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With the rise of digital technology, the spread of smart phones, podcasts have become one of the defining entertainment success stories of the 21st century. We take a look at some of our favourite shows 'on the net'

With Valentine's Day approaching, love is most definitely in the air. If you're planning a wedding or civil partnership ceremony, Norwich has a wide range of venues to offer, from romantic and historic to quirky.

As Lou Lou's Vintage Fair returns to St Andrew's Hall in Norwich on January 25, vintage clothing specialist Susie Pritchard shares some tips for what to look out for.

A working fairground made entirely of stained glass is to go on show when Norfolk Makers Festival returns to Norwich from February 8-23.

Fill your evenings and weekends with a fun activity that will get your children off the sofa and bring the family together. Norwich-based entertainment centre, Superbowl UK can help.

New joint headline sponsors The Norfolk Hub, Norfolk Cottages and Woodfordes Brewery are joining forces with Proudly Norfolk to celebrate the county's diverse food and drink industry.

Chef turned cheesemaker Blake Bowden is holding a community lunch at Farmyard in Norwich on Sunday January 26 to raise funds for the Australian bushfire relief effort.

The county has become a haven for famous folk, who love East Anglia's rural appeal. Who will you spot when you're out and about?

Around 500 people will be defeating dragons, defending the world, and bringing dice-throwing, card-wielding heroics to Hunstanton later this month.

The key to good business advice is 'working with someone you can connect with and who understands your business' according to Aston Shaw, an accountancy firm dedicated to developing close, friendly relationships with its clients to deliver straightforward, first-class accountancy and advisory services. has revealed the winners of its 2019 camping and glamping awards, with five sites in Norfolk among them.

If cutting your plastic footprint is one of your resolutions for 2020, here are some places in Norwich which can help.

As many of us mark the start of 2020 by joining a gym, changing our diets and vowing to live life to the full, a bell-ringer from Norfolk explains how a new hobby has helped her to feel 10 years younger.

It's been a rollercoaster year for comic Ben Langley that ended with him performing in a circus ring a stone's throw from an actual rollercoaster.

Following a report that almost one in 10 pupils miss school for unauthorised holidays, we asked whether you would risk a fine to take your children out of school without permission. Here's what you told us.

Encouraged by his mum, in December 2018 Daniel Fitzsimmons joined Slimming World - and a year on he has dropped a third of his body weight.

From songwriting to baking sourdough, if your resolution for the new year is a new hobby, here are 11 courses and workshops in Norwich to get you started.

On the brink of a new decade we look back through 10 years of triumph, tragedy, some significant changes and some things that might never change in Norfolk.

Whether you're in the mood for coffee and cake or fine dining, you'll find it in the Norwich Lanes. Here are just a few of our favourites.

Jamie Oliver recently admitted he lets his youngest child use electronics at the table, but our food and drink editor says it's time we put a stop to pandering to our kids and teach them how to be responsible diners.

The hit musical with a message will be staged at the Theatre Royal until February 1.

On December 25 dedicated volunteers across Norfolk will be working hard to ensure that anyone alone or in need can have a Christmas lunch.

From Hovells to Woolies here are just some of the retailers which have disappeared from the city we'd like to see make a comeback.

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.

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