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History enthusiasts have expressed frustration at the copyright status of a large collection of Victorian photographs which they believe should be fully accessible.

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From photographs, leaflets and city guides to the first-ever Norwich Pride posters, Norfolk Heritage Centre is asking for donations to help create an archive of the county’s LGBT+ history.

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Norwich

A collection of letters sat hidden away inside a shoe box in a loft in Norfolk for years gathering dust.

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A historic windmill which was saved and restored to its former glory will celebrate its 200th anniversary this year.

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The familiar taste of Paravanni’s ice cream is etched in to the memory of generations across the region.

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United Kingdom

The 10-Year Challenge has taken over social media in the last fortnight, with millions showing the world how they look today compared to 2009.

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Trevor Wenman

The prospect of unearthing hidden artefacts is luring metal detecting tourists from America to pay thousands of pounds to join treasure hunting tours of Norfolk.

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United Kingdom

From the tools that generations have worked the land with to the story of rural poverty and hardship, the agricultural past of South Norfolk is being explored in a series of events and exhibitions.

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Basil Abbott

Owners of some of the most remarkable homes in East Anglia share their halls, farmhouses, moated manors or towers with visitors as part of Invitation to View 2019.

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Beccles

Taking up running is a rare New Year’s resolution that many people manage to keep. But why is running so popular, and how has it changed over the decades?

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Facebook

A tight-knit community determined to protect their village’s history have pulled together to protest an unwanted housing development on what they consider to be sacred ground.

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Mid Suffolk District Council

There weren’t many high street chains as iconic as Woolworths.

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United Kingdom

Norfolk is gearing up for centenary celebrations of one of the great feats of aviation, the first double airborne crossing of the Atlantic,

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Basil Abbott

An Anglo-Saxon gold treasure unearthed by a student while metal-detecting in Norfolk has been named the UK’s museum acquisition of the year in a national poll.

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Margaret Dewsbury

They were discovered beneath a field on the Norfolk-Suffolk border now treasures from the Hoxne Hoard have gone on display in Australia.

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United Kingdom

“History from the bottom up” - this is how an archive editor at Archant has described the company’s project to digitise 150 years of its stories.

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Google

An Anglo-Saxon gold treasure unearthed by a student while metal-detecting in Norfolk is in the running to be named the UK’s museum acquisition of the year.

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Norfolk County Council

Buried treasures from down the centuries that shed light on one Norfolk village’s fascinating past have been unearthed by amateur metal detectorists.

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United Kingdom

Hundreds of letters written from the Western Front by a Norfolk soldier during the entire duration of the First World War are to be sold at auction, just weeks after the 100th anniversary of the Armistice which brought an end to the conflict.

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France

It was the war to end all wars in which millions of people died on the battlefields of Europe and further afield. A hundred years on South Norfolk paid its respects to the fallen and marked the armistice.

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St Mary's Church

Thousands of people across Norfolk and Waveney are paying their respects to those who fought for peace - as the region falls silent to mark the centenary of Armistice Day.

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Remembrance Day 2018

Norfolk will today fall silent and salute those who fell fighting for peace.

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Remembrance Day 2018

It was The Great War, the war to end all wars in which millions of people died on the battlefields of Europe and further afield.

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Hartismere School

Norfolk celebrated peace a century ago with flags, parades, bells and even impromptu flypasts and a commandeered fire engine.

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UN Court

Explore almost 150 years of our region’s history by volunteering in a fascinating new project to digitise this newspaper’s archive.

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Amazon

Players with a Norfolk village football club will be marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War by taking to the pitch wearing the names of soldiers who gave their lives.

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Remembrance Day 2018

A spectacular and unique pendant more than 1,000 years old discovered in South Norfolk is now featuring in a major national exhibition on the Anglo-Saxon period in Britain.

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United Kingdom

Diss Heritage Triangle are set to publish a book telling the story of the town and how it has changed over the centuries.

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Christmas 2018

Drivers passing through Mere Street to Victoria Road will be greeted by the sight of two soldiers in a field of poppies as of Tuesday, November 6.

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Rotary Club

A dog friendly café is selling hand-knitted purple variations of remembrance poppies in honour of animals lost in warfare.

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Remembrance Day 2018

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