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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

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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Norfolk Guides are inviting people to relive history at a special online camp over the VE weekend.

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Bruno Peek, Gorleston’s pageantmaster of VE Day 75, has stressed the importance of toasting to veterans “while they are still alive”.

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Nation’s Toast organiser Bruno Peek is delighted that award-winning actress Dame Joan Collins has been named patron of this year’s VE Day celebrations.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

One of the top 15 Norfolk churches in urgent need of repairs is to share in a £333,000 funding payout from the National Churches Trust.

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A “beautifully preserved” centuries-old brooch discovered in mid Norfolk has been described by The British Museum as one of the most significant finds of last year.

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The world’s smallest public railway has launched a crisis appeal to help keep it alive.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

With families across the country unable to visit one another due to the coronavirus lockdown, being able to spend time with loved ones is something sorely missed by many.

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Here to Help

A celebration marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day has been cancelled due to coronavirus - but the event’s organiser believes an alternative is still possible and has written a letter to the Prime Minister.

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A stained glass memorial to a crashed Halifax plane has been installed at a Mid Norfolk church.

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Model train engineers who were knocked off the rails last year are thrilled their passion has been put back on track.

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Twenty-five years ago, one of the largest clock makers in the United Kingdom closed its factory doors for the final time, leaving hundreds of people unemployed. Reporter Donna-Louise Bishop met with one of Metamec’s former employees to find out why he is still repairing the world-renowned timepieces.

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A memorial stone and plaque were unveiled to honour the men whose lives were lost when a B-24 Liberator bomber crashed 75 years ago during the Second World War.

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The February issue of Norfolk magazine celebrates its 250th edition with 250 reasons why Norfolk is wonderful

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A woman dubbed the ‘dragon scale discoverer’ has struck gold twice after stumbling across a two-million-year-old mammoth pelvis on a north Norfolk beach.

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