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Your Town | Attleborough

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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