Tag: Norfolk

TV, Venue

Interview: Paul Hayes on his new radio documentary about the original UEA Television station, Nexus: Norfolk’s Forgotten TV Station

As a student at UEA in the early 2000s, Paul Hayes was a presenter at the university’s resident T.V station, Nexus. While the station wasn’t at its height during this time, it was still active in producing daily news and their own shows to be shown in Union House, now named University House. Hayes’ fascination…

Arts

Banksy in Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth: home of golden sands, the famous Pleasure Beach, the Time and Tide Museum. Oh, and now multiple works of art by the world-famous artist Banksy. That’s right, Banksy has been hard at work just down the road, and it’s not just Great Yarmouth – Cromer, Lowestoft, Gorleston and Oulton Broad were also places…

Arts

“I am every book, podcast, movie, graphic novel I have ever loved”: Interview with Norfolk artist, Hat Leith

Hat Leith, a Norfolk based artist, specialises in creating fantasy-based pieces, inspired by their interests in mythology, folklore, and fandom. Their art is introspective and vibrant, often hitting the right degree of poignancy in its depiction of its subjects. When asked what sparked their interest in these subjects, they said, “I think I’ve always felt…

News

Coronavirus Update

The UK is now under its third national lockdown in one year. The latest figures show cases are highest in the south and east of England, with weekly cases in these areas averaging more than 800 per 100,000 people. North Norfolk has fared better, on 384 cases per 100,000, than the rest of East Anglia,…

News

Coronavirus Update Norwich 7/12/2020

The UK could well be on track to have a total of 2 million recorded coronavirus cases. The current statistic stands at 1,750,241, with the most recent daily increase being 12,282. The death toll now stands at 62,033. There are three different methods of measuring the death toll. The above statistic refers to the number…

News

Norfolk MPs vote to end free school meals

On the 21st October 2020, the government voted against a motion delivered by the Opposition, to extend the “Free School Meal” programme into the Christmas Holidays 2020/21 and Easter Holidays 2021. The vote has sparked a national campaign by charities and businesses to provide food for children who would qualify for free school meals. When…

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