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His remarkable rise to the Premier League from the ninth tier of English football has been told in his own words for the first time.

Eddie Pleban was given just 48 hours to live after suffering a stroke while travelling on a plane home from Australia.

It was a wartime escape immortalised by Hollywood. But for one Norfolk-based airman turned 'great escaper' misfortune turned out to be the most astonishing stroke of good fortune in a wartime career crammed with incident. Seventy-five years on from the most remarkable mass prisoner of war breakout of the Second World War, Steve Snelling charts a saga of survival that all but beggars belief

A Norfolk farmer battling an incurable cancer has bared his soul about the debilitating depression which followed in a bid to get more people talking about mental health.

If you searched for "10 of the most beautiful places in Britain you've never heard of" on Google, Norwich would probably appear on your search results.

Preserve maker from Loddon takes home one Gold and two Silver awards from the 14th World's Original Marmalade Awards.

I make no apologies for writing about marathon running again this week particularly on the back of Nick Earl's superb 2:14:38 performance in the Lake Biwa Marathon in Japan last Sunday.

A luxury American cruise ship will return this summer to Great Yarmouth.

He is a man who really does walk with dinosaurs. CAROLINE CULOT spoke to Adam Goymour, the 31-year-old company director at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure.

A Norwich woman in her 30s who left university to care for her doctor father when he developed a genetic form of Alzheimer's has spoken candidly of the life-changing moment medics told her she too will develop dementia within the next 10 years.

A group behind a new men's shed in Fakenham is looking for suitable premises.

Politicians showing us how down to earth they are by humiliating themselves for a fee is rarely edifying or gives you added faith in their ability to do the job we pay them to do - stay off reality TV, MPs.

A photographer whose stunning drone image of Norfolk's oldest church tower ended up going viral after appearing on this website has turned his attention to this month's wacky weather - producing a 'transition' video showing two aerial views of the village taken exactly a year apart.

A feature I'm very much looking forward to reading is one being worked on behind the scenes by one of my colleagues at Archant Towers.

There is no Plan(et) B: so it's a good job that we've got our children to clear up the mess that the adults have made and left for them to inherit. Why the kids are all right when it comes to climate change.

A novelist and antiques dealer has taken an angelic turn with his work this year.

Norfolk star Alfie Hewett wants to reclaim his number one ranking, win gold medals at the 2020 Olympics in Japan and claim all the major grand slam titles going.

A dedicated model-maker is helping to ignite memories of life in a different time.

Thousands of youngsters around the country, including in Norfolk, are expected to go on strike from school today as part of a global youth action over climate change.

Find out about Joe's many achievements, from working on the Spitfire to hand-printing books.

Four greyhounds which lived through appalling conditions at a notorious Chinese racetrack are now on their way to happier lives in Norfolk.

A globe trotting nurse with a thirst for adventure and mysterious celebrity neighbours has celebrated her 100th birthday at a Norfolk care home.

Following the disappointment of the cancellation of their Norfolk Cup semi-final against Diss North Walsham return to action in London 1N on Saturday with a home game against Luton.

Radio presenter Nick Conrad might be in fear of the rise of podcasts - but far from it. He says it's time to embrace the rapidly rising popularity of this alternative broadcasting format

A charity fundraising group in Swaffham have raised £1,000 with their "most successful quiz for many years".

A 98-year-old who penned a novel when women were beginning to express themselves with more freedom and independence than ever before has died.

Two north Norfolk fitness fans will be running a total of more than 50 miles, when they take on two marathons to support children with cancer.

Get your dabbers and dance routines ready as party bingo comes to a seaside town with plenty of prizes up for grabs.

Ever wanted to fly over your home without your feet leaving the ground? You can now with a new flight simulation experience newly launched at a Norfolk airfield.

Keith Skipper's treading carefully this week as there are problems up in Cromer with dog's mess. But good old Keith has a solution for dealing with these canine conundrums

He is the music success story from Norfolk you have never heard of.

More than half of our children have a toy so beloved that, if lost, the whole family feels the pain. What's that all about?

A Norfolk man who lay ill in bed for a year when he was a teenager was inspired by a gift from his twin brother to travel the world.

It was a once in a lifetime adventure that solidified their friendship - but, at the same time, tore them apart.

A popular and treasured verger at a Norfolk church has retired after eight years of faithful service.

Norfolk sports car manufacturer Lotus Cars has posted its strongest sales results in seven years.

Shakespeare meets 1980s classic Ghost Busters.

A new version of an old sport is coming to Norwich.

A Norfolk-made teddy bear has been flown all over the world in memory of the late rock star and Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt.

Placards at the women's vote centenary celebrations read: "Let's finish what the Suffragettes started", and there is certainly plenty of progress still to be made in the ongoing fight for women's equality. Fortunately, there are plenty of brave and inspiring women leading the way.

Norwich-born author Philip Pullman said he was "very surprised and honoured" after being awarded a knighthood.

Many war video games glory in violence - but the game created by 25-year-old Henry Driver is based on a relative's real-life wartime tragedy

It's a worrying truth that the planet is in trouble. But by making small green choices everyday, householders are making a difference.

As we look ahead to 2019's TV treats, let's pause for a moment to look back at the last year's biggest hits on the small screen - from Royal Weddings to bodyguards, heartbreaking football matches to battling chimpanzees, TV writer Cory Varney picks his top 10.

A special song continuing the memory of a much loved young woman is set to raise funds for a worthy cause.

Liz Nice on the 10 people of 2018 who have made us all feel better about our own lives because they had it worse than us!

George Vestey Suffolk High Sheriff talks to Gina Long MBE about the things he loves (and hates) about East Anglia and the worst moment of his life - at Lords cricket ground

It started off as a childhood dream following several unhappy Christmases, now as a 69-year-old, a man from Norfolk has created the ultimate Christmas city display.

Norwich-based subsea services company Acteon Group has bought corrosion specialist Deepwater Corrosion Services Inc.

It's a worrying truth that the planet is in trouble. But by making small green choices everyday, householders are making a difference.

Beyond the Christmas tree, decorations and pudding, do you have any special customs unique to your family? Here's a look at some weird and wonderful festive traditions.

They were discovered beneath a field on the Norfolk-Suffolk border now treasures from the Hoxne Hoard have gone on display in Australia.

North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb suffered a narrow defeat on a bill calling for the legalisation of cannabis, ahead of an emergency debate on the delay to the vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal.

Wow, that was some 40th birthday party!

What do Humphrey Bogart and Annie Lennox have in common? They were both born on Christmas Day. David Clayton has sympathies if you too have a birthday near Christmas

Julie Henson, Long Stratton's international fencer, saw her year's efforts rewarded when she secured a bronze medal in the Senior Women's Epee at the Commonwealth Championships in Canberra, Australia.

From starring in classic TV sitcom Hi-de-Hi! to stepping out on stage in Calendar Girls The Musical, acting legend Ruth Madoc has had a ball in her 60 years in show business.

A new project to tackle loneliness and isolation has been launched for men in north Norfolk.

It is an "extraordinary story" that started in the wartime skies over Lowestoft and "has now come full circle."

Bruce Foxton, legendary bassist of The Jam talks about the legacy of the band and what the future holds ahead of From The Jam's All Mod Cons 40th Anniversary Tour.

Run Anglia editor Mark Armstrong discusses why competitive running standards appear to be in decline

Hundreds of soldiers from across our region have returned to Afghanistan to help train the Afghan army.

A woman who travelled from down under to Suffolk to trace her family history discovered she is related to Harry Potter author JK Rowling.

Holt had won their previous seven games and started as the clear favourites against a team enjoying a mixed season.

He patrols the shoreline as part of a team of life-savers and passes on vital water safety information.

The Prince of Wales' official website has revealed 70 facts about the heir to the British throne ahead of his 70th birthday on Wednesday.

A firm which claims to be Norwich's longest established independent travel agents, will be celebrating 30 years on Hellesdon high street this month.

Former boxer Jackson Williams has had to throw in the towel during his latest epic charity challenge of jogging across Australia.

Early on Tuesday morning, just as my five alarm clocks started howling (my five huskies), the sound was also met by the ringing of my mobile phone.

A special proclamation to commemorate the end of the First World War and written by Newmarket Town Crier Brenda Willison is set to be performed across the world on Armistice Day.

Robin Pickett was always determined to follow his dreams; little did he know where they would end up taking him.

Southwold got back to winning ways in impressive fashion as they turned on the style to cruise past Wanstead.

After a week of inspiring performances and incredible stories from the Invictus Games, one woman from Norfolk is heading home after scooping a string of medals.

A Wroxham resident has relieved memories from his service in the Royal Air Force on a trip organised by his care home.

Walcott Church and many supporters have created a very special display for Remembrance Sunday - The 11th day of the 11th month 2018, to commemorate the centenary of the Great War and others who lost their lives in other wars, with a magnificent display of over 4000 poppies. The whole display was created by 45 people, some from Australia.

A Norfolk brewery which closed its city site more than 50 years ago has unveiled plans for a new Norfolk base - on land still owned by its founding family.

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