It seems like a galaxy far, far away where toys linked to films were a cottage industry and not a multi-billion pound franchises, and where manufacturers and retailers could be doubtful about the success of a new film called Star Wars.
A horse owner has warned others to be extra vigilant as she spoke of her distress after one of her horses died after being brutally slashed in an attack.
A villager has scooped a £30,000 windfall after the postcode where they lived was randomly drawn in a national lottery.
A teenager killed when her car crashed on the A140 had been exchanging phone messages at the time of the accident, an inquest has heard.
A direct rail link between Norwich, Ipswich and Oxford would provide a £17.5bn boost to the East Anglian economy and create tens of thousands of jobs, according to a new report.
A new plan to help rail services in Norfolk and Suffolk cope with extreme weather and avoid the scale of during last year's Beast from the East disruption has been drawn up.