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Over Land and Sea proclaims one of the Norwich City flags proudly flying at grounds on this German tour. Paddy Davitt caught up with the travelling support.

The mayors and chairmen of Norfolk have visited Thetford as part of the Norfolk Grand Tour.

From the town’s famous crabs, to fresh seafood, fish and chips on the beach, and ice creams on the pier, Cromer is well known for its array of seaside foods.

Schools and children can showcase their favourite places to read through a special Norfolk Day contest.

The second driest June since 1962 and weeks without any significant rainfall have created the perfect conditions for grass fires.

Head coach Daniel Farke has confirmed that Russell Martin is likely to be leaving Norwich City on loan again this season.

One look at Saturn changed the course of Mark Thompson’s life, and now he has been made an honourary doctorate of UEA.

People will be able to enjoy a taste of Bollywood in Norwich tomorrow.

A choir of gospel singers will be reuniting for their group’s 40th birthday, with singers travelling from far and wide to take part in the event.

Norfolk wheelchair tennis star Alfie Hewett made it a hat-trick of Wimbledon titles as he partnered Gordon Reid to their third successive doubles title at SW19.

Music, history and community will be celebrated across countywide churches this summer.

Norfolk’s Alfie Hewett has won a third successive Wimbledon wheelchair doubles title.

Author Clive King, best known for his children’s book Stig Of The Dump, has died at his Norfolk home.

Recently my inbox has been crammed with emails relating to local bus services.

Ravers are guilty of not changing their underwear for the whole weekend - find out which festival struggles with this the most.

Hundreds of people have been queueing this morning at a Norwich shopping centre to get their hands on a cheap teddy bear.

Philip Fowles was given a beautiful 1950 Triumph Renown saloon when his father had to give up driving... on condition he ‘chauffeured’ him around. What a great deal!

Norfolk’s cultural champions are set to be celebrated in the annual Norfolk Arts Awards and today we can reveal some of the finalists in the running for accolades.

Antiques, collectables, Steiff teddy bears and locally-produced alcohol will be the stars of a Norfolk Day celebration at a popular visitor attraction.

Charity supporters with a head for heights will soon have the chance to abseil down an iconic Norwich building.

At his home in Cringleford, Darren Venn has a platinum disc of Three Lions framed and mounted on his wall.

It’s difficult not to be overjoyed to hear that Outnumbered’s Mum and Dad are together in real life. To celebrate, we look at 10 other TV couples who took their love from the small screen to real life.

A rare £5 note engraved with England Captain Harry Kane’s face could be coming to Norwich if England defeat Croatia in tonight’s World Cup semi-final.

A Norwich marketing agency is urging other companies to follow its lead after banning single-use plastic bottles in its office.

Rats can be so cute

Monday, July 9, 2018

Lynne watches her grandson star in the school play.

Beer lovers will be able to enjoy a special brew to celebrate the first ever Norfolk Day.

The Clangers was one of my favourite programmes when I was a child – melancholic, eerie, slightly dark, cryptic, plenty of strange homemade costumes, somewhat meditative… and then there was the programme itself, which was almost as weird as I was.

A man from Norwich admits he often has to pinch himself in his line of work.

The Lord Mayor’s Procession may steal all the attention, but it is the centre piece of an even bigger celebration over the weekend.

Cromer Pier’s visitor figures are expected to receive a boost after a BBC programme filmed in the town is aired in the coming weeks, according to the district council.

You may be aware of everything you need to know about The Lord Mayor’s Procession, but there are plenty more celebratory events this weekend to take part in.

For the first time, the men’s finals at Wimbledon clashes with the World Cup final - while Andy Murray has ruled himself out of the running, England still have a chance of making it all the way and most sports fans would be interested in watching both. Cue clash confusion.

Never mind the football, the real World Cup battle is going on off the field.

Its lighthouse may be easy to spot, but the pronunciation of Happisburgh offers up somewhat more of a challenge.

How ridiculously cute was Olivia Colman as a child? New family photographs of the Norfolk-born actress are revealed along with images of her ancestors ahead of her appearance on the BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are?

Visitors to Cromer Hospital’s annual fete have raised more than £4,000 for the facility.

Walking up the High Street in Lowestoft paints a mixed picture of the health of the town centre’s economy.

Out of favour Norwich City striker Steven Naismith looks set to return to Scottish Premier League side Hearts for another loan spell.

Bafta award winning actress Olivia Colman features in the latest episode of the BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are? and discovers some surprises in her ancestral history.

There are a lot of unhappy people out there, writes Sheen Grant.

There will be no snoozing at this year’s Christmas panto in King’s Lynn as the new cast line up is announced.

The challenges faced by the residents of Great Yarmouth in the First World War have been remembered by hundreds of pupils at two special concerts.

Are you daring to dream yet? David Clayton - who remembers watching the 1966 World Cup final - is tempted...

A popular community centre in the heart of an urban area is holding a celebratory Norfolk Day dinner.

With numbers plummeting by more than half since the turn of the millennium, new figures out suggest that the humble hedgehog is disappearing so quickly from the British countryside that it could become extinct within a decade.

The driver of a double decker bus - and a passenger – died today following a collision with an HGV on the A47 at Thorney Toll.

Debbie Thompson, the director of both St George’s Theatre in Great Yarmouth and Sheringham Little Theatre, will be sharing stories of her life both on and off stage when she gives a talk at Gorleston Library on Tuesday, June 26 at 2pm.

Norfolk residents may spot some familiar sites in the newly released trailer for the BBC’s latest thriller.

Gareth Southgate’s promising young England side look ready to make a mark on the world stage and help atone for the disappointments of recent tournaments.

At around 41p per day, I’ve always thought the BBC licence fee offered great value for money, writes Thrifty Living’s Sheena Grant.

A book on the Norfolk work of landscape gardener Humphry Repton, whose bi-centenary is now being celebrated, was presented to Alan Titchmarsh.

Yesterday was award-winning novelist Ian McEwan’s 70th birthday. Here’s a list of some of the UEA graduate’s best works to date.

A high school teacher from Norfolk has been named the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Gardening Champion of the Year.

Well done, Great Yarmouth Air Show organisers - you did Norfolk proud, says Nick Conrad.

There have been many great goals scored at Carrow Road and in the latest of our alternative Canaries A-Z series, David Freezer decided J is for Just-incredible in honour of one of the greatest.

Her stories are as familiar to parents and grandparents as they are to the generations of youngsters for whom they are required bedtime reading. As stage adaptation of some of her favourites head to the region, we discover the magic behind Julia Donaldson.

A coastal village will showcase its strong community bond at a free family fun day.

A painting recording the life and death of the Maharaja Duleep Singh will be the centrepiece of a new exhibition marking the 125th anniversary of his death.

We’re up, up and away with our list of our favourite superhero shows to celebrate a brand new series of Marvel’s Luke Cage series two which arrives on Netflix later this week.

Prepare to be scared at Halloween as Inside No 9 announces it will be airing a live special designed to deliver maximum creepiness on the most ghostly night of the year - and the BBC has also announced another favourite comedy will be back in autumn, too.

Every World Cup needs unsung heroes. And one of the stand-out performances of Russia 2018 so far is from a Norwich man who will never share the limelight with Harry Kane.

Engineering works and the subsequent retuning of Freeview boxes in Norfolk has caused pain for many residents. Jonathon Read is one of those affected.

A former Norfolk choir of the year will perform at the Whinburgh Music Festival this week.

He was dubbed ‘Mini Monet’ when he first hit the headlines at the age of six, but, now nearly 16 and almost six feet tall, child art prodigy Kieron Williamson is looking to shake off the ‘mini’ moniker and carve a career as a ‘grown up’ artist. KAREN BETHELL spoke to him ahead of his latest exhibition and book launch.

Yes, the Saturday gone was the Glorious 16th of June, the start of the river open season and the most iconic date in the diary of all us natural fish lovers.

Acclaimed historian and writer returns with her second historical novel.

In the early days of the Internet we were convinced that society would be destroyed - and young people corrupted - by easy access to online pornography.

Anita Dobson has said Leslie Grantham was the “archetypal charming rogue” and spoke of their “magic” chemistry as she paid tribute to her EastEnders co-star, who has died aged 71.

Legendary Kinks front man Ray Davies was so impressed by a Norwich singer-songwriter that he invited her to his world-famous studio to record a song.

Comedy royalty spent two nights under canvas at a luxury camping site in Norfolk while they filmed their new BBC comedy about angling. On which note, two parrots were sitting on a perch. One said to the other ‘Can you smell fish?’

England’s World Cup mission brings back horrible memories for Robert Green.

A Norfolk MP has said Brexit appears to be “driven by UKIP” in his constituency.

Comedy acts will be showcasing their best jokes and musical entertainment to bring people together for Norfolk Day.

Freeview viewers across Norfolk have described their loss of signal as ‘very annoying’ after being asked to retune their TVs.

One reader says local media is something to be proud of. Do you agree?

How many kinds of sweet flowers grow in an East Anglian country garden? You can find out this summer by wandering through some of the many which are open to the public.

After five decades the popularity of Dad’s Army endures, nowhere more so than in Norfolk where much of the show as filmed.

One of Southwold’s most exciting and eclectic events is just around the corner.

They are the people who put in the hard work and never ask for anything in return.

If you’re searching for a winner, on the football pitch or the stock market, invest in blue-chip stock. You really cannot go too far wrong, reckons Peter Sharkey

The highly-anticipated royal fly-past is set to take place today – and people will be able to see the military aircraft in the skies at various locations in Suffolk and north Essex.

The masses descended on Thetford Forest last night to watch The Script, with support from Tom Walker, as part of the Forestry Commission’s Forest Live concert series.

Internationally acclaimed musician Mahan Esfahani is on a mission to revive the harpsichord as a modern instrument. As he prepares to return to Raynham Hall to play The Goldberg Variations, he tells Simon Parkin more.

If we want a better society then we should roll up our sleeves and help, says Nick Conrad.

One reader believes local programmes would benefit from a shake-up. What do you think?

Idris Elba has had to postpone his DJ set at Mantra Club and Lounge in Norwich due to his acting commitments.

Today marks 50 days until the first ever Norfolk Day celebration on July 27. This week we find out how a university-based business hub is getting involved.

The country’s National Collection of Tall Bearded Irises will be on view to the public for the first time in over two years this month.

Freeview viewers in Norfolk and north Suffolk are being advised to retune their TV equipment this week to make sure they keep receiving a complete channel list including services from the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5.

Will we see turtle doves back on the television? Let’s hope so, says Rupert Masefield, of the RSPB and Operation Turtle Dove.

Norfolk astronomer Mark Thompson is celebrating reaching the summit of Borneo’s highest mountain and raising money for Barnardo’s children’s charity in the process.

For fans of Antiques Roadshow and curiosities made from glass will be in for a treat at Southwold Arts Festival with Andy McConnell due to speak at the event.

Not a scythe in sight - the BBC release the first photographs from the new series of Poldark and we’re all pleased to see that Aidan Turner got to film scenes on the beach when it was so warm he had to take his shirt off.

Hundreds of people turned out to honour Lowestoft’s historic beach village.

As Norfolk Day approaches dozens of community events have been organised around the county. This week we focus on a pop-up local food and drink stall.

There is still time to enter the Norfolk Community Foundation’s photo challenge in celebration community life in Norfolk.

There’s a brand new trio of pro-dancers competing for Strictly’s Glitter Ball trophy this year alongside a host of familiar faces (but we’re still in mourning for the lack of Brendan Cole). Here are the new and old faces you’ll spot in the ballroom this autumn.

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