In our latest feature to celebrate The Square Box at the Hill exhibition at Norwich Castle Museum, Trevor Heaton looks at a ‘battle’ two centuries ago - not between armies... but architects.

A cat left standing in its own excrement was one of 2,588 animal cruelty complaints investigated by the RSPCA in Norfolk last year.

Stars of The Voice have been announced as the support act for Tom Jones’ gig near Thetford this summer.

A holiday lettings company is taking steps to train more of its own talent.

Expeditions down thundering river rapids and through pathless rainforests began in the Norfolk Fens for My Year With The Tribe presenter Will Millard

Thousands of women given pelvic mesh implants seek further treatment for complications, according to a Government audit out today.

Waveney suffers from more heroin and morphine misuse deaths than anywhere else in Suffolk, according to data from the Office of National Statistics.

The county’s busiest hospital is one of 20 NHS trusts which has launched a legal bid for business rates relief, in a landmark case that could save under-pressure hospitals nearly £300m a year.

When Carly Hain received an invitation to the Royal wedding, she thought it was a scam.

England blew a golden chance at bowls glory in the men’s fours – and west Norfolk’s Jamie Chestney admitted there would be some regrets at the manner of their semi-final defeat to Scotland.

Bad weather brought by the Beast from the East hit the sales of East Anglian pub owner and brewery Greene King.

An adult went missing every seven hours in Suffolk last year, new figures have revealed.

Norfolk’s police chief constable has criticised the “inappropriate” tactics of so-called paedophile hunters - including one who used their own teenage daughter as a honey trap.

James Willstrop is happy to fly under the radar ahead as he bids to strike third time lucky at the Commonwealth Games.

England were sent packing in the bowls by lowly Norfolk Island – and Jamie Chestney struggled to find the words to explain his disappointment.

Daniel Farke has shuffled his pack for this afternoon’s Easter Monday clash with Queens Park Rangers, making four changes to his starting XI and handing Wes Hoolahan a rare start.

A woman is celebrating Easter a little differently this year after losing more than five stone

Two new holiday cottage hire companies with Norfolk roots have been launched.

Daniel Bardsley visits an evocative site in Norfolk which played a key role in the hush-hush world of radar in the Second World War and the Cold War.

Even though it’s been international week in the football world, the last few days’ sport news has been dominated by the cheating Australian team’s ball tampering incident against South Africa.

Alex Tettey has recovered from his foot injury in one of two changes made by Daniel Farke for Fulham’s Good Friday Championship visit.

A Poringland Primary School and Nursery pupil has been named as the regional winner of a national poetry competition.

Council proposes to vary “the Off-Street Parking Places Order 2012”

Norfolk travelled in the early hours to Wales to play Montgomery and Radnor in their last away game of the season, hoping for another good result to keep them in Division Three.

Denver rider Daniel Bloy now, at 40, officially a veteran time trialist, won the Wisbech Wheelers 10 outright.

Alan Darby continued his recent domination of the popular Wymondham 20-mile race.

It was almost a century ago when the last tenants of an incredible Gothic folly in Norfolk were preparing to leave, making way for the demolition teams to move in and rid us of a building like no other.

After an eight year struggle with Alzheimer’s Prof Roy Davies OBE, a former Dean of Biology at UEA and deputy director of the John Innes Institute, has died aged 85.

Humphry Repton, who transformed great East Anglian landscapes, died 200 years ago today. Don Black explores a unique heritage.

It may be the international break but there were still plenty of Norwich City issues to be discussed in our latest live video.

This is a clarion call to everyone who’s been to university in the last 20 years or so.

Norwich City’s on-loan Tottenham starlet Marcus Edwards finally made his return to action as he played the opening hour of a 1-0 win in Poland for the England U20s.

It is an ambitious vision that could transform one of Norfolk’s market towns - and one which a councillor is determined to make happen.

Leaders of more than a million NHS workers are to recommend a pay offer worth between 6.5pc and 29pc over three years.

A deal to give NHS workers a 6.5pc pay rise over three years is set to be agreed, marking the end of a seven-year wage cap.

An appeal to help rescue a vintage lifeboat has been pushed out to the wider public as plans are submitted for its permanent new home.

International action for Norwich City’s senior players begins on Thursday.

What difference does it really make if you buy freehold or leasehold? Rebecca Leeman, a chartered legal executive at Spire Solicitors LLP, goes into the fine detail.

We all know Norfolk is the best place to live, but now it seems the experts think so too.

The county’s emergency services have warned drivers to take caution on the roads this morning after large areas of the region experienced snow.

I have never been involved in a game where there have been four penalties awarded – and off the top of my head I can’t even think of a game where it has happened either!

Angus Gunn and James Maddison are in the England U21s squad for a key European Championship qualifier later this month.

Our latest Norwich City player watch followed the fortunes of Marley Watkins during last night’s 1-1 draw at Barnsley, here’s how the forward’s return to Oakwell unfolded.

Technology has opened up an array of opportunities for paedophiles, Norfolk’s chief constable has warned.

Norfolk and Waveney has just recovered from the deluge of snow brought by the Beast from the East and now the region is set to be hit by the Pest from the West.

A currency exchange has opened a new branch in a Norfolk market town – creating five jobs in the process.

A painting depicting one of Joseph Hooker’s discoveries has been gifted to Halesworth to cement the link between the town and Kew Gardens.

Norfolk’s chief constable has condemned increases in “disgraceful” violent attacks being suffered by his officers - and has today called on the public to look beyond the uniform.

Rugby clubs across the region have bowed to the inevitable and called off their weekend fixtures over 48 hours before they were due to be played.

A Norwich optician held a charity book sale to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s Society and to mark World Book Day.

Muffins, cakes, scones and even cinnamon buns are getting the vegan treatment at Timberhill Bakery.

A fifth of British Netflix viewers watch shows at work, new data shows.

The environmental sciences school at a Norwich university has been presented a top honour in the Queen’s name.

Our television editor Stacia Briggs picks her top shows of the week.

The Royal Air Force was founded on April 1 1918 and it has played a leading role in East Anglian life ever since... but there have also been some fine films made in the region featuring the fliers. Derek James reports

A jar of air sampling the seaside scent of Caister beach has been snapped up for £10.

Norwich City legend Iwan Roberts speaks about the day he feared for safety on a football pitch

Firefighters are set to saddle up and raise funds for a worthy cause as they prepare for a charity bike ride.

Payton Swatman’s superb first half strike gave Wroxham all three points at home to Ely City in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

A controversial resubmitted bid to build houses in a small village, which many residents felt would harm its character, has been refused.

International Random Acts of Kindness Day is on Saturday, February 17, here’s how to find the kind in East Anglia

As public consciousness of health and wellbeing grows, more and more people are choosing to cut down on or shun alcohol. But what is driving this trend away from drink? Bethany Whymark reports.


Tuesday, February 13, 2018


Wymondham’s young star Jack Pye is the new SMPT English Masters champion after storming to a 15-5 win in the final against Northern Ireland’s Glenn Harvey in Chelmsford.

A charity which provides counselling to people who have suffered sexual abuse has received £75,000 for a new programme.

Requiem was billed as the most frightening programme the BBC had ever broadcast: has no one ever told these people about Ghostwatch 1992? Or the News at Ten?

Firearms offences in Norfolk have soared by more than 50pc in the past 10 years, new figures have revealed.

Plans to build flats at a former print works site have been halted after concerns were raised over the nearby residents’ right to light.

Everyone benefits when you spread kindness, says Nick Conrad. So what’s stopping you?

Farming faces its biggest potential changes for a generation – and there could be no more important place to debate the industry’s future than in Norfolk, the heart of the UK’s food industry.

The actor, who grew up in Norwich, plays Captain Stanhope in a new film version of R.C. Sherriff’s 1923 play, directed by UEA graduate Saul Dibb. They tell Simon Parkin about a film that marks the centenary of the end of the First World War.

Entrepreneurial Suffolk sisters Emily and Lucy McVeigh will be under the spotlight as they describe how they built up their successful farm diversifications at the Norfolk Farming Conference.

A new pastor has taken up his post at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Gorleston.

Tributes have been paid to a gifted psychiatrist who dedicated much of his life to the field of medicine.

A Gothic horror film that brought star Vincent Price and director Roger Corman to Norfolk is to return to Norwich for a screening by Hallowed Histories.

A Suffolk free range egg producer has welcomed a tightening of restrictions to prevent the spread of bird flu in England, but fears an outbreak in the domestic bird population is imminent.

Two Norwich attractions have featured in a national campaign aimed at inspiring people to take local holidays.

Around 49,000 homes across Norfolk and Suffolk are without power as the strong winds continue to sweep across the county.

An unusual music festival which brought a slice of European culture to Norfolk and proved to be a huge success, is set to return for a second time this spring.

The heads of the three A&E departments in our region have written to the Prime Minister warning safety levels are “intolerable” amid “severe and chronic underfunding” of the NHS.

Young people in Great Yarmouth with challenging lives can take part in a new scheme that offers what is described as a potentially life changing education break.

Local bowls player Daniel Seabourne is about to hit the international stage again, with his first playing trip overseas.

The husband of a Norwich woman who died just 31 days after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer has called for more money to be put towards researching the disease.

Rail conductor/guards employed by Greater Anglia are to walk out on strike again for three days – but the company insists passengers in Norfolk should not face any disruption.

Theresa May will abandon her Conservative general election manifesto pledge to give MPs a vote on whether to overturn the fox hunting ban.

Norwich has seen one of the smallest rises in house prices nationwide, according to new research from Halifax.

Colman’s decision to move mustard production out of Carrow will break a link with the site which stretches back 160 years.

Norfolk and Suffolk could be in for blustery weather on Wednesday, with Met Office forecasters issuing a warning over windy conditions.

Norfolk has been identified as a priority area for combatting crimes against birds of prey after the county recorded the second highest number of raptor deaths over a five year period.

Hospitals in Norfolk made millions last year in car parking charges from patients, visitors, and staff, new data has revealed.

Nothing raises my spirits more than the preservation of Norfolk’s physical character and protecting it from self-serving property developers.

Liverpool’s teenage striking sensation Ben Woodburn could be available on loan next month - with Norwich City one of four Championship clubs touted as a possible destination.

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.

Two Norfolk churches have welcomed a financial boost in time for the new year thanks to The National Churches Trust.

It’s time to smile and be upbeat, says Nick Conrad. And Christmas is a fine time of year to do it.

Football supporters put their best feet forward on one of Britain’s highest mountains for two charities.

A slimmer lost 7st after being shamed into action following a frightening wake-up call on a Welsh mountain.

A sweeping family saga that combines a history of individual figures with a detailed insight into the ups and downs of a niche manufacturing 
business goes on sale this week. 
Tony Wenham spoke to the author of 
Gallyons: Gunmakers of East Anglia

Nick Conrad says it’s time to stop the abuse of parent-and-child spaces at supermarkets.

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