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October 23 2014 Latest news:
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Want to learn more about some of our amazing birds, animals, insects and plants – book yourself on a wildlife safari, writes Rachel Buller.
A new book of great Norfolk walks shows how much the county has to offer dog walkers.
When a person sees a collection of antique clocks, the first couple of questions invariably are: “Why clocks?” and “How long have you been collecting?” The how long is, of course, easy to answer, but the “why” can stump the collector. There is no simple or quick explanation to what is quite often a deep-rooted passion.
Although the ancient Egyptians are sometimes credited with having invented the engagement ring, and the ancient Greeks with having adopted the tradition, the history of the engagement ring can only be reliably traced as far back as ancient Rome.
Autumn brings with it so much rich colour. Freshly ploughed fields contrasting with the falling foliage, enhanced by the wonderful misty, dewy mornings.
The Marrakech Restaurant promises an exotic taste of Morocco to indulge your senses. This is quite some boast on a bustling Tuesday lunchtime on Wymondham’s Market Street, where it is sandwiched between the shops, tucked inside the Consort Town House Hotel.
A film set on the Norfolk coast sounded like the perfect project for actress Miranda Raison, who was born at Burnham – but it was not quite as idyllic as it sounded.
Sending your child to an independent Norfolk school can easily add up to more than £150,000 by the time they leave. Jo Malone asks former public school pupils what they feel they gained.
Apple Day is a wonderful celebration of autumn and the apple harvest.
Thanks to the Norfolk Independent Visitors Service many of our children in care now have an adult to turn to in good times and bad – someone who can offer guidance, support and the sort of fun days out and activities that most young people take for granted.
As the seasons change from late summer to early autumn, perennials such as Rudbeckias, Asters and Echinacea keep the borders looking vibrant; combined with grasses glistening in the morning dew the effect can be stunning.
Twenty years ago, when I first started working with fabrics, windows were often dressed with gathered blinds layered with heavy curtains and swags and tails, today we tend to use simple curtain headings.
Bryan Turner knows kitchens inside out. His gorgeous handmade kitchens grace many a beautiful Norfolk home – and indeed houses around the country too – and they are the result of years of experience in the business as well as creative craftsmanship that marks out his business, Bryan Turner Kitchen Furniture.
It’s hard to put into words why Felbrigg Hall is such a special place. From the minute you turn off the road and head up the long, winding driveway, past fields full of cattle and thick wooded forest, it is as if you’ve entered a new world, peaceful and cut off from the stresses of everyday life.
Norfolk people have a tremendous reputation for fundraising and for supporting those in need both at home and around the world. This was evidenced in the remarkable response 20 years ago to the call for help by Beccles-born retired British UN commander Mark Cook, who launched the charity Hope and Homes for Children.