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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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