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An atmospheric twisted tale of obsession set in Suffolk, Ruth Rendell’s Gallowglass has been adapted into a play for the first time. TV actor and cast member Paul Opacic tells us about transferring it to the stage ahead of its run in Norwich.

Solange will perform her first ever headline slot at this year’s Latitude, a UK festival exclusive.

A team of bird watching enthusiasts from Norfolk are set to take part in an international bird race in Israel later this year.

An alarming rise in vandalism on a residential street has prompted the police and council to begin a two-month trial which will see a street’s lights kept on all night to act as a deterrent.

Britannia, a new epic series about the Roman invasion of Britain, has launched to great fanfare on Sky television. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to Suffolk-based film-maker Steven Hall about the joys of recreating Ancient Britain as a surreal wild frontier

Another Norfolk town looks like it is about to get its first branch of Costa Coffee.

A teenager faced a terrifying ordeal as he was beaten with a baseball bat by two balaclava-clad robbers as he walked home alone.

It’s common knowledge that Norfolk offers all manner of diversity... except mountains. Don Black writes about discovering the fact late in life.

Suffolk children’s author and stand-up comic James Campbell loves to share his writing skills with schoolchildren in East Anglia and he’s not sure who gets most out of it - them or him - as his new book, The Funny Life Of Pets, is full of their stories.

We’ve had bowl food. Superfoods. Tacos. Clean eating. But, the turning of a new year heralds the beginning of a whole new set of trends on the food scene.

Gallery: Fascinating history of the Pye Road inns

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Three ancient inns between Norwich and Ipswich have reopened after closing for ownership changes and refurbishment. Don Black relates their extraordinary stories.

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.

Ed Sheeran set to receive MBE

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Ed Sheeran is set to be honoured by the Queen, say palace officials.

An organisation that promotes the producers and retailers of Norfolk food and drink is set to receive “significant” backing from a new sponsor.

There’s no place like home. No matter where life leads Helen Johnston, the Norfolk-Suffolk borderlands girl can’t resist returning to her roots. She spoke about stepping off the treadmill of modern life and running Hales Hall and The Great Barn.

Meet some of the fabulously diverse men from Norfolk and Suffolk. They include a man with a Canadian city named after him, a four-time Olympic gold rower, a pig farmer and the founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

A wine merchant has reported strong half-year sales as it prepares for the busy Christmas season.

Opinion: Delia Smith is just plain wrong about cookery books, says Andy Newman

Fare-dodging cost 25 travellers more than £10,000 when they appeared before magistrates in Ipswich last week.

Nature writer Simon Barnes has never lost the thrill of hearing the keening cry of the buzzard. He’s not alone.

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.

A huge thank you to the Cote Brasserie in Bury St Edmunds where one of the waiters on Sunday achieved what I informed him was a remarkable first.

Air weapon licensing laws are to be reviewed after a teenager died when accidentally shot while playing with his friends in a village.

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.

A man has been charged with grievous bodily harm after a teenage girl was allegedly stabbed in a village.

A man attempted suicide after losing a court fight over the care of his daughter following the death of his estranged partner, a judge has been told.

An online database on all things related to elderly care in Norfolk is celebrating its first anniversary.

Supporters from a Polish far-right nationalist group with links to the BNP have been criticised for attending the unveiling of a Polish memorial for Second World War refugees.

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