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The unassuming north Norfolk village of Melton Constable has an unexpectedly rich railway history. DR ANDREW TULLETT tells the story behind the village sign

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A Spitfire memorial project in north Norfolk should be completed by the end of the summer season after a fundraising campaign reached its target.

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His act of bravery made front page news more than 57 years ago.

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Dozens of people have backed a campaign for a closed village pub to be protected and reopened for the community.

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A new behind-the-scenes tour at Holkham Hall allows visitors to discover how life was lived upstairs and downstairs in the servants’ areas, attics and the cellars at Holkham Hall. Today, Weird Norfolk follows the tour guide up the winding staircase to the highest tower rooms and attics.

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Weird Norfolk

Norfolk-based Liverpool fan Paul Williams was 18 when he travelled to Hillsborough 30 years ago this Monday. Today he recounts the day that changed his life forever

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A parish council leader has called for a meeting to gather support to protect a village pub which has been closed for almost a year.

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The remains of a remote-controlled aircraft used for target practice in the Second World War is just one of the many items of interest that reflect the quirky history of a north Norfolk village.

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Set in the heart of a Norfolk coastal village, the Ship Hotel in Brancaster is steeped in history.

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The spirit of the 1940s returned to a heritage railway for a weekend of nostalgia.

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A Norfolk Women’s Institute branch is celebrating its 100th anniversary and has erected a town sign to commemorate the event.

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Wells

It has stood the test of time for more than 180 years.

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Victims of a military disaster exactly 140 years ago, remembered in a poem by Rudyard Kipling, would have lived in Norwich

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Norwich

At Norfolk’s own Borley Rectory at Syderstone near Fakenham, a Reverend and his family were plagued by a terrifying poltergeist. But just who was the ghost who wreaked havoc on a holy man’s house?

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Weird Norfolk

Known for its beach, its lifeboat, its harbour, its tourist business and quirky community events, there can’t many people in Norfolk who don’t have a soft spot for Wells-next-the-Sea.

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Often called ‘the gateway to North Norfolk’, Fakenham is an agricultural town filled with sights for both visitors and locals.

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United Kingdom

Built to tackle the harshest of terrains, its origins date back to post Second World War Germany.

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Germany

This week’s weird wander takes us to Syderstone near Fakenham and a haunted parsonage which made a small Norfolk village a national sensation. In this first of two parts, today we look at the haunting of Syderstone parsonage.

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Weird Norfolk

When well-known Norfolk artist Brian Lewis came up with the idea of producing a series of paintings of Norwich Cathedral, he decided to employ the latest technology to show the iconic building from a completely new perspective.

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Norwich

For hundreds of years, they have stood relatively unscathed in the wooden hammer beams of a medieval church.

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Wales

The centenary of the founding of a Woman’s Institute in north Norfolk has been commemorated with a special tree planting.

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Canada

It’s a peaceful part of the coast today, but Burnham Overy Staithe was once a major maritime centre. DR ANDREW TULLETT examines the village sign that honours its heritage.

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An extra push is needed to raise the money to erect a full-sized replica of a Supermarine Spitfire on a plinth at Langham Dome in north Norfolk.

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Norfolk is brimming with history going back hundreds of years, with extraordinary finds still being made preceding the Anglo-Saxon era.

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Eastern Daily Press

A special exhibition based on popular children’s books is set to launch at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse.

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The owners of a bed and breakfast at a former Norfolk air base have said the support for plans to build a memorial at the site has been “overwhelming”.

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North Norfolk District Council

Vistors to Holkham Hall will have a chance to discover the behind-the-scenes secrets of the iconic Norfolk stately home, in a series of guided tours offering a rare opportunity to see attics, cellars and secret passageways not usually open to the public.

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Victoria

For many of us, a walk in the Norfolk countryside is a chance for a peaceful breath of fresh air.

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House of Commons

East Anglia was once connected to continental Europe by an expanse called Doggerland. ALAN TUTT from Cromer Museum looks at what remains of this near-mythical land.

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United Kingdom

From photographs, leaflets and city guides to the first-ever Norwich Pride posters, Norfolk Heritage Centre is asking for donations to help create an archive of the county’s LGBT+ history.

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Norwich

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