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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?