Martin Figura’s latest show finds him pondering what can be retrieved from life’s catastrophes, large and small. He is bringing it back to Norfolk on a double-bill with his earlier show about his childhood.

The scene of one of Norfolk’s most heroic rescues appeared in the shallows of the North Sea this week, with onlookers questioning what it was they were witnessing.

Legend of Western films John Wayne was born on May 26 in 1907. Now, 111 years on, he is undoubtedly one of the most iconic Hollywood stars of all time, despite controversy over his political views.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have not yet headed off on honeymoon, so if they haven’t booked year, why not come to East Anglia

Sandwiches don’t have to be boring - try one of our recipes.

We caught up with The Beat starring Dave Wakeling who will be performing at The Waterfront in Norwich on June 10.

Scratby, California and Ormesby now have a team of Community Speed Watch volunteers who are watching for fast drivers coming through the villages.

Darren Huckerby feels Wes Hoolahan is leaving Norwich City at the right time but has warned the MLS would not be an easy place for the Irishman to wind down his career.

Gina Long celebrates more of Norfolk’s charity superstars - including one of our many local London Marathon runners this weekend.

We caught up with John Lydon, of Public Image Ltd, ahead of their show at The Nick Rayns LCR on June 6.

This year’s Grand National is special for Norfolk MP George Freeman.

A man from Scratby is calling for urgent intervention to protect the dunes from Hemsby to California.

The culture secretary Matt Hancock has been forced to change his own app amid claims of data harvesting.

Sobering maps have shown which sections of Norfolk’s coastline could be next to feel the devastating impact of coastal erosion, as homes in Hemsby edge closer to tumbling into the sea.

Perilously close to the cliff edge this home in Hemsby could be one storm away from oblivion.

Angus Gunn and James Maddison are in the England U21s squad for a key European Championship qualifier later this month.

Hawaiian food hits Norwich

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

A couple from Norwich are hoping to bring a ‘totally tropical’ vibe to the city with their new superfood bar.

A Lowestoft man has been given a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to travel to the USA to research a global issue.

Lady Bird isn’t strictly autobiographical, but indie actress-turned wtriter/director Greta Gerwig draws on fond memories of her Californian hometown for a beautifully observed valentine to mother-daughter relationships and youthful exuberance.

In the second part of his series on old pub games of East Anglia, Trevor Heaton takes a look at the likes of skittles, quoits, shove ha’penny and caves.

With Lord Soley’s Home Education Bill in the Lords it seems there’s been lots of media attention of late on the issue of elective home education, including a certain ill-informed opinion piece earlier this month.

Bowling For Soup, with support from Army of Freshman and The Aquabats, packed out the The Nick Rayns LCR with what was a stellar performance.

Soldiers based in Norfolk have been training in Cumbria in preparation for a six month deployment in the Baltics.

Why do women’s hide-and-seek skills fail when it comes to chocolate?

Norfolk restaurateur Richard Hughes mourns the passing of French cuisine’s greatest name.

If Norfolk was a business, what actions would we take to develop and promote it?

From Crazy Ex-Girlfriend to My Mad Fat Diary, The Sopranos to Sesame Street, there are some amazing TV shows that tackle mental health issues in a respectful, honest AND entertaining way. We look at 10 of the best.

In the not too distant future, barring accidents and other catastrophes, will it be possible to live for hundreds of years? Some scientists certainly think so. Sheena Grant reports on the hunt for a ‘cure’ for ageing and gets the views of an East Anglian academic.

Metal band Of Mice & Men are coming to Norwich on April 26 to headline The Nick Rayns LCR, UEA with support from Wage War and Sylar.

A globetrotting couple with a spirit of adventure took the idea of a trip around the world to the next level when they built their own plane to travel in.

A new pastor has taken up his post at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Gorleston.

Why not beat the winter blues by booking yourself a trip to one of these top travel destinations, as chosen by people in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Our three girls are all individuals, but two of them certainly share at least one – frustrating - trait, writes Jo Malone

I haven’t given up Prosecco and I haven’t gone vegan... but there is so much else to do in January

Opinion: 140 characters or less

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

I believe the pen is mightier than the smartphone. If I have an idea for a story or an article, if I am simmering an essay plan, I will always reach for a pen and paper over the Notepad app on my phone.

When Cromer-based scientist-turned-author Rosie Hendry first put pen to paper a few years ago and sent her efforts to short story magazine People’s Friend, she was delighted when the popular weekly title wrote back to say it planned to publish her work.

Ongoing attempts to locate missing student Sophie Smith have drawn widespread praise as coastal communities keep up their search efforts.

A reward of £5,000 has been offered for information which leads to the safe return of missing Gorleston student Sophie Smith.

Additional searches have been carried out as members of coastal communities persist with their efforts to find missing student Sophie Smith.

It was an underground experiment which set out to find scientific evidence of the afterlife – and there were some startling discoveries

Singer and renowned authority on having a good time will bring his ‘The Party Never Dies Tour’ to the Waterfront to coincide with release of You’re Not Alone, his first album in 12 years.

A look at our transatlantic links as America celebrates Thanksgiving

A collection of letters, written from the battlefields of the First World War, inspired a Suffolk woman to research her uncle’s bright life and devastating death.

Shoppers, children and diners at McDonald’s will be among the people who will get the chance to meet a bishop on his tour of Great Yarmouth.

For the first time in almost 200 years the Freemen of Norwich revived an ancient tradition for a Great Feast at St Andrew’s Hall.

Villagers are set to launch a crackdown on motorists who flout the law, by setting up their own Speed Watch group.

A swimmer from Norwich has set herself the task of crossing the North Channel as part of a global challenge.

Alien Ant Farm will be heading to Norwich next year.

A mum has made a plea for dog owners to keeps their pets on leads after her daughter and another child were bitten.

A woman from Dereham has become the 150th person to complete an extreme open water swimming challenge.

An application to knock down an amusement arcade in a coastal village and replace it with five homes has been submitted to Great Yarmouth Borough Council.

From turbulent politics to psychedelic drugs, mellow music and hippies – The Summer of Love celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Here are 25 key (and no doubt very groovy) moments that occurred during that long, hot summer to play homage to this iconic time.

A colourful kaleidoscope of art inspired by America’s City of Angels takes centre stage in a new exhibition at Norwich Arts Centre.

Independence Day is the most important national holiday in the United States.

Five teachers from two schools in Norfolk and Suffolk have been recognised for their achievements at a teaching awards ceremony.

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