In a few days many of us will be quaffing large quantities of alcohol as part of the Christmas over-indulgence. But, as Trevor Heaton discovers, a Norfolk-linked research project has uncovered the darker historical side to our love affair with booze.

The family of a passionate Norwich City fan who died after taking a cocktail of drugs have today described him as hardworking and naturally talented.

Popular local poet and Bungay Library patron Luke Wright will be back at the library this Friday, December 15, to subject the English language to a series of degrading new tricks for everyone’s amusement.

The last time I saw the young man in this picture, reeling away after scoring a goal, was at Waverley rail station in Edinburgh.

You may have actors, dancers, musicians and panto script but you also need some stunning backdrops. That is where a Lowestoft-based company comes in bringing festive productions, including the one at Norwich Theatre Royal, to life.

He’s completed dozens of extraordinary expeditions around the world but even by George Bullard’s standards his latest adventure has gone down as his most risky to date.

Tickets are selling out fast for the EADT EDP Norfolk and Suffolk Tourism Awards 2018 ceremony, which takes place at St Edmundsbury Cathedral on February 8. The finalists in each category are as follows:

Up to 100,000 of the most vulnerable people in society are missing out on a council tax discount worth hundreds or thousands of pounds.

Can’t afford a gap year abroad? Sharon Griffiths has a cheaper plan, inspired by a local MP’s idea.

Our High Streets are changing - but it’s not all gloom, says Sharon Griffiths.

Steven Russell asks staff at Redwings Horse Sanctuary how they keep going when some cases are such tear-jerkers

By day you may see his shadow, but night you may hear his call. RAVEN IS BACK ON CBBC! TV Editor Stacia Briggs is a bit too excited

Video: Review: Cromer Pier Christmas Show

Sunday, November 26, 2017

There really is nothing else quite like it.

In this archive EDP essay from 1967, Pamela Clabburn recalls the great days of the Norwich shawl.

One of my nephews, a bright lad, recently graduated from a highly-rated red brick university with a first class degree and landed a job working at what he refers to as a ‘crowdfunded start-up’ in London.

An alternative model has taken part in a competition.

A number of artists will be opening up their studios to the public to show off their artwork over tea and cakes.

We’ve chosen centre-back Grant Hanley as our man-of-the-match following Norwich City’s disappointing 1-1 home draw with Barnsley.

Wymondham Symphony Orchestra will pay homage to Scotland at their Autumn concert.

A Q&A briefing on what’s happening at the Construction Industry Training Board, based in west Norfolk.

North Walsham did enough to edge a competitive match but only after taking the lead for the third time and resisting a siege in the final quarter.

Norwich City legend and proud father, Bryan Gunn, speaks to Mark Armstrong, about his son’s England call-up and the youngster’s plans beyond next season

Bryan Gunn has almost given up hope that son, Angus, will follow in his footsteps to become Scotland’s number one following his call-up to the England senior squad.

Norwich Theatre Royal has today announced it achieved its most successful year ever financially in 2016-17 and that this will help pave the way for ambitious future plans both on stage and off.

As part of our series looking at the future of local government, political editor Richard Porritt looks at what hasn’t worked elsewhere.

James Maddison has thanked Norwich boss Daniel Farke for the role he has played in helping him earn his first England Under-21s call-up.

Just five Norwich City players are away on international duty during the current break from Championship action.

What to watch tonight

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday’s best TV: Women at War, Nigella, Elizabeth I

What was the song of your childhood? Doris Day’s The Deadwood Stage is Elton John’s and now he, and a host of celebs, are sharing their musical memories online to help eight million children suffering silently in overseas orphanages.

In-form Norwich City starlet James Maddison has been named in the England Under-21 squad for the first time, with Canaries goalkeeper Angus Gunn also retaining his place.

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