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Sunday, March 29, 2020
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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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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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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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The February issue of Norfolk magazine celebrates its 250th edition with 250 reasons why Norfolk is wonderful

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Dozens of estates remain unclaimed in Norfolk. Check our tables to see if your surname is on the list - you could be due thousands of pounds.

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For decades he has taken to the skies to capture breathtaking views of Norfolk, which many of us would otherwise never see.

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The top 15 Norfolk churches in urgent need of repairs have been revealed, after a trust released an “anxiety list”.

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Grants to carry out urgent repairs at 15 churches have been made by the Norfolk Churches Trust.

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First World War memorials across the region have been Grade II listed to mark 100 years since the first Armistice Day silence.

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A historian hopes Swaffham will adopt his design as its first official emblem.

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Priceless religious wall paintings are at risk, warns a charity launching an appeal to save them.

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King's Lynn

A unique tour will provide an opportunity to find out more about the county’s magnificent churches.

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The Sandringham Game and Country Fair is back this weekend.

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King's Lynn

The courage and determination of those who have served for their country was celebrated on Merchant Navy Day.

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Each church has a new tune as part of music created by a composer who has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry

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A 3,000-year-old piece of jewellery discovered in a Norfolk field is set to finally go on display at Norwich Castle.

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As we experience the hottest July day in the region on record it’s timely to look back on heatwaves past.

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A town will be transported back to the 1940s as a popular Dad’s Army celebration makes its return.

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The village sign in Merton tells a curious tale of a ‘stubborn’ boulder and a pheasant has a good reason to be startled. DR ANDREW TULLETT tells the story behind this peculiar village sign.

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Beneath Norfolk’s fields lies a hidden medieval world now lost amidst the sands of time. ALAN TUTT of Cromer Museum uncovers one of our most notable deserted villages, Godwick.

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The herds of visitors who flocked to Swaffham for the town’s revitalised sheep fair came away with a clear message: This event is baa-ck for good!

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Booming-voiced individuals from as far afield as Kent, Yorkshire and Surrey lined up in front of a panel of judges seated outside Cromer Parish Church on Saturday, in a competition to find the best – and the loudest – town crier in the county.

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A fascinating new history of Norfolk is a fitting tribute to author Chris Barringer, and the county he loved

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Thinking of going to the Stradsett Park Vintage Rally? Here’s all you need to know.

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Downham Market

Students young and old will be taken back in time to the Victorian era as the Great Cressingham Victorian School celebrates 25 years.

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The eerie tale of the Swaffham gravestone that moved of its own accord, the woman who lay beneath it and the reason why the stone may well have tried to make an escape bid from her.

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One of Norfolk’s grandest country homes is nearing the start of two years of restoration work following the collapse of a window.

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