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Norwich’s most famous family took a break from wrestling to tackle questions to the press ahead of the film release.

People trying to cut back on sugar this January will still be able to enjoy a sweet treat with their copy of the Eastern Daily Press this weekend.

Hundreds of people have signed up for the first ever cycling parkride in Norwich, which is believed to be the first of its kind in the UK.

Hopes have been raised that an historic Norwich home, which council officers blocked from being knocked down, could get a new lease of life through a ‘Grand Designs’ type makeover.

Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News editor David Powles spends a day with Norwich homeless charity St Martin’s Housing Trust.

A Norfolk sportsman and father who lived in the same village all his life has died aged 89.

Caroline Culot joins the business team this week in a new business and property role.

A couple of ounces of butter, eight ounces of sugar and four ounces of bacon, it doesn’t seem like much, but for thousands of Britains 69 years ago today, suddenly it was all they had to last the week.

Norfolk legend Keith Skipper on the battle between the sexes

From an adult-only pantomime to a classic car show, there are plenty of events taking place to help beat the post-Christmas blues.

After weeks of thrills, slips and magical moments, time is running out to making the most of the Eastern Daily Press and Evening News Ice Rink.

Week two of skating is in full swing at the Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News ice rink.

You’ve eaten enough food to go into hibernation and your brain hurts from playing so much Scrabble, so it is time to leave the house and head to one of these exciting events.

Quiz QUIZ: Norwich Ice Rink in numbers

Thursday, December 20, 2018

With the Norwich Ice Rink now open, would you like to know more about the facts and figures behind the scenes?

Here are some of the best pictures from Norwich Ice Rink this week.

The Eastern Daily Press has appointed a new business editor.

We’ve all heard of ghosts that rattle chains - but ghosts that rattle bedsteads in terrace houses in King’s Lynn? No wonder crowds flocked in their hundreds to see what the spectre would do next.

From a pop-up ice rink to vegan Christmas fair, festivities are in full swing across Norfolk with plenty of events taking place across the county this week.

A winter campaign aimed at keeping the elderly and vulnerable warm and cared for has surpassed it’s £10,000 milestone in public donations alone.

A former book publisher is turning to the public for help to track down four missing illustrations from a book celebrating the Norfolk dialect.

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.

A Norfolk chef who has struggled with mental ill health is set to hold his second monthly social event surrounding mental health and wellbeing.

As Theresa May battles to get the country onside with her Brexit deal, EDP readers had the chance to put their questions to the prime minister.

With Christmas fast approaching, why not get festive while raising funds for Norwich Evening News’ Christmas charity, the Hamlet?

The annual Festival of Light in Reepham ended in chaos after two horses pulling Santa’s sleigh became spooked and bolted, throwing him and two other people from the back.

Do you know a young person who goes above and beyond to make a difference in your community? Then nominate them for a Norfolk Youth Award to celebrate their achievements.

The region’s most hard working, caring, and talented individuals were celebrated at a glittering awards ceremony this evening.

Christmas is a time of giving and receiving presents.

Art Fair East returns to St Andrew’s Hall this weekend with work from over 200 artists at the three-day event.

Swing by the Forum this Tuesday to chat with members of the team behind the project making the rich local history contained in this newspaper’s archives accessible online and via voice search.

The Gentleman Motorcyclist blog is a collection of ramblings from the perspective of a wealthy male stuck somewhere between 1920 and 1950, trying to fit in with and make sense of the modern world - and failing miserably due to having different old fashioned ethics. Here’s what he had to say about Norwich’s Northern Distributor Road.

A company that focuses on the communities where it operates is backing good causes and the local heroes who stand up for others.

It looked like any other council house in the row, a sturdily-built home, close to local amenities and perfect for a growing family – particularly one with an attendant poltergeist.

Amid the frenzy of shopping, wrapping, decorating, cooking, writing cards and generally Christmasifying anything and everything, spare a thought for the hungry, lonely, poorly and even the furry in Norfolk this Christmas. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Volunteers picked up almost 10,000 items and filled 63 bin bags on the beaches of Norfolk and Waveney over a mass four-day clean up.

This newspaper and Bullards are offering four lucky people the chance to spend an exclusive day behind the scenes at Norwich City Football Club’s training ground.

Art Fair East returns to St Andrews Hall this week and will feature work from over 200 artists from Norfolk to Dubai.

Within a week of launching, the Surviving Winter campaign, which aims to help those who suffer the most during the colder months, has reached a third of its fundraising target.

‘Nature champion’ Jules Pretty takes the crown and there’s an honour for the founder of Norfolk Children’s Book Centre

The outstanding talent from Norfolk’s deep and diverse business community was put firmly centre-stage at the county’s premier awards ceremony.

More than 500 of the biggest and brightest names in the Norfolk business world will be stepping out for the Norfolk Business Awards this evening.

The Eastern Daily Press is encouraging readers to save money and shop local with our Norfolk Christmas offers

Norfolk’s schools are pulling up their socks in the quest for improvement, according to new figures from the education watchdog.

The countdown to Christmas has begun and all our readers are invited to our special carol service to get into the festive spirit.

The killing of Watton teenager Johanna Young at Christmas 1992 became Norfolk’s biggest ever murder inquiry. But 26 years later the case remains unsolved. This is what our new podcast found out.

More than 200 children went missing from council-run children’s homes in Norfolk in the last academic year.

After going behind the scenes at two of Tampa Bay’s top sports franchises, Norwich City director Stephan Phillips gave a rare interview to David Freezer about the Canaries’ time in Florida – and the season so far.

Southampton are considering making a move for Norwich City sporting director Stuart Webber, according to a national newspaper report.

Great Yarmouth’s beach has won a competition to receive a ‘big beach clean up’ on Tuesday.

Art fans will be spoilt for choice at the upcoming Art Fair East which features over 200 artists from all across the UK and beyond.

And as our Books For Schools campaign enters its second month, we have been on a mission to crown the region’s favourite children’s book.

Following the announcement on Friday of Sir Ian McKellan’s 80th birthday tour in 2019, we can exclusively reveal he is doing an extra Norwich show to a specially invited audience.

Norfolk celebrated peace a century ago with flags, parades, bells and even impromptu flypasts and a commandeered fire engine.

Explore almost 150 years of our region’s history by volunteering in a fascinating new project to digitise this newspaper’s archive.

This Christmas a network of local businesses plans to overturn the familiar definition of the term ‘stone-faced’, with festive expressions and jolly faces instead illuminating the walls of Norwich Castle.

It used to be a once-a-year-day, or a special treat for weekend workers.

They left their jobs, families and homes behind to go and fight on the battlefields of the First World War, but sadly none of them returned home.

A First World War commemorative figure beheaded by vandals has been replaced, thanks to the generosity of a Great Yarmouth company who stepped in to help after reading about the incident in the Eastern Daily Press.

A well-loved former staff member at the The Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News has died.

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

All will be revealed − and you can be there!

Taverham Mill is well worth a visit whether you are an angler or not.

How does a killer escape justice for decades? Why does the death of a schoolgirl go unsolved even when police believe they know who did it?

A decision over the future of the site of the Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News’s Prospect House is due to be made by city councillors next week.

Chancellor Philip Hammond will present his final pre-Brexit Budget today – and the Eastern Daily Press will bring you the latest on what it means for people and businesses in East Anglia.

A question mark hangs over whether a major Norfolk road will get a share of a war chest to improve the nation’s highways.

Norwich Ice Rink is coming back - and will be bigger and better than ever before!

On October 29 1938, King George VI and the Queen Mother came to open one of Norwich’s grandest landmarks.

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

At the tail-end of the 1800s, a series of strange goings-on haunted Bumbler’s Farm in Shelfanger: doors opened and closed of their own accord, a towel roller in the kitchen spun violently as if powered by an unseen hand, ornaments in the parlour crashed to the ground and the ghostly figure of a woman was seen.

There are secrets hidden in every corner of Norfolk, even in the least expected places: what today forms part of a modern shopping mall was once the place where city people went to have curses removed and good luck restored.

From Lady Lord Mayors to pop industry excess and a floating library, there’s energy and imagination to thrill and delight in 2018

Concerns that progress to improve the A47 is in danger of falling behind prompted a Conservative councillor to launch a blistering attack on Highways England.

A glittering awards ceremony honouring “people who do extraordinary things” has been hailed as a “wonderful success.”

Maeve McClenaghan, from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, on why she has spent the last eight months counting the deaths of homeless people.

They put themselves in harm’s way to protect the public and help keep our county safe and tonight they will get the recognition they deserve at the Norfolk Safer Community Awards (NOSCAs).

Guidelines shaping the future development of the Prospect House site in Norwich have been given unanimous approval.

An evening of choral classics performed by the renowned Norwich Cathedral Choir will launch this year’s Coast Arts festival programme, which features an eclectic line-up ranging from exhibitions, competitions and workshops, to film, drama and a literary events.

Today, the EDP launches a campaign to honour all those who fought and fell in the First World War.

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

The judges for this year’s Stars of Lowestoft and Waveney awards have announced the shortlist of finalists ahead of the its annual ceremony.

We want our history to be honoured!

Awards celebrating Great Yarmouth and Waveney’s hardworking hospital staff will be live streamed for the first time.

A decision over the future of the site of the Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News’s Prospect House is due to be made by city councillors next week.

It’s time to start collecting - our Books for Schools campaign begins today.

They’ve spent the summer delighting thousands of visitors to Norwich and Norfolk.

As the waters swirled around him in a raging torrent 140 years ago he stood on a plank risking his own life to help save others...and then he fell. Derek James tells the story of the Norwich Bellman.

Heptahare was crowned as Norfolk’s favourite GoGoHare, now we want to know which of the moongazers are your favourite.

An inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal which left at least 2,400 people dead is to begin.

Has your school signed up to win its share of £20,000 worth of books with our exciting new Books for Schools campaign?

The treasury has become the latest body to join the fight to improve the business environment for women.

It’s been a tough race, you chose your five favourite GoGoHares and now it’s time to vote in The Grand Final and crown your winner.

It may be the final weekend to see the GoGoHares on their trail around Norfolk, but our hare world cup is keeping GoGo fans talking as we gear up to crown one winner.

Remember the so-called Millennial Bug which we were told would bring the world grinding to a standstill and lead to technological apocalypse?

In 1980, Norfolk staged its own Y2K trial run.

Your chance to fill your sticker books and find the GoGo Hares you’re missing!

The Eastern Daily Press has appointed Eleanor Pringle as business writer.

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

Week three of the GoGoHares World Cup saw Prof Hare and his Magic Library storm to victory, crowned by the Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News readers.

Norfolk writer, broadcaster and entertainer Keith Skipper is preparing for an emotional pilgrimage towards his playful past in Caister.

What began as an understandable parental warning has developed into a unique online platform scheduled to launch next month. Thanks in part to the Eastern Daily Press.

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