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.

Video: Celebrating true Norwich great Sir Thomas Browne

Monday, October 16, 2017

Thousands of Norwich shoppers pass his statue every day, but how much do we really know about Sir Thomas Browne? On the eve of a series of events celebrating the 17th-century writer and scientist, his biographer Hugh Aldersey-Williams hails the genius of one of Norfolk’s most brilliant minds.

Although we are probably too embarrassed to admit it, most of us over-eat despite all those pledges to reduce the size of our platefuls and be sensible about our choice of food. Being careful most days lessens the guilty conscience when we pile up our plates with a traditional Sunday roast or relish the indulgence of crispy batter on a large shop-fried cod – with chips, of course.

Opinion: The Oxford medical student who escaped prison despite stabbing her boyfriends is a textbook case of how the system favours the privileged, says Rachel Moore.

A fundraising page set up for a hugely popular Norfolk runner who suffered a stroke during an ultra-race has smashed through the £14,000 mark.

A bright bunch of North Walsham students have celebrated their time at a historic Norfolk college with a special graduation.

Chilling ghost stories, horror classics, cult films and talks exploring the fact and fiction of the landscapes links to the supernatural feature in the second Fear in the Fens Festival.

It was created here in East Anglia, a stunning treasure put together over decades which somehow survived dynastic upheaval, the Reformation, and even a disaster at Norwich Cathedral. Trevor Heaton hears the eventful story of the Ormesby Psalter.

Norwich City were the busiest Championship club during the summer transfer window. DAVID FREEZER put the challenge facing the new-look Canaries into context during the international break.

Police have issued an appeal for witnesses following an assault in Lowestoft.

Tributes are being paid to a Norwich headteacher who played an important role in the lives of thousands of youngsters.

An era of fresh, funny, bold and brilliant broadcasting is about to come to an end as Norwich’s Mustard TV prepares for its final shows.

Norwich’s Mustard TV is preparing its final broadcasts as Archant gets set to sell it to the That’s TV Group.

At least we beat Birmingham.

The nervous wait was over as students in Dereham, Fakenham and Reepham opened their A-level results and started to prepare for the next stages of their lives.

He sits in a part of Norwich close to where his rather stately home and magnificent garden house stood... today they would be regarded as civic treasures but they have been demolished. The first 175 years ago in 1842, and the second during the 60s when the demolition ball was in full swing.

Opinion: If you want your final wishes respected, then now’s the time to sort them out, as Rachel Moore urges

A special service will be held to institute a new church leader at Great Yarmouth Minster.

Norwich Theatre Royal’s youth programme’s summer musical has a track record of unearthing future stars. Course leader and show writer David Lambert tells us more about this year’s show Alice in Wonderland.

He was the last lord of the manor at Felbrigg Hall - a much-loved squire from a bygone age.

More than 12,000 pints were pulled at North Norfolk Railways’ 16th annual beer festival.

Norwich City have confirmed their pre-season schedules for the club’s under-18 and under-23 squads.

Lynne Mortimer looks at the history and changing nature of the picnic over the last 50 years... with special reference to meat paste and prosecco

The battle between the last vestiges of mankind and the Transformers reaches a conclusion in the fifth and final picture in the bombastic franchise, directed by Michael Bay.

People all over East Anglia will be honouring their dads this Sunday as the country celebrates Father’s Day. Martine Silkstone asked people from across the region what makes their father special.

The Royal Norfolk Show – two days when the county’s farmers and farmworkers get together for a catch-up, a pint and a look at what’s new in a business which is still a mainstay of the local economy.

Essex farmer and National Farmers’ Union vice president Guy Smith is set to argue against a ban on weed killer glyphosate at an event in June

Angus and Bryan Gunn are poised to become the sixth father and son pairing to represent Norwich City.

219 appearances, 25 goals

Primary school children and college students from across Norwich were given the chance to follow in the footsteps of their heroes at a club’s community football day.

As the victorious team lifts the coveted trophy during this weekend’s FA Cup final it will spark a poignant memory for one of Lowestoft’s leading businessmen.

170 appearances/2 goals

After a campaign featuring plenty of goals despite the disappointment of falling away from the promotion race, David Freezer assesses Norwich City’s forward options ahead of next season’s fresh start

Nobody believed Ian Odgers when he told friends and family he was going to run the London Marathon.

A mother-of-three has said she hopes to give something back to a charity which helped her during a tough period in her life.

May Day is marked around Britain by maypole and Morris dancing, the crowning of May queens, and village fetes celebrating fertility and fun. Enjoy!

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