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A new book celebrates the life of one of Norfolk’s most gallant war heroes, Hugh Seagrim, and his equally remarkable ‘lieutenant’. Trevor Heaton talked to its author Philip Davies.

A group of Zimbabweans living in Norfolk are closely monitoring events in their home country after the military placed President Robert Mugabe under house arrest.

German prisoners of war left their mark in a Broadland village with phrases like “I’m cold” and “seig heil.”

What to watch tonight

Monday, November 6, 2017

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

Not many charities can persuade their fundraisers to walk 15 miles with a fridge on their back.

They first caught each other’s eye while crossing the Cringleford Bridge at the height of the Second World War.

More than 1,000 armour-piercing machine gun rounds have been discovered buried in a field in Rackheath, near Norwich.

The musical director of a well known Norfolk brass band has successfully completed a cycling challenge in aid of Help for Heroes and is now preparing for a special concert at Wymondham Abbey.

A hand grenade blown up in a controlled explosion in Hellesdon yesterday had been fished out of the river by a man who was ‘magnet fishing’.

John Henry Abigail was one of hundreds of Norfolk men killed at the height of the Passchendaele campaign a century ago. But alone among them he died in front of a British firing squad. Steve Snelling charts his short and tragic life.

A video highlighting the importance of getting injured serviceman and veterans back on track has been dedicated to the late Mark Fincham.

A delicatessen in a Norfolk town is about to open its doors for the final time.

As Norwich prepares to unveil a lasting memorial to one of its bravest sons, Steve Snelling charts the life and myriad battles of Sidney Day whose wartime gallantry reached a peak of valour a century ago.

When imagining an octogenarian celebrating a birthday, one would usually picture an evening out with the family or perhaps a low-key party at the local social club.

A man who disregarded his age to fight in the First World War is the subject of a new drama at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

The nightmare march began in darkness to the dreadful accompaniment of roaring guns and the gentler but no less fearful ‘plopping’ of gas shells.

Homelessness, drug and alcohol abuse, mental health problems and debt is on the rise within the armed forces veterans community.

A highly-anticipated blockbuster film about the Dunkirk evacuation is set to hit cinemas this month and the filmmakers have attempted to show all sides to the massive rescue effort, including the role played by civilian boats, some of which came from East Anglia.

He has dedicated much of the past decade helping others to enjoy the sport he loves.

Playing the saxophone, learning to fly and taking an advanced driving test are all achievements in themselves.

A new generation of recruits are speaking out on Armed Forces Day in support of the men and women who have served their country.

A new service for young carers who are dealing with mental health issues has launched to coincide with National Carers Week.

Jo Cox’s legacy is still struggling to reach the bullies and the angry of our society.

As the victorious team lifts the coveted trophy during this weekend’s FA Cup final it will spark a poignant memory for one of Lowestoft’s leading businessmen.

People over a certain age are being urged to help rid Great Yarmouth’s main beach of rubbish.

The man who led one of Norfolk’s oldest charities for two decades has died.

A metal detectorist sparked dramatic scenes in West Runton at the weekend - after unearthing a bomb among the rocks on the beach.

North Norfolk’s Kerri Clarke, 32, has been training hard ahead of the London Marathon.

The first man in space

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Today the world celebrates Yuri’s Night, marking the day Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin went into space and orbited Earth.

Four humble landworkers from a small mid Norfolk village who were victims of the First World War will be remembered in a moving choir performance.

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