Our writer thinks the 'tradition' of giving secret gifts has had its day and needs to be scrapped.
Tony Whatling, who has died at 94, opened in 1951. He'd even be there on Christmas Day, in case folk had forgotten anything vital
They include the day a sleeping baby survived an explosion which tore a boat 'to atoms'
There's the Millennium Green, shops with character, and plenty more. Have we missed your favourite things?
Comic shop staff cast their votes. Have they got it right? Who has missed out?
Cole's has been making them for 80 years. Here are some Christmas puddings past and present. What's your favourite?
Salvation Army's Ellen Christian has died at 67. She helped the vulnerable in London and 'could always see the best in people'
Hundreds of old chemist's shop objects John Newstead collected are in the Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Tributes to devoted Suffolk hospital nurse once called the 'hardest-working woman in the UK' and 'one of life's angels'
Iain Dale says a good party needs to be a broad church - but that's not what's happening at the moment
As we slip reluctantly into autumn, see what you recall of a summer marked by heatwaves, fierce storms and drama on the cricket field
Long-serving Norfolk town clerk was also a church stalwart - and took in chocolates for folk to enjoy on Christmas morning. He's died at 82
A Norwich school closed for a half day so colleagues could attend the funeral of Gaynor Sawyer, who will be sadly missed by the community
It's the 80th anniversary of the Sutton Hoo Anglo-Saxon burial ship discovery. So we thought we'd take a quick look at some other East Anglian treasure hoards
More people than ever seem to be complaining about symptoms in 2019...thankfully The Digital Doctor Bella Smith has some handy tips to help ease them.
Dudley had run The Crown and other Adnams hotels, and helped start Southwold Literature Festival
Rosie and husband Michael launched Open Christmas, to help people alone on December 25. It's still going strong
He met nurse Maureen when he was hurt in Isle of Man TT race. They wed within months and were married for 40 years
Village honours clergyman who wrote about a woman spending 12 years in bed and the teacher who couldn't read or write
John was told he wouldn't live to 21, but he worked for family firm for 50 years and almost reached his 89th birthday
You may be familiar with the Foulger Transport fleet. Linda, wife of Richard, tells us more about the man behind the vans