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Taking up running is a rare New Year’s resolution that many people manage to keep. But why is running so popular, and how has it changed over the decades?

From zip-wiring through Thetford Forest to going on a safari at Africa Alive, there are plenty of attractions to entertain the whole family across the region.

Imagine life without a vacuum cleaner and welcome to the world of the humble brush...

Nineteen ways to make the most of 2019 – and enjoy some of the sights and experiences which make the county unique.

A Ugandan school supported by a North Walsham charity shop stands to benefit from a young man’s epic bike ride across Africa.

A Lowestoft rapper with paranoid schizophrenia has relived his experience behind bars and how his relationship with music pulled him through his darkest time.

There don’t seem to be many positives as far as Brexit is concerned - well, maybe it’ll make us all think about growing our own food

It looks like there’s going to be lots of reasons to stay tethered to the sofa in 2019 as a whole host of new and returning drama hits the small screen. From Game of Thrones to Les Miserables, Line of Duty to Peaky Blinders, The Crown to Stranger Things, it’s going to be a great TV year.

More than 400 students, parents and carers celebrated the achievements of Bungay High School.

A North Norfolk school’s ‘do different’ panto features not just Robin Hood and his Merry Man but also Snow White and the Three Dwarves.

It could be the beginning of the end for trendy ‘super-food’ avocado breakfasts as the ingredient might soon be a lot harder to get hold of in the UK

A Norfolk man who had been working at an oil refinery in Africa took his life while there, an inquest heard.

Sector leaders have their say on Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Visit Norfolk is encouraging tourists to appreciate the county’s natural landscape at any time of year by identifiying our county’s seven natural wonders.

Norfolk’s Seven Natural Wonders have been unveiled but do you agree?

Sarah Wright of Norwich dog walking company Tom & Toto swapped spotting lions in Africa for walking Norfolk’s dogs

From its offices in a small market town in rural East Anglian an international charity is at the forefront of the fight to save irreplaceable wildlife habitat around the world from destruction. Sheena Grant meets the founder of the World Land Trust and hears about its latest appeal.

An award-winning photographer, who taught young African children how to look at their surroundings through the camera lens, is set to stage a special exhibition.

A group of authentic tribal performers were greeted to a full house when they arrived in Dereham to put on a unique show.

Members from a local cancer support charity are “delighted” after helping disadvantaged young people worldwide set up and run their own micro businesses.

The prospect of next year’s Great Yarmouth Air show being a series of one-off events could be just as disastrous for little terns, it is claimed.

Authentic tribal song and dance is set to liven up a mid-Norfolk town next month.

A Norfolk and Norwich Hospital consultant has passed on his expertise to eye doctors in Africa after leading an international course in Kenya.

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

Twitchers travel far and wide to try and glimpse the rare corncrake.

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.

• Regional law firm Birketts has made three senior appointments to its teams across East Anglia.

Struggling for ideas this August Bank Holiday? Take a look at some of the great things you can get up to this weekend.

While growing up in India, Wendene Fluellen would ride elephants in the jungle at dawn and watch wildlife that included leopards, buffalos and exotic birds.

A former art teacher has won a coveted prize in the competitive world of quilting, after her textile depiction of a biblical story earned a national award.

Robert Redford has announced his retirement from acting. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at the standout movies of his career. It’s a diverse selection.

He left Lowestoft brimming with enthusiasm for the adventure of a lifetime and ended his days in the corner of a foreign field, his bravery in the theatre of war saving the lives of at least two others as he made the ultimate sacrifice. Recorded in France as an Australian, Claude Castleton’s story is incredible.

Parts of Norfolk are set to experience some of the hottest temperatures in the country in the early part of the coming week.

Parts of Norfolk are set to experience some of the hottest temperatures in the country in the early part of the coming week.

Long-legged and super cute, there’s a new arrival at Africa Alive!

To celebrate the first-ever Norfolk Day a special love letter to Norfolk has been written by EDP writers Stacia Briggs and Rowan Mantell.

Pupils at a primary and nursery school have ended the academic year by leaving their shoes at school and walking out barefoot.

A heartbroken mum has revealed how she has had to place her 10-year-old daughter on suicide watch after the schoolgirl discovered an ugly-or-not poll launched by cyber bullies.

Holiday cottage owners from around the region were taught how to better market their properties and how to increase bookings during an industry conference.

Campers at a north Norfolk caravan park were lucky enough to spot some unusual visitors.

A popular football festival made a welcome return to the sporting calendar as hundreds of children battled it out at a successful event.

Moat Farm, Bedingham, once owned by the author of King Solomon’s Mines, Sir Henry Rider Haggard, and the subject of his book A Farmer’s Year, is for sale by auction for a guide price of £575,000. Property editor Caroline Culot finds out more.

It is a 3,100 mile annual migration that sees one of the rarest seabirds in the land leave their nests in the Great Yarmouth area and head to Africa.

It’s too hot... hurray, now I have something else to be grumpy about

The world famous Lion Man will be coming to the Norfolk Show and signing autographs this year.

A man with Parkinson’s disease is hoping to help those with limited mobility thanks to the help of his new invention.

People are being invited to take part in an opportunity to hear and see nightjars as they feed and call.

Some men are quite partial to pottering around in their shed with drills and spanners, but Kenneth Mockford has taken his shed-tinkering to another level. The 54 year-old engineer has been shutting himself away inside his garden shed “from dawn until dusk” since April 25 in order to build the world’s first F-35B Lightning jet simulator for public use.

New victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Norfolk have been seen by NHS services over the last year.

Will we see turtle doves back on the television? Let’s hope so, says Rupert Masefield, of the RSPB and Operation Turtle Dove.

Wildlife in Common: Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s Barry Madden explores the wildlife found on Norfolk’s common land in a new monthly series.

Military personnel from US, British, and European air forces have been taking part in a symposium on the refuelling capabilities of the allied forces.

‘Make your own provision as soon as possible and you’ll thank me in four or five decades.’ Peter Sharkey repeats advice after latest political kerfuffle

It gripped Sunday night audiences with its chilling portrait of global crime, now Misha Glenny, the journalist and author behind McMafia is coming to the region to share his story and the real stories that inspired it. Simon Parkin spoke to him.

Containers of resources including sewing machines, tables, and toys have arrived at a school in Africa after being donated by people across Beccles.

Legendary South African a cappella male choir Ladysmith Black Mambazo, who found global fame on Paul Smith’s Graceland album, tells us about bringing their rich harmonies to the Norfolk and Norwich and Bury St Edmunds festivals this month.

For the team at Developing Experts, the pace of life seems only to get faster.

Expeditions down thundering river rapids and through pathless rainforests began in the Norfolk Fens for My Year With The Tribe presenter Will Millard

Twenty-five years ago, when Nick Lee started Broadland Travel in North Walsham, it was rare for a family to holiday in the Caribbean or Far East.

For many of us the sun finally making an appearance in East Anglia has symbolised the start of summer, and the portable barbecues and bat and ball sets are now out in force.

A busy programme of events is planned at the Seagull Theatre in Pakefield over the next couple of weeks.

A nurse and charity volunteer from Fakenham has been named this year’s Miss Norfolk.

Akala is headlining The Waterfront in Norwich on April 25 as he embarks on a 10-date UK tour based around his ‘Visions’ Comic Book EP.

Ben Lewis of the RSPB hails the remarkable journey of the returning migrants to our shores.

From fun fairs to fun with slime, there’s lots going on in Norwich over the Easter period. Here’s a look at ten top events you won’t want to miss...

“Homelessness isn’t inevitable. It is the result of choices we have made as a society.”

Easter school holidays are almost here and there are plenty of shows for all the family — from pantos to fairytales, circus to pirates and some really explosive experiments. Simon Parkin highlights 15 family shows not to miss in Norfolk and beyond.

Schools around Norfolk have raised hundreds of pounds in aid of Sport Relief.

Professor David Field on why the death of the last male northern white rhino must not be allowed to be forgotten.

Beth Elgood will have more luggage than the majority of her fellow passengers when she jets out to Africa today.

A north Norfolk optician will be swapping spectacles for sports kit, when he lines up at the start of the London Marathon in a few weeks time.

Bird watchers will want to get along to the National Wildlife Trust’s Cley Marshes reserve on Thursday, March 22 for a talk titled ‘Flight Lines’.

They may appear cute and playful now, but two Norfolk-trained dogs will soon be on the frontline in the global fight against rhino poaching in Africa.

The chairman of North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) Richard Shepherd led a short service followed by the raising of the flag to celebrate Commonwealth Day.

Norfolk and Suffolk are two of the most important bird watching counties in the UK – and there’s plenty to see year-round. Here is our top 10 of places to explore a region brimming with birds.

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A Lowestoft DJ has embarked on a lifelong project to raise money and awareness for those living with mental health disorders.

Even aardvarks can enjoy the snow, as young Dobby QJ shows.

The Archbishop of Canterbury is to visit Norfolk later this year for three days.

With plastic pollution now a worldwide concern, two zoos in Norfolk and Suffolk are launching a new initiative to protect our oceans.

Altered Carbon’s author Richard K Morgan is from Norfolk which is just one (OK, two) of the 10 reasons we put forward as to why you should watch the Netflix series that everyone is talking about

Pen a poem about nature and you could win some fantastic prizes, says Emily Kench of the RSPB.

A safari to Africa Alive!

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Awed by giraffes at Africa Alive!

Admiral Sir Baldwin Walker has an extensive seafaring past, as one of his ancestor’s discovered.

‘Long to reign over us’: The Rev Jack Burton salutes the Queen as she prepares to mark the 67th year of her reign.

A team of bird watching enthusiasts from Norfolk are set to take part in an international bird race in Israel later this year.

Over the last 20 years the number of cuckoos in the UK has halved.

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