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Hilary Bushell

Different generations have welcomed a torch of remembrance to Dereham, as part of a tour of Norfolk to mark a century since the Armistice.

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The Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Rev Graham James, led a special service in a mid Norfolk church to mark the rededication of re-hung bells.

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A band of north Norfolk bell ringers will be marking the centenary of the end of the First Wold War, by taking part in a national project aptly named Ringing Remembers.

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A new £2 million environmentally friendly visitor centre has opened at the Holkham National Nature Reserve to help accommodate its 800,000 annual visitors.

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It began with just eight singers performing Christmas carols in an old farm shed.

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United Kingdom

An event which is simply scrumptious has been organised in mid-Norfolk to celebrate all that is crunchtastic about the humble apple.

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They were acquired over many years by the founder of one of Fakenham’s most famous businesses and put on display in a museum.

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Royal British Legion

A Norfolk beach has been chosen as one of 12 across the UK to be part of a Remembrance Sunday tribute by filmmaker Danny Boyle.

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United Kingdom

A special exhibition of artwork inspired by beer and brewing is now on show at a mid-Norfolk museum.

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Dereham Town Council will receive up to £1700 to support a study looking for opportunities to redesign the town’s market place and town centre.

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Paul Claussen

An American filmmaker is on a mission to document as many Second World War veterans as possible before they die.

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army

A special conference will mark the 20th anniversary of the discovery of seahenge.

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King's Lynn

Great Cressingham Victorian School is to open its doors for free on Sunday September 30, providing a chance to experience what life was like back in the 19th century.

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An event at the new Wells Maltings on Friday September 28 will provide an opportunity to learn about the process of creating the winner of the Wells Heritage Art Trail.

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Wells Maltings

Pupils from Dereham’s schools marked the International Day of Peace on Friday September 21 with a town centre ceremony.

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Hilary Bushell

Wartime re-enactors, 1940s vehicles and even a Winston Churchill lookalike were in Swaffham on Saturday September 22 for the town’s Dad’s Army event.

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A weekend of events to remember those who sacrificed their lives for peace will take place in Dereham later this month.

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Hilary Bushell

Viewers from around the world will soon be able to see the Mid Norfolk Railway in Dereham feature in the popular BBC television drama series Bodyguard, with Netflix acquiring the rights to broadcast the series to viewers outside the UK and Ireland.

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ITV

It has taken years of tireless planning, fund-raising and determination.

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Wells Maltings

From being awarded a £100,00 EU grant to featuring in a hit new BBC thriller, it’s been a busy year for one of Norfolk’s heritage railway lines.

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George Saville

The history of Dereham during the Victorian times is featured in a newly published book which looks at the life of a former vicar of the town.

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University of East Anglia

Hundreds of people gathered for the annual Battle of Britain memorial parade and church service in Dereham town centre.

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Hilary Bushell

A flypast by the country’s last operational Second World War heavy bomber marked the loss of hundreds of American aircrew from a mid Norfolk airfield.

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St Mary's Church

Visitors flocked to venues of historical interest over the weekend as part of the Heritage Open Days.

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Norwich

Two separate events will celebrate the history of Burnham Norton Friary later this month.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

A former Norfolk GP has taken to the skies in a replica First World War aircraft that took him a decade to build.

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United Kingdom

A Wells boat which was used to rescue British soldiers from Dunkirk is to be restored following fundraising at a historic fishing boats regatta.

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Robert Smith

Breckland Council and North Norfolk Council have marked Merchant Navy Day with special ceremonies involving the hoisting of a Red Ensign flag.

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Royal British Legion

Up to eight jobs could be created at a mid Norfolk heritage railway line after a £100,000 European Union (EU) grant for a new train shed could see them develop an engineering service.

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George Saville

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse will open for free on Sunday September 9 to mark Heritage Open Day.

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Norwich

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