A man jailed for 25 years after a police raid netted Suffolk’s biggest drugs haul has been ordered by a judge to hand over £4,500 he was awarded in damages after the prison authorities failed to provide him with kosher food, to pay back his criminal profits.
Former Lowestoft Grammar School pupil and England captain Terry Butcher has paid tribute to his son Christopher’s “larger than life character” and described him as a “formidable and true friend” following the 35-year-old’s death.
When foreign language plays are translated for the stage they usually end up as starchy period pieces with cut-glass accents. In a new production heading to the region, Blake Morrison has relocated a 18th century French comedy to a Yorkshire town in the 1920s.
As a British Showjumping course designer I am lucky enough to be able to enjoy watching equestrian sport at all levels, from pony club children just starting out to Olympic riders at the pinnacle of their career.
Paintings by well-known Norfolk artist John Midgley will be on show at the Anteros Arts Foundation, Norwich, this month, in an exhibition celebrating a decade of painting and drawing the lesser-known back roads and urban areas of the county.
A north Suffolk-based charity’s immense contribution to global nature conservation was illustrated last week with a visit to its headquarters of two leading South American naturalists – and success in its appeal to help prevent a critically endangered macaw becoming an ex-parrot.