Nigel Pickover

Wild in Anglia: For the second in his new series, Nigel Pickover visits a nature haven in the Broads.

Wild in Anglia: A new series by Nigel Pickover, who explores in words and pictures some of the very special places in our region. This time: the atmospheric Shingle Street, on the Suffolk coast.

Dear reader, it is an honour to write to you for the first time as editor of the Eastern Daily Press newspaper and website.

EDP editor-in-chief Nigel Pickover sends festive greetings as he gears up for retirement after a 44-year career on regional and national daily newspapers.

They’re the lifeguards who saved your neighbour’s son from drowning and the midwives who helped your sister give birth.

Lifeboat men and women stationed across Norfolk and Waveney, who regularly risk their lives to save others, both in and offshore, were honoured for their work at an awards ceremony last night.

It was an evening of proud smiles, tears of joy, laughter and a few surprises.

Voices raised the roof at St Andrew’s Hall in Norwich at the Eastern Daily Press Festival of Carols.

He is one of Norfolk’s great cultural champions who in his 25 years at the helm of Norwich Theatre Royal has brought big shows to the city, overseen a major revamp of the venue, and championed theatre education.

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