Shop Local. Artyfax, Cromer. Marcus and Damian Hickling.

Shop local for Christmas trinkets

Finding the perfect Christmas present for a loved one is never easy but a new piece of jewellery, hand-crafted objects, soft collectable teddy bears and aromatherapy products combined with a personal service and a local atmosphere can certainly help hit the spot.

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Phil and Joan Feller who are trustees of the Friends of Visually Impaired Children in Gambia.
Looking through photo albums from all their past trip to the school in the Gambia.

Picture: James Bass

How Phil and Joan’s coach trip changed lives

Twenty five years ago a Norfolk couple came across children who needed their help. That moment transformed many hundreds of lives, including their own. ROWAN MANTELL tells their remarkable story.

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The view from RSPB Minsmere

Video: Have you seen the humpback whale reported off RSPB Minsmere?

A humpback whale has been reported off the Suffolk coast – almost a year after the county’s first ever recorded sighting caused a stir among wildlife enthusiasts.

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Kidney dialysis patient Paul Welsh pictured with his wife Mandy in Cromer Hospital renal dialysis unit.

Set in stone, the thanks of those given new life

The gratitude and grief surrounding organ donation is set in stone at the heart of a hospital, writes ROWAN MANTELL

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Great British Bioscience Image Competition. Pictured: Life In Earth by David Widdick (from Norfolk). Actinomycetes derived from a flower bed soil sample. These bacteria are the source of many antibiotics. The photos illustrate the wide range of beautiful colony shapes produced by these organisms.

Photo Gallery: Norwich scientist shortlisted for national photography contest for his beautiful bacteria photos

Antibiotics scientist Dr David Widdick, of the John Innes Centre, has had one of his images shortlisted in the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council’s (BBSRC’s) 20th anniversary Images with Impact competition.

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