Steven Downes Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. News editor firstname.lastname@example.org @stevedownes1973 Opinion We’re not there to ogle: why gyms should never be women-only Friday, January 11, 2019 Steven Downes Why create a women-only gym? Surely having one that both sexes feel comfortable in is more apt in 2019, argues Steven Downes Opinion Norwich - beautiful, big league. Canterbury - not good, sad Saturday, January 5, 2019 Steve Downes It’s easy to take for granted the place where you live. Woman rescued from Norfolk marshes after dramatic blue-light search Sunday, December 30, 2018 Steven Downes Coastguards used their blue lights as part of a dramatic search in the dark for a disorientated woman who was lost on the north-west Norfolk marshes. Video Norwich City fans use mobile phones to light up Carrow Road after floodlight failure Saturday, December 29, 2018 Steven Downes Norwich City fans tried to light up Carrow Road with their mobile phones this evening as a failed floodlight caused the suspension of the match against Derby County. Opinion What’s so great about seals anyway? They’re just boring lumps of blubber Saturday, December 29, 2018 Steven Downes Christmas has gone, so it’s time to find some things to do on the days of anticlimax. Opinion £86.7m to rebuild Albert Square? Stuff that, just axe EastEnders Friday, December 14, 2018 Steven Downes The BBC is under immense pressure. Quiz Which Christmas character are you? Take this quiz to find out Sunday, December 9, 2018 Steven Downes Are you obsessed with Christmas and everything it has to offer? Or are you more ‘Bah, Humbug’ when it comes to the festive season? Take this quiz to find out which famous Christmas character is your spirit animal. Video Why ‘Four Weddings’ is in my 10 most overrated movies ever Saturday, December 8, 2018 Steven Downes Four Weddings and a Funeral has got so much to answer for. And today’s Google Doodle is...a Norfolk hero Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Steven Downes She was a woman who never sought fame and died a martyr’s death after risking her life to save others. Opinion I’d even carry a handbag to find low-lifes who prey on the elderly Saturday, November 24, 2018 Steven Downes I’m thinking of carrying a handbag when out in Norwich city centre. Norfolk soldier recognised by the Queen for heroics during Las Vegas shooting Friday, November 23, 2018 Steven Downes A Norfolk soldier who rushed to help the victims of a mass shooting incident in Las Vegas in 2017 has been recognised by the Queen for his bravery. Flick knife is a ‘family heirloom’, man tells court Thursday, November 22, 2018 Steven Downes A man has claimed that a flick knife found in his car is a “family heirloom”, a court heard. I’ve attempted suicide, but Clive Lewis’s gun-in-mouth gesture doesn’t offend me Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Steven Downes I have attempted suicide and endured years of dark thoughts triggered by mental illness, but I am not offended by Clive Lewis’s gun-in-the-mouth gesture. ‘To allow a dog to get into this state is inexcusable’: Clive’s hair so matted he cannot walk Saturday, November 10, 2018 Steven Downes The RSPCA is appealing for information after a matted dog was handed into a veterinary practice. Opinion I’d rather my children get hurt from football than fat from sitting around Saturday, November 10, 2018 Steven Downes If practice makes perfect, my school friends and I should’ve been Premier League footballers. Opinion Tractors? I’d rather ban drivers with blacked-out windows and those who can’t reverse park Saturday, November 3, 2018 Steven Downes There’s nothing worse than getting stuck behind a tractor, is there? Opinion Review: The verdict on Tombland, CJ Sansom’s long-awaited Norfolk novel Friday, November 2, 2018 Steven Downes When it comes to revolting peasants, Wat Tyler is surely the big dog, the chief, the most revolting in England. Inquest opens into death of UEA law student Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Steven Downes An inquest has opened into the death of a student who died at the University of East Anglia. Opinion How I was called ‘gay boy’ for ordering a lemonade in a pub Saturday, October 13, 2018 Steven Downes I was teetotal for almost two years from September 2006. It wasn’t easy at all. Norwich City legend could sell treasured 1986 title medal - to pay for car repairs Saturday, September 29, 2018 Steven Downes A charity site has been set up to pull in donations to stop a former Norwich City star having to sell one of his prized medals. Why the Hell would anyone want to go into teaching? Saturday, September 29, 2018 Steven Downes I had a long period when I wanted to be a teacher.