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Wymondham Town Council

While many of us have enjoyed working in the comfort of an office, David Large has battled through all weathers and seasons to run his market stall for nearly half a century.

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A heroic airman who died when his plane crashed in a Norfolk cornfield during the First World War is to be remembered in a poignant ceremony a century after his death.

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A museum which commemorates one of the darkest periods of East Anglia’s History is celebrating two landmark anniversaries this year.

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The Old Buckenham Airfield will be bringing a piece of the stateside back to Norfolk with The American Fly show.

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United States

Seventy-three summers ago, in the pre-dawn hours, planes rumbled down runways, gliders and paratroopers slipped through the sky, an armada turned the Channel black with ships and more than 150,000 brave souls set off towards a tiny sliver of sand upon which hung the course of freedom and history.

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Germany

Interesting stories behind a variety of buildings and landmarks across Norfolk will be revealed at the popular Heritage Open Days festival this autumn.

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United Kingdom

A 93-year-old veteran was given a hero’s reception when he returned to Normandy.

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A new exhibition hut to commemorate the contribution made by a former American airbase to the Second World War will be unveiled by a motorsport legend this weekend.

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It is a project that has been a decade in the making - but after much hard work and a £1.8m investment, the historic Diss Corn Hall has arrived in the 21st century.

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Graham Minshull

Bright and vivid colour is once again filling a village church in Banham, as a £313,153 restoration project nears completion.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

Historic vehicles took to the roads of South Norfolk for a popular annual steam rally.

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Diss

The region’s historic churches have been put at risk after a decision to scrap a vital Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) programme for places of worship.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

It may be “top-less” while undergoing repairs - but that hasn’t stopped one of Norfolk’s most historic windmills from attracting the crowds.

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He bore witness to the dying days of the Japanese Empire in the final year of the Second World War.

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India

A historic train that once transported goods across the country will take to the tracks once again thanks to the Mid-Norfolk Railway.

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Dereham

What is the Diss Heritage Triangle?

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South Norfolk Council

In an age of social media, email and the internet, letters may be becoming a thing of the past but 100 years ago they were one of the only universal means of long distance communication.

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St Mary's Church

With over 180 years of history behind it Francis Cupiss Ltd harks back to a bygone era, but the letterpress business is keeping up with modern trends and continues to flourish.

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They have stood the test of time and rank among our region’s greatest treasures.

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United Kingdom

A village hall will launch its new events programme with a talk on the infamous highway man Dick Turpin.

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Wymondham Heritage Museum will hold its official opening for its new season on Monday, March 27.

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Ancient and medieval coins found in rural Norfolk have been declared to be treasure by a coroner at Norfolk Coroner’s Court in Norwich.

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It caused what would today be equivalent to £5bn worth of damage, and British industry took a 10pc output hit.

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Gillingham

It is a building steeped in a Norfolk town’s deepest and darkest history.

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A crowd gathered in Diss today as Dad’s Army and Eastenders star Ian Lavender opened the town museum for its new season.

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Dad's Army

Many people are so keen to trace their family history that they are prepared to go the extra mile.

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Australia

Dad’s Army and EastEnders star Ian Lavender is set to open a popular Norfolk town’s museum this weekend.

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Dad's Army

Actor Tom Hanks signed a visitors’ book after his animated alter ego Woody on an incognito visit to a Norfolk museum, it is believed.

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United States

His father once flew with the “Bloody Hundredth” on bombing missions over Nazi Germany.

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United Kingdom

An athletics club is inviting all members past and present to attend its annual general meeting as it prepares to celebrate its 65th anniversary.

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