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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?

Holidays are getting more selfie than sexy as Millennials turn their backs on Club 18-30 - are those days of sun. sex and sangria at an end?

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.

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

How well do you know your Shakespeare?

"Everyone is their own kind of beautiful" says 25-year-old Shannon Hyne who is setting up a support group and fashion shoots to build confidence of fellow alopecia sufferers in Norfolk.

Gina Long talks to East Anglian singer Laura Wright about her loves and hates in East Anglia

Tim James of Blackstar Dog Training explains how feeding time provides the ideal opportunity to teach your dog some basic obedience…

Ipswich Horse Society has raised more than £100,000 for charity with its sponsored rides, and its 45-year history is marked by a fantastically loyal committee of people, many of whom have been organising events for decades. Lynne Mortimer went to meet them.

Skipper shares memories of Mik Godfrey, and working for the Dereham and Fakenham Times in the 60s.

From Red Rum to Frankel, there's no shortage of contenders when it comes to the title of greatest race horse of all time. Sheena Grant looks at the line-up...

Who has been on the radio show for 65 years? Which famous author was a scriptwriter on the show? Where is Ambridge? If you don't know, you can find out here

If your horse puts back his ears, opens his mouth or bucks while being ridden he's definitely trying to tell you something. But it may not be what you think. Sheena Grant reports on a pioneering study being carried out in this region.

We've enjoyed stunning weather this summer but if it's a sign of things to come as the climate warms there could be unexpected, and deadly - consequences. Sheena Grant reports on why horse owners are being advised to learn about African Horse Sickness.

Tim James of Blackstar Dog Training offers his expert advice on reducing unwanted barking.

According to a recent study, just 4pc of the children's books published last year featured a black, asian, or minority ethnic character - what does this mean for young readers?

Jarrold's Minnie Moll loves Hellman's Mayonnaise, Some Like It Hot and her tractor. She talks to Gina Long about East Anglia

Roadside carver Arnie Barton can tell a story with his chainsaw, giving old wood a new purpose and helping keeping a piece of history alive. Andy Russell finds out how he carved out a simpler life.

Houseplants have increasingly become a fresh and trendy necessity in a well decorated home, adding a feeling of warmth and vitality wherever they are. If you want to catch up on this exciting trend or just expand your collection, then look no further as we list some of the best places they can be found in Norwich.

Improve your concentration and focus with these seven helpful tips from nutritionist Amy Morris.

A summer holiday is the perfect time to catch up on the horsey reading you may not have had time for during the rest of the year. Sheena Grant suggests some books to try, along with a few suggestions aimed at younger fiction fans.

It was Jackie, then Cosmopolitan, followed, until its demise, by Punch. Teen mags, women's issues... and then anything for a laugh

Tired of the same old hacking routes - why not sample what else East Anglia has to offer? Sheena Grant looks at five of the best riding trails.

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