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The Mid Norfolk Railway (MNR) has welcomed a new addition - a Pacer diesel multiple unit.
The chairman of aboutDereham has responded to a councillor who urged his colleagues to consider a bus station in the town after seeing “near misses” between pedestrians and vehicles.
Santa’s sleigh is still set to visit towns and villages in mid Norfolk this year - but only if something other than a reindeer can be found to pull it.
One of the world’s biggest oil and gas companies has built two electric vehicle charging points in a Norfolk petrol station without seeking permission.
A woman was hit in the head by her car’s wing mirror in a hit-and-run crash with a motorcycle.
A service that helped hundreds of vulnerable people in Dereham and Toftwood through the pandemic has said it will be ready to help if there is a second lockdown.
A support centre for cancer patients and their families is opening for the first time in six months.
New jobs could be created with plans for a new hand car wash on part of a Norfolk superstore car park.
Scouts are trying to raise £10,000 to repair and upgrade their headquarters after they were badly flooded.
A mother-of-one has pleaded with drivers to stop mounting the pavement outside her home, leaving vehicles “inches” away from her window.
When Ashleigh Thomas discovered her wheelie bin was missing, her first thought was that it had been stolen.
Norfolk pubs are preparing for a busy weekend, with sunshine forecast and new coronavirus rules coming in on Monday.
Taylor Wimpey is asking people to have their say on plans for a new housing development in Dereham.
A 35-year-old man has denied a string of charges involving the sale of illegal tobacco in stores in Great Yarmouth and Dereham.
World-famous steam engine Flying Scotsman will visit Mid-Norfolk Railway for the first time ever in October 2021.
A Norfolk rector is feeling positive about his new role despite the coronavirus restrictions that are still in place.
Two avid local wildlife photographers have captured the beauty hidden across the country in their latest book.
A man from Norfolk who gave up his career in computer science said he has no regrets as his award-winning performance comes to a streaming service.
A woman died after ingesting too much of a prescription drug, an inquest has heard.
A man has been told to keep away from his neighbour after he threatened him with a claw hammer and poured lighter fuel over his motorbike in a row during lockdown, a court heard.
The refurbishment of a railway bridge has been completed as volunteers from the Mid Norfolk Railway return to work following the lockdown.
Face masks have been selling “like hot cakes” at a Norfolk shop, as new rules around covering up are introduced.
A mum who found out she had cancer while she was pregnant with her fourth child has been treated to a week’s holiday in Hunstanton.
Three of Breckland’s main leisure centres are set to reopen - but a popular pool will remain shut until November.
Six teenagers will face court over an arson attack at a Dereham school which led to more than £45,000 in damage.
A group of people who dumped a dirty nappy and beer cans in a park have been fined £120.
A burglar duped an elderly resident into letting him into his home and stole £100 in cash.
The Mid-Norfolk Railway is hosting a Covid-19 testing station in the car park of Dereham station.
A mental health nurse spent 77 days away from home during the coronavirus lockdown so he could keep working.
A lockdown treat has been delivered to dozens of people around mid Norfolk.
A street food festival with a socially distanced twist is to take place in Dereham after having its first successful run in Norwich.
A not-for-profit organisation that brings together voluntary and community groups in Dereham is celebrating its second birthday this month.
More details have emerged of how a public open space as part of a pocket park scheme will look in Dereham.
A residential development could be built on the site of a car sales business in Crown Road, Dereham.
A music choir has created a special video tribute to keyworkers during the coronavirus lockdown and to one of its own.#
Two teachers have created their own version of Matt Lucas’ Thank you Baked Potato song to cheer up children in lockdown.
A memorial service that has been held for more than 30 years to remember a Dereham war hero has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.
As part of a weekly diary, Gressenhall Farm see the arrival of two ewes and one cheeky horse jumps the fence to get fresh grass.
A mid Norfolk pub well known for going the extra mile to celebrate anything from rugby to Brexit, is hosting a virtual St George’s Day event.
In the first of a weekly diary, Gressenhall Farm give us an insight into its life under lockdown.
A new scheme with an army of 116 volunteers is already proving to be a lifeline for residents in Dereham and Toftwood.
From fresh fruit and vegetables to locally made gin, many businesses right here in Norfolk are helping ensure local people get the items they need through home delivery services.
A new scheme launched just a week ago now has over 80 volunteers ready to help those who are vulnerable in Dereham and Toftwood.
A Norfolk pub that closed its doors amid the coronavirus outbreak has displayed a massive banner thanking the NHS and encourage people to stay at home.
NHS staff have thanked the public for care packages, food and cakes delivered to their wards and practices.
Vulnerable residents in Dereham are being supported through a council derived delivery service.
A school in mid Norfolk has promised its students they will get their year 11 prom despite lessons being cancelled.
A sixth form college have planted 30 trees after pledging to help environment.
A popular pub in a Norfolk town has announced that it has closed temporarily, saying that it would be “absolutely wrong” to jeopardise the safety of its customers.
Two Dereham-based cancer charities have called off their meetings and events due to the coronavirus outbreak.
A community fridge, set up to reduce food waste, has issued fresh advice amid growing coronavirus concerns.
Students at a Norfolk high school have won a national competition after building their very own robot.
A 33-year-old man has been arrested after a boy, 15, was injured in a fight outside a Wetherspoon pub.
A family run car rental business in the heart of Norfolk is celebrating taking customers around the world more than 11,000 times.
A teenage boy was glassed during a fight outside a Wetherspoon pub.
Police are currently on scene dealing with an incident at a Wetherspoons pub in Dereham.
The Dereham area is leading the way in its tributes to those who made the ultimate sacrifice during the Second World War.
A man has been banned from driving after he was caught riding his moped while over the drink-drive limit.
Landlords will hear how they can combat tenants involved in County Lines drug dealing.
Roadworks on a busy 200-metre stretch of road will see thousands of locals and commuters forced to travel an extra 18 minutes due to diversions.
The owners of a former Norfolk nightclub have been given permission to add two rooms to their controversial development.
A mid-Norfolk town is getting ready to welcome a new rector, after being told they might be without one for three years.
A Grade II listed building, formerly used as a hotel, could be changed into a multiple occupancy home with 30 rooms.
Residents in Dereham have raised concerns over anti-social behaviour, speeding and danger on a narrow residential road.
Tributes were paid to a “thoughtful, loving, generous” young man at an inquest into his death.
A town council is hoping to repair one of the town’s oldest buildings to resolve recurring damp problems.
Police are following several lines of enquiry as investigations continue into an arson attack at a high school.
Police have launched an arson investigation after a blaze at a high school.
Italian-designed leather seats and wooden floors sound like features in a hipster’s house.
Ultra-fast broadband is coming to nine Norfolk towns following a trial by BT Openreach.
More than 200 homes are set to be built in a Norfolk town despite fears over the consequences the development could have on the lives of people living nearby.
Plans to build more than 250 homes in a Norfolk town were refused after councillors were warned the scheme could see traffic “queueing on the A47”.
A council is set to discuss controversial plans to build more than 250 homes in a Norfolk town - more than five years after the idea was originally proposed.
A Norfolk bride-to-be will have a fairytale wedding after winning a £1,500 Cinderella outfit package.
A much-loved football fan has been saluted for never letting disability prevent him from enjoying life.
Motorists faced delays and diversions on the A47 after a crash between a lorry and a van.
Investigators were able to track a fly-tipper who threw rubbish out of his moving car by the receipts he left behind.
A driver has been left with minor injuries after crashing into a 6ft wall in order to avoid a fallen tree.
The Yuletide season is upon us, and Norfolk’s finest free-range turkeys will begin leaving the fields this weekend to meet their festive destiny.
Plans to demolish a former shop and post office will be discussed by a district council.
Farmers have been urged be more open to educate the public about their environmental work – and insights from millennials could help change the conversation about how food systems are managed.
Four people are being hunted after thieves threw paint at school windows and let off a fire extinguisher.
As part of our regular series of profiles on the region’s Young Farmers’ Club members, 22-year-old butcher THOMAS BRYANT explains how a club visit as a child inspired his future career choices.
It was second time lucky for eight-year-old Crystal June Barnes when she auditioned for the Norwich panto.
Family and friends of a much-loved Dereham man came together again to celebrate his life at a second rave event.
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