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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.

Families have been urged to snap up the last remaining tickets for this week's Norfolk Spring Fling - which promises to be "bigger than ever before" in its 20th anniversary year.

Standing still should not be an option for Suffolk and Essex landowners and farmers who are tempted to hold out for a clear outcome from the UK's Brexit crisis, land agents say.

An innovative touring theatre company is bringing Homer's Odyssey to Suffolk and Norfolk this spring

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.

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.

Sausage dogs are looking to beat a world record in Southwold this weekend. The Southwold Sausage Walk charity event is back for its fifth year on Saturday.

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?

A Dereham high school recently welcomed a group of foreign students to the town as part of a European education programme.

Among the many big games approaching for Norwich City during the final weeks of the season, one stands out for young star Max Aarons.

An animated update of the children's classic The Wind in the Willows carries an impassioned plea about the plight of nature - and the people of Norfolk have been urged to act on it.

Is Mother's Day a celebration of motherly love or just a cynical cash-in? Rachel Moore is in the latter camp - she hates it with a passion

Four student photographers have scooped honours at a national photographic competition.

A multimillion pound grant is set to bring a major boost to digital skills teaching and create new jobs at City College Norwich.

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.

Two illegal immigrants caught cultivating a million pound cannabis farm on a Suffolk industrial estate have been characterised as 'victims' of a larger organised crime network.

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.

A ride that would have thrilled visitors to Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach will not operate there after problems with paperwork.

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.

The UK's longest running musical theatre concert tour, Beyond the Barricade, is coming to the Pavilion Theatre, Cromer.

The chances of much support for UK farming in a post-Brexit future are "pretty small" and a "dramatic shock" to the industry is inevitable, a Suffolk-based food entrepreneur predicts.

An initiative aimed at persuading more UK growers to farm in an environmentally sustainable way is set to be given a boost at an event in Suffolk.

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.

His remarkable rise to the Premier League from the ninth tier of English football has been told in his own words for the first time.

Campaigners have called proposed speed-limiting technology a 'landmark day for road safety'

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All they want is a safe home. Can you help the children who have ended up on their own in Norfolk? Could you be a foster carer?

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

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

Pharmacies could play a key role in screening patients for type 2 diabetes, to help with early diagnosis of the disease and significantly reduce NHS costs, according to University of East Anglia research.

More people have been affected by Cyclone Idai than the entire population of Norfolk. The majority of these have been children.

A man crashed into the back of a parked car after he fell asleep at the wheel after trying to remove items from a former partner's home, a court has heard.

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

James Marston had never had the pleasure of the Acle Straight until a trip to Norfolk last week - and it helped make him proud to be living in East Anglia

From the museums and bustling shopping areas, masses of local businesses, plus hotels, restaurants, schools, the leisure centre and beautiful flint cottages, there are many draws to Thertford.

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.

Norwich City right-back Max Aarons played 45 minutes as his international duty came to a disappointing end, with the England U19s missing out on qualification for this summer's U19 European Championship.

Investment in the region's roads is still falling short of the amount needed to maintain target conditions, a new report claims, as council bosses said it would cost nearly £40m to make Norfolk's roads as good as they were more than a decade ago.

Famed for being the most easterly point in Britain, Lowestoft has a fascinating fishing history plus award winning beaches.

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

Singer-songwriter James Morrison proved he is still top of his game as he kicked off his UK tour at the UEA LCR.

The gifts Norfolk mums can expect to be receiving this weekend have been revealed.

Great Yarmouth is one of Britain's favourite seaside towns.

Often called 'the gateway to North Norfolk', Fakenham is an agricultural town filled with sights for both visitors and locals.

An 800-year-old royal charter which granted special privileges to the Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk has been discovered by historians.

In a short space of time, Dereham has grown from a traditional Norfolk market town to one of the largest towns in Norfolk.

A well connected and with a proud history, Beccles is a community driven market town

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.

It is a £28m Norfolk business which makes 120 tons of pasta a day - and now the boss wants to take on the Italians. CAROLINE CULOT met Gordon Chetwood, managing director of Pasta Foods.

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

A couple who run a small holding on the outskirts of Ely are appealing for information about their distinctive green compact tractor which was stolen from a locked garage behind their home.

Preparations for a special children's garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show by an award-winning Norfolk designer are to get the royal seal of approval.

As the days lengthen visitors flocking to one of Norfolk's most beautiful coastal spots are being urged to think about the damage they and their dogs and bikes could be causing.

Harleston Magpies are celebrating after their U14 girls team became regional champions on Sunday - and qualified for the England Hockey U14s national finals in May for the second year running.

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.

Norwich City defender Max Aarons is being warned he is in for a rough ride from cousin Rolando when play-off chasing Sheffield Wednesday look to halt the Canaries' Championship title charge on Good Friday.

Daniel Farke will resist any urge to be smug after converting Ben Godfrey to the central defensive lynchpin powering Norwich City's Championship promotion surge.

Supermarket customers are being urged to help donate 30,000 items in just two weeks as part of an Easter food bank appeal.

International duty comes to a conclusion for Norwich City's players today, with four of Daniel Farke's players potentially in action.

Actress Jameela Jamil's recent loo stories have started a social media frenzy, but our columnist thinks we should all (her included) get over our phobia of toilet talk.

They originally came to these shores with crusaders returning from conquests in the Middle East.

A new opportunity to open a shop in the centre of Holt has arisen - leased from members of the UK's oldest family-run printing firm.

The second wave of acts heading to Sundown Festival at the Norfolk Showground has been revealed.

Nurses from the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) are heading back to school to teach sun safety lessons.

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.

One of the UK's most accomplished actresses is set to star in a bittersweet comedy about being the 'other woman' to a world-famous author.

A Norfolk MP has described Brexit as the "Death Star of politics" as he admitted: "I'm an elected representative of 76,000 people and I don't know what's going on."

Families who have suffered tragedies due to brain tumours are just some of those coming together in a bid to improve care.

Theresa May is battling to stay in power as MPs seek to seize control of parliamentary business in a bid to secure a softer Brexit.

Northern Ireland ace Jamal Lewis believes international football has helped make him one of the most sought-after defenders outside the Premier League, after playing his part in a winning start to Euro 2020 qualifying.

Runners in Norwich joined thousands of people across the country taking part in 5k and 10k runs to raise money to help those whose lives have been affected by strokes.

A Norfolk village shop that stocks a range of tipples that puts many supermarkets to shame has been named the best off licence in the country.

The new skipper of one of the UK's top 60 most historic ships is looking forward to a busy season ahead.

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

How well do you know these classic dishes from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales?

In light of this year's Lord Mayor's Day theme 'Love the Earth around you', what can we learn from other cultures about looking after the streets around us?

From pre-printing press to post-modernism, Britain has nurtured waves of wonderful writers. Rowan Mantell finds just a few of the ways they have 
celebrated the country in words.

Norwich City's England Under-20 international Ben Godfrey is reportedly a summer target for Premier League giants Manchester United.

Mid Norfolk MP George Freeman has broken rank to say it is "all over" for Prime Minister Theresa May.

Norwich City's Teemu Pukki played 83 minutes as Finland started off their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with a 2-0 defeat to Italy in Group J.

He's 19 years old, already representing his country and has tasted defeat only three times in over 30 games of first team football.

Martin Lewis of MoneySaving Expert on how to look after the pennies in April.

Former Strictly star Brendan Cole has praised young members of a Norwich dance school who joined him on stage at Theatre Royal.

With international matches apparently/allegedly occupying the minds of football supporters, it's perhaps time to look at the effect on the local football scene.

A new film about the exploits of former prisoner of war turned legendary goalkeeper Bert Trautmann will have its most avid viewer in Norfolk where his son works alongside the cutting-edge F-35 jets at RAF Marham.

A Norwich-based family jewellers has created a nappy cream lid with more than a little sparkle as a tribute to expectant mum the Duchess of Sussex.

One of the most influential Norfolk naturalists in his native county for more than five decades, John Goldsmith, has died at home aged 69.

Social media influencers have been given a guided tour of Norwich's most Instagram-worthy spots in a bid to boost the city's appeal.

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What makes a great British film? Something that captures the essence of the British character or sense of humour. Which of these Great British Films have you seen?

Norwich City's scouting brains aim to stay one step ahead of the pack again this summer.

Hundreds of people from Norfolk are heading for London this morning to take part in an anti-Brexit march in the capital.

A man who said he had no idea what cannabis looked like was found at a huge detached property with more than 300 plants with a potential street value of up to £120,000, a court has heard.

A vegan bodybuilder from Norwich, known as the Hench Herbivore, has signed a deal with Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's talent agency,

He hated wearing his seatbelt if it creased his shirt and he's been tempted to check his phone when waiting at the lights, but men don't have to take risks, says former Norwich footballer Darren Eadie

This week, our reader wants to know how to declare taxes on income over their personal allowance threshold. Carl Lamb of Almary Green responds.

Max Aarons' emergence as Norwich City's first choice right-back has earned him England youth recognition - but Aarons knows he faces plenty of competition at international level.

With the new West Suffolk Council just days away from hitting the ground running, Local Democracy Reporter Jason Noble finds out what the changes mean on a practical level for homes in the west of the county.

The energy industry is once again alight with conversation after a new study has delved into the potential of storing power from wind farms in undersea rock beds.

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