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It is a £28m Norfolk business which makes 120 tons of pasta a day - and now the boss wants to take on the Italians. CAROLINE CULOT met Gordon Chetwood, managing director of Pasta Foods.

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

A brave grandmother from Norfolk has described the moment a split-second decision changed her life forever, causing burns over more than half of her body.

Folk East continues to grow in size and sature as one of the most eclectic folk festivals in the country. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at this year's tempting bill of fare

To get women into tech roles, it takes more than a boardroom discussing the theory of its importance. And at big companies, implementing real turnaround can be more difficult than in smaller teams. We sat down with Aviva's Women In Tech program manager, Freya MacLachlan, to find out what practical steps the big players can take, to get more women at the tech table.

Norwich's Aviva has published its latest set of results, revealing an £100m investment in Brexit reserves as the company battens down the hatches ahead of March 29.

The former head of the British Army has said the Home Office is making a serious mistake by attempting to strip Shamima Begum of her citizenship.

Have you ever wanted to destroy a television with a baseball bat?

The East of England economy would suffer a multi-million pound blow in the event of a no deal Brexit, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has revealed.

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

For 100 years they have been on the other side of the Atlantic.

Music, stories and fun for all the family will be showcased at the Seagull Theatre in Pakefield.

UK farmers bracing themselves for Brexit are facing similar turmoil to the American agricultural sector under Trump, a US farming leader says.

They certainly cannot be accused of being fairweather fans.

HMV is to shut 27 unprofitable stores with immediate effect, resulting in 455 redundancies.

A group of former pupils are using the power of social media to track down their old class mates and recreate a school photo taken 40 years ago.

She was a key figure in one of the most notorious crimes in British history, with a past rooted in a quiet Norfolk town.

Born 160 years ago he was a man described so well by our own Ralph Potter as "nature's gentleman." His name was William Cullum who became Billy Bluelight.

Leading acoustic musicians from across the UK will be hitting the east coast for a special event - and you could join them on stage.

Don't call the Foreign Office unless you've got a real emergency- which does not include asking what the plot of Braveheart is!

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

With the Norwich Ice Rink now open, would you like to know more about the facts and figures behind the scenes?

A woman admitted racially aggravated assault after she spat at and kicked a house-mate, who was sat on a wall, after she returned to the property while she was drunk.

Do you have a creative spark that just needs unleashing? Or simply a huge passion for urban arts?

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.

Small in stature but big in laughs, Tanyalee Davis will be the star at a new comedy night coming to Great Yarmouth.

An author from mid-Norfolk has written a book about a Vikings after being inspired by "fake news".

Senior Norfolk representatives travelled to Canada to accept the "huge honour" of bringing the Commonwealth Agriculture Conference to Norwich.

We look back over past John Lewis's previous Christmas television advertisements and give you the chance to vote for your own favourite. Will Sir Elton get your vote or is your heart melted by Buster the Boxer?

Few places nationwide voted more in favour of leaving the European Union than Great Yarmouth.

Norfolk's former international star Jayne Roylance has died. She was 71.

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

Soapstar Rik Makarem chats to Louisa Baldwin as he gets ready to hop on the magic carpet in this year's Norwich Theatre Royal pantomime.

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.

Norwich folk singer-songwriter Jess Morgan is putting on a special show at St Mary's Works, also known as the Shoe Factory Social Club, with Canadian friend Ben Kunder. And it's set to include a few interesting twists...

A woman from Costessey who spent the Second World War helping evacuees has marked her 105th birthday.

The roar of aircraft engines will be heard over Cromer during next year's carnival even if, as feared, the Red Arrows will not be able to make it.

The Red Arrows are likely to miss next year's Cromer Carnival due to a nine-week tour of north America.

Introducing the finalists in the Knowledge Pioneer category of the Norfolk Business Awards 2018, sponsored by UEA - and what our judges thought of them.

A former soldier who served in Iraq and Bosnia and who is now a recognised expert on 20th century conflicts is to give a talk marking the centenary of the First World War armistice.

The impact of alcohol-related liver disease on the health service in Norfolk has been revealed in newly released figures.

A Norfolk company will be "making good" on its long-term expansion plans, as it strengthens its stance on the global stage by doubling the size of its head office and recruiting 20 new staff.

An American filmmaker is on a mission to document as many Second World War veterans as possible before they die.

Conservative party conference is going to be blockbuster stuff - and the message from the East's MPs is clear: "Hold your nerve."

The 125th anniversary of Royal Norwich Golf Club was marked by a week-long series of events.

On the face of it, Ernest Seaman was an unlikely war hero. Quiet, mild-mannered and a little on the plump side, he was the very antithesis of the popular image of the rough, tough fighting man.

A First World War hero will be honoured in Norwich to mark 100 years since he was awarded the highest military decoration.

Six books on the shortlist. Here's all the gen about who, what why, where, when and how

She's gone but she's still everywhere

Thursday, September 20, 2018

All those parents who have waved children off to school or uni, I know how you feel.

No chance of fancy triangles in our house

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

It's not you number one, it's me - and your stuff, writes Jo Malone

American swindler posing as Chief White Elk acted like Robin Hood and gave away millions of dollars that weren't his

When turnaround expert Steve Magnall joined Suffolk brewery St Peter's in 2015, the business was going through a tough time.

Derek James takes a look back at Empire Day, the special school event that he believes should not go forgotten.

A Norfolk charity for bereaved children has been shortlisted for a national award for their smartphone app.

Beers and ales brewed in East Anglia will be filling up supermarket shelves in China, thanks to a deal between a Suffolk brewery and a Chinese importer.

North Norfolk is leading the way in commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' Apple record label being formed, and the anniversary of the group's White Album.

A film partly shot in South Norfolk and telling the story of the friendly invasion of US airmen during the Second World War is to receive its world premiere at IWM Duxford.

With the increasing liberalisation of cannabis laws gathering pace around the world, a company in Essex is keen to take advantage of the opportunities.

Seven men lost their lives when two planes collided 50 years ago. The night is still rememembered by the people of Holt, and in the landscape itself

"We are not just about knots and knitting."

A Suffolk biotech start-up has secured £400,000 as it launches a range of products to help combat the spread of TB in cattle.

The latest celebrity names to join the cast of Aladdin at the Theatre Royal have been revealed.

A Norfolk veteran has returned from a dig at the Battle of Waterloo site as part of a scheme to help veterans living with disabilities.

The region's ambulance trust has floated the idea of asking volunteers to drive ambulances to help cope with winter pressures, it can be revealed.

The Beast from the East took a bite out of insurer Aviva's profits as bad weather, divestments and poor performance from its Canadian motor insurance division weighed on results.

East Anglia is known for its rich comic heritage, stretching from the Singing Postman right through to current alternative comedians like John Kearns. Here is a look at 20 comedy stars with links to the region.

A comedy night will be lightening the mood next month.

A Norwich comedian who was forced to move her mobility scooter from a disabled space on a train has spoken of another "rough day" on public transport.

I haven't quite quoted Herman Melville correctly in the headline, but his words from Moby Dick will surely resonate with true anglers everywhere.

One reader thinks circumstances have complicated since the original vote. What do you think?

Investment in new warehouses and IT systems have put online grocer Ocado into the red for the first half of the year.

A packed Epic Studios witnessed the curiously wonderful Let's Eat Grandma play a homecoming gig last night in Norwich with support from Billy Clayton and Maya Law.

Veterans from across the country are making their way to the Battle of Waterloo battlefield on the hunt for Napoleon relics.

As the NHS marks its 70th anniversary, a King's Lynn woman has just celebrated a health service milestone of her own - 50 years as a nurse.

All concessions owned by Calvetron Brands, including Jacques Vert and Precis, are to close - leading to the loss of around 840 jobs.

A Suffolk biotech start-up is set to expand after attracting international interest in its animal disease testing technology.

Two wounded Norfolk veterans amassed an impressive haul of medals at a sporting event for wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women.

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