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A car ended up on its side and a man was taken to hospital after a crash in North Walsham.

The shocking “trail of destruction” left behind by vandals on Christmas night has been revealed as one frustrated resident, who has been targeted three times in as many weeks, hits out.

Struggling Dereham moved off the bottom of the table after earning a valuable point with a much improved performance.

Police have issued photographs of potentially stolen property in an attempt to return them to their rightful owners.

Richard Baxter recalls the pride he felt about owning his first car, a 2000 Ford Fiesta, and the sense of freedom that it gave him.

Schools pupils visited Hammond Ford at Halesworth to find out more about vehicle emissions and the effects and associated dangers from car engines left running when stationary.

Teresa Deacon recalls the feeling of independence her first car, a £100 1960 Ford Prefect, gave her.

More than half of people in Norfolk who receive social care feel lonely, new figures have revealed.

John Wyatt’s 1955 Ford Popular never failed him, as he travelled between bases while in the Fleet Air Arm, and doubled up as a camp bed.

Three cars have been involved in a multiple-vehicle crash on a Norfolk road which is resulting in delays.

A driver who caused a serious collision has received a four-week ban after magistrates heard that a longer ban would make travelling a “pain”.

Norfolk U18s are through to the third round of the FA County Youth Cup after a thrilling 4-3 win at Cornwall U18s after extra time.

Ford’s new Fiesta ST is a ‘supersonic supermini’ with a 200PS, 1.5-litre, three-cylinder engine that gives it a big heart in the hot-hatch hierarchy. Motoring editor Andy Russell gets into the beat.

Adverts for Ford, Nissan and Fiat Chrysler have been banned for endorsing irresponsible driving.

A Norfolk artist has created a mudsterpiece to raise awareness about mental health.

Updated A47 re-opens after four vehicle pile-up

Monday, October 8, 2018

The A47 has re-opened after a four vehicle crash.

An independent clothing company is bucking the trend on the high street as it celebrates 35 years of business.

David Clayton says you haven’t lived until you’ve heard music through a juke box - which means most of the younger generation haven’t lived

Ford celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Ford Focus with a new model that brings new affordable technology and connectivity to the class, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

The son of Lotus founder Colin Chapman says his father would be proud to see the famous marque celebrating its 70th anniversary this weekend in such a strong position.

Motoring editor Andy Russell grew up with Lotus. Here he looks at why people took this Norfolk sports car maker to their heart, sharing the ups and downs, success and failure and why, 70 years after being founded by Colin Chapman, it is still very much in the driving seat.

Motoring editor Andy Russell visits a mind-bogglingly vast warehouse, which could house 20 football pitches, which is a logistical labyrinth stocking parts for keeping Fords on the road for the whole of the UK and Ireland.

After the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War the Western World heaved a deep sigh of relief.

Plans for a new two-storey McDonald’s drive-through restaurant in Lowestoft have been approved.

American classic cars and bikes are set to take centre stage at this year’s Reepham Classic Car and Bike Festival as the popular event returns for a fifth year.

The iconic Ford Mustang has become a big hit since galloping into the UK sports car market and has now been honed to make it even better to drive and live with, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Graham Coe’s first car was a Ford Prefect 107E and he aimed to keep it as immaculate as the previous owner had done with plenty of polish and a plastic cover to protect it.

Opinion Spending less time with the family

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

As Boris Johnson and his wife seek a divorce, Lynne Mortimer wonders if the electorate is too bothered about the private lives of politicians.

Duncan Bradford’s first car was a 1953 Ford Prefect 100E, his second – a Reliant Fox – was his first, and only, new car and he’still driving it.

When Joanna Gray started becoming unable to put her right foot on the floor at the age of 19, she was left confused as to what could be causing the problem.

John Telford and his identical twin shared a Ford Popular but sometimes it ended in double trouble as he recalls here.

Ford has added a slightly rugged crossover variant to the Fiesta range. Tom Wiltshire takes the new Fiesta Active for a spin.

A dashcam has captured three drivers jumping lanes at one roundabout on the NDR.

Graham Godbold had a few dramas in his hand-painted purple Ford Zodiac but the scariest was when his wife nearly fell out on a roundabout.

Vauxhall certainly offers buyers SUV and crossovers plenty to choose and has now launched a more rugged Rocks version of its Viva city car. Motoring editor Andy Russell says you pay the price for those chunkier looks.

The clutch went the day after Nigel Garbett paid £160 for his 1960 Ford Anglia 105E but it went on to give good service until rust got hold.

Norwich City stormed back into our lives at the weekend with all the subtlety of a back-from-the-dead baddie returning to a soap opera with falling ratings.

Cathie Edmunds grew up with cars and learned to drive in her 1935 Morris 8, called Taffy. More than half a century later, she still wonders what became of it.

Training aimed at slashing the amount of time officers spend dealing with accidents and broken down vehicles has been undertaken by South Norfolk Police.

Ronald Wood’s first set of four wheels was a Ford Squire van, followed by a Mini Traveller. They put him on the road to a car-buying bug which sees him buying a different model almost every year.

It was the first large military road run in the county and featured vintage vehicles from across Norfolk and north Suffolk.

Cromer will host the Rotary Club of Holt and District’s 12th annual golf day for the first time.

Worried about how much you’ll spend this summer holidays? Don’t worry, our readers have some fantastic suggestions for cheap, family-friendly alternatives.

In his final feature for the EDP, Trevor Heaton reflects on what makes Norfolk different to anywhere else - and reveals the three things he’s learned about the county.

American classics will be the stars of the fifth annual Reepham Classic Car and Bike Festival on Sunday, September 30 with the organisers urging owners to register their vehicle for the popular event.

Gallery Facelifted compact SUV now looks part

Saturday, June 23, 2018

In what is becoming an increasingly-competitive market, Ford has given its EcoSport compact-SUV a makeover. Can this new model win over the masses? Will Rimell gets behind the wheel to find out.

Norfolk’s U10s continued their strong start to the season with win at Huntingdonshire.

Less than three seconds separated the podium places in the Fun Cup race at Snetterton, after four hours of hard-fought racing, with the series leaders team of Zoe Wenham, Guy Wenham and Ryan Burke coming out on top.

Dereham’s venerable windmill has been given a new lease on life following a £20,500 update.

A man in his 30s has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after police and fire services were called to a crash in Blyford.

Tony Hewlett had some explaining to do when his 1962 Ford Popular was used by criminals and he did not know it was missing. But it didn’t fare so well as a tow car.

Peter Lane bought a year-old Ford 100E van in 1961 and he and a school friend enjoyed some memorable, and eventful, camping trips in Scoland with it.

Richard Batson tells how the Triumph Herald’s looks belied its dodgy driveability but an engine compartment you could almost walk into made it easy to maintain.

A 1960 Ford ‘Anglebox’ Anglia 105E put Eamonn Harvey on the road to enjoying owning classic cars and he still has an Austin A35.

Mazda’s updated 3 family hatchback. Tom Wiltshire gets behind the wheel of the Mazda 3 to find out if it’s got what it takes.

Alan Burbridge’s first car was a 1967 Ford Anglia Super and fond memories still coming flooding back whenever he sees one at a classic car meet.

With the anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln on April 15, Trevor Heaton reflects on the poignant Norfolk connections that link his birth – and his death.

Focusing on higher margin sales has brought an East Anglian motor trader back into the black.

A 22-year-old man had a lucky escape after walking free from a head on collision with a telegraph pole at Bressingham.

Almost half a century has passed since the abduction of 13-year-old schoolgirl April Fabb.

It’s like The Darling Buds of May do Corfu but that’s a good thing. Escaping to Greece for an hour every Sunday night makes Monday feel far further away than it really is

Open wheel Stock Car fans are in for a real treat at King’s Lynn on Saturday (5.30pm) with a triple helping of high speed action.

As he returns to his spiritual home, Rupert Orton reflects on a musical life from Norfolk to Mississippi

A well-known East Anglian motor dealership has sold five high-end franchises to a US retailer.

A nursing home been praised for its “exceptional standards of care” after being given an outstanding rating by a health watchdog.

A Suffolk family-owned care home group said it was “hugely proud” after inspectors rated two of its homes ‘outstanding’ in the space of six months.

Chris West and Keith Hounslow maintain their composure during a tense battle for victory during the Snetterton Stage Rally, withstanding a strong second-half challenge from the Ian Woodhouse/Jason Leaf crew.

Motor trade apprentice John Smith faced a serious challenge to bring his first car, a Ford Taunus 12M, up to his standards. But, unfortunately, his labour of love did not last long.

Payton Swatman’s superb first half strike gave Wroxham all three points at home to Ely City in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

Geoffrey Green is reliving his early ‘scooter boy’ days having bought another Lambretta and lovingly restored it in retirement.

The Snetterton Stages, a round of the prestigious Motorsport News Circuit Rally Championship, opens the Norfolk circuit’s busy season on Sunday.

Ahead of Valentine’s Day, unromantic motoring editor Andy Russell asks what would give you the biggest buzz – a passionate kiss or driving a sports car?

A shocked householder saw a car thief driving away in her son’s Ford Focus which had been stolen from the driveway of the family home in Bradwell, a court heard.

Not one but two first cars – a 1959 Hillman Minx Series III and a 1953-54 Standard 8 – owned by Clive Dyball and his wife, Margaret.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian has been left with life changing injuries following a collision with a car in Thetford.

Two people remain in hospital after a serious crash near Norwich.

Steve Williams was in the dark about the condition of his Triumph Herald, after buying it at night in the rain, but daylight revealed it was a wreck.

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