Jack W Gregory was skin and bones when he stopped breathing for three minutes as his life hung in the balance lying in his Norwich hospital bed. Sandie Shirley reports.
Known as the Barefoot Entrepreneur, Robert Ashton has spent 2018 bringing a community-owned mustard company into existence. It is the latest in a long line of Norfolk initiatives that this Wymondham-based Quaker has helped to make happen.
When Jane Colman “found the strength” to relaunch a popular Christian puppet ministry that had been originally created and directed in Norwich by her late husband, David, it marked a new chapter in an unfolding love story.
Norwich teenager Jas Mickleburgh has fought back from losing her mother and attempting suicide to become an inspirational speaker and be named YMCA Norfolk Volunteer of the Year at a Celebration Awards night in Norwich recently.
Bishop Graham James has recorded a short farewell video message to people across his Diocese of Norwich as he leaves after 19 years in the post. Watch it here.
A Norwich teenager has galvanised his church, St George’s on Sprowston Road, to fill over 40 shoeboxes full of gifts for disadvantaged children around the world.
Marcus runs over 100 kms to support Norwich charity
Former soldier Marcus Kilpatrick has run over 100 kilometres in the last year to raise funds to help Norwich-based charity Care for Children place orphaned and abandoned children into local, loving families across Asia and China. More ...
YMCA's Chris named as top volunteer by BBC Radio Norfolk
Two weeks after meeting the Archbishop of Canterbury, YMCA Norfolk volunteer Chris Forster has been named as BBC Radio Norfolk’s Education Volunteer of the Year. More ...
Bishop Graham to say farewell after 20 years in Norfolk
Bishop Graham James will be saying his official goodbye to the Diocese of Norwich on Sunday after 20 years in the role and as the longest-serving Bishop in the Church of England. More ...
Archbishop hears story of reconciliation at YMCA Norfolk
The Archbishop of Canterbury heard yesterday how YMCA Norfolk had been able to help former Norwich My Place resident Chris Forster reconcile his broken relationship with his partner and start seeing his young daughter again. More ...
King's Lynn counsellor now provides a lifeline to many
After a serious illness, Sarah Hobday’s doctor issued a dire health warning – she would only regain 65 percent of her energy. But after a year of rest, journaling and prayer, Sarah had the direction and enthusiasm for a new beginning. More ...
Norfolk author bares her soul over baby loss
In the UK one in four women suffer a miscarriage but the loss is rarely voiced and the grief is surrounded by a lonely silence. After four miscarriages, writer, Jane Clamp, has bared her heart and soul to tell her story of loss, grief, and eventual peace. More ...
Octogenarian cyclists visit 50 Norfolk churches in a day
Octogenarian cyclists Paula and Michael Hughes visited 50 churches in one day on their tandem to raise funds for their home church of Our Lady and St Walstan’s, Costessey, and the Norfolk Churches Trust. More ...
Norwich actor takes centre stage in Martin Luther play
Actor Freddy Goymer returned to his hometown of Norwich to take on the title role in a play about the life of Martin Luther at the Norwich Playhouse. Before the show he talked about his love of acting and what he hoped would resonate with the audience. More ...
Norwich duo return after Australia megachurch roles
A Norwich couple who crossed the world to attend a Bible college in Australia and join the pastoral team at megachurch Hillsong have returned to Norfolk after 12 years to “cheer on the local church”. More ...
Adelaida’s life-changing double hip operation is a success
A young Tanzanian health care worker has had a successful operation in Norwich to restore the use of both of her legs thanks to the work of a Norfolk Catholic surgeon and a surgical team from the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. More ...
New vicar appointed for St Peter Mancroft in Norwich
James shares his experience of following life's signs
Luke’s journey from Norwich to worldwide worship
Date set for life-changing operation in Norwich
Wife's death was biggest test of faith for Simon Thomas
Bishop of Norwich announces his retirement
Priest Fr Philip in Carrow Road return for Norwich City
Norwich Canon retires after decades of faithful service 
Brazilian couple come to Norwich on long-term mission 
Paul recognised for his commitment to Christian Aid
Charity skydive boosts faith of retiring Sprowston Christian 
Indian church pastor back to minister in Norwich
Chaplain appointed for new High Sheriff of Norfolk
Norfolk woman Anne’s story is beyond belief
Norwich cathedral music master runs marathon
Norwich vicar moves on from two city churches
Finding Norwich's Joy with the crocodiles in Africa
Steve travels 6000 miles from Norfolk on floating school mission
Vicar of Baghdad tells Norwich of his love of God
Bishop of Norwich celebrates 25 years of service
James to run first marathon in aid of YMCA Norfolk
Bishop of Norwich marks 25 years of service
Norwich surgeon asks for support in free operation plan
YMCA Norfolk youth ambassador speaks at UN in New York
Shock after Norwich church leader's father is shot dead
Simon Thomas writes of his grief after loss of wife
Norwich man reports from Rohingya refugee clinic
Norwich man helps set up clinic for Rohingya refugees
Piano love at first sight for Norwich man Scott
Norwich man responds when disaster strikes
Norwich couple want to bring hope through music
Prison prayer brings message of hope for Norwich man
Norwich pastor Jon’s role after Texas church massacre
Was Norfolk 'vagabond of God' a saint?
Refugee's brave journey to a new life in Norwich
Norfolk priest loses her hair for Mind charity
Simon Thomas 'crushed' after wife's sudden death
Andy shares Christian faith with Norwich students
Norwich church's community hub organiser honoured
Youth workers welcomed to One Church Norwich
New video shines light on Norfolk Christian charity
ELO’s Dave Scott-Morgan is still writing love songs
Norfolk grandmother Sue has a second chance at life
Ex-Norwich vicar’s own personal tribute to Elvis
Norfolk Christian shortlisted for Best Business Woman
Christian Gospel transforms says Norwich aid worker
Julian gets on his bike to raise funds for YMCA Norfolk
Holy Trinity church in Norwich names its new Rector
MPs and Lords touched by Jo's prayer cards dream
Norwich's 105-year-old Eileen rings in world cup final
Adrian brings 33-year teaching career to an end
Kevin to cycle coast-to-coast for YMCA Norfolk
Former Canaries star is ordained as Dominican priest
Norwich preacher's life mission to Pakistan orphanage
Aylsham Christian's 500 mile walk for peace in Yemen
Faith and creativity gave hope to hostage Terry Waite
Colin fulfils wife Jo's dying wish for MPs prayer cards
Norwich vicar retraces her story on sabbatical  
Norwich mother celebrates her namesake’s sainthood
Dr Rowan Williams speaks in Norwich about justice
Dean of Norwich named as Royal Norfolk Show president
Quiz night to support Norwich man's mountain bid
Norwich Cathedral's Ashley ran marathon for hospital
Matthew takes on London marathon in his first-ever race
Betrayal, addiction and prison are in past for Mark
TV star Simon Thomas tells of brushes with death
Steve tells of journey from drugs and despair to hope
Retiring Norwich City chaplain Bert is honoured
Vote marked a turning point for women priests
Linda tells of her escape from a life of abuse
Mothers Union Norwich president puts faith into action
Norfolk centenarian was teen rebel and mission nurse
Football-mad ministers are Norwich City chaplains
Norfolk minister's Indian prayer dream a reality
Heather's new role at Heartsease church
Former Norfolk priest withdraws from Bishop chance
Wymondham Abbey appoints first female vicar
Norfolk Police get first-ever Catholic chaplain
Queen marks 65 years on throne at Norfolk home
Norwich man describes “Dancing with God' 
New Norwich City Crier is ex-church worship leader
Norfolk churches' silver expert honoured by the Queen
Norfolk surgeon is a world-wide inspiration
Mary Berry talks of her faith recipe for life
The Queen speaks of her faith and inspiration
Norwich Christian uses retirement to help war victims 
Big 60 challenge for Norwich Christian charity founder
Hope and faith after genocide, Norfolk church told
Ann joins London parade to mark YMCA wartime effort
Ex Norwich City star Philip Mulryne is ordained
Norwich churches back appeal to remember tragic duo
East Anglia pilgrim completes 2,000 km walk to Rome
Steve teaches maths and martial arts in Uganda
Kathy and Allister are church mission enablers
Bishop Graham celebrates 40 years of priesthood
Suicide survivor Steve is mental health champion
Minister marking one year at Norwich church
New minister welcomed to Norwich Elim church
Norfolk priest recalls meeting with Mother Teresa
Keith’s on his bike to raise funds for YMCA Norfolk
Norfolk pilgrim carries sign of hope for refugees
New book features Norwich Holocaust missionary hero
Standing ovation as Jan says farewell to Norwich
Norfolk migrant rescue swimmer seeks church invite
Archdeacon of Norwich is consecrated as Bishop Jan
Art loving bishop receives degree in Norwich
Norfolk Christians are honoured by the Queen
Norfolk churches celebrate our servant Queen
Christian author tells of depression experience
YMCA duo issue 160km Norfolk cycle challenge
New assistant bishop appointed in Diocese of Norwich
Susanna is Bishop of Norwich's new chaplain
Carrie becomes licensed lay worker in Norwich
YMCA Norfolk CEO takes on marathon challenge
Norwich Gospel adventurer who helped reach millions
Jane extends welcome at Norwich Cathedral
Joy writes of life of faith and freedom
Norfolk life coach helps women embrace destiny
Healed Norwich Christian realises African vision
Suffolk welcomes the new Bishop of Dunwich
Archdeacon of Norwich set to be made a bishop
Carrie is chaplain to those on streets of Norwich
Norwich pastor's journey of faith brings hope
Norfolk grandmother Celia’s show of courage
Les helps Norwich church hit tower target
UK’s most dangerous is turned to tears
Artistic Norfolk couple have spiritual energy
Ruth is sports minister at Norwich church
Double award for Norwich church website
Norfolk children's worker a complete one-off
South African pastor set to lead Norwich church
Val receives MBE honour in Norfolk ceremony
Norfolk mum is national business awards finalist
Norwich's Derek gets best birthday present ever
Heroic Norfolk nurse Cavell honoured 100 years on
Storm prayer transformed life of Norwich pastor
Elizabeth's call of God to follow family footsteps
90yr old Norfolk Christian shaves head for Syria
Norfolk man's 'one million churches' vision
Equations at the equator: Steve's Ugandan mission
Andy's journey from rock star to Norwich pastor
Norwich couple to plant churches in Spain
Norwich man joins Nepal emergency relief team
MBE for Norfolk Christian social action pioneer
Norwich church project provides vital family link
Next Suffolk bishop is ordained at Westminster
Ex Norwich striker Leon talks football and faith
500-mile pilgrimage walk in memory of parents
New youth pastor for Norwich church
Norfolk missionary back in Congo after 30 years
Norfolk minister's words of faith in India
Help fulfil Jo’s dying MP prayer card vision
Norfolk High Sheriff is a real champion
Ex-outreach worker named new Norwich vicar
Landlady turned priest bids farewell to Norwich
Christian worship which can change lives
Norfolk politician driven by ethics and faith
Peter's farewell to Norwich 'people's cathedral'
Community stalwart’s boundless energy
National award for Christian Aid’s courageous Lucy
New role for Network Norfolk columnist  
Retired Norwich teacher's Rwandan mission
Maureen honoured for Norwich church work
New Year's honour for Sheriff of Norwich
Norfolk motorcycle adventurer's Arctic challenge
Norfolk vicar honoured at guide dog awards
Faith that helped Norwich Sheriff face up to death
Ian's glimpse of eternity after jellyfish sting
Hit by a bus - but it was no joke says mum Isla
Football fan Terry is chaplain at Wroxham FC
Ex drugs smuggler helps lead Norwich church
Canon Andrew to be installed at Norwich Cathedral
Norfolk minister's Christmas message of hope
Norwich couple celebrate 50 years of marriage
Campolo gives hard-hitting views in Norwich
Nurse takes up Norwich health chaplain role
Norfolk adventurer takes on round GB challenge
Former solicitor is new Norwich bishop's chaplain
Norwich pilot sees heaven as his destination
Julie found her destiny not in stars but in God
Archdeacon races in Norfolk for autism
Bruno bikes in to Bowthorpe ministry
Julian is new Methodist chief in East Anglia
Norwich priest Jan tells of battle with cancer
Mary says thanks to YMCA Norfolk with skydive
Green vision of Norwich Quaker philosopher
Sewing Bee star Chinelo helps Norfolk church
Goff's vision stretches from Norwich to China
Norwich set for first female dean in 900 years
Norfolk gran's stitch in time mission of love
Norwich vicar to lead multi-faith church in USA
Letton Hall says farewell to Bill and Val
900-mile cycle for 77-year-old Norwich Catenian
Norwich couple treasure WWI New Testament 
Faith helps William deal with life and death
Robert's faith fosters hope for Chinese orphans
Couple back from Brazil to Norfolk missions
New world for new Matthew Project chief
Long-serving Norwich Baptist pastor retires
Richard believes in a Norfolk that can inspire
Norwich's Matthew Project names new CEO
Paddy stands up for faith, hope and charity
First female Dean of Norwich appointed
Norfolk-based children's charity welcomes Nick
Norfolk musical church duo honoured by Queen
Cators' eyes are open for their Norfolk dream
YMCA helps make Barry's dreams come true
Norfolk heroine gave her life to save others
Peter is a friend to Norwich panto stars
Norwich pastor’s peace over brain tumour op
Trials and inspirations of Norfolk magistrate
Simon Thomas has two great Norfolk passions
Norfolk Christian Colin tells of Spirit encounter
Norwich worker meets his Amazonian heroes
Archdeacon's ten-race challenge for charity
Priest delivers life-saving blood across Norfolk
Libby to run Norwich Christian creative arts
Norwich Bishop to stay as Durham role filled
Network columnist defends free speech on show
Norwich priest takes on press role for Archbishop
Bishop honours faith of Norfolk Coroner
Queen honours Norfolk Christian philanthropist
Norwich church couple honoured by Queen
Norwich's Eddie reaches top of his Everest
Inspirational Eddie to climb his own 'Everest'
Duo set for Matthew Project cycling challenge
The power of prayer overcomes dark times
Emily's marathon for Norfolk Christian charity
Norwich Dean to step down from cathedral
Faith encounter began at Norwich rail station
Norfolk ex-top cop's sporting crime fight
Cancer fight strengthens Norfolk couple's faith
Tom's escape to freedom ends in Norwich
Norfolk rector's bus trip supports local charities
Life-changing time for Steve at Bonnke school
Female first for Norwich Diocese Chancellor post
Norfolk Christian trio honoured by the Queen
Norwich’s big-hearted Julie helps African families
Scooter is sign of new life for 'bouncer' Peter
Best Christmas present ever for Norfolk actor
Norfolk Christian celebrates release of debut novel
Faith is inspiration for Norfolk beauty sanctuary
Bruno’s diamond role in Queen’s Jubilee
Young people need to hear the Gospel says Nick
Norfolk's Matthew finishes his own Tour De France
Olympic meeting with Usain Bolt for Christian physio
Norfolk Christian torchbearer aims to stop traffik
Norwich couple's bid to help Thailand orphans
Norfolk pastor tells of new life after healing
Commissioning of new Norwich YFC Director
Peru mission for Norwich Christian student
Norwich vicar plus cows run London Marathon
Slum hope pioneer's Norfolk Bible link
Agent Lee helps answer Norwich City's prayers
Norfolk Christian duo given Olympic honour
Inspirational Eddie to carry Olympic Torch
Matthew Project names new chief in Norwich
Ex-Norwich MP Clarke defends role of faith in society
Church tribute to talented Norfolk teenager
Bishop names new Archdeacon of Norfolk
Norfolk couple aim to climb 50 peaks in 50 weeks
Norfolk's Rev Pat is mother to untouchables
Baby Violet's arrival is a Christmas 'miracle'
Peter's recovery from drugs and alcohol abuse
Heartache of Lowestoft mum’s double loss
YMCA helps James follow juggling dream
Norwich gran celebrates extra lease of life
No lie-in for Radio Norfolk presenter Emma
Does Norwich's Luke have The Nativity Factor?
Richard leads international fight for tax justice
New manager starts at Norwich Christian centre
Norwich Christian community vision moves on
Eddie speaks of being given just 48 hours to live
Director Julian says goodbye to Norwich charity
Norfolk priest Janice is online village shepherd
Norfolk Archdeacon announces his retirement
Norfolk Christian's story of terror and hope
Naomi is new U18 manager for Matthew Project
Christian charity celebrates seven years of hope
UEA student pledges help for vulnerable women
Norwich couple credit faith for diamond marriage
Eddie reaches turning point in plane stroke fight
New Norfolk bishop is ordained by Archbishop
Norwich actor stars in BBC air crash film United
Norwich vicar runs marathon for Water Aid
Eddie is fighting back from plane stroke drama
Matthew Project names new assistant director
Norwich vicar's hat highlights water scandal
Prayer heals Norwich student from seizures
Marathon is life and death matter for Norwich Rev
Norwich Christian charity bids farewell to Biddy
Friends pray after Eddie flies back to Norwich
Gerry set to fly off on Peruvian orphan mission
Friends pray after Eddie has stroke on air flight
Jess puts sport and fitness on YMCA agenda
YMCA Norfolk duo set to walk for the homeless
Nick joins team for Indian Christian mission
Norfolk Christian artist Katy tells story
Norfolk charity leader reflects on journey of life
East Anglia Bishop given only weeks to live
Norfolk support helps flying doctors' vital work
Queen honours Russ Dacre for Norwich Open
Christmas baby for Norfolk website editor
Millionaire Gary hated his life, Norwich told
Norfolk man's car crash escape led to miracles
Norfolk landlady Janet swaps pub for church
David's Christian football long service honour
Former street worker's delight at graduation
Emma takes over faith show on Radio Norfolk
Norwich woman returns from Peruvian mission
Claude's Congo return to fulfil Biblical dream
Norwich doctor's life-changing mercy missions
African football mission for Norfolk's Ruth
Norwich woman's mission to Peruvian prison
Christian faith inspires Norfolk musician Sarah
Norwich couple lead Romanian worship academy
Major helps at Indonesian air disaster
Benny brings healing touch to stadium
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Acclaimed organist at Norwich church
Norwich man writes his first book as US pastor
Trust success with Norwich Palestinian student
Norfolk couple bring hope and light in S Africa
Sharon's Romanian mission is dream come true
African faith adventure for Norfolk teaching duo
Norwich church helps stop member's deportation
Christian Police chief forgave his son's killer
Luke swaps football career for Bible college
Norwich civic honour for YMCA volunteer Matt
Norwich couple's Ugandan mission at age 60
Val's vision for a Norfolk Christian community
Norwich chef Chris cooks up charitable ride
Eric to spend 90th birthday in prayer marathon
Michelle rapping for Jesus at the cutting edge
New president Sharon aims to inspire faith
Norwich vicar's Sprowston to Spalding move
Near-death experience inspires Bible website
Queen honours Norwich church duo with MBEs
Ex-RAF man helps church reach Norfolk men
Norwich writer Rachel's messages of hope
Back from the dead after lethal jellyfish attack
Ride of courage from ex-Norwich biker Chris
Lisa was heroine of nursery machete attack
Jan's pocket prayers are Christmas number one
Father sold daughter on streets on Norwich
Norwich Bishop's grief over daughter's death
Christian flying doctors appeal for support
Norwich girl's tale of marriage to Conmen King
Norfolk priest gets on his bike to UN climate talks
Norwich mum's faith beats family tragedy
Atheist professor talks in Norwich of faith walk
Norwich told of emptiness of X-Factor lifestyle
John offers cancer fight aid to old adversary
Norwich ex-bishop who spent 11 years in prison
Prestigious award for Mike's photographic faith
Colin gets church life honour in Norwich service
Chirpy comedian gets Norwich fans laughing
Norwich family on the road blazing Gospel trail
Charity boost for Christian flying doctors lifeline
Safe play in Africa is Norwich student's mission
Norwich chaplain moves after 18 years in prison
Book tells shocking story of young Norwich girl
Tim takes over as new YMCA Norfolk chief
Tributes to Norwich Christian trio killed in crash
Ex-Norwich City star set to become a priest
John honoured for 30 years at YMCA Norfolk
Norwich church minister takes to the high seas
Norfolk church member to chair new CofE Council
YMCA Norfolk honours 250 years of service
Norwich soccer coach wins award for learning
Divine exam inspiration from young achievers
Christian racer bids for race track victory
Church minister Paul is on a mission to rally
Financial team aims to help Norfolk Christians
Norwich family speak of their miracle baby
Christian biker president rides into Norfolk
Jan makes history in Norwich Diocese
Norfolk bishop who 'won hearts' is to retire
YMCA Norfolk starts search for new chief
Army chief says God saved his life four times
Death crash a wake-up call for football legend
New meaning in life Ash tells Norwich audience
Norwich minister unearths £128,000 legacy
Helen appointed to help Christian site expand
Pauline appointed for Julian programme
Bishop of Norwich appoints new chaplain
From postie to toastie for Norwich's Bob
Norwich vicar Jan's debt to Dawn French
New deacons and priests across Norfolk
Surprise as Norwich Bible is worth thousands
Former lawyer made lay canon in Norwich
New venue as Norfolk ministers pray together
18 years of caring at the All Saints Centre
An inspirational video: My Redeemer Lives
YMCA wins Norwich street life soccer cup
Packed church welcomes new Norwich pastor
Biggest ordination in Norwich for a decade
First-ever female archdeacon set for Norwich
Chris achieves record run after heart attack
Norwich duo go extra 120 miles for church
Norwich pastor talks of battle against cancer
Graham Dacre steps down from NFLC team
Joel reveals agenda for change in Norwich
Laughter tops Norwich bill for Cannon and Ball
Duo have chance of football world cup glory
Canon trio are honoured by Bishop of Norwich
Ipswich killer forgiven by street girl's father
Norwich quartet's chance of world cup glory
Norwich duo help launch Hillsong Cape Town
Service to mark miracle escape from living hell
Counting pennies a good discipline says pastor
Steve Chalke learns his lessons the hard way
Dream role for Norwich Salvation Army trio
Norwich pastor has to count the pennies
Real life stories book from YMCA Norfolk
Norfolk pastors speak of Kenyan nightmare
Mafia gangster has encounter with God
Who's Who accolade for Norwich Christian
The man who discovered the Spice Girls
Man who met God on the 8.30 London train
Blind Norwich minister just loves adventure
Miracle escape from 100 days of living hell
New Wine leader set to speak in Norfolk
Norwich URC appoints community worker
Hundreds pay tribute to ex Bishop of Norwich
Norwich Bishop ordains eight new deacons
YMCA resident elected student vice-president
Christian rapper's musical career starts in jail
Norwich church leaders leave city behind
Nightmare tale from a teenage runaway
Aviva boss heads for voluntary work in Africa
Paul's journey from China to Norwich
Couple return to prayer walk across Norwich
Norwich church poet wins international prize
Baptist Assembly recognises Norwich pastor
Rev's marathon run between two churches
Christian Meditation ‘Guru’ speaks in Norwich
An African step of faith for Aviva boss
Peacemaker Kember speaks of Iraq kidnap
Lord teaches Norwich trio to change world
Rev Pat gets MBE for Indian charity work
John reveals Norwich Sheriff insights
Entertainer Len still has the magic touch
Roy sacrifices his hair for African dream
Big Brother star Cameron is a winner
Fight for life in Atlantic hurricane
Norwich church appoints new assistant pastor
Ecumenical rural adviser appointed
John and Doreen retire from New Hope
Norwich bishop speaks of cancer battle
Magical bishop starts new Norwich adventure
Norfolk link to top BBC religion job
World Cup stars talk of their Christian faithThis article has associated audio
Phils heads off to Hillsong church
Ex-minister returns to Norwich in new role
Christian entrepreneur sells Lind for £108m
Roy sounds out his final note at shop
Life-changing experience for Luke
Samoan Henry was on a Norwich mission
Refugee to riches story from RamThis article has associated audio
Rosemary to retire from Radio Norfolk
Canon appointments in show of unity
John Drake named as Sheriff of Norwich
Chinese student speaks of faith
Overwhelmed by love says professor
Faith helped Shaun scoop world crown
Terry was given just hours to live
Fire chief's faith helps him deliver
Life was a triple disaster for Conley
Robert is ready to make city rock
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