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Writer Richard Curtis had concerns that calling his new film “Suffolk Lad” may have brought some pronunciation issues, but as reporter MICHAEL STEWARD found out there is a Suffolk and Norfolk on both sides of the pond.

It’s Dementia Action Week, an annual campaign to improve the lives of the UK’s 850,000 sufferers. Sheena Grant reports on a housing initiative that helps couples stay living together after a dementia diagnosis, however bad things get.

The Suffolk Show will be rolling out the pink carpet as independent clothing labels provide a draw for the event’s dedicated fashionistas.

East Anglian bean to bar chocolate maker scoops accolades at 2018 Academy of Chocolate Awards.

Meghan Markle has roots in Norfolk and Suffolk it emerged today.

The Brexit-loving spoof presenter is back filming a new BBC TV series for later this year - but will Alan Partridge be making a trip up the A11 from London to Norfolk in This Time with Alan Partridge?

Legendary South African a cappella male choir Ladysmith Black Mambazo, who found global fame on Paul Smith’s Graceland album, tells us about bringing their rich harmonies to the Norfolk and Norwich and Bury St Edmunds festivals this month.

An East Anglian care farm described as a “trailblazer” has scooped a national award.

The Archers’ Tim Bentinck remembers getting up to no good during school holidays in Norfolk, why writing comes easier in the county and laments the loss of rural railways.

So what parenting equipment is actually essential? A Norwich mum-of-two and blogger bigs up backpacks, buggies and Netflix

Evolutionary biologist, primatologist and broadcaster Dr Ben Garrod - known for TV shows like Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur, Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots, The Day the Dinosaurs Died and Secrets of Bones - shares how growing up in East Anglia sparked his love of nature.

Discount retailer Poundland is rolling out the PEP&CO fashion brand to 12 more of its stores across the East of England over the next six months, creating around 60 new jobs.

At first sight, Lindsey Beard might look like the kind of fitness devotee who has been into sport and working out for almost as long as she’s been walking and talking.

A Norfolk-based outsourcing group has added nearly £100m in forward orders in the last year, helped by public sector contracts.

Orwell Housing Association has set out a plan to deliver an average of at least 100 new affordable homes a year in Suffolk over the next decade.

If you are eggs-pecting the Easter bunny on Sunday, make sure you make room for his friend recycling rabbit too

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond!), running in different parkruns. This time he heads to Colney Lane, Norwich

Easton and Otley College has appointed its interim principal to head it up following a tough interview process.

An East Anglian food factory has welcomed secondary school students to its site as part of a programme aimed at offering youngsters insights into the world of work.

An East Anglian pig producer is aiming to boost its output across Norfolk and Suffolk and move all of its breeding sows outdoors to meet market demand.

Macaron master Tim Kinnaird was back in front of the MasterChef cameras with friends Alex Rushmer and Dhruv Baker to appear as guest judges - just what did the Norfolk-based patissier make of the dishes he ate?

So-called ‘fat cat’ pay of some academy trust chiefs running schools in Suffolk has been called into question again amid calls for salaries to reflect performance.

Blindness rates cut in Suffolk

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Little more than 10 years ago, to be diagnosed with wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration was tantamount to being told you would lose your sight.

Some of the stars of Suffolk and Norfolk’s tourism industries will come together this week to celebrate all that’s good about the sector.

Born in Norfolk 110 years ago and growing up in Suffolk he was a small football-crazy boy turned down by the Canaries who suggested he ate more rice pudding.... so he headed off to become a movie star and national treasure instead. Derek James reports.

The A134 which links Suffolk to north Essex has been named as one of Britain’s most dangerous roads.

An initiative to help businesses in Suffolk and Norfolk improve their energy efficiency has now identified cost savings of more than £3m.

A story of mid-life

Monday, January 22, 2018

Former Anglia TV presenter Christine Webber, brings us her new novel It’s Who We Are, a tale of five people, long separated childhood friends, whose lives are destined to change forever.

Councils spent nearly £400,000 clearing up fly-tippers’ mess in Suffolk and Essex last year. See how much in your area in our table.

East Anglia’s history has been interwoven with mankind’s quest for flight for hundreds of years, as Trevor Heaton discovers in the latest book by a local historian.

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