The humble bungalow was once considered the house type that style forgot. But not any more. And with more people living longer and less bungalows being built, single storey dwellings have never been more popular. Whatever would Granny say?
They may not have had the multi-million pound budget of the likes of John Lewis but one Norfolk business has not let that stop them producing their own quirky Christmas film just as memorable as anything the national chains can do.
We look back over past John Lewis’s previous Christmas television advertisements and give you the chance to vote for your own favourite. Will Sir Elton get your vote or is your heart melted by Buster the Boxer?
It’s the second time that John Lewis has used Your Song in its Christmas campaign, but this time the store has gone straight to source and employed Sir Elton. But is it Christmassy enough? Let me sit on the roof, kick off the moss and let you know.
Keen to live in an affordable brand-new home? Looking for a modern home within an easy commute of London? City Park West in Chelmsford is the answer – and ideal for first-time buyers taking their first steps towards home ownership.
It has taken a mere two and a bit years but finally I’ve done it. Anyone out there who finds sewing tasks easy will probably find it difficult to understand how the relatively straightforward task of covering an oblong of foam cushion with a piece of material could take so long. Put simply, it was because I didn’t know what I was doing.
The likes of Moz the Monster and Paddington may have stolen the hearts of youngsters this Christmas, but they are also signs of increased marketing spend which retailers feel will benefit the entire sector, a new report suggests.
The big department stores Curls (Debenhams) and Bonds (John Lewis) were rebuilt along with many other shops. New factories were opening....Norwich was slowly coming back to life after the Second World War.
All Saints Green; Today it is at the heart of the latest controversial road closure scheme but more than 30 years ago the late Norwich historian and author Geoffrey Goreham wrote in the Evening News: “If ever a road needs the therapy of pedestrianisation it is All Saints Green.”
It’s almost time to crack out the tinsel and deck the halls, but why not try something a little different with your decorating this Christmas and take inspiration from the local area to help make your home especially cosy.
He has already been immortalised in a song by The Beatles, but a Norwich man who was one of the most celebrated circus owners in Victorian England could be about to provide yet more artistic inspiration.
What a cheerful sight – a glorious morning with a clear blue sky and the sun streaming through the bedroom window. After all those gloomy days and bitter winds the prospect of a seat in the garden with an early morning cuppa was really pleasing.
Norwich Fashion Week kicks off on Thursday, but if you haven’t got a golden ticket to one of the catwalk shows then don’t worry; there are lots of other events taking place all over the city. Here’s a look at what else is on.
City drivers have been urged to brace themselves for weeks of disruption as work on a further £3m traffic shake-up starts today - but council leaders have said the end result will justify the short-term pain.
It is the long awaited advert that marks the countdown until Christmas and pulls on the heart strings of millions of viewers across the country every year. Love it or hate it, it is the Christmas advert that has already got people talking – with 12m views on YouTube in little over a week.
GoGoDragons! are brightening up Norwich this summer, and each one is an impressive work of art. In the second of a two-part series about the 84 characters in Break’s charity art trail, arts correspondent EMMA KNIGHTS takes a look at the other 42 dragons and their stories.
A well-known local golfer has moved his sports shop into the centre of Norwich to see increased footfall – and, perhaps, to be closer to his son, who runs a fitness gym a couple of doors down the same street.