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Loneliness, isolation and abuse might not sound like something to sing about - but the women of Watton's Choir of Hope are making music to mend people's broken hearts, bodies and dreams.

Designing a new bathroom is no easy undertaking. Seeking the right advice will help you avoid making mistakes that could land you in hot water.

Find out more about The Benjamin Foundation at the charity's open day next month.

Jess MacDonald of The Matthew Project explains why a new centre in Norwich will help recovering alcoholics and drug users

George Alagiah, Louise Doughty and Sara Collins were just a few of the names to grace the stage at this year's Noirwich, co-produced by the National Centre for Writing and UEA

A group of outpatients with life-limiting illnesses tell Tony Wenham how a specialist unit in Norwich provides the practical help and positive outlook they need to cope with life

Throughout Max Milburn's long local professional life, his phenomenal vision in virtually every aspect of architecture, is evident throughout Suffolk and the East Anglian region.

Even in the city at the height of summer there are still plenty of peaceful places to escape the crowds for free.

You'll live with it for decades to come, which may explain why choosing a rug can be a daunting task. Luckily, The Rug Studio's Rachel Simpson helps to break it down for us.

Need to make adaptations for easier living but don't want white plastic grab rails cluttering up your home? We look at adjustments that can be stylish as well as genuinely useful.

High-pressure situations can make or break a friendship, but in the case of Tamara Bridge and Kate Savill theirs was forged in one.

In the next few weeks, we'll start deadheading the final roses of summer and clearing out the window boxes - but here's what to plant now to ensure your garden stays full of colour this winter.

Will the writers of this new show give us a satisfying conclusion, or leave us hanging?

With warm weather and long days, now seems like the perfect time for a summer barbeque.

There are both 5k and 10k distances available at the event in Thetford

Rachel Moore says the class system is alive and well and it's time to stop believing in a meritocracy

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.

Recent record-breakingly hot weather has left millions of people working in what could be deemed dangerous conditions and more needs to be done to lift the pressure off them.

The EAAA provides life-saving care to thousands of people in the region every single year. As part of our series shining a light on local charties, we found out more about its vital work

You'll be able to eat the loaded dogs alongside their chip buckets at Chambers Cocktail Company.

Getting out and about in the fresh air is good for our health and wellbeing and if we've a dog to walk with us, even better. But where can we go?

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.

It's time to travel back to the 80s with the Hawkins gang as the TV phenomenon returns.

Gina Long reports on a thing of beauty which happens every year in Suffolk at Heveningham Hall but which many of us may not yet be aware of...

How the Stonewall riots in New York 50 years ago inspire a revolution still being felt in Norfolk today...

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

With Norfolk's Menkind campaign drawing to a close ex-Norwich City footballer Darren Eadie looks over the last year and highlights three key areas

We're searching for the best books in East Anglia ahead of this year's East Anglian Book Awards - will your favourite be a winner?

Now's your chance to nominate the Norfolk woman you most admire as we build our list of Norfolk's 100 most inspiring women

Mary Dorrell of the Norfolk WI explains their commitment to being environmentally friendly

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.

This Mental Health Awareness Week we spoke to Norfolk front of house restaurant manager Rachael who said working in the catering industry nearly killed her.

Dress up for beer festival and you could win a prize.

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?

Daryl Long of Norfolk Record Offices reveals the vast former estate of Bullard's Brewery and how pubs from its heyday were named and used.

To celebrate International Women's Day 2019, we've created a short quiz of questions about some of the most important women in history. How many correct answers can you get?

"Daddy," asks your child, during a stroll. "What's that tree called?" "Ah," you fib shamelessly, "that's rowan." (Or magnolia. Or London plane. Or another tree picked at random.)

Struggling to get back to the gym? We speak to Alice Ladbrooke from UEA's Sportspark to find out why a group fitness class might hold the key.

Is one of your new year's resolutions to sew, knit, crochet, paint, weave, quilt, draw or felt? The Norfolk Makers' Festival at The Forum might be able to help.

Wednesday is National Nothing Day, a day of celebrating nothing in particular or, as Stacia Briggs suggests, perhaps taking stock that January isn't actually that bad

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.

It's a worrying truth that the planet is in trouble. But by making small green choices everyday, householders are making a difference.

It's a worrying truth that the planet is in trouble. But by making small green choices everyday, householders are making a difference.

Livi John is Sorting Out Suffolk, as she launches her new business to help us reclaim our own space. Lynne Mortimer meets the ace de-clutterer

From elephants to gnomes and fashion to food, friends Theresa Cossey and Gaye Youngman have been raising money for Norfolk charities for more than 50 years.

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?

Kate Cooper from Norwich-based fashion activism group, We Wear The Trousers, shares her top tips on how we can reduce waste this Christmas.

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.

A project training barbers how to listen if clients want to talk about mental health is expanding.

Gifts can arrive in a too-large cardboard box from a warehouse far, far away or with a flourish from a local artisan. We unwrap a selection box of delights

Black Friday is one of the newest arrivals on our shores. Where did it come from and why... and is it the best time to shop?

As Vanessa Redgrave visits East Anglia for the 2018 Norwich Film Festival this Sunday, Nicky Barrell finds out more about her drive to shine a spotlight on the international refugee crisis.

A mum of two says she was able to return to her pre-baby weight by joining her local slimming group and following healthy meal plans.

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?

Urban birder David Lindo shares his tips on how to spot migrating birds this Autumn

Breast cancer affects one in eight women - but would knowing if you were at risk of the disease help or hinder?

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