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Less than a year after opening a concession in Jarrold, The Plant Den has now branched out into their own shop.

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.

It's been almost 75 years since Allied forces landed on Normandy's beaches and began to push Hitler's army back to Germany. But for D-Day veterans in Norfolk, the fight goes on to return to the beaches where history was made.

It was a wartime escape immortalised by Hollywood. But for one Norfolk-based airman turned 'great escaper' misfortune turned out to be the most astonishing stroke of good fortune in a wartime career crammed with incident. Seventy-five years on from the most remarkable mass prisoner of war breakout of the Second World War, Steve Snelling charts a saga of survival that all but beggars belief

A 'no-deal' Brexit will cause a huge headache for UK organic growers as their crop values plummet, an organic farmers' leader based at Bury St Edmunds has warned.

Yasmin Hempstead of Muddy Footprints shares her 'East Anglian heaven and hell' and reveals how adversity can actually be the route to what you really want in life.

Bosses of big tourist attractions in East Anglia fear Brexit will have a huge impact if they can no longer import and export live animals and birds.

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.

A Tornado fighter jet will fly over the funeral of a former Wing Commander to honour the veteran Lancaster Bomber co-pilot.

What's on in Cromer in 2019?

Remarkable form in front of goal has lifted Norwich City to the top of English football's goal-scoring charts, with just three Premier League giants ahead of Daniel Farke's exciting team so far this season.

Fifty years ago today, on March 2 1969, Concorde made its maiden flight in Toulouse, France. Nick Richards and Judy Rimmer salute the fantastic white plane.

Lewis Beales takes his regular look at the world of motorsport, this week looking at Norfolk's very own Alex Brundle and his return to a former team

A Norfolk school has joined others around the world in warning parents about the dangers of the internet 'suicide game' Momo.

A RAF navigator has become the first man to fly more than 6,000 hours in the soon-to-be-retired Tornado fighter jet.

I could do without one souvenir from our holiday, writes Jo Malone

A group of 10 student nurses from the University of East Anglia are preparing to travel to Calais to give medical care to refugees.

It has been quite a week for young Norfolk rugby player Jack van Poortvliet.

The former Mayoress of Norwich has died.

The gorgeous man is looking at me as if I'm mad.

Angling Direct, the largest specialist fishing tackle and equipment retailer in the UK, is expecting full year revenue to soar to £42m.

This month it's 60 years since Buddy Holly died in a plane crash aged just 22. Our arts editor takes a look back at other stars we lost before their time, from Amy Winehouse and Kurt Cobain to Whitney Houston.

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

January 2019 was very much a month of two halves, the initial sixteen days being generally mild, with only a single air frost.

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

Two new bundles of fluff are ready to greet the world at Africa Alive!

Our columnist reveals some of the strangest relationships of all time - can you compete with any of these?

We speak to an expert about how to compose a cheese selection to be proud of.

Sample simple French fare including a 'roulette' board of over 10 cheeses here.

Love Wymondham saw a new venture launched that benefits both the environment and a cancer charity.

A royal guest joined the congregation at a memorial service for the respected Norwich bishop who married him.

Like a considerably less ostenatious phoenix rising from the ashes of a burnt-out career, the Partridge is set to fly again as Alan scores a brand new series with the channel he vowed to never work for again (until they offered him a job).

A globe trotting nurse with a thirst for adventure and mysterious celebrity neighbours has celebrated her 100th birthday at a Norfolk care home.

MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis on things to remember before travelling out of Brexit Britain.

As a major new exhibition arrives at Norwich Castle we find out about the legacy the Vikings left in our language, landscape and legends

Set up almost 20 years ago, RoughCast is set to kick off another busy year with a tour of evergreen boot shop-set comedy Hobson's Choice.

Top class music, special screenings and films will be showcased at the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft in the the week ahead.

A French-inspired bakery, whose fans include celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, will cease trading on Norwich Market today (Saturday, February 2).

Mobile phones should be banned from classrooms, with pupils to be lectured about the dangers of device dependency, the schools minister has said.

Remember when cars seemed to be part of the family, and even had nicknames? Here are memories from around the area of the vehicles our mums, dads and grandparents drove when we were young.

A D-Day veteran who told of his anguish after being refused a place in a care home will now get the support he wants following a council u-turn.

James Marston says Brexit has to be sorted and we might have to accept that none of us will be happy

Ten years ago, in April 2009, Lynne Mortimer visited the concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland, where humanity towards those who were enslaved or killed stopped at the gate.

One changed a nation with a sword, the other with a pen. ANDREW TULLETT looks at the two towering figures on Thetford's town sign

The ambitious vision of trams one day shuttling through the city centre is to be discussed by city councillors next week.

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