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A heartbroken family today warns other pet owners about the danger of snares after their beloved dog choked to death.

Stalham Grebe charity bike ride. Ready for the off. Picture; MAURICE GRAY

Charity bike riders have been pedalling away to help raise money for a children’s hospital.

Stalham

A series of flood alerts has been issued for parts of the Norfolk coast.

Ceremony to mark the return of a First World War German mortar which stood outside the Post Office until about 1970 when it was given to the Strumpshaw Steam Museum. The village asked to borrow it back last year for WW1 centenary commemorations and was told it could keep it. They've raised £500 to have it sandblasted and painted. It now stands outside the village hall. Pictured are villagers who all helped to bring back the mortar to the village

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

For decades it stood as a village landmark revered by children and adults alike who regarded it very much as part of their community.

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Hugh Mungus steps out on West Runton beach. Picture: PAUL DAMEN

Hugh Mungus, the life-size moving model of a prehistoric mammoth, walked again on West Runton beach.

Laurie Scott and artist Dianne Lindsay who painted the wheel sponsored by Breakers Cafe in Cromer. Mr Scott paid the top price of £300 to make sure it stays in Breakers which is run by his wife, Ema Scott Rowlands. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Dedicated bidders literally “splashed the cash” on Sunday, handing over more than £7,000 for decorated ships’ wheels in steady rain.

Tony Shipp
The annual West Runton Railway Station Tea Party held on the station platform with tea or coffee with homemade cake and biscuits for sale and all profits go to the gardens upkeep.

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Cakes refreshments and the chance to bag a bargain are helping to keep a north Norfolk station running.

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North Norfolk Sport

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Stewart Larter

Super-sub Jack Garrod came off the bench to score twice as the Yachtsmen set up an exciting encounter against King’s Lynn in the first qualifying round.

England 2003 World Cup winner Matt Dawson is backing Ben Youngs to be England's main scrum-half at the upcoming World Cup. Picture: PA

The battle for the England scrum-half berth could go down to the wire but World Cup winning No.9 Matt Dawson believes Norfolk’s Ben Youngs has the all-round game which makes him Stuart Lancaster’s best option.

United Kingdom

North Walsham Town have made a flying start to the new Almary Green Anglian Combination season by recording two emphatic away victories.

Premier Division
Jack Tritton in karting action.

A teenage karting star is celebrating a flurry of successes as his season reaches its climax.

North Walsham High School

The penultimate week left many issues to sort out at both the top and bottom of many of the divisions.

Barton Wanderers

North Norfolk Events

A young handler and her calf at last year's show. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Visitors to the Aylsham Show on Monday should escape any Bank Holiday downpours.

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The West Runton elephant being

The life-size articulated model of the world-famous West Runton elephant will take another stroll on West Runton beach this bank holiday weekend.

Aylsham Show 2014. A young sheep handler awaits the judges decision.  Picture: ANTONY KELLY

East Anglia’s largest one-day agricultural show, returns to the Blickling Park on Bank Holiday Monday.

Actors from the Sheringham Little Theatre summer rep version of Private Lives. Picture: ANDI SAPEY

Drama lovers will enjoy high comedy and lively acting as the final production of this year’s Sheringham Little Theatre summer rep takes to the stage next week.

Debbie Thompson
                                 Ryan Pugh has written a book called Kismet Quick based on his experiences last year when he visited 40 Norfolk towns and villages using public transport. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

A teacher has captured his unique outlook on 42 towns and villages he visited in Norfolk in a book he described as a “love letter” to the county.

Cromer

Norfolk Entertainment

Noirwich Crime Writing Festival - Elly Griffiths

A killer line-up of authors are heading to Norwich for a festival celebrating crime writing.

Emma Knights
Michala Jane School of Dance will perform Alice in Wonderland at Norwich Theatre Royal in October.

A classic children’s story is being given a historical twist in a new production by a Norfolk dance school.

Emma Knights
What I Learned From Johnny Bevan. Photo: Guiseppe Cerone.

Norfolk poet Luke Wright is celebrating winning two awards at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Some of the scenes for the 1971 film were shot at Melton Constable Hall.

Norfolk-set novel The Go-Between is due to return to our screens in what is thought to be the first adaptation of the classic tale since the celebrated 1971 film starring Julie Christie and Alan Bates.

Emma Knights
Flog It! antique show at Norwich Cathedral. Presenter Paul Martin.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Norwich Cathedral is set to feature in the television show Flog It next month.

BBC

Norfolk Sport

Action from King's Lynn Town V Cambridge City at the Walks - Lynn Manager Gary Setchell. Picture: Matthew Usher.

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Cricket action from the East Anglian Premier Cricket League between Norwich CC and Vauxhall Mallards. Devon Conway bowling for Vauxhall Mallards.

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

The race for the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League title was thrown wide open on Saturday when leaders Swardeston slumped to a heavy defeat as all their rivals were picking up a bumper haul of points.

Callum Taylor
Niels Kristian Iversen was expected to miss the visit of Leicester but will be available. Picture: Matthew Usher.

King’s Lynn Stars take on Leicester Lions at the Adrian Flux Arena this evening in a must-win clash for Rob Lyon’s men if they are to make the play-offs.

United Kingdom
FA Cup - Wroxham v Fakenham Town at Trafford Park. Wroxham first goal. Photo : Steve Adams

Super-sub Jack Garrod came off the bench to score twice as the Yachtsmen set up an exciting encounter against King’s Lynn in the first qualifying round.

Stewart Larter
FA Cup - Wroxham v Fakenham Town at Trafford Park. Photo : Steve Adams

Thetford Town’s interim management team got off to a losing start in what will surely go down as one of the most bizarre games in this season’s FA Cup.

Thurlow Nunn Premier Division

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