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Charlotte Smith-Jarvis and family leave the tech at home and enjoy a leisurely weekend boating on the Norfolk Broads.

Great British Menu veteren judge and chef patron of Benedicts Restaurant in Norwich, Richard Bainbridge, shares his love of strawberries and a recipe close to his heart.

Esther Freud never set out to be an author, she just loves telling stories. She talks about her path to success, dealing with pressure and offers advice to aspiring writers.

Reports from America say people are getting addicted to Botox. Sheena Grant finds out about a natural, holistic alternative that benefits health too...

Living legend Pat Church lives and breathes cinema and has done for more than 50 years. He started his professional life in a projection box in Peterborough, relishing the feel of 35mm film running through his fingers.

When one of the suspects in ITV’s crime drama, Broadchurch, says of the rape victim, “She’s not the sort of woman this happens to”, you can almost feel the hackles going up on the backs of crisis workers across the country.

Back in summer 2011, I wrote about the launch of Radio Wivenhoe (near Colchester), an internet community radio station. At that time, not too many people were interested, writes Martin Newell.

Iestyn Edwards is coming to the Aldeburgh Bookshop and INK Festival at The Cut, Halesworth

1 An Easter trail around Whitlingham Country Park, near Norwich, finishes with the chance to make a gift-box for your mini egg prize.

Joanna Carrick, artistic director and founder of Red Rose Chain Theatre Company talks about growing up in Suffolk and how it’s inspired her work.

In 1984, having scandalised the art world, outraged the music scene and been branded one of the “wreckers of civilisation” by a Tory MP, Cosey Fanni Tutti did something even more shocking. She moved from inner-city London to rural north Norfolk.

The first man in space

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Today the world celebrates Yuri’s Night, marking the day Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin went into space and orbited Earth.

There was a T-shirt in front of me, as there always is when one is a running a marathon.

Suffolk and Essex have many fabulous views – and everyone has a favourite. From castles to the coast, unspoilt countryside to beautiful rivers, and iconic buildings to other places that have very personal significance.

Wendy Houston describes herself as a “real-life, living and breathing” farmer. It’s a role she’s held for the last 20 years, juggling it with child-rearing and family life.

Most of us cannot imagine life without our brothers and sisters, no matter how annoying they can be.

But today is the perfect chance to let them know how much they mean to you.

Unless you are a die-hard Trekker, you may have missed First Contact Day. Assuming she is not unexpectedly beamed up by Scotty, Lynne Mortimer pays tribute to the phenomenon that is Star Trek.

From bike rides to a walk on The Broads, we asked our Twitter followers to send us one photo that summed up their weekend in the region with the hashtag #MyNorfolkWeekend or #MySuffolkWeekend.

Reporter, Megan Goodwin, had no idea how much of an impact volunteering could have on people’s lives until she experienced a day in the life of a volunteer herself.

Jo Reynolds’ remarkable story of burning passion and determination, and lives saved and lost

Peter Duncan hopes his latest visit to the region goes better than the time he could’ve drowned in Lowestoft harbour.

The latest trends in interior design are set to go on display at the Suffolk Show this year as a range of East Anglia-based designers set up shop in its Lifestyle Pavilion.

Celebrity chef and father-of-three Gino D’Acampo, heading to the Ipswich Regent with his new tour, says other parents should follow his example and ban phones at the dinner table. He has the Pope’s agreement.

Chrissie Gittins was outraged when a children’s dictionary ditched words such as catkin and cauliflower for cut-and-paste and broadband. Has the battle has been lost or is there still hope?

Richard Bainbridge of Benedicts Restaurant, Norwich, explains why the best coffee this year is chilled, and why we should all be using filtered water for our brew…

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