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October 21 is Trafalgar Day, marking Lord Nelson’s most famous victory. STUART ANDERSON reports on a new push to clear the name of the Norfolk hero, who has in recent years become linked with the slave trade.

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No county in Britain has a richer concentration of historic churches than Norfolk, but heritage watchdogs have added 10 of them to a list of buildings at risk of being lost.

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You might not expect to see a supersonic jet bomber by the roadside as you drive through a quaint Norfolk village.

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Fakenham

She was one of the ‘little ships’ which took part in the Dunkirk evacuation.

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Plans are in place to extend the life of an unusual East Anglian wall.

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Fakenham

It is possibly the most famous steam engine in the world, and it is heading to Norfolk.

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It was once used to help keep our shores safe from enemy aircraft, but the former RAF Radar Station on Barrow Common, Brancaster Staithe, has long since fallen into disrepair.

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The famous Red Arrows flew over Norfolk in celebration of an air base’s 100th anniversary.

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A heritage railway trust has received £20,000 of lottery support to help address the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its history.

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A beautifully renovated Grade II listed home has come up for sale in Fakenham.

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World-famous steam engine Flying Scotsman will visit Mid-Norfolk Railway for the first time ever in October 2021.

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Dereham

A rare opportunity to create an impressive family home in unspoilt Norfolk countryside has become available in South Raynham near Fakenham.

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They said its hooting, tooting days were over, but now a group of volunteers and engineers are well on the way to getting a vintage steam engine back on the tracks.

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The 75th anniversary of VJ Day has been marked by a series of towering events with lone buglers honouring those who fought in east Asia.

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Here are some of the oldest pubs in Norfolk: can you see your local?

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A senior archeologist says Norfolk is a hot spot for treasure hunters, after a bumper year which saw a Medieval chandelier and Bronze Age sword discovered.

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The reopening of Lord Nelson’s former watering hole has been delayed until next year.

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As the world slowly returns to normal and the idea of events with large crowds return, we look back on Fakenham carnival down the years.

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Two extremely rare locks of Norfolk hero, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson’s hair will go under the hammer next week.

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A Google-backed project giving access to 150 years of Eastern Daily Press newspapers at the click of a button or spoken question will be released as a subscription service today.

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A group of enthusiasts build, maintain and fly classic aircraft at a field not far from Norwich. Reporter STUART ANDERSON met a few of them to hear about a new aviation course they are planning to launch.

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An exhibition of sculptures by acclaimed British artist Sir Anish Kapoor will open to the public this weekend after lockdown restrictions were eased.

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King's Lynn

Norfolk’s heritage railways are steaming towards reopening, albeit at a gentle pace.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

A magnificent country house has announced it will reopen with an exhibition from esteemed sculptor Anish Kapoor.

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Supporters of Admiral Nelson in Norfolk have defended him from calls to remove statues that represent or celebrate Britain’s slave trade and imperialist past.

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Across Norfolk and Suffolk, the arts and entertainment industry is in a dire position.

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The wise women of Wells-next-the-Sea involved in two murder cases – but who escaped trial at both.

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Weird Norfolk

A reader who specialises in writing about culture fears some independent museums will not recover from lockdown, but also highlights how museums are connecting with new audiences including a tv documentary and older volunteers taking over social media.

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Swaffham

The Queen has praised the country’s response to the coronavirus outbreak in a moving message to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

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This is the most up-to-date list of unclaimed estates of people who died or were born in Norfolk.

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