is being made to revamp Fakenham town centre and help local businesses in the “fight back” against online shopping.

A paranormal database has revealed some of the creepiest paranormal happenings in the county.

An iconic collection of Jack Richards lorries sold for a total of £147,658 at auction.

A businesswoman is opening a restaurant at her successful Fakenham tea room, which opened three years ago.

Government figures reveal a third of all properties bought in north Norfolk in 2017-18 were second homes. JESSICA FRANK-KEYES looks into the effect this rise has had on the area’s coastal communities

The Maxxis British Motocross reaches its climax on Sunday at the superb Cadders Hill circuit in Norfolk.

A north Norfolk author has set his new teen history book on the Isles of Scilly.

Members of the public are urged to nominate the community heroes who have made a difference in north Norfolk.

An author who spent 12 years of her life in north Norfolk is set to publish her first murder mystery novel, which is based in the area.

A person had to be cut free from a car after a crash on the the A148 at Tattersett.

A well-attended music festival kicked-off a jam-packed week of fun events in Fakenham.

A loving daughter has dedicated a new website that remembers fallen heroes to a Norfolk man whose passion was researching past wars.

It was once the shocking scene of a devastating fire.

It’s taken about 10 years but a replica of First World War German ace, Baron Von Richthofen’s triplane is now ready to fly.

Two friends from Fakenham are taking part in the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100-mile bike ride, on Sunday, July 29.

Hot weather is great for most people but for those looking after animals and wildlife in our region it just adds to the workload.

It was the first large military road run in the county and featured vintage vehicles from across Norfolk and north Suffolk.

A Norfolk brewery will be featured at the biggest beer festival in the country - partly thanks to a team member having to go gluten free.

Resurfacing work will begin at a popular Fakenham car park in September, ahead of the introduction of parking charges, a Norfolk council has decided.

Four inland market towns in north Norfolk are set to get a £400,000 boost to help regeneration.

A gym, a brass band and the Benjamin Foundation are among the groups and projects given a boost in the latest distribution of funds from a council fund.

Future generations will be able to enjoy a new garden for adults with learning disabilities in Fakenham.

Thousands of Norfolk residents are proud to have been born and bred in the East of England for generations.

The A148 in north Norfolk has reopened following a multiple-vehicle accident.

Businesses can learn how to save money and avoid costly marketing and advertising mistakes at a networking event.

Three west Norfolk businessmen have raised £25,000 for a cancer charity after completing the London Marathon.

One of the region’s largest hauliers has fitted out its fleet with in-cab cameras which have already helped to resolve an accident.

A Norfolk family retailer says it is in a “very positive” position following a strong 2017 which saw pre-tax profit increase by 12%.

Fakenham Town Council is appealing to local people to nominate kind-hearted residents for its annual Community Volunteer Award.

At around 11.30am on Saturday, May 5, a north Norfolk charity will sell its 50,000th book in a nine-year quest to raise funds for the repair of a village church.

The town of Fakenham usually has an average of around five reported thefts per month but this week that number was almost reached in a single night.

It’s full steam ahead for the regeneration of a former RAF station near Fakenham with another 94 homes to be built on the site.

Fans of ex-professional footballers and reality TV stars jostled for pole position to watch a charity football match at Fakenham Town’s ground.

An ex-servicewoman who celebrated her 99th birthday in February laid the wreath at a former Norfolk station as it belatedly celebrated the 100th anniversary of the RAF.

Former professional footballers, celebrities and community heroes will be turning out for a charity team at a match in Fakenham tomorrow.

There could hardly have been a more exciting climax to the afternoon of bike racing in Fakenham town centre.

A travel giant is boosting its links between Norwich and a north Norfolk market town with greener vehicles.

The announcement that a bus service currently serving a route from Kings Lynn to Norwich is to be taken on by a new provider and heavily modified has caused fury among affected communities.

There has been a mixture of confusion and anger in a mid-Norfolk village after a new bus timetable revealed that their community would no longer be serviced.

The current state of the A47 is holding back the growth of Norfolk’s economy, according to business bosses who want to see the road fully dualled.

Two Norfolk venues have made the shortlist for the first time in the GQ Food and Drink Awards, and they are owned by the same people.

Drivers can now use their mobile devices to pay at North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) car parks, as well as cash and card payments.

The NHS has issued a call for blood donors after poor weather conditions led to a significant decline in blood stocks.

A farm company was wrongly penalised after a gamekeeper poisoned wild birds of prey to preserve game birds for shooting, the High Court has ruled.

Five men have been dubbed #localsuperheroes for travelling around north Norfolk helping stranded drivers during the cold spell.

A man who lives in Fakenham travelled more than 320 miles across Norfolk over 16 hours in order to pull stranded motorists to safety.

An actress who entertained audiences across Norfolk with her singing and character roles had one final standing ovation - at her funeral.

Snow. In most of us it either brings out childish glee or grumpiness.

The oldest member of a north Norfolk seated exercise class is proving you are never too old to keep fit.

A man was arrested after a nurse was bitten in A&E at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

Plans for an equestrian business in north norfolk were refused despite the applicant claiming it would create two jobs and boost the economy.

Parts of Norfolk could see further wintry showers today before temperatures plummet overnight.

A new bus service will enable people to travel from Norwich to Fakenham every hour, six-days-a-week.

Norfolk’s disused rail lines could be turned into cycle paths or walking routes.

Former Norwich City footballer Iwan Roberts scored a hit with Sheringham shoppers when he turned out to open a new Specsavers store in the town centre.

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