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Boyzone, Katharine Jenkins and Deacon Blue perform at Thetford Forest this weekend

Keith Duffy, Mikey Graham, Shane Lynch and Ronan Keating of Boyzone. Credit: PA Images

Boyzone, Katharine Jenkins and Deacon Blue are all coming to Thetford Forest this weekend.

Former Westlife and "I'm a Celebrity" winner, Kian Egan, who lives in Brentwood, joins Boyzone tonight for the next in a series of concerts organised by the Forestry Commission.

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Norfolk gardening group to display at Hampton Court

Thetford gardening group Credit: ITV News Anglia

A gardening group from Thetford in Norfolk is taking centre stage at the Hampton Court Flower Festival this week.

The theme of their display is a showcase of Thetford's history. They're hoping to impress the judges who always look for originality and good use of plants.

Display at the Hampton Court Flower Festival Credit: ITV News Anglia

Music event shut down by police in Norfolk

Police in Norfolk shut down a music event being held on land owned by a pub early this morning.

They took the action at the Flying Fish Inn at Carbrooke near Thetford after getting numerous reports of "very loud" music being played.

Officers also seized sound equipment. Inspector Jerry Wright, from Norfolk Police, said

“Police officers at the scene spoke with those involved in the organisation and we are in the early stages of an investigation that will include interviewing the licence holder in relation to this music event.”

– Insp Jerry Wright, Norfolk Police

Road closures as work continues on A11

Dualling work continues on A11 in Suffolk Credit: Mike Page

There will be a number of road closures on the A11 in Suffolk this week as dualling work continues between Thetford and Barton Mills.

It will be shut in both directions overnight on Thursday and Friday between the Fiveways roundabout and the B1106 Elveden crossroads.

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Man with severe burns found close to supermarket

Police in Norfolk are investigating how a man sustained severe burns following an incident in Thetford.

Officers were called to the Norwich Road area of the town near the Tesco store at around 9.45pm after reports of a man in distress.

An air ambulance was called in and the man is now in a critical condition in the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds.

Police are investigating the incident but don't believe anyone else was involved. They want to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time.

Man assaulted in Thetford taken to hospital with serious leg injuries

Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted in Thetford.

Police were called to an area at the back of the Bell Hotel on King Street at around 9.30pm, Monday 14 April 2014, by the ambulance service who were treating an injured man there.

The man, who is Russian and in his 20s, had previously been in the river and was taken to hospital with serious leg injuries. Officers are carrying out a search of the riverbank today to try to establish exactly where the incident took place and what happened.

Anyone who was in the area last night and may have any information should contact DS Andy Garner at Thetford CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Plea to discover the fun of the forest

Discover the fun of the forest Credit: PA

A major new initiative has been launched by the forestry commission in a bid to get more people to visit their local woodland.

The government department is staging a Discovery day at Thetford Forest on March 30 which will include a number of activities to highlight the fun of the forest.

It follows a Forestry Commission study which shows that 91 per cent of people find woodlands relaxing.

Find out more about Forest Discovery Day here.

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