The situation facing Suffolk and Norfolk’s struggling mental health trust has been dubbed “scandalous” after it emerged patients in crisis are still being sent hundreds of miles away for treatment.

Time capsules are set to be buried at locations across Suffolk next week as part of “an exciting new chapter in Suffolk’s history.”

DJ and IT engineer David Bradbury met the presenter when she came to East Anglia to record a radio programme for the BBC. He tells our reporter what she was like, and where they travelled together.

Businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk looking to gain greater insight into physical and digital marketing are being offered a free information session, courtesy of Archant.

Iris Button’s first novel was published in 2003. After marrying her husband David in 1959, they needed bigger premises for their business, so they moved from Surrey to Bury St Edmunds, which they called home for 50 years. After having two daughters and a son, they are now great grandparents, retired in Barbados. Iris has written 17 books. She talks to Gina Long MBE

Time to get your race diary filled up with our running calendar featuring races across Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex.

Norwich City have confirmed former Derby and Coventry defender Paul Williams as the club’s new under-18 head coach ahead of tomorrow night’s FA Youth Cup game at Preston.

Norwich City Under-18s have the prize of a home FA Youth Cup tie to play for when they travel to Preston in the fourth round later this month.

King’s Lynn Town have signed highly-rated defender Jake Kerins to bolster their promotion bid.

The first weekend of the year means one thing, the third round of the FA Cup.

Parts of the A11 will close overnight throughout next week as work improving vehicle message signs is undertaken.

Dereham are in for another tough test when Bowers & Pitsea visit Aldiss Park.

A distraught mother has described Suffolk’s mental health service as “farcical” and claims it is failing families after her daughter attempted to take her own life – but was not sectioned.

Millers fan Steve Exley is in the hot seat as he takes a look at Rotherham’s game at Carrow Road

Regular game time in League Two has toughened up Norwich City youngster Tristan Abrahams and now the striker wants to improve his goal return at Exeter.

Former Norwich City defender Leon Barnett has retired from football due to a heart condition.

Weird and wonderful ghost stories abound in many corners of East Anglia, with sights and sounds that just can’t be explained. Here are 23 of the most haunted places in the region.

Dereham’s finest further cement their reputation as one of the best acts around, says ADAM AIKEN.

Sam Barker is a Suffolk based entrepreneur, who helped launch Sliide, a Mobile Technology start-up in 2013, with two friends Corbyn Munnik (CEO) and Frankie Kearney (COO), straight from University. Last year, Sliide won “Most Innovative App in the World” at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, which is dubbed the ‘Oscars of Mobile’. He spoke to Gina Long, who also happens to be his mother.

As the two-year anniversary of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague’s disappearance approaches, his mother opens up about theories, potential new searches and her first grandchild.

Swardeston suffered a heartbreaking near miss in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League on Saturday as their rivals got the victory they needed to finish top.

Fakenham face one of their biggest matches for a number of years on Sunday - but they still don’t know who it will be against!

The mother of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague says new information has come to light that “changes everything” in the search for her son.

Joe Gatting played a spectacular captain’s knock as Swardeston beat leaders Sudbury by 57 runs to keep their EAPL titles hopes very much alive.

It was a day to forget for Norwich as they suffered a painful home defeat to slide deep into the relegation mire in the East Anglian Premier League.

Will Rogers scored a superb unbeaten century as Horsford took a giant step towards East Anglian Premier League safety - while piling more pressure on their hosts Norwich.

Yanic Wildschut made a memorable start to his loan at Bolton Wanderers, scoring the winning goal at West Brom on the opening weekend of the Championship season.

A campaign group has hit out against potential plans to charge visitors to exhibitions at the new home for Suffolk Archives which would include records from Lowestoft.

Swardeston’s attempts to rekindle a title chase continue with a Norfolk derby when they host Norwich tomorrow.

The disappearance of a woman has prompted police to appeal to the public for help in finding her.

Rangers assistant manager Gary McAllister has been impressed by the rapid progress of former Norwich City academy winger Glenn Middleton.

Derby and Stoke look to have moved ahead of Norwich City in the race to sign highly-rated Liverpool talent Harry Wilson, with Jurgen Klopp admitting a loan move is imminent.

Second place is within reach for in-form Great Witchingham, if they can avoid a banana skin at Bury St Edmunds.

Up to around 50 jobs could be lost at brewer Greene King’s Bury St Edmunds headquarters as a financial squeeze hits the sector.

Great Witchingham could have two major landmarks to celebrate for club stalwarts this weekend.

We asked our staff and readers to tell as a little bit about what makes their dads special.

A new McDonald’s and Marks and Spencer are to be built alongside a BP petrol station and cafe close to a small village – despite objections from nearby residents.

The FA has revealed the provisional make-up of the Eastern Counties Leagues.

From gaming to fireworks and painting pebbles to borrowing kites - here’s how to have family fun for free this half term

New skipper Joe Gatting saw Swardeston home to their first win of the season on Saturday - but there were more than a few scares along the way.

East Anglian West End star Kerry Ellis is celebrating 20 years in show business with a tour that takes audiences on a trip down memory lane. Arts editor Andrew Clarke caught up with her to talk about life in the spotlight

Once you start to think about blue plaques, you find yourself spotting them everywhere. Many towns and villages in East Anglia have a fascinating selection of plaques in memory of interesting individuals, long-lost landmarks or important local events.

There were a host of Norwich City connections on either side as Rangers beat Hearts 2-1 at Ibrox in the Scottish Premiership on Sunday.

Rugby players returned home with more than they bargained for following a trip to France.

It’s fair to say Norfolk teams have enjoyed better seasons in the Eastern Counties League.

Fakenham Town manager Andy Cunningham wants his side to start making the most of the chances when they return to Thurlow Nunn Premier Division action on Saturday.

Nestled on the border between Norfolk and Suffolk, Diss Emporium is a new business hoping to attract antiques dealers and collectors from far and wide.

A goal by Liam Harvey-Cooper was enough to earn Kirkley & Pakefield all three points in their east coast clash against Great Yarmouth Town.

Dereham remain in the play-off places despite losing by a solitary goal at fellow promotion hopefuls Potters Bar.

Prospects look good for the East Anglian Point-To-Point season to get back under way after a five-week hiatus with the running of the seven-race Suffolk fixture at Ampton, near Bury St Edmunds, on Sunday.

His loan experience at Cambridge United may not be quite going to plan but Adam Phillips is still learning plenty from his limited game-time at the League Two club.

Matt Jarvis is set to make his injury return at Carrow Road this evening when Norwich City Under-23s take on Fulham in Premier League Two.

Missed chances in the first half proved pivotal for Norwich City U18s at a snow-bound Carrow Road this evening, costing an FA Youth Cup semi-final clash with Chelsea.

Heavy snow and a late red card were not enough to deny Norwich City Under-23s victory over Bury in the Premier League Cup at a bitterly cold Colney this afternoon.

Norwich City Under-23s are in action at Colney this afternoon, knowing they will probably need a win to qualify for the Premier League Cup knockout stage.

Gorleston came from behind to net two late goals and take victory at home to Stanway Rovers in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

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