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Norfolk’s coastal MPs have urged the public to respect the message of the county’s chief of police and called for people to “stay home, protect the NHS and save lives”.

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Nostalgia

The 25th of April, 2019, was the 300th anniversary of the publication of what is now known as Daniel Defoe’s first novel “Robinson Crusoe”.

A book hailed as the definitive story of Norfolk wherries is once again available

For me it all began in 1955 with two items: a sole-lump – a fish also called a lump-sucker – and a small fun balloon released in Germany being found on Great Yarmouth’s North Beach.

Time was when it would have seemed like the end of my world.

A provincial journalist’s life is not as high-octane as many imagine.

Great Yarmouth Sport

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Great Yarmouth shot putter Sophie McKinna insists athletes must “stay ready” despite the uncertainty over whether the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will go ahead as planned.

Runners have been urged not to arrange their own gatherings, after Parkrun UK cancelled its weekly Saturday morning events in response to government health precautions due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Running a boxing gym while people are being urged to keep their distance sounds like an impossible task, a contradiction.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Great Yarmouth Events

It is the party bingo which has been sweeping the nation and while the Norfolk events are postponed due to coronavirus for the time being, fans don’t need to miss out.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

“If you can’t come to the party, we’ll bring the party to you.”

From The Killers at Carrow Road to Let’s Rock Norwich in Earlham Park, here is how coronavirus is affecting the big events coming to Norfolk this year.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Looking for something to keep the kids busy during the school closures? Here’s all you need to know about the Young Norfolk Writing Competition.

Mother’s Day will be very different from usual this year for many of us, against the background of the coronavirus pandemic.

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