Pubs are given some weird and wonderful names nowadays but there is one which has just opened in Norwich which is spot on - it really is the Last Pub Standing in a street which once boasted around 60 public houses and a number of breweries.
It has provided a platform for a galaxy of musical superstars over the years and now the University of East Anglia has produced a book to list all the gigs that have been held there over the past 50 years.
When Cromer-based scientist-turned-author Rosie Hendry first put pen to paper a few years ago and sent her efforts to short story magazine People’s Friend, she was delighted when the popular weekly title wrote back to say it planned to publish her work.
The phrase ‘Beeching Axe’ is back in the news, with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling saying some lost railways could be reopened. Steven Russell looks back to the day the planned cuts rocked East Anglia