We use the word 'hero' far too easily, allowing it to denote everything from an overpaid prima donna who happens to be able to kick a ball in a straight line, to - and I've never understood this - vacuous non-entities whose sole achievement has been to persuade a TV production company that they should be the latest 'real' person to be exploited on the latest freak reality show.
East Anglia is renowned for its beautiful gardens and these green areas really come to life on a summer afternoon. There are countless reasons to visit gardens throughout the county, and here's just a few of them.
Bryn Frere-Smith, a Christian and a former Norfolk police officer, has started an online coffee company to fight modern-day slavery, after spending a year in the Dominican Republic rescuing trafficking victims. Jenny Seal reports
The rising trend for staycations looks set to continue, as Brexit uncertainty makes holidaying in the UK an increasingly attractive option - as well as providing a savvy opportunity to invest in a holiday home.
With over 125 miles of Norfolk waterways, wide expanses of coast and plenty of things to see and do, it's safe to say that our beautiful county is a holiday hot spot. But did you know that holiday home rental site, HomeAway, can help you turn your home into a private holiday let - and earn you extra income?
These days, more and more people are ditching the smartphone and turning to old-fashioned methods - from 35mm film cameras to good old paper and pen. The bullet journal method is one such trend, a productivity toolkit taking our region by storm.
Placards at the women's vote centenary celebrations read: "Let's finish what the Suffragettes started", and there is certainly plenty of progress still to be made in the ongoing fight for women's equality. Fortunately, there are plenty of brave and inspiring women leading the way.
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?
From food waste to recycling and plastics to packaging, Christmas can have a real impact on the environment. But this year Norfolk County Council is encouraging us to get green for Christmas - find out how you can help.
With the recent media frenzy surrounding the flurry of royal weddings, tours and babies, it seems that the British fascination with the family is higher than ever. Katie Crowson asks if we have fallen back in love with the royals?