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An iconic steam locomotive was unable to complete its return journey from Norwich to London.

The Broads Authority is in talks with Network Rail to ease passage for larger boats using a pair of century old swing bridges.

Ideas and suggestions for ways in which county residents and businesses plan to celebrate Norfolk Day have been as varied as they have been exciting.

Maisebrooke Farm has launched a brand new sausage to celebrate a fellow Waveney business’ success.

Key changes to senior management of Broads Tourism were announced at the organisation’s AGM on Wednesday (February 21).

The man behind the county’s official flag has given his support to Norfolk Day.

Green Jack brewery’s Ripper has won a prestigious award on the opening day of the Campaign for Real Ale’s Great British Beer Festival Winter.

Claremont Pier’s Roller Rink will be closed this Friday to allow the filming of a music video by local band Zingaro Blue.

Support for Norfolk Day has continued to pour in as businesses and organisations across the county have pledged to get involved.

Almost 200 hospitality students from Norwich are gearing up to get involved in an annual takeover of three city hotels next week.

The ice rink that cost Great Yarmouth Borough Council £118,000 was a success by creating a vibrant atmosphere and raising the profile of traders, councillors have agreed.

Sixties rhythm and blues legend Georgie Fame, soul and gospel singer Mica Paris, and celebrated comedian and writer Barry Cryer will be some of the highlights of 2018’s Southwold Arts Festival, it was announced.

Three Norfolk holiday properties have played a starring role in a major TV campaign launched by an online booking agency.

Evolutionary biologist, primatologist and broadcaster Dr Ben Garrod has thrown his support behind Norfolk Day in becoming an ambassador for the initiative.

The reaction to Norfolk Day was as enthusiastic as it was overwhelming as individuals, businesses, TV personalities and politicians from around the county showed their support for the July 27 initiative.

Question marks have been raised over the strength of Visit Suffolk’s campaigns to attract visitors to the county, as those funding it fail to commit to cash beyond March next year.

#NorfolkDay shot to the top of Twitter’s UK trending topics following the launch of the exciting new initiative on Friday.

A company which announced a ferry service between Great Yarmouth and Holland has postponed the plan due to fears over Brexit.

It gave more than 7,000 people a taste of winter wonderland and achieved its goal of increasing town centre footfall - but was Great Yarmouth’s ice rink a worthwhile venture?

The parent company of holiday firm Hoseasons has been bought in a billion dollar deal.

The Broads has been featured on a bespoke piece of artwork erected at Norwich Airport which welcomes visitors to Norfolk.

Six local attractions have been recognised by a national tourism organisation for the high quality visitor experiences they offer.

A boutique hotel and restaurant in Norfolk has been named as one of the top new places to stay in the UK for 2018 by a national newspaper.

A Norfolk chef has been “blown away” by the public’s support after being nominated for a nationwide tourism award.

A Broads hire boat business has relaunched a vintage wooden cruiser as a day hire boat.

Broads Authority volunteers based at Whitlingham Park are learning the art of willow weaving.

Charlie Hodson, the Executive Head Chef at The Fur & Feather in Woodbastwick, is in the running for VisitEngland’s 2018 Tourism Superstar award.

A Great Yarmouth bed and breakfast has been named as one of the very best in the country by a travel website.

Festival-goers have just two days to wait until finding out who will headline this year’s Latitude Festival.

A Cromer crabber is making headlines as he fronts a global campaign for Britain’s national tourism agency.

Since asking the readers of this paper to help name two adorable endangered leopard cubs, a Norfolk zoo has received thousands of entries from across the world.

The winners of the Norfolk and Suffolk Tourism Awards 2018 have been revealed at a glittering ceremony.

It’s the biggest night of the year for Norfolk and Suffolk’s tourism businesses as some of the stars of the industry come together to celebrate all that’s good about the sector.

Work on a project to encourage more visitors from Australia and Germany to the Broads has begun.

An exciting new cycling event based on the famous Paris-Roubaix will be held in April.

A proposed new food event for Norwich could provide a major boost for under pressure restaurants and cafes operating in the city.

Some of the stars of Norfolk and Suffolk’s tourism industries will come together this week to celebrate all that’s good about the sector.

Another “masterplan” is being presented to Hemsby setting out a new vision for the derelict Pontins site.

East Anglia’s best-known steam locomotive Oliver Cromwell is to pay a final trip to the region later this month before it is retired after 10 years on the main line.

Volunteers working at a Broads museum have produced five fascinating books covering exhibits and topics relating to the area.

A family-run tourism business in Norfolk is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year with a host of special events planned over the next 12 months.

A new bus service will enable people to travel from Norwich to Fakenham every hour, six-days-a-week.

The Broads has been named one of five finalists in BBC Countryfile’s National Park of the Year awards after it’s “mysterious, marvellous landscape” captivated judges.

Winning the National Park of the Year title would have wide ranging benefits for the Broads at a time when moves are afoot to increase awareness of the region both locally and internationally.

Tourism bodies and leading hire boat companies have urged people to get behind the Broads and vote for the region in BBC Countryfile’s National Park of the Year awards.

An iconic seafront attraction in Great Yarmouth is to receive a spruce up - and you could help make it happen.

A globetrotting couple with a spirit of adventure took the idea of a trip around the world to the next level when they built their own plane to travel in.

One of the county’s favourite family food events will return this year with the aim of raising even more money for charity.

A crack army parachute display team is among the first aerial attractions to be confirmed for this summer’s Great Yarmouth Air Show.

A survey conducted on a Broads village road has revealed problems with the sewer network which has contributed to flooding in the area.

A leading Broads hire boat company is to invest £350,000 in building five new day boats in time for the holiday season as it anticipates a rise in visitor numbers.

Tourism businesses across Norfolk are preparing for a bumper 2018 holiday season as more than a third of British people look to holiday locally this year.

Temperatures across Norfolk are set to increase tomorrow as a band of warm air moves in from the west.

The Brick Wonders exhibition closed on Sunday (January 21) at The Forum in Norwich.

Tourism businesses across Norfolk are preparing for a bumper 2018 holiday season as more than a third of British people look to holiday locally this year.

Tourism leaders in Suffolk have teamed up to entice high-spending younger visitors to the county and place it on their “must-visit” list.

Great Yarmouth is set for a tourism spending boost after it was confirmed cruise ships will be docking with hundreds of passengers at the town’s port throughout the year.

The Broads has been named one of five finalists in BBC Countryfile’s National Park of the Year awards after it’s “mysterious, marvellous landscape” captivated judges.

Two Norwich attractions have featured in a national campaign aimed at inspiring people to take local holidays.

Some of the region’s most historic mills, marshes and waterways which make up Norfolk Broads’ rich landscape could be lost without action to protect them for future generations.

Suffolk is in the final five for BBC Countryfile Magazine’s Holiday Destination of the Year 2018 – and needs your vote to scoop the prestigious award.

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