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Thursday, March 16, 2017
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Holkham Hall has been honoured at a heritage awards ceremony, following its multi-million pound refurbishment.

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Power generated from a scenic lake is set to heat one of the country’s grandest stately homes.

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National Trust

Wings outstretched, suspended between heaven and earth they have served as glorious guardians for more than 500 years.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

Making fires and cooking food down in the woods may have seemed a novel approach to learning at the time.

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Norfolk County Council

When medieval knight Sir Thomas Erpingham paid for the construction of part of the church in the north Norfolk village that bears his name he left a legacy that lasts to this day.

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Canon

It started out as a project to dig a fishing lake and ended with the earliest ever find of Anglo-Saxon Christian burials in the UK. But the story behind their discovery is as fascinating as the discovery itself. Tom Bristow reports.

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North Norfolk District Council

Stories about the colourful characters who have worked at an historic stately home over the last 200 years will be revealed at a new exhibition.

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They would have marked the paths of pilgrims in medieval times and today the drift of snow white flowers draw walkers to the grounds of an ancient priory.

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Europe

This huge flag has an even bigger history as it was captured in battle and given to Norwich by Norfolk’s most famous son.

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Nelson

One of the region’s most popular visitor attractions has secured another award for its work in bringing back mainline dining excursions.

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Sheringham

Residents and staff at Bilney Hall residential home near Dereham are taking a step back in time to try to piece together the home’s 150-year history.

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The last surviving child of WJ Aldiss, the founder of the Aldiss department store in Fakenham, has celebrated her 100th birthday.

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Aldiss

Community chiefs are calling for the Fakenham College site in Wells Road to be looked after and well-used after sixth formers move out later this year.

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Tom FitzPatrick

Fears have been voiced that some of the county’s most important archaeological finds could be lost forever if amateur fossil hunters fail to record them.

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Sarah Butikofer

A project to raise £35,000 and repair the bell tower at Fakenham Junior School is on course to meet its target, after being launched four months ago.

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Fakenham Junior School

The biggest classic car club in Norfolk marks a major milestone this year.

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North Norfolk District Council

Notable characters who helped shape Norfolk’s tradition of rebellion, radicalism and scepticism will feature in a series of lectures.

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It started out as a retirement opportunity, taking pleasure in a love of trains - but turned into a role running one of the country’s most successful heritage lines.

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North Norfolk District Council

As workplaces go it has to be one of the most impressive.

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Exmouth lifeboat station, on the River Exe Estuary, is set to receive a new inshore lifeboat next month.

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From the rise and fall of the Norwich skyline to the rolling Wensum Valley - there’s all manner of breath taking vistas around our region.

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London

A landowner trying to protect the nearby village of Great Ryburgh from floodwaters unearthed one of the most significant archaeological finds in Norfolk’s history.

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The moment when paganism and Christianity collided in our county may have been uncovered with the “dramatic” discovery of 81 uniquely preserved burial plots that could date back 1,400 years.

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United Kingdom

More than 50 years after the last train pulled into Holt, work has started to restore railway services to the town.

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An urgent call is today being made to stop hundreds of public telephones – many of them the classic red box – disappearing from the region’s towns and villages.

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BT

Villagers fear settles which our greatest hero sat in have been removed from the Lord Nelson at Burnham Thorpe.

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Nelson

Thousands flew as message carriers while conflict waged - and now a group of racing pigeons will take to the skies in a celebration of the war time era.

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The town was filled with themed activities and people embracing the pirate’s way life with make-shift wooden legs, eyes patches and the iconic “ahoy”.

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Becky Jefcoate

Charles Townshend, 8th Marquess Townshend and his wife Alison, Lady Townshend, have devoted the past five years to repairing and restoring artworks and decor at Raynham Hall, near Fakenham.

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It was a bright red danger sign warning of the hazardous shipwreck lurking beneath the waves.

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