A public inquiry is needed over the government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis, according to University of East Anglia professor Rupert Read.

Jo Reeder, head of fundraising and marketing at Age UK Suffolk is a true Suffolk girl, having had a career predominately in local media, before entering the charity sector. As we experience another week of COVID-19 lockdown, Age UK Suffolk has had to quickly adapt its core services. This very special charity is represented throughout our region and is committed to improving the lives of older people – something that is nevermore important. Jo and the Age UK Suffolk charity are continuing to give vital help, including emergency shopping during this desperate time of need. She has seen a 40% increase in the charity’s befriending scheme and the same increase in their information and advice service. Here she talks to Gina Long MBE

Meet the inspirational sisters behind the elegant country clothing global fashion brands, based here in East Anglia, whose designs are worn by the Duchess of Cambridge. As entrepreneurs they have seen the power of working together and sharing the same passion and goals to help them achieve success.

Here they talk to Gina Long.

We’re allowed to go out for essential reasons but, Rachel Moore says, some police forces seem to be a little to heavy handed in enforcing lockdown rules

I am always surprised about what people who have lived in Norwich for some time do not know about their city.

A bungalow and outbuilding have been gutted by a fierce fire.

The parents of a little girl who died after a inflatable trampoline exploded have spoken of their grief after an inquest jury criticised the safety management of the attraction.

For the last seven years it has been my privilege to lead, what I believe to be, one of the best police forces in the country and to serve Norfolk to the best of my ability. However, it is safe to say that the challenges of those seven years will not compare to the threat we face and will inevitably experience as we move through our response to the coronavirus outbreak.

If someone asked you to describe Norfolk you would probably talk about its stunning stretch of coastline, the enormous amount of nature and wildlife that comes with our countryside, the seaside towns with colourful beach huts.

From a vintage clothes sale to the Great Norwich Bake Off, you’re in for a show-stopping weekend with these brilliant cheap and free events taking place across Norfolk.

Two sisters were thrilled to get a hard-to-find bed for their dying mother at Priscilla Bacon Lodge. Now the duo are raising funds for an appeal backed by the EDP and Evening News that will produce more essential palliative care beds for the people of Norfolk. Tony Wenham reports.

From former windmills to luxury B&Bs, countryside and coast are on offer those who visit this historic and elegant part of the world, perfect for long walks and cosy relaxation accompanied by four-legged-friends.

This reader has asked the question: Why do the people of Norwich not buy The Big Issue?

Columnist Rachel Moore says women at the top end of business have to endure all kinds of sexism unlike their male counterparts

The University of East Anglia has been criticised for its handling of an alleged sex attack on a student.

A fake psychiatrist who practised for 22 years with no qualifications did not contribute to the accidental death of a patient who was under her care two years earlier, an inquest has heard.

A couple at the helm of a family-run Norwich newsagent which has been delivering the news for 90 years will bow out later this week.

A Norfolk musician has taken her music to new heights to soundtrack a unique proposal.

Friends rallying around a UEA student who was hit by a car while studying abroad have raised more than £6,000 to bring him home.

An independent coffee company which was brewed in the heart of Norwich has opened its third cafe - just over a month after closing a branch elsewhere.

Today most of our cinemas are run by big business...but there was a time when a young Norwich lad opened his own picture palace and also took to the road showing films across the county.

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