David Powles

From royalty to national treasures and well known local personalities, the inaugural Norfolk Day received the backing of dozens of famous faces.

A fourth and final wellbeing night organised by a Norfolk chef who has suffered with mental ill health will leave a message of not suffering in silence.

Editor David Powles spends a day in the life of a Norwich homeless charity to look at the work they do, cover the stories of some of the people they help and to find out about the current situation in the city.

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

Where are the best places our reviewers ate in 2018 in Norfolk?

One reader contests our editor’s pick of Norfolk’s top ten towns and cities. What do you think?

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.

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

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

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

Christmas is a time of giving and receiving presents.

Our interactive Norwich City fanzine The PinkUn Show from The Woolpack pub discusses all the big Canaries talking points.

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

Judging has taken place for this year’s Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards.

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.

Fancy a bit of late Summer sun in France – but don’t want to face a long and arduous trip with the children in tow? Then this family site in Normandy could be just the answer, as David Powles found out.

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

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

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

Potential participants in a charity sleep out in Norwich which raises awareness of homelessness have been hearing more about the feat.

You’re spoilt for choice this September with hundreds of free events and activities taking place across the county.

Now is your chance to show your support for Daniel Farke – by picking up one of our masks of the German manager.

The Eastern Daily Press (EDP) has been named amongst 15 organisations recognised by Norfolk County Council as going to extra mile to tackle loneliness.

We’re doing it all again next year!

Norfolk organisations which go the extra mile to tackle loneliness have been praised as part of a countywide campaign.

Communities are getting excited as they gear up for the first-ever Norfolk Day.

The winners of the Norfolk Day prize draw have been announced.

A group of young Norwich jobseekers learned about the world of newspaper publishing during a visit to an employer in the city.

Excitement is building around the county as today marks the two-week countdown to Norfolk Day.

A look at our Norfolk Day prize giveaway.

GoGoHares fans certainly seem stuck on our special souvenir sticker album - with 4,000 copies already snapped up.

A rallying cry has been issued to almost 200 businesses in Norfolk for them to lend crucial support for the campaign to get the A47 fully dualled.

GoGoHares galore will soon be leaping into Norwich and Norfolk for the Summer.

Celebration, pride, tradition and community spirit.

The East Anglian Book Awards are back for an 11th year, celebrating the region’s writing talent. Trevor Heaton reports.

There is still time to enter the Norfolk Community Foundation’s photo challenge in celebration community life in Norfolk.

Does Norfolk need garden towns or villages to help ease its housing needs? David Powles says nothing should be off the agenda.

GoGoHares sculptures large and small will be decorating our city and county this summer to mark the 50th anniversary of children’s charity Break.

Eastern Daily Press and Evening News staff raised £680 for Norfolk cancer charity The Big C after playing a football game at Norwich City’s Carrow Road.

The region’s MPs are today urged to vote against amendments to a Parliamentary bill which newspaper editors say would cause irreparable damage to journalism.

Entries are open for a new photo competition celebrating community life.

The outstanding achievements of more than 100 young people from across Norfolk were celebrated at an inspiring ceremony in Norwich.

Norfolk Chamber’s new mission to “connect, support and give voice” to every business in the county was kick-started at an event in west Norfolk.

It is an event which celebrates the best and brightest of Norfolk and Waveney life.

The final tokens have been issued - but there’s still time to make sure every last one is handed in to your school.

Norfolk Day is less than 100 days away. To celebrate, we have put together a list of 100 events and ideas communities can get involved with on July 27.

A leading conservation charity has joined forces with this summer’s Norfolk Day celebrations.

How do you know when a piece of art works? Is it when people who don’t normally talk about the subject, suddenly have an opinion, even if they are expressing disgust about the piece in question?

People across Norfolk are today urged to leave the government in no doubt of how desperately the a fully dualled A47 is needed, by sending thousands of postcards demanding action.

Roads minister Jesse Norman was today left in no doubt what Norfolk wants when it comes to its main artery: Just Dual It!

Chief executive of Norfolk Chamber of Commerce, Chris Sargisson, has thrown his support behind Norfolk Day in becoming an ambassador for the initiative.

For four decades they have been reciting news for the blind community in Norwich and last week published their 2,000th edition.

Norfolk Day has received a massive boost - an endorsement from The Duke of Cambridge.

They have spent the past few days going above and beyond the call of duty to ensure the safety of others as the Beast of the East has taken its freezing grip on the region and now their efforts have been recognised.

What a week it’s been.

Only a fortnight ago the temperature had risen, the lambs were being born and it felt like spring was on its way.

Norfolk Day shop launches

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

With just under 150 days to go, excitement is building for the first ever Norfolk Day - and now you have a way to buy packs of goodies to help you to join in the fun.

A talking newspaper in Norwich founded 40 years ago is to mark the occasion by recording its 2,000th edition.

Imagine you are in a restaurant and charged £10 for your main meal of chicken, mashed potato and peas.

The upcoming Norfolk Day must reflect change as well as celebrate the county, says Nick Conrad.

Support for Norfolk Day has continued to pour in as businesses and organisations across the county have pledged to get involved.

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