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A parish council in Norfolk is hoping to pay tribute to those who served in the First World War with a new memorial shelter.

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It is a geologist’s dream to discover any evidence that gives mankind a glimpse into their prehistoric past.

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A popular Norfolk attraction is set to hold a special event to thank all of its supporters for helping to bring historic stories to life.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

They are part of Norfolk’s rich heritage and now portraits of some of Britain’s most famous historical figures are going under the hammer for the first time.

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Ambitious plans to bring the railway back to Fakenham remain on track as fresh calls are made for the community to be involved in the exciting scheme.

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School children, councillors and onlookers headed to the centre of Dereham to mark a century since the act that paved the way to universal suffrage.

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Hilary Bushell

East Anglia’s best-known steam locomotive Oliver Cromwell is to pay a final trip to the region later this month before it is retired after 10 years on the main line.

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United Kingdom

A rare Russian medal has sold for more than double its starting price at auction in Norfolk.

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As Lionel Richie prepares to bring his All The Hits tour to Holkham this summer, we take a look back at the last time the crooner performed in the county.

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Australia

A north Norfolk estate has come together with local parish councils to overcome government spending cuts which would have seen much-loved walking routes closed.

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A Gothic horror film that brought star Vincent Price and director Roger Corman to Norfolk is to return to Norwich for a screening by Hallowed Histories.

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Wales

Tha’ was a fun owl’ day at thur East Tuddenham Village Hall when thur Friends of Norfolk Dialect staged their annual pantomime.

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An Anglo-Saxon cemetery was discovered in a Norfolk field when cables for a wind farm were being buried - but the find has remained a secret ever since.

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Norfolk County Council

A community project to restore the Barnham Broom church bells has put the historic items on display for schoolchildren.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

News that the Eliza Adams lifeboat memorial has been chosen as one of Historic England’s top 20 attractions for 2017 has re-ignited debate about its potential move.

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Allen Frary

Shoe buckles worn by great British naval hero Admiral Horatio Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar have sold for thousands of pounds.

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Norfolk’s biggest musical extravaganza goes from strength to strength with more than 24,500 tickets already sold for 2018’s Thursford Christmas Spectacular - with several days still left of this year’s shows.

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Fakenham

The Eliza Adams lifeboat memorial in Wells has been named as one of 20 unusual heritage sites in the UK for 2017, in a move which north Norfolk MP Norman Lamb described as “wonderful”.

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Norman Lamb

It was a day of both great victory and tragedy.

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A topping out ceremony in Wells has heralded an important milestone in the multi-million pound renovation of its arts and heritage centre.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

A large plot of land has been returned to an historic estate after being acquired by the National Trust.

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National Trust

The multi-million pound Wells Maltings development, to create a new arts and cultural centre in the seaside town, has reached a project milestone.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

Plans for a waste processing plant on the banks of the River Wensum have been resubmitted seven months after being rejected by councillors.

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Norfolk County Council

The Dereham branch of Co-op has presented the Watton museum with more than a thousand pounds for their campaign to digitise historic records.

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UN Court

With its shiny red paintwork it looks as good as when it first rolled off the production line at the Great Ryburgh Farmers Foundry many years ago.

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Great Ryburgh

It was a day that the guns fell silent after more than four years of bloodshed in the trenches.

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Australia

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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University of East Anglia

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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