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Four young men stepped in to save a distressed woman who was being sexually attacked in the city in the early hours of New Year's Day.

A Norfolk motel has been named among the best hotels in the UK by the Sunday Times - and now the owners have opened their doors to show what it is like to stay there.

A scheme to develop council-owned land into more than 140 homes - and raise up to £3m in cash - will continue until 2035.

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) has today announced the appointment of a new chair for its board, Nicola Scrivings.

More than one in ten public buildings in Norfolk failed to meet safety standards in checks carried out by the fire service last year, figures have revealed.

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for heavy rain and thunderstorms across the east of England.

People living with mental health issues can now receive a lifeline of support to get back into work thanks to a new service.

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Watton and Swaffham Sport

Monday, October 7, 2019

A depleted Swaffham Town side picked a well deserved Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division point at the weekend after drawing 2-2 with Whitton United at Shoemakers Lane.

Swaffham Town were unable to build on a good midweek cup win on Saturday as they went down 2-0 at Stanway Rovers in the top flight of the Thurlow Nunn League.

Swaffham Town moved into fifth spot in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division after a hard-fought 1-0 win at Haverhill Rovers on Saturday.

Swaffham Town bounced back to form in impressive fashion as they recorded two impressive wins in the space of five days.

Watton and Swaffham Events

Ghostland, by Edward Parnell, explores the haunts of ghouls in literature and film, the natural and unnatural world, and the horror of his own family history.

Loneliness, isolation and abuse might not sound like something to sing about - but the women of Watton's Choir of Hope are making music to mend people's broken hearts, bodies and dreams.

Are you looking for ways to keep the family entertained this autumn... whatever the weather? Here is a selection of fun activities around the area, and a few that are slightly further afield.

From Black History Month to the Hound of the Baskervilles, you'd be barking mad to miss these brilliant events taking place over the weekend.

Norfolk Entertainment

From clowns to the dark, small spaces to spiders, there is something to spook everyone at PrimEVIL and it is no surprise that is attracts tens of thousands of thrill seekers young and old every Halloween.

Have you ever dreamed of being a mermaid? Well now you can be part of their world thanks to a swimming class with a difference.

There's the Millennium Green, shops with character, and plenty more. Have we missed your favourite things?

Get ready to enjoy some freakishly delicious sweet treats as The Assembly House in Norwich has launched a Halloween afternoon tea.

The beer was flowing on Friday night at OPEN Norwich as Oktoberfest returned for 2019.

Norfolk Sport

A depleted Swaffham Town side picked a well deserved Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division point at the weekend after drawing 2-2 with Whitton United at Shoemakers Lane.

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