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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

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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This four-bedroom home in Watton is one of several properties built for RAF officers during the Second World War.

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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

This three-bedroom cottage in Necton near Swaffham is beautifully presented with lovely gardens and plenty of sociable living space.

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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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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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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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