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A jobless drug user has been told to ‘grow up’ and start paying his way after leaving his father to settle a court fine for cannabis and cocaine possession.

Norwich City striker Teemu Pukki is a big doubt for Saturday’s Championship clash at Nottingham Forest after lasting just 12 minutes of Finland’s Nations League match against Greece on Tuesday night.

Pub landlords, beer writers and tourism bosses from eight cities across the UK shared their knowledge on beer tourism during a forum in Norwich.

Author Carl Gorham is renowned for his book The Owl at the Window, a moving and uplifting story of surviving grief after the death of his wife. Now, he talks of the next chapter in his life as he is selling his beloved Norfolk home. Property editor Caroline Culot went to visit him at Highfield House, Lower Bodham, near Holt.

If only a woman like ‘latter-day Boadicea’ Doreen Wallace was still around, says Keith Skipper

Fourteen companies from across the East of England are highlighted in the 14th annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table which ranks Britain’s private mid-market growth companies with the biggest sales, published this weekend.

A former member of Dereham Otters has taken part in an English Channel relay event, swimming between Dover and Calais as part of her university team.

From Einstein to one of the world’s biggest computers, and from the discovery of oxygen to the birth of radio, radar and ready-meals - meet the people and marvel at the discoveries that have put our region at the forefront of science

Six books on the shortlist. Here’s all the gen about who, what why, where, when and how

Where did all the good childcare go?

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Liz Nice was taught by her grandfather that a woman can do anything a man can, if not better. Hard to work though sometimes though, isn’t it?

Dozens of people turned out to pay their respects to an “amazing” man who did so much to help others.

This week is dessert week on The Great British Bake Off, but every week is dessert week at these city sweet spots.

Shetland and Vera writer Ann Cleeves’s recent visit to East Anglia and the ‘birthday’ of late Queen of Crime Agatha Christie has got us thinking

Take a walk on the weird side, discover more about Norfolk’s rich folklore, hear ghost stories and legends, make a lucky charm to ward off bad dreams and celebrate the county’s oddities during this year’s Heritage Open Days, which has chosen Weird Norfolk for one of its main themes.

Oliver Bonas is on the lookout for staff for its new shop opening in the county.

Updated: Former Bishop of Norwich dies aged 84

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

The Right Reverend Peter Nott, former Bishop of Norwich, has died at the age of 84.

A Norwich band has secured a support slot with a group who have sold more than a million records worldwide.

Sixth form students across Wymondham and Attleborough have been finding out whether all the hard work paid off.

Norwich City go into the draw for the second round of the Carabao Cup this evening – when they could face two new opponents.

Here we bring you all the Championship transfer business for the 2018 summer transfer window.

As the first City of Ale, Norwich is looking forward to an event this year which will be the first of its kind in the United Kingdom.

A former matron of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital who once went ice skating with John F Kennedy and nursed Winston Churchill back to health has died age 96.

A company which bills itself as Australia’s “largest homeware retailer” is opening a new store in Norwich next month.

Tributes have been paid to a “Norfolk gentleman” who worked for over 30 years as a magistrate and was also a devoted family man.

An intrepid student will brave notoriously hazardous elements and one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes to raise money for charity.

Once a Blue, now a Canary. Jordan Rhodes’ season long loan move to Norwich City produced a predictably adverse reaction across the border from fans of the club that discarded him in his youth.

Sharing knowledge with one’s grandchildren is one of the joys of being a grandparent but be careful what you tell them – things keep changing and where you used to be right, you may now be wrong.

The words of the Bard are set to echo around the beautiful surrounds of Norwich Cathedral’s cloisters once more as the Shakespeare Festival returns for another year. Arts correspondent Emma Knights finds out more.

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock has won promotion amid the chaos of this week’s government resignations. Here Political Editor RICHARD PORRITT profiles a rising star in the Tory ranks

There is a unique perspective on the FA Youth Cup for Norwich City supporters.

American dreams

Thursday, July 5, 2018

July 4 is America’s Independence Day - here are ways to celebrate our Special Relationship

This is the moment the RAF Falcons jumped from more than 11,000ft into the Royal Norfolk Show’s grand ring.

A pebble which has been sculpted into the earliest known depiction of a couple having sex is to go on display in a Norfolk library, as part of a British Museum tour exploring gay history.

King’s Lynn Town new boy Kalern Thomas will be hoping to win over his new fans – after his last visit to The Walks ended with the sound of boos ringing in his ears.

Former Norwich South MP Dr Thomas Stuttaford, who became a health columnist for The Times, has died at the age of 87.

Norfolk writer D J Taylor explores the rise and fall of a mega-selling rock band for his new novel, Rock and Roll is Life. He spoke to Trevor Heaton about a book that has proved a real labour of love.

Supporters and players of both Norwich City and Shrewsbury Town have rallied round to show their support for young striker Carlton Morris after news of a serious knee injury.

Adults and children alike became ‘curiouser and curiouser’ to celebrate Norwich in Wonderland at the market.

An award-winning sculptor is granting access to his extensive portfolio at a Norfolk venue beginning this week.

League One side Oxford United have signed Norwich City academy product Cameron Norman after the right-back’s superb season at King’s Lynn Town.

Ian McEwan’s Booker Prize-nominated novella, a moving portrait of doomed love, set against the ravishing backdrop of the titular stretch of shingle in Dorset, comes to the big screen, starring three-time Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan.

For prospective organ donor Mia McKean her only wish was for her sister to have an illness-free future thanks to the kidney she is willing to give.

Researchers from University of East Anglia have helped provide fresh insight into how huge volcanic ash plumes, which can critically disrupt aviation and cause major impact on the ground, are transported in the atmosphere.

How to mark May Day and the May Day bank holiday weekend in Norfolk and Suffolk

Norwich has been ranked as one of the worst places to earn a living in the UK.

A group of friends are cycling 350 miles to Torquay in five days to raise money for a cancer charity.

When well-known Norfolk artist Brian Lewis saw a new arts and heritage centre taking shape at Wells-next-the-Sea, he came up with the idea of not only capturing the project on canvas, but, in a departure from his signature sunny, seaside pictures, painting a whole series of Wells buildings.

Norwich City Ladies fell at the last hurdle in their bid to reach a national final.

Norwich City academy product Carlton Morris is hoping to fulfil a boyhood dream by playing at Wembley this afternoon.

No one knows why Old Hunch has returned from the grave to haunt the streets of Long Stratton but his effigy in the parish is a constant reminder of a soul that is yet to find peace.

A £430,000 attempt to cut pollution in Norwich city centre by reducing the number of cars commuting into the city has been dealt a major blow - after the government snubbed the project.

Ben Godfrey helped Shrewsbury return to the automatic promotion places in League One, ahead of the Shropshire side’s trip to Wembley.

Norwich City loan starlet Ben Godfrey insists Shrewsbury’s league and cup quest will recover from a shock 3-1 League One defeat at Rochdale.

The humble staff canteen has been much maligned over the years, but a good canteen is a thing of beauty that can bring workers together and increase productivity. Is it time for us to rethink our attitudes about canteens?

The star of hit TV series 24 and numerous Hollywood blockbusters will be performing in his other guise of a country music singer-songwriter when he appears at the UEA LCR in June.

A coffee shop and dessert lounge is set to open in Norwich this month.

Excavation work is under way in the basement of Norwich Castle as archaeologists delve deeper into the historic landmark and the mound on which it stands.

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.

One ring to rule them all – and one Norfolk ring to inspire it.

Forget London or Birmingham – a new report has named Edinburgh as the UK’s most attractive city for inward investment.

An eighth clean sheet of the season for Remi Matthews ensured the remarkable Plymouth revival continued in League One.

Millions of pounds are up for grabs to further boost cycling provision in Norwich.

One of the oldest buildings in Wymondham where 41 Tudor heraldic wall shields were discovered in its restoration is now for sale with the historic relics preserved behind glass.

Police have warned motorists to lock their cars and remove all valuables - no matter whether their vehicles are parked on or off the road.

A “gifted” former Norwich School student who fell to his death at an Oxford construction site had been warned by his parents about the risks of climbing buildings, an inquest has heard.

She was his rock: the person who gave him belief when he doubted himself.

The headaches began for Gemma a few weeks before she became seriously ill.

East Anglia’s land agents see farming evolving further into a highly professionalised industry with a high degree of technical expertise. Sarah Chambers reports on their predictions for farming in 
the mid-2020s and beyond

The news of the collapse of Oyster sent shockwaves through the villages of Hoveton and Wroxham.

The burgeoning electric vehicle industry presents an “exciting opportunity” for the East of England to strengthen its economic relationship with China, according to an enterprise leader.

David Clayton gets a preview of what East Anglian trains might look like - one day...

Ale lovers will be congregating in Norwich to discuss how to promote beer celebrations across the country.

A dapper duo dealing in Victorian-style magic will have conjuring and comedy up their sleeves at Sheringham Little Theatre on February 6, in a show that promises to leave audiences baffled, intrigued and amazed.

Alex Tettey returns after a midweek rest to bolster Norwich City for this afternoon’s Championship battle with Sheffield United at Carrow Road.

Norfolk-raised TV presenter Simon Thomas has opened his heart about the pain and torment the death of his wife Gemma has caused him and their eight-year-old son in a powerful and poignant blog.

We need to be more mindful of our shopping habits, what we buy and what we throw away.

Norwich City loanees Ben Godfrey and Carlton Morris have been enjoying some time under the national spotlight after helping Shrewsbury Town take West Ham to an FA Cup replay.

Subsidies worth £3bn a year to UK farmers will continue until 2024 – and then be replaced by a system of payments rewarding farming practices which improve the countryside for wildlife.

Whether you like your spirits brash with juniper, floral or citrussy, East Anglia’s gin distillers have all bases covered.

Ad Feature: Is the Bitcoin bubble about to burst?

Monday, January 1, 2018

Should we heed a history lesson from the 1700s? asks Peter Sharkey

One of our readers thinks Christmas just isn’t what it used to be anymore. Do you agree?

Why flock to the sales when there’s a wonderful Norfolk beach to flock to instead, says Rachel Moore.

Harry Toffolo would happily return to Doncaster on loan from Norwich City once his broken foot has healed.

Dark stories of the north are being retold in films and television series and by a Norfolk author Kevin Crossley-Holland who has been breathing new life into Norse folklore for decades

London has always revelled in its reputation for being different, attracting praise and scorn in equal measure.

Their average age is 76, with the oldest band member 89, and the joke among them is that every show could be the last.

Three important county championships take place next month.

Plans described as “difficult and “unambitious” could reverse swathing cuts to the rural rail network by restoring services which were scrapped in the 1960s.

A bogus fundraising page and Twitter account have been set up to try to exploit the death of Gemma Thomas, the wife of Norfolk-raised TV presenter Simon Thomas.

A new cafe which specialises in serving up luxurious desserts is looking to move to Norwich city centre - and to stay open until 11pm each day.

With 13 young players away from Norwich City on loan this season, DAVID FREEZER finds out how the Canaries prospects have been performing.

Traditional indie rock band The Sherlocks will be headling The Waterfront on February 2, 2018.

English Folk/Americana singer and songwriter John Smith is coming to Norwich on his headline European tour.

Keith Skipper bemoans the way a certain special time of the year is getting started earlier and earlier...

A drive to alleviate loneliness and rural isolation has led Norfolk’s WIs to seek funding for better digital skills training to help women stay connected online.

News that the world’s first and largest dockless bike sharing company will launch in Norwich tomorrow is to be welcomed.

Its distinctive yellow bikes have become a feature of 180 cities across the world - and are already the right colour for our legions of Canaries fans.

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