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Your Town | Wymondham

Population: 23,120

Nearby Towns: Attleborough, Dereham, Norwich

Wymondham is a historic market town situated just outside of Norwich on the A11. It is known for its long-standing farmers’ market, 900-year-old Wymondham Abbey and rich history, including the 1549 Kett’s Rebellion. Today, it is home to a thriving independent high street, as well as several high-tech businesses on its outskirts.

A 25-year-old Norfolk man died in a skiing accident in France, an inquest has heard.

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The owner of a family restaurant which closed after thirty years has blamed the business' failure on Brexit.

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Plans to build 150 new homes on the fringes of a Norfolk town have been turned down over fears of urbanising a "tranquil green area" - despite the threat of a judicial review.

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A 32-foot swimming pool and massage parlour for dogs is set to open - and owners can join their pets for a dip.

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A new state primary boarding school in Norfolk - set to be the first of its kind - has been given the go-ahead by councillors.

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A fallen tree has blocked the railway at Wymondham, disrupting services between Norwich and Cambridge.

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A driver was given a one-year ban after swerving into a cyclist on one of Norfolk's roads - but critics say the sentence should have been much harsher.

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Rescuers are on scene after a car landed in a pond when two cars collided and overturned near the A11.

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Ultra-fast broadband is coming to nine Norfolk towns following a trial by BT Openreach.

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A community has paid tribute to a 25-year-old father who was found dead in an overturned car on the A47.

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Photographers have been capturing sunsets and sunrises across the county.

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Sensible drivers have been praised by police after not one motorist was found to be over the drink drive limit in more than 75 roadside checks.

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Motorists are being warned to avoid a main road into a town centre after a crash.

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A harassment victim who went through months of terrifying nightly visits from her ex-partner is calling for protection orders to be more effective.

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It's the latest campaign as part of the rescue pony-turned local celebrity's ongoing fundraising work.

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After more than a decade of campaigning for an accessible second platform at Wymondham station, wheelchair users, cyclists, parents and the elderly are coming together to demand action.

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Families took a step back in time at a town's fun day celebrating the 470th anniversary of Kett's rebellion.

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Giant straw statues have been built in a Norfolk stubble field aiming to attract the attention of the next generation of young farmers.

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Police seized a pick-up they saw behaving suspiciously in Wymondham.

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Norfolk's Ruddy Muddy is a legend according to the Red Dwarf star Craig Charles.

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Officers are hoping to crack down on a minority of troublemakers in Wymondham, with people being warned they face being barred from all nine pubs and bars in the town.

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Drivers face delays on A11 and A149

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Drivers faced delays on the A11 in Norfolk today.

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Tails were wagging at a special Easter hunt for dogs in south Norfolk.

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From death camps to David Bowie

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The extraordinary story of poet George Szirtes' mother swims into focus from a few salvaged photographs

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Fish can move more freely around a Norfolk river after an old weir was removed.

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An egg-citing Easter competition with a twist is being held by a Norfolk care home.

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A Norfolk high school has raised more than £1,000 for the air ambulance which saved the life of their teachers' young son.

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A tour that celebrates both the fictional world of Matthew Shardlake and the facts about Kett's Rebellion will be offered free to celebrate English Tourism Week.

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A man accused of daubing rude graffiti over police and court buildings is due to appear in court tomorrow.

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Customers of a former shop owner who was stabbed to death have described the father of two as "a gracious man" who went the extra mile for his patrons.

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A long-running stalemate between developers and the city council over a Golden Triangle church has finally been broken - after councillors admitted they were "hung over a barrel" by the homebuilders.

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Campaigners say they are prepared to dig in their heels over plans for a former methodist church to be turned into housing.

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Mud, bitterly cold wind and driving rain failed to deter more than 500 runners, who turned out to take part in an annual cross country event held in aid of Norfolk-based charity Break on Sunday.

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A developer could finally be set to succeed in its long standing ambition to convert a former Golden Triangle church into housing - though fierce opposition from neighbours remains.

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Staff at John Lewis have seen their bonuses cut for the sixth year in a row, reducing the celebrated bonus to 3% of annual salary.

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A man accused of daubing rude graffiti over police and court buildings has had his case adjourned.

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