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Hopton beach where Police and Border Force officers are  investigating £50m of cocaine found. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

As an island we feel safe, isolated from the rest of Europe and surrounded by the sea.

Lorne Green

I have the best job in the county. I also have the worst. The best part is the opportunity I have to meet people across our county.

Lettuce has become the latest staple to fall victim to the European vegetable shortage

The notion that the availability of our food is at the mercy of the weather shouldn’t really come as a surprise.

United Kingdom
Brandon Lewis

Many residents have contacted me following last week’s Supreme Court ruling that Parliament must vote before the Government invokes Article 50 to commence our exit negotiations from the European Union. They have asked how I intend to vote when this comes before MPs in the next few weeks.

Theresa May
Sunrise over Great Yarmouth historic South Quay.

Almost every moment of our lives we are influenced by the world around us and especially by people we encounter. Sociologists estimate even the most retiring introvert influences around 10,000 people during their lifetime.

John Whittle, Major of the Essex Regiment (East Essex Militia who were stationed in Great Yarmouth at the time), were interred in the chancel of St Nicholas’ Church,  with, military honours in 1780..

Norfolk Chronicle, January 22, 1780.


How frosts can affect plants

Monday, January 30, 2017

January 2017 seems (for a change!) to be following what we would expect at this time of year in terms of temperatures, which have so far led to a significant number of frosts. So how does frost affect plants?

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