He was a founding member of Sea Palling lifeboat service, headteacher of Stalham Primary School for 26 years as well as a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Record numbers of participants are sleeping outside for the night to raise money and raise awareness of homelessness.

Cinema City in Norwich is stepping into Christmas in style with 12 films guaranteed to get you in the festive mood.

A former Norwich pub that closed more than a decade ago is back on the market - this time for £360,000.

A charity which supports children and families dealing with bereavement has been handed a boost of more than £15,000 thanks to this year’s Porkstock festival.

Record numbers will sleep outside for a night this week at a Norwich fundraising event for preventing homelessness.

A vote of no confidence in John Lee’s leadership at North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) will be held, following the resignation of yet another councillor from the Conservative group.

Lawyers have launched a high court bid to declare a missing husband dead.

People will be able to have their say over potential routes for the road which would join the Norwich Northern Distributor Road to the A47 within weeks.

More than 850 school children from Great Yarmouth and surrounding areas will take part in a Fire Service event to help their safety skills.

As Remembrance Sunday nears, Nick Conrad says it’s time Norfolk honoured the heroes of Dunkirk

Norwich Castle is marking the 100th anniversary of the Armistice with a special early opening on Remembrance Sunday.

A Norfolk singer has teamed up with a best selling author to collaborate on a new song.

A woman who sold heroin and cocaine to an undercover police officer in Norwich has been given a final chance by a judge, who warned that most dealers went straight to jail.

When Jess first arrived at Winston Court, a supported accommodation centre for vulnerable young people in North Walsham, she described herself to staff there as lacking in confidence. She had suffered from mental health issues and ended up in hospital after a breakdown in family relations. That was in 2017. One year later she is living independently and has a job.

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

Artist studios, hot-desking, incubator units and creative spaces are just some of the buildings that could be available if King’s Lynn had a creative hub.

A plea for people to donate household furniture to help the Syrian refugees fleeing civil war to start new lives in Norfolk has had a “resounding response”.

A call has been made for Parliament to hold an annual debate in honour of Labour peer and former leader of Norwich City Council Patricia Hollis.

The famous green and gold hoops belonging to JP McManus and carried to glory so many times by retired champion jockey AP McCoy could feature strongly at Fakenham on Wednesday afternoon.

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.

Tributes have been paid to a highly-respected district councillor who gave a lifetime to public service.

Sarah Wright of Norwich dog walking company Tom & Toto swapped spotting lions in Africa for walking Norfolk’s dogs

People living in socially deprived areas in Norfolk can expect to die sooner than those in affluent areas of the county.

A life-size silhouette statue of a soldier that will take pride of place at First World War centenary events in Diss has taken up his first posting.

A Norfolk brewery which closed its city site more than 50 years ago has unveiled plans for a new Norfolk base - on land still owned by its founding family.

Survey results have revealed which Norfolk district has the fittest residents.

A Norwich pub and music venue that is in danger of closing has had a fundraising page created to help save it.

Ahead of today’s clash at the City Ground, Norfolk-based Nottingham Forest fan Aston Cosford explains why hopes of a promotion push are high among supporters this season.

A Lowestoft businessman has revealed his intention to buy the town’s closed hospital and transform it into a medical centre, despite a public campaign to stop the sale.

Nicola Barrell spoke to Oliver Marshall about the rise in hate crimes against people with disabilities. He taught her a valuable lesson...

Carl Green has marked his return to the amateur ranks by winning the Norfolk CGU’s Matchplay Championship.

If you’re working as a groom, chances are you’ll feel stressed and perhaps even bullied. Sheena Grant finds out about a project to help the stable staff who, until now, might have felt they had nowhere to turn for help.

A unique building in green belt Norfolk countryside is testament to the skills of a long-established architectural practice now celebrating its first year in modern new premises.

Charity nurses who comfort the dying and provide crucial support for families in the final days of life are to disappear from some parts of Norfolk after their contract was not renewed.

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 Customer Care category of the Norfolk Business Awards 2018, sponsored by Greater Anglia - and what our judges thought of them.

From PrimEvil to a family rave, there is plenty to keep the kids entertained over half term week.

Grey mare Actinpieces will try to repeat her feat of a year ago on Friday when Fakenham Racecourse’s 2018/19 National Hunt season gets under way with a six-race card.

Bank branches across the country have been closing at an alarming rate, leaving people struggling to access the financial services they rely on. The national picture is being mirrored in the region and Wells is the latest town to be hit. DAN BENNETT reports...

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has joined others in paying his respects to Patricia Hollis, Baroness Hollis of Heighman who has died aged 77 after a long illness.

The death of Baroness Hollis has prompted an outpouring of praise for a “warm, friendly” yet “formidable” woman.

Norfolk and Suffolk are renowned for their local food producers the recent Local Flavours event was a chance for Ed Savory, head of food sector at law firm Birketts, to get a taste.

Thousands of people celebrated local food, drink and entertainment at this year’s Porkstock festival at the Norfolk Showground.

Scores of Dachshund owners barking mad for their four-legged friends flocked to Southwold for a sponsored walk to support sausage dogs in crisis.

Join an explosion of blues in Norwich and Norfolk this month as the fifth Fine City Blues Festival gets underway.

A major exhibition on the impact of the First World War on the lives and landscape of Norfolk runs from October 20 to January 6 at Norwich Castle

Almost one hundred and fifty vulnerable young adults assisted by a local charity moved from supported accommodation into either education, employment or training over the last year, it can be revealed.

Many of them may not have made it as racehorses but that doesn’t mean the 7,000 thoroughbreds who leave the sport each year have nothing to offer. Sheena Grant finds out about the work of the charity Retraining of Racehorses and one horse in particular, making her name in a very different kind of racing.

People could soon be being put through their paces on an outdoor boot camp if plans to convert a meadow near Hethersett into an assault course are approved.

People in Norfolk are being urged to donate household furniture - and their time - to help Syrian refugees fleeing civil war to start a new life in the county.

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

Police are stepping up patrols around Norfolk’s historical sites to combat nighthawking.

To all the good people of Norwich and Norfolk,

Nostalgia Tortoise-loving Peter Eade did so much for Norwich

Sunday, October 7, 2018

It was written: “A more honourable man and patriotic citizen of Norwich it would be impossible to find.” Derek James tells the story of the extraordinary Sir Peter Eade.

An Norwich venue is set to host an evening of diverse musical talent in support of a Norfolk-based charity for Zimbabwean children.

Your last chance to say farewell to the popular GoGoHares has arrived!

Breckland Council’s main meeting room has now been officially reopened as The Jordan Room, in honour of the late former council leader Cliff Jordan.

A Norfolk composer’s new symphony marking the centenary of the end of the First World War is to receive its world premiere at the Royal Albert Hall.

The easy living of summer is almost gone. It’s time for horse owners to batten down the hatches and prepare for winter. Sheena Grant has some time and labour-saving tips to see you through the coming months.

A Cromer district councillor and MBE has taken off on a 250-mile walk in support of a heart disease charity five years after her husband survived a heart attack.

A surprise fundraising day has been held in memory of a Norwich woman who was murdered by her former partner.

Sam Howard from Norfolk-based wine specialists HarperWells has some suggestions for celebration drinks, including a crowd-pleasing alternative to Champagne.

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

A man has described the shocking moment he witnessed a figure “flying through the air” seconds after a collision which left a motorcyclist being airlifted to hospital.

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.

One in four people who report domestic abuse in Norfolk are men, new figures show.

Hospitals are still too slow at taking patients off the hands of ambulance crews, it has been revealed, as plans to avoid another winter healthcare crisis were put to health bosses.

A life-size silhouette statue of a soldier will take pride of place at First World War centenary events in Diss — but plans to find it a permanent home in the town have so far proved fruitless.

Concerns have been raised over the discovery a Norfolk district council has lost years’ worth of minutes of full council meetings.

Danielle Pye would advise anyone looking for a horse or pony to consider rehoming one from a welfare charity. She told Sheena Grant why.

Dressed to the nines ladies held onto their hats on a windy race day in Great Yarmouth.

A new play taking a fly-on-the-wall look at the private lives of a group of suffragettes will be taking the stage at the newly-relaunched Wells Maltings centre, as part of a tour of East Anglian venues.

The 75th anniversary of one of the most infamous Second World War bombing raids by Norfolk-based American aircrews is to be marked at a film night.

A compelling mix of mystery and memoir features in the latest production by north Norfolk-based fEAST Theatre.

The man and his wife have travelled to East Norfolk to find out more about their ancestors and find their relatives.

Gangs have opened up a new front in the war on drugs - recruiting children who have been taken into care.

A Norfolk-based photographer is stepping into the light by publishing his first book after suffering from mental health issues.

An annual celebration of real ale and beer from some of Britain’s best independent brewers returns to Norwich next month.

Opinion How to save money on winter heating bills

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Autumn’s gathering pace and it won’t be long before we’re thinking about firing up the central heating again, writes thrifty living columnist Sheena Grant.

The Fat Cat Brewery Tap has been voted the best pub in Norwich.

As yet another health trust in Norfolk in plunged into special measures by inspectors health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what is going wrong in the county’s NHS.

I’ve tried to pitch it as ‘Silence of the Lambs meets The Matrix’, says Lee Francis, who’s written the book with Simon Scarrow

The Norfolk chief of police has welcomed a new law introducing longer maximum sentences for those convicted of assaults on emergency services workers.

The number of children being excluded from Norfolk schools is “shockingly high” and systems need to be changed, one of the county’s MPs has told Parliament.

We all know good nutrition is important for health but how many of us realise just what can happen if our children don’t get the vitamins and minerals their bodies need? Sheena Grant learns more from Lucinda Miller, who will be sharing her expertise with parents at an event in Ipswich on September 18.

Archant’s Digital Decoded workshops offer a no-nonsense guide to SEO and more. Jamie Brown explains what you’ll learn at the free sessions.

I’m so happy my girls are so easily pleased, writes Jo Malone

Macarons & More has opened its second outlet in Norwich.

After witnessing a touching tribute overseas made to the lives lost in the First World War, one man decided to create his own in Norfolk.

An author who spent 12 years of her life in north Norfolk is set to publish her first murder mystery novel, which is based in the area.

Some of Norfolk’s most exciting stories - fact and fiction - are being retold for children

A bid to convert a former pub in Lakenham into housing is due to be decided next week.

The hunt has started for environmental heroes around Norwich and Norfolk.

Making your league debut for Norwich City amid the pressure of derby day may have been a big ask of Max Aarons – but he is not the first to do it.

We’ve enjoyed stunning weather this summer but if it’s a sign of things to come as the climate warms there could be unexpected, and deadly - consequences. Sheena Grant reports on why horse owners are being advised to learn about African Horse Sickness.

The UK’s largest fishing tackle and equipment retailer, based in Norfolk, has opened its 23rd store.

Follow the food fans in the know to a corner of Norfolk where the very best of the county is being showcased at an annual show which is a must for those who love the very best produce from North Norfolk. Here’s what you can look forward to at 2018’s North Norfolk Food Festival.

The city is about to get a little sweeter as Macarons & More is set to open its second outlet this September.

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