PUBLISHED: 07:55 21 February 2019 | UPDATED: 07:55 21 February 2019 Kenny McLean, left, congratulates Marco Stiepermann on putting Norwich City 2-0 up at Bolton Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Paul Chesterton I can’t remember a season when there have been so many late, late goals. The traveling Norwich City fans got to enjoy themselves at the University of Bolton Stadium on Saturday. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesThere’s a reason the term Farke Time has been created, reflecting the ridiculous number of occasions when the Canaries have found the net in the final moments of games.That incredible comeback against Forest, the amazing win over Millwall, the vital levellers at West Brom and Brentford... I could go on and on.I’ve been penning this column while keeping more than a close eye on the goings on at Loftus Road as the Baggies played their game in hand against QPR.It seemed that Darren Moore’s team were set to throw away two vital points after … [Read more...] about Ian Clarke: Promotion race set to go all the way to the very end
Opinion Shamima Begum should be invited to live in Norwich, says Steven Downes Picture Metropolitan Police/PA Wire . PA Wire/PA Images I’m not sure what has been worse for Shamima Begum - hanging out with the misogynistic psychopaths of Islamic State or being all over the UK’s media in recent days. Norwich: the perfect place for IS teen Shamima Begum to rebuild her life? Picture: ANTONY KELLYOne thing is certain: you won’t find many 19-year-olds who have had to grow up so quickly.Which is just as well, for Shamima has shown herself to be a teenager par extraordinaire.Most teens have their “I’m going to run away” moment. Once, I got round the block before skulking back home. Another time, I just hid behind an armchair for a few hours. More determined teens can make it to a day or two on the run.But Shamima has taken the flouncing strop to another level, by huffing off to Syria for four years, getting married to a terrorist and … [Read more...] about What about inviting Islamic State teenager Shamima to live in Norwich?
Teemu Pukki celebrates his second goal at Bolton at the weekend - his 23rd league goal of the season Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd Paul Chesterton Legendary striker Jari Litmanen says Norwich City have provided his former international team-mate Teemu Pukki with the final piece of his footballing jigsaw. Finnish footballing legend Jari Litmanen Picture: PAAnd the Finnish great wants to see that rewarded with promotion to the Premier League, for the sake of both player and club.Pukki’s career has taken him from Kotkan in his home country to Sevilla back to Finland with HJK, Schalke in Germany, Celtic and Brondby in Denmark – and now he is setting the Championship on fire with 23 league goals in 30 Championship games.Litmanen, who played in the top flight with Liverpool in 2001-02, says Pukki – a free transfer signing last summer – is proving the doubters wrong.“The move to Celtic taught him a lot,” said Litmanen in an interview with … [Read more...] about ‘I hope it happens in the shirt of Norwich City’
Video Nick Deane of Bure Farm Services is the new Norfolk branch chairman of the National Farmers' Union (NFU). Picture: Chris Hill. Archant The new figurehead for Norfolk farming has urged food producers to find their voice and champion their industry – and for the public to “go out and appreciate the farmed environment”. Nick Deane of Bure Farm Services is the new Norfolk branch chairman of the National Farmers' Union (NFU). Picture: Chris Hill.Nick Deane, who farms at Hoveton, has been confirmed as the new chairman of the Norfolk branch of the National Farmers’ Union (NFU).He said the next two years will be a pivotal time for the industry’s future, so he approached the “immense privilege” of his new role with a “degree of trepidation as well as excitement”.“Whatever the final outcome of Brexit, the decisions will have massive implications for farming in Norfolk so we need to be astute in getting our messages … [Read more...] about Norfolk’s new farming leader has an important message for food growers
PUBLISHED: 06:00 21 February 2019 Greta Levy Hasan Tunc at the Lowestoft Cafe. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood Jamie Honeywood Archant Norwich Norfolk A talented artist is hoping to sow the seeds of success as he launches a new restaurant in Bungay. After he tragically lost his Brighton business, Hasan Tunc from Lowestoft is set to open the doors to his new restaurant, Pomegranate, on Thursday night.The seasoned restaurateur, who is an artist, professional art dealer and business owner celebrated the opening of his Middle Eastern and Mediterranean restaurant.In 2015, the business owner lost his restaurant, which was also named Pomegranate to a devastating fire. But four years later, Mr Tunc looks back on the tragedy with positivity and says he feels “excited” about opening the business in Earsham Street. “It is a mixed feeling but of course I feel excited, I never get nervous,” he said. The 68-year-old has been based in the UK since 2007, … [Read more...] about Talented artist opens restaurant after tragic fire