A talented Suffolk student has reached the junior’s final of a computer science competition at the University of Oxford.

When well-known Norfolk artist Brian Lewis came up with the idea of producing a series of paintings of Norwich Cathedral, he decided to employ the latest technology to show the iconic building from a completely new perspective.

Opinion Has spring sprung a trap?

Monday, March 4, 2019

What should we do? Put away the winter clothes and dig out the flip flops or ignore the weather and stick with the thermals?

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

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

A Gorleston student thought that Cambridge university was out of her reach - but this year has been offered a place there to study law.

The fate of Norfolk’s HMV stores has been revealed as auditors KPMG revealed which 27 stores would be axed from the chain.

The fate of Norfolk’s HMV stores has been revealed as auditors KPMG revealed which 27 stores would be axed from the chain.

Derek James tells the story of ‘Sweet Vi’ who died 100 years ago at the age of just 20 and is remembered thanks to a beautiful memorial in Norwich Cathedral

Staff and students at a Norfolk school are celebrating a record-breaking year for offers to study at Cambridge and Oxford.

The true story of a man’s fight to clear his son’s name after he was accused of stealing a five shilling postal order provides the backdrop for the first large-scale play at the new-look Sheringham Little Theatre.

I have risen to the challenge of cooking without gluten and cow’s milk. I am now a better person.

More than half of our children have a toy so beloved that, if lost, the whole family feels the pain. What’s that all about?

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.

Former students of a Norfolk school have celebrated their success at an awards ceremony.

Tributes have been paid to the “inspirational” and “totally unique” nun, art critic, and television presenter, Sister Wendy Beckett.

As we look ahead to 2019’s TV treats, let’s pause for a moment to look back at the last year’s biggest hits on the small screen - from Royal Weddings to bodyguards, heartbreaking football matches to battling chimpanzees, TV writer Cory Varney picks his top 10.

Norfolk writer Kevin Crossley-Holland has conjured treasure from the stories which thread through our landscape and light-up childhood and beyond

Volunteer historians working on a new project transcribing King’s Lynn historical records have discovered a letter to Queen Anne from a time when Europe was not just arguing, but actually at war. Chloe Phillips, from Norfolk Records Office, reports.

Students were given a “great insight” into what it takes to get into a top university during a recent fact finding trip.

The financial wellbeing of Norwich residents has been thrown into sharp focus after it was revealed that people living in the city have some of the highest levels of unsecured personal debt in the country.

With more university students writing their exams on lap tops, will the barely legible handwritten paper become a thing of the past? Lynne Mortimer hopes not.

Norwich had maintained its position among the top 20 cities to live and work in.

The Sunrise Concert Orchestra will be performing one of its very popular concerts at All Saints’ and St Margaret’s Church in Pakefield this month.

Over recent years we’ve seen changes in Norwich city centre which have helped make it a more pleasant place.

A jobless drug user has been told to ‘grow up’ and start paying his way after leaving his father to settle a court fine for cannabis and cocaine possession.

Norwich City striker Teemu Pukki is a big doubt for Saturday’s Championship clash at Nottingham Forest after lasting just 12 minutes of Finland’s Nations League match against Greece on Tuesday night.

Pub landlords, beer writers and tourism bosses from eight cities across the UK shared their knowledge on beer tourism during a forum in Norwich.

Author Carl Gorham is renowned for his book The Owl at the Window, a moving and uplifting story of surviving grief after the death of his wife. Now, he talks of the next chapter in his life as he is selling his beloved Norfolk home. Property editor Caroline Culot went to visit him at Highfield House, Lower Bodham, near Holt.

If only a woman like ‘latter-day Boadicea’ Doreen Wallace was still around, says Keith Skipper

Fourteen companies from across the East of England are highlighted in the 14th annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table which ranks Britain’s private mid-market growth companies with the biggest sales, published this weekend.

A former member of Dereham Otters has taken part in an English Channel relay event, swimming between Dover and Calais as part of her university team.

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

Six books on the shortlist. Here’s all the gen about who, what why, where, when and how

Liz Nice was taught by her grandfather that a woman can do anything a man can, if not better. Hard to work though sometimes though, isn’t it?

Dozens of people turned out to pay their respects to an “amazing” man who did so much to help others.

This week is dessert week on The Great British Bake Off, but every week is dessert week at these city sweet spots.

Shetland and Vera writer Ann Cleeves’s recent visit to East Anglia and the ‘birthday’ of late Queen of Crime Agatha Christie has got us thinking

Take a walk on the weird side, discover more about Norfolk’s rich folklore, hear ghost stories and legends, make a lucky charm to ward off bad dreams and celebrate the county’s oddities during this year’s Heritage Open Days, which has chosen Weird Norfolk for one of its main themes.

Oliver Bonas is on the lookout for staff for its new shop opening in the county.

Updated Former Bishop of Norwich dies aged 84

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

The Right Reverend Peter Nott, former Bishop of Norwich, has died at the age of 84.

A Norwich band has secured a support slot with a group who have sold more than a million records worldwide.

Sixth form students across Wymondham and Attleborough have been finding out whether all the hard work paid off.

Norwich City go into the draw for the second round of the Carabao Cup this evening – when they could face two new opponents.

Here we bring you all the Championship transfer business for the 2018 summer transfer window.

As the first City of Ale, Norwich is looking forward to an event this year which will be the first of its kind in the United Kingdom.

A former matron of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital who once went ice skating with John F Kennedy and nursed Winston Churchill back to health has died age 96.

A company which bills itself as Australia’s “largest homeware retailer” is opening a new store in Norwich next month.

Tributes have been paid to a “Norfolk gentleman” who worked for over 30 years as a magistrate and was also a devoted family man.

An intrepid student will brave notoriously hazardous elements and one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes to raise money for charity.

Once a Blue, now a Canary. Jordan Rhodes’ season long loan move to Norwich City produced a predictably adverse reaction across the border from fans of the club that discarded him in his youth.

Sharing knowledge with one’s grandchildren is one of the joys of being a grandparent but be careful what you tell them – things keep changing and where you used to be right, you may now be wrong.

The words of the Bard are set to echo around the beautiful surrounds of Norwich Cathedral’s cloisters once more as the Shakespeare Festival returns for another year. Arts correspondent Emma Knights finds out more.

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock has won promotion amid the chaos of this week’s government resignations. Here Political Editor RICHARD PORRITT profiles a rising star in the Tory ranks

There is a unique perspective on the FA Youth Cup for Norwich City supporters.

American dreams

Thursday, July 5, 2018

July 4 is America’s Independence Day - here are ways to celebrate our Special Relationship

This is the moment the RAF Falcons jumped from more than 11,000ft into the Royal Norfolk Show’s grand ring.

A pebble which has been sculpted into the earliest known depiction of a couple having sex is to go on display in a Norfolk library, as part of a British Museum tour exploring gay history.

King’s Lynn Town new boy Kalern Thomas will be hoping to win over his new fans – after his last visit to The Walks ended with the sound of boos ringing in his ears.

Former Norwich South MP Dr Thomas Stuttaford, who became a health columnist for The Times, has died at the age of 87.

Norfolk writer D J Taylor explores the rise and fall of a mega-selling rock band for his new novel, Rock and Roll is Life. He spoke to Trevor Heaton about a book that has proved a real labour of love.

Supporters and players of both Norwich City and Shrewsbury Town have rallied round to show their support for young striker Carlton Morris after news of a serious knee injury.

Adults and children alike became ‘curiouser and curiouser’ to celebrate Norwich in Wonderland at the market.

An award-winning sculptor is granting access to his extensive portfolio at a Norfolk venue beginning this week.

League One side Oxford United have signed Norwich City academy product Cameron Norman after the right-back’s superb season at King’s Lynn Town.

Ian McEwan’s Booker Prize-nominated novella, a moving portrait of doomed love, set against the ravishing backdrop of the titular stretch of shingle in Dorset, comes to the big screen, starring three-time Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan.

For prospective organ donor Mia McKean her only wish was for her sister to have an illness-free future thanks to the kidney she is willing to give.

Researchers from University of East Anglia have helped provide fresh insight into how huge volcanic ash plumes, which can critically disrupt aviation and cause major impact on the ground, are transported in the atmosphere.

How to mark May Day and the May Day bank holiday weekend in Norfolk and Suffolk

Norwich has been ranked as one of the worst places to earn a living in the UK.

A group of friends are cycling 350 miles to Torquay in five days to raise money for a cancer charity.

When well-known Norfolk artist Brian Lewis saw a new arts and heritage centre taking shape at Wells-next-the-Sea, he came up with the idea of not only capturing the project on canvas, but, in a departure from his signature sunny, seaside pictures, painting a whole series of Wells buildings.

Norwich City Ladies fell at the last hurdle in their bid to reach a national final.

Norwich City academy product Carlton Morris is hoping to fulfil a boyhood dream by playing at Wembley this afternoon.

No one knows why Old Hunch has returned from the grave to haunt the streets of Long Stratton but his effigy in the parish is a constant reminder of a soul that is yet to find peace.

A £430,000 attempt to cut pollution in Norwich city centre by reducing the number of cars commuting into the city has been dealt a major blow - after the government snubbed the project.

Ben Godfrey helped Shrewsbury return to the automatic promotion places in League One, ahead of the Shropshire side’s trip to Wembley.

Norwich City loan starlet Ben Godfrey insists Shrewsbury’s league and cup quest will recover from a shock 3-1 League One defeat at Rochdale.

The humble staff canteen has been much maligned over the years, but a good canteen is a thing of beauty that can bring workers together and increase productivity. Is it time for us to rethink our attitudes about canteens?

The star of hit TV series 24 and numerous Hollywood blockbusters will be performing in his other guise of a country music singer-songwriter when he appears at the UEA LCR in June.

A coffee shop and dessert lounge is set to open in Norwich this month.

Excavation work is under way in the basement of Norwich Castle as archaeologists delve deeper into the historic landmark and the mound on which it stands.

Norwich City’s 0-0 draw with Bolton may not have provided much to write home about but it did inspire a ‘Eureka’ moment for me when it comes to solving one of Carrow Road’s great mysteries.

One ring to rule them all – and one Norfolk ring to inspire it.

Forget London or Birmingham – a new report has named Edinburgh as the UK’s most attractive city for inward investment.

An eighth clean sheet of the season for Remi Matthews ensured the remarkable Plymouth revival continued in League One.

Millions of pounds are up for grabs to further boost cycling provision in Norwich.

One of the oldest buildings in Wymondham where 41 Tudor heraldic wall shields were discovered in its restoration is now for sale with the historic relics preserved behind glass.

Police have warned motorists to lock their cars and remove all valuables - no matter whether their vehicles are parked on or off the road.

A “gifted” former Norwich School student who fell to his death at an Oxford construction site had been warned by his parents about the risks of climbing buildings, an inquest has heard.

She was his rock: the person who gave him belief when he doubted himself.

The headaches began for Gemma a few weeks before she became seriously ill.

East Anglia’s land agents see farming evolving further into a highly professionalised industry with a high degree of technical expertise. Sarah Chambers reports on their predictions for farming in 
the mid-2020s and beyond

The news of the collapse of Oyster sent shockwaves through the villages of Hoveton and Wroxham.

The burgeoning electric vehicle industry presents an “exciting opportunity” for the East of England to strengthen its economic relationship with China, according to an enterprise leader.

David Clayton gets a preview of what East Anglian trains might look like - one day...

Ale lovers will be congregating in Norwich to discuss how to promote beer celebrations across the country.

A dapper duo dealing in Victorian-style magic will have conjuring and comedy up their sleeves at Sheringham Little Theatre on February 6, in a show that promises to leave audiences baffled, intrigued and amazed.

Alex Tettey returns after a midweek rest to bolster Norwich City for this afternoon’s Championship battle with Sheffield United at Carrow Road.

Norfolk-raised TV presenter Simon Thomas has opened his heart about the pain and torment the death of his wife Gemma has caused him and their eight-year-old son in a powerful and poignant blog.

We need to be more mindful of our shopping habits, what we buy and what we throw away.

Norwich City loanees Ben Godfrey and Carlton Morris have been enjoying some time under the national spotlight after helping Shrewsbury Town take West Ham to an FA Cup replay.

Subsidies worth £3bn a year to UK farmers will continue until 2024 – and then be replaced by a system of payments rewarding farming practices which improve the countryside for wildlife.

Whether you like your spirits brash with juniper, floral or citrussy, East Anglia’s gin distillers have all bases covered.

Ad Feature Is the Bitcoin bubble about to burst?

Monday, January 1, 2018

Should we heed a history lesson from the 1700s? asks Peter Sharkey

One of our readers thinks Christmas just isn’t what it used to be anymore. Do you agree?

Why flock to the sales when there’s a wonderful Norfolk beach to flock to instead, says Rachel Moore.

Harry Toffolo would happily return to Doncaster on loan from Norwich City once his broken foot has healed.

Dark stories of the north are being retold in films and television series and by a Norfolk author Kevin Crossley-Holland who has been breathing new life into Norse folklore for decades

London has always revelled in its reputation for being different, attracting praise and scorn in equal measure.

Their average age is 76, with the oldest band member 89, and the joke among them is that every show could be the last.

Three important county championships take place next month.

Plans described as “difficult and “unambitious” could reverse swathing cuts to the rural rail network by restoring services which were scrapped in the 1960s.

A bogus fundraising page and Twitter account have been set up to try to exploit the death of Gemma Thomas, the wife of Norfolk-raised TV presenter Simon Thomas.

A new cafe which specialises in serving up luxurious desserts is looking to move to Norwich city centre - and to stay open until 11pm each day.

With 13 young players away from Norwich City on loan this season, DAVID FREEZER finds out how the Canaries prospects have been performing.

Traditional indie rock band The Sherlocks will be headling The Waterfront on February 2, 2018.

English Folk/Americana singer and songwriter John Smith is coming to Norwich on his headline European tour.

Keith Skipper bemoans the way a certain special time of the year is getting started earlier and earlier...

A drive to alleviate loneliness and rural isolation has led Norfolk’s WIs to seek funding for better digital skills training to help women stay connected online.

News that the world’s first and largest dockless bike sharing company will launch in Norwich tomorrow is to be welcomed.

Its distinctive yellow bikes have become a feature of 180 cities across the world - and are already the right colour for our legions of Canaries fans.

Thousands of Norwich shoppers pass his statue every day, but how much do we really know about Sir Thomas Browne? On the eve of a series of events celebrating the 17th-century writer and scientist, his biographer Hugh Aldersey-Williams hails the genius of one of Norfolk’s most brilliant minds.

Although we are probably too embarrassed to admit it, most of us over-eat despite all those pledges to reduce the size of our platefuls and be sensible about our choice of food. Being careful most days lessens the guilty conscience when we pile up our plates with a traditional Sunday roast or relish the indulgence of crispy batter on a large shop-fried cod – with chips, of course.

Opinion: The Oxford medical student who escaped prison despite stabbing her boyfriends is a textbook case of how the system favours the privileged, says Rachel Moore.

A fundraising page set up for a hugely popular Norfolk runner who suffered a stroke during an ultra-race has smashed through the £14,000 mark.

A bright bunch of North Walsham students have celebrated their time at a historic Norfolk college with a special graduation.

Chilling ghost stories, horror classics, cult films and talks exploring the fact and fiction of the landscapes links to the supernatural feature in the second Fear in the Fens Festival.

It was created here in East Anglia, a stunning treasure put together over decades which somehow survived dynastic upheaval, the Reformation, and even a disaster at Norwich Cathedral. Trevor Heaton hears the eventful story of the Ormesby Psalter.

Norwich City were the busiest Championship club during the summer transfer window. DAVID FREEZER put the challenge facing the new-look Canaries into context during the international break.

Police have issued an appeal for witnesses following an assault in Lowestoft.

Tributes are being paid to a Norwich headteacher who played an important role in the lives of thousands of youngsters.

An era of fresh, funny, bold and brilliant broadcasting is about to come to an end as Norwich’s Mustard TV prepares for its final shows.

Norwich’s Mustard TV is preparing its final broadcasts as Archant gets set to sell it to the That’s TV Group.

At least we beat Birmingham.

The nervous wait was over as students in Dereham, Fakenham and Reepham opened their A-level results and started to prepare for the next stages of their lives.

He sits in a part of Norwich close to where his rather stately home and magnificent garden house stood... today they would be regarded as civic treasures but they have been demolished. The first 175 years ago in 1842, and the second during the 60s when the demolition ball was in full swing.

Opinion: If you want your final wishes respected, then now’s the time to sort them out, as Rachel Moore urges

A special service will be held to institute a new church leader at Great Yarmouth Minster.

Norwich Theatre Royal’s youth programme’s summer musical has a track record of unearthing future stars. Course leader and show writer David Lambert tells us more about this year’s show Alice in Wonderland.

He was the last lord of the manor at Felbrigg Hall - a much-loved squire from a bygone age.

More than 12,000 pints were pulled at North Norfolk Railways’ 16th annual beer festival.

Norwich City have confirmed their pre-season schedules for the club’s under-18 and under-23 squads.

Lynne Mortimer looks at the history and changing nature of the picnic over the last 50 years... with special reference to meat paste and prosecco

The battle between the last vestiges of mankind and the Transformers reaches a conclusion in the fifth and final picture in the bombastic franchise, directed by Michael Bay.

People all over East Anglia will be honouring their dads this Sunday as the country celebrates Father’s Day. Martine Silkstone asked people from across the region what makes their father special.

The Royal Norfolk Show – two days when the county’s farmers and farmworkers get together for a catch-up, a pint and a look at what’s new in a business which is still a mainstay of the local economy.

Essex farmer and National Farmers’ Union vice president Guy Smith is set to argue against a ban on weed killer glyphosate at an event in June

Angus and Bryan Gunn are poised to become the sixth father and son pairing to represent Norwich City.

219 appearances, 25 goals

Primary school children and college students from across Norwich were given the chance to follow in the footsteps of their heroes at a club’s community football day.

As the victorious team lifts the coveted trophy during this weekend’s FA Cup final it will spark a poignant memory for one of Lowestoft’s leading businessmen.

170 appearances/2 goals

After a campaign featuring plenty of goals despite the disappointment of falling away from the promotion race, David Freezer assesses Norwich City’s forward options ahead of next season’s fresh start

Nobody believed Ian Odgers when he told friends and family he was going to run the London Marathon.

A mother-of-three has said she hopes to give something back to a charity which helped her during a tough period in her life.

May Day is marked around Britain by maypole and Morris dancing, the crowning of May queens, and village fetes celebrating fertility and fun. Enjoy!

Maybe the least celebrated of the British patron saints’ days, England’s St George’s Day falls on April 23but the day also marks another important day in English history and culture.

From Snowdonia to Stonehenge, a nationwide study has revealed the top 20 greatest British Views.

We took the grandsons swimming and this meant I had to wear my swimming costume... untouched by water in over two years.

Norwich City dismantled Reading with a 7-1 Championship hammering at Carrow Road.

Josh Murphy has been named in the Checkatrade Trophy team of the tournament for this season.

The UK’s health supremo paid a flying visit to Norwich today but refused to address the Fine City’s residents through this newspaper.

A hotel manager, who was trained as a chef by two of the world’s most famous cooks, has headed back into the kitchen.

Farming leaders have voiced concern and disappointment that the environment secretary is yet to visit one of the most productive agricultural areas in the country – eight months after her appointment.

St John Ambulance volunteers in Lowestoft have welcomed a prestigious visitor to their training centre.

Singer-songwriter Tom Ryder struggled in his teenage years with the pressure to perform well at school.

Good schools, access to green spaces, good employment prospects, affordable housing and commuting times - these are all factors which contributed to an area of Norwich being named as the second most desirable place to live in England.

Harleston Magpies ground out a 2-2 draw at Cambridge University after a spirited performance in Premier A of the East Men’s League.

Norwich has been ranked as the 15th least affordable city in the UK, according to a new study by Lloyds Bank.

The Norfolk rockers hit the UEA, while the sweet-voiced folk singer visits Norwich Arts Centre, together with gigs by KRS-One, Broadside Ballads, Lucy Spraggan and more.

On July 4 1954 a prototype Gloster Javelin woke the city of London by breaking the sound barrier for the first and only time, disproving media claims it couldn’t be done.

Valentine cards? Done them all – hearts, funny, surreal, artistic, hand-made, posted from elsewhere in the country, written with left hand, composed own poem, penned nauseatingly sentimental rubbish.

A troubled school uniform shop in Norwich has been saved from permanent closure after a family-run firm stepped in.

At a meeting of Norwich City Council last night, the Greens put forward a motion calling for City Hall to commit to using 100pc electric vehicles in its staff pool by 2020.

Students at Reepham High School and College have said their goodbyes, or zài jiàn, to new friends from the Shenzen Education Bureau in China after another successful visit to the school.

A record nine Paston College students have been offered university places at Oxford and Cambridge from September.

A motorist who collided with another car, forcing it to crash into the wall of a village pub, has been fined.

Teachers at a north Norfolk secondary school celebrated their pupils’ exam results - by taking them out for a curry.

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Two Norfolk farmers were given the chance to discuss their industry’s future with key decision-makers after winning the 2017 Norfolk Scholars competition.

Red tape, 6ft funding billboards and the “ridiculous” three-crop rule should all be ditched to help farmers become more productive outside the constraints of the European Union, said Defra minister Andrea Leadsom.

A extraordinary series of heraldic wall paintings have been discovered in Wymondham’s oldest surviving building.

A group of prestigious international academics began their research for an important exhibition with a trip to Norfolk.

An archangel appears in the Christmas story, arch enemies feature in folklore – but what is an archdeacon? We find out from the Venerable Karen Hutchinson, new Archdeacon of Norwich.

It’s no secret that Norwich is a fine place to be, so it should come as no surprise that the city has ranked within the top ten most entertaining cities in the country.

It was a love that sent shock waves from the dreaming spires of Oxford to the remote villages of Africa.

From Smith to Starbuck, new research reveals the origin of more than 45,000 surnames and the most popular family names in Britain.

The managing director of the North Norfolk Railway has reiterated his desire to expand the heritage line.

I have seen transport problems cited as one of the reasons people may not want to work in Norwich and Norfolk. A solution I have heard suggested is to increase the number of dual carriageways. My wife and I moved to Norfolk from Cheshire six years ago. We regularly visit family and friends in other parts of the UK and I cannot think of a single instance when we have had difficulty getting in or out of Norfolk. The problems occur well beyond the border.

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has once again named among the country’s best-performing universities - reaching 15th position in The Times and Sunday Times Good Universities Guide.

Tony Martin enjoyed many ‘manoeuvres’ and journeys of discovery while in the Army with Fred his trusty Austin Seven.

As September quickly approaches, those moving up and into A2 are finding themselves asking the same question: ‘What’s next?’

It is a road for the future but it has helped unearth a significant find from our past – a Mid Bronze Age settlement the like of which has never been seen.

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) are set to generate £16bn for the UK economy each year by 2020, despite Brexit, a new report shows.

MINI’s new flagship all-wheel drive Clubman ALL4 is a characterful alternative to a sport utility vehicle in the premium compact class, writes motoring editor Andy Russell.

Two new schools in Norwich celebrated their first set of A-level results, as hundreds of teenagers across the city discovered the outcome of years of study.

Billionaire tycoon Sir Philip Green was involved in a heated clash with a television news team when they tried to question him about the collapse of BHS.

Henry Vincent tells of his new-found freedom as the first member of his family to own a car.

Relatives of end-of-life patients will have access to a new ‘friends and family’ room at a community hospital.

A former solicitor who has been appointed Archdeacon of Norwich said she is looking forward to coming to work in a “historic and beautiful part of the country”.

Norfolk youngsters have been urged to grasp the opportunity to become the county’s farming scholars – giving them privileged access to one of the industry’s foremost events.

It’s 15 years since the first reborn MINI rolled off the production line at Plant Oxford – motoring editor Andy Russell takes a tour of the modern role for this historic car factory.

Yet another ‘I’ll-get-me-coat’ moment as I’m forced again to admit that I’ve never quite ‘got’ Shakespeare. How can you, they ask, ‘not like’ the man who single-handedly created much of the English language? Easy: I don’t like him. A lot of what he writes, I find boring, ponderous and sometimes, downright silly. I’m in good company: Shaw, Pepys, Samuel Johnson, Voltaire, Tolstoy and Tolkien didn’t go much on him either.

Just the names of Haydn and Mozart are a promise of an evening of delightful music, and a large audience was enthusiastic in its appreciation of the performances given by the much-admired English Chamber Orchestra. It was led by David Juritz and conducted by David Parry, who is no stranger to Norwich.

His life started at the foot of his father’s forge, and he worked his way up to become one of Norfolk’s most powerful men.

A research centre involved in various projects across Norfolk has received a national award and £500,000 for its work.

Norwich has a new Lord Mayor and Sheriff, after the pair took up their posts following today’s official mayor making ceremony.

Women who drink when they are pregnant have a lifelong impact on their unborn babies.

Norwich City’s young frontman Carlton Morris would be welcomed back at Hamilton next season if he fails to make his first team breakthrough at Carrow Road.

The Professional Footballers’ Association has launched an investigation after its team of the year announcements were leaked ahead of its awards dinner.

The distinctive shape of its tower would seem more at home on the banks of the river Euphrates than on the Waveney.

House prices in the region have grown six times faster than wages in the last five years, new figures show.

Our gardens are vanishing before our very eyes. It’s not just the flowers we’ll miss.

The café at John Lewis in Norwich has reopened after a four-week revamp.

Norwich’s poor transport and skills and housing shortages are being overlooked by Westminster because its economy continues to thrive.

It’s been a long two weeks since that disappointing 2-2 against West Ham and with just 12 games to go it’s now time to start winning again.

One person is dead, three are missing and five are in hospital following a building collapse at Didcot power station, Thames Valley Fire Control Service said.

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Saturday, February 13, 2016

Norwich City blew a two-goal lead in a breathless 2-2 Premier League encounter against West Ham at Carrow Road.

Jacob Murphy saw his glory stolen by a former Norwich City team-mate as his loan side Coventry City were held to a draw at Port Vale.

One man’s quest to find a young boy he saved from drowning 38 years ago has been successful – thanks to Evening News readers.

East Anglian farmers must build greater resilience and competitiveness into their operations if the UK is to stay in the “first division” of world agriculture.

A 19-year-old was presented with a gold medal by the Queen in recognition of her oustanding A-level results.

Around 4,000 jobs are being axed at education giant Pearson under a group-wide overhaul to slash costs after it warned over profits for the second time in three months.

The trio, who attend Alderman Peel High School in Wells, will visit the town of Oxford, Maryland, on America’s eastern shore, in July.

Every child should have a “tiger mother”, according to our prime minister.

Here are some of the best reader letters we have seen so far this week, you can join the discussion by commenting below

A former director of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival has been made an MBE for services to music and the arts over the last 50 years.

Four of the five UK drivers with the most penalty points on their licences are still allowed to drive, a Freedom of Information request has uncovered.

Farming leaders said government plans to reduce flood risk by allowing landowners to maintain their own ditches would only address part of the problem.

Student’s present from the Queen

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

It’s not every day that you get to meet the Queen, but one King’s Lynn teenager had the honour, thanks to his A-level results.

Two students have won places at one of farming’s foremost industry events after being named as Norfolk Scholars for 2016.

A look at the historic texts in Norwich Cathedral’s library takes readers on a journey through the past of the centuries-old city landmark. Arts correspondent Emma Knights speaks to librarian and curator Gudrun Warren about 10 highlights on the bookshelves.

A school which was told it required improvement two years ago has been given a “good” rating by education watchdogs.

A former pupil of one of the region’s high schools has secured a scholarship at an Oxbridge college.

Top names from the worlds of art, politics and literature are speaking at a number of talks in a seaside town this weekend.

Businesses in the south-east could bolster their revenues by £19.5bn and take on 173,000 staff if they had greater access to digital technologies, research has found.

Norwich City’s young striker Jamar Loza has joined League Two Stevenage on a one-month emergency loan and is eligible to make his debut in this weekend’s league game at home to Carlisle.

The standard of Scottish Premiership football has surprised Norwich City’s on-loan striker Carlton Morris during his stint at Hamilton.

Britons are offending commuters by manspreading, revelling in bants with their friends at beer o’clock, and having a brain fart while talking about the Grexit, but it’s NBD.

Gresham’s School in Holt saw a dip in its GCSE results this year compared to last year.

Norwich City striker Carlton Morris opened his account for loan club Hamilton in an emphatic 4-0 home victory over Dundee United.

A family’s 156-mile charity bike ride has raised more than double its target for a north Norfolk hospital.

Norwich City face their second trip to Rotherham United’s New York Stadium in the space of four months after the draw for the second round of the Capital One Cup.

The Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form today celebrated its first ever A-Level results, two years after opening as Norfolk’s first sixth form free school.

Gallery North Norfolk Results Day

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Hundreds of envelopes were nervously opened across north Norfolk today as students finally received the news they have been waiting the summer for.

Property editor Caroline Culot enjoyed a visit to the Old Rectory in Holt, for sale for £2.5 million with Strutt & Parker.

Norwich City slipped to a 1-0 friendly defeat on their 80th anniversary celebrations at Carrow Road on Tuesday night against impressive Premier League rivals West Ham.

It was a 156-mile bike ride home regularly tackled by impoverished wartime medical student James Slator.

A former headmaster of a Norfolk boarding school who drowned himself in the Thames after being convicted of historic sex offences had already attempted suicide once before that same month, an inquest heard.

Norwich City striker Carlton Morris is the latest of the club’s young brigade to sign a new Carrow Road deal.

A private residence, a working farm and a community hub, the red brick walls of Shrublands House have seen a whole host of bustling activities since their construction in the early 19th century.

A marathon, begun in Norwich and run in Africa, could be the start of a country’s recovery from the ravages of Ebola, writes ROWAN MANTELL

The search is on for two aspiring agriculturalists who can embrace the opportunity to network with politicians and scientists at the Oxford Farming Conference.

A flight containing the bodies of eight Britons killed by a gunman in the Tunisian beach massacre has begun its journey to the UK.

The debut of the all-new six-door Clubman opens another chapter in the regeneration of the MINI model family.

“Twerk”, the word describing the dance popularised by Miley Cyrus, can be traced back to as early as 1820, according to the Oxford English Dictionary.

A retired clergyman died in “tragic circumstances” when his vehicle collided with an HGV, an inquest heard.

The oft-repeated cliche that Amazon and Kindles are killing off independent book shops is only half the story for many of Norfolk’s booksellers.

Despite a volatile year for the farming industry, a Norfolk-based agricultural buying group has reported 12 months of continued growth, with turnover increasing by 2.2pc.

When she was 12, Amie Hutchinson tried playing softball at Fakenham Academy.

A motor dealer is getting on his bike for a 397-mile ride from Paris to Coventry for Children in Need.

I’ve thought of a question for the next Green Party quiz’n’chips night – how many miles is it from Norwich to Oxford?

We walk or drive past churches every day – but do we just take them for granted?

To make sure churches across the region and beyond are appreciated and to offer them a helping hand, a photographer from Beccles has started a social media campaign.

In an age of everything being digital, there’s something satisfying about physically putting the needle onto the record and being able to see just how the music is being played to you.

A former Norfolk headmaster convicted of a string of historic sex attacks, whose body was found in the River Thames, had a note on him, an inquest has heard.

A former headmaster of a Norfolk boarding school who was due to be sentenced after being found guilty of a string of historic sex attacks on five boys has died.

The Society of Biology unveiled the plaque outside a laboratory in the school which is also named after the scientist.

A west Norfolk woman has told how her granddaughter will never be able to leave hospital because she was not wearing a seatbelt in a road crash.

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