Tomorrow night Connie Lamb has the chance to progress to the semi-final stages of ITV’s The Voice. Here she talks about her commitment to a career in music... despite the kitten heels her mum once made her wear.
More than 2.5 million people have given up their jobs to care for loved ones and it is estimated that one in seven people in work are juggling the demands of their job with caring. Here, four people from the region talk about how their lives have been impacted.
In the 1960s it was only the well-off families who went abroad for their holidays. Our columnist and her mum, dad and sister used to head for the East Anglian coast and the joys of the seaside caravan.
Nearly every day of the year is designated for some celebration or another. Some days offer as many as eight options. In the event you have nothing whatever to do in the coming months, here are some of the weirder ideas.
Carers can often be invisible - they look after members of their family and we know little about it. Among their numbers are 1.3 million people still caring for children while also looking after older family members. We found out more and hear one East Anglian woman’s story.