April 24 2014 Latest news:
Comedian and actor Omid Djalili has announced that he will visit Norwich as part of his 2015 tour – with tickets for the gig going on sale tomorrow morning.
Norwich’s Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts has been announced as one of six finalists for a prestigious museum prize worth £100,000.
The Mediterranean will soon feel a lot closer to home when a Wymondham cafe launches tapas evenings as part of a revamp which owners hope will see it become the hub of the town’s nightlife.
Only five years ago its weekly sessions were held at a nearby school. Since then, a popular sports club has shot to success, attracting nearly 250 members, training national champions and, now, securing £50,000 of funding for its future.
Bookworms from around the county visited a Wymondham bookstore last week when a crime novelist who sets her stories in Norfolk visited for a signing.
A picturesque scene of the Norfolk Broads is being brought to life by volunteers helping to repair £100,000 worth of fire damage at a Norwich community centre.
A troupe of baton twirlers from Norwich are celebrating a successful weekend – after scooping five titles at the sport’s national championships.
A person was rescued after going into the river at Halvergate, near Great Yarmouth.
A 56-year-old man who died in a motorcycle crash in Scotland has been named as Mervyn Taylor of Clint Green, near Dereham.
Parliamentarians will be able to enjoy three ales from Norfolk and Suffolk in the coming weeks as Norwich’s City of Ale festival looks to broaden its horizons.
The Broads has received £82,000 in funding for urgent repairs following the winter storms and flooding.
Volunteers are being sought to help clean up Dussindale Park.
We were told it would rain - but families across the region were handed a bonus day of superb sunshine today - and we want to know how you made the most of it.
It’s been dubbed the most relaxed and female-friendly beer festival around – in part because the organising team is made up of three women – and Dragon Hall’s 2014 three-day event returns from Friday, April 25 to Sunday, April 27.
There is so much damp in Gemma Waterfield’s city council-owned flat, she has had to move her 11-month-old son out of his bedroom after finding mould on his mattress.
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