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A ‘cheeky and provocative’ father-of-two, who became a well-known mole catcher in Suffolk and Norfolk after being taught the art in primary school, has sadly died at 83.

People across Suffolk and Norfolk could experience some disturbances during September as US fighter jets take to the skies for overnight training exercises.

A woman who has struggled with depression since her childhood and has tried to take her own life twice, is using her experiences to create a Youtube channel for others battling a mental illness.

Suffolk resident Joe Edwards-Gill and has been metal detecting for two years – and has uncovered a number of treasures from years gone by.

Which stars from our region have represented Team GB across the last 100 years?

Schemes to get people in and around Norwich cycling and walking would be “fast tracked”, should the government give millions of pounds for transport changes in the city.

From Roman statuettes to royal gold - four East Anglian archaeologists share some of their most interesting finds

A city councillor has been blasted by his colleagues after he described COVID-19 as a “little virus” which is “the biggest con in history”.

Water bills in our region should be cut by 10.5pc over the next five years, watchdogs have said.

Apprenticeships have have multiple benefits for all involved, as Sara Rushworth, head of marketing at Easton & Otley College, explains.

If you’re gay can you foster a child? If you’re a same sex couple can you adopt more than one child? If you’re bisexual and not in a relationship can you foster or adopt a child? YES YOU CAN!

Turns out the hard work, wasps and ants are worth it, writes Jo Malone

It was half a century ago when a monster was brought back to life to bring terror, torture and death across Norfolk and Suffolk...but those who met him said he was a jolly nice chap. Derek James reports.

My family ignore me, mostly, and sometimes I don’t blame them.

Petite and Sweet and Cocoa Delicious win SBS awards.

East Anglia has some incredible pie makers- check them out during British Pie Week 2018.

In this letter, I hope to give an insight into why we went on strike last week and what we as guards actually do. My own parents believe I “just clip tickets” so I face an uphill struggle!

The lack of ‘joined up’ thinking at the county council is again illustrated by the proposal to drop the role of the community librarian. It is even more ironic that they should choose the eve of National Libraries Week to make the announcement.

Here in our region we are proud of our local identity and about everything that is unique and vibrant about our counties.

When why would I want a job in a fast food restaurant turns into why not? writes Jo Malone

Calling all food and drink fanatics! Here’s a selection (there’s too many to list) of fabulous food and drink events happening across Norfolk this July. Any take your fancy?

More than 50 mouthwatering recipes showcasing Norfolk’s finest food and produce will whet the appetite when a new cook book is launched this week.

Is this pub home to the best Scotch egg in Norfolk?

This week Jo Malone is driven to distraction and trying not to succumb to sarcasm.

One of the most popular sportsmen in Britain will be making a knockout appearance in Norfolk when he helps to spread the word about a team of life-saving volunteers.

Little Acle United will pit their wits against Luton Town as part of an awesome foursome looking to secure Women’s FA Cup victories.

St Andrews recovered from their cup defeat last week to overtake Acle at the top of the Premier Division.

Fitness fanatic Steven Barnes has breathed a big sigh of relief after avoiding a world championship nightmare.

Premier Division champions Acle United went to Scole United and won 2-1 on the opening weekend of the season.

After a last minute venue change due to safety concerns caused by a typical English summer, the Norfolk Basketball Festival – in partnership with the Solar Shed and the Norfolk Awards – got started as scheduled at the UEA Sportspark in Norwich, writes Diccon Lloyd-Smeath.

A fine display in front of Norfolk captain Chris Brown has helped Great Witchingham’s James Hale land a county call-up.

Jessica-Jane Applegate saved her best for last as she ended a fantastic world championships on a stunning high.

This morning’s table makes for far better reading at the top and bottom for three of the county’s sides, writes Gavin Caney.

Liam Walsh can be forgiven for looking into the future as he returns to the ring in Manchester tonight, writes Chris Lakey.

Gorleston boss Ricci Butler will be pinching himself this afternoon when he shares the same touchline as Alex Neil.

With the first week of return fixtures upon us, and good weather all over Norfolk, it was a chance for sides to get revenge for earlier defeats in the season, writes Mike Ridout.

Struggling Horsford were sucked deeper into trouble as they were beaten by the only side below them in the table.

Fans of cricket and speedway will be extremely interested by the guests on our latest offering.

Hockwold extended their lead at the top of West Norfolk Division One to seven points after a resounding nine-wicket win against Hillington.

“Blickling Lake? Waste of time fishing for a scale busting fish there – the otters have had them,” writes Roy Webster.

Fitness fanatic Steven Barnes is facing a race against time to turn his world championship dream into a reality.

GAVIN CANEY tells the story of how one sportsman’s dedication looks set to reap the rewards it deserves.

Norfolk League Division One leaders Happisburgh chased down 200 to overcome bottom side East Harling, writes Tim Porter.

So far this season, the Norfolk Cricket League – sponsored by Stadia – has seen an incredibly high percentage of games played, writes Mike Ridout.

Liam Walsh says he is edging closer to “the big one” as he prepares to make the second defence of his coveted British title.

Robert Lambert admits a harsh World Cup learning curve will only help take his promising career to the next level.

One of Norfolk’s hottest sporting talents is revving himself up to perform on the biggest stage of his young career.

Fans are gearing up for the now annual visit of the Speedway World Cup to England. GAVIN CANEY previews tomorrow’s event two at King’s Lynn.

In Norfolk League Division One both Blundeston and Happisburgh remain unbeaten, writes Mike Ridout.

Great Witchingham claimed more Norfolk bragging rights as James Spelman continued his red-hot start to the campaign.

Stow and Brooke ensured their wait to chalk up a Premier Division victory did not become a long-run thing.

Skipper Chris Brown and his Norfolk team-mates kept their cool to taste victory during a game of Unicorns Knockout Trophy high stakes.

Belton got their Norfolk League title push off to the best possible start by beating Rollesby.

Awe-inspiring dark skies, one of East Anglia’s most breathtaking natural features, are increasingly threatened and need protection, according to a leading charity.

With the Premier Division title already wrapped up for Norwich United, attentions turn to the battle for the First Division crown.

They come with a fearsome reputation and are synonymous with vampires. But the humble bat is in decline and needs our help.

The Premier Division title race may be all but over – but that’s far from the case in the second tier.

Wroxham came up against a despondent Redbridge outfit who had lost their last game 7-0, writes Thomas Crabb.

The players of Fakenham Town are determined to make Wayne Anderson’s Ghosts’ swansong a winning one.

Six schools near Norwich will join together later this year to form the largest school partnership in the county – which will help support the learning of nearly 1,000 pupils.

Norfolk has a new rugby league team to call its own after the Breckland Spartans were formed.

Dereham Education and Soccer Academy (DESA) have capped a memorable fortnight by reaching the final of a prestigious national cup competition.

One of the Thurlow Nunn League’s most promising managers has stunned his club by resigning little more than a month before the end of the campaign.

Dereham Town have an ideal chance to hang on to the coat-tails of the top five when they visit struggling Barkingside.

If you have anything to do with fisheries or if you have any fishy business in mind, I’d heartily recommend you contact Steve Barnes of Quiet Sports Fisheries, writes John Bailey.

Relegation-threatened Diss Town showed they are not going to go down without a fight by recording a fine 1-0 win at Whitton United.

Swaffham Town kicked off the Thurlow Nunn League’s ‘Groundhopper Weekend’ last night with a 3-1 home derby win against Downham Town.

French import Boss Des Mottes took the top prize at Fakenham yesterday, winning the Silver Cup in style under Ryan Mahon, writes Terry Redhead.

Mark Winkle, the UK’s top roach historian, has just sent me a copy of an article from the Angling Times dated April, 1966, writes John Bailey.

For many years the humble perch (perca fluviatilis) has been regarded as bent pin prey for little boys and even some adults who have amused themselves catching this belligerent species on rudimentary tackle, writes Roy Webster.

Some of the region’s best-known, unusual buildings and landmarks have been shortlisted for an architectural award.

Manager Stewart Larter praised the clinical nature of his Wroxham side after late strikes from Remy Gordon and Christy Finch saw them to a dogged win over rivals Dereham Town.

Two Norfolk sides increased their chances of gaining promotion from the First Division with excellent results.

The Ryman North play-off battle will heat up for Dereham and Wroxham this afternoon when the Norfolk rivals meet at Trafford Park.

The chase for the Premier Division title gets back underway against Mildenhall for Norwich United today.

Three aspiring rugby players from Langley School will be among the first to be awarded places in the newly-restructured Leicester Tigers Academy programme that sees the establishment of an exciting new partnership between the Premiership club and the Norfolk school.

Diss entertain Norwich tomorrow in what should be a wholehearted and competitive encounter.

With five games left North Walsham Vikings stand fifth in the table with their place for next season assured – but with a target of moving at least one place higher.

This weekend is a huge one for both Holt sides as they look to record wins against difficult opposition but for very different reasons.

On Friday the Norfolk Winter School Games was kicked off in style when youngsters from across Norfolk took part in sports including skiing.

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