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Chaos and destruction ravaged East Anglia when the most devastating storm of the century battered buildings, landmarks and forests 30 years ago. Watch the incredible footage and people’s memories here.

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.

Crowds gathered at Gressenhall Farm this weekend to celebrate the very best of all things autumnal and, in particular, apples.

Seconds out! Round One.... 
if anyone reading this has ever been in a boxing ring you will know the feeling. You put your gloves up and move forward - and then you are on 
your own.

A problem building in the heart of Great Yarmouth is being tackled with a compulsory purchase order.

It was one of the old hundreds of Norfolk and boasts of picturesque villages and an interesting history. But how well do you know Wayland? Here are 10 interesting facts.

A Wisbech estate agent is offering people the chance to explore an iconic Grade II listed property before its put on sale.

A conference about medieval and post medieval parish churches is taking place in Norwich this weekend.

Take a trip down memory lane with our fabulous photographic celebration of East Anglian life through the decades. Today we focus on Aylsham, a historic market town situated on the River Bure.

These little piggies went to market in King’s Lynn.

The history of Norfolk’s most prominent family between the 15th and 17th centuries will be brought to life in 3D and online, thanks to a £374,400 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Author Louis De Bernieres is giving a talk on writing and poetry in King’s Lynn next week.

It has put the name of Norwich on millions of plates across the world and provided work and welfare for generations of men, women and children - and now it MUST be saved.

North Norfolk will mark the launch of nationwide celebrations on the bicentenary of the death of Humphry Repton, who succeeded Capability Brown as Britain’s greatest landscape gardener.

The words of poets Ruby Pinner and George Szirtes have been heralding the next chapter for Writers’ Centre Norwich and the National Centre for Writing. Arts correspondent Emma Knights reports.

Take a trip down memory lane with our fabulous photographic celebration of East Anglian life through the decade. Today we focus on the small market town of Acle.

A petition to keep open the Britvic and Unilever factories in Norwich is on the brink of 10,000 names.

All at sea: Lin Bensley tells the story of the Norfolk mariner Sir Cloudesley Shovell and his tragic demise.

If you struggle to park your car at the supermarket spare a thought for the person behind the wheel of this one.

The page is set to be turned onto an ambitious new chapter for Norwich’s historic Dragon Hall as building work begins on the National Centre for Writing.

Norwich Castle’s Nelson exhibition attracted more than 50,000 visitors during its nine-week run - making it one of the most popular exhibitions at the historic landmark in recent years.

They came from far and wide to remember a man many regard as the greatest guitarist of all time and his performance in the heart of Norfolk.

People of all ages have been enjoying stepping back through the centuries for a day of medieval spectacle and festivities at Norwich Castle.

Preparations are well under way for one of the biggest live events in Dereham’s history.

Businesses rallied round to save a popular annual calendar showcasing archive photographs of the North Walsham area when its future was in doubt.

Formerly known as Fybriggate, the route of Magdalen Street forms part of a probable Roman road to settlements in North Norfolk.

The Norfolk HarFest is one-day autumn fair being held in the spectacular, historic setting of Norwich Cathedral Close today to celebrate the county’s food and farming produce. Here are five good reasons to visit:

A celebration of Norfolk’s farming bounty is expected to draw 5,000 people into Norwich’s Cathedral Close today for an event aiming to bring the countryside into the heart of the city.

A collection of Colman’s artefacts have been put into storage as plans to reopen Norwich’s famous mustard shop are scrapped.

There was a time when everything you needed could be bought in the high street.

It is reputed to be a building haunted by the ghost of an auctioneer. It has been at the heart of the entertainment scene and life in the city and county for more than a century and today it is the headquarters of Anglia Television.

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital opened on the Norwich Research Park site in 2001, replacing the old site on St Stephen’s Road, which had been founded some 230 years earlier in 1771.

One of Norfolk’s most legendary treasures could return to the county for a special exhibition.

More than £10,000 has been raised in the first few weeks of a fundraising campaign to help transform Norwich Castle’s keep.

Everything from Canaries fans heading to Carrow Road to the stunning architecture of Norwich Cathedral feature in the latest exhibition by artist Rob Pointon.

Norwich Flower Club celebrated its Blue Sapphire Anniversary with a special demonstration at the Assembly House in Norwich.

A 60ft memorial mural has been unveiled to wartime bomber crews.

For the first time in almost 200 years the Freemen of Norwich revived an ancient tradition for a Great Feast at St Andrew’s Hall.

Although we are probably too embarrassed to admit it, most of us over-eat despite all those pledges to reduce the size of our platefuls and be sensible about our choice of food. Being careful most days lessens the guilty conscience when we pile up our plates with a traditional Sunday roast or relish the indulgence of crispy batter on a large shop-fried cod – with chips, of course.

Derek James salutes Norwich Stars speedway great Johnnie Chamberlain, the ‘Tom Thumb’ of the track.

These are some of the remarkable objects which people can stake a claim to in order to help boost the ambitious £13.5m project to transform Norwich Castle.

A couple celebrating their 60th anniversary said “enjoying life” was the secret to a happy and long marriage.

Members of the community looking to sustain local museums have gathered to celebrate the success of an ongoing project.

King’s Lynn Festival has moved its office back to the range of historic buildings where the festival began in 1951.

Tombland was once the main market area of Norwich, before the Normans established a new market area by the castle, where it still stands today.

A group that has helped keep Norwich Cathedral alive with colour is celebrating its 70th anniversary but putting on a special display representing England over the past 70 years.

A direct descendant of one of the country’s greatest naval heroes has given her seal of approval to an exhibition dedicated to him at Norwich Castle.

More than 1,000 armour-piercing machine gun rounds have been discovered buried in a field in Rackheath, near Norwich.

Did you ever work at the much-loved and famous Mann Egerton company which employed thousands of men and women over the years?

The new owner of two former MJB hotels in Norwich is to invest £1.2m in their refurbishment.

Norwich Castle’s epic archive of more than 11,000 prints is the inspiration behind the latest art show to open at the historic venue.

It was a routine night training exercise, which ended in tragedy.

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

It was the first club of its kind in the world which almost wiped out juvenile crime in Norwich a century ago - an extraordinary achievement in what was a rough and tumble city.

The Norfolk Polish Heritage Group held a “well-attended” talk at the UEA.

What is believed to be one of the very last Railway Institutes in the UK still being used for its original purpose is in danger of closure.

A West Norfolk rowing club will be given national recognition in a new historical TV documentary.

It was once a major spectacle, attracting tens of thousands of keen enthusiasts and competitors from across the world.

An ‘ear scoop’ which may date back to Roman times, an Excalibur-esqe sword pulled out of the River Yare and a medieval Bollock Dagger - those are among objects people are ‘adopting’ to boost the transformation of Norwich Castle.

It is a historic part of Lowestoft that links the town to the original fishing village.

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