Norwich to host Shrieval Weekend 2023

Published: 7:00 AM August 6, 2022 In this ever-changing world sheriffs still have a role in play and today there are just 14 of them serving the people of England. The men and women wearing the robes do not represent a political party, come from all walks of life, and are proud to serve and … Read more

Norwich’s Deer Park gets special status

Published: 2:50 PM August 5, 2022 A beloved city green space threatened with development has been given special status meaning it should be protected for generations to come. But the developer behind plans to build homes on Deer Park, in Old Catton, has declared he plans to carry on regardless. Deer Park has been designated … Read more

7 times Norwich caught the attention of the world

Published: 1:35 PM August 4, 2022 From Hollywood hit movie Fighting with My Family to Radio 1’s Big Weekend, Norwich is not unfamiliar with making headlines. Here are seven times Norwich was put in the limelight. 1. Alan Partridge Steve Coogan portrays Alan Partridge – Credits: Archant Aha! To many, Norwich has become synonymous with … Read more

Call to stop prostitution in Rosary Road, Norwich

Published: 6:15 AM August 4, 2022 Drug dealers, pimps and prostitutes have returned to a once notorious part of the city which had cleaned up its act. That is the warning today from worried locals who believe the Rosary Road area could descend back to the dark days if police patrols are not stepped up. … Read more

Platinum Jubilee Events

From a Platinum Jubilee Concert to A Right Royal Family Day, there is lots happening at Norwich Cathedral to celebrate HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. In celebration of Her Majesty’s 70 years on the throne, a different event will take place every day of the four-day June bank holiday weekend. Below are the key details … Read more

Interview: Norwich North Labor candidate Alice Macdonald

Published: 6:00 AM August 3, 2022 As a new contender for the Norwich North constituency enters the political fray, local democracy reporter NOAH VICKERS spoke to Alice Macdonald about the challenges that await her She’s recently been selected as Labor’s candidate to face Tory MP Chloe Smith at the next general election but, so far, … Read more

How Norwich streets got their names

Published: 8:00 PM August 2, 2022 Just what was the Rampant Horse that gave a city center street its name? What’s a Westle and why does it need a gate? Was Mousehold a prison for rodents? The meanings behind some of Norwich’s strangest street names offer a glimpse into the past, and an illuminating new … Read more