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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

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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An appeal is being launched to build a "spiritual home" for the RAF's iconic Tornado.

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Marham

A former soldier who celebrates his 100th birthday this week has achieved his lifetime wish of wearing the red ceremonial dress of his old regiment, complete with bearskin hat.

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Separated by a little less than 10 miles, Swaffham and Watton are both agricultural towns with plenty of delights to keep visitors coming back again and again.

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Flint tools and coins from ages gone by are among the treasures which have gone on show at Swaffham Museum's newly re-named archeology room.

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In a former school, buried deep in the heart of the Norfolk countryside, lies part of the county's living history.

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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

From Thor missiles armed and ready at RAF Feltwell and USSR leader Nikita Khrushchev being shown around RAF Marham, Norfolk played a crucial role during the Cold War.

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Fans of bluebells and rhododendrons will be in for a treat when gardens across Norfolk are opened as part of a national scheme.

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His discoveries caused a worldwide sensation, shedding a light on the flourishing world of the Egyptian pharaohs of more than 3,000 years ago.

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London

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

A collection of letters sat hidden away inside a shoe box in a loft in Norfolk for years gathering dust.

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