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A week ago I was in Scotland, still delighted that Sam Sexton had brought the British heavyweight boxing title back to Norwich – and still wondering whether I really ought to take advantage of the blank receipt book the Edinburgh taxi driver had given me.

Generations of service came together at a meeting of the Wymondham’s army cadets to celebrate a new partnership.

The Irish comic is known as one of the fastest thinking stand-ups around in manics shows that mix improv, props, lightening quick wit and audience interaction. As he bring his latest show The Man With Three Brains, he will be attempting not only trip himself up.

In just twelve months a morning break with a coffee and a cake has raised enough money to buy a defibrillator for South Creake, near Fakenham.

Sam Sexton was back in ‘the office’ yesterday showing off his British heavyweight belt – and preparing to plot his future.

More than 200 runners took part in Thetfords parkrun’s milestone event this weekend.

Norwich heavyweight Sam Sexton is the new champion of Britain.

Comedian Daniel Sloss doesn’t think he’s a sociopath, but he’s called one a lot. Latest show NOW is basically him asking if people are right.

Sam Sexton faces the biggest challenge of his boxing career on Friday night when he takes on Gary Cornish for the vacant British heavyweight title.

With a reputation for special performances in an intimate setting Halesworth Arts Festival has become a much-loved fixture on the region’s artistic calendar. We take a look at what’s in store in 2017 as its begins this weekend.

I’ve felt sorry for postmen around the country this week.

A pair of boxing gloves hang from the door frame drying out.

Video: Sexton vows to be the best of British

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Sam Sexton bids to end years of frustration and heartache tonight when he attempts to bring the coveted British heavyweight title back to Norwich.

Jon Thaxton says Sam Sexton can join him in an exclusive club – as the only Norwich-born and bred fighters to bring a British title back to the city.

Is life that bad or have we good reason to complain about it? Comedian turned chainsaw-wielding outdoors man Ed Byrne thinks we’ve all become spoiled rotten. But his new show finds the funny side.

A Norwich teenager is celebrating after becoming the world’s youngest parkrun director on his 18th birthday.

A conflicted Mark Armstrong explains the ups and downs of his second marathon in Nottingham

Busy time for Norfolk fencers

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Norfolk fencer Julie Henson competed in Belgrade along with five team-mates representing Great Britain.

Principles of Deception promises a mixture of awe-inspiring magic and off-beat comedy from the TV star who tells us why magic continues to fascinate, why humour is magic and his sleight of hand comedy heroes.

It has been all downhill for skiers and snowboarders at Norfolk Snowsports Club’s this weekend.

Two larger-than-life characters have been making a scene in public spaces around Norfolk.

The long training runs are done. Completed. Finito.

Gag master Russell Kane is bringing stand-up comedy to St George’s Theatre at Great Yarmouth in October.

There is lots to look forward to at Norwich Arts Centre in the next two months. Arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at some highlights.

With just two weeks to go before Mark Armstrong toes the line for the start of the Robin Hood Marathon, I think it is blatantly obvious that his recent columns really do sum up his feelings and, in truth, the rather haphazard build up to the race.

Opinion: Some of the best works of art are to be found carrying our traffic, says Sharon Griffiths

The marathon is inching closer and closer and I’m edgy to say the least.

The final line-up of acts has been revealed for Dereham’s first Fringe Festival on Saturday, including the evening’s Comedy Club performers.

Though initially coerced into going to see Logan Lucky at the cinema last week, I have to say that despite an outrageously ridiculous plot, it is a very funny film.

Award-winning Norwich-based theatre company Sound Ideas who’ve gone from a friend’s garage to ambitious professional productions turn the spotlight back on the dreamers in the stage wings in new musical Ushers: The Front of House Musical.

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