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After coming off the HRT tablets, Lynne is looking for new ways to tackle the effects of menopause.

A former radio DJ and television presenter who has bounced back after ending up destitute and living on the streets of Norwich has launched his “warts and all” autobiography.

A selection of the region’s most selfless and committed individuals gathered on Wednesday evening at The Halls in Norwich for the EDP Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards 2018.

Stand-up comedian Lee Ridley, known as Lost Voice Guy, is bringing his national tour to Lowestoft.

From a Christmas market to panto, there is plenty to keep you busy over the next seven days in Norfolk - oh yes there is!

A young father who became a YMCA volunteer after being helped by the service has been named BBC Radio Norfolk’s education volunteer of the year.

This year’s Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards will be shown live on the EDP’s Facebook account this evening.

Water and sewage firm Anglian Water, which operates across the East of England and Hartlepool, has been rated the best place to work in a survey of staff.

As Anton du Beke waltzed into Norwich to launch his debut novel, Louisa Baldwin chatted to him about how his career has inspired the book and whether there is a Strictly curse.

Norwich City will host current League One leaders Portsmouth in the FA Cup third round.

Milkshake presenter Kiera-Nicole Brennan is set to enter a whole new world this Christmas as she stars in her first pantomime at Norwich Theatre Royal.

The FA Cup third round draw is being held this evening and there are still six non-league teams that Norwich City could be facing in January.

Norwich Canoe Club are British Canoeing Club of the Year 2018, winning the award ahead of 625 clubs in Britain.

BBC One’s short film Wonderland has sparked outrage among viewers who say it makes working mums feel guilty.

Norwich City will discover their FA Cup third round opponents on Monday evening.

Christmas telly schedules have been unveiled hoping to add some seasonal sparkle to some dark nights but Arts editor Andrew Clarke is rather underwhelmed by the lack of imagination

It attracted hundreds of people to Cromer earlier in the year and now everyone gets to see what all the fuss was about.

Evolutionary biologist and award winning BBC broadcaster, Dr Ben Garrod has issued a stark warning about the impact coastal erosion will have on Norfolk’s unique wildlife unless action is taken.

Whether you’re a Will Ferrell fan or prefer something a little more classic at Christmas, here’s a look at some of the best festive film listings across the Norwich this year.

Former Norwich City midfielder Bradley Johnson is facing a minimum four-game suspension after being charged with violent conduct following an alleged bite while in action for Derby.

Strictly Come Dancing professional Anton du Beke visited Jarrold department store this afternoon to launch his debut novel One Enchanted Evening.

From some big name comedy to madcap reinterpretations of classic tales, and music ranging from folk stalwarts to a jazz songstress and a dose of Gilbert and Sullivan, the New Year promises some top treats as the new season is unveiled at Diss Corn Hall.

Small in stature but big in laughs, Tanyalee Davis will be the star at a new comedy night coming to Great Yarmouth.

His career sent him spinning from pirate pop presenter through television personality to destitute drunk. Now another near-death experience has spurred Tom Edwards to write his memoirs.

From starring in classic TV sitcom Hi-de-Hi! to stepping out on stage in Calendar Girls The Musical, acting legend Ruth Madoc has had a ball in her 60 years in show business.

North Norfolk dancer Fabian Jackson has been part of a stunning contemporary dance rendition of David Bowie’s Life on Mars on BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Strictly Come Dancing took a dramatic turn as Graeme Swann was voted off, but why was Ashley Roberts in the dance off? Why were the judges in such a mess? And why was Rod Stewart dressed like an extra from Sharpe?

Keith Skipper remembers a good friend, Edward Storey, who has recently died at the age of 88

The biggest event in Wells’ festive calendar is just a few hours away and organisers want everyone in the town to join in the fun.

He was wowing Norfolk audiences with his dance skills before he had even turned 10, and now he’s set for a spin on the country’s most famous dance floor - that of the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Pensioners are at risk of losing their free TV licence after the BBC takes on the responsibility in 2020.

Ahead of the festive season, businesses are gearing up for what should be the busiest period of the year.

It looks like there’s going to be lots of reasons to stay tethered to the sofa in 2019 as a whole host of new and returning drama hits the small screen. From Game of Thrones to Les Miserables, Line of Duty to Peaky Blinders, The Crown to Stranger Things, it’s going to be a great TV year.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has insisted the Labour party could get a better Brexit deal - and called for a general election to give them the opportunity.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis, who attracted controversy this week when he was accused of mocking suicide, will appear on BBC Question Time tonight.

The famous saying goes that everyone knows where they were then they heard John F. Kennedy was shot. On the 55th anniversary of the US President’s assassination, Nick Richards puts that to the test by asking some of our regular writers what they remember from November 22 1963.

From a Strictly star to a Shakespeare play with a twist, there is plenty to keep all the family busy over the next seven days in Norfolk.

As Joanna Lumley fronts a campaign to provide more ladies’ loos at The Old Vic, Lynne Mortimer hopes all theatres will follow suit

Firefighters have been praised by a film star and television actor for saving the historic thatched cottage near his home.

TV naturalist Chris Packham has called on energy bosses to “work harder” to avoid building a massive substation in a “beautiful” Suffolk habitat.

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As a BBC report revealed that more than 200 pupils spent five straight days in isolation booths in England last year, Norfolk head teacher Jim Adams explains responsible isolation can support improvement in pupils’ behaviour

Norfolk’s Christmas ‘season’ is officially in swing after Holt hosted the county’s first festive lights switch on of 2018.

David Clayton has been tempted to buy a Dalek, probably as he is from the generation that saw the very first Doctor Who 55 years ago this month

Film maker David Webb has explored the Backwaters of Essex for a fascinating new dvd. Lynne Mortimer talks to David and finds out more.

James is feeling older than normal this week after watching the Remembrance commemorations with his father

Singer and actress Camille O’Sullivan is bringing her latest critically acclaimed show Where Are We Now? to Norwich Playhouse on November 18 and 19.

The Prince of Wales’ official website has revealed 70 facts about the heir to the British throne ahead of his 70th birthday on Wednesday.

Strictly Come Dancing professional Anton du Beke is waltzing his way into the city to launch his debut novel.

North Norfolk radio presenters Nigel Pearce and Alan Thompson will be reviewing the Beatles’ White Album 50th anniversary release and some of the sessions tracks.

We caught up with Annie Catwoman, Norwich Arts Centre’s Sonic Youths coordinator, to find out a little bit more about the programme.

Strictly Come Dancing professional AJ Pritchard is starring in a new dance show tour.

As the Prince of Wales turns 70 on November 14, people across East Anglia will be recalling their meetings with him over the years. Here we look back at his links with the region.

You realise that you must have somehow failed as a parent when your son announces that he is going to get married during the football season.

Ipswich boy and Strictly Come Dancing favourite Robin Windsor explains how wanting to finish at the top of his game and the lure of a permanent natural tan convinced him to waltz into the sunset.

A Love Island contestant has swapped the villa for a city restaurant for a new BBC Three reality show.

From a film festival to a gin and craft fair, there is plenty to keep you busy over the next seven days in Norfolk.

The Archbishop of Canterbury begins his three-day visit to Norfolk in Norwich today.

Understanding the First World War will become easier for future generations due to the advance in technology, says Broadland MP Keith Simpson

John Bultitude chats to actress and director Fiona Shaw as she brings Glyndebourne’s Cinderella to the Norwich Theatre Royal.

There is always a good sprinkling of magic and sparkle at our local pantomimes, we take a look at some of the shows on their way to a town near you.

Despite more fast food outlets opening in Norfolk the amount, compared to restaurants and cafes, has decreased in the past eight years, according to figures released by the BBC Shared Data Unit.

Caroline Flack is to return to the Strictly Come Dancing ballroom for this year’s Christmas special.

As the centenary of the end of the First World War approaches, communities across Norfolk are honouring those who fought and fell with exhibitions, remembrance services, parades and memorials.

Keith Skipper plays tribute to the outgoing Bishop of Norwich.

The Prince of Wales used to take his sons litter picking during their school holidays spent in Norfolk, the Duke of Cambridge has revealed.

The organisers of Norwich Science Festival 2018 have celebrated the overwhelming response to the week long event, following a record turn out.

Reality dating show ‘Eating With My Ex’ is looking for extras for a new episode being filmed in Norwich.

As the Rt Revd Graham James heads for retirement later this month, Keith Skipper reflects on his time with the church.

Lucy Grubb captivates the crowd at her Americana EP launch last night at Norwich Arts Centre.

TV racing presenter and a former jockey, Emma Spencer is selling her palatial Newmarket home. EDP property editor Caroline Culot went to visit The Courtyard, Balaton Place, for sale for a guide price of £3.5 million.

Political satire has a long, distinguished history in this country. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to Private Eye’s Ian Hislop and Nick Newman about their new play which shines a spotlight on a publisher who survived three libel trials in three days

Students at Fakenham Sixth Form welcomed the BBC’s director of news and current affairs earlier this month, who spoke to a group of students about topics.

We have survived Halloween Week on Strictly Come Dancing, and Seann Walsh has enjoyed his last television appearance for the next few years.

A TV company is looking for parents who are confident in their parenting technique.

This year, Lynne won’t be cooking Christmas dinner - oh joy, oh bliss

BBC One’s lifestyle show Eat Well For Less is looking for households from Norfolk to take part in the next series.

So here we are, coming towards the end of another year – the time when awards start getting handed out to those who have either been very successful or who have contributed their time and skills into helping others.

From the stage adaptation of hit thriller The Girl on the Train to sing-along The Greatest Showman, there is something for everyone at Norwich Theatre Royal in 2019.

Many of us are guilty of taking home a traffic cone after a night out but that wasn’t enough for one Alan Partridge superfan.

Department store Debenhams could shut a third of its 166 UK stores according to new reports.

Sam Claflin has been announced as one of the new stars of the Bafta award-winning drama series Peaky Blinders.

As a nation stopped squabbling long enough to watch a televised celebrity dance competition, Strictly Come Dancing returned to BBC One a mere 168 tortuous hours after news broke of Seann Walsh and Katya Jones kissing each others faces.

Fly-tipping waste including a kitchen cabinet was among the rubbish picked up during a beach clean in Gorleston.

It’s rare for the public to get a peak into the security arrangements of a Royal or high profile celebrity; however since the airing of BBC’s Bodyguard, part of which was filmed in Norfolk, the public has become more aware of the private security industry.

Norfolk’s cultural champions were celebrated in style on Friday night at a glittering ceremony at Norwich Cathedral.

Urban birder David Lindo shares his tips on how to spot migrating birds this Autumn

The scope of Google Earth means that landmark enthusiasts don’t even need to leave their homes to take a tour of Norwich’s most iconic buildings.

A respected music magazine has been told to “eat its words” after it handed Norwich duo Let’s Eat Grandma a prestigious award - a few months after branding the city “unfashionable”.

What jobs will be gone in 20 years time? Lynne Mortimer looks at the most vulnerable.

Take one heritage railway, mix in some fear, add a dash of terror and a splash of every phobia going for good measure, and you’ve got the perfect recipe for a night on the Horror Train.

Negative comments in any walk of life can be damaging, but David Clayton says its best to take them, and also positive comments, with a large pinch of salt

The scene is typical Norfolk: the farmer in a tractor, irrigating a field. Less typical is the robot helping the farmer make decisions, like which part of the field needs more water and which needs less.

For 10-year-old Rosie Mower mystery runs in the family.

A large-scale investigation has been launched into an Ipswich-based financial company

It was 60 years ago, on October 16 2018, that Blue Peter first arrived on our screens. People in East Anglia have been sharing their memories of the iconic children’s show.

A popular coastal bus route is among a host of rural services under threat because there are too many people using it with a free bus pass, the firm’s boss claims.

Sean Harris, best known for playing Solomon Lane in the Mission: Impossible franchise, plays the lead role in a new film set in Norfolk.

Watch some truly shocking driving on video, captured on dashcam by drivers in Suffolk and Norfolk.

The sister of missing Essex man Nigel Kedar says she still hopes her brother will turn up, despite police saying all lines of enquiry into his disappearance are now exhausted.

Police have said all lines of enquiry into the disappearance of a man in Norfolk have been “exhausted” although insist that any new information which came to light would be acted on.

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