Lord Mayor's Celebrations See all

John and Sophie Ellison join in The Lord Mayor's parade after getting married at Norwich Cathedral.
Photo by David Powles.

The wedding parade! Newly-wed couple say ‘I do’ at Norwich Cathedral and then join the celebrations

Crowds enjoying the Lord Mayor’s procession near to Norwich Cathedral received a shock when a wedding car suddenly joined the celebrations.

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Royal Norfolk Show 2011 See all

The new chapter as the GoGoDragons! arrive in Norwich. Martin Green, GoGoDragons! project manager with one of the dragons. Picture: Denise Bradley

Sponsors found for all of Norwich’s GoGoDragons!

Sponsors have snapped up all of Norwich’s GoGoDragons! sculptures with almost a year to go until the charity art trail hits the city’s streets.

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Say Yes to better broadband for Norfolk See all

People signing up to the Better Broadband for Norfolk Campaign in 2012. Photo : Steve Adams

Business leaders hail broadband boost for north Norfolk

Businesses, holidaymakers and homeowners across north Norfolk will benefit from superfast broadband thanks to a £2m windfall.

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Port in a storm See all

A view of Wells harbour. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Harbours at Wells and Southwold receive £30,000 funding to repair storm damage

Two of the regions ports that were damaged during the tidal surge last December have received grants from the government.

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Norfolk's Burning Issue See all

The site of the proposed power plants near Sutton Bridge. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Village to stage a poll over proposed power plants in Sutton Bridge

People living near a site of a proposed £300 million power plant in the Fens will today go to the polls to have their say on the controversial scheme.

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Council elections See all

Breckland Council leader Michael Wassell  Picture: Matthew Usher

Review of polling stations will have to be carried out after Breckland boundary changes

A review of more than 100 polling stations across Breckland will have to be carried out ahead of next year’s elections, after a new pattern of council wards was drawn up.

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Budget 2011 See all

Sudbury: Council launches initiative to clean up town’s problem areas

Concerns raised by residents of a housing estate about the quality of life in their area have been taken on board by local community leaders.

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State of the High Street See all

Shoppers at Mere Street, Diss.

Call to bring our shopping high streets back to life

More needs to be done to breathe fresh life into Norfolk’s high streets – that’s the overwhelming result of a new survey revealing that ever more shoppers are turning to supermarkets and out-of-town destinations to buy their food and goods.

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RAF Marham See all

Charles Stokes from King's Lynn has celebrated his 101st birthday. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Stay active if you want to live past 100, says King’s Lynn Battle of Britain veteran Charles Stokes

As he celebrated his 101st birthday with family and friends, one of Norfolk’s last Battle of Britain veterans said staying active was the secret to a long life.

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Royal wedding See all

Anmer Hall, Anmer. Picture: Ian Burt

Prince William’s ‘birthday barbecue’ at Sandringham

Like most of us, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been making the most of the recent warm weather and are said to have held a family barbecue at the Sandringham Estate last Saturday (June 21).

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Royal Anglians in Kenya See all

The 1st Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment training in Kenya. Local residents in a makeshift village used as part ofExercise Askari Thunder.

Photo Gallery: Royal Anglian soldiers describe their experiences in Kenya

Troops from the 1st Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment are training in a desolate area of the Kenyan bush. In his final special report from the Vikings’ isolated camps, CHRIS HILL hears of the soldiers’ experiences in Africa and their messages to loved ones back home.

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Census 2011 See all

Brothers Charles, Thomas, Horace and George Creasey.

Four brothers gave their lives for their country

Soldiers’ families went through hell during the Great War, forever waiting for news from the trenches.

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A-Level results

Dereham Sixth Form College students collecting their A Level results in 2014.

Mid Norfolk Results Day: A Levels reaction from Dereham, Fakenham and Reepham

Sixth form colleges in Mid Norfolk saw mixed results, with a drop in grades at Dereham and Fakenham, and a rise in Reepham.

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GCSE results See all

Alexandra Wetherall with her parents at home in Surlingham. Photo: Bill Smith

Norwich schoolgirl gains A-grade in Russian GCSE - aged just 10

A Norwich schoolgirl has gained an A-grade in her Russian GCSE – six years before most children even sit the exam.

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