In our latest feature to celebrate The Square Box at the Hill exhibition at Norwich Castle Museum, Trevor Heaton looks at a ‘battle’ two centuries ago - not between armies... but architects.

The tributes have continued to flood in for Norwich City legend Wes Hoolahan ahead of the Irish playmaker’s final game in Canaries colours.

It will be the end of an era on Saturday when Leeds United visit – but Grant Hanley is just glad he got to sample life alongside a Norwich City legend in Wes Hoolahan.

Wes Hoolahan’s next adventure could take him to the other side of the world as he prepares for an emotional Norwich City swansong.

Wes Hoolahan will leave Norwich City at the end of the season - with Saturday’s Championship game against Leeds United his final appearance for the club.

As the Wes Hoolahan era draws to a close, we’ve taken a look at some of the mercurial Irishman’s key statistics during a decade as a Norwich City player.

Three promotions, three relegations, nine derby days, 351 appearances and 53 goals – Wes Hoolahan has seen it all during his 10 seasons at Norwich City.

There was an outpouring of emotion from Norwich City supporters this lunchtime as the expected exit of club icon Wes Hoolahan was confirmed.

Nearly over, Norwich City fans. Then the real fun and games can begin.

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

QJust how well has Alex Neil done in his first season at Deepdale?

Irish striker Adam Idah has continued his excellent first season as a Norwich City player with a hat-trick against the under-18s of Tottenham Hotspur.

Two boy band favourites are returning to Norwich on their latest tour.

A busy programme of events is planned at the Seagull Theatre in Pakefield over the next couple of weeks.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from the Stadium of Light

Ivo Pinto earned Norwich City a late Championship point in an eventful 1-1 draw at relegation-haunted Sunderland on Tuesday night at the Stadium of Light.

One of Ireland’s best-loved singers is set to make his return to Norwich Theatre Royal.

Several private equity firms are understood to be circling Homebase as the DIY chain’s Australian owner plots an escape from its ill-fated £340m takeover.

Norwich City will play no home pre-season friendlies this summer because the Carrow Road pitch is to be relaid, the club’s sporting director has revealed.

After the stunning success of the Canary Bond issue to fund the redevelopment of Colney that he recommended, it’s a good time to look at another aspect of Stuart Webber’s impact on the club.

The RNLI is calling on people visiting the coast this Easter to respect the water and remember sea temperatures are still very cold.

A poultry worker who had been on a heavy drinking session killed a loving father with a single punch, a court heard.

Colman’s Mustard production will begin to leave its Norfolk factory within six months as part of a “phased transfer of production” by owner Unilever.

The RNLI is calling on people visiting the coast this Easter to respect the water and remember sea temperatures are still very cold.

James Maddison’s 11th assist of the season helped England’s Under-21s beat Ukraine 2-1 on Tuesday night to move a step closer the U21 European Championship finals.

Alan Darby continued his recent domination of the popular Wymondham 20-mile race.

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.

Humphry Repton, who transformed great East Anglian landscapes, died 200 years ago today. Don Black explores a unique heritage.

While their business is providing reassurance for families and personal alarm firm is celebrating after being recognised for their own family values.

Norwich City’s on-loan Tottenham starlet Marcus Edwards finally made his return to action as he played the opening hour of a 1-0 win in Poland for the England U20s.

A school girl who was left blind in one eye from meningitis has organised a three-night show to help fund more research into the disease.

Quiz show QI is leaving the studio for the first time ever for an exclusive Latitude Festival edition.

Dan Needham from North Norfolk had two strokes in the space of a week and has navigated a difficult path to recovery. He’s the stand-out star in an episode of BBC2’s The Secret Helpers where he enlists the support of strangers to help him cope with his wedding day to sweetheart Suzanne.

Dan Needham’s life was turned upside-down by two sneezes which tore an artery in his neck and led to two strokes and a long road to recovery. Now he’s facing a new challenge on a BBC show which offers people facing difficulties a host of secret advice.

International action for Norwich City’s senior players begins on Thursday.

Wes Hoolahan is fit and available to start if City are searching for the luck of the Irish against Reading on St Patrick’s Day.

Here’s everything you need to know about St Patrick’s Day, from who he was to how you can mark the occasion.

East Anglian livestock students are celebrating success at an international competition.

Norwich City’s trip to Hull raised many talking points.

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.

The planned opening of 20 new hotels, including one in East Anglia, is part of a drive by budget brand Travelodge to target growing demand from business customers.

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

With severe weather continuing to batter the region, the crew of the Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat used the stormy conditions and driving snow as the perfect opportunity to put their rough weather boat handling skills to the test.

Cameron King has signed a short-term deal with King’s Lynn Town.

Wymondham back Charlie Delaney is on the cusp of being chosen to play for the England under-18 touch rugby team at an upcoming European tournament.

Our television editor Stacia Briggs picks her top shows of the week.

An animal welfare group is calling on the public to avoid a circus in West Norfolk, citing its animal acts as an “outdated” practice.

Fried chicken lovers are once again able to get their finger lickin’ fix after a fast-food branch reopened.

The Lowestoft branch of a fast-food chain has been forced to close its doors after running out of a somewhat vital ingredient.

Perspective was in short supply after a quite breathtaking finish to this latest neighbourly squabble.

Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke has named an unchanged team for today’s East Anglian derby battle at Carrow Road.

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.

Wes Hoolahan insists he had no regrets calling time on his Republic of Ireland career.

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

A judge said he hoped a biker who was clocked at speeds approaching 100mph on the A47 had not “written off” his chance of joining the armed forces by being convicted of dangerous driving.

Norwich City’s longest-serving player Wes Hoolahan has called time on his international career with the Republic of Ireland

Daniel Farke felt it. Now Norwich City fans can see it.

SSE has started talks with the competition watchdog over its merger with rival Npower – as the energy supplier revealed that it lost thousands more customers with households continuing to switch to cheaper rivals.

Linfield have announced the permanent signing of Norwich City youngster Joe Crowe.

As Norwich City’s options for ‘homegrown’ players thin, David Freezer takes a look at the EFL selection rules Daniel Farke must stick to.

As left-back Harry Toffolo leaves Norwich City for Millwall, it leaves just two of the 2013 FA Youth Cup winners on the books at Carrow Road.

Why have the Scots managed to celebrate their great poet with a fitting tribute while we merely consign ours to the mostly reluctant hands of GCSE students?

Video: Oscar nominations: Who’s up for what?

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy drama The Shape Of Water leads the Oscar nominations with 13 but a host of British talent is in the running too, including Gary Oldman, Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Hawkins, Lesley Manville and Daniel Kaluuya.

Carrow Road hosted under-23s football this evening as Norwich City beat Bournemouth 1-0 in the Premier League Cup group stages – and you can re-live all the action right here.

Tesco is to cut 1,700 jobs from the shop floor in its largest stores.

A story of mid-life

Monday, January 22, 2018

Former Anglia TV presenter Christine Webber, brings us her new novel It’s Who We Are, a tale of five people, long separated childhood friends, whose lives are destined to change forever.

Rebecca Field from the Norfolk Bowls Club in Norwich won the World Tour Women’s Matchplay title in 2013, since when she has lost in the final twice - in 2014 and 2016.

The Unlimited Banger Icebreaker at King’s Lynn – one of the biggest team events in the sport – has been called off.

Rookie trainer Olly Murphy has entered a host of runners for Fakenham’s six-race card on Monday in a bid to add to his already impressive eight winners from 26 runners in north Norfolk this National Hunt season.

Cineworld has reported rising annual sales and launched a £1.7bn rights issue to help bankroll its £2.7bn deal to buy US chain Regal.

Darkest Hour tells the story of Winston Churchill in the early days of the war. It also features a remarkable portrayal by an almost unrecognisable Gary Oldman. But how does it compare to the many others who have played him?

Following spells in Thetford and Dublin since his Norwich City release, Cameron King tells David Freezer about his hopes for getting his career back on track after signing for King’s Lynn Town.

Arthur Perowne, one of the true greats of Norfolk golf, has died at the age of 87.

As the latest Norwich City transfer saga continues, DAVID FREEZER looks back on some of the big fees the Canaries have brought in during recent years

Tension is mounting at Potters Resort as the Just World Indoor Championships get underway this morning.

Holidaymakers will have a new destination to choose when they fly from Norwich Airport this summer.

King’s Lynn Town have added former Norwich City academy prospect Cameron King to their squad as Ian Culverhouse gears up for a Southern Premier Division promotion push.

It involves physical acrobatic skills performed high up in the air.

The new year has begun with a new management team for the UK’s largest graphics franchiser.

Norwich City have added a player of “exceptional speed” to their ranks following the signing of Simon Power.

Aldi raked in over £10bn in sales last year for the first time after notching up record sales over Christmas as festive shoppers snapped up luxury products and cut-price vegetables.

Norwich City’s FA Youth Cup fourth round tie against Derby County at Carrow Road has been arranged for the evening of Friday, January 12.

A home improvement supplies store in Norwich is getting a makeover of its own in the new year.

So we’ve just about reached the end of 2017 and, needless to say, a lot has changed.

Republic of Ireland U19 midfielder Simon Power will join Norwich City next month from League of Ireland side UCD.

It’s time to smile and be upbeat, says Nick Conrad. And Christmas is a fine time of year to do it.

Eileen Wise and Roger Hermiston were drawn to Ireland, where the ‘peace comes dropping slow’

As Star Wars: The Last Jedi finally arrives in cinemas, Carrie Fisher’s last performance in her iconic role of Princess Leia is unveiled. The film’s stars Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega discuss life without her and taking the franchise forward.

Scoring hat-tricks is becoming a rather helpful habit for young Norwich City striker Adam Idah.

An incredible 10-minute hat-trick in front of watching Norwich City boss Daniel Farke has thrust young striker Adam Idah into the spotlight at Carrow Road.

For lots of children around the UK and Ireland, hair loss as a result of cancer treatment and other illnesses can be devastating.

Lock In ‘Christmas Carol’ promises a specially selected seasonal repertoire and a “slightly unhinged” approach to the family friendly festive show from show headed by musician who grew up on the Norfolk folk scene.

Norwich City must resist the temptation of cashing in on James Maddison this January, says Dion Dublin.

In this week’s column, Chris Moncrieff argues that sorting out the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland border issues doesn’t have to be as daunting as some are making out.

Hingham Sports & Social Club was the venue for the British Isles Top Team Championships at the weekend as the English, Welsh and Irish champions clashed in this prestigious annual event.

One of National Hunt racing’s newest trainers, 25-year-old Olly Murphy, has a huge day in prospect at Fakenham this afternoon when the north Norfolk track stages its fourth meeting of the season.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict following the Bluebirds loss

A colt out of the mighty and unbeaten Frankel is set to make his hurdling debut at Fakenham’s fourth meeting of the National Hunt season scheduled for Monday.

A Cringleford photographer is currently second place in a contest which could see him win a trip to the Arctic Circle.

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