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There is plenty on offer for families across the bank holiday weekend in Waveney. Here are 10 things happening to get you out and about.

A north Norfolk pub has been crowned the best in the East Anglia, with managers saying the accolade is owed to their fabulous staff.

The organisers of the Haven Great Yarmouth Air Show have revealed the line up for its first day.

A no fly zone could be put in place at Great Yarmouth Air Show after fears were raised that nesting birds may be disturbed.

The RSPB has explained its reasons why it wanted the Great Yarmouth Air Show to be cancelled while little terns are nesting.

A bid to build 70 beach huts on Gorleston seafront has been approved by Great Yarmouth Borough Council’s development control committee.

A wider no fly zone may be imposed on the Great Yarmouth Air Show following concerns over the impact on birds.

A holiday park in a picturesque, history-rich village is looking to expand and add some 107 static caravans.

Rail timetables on services in many parts of Britain changed dramatically yesterday as companies brought in new trains with different service patterns.

A Norfolk town is getting ready to welcome some trans-Atlantic guests next month.

A flying display expert whose voice will be heard by the crowds at next month’s Haven Great Yarmouth Air Show is looking forward to commentating on the major event.

A Norfolk tourist attraction is offering an extra service for its visitors – and the local community.

Lowestoft and Southwold’s beaches and waters have been given glowing recommendations by the organisations which rates their cleanliness and safety.

A colourful splash park with water jets, sprays and tipping buckets is set to delight young visitors to one of Norfolk’s most popular resorts this summer.

In the online story about plans for 81 holiday lodges and static caravans in Ellough the wrong photograph was used.

A holiday resort on the Norfolk/Suffolk border has unveiled new additions to its accommodation stock.

Norfolk Day is fast approaching and dozens of events have been organised by individuals, communities, charities and businesses.

The Rough Guide’s top-30 gives a glowing account of Southwold in its definitive guide to coastal escapes.

For many of us, bad weather is a minor annoyance – but for tourism businesses too much of it can mean the difference between managing or foundering.

They are marine arthropods whose alien-looking ancestors date back hundreds of millions years ago.

The Broads is synonymous with boating, but yacht operators have suffered in recent years. A small group of businesses is hoping to change that.

A music shop owner is swapping pianos and guitars for the sky as he prepares for take off at the Haven Great Yarmouth Air Show.

A famous RAF squadron is celebrated in the unusual naming of Banham Zoo’s latest baby animal – and the grand-daughter of a former serviceman is the brains behind the choice.

Sixty delegates representing 11 towns and cities across the east of England attended a tourism conference hosted by King’s Lynn Town Guides at the historic Hanse House.

The new general manager of a Norfolk hotel hopes to use his national experience to make it more of a focal point for the local community.

An historic Norwich hotel has joined a handful of establishments in the county to hold a coveted AA award.

Do you fancy the best seat in the house at the Haven Great Yarmouth Air Show on June 16 and 17?

Norfolk Day is less than 100 days away. To celebrate, we have put together a list of 100 events and ideas communities can get involved with on July 27.

A poet and artist will be using their talents to celebrate Norfolk Day.

If you have a spare £2.5m one of Lowestoft’s most recognisable landmarks could be yours.

An animal sanctuary and an art museum are among tourist attractions in East Anglia to appear in a new guide to accessible and inclusive venues.

This year’s Larking Gowen tourism and leisure business survey, the largest independent survey of its kind in the region, threw up some interesting facts.

Dozens of communities, organisations and businesses are getting behind the first ever Norfolk Day.

Despite both businesses and consumers dealing with pressure on their finances, a survey has indicated that confidence in East Anglia’s tourism and leisure sector remains strong. Bethany Whymark reports.

Today marks the 100-day countdown to the first ever Norfolk Day on July 27. To celebrate people have said on social media why they think Norfolk is special.

The latest aerobatic acts has been announced for the Great Yarmouth Air Show that will get large crowds gasping with amazement.

As part of Norwich’s Circus250 celebrations, marking the of the 250th anniversary of the advent of circus, The Oak Circus Centre is hosting an open weekend of free activities giving everyone an opportunity to try their hand.

She’s a paramedic and a mum. Sarah has a crazy secret - and admits she’s just a little bit crazy. Why? Because Sarah Niles is possibly the only wing walker who is scared of heights.

Motorists heading to the air show will be steered towards two large park-and-ride sites on the outskirts of the town.

Volunteers trying to restore a stretch of canal which once served as an important trade route have received a welcome donation.

The new £7.5m Premier Inn taking shape in Great Yarmouth will create 70 new jobs when it opens next year.

As the first ever Norfolk Day approaches, the EDP will be highlighting different groups and people getting involved in the celebrations as well as advertising different events each week. This week focuses on a beer-naming competition.

The owner of a coastal cinema has pledged to spend half a million pounds on improvements over the next two years.

The Red Arrows will be soaring over Great Yarmouth and performing aerobatic tricks during the resort’s air show in June.

The iconic Beccles bell tower reopened to the public for the first time since renovation work was completed.

Dozens of decorated Easter eggs will go on show at the Caister Lifeboat Experience this weekend.

There is plenty on offer for families across the Easter weekend in Waveney. Here are 10 things happening to get you out and about.

Easter may be dominated by chicks, lambs and bunnies, but this baby camel could be stealing the show at a Norfolk zoo.

Dog fights from the First World War will be recreated over Great Yarmouth seafront as one of the star attractions at the resort’s new air show.

Erosion-hit Hemsby is banking on strong local support as it gears up for the busy Easter weekend.

He was a toymaker genius whose spinning mechanical marvels were mini masterpieces with no other purpose than to delight and entertain.

A historic railway tradition is being revived at Eaton Park’s miniature railway.

Norfolk has been revealed as one of the top destination for family holidays in the UK.

Reports of illegally parked cars and vehicles driving the wrong way down a pedestrianised shopping area have left business owners fearing for their customer’s safety.

The oldest part of a historic Norwich hotel has become the newest in an ongoing £2.5m renovation.

The top tourism people and businesses in the borough of Great Yarmouth have been recognised at a high profile awards ceremony.

It is an ambitious vision that could transform one of Norfolk’s market towns - and one which a councillor is determined to make happen.

Vital repair and safety works to an iconic bell tower have finally been completed, five months behind schedule and costing more than £120,000.

A new boardwalk which will assist with year round access to one of Norfolk’s most beautiful gardens has been officially opened.

Norfolk is renowned for its fantastic array of fresh produce and in honour of that long standing tradition, an award winning local chef is planning a special Norfolk Day menu.

Corton Holiday Village has closed after high winds caused damage to the communal area of the resort.

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