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Built to tackle the harshest of terrains, its origins date back to post Second World War Germany.

Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke and a rump of his promotion-chasing squad are proudly flying the flag for German football.

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

Daniel Farke may have declared Norwich City's season a success, after beating Rotherham United, but it is clear he has loftier ambitions in mind.

A vehicle with six defective tyres was stopped by police on the A11.

A primary school has been celebrating British Science Week by welcoming a host of visitors to talk about their careers to pupils.

Daniel Farke on a horse? David Freezer finds out the story behind the terrace chant which is fast becoming a popular part of Norwich City's push for promotion.

An animal feed firm which has its UK headquarters in Suffolk expects UK pig farmers to expand their herds 'in due course' once the uncertainties about Brexit disappear.

Daniel Farke has a clean bill of health for Norwich City's Championship test against Hull City at Carrow Road on Wednesday night.

Daniel Farke wants no return to fences in English football, following an assault on Jack Grealish in Sunday's Championship derby at Birmingham City.

Anthony Ogogo has announced his retirement from professional boxing due to an eye injury.

A surgeon whose dangerous driving left a midwife with long-lasting injuries has escaped prison after 38 of his colleagues wrote a last-gasp letter to the court.

Stuart Webber says Norwich City's young guns have formed an irresistible alliance with the club's fans on the march towards Championship promotion.

Teemu Pukki has been a hit for Norwich City but Daniel Farke has revealed the lengths the Championship's top scorer went to join the Canaries.

What's on in Cromer in 2019?

A bass guitar signed by Pink Floyd's drummer is set to among the highlights of a memorabilia auction at an upcoming charity gig.

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.

Businesses along the 84-mile Norfolk Coast Path are being urged to find out more about a project that aims to attract international walkers to the area.

From working as a brick layer, to chasing a professional career at Norwich City. It's been a whirlwind year for speedy winger Josh Coley.

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.

Nathan Redmond is enjoying Premier League football again, after seeing his big-money move from Norwich City to Southampton start to turn sour - in spite of a very public pep talk from Pep Guardiola.

Norwich City boss Daniel Farke is in no rush to fast track either Moritz Leitner or Philip Heise into his frontline plans.

Legendary striker Jari Litmanen says Norwich City have provided his former international team-mate Teemu Pukki with the final piece of his footballing jigsaw.

A thyroid drug which has been hailed as life-changing and has been at the centre of a fierce campaign for access will finally be available more easily in Norfolk and Waveney.

The former Mayoress of Norwich has died.

Steven Naismith is tempted to move to the MLS when his contract runs out with Norwich City this summer.

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

He retired from teaching 70 years ago and he died in 1956 but the memory of the amazing Walter "Scatty" Watling lives on. Derek James remembers an art master like no other

RAF Honington is one of the locations set for a flypast from the Tornado jet as the warplane embarks on its farewell tour next week.

An international sheepdog handler, who competed and judged trials around the world, and was a lifelong Norwich City fan, Rob McLean, has died aged 87.

Norwich City sporting director Stuart Webber is destined for the top says Daniel Farke.

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

Daniel Farke will welcome Paul Lambert and Matt Gill back to Carrow Road - but then do everything in his power to make sure they leave empty-handed.

The Conservative Party must be ready to take on "nimby" home-owners to get more houses built and drive prices down, South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss has said.

For many scientists, finding a real-world use for your hard-fought theories is an ultimate goal.

Ahead of East Anglian battle resuming, David Freezer takes a look back at Ipswich manager Paul Lambert's interviews during 2010-11, when he led Norwich to the bragging rights with an emphatic derby double.

A charity building a state-of-the-art sports facility outside Norwich has started the engine on a fundraising project which pays homage to its partner organisation.

When will Cromer Pier be on Antiques Roadshow?

Daniel Farke is not jealous of his Championship promotion rivals' spending power.

Headlines may be the preserve of others but Marco Stiepermann is emerging as an indispensable asset to Norwich City's promotion quest.

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

Tough times may be ahead for the farming industry, but farmland is often seen as a safe harbour in uncertain times, East Anglian land agents point out as the farming industry grapples with the fall-out from the current political uncertainty created by the Brexit impasse.

He was the man who brought back the good times for the grandfathers of Norfolk rock 'n' roll and their fans....and raised more than £120,000 to help charities and good causes across the region.

He was a rock 'n' roll wildcat in Germany and many musicians didn't have the courage to share a stage with him....then a group of lads from Liverpool joined him. Derek James reports.

When the curtain falls on 2018/19, wherever Norwich finish up, a simple question might just have held the key to the Canaries' destiny.

The Circus of Horrors are arriving to the Hippodrome Great Yarmouth on Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2 at 8pm with their new show Psycho Asylum.

On the night of May 1, 1943, an RAF bomber was flying toward Germany when it was intercepted over Holland by a German fighter.

Nick Conrad love seeing Norwich City fans praising their adopted German manager - a warm reminder that Norfolk has a fine history of welcoming anyone who wishes to contribute to our county

Tributes have been paid to a "wonderful" army veteran from Norwich, who has died aged 75.

Onel Hernandez is delighted with Norwich City's season so far - but isn't allowing himself to dream of promotion to the Premier League just yet.

Daniel Farke will not let contract talks distract him from trying to lead Norwich City to the Premier League.

A Norwich City player who said his favourite thing about living in Norwich was Argos has been made an offer he can't refuse by the store.

Stacia Briggs offers you some great one-liners to help you through the pain of Blue Monday

Daniel Farke joked he did not have the spare time to star in the club's superb 'The Office' inspired season ticket renewals video. We saw the fruits of his labours again in the composed 3-1 home win over Birmingham City.

Calls have been made for elderly people without property or savings to be given more help to pay for their care.

An exhibition on the life and work of The Tiger Who Came to Tea author and illustrator Judith Kerr has opened at the National Trust's Blickling Estate.

Stealing hedges can be the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what thieves will take, as Lynne Mortimer discovers.

Injury issues continue to cause problems for Norwich City's loan players, with defender Sean Raggett losing a tooth during Rotherham's 1-0 defeat at Ipswich.

After Sir Andy Murray's emotional press conference when he announced he would be retiring from tennis, TalkSport presenter and former Ipswich player Alan Brazil had a bit to say about the sportsman's tears.

Some of the oldest trains on the Greater Anglia network are set to be rebuilt with revolutionary hydrogen power when they are replaced by new electric units over the next two years.

More women have come forward to describe the risky ways they are having to obtain medication not available on the NHS for thyroid issues.

From The Walks in King's Lynn to the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow via the Rat Verlegh Stadion in the Netherlands, meet the Norfolk football fan who's New Year's resolution in 2018 was to visit as many stadiums as possible.

A Norfolk-made teddy bear has been flown all over the world in memory of the late rock star and Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt.

Can Norwich City silence the Rams? Get in the mood with video, quotes, team news and expected formations.

Norfolk Record Office research blogger Rebecca Hanley recounts the wartime story of an escaped prisoner of war in the Apennine mountains.

Robert Lambert will be back racing as skipper of King's Lynn Stars next season.

We wish it could be Christmas every day - or so we sing when December comes calling.

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

Christmas way back when - and now

Monday, December 24, 2018

I was reminded the other day by somebody who was not of a dissimilar age to myself when we were talking about Christmas and Christmas presents how, in the latter part of the last century, it was quite common to hang up a pillow case, not a big one, in which to have t
he delivery from Father Christmas.

The only end-of-pier show of its kind in the world entertains and enthralls audiences every year. Jessica Frank-Keyes went backstage at the theatre to find out what it takes to make the magic happen...

Volunteers braved the December cold and heavy rain to take to the beach for a Christmas time clean up.

A special song continuing the memory of a much loved young woman is set to raise funds for a worthy cause.

Head coach Daniel Farke is under no illusions about how difficult it will be for Norwich City to turn promotion potential into reality.

With just over three months ago until the UK is due to leave the European Union, how will we cope with Brexit over Christmas?

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