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A Norfolk born-and-bred couple who still live less than five miles away from where they grew up, are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary.

There is a former Norwich City manager, who will remain nameless, that had a vastly different approach to blooding youngsters compared with Daniel Farke.

Video Warnie targets Championship double

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Paul Warne is targeting a Championship double – survival for Rotherham United and promotion for his boyhood club Norwich City.

A fish and chip shop in north Norfolk has been named in the UK’s top 50.

When Lois Willoughby-Easter joined the police aged 19 she was one of the few female recruits. Sexism was rife, the beat meant being on your own without a radio, the job took you undercover in Soho strip clubs and police men and women had different roles.

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

Nelson Oliveira’s fist-pumping antics at Ipswich Town suggest Norwich City should turn the old maxim about keeping ‘friends close but enemies closer’ firmly on its head in the defining weeks of the Championship promotion race.

An inquest into the death of a 17-year-old woman who was found unconscious in Wymondham has been adjourned while investigations continue.

A £500,000 review has revealed efforts to stem demand in Norfolk’s NHS has been “fire-fighting”, improvements were “starting from behind” and a lack of social care means patients stay in hospital eight days longer than necessary.

A boy who starred in a Channel 4 documentary on precocious kids and declared his hatred for modern technology, is now touring around Norfolk in a band - arranging gigs using his iphone.

A north Norfolk woman who lost her husband has described a project that helps people borrow dogs as “the best bereavement counselling I could think of”.

The Duke of Edinburgh has visited a Norfolk hospital for a precautionary check up following a crash in the county on Thursday (January 17).

They were the stars of Hollywood comedies with their names up in lights around the world.

A toddler and his mother who vanished while embroiled in family court proceedings have been found safe and well, a judge has said.

A leading barrister has said a “crisis” in Norfolk’s courts is “undermining the credibility of witnesses” as waiting times for justice soar across the county.

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

The county’s police chief has pledged to make more arrests over knife crime and drug dealing after the latest stabbing in the city.

Thousands of rings, watches, earrings and other items of suspected stolen property have been recovered from a “prolific” burglary gang who hit almost 100 Norfolk properties.

It’s a popular refuge for those looking to walk off the Christmas excess, but now a Norfolk seaside village says it is groaning under the weight of its own popularity.

Robert Lambert will be back racing as skipper of King’s Lynn Stars next season.

A female driver who was stopped by police and caught trying to hide drugs in her bra has been arrested.

Woman dies at Blickling Hall

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

A female visitor to Blickling Hall in north Norfolk died after falling ill, despite efforts to revive her by emergency services, a spokesman for the National Trust property said.

Take a look at what has been happening in Norfolk courts this week.

Members of an organised crime gang involved in more than 200 burglaries across the East of England have today been jailed for a total of more than 70 years.

A woman’s “idyllic” home was turned into a “part-dream, part-nightmare” after a crime gang had committed a burglary there, a court has heard.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from Carrow Road

Video Norwich City v Rotherham United: The Lowdown

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Can Norwich City get the better of Canaries’ fan Paul Warne? Get in the mood with video, quotes, team news and expected formations.

A woman from Norfolk has been named the ‘Best Brand Builder’ at an awards ceremony held by a national franchise.

Steve Earl of Panel Graphic was named Director of the Year at the Norfolk Business Awards.

The man once voted the ‘Greatest Angler of all Time’ John Wilson died in the place he loved, sitting overlooking his lake in Thailand, watching his fish, his son Lee Wilson described today.

Burglars stole jewellery - including an engagement ring - belonging to a pensioner’s late wife just months after her death.

The father of the Norwich teenager who won the last ever series of Big Brother says his son can now ‘go anywhere he chooses’ following the victory.

Norfolk has been named one of the top counties for exploring England’s historic churches.

Norfolk’s most famous son and Britain’s greatest naval hero will be remembered at the annual Trafalgar Day Service today.

Two Norfolk MPs have visited the site of the county’s new children’s hospice.

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 Norfolk veterans’ group has reopened a drop-in centre in Norwich city centre.

It was back in 1965 when the speedway stadium at King’s Lynn came into being, with a 400-yard shale track constructed as the Stars took on the mantle of Norfolk’s only speedway team from the defunct Norwich Stars.

The new top officer who looks set to head up two Norfolk councils, with a salary of about £160,000 has been announced.

rom silent screen goddesses like Greta Garbo to current stars like Emma Stone, actresses have held audiences spellbound over the decades. But which stars are your favourites?

Martin Luther King was assassinated, Manchester United won the European Cup for the first time with George Best weaving his magic, and the Kray Twins were arrested.

Easton and Otley College students returned short of a medal but with their heads held high after taking part in a farming ‘Olympics’ in Portugal.

It could almost have been stage-managed. James Maddison turned penning his own scripts into an art form in the green and yellow.

Norfolk opener Sam Arthurton passed 800 Minor Counties Championship runs for the season on Monday after another superb display in his side’s final game.

A Norfolk village church is set to host a concert in September to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War One.

Ashley Watson enjoyed his first taste of captaincy for Norfolk in the Minor Counties Championship - and would love to take on the role on a full-time basis.

In response to last week’s opinion column about whether people should feel sorry for farmers, Norfolk farmer KIT PAPWORTH says his industry wants consumer support, not public sympathy.

The day the BBC’s cameras filmed a Test match for the first time was a memorable occasion for a young batsman just out of Norfolk, says Tony Wenham

Having posted the fastest ever lap of the Hungaroring in last week’s in-season Formula One testing George Russell may well have propelled himself into a Grand Prix seat for next season.

A pocket of magic - and sweet treats - has opened at a Norwich city centre venue.

It was a mystery sat at the end of a Norwich garden for more than seven years.

Norfolk’s Under-17s maintained their successful run with two wins over Hunts Under-17s.

A flight attendant from Norfolk has had the surprise of a lifetime as she left her plane to find her boyfriend waiting on one knee on the runway below.

Picnics are being held throughout the county this week to raise awareness of the issues affecting children following the death of a significant person.

After “unforeseen circumstances” delayed the inquest into the death of ex-Liverpool footballer Frank Lockey a date has now been fixed.

Blocks of lego, toy dinosaurs, balloons and birthday cards.

A high school teacher from Norfolk has been named the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Gardening Champion of the Year.

What do you do when last orders is called on your playing career? Former City footballers have been more creative than you think. Paddy Davitt looks at C in our alternative Canaries’ alphabet ...for The Count.

Despite much effort by many farmers, Norfolk people have largely lost their age-old link to the land, says Keith Skipper.

Norfolk-schooled Olivia Colman returns to Norfolk for her appearance on celebrity family tree show Who Do You Think You Are? and discovers a heartbreaking story about a young ancestor. But the real question is: has Danny Dyer bought a ruff yet?

After missing out on the NSMBA Summer League title by a whisker last season Wymondham started the new season in style racing to an 8-0 home win against Watton.

A classic vehicles show and vintage fair will be held to raise money for vital repairs at a 1,000-year-old Norfolk church.

A hub which aims to be a single point of access for Norfolk’s healthy child programme has been chosen as a regional champion in a competition to mark the NHS’ 70th birthday.

The wife of Norfolk rugby star Tom Youngs has been given the fantastic news that her illness is now ‘in remission’, 12 months on from being given a terminal cancer diagnosis.

A Norwich author is donating a copy of her new ‘hare-brained’ children’s book to every infant, primary and junior school in the county.

Engineering, self-confidence and the rise of technology and creative industries were explored by three teenagers at a major public talk.

Norfolk’s batsman will face the pace of England Twenty20 international Tymal Mills at Woolpit tomorrow.

Sixty years today one of Norfolk’s greatest-ever entertainers died. Keith Skipper pays tribute to a man who was the living, breathing spirit of a county’s humour... Sidney Grapes.

“Tackling the drugs supply is an endless battle. The pool keeps replenishing itself.”

A furious debate has been sparked after one of Britain’s leading heritage trusts suggested that one of the country’s most iconic landmarks be knocked down.

The new High Sheriff of Norfolk has been sworn in at a ceremony held at King’s Lynn historical town hall.

The family of a man who died on board a cargo ship in Norfolk have spoken about how they are still awaiting news of compensation as they struggle financially in the aftermath of his death.

A mother-of-two has urged people to support children living with mental health conditions.

Whether you’re feasting on a towering burger or chowing down on a stack of ribs, it’s clear the meat market is overcrowded, so to stand out your humble steakhouse has to have something special. Geraldine Scott finds out whether Middletons makes the grade.

CAMRA East Anglia announces the top beers in the east.

A farm company was wrongly penalised after a gamekeeper poisoned wild birds of prey to preserve game birds for shooting, the High Court has ruled.

Best known as a comedian Jim Moir – aka Vic Reeves – is also an artist and his surreal, amusing and bizarre works feature in a new exhibition in Norwich, alongside those of his friend, Norfolk artist Colin Self.

A “world-famous” harpist who has performed for the Queen and several prime ministers was told by a judge that her reputation lay “in tatters” as he jailed her for sexually abusing a schoolboy in the 1980s.

Forecasters say parts of Norfolk will see more snow overnight - and showers are likely to be heavier tomorrow.

North Norfolk has been named as a hotspot for property price growth.

“People say they love Wymondham and that certainly seems to be the case today.”

The High Sheriff of Norfolk has been named patron of a West Norfolk charity which provides a helping hand to young people experiencing difficulties in mainstream education.

While troops fought in the First Gulf War, soldier and artist Major Robin Watt captured powerful images of life in a combat zone.

A globetrotting couple with a spirit of adventure took the idea of a trip around the world to the next level when they built their own plane to travel in.

A picturesque Broadland village was alive with the sounds of sizzling sausages, bacon and eggs as 160 people from Neatishead, Barton Turf and Irstead munched their way through the Big Breakfast.

It is more than three years since 23-year-old Norfolk student Hannah Witheridge was brutally murdered while backpacking in Thailand.

A King’s Lynn woman who has battled depression for most of her adult life felt like “giving up” when she discovered she had breast cancer.

A hotel in north Norfolk has been named among the best in the country by a national newspaper.

Katherine Jenkins OBE has announced she will be performing in Norfolk next summer.

A jury is still considering its verdicts in the trial of a man accused of murdering a toddler almost 50 years ago will resume deliberations on Thursday.

A jury is considering its verdicts for a second day in the trial of a Great Yarmouth man accused of murdering a toddler almost 50 years ago.

The director of a former Norwich-based architectural firm has pleaded guilty to fraud.

Controversial cuts to legal aid have hit people in Norfolk harder than other parts of the country, new figures have revealed.

Keith Skipper: Before we pat ourselves on the back about the NDR we should listen to the wise words of J B Priestley.

One of the oldest women in England, who was Norfolk born-and-bred, has died at the remarkable age of 109.

The BBC is currently screening a major three-part drama exploring one of the most famous episodes in British history: the Gunpowder Plot. Trevor Heaton explores the local connections with the events of November 1605.

Music and joy will once again fill a 14th century church which has stood empty for the majority of the past nine years.

Richard Bainbridge waxes lyrical about an East Anglian brand that’s gaining European acclaim.

A special celebration of science is taking place in Norwich this month.

The Dereham Women’s Institute (WI) has raised more than £500 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) after walking the length of Pedders Way.

Norfolk & Norwich Festival has today announced the name of its new festival director.

A Norwich City fan has told of his horror at the moment he blacked out and was knocked to the ground when leaving Bramall Lane.

Two Norfolk councils could join forces and merge management teams as they look to survive in the face of dwindling government funding.

Children with emerging mental health issues are to receive earlier support, thanks to a new service launching in Norfolk.

Norfolk has been named one of the most attractive counties for retirees.

Police are urging drivers to take care on the roads following a day of heavy rainfall in Norfolk and Waveney.

Norwich folk singer Peter Bellamy’s ground-breaking ballad opera is being revived by local theatre company Crude Apache for the series of performances in parks and outdoors spaces in August.

Some of Dereham’s community heroes were recognised at a civic service, hosted by town mayor Hilary Bushell.

One of the largest diabetes prevention research studies in the world has just finished recruiting after screening over 13,000 participants at risk of diabetes in Norfolk, Suffolk and north east Essex.

The family of a King’s Lynn woman who believed that washing her first husband’s dirty overalls may have led her to develop asbestos-related cancer have joined with lawyers to call for his former colleagues to help them get justice.

Mole catching, yoga classes and tweed jacket fittings - just another day in Norfolk.

Unicorns Championship action returns for Norfolk with a trip to Buckinghamshire tomorrow.

The son of a former police and crime commissioner (PCC) who killed a woman with his tractor has been jailed for 42 months following a retrial.

It is not your usual beach day sight but that didn’t stop dozens of visitors flocking to Cromer’s beach to sit back, relax, and watch as the sea was conducted as part of a unique arts event.

Sheringham man Nigel Gurney won the Coach of the Year award at RAF Wittering’s first annual Sports Personality of the Year event.

Suffolk took the local bragging rights at Kessingland as they ran out 164-161 (6-16) winners over the Norfolk Newton team.

We continue our look through the top 100 players in Norwich City’s appearance list, with Paddy Davitt looking at Bryan Thurlow’s contribution to the famous 1959 FA Cup run.

The importance of a strong relationship between head coach and sporting director will be key to the success of Norwich City’s new structure – and that relationship has got off to a good start.

Schoolchildren will learn about everything from online security to the dangers of sexting as part of an educational programme.

A 1,000-year-old boat, discovered beside the River Chet at Loddon, has inspired a garden design at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Marion Welham went to meet the designer, Norfolk sculptor and boat-builder Gary Breeze.

A woman has died and another is fighting for her life in hospital following a crash between two cars on the Suffolk/Norfolk border.

In towns across Norfolk and Waveney there is a wealth of visually-stunning, occasionally-controversial and often heart-warming works of public art.

Carol Bower will be nominated as Mayor of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk and chair of the borough council for the forthcoming year at the Mayormaking ceremony on Thursday, May 11.

A super slimmer who was once so fat she took up two seats on a bus has revealed the secrets to her dramatic weight loss in an effort to help other people lose weight.

Teenage parents across Norfolk will receive extra emotional and practical support from this autumn through a new one-to-one service.

A woman from King’s Lynn will be swept off her feet and riding off into the sunset by her husband, straight into water buckets and flour bombs.

They were devoted to each other right through childhood, sharing all the landmarks and achievements of their schooldays.

More than £200,000 has been paid out in compensation to pupils who have injured themselves in accidents at schools across the region, new figures have revealed.

Audacious thieves cut through a fence and drove a van over a graveyard before stripping a church of its lead roofing in a daring overnight raid which caused £15,000 of damage.

A Norfolk rotary club is celebrating more than nine decades of helping others.

A man who was killed on a Mundford road last year was raising money for so people with incurable cancer could experience a motorbike track day.

Charity was the winner as football fans from across the country put rivalries aside to raise money in tribute to an Arsenal fan from north Norfolk who died just weeks after being diagnosed with a rare cancer.

The reign of wee Alex is over. City’s top brass must now outline their blueprint for the way forward after a turbulent era. PADDY DAVITT reflects on Neil’s exit.

Parliament Square was invaded by a purple army of 1950s-born women asking for help after they were given short or no notice about a change to their pension age.

With its quaint villages, bustling towns, colourful fields and miles of dramatic coastline, East Anglia provides the perfect backdrop for stories of all genres; from romance to crime, chilling thrillers to childhood adventures.

Now, more than ever, we need to create an economy that works for everyone.

The deadline is quickly approaching to raise £5,000 for a project to help bereaved children tell their personal stories.

It is a haven for hundreds of different species of wildlife and attracts millions of visitors to the area; but it hasn’t endured the easiest of starts to the year.

Norfolk’s child bereavement charity, Nelson’s journey, has launched a fundraising bid to allow them record the journeys of the children they help.

A cross-section of East Anglian farmers used a major conference stage to showcase their generation’s hopes and fears as they head into an uncertain future outside the EU.

The widow of Norfolk actor Sir John Hurt said it will be a “strange world” without him following his death.

A new guide features the area in a list of some of the country’s most popular beaches for pet owners.

Alex Neil is rapidly turning into one of the game’s great managerial survivors as he prepares to complete a century at Norwich City this weekend.

The 21-year-old fashion and textile student from Ipswich was already the reigning champion of the World Indoor Bowls Council (WIBC) at junior and senior level, and she created history last winter when she achieved the British women’s indoor junior and senior singles double.

Protesters gathered at a school crossing in Briston, near Melton Constable, yesterday against proposals to cut a lollipop service.

A “professional” burglar, who targeted dozens of businesses around Norfolk, has been jailed five years.

The architecture and history of our fine city is being showcased in a new exhibition - titled ‘I Love Norwich’.

Two men have been arrested as part of the campaign against drug dealing in the county after failing to stop for police in Norwich.

A man who was more than twice the drink-drive limit when he crashed his car has been banned from driving.

John Bultitude talks to Stephen Crocker, the new chief executive of Norwich Theatre Royal.

Almost £300,000 for Suffolk to burn Norfolk’s waste and thousands of pounds in payments to the company of the new children’s services boss - Norfolk County Council made 17,400 payments worth £72m to 1700 companies in October.

Farmers, conservationists and schoolchildren in The Fens are celebrating the culmination of a three-year project aiming to build closer links between agriculture, wildlife and communities.

Grammy Award-winning R&B superstar Ne-Yo and Dr John Cooper Clarke taking his singing debut in conjunction with Hugh Cornwell are amongst this week’s diverse gigs. SIMON PARKIN highlights 12 not to miss.

A bike-mad grandmother had a fitting send off as a horde of bikes flanked her funeral procession.

At 28 he is one of the youngest chairmen in a national friendship network.

Norwich Film Festival showcases the very best of independent short film as well as providing a platform for creative, high quality short films from both local and international filmmakers.

Eight studios, featuring the work of 12 artists, will be open to the public, as part of a Norfolk village’s sixth annual Christmas arts trail.

The cabinet minister responsible for creating elected mayors has travelled to Norfolk and Suffolk in an attempt to rescue plans for the new post in the two counties.

A new health check for the county has been launched by the Norfolk Community Foundation, with hopes it will guide where future cash is spent. Reporter Lauren Cope looks at the five key areas it covers.

Here are the three prize winners in the age eight to 10 category of the Write on Norfolk creative writing competition.

A Norfolk farmer jailed for his part in a road crash in which a woman died has been freed by judges after an appeal against his conviction.

From a superhero training ground to a Second World War battlefield, our region has been transformed into it all.

Shockwaves have been breaking through Cromer following the tragic death of a popular resident.

Swardeston travel to Derby today looking to repeat the greatest triumph in their history.

Local authority owned land at one of the area’s most popular visitor attractions could be sold for housing to pay for its redevelopment.

Introducing our new Olympic columnist, Norfolk cycling star Vicky Williamson – who will be sharing her views during the Rio Olympics.

Our guide to when some of Norfolk and north Suffolk’s biggest names will feature at the Rio Olympics.

As the curtain came down on this year’s Arts Festival organisers have appealed for more volunteers to guarantee its future and help the event to grow.

It is an iconic innovation centre set to spearhead plans to create hundreds of new jobs and transform former industrial land in west Norfolk.

A clergyman who has spent much of his life in Norfolk has celebrated the diamond anniversary of his priesthood.

Tributes have been paid to Norfolk’s queen of dance Peggy Spencer, who has died aged 95.

From an estate agent to a coroner, here are a few of the highest paid job vacancies currently available in Norfolk on Jobs24.

A 64-year-old lorry driver whose vehicle swerved from the road and into a tree did not brake or steer away in the moments leading up to his death, an inquest heard.

A man who died more than 14 years after being involved in a serious crash in Norwich was under the influence of alcohol at the time, an inquest has heard.

Voters will go to the polls on Thursday to choose who should represent them at Norwich City Council. DAN GRIMMER looks at the fight in the wards of Bowthorpe, Catton Grove and Crome.

An arms haul believed to be the biggest hoard of illegal weapons ever uncovered in the UK is in the process of being destroyed.

Thousands of people suffering from mental health conditions will continue to miss out on timely help, according to a former health minister.

Responsibility for fire services, criminal justice and trading standards should be handed over to elected police and crime commissioners, Norfolk’s existing crime tsar has said.

We all know there’s much more to Norwich than football, Delia Smith and Alan Partridge, but even if you’ve lived in the fine city for an extended period of time; you might have some unanswered questions. Here are eight things you may have wondered about Norwich.

Thousands more people will be able to listen to more local digital radio stations with two new transmitters poised to be switched on within the next month.

A Beccles teenager who was involved in a serious motorcycle accident has donated gifts to children being treated at the hospital he spent weeks in.

New figures show the number of students with special educational needs in Norfolk being permanently expelled from school was the second highest in England.

A Norfolk firearms dealer, who helped supply weapons to a parish council chairman - amassing the biggest hoard of illegal weapons ever uncovered in the UK - has been jailed for six years.

“Er, what did you say?” My wife, Abby stopped me mid-sentence.

A new exhibition opening next month will explore the pivotal role of the Holkham Estate in the agricultural revolution. But 200 years on, the estate’s current custodians are returning to the same founding principles of the 1st Earl of Leicester.

Air Vice Marshal John Howe, who has died aged 85, followed a distinguished flying career with a new life on terra firma as a Norfolk sheep farmer - and loved both.

Easton College welcomed Norfolk carriage drivers for their first monthly meeting of 2016.

Two of the county’s biggest colleges are set to merge under new proposals.

Two of the most controversial proposals in a package of cuts to services for vulnerable people should be ditched, councillors have recommended - but council tax bills would have to rise to cover the cost of safeguarding them.

This graphic shows where proposed cuts at Norfolk County Council may fall.

Organisations representing some of Norfolk’s most vulnerable people today urged county councillors to rethink damaging cuts as they begin a week of key meetings over where the axe should fall.

A man has denied killing his six-year-old son Baylee Varley, who suffered head injuries as a baby.

The number of motorists caught drinking in Norfolk and Suffolk over Christmas has increased since last year, despite a campaign to stamp out drink driving.

A Norfolk farmer jailed for three-and-a-half years for his part in a road crash in which a woman was killed, has submitted an appeal against his sentence.

EastEnders star Samantha Womack was left scared in her own home after finding a stalker outside the property, Great Yarmouth Magistrates’ Court heard today.

The EDP is today calling on members of the community to help stop roof raiders from destroying our sacred church heritage.

Preparations for next season are well under way at Norfolk CCC after the club held its AGM.

A new £5m swimming pool complex in Sheringham is among key recommendations in a report looking at indoor leisure in north Norfolk.

The former chief constable of Norfolk Police, Phil Gormley, has reportedly been appointed as the new chief constable of Police Scotland.

An internationally renowned singer song-writer is coming to Norfolk on his November tour of the UK.

The undercover reporter known as the Fake Sheikh has appeared in court charged with conspiring to pervert the course of justice.

A search has been continuing todayfor an 81-year-old man, who went missing from his home in Lowestoft on Wednesday.

A mother whose depressed daughter died from an overdose is calling on young people to seek help for mental health problems, rather than suffer in silence.

The relatives of a man whose body was washed up on a north Norfolk beach 26 years ago travelled 80 miles to try to find some closure at an inquest yesterday.

A family said after an inquest that they will never know how a 79-year-old man ended up in a river where he drowned.

Green thinking companies are being urged to spread the word and act as ambassadors for sustainable businesses in East Anglia and help drive forward the green economy.

The community of Attleborough has paid its final respects to the town’s first mayor and a tireless supporter of its causes.

Ben Youngs has urged England to give Australia a “reason to quit” when the World Cup rivals collide at Twickenham this evening.

A retired lorry driver from Norfolk has been charged alongside the undercover reporter known as the “Fake Sheikh” with conspiring to pervert the course of justice.

A photographer whose haunting images of rural and coastal Norfolk sell around the world has always been fascinated by urban streetscapes too, writes ROWAN MANTELL

A campaign by headteachers to tackle Norfolk’s teacher recruitment crisis has taken a major step forward with the launch of a website selling the benefits of working in the county’s schools.

A north Norfolk pharmacist went back to his Scottish roots, at a surprise celebration organised by tartan-clad staff to mark his 30th anniversary at Lloyds chemist, Sheringham.

Is Norfolk a haven for film-makers?

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Bafta-tipped 45 Years is the latest in a long line of films to be shot in Norfolk. ROSA MCMAHON reports on what makes the area such a movie magnet.

A Norfolk man who killed a woman with his tractor has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.

The countdown is on – it is now less than two months to go until nominations close for our Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards 2015.

Property editor Caroline Culot enjoyed a visit to the Old Rectory in Holt, for sale for £2.5 million with Strutt & Parker.

The body of a woman believed to be that of missing Norfolk holidaymaker Suzanne Hughes has been found in the sea near Holland.

More than 4,600 determined women braved mud, sweat, and tears as Cancer Research brought fundraising event Race 4 Life - Pretty Muddy 5k to Norwich for the first time.

The father and brother of Norfolk student Hannah Witheridge, who was killed on a beach on the Thai island of Koh Tao, wept as the court room was shown photographs.

The son of a woman killed when her car was crushed in a head-on collision with a tractor in Norfolk has described how he battled to save her life.

Tributes have poured in following the sudden death of a Norfolk county councillor at his village home.

Soldier, fuel company director, hotelier and fund-raising daredevil pensioner Bill Blackiston has died aged 87.

A popular vice-principal whose death left a community in mourning will be honoured at a summer fete held in his memory.

It was the historic moment when Norfolk’s famous son returned to a hero’s welcome after several years abroad fighting.

A Norwich City season ticket holder has pleaded guilty to letting off a flare during the first leg of the Championship play-off semi-final at Ipswich Town’s Portman Road ground.

More than 27,000 children in Norfolk are living in poverty, placing them at increased risk of poor health, low attainment at school and use of drink or drugs, experts have warned.

A film which showcases Norfolk’s big skies and wide open landscape is set to be released on the silver screen.

It wasn’t a jelly fish, sea anenome - or even Dougal from the Magic Roundabout meeting with a watery end.

Family and friends gathered to help a sprightly pensioner celebrate her 105th birthday.

The contribution made to the war effort by Polish airmen will be remembered at an historic ceremony at former RAF Coltishall next week.

Up to 15pc of voters thought Nick Clegg was a bit of a poodle in a poll a couple of years back.

An inquest into the death of Peter Noyes whose car crashed into a parked lorry was opened in Norwich today.

Competitive action begins for Norfolk in the Unicorns Knockout Trophy at Manor Park tomorrow.

Travelling through the Suffolk village of Chediston, you could be forgiven for failing to spot an up-and-coming arts venue right on the doorstep.

Tucked away down lanes, behind hedges, in parkland and even ringed by moats, are some astonishing historic houses, with owners willing to share their secrets. ROWAN MANTELL met a Norfolk couple whose home is a stunning hunting ground for history-lovers.

A prominent former Norfolk farmer and nobleman who declared for the UK Independence Party today has admitted that he turned to Eastern European workers at his hotel because the calibre of the English looking for jobs was not good enough.

A primary school teacher will swap the classroom for the stage on Saturday in the first performance of his debut single in Sheringham.

Norwich South will be a tough fight, veteran Liberal Democrat Shirley Williams acknowledged as she rallied activists during a visit to Norfolk.

Keith Bass, a man who played a major role in the development of junior golf in Norfolk and beyond, has died at the age of 89.

England scrum-half Ben Youngs has been nominated for the RBS Six Nations player of the championship award.

Sometimes it is the worst of events which bring out the best in people.

Norwich Fashion Week reached its climax yesterday with an explosion of music and style at OPEN.

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