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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.

Families on a new-build estate will finally be able to use its play parks after it was announced they would be opened for the first time – after being built two years ago.

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A branch of the Royal British Legion has secured a pop-up shop - ensuring it can play a part in this year’s Poppy Appeal.

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Frustrated parents and councillors have launched a campaign to push for the opening of two play parks which have still never been used, despite having been there for two years.

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A long-running campaign to make a Norfolk railway station fully accessible is finally celebrating success – but it could be another two years until it happens.

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Parents claim their children came home from school “shivering” after being told they could not wear coats in classrooms - where windows are being kept open amid the coronavirus crisis.

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When lockdown hit in March and pubs across the country were forced to close their doors, Peter Ford knew exactly how he was going to spend his time with no customers.

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A man was punched in the face and took several blows to the head and body after he was assaulted by two teenage attackers with a metal object.

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For years she tried to hide it - now Jenny Foulds is embracing her port wine stain birthmark

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Popular firework display is cancelled

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

A popular fireworks display in south Norfolk is the latest event to fall victim to coronavirus.

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A business owner was left in tears after finding dozens of bags of insulation dumped on his land.

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Tributes have been paid to a much-loved lollipop man who used to high-five children on their way to school.

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The moving autobiographies of two Wymondham writers have both been selected for a prestigious prize

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Car parking charges are to return at council-owned facilities from this weekend.

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A government scheme to boost income for eateries has proven to be “a wonderful incentive” in its first week for cafés and pubs in a Norfolk market town.

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A Norfolk-based storage firm is celebrating a decade of trading in 2020 – and has marked the occasion by opening a new site in the county.

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A Norfolk-based storage firm is celebrating a decade of trading in 2020 – and has marked the occasion by opening a new site in the county.

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A town museum is asking residents to come forward and share their experiences of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown for a new project.

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A tea room’s new initiative will give vulnerable customers an opportunity to safely enjoy a cuppa with family and friends.

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Litter is sadly something which can be seen on the streets everywhere, but one “passionate” six-year-old is doing her bit to make sure her town is as clean is it can be.

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A popular museum has made the “difficult decision” to keep its doors closed until next year in order to protect its volunteers and visitors from coronavirus.

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Telephone scammers have defrauded people for thousands of pounds by ringing up and claiming they owe tax.

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Two of south Norfolk’s main leisure centres are set to reopen, although swimmers will have to wait for use of a popular pool.

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Brendan Gray has had the keys to his Norfolk bistro for almost five months now – but in that time has only been able to trade for four weeks.

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Thousands of pubs across the country leapt at the chance to reopen their doors from July 4 after the government said they could – but one Norfolk watering hole decided to be a bit more cautious.

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A couple whose mutual love of dancing brought them together have celebrated their platinum wedding anniversary.

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The “inspirational” people behind a community project have been working tirelessly through lockdown to support vulnerable families, but now they need help.

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It is the one night high school pupils anticipate the most.

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It’s Independent Bookshop Week from June 20-27 and bookshops are reopening to browsers and buyers after months of keeping us reading with online and phone orders

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An artist who uses the back of his muddy van as a canvas has paid tribute to Dame Vera Lynn with his latest design.

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A father whose body was found in a stranger’s garden died after drinking a “fatal level of alcohol” an inquest has heard.

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One-way streets and road closures are among the temporary measures being put in place in a Norfolk market town in order to help boost local businesses when they resume trading from Monday.

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A woman in her 20s was sexually assaulted by a stranger while enjoying the sunshine in a Norfolk park.

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An Audi driver thought they were “doing 40mph” when stopped by police while hitting 89mph in a 30mph limit.

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Almost four decades after its inception, the London Marathon has become so ingrained in British culture that its cancellation seems almost unthinkable.

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An artist has used his unique talents to salute the heroic efforts of Captain Tom Moore with his latest design.

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A family is elated after their beloved dog - presumed stolen and missing for more than two weeks - was finally found and brought home.

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An Audi supercar which would set you back a six-figure sum to buy new was among the cars stopped by a dedicated policing team in Norfolk over the last 24 hours.

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A family whose beloved dog was stolen from their farm has issued another appeal for his return.

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A Norfolk supermarket has been helping to supply foodbanks by producing and donating extra stock.

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When Brendan Gray became the new owner of a popular Norfolk bistro, he had no idea just how difficult his first few months of trading was going to be.

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A family has been left heartbroken after a beloved dog - companion to their sister in her final days - was stolen from their farm.

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Viewers are being warned of potential disruption to their Freeview television signal after 4G masts were switched on.

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Youngsters have been invited to brighten the spirits of care home residents by sending them colourful paintings.

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A man says he may be forced to set up camp outside a pharmacy two hours before its opening after dozens of people were left queuing for prescriptions.

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We are entering uncertain times and know very little about how the next few months will unfold.

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A 25-year-old Norfolk man who died in an accident on the slopes in the French Alps careered into a wooden post after losing one of his skis, an inquest has heard.

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A Wymondham home transformed into a work of art by a grieving widow is to be sold following her death.

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Three A-Level fine art students from Wymondham High Academy have seen their artworks selected for a major exhibition in London.

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The killing of a father in front of his two children by his wife blew open 30 years of unhappy marriage which had largely been kept quiet due to the couple’s cultural background,

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A date has been set for an inquest into the death of a 17-year-old who was found unconscious in Wymondham.

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Updated Delays on A11 after crash

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Drivers faced delays on the A11 after a crash this morning.

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A woman accused of murdering her husband after stabbing him in front of their children has chosen not to give evidence in the case, a court has heard.

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Updated Student, 25, died while skiing in French Alps

Monday, February 17, 2020

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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