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Iraq

They are a common sight above the skies of Norfolk and Suffolk and it is now 25 years since the first F-15 Strike Eagle touched down at RAF Lakenheath.

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A centuries-old ceremony is being held tomorrow on Saturday to bless the trees in a community orchard.

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Swaffham

From the rise and fall of the Norwich skyline to the rolling Wensum Valley - there’s all manner of breath taking vistas around our region.

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London

You can take the controls of pretty much any kind of aircraft you can think of at Sim Fly.

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A new memorial garden has been opened in Thetford to honour those who have paid the ultimate price at war in the name of peace.

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Terry Jermy

A 90-year-old railway poster advertising Norfolk has sold for £1,388 at an auction in America.

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Norfolk

An urgent call is today being made to stop hundreds of public telephones – many of them the classic red box – disappearing from the region’s towns and villages.

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BT

On grounds where a Norman knight who fought alongside William the Conqueror once roamed, school children armed with pencils and clipboards learned about one of the most famous and important battles in English history.

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Wayland Academy

Firefighters were called out to deal with a vehicle fire in North Pickenham tonight.

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After being gifted a model skeleton earlier this year, a museum group has inherited another fascinating slice of local history for its archives.

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Watton

Charles Townshend, 8th Marquess Townshend and his wife Alison, Lady Townshend, have devoted the past five years to repairing and restoring artworks and decor at Raynham Hall, near Fakenham.

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They offer a touch of individuality and heritage at the heart of many villages, and now the residents of Griston, near Watton, are thrilled that their village sign is being renewed.

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Breckland Council

Experts are still investigating why tonnes of masonry collapsed into the courtyard of the 15th Century moated manor house, near Swaffham, last Thursday night.

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United Kingdom

The 15th Century moated manor house is owned by the National Trust and visited by thousands each year.

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A community dig has found remains of farm labourers’ cottages demolished almost two centuries ago.

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Heritage enthusiasts are celebrating the launch of a new book which explores the effects of the First World War on their communities.

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Wayland Partnership

A historical artefact which spent 2,000 years buried beneath a Norfolk market town is to go on public display and could form a “centre piece” in its new museum.

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Watton

From bottles used to scare off witches, to stoneware dredged up from shipwrecks, the region’s latest museum is certainly home to a curious collection of items.

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United Kingdom

It was once a thriving Norman town complete with its own spectacular priory of monks and strong walls.

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United Kingdom

It was once the finest room in a magnificent stately home, an exhibit of a families history and their suffering.

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BBC

When artist Andrew Ruffhead was commissioned to create eye-catching maps of the county’s National Trail he did not have far to go to find inspiration.

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An event which blends rural traditions with high-octane entertainment returns to the Norfolk Showground this month – and families only have a few days left to snap up discounted tickets.

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A 91-year-old Second World War veteran who saw action during the Battle of Normandy has been rewarded for his bravery by the French government.

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United Kingdom

A Tudor manor house has been closed to visitors due to an oil spillage.

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