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Organisers of a Norfolk Christmas lights festival have hailed the event an all-round success, in spite of an incident that saw Santa thrown from his sleigh when the two horses pulling it bolted.

Is this a case of elf and safety gone mad?

Great Yarmouth Haven Rotary Club’s Alan Spinks and Alan Carman have recorded a notable regional win.

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital charity will be represented at St Peter Mancroft Church in Norwich this Christmas as part of a glittering Christmas tree festival.

A new campaign backed by Rotary Clubs in Lowestoft is set to add a spot of colour to the town.

Scores of people will take the plunge as a popular festive tradition returns.

It is a popular annual event that helps children to stay safe at home, in the community and online.

Drivers passing through Mere Street to Victoria Road will be greeted by the sight of two soldiers in a field of poppies as of Tuesday, November 6.

Golfers who took part in an annual charity tournament have hit a hole in one with their fundraising success.

A group of Norfolk teenagers have raised essential funds to help women and girls escape sex slavery.

A life-size silhouette statue of a soldier that will take pride of place at First World War centenary events in Diss has taken up his first posting.

A concert featuring the Taverham Brass Band and the Vocalights Choir will be held at Cromer church.

A 15-month-old girl who nearly died from a rare heart condition has received a potentially life-saving piece of medical equipment thanks to a trio of Bungay charities.

Alive Lynnsport is hosting a free day of football, bowls, archery, table tennis and badminton for adults with disabilities called Alive without Limits.

Lynne has a ticket to see Ed Sheeran perform in Suffolk, next year. Does anyone know where she can take crowd-surfing lessons?

Members of the Rotary Club of King’s Lynn took part in a “scattering” event which led them more than a 1,000 miles away to Rome.

A Bungay charity is appealing to the public to help raise funds to aid those whose lives have been devastated by the Sulawesi earthquake and subsequent tsunami.

Prizes for the winners of a popular annual charity cycling event have been presented.

A life-size silhouette statue of a soldier will take pride of place at First World War centenary events in Diss — but plans to find it a permanent home in the town have so far proved fruitless.

Beccles Rotary Club hosted a party of 10 people visiting from the Rotary Club of Naarden-Bussum in Holland, continuing an exchange between the two clubs that has continued for many years.

A popular night of fireworks and autumnal fun will be returning to Norwich this October.

Diss Waveney Rotary Club has given its handed out its Rotary Young Leadership Award (RYLA).

An annual memorial golf day has given a £3,600 boost to juniors members at Gorleston Golf Club.

A £1,000 donation will help a homeless charity offer a dedicated counselling service to those in need.

The Rotary Club of King’s Lynn has been recognised for their support and contribution to scouting.

A Norfolk town has been able to order a defibrillator after a community group donation.

The Rotary Club of Dereham has provided local school children with dictionaries as part of an education project.

A popular cycling event, which inspires women and girls to get on their bikes, has been praised by organisers and those taking part.

The Swaffham Rotary Club’s annual charity golf day has raised over £4000 for both a cancer charity and an armed forces charity.

The 20th anniversary of the formation a popular club has been marked with a new president being unveiled.

Six varied acts have been chosen to showcase their talents in a seaside music event.

An annual bursary supporting the future of talented young musicians has ensured students at a Gorleston school can continue to pursue their musical dreams.

The family of a little boy with a rare genetic disorder say they have inundated with support from across Norfolk following a £25,000 fundraising appeal.

Norfolk’s social calendar has ground to a halt as World Cup mania has gripped the county.

A community group in South Norfolk made sure that they were not going to miss an England game even though they were about to sign in a new president.

A popular event, aimed at inspiring women and girls to get cycling, will return to a coastal town for its third year.

Cromer will host the Rotary Club of Holt and District’s 12th annual golf day for the first time.

The organisers of Swaffham’s annual charity golf day, have announced who will benefit from next month’s big event.

Bands and singers have until this weekend to enter a seaside showcase of musical talent.

Here are some important housekeeping notes for all showgoers to make your experience even better….

A popular cycling initiative, which inspires women and girls to get on their bikes, will return to Southwold next month.

An empty concrete yard is being transformed into a sensory garden to help those in a community with dementia.

The headline acts of a South Norfolk town’s new festival have been announced.

A Beccles-based charity has donated £500 to provide much-needed funds to a volunteer blood delivery service which saves lives across the region.

Visitors to Gorleston seafront this summer will be greeted with the ‘oom-pa’ of East Anglia’s finest brass bands as the annual series of free-to-watch concerts gets underway from Sunday, June 10.

Car fanatics and enthusiasts were treated to a spectacle this bank holiday weekend as they came together for a car show.

Car fanatics are in for a treat as the Elveden Classic Car Show returns over the Bank Holiday weekend.

A much-loved North Walsham man’s life and work was remembered as the community unveiled a bench in his honour.

A King’s Lynn Rotary Club member is taking part in a sponsored road trip for charity.

Hundreds of cyclists of all ages and abilities have taken to their bikes for a popular annual fundraising ride.

Fifty stalls, eight top chefs, two great parties - Reepham is nearly ready.

Schoolchildren have been learning that you can eat smoked salmon raw, and other valuable information, as part of a day of food science.

An event aimed at inspiring women and girls to get cycling is returning to Southwold for its third year.

A West Norfolk beach clean will be one of many taking place as part of a national survey monitoring the state of the UK’s beaches.

Two Rotarians were presented with special awards for their dedication at the Rotary Club of Beccles’ 69th charter night celebrations.

Students from across Lowestoft have been honoured once more during a prestigious annual awards evening.

Just before the Beast from the East hit the area, a group of Rotarians joined in with a special project.

A popular acapella choir will be visiting a Norfolk market town to take part in a special charity event.

A Norfolk hospital’s wheelchair appeal rolls on at pace with more than £17,000 raised.

An invitation has gone out to singers, bands, choirs and musicians to audition for an annual Gorleston event which puts the winning entrants on a summer seafront stage.

Fundraising and donations have enabled a defibrillator to be installed in a secure cabinet on the outside of Great Yarmouth Library.

Members of the Royal Navy’s presentation team were guest speakers at the latest Rotary Club of Lowestoft East Point meeting.

The Lowestoft East Point Rotary Club will host “a dynamic” event next week.

A popular radio presenter shared tales of his 20-year career in broadcasting at a meeting of the Rotary Club of Lowestoft East Point.

The hard work of a Norfolk Rotary Club has been recognised with three prestigious awards from Rotary International.

A high profile radio presenter, who grew up in Lowestoft, will return to his hometown next week.

A planned Holt heat of Rotary Young Musician of the Year competition has been cancelled due to insufficient numbers.

A former Fakenham sixth form student has completed a leadership course after being sponsored by the Fakenham and District Rotary Club.

The Diss Waveney Rotary Club has raised more then £1,000 for charity from a host of events across the Christmas period.

A scheme where dogs are used in Norwich Prison to help rehabilitate prisoners has proved such a success that what started as a 12 week pilot project has now been running for a year.

A community group has donated to those less fortunate than themselves over the holiday period by putting their own personal gifts aside.

A Norfolk Rotary club has been pulling together throughout the year to do whatever it can for charity and with Christmas around the corner they’re working as hard as ever.

Two schools have rallied together to collect items for deprived children in Eastern Europe this Christmas.

Students who completed their GCSEs and A-Levels went back to school to celebrate their success.

Nativities with real animals in stables, churches and a Bethlehem village, in Norfolk and north Suffolk

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