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Saturday, June 16, 2018
Norfolk County Council

A “top-less” windmill that had its sails removed for renovation is set to be turning again with the next year.

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A vintage rally and country fair will take heritage enthusiasts back in time with displays of more than 600 steam engines, vintage tractors and classic cars.

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They are the vehicles that have worked in our Norfolk fields for more than 100 years, helping our ancestors live off the land.

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A nationally-significant Anglo-Saxon gold treasure found in a Norfolk field has been saved for the nation following a fundraising appeal.

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University of East Anglia

More than 700 ancient trees in Norfolk and Suffolk could be at risk of being felled if a change in planning policy goes ahead, The Woodland Trust has warned.

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Theresa May

Record numbers of people are heading to Norfolk’s museums, new figures have shown, with those in Norwich and Great Yarmouth seeing particular spikes in visitors.

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Norfolk County Council

A third generation of publicans are off to a flying start after taking over the reins at a Norfolk pub.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

The birthplace of a soldier made famous by a Steven Spielberg film for making the ultimate sacrifice for his country has unveiled a commemorative stone in his honour at a moving ceremony.

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South Africa

It is the end of an era for a Norfolk rugby club as it gears up to play its final match at its long-standing ground.

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Here’s a look at some of the things you’ll only know if you live in Diss or grew up in the town...

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morrisons

For years publishing headlines have been dominated by news of independent bookshops closing their doors due to dwindling trade.

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United Kingdom

The rain held off just long enough for the crowds to gather for the launch of a museum’s new season.

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BBC

Dignitaries, a member of the House of Lords and sporting figure have put their support behind Norfolk Day.

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Norfolk Community Foundation

Collectables: Mike Hicks looks at ever-popular railwayana.

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The role of “our boys” in the First World War is often much celebrated.

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A popular museum which charts the past of one of Norfolk’s most historic market towns is to be re-opened by an auctioneer from one of TV’s best known antique shows.

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Dad's Army

Steam icon Oliver Cromwell will be back on the main line from London to East Anglia tomorrow – and is expected to attract a number of admirers to watch what may be its final visit to the region.

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United Kingdom

It is was project which saw more than £3m invested into the heart of a South Norfolk market town.

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Julian Mason

A celebrity historian has praised a Norfolk town’s “spectacular” architecture - and urged its residents to preserve and protect it for future generations.

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Syria

A small community hoping to save a historic church from disrepair and give it new lease of life have secured the funding they need to start their project.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

A former bookshop owner escaped to the country and found himself living in a 17th century Norfolk cottage which inspired him to learn a little more about his new home.

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Grants of up to £250 are being offered to help community groups commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

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Residents of a South Norfolk Village are being invited to attend the launch of a Community Heritage Project.

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It is one of the most historic buildings in Diss and the centrepiece of the town’s Heritage Triangle regeneration project.

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St Mary's Church

He was a man of prestigious ancestry who devoted his life to saving some of Norfolk and Suffolk’s most precious landmarks, as well as preserving its rich heritage for future generations.

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Inconsiderate motorists are continuing to cause problems in a newly-revamped town centre by parking illegally and causing obstructions.

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Diss Town Council

An extensive and unique collection of rare railway memorabilia was auctioned off for thousands of pounds in Norfolk this afternoon.

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A 17th century country house in the Flixton countryside, near Bungay, once stood as a magnificent mansion steeped with history.

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Gallery: Fascinating history of the Pye Road inns

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Three ancient inns between Norwich and Ipswich have reopened after closing for ownership changes and refurbishment. Don Black relates their extraordinary stories.

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United Kingdom

A restoration of a Norfolk church which once fell victim to vandals will soon be complete after 10 years of hard work, thanks to a £25,000 Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

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