July 29 2014 Latest news:
After 20 years at the peak of his sport, Dereham marksman Mick Gault has retired as the joint most decorated Commonwealth Games athlete of all time – prompting discussions on how his history-making exploits should be celebrated in his home town.
Animal welfare in Norfolk is at ‘crisis’ point according to the founders of a prominent charity, who say today’s ‘throw-away society’ is partly to blame for a rapid increase in stray and abandoned animals.
A campaign to raise £714,000 to build a new support centre in Halesworth to provide help for people who have been diagnosed with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses has been given a boost thanks to the mystery donation of a rare microscope.
It may evoke images of Hawaii and grass skirts, or George Formby and cleaning windows.
The selfless bravery of fire fighters who tackled a major blaze in Fakenham has inspired 42-year-old Adam Potter to take on the biggest challenge of his life.
The Broads and other national parks in England will be protected from fracking unless there are “exceptional circumstances,” ministers announced today.
Living cartoon Ennio Marchetto transforms the art of origami into comedy magic, The Stranglers return to the Norfolk coast to close the Holt Festival, there’s an imaginative and energetic production of Cosi fan tutte, while Tall Stories return with a revival of their hit musical stage adaptation of Julia Donaldson’s The Gruffalo. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this week.
Can you spot yourself amongst the thousands of people who paraded through Norwich’s streets to support gay rights?
A few years ago I was fortunate enough to be able to spend a few days at St Andrews in Scotland.
Imagine having to turn a heavy flywheel for 20 or 30 minutes to start a tractor engine on a freezing cold December night?
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East Anglia has some of the finest parks and green spaces in the country, according to environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy.
Norwich City had too much attacking power for OGC Nice in another goal-laden pre-season affair for the Canaries in Monday’s Carrow Road homecoming.
Dereham’s Chris Baker has qualified for the Commonwealth Games high jump final at Hampden Park in Glasgow.
Hundreds of customers and employees turned out to the official opening of a new food store in Norwich.