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Daniel Farke was unveiled as Norwich City’s new head coach on this day 12 months ago. Paddy Davitt looks back at a debut season that was anything but dull and peers into what the future might hold at Carrow Road.

The emphasis will be on sartorial elegance as well as low scoring next Thursday when Bawburgh Golf Club hosts a Trilby Tour event for the second successive year.

Winston Churchill remains a towering political figure not only in Britain but also far beyond these shores.

It breeds and breaks in champion race horses from its studs across Norfolk and Suffolk but there is a lot more to the Shadwell Estate.

While the world’s best football players are taking to the main stage at the World Cup, Norwich’s finest youngsters will be playing for their own trophy against youth teams from across the world.

Josh Files gave his TCR Europe title hopes a big boost by claiming his first victory in the series in Monday’s race at Zandvoort after the Poringland racer dominated the event.

A campaign to make Norwich the UK’s foremost “sharing city” will be helping to public to understand its mission with an exhibition next month.

Ryanair has followed the announcement of a solid increase in full-year profits with a warning that rising oil prices could hit its performance over the next 12 months.

It is still too early to say exactly what impact Brexit will have on jobs, business and personal finances.

A Suffolk dairy farmer has expressed delight that his award-winning cheese is set to appear on Prince Harry’s breakfast menu on the day of the royal wedding.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis checks out De Kempervennen in The Netherlands.

It will be air guitars at the ready as noughties rock band The Darkness are to headline the final weekend of Festival Too in King’s Lynn.

Military personnel from US, British, and European air forces have been taking part in a symposium on the refuelling capabilities of the allied forces.

Suffolk facilities firm Servest’s takeover by an international group has been confirmed, in a deal which it says will make it a stronger global player.

Bury St Edmunds-based major employer Servest the target for European company

The 25-storey tower in the revamp of Anglia Square would have a “severe negative impact” on the character of all of Norwich, according to the organisation which protects the nation’s heritage.

This programme highlighted just how in death, we can have the chance to give life. A heartwarming and heartbreaking glimpse into a world all of us hope never to see - the agonising wait for a heart transplant for a second chance at living.

Beccles has celebrated 40 years of friendship, memories and travel with its twin town from across The Channel.

Last month he saw Wes Hoolahan draw level with him in 16th place in Norwich City’s all-time appearances list, so Daryl Sutch is thrilled to be making a Carrow Road return.

Adam Idah had a penalty saved as the Republic of Ireland’s brave bid to set-up a semi-final against England in the U17 European Championships ended in a 5-4 penalty shoot-out defeat to Holland, after the sides had finished level at 1-1.

Norwich City’s teenage striker Adam Idah will spearhead the Republic of Ireland’s bid to reach the semi-finals of the U17 European Championships on Monday night - and look to impress Canaries’ chief Daniel Farke in the process.

Suzuki’s third-generation Swift Sport is a souped-up supermini that’s big on fun. Motoring editor Andy Russell says it’s fully-loaded and hard to fault.

Why not give everyone a great start in life by giving them a tax-free bonus?, says Sharon Griffiths.

‘Make your own provision as soon as possible and you’ll thank me in four or five decades.’ Peter Sharkey repeats advice after latest political kerfuffle

Do you remember those glorious, simpler times in politics? They were not actually that long ago.

Amelia Williamson warmed up for her County Championship defence with an impressive performance on the Lancashire coast.

An East Anglian fashion brand which counts Hollywood A-listers among its customers has boosted its exports by 10% since launching online sales - and now has the Asian market in its sights.

Josh Files started his TCR Europe campaign off with a solid fourth place in the opening race, at the Paul Ricard Circuit in France, but a tyre gamble backfired in race two.

Two vintage Second World War-era planes stood proudly among the modern fighter jets of the US Air Force during a heritage event at a Suffolk airbase.

A logistics firm with more than 50 years experience in the oil and gas sector has expanded into the region as it aims to serve the renewables market.

Daniel Farke is looking forward to some R&R before he embarks on the next phase of his Norwich City battle plan.

More than 700 ancient trees in Norfolk and Suffolk could be at risk of being felled if a change in planning policy goes ahead, The Woodland Trust has warned.

The organisers of a unique music festival which aims to bring a note of European culture to Norfolk this summer have announced the headliners of this year’s event.

Eve Stebbing enjoys the ETO production of one of the world’s most famous operas - The Marriage of Figaro.

There was yet another thud on the doormat of Number 10, Downing Street earlier this week.

A Lowestoft theatrical design company has secured a five year contract to design and build stages for cruise ships.

Some of the country’s leading musicians are heading to north Norfolk over the bank-holiday weekend for a series of free events to entertain people aged between two and 102.

Bosses at Norwich City Football Club have welcomed a summer debate on safe-standing at grounds and pledged to keep pushing for it to be allowed at Carrow Road.

Video: 10 things which make Norfolk great

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Colin Wright, managing director of Britannia Safety and Training, gave 10 reasons why he loves Norfolk in support of Norfolk Day.

Its products are already improving lives around the world – but further international expansion is on the cards for a Norfolk medical devices manufacturer.

East Anglian West End star Kerry Ellis is celebrating 20 years in show business with a tour that takes audiences on a trip down memory lane. Arts editor Andrew Clarke caught up with her to talk about life in the spotlight

Once you start to think about blue plaques, you find yourself spotting them everywhere. Many towns and villages in East Anglia have a fascinating selection of plaques in memory of interesting individuals, long-lost landmarks or important local events.

A major energy industry contract has put a spring in the step of a small Norfolk marketing agency.

Thought provoking and fun, much acclaimed dance show Border Tales will challenge stereotypes look at Britain through the eyes of its international cast and the views of migrant outsiders. Creator Luca Silvestrini tells us more.

A driver was clocked travelling at more than speed limit in Lowestoft during a police crackdown on traffic offences.

A Bungay man who served as a fighter pilot during the First World War has left behind a “rare and unique” glimpse of life on the front line in a comprehensive photo album.

Should Britain stay in a customs union with the Europe? Or walk away?

A day of top class acoustic music is to come to Beccles this weekend.

A UK EuroMillions ticket-holder has won the jackpot prize of more than £121m, making them one of the country’s biggest ever winners.

Opera is for everyone. That is the ethos behind English Touring Opera whose latest three contrasting productions and a diverse cast come to Norwich Theatre Royal. The creative team tells us its about bringing the human stories to life.

Here’s a first glimpse of Norwich’s starring role in this Saturday’s Britain’s Most Historic Towns: Tudor Norwich - see Professor Alice Robert ducked in the River Wensum at Pull’s Ferry and making bright red dye with human urine!

Jamie Oliver’s ‘ad enough.

News that around one third of millennials could still be renting by the time they retire is likely to have triggered a wave of understandable despondency amongst 20 - and 30-somethings, the cohort for whom property ownership may, at the moment, appear a distant dream.

Sporting youngsters have been recognised for their achievements in netball, football, basketball, cheerleading, athletics and rounders at their Gorleston school.

Work has begun on a multi-million pound project to prepare a Norwich depot for the new fleet of trains that will serve the region from 2019.

Radio hams have reached out to 20 countries from a special event at Caister Lifeboat to mark the anniversary of Marconi’s birthday.

A season of guided walks, focusing on the rich cultural heritage of the Great Yarmouth borough, is getting underway this month.

Hailed as one of the Royal Navy’s finest feats of arms, the St George’s Day raid on Zeebrugge 100 years ago struck a psychological blow at a key moment. Steve Snelling charts the fortunes of some of the Norfolk men who embarked on a First World War ‘mission impossible’.

The family of a man who died in a motorbike crash in Rackheath have paid tribute to a “hugely caring, warm hearted” and devoted family man.

Norfolk’s woods are some of the best places in the country to witness bluebells. Simon Parkin highlights 15 of the best that will be a riot of purple haze in April and May.

Norfolk experiences its hottest day of the year today - and the warmest since the beginning of July 2017.

Twenty-five years ago, when Nick Lee started Broadland Travel in North Walsham, it was rare for a family to holiday in the Caribbean or Far East.

America and Russia are not exactly best pals right now. But this week, the two superpowers are combining under the circus big top.

Rugby players returned home with more than they bargained for following a trip to France.

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

A former Norfolk High Sheriff has reached the channel after 18 days of walking.

Guitar duo Peter and Zoltán Katona are the latest high profile musicians to appear at the lunchtime classical music recitals at Norwich’s Assembly House.

He has managed some of Europe’s top football clubs, working with talent such as Gerard Pique and Andrés Iniesta.

Police in Norfolk will be targeting speeding drivers as part of a week long enforcement campaign.

His controversial art may split opinion but the arrival of Damien Hirst’s work in Norwich and north Norfolk has definitely proven a boost for the county.

Collectables: Mike Hicks looks at the story of the harmonica.

While breaking from EU regulation could provide opportunities for major East Anglian industries, the costs will “vastly outweigh” the benefits, a new report claims.

Fans of the beautiful Norfolk coast can now see more of it thanks to the publication of a 66-page full colour book ‘Walk with me’.

Carlton Marshes fund is boosted by twitchers’ generosity after American bittern is found

An ex-servicewoman who celebrated her 99th birthday in February laid the wreath at a former Norfolk station as it belatedly celebrated the 100th anniversary of the RAF.

The Norfolk Coast has been a nationally protected area for 50 years, and today sees the launch of a series of exciting events to mark the occasion.

As Britain’s Most Historic Towns gears up for a visit to Norwich, its presenter has admitted to having a soft spot for the city’s heritage and the county’s famous Warrior Queen and leader of the Icenis.

Unicyclists, foot jugglers and acrobats will perform in Norwich when a circus comes to town.

Ben Lewis of the RSPB hails the remarkable journey of the returning migrants to our shores.

The Norfolk public is being asked to advise on the future of one of the world’s largest chalk beds.

Supporters of the Jenny Lind Children’s Hospital celebrated a significant milestone on Monday, as the unit marked its 164th year.

Josh Files ended last season as the most successful TCR driver over the year, accumulating points from four different series in which he claimed two titles, TCR Middle East and retained his TCR Germany crown.

Gallery: Lexus hybrid crossover’s NXt move

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Lexus is looking to make the most of the growing interest in hybrids by refreshing its NX 300h. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out if this crossover ticks the boxes.

Volvo can do no wrong, reinventing its image with desirable models such as the award-winning XC60 mid-range SUV, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Aviation historian Peter B Gunn picks some of the key East Anglian sites linked with 100 years of the RAF.

A report with input from two Norfolk professors has examined the state of the Brexit process one year after it officially began.

Even though it’s been international week in the football world, the last few days’ sport news has been dominated by the cheating Australian team’s ball tampering incident against South Africa.

Facebook is the headlines but it is hardly alone in digging up every last bit of information it can glean about you to make huge profits.

The Jenny Lind Children’s Hospital at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) will mark its 164th birthday next month with a fun day to celebrate the occasion.

Norfolk business leaders are being encouraged to look beyond the UK and Europe for business growth by considering opportunities further afield.

Oliver Clarke has chosen to progress his motorsport career in the United States having announced he will be contesting the Formula 4 United States Championship Powered by Honda with the Florida-based BENIK team.

A rising star in the world of jazz is to return to Milestones Jazz Club.

Motoring editor Andy Russell enjoyed a trip down memory lane with some high-revving Type Rs and vociferous VTECs from the Honda heritage fleet and the car that started the ongoing Civic success story.

After an eight year struggle with Alzheimer’s Prof Roy Davies OBE, a former Dean of Biology at UEA and deputy director of the John Innes Institute, has died aged 85.

He fired Norwich City to the top of the English football pyramid 25 years ago today and soon John Polston will be back at Carrow Road, as he told DAVID FREEZER.

The agreement of a near two-year transition period after Brexit has provided some relief for East Anglia’s small businesses – but many feel more clarity is still needed on how leaving the European Union will impact them.

Embracing new forms of transport – and new ways of using them – will be crucial to ensuring a reduction in vehicle emissions in the coming years.

Leaders of more than a million NHS workers are to recommend a pay offer worth between 6.5pc and 29pc over three years.

A Norfolk commercial photographer will be showcasing how his career has become his passion during an exhibition in his home county.

It was an accident that rocked the speedway world when a Great Yarmouth rider died at the age of 37 after racing for a team from the town 70 years ago.

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