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Norfolk

A First World War memorial campaign led by former head of the army Lord Dannatt will see 6ft tall Tommy silhouette statues erected around the county.

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Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse will be taking a step back in time to the 1940s on August 26 and 27 to give people the chance of experiencing what life was like in wartime Britain.

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United Kingdom

An independent business has promised to clean three war memorials for free to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War.

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A loving daughter has dedicated a new website that remembers fallen heroes to a Norfolk man whose passion was researching past wars.

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Fakenham

Second World War battle re-enactors got more than they bargained for when police arrived following reports of gunfire at a rural railway station.

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Donna-Louise Bishop

A former soldier is joining thousands of Armed Forces veterans from across the world to pay tribute at a historic pilgrimage of remembrance.

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Royal British Legion

A Norfolk heritage railway has spent the weekend taking its passengers on a journey into the past.

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United Kingdom

Do the people of Norfolk want their wherries or not?

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Great Yarmouth

Fakenham Town Council will be undertaking a safety inspection of memorials in the town.

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Fakenham Town Council

Dereham shops have gone back in time to remember residents of the town who lived during World War One.

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Northgate High School

A group has brought back the once popular history walk in Dereham by organising new tours of the town.

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A heritage railway is taking its passengers back in time this weekend with a 1940s-themed extravaganza.

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Norfolk has lost almost one in five of its pubs since 2010 – the equivalent of a closure every month for the past seven years.

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United Kingdom

Almost a century of fishing heritage went on show as a flotilla of whelkers, crab and mussel boats took part in a regatta.

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A collection of historical gold coins and proof sets will go up for sale at a Fakenham auction in three weeks time.

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Victoria

It’s taken about 10 years but a replica of First World War German ace, Baron Von Richthofen’s triplane is now ready to fly.

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United Kingdom

A historic Fakenham building which caught fire four years ago is set to re-open in two weeks time.

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Norfolk Police

For more than a century, a mid-Norfolk organisation has been transforming lives and helping to make change for the better.

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Salvation Army

A mid Norfolk heritage railway line has signed a deal worth more than £3m with Greater Anglia.

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United Kingdom

It opened under a blaze of publicity, but a branch of the family electricals firm Adcocks is closing in Dereham.

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Dereham

Avid readers will remember last week’s story of the ghost who made a guest appearance on Anglia Television and a promise to tell the tale of the Mad Monk of Morley Hall in more detail and his link to Binham Priory.

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Instagram

A boutique hotel has been renovated as part of a £675,000 investment project.

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Wells

A memorial service is being held to commemorate the lives of seven soldiers based at Swanton Morley who were killed in Afghanistan.

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Dereham

A town council in north Norfolk has applied for a grant that could help them to create an innovative new heritage trail.

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George Acheson

Two towns separated by sea came together to celebrate more than 33 years of friendship.

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A rare silver butter dish and spoon set from Norfolk has fetched a surprising amount at a fine art sale after it went under the hammer at auction.

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Donna-Louise Bishop

A man who lost his home in an air raid during the Second World War has returned to his former school to present its pupils with a special commemorative book.

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United Kingdom

Visitors to a mid-Norfolk windmill will be transported back in time with the unveiling of a new attraction at its upcoming reopening event.

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Alison Webb

Hundred of classic vehicles rumbled through the gardens of the Stody Estate near Holt this weekend as crowds turned out to see some of the county’s finest motors in action.

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Norwich

Here is a collection of some of your finest photographs from some of Norfolk’s best-loved towns and villages.

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Fakenham

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