Two novices who attempted a 34-mile open ocean crossing in a kayak in aid of a Colchester woman with a brain tumour – when professionals pulled out due to the conditions – have completed the gruelling feat in double-quick time.
Strictly Come Dancing returned with impressive scoring on Saturday as a host of celebrities broke the 30 points barrier with their first competitive dances but Norwich City chairman Ed Balls ended up at the bottom of the leaderboard.
When Burton Albion fan Kim Briscoe also started following her boyfriend’s team Norwich City, the Brewers were non league while the Canaries were in the top flight. More than a decade later the City season ticket holder is now planning to sit in the away end when the Midlands club travels to Carrow Road in the Championship. She gives us the low down on what yellow and green supporters can expect when they meet their fellow yellows.
The fun began at 11am with an opening ceremony by Watton Pentecostal Church and at about 1pm the parade, featuring town mayor Beryl Bunning and six carnival princess and princes, headed into the town, which was bathed in bright sunshine.
East Anglia’s key RAF base – home to squadrons currently in a multi-million pound bombing campaign against Islamic State targets – is not protected by a perimeter CCTV system, the EDP can reveal today.