James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston, Norfolk.

A hospital trust has today defended the way it tried to discharge a patient who ended up staying unnecessarily on a ward for more than two years.

Norwich City

Jeff Hendrick is hoping Robbie Brady will join him at Burnley. Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Burnley midfielder Jeff Hendrick has admitted he would love to entice childhood friend and fellow Republic of Ireland international Robbie Brady to Turf Moor from Norwich City.

Marvin Zeegelaar is heavily touted with a Norwich City move. Picture: Daniel Martino

Alex Neil was tight-lipped on whether Dutch left-back Marvin Zeegelaar is his first January signing but insisted there has been no transfer interest in Alex Pritchard.

Paul Lambert is looking forward to seeing some old faces at Norwich City this weekend. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd.

Paul Lambert will put sentiment aside when he looks to keep the pressure on his old club Norwich City on Saturday.

Paul Lambert has enjoyed his return visits to Carrow Road since leaving, none more so that the League Cup quarter-final at Carrow Road in December 2012. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Rightly or wrongly, one name will be on the lips of many at Carrow Road tomorrow, as Paul Lambert returns to the scene of his greatest managerial successes.

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Rum in a clear glass with lemon. Photo by Markus Spiske / CC 0 /Pexels

If rum is your tipple of choice, this is one event you certainly won’t want to miss...

Natalie Portman as Jackie Kennedy in Pablo Larrain’s first English language feature Jackie. Picture: eOne

Pablo Larrain’s film about First Lady in the aftermath of JFK’s assassination is an exploration of the intensity and shock of grief.

Autumn comes in June to the Norwich cathedral cloister for the final day of filming Tulip Fever. Photo: Bill Smith

Film fans are continuing to be kept in suspense as to when Norwich Cathedral’s starring role will be revealed on the big screen in the movie Tulip Fever.

Action from the Sentence Snatchers. Picture: Flat Pack Productions

A fun children’s drama delves into the reason words disappear off the tip of your tongue.


George Russell during an FIA Formula 3 European Championship Test Vallelunga in Italy. Picture: Thomas Suer

Norfolk’s George Russell has moved a significant step closer to his Formula One dream – by being signed up by the world champions.

Aaron Jones in action Stateside. Picture: Clemson Athletics

Four years ago Aaron Jones was mulling over a one-year offer from Notts County, having just been released by Ipswich Town.

England's, from left, Dylan Hartley, Danny Care, James Haskell, Mike Brown and Ben Youngs with the RBS Six Nations trophy at the Stade de France last year. Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA

Norfolk star Ben Youngs has retained his place in England’s Six Nations squad, as expected having played a key role in England’s superb 2016 successes.

Ben Youngs has important issues to settle with Leicester Tigers before turning his attentions to the RBS Six Nations with England. Picture: PA

Restoring pride is the priority for Ben Youngs and Leicester Tigers as they complete their disappointing European Champions Cup campaign.

Debbie Wilford on her way to winning her singles match against Mark Royal at the World Indoor Bowls Championship at Potters Leisure Resort, Hopton.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Revolution is in the air at Potters Resort where the Just World Indoor Bowls Championships are well into their second week and the form book is being turned upside-down.


Last few days of Christmas shopping in Norwich.

Retail sales in the UK fell at the fastest rate in nearly five years last month, as shoppers spent less on clothing, footwear and household goods in the run-up to Christmas.

Dominic Purslow, Depot Principal at Jack Richards & Son

They take our children to school and make sure there is food on the shelves – but a shortage of coach and lorry drivers is raising concerns for firms across the region.

Jobcentre Plus on Pottergate, Kiln House, Norwich


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Council leaders are calling for a “radical rethink” of funding for job creation, claiming that job centres are failing to support enough people into work.


Chinese New Year celebrations at Riverside, Norwich. 

Jimmy Pun with the Chinese dragons

Photo: Nick Butcher

From what animal is being celebrated to where in Norwich you can join in the festivities, here’s your guide to the Spring Festival:

The North: The use of the word 'till' reflects Norse influence. (Picture: PA)

Outside intu Chapelfield in Norwich there’s a sign saying that the Mall is open ’til 7pm. This is an interesting spelling – the normal way of writing ’til is till. So why would it occur to anybody to write it with only one l, and with an apostrophe before the t?

Kelling Heath Holiday park are looking to recruit a range of staff. Photo: Kelling Heath Holiday Park

Two holiday parks in Norfolk are currently looking to add more motivated and dedicated individuals to their teams, could you join one of them?

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The NDR bridge over Plumstead Road is installed.

A bridge which will one day carry thousands of cars travelling on the £178.5m Norwich Northern Distributor Road is taking shape.

North Norfolk Railway 1940s Weekend at Sheringham.

Norfolk and Suffolk seaside communities to benefit from government grant which could unlock treasure trove

Pictures of 'Worthy out' protests outside Carrow Road after Norwich City lost 4-1 at home to  Burnley in the Championship in 2006. Picture: Archant library

I joined Norwich City way back in July 1997 and played for the club for seven years and apart from a brief spell away (five years to be exact) I’ve lived back in the city for the past seven years.

“New road designs are shortly to be unveiled for the “Heritage Triangle” area of Diss, including St Nicholas Street, Market Hill, and the section of Market Place that connects them.

A major project to make Diss pedestrian-friendly and attract more visitors to the town will start in April, it has been revealed.

The Queen leaving the WI meeting at West Newton Village Hall. Picture: Ian Burt

The Queen spent about 90 minutes enjoying the company of fellow members of the Sandringham Women’s Institute today.