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A life-long Norwich City supporter whose husband died two weeks ago said he would be “really happy for me” after she was one of 1,000 lucky fans to get a ticket for Saturday’s game against Preston.

Many newspapers including the Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News were delayed after climate change activists blockaded a print works on Friday night. Prof Rupert Read, a former EDP columnist, explains why.

Live music returned at the Norfolk Showground on Friday night with a homage to the Britpop years.

After much anticipation the Carrow Road goal nets will be yellow and green striped next season after they narrowly won a fan vote by 54.2 pc.

First novel for Norwich author and one of the few to pass notoriously difficult Oxford exam

“What’s the point of putting an event on if you know that, before you even open the doors, that you’re going to lose money?”

An international memorial for all who suffered in brutal prison camps is also a Norfolk church

The Dean of Norwich has spoken of how the church, the community and worship can develop as we come out of lockdown.

A woman who has struggled with depression since her childhood and has tried to take her own life twice, is using her experiences to create a Youtube channel for others battling a mental illness.

An attempted arson attack “could have had terrible consequences” for the people who were inside a house in Norwich.

Some people living in Norwich may see cloudy or “white” water when turning on their taps this morning.

Tombland would normally be a busy place, with cars, buses and cycles jostling for space with shoppers - and tourists milling about enjoying the August heatwave among the trees and in the shadow of the magnificent cathedral.

A Norwich book shop which helped to raise money for a mental health charity during the height of the coronavirus lockdown was the target of thieves who broke in under the cover of darkness.

A Norwich City fan group has raised thousands of pounds for local charities through selling Canaries-themed masks – much to the surprise and delight of its founders.

Work to restore the upper parts of Norwich Cathedral’s famous spire begins today, four decades after the last repair project.

A teenager will appear in court later this month, after being charged with causing criminal damage to a statue of Admiral Lord Nelson.

Business owners have voiced concerns over the impact of seven months of roadworks which are due to begin in Norwich next week.

Students at Norfolk’s biggest university have been told they will not allowed overnight visitors from anyone outside their household when they return to halls from next month.

The owners of a popular city bowling alley have spoken of their “devastation” after they were told they would not be able to reopen this month as planned.

A group of pensioners took to the streets of Norwich to protest against the scrapping of the universal free TV licence for over-75s.

Norwich has rocketed up the list of the happiest places to live in the UK – but still compares poorly against other parts of Norfolk for residents’ wellbeing.

Two crashes which happened within ten minutes of one another are causing delays on two of Norfolk’s busiest roads this morning.

The leaders of an Islamic community in Norwich are waiting to find out if their insurance claim will go through in order to discover the true impact of an arson attack on their new mosque.

After former MP Sir Norman Lamb encouraged people to take on a physical challenge to help support his mental health campaign, one Norwich man decided do just that – while also trying something completely new.

A special fund raising day to help the homeless is being held in one of a city’s hidden secrets.

Drivers are experiencing heavy delays on the A47 this evening as a damaged car is blocking one of the lanes.

A disabled man has been left housebound after a disability ramp was stolen from outside his Norwich home.

Dozens of families gathered in a Norwich field at the weekend to attend a church service with a difference.

Police and ambulance crews were scrambled to the city centre to deal with a medical incident.

Norwich’s biggest taxi firm is fighting back from losing up to 80,000 fares per month during the height of coronavirus.

The news that some fans may be able to return to Carrow Road for live football within three months has largely been greeted with positivity – but also with warning that the right safety procedures have to be in place.

Rat and mouse infestations have soared during lockdown, new figures show.

Rivers of wildflowers criss-crossing the countryside could help declining bees, butterflies and other wildlife move across the landscape, conservationists say.

Emergency roadworks are causing delays for drivers in Norwich.

If you take a look up to the Norfolk skies this afternoon, you may spot a special plane soaring through the air.

The weather may have been wet, but that didn’t stop dozens of families and couples from enjoying an outdoor cinema night.

Norwich City Council has fenced off a controversial Lord Nelson statue after it was twice attacked by vandals.

Ninth-century Viking Norfolk will be one of the spectacular settings for the latest edition of the hit video game Assassin’s Creed, it can be revealed.

Police in Norwich are on the hunt for a man wanted in the area.

The statue of Lord Nelson which stands in the grounds of Norwich Cathedral has had fresh graffiti daubed upon it – just days after it was first defaced.

As the nation unites in gratitude for our NHS, and celebrates the courage, skill and dedication of its staff, we dip into Norfolk hospital history

A popular landlord has retired after nearly a decade running a city centre pub.

One of Norfolk’s oldest hotels has described the refurbishment work that has been carried out during lockdown.

Year 10 students at nine secondary schools across Norfolk and Waveney have started Saturday catch-up classes and will be returning early from their summer holidays, to make up for lessons lost during lockdown.

A former England footballer and a Norfolk-born BT Sport presenter are among the familiar faces who have backed a fundraiser for a vital life-saving service at the county’s biggest hospital.

Lessons have been learned from problems which plagued Suffolk rail passengers last winter, a transport minister has said – and vowed that commuters in the county will not suffer in the same way in future.

A 31-year-old man will appear in court next month after he was charged with four offences in connection with a burglary which took place earlier this year.

Emergency services are currently on scene after a crash on the Norwich Ring Road.

People rarely asked DNA scientist Karim Gharbi about the complexities of his work. That is until a global pandemic came along – now everybody wants to talk about COVID-19 testing. Here, the Earlham Institute-based scientist tells us what’s changed.

Around 27,000 fans would usually fill the stands at Carrow Road on a matchday, but last Friday’s Norwich City match was very different.

A man suffered life-threatening injuries after being assaulted by a former soldier following a night out, a court heard.

A woman has died after being stabbed in Thorpe St Andrew, near Norwich.

It’s Independent Bookshop Week from June 20-27 and bookshops are reopening to browsers and buyers after months of keeping us reading with online and phone orders

A Norwich taxi driver was attacked with a glass bottle and left for dead by two passengers in a late night attack.

A five-year-old greyhound has been crowned this year’s Top Dog of Norfolk.

Skygazers were treated to a unique sight over Norwich as several lights were seen flashing in the night sky.

A pedestrian had to be taken to hospital with minor injuries after they were hit by a car close to the Norwich ring road.

Households with water meters are being offered new devices which can tell consumers how much they are using each day.

One of Norwich City’s Fan Hub stores is set to reopen from next week, the club has confirmed.

A former financial adviser from Ipswich has been jailed for four years after pleading guilty to acts of fraud of more than £300,000.

Two F-15 fighter jets had to “take action” to avoid colliding at more than 350mph over Norwich while on their way back to RAF Lakenheath.

Tributes have been paid to a popular Canaries fan who would have turned 56 today.

A new Star Wars-themed mural has appeared in Norwich representing another example of graffiti artists showing their support for the Black Lives Matter movement.

People across the Norwich area were left without running water this morning after a pump failure.

A stretch of road off one of Norfolk’s busiest junctions is set to be closed for up to three nights for resurfacing works.

Hundreds of people turned out to protest in Norwich on Sunday in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, amid global outrage over the death of American man George Floyd.

A Norwich man who was being hunted by police has been arrested in the city.

Organisers of a Black Lives Matter protest planned for Norwich this weekend are now asking people to stay at home and instead take part via livestream.

Today the Norwich pub called both the Murderers and the Gardeners Arms is closed because of the coronavirus restrictions. Exactly 125 years ago this week it was closed by a savage murder.

A busy section of the Norwich ring road is to be closed overnight for five consecutive nights as part of ongoing works to cut congestion in the area.

More buses will be on the county’s roads as First Norfolk and Suffolk reintroduces services across its network.

It’s not just all about PE with Joe Wicks; in Norfolk a champion boxer and a consultant surgeon have joined forces to provide home workouts.

A motorist who cut up an ambulance and drove at 70mph in built-up areas has been given a suspended jail sentence.

Visitors to one of Norwich’s main parks were treated to surprise shows from two of Norfolk’s most well-known musicians.

An elderly man received treatment from air ambulance medics after he suffered a fall in the city.

A major blaze which completely destroyed the roof of a city centre building was started accidentally, fire service investigators have concluded.

This startling shot of a building with a missing roof shows the ferocity of a blaze that took hold on Monday.

A 23-year-old man has been charged in connection with a stabbing in Norwich earlier this month.

A block of flats and offices that was hit by a fierce blaze is “not habitable”, according to fire chiefs.

Its provenance has been shrouded in mystery for two decades, but the origin of one of Norwich’s more quirky features has been revealed.

A 30-year-old man has been arrested following his involvement in a fight in Norwich.

Norwich has long been a place to see beautiful and bizarre sights with a storied history, but no-one seems to know for sure the origin of one of the city’s more quirky features.

A 56-year-old man has been charged by police after a break-in at a Norwich cocktail bar.

Children – send us your stories and pictures of favourite dogs, real or imaginary, and help Norwich’s dog-on-wheels Hector raise money for charities fighting coronavirus.

A Norwich taxi firm has been given the go-ahead to install protective screens in additional safety measures for drivers and customers.

Residents plagued by drug dealers and users have called for new security measures to drive out crime and anti-social behaviour.

Joe Dzenowagis had planned on travelling to Norwich from his home in Okemos, Michigan, to be present at the city’s VE Day 75th anniversary celebrations.

Police have warned people to keep their homes secure after receiving 37 reports of burglaries in Norwich in the last five weeks.

Police have warned people to keep their homes secure after receiving 37 reports of burglaries in Norwich in the last five weeks.

If physical threats from outer space were to threaten humanity, the likes of Superman and 
the Avengers are the sort of people you hope would step up and save us all.

One of cinema’s most infamous villains has shown his more caring side by joining more than 350 others in signing up for a Star Wars-themed fundraiser.

City star Todd Cantwell has revealed what he has been up-to during the coronavirus lockdown on Soccer AM.

Visitation remains suspended at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) to limit the spread of the coronavirus, but people can still send messages to their loved ones after its radio station made a change.

A social enterprise working in collaboration with Norfolk chefs and artists has declared its desire to take over the Norwich building formerly inhabited by charity OPEN.

Sister Mel Griggs has worked at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for more than 20 years and manages a team of 50 people on Gunthorpe Ward. For the past month, she has been on the NHS frontline caring for patients fighting the coronavirus. Here is her story in her own words.

A trio of teachers who joined forces to make PPE for the NHS have donated their latest batch to staff on a children’s ward.

Rebecca Kaznowski had no idea how life-threatening an ectopic pregnancy could be, until she almost died from one.

Norwich is usually bustling with activity thanks to its shoppers, workers and sightseers, but for the last few weeks the opposite has been true.

A new music festival which was set to bring performances from UK chart regulars Chase and Status and rappers The Streets to Norwich has been forced to cancel its inaugural event.

Every month one of Norwich Castle’s expert curators tells us about a favourite exhibit. This beautifully carved piece of walrus tusk could once have starred in a great Norman sewing bee

One lane of the A11 was closed after a car rolled into a ditch close to the junction with the A47 at the Thickthorn roundabout.

An independent greengrocer has been “overwhelmed” by the support from customers, having launched an online shop which saw scores of orders overnight.

Along with most other events – sporting or otherwise – organised races such as triathlons and marathons across the UK and wider world have been postponed or cancelled amid the coronavirus outbreak.

When David Waterhouse and fiancée Alison Newbery were planning their dream wedding, they were going for something a little more organised than steak and chips in their back garden.

Retail experts have warned the coronavirus has “hit the fast-forward button” on the decline of the high street and thousands of units will be standing empty by the end of the year.

From hidden streams to vanished buildings, plus a cast of colourful characters, how hot is your Norwich knowledge?

Two break ins tooks place within hours of each other in the same Norwich street.

Fundraisers behind the multi-million pound appeal to build a new hospice to improve end-of-life care in Norfolk are celebrating a new £500,000 donation which has seen the total raised so far pass the halfway point of their goal.

A date has been set for a full inquest into the death of a man who died in an explosion at a chemical plant in Norwich.

Generous donors are turning to a hospital’s Amazon wish list to buy and donate gifts to staff and patients during the coronavirus crisis.

As the next series of her hugely popular, tell-it-how-it-is parenting sitcom takes shape, Helen Linehan talks about living in Norfolk and Motherland

Hospitals, nursing homes and GP surgeries across Norfolk and beyond have benefitted from the hard work of staff at Norwich School.

Amid the coronavirus lockdown, Vauxhall Community Hub in Norwich has had to stop its services – but the space is still being put to good use after one woman cooked up a brilliant idea.

A spate of creeper burglaries in Norwich has prompted the police to urge residents to keep their doors and windows locked and secure.

A Citroen van and power tools were among the items taken in a burglary in Norwich.

A bus was engulfed in flames after catching fire on a major route in and out of Norwich.

A Norwich jewellery shop was targeted by scammers who left the owner with a fake gold chain and out of pocket to the tune of hundreds of pounds.

Astronomer Mark Thompson has become one of the stars of coronavirus home-schooling as he leads family stargazing sessions

A dedicated fundraiser has launched a new campaign to donate supplies to NHS workers.

North-easterly gusts brought a band of wintry showers to parts of the region on the day the clocks went forward.

Take a closer look at the bugs in your back garden, and you might be surprised - and delighted - by what you find, says insect expert Darrell Bean.

“Historians could hardly believe their eyes.” A piece of cloth painted in Norfolk in 1470 is one of the world’s most remarkable examples of medieval linen art.

A bar and distillery owner has remortgaged one of his properties to keep paying staff as coronavirus forces closures.

Many people let their properties via platforms like Airbnb without proper insurance. Louise Birritteri, founder and chief executive at Pikl, explains how she got the insurance industry to move with the times.

A mum who works as a nurse in the NHS has said she is overwhelmed with support after her son’s Nintendo Switch and birthday money was stolen in a burglary.

A couple on their honeymoon are stuck in New Zealand after the borders were closed and all flights cancelled amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

Tributes have been paid to rockabilly musician well-loved on the Norwich music scene who placed his family above everything else.

A Roman brooch and Anglo-Saxon saddle mounts were among the ancient artefacts stolen in a Norwich burglary.

Parents have helped plant more than 400 hedgerow saplings as part of a project to re-wild part of a school playing and create a living resource that can be used for science lessons.

Smokers have been buying hundreds of cigarettes at a time as social distancing and self-isolation is expected to hit the region.

The UEA Sportspark has taken the ‘difficult decision’ to close because of coronavirus.

Police want to speak to this man after a bike was stolen in the north of the city.

Police are investigating the death of a woman at Norwich Cathedral.

40pc of us will suffer from osteoarthritis of the knee – a painful disease treated with burdensome operations that don’t always work. Surely there’s a better option for helping our ageing population? Consultant radiologist Dr Tom Turmezei thinks so, and he’s spent years testing his theory.

After the postponement of all Premier League fixtures, including Norwich City’s clash with Southampton this weekend, a foodbank collection which was due to take place outside the ground has also been cancelled.

The University of East Anglia has moved to reassure students and staff after occupants of on-campus accommodation went into self-isolation.

A lorry shed part of its load of bricks on the Northern Distributor Road (NDR).

Visit, or buy, works of art donated by Norfolk artists, including Antony Gormley and Colin Self, to help refugees and asylum seekers

Witnesses have spoken of how police swarmed on a quiet street as two people were arrested.

The site of a former Norwich pub that has become a rat-infested eyesore is set to be compulsory purchased in a bid to build new social housing.

Norwich Castle’s innovative adopt-an-object scheme has helped one man kit himself out as a 15th century knight

Those with complex healthcare needs are used to taking multiple pills every day. But what if you could combine these drugs into a bespoke 3D printed alternative? In the latest The Disruptors video, Sheng Qi explains how her team at the University of East Anglia is working towards the solution.

A man has been arrested after an infamous Nazi slogan appeared on two buildings in Norwich.

A Norwich man has described the horror of an early morning ordeal that saw him suffer three broken ribs and a head fracture after an attacker jumped out of a van and tried to steal his dog.

As bitter footballing rivals – and with two divisions between them – there is very little that Norwich City and Ipswich Town have in common.

He’s used to practising medicine on-screen, but one BBC actor learned how to save lives in real life at an event in Norwich.

This is the moment a shopkeeper had quite a surprise when a customer went into his shop with a snake around his neck.

An ‘horrific’ Nazi slogan has been spotted on two buildings in Norwich.

A much-used bus stop in Norwich is currently out of use after barriers were erected in front of it.

Volunteers from major businesses in Norwich came together on Friday to launch Chatty Bus – a new project with the aim of combatting loneliness in the city.

A pedestrian suffered injuries after a crash involving a car on a residential street in Norwich.

A discovery during the renovation of a Norwich building has revived memories of a former city café and offers a taste of the past.

A student who was found dead in his room at the University of East Anglia had been given an NHS mental health risk assessment prior to his death, an inquest heard.

Dust off your lab coats and bring out your test tubes – the Norwich Science Festival is returning this year for another week of family fun.

An inquest has opened into the death of a man who was discovered at a property in Norwich.

Despite there being no home match at Carrow Road, the area around the stadium was awash in a sea of yellow and green as hundreds began their journey down to the capital for the Canaries’ huge FA Cup tie with Tottenham Hotspur.

Joe Stirling, whose funeral is this Friday March 6, at Green Acres Woodland Burial, Colney, near Norwich, was a truly remarkable man

Norfolk novelist Rose Tremain has received a damehood from the Queen at Buckingham Palace.

An academy will have a new principal from September as the current incumbent prepares to step up to a director’s role.

Road workers in Norwich city centre have been getting abuse from frustrated drivers, prompting signs to be erected calling for motorists to be kind.

Major businesses in Norwich are joining forces to launch a new project with the aim of combatting loneliness in the city.

A major event celebrating diversity in the Norfolk community will return for a third year in 2020, it has been announced.

A man has admitted having a home-made cosh - a small rock in a tied sock - while out in Norwich’s nightclub area.

A mother who had been treated for fear of leaving home on her own was found dead after being missing for a week, an inquest heard.

You can’t help peering closely, pointing out your favourites, feeling nostalgic, and above all being moved by this heartfelt labour of love.

The University of East Anglia has been criticised for its handling of an alleged sex attack on a student.

Is menstruation magical? Should periods and puberty be celebrated? Two Norfolk mums are helping mothers and daughters banish myths, break taboos and explore the joys and challenges of being a woman.

Norwich City’s Tom Trybull inspired a recent book written by his wife Anna and now they have met some writing stars of the future.

Pupils at a Norfolk school hit by a flooding issue which “baffled experts” are yet to return to their classrooms more than a month after the site first shut its doors - as a row emerges over who was to blame for the situation.

It’s Saturday night and the trees are thrashing about as Storm Ciara makes her way across the county. Bitterly cold, and with the temptation to stay indoors with Netflix strong, it’s certainly not a night for straying far from home. So then, a neighbourhood pub beckons.

It takes unique determination to launch a business while studying for a degree. But for Coral Eyewear’s George Bailey, distress over plastic pollution in our oceans was a catalyst for change.

A global coronavirus pandemic is not inevitable but is looking more likely as the virus continues to spread, a leading expert at the University of East Anglia has said.

A school for pupils with complex needs from across Norfolk is celebrating being rated as ‘outstanding’ for its fourth successive Ofsted report.

A former speedway star who achieved legend status in Norwich has died

A Norwich woman wanted by police has been arrested.

A councillor has been criticised as “petulant, arrogant and disrespectful” and been asked to resign after walking out of a radio interview.

A former oil and gas explorer who is now training to be a physics teacher will be among those hoping to inspire more people to swap careers for the classroom at an event in Norwich.

“Even if you can’t give us things, please just acknowledge us.”

A council leader accused of breaching the code of conduct for allegedly failing to disclose an interest will face no further action from the authority.

This is the moment a men’s designer clothing shop was hit by burglars for the second time in the space of just a few weeks.

A new Norwich cycle-sharing scheme is facing delays to its rollout due to the coronavirus outbreak in China.

A school pupil was so inspired by her story that she arranged for prominent anti-racism campaigner Baroness Lawrence to visit Norwich to discuss her campaign to get justice for her son.

Faced with the huge task of modernising a newspaper archive, chatbot builder ubisend had to teach robots how to read the news – and sound like humans. The latest in The Disruptors series, chief technology officer Joe Dixon explains how they did it.

Plans have been unveiled for a new £1.9 million recycling centre that could be built next to Harford park-and-ride in Norwich.

A man forced his way through a security barrier at Norwich railway station and put two workers in fear of being stabbed, a court heard.

Daisy* clearly remembers waiting to see a nurse to make a decision she never thought she would face.

Plans to build 165 new homes and a medical centre in a Norfolk village have been put forward.

An independent school has revealed revised proposals for a new dining hall after its previous bid was rejected by councillors because it involved cutting down 12 trees to make way for it.

A Norfolk-based lighting artist has spoken of her excitement over the chance for her work to appear at a festival in her home county.

Norwich was one of the areas “worst affected” by Storm Ciara, Aviva has said, as the insurer saw claims following the 60mph winds leap 285%.

AI chatbots are revolutionising customer service, with an easy solution that bypasses pesky out-of-hours hotlines. The latest in The Disruptors series, Dean Withey, CEO of chatbot builder Ubisend, tells us more.

A businesswoman has told of her train travel chaos that left her zigzagging across the region as Storm Ciara struck.

These are some of the best romantic restaurants in Norwich according to TripAdvisor.

A housing company owned by the city council has lost money on its first scheme and not repaid a £6m loan from the authority.

A new pop-up escape room is coming to Norwich – but those who want to take part will have to move quickly.

Updated Hundreds of homes without power near city

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Almost 1,300 homes close to Norwich were without electricity for hours after a power cut.

A student-led exhibition in Norwich is making people aware of nature issues and supporting people affected by the Australian wildfires.

Councillors have been rapped on the knuckles for blunders including sexist remarks and behaviour on social media, and trespassing on private land.

Councillors have accused each other of making “cynical” and “offensive” comments in the wake of a failed bid to change the city council’s election calendar.

A disco bird led the way during a colourful Extinction Rebellion protest throughout Norwich.

A hair and beauty shop in Norwich has added a salon to its site following a complete refurbishment – saying it has kicked the retail trend because it goes the extra mile for customers.

Broadcaster Nicholas Parsons has died at the age of 96.

Learner drivers may want to pay more attention to the day they book their test as Saturday sees the most amount of people fail.

Owners of the former Panda Bar have confirmed that the site will reopen as a bar or restaurant – despite an ongoing battle over business rates.

Serious fears have been raised over a council-owned company’s failure to comply with auditors’ instructions, it has emerged.

Scientists are racing to stop plant diseases that could devastate staple crops like wheat, corn and potato – resulting in food shortages around the world. Biologist Dr Peter van Esse of The Sainsbury Laboratory is one of them.

Norwich has one of the country’s highest number of office-to-flat conversions under planning laws which say developers don’t need council permission, figures show.

Punters from a Norwich pub rushed to help a teenager who had been stabbed near a children’s park on Thursday evening.

A councillor has warned that a community will be left disappointed if a petition to improve traffic issues at a busy estate is not accepted.

Millions of pounds worth of government funding is set to go to the controversial £271m Anglia Square redevelopment - despite “risks” from the owner’s refusal to guarantee not to sell the land.

A Norfolk council has agreed to spend almost £1m on improving facilities and safety features in its social housing.

Whenever we do a story on race, I have to brace myself for the comments it will receive online.

A 25-year-old UEA student drowned after smoking cannabis, an inquest heard today.

Plans to transform a city centre car park into a block of flats have been approved, despite objectors raising fears over the “immediate effects” of air pollution.

Plans to transform a prominent city nightclub into almost 50 homes and a cafe are set to go ahead after being hailed as the site’s “return to former glory”.

A café in the city centre has been put up for sale with its owner saying his heart simply isn’t in it.

Crippling business rates and a warm summer favouring beer gardens have been blamed for the closure of a Norwich bar.

Norfolk county council is faced with plugging an almost £74m black hole in education funding - after a request for a greater share of developers’ cash was refused.

Tributes have been paid to a man in his 20s who died in a car crash on New Year’s Eve.

Relics said to have formed part of Jesus’ manger put on festive display at Norwich’s Catholic Cathedral have drawn a mixed reaction from worshippers.

The Canaries’ Trust has warned that fans are falling out of love with football due to the “fiasco” of VAR.

From songwriting to baking sourdough, if your resolution for the new year is a new hobby, here are 11 courses and workshops in Norwich to get you started.

Ever fancied soaring Superman-style above the Norwich skyline?

A city councillor’s plan for a zip wire from Mousehold Heath into the heart of Norwich has sparked a debate between the supporters and naysayers of the scheme.

A motorist who hit two parked vehicles has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.

Firefighters have sliced off a ring which was stuck on a person’s finger.

I’m sure I was not the only Norwich City fan who left Carrow Road with a mixed up concoction of emotions after the defeat to Wolves.

A survivor of childhood abuse, victim of sex trafficking and high-profile whistleblower will be some of the top speakers at a charity’s afternoon tea fundraiser.

For Caroline*, there were two occasions she feared the most - the football World Cup and Christmas.

More parking permits will be introduced to Norwich streets in the new year.

A £12.5m hospice appeal to improve end-of-life care is close to the halfway mark with just over £5m raised.

A troubled rural college hailed “a new era for land-based education in Norfolk and Suffolk” after confirming a merger which aims to revive failing standards after two inadequate Ofsted ratings.

Whether you’re in the mood for coffee and cake or fine dining, you’ll find it in the Norwich Lanes. Here are just a few of our favourites.

A church has grand plans to attract thousands more people to its festive spectacular next year after a record-breaking crowd this year.

Hundreds of parents have signed a petition calling on an academy trust to reverse its decision to ban packed lunches in four primary schools.

Medieval objects will be on show for people around the world thanks to a digital push by a popular museum.

The enthusiasm of the farmers of the future – including a champion handler aged just five – was celebrated by Norwich’s civic leaders as they joined an annual tradition at the city’s livestock market.

The fate of millions of pounds crucial to the controversial redevelopment of Anglia Square is hanging in the balance.

Traffic will not be able to use one of Norwich city centre’s main roads for up to 11 weeks when it closes as part of a £2.5m revamp.

A two bedroom cottage with its own hot tub has come on the market in Norwich.

The chance to bag a prize-winning fresh bird for the Christmas dinner table is set to bring hundreds of bidders to traditional festive poultry auctions across Norfolk.

Hallowed halls were decked with all the festive trimmings as a celebration of homegrown Christmas food, drink and crafts brought thousands to Norwich Cathedral.

A pioneering experiment using heated field plots to test how crops respond to temperature has revealed an unexpected upside of climate change for farmers.

A Norwich-based crop researcher said he was impressed by the global enthusiasm for more sustainable farming after representing the UK at a youth agriculture summit in Brazil.

A genetically-modified (GM) wheat plant whose grain makes flour with extra iron to help anaemia sufferers has shown promising results in its first season of field trials in Norwich.

The answers to some of the greatest scientific breakthroughs yet to come – like overcoming antibiotic resistance – lies in DNA. At Norwich Research Park, computer scientists at the Earlham Institute are racing to crack the code. Institute director Professor Neil Hall explains how.

Lessons learned by analysing this year’s above-average harvest could influence more profitable crop decisions for future seasons, said rural agents.

Farmers were warned that “net zero” carbon reduction policies could dramatically transform Norfolk’s agricultural landscape – potentially fast-tracking new innovations like indoor food production.

Swathes of low-lying Norfolk could regularly flood within decades, claims a new report.

A teenage motorcyclist is “lucky to be alive” after suffering serious injuries in a crash with a car, his mother said.

The cause of a young woman’s death has not yet been determined, a court heard.

Work has begun on a vast new tomato greenhouse on farmland outside Norwich owned by the Colman family – who hope it will become an exemplar of sustainable agriculture while replacing lost local employment.

Farmers and rural businesses across East Anglia have been urged to tap into a £35m pot of government cash which could help unlock their potential and future-proof their enterprise.

A device to capture cow burps, a crop-hopping quadcopter and an intelligent field-mapping robot were among the vast array of new agri-tech ideas shown to East Anglian farmers at a major industry showcase.

Agri-tech innovations and crop science breakthroughs can only spark a quantum leap in food sustainability if they can be deployed in the field – so tech developers, researchers and farm managers have called for more collaboration to combine their expertise.

“Trade and standards are our battleground,” declared the nation’s leading farmer as she sought to galvanise her Norfolk colleagues ahead of the looming general election.

A genetically-modified (GM) potato engineered to resist disease has impressed in Norfolk field trials, said scientists – proving the potential for genetic science to replace chemical sprays if allowed under post-Brexit regulations.

A Norfolk farm’s picturesque pumpkin patch has attracted online bloggers and influencers in the run-up to Halloween – helping to promote an evolving business which has been transformed by the power of social media.

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas you might just be disappointed.

Recruitment is due to begin “soon” for management jobs at the two vast tomato greenhouses being built in Norfolk and Suffolk – with hundreds more general staff expected to be hired in spring 2020.

Two Norfolk hospitals are set to share £30m in loans, sending them further into the red to buy new equipment and clear a backlog of repairs.

A driving force behind the Royal Norfolk Show and a champion of the county’s agricultural industry has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

A rising star of the farming community who made an “exceptional” contribution to college life said she was “shocked and happy” to be named student of the year by her tutors.

The amount of farmland for sale has hit a 10-year low as the ongoing political and economic uncertainty puts property decisions on hold, said rural specialists.

The deaths of a young couple whose bodies were found at a Norwich home were drug-related, an inquest heard.

A date has been set for an inquest into the death of a 34-year-old woman at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

Discover how Norfolk research could help your 
health, if social media is bad for teenagers, how to tempt people who find food doesn’t taste of anything - and much more in the Norwich Science Festival, October 18-26.

A-Plan Insurance Norwich is celebrating its first birthday – fundraising and a friendly face-to-face service has been key to its successful first year

Two massive new tomato greenhouses will “send out a message” that Norfolk and Suffolk are ripe for more agri-food investment and job creation, said business leaders.

A vast tomato greenhouse covering an area larger than the O2 Arena will be built outside Norwich as part of a £120m project creating 360 new jobs in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Norwich scientists have claimed a “critical” breakthrough in the battle against a disease which is devastating one of the world’s most important food crops.

Tractors, pumpkins and farmyard animals will be on display at Norwich Cathedral during an annual celebration of the county’s harvest.

A Fenland farm machinery firm will hold a charity tractor run on Sunday in memory of a much-loved branch manager who died in a car accident earlier this year.

There have been more sightings of the B-2 Spirit aircraft this week, as they take part in exercises from an airfield in the UK.

Duckin’ and diving’ took on a new meaning with boxer Scott Moises who is quitting fighting.

An American stealth bomber has been seen flying over Norwich.

Volunteers who devoted almost 2,700 years of combined loyalty to the Royal Norfolk Show have been celebrated with the event’s first long service awards for stewards.

An ambitious environmental project aiming to improve Norfolk’s quality of life by mapping a wide range of “sustainability indicators” will be launched in Norwich next week.

A student welfare officer took his own life while under police investigation for suspected online offences against children.

The city council has dished out hundreds more parking permits than there are spaces available in some parts of Norwich.

Norwich City fans have paid tribute to popular supporter David Powell, during the team’s 3-2 defeat to Chelsea.

Shopkeepers are warned to be vigilant after fake £50 notes were used to buy items at businesses across Norfolk.

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s hit musical Matilda is coming to Norwich Theatre Royal this summer for a five-week run. Here’s everything you need to know about the show.

A former student residence is being knocked down to make way for a £9m digital skills centre.

Hector the beagle is one of the stars of a Blue Peter pet party to be screened today.

Fake £50 notes have been found in Norwich and eight Norfolk towns, police warned today.

Norfolk’s superstar cyclist Sophie Wright has been inspiring youngsters to follow in her tracks and spreading the joy of successful riding to schools in the county.

A factory worker was more than three times the drink drive limit when his car crashed into a tree and burst into flames, a court was told.

Killer Rolands Heinbergs was serving a suspended sentence for possession of offensive weapons at the time of the fatal attack, it can be revealed.

Volunteers battled in vain to help save the life of David Hastings after he had been stabbed outside a city car park.

The family and friends of David Hastings were left devastated by the murder of a man described as “one of the nicest blokes you could ever meet”.

He met nurse Maureen when he was hurt in Isle of Man TT race. They wed within months and were married for 40 years

As the D-Day invasion force battled up the beaches of Normandy, Roy Clark dreamed of what he might do for Norfolk if he survived

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He was involved with Norwich Shopmobility and the Boudicca Way trail, and checking that shops and restaurants had decent access

The Afghanistan and Iraq wars impacted thousands of people in our region. In the first in our week-long series looking at their legacy, reporter Stuart Anderson talks to Lord Dannatt, the former head of the British Army.

Outdoor pursuits ranging from dizzying BMX and parachute stunts to traditional equine displays are expected to bring thousands of people to the Euston Estate for the East Anglian Game and Country Fair this weekend.

A trumpet made in Norwich which helped to make Royal history is going for a song.

The new president of Norfolk’s horticultural society says he has some big plans to show that ‘Gardening is for Everyone’.

Norwich boasts of a city full of historical treasures but none quite as opulent as Strangers’ Hall.

A Norfolk comedian and disability access campaigner has today welcomed a £300m investment designed to improve facilities at train stations.

Victims of a military disaster exactly 140 years ago, remembered in a poem by Rudyard Kipling, would have lived in Norwich

Works to replace the platform at Sheringham Railway Station at a cost of more than £1 million will get underway this weekend.

Outdoor pursuits ranging from dizzying BMX and parachute stunts to traditional equine and falconry displays will draw the crowds when the East Anglian Game and Country Fair returns next month.

A wrestling night raised £6,000 for a pair of youngsters who are going through their own battles.

Just a short walk from the train station stands Carrow Road, the home of Norwich City Football Club, one of the cities greatest sources of pride.

There’s a general feeling amongst many in North Walsham that it’s a town that has never been given the credit it deserves.

The cancer came as she prepared for a new exhibition. “I used to think my art had to be serious. Now I want it to emanate happiness,” said sculptor Vanessa Pooley.

For most councillors, it is easy for them to make it known when they are speaking for themselves and when they are speaking on behalf of a parish.

The brilliant performance poet celebrates his 20th anniversary with Luke Wright, Poet Laureate at Norwich Playhouse on Saturday March 30

A tour that celebrates both the fictional world of Matthew Shardlake and the facts about Kett’s Rebellion will be offered free to celebrate English Tourism Week.

A Norwich fan has committed to the club claiming the Championship title more than a month before the final game of the season.

Six consecutive wins and the same starting XI for six successive matches – there’s no chance of Daniel Farke making changes to his Norwich team at Middlesbrough, is there?

Nearly one in six children have found content online which has made them uncomfortable, new research shows.

Mary taught at Swanton Morley for 35 years after recovering from severe TB.

Andy Newman says we now have a market in the centre of Norwich which is as good as any other in the country

Pupils across Norfolk have been given a ewe-nique experience as part of a project to teach the county’s children about livestock and farming.

Tom Walker is set to return to Norwich with a headline show at The Nick Rayns LCR in Norwich on November 3.

Dozens of victims of a Norwich fraudster, who repeatedly conned shoppers with a garden furniture scam, are in line to get their money back after a court confiscated more than £37,000 of his ill-gotten gains.

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

A campaign to encourage communities across East Anglia to get gardening has launched with the planting of a tree in memory of one the region’s greatest horticulturists.

A 16-year-old boy who was stabbed and a stamped on in a gang attack in Norwich is beginning his long road to recovery after he was released from hospital.

From the World Dumpling Championship to one of the biggest pop bands of the noughties, there is plenty to keep you busy over the next seven days.

Students searching for mental health help on the NHS could graduate by the time they are offered an appointment.

Picturesque reedbeds on the Norfolk Broads have formed part of the rural economy for centuries, and a handful of skilled workers are helping to keep the tradition alive.

Epic Sunday roasts and great burgers at a beautiful Golden Triangle pub impressed Nick Richards at Norwich’s Unthank Arms

Die-hard Norwich City fans are eyeing a Canaries badge of honour and a memorable away day after moving quickly to buy all of the 5,000 tickets on sale for next month’s game at Wigan.

The mother of a teenage girl who had a knife held to her throat in a terrifying attack has told how she is still too scared to leave her home on her own almost a month after the incident.

What happened to ‘Digby’ of ‘Digby’s Fine Chocolates’? This newspaper tracked down the retailer with the sweet tooth, Digby Eddison, to find what he’s doing now.

One of the region’s largest academy trusts has announced the appointment of its second chief executive in two years.

A man charged with county lines drug dealing as part of a crackdown on Class A drugs in Norwich has appeared in court.

A man accused of daubing rude graffiti over police and court buildings is due to appear in court tomorrow.

With an impressive client list including big household names Adidas and Michael Kors, 22-year-old Sophie Moates is part of a new generation of artists shaping the design industry.

A beauty therapist who died of a blood clot after cosmetic surgery was not given medication which may have prevented her death, an inquest review has heard.

House music pioneer Paul Oakenfold will get the party started when he performs in the city this Easter.

More than 200 knives have been seized during a week of action aimed at reducing knife crime.

For many, the hairdressers is a place for people to talk about upcoming holidays and family news.

Bermuda Bob’s Rum Shack and Hi-Fi on Timber Hill in Norwich, once known as the Owl Sanctuary, is an exciting new venue ready to give emerging talent a platform.

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a launderette on the edge of Norwich.

Upon arriving at the The LCR UEA in Norwich on Saturday (March 23) you were greeted with a large queue of fans who had arrived early for Dodie’s sold-out show.

Dramatic photos of a car fire on a road near Norwich have emerged.

Greene King have put Norwich pub the Ten Bells up for sale, prompting fears over the venue’s future.

Jonny Howson is desperate to get the better of old club Norwich City to revive Middlesbrough’s flagging Championship promotion hopes.

Mike Ashley has revealed he is considering paying double for shares in Debenhams, in his bid to take over the chain.

Scores of mental health patients in “acute distress” were sent out of Norfolk and Suffolk for care - despite five years of promises that the practice would end.

Delays in getting the right fencing posts to form part of a £50,000 revamp of the Marriott’s Way means drivers will face disruption on a Norwich ring road roundabout from today.

The owners of a Norwich corner shop have helped save the career of the second-fastest man in British sprinting history.

Police in Norwich used a drone to help track down a domestic violence suspect.

I, Simon Goodings of Dazmonda Ltd, give notice that, on 22nd March 2019, I applied to vary the Premises Licence in respect of 37 Prince of Wales Road, Norwich, NR1 1BG as follows:- Licensable activity to include the supply of alcohol on Sunday mornings from 4am to 5am. Opening hours and all other licensable activity to remain the same.

Hospitality workers are being urged to be able to spot someone who may be a victim of modern slavery.

Buses minister Nusrat Ghani explains what the money will be spent on and why it’s needed

The thriving market town of Wymondham is one of Norfolk’s historical treasures.

Nostalgic East: Wroxham

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Known as the capital of the Broads, there’s much more to Wroxham than just riverboats.

It doesn’t sound many – but anyone can become a promotion hero in just eight games. Michael Bailey looks at what the Championship run-in has in store for Norwich City and their 10 fellow promotion condenters.

When entering Norwich you’re met with a sign declaring it to be a ‘fine city’, it’s an apt description. Not many who live, work and play in the city would disagree.

Detectives are continuing to investigate after two teenagers were threatened with a knife and attacked during a robbery in a Norwich park.

Inquiries are continuing after four people were arrested on suspicion of drugs offences after running into police close to Norwich Magistrates Court.

Known as a ‘festival town’ to some, King’s Lynn alway has something to see or do

The achievements of young volunteers who support a child bereavement charity in Norfolk have been celebrated at an awards ceremony.

Ideally located between city and country, the linked villages of Drayton and Taverham offer the best of both worlds

A 22-year-old serial offender has been jailed for breaching a suspended sentence order after he was caught driving whilst disqualified.

A cyclist remains in a serious condition two weeks after her collision with a stationary vehicle on a main road.

Police have asked the public for help in tracking down a woman wanted on recall to prison after breaching the terms of her licence.

A nursery school set up by a former Norwich High School pupil has been left reeling after it felt the force of a cyclone which caused devastation across parts of Africa.

Norwich-based post-rock band MARLA are set to release their brand new EP on March 31.

The family of a missing 19-year-old boy has issued an emotional plea for him to come home.

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

Getting down on one knee straight after a rugby game turned out to be a ‘pitch-perfect’ proposal for one Norfolk couple, but it seems the region has no shortage of creative thinkers when it comes to popping the question.

A north Norfolk rugby player has put the ‘prop’ in proposal after he swapped crouching in a scrum for getting down on one knee.

Attleborough is a quaint market town ideally located between Norwich and Thetford.

East Anglian company launches boxes filled with everything you need for the ultimate breakfast at home...or on holiday.

Police are trying to trace the family of a woman who died at her Norwich home.

As part of a Nostalgic East series running in the Eastern Daily Press, REBECCA MACNAUGHTON looks back at days gone by in the north Norfolk town of Aylsham.

People working at the wine retailer being rebranded to Naked Wines won’t know whether they will lose their jobs or not until June.

A dog-friendly cafe has raised more than £1,000 for needy animals, by setting up a snack station for customers’ canine companions.

He remains the record holder for the most goals scored in a season at Norwich City.

Drivers will face diversions during four nights of overnight closures of two roads in Norwich city centre, as a £2.75m scheme to make improvements for pedestrians and cyclists continues.

Pono is celebrating a year of being open with a special dining event this April.

Norwich lead Sheffield United and Leeds ahead of the final push for Championship promotion. Paddy Davitt looks at the contrast of styles between the leaders.

More than 12,000 homes could be built across the county without the need to eat into the beauty spots that make Norfolk what is it today.

A new approach is needed to make a revamp of Anglia Square more palatable to Norwich, say opponents of the £271m scheme, the fate of which now rests in the hands of the government.

Forget Apple Pay as grapefruit pay is back for 2019 to celebrate the anniversary of one of BrewDog’s most popular beers.

A new wellness platform backed by fitness blogger Carly Rowena is coming to Norwich.

A violent goalkeeper was barricaded in his dressing room by fans after he knocked a referee unconscious in a “cowardly” attack.

Norwich is among the list of cities that are the worst at getting sexually transmitted infection (STI) checks, according to survey figures.

An archway into a town centre car park could soon be equipped with spikes and netting, as the council looks to vanquish a feathered foe.

It’s the fastest growing trend in childbirth, reported to be favoured by royal mums Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle and recently used by East Anglia-based TV presenter Jake Humphrey and his wife Harriet.

Norwich’s much-loved chocolate shop is expanding into selling cakes and ice cream with an emphasis on gluten and sugar free products when it re-opens.

Dedicated staff who go the extra mile to provide mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk have been celebrated during an awards ceremony.

Communities are being urged to unite to rid their neighbourhoods of drugs as Crimestoppers launch a campaign in the county this week.

An elderly man who was bombarded with phone calls from fake taxmen had to be put in a care home for his own safety, after the ordeal left him frightened for his life.

People living in New Catton are being warned to secure their homes following a burglary in the area.

The “hotel takeover”, held last week, once again gave students on hospitality, catering and travel and tourism courses at City College Norwich the chance to experience the hotel industry, from shadowing managers to taking on reception and restaurant duties, at Norwich’s Holiday Inn hotels.

A rapidly-growing market town could be in line for even more new homes, with a bid to build up to 80 homes being its latest proposed development.