PUBLISHED: 19:25 18 February 2019 | UPDATED: 19:25 18 February 2019 CHRIS WISE City boss Daniel Farke meets Mareclo Bielsa before the Canaries' recent win at Elland Road Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Paul Chesterton Leeds United have been fined £200,000 and given a severe reprimand by the EFL after an investigation into the ‘Spygate’ saga. Norwich City’s promotion rivals had been under investigation after boss Marcelo Bielsa admitting to sending someone to spy on Derby at their training ground ahead of their match at Elland Road last month.The club formally admitted a breach of Regulation 3.4 which states: “In all matters and transactions relating to the League, each club shall behave towards each other club and the League with the utmost good faith.”Whilst receiving a heavy fine Leeds have been spared a points deduction for breaking the rules, which means they remain two points behind the Canaries in third place … [Read more...] about No points deduction for Leeds United after ‘Spygate’ saga
Video PUBLISHED: 17:49 18 February 2019 | UPDATED: 17:49 18 February 2019 Caroline Culot New Start-Rite CEO Kate Tansley says that you can be a great mum and a great boss too. Pic: Victoria Pertusa, Archant. A former buyer for Harrods and Tesco, Kate Tansley is now spearheading Norwich’s 227-year-old beloved children’s shoe firm as its first-ever female boss. Kate Tansley’s day has just got a whole lot longer as Start-Rite’s first ever female boss.She wakes up at 5.30am and after yoga and a breakfast of smoked salmon or avocado on toast, she says goodbye to her children, Clarice, eight and Max, 13, who are taken to Gresham’s by husband David, who works from home running a project development company.It means Kate can travel the 40 minute journey in her Audi Q5 from their converted forge home in Matlaske, near Holt to her new office base, the Start-Rite HQ on the Broadland Business park in Thorpe, Norwich.MORE: Virtual … [Read more...] about It may be nearly 230 years old but shoe firm Start-Rite has got its first ever female CEO.
Video Remi Matthews salutes the Norwich City fans after his first game against his old club with Bolton Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd Paul Chesterton Bolton Wanderers keeper Remi Matthews revealed leaving boyhood club Norwich City felt like a ‘kick in the teeth’. The Gorleston-bred stopper completed a permanent move last month, and was on the wrong end of a 4-0 hammering in his first reunion on Saturday.Matthews’ display averted an even heavier defeat for the relegation-threatened Trotters, capped by his penalty stop from Kenny McLean.Tim Krul’s arrival last summer signalled the end of the 25-year-old’s hopes of a first team breakthrough at Carrow Road.“It was a tough decision and probably one of the hardest things I have had to do,” he said. “It was my team growing up and the main thing for me was playing for that football club. However, I have no regrets about the decision I made. “I could have stayed there … [Read more...] about Remi Matthews admits City exit felt like a ‘kick in the teeth’
PUBLISHED: 16:33 18 February 2019 Matthew Guy These are the free events and activities in Norfolk this half-term. Picture: James Bass Archant Norfolk © 2016 From interactive workshops to family activity days, keep the fun flowing without breaking the bank this February half-term. Talking Statues Tour Ongoing, Norwich city centreUse this half-term as a perfect opportunity to explore Norwich’s rich history with the help of some familiar voices, including Olivia Colman and Stephen Fry. Enter each statue’s unique URL into your phone and begin your self-guided adventure.The Snow Kingdom Meet and Greet Feb 19, 11am to 3pmCastle Mall, Kastle Kids RoomStep through the doorway to Arendelle with storytelling from the Snow Princesses, as well as arts and crafts. Make sure to flaunt your best winter-themed outfit – prizes are available for the best fancy dress costume. Norwich Cathedral Family Fun Day Feb 20, 10.30am to 3.30pmNorwich Cathedral Experience an assortment … [Read more...] about 10 free things to do this February half term
PUBLISHED: 15:47 18 February 2019 | UPDATED: 15:48 18 February 2019 Adam Aiken Blue Oyster Cult. Photo: Chuff Media Chuff Media Blue Oyster Cult start their UK tour in Norwich on Thursday [February 21], more than half a century after the band first got together. Blue Oyster Cult. Photo: Chuff MediaThe show comes amid an uptick in activity by the classic New York outfit, who are best known for (Don’t Fear) The Reaper, the mid-1970s song that remains a staple of rock radio and “best of” compilation albums.The tour will see a fusion of the generations, with The Temperance Movement joining them on the bill, and founding BOC member Buck Dharma is excited about it.“I’m looking forward to playing what used to be called Hammersmith Odeon in London again. We had great shows there in the heyday of Blue Oyster Cult and I look forward to returning,” he says.“Otherwise, I like to get out into the countryside and visit the other … [Read more...] about Blue Oyster Cult’s Buck Dharma chats ahead of Norwich show