The driver of a horsebox that was involved in a crash on the A47 at Acle at the weekend suffered a serious head injury.

A speeding driver has kept his licence after a court heard he needed it to take his cancer-suffering father to hospital - having been told by 999 call handlers it would be quicker than waiting for an ambulance.

It was one of the hardest moments of Ryan Halls’ life when his new-born daughter Sadie was rushed to hospital struggling to breathe.

Excited well-wishers caught a glimpse of the Queen as she arrived for a Sunday church service at Sandringham.

A former Norwich City youth coach who died in a car crash the morning he was due to stand trial over sex abuse allegations was part of a ‘paedophile ring’, a victim claims.

There are just three days to go before this year’s university applications deadline – and the UK could be on track for a record student cohort.

Some of the best Japanese restaurants in Norwich that are definitely Japanese restaurants...

A “remarkable” Norfolk father and grandfather has died peacefully of old age - twenty years after being shocked to find his obituary had hit the headlines.

A football player who accused ex-Norwich City youth coach Kit Carson of sexual abuse has spoken out after being denied justice when the 75-year-old died in a car crash.

How do we solve the problem of access to East Anglia being cut off by roadworks? Iain Dale thinks he has the answer

There were 180 incidents reported to police which involved the short-lived Ofo bikes in Norwich before they were taken out of the city.

New data has revealed that the number of companies entering into administration is once again on the rise as Brexit uncertainty takes its toll.

Agents charged with selling Lord Nelson’s old watering hole have asked for offers over £350,000.

A company is looking for volunteers to try a new monitoring system that could save those with a risk of heart failure.

Former students of a Norfolk school have celebrated their success at an awards ceremony.

Residents have described a road where a crash left a woman fighting for her life as dangerous and criticised the visibility for drivers at night.

Michael Sean ‘Kit’ Carson - who was killed in a car crash the day before he went on trial for sex offences - worked at Norwich City for a decade, operating as a youth scout and coach to find emerging talent.

For many, he has become the go-to for when searching for breakfast inspiration.

The headmaster of Norfolk-born actress Olivia Colman’s former school praised the Golden Globe winner as “wonderful, warm and down to earth” as he spoke of her time there.

After 30 years, a family-run, ladies fashion chain is closing one of its stores in west Norfolk.

The Queen is a Norfolk woman – at least she is when she’s on holiday over Christmas and New Year. And while she’s at Sandringham she almost never misses church - which means we can get to see her really easily. Our Royal fan and columnist JAMES MARSTON reports.

Harry Deeba is facing the hardest battle of his life at the age of just two years old.

Locks of hair were falling like rain onto the floor of a Norfolk salon, as 20 people braved the shave to help a poorly little girl.

Staff at a pub have described their shock watching a man wield a knife and threaten people prior to a fight outside the business which left a man with a shattered eye socket and serious jaw injuries.

Companies stockpiling items in the event of a no deal Brexit is causing such a shortage of good quality industrial space, agents are predicting rent rises that could make Norwich much more attractive to major investors.

Thousands of rings, watches, earrings and other items of suspected stolen property have been recovered from a “prolific” burglary gang who hit almost 100 Norfolk properties.

Inquests have opened into the deaths of two people who died after falls, including a man who died on Christmas Day.

A man was hospitalised for five days and left with a broken eye socket, five broken bones in his face and serious jaw injuries after a brawl outside a pub.

A former Norwich City youth coach is to go on trial this month having been charged with the sexual abuse of 11 boys under the age of 16.

A person has died after being struck by a train on the line between Norwich and London.

Despite Norwich’s recently opened Ivy restaurant being a hit with customers, the owner of the brand has been stung by soaring business rates.

A charity head shave organised in support of a young girl diagnosed with a brain tumour is set to raise much-needed funds for her family and show her that “being bald is beautiful.”

Dr Liz O’Riordan is a consultant breast surgeon at Ipswich Hospital who was diagnosed with breast cancer herself in 2015 with a local recurrence in 2018. Following her TEDx talk ‘Jar of Joy’, she now speaks all over the world about her experiences as a doctor and a patient. She has co-authored two books and has an award-winning blog. Outside of work she is a triathlete and an avid baker. She spoke to Gina Long, MBE

A man has been taken to hospital and a number of arrests have been made following a fight in a Norfolk village.

If Greater Anglia’s promises come true, 2019 should be a very good year for the region’s rail passengers – the first new trains will start to be introduced and Network Rail should finish its long-term upgrade work between Shenfield and London.

Trains between Norwich and Diss have been cancelled, leaving many football fans stranded as they try to make their way to Carrow Road.

A memorial service has been held in honour of Airman Michael Mahony, who died on Boxing Day following a motorcycle crash on Christmas Day.

These stunning pictures taken by a woman from Wisbech show the Royal Family attending the Christmas Day service at Sandringham.

We’ve all crawled past a long line of cones on the motorway only to find no actual work going on. It’s driving David Clayton, for one, mad

Many will be taking to East Anglia’s roads and the railways for a festive getaway – here’s what you need to know.

The Duchess of Cambridge was spotted shopping in The Range in King’s Lynn on Sunday. Here’s what some of our readers had to say about the sighting.

The Duchess of Cambridge has been spotted shopping in a Norfolk discount store as the Royal Family prepares to spend Christmas in the county.

The Queen and members of the royal family braved the December weather to attend a Sunday service at the Sandringham Estate.

The parents of a five-year-old boy who had surgery to remove a brain tumour have told of their relief at his “miracle” recovery and their thanks for the incredible support from NHS staff, family and friends.

It has been a long and difficult road for Rob Sampson.

Dear old Sandringham

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Sandringham House, where the Queen spends Christmas, has been the private home of four generations of British monarchs since 1862.

Chicken fans are in cluck as a Norwich eatery is giving away free chicken this weekend but you’ll have to be quick.

No one can provide an indication of the next step on our journey to a post Brexit future.

It’s been a year for presenters to hang up their microphones, for iconic programmes to reach milestones and for stars to fall from grace. We look back at a year of television, starting with January to June.

Parking payment changes are coming into force at Diss train station with the launch of cameras that recognise number plates and allow for swifter payment.

A Norwich historian is taking part in a £9.2m project which is set to be one of the biggest humanities and science research initiatives to launch in the UK.

The number of sexual entertainment venues in Norwich is to be capped at its current level, after councillors finally agreed to a limit.

Mothercare is set to close it’s King’s Lynn branch as it axes 60 stores across the country.

A drink driver pleaded with magistrates not to take his licence, claiming he had invested “every single penny” into his work vehicle.

Public Notice

Monday, December 17, 2018


Greater Anglia’s first new “bimode” diesel and electric train for rural routes has ventured out on to the region’s rail network for the first time.

Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Christmas card features a photo of them in the grounds of their Norfolk home this year.

A series of free marketing events in Norwich are bringing professionals together to share ideas and prepare for the future. Susie Kelly found out why such events are becoming important for the business community.

Sky-high fares, an unreliable service, and cheaper alternative transport options are all being blamed for a significant drop in rail passengers in Great Yarmouth over the last five years.

Opinion What does a priest in training have to do?

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

What is life like at theological college? What subjects do vicars need to study? 
Our columnist and trainee priest James Marston reports on his progress.

Eight charities in East Anglia have shared a £10,000 windfall thanks to Norwich-based financial advisers Almary Green.

Greater Anglia has just posted its worst ever results for punctuality and reliability, but boss Jamie Burles is upbeat.

An investigation is underway after two people were killed following a crash near Newmarket.

Take a look at what has been happening in Norfolk courts this week.

Police say they are “confident” a man captured on CCTV and believed by the mother of Corrie Mckeague to be her son was not the missing airman.

More trains than ever are being delayed or cancelled on East Anglia’s rail network as repeated pledges to improve services fall flat.

A teenager has been jailed after making bogus bomb threats to hundreds of UK schools, including in Norfolk and Suffolk, and sparking an airport security scare.

It’s been a busy week in the Norfolk business world, with companies ramping up the energy in time for Christmas.

The owner of a new city centre sushi bar is hoping to bring something new to the Norwich food scene.

When a two-year-old girl was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in 2017 her entire family’s lives were turned upside down.

A handful of Norfolk’s most promising tech companies have taken to the road to promote and forge new partnerships with like-minded businesses and investors in Cambridge.

Members of an organised crime gang involved in more than 200 burglaries across the East of England have today been jailed for a total of more than 70 years.

The managing director of Norfolk County Council has discussed how the organisation is working with developers and investors to bring quality homes and enterprise zones to the region.

A woman’s “idyllic” home was turned into a “part-dream, part-nightmare” after a crime gang had committed a burglary there, a court has heard.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge found themselves in a snowball fight as they paid a heartfelt tribute to RAF families separated from loved ones over Christmas.

The Beccles community have come together to raise funds for skin tumour research after a well-loved member of the community died after an 19 year battle with cancer.

A Norwich man who killed a “fun-loving” father-to-be in a crash before fleeing the scene in his van and telling bosses he had hit a deer has been jailed.

Internationally-acclaimed author Emma Healey has opened Amnesty International’s new bookshop in Norwich’s Golden Triangle.

Norwich is in danger of losing business investment because of a shortage of good quality commercial premises and an increasing number of road closures.

Buses will replace trains on transport routes across Norfolk today (Sunday).

Dance music legends Orbital’s first album in six years dropped a few months back. We spoke to Paul Hartnoll about it, their new tour and how he and brother Phil are getting on.

Darren Honour has shown himself to be one of Norfolk most improved runners in recent years as Mark Armstrong catches up with the GP series winner

A Suffolk software entrepreneur has been charged with fraud in the US.

Being at the helm of one of the giants of the UK’s pubs and brewing industry has been “a great journey and an adventure” said its chief as he enters his final few months in post.

The demand for digital skills has pushed up wages for software developers in the past year, new research shows.

Connor Rumbles was the early leader in the Diss Cycling Club cyclo-cross but Kieran Jarvis eventually made it a local win in the senior men’s race.

Charges of gross negligence manslaughter could be brought against two Suffolk Police officers and one former officer after a man died following his arrest at a holiday park.

Drivers of miniature race cars from across the UK took part in the annual Presto Park Slot Car Club classic event on the weekend.

A large area of land stretching between King’s Lynn and Cambridge will be destroyed as rising seas levels flood 1.7 million homes and devastate coastal communities, a chastening Met Office report has concluded.

The fairy godmother rose into the night sky above the festive crowds to act out scenes at the launch of a world first interactive game that is part of Christmas celebrations in King’s Lynn.

The Tilting Sky (aka Craig Hill), is set to return to the Norwich music scene with Morganway headlining Norwich Arts Centre on November 30.

A gift from Norfolk

Thursday, November 22, 2018

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

The Duke of Cambridge has opened up about his own experiences of feeling “very sad and very down” while working for the air ambulance service.

A community has rallied round a family after their baby was diagnosed with a brain tumour.

A group of Norfolk’s most exciting tech companies will be travelling to Cambridge’s famous Bradfield Centre this month and pitching at a new investor event.

Singer-songwriter Tom Adams admitted to feeling nervous the last time he played The Birdcage in Norwich. A lot has happened in the five years since then.

Sharon Griffiths says seeing some of the Royal Family recycling clothes by wearing outfits from years ago is refreshing and something they have in common with her

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