Author: The Editor

Wanted man appeal – Benjamin Cook

Police are appealing for help from the public to trace a 24-year-old Thetford man who is wanted.   Benjamin Cook, who also has links in Suffolk, is wanted on recall to prison after breaching the terms of his licence.   Cook is described as being white, 6ft 1, of a heavy build, with short dark hair.   Anyone who may have seen Cook, or may know of his whereabouts, should contact Norfolk Police on 101 immediately.   Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555...

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County Council learning service supports parents to help their children succeed at school

Norfolk Community Learning Services (NCLS) is running free family learning courses to give parents the tools to support their children with learning while improving their own English and maths skills at the same time. All parents would like their children to succeed in school but many are not sure how to support them and lack the basic skills to do so. The way English and maths is taught in schools also changes regularly so there is a risk that parents could confuse their children by using the methods they were taught rather than the ones used in schools currently....

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Norwich Eye reviews Gallowglass

Keep an eye on that razor, Joe. Dean Smith and Joe Eyre in Gallowglass – photos supplied –<<oo0oo>>– There is a considerable vogue for television drama that can be extended for many hours of screen time. The formula for success includes recognisably glorious English country settings, a large distribution of unearned wealth and some suitably unstable and strongly drawn characters to keep us busy while the plot proceeds with all the grace and élan of a tarmac laying machine. Gallowglass features so many of these elements that it is hard to believe it was not conceived with television in mind....

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Great British Beer Festival Winter 2018 opens today

Last year’s Winter Beer Festival – photo © The Eye Snapper   Norwich & Norfolk Campaign for Real Ale open the Winter Beer Festival today The Great British Beer Festival Winter will kicked off on 1 February with a Fringe Festival around Norwich ale and cider pubs and the Beer Festival itself will starts from today in the Halls. The February Festival, which offers beers of every season, shade and style, will then stay in Norwich for 2019 before moving to a different CAMRA location and will have music nights on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Free entrance to CAMRA...

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Norwich Eye reviews Relatively Speaking at The Maddermarket

Teresa Baron as Ginny and Rohan Gotobed as Greg – photos © Sean Owen     Jo Edye has with Crude Apache brought us some excellent and memorable shows in Norwich over many years in a wide variety of venues including many city parks in the summer and some charismatic venues including Dragon Hall and the Old Shoe Factory. Sometimes these shows whilst always compelling have been something of a physical challenge given the hazards of a venue where the weather has a big impact on the comfort of performers and audience alike. So it was with some enthusiasm...

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