Editor David Powles analyses some of the key stories of the last fortnight.

Editor David Powles explains what Norfolk Day is all about.

There are some bands that come alive when playing live - and Jungle are one of those.

Welcome to what I hope will be an innovative, interesting, entertaining and thought-provoking series analysing and debating what the future holds for our Fine City

As part of our celebration of Norfolk-based television comedy creation Alan Partridge, David Powles pens him a letter to claiming to be his number one fan.

It’s time to take to task the world’s biggest Internet companies, says David Powles.

There’s no such thing as a dull week in local journalism, it’s why I’m always happy to recommend it as a trade to young people looking for an interesting profession to work in.

Editor David Powles spends a day in the life of a Norwich homeless charity to look at the work they do, cover the stories of some of the people they help and to find out about the current situation in the city.

Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News editor David Powles spends a day with Norwich homeless charity St Martin’s Housing Trust.

In more than 20 years of gig going this is genuinely one of the first times I’ve attended more because of the support band rather than the main act.

This isn’t a column about Brexit, the rights and wrongs, ins and out and more.

Now hopefully that’s got you hooked in.

I’m going to use my column this week to set you a little challenge.

If you were asked to recommend your top 10 towns, villages, or city in Norfolk to visit, what would they be?


I’m not sure words can do justice to quite how much of a treat Mercury Rev at the Norwich Arts Centre on Tuesday night were - but I’ll give it a go.

Imagine for a moment being asked to think about where you’d like your life to be in 2040 - and more importantly what you need to do to make sure you get there.

It’s hard isn’t it?

This isn’t something I’m proud to admit to thousands of readers, but for the first time ever I took part in a council consultation this week.

They’re one of the most hotly tipped bands around. David Powles sees what all the fuss is about as Goat Girl come to Norwich.

It’s Tuesday night in Norwich - but that didn’t stop three hotly-tipped bands coming to the city for what turned out to be a cracking night of new music.

On World Mental Health Day David Powles asks whether progress in tackling the issue is moving fast enough.

Six years after their last full release electronic dance duo Orbital have returned with their latest (and fantastic) new album Monsters Exist. As they prepare for their latest tour, which takes in East Anglia, Paul Hartnoll spoke to us about retro, raving and being absolutely raging about Brexit.

These are the reasons why the contaminated blood public inquiry is long overdue.

Regular readers of this paper or our website will know the problem of drugs and drug dealing in Norwich is one we’ve given extensive coverage to over the past two years.

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