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Population: 7,357

Nearby Towns: Dereham, Holt, Hunstanton

A poor year for a famous Norfolk malting barley variety has sparked calls for higher premiums to be paid to farmers to acknowledge the financial risks of growing it.

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A 46-year-old man has appeared in court charged with sending lewd messages to young girls.

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A motorcyclist died after his machine crashed into a car at high speed, an inquest heard today.

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An inspirational Norfolk farmer who selflessly fought to smash the stigmas around mental health during his own battle with terminal cancer has won a national honour from his industry.

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Hidden in a corner of a farmyard, they were once in the vanguard of our nation's defence.

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A re-dedication service was held to mark the official completion of a £270,000 restoration project at a north Norfolk church.

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A previously unknown wall painting was uncovered during a £270,000 restoration of a tiny church in north Norfolk.

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A former RAF station was brought to life with the opening of a new heritage centre in north Norfolk.

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An ex-policeman has been praised on social media for smashing a car window to rescue a hot and distressed dog from inside.

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The future sustainability of a Mid Norfolk village has been given a boost with planning permission granted for 21 new homes, including five affordable properties.

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A slowed-down form of rugby is proving a great success across a range of ages at Fakenham since its start at the beginning of May.

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A Norfolk mum who has two sons with autism persuaded bosses at a nature reserve to host a new 'accessible' family weekend.

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Controversial plans to build up to 55 homes on a pasture field in the Wensum Valley are included in a district council's draft local plan.

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A team of nine including directors and staff at Fakenham Racecourse took part in the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) challenging mud race 'Only the Brave', and raised £21,088.64 for the charity.

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Video Norfolk's rare white deer caught on video

Thursday, April 11, 2019

A rare white deer has now been captured on video.

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Victims of a military disaster exactly 140 years ago, remembered in a poem by Rudyard Kipling, would have lived in Norwich

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Two men face prison after stealing thousands of snowdrops from a Norfolk estate.

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A group behind a new men's shed in Fakenham is looking for suitable premises.

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A factory has confirmed that fire-fighters were called out to deal with a chemical incident.

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The Momo "suicide challenge" which has been sweeping the globe is an indisputable hoax, according to a Norfolk cyber security expert.

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A funeral directors has formed a new group for those who have lost someone close to them after noticing a rise in the need for practical support for bereaved people.

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For many of us, a walk in the Norfolk countryside is a chance for a peaceful breath of fresh air.

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Find out about Joe's many achievements, from working on the Spitfire to hand-printing books.

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A busy car park which has been the source of frequent complaints from members of the public is set to be discussed by a town council, due to concerns over how it is being operated.

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Four Norfolk attractions have been recognised by a national tourism board for providing excellent visitor experiences.

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Two police officers were kicked in the legs while arresting drunk woman near Holt.

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A wood burner supply company has launched a new scrappage scheme to help clean up the environment in Norfolk.

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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