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Carol Robinson quit a hectic life in London to design kooky, unique jewellery in Norfolk.

Pupils at a Norwich school for children with complex needs have enjoyed a Christmas outing with a difference courtesy of East Midlands Railway.

A south Norfolk dog sitting service has launched a Christmas recruitment drive for new hosts.

Amanda Maundrell tells Tony Wenham about the feat, and how the challenge helped her cope with her grief.

The small screen adaptation of Emma Healey's award-winning debut novel Elizabeth is Missing airs on BBC1 on Sunday, starring Glenda Jackson. Here's all you need to know.

A breakthough gel 'treatment' is currently on trial across the world - but will it liberate women, or become another thing to worry about?

He shouldn't have been a man of the cloth...probably a farmer, perhaps a builder. He was an Aves and that's what they did. Farm and build across Suffolk.

It may be dark outside but with thousands of twinkling Christmas lights and a giant shining bauble at intu Chapelfield, you'll feel festive and ready to start your Christmas shopping.

A group of green-fingered volunteers, aged 60 plus, are transforming Thetford's public spaces - and improving their physical and mental health at the same time.

Binge-buying gifts leaves us with mountains of debt (and single-use plastic). Our reporter asks, is it time to stop piling up boxes by the tree?

When "bootiful" is far from beautiful, your idea of a dual carriageway is the one at Ashmanhaugh, and you liked to go "up Norwich", you must have grown up in Norfolk. Here are 15 dead giveaways.

Pizza One Pancakes Too, Peppermint Park and the high board at St Augstine's swimming pool - a few of the things you'll remember if you grew up in the fine city in a certain era.

Viewers have been gripped by the broadcaster's new four-part series Cold Call. But it might strike too close to home for some.

The National Lottery turns 25 this week. The chance of winning the jackpot is one in 45 million - but if you're lucky enough to have your numbers picked, what would you do with the money? Here are some suggestions to start your spending spree.

With viewers gripped by the BBC One mini series Gold Digger, about a wealthy woman who falls in love with a younger man, we ask why are we so fascinated by age gap relationships? Two Norfolk couples share their experiences.

These brain-friendly dishes were devised by Andrew Jones of The Dial House in collaboration with Headway for an event hosted by Cozens-Hardy.

It will soon be time to deck the halls. And a real Christmas tree makes a beautiful centrepiece for the festive celebrations. Here are seven places to find your perfect tree in Norfolk and Waveney.

This week the National Centre for Writing (NCW) based in Dragon Hall, Norwich, celebrated its opening year with a special anniversary event.

For the founder of clothing and accessories label Carrier Company, a love of north Norfolk runs deep. Stevie Smith spoke to Tina Guillory about the importance of keeping it local and taking inspiration from the big Norfolk skies.

The shock of losing a loved one will always leave scars - but, in the case of a long term illness, skilled counselling can bring positive outcomes for grieving families. Tony Wenham reports.

A new exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts offers an intimate and unprecedented look at the life of Doris Lessing, born on this day 100 years ago and the first - and only - female British author to win a Nobel prize.

Head to Norwich Science Festival, October 18-26, for science that's fun, fascinating and - best of all - free!

A Norwich therapist has developed a cool way to defeat hot flushes

A memorial to murdered village policeman George William Gutteridge will be unveiled in Wimbotsham on November 16, revealing how his legacy has helped countless millions of people

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.)

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