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Friday, September 15, 2017
Heritage Lottery Fund

One of the last remaining thatched churches in Breckland has received £250,000 in funding to help secure its future.

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When a group of rural Norfolk children downed books and emblazoned their classroom blackboard with the words: ‘We are going on strike tomorrow’, little did they know the shock waves it would create.

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Jeremy Corbyn

Three-quarters of a century have passed since they first stepped onto East Anglian soil but their presence is still felt today.

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Germany

A campaign to safeguard the future of churches in Norfolk is securing funds at a rate to protect a new building every day.

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Lorne Green

British imperialism is taking a bashing as the events at Indian independence 70 years ago are recalled. But are we getting the full story?

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India

After plans are revealed for a new waterfront pub alongside Diss Mere, we thought we’d have a look back through our photo archives.

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Diss

Heritage railway staff have been left distraught after vandals caused several thousands of pounds worth of damage to vintage carriages.

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Hundreds of people took the opportunity to step back in time to 15th-century Norfolk at a weekend event

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United Kingdom

It started off as a handful of events taking place in Norwich but 15 years later and Norfolk’s Heritage Open Days (HODs) continues to grow in popularity.

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Eastern Daily Press

If you visit one particular South Norfolk town this weekend, you may be forgiven for thinking you have travelled back in time.

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United Kingdom

It started off as a handful of events taking place in Norwich but 15 years later and Norfolk’s Heritage Open Days (HODs) continues to grow in popularity.

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Eastern Daily Press

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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Wymondham Town Council

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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