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A Scottish airline has brought back flights between Norfolk and the North-East for the first time in two decades.

The owner of a vintage houseboat moored at Hoveton believes he is being unfairly targeted by the Broads Authority.

Broads boaters will face some tough decisions in the coming weeks when deciding on tolls for the new season.

Museum bosses have revealed they are hoping a combination of two major exhibitions in Norfolk, the weak pound and Norwich’s airport will bring bumper visitor numbers from The Netherlands to the county.

The waterways are quieter, mooring space more readily available, the air crisp and clear and it’s one of the best times of the year to spot wildlife.

A European-funded project will allow the Broads Authority to continue restoring areas of eroded reed bed at Hickling Broad.

Despite the grey leaden skies at the weekend some 2000 people took advantage of a big offer to an attraction that celebrates all things small.

More than three-quarters of business owners who took part in a tourism survey said they were satisfied with their performance over the summer - but confidence levels have dropped.

All Hallows’ Eve promises to be frighteningly fun for all as Norwich City once again hosts its Spooky City event.

Holidaymakers are showing signs of turning to “weatherproof” Suffolk instead of “soggy Cornwall” as Brexit fuels the region’s booming staycation market, a tourism chief has said.

A farmhouse barn nestled in the ruins of a 900-year-old Norfolk priory is to be transformed into a brewery its owners hope will become a pull for beer-lovers around the world.

At a time when many pubs around Norfolk are closing their doors, a Broads-based establishment has proved that given the right combination of factors, they can still be successful.

Tourism across the Broads has been given a boost following an announcement that a £1m grant will be used to encourage visitors from Australia and Germany to England’s national parks.

The Horning Foot Ferry faces an uncertain future after it was revealed the engine needs a costly overhaul or to be completely replaced.

The owners of a Broads holiday business feel they are being victimised by the Broads Authority in an ongoing row over an office building.

A group set up to look into anti-social behaviour on the Broads after some high-profile incidents held its first meeting in Norwich yesterday.

Here are your 16th birthday presents, but please don’t bite that hands that fed you your treats.

Fans of all things miniature are in for a treat this weekend when a Great Yarmouth attraction hosts its popular £1 days.

Trouble at t’mill? That’s what is being investigated in the fields and marshes of the Broads as our weatherbeaten watermills are getting a 21st century examination.

It has been a tents battle to answer a complex question: When is a yurt a permanent structure?

Andrew Stone enjoys a day of adventure on the Norfolk coast inspired by the smugglers’ tales of old.

A couple are set to mark their golden wedding anniversary by recreating their honeymoon on the Broads nearly 50 years on.

Work on a new £10m holiday “Super Park” will get under way in Norfolk next month after planning permission for the exciting new development was granted.

A former City College Norwich art and design student’s illustration of the Maids Head Hotel will feature on a new range of mugs.

Christmas is coming to a small Norfolk community for the first time in almost 60 years.

Valerie Howkins was as much a treasure as the hoard of eclectic items that filled her quirky museum of memories in Great Yarmouth.

A parking ticket machine erected on a mooring site opposite the Ferry Inn in Horning has caused a stir amongst Broads boaters.

Instead of sitting around at home feeling sorry for herself after losing her job earlier this year, a UK woman has set out on an ambitious plan to hike all 15 of the country’s national parks.

The owner of a Great Yarmouth hotel hopes its re-opening on Monday will kickstart a new quayside “dining quarter”.

A Norfolk couple have won an expensive battle to keep a holiday cottage that they developed in their back garden.

The question of whether three Mongolian-style tents erected at a Broads-based holiday business are portable or not has been answered.

We all have our favourite holiday spots. But there is a strong chance nobody can match Max Edwards.

A series of bell tents in north Norfolk has been revealed as one of the most desirable rentals on Airbnb.

A tourism group tasked with promoting Norfolk is set to lose a significant chunk of its funding - but hopes money from the private sector will keep it going.

A travel agency has offered youngsters a chance to train while on the job after launching an apprenticeship scheme.

The MD of a Broads-based holiday business came in for criticism from Broads Authority (BA) planning committee members for failing to answer a list of questions over the erection of three Mongolian-style tents.

Is Norwich about to become the next Notting Hill?

A Broads sailing club is having to invest in a new outboard engine for its rescue craft because excessive weed growth in the water was slowing down its emergency response times.

A number of Norfolk tourism businesses are investing heavily in their product offerings as the value of tourism to the county continues to grow.

A short-term working group has been set up to look into anti-social behaviour on the Broads.

Out There International Festival of Circus and Street Arts assembles another zany international cast of circus performers, streets artists and strange happenings this weekend. We preview what not to miss at what promises to be another weird weekend by the seaside.

The massive wooden bulk of the Maud, one of only two trading wherries left on the Broads, has returned to the water following four weeks of maintenance and refit work.

A life-size mock-up of the interior of the brand-new Bombardier-built trains that are due to operate across East Anglia from 2019 onwards has been unveiled.

Landowners have accused the government of using public money unnecessarily to replicate access to the coast that already existed.

The new owners of a “run-down and very untidy” Broads-edge boatyard are hoping to redevelop it.

A fish and chip shop in Wells has been ranked as one of the top two in the East of England, by the national fish and chip awards.

A former police officer now working as a district councillor in Norfolk has started a Broads safety group which he hopes will assist emergency services when needed.

He’s a Norfolk hero whose legacy has recently sparked controversy.

For more than 1,000 years man has played a role in shaping the landscape of the Broads.

Three historic farming machines that last worked together in the 1940s were reunited at the Strumpshaw Steam Museum’s Autumn Rally.

In a city rich with history, Norwich does not lack for visitor attractions. But few sites are as unique or able to boast the history of the Maids Head Hotel in Tombland, believed to be the oldest hotel in the UK.

From growing up on the family mill and turning it into a multi-million pound business, to returning the corn crake’s call 
to the fields of Norfolk, Bill Jordan has written a few tales with his life.

Norwich Airport has been ranked the third best small airport in the country for customer happiness.

The UK Scout Sailing Nationals held at Wroxham at the weekend were hailed a major success for Norfolk after more than 100 scouts from around the country participated.

One of the UK’s largest self-catering holiday businesses said occupancy rates in the East of England over the August bank holiday weekend had been the highest in the country across its business units.

The last free fireworks of the summer season in Great Yarmouth are taking place tonight.

Safety fears are today being raised over the growth of weeds in one of Norfolk’s largest broads.

It is still one of the busiest train lines in Norfolk, bringing tourists to the coast.

The region is set to bask in a warm August bank holiday today, with temperatures tipped to reach 26C.

Tourism chiefs in east Suffolk want to create an all-year-round visitor package by capitalising on the area’s natural beauty, seaside resorts, culture and heritage.

Station adopters at West Runton, served up a treat at the weekend with a tea party to raise money for its gardens.

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