April 19 2014 Latest news:
It’s the biggest festival of its kind to be showcased in Norfolk and is bringing together gamers of all ages to celebrate the virtual world of video games. Non-gamer Stacia Briggs stumbled into an alien world.
I was a notoriously picky eater when I was a child, basically refusing to eat anything that wasn’t a certain brand of sausages (the only brand my son will now eat – they’re local, too, which means I am propping up Norfolk’s meat industry even though I’m a vegetarian), chips or sweet things.
I was overjoyed to see that the Golden Triangle was named in a recent list of the 101 best places to live in England – mainly because I’m selling a house there at the moment and it might encourage people to spend a few more quid (although I’m also buying another one round the corner, so it’s swings and roundabouts).
Can you help to bring the outside world into the lives of those unable to leave their home because they are caring for a loved one? An online community for carers is appealing for help to keep its vital service open to those in genuine need. STACIA BRIGGS spoke to Chill 4 Us founder Wendy Maxwell about the importance of keeping the lines of communication open.
The spell that ended the screen life of Harry Potter may be finally broken: JK Rowling is writing a film based on the textbook the bopy wizard used at Hogwarts. STACIA BRIGGS thought it was time she found out what all the fuss was about.
Are you daunted by DIY or heroic when it comes to home improvements? A new survey claims that DIY enthusiasts in East Anglia have upped their game and are now among the best in the country.
You don’t have to go far to enjoy some of the amazing wildlife. Here in Norfolk we have some of the rarest species here, says Stacia Briggs.
It’s time to celebrate a British institution with 50 fantastic facts about chips (and one truly bizarre fact about crisps). STACIA BRIGGS says chip, chip, chip hooray for British Chip Week, which starts today.
While traditional chip shops continue to boom, there are new chips on the chopping block - and we want you to tell us which chippy is your favourite, and why.
They are the minor inconveniences that can ruin a few minutes of every day but that – if we’re honest – never herald the end of the world and are pathetic small-fry when compared to people living genuinely difficult lives. Stacia Briggs looks at first world problems, and wants to know what yours are.
Honey Loop, Toast, Egg McMuffin, Scrambled Egg, Shreddie and Crunchy Nut Cornflake may not have a mum, but they’ve got a team of dedicated surrogates working around the clock to make sure they’ll soon be well enough to be released back into the wild.