Search

News

David Tillyer, a East of England Ambulance Service paramedic was humbled by the kindness of customers at Lidl in Cromer. Picture: David Tillyer

Paramedic ‘emotional’ after queueing shoppers let him go to the front and pay for his groceries

A line of Norfolk shoppers let a queueing paramedic go to the front in a display of kindness which saw one even pay for his shop.

Dr Adil El Tayar died after contracting coronavirus. His cousin, a surgeon at the NNUH, said more testing was urgently needed. Picture: NHS

More tests could have saved my cousin’s life, says Norfolk surgeon

The Norwich City players, Daniel Farke and the executive committee have made a £200,000 donation from their salaries to help charitable causes affected by the coronavirus shutdown 
Picture:  Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Updated Canaries pledge £200,000 to help those affected by the global pandemic

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis after Prince Louis's christening at St James's Palace   Picture: PA Archive/Dominic Lipinski.

William and Kate call hospital staff battling coronavirus from Norfolk retreat

Thumbs up for NWHS from body coach Joe Wicks. Pictures: supplied by Gay Webster

Video Coronavirus: Thumbs-up from coach Joe Wicks for Norfolk school

Dippy the Dinosaur. Picture: Trustees of the Natural History Museum

Cathedral hopeful Dippy visit will still go ahead

The donation of Easter eggs which were given to NHS staff and private nurses on the Queen' Hills estate in Norwich. Picture: Gary Blundell

NHS workers receive Easter egg donation from businesses

Doctors have hit out at a lack of coronavirus testing and personal protective equipment (PPE). Photo: Peter Steffen/dpa via AP

Doctor’s plea for snorkelling mask exposes lack of coronavirus protection

Teachers at The Hewett Academy have been delivering food packages to families during the coronavirus crisis. Picture: Friends of Hewett

School ensures ‘no family is left behind’ during the coronavirus pandemic

Not Alone campaign backers, clockwise from top left; Chris Goreham, Kaye Nicholls, Tom Oxley, Rob Bradley, James Duez and Gabrielle Cobb Picture: Submitted

Video NOT ALONE: Support for positive mental health campaign pours in

Floods 1953

Food rations handed out during the 1953 floods.

Dated  8 February 1953

Photograph  C10443

FOA Sep 2015

History shows us in a crisis, Norfolk’s community spirit shines brightly

Gorleston Coastguard was called to a beach at North Denes after the body of a  female harbour porpoise was found. Picture: Gorleston Coastguard

Crews called after dead porpoise found on beach

Joanna Corbyn with her daughter Darcie. Picture: Joanna Corbyn

Video ‘He is getting very frustrated’ - How people with autism are coping in lockdown

Mike, Debs and James Read at their stall on Norwich Market, which will offer home deliveries for those who need them. Picture: Sonya Duncan

The independent businesses offering food and drink delivery in Norwich

UEA has already made 1200 litres of hand sanitiser.  Picture: UEA

UEA has made 1200 litres of hand sanitiser gel in just over a week

Michelle Collins of Cozens-Hardy (inset) on writing wills during lockdown. Picture: Cozens-Hardy/Getty

Personal Finance: Can I still have a will drawn up during lockdown?

An Openreach engineer at work  Picture: BILLYPIX

Internet daytime traffic reaches new heights as homeworking soars amid coronavirus crisis

Police have sealed off South Quay in King's Lynn as they deal with what appears to be a major incident involving all emergency services  Picure: Chris Bishop

Body found in River Ouse believed to be missing Skegness woman

Further coronavirus deaths have been announced at the Queen Elizabeth, James Paget and Norfolk and Norwich hospitals. Picture: Archant

Video Seven coronavirus deaths sees Norfolk total rise to 25

Digby Eddison, pictured with his Easter chocolate eggs at Harald's in Cromer which he has had now closed because of coronavirus. Pic: Archant

Video ‘Easter is cancelled’: Norfolk’s ‘Mr Chocolate’ gives away Easter eggs he can’t sell

Doctors have hit out at a lack of coronavirus testing and personal protective equipment (PPE). Photo: Peter Steffen/dpa via AP

Coronavirus cases in Norfolk rise to 180

ABC Taxis. Byline: Sonya Duncan Copyright: Archant 2019

Donations pour in to pay for taxi rides for NHS staff

Phil Cutter, landlord of the Murderers at Timberhill. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Video Why a pub poured 60 gallons of beer down the drain

Business, energy and industrial strategy secretary Alok Sharma speaking during a media briefing in Downing Street, London, on coronavirus (COVID-19). Photo: Pippa Fowles/Crown Copyright/10 Downing Street/PA Wire

Video Councils ordered to pay businesses “as quickly as possible” amid closure fears

Mark & Rosie Kacary run the Norfolk Deli in Hunstanton. Picture: Ian Burt

This Norfolk deli has been named the best in East Anglia

The best contemporary productions from the National Theatre are being made available for online streaming during the Coronavirus lockdown   Picture: LUCIANA GUERRA/PA WIRE

18 concerts, plays and West End shows you can stream for free

Weird Norfolk quiz (C) Archant

WEIRD NORFOLK QUIZ: Do you know your Black Shuck from your Beasts of the A1075

Harry and Rebecca Beaumont have delivered bunches of flowers and rainbows to their neighbours. Here Harry is pictured with a thank-you letter from one of his neighbours. Picture: Rebecca Beaumont

Video Surprise delivery! Harry, eight, doorstop presents for neighbours to make them smile

Norfolk and Suffolk's chocolatiers can deliver Easter eggs and more. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto/Maya23K

12 Norfolk and Suffolk chocolatiers who can deliver your Easter treats

Richard Caister pilgrim badge. It would hav been bought by someone who had visited  the shrine of the vicar of St Stephen's church, Norwich, after his death  in 1420. Picture: Norfolk Museums Service

Nine stories of Norfolk saints and shrines

Jeanie Feneron at the Banningham Crown, in happier times. Pic: Archant

Video ‘I cannot pay my staff’: Pub landlady says banks not delivering on coronavirus loans

Coronavirus News

A line of Norfolk shoppers let a queueing paramedic go to the front in a display of kindness which saw one even pay for his shop.

Norwich City

The Norwich City players, along with Daniel Farke, the executive committee and the club’s board have agreed to donate more than £200,000 to help people and charities impacted by the global pandemic.

Emi Buendia possesses the attributes to become a top player, according to his Norwich City team-mate Max Aarons.

Personable, likeable and loyal to the core - they don’t make too many footballers like Alex Tettey these days.

Matty Svensson had a short stay at Norwich, but English football clearly left an impression – as Chris Lakey found out for the latest in our Cult Heroes series

Don't Miss

Most Read

Opinion

Featured Pages

-->

Weather forecast

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the EDP
digital edition

Subscribe

Education

Education Digital Edition

Click here to view
Education

View

Eat and Drink

Eat and Drink Digital Edition

Click here to view
Eat and Drink

View

Tourism Awards

cover

Enjoy the
Tourism Awards
digital edition

Read

Construction East

cover

Enjoy the
Construction East
digital edition

Read

Celebrating Family Business

cover

Enjoy the
Celebrating Family
Business digital edition

Read

Celebrating Success

cover

Enjoy the
Celebrating Success
digital edition

Read

Women in Business

cover

Enjoy the
Women in Business
digital edition

Read

Beautiful Homes and Gardens

Beautiful Homes and Gardens

Click here to view the
Beautiful Homes &
Gardens supplement

View

Great Days Out

Great Days Out Digital Edition

Click here to view
Great Days Out

View

techknow

cover

Enjoy the
techknow
digital edition

Read

Dementia Action Week

Dementia Action Week Digital Edition

Click here to view
Dementia Action Week

View

Royal Norfolk Show

Royal Norfolk Show Digital Edition

Click here to view
Royal Norfolk Show

View

Visit the Broads
National Park

cover

Click here to view
the Visit the Broads
supplement

View

Focus on Rackheath

cover

Enjoy the
Focus on Rackheath
digital edition

Read

Nostalgic East

Nostalgic East Supplement

Click here to view the
Nostalgic East
supplement

View

Discover Norfolk

Discover Norfolk Supplement

Click here to view the
Discover Norfolk
supplement

View

Eating out
in the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Eating Out
supplement

View

What's On

Lockdown arts programme launched by Norwich charity The Assembly House Trust to begin with an online quiz including rounds on fantasy hairy animals.

Theatre-going is currently out-of-bounds, but thanks to NT-Live plenty of contemporary shows are awaiting in the digital archives to be shared online. Here’s a round up of some of the special treats currently on offer

Norwich craft shop and gallery The Giggly Goat celebrated its sixth anniversary in March. Kate Wolstenholme talks to owner Helen Fisher.

From Bongo’s Bingo to boxing, staying in is the new going out with these brilliant events running during the coronavirus lockdown which you can take part in from your living room.

Sport

Boxer Jon Thaxton was never one to let adversity stand in his way - and he has found a way to get around restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Ady Gallagher admits he misses life at Lowestoft Town, but not enough to make the leap back into football management any time soon.

King’s Lynn Town’s season has now been suspended indefinitely by officials at the National League – but there is still no decision on how the season actually finishes.

April Fool’s Day, eh? If we’d been told last April 1 that a year on we’d all be in lockdown with our fishing and our lives facing an uneasy future, we’d have scoffed.

Mulbarton Wanderers are one of 60 clubs to have signed an open letter to the FA over the governing body’s decision to scrap the 2019-20 season, and expunge all results.

Business

A man affectionately know as ‘Mr Chocolate’ has said he will have to give away stock as coronavirus threatens to “cancel Easter”.

The University of East Anglia has revealed it has produced 1200 litres of hand sanitiser gel since it started production just over a week ago. 
A spokesman for the Norwich-based University said: “By our calculations we make that around about 350,000 pairs of hands that have been cleaned.”

Michelle Collins, partner at Cozens-Hardy, on whether you can still draw up a will during the coronavirus outbreak.

Features

The business in the north of the county beat off stiff competition to take the accolade.

Don’t miss out on the choc-fest this spring. These local retailers are ready to deliver everything you need.

Might Have Missed

The body of a woman has been found in a river in King’s Lynn.

Eight fire crews have fought a blaze at a scout and guide centre in Norwich.

Owners of nurseries in Norfolk are reaping the benefit of people wanting to get out in the garden while in self-isolation.

A north Norfolk restaurant owner insists he will keep using a vacant bus lay-by to load up deliveries for people self-isolating amid the coronavirus lockdown.

Seven more patients at hospitals across Norfolk have died after testing positive for coronavirus, in the largest jump of confirmed deaths in the county so far.