Dastardly deeds are not something you automatically associate with Norfolk, but local author Chris Crowther has gone even further and used the tranquil magic of Broadland as the setting for his series of whodunits.
The sleuth in these stories is Jack Fellows, a navigation ranger with the Broads Authority, who spends his days patrolling the waterways, assisting boaters and enforcing the river by-laws. Like many rangers, he has a police background, in his case as a Detective Superintendant with Scotland Yard, and a copper’s instinct that looks beyond the carefree boating to a rather more sinister world of strange happenings and questionable deaths.
Best Beauty, is the new beauty treatment business at the Maids Head Hotel in Norwich. Run by Sophie Best, Best Beauty is the only supplier of classic French Guinot skincare treatments in the city centre.
Sophie’s contemporary salon is in a former 18th century coaching parlour on Wensum Street, next to the Maids Head’s historic entrance.
A former City College Norwich student, Sophie Best (25), has launched her own business after working at Sprowston Manor, where she was beauty spa stand-in manager for the last two years.
Published on October 2 by Allthingsnorfolk business member, Paul Dickson and on sale in the Allthingsnorfolk Shop, A Moment in Time – 50 stories that bring East Anglian history to life, by former EDP journalist Peter Sargent, takes us on a journey in time, from the mysterious ancient figure of the Green Man in Norwich Cathedral, via the day King Charles II rode a winner at Newmarket’s racetrack on to Second World War soldiers preparing for the D-Day landings in woods on the Norfolk-Suffolk border.
To celebrate the opening of the new Tourist Information centre in Sheringham and working in conjunction with NNDC and Sheringham Chamber of trade , Driftwood Gallery are running a competition for young people in this area.
Closing date is the 21st February, The title is: What makes someone want to come to North Norfolk, the subject can be anything to show why North Norfolk is great.