Norfolk author Jim Wilson – who appears in a Channel Five programme Portillo’s Hidden History of Britain – has written a series of books on the Cold War and speculates on what could have happened to the region if the Cold War had turned ‘hot’.

A removals firm which carried Second World War pilots around the country and survived three recessions has celebrated its 90th birthday. Hadley and Ottaway removals was founded in Norfolk in 1928 by Jack Hadley and Herbert Ottaway, who with their single van began moving families around Norwich.

Art fans will be spoilt for choice at the upcoming Art Fair East which features over 200 artists from all across the UK and beyond.

It was the war to end all wars in which millions of people died on the battlefields of Europe and further afield. A hundred years on South Norfolk paid its respects to the fallen and marked the armistice.

Toyota’s cute, characterful Aygo city car can still hold its own against newer rivals. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out why with the latest updated range.

A celebrity archaeologist has defended the controversial excavation of Seahenge, 20 years to the day after it was discovered jutting from the sea bed at Holme, near Hunstanton.

Opinion We must never forget those who gave their lives for us

Saturday, November 10, 2018

A century since the guns fell silent on the Western Front, we will gather to remember them.

As diesel car registrations drop, more and more motorists are becoming aware of the benefits of hybrid cars and how easy they are to drive. Toyota’s pioneering role in hybrid technology means nearly half its total sales now combine petrol and electric power, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

As Vanessa Redgrave visits East Anglia for the 2018 Norwich Film Festival this Sunday, Nicky Barrell finds out more about her drive to shine a spotlight on the international refugee crisis.

A date has been fixed for a decision on the controversial multi-million pound revamp of Norwich’s Anglia Square.

It started with an ambitious dream to bring the world of theatre to the doorsteps of children in rural north Norfolk.

The generosity of Beccles residents will ensure nearly 100 orphans receive a present this Christmas.

A pair of business owners have followed in the footsteps of James Bond by taking part in a rally to raise money for charity.

All of the issues I had with Norwich City Football Club through last season and also at the beginning of this season have gone.

Care could be improved for premature babies due to the findings of an international research trial involving the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH).

Daniel Farke’s resurgent Canaries are currently alongside some of football’s biggest names as one of Europe’s most in-form teams.

Millwall must change their mentality if they’re to end their poor run of away form when they take on Norwich City this weekend.

Visit Norfolk is encouraging tourists to appreciate the county’s natural landscape at any time of year by identifiying our county’s seven natural wonders.

Norfolk’s Seven Natural Wonders have been unveiled but do you agree?

More than 150,000 tonnes of Norfolk’s waste was incinerated after being shipped to Europe last year - and council bosses want that to continue.

Fancy a bit of late Summer sun in France – but don’t want to face a long and arduous trip with the children in tow? Then this family site in Normandy could be just the answer, as David Powles found out.

A Norfolk strongman and wrestling champion is back in the ring, eight years after being told by doctors he might never walk again.

The bid to revamp Norwich’s Anglia Square has been dealt a potential blow, after watchdog Historic England lodged a fresh objection and signalled it would take its battle to stop the scheme to the government.

Concerns over the number of deaths and serious injuries on Norfolk’s roads looks likely to spark a fresh approach to road safety in the county.

This Budget was set to be the most difficult any chancellor has had to deliver in living memory.

A Thetford man will ring the bells on Armistice Day at the church Archduke Franz Ferdinand worshipped at before he was assassinated, plunging Europe into the First World War.

Our list of demands from a ski holiday is getting longer – value for money, short transfer times, school holiday availability, challenging terrain, plenty of fresh snow and British-standard childcare, writes snowboarder Natalie Sadler.

The owner of a 47-year-old family business has decided to downsize - and sell his remaining diamonds at half price.

This is the historic moment when a 30ft whelker sailed into one of Norfolk’s previously long-forgotten harbours for the first time in more than six decades.

The music industry and Hollywood have always enjoyed a very close relationship. The movies have always provided the launch pad for a star’s quest for the big time. Here, Arts editor Andrew Clarke looks at some of the more successful collaborations between the music charts and the movie box office

Norfolk has faired better than the country’s big name brands in this week’s business news, with the news of Debenhams’ 50 store closures and Topshop owner Philip Green falling from grace, having been named the man at the centre of Britain’s #MeToo scandal.

Controversial plans to build a new town of 10,000 homes in mid Norfolk were dealt a final blow as councillors voted not to back the proposal ahead of a government deadline.

A girl from Norfolk has been selected for an under-15s south east regional football trial.

Work has begun on what is described as one of the most advanced poultry factories in Europe, which is taking shape in Eye.

With the TCR Europe championship title realistically out of reach, Josh Files headed to the final round of the series in Barcelona determined to do all he could to ensure his Hell Energy Racing by KCMG Honda squad claimed the Teams title.

Growing fishing tackle retailer Angling Direct is set to turbo-charge its expansion plans after raising £20m from investors.

Pressure on the chancellor to drop plans to increase beer duty is coming to a head - with the boss of East Anglian brewery Adnams adding his voice to calls.

A Norfolk port is again open for business by boat and is set to welcome its largest traditional commercial sailing vessel in more than 60 years.

Shoe brand Dr Martens has seen a boost in sales and profit as the iconic footwear company saw increased performance in Europe.

Ryanair has reported a dip in half year profits after the airline was stung by higher fuel costs and compensation payouts linked to flight delays and cancellations.

Police will begin using lie detector tests on sex offenders in Norfolk to help identify previously unknown information.

He’s just finished seventh in one of the world’s most gruelling physical challenges – but Joe Skipper is convinced he can go faster.

The Labour party lost a stalwart this week.

Ad Feature How to save for a long period of travel

Friday, October 19, 2018

Saving for a prolonged period of travel is essential, says our financial columnist Peter Sharkey. And now might just be the best time to go.

As the 25th anniversary of Norwich City’s famous win at Bayern Munich arrives, we revisit the original report of the EDP’s Trevor Burton of that great Uefa Cup second round first leg success at the Olympic Stadium.

Ahead of tomorrow’s landmark of 25 years since Norwich City’s famous victory in Bayern Munich, Canaries fans have been sharing their memories of that great night.

Norfolk and Suffolk’s biggest development opportunities are being presented to global investors at an international event this week.

Introducing the finalists in the Large Business category of the Norfolk Business Awards 2018, sponsored by City College Norwich – and what our judges thought of them.

Introducing the finalists in the Tech Innovator category of the Norfolk Business Awards 2018, sponsored by Computer Service Centre – and what our judges thought of them.

Introducing the finalists in the Investing in Future Growth category of the Norfolk Business Awards 2018, sponsored by JDC Corporate Finance – and what our judges thought of them.

Introducing the finalists in the Director of the Year category of the Norfolk Business Awards 2018, sponsored by Dipples – 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.

Opinion A fresh approach for Anglia Square?

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Ever since Anglia Square opened in 1970 we have been waiting for the development to be completed. The site is an eyesore on the main approach to the city centre and is a wasted asset at a time when we desperately need more housing.

The manager of one of Norfolk’s most important conservation sites has been rewarded for his work with a national award.

Head of sport CHRIS LAKEY looks at the changing face of the local boxing scene – and how it is meeting its newest challenge

Norwich could be among the pioneers of a new smart city network which allows the instant monitoring of everything from elderly care to air pollution, an international conference in the city was told.

Pig out and help raise money for Nelson’s Journey at Porkstock 2018.

Northgate High School and Dereham Sixth Form College have successfully secured funding for a number of partnerships with schools across Europe.

It began with just eight singers performing Christmas carols in an old farm shed.

As part of our new series, Norfolk Pipe Dreams, looking at the schemes which didn’t make it. Lauren Cope recalls the £80m dream Technopolis.

Fakenham stroke survivor, Jim Baldwin is refusing to let his disability stop him continuing to write, one of the passions that has occupied most of his adult life.

Jupiter European Opportunities is a £1bn investment trust which aims to achieve long-term capital growth through investing in economic trends and developing businesses across Europe.

Holidays are getting more selfie than sexy as Millennials turn their backs on Club 18-30 - are those days of sun. sex and sangria at an end?

A well-known Cromer artist and photographer pair are hoping their latest exhibition will - quite literally – raise the roof.

Youngsters from Great Yarmouth have been shortlisted for an award after learning new skills working on heritage projects around the world.

There’s one last chance to see Ed Sheeran in Ipswich this summer as the Suffolk popstar announces his final gig in Chantry Park on the August Bank Holiday Monday.

Finnish rock group The Rasmus, well known for their single In The Shadows, are returning to Norwich on October 18 with support from The Shiver and Overlaps.

They were acquired over many years by the founder of one of Fakenham’s most famous businesses and put on display in a museum.

We caught up with Ross Leighton from Scottish alternative rock band Fatherson ahead of their headline show at The Waterfront Studio in a few days time [October 10].

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.

Norfolk-based Angling Direct, the UK’s largest fishing tackle retailer, welcomed some strong figures in its half-year results.

Today, the EDP launches a campaign to honour all those who fought and fell in the First World War.

It was back in 1965 when the speedway stadium at King’s Lynn came into being, with a 400-yard shale track constructed as the Stars took on the mantle of Norfolk’s only speedway team from the defunct Norwich Stars.

It’s been a tumultuous week in the business world as Norfolk was rocked by the news that one of its biggest employers, Banham Poultry, was on the brink of administration and was searching for a new buyer.

As a member of the newly-formed CANT (Campaign Against the New Town), I wish to widen the argument from the geographical and political perspectives.

An ambitious bid to revamp Norwich Castle’s historic keep has secured £9.2m from lottery chiefs - and work could start in summer next year.

Daniel Farke referenced a French footballing legend and one of Europe’s finest club sides to underline the degree of difficulty in picking his best Norwich City line up.

Thousands of travellers who flew from Stansted Airport in Essex have been left stranded in the US and Europe after an airline announced it had ceased flying.

If Championship success is built on anything it is the ability to find a way to win a tight game.

The new RX L is first seven-seater Lexus has launched in Europe – Ryan Hirons finds out if this hybrid, luxury SUV makes a big impression too.

In 1978 a small company with one truck took a job to transport Bob Marley to Ibiza. Forty years on the iconic black and gold lettered trucks of Transam Trucking can now be seen at gigs and festivals across Europe.

Researchers in London have linked the sunshine food-filled Med diet with better mental health.

Alarm bells are ringing for international haulage firms, who are having a “very, very tough time” due to the looming potential of a no-deal Brexit in six months time.

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

Three super-fast bus routes, cleaner buses and smart ticketing could be on the way to Norwich after the city was shortlisted to get a share of £840m of government cash.

From Einstein to one of the world’s biggest computers, and from the discovery of oxygen to the birth of radio, radar and ready-meals - meet the people and marvel at the discoveries that have put our region at the forefront of science

Tickets have officially sold out for one of Ed Sheeran’s open air gigs at Chantry Park, Ipswich - the finale to his 2019 European tour.

A firm based in Norfolk is riding high on the back of the BBC show Bodyguard, saying since the series aired demand for their “immersive experiences” has doubled.

A taxi driver from Rotherham playing a giant Wurlitzer organ in a car showroom in Diss doesn’t sound like the makings of a sought after album.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis thinks we need to make our children earn their pocket money.

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox (21CF) is ending a 30-year relationship with Sky as it sells its 39% stake in the broadcaster to Comcast.

Damon Johnson - who has been a member of some of rock’s most famous bands - tells ADAM AIKEN that although his upcoming show in Norwich will be acoustic, he will be rocking just as hard as ever.

Josh Files’ hopes of lifting the TCR Europe title all but vanished at the previous round – but the Norfolk racer was keen to bounce back and help his HELL Energy Honda Civic squad in the fight of the Teams title.

Gary Lucy will be celebrating his birthday in Norwich in his birthday suit. We find out how he feels about baring all on stage, the kind of role he dreams of having on TV and the restaurant he loves to visit when he’s back in Norwich.

Motoring editor Andy Russell visits a mind-bogglingly vast warehouse, which could house 20 football pitches, which is a logistical labyrinth stocking parts for keeping Fords on the road for the whole of the UK and Ireland.

A Great British Bake Off contestant and top chefs from across the county are heading to the Norfolk Showground for Porkstock 2018.

Those who have lived in Norwich for two decades or more will remember that before Next was there, a different store dominated the top of Hay Hill.

Over the years, many weird and wondeful ideas and schemes have been announced but never came to pass. In the first of a new series, Norfolk’s Pipe Dreams, DAN GRIMMER looks at when there were hopes Eurostar could come to Norwich.

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