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Norwich City Council

A First World War memorial campaign led by former head of the army Lord Dannatt will see 6ft tall Tommy silhouette statues erected around the county.

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A Norfolk village plans to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War by adding the names of two men to its war memorial.

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Norwich

An independent business has promised to clean three war memorials for free to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War.

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A heritage railway is taking its passengers back in time this weekend with a 1940s-themed extravaganza.

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Dad's Army

Norfolk has lost almost one in five of its pubs since 2010 – the equivalent of a closure every month for the past seven years.

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United Kingdom

A group of children will be representing Norfolk at a special concert commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War.

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South Norfolk Council

Norfolk is set to be the centre of centenary celebrations of one of the great feats of aviation, the first double airborne crossing of the Atlantic.

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Basil Abbott

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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Norfolk County Council

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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Basil Abbott

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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