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Your Town | Dereham

Population: 15,659

Nearby Towns: Swaffham, Watton, Wymondham

A main road through one of Norfolk's biggest villages will be shut for 10 days.

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The stock car fraternity paid tribute to legend and gentleman Horry Barnes at a race meeting.

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Thousands of people enjoyed five days of top blues music in Mid Norfolk.

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Two weeks of sport, culture, competitions and live music are being held in a mid-Norfolk village.

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The green light has been given to turn a former Dereham department store into a two-storey gym.

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A woman who threw two cats was today given a community sentence.

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A have-a-go-hero was "grabbed around the throat" as he tried to stop a prolific thief with more than 220 offences on his record.

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Car struck a deer on the A47

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

A car struck a deer on the A47 in Dereham in the early hours of the morning.

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A film student from Dereham hopes her current project exploring abuse will be shown at a UK festival and then released to the public.

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A music academy in mid Norfolk celebrated its 18th anniversary with a concert showcasing an eclectic and varied mix of music,

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A group that fought for better access for disabled people in a mid Norfolk town has been forced to close.

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A Norfolk-based band, which is now in its 87th year, will be giving a free evening concert next month.

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It's previously focused more on beer, but gin and rum will do just as well, if the numbers attending a Mid Norfolk festival are anything to go by.

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A Norfolk care home has been placed in special measures after being rated as inadequate for its overall service.

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A chef has escaped jail after being found with a kitchen knife, throwing star and cannabis.

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A post office and store that were ram-raided are rising from the ashes just in time to celebrate 50 years being run by the same family.

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Parents were left in tears of joy as children from Mattishall Primary School danced on stage to more than 600 people.

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A dog owner is celebrating the return of her two beloved pets after a truck they were in was stolen more than two weeks ago.

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A Mattishall father has hit out at the county council for refusing to grit a school bus route and said the village is "waiting for a fatal accident to happen".

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The mother of a 14-year-old boy who has been diagnosed with cancer for the fourth time and has lost an eye and both leg bones to the disease says his latest relapse is "devastating".

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It has been a decade since Peanut the cat last enjoyed cuddles with his owners.

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A dog owner has made another emotional appeal for the return of her beloved pets after a truck they were in was stolen.

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A dog owner is desperately appealing for help finding her beloved pets after a truck with the two animals in was stolen.

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A tourism app voiced by Stephen Fry which allows people to virtually explore some of Norfolk's towns and attractions has been launched.

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A rural transport scheme has launched an innovative new project to help people overcome barriers to getting back into employment.

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An MP has praised pupils at a Mid Norfolk school for writing to him about their concerns for the plight of refugees around the globe.

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Plans to develop a patch of land in Dereham which has sat empty for more than half a decade could bring up to 100 new jobs to the town.

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Tha' was a fun owl' day at thur East Tuddenham Jubilee Hall when thur Friends of Norfolk Dialect (FOND) staged its annual pantomime.

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A tenant ended her contract with a social housing landlord after her flat was flooded following an explosion.

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A popular and treasured verger at a Norfolk church has retired after eight years of faithful service.

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Parents living in a housing estate on the outskirts of Norwich have expressed frustration over the proposed cancellation of services on a bus route.

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Looking for a walk to do with family and friends on Boxing Day? Take a look at our list of festive strolls and destinations below.

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A dog-owner was left "heartbroken" after a hit-and-run driver knocked down her pet and sped off without stopping.

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Members of a Mid-Norfolk community may get one extra Christmas card this year.

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Norfolk County Council has said plans are in place to improve broadband speeds in the county on some of the worst streets in Norfolk, according to figures, with some already having access to superfast broadband.

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The six wheels on a minibus were stolen while it was parked on an industrial estate in Dereham.

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Figures have revealed the streets in Norfolk and Waveney which have access to both the fastest and the slowest broadband speeds, after a report has shown that more than a quarter of UK homes do not have fast enough broadband to cope with a family's typical internet needs.

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A brave four-old boy who is battling a rare form of cancer switched-on the Christmas lights in Dereham, after arriving in a police van.

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A brave four-old boy who is battling a rare form of cancer will switch-on the Christmas lights in Dereham.

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Santa's sleigh will be visiting the Dereham area again throughout December raising money for local causes.

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Firefighters have been tackling a garage fire in Carbrooke this morning.

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A champion ballroom and Latin dancer from Norfolk is set to join Strictly Come Dancing head judge Shirley Ballas in pantomime.

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Have your cake and eat it at home as you can now get afternoon tea delivered in Norfolk and you don't even need to do the washing up.

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A lorry broken down on the A11 is causing delays for motorists this morning (November 13).

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A Norwich tattooist is using his artistic talents to help fund a young musician's life-saving cancer treatment.

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An inquest has been opened into the death of an elderly Norfolk woman.

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A new mental health clinic which hopes to provide an online programme of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) has held its inaugural training conference in Dereham.

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A department store which was to become part of the legacy of a Norfolk businessman is set to close its doors for the final time.

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Winners were announced at a bowls club's annual presentation night.

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Concerns have been voiced over the potential impact that 255 new homes in Dereham could have on traffic congestion in the town.

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An inquest has been opened and adjourned into the death of a popular 24-year-old who died after a road crash near Thetford.

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A community driver who helps elderly people get about in north Norfolk is set to get a 'Big Surprise' on national television.

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East Anglia Children's Hospices' (EACH) nook appeal has received a boost of £3,310.45, thanks to Cawston Triples League and Reepham Nomads Bowling Club.

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Celebrations are continuing at the newly crowned Norfolk Dining Pub of the Year after it retained its 2 AA rosettes for culinary excellence in a recent reinspection.

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Long-distance runners speak of a "second wind", when having lost breath and energy during a race, they suddenly find the strength to keep going.

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Environmental chiefs are working with nature to protect Norfolk's communities from the damage caused by flooding.

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