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David Henshall isn’t sure anyone bothers to look at your shoes any more

James Marston says it is ludicrous to suggest that Trump isn’t welcome here. This is why...

Antiques expert Mark Fraser had bad news for reader Graham but slightly better tidings for Karen and Sue

Our hearts go out to those affected by the terrible events in Sri Lanka. But is it time to wonder whether we might be better staying at home?

Try our regular Friday pub quiz and see how you get on this week. Have you got 15 yet?

James Marston says Notre Dame stands for something more important than money

In response to David Hannant’s poem about Ipswich Town being relegated from a Norwich City point of view, here’s the Ipswich Town fan’s version.

We all wept to see such beauty being destroyed, but before we rush to put it back how it was, shouldn’t we first ask if that’s the best use of all the money that is being pledged to restore it?

It’s the day you will find out which primary school your child is going to. Gordon Jones, Cabinet member for children’s services, education and skills tells you all you need to know about school places and travel

Tiger Woods proves that messing up can actually be the best thing you ever do - as long as you remember to put it right in the end

Jewellery designer Susannah Chenevix-Trench tells Gina Long MBE why she loves East Anglia, especially driving over the Orwell...

Tom Murray, famed for his iconic photographs of The Beatles and The Royals tells Gina Long about his East Anglian heaven and hell

Sharon Morrison thinks so. Her thoughts on ageing will certainly raise a few eyebrows

I’m sorry to announce… An occasional column from the diary of a twice weekly off-peak First-Class commuter from (very) rural Suffolk to the throbbing Metropolis.

Our agony aunt, Sue Bayliss, wrote about bullying in schools recently - it’s time it stopped, she said, but how? Then reader, Ann, wrote to her of what her teacher did to stop bullying in his classroom many years ago. Would it work today?

In a new regular column, antiques expert Mark Fraser find out if Liz Nice’s family are sitting on a fortune. Let us know if you want Mark to value your hidden treasures

It’s 107 years this week since the Titanic sank. Will you need a Titanic effort to get 15? Let’s see...

Some changes are for the better, says James Marston, but shops could do a lot more to win our custom...

Should a marriage and family stop you following your dreams? No!

Greeting a colleague can be a minefield and nobody wants to be David Brent. Help us decide what’s the most appropriate course of action...

Will our 13th pub quiz be lucky for you? Find out now!

Ricky Gervais’ After Life celebrates the strange stories we cover on local newspapers from ‘The Stain that looks like Kenneth Branagh’ to ‘The Baby that looks like Hitler’. Liz Nice found one of her own...

Gina Long MBE’s charity auction, one of the biggest of its kind in the world, has an amazing array of lots to bid for this year. Now’s your chance to live your dream...

Sport. Music. Film. The Spice Girls. And more! Test your knowledge here

Well, he could be! But what East Anglian poet Luke Wright is actually doing is bringing his show to Norwich Playhouse on March 30. Here, he tells Gina Long MBE the things he loves and hates about living here...

Quiz It's the Friday pub quiz week 11

Friday, March 22, 2019

It’s the evening of England v the Czech Republic - and the day of the Friday pub quiz. Who will win today -England, or you?

It’s hard to believe that Patrick Duffy, who played Dallas heart-throb Bobby, is now 70. It’s time to look back at the glossy soap and the lessons it taught us.

Quiz It's the Friday pub quiz week 10

Friday, March 15, 2019

This Friday pub quiz is inspired by St Patrick’s Day. Will you be a James Joyce-style genius or a lucky leprechaun?

Rob Butterworth of Guat’s Up cafe in Bury St Edmunds travels the world to find the best coffees available. He tells Gina Long MBE about his love for East Anglia - and which are his two favourite restaurants in the region...

Yasmin Hempstead of Muddy Footprints shares her ‘East Anglian heaven and hell’ and reveals how adversity can actually be the route to what you really want in life.

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