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Swaffham is set to be one of many locations across the world taking part in the Battle’s Over events, an international commemoration marking 100 years since the end of the First World War.

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Controversial plans for Swaffham Town Council to borrow money for a new 51-home development on Days Field have been met with concerns from local residents and have divided the town council.

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Introducing the finalists in the Customer Care category of the Norfolk Business Awards 2018, sponsored by Greater Anglia - and what our judges thought of them.

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A woman involved in a crash which closed the A47 for about six hours has described her shock after her boyfriend had to be airlifted to hospital.

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You really can be king or queen of your own castle on a mini scale with this property, dating in part to the 1400s, which is for sale.

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Vandals may have used a gun or a catapult to smash the glass in several floodlights at Swaffham Town FC’s ground.

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A range of Norfolk beers is appearing on the shelves in Tesco.

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A Norfolk based charity is holding a family fun event full of nature and magic.

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Police have launched a fraud probe after an estate agent disappeared owing thousands of pounds.

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Swaffham town councillors have agreed to apply for a £6 million government loan to fund the development of 51 new homes.

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Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner is continuing his tour of the county to seek views from members of the public about who should govern the fire service.

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A new project has been launched in Breckland to encourage local communities of all ages and backgrounds to grow their own fruit and vegetables.

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Shop local, win £250

Monday, July 9, 2018

People who shop with their local retailers or support a district-based community group by participating in a local community lottery could win £250 to spend in their favourite local independent shops across Breckland.

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An annual charity event has raised nearly £2,500 for the Norfolk Hospice Tapping House.

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A church says it has lost hundreds of pounds to an estate agent who has gone to ground owing landlords thousands.

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Councillors in a Norfolk market town have met with bank representatives in an effort to mitigate the effects of a planned closure.

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A family-owned funeral services has undergone a major refurbishment and is set to hold an open day to give the public a chance to meet the team and ask questions.

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Add a splash of colour to your summer wardrobe at a charity event for Norfolk Hospice Tapping House.

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South-West Norfolk MP Elizabeth Truss has backed plans for the whole of the A47 to be dualled.

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From a growing hotel chain to losing almost everything in a battle with his bank; David Easter is one of thousands of small business customers who accuse RBS of wrongdoing. But a new report has given a glimmer of hope.

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Drivers in part of a Norfolk town are being warned to keep their vehicles locked.

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The NHS has issued a call for blood donors after poor weather conditions led to a significant decline in blood stocks.

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The green light has been given to a new brewery at a farmhouse barn nestled in the ruins of 900-year-old West Acre priory, near Swaffham.

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A Norfolk MP is setting up a task force to negotiate with developers to secure “serious community investment” as part of the construction of wind farm infrastructure.

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This week’s ice and snow has caused disruption for drivers and public transport – but what’s your position if your train journey or flight plan has been disrupted because of bad weather?

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Eight members of a north Norfolk-based amateur radio group have been teaching girl guides how to contact colleagues around the world as part of Thinking on The Air Day.

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For the past seven years teenager Archie Ramshaw has been battling an extremely rare blood disorder which has seen him have more than 150 blood transfusions. Reporter Rebecca Murphy spoke to his family as they prepare for the next stage of his journey.

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An 83-year-old woman has been found not guilty of causing criminal damage to her neighbour’s van.

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Independent retailers will be given an online shop window as part of plans to create a ‘digital high street’ in some of Norfolk’s market towns.

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A Gothic horror film that brought star Vincent Price and director Roger Corman to Norfolk is to return to Norwich for a screening by Hallowed Histories.

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Holiday firm off to flying start in 2018

Thursday, January 11, 2018

An East Anglian travel agent has had a flying start to the year after seeing a surge in holiday sales.

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A 35-year-old man is to stand trial after denying sexual grooming offences.

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New Co-op food stores in East Anglia are among a slew of openings planned by the retailer in 2018.

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A community Christmas meal in Swaffham welcomed over 100 people to enjoy a festive lunch free of charge.

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It was all hands to the pump for staff at the grand opening of a new village store in Castle Acre, near Swaffham.

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The Swaffham Lions held their annual seniors Christmas lunch this weekend and welcomed special guests, including the Conservative MP for South West Norfolk, Liz Truss.

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A man has been arrested after being found in a car with false polish number plates.

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