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An historic Norwich school has revealed proposals to upgrade its city centre site to address an “urgent need” for improvements.

Norfolk youngster Freddie Steward has made a surprise first appearance for Leicester Tigers in the Gallagher Premiership – at the age of just 18.

A Norfolk academy trust has ranked among the country’s best for sixth form performance.

Thousands of young people looking to get a head-start in their careers attended the Norfolk Skills and Career Festival 2019.

A woman whose award-winning photos will be displayed at an arts exhibition believes she may have found one of Great Yarmouth’s hidden beauty spots.

Norwich schools have been urged to allow pupils to have the day off to take part in a protest over climate change.

A teenage rowing coach is preparing to embark on an epic 9,000km solo cycle ride from Kenya through to South Africa.

He retired from teaching 70 years ago and he died in 1956 but the memory of the amazing Walter “Scatty” Watling lives on. Derek James remembers an art master like no other

It’s official - Norfolk Day is returning for a second year and people across the county are being encouraged to get involved and celebrate what a wonderful place Norfolk is.

Norwich School pupil Freddie Steward took a break from his A level studies to make his first team debut for Leicester Tigers at the weekend.

He was a rock ‘n’ roll wildcat in Germany and many musicians didn’t have the courage to share a stage with him....then a group of lads from Liverpool joined him. Derek James reports.

We often talk about our favourite TV shows which have long gone but this little beauty is still being screened...Derek James tells a tale of the unexpected

A secondary school has issued a warning after a pupil was approached by two men and asked if they wanted a lift.

Could the next agri-tech breakthrough be developed in Norfolk? The world’s next leading geneticist have their first biology lesson in Norwich? The next celebrity hairdresser complete their apprenticeship in Dereham?

Police are investigating after a pupil at a school in Norwich was approached and asked to get into a car.

Pupils at a Norwich school have been solving the real life problems businesses need to cater to in a Dragons’ Den competition organised by the Norfolk School Business Enterprise department.

An East Anglian academy trust is set to shut down after its two schools joined another trust.

Strapping on a pair on running shoes on a cold November morning may not be everyone’s idea of a good time - but for one Norwich teenager it’s the perfect way to spend the weekend.

Norwich School has been awarded Norfolk Chamber’s highest level of the Young Chamber Enterprise Recognition Award.

A network of tunnels buried beneath a city school’s playground could be unearthed and opened up for access.

Remembering some of the former Norwich City footballers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country in the First World War, with the help of the Norwich City Historical Trust, who traced those who played for the Canaries and died in the conflict

From the odd layout of Norwich to his sympathy for one of Norfolk’s most famous rebels, fans of the best-selling author CJ Sansom have enjoyed a rare opportunity to hear the author talk about his latest novel.

Norwich School pupil Laura-Rose Cooke was the star of the show as she represented England at the Salamunov Memorial 2018 international gymnastics competition in Slovenia.

A group of Norfolk teenagers have raised essential funds to help women and girls escape sex slavery.

Former England fielding coach Richard Halsall was on hand to run an assessment day at Norwich School.

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.

A teenager from Norwich has been selected as one of 21 youngsters to work with Disney on a female empowerment campaign.

Take a first look at Norwich’s Roger Nsengiyumva’s starring role in new BBC One primetime drama Informer which starts on Tuesday.

An actor who grew up in Norwich after fleeing from the Rwandan genocides is to star in the new BBC One thriller Informer.

Norwich duo Let’s Eat Grandma will headline a fundraising concert on Wednesday evening in aid of an aspiring musician who was diagnosed with an aggressive form of bone cancer at the age of 18.

Whether it’s your first steps inside a school since that memorable last day all those years ago, or you’re a seasoned open day attendee, there’s much to learn at these important insights into potential schools and colleges. Sophie Stainthorpe asked Norfolk teachers for the inside line on open days.

From headline show Boy in a Lighthouse to a Bridget Jones star, this year’s festival is set to be the biggest and best yet.

It has been a spell of milestones for Old Catton veteran Barry Clemitson.

The private school, set in the grounds of Norwich Cathedral, is now buzzing with boys and girls from ages four to 18.

I can’t let the sad passing of Michael ‘Robbie’ Robbins go unmentioned.

A gospel choir will be performing a special concert for a child bereavement charity.

An actress who starred as Donna Ludlow in Eastenders and Mr Bean’s girlfriend Irma Gobb re-opened a Norwich charity shop, and even donated some of her clothes.

A teenage singing sensation has gained a top distinction in her grade eight Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music examination.

The mother of a talented young musician battling cancer has made an impassioned plea for people to help her raise £200,000 to pay for life-saving treatment for her son.

A portrait of former health minister Edwina Currie made from a montage of eggs led to Norwich college student Richard Bromley-Derry winning this year’s Norfolk Art and Design Competition run by Norwich University of the Arts.

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

The new Young Norfolk Laureate was announced at a ceremony celebrating the winners of the Young Norfolk Writing Competition 2018.


Wednesday, July 11, 2018


Hundreds of youngsters from around Norfolk heard from authors and poets at a children’s book festival.

A woman from Norwich has become one of the first people to paddleboard the almost 350 mile-long coastline of Mallorca.

A Norwich pupil who volunteers at a Norfolk charity has been awarded a school award for her efforts.

They’re having an amazing time flying the flag for Great Britain, but this week the county’s showjumping sisters focus on their own back yard and The Royal Norfolk Show

An historic gateway through the wall surrounding one of Norwich’s most instantly recognisable landmarks could be reopened as part of plans to redevelop the city’s oldest school.

A Norwich School student has won the County Arts Bowls Club’s Gordon Royal Trophy for under-18s.

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.

With the deadline looming for the 2018-19 cohort, DAVID FREEZER finds out more about the Norfolk Sports Academy and the athletes who have benefited from the project since its launch two years ago.

It was 55 years ago this week when four young lads headed into Norwich to make music... and they had been “taught” how to play rock ‘n’ roll in Germany by a city-born rebel rouser.

A former Norwich School pupil is aiming to be one of the first to circumnavigate the Spanish island of Mallorca on a Stand Up Paddle Board.

Under the Hammer: More news of what is making the salerooms buzz from Kevin Lines, of Keys Fine Art Auctioneers of Aylsham, the leading East Anglian fine art and antiques auction house.

A festival aiming to inspire young people with the world of words is preparing to fly into Norwich for another year.

Paintings by some of Norfolk’s leading living artists and most famous painters from the past are set to go under the hammer in the county tomorrow.

In our latest feature to celebrate The Square Box at the Hill exhibition at Norwich Castle Museum, Trevor Heaton looks at a ‘battle’ two centuries ago - not between armies... but architects.

A special celebration of music will be taking place in Norwich this Thursday.

Gina Long celebrates more of Norfolk’s charity superstars - including one of our many local London Marathon runners this weekend.

Olympic champion Kate Richardson-Walsh has been coaching some Norfolk youngsters.

Artists from across the east consider our rich and varied inheritance in the fifth open art show at Norwich Castle. Arts correspondent Emma Knights takes at look at nine highlights.

The sun may not have had his hat on at the Norfolk Showground but that did not worry the 5000-strong crowd which flocked to the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association’s fun and educational one-day show.

Under the Hammer: More news of what is making the salerooms buzz from Kevin Lines of Keys Fine Art Auctioneers of Aylsham, the leading East Anglian fine art and antiques auction house.

Outgoing manager Mick McCarthy has been frustrated by the injury woes of Norwich City academy graduate Tom Adeyemi since signing for Ipswich Town.

Love it or loathe it, public art intrudes in our lives because it’s there, in your face, when you walk around Norwich.

Tech wizards and newbies alike will take on challenges set by industry giants at a two-day festival.

After an eight year struggle with Alzheimer’s Prof Roy Davies OBE, a former Dean of Biology at UEA and deputy director of the John Innes Institute, has died aged 85.

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