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3 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

A 2.5m Regeneration project to turn Wymondham abbey into 'jewel' gets under way

The Bishop of Norwich and the Revd Canon Christopher Davies at the unveiling of the Foundation Stone of the new Abbey development at Wymondham. Photo: Bill Smith It is, according to the town's MP, "an institution that has been at the heartbeat of the community for hundreds of years".

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

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Kids camps deemed a success by councillor

South Norfolk Council has dubbed its Kids Camps initiative a success following enormous levels of participation from youngsters all throughout the summer. More than 2,000 bookings were registered for youth camps taking place in Long Stratton and Wymondham, which saw children involved in various activities, including roller skating, arts and crafts, swimming, trampolining and football.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Award-winning play to visit Hethersett in bid to boost dementia cafe dream

And, later this month, An Evening With Dementia will have the same effect on audiences at its most intimate venue - Hethersett Village Hall. It is hoped the one-man play, which soared to popularity after a performance at the renowned comedy Edinburgh Fringe Festival, will boost a bid for a dementia cafe in the village.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Evening News

Headteacher who founded City Academy Norwich will retire in December

The principal who oversaw the creation of one of Norfolk's first academies will retire after six years at the helm. "There are a lot of good people working very hard.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Norfolk singer-songwriter needs your vote to win awards

Norfolk singer-songwriter Nina Baker has beaten thousands of other acts to be named as one of the best UK unsigned acts. She has been nominated in the 2014 Unsigned Music Awards best female category as well as in the best song category for her song Single Bed - and now she needs your online votes to help her win.

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Evening News

Photo Gallery: The Norwich bus service that provides vital help for disabled people

The Norwich Door To Door community mobility bus, which transports the elderly and disabled to the supermarket. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY Norwich Door to Door community bus provides a vital service for disabled people.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Book celebrates the bravery of a wartime hero among many heroes

A Wymondham soldier who was awarded the Army's most prestigious award for advancing on the German trenches during the First World War has been commemorated in a book about the conflict's greatest heroes. Lt Col Harry Daniels was awarded the Victoria Cross after bravely carrying out an order to attack by advancing into an area strewn with machine guns and barbed wire at Neuve Chapelle, France, in March 1915.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Wymondham teenager sentenced to young offenders institution for drug driving

A teenager who crashed his car into a tree after taking drugs has been detained in a young offenders' institution.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Community boost as Diss church opens extension

The United Reform Church has had some refurbishment work enabling them to build new kitchen facilities and a meeting room.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Pedestrian left with serious head, chest and pelvic injuries after Hethersett crash

The incident happened on the B1172 Norwich Road between 7.30pm and 7.45pm on Wednesday, August 27, around 12 metres south from the entrance to the Church Farm Shop.

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Eastern Daily Press

Norfolk man dies participating in the French Iron Man challenge

Robert Evans, 30, who grew up in Norwich and Wymondham, died when he lost control of his bicycle while taking part in an 'Iron Man France' challenge.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Evening News

Norwich mother's new burger van venture offers more time with young sons

Connie George, right, with her Trumpet and Crumpet van, and a slow cooked pork and homemade salsa bun, with her sister Emma.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Police investigate link between Wymondham aggravated burglary and attack in Flordon

The incident in Wymondham happened shortly before midnight on July 20 when three men entered a property on Green Lane and threatened the householder demanding cash.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Photo galleries: South Norfolk GCSE results day

There were plenty of happy faces and emotional phone calls home in Wymondham as dozens of talented pupils scored top results.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

"Tell us where the weed is or we will blow your knee off" - man...

"Tell us where the weed is or we will blow your knee off" - man relives terror of chicken rescue centre raid A gap-year student has spoken of the terrifying night three masked men burst into a caravan on a remote chicken rescue centre and threatened to shoot his knee and cut off his fingers.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Two arrested in Norwich drugs raid

A 41-year-old man and 38-year-old woman were arrested at the address in Irstead Road on Friday where about 100 grams of white powder, believed to be amphetamine, was found.

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