The art of crafts is being celebrated during Makers’ Month at Norwich’s The Forum. Arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at 10 highlights from the festival.

From an elaborate enchanted wood full of knitted unicorns, trolls and fairies to a wonderful woollen sculpture of the Queen, an array of colourful craft creations are being put in the spotlight at The Forum in Norwich.

A national event to mark the end of the slaughterhouse that was World War One will see 100 town criers enlisted by its Gorleston-based organiser.

A mental health awareness event for young people in the Gorleston and Hopton area has been organised following the disappearance of student Sophie Smith.

A collapsed estate agent franchise had debts of more 
than half a million pounds 
when it went under, documents reveal.

A new £2.2m Wetherspoon pub will raise a glass to its namesake hero when it opens on Tuesday.

Police are urging people in Norfolk to remain vigilant after a cold caller pretending to be a police officer once again tried to con a vulnerable person to withdraw a large sum of money.

The collapse of the East Anglian franchise of an estate agency has led to the loss of 21 jobs, administrators have confirmed.

In recent years, cycling has become the country’s fastest-growing participation sport – but that popularity has attracted the big boys. Mark Shields reports on how one Future50 member has been evolving.

Dancing, twirling and plenty of poise was on display as judges were put in a spin at a popular regional contest.

Crowds turned out in force to see axe-wielding Norse warriors battle in the streets of Sheringham, as the fourth annual Scira Viking Festival got off to a spectacular start.

An East Anglian estate agency franchise has collapsed into insolvency with the immediate closure of eight branches.

Sheringham will be pulling out all the stops to celebrate its Norse heritage next weekend, when the fourth annual Scira Viking Festival kicks off with exhibitions, workshops and pitched battles in the streets.

Bungay High School pupil Harvey Sayer has been called-up to the England Under-15 squad.

An animal enthusiast who rescues injured wildlife is appealing for online support after his van was damaged in a crash.

Final plans and preparations are coming together for Later with Jools Holland-inspired show The Room which returns to Gorleston on Saturday, February 3.

A grief-stricken pensioner has made a desperate plea for the return of his missing wallet which contained the only two photos of his two murdered sons.

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.

Festive fun for after Christmas in Norwich, Yarmouth, Cromer, Lowestoft, Hunstanton and Gorleston

All pregnant women will be automatically given information for the first time on a condition which kills dozens of babies every year.

Say hello to the borough of Great Yarmouth’s latest mascot - Vinny the Venture Velociraptor.

First snow comes and goes

Thursday, November 30, 2017

East Anglia has welcomed the first snowfall since last winter, but it is not expected to stick around.

Nearly 20 youths have been warned by police about their antisocial behaviour as they cycle around Gorleston in groups, it has been revealed.

For many in the theatre business, pantomime season represents a rollercoaster of exhilaration and exhaustion.

A Norfolk law firm has pledged its support for a campaign to help nine UK charities.

As the steel supports go up the size and shape of a much anticipated new pub is now clear to see.

My first parkrun experience came nearly two years ago.

A popular music event in Gorleston is set to return to whisk away post-Christmas blues.

A man has cycled 89 miles on a gruelling hill challenge to raise money for the Gorleston-based Sandra Champan Centre at the James Paget University Hospital.

A conman tried to trick a Norfolk woman out of cash by posing as a detective from Scotland Yard.

Cold callers are continuing to pose as police officers and prey on vulnerable elderly people, demanding they withdraw huge sums of cash.

A training provider has offered reassurance in case GCSE grades are not what you expected.

Officers are reminding Norfolk residents to be vigilant following another incident involving a cold caller claiming to be a police officer.

Paul Irving, who has built a company putting on hundreds of shows after launching his show business career at his home town theatre, is bringing his latest dance and music spectaculars to the region.

Norfolk residents are being warned to be vigilant of cold callers claiming to be police officers who need help with an investigation.

The opening of a highly anticipated new Wetherspoon’s pub has been delayed again.

She was once the pride of the White Star Line, and she met a tragic end at the bottom of the sea after a collision with an object its crew had not seen.

It was a train station that served the town of Gorleston for nearly 70 years as passengers and freight travelled between Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.

Tributes have been paid to a community stalwart who played a key role in village life and helped hundreds of pupils reach their school safely.

Last week we told you about the monster 80ft oven built by Barnards of Norwich back in 1950 to bake bread for the people of Scotland and today I thought it good to bring a little sunshine into your lives.

Painting, textiles and photography will be used in a new exhibition planned for Norwich.

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