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It was pedal, and petal, power at a north Norfolk building society branch this week as staff tackled a marathon for a cancer charity.

Gresham's headmaster Douglas Robb being 'arrested' for the charity Jail and bail event

A north Norfolk headmaster was “arrested” and put in the court dock to answer charges - but for a good cause.

Cromer Ridge cluster scheme head teachers (from left):  Polly Kossiwicz of Langham Village School, Kathryn Jackson  of St Mary's, Roughton,  Holt Primary head Simon Walters, Belfry, Overstrand head Titus Cotton and Northrepps head Angie Hamilton. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Six rural north Norfolk primary school head teachers have teamed up to help their pupils.

Liza Wolfe who is staging a charity fashion show at Aylsham where she runs her clothes shop. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

An Aylsham clothes shop owner is staging a fashion show for the town’s caring charity.

Morayshire on her home track at  Bo'ness. This weekend she is starring in the steam gala at the North Norfolk Railway. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA

An historic railway loco whose steam once powered a laundry has a pressing engagement on a Norfolk tourist attraction this weekend.

Carolyn Candish, chairman of the Friends of North Lodge Park steering group, at the launch event for the group's first annual meeting at the park's boating lake. Toasting the future are fellow friends and supporters of the venture. Picture: DAVE 'HUBBA' ROBERTS

People are being urged to give their views on what they want for the future of a north Norfolk park,

Emergency at the scene of the accident on the A149 near Catfield involving two HGVs and a pick-up truck.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

A man who died in a horror crash on the A149 at Catfield was named at the opening of an inquest today.

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With five games left North Walsham Vikings stand fifth in the table with their place for next season assured – but with a target of moving at least one place higher.

Action from Holt's home defeat to Chelmsford, Woodforde’s Brewery man of the match Sam Wright. Picture: Stuart Young

This weekend is a huge one for both Holt sides as they look to record wins against difficult opposition but for very different reasons.

Kyle Baker, pictured in his Kirkley & Pakefield days before his recent move to Wroxham, sealed his new team's Senior Cup win against Norwich United. Picture: Mick Howes

Wroxham secured safe passage to their third successive Norfolk Senior Cup final with a cagey 2-0 win over Norwich United.

Wroxham boss Stewart Larter is looking to repeat the Norfolk Senior Cup success he had with Gorleston last season.

Wroxham will be looking to reach their third successive Norfolk Senior Cup final when they entertain Thurlow Nunn high-flyers Norwich United tonight.

Action from Holt's home defeat to Chelmsford, Woodforde’s Brewery man of the match Sam Wright. Picture: Stuart Young

Promotion hopefuls Chelmsford provided a stern test for the home side who were looking for an elusive win after consecutive defeats.


North Norfolk Events

Scottish group Barluath who are playing in north Norfolk. Picture: SUBMITTED

A diverse and innovative Scottish folk band are playing at Sheringham Little Theatre this weekend.

The Manfreds who are playing on Cromer Pier. Picture: SUBMITTED

A band popular among blues and jazz fans is returning to Cromer Pier this month.

Violinist Benjamin Baker who is playing in Aylsham. Picture: KAUPO KIKKAS

A town society is continuing to put on musical concerts despite the loss of two leading lights in the group.

Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society performing at Norwich Cathedral last year. Picture: PAUL WATSON

A new classical music piece by a Gresham’s School teacher will be premiered by a community choir.

A scene from Parachute which is coming to North Walsham. Picture: SUBMITTED

The story of an American airman during the Second World War who is welcomed by a farming family will be brought to life at a north Norfolk arts hub.


Norfolk Entertainment

Norwich School pupils are performing The Cherry Orchard at the Maddermarket Theatre.

Norwich School pupils are taking to the stage with a production of the The Cherry Orchard this week.

Schoolchildren rehearse the opera La bohème which they will perform at the Theatre Royal in the Norfolk Schools Project. Theatre Royal soprano, Lynsey Docherty, in with the three schools, Kinsale Junior, purple; Magdalen Gates Primary, blue; and Firside Junior, green. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Opera is on the timetable at three Norwich schools as pupils get ready to perform on the Norwich Theatre Royal stage.

Scottish group Barluath who are playing in north Norfolk. Picture: SUBMITTED

A diverse and innovative Scottish folk band are playing at Sheringham Little Theatre this weekend.

The Unthanks

Folk siblings The Unthanks visit plus comedy, theatre, a family show and the start of a concert series, SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this weekend.


Norfolk Sport

England's Tom Youngs is interviewed at Pennyhill Park, Bagshot, Surrey. Picture: John Walton/PA Wire.

Tom Youngs will skipper Leicester Tigers for the first time on Sunday afternoon.

United Kingdom
Dan Gleeson has joined the Blues management team as first team coach.

Lowestoft Town skipper Dan Gleeson will take on a first team coach role at Crown Meadow in the wake of Craig Fleming’s departure for Southampton.

Langley School rugby players who have been signed up for the academy of the Leicester Tigers Club, from left, Joe Milligan, Will Findlay, and Joe Hegarty, all aged 16. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Three aspiring rugby players from Langley School will be among the first to be awarded places in the newly-restructured Leicester Tigers Academy programme that sees the establishment of an exciting new partnership between the Premiership club and the Norfolk school.

Pro darts player Jason Lovett.


Jason Lovett will take to his first UK Open oche this afternoon little more than a month after bagging a prized PDC tour card.

Action from Diss (blue) v Maidstone in the Intermediate Cup at Mackenders. Picture: Jon Bulloch

Diss entertain Norwich tomorrow in what should be a wholehearted and competitive encounter.

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