A businessman is raising money for a Thetford-based charity by cycling 120 miles tomorrow.
Breckland’s top police officer served his last day in the area yesterday.
Breckland Council has appointed a new chairman.
Two Thetford museums are feeling the ‘Jones’s Van Effect’ after their visitor numbers rocketed since the iconic prop was put in place in April.
Brandon Carnival is back for a second year on June 2.
Members of the public are being invited to see how a £2.1 million project could transform an area of the Brecks.
A group of primary school pupils have been learning about the long and the short of things this half term.
Breckland Council is working with Parkwood Leisure and Norfolk Wildlife Trust to put on half-term events.
Feltwell’s first ever beer festival will take place on the August bank holiday.
A charity has moved to ease residents’ fears they could be left without a community meeting place after it moved closer to sealing a £60,000 deal for a council building.
Fire crews had to pull a car from the river in Thetford after a driver went off-road.1 comment
A three vehicle road traffic collision has blocked Brandon Road at Elveden.
Drunkards on Thetford’s streets could be going on the wagon after an operation targeting the sale of booze to repeat offenders was launched.1 comment
Businesses in Thetford are being warned to be on their guard after scammers posing as police officers began targeting them.
A woman who stole from holiday makers at Center Parcs while working as a receptionist has been jailed.1 comment
Pupils at a Brandon primary school have raised £1,250 for a children’s charity after a cross country challenge.
A woman in her fifties has been hurt in Thetford Forest after falling from a horse.
Thieves failed to hot wire a car after a break-in in Thetford.
A public inquiry into a compulsory purchase order relating to Thetford’s new Bus Interchange will take place next month.
Thieves made off with a bag containing sports kit, a sat nav and sunglasses after breaking into a car.
Thetford Police have arrested two people after officers stopped a rave being set up.
Norfolk County Council has appointed a new safeguarding guru to oversee its failing child protection service.
A man accused of burglary and handling stolen goods has been bailed.
Norfolk County Council has a new chairman - but is yet to elect a leader and cabinet.
A school with a multi-cultural make-up is celebrating its diverse palette of pupils by flying a flag created by one of its students.
Thetford and Brandons’ political picture was redrawn last week as three UKIP candidates upset the applecart in county council elections.1 comment
Brandon’s MP has praised the work of staff at IES Breckland Free School as it nears the end of its first year of teaching and prepares to expand.
Thetford’s MP has welcomed the introduction of tougher measures on anti-social behaviour, revealed during the Queen’s Speech.
Thieves made off with several boxes after breaking into a warehouse.
A bowls club will have to fork out at least £200 after vandals wrecked a recently fitted club sign.
Thetford’s new mayor for 2013-14 has been sworn in.
Parents will have the chance to see how the new Thetford Academy single site is developing this week.
The chairman of a World War II veterans group has branded a fly-tipper’s actions as ‘despicable’ after he was fined more than £4,500.
Forest Academy’s budding Manets, Monets, Picassos and Turners have been showing off their creative skills in its Key Stage Two Art Club.
The count is underway in Dereham, where Alec Byrne has taken the first seat of the day for the Conservative party in the Attleborough ward.
Brandon’s level crossing shut down for nearly two hours on Wednesday.
The former Thetford Magistrates’ Court house will be converted into affordable flats if a planning application is accepted.
An application to open a store that will sell alcohol until midnight has raised fears among residents that nuisance street drinking could escalate.1 comment
Shoppers were all in a lather last week when mischief makers put bubble bath in a new water feature.
A man who died after setting himself on fire in Thetford has been named by the Norfolk Coroner.
A man has appeared in court charged with an act of dangerous driving in which five people were seriously injured.
A toddler has been involved in a collision with a car in Thetford, according to police.
Norfolk’s Chief Constable is to leave the force in June to become the deputy director general of the National Crime Agency (NCA).
Breckland Council is looking to save nearly £50,000 a year with a new digital strategy - which includes the scrapping of its community magazine.
A Brandon nursery which has been running for 30 years has called on local authorities to help it find a new home as its current one faces demolition.
The family of a disabled teenager are set for a day of magic when they join the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the Harry Potter tour.
Brandon residents will have their say over the town’s controversial level crossing after rail bosses agreed to face the public at a meeting in June.
A man has been charged with fly-tipping in Thetford Forest.
A superstore has raised more than £1,000 for charity.
A homeowner has told a planning inquiry he repeatedly asked council officers if he should be paying council tax - before receiving a £7,500 bill.
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Saturday 25 May 2013
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Temperature: 6 C to 17 C
Wind Speed: 14 mph
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