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Going back to work after having children and finding something that fits in with the family can be a challenge.

Over 2,500 cyclists are set to descend on Holkham Hall over the Bank Holiday weekend as the estate once again hosts the cycling festival Pedal Norfolk.

Fears the Brexit vote would impact negatively on the number of foreign tourists coming to the region have proved unfounded, with some signs the opposite has in fact happened.

Four gardens in Norfolk will be among 400 across the UK to open over the Bank Holiday weekend to celebrate 90 years of the National Gardens Scheme.

With a raft of new projects in the pipeline, Holt is set to cement its reputation as the “jewel in the crown” of north Norfolk, according to town mayor Duncan Baker.

Spark of Light, an original wooden motor cruiser built by Herbert Woods in 1927, underwent an extensive restoration over the winter and is now available for hire to the general public.

A Broads museum has asked businesses and members of the public to donate goods for an auction to raise funds.

Girl guides help Strumpshaw Steam Museum prepare for one of the UK’s largest steam rallies later this month.

Plant lovers just can’t wait to get their green fingers on this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show. So what can visitors expect from next week’s floral spectacle?

A change of focus has seen membership of Broads Tourism double in the past year setting the organisation up for a bright future.

Mammoth discoveries on the North Norfolk coast could be bigger than the legend of the Loch Ness Monster, if marketed properly, according to a local tourism operator.

If you’ve been to Sunny Hunny this weekend, do you wish you could have caught the train?

Three north Norfolk youngsters had a chance to have their artwork professionally framed and put on show to the public, as a part of an annual competition run by Stody Lodge Gardens, near Holt.

A giant statue of a fisherman could be built at a beauty spot in North Norfolk to celebrate its association with the sea and attract more visitors to the area.

Three of Norfolk’s largest marinas are gearing up for their inaugural boat show.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council has refurbished two of the most well used public toilet blocks in the borough as part of ongoing work to improve public conveniences for residents and tourists.

Wherever you go these days, it’s likely you’ll find someone snapping a picture on their phone, be it of an attraction, themselves or even the contents of their lunch.

An award winning holiday accommodation business in Horning which caters for the disabled said it will be forced to close its doors after the Broads Authority refused it permission to allow a manager to live on site in a boathouse.

Historic Browston Hall, near Great Yarmouth, is up for sale with a guide price of £1.75m.

Colombian circus superstars Circolombia and Mexican collective Circa en Breve will be based in the town take part in event that will see York Road transformed into a Copacabana-style beach.

The two most affordable resorts for a staycation are in the Great Yarmouth borough, research has suggested.

East Anglia’s caravan, camping and holiday parks are seeing a surge in holidaymakers as they look closer to home because of security fears and the falling value of the pound.

It may not boast the giants of the aviation world but, as many conventional air shows cease to run, one model air show is soaring to new heights.

Waiters and waitresses from across Norwich will be showing off their skills in a race across the city.

The organiser of the Tour de Broads has set his sights on organising a closed-road cycle race, after hailing the success of his latest event.

Riders have taken to the streets of Great Yarmouth and beyond today, with the wheels firmly in motion for Tour de Broads South.

Much-loved TV and storybook character Thomas the Tank Engine peep-peeped his way along the tracks at the North Norfolk Railway this weekend, as part of one of the attraction’s most popular annual events for youngsters.

Want to enjoy some of our region’s best-kept secrets? Then go where the locals go this Bank Holiday.

A festival celebrating the best of the Broads starts this weekend.

Discover the ancient origins of the May Day celebration at a Spring Fair at Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse on Bank Holiday Monday.

The organisers of Gorleston’s Clifftop Festival have launched a crowdfunding appeal to secure the growing event’s future.

As the excitement builds for this year’s Holkham Country Fair, organisers have announced more of what’s to come - including new attractions.

A development brief exploring possible future uses of a swathe of Great Yarmouth’s Golden Mile is being touted internationally as the borough council probes for new ideas.

The release of results in a regional tourism survey has raised questions about government’s commitment to supporting to the sector.

Cycling fans are in for a treat as one of the sport’s biggest events returns to Suffolk in September.

From the tranquil Broads to the coastal hotspots of Southwold and Cromer, the value of the tourism industry in East Anglia has topped £10bn for the first time this year. But business leaders believe the winds of change may be blowing in.

This summer East Anglia offers a plethora of music events covering a wide range of genres. Whether you like to boogie to Bananarama, clap along to Mumford and Sons, be swept away by classical tones, or prefer the blues vibe of Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, there is more than enough variety to suit the discerning music-lovers in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex. Here’s our pick of the best...

When you think of a Carnival most people will think of the parade and Dereham’s Carnival team want their parade this year to be bigger, louder and better than ever.

A real touch of nostalgia came to Dereham and its surrounding villages thanks to a coach and bus day organised by the Mid Norfolk Railway.

Ambitious plans to boost the size of a popular Southwold tourist attraction have been given the green light by planners.

A new destination has been added to the list for sun-seekers flying from Norwich Airport.

Tickets have gone on sale for one of north Norfolk’s best loved country fairs.

It is a time for children to enjoy Easter egg hunts, families to spend quality time together and an opportunity for prayers of reflection.

Cobbled roads, rural pathways and coastal walks, Norfolk has a plethora of streets that are a pleasure to explore. Here we have collected just 11 of the most pretty streets in Nelson’s County, in celebration of Elm Hill in Norwich being named the seventh prettiest street in Britain.

With its stunning architecture and array of quaint shops, Norwich’s Elm Hill boasts plenty of charm and character making it an ideal location for a bank holiday outing.

With the long Easter weekend approaching we look at some of the fun events going on across the borough to keep the whole family entertained.

Most days, it would take you less than 30 minutes to get from Hunstanton to King’s Lynn.

An arts charity is inviting people of Great Yarmouth to share their memories, as it celebrates three significant anniversaries.

The use of the rollerskating venue at Great Yarmouth’s Marina Centre has been offered to other local skating clubs.

There is outrage at a decision to close and board up Retroskate in Great Yarmouth.

Parents across Norfolk can now join their children on an adrenaline-fuelled break.

A popular seafront attraction in Great Yarmouth will not be open today.

Most days, it would take you less than 30 minutes to get from King’s Lynn to Hunstanton.

Spring visitors in their hundreds flocked to see newborn lambs this weekend, at a series of open days held at Felbrigg Hall Farm, near Cromer.

As the oldest working light house in East Anglia, Happisburgh Lighthouse has had a memorable life so far.

An adventure play centre in north Norfolk has won a national building award.

A funding bid to the Coastal Communities Fund for an ambitious ‘Deep History Coast’ project to showcase North Norfolk’s unique coastal archaeological and historical features and boost the local economy has not been successful.

A £300,000 investment will secure the future of one of Wells’ most important and historic buildings for the next century, according to the project’s manager.

A popular visitor attraction in Norfolk is set to transform its current use into a private holiday resort.

A controversial visitor centre at a lakeside beauty spot near Dereham could finally become a reality after years of failed attempts to get it passed by planners.

He reinvigorated a long-running fish and chip business making it one of the go to places in the quirky Norwich Lanes area. Reporter SOPHIE WYLLIE spoke to Duane Dibartolomeo owner of Grosvenor Fish Bar and winner of a major tourism award.

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One of Lowestoft’s biggest employers has converted spare work space into a badminton court so staff can play their favourite sport at lunchtime.

Firms which breach data protection rules are getting off lightly and could soon face multimillion pound fines, according to a Norfolk cyber security expert.

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