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A horror film which caused controversy during its filming in Norfolk is to return to Norwich for a screening to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of its release.

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A retired window cleaner, who has made it his personal mission to rediscover, repair and paint hundreds of milestones across Norfolk, has been recognised with a national award.

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Norfolk

It was once as big as Sandringham House but has now vanished from the Norfolk landscape. Local historian Chris Weston tells the story of a lost public school turned naval college.

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Wales

A century-old farm tumbrel that was left to rot at the back of a barn for 40 years is rolling once again thanks to some painstaking craftsmanship.

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Gressenhall

When Robert Fleming watched one of the world’s most powerful weapons detonate 60 years ago, little did he know of the lasting impact it would have on future generations.

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China

Thousands of people have come together in Remembrance Sunday services across the region.

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Canon

The famous Flying Scotsman has been steaming through East Anglia this weekend and hundreds of photographers took to the railways to catch a glimpse.

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Peterborough

Norfolk County Council has issued a plea for schoolchildren, community groups and creative individuals to help it amass a sea of poppies next year.

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County Council

Take a trip down memory lane with our wonderful photographic celebration of East Anglian life through the decades. Today we take a nostalgic look back at Wells-next-the-Sea, a picturesque port town on the North Norfolk coast.

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An event to mark the 60th anniversary of Britain’s first thermonuclear bomb test has changed location.

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United Kingdom

A hidden time capsule has been just one of the discoveries made at one of Norfolk’s oldest churches as it undergoes restoration.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

Take a trip down memory lane with our fabulous photographic celebration of East Anglian life through the decades. Today we take a nostalgic look back at Fakenham, a lovely market town situated on the River Wensum.

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Dereham is situated right in the heart of Norfolk, and it is Breckland District’s second largest town with its origins dating back to the Saxon era.

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London

From Abraham Lincoln’s ancestral home to Thomas Paine, East Anglia has a strong connection with the United States of America.

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United Kingdom

What is believed to be one of the very last Railway Institutes in the UK still being used for its original purpose is in danger of closure.

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United Kingdom

The heart and soul of the community was lost with the closure of a historic pub, said village residents who gathered to mark a year since the last pint was pulled.

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pub

The view from the south-facing windows at Holkham Hall has been named the best in the region in a national competition.

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Wells

If you felt in a bit of a rut, that life was getting too comfortable and routine, what would you do?

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A soldier who died 100 years ago will be fondly remembered in the village where he was born this month.

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They were rather sorrowful, almost ghostly, faces peering out of dark canvas with centuries of dust, grime and over-painting concealing any recognisable artistic talent.

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The annual Heritage Open Days are a great way of exploring the many historic gems in our county and finding out about its varied past. These are some of the venues open in our area between Thursday and Sunday.

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A campaign to safeguard the future of churches in Norfolk is securing funds at a rate to protect a new building every day.

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Lorne Green

A former theatre executive director has been appointed general manager of a £5m arts development in Wells, at a “pivotal time” for the project.

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British imperialism is taking a bashing as the events at Indian independence 70 years ago are recalled. But are we getting the full story?

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India

A care home has celebrated its 150th anniversary with the creation of a sensory garden for its residents with dementia.

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Care Quality Commission

Nelson’s County today rallied to the side of its greatest hero after he was branded a “white supremacist” in an article calling for his Trafalgar Square column to be pulled down.

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Nelson

Battle is today being joined after a call was made to topple Nelson’s column in Trafalgar Square.

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United Kingdom

Heritage railway staff have been left distraught after vandals caused several thousands of pounds worth of damage to vintage carriages.

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Love them or hate them bats have an important role to play in our ecosystems and they are protected by law.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

To many people, trains are far more than simply a convenient mode of transport. They are an integral part of our history.

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