Five things we learned this week

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Chris Radburn/PA Wire

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Chris Radburn/PA Wire - Credit: PA

In case you missed them, here are five stories that caught our eye this week.

• 1 Lowestoft could become the new Cornwall...

Although many of us realise that nowhere else quite beats the Suffolk coast for a day out or a holiday, many tourists flock to the south-west and to Cornwall for a break.

But with all the positive changes happening in Lowestoft and the town's South Beach being fully reopened two weeks ago, Waveney MP Peter Aldous has said: 'I think we can be the new Cornwall'.

• 2 There is a lot to learn about Dereham

It is twinned with the town of Rüthen in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany but how well to you know Dereham?

Test your knowledge of the town with our quiz.

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• 3 The Duchess of Cambridge struggles with what to buy the Queen for Christmas

The Duchess of Cambridge has revealed the present she gave the Queen for Christmas when she first stayed at Sandringham over the festive period.

Kate, in an interview for ITV's Our Queen at Ninety documentary, confessed to feeling nervous about selecting a gift.

• 4 You can celebrate Waffle Day in Norwich

March 25 was Waffle Day so we asked the Waffle House to share their top tips for whipping up the perfect waffles to celebrate this Swedish tradition.

Established in 1978,

The Waffle House has been perfecting its craft for almost 40 years, so it only seemed appropriate to turn to them for advice on how to make the perfect waffle. Owner, Benjamin Rogers shared some of his top tips and tricks for making delicious waffles just like the ones served in his restaurant.

• 5 Norfolk has some great world food restaurants

Norfolk is full of great restaurants covering a vast range of world cuisines and tastes.

Here's our guide to some of the best world food restaurants the county has to offer.

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