The 70s may be responsible for bell bottoms and tie-dye, but all is forgiven as it also gave us macramé. It’s the latest crafting craze, so if you’re looking for a hand-made gift this Christmas, why not give it a go?

Advent starts tomorrow, and with it our Christmas chocolate obsession begins. We’ve all got our favourite festive treats – enter our poll and tell us what’s yours.

Amid the frenzy of shopping, wrapping, decorating, cooking, writing cards and generally Christmasifying anything and everything, spare a thought for the hungry, lonely, poorly and even the furry in Norfolk this Christmas. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Is your December social calendar filling up fast? Christmas is the perfect opportunity for a spot of dress shopping – but before you blow your budget on a wardrobe of frocks for all occasions, consider a one-dress approach to the festive party season.

Four school cooks were given the chance to work alongside some of the county’s best chefs last week to celebrate National School Meals Week. The cooks, who all work for Norse Catering, swapped the canteen for top restaurants to help change perceptions of school meals in our region and demonstrate how far school catering has come in recent years.

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TV chef and local lad Richard Bainbridge shares his memories of Christmas treats – and invites you to have a go at making them!

Decided that 2018 is the year to over-haul your Christmas tree decorations? There are so many fantastic festive themes to choose from – here we check out the latest trends.

The dark nights are upon us and there’s a chill in the air, but there’s still time to help the local hedgehogs before they cosy up for the winter.

Winter’s just around the corner so, to help keep you warm and cosy, we asked Oliver Murphy, retail operations manager at Gasway, to answer some home heating questions.

Sam Howard from Norfolk-based wine specialists HarperWells has some suggestions for celebration drinks, including a crowd-pleasing alternative to Champagne.

Dust off your walking boots and pump up your tyres, the Norfolk Walking & Cycling Festival starts on Monday. Andrew Jamieson shares his vision for an accessible county.

Whether it’s your first steps inside a school since that memorable last day all those years ago, or you’re a seasoned open day attendee, there’s much to learn at these important insights into potential schools and colleges. Sophie Stainthorpe asked Norfolk teachers for the inside line on open days.

It’s the question every parent across the country is asking: “Are you all set for school?” There’s so much to do in the lead up to the big day, so we’ve come up with this fun test to see how back-to-school ready you really are.

Does your bathroom resemble a battleground in the mornings? Elbows at the ready as you jostle for space over the basin, arguments over who gets to shower first, and a regularly disputed timeshare of the bathroom mirror. Here are some tips for creating a harmonious ‘his and hers’ bathroom.

Houseplants are enjoying a bit of a boom, and rightly so. Not only do they look great, they’re also good for your health and wellbeing, so what better place to keep them than in the bathroom?

The kids have the remote control... don’t panic, there are lots of great kids’ TV programmes that parents can enjoy too.

Want to reach new fitness heights? Try out a trampoline fitness class.

To celebrate the pitter patter of tiny flippers, Banham Zoo would like readers of the Eastern Daily Press to help choose a name for its new sea lion pup.

The new animal experiences at Banham Zoo and Africa Alive! are about so much more than getting up close to some amazing animals, there’s an important conservation message too.

Red Card Comedy Club is getting ready for its annual four-day comedy extravaganza, Laugh in the Park. With an exciting programme of the best and brightest comedians from the UK and abroad, it’s set to be a side-splitting event.

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