Everyone knows someone that takes part in parkruns - but as Nick Richards explains, the weekly running event is doing a huge lot of good for the nation both physically and mentally

It’s not everyone’s cup of tea to be in a garden centre on a blustery January Sunday, especially as nobody is outside looking at plants and everyone is packed into the restaurant instead. That was the case at Green Pastures, just outside Bergh Apton, to the south of Norwich.

Nick Richards takes a journey back 50 years to 1969 when the biggest band in pop history were falling apart.

American metal juggernauts Mastodon crunched into Norwich on Thursday [January 24] for a curfew-busting 90 minute aural assault.

The Walkman is 40 this year. Nick Richards rewinds to their heyday and then fast forwards to the current day in which cassettes are enjoying a mini-revival

There wasn’t a turkey in sight for Nick Richards this Christmas Day as he opted for an al fresco festive feast with friends

The famous saying goes that everyone knows where they were then they heard John F. Kennedy was shot. On the 55th anniversary of the US President’s assassination, Nick Richards puts that to the test by asking some of our regular writers what they remember from November 22 1963.

Running is experiencing a huge renaissance across the UK with pensioners in particular lacing up their trainers and pounding the pavements. Nick Richards investigates the boom in older runners

All hail legendary reggae pioneer Toots Hibbert and his merry octet of Maytals as they skanked along nicely at the UEA on Sunday night.

A decade ago record shops were on their last legs but now they’re reappearing on the high street. Nick Richards spoke to author Graham Jones about how we fell in love with vinyl again.

The Queen of Pop is 60 - we celebrate our love for Madonna

The urge to seek new lands. It comes to us all. Robert Martin tells Nick Richards about his quest for a new life in Australia as one of the £10 Poms. And why he came back...

“I give everything live. There is human wreckage when I perform. Little pieces of me are torn off.” Those were John Lydon’s provocative words in an interview ahead of this gig and boy did punk’s ultimate rebel deliver on that pledge at The LCR last night.

We caught up with John Lydon, of Public Image Ltd, ahead of their show at The Nick Rayns LCR on June 6.

You’d need to be pushing 50 to remember seeing Bob Marley live, but fortunately for those of us not lucky enough to have seen the reggae legend in person, The Wailers kept his memory alive at The LCR on March 11.

Alternative north-east band Field Music bring their brand of indie-pop to Norwich’s Waterfront on Saturday, March 24.

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