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.

Russian aggression has forced the UK and allies France, Germany and the United States to take a stand.

Dozens of people lined the streets in Downham Market for the annual St Winnold’s Fair.

When Norwich City Legends line up against Inter Forever in May it will be a dream come true for DANIELE FISICHELLA, as he explains

Americana meets The Beatles’ White Album as the roots-rock eight-piece release Something Wicked This Way Comes, which gives sounds of the USA a very British twist.

It’s time we rediscovered a make-do-and-mend approach to life, says Rachel Moore. Otherwise it’s eco-disaster for all of us.

T Fenning asks how many did not get the chance to vote on Brexit and whether or not people would still make the same decision.

As he returns to his spiritual home, Rupert Orton reflects on a musical life from Norfolk to Mississippi

The chairman of North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) Richard Shepherd led a short service followed by the raising of the flag to celebrate Commonwealth Day.

Were you to bundle them together in a single day’s publication, the week’s assorted headlines would supply you with a ready-made mixture of amusement, anger, happiness, frustration, laughter and a host of other reactions besides.

Thetford Town Council has marked Commonwealth Day by raising the flag outside the offices at King’s House.

Lexus offers a hybrid LC500 coupe but motoring editor Andy Russell is swept away by the V8 version, dubbing it the non-PC500!

When Messi is labelled a genius but our political leaders are university also-rans you know something has gone wrong somewhere. Comedian Simon Evans’ brings his new show to Norwich to bemoan that genuine geniuses seem thin on the ground.

Police are set to target drivers and passengers who don’t wear their seatbelts during a week-long enforcement campaign.

It has been revealed that a north Norfolk council is in early talks regarding the funding of a community bus, and a public wifi network.

The problems continue to mount for the government – at times it must feel for Theresa May like these days will never pass.

Although the thought of women strolling with parasols by the seaside might evoke Victorian times, yesterday’s event on Cromer’s seafront could not have been more progressive.

It was a last-ditch attempt to win the Virgin Queen’s hand, a firework display that costed the modern-day equivalent of £23 million - but at what cost to the nearby town?

Norfolk’s outgoing High Sheriff will end his year in office with a fundraising 1,500-mile trek across Europe for the county’s carers.

Fee-fi-foe-fum, I smell the blood of an Englishman... how we love fairy tales, even when they scare us silly

Is there a Norfolk dialect? And if so, why?

A popular acapella choir will be visiting a Norfolk market town to take part in a special charity event.

Dickon Whitewood of Norfolk Museums Service looks at a grim reminder of medieval life - and death.

With just days to go before voting closes in the National Park of the Year awards, the Broads has received backing for its nomination from three of the region’s main wildlife organisations.

Kia has entered the small SUV market with its supermini-sized Stonic with smart styling and a sense of fun, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News reporter JACOB MASSEY spent the afternoon skiing around Norwich with the crew from the Snowfit store.

As the energy industry’s biggest conference in the East of England gets underway, some of the sector’s leading lights express their views on the opportunities and challenges 2018 will bring.

Great Yarmouth’s Sophie McKinna will renew her rivalry with Rachel Wallader after both were named in an 11-strong GB team for the European Throwing Cup in Portugal.

Norwich City’s 0-0 draw with Bolton may not have provided much to write home about but it did inspire a ‘Eureka’ moment for me when it comes to solving one of Carrow Road’s great mysteries.

College students are experiencing life in the hospitality sector this week thanks to a work placement with a difference.

Women carrying red parasols are set to parade through Cromer for an International Women’s Day event inspired by a legendary Empress of Austria.

Primark and British Sugar owner Associated British Foods (ABF) has said it remains on track despite taking a forecast hit in its sugar division.

A zero-tariff, frictionless trade with the EU market place is “vital” for British farmers, a farmers’ leader has warned.

Dominic North is taking on the lead role of Harry the pilot and being dance captain in a revival of Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella set amid the London Blitz of the Second World War setting. As it arrives in the region, he tells us more.

Women carrying red parasols are set to parade through Cromer for an International Women’s Day event inspired by a legendary Empress of Austria.

Folk legends Blowzabella are celebrating 40 years of their inimitable, drone-based wall of sound with a new album, book about the history of the band, and a visit to Diss Corn Hall (one of their favourite venues).

Mike Rix of Savills Norwich residential team homes in on the village of Trowse and the importance of ‘location’

A senior Labour politician who is opposed to Brexit will be in Great Yarmouth on Friday night at an event organised by a new pro-European grass roots movement in Norfolk.

Here’s a quiz question for Norwich City supporters: which of your players would you consider to be worth more than £50million ... if he were a Brazilian (and it’s not James Maddison)?

A Norwich-based supplier of offshore engineering services has announced a new addition to its top team.

When doctors told her she had just months to live, Norfolk grandmother Liz Johnson and her family were devastated.

Three more members of Norwich City’s 1993/94 Uefa Cup squad have been added to the Canaries Legends team which will be facing Inter Forever at Carrow Road in May.

Norfolk’s Will Harrold will once again be playing his golf in some far flung locations this year.

A company which announced a ferry service between Great Yarmouth and Holland has postponed the plan due to fears over Brexit.

The parent company of holiday firm Hoseasons has been bought in a billion dollar deal.

Norfolk racer Robert Lambert hopes a new fitness regime can help him overcome his injury problems.

Radius Sports Marketing is working with the Chelsea Foundation to deliver the inaugural match between Chelsea FC Legends and Inter Forever, the Inter Milan legends team, to commemorate both clubs’ European success in the 1997/98 season. Chelsea won the treble of the League Cup, Uefa Cup Winners’ Cup and the Uefa Super Cup while Inter won the Uefa Cup.

The cocreator of a popular outdoor nursery, a visually impaired judo champion and a human guinea pig will be among the speakers at a Norwich education summit.

The young voted overwhelmingly for the UK to stay in the European Union.

A payment pioneer who launched the first chain of restaurants in Europe to drop cash completely has put his money where his mouth is by backing Thyngs’ crowdfunding campaign.

As we celebrate the 250th anniversary of circus in 2018, Trevor Heaton explores how a traditional Norfolk event played a key part in the career of one of its most famous names.

More than two-thirds (68%) of the East of England’s mid-market businesses are looking to increase exports beyond Europe because of Brexit, according to research.

The dramatisation of a failed 2015 terrorist attack on board a train hurtling from Amsterdam to the French capital, which was thwarted by the quick-thinking of three American tourists, continues Clint Eastwood films about acts of valour torn from headlines.

Excavations of Norwich Castle keep and mound will begin next week as details of a multi-million pound redesign have been unveiled.

Risk management was brought into focus at Sentry’s annual farming conference at Newmarket, on Wednesday (February 7). Sarah Chambers reports

London’s top-flight index has joined global markets by crashing into the red over fears that rising inflation could force central banks to raise interest rates.

Ryanair has reported an increase in third-quarter profits but warned of further disruption to flights as it seeks to thrash out deals with unions across Europe.

It is just months away from opening and will be the first of its kind in Europe - and potentially the world.

The first steps in the “renaissance” of the East Anglian fishing industry will take place at a conference next month.

Having recently premiered on Huw Stephens’ BBC Radio 1 show, Demob Happy are set to embark on their headline UK tour stopping at The Waterfront Studio in Norwich on April 12.

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

This is going to be another exciting year for new cars – motoring editor Andy Russell picks out a few of the cars he is looking forward to driving.

Andy Newman is not tempted by Greggs’ £15 a head Valentine’s dinner...

Colman’s Mustard owner Unilever has posted better than expected fourth quarter sales growth in its first set of results since announcing it would move most of production of the fiery condiment out of Norfolk.

A team of bird watching enthusiasts from Norfolk are set to take part in an international bird race in Israel later this year.

Soft drinks giant Britvic will pay costs of between £35m and £40m as part of a programme of change which includes moving production from Norwich, a business update has revealed.

A fisherman dedicated to restoring his hometown back to its former glory has seen his lobbying rewarded after a groundbreaking vote in the European Parliament.

An energy operator is to extend the life of a gas field off the East Anglian coast with a £75m investment to drill a new well.

Iconic carmaker Lotus will create 300 new jobs as it plans to design and build the next generation of sportscars in Norfolk, we can today reveal.

This year’s theme for Holocaust Memorial Day (January 27) is ‘the power of words’. To commemorate this important and poignant day, here’s 13 books concerning the Holocaust to add to your reading list.

New showhomes were launched today in Threescore, Bowthorpe at what is the largest ‘passivhaus’ development in the UK.

Wreaths have been laid as a town fell silent to remember others.

Marcus Edwards will not force his way into Daniel Farke’s Norwich City line up until he improves his attitude and all-round game.

The NHS is in a vicious cycle - and it is difficult to see what will break it, says health correspondent Geraldine Scott.

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 Norfolk photographer has been recognised by Europe’s largest photographic association.

The Championship now has the third highest attendance of any league in Europe – and Norwich City have played their part in the division’s rise.

So the FA have chosen a man to manage the England women’s team. What kind of a message does this send out, asks Rachel Moore?

Norfolk & Norwich Operatic Society’s adaptation of Top Hat is an all-singing, all-dancing gem, says James Goffin.

A South Norfolk town is set to receive almost one million pounds in funding to help address long running traffic problems which have brought misery for motorists.

These fantastic images show a B-52 Stratofortress being refuelled over the North Sea by a KC-135 tanker from RAF Mildenhall.

In her latest column on parenting issues Vicki Cockerill, from Dereham, explores the impact of energy drinks on children...

Mike Hicks tells the story of Lloyd Loom.

James Blunt and Plan B have joined this year’s Newmarket Nights line-up.

A former Beccles man who was part of a crime group which smuggled migrants into the UK has been jailed following an investigation by the National Crime Agency.

A partnership which aims improve waste services in Norfolk is to begin looking at whether more rubbish can be recycled locally.

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.

Here’s a look at some of the exhibits, shows and events taking place across Norfolk next week.

A Bradwell woman who helped to put Great Yarmouth on the tourism map has died at the age of 63.

Labour continues with its muddled message on Brexit.

Great Yarmouth is set for a tourism spending boost after it was confirmed cruise ships will be docking with hundreds of passengers at the town’s port throughout the year.

A Suffolk free range egg producer has welcomed a tightening of restrictions to prevent the spread of bird flu in England, but fears an outbreak in the domestic bird population is imminent.

Travels in Light will see Voice Project Choir performing at three very different churches in Norwich’s Princes Street. Renowned for bringing to life iconic local landmarks, their latest project is designed to brighten up the dark January winter night.

A bird flu prevention zone has been declared across the whole of England after the disease was found in wild birds in Warwickshire.

A Suffolk farmer is calling on the government to do more to combat bovine TB and adopt a better test for detecting it to prevent its spread.

A wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day will be held in Lowestoft next week.

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