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A team of cyclists who took on a marathon challenge to raise money for a toddler fighting cancer have raised more than £10,000.

A team of cyclists are taking on a marathon challenge to raise money for a toddler fighting cancer.

Theresa May is battling to stay in power as MPs seek to seize control of parliamentary business in a bid to secure a softer Brexit.

It’s been another tough week for Theresa May - Iain Dale says she’s now turned the country into a complete joke

Norfolk MPs are receiving hundreds of letters and emails a day over Brexit, it can be revealed.

A divided cabinet, a “mounting feud” in the Labour Party, and a public unclear about the arguments on both sides.

In case you have missed it, this week is National Butchers’ Week, which aims to ‘highlight the great 
work being done by butchers from around the UK that sets them apart from the competition’.

Stacia Briggs says meditation is a really great way to improve your wellbeing, heart health and blood pressure. It’s also a lovely chunk of time to spend feeling furious, anxious, uncomfortable or hungry without distraction

There’s general acceptance that good old Norfolk squit is simply nonsense, light-hearted banter, an unlikely story. It sums up Brexit perfectly, says Keith Skipper

Iain Dale says things are looking up for Theresa May this week, but there’s a long way to go to see if a good Brexit deal will define her time at 10 Downing Street

The RSPCA are hoping to rehome a kitten that was recovered from a cardboard box towards the end of last year.

Follow along with political correspondent Geraldine Scott in Westminster on what is being dubbed Brexit’s Super Tuesday showdown in the Commons.

The RSPCA East Norfolk are hoping to rehome a street cat with a tough past.

The prime minister suffered the worst defeat in the House of Commons in more than 100 years on Tuesday as MPs categorically rejected her plan on how to take the UK out of the European Union.

MPs have rejected Theresa May’s Brexit plans by an emphatic 432 votes to 202 in a historic vote which has thrown the future of her administration and the nature of the UK’s EU withdrawal into doubt.

Theresa May will put her Brexit deal to the Commons on Tuesday, with defeat almost guaranteed.

A Norfolk MP is amongst 20 Tory rebels to vote against the government and back an amendment designed to limit ministers’ tax raising powers in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Sceptic Skip, self-styled Cromer seer, is back to pass on the only authentic home-grown crop of prognostications untainted by prejudice or pressures dressed up as promises.

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and we certainly don’t want to be Grinches! But just a few things can get annoying. Here is a selection of people’s lighthearted festive gripes.

With just over three months ago until the UK is due to leave the European Union, how will we cope with Brexit over Christmas?

I’m getting excited for Christmas.

A Norfolk farmer and member of European parliament has told how he was embroiled in a major terrorist attack for the second time in two years.

An East Anglian farmers’ leader is cautioning against creating a post-Brexit divide between those able to afford food reared and grown to a high standard in the UK and those who can’t.

Opinion Is this a chink of light for Mrs May?

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Well, that was all a big waste of time wasn’t it? Perhaps not.

Kettle Chips is celebrating the festive season with a giveaway that could shake up the flavour of your Christmas turkey.

Enough Conservative MPs have requested a vote of confidence in Theresa May to trigger a contest, chairman of the backbench 1922 Committee Sir Graham Brady has announced.

Galton Blackiston, of Morston Hall, shares some of his best festive memories and tips.

The men and women behind the miraculous marshland rescue of a stranded, half-submerged pensioner have told their remarkable tale.

Political commentators are often expected to make predictions – but none of the Westminster commentariat have managed to call the fall out from Brexit correctly.

The continuing uncertainly over life outside the European Union led to the birth of a “living document” assessing its potential impact in Norfolk’s biggest Brexit stronghold.

Our food editor Charlotte Smith-Jarvis checks out this year’s Christmas crisps and snacks.

With the government in turmoil and the prime minister teetering on the edge, political editor RICHARD PORRITT asks ‘what now for Brexit?’

The Brexit endgame is in sight – perhaps.

A Belgian Air Force spokesman whose helicopter crew spotted two fishermen in the sea off the Norfolk coast and came to their rescue, said they were the “luckiest” people in the world.

Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner has announced that he will not be seeking re-election when his term ends in 2020.

Sharon Griffiths says she got married in a Portcabin and it didn’t do their marriage any harm

A Norwich student has hit out at Argos after a delivery driver left a package in the outdoor bin.

Tory MPs are looking to chancellor Philip Hammond to raise party morale as he delivers what’s expected to be his final budget before the UK leaves the European Union (EU).

Norfolk hospitals depend on the European Union for more than one in 10 doctors, new figures revealed, as uncertainty over Brexit threatens to worsen the crisis in the NHS.

Pub landlords, beer writers and tourism bosses from eight cities across the UK shared their knowledge on beer tourism during a forum in Norwich.

Timm Klose has retained his place in the Switzerland squad, as Norwich City’s international contingent scatters around Europe during the break from Championship action.

Conservative party conference is going to be blockbuster stuff – and the message from the East’s MPs is clear: “Hold your nerve.”

How closely have you been paying attention to this week in business? Put your memory to the test as we round up some of the biggest and best stories which may have slipped under your radar.

The unique relationship between East Anglian food and drink producers and Dutch consumers could bring benefits to both after Brexit.

Can we live without olive oil and sprouts at Christmas? Of course we can.

Brexit will define the United Kingdom for many years to come – but exactly how, it is too early to tell.

Scared passengers endured an hour of uncertainty when their flight was forced to circle around Norfolk following a birdstrike.

A passenger on a Norwich Airport flight to Turkey that was diverted to Brussels has described the “scary” experience after it reportedly hit a bird.

Her books are based on her own magical East Anglian childhood. Now Sheridan Winn is watching them come to life on a film set

Jeremy Hunt’s short jaunt to Europe this week marks a Brexit turning point.

Norfolk MP Brandon Lewis has been accused of reneging on an agreement not to take part in key votes over Brexit.

Britain will have a new Brexit secretary after David Davis stepped down late last night.

David Davis has quit his role as Brexit secretary less than two years after his appointment.

It appears we might be heading for a third-way Brexit.

A Norfolk tourism business is helping farmers diversify their businesses through agriculture-themed accommodation.

Teenage page-turner

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

When pupils complained no-one wrote books about children like them, teacher Hayley Long turned novelist. Now she is a full-time, award-winning writer, living in Norfolk with her next two books set in Suffolk

It’s a practice that is said to be damaging the ocean, depleting fish stocks and destroying jobs.

Theresa May has become the master of the fudge.

Theresa May has avoided an embarrassing defeat by striking a last-minute deal with Conservative rebels.

Vandals have left pupils at a Dereham high school “disappointed and heartbroken”.

It is still too early to say exactly what impact Brexit will have on jobs, business and personal finances.

Do you remember those glorious, simpler times in politics? They were not actually that long ago.

There was yet another thud on the doormat of Number 10, Downing Street earlier this week.

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