Former EDP London editor Maurice Woods, who has just died, was a man of outstanding writing ability and a wonderfully well-rounded one-off man. It was an honour to know him, says CHRIS FISHER, who succeeded him.

The climbing wall at Open. Norfolk's highest indoor climbing wall.

It was the setting for BBC Radio 1’s Academy as part of the Big Weekend and has hosted the likes of The Darkness, Belle and Sebastian and Bellowhead. But OPEN, in Norwich’s Bank Plain, is much more than just a music venue. As part of a series of features celebrating its tenth anniversary reporter LUCY CLAPHAM explores its work.

David and Samantha Cameron with their daughter Florence, who was born in August 2010 and stsrts school this year. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire.

So David Cameron and Samantha are bracing themselves for imminent admission to the especially-stressed parents’ society; the high-octane state reserved exclusively for parents of summer-born children.

Norwich Castle Museum.

As one of the great landmark buildings of Norwich, the castle is an instantly recognisable symbol of the city. It still looks and feels like a castle, raised upon a city centre mound with its keep rising above the Castle Mall complex

Beard BAFTAs winner Joe Booty. Picture: Antony Kelly

Are they real?” I asked, like Downton Abbey’s Dowager Countess of Grantham, as three twentysomething men sat in a line, wearing what looked like fancy dress beards.

EDP Weddings

Most brides and grooms would not imagine spending their special day at a vintage agricultural vehicle show.

Prizes for the most memorable entries include an overnight stay, golf lesson, spa day and afternoon tea vouchers for QHotels.

Crafting the perfect wedding speech is no easy task - as any best man will tell you.

The EDP Wedding Show at the Ivy House Country Hotel on April 12 hopes to take some of the planning worries away by showcasing everything a couple needs to make their day unforgettable.

The wedding season can be a stressful time for couples preparing to make their vows.

Unusual  colour combinations are going to be popular for romantic brides . Pic Daisy Alley

Pale yellow with grey is a new and sophisticated look for weddings this year; creating a fresh twist to the pastel theme taking over from the purple and navy of the past few years.

Enjoy the two day EDP wedding show at the Norfolk Showground.

Picture: James Bass

A wedding date isn’t the only date happy couples are putting on the calendar – they won’t want to miss the EDP’s two day wedding show and its biggest ever wedding competition.


A bid has been launched to help save a long-established conker tree which sits in the heart of a rural village.

The Magdalen Arms pub in Gorleston.
August 2015.

Picture: James Bass

A once popular pub in Gorleston is to become a veterinary practice at the end of this year.

Dr Paul Richards, King's Lynn historian. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Traditional trades of the Saturday Market Place in King’s Lynn are set to return to the historic location for one weekend only. Louise hepburn reports

Launch of Wells Pirate Festival 2015 -  Barnacle Becs (Becky Jefoate) ready for the pirate invasion. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Thousands are expected to set sail for Wells, when the town stages its biggest-ever pirate festival.

Bank Plain

 in November 1990

These photos from the EDP and Evening News archive show Bank Plain in beautiful black and white.


Sabah Meddings visits a corner of Italy which simply oozes character, history, beauty...and great food.

Golf at the Sports Club of Lisbon - one of the many top courses in Cascais. Picture: Richard Batson

Think Portugal. Think golfing holiday. Think the Algarve? Think again.

The  Center Parcs business in the UK has been sold.

Britain’s five Center Parcs resorts, including Elveden Forest in Suffolk, have been sold to a Canadian investment firm in a deal thought to be worth more than £2.4billion.

Scarborough south bay beach

It’s affectionately known as ‘God’s Own Country’. But when considering a visit to Yorkshire most people will look no further than the Dales, Harrogate and York as their destinations of choice. But, as DAVID POWLES found out, there’s another part of the county that deserves your attention.

Quantum of the Seas

It’s the third largest cruise ship in the world - but proudly claims to be the most high-tech. But there’s much more to Quantum of the Seas than futuristic gimmicks, writes David Powles.

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