Steven Downes News editor firstname.lastname@example.org @stevedownes1973 Three and easy? How you summed up the Gem of the Norfolk Coast 11:05 Steven Downes How do you sum up a town in three words? The perils of being temporarily mono-manual Sunday, October 15, 2017 Steven Downes It isn’t often that one gets the opportunity to be the personification of political and social commentary. Colman’s petition almost at 10,000 names: Have you signed yet? Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Steven Downes A petition to keep open the Britvic and Unilever factories in Norwich is on the brink of 10,000 names. Opinion: Justin Fashanu film is an uncomfortable watch - particularly when his brother John appears Friday, October 6, 2017 Steven Downes If you want to remember him for that perfect goal against Liverpool in 1980, don’t watch Forbidden Games: The Justin Fashanu Story. Suffield Park councillor Nigel Pearce defects from Conservatives to Liberal Democrats in North Norfolk Sunday, September 17, 2017 steven downes North Norfolk’s Conservatives have been hit by the defection of one of their councillors to the Liberal Democrats. Reports of Norwich City fans in hospital as 1-0 win over Sheffield United is marred by violence Sunday, September 17, 2017 Steven Downes Outbreaks of crowd trouble marred a rare away win for Norwich City, with two City fans reported to be in hospital. Is Norwich about to become the next Notting Hill? Sunday, September 17, 2017 Steven Downes Is Norwich about to become the next Notting Hill? Quiz of the Week: Can you name Norwich City’s shirt sponsors? Saturday, September 16, 2017 Steve Downes It’s back. In keeping with its title, Quiz of the Week has returned, one week after its debut. Poll: ‘If he can pick a pass regularly, I’m sure he’d start every game for Norwich City’: Robbie Savage hits out at Wes Hoolahan Thursday, September 7, 2017 Steve Downes Motormouth football pundit Robbie Savage has taken a swipe at Norwich City star Wes Hoolahan over his importance to the Republic of Ireland. Opinion: Thomas Paine, Henry Blogg, Captain Mainwaring...if Nelson goes, so should they Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Steve Downes I’ve been a-pondering on Norfolk’s most celebrated hero, Admiral Lord Horatio White Supremacist Nelson. Quiz: How many Norwich City players of the season can you name since 1985? Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Steve Downes Everybody is hungry for a quiz (it seems). So we’re feeding that hunger with a new series of weekly quizzes to test your knowledge. Opinion: Why I’m fuming at how Cromer has been portrayed after ‘lockdown’ Thursday, August 24, 2017 Steve Downes I’ve never made any secret of how much I love Cromer. Hands off our Horatio! Nelson’s County defends England’s naval hero Thursday, August 24, 2017 steven downes Nelson’s County today rallied to the side of its greatest hero after he was branded a “white supremacist” in an article calling for his Trafalgar Square column to be pulled down. Poll: Should ‘white supremacist’ Lord Nelson’s Trafalgar Square column be pulled down? Wednesday, August 23, 2017 Steve Downes Battle is today being joined after a call was made to topple Nelson’s column in Trafalgar Square. Love Cromer: Tell us why you’re backing the town after a turbulent weekend Monday, August 21, 2017 Steve Downes Cromer is today open for business after a weekend of “lockdown” triggered by intimidation and petty crime from visiting gangs. Don’t holiday in the predictable places, stay put for the summer Sunday, August 13, 2017 Steve Downes Growing up in Cromer, we called them grockles - the tourists who descended upon our town between Easter and September. Poll: Fulham 1 Norwich City 1: Your tweets about Nelson Oliveira’s message to Daniel Farke Sunday, August 6, 2017 Steve Downes Nelson Oliveira sparked chaotic celebrations in the away end at Craven Cottage with his late equaliser for Norwich City against Fulham. Can you solve these 10 Norfolk conundrums ahead of Carol ‘Countdown’ Vorderman’s Norwich visit? Friday, August 4, 2017 Steve Downes She was the queen of cult TV show Countdown for years, amazing viewers with her magnificent maths. Sex abuse trial of former EastEnders actor Joseph Shade, from Sheringham, delayed Monday, July 31, 2017 Steve Downes The trial of a former EastEnders actor from Sheringham will begin tomorrow at Norwich Crown Court after the jury was sworn in and sent home. From Russia with love: The new tower that will be built in Norwich Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Steve Downes It was designed to dwarf the Eiffel Tower, standing as an imperious, 400m-high monument to the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia in 1917. Animal magic! Norwich park-and-ride pig and two mystery pygmy goats saved by Pact sanctuary Monday, July 24, 2017 Steve Downes A pig at a park and ride and two mystery pygmy goats that appeared in a couple’s garden sent animal lovers scurrying to the rescue on Sunday.