DIY SOS and Who Dares Wins host Nick Knowles has long had a secret yearning for music. Now the presenter-turned-singer, who has fond memories of growing up in East Anglia, has released his debut album — at the age of 55.
Three students from East Anglia have joined the 2017-18 cohort of the Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme, run in partnership with School for Social Entrepreneurs and jointly funded by Big Lottery Fund, as three others graduate from the 2016-17 programme.
The first Ofsted inspections of two under-performing Ipswich primary schools since being taken over by an academy trust have criticised leadership shake-ups for creating long periods of instability and slowing progress.
A rediscovered Constable landscape described as “one of the most exciting and important additions” to the Suffolk painter’s body of work to have emerged in the last 50 years could fetch up to £3 million at auction on Wednesday (December 6).
On a sunny day Colchester entertained old Essex rivals Eton Manor and, after a fairly even first half, they ran away with the game, scoring six tries to Manor’s two and claiming a terrific 41-17 victory.
The phrase ‘Beeching Axe’ is back in the news, with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling saying some lost railways could be reopened. Steven Russell looks back to the day the planned cuts rocked East Anglia