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Monday, May 18, 2020

This Grade II listed farmhouse in Pulham St Mary, near Diss, would make an ideal renovation project – especially for an owner who wants to make their mark on history.

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A rare military tank could be housed at a Norfolk museum – if staff and volunteers can raise £60,000.

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The Queen has praised the country’s response to the coronavirus outbreak in a moving message to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

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A town was treated to its very own Red Arrows flypast courtesy of two brothers in celebration of VE Day.

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This is the most up-to-date list of unclaimed estates of people who died or were born in Norfolk.

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Norfolk Guides are inviting people to relive history at a special online camp over the VE weekend.

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Three quarters of a century after German surrender, people across south Norfolk are set to commemorate a momentous day in British history.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Bruno Peek, Gorleston’s pageantmaster of VE Day 75, has stressed the importance of toasting to veterans “while they are still alive”.

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A Grade II listed cottage in Blo Norton which has a fascinating Royal connection has come up for sale for £650,000.

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Nation’s Toast organiser Bruno Peek is delighted that award-winning actress Dame Joan Collins has been named patron of this year’s VE Day celebrations.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

When Second World War hero Sydney ‘Stevie’ Stevens proposed to the girl with the beautiful voice, who had just played a pivotal role in the Dambusters raid, he feared he would not live to see his wedding day.

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Norfolk

In a normal year steam enthusiasts, like myself, would have visited several rail galas by Easter – but with the lockdown forcing the temporary closure of the nation’s heritage railways, it is a good time to look at some of the steam survivors with a strong link to East Anglia.

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Nearly 175 years of tradition has come to an end on East Anglia’s railways with the last regular locomotive-hauled passenger services coming to an end with no ceremony.

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With families across the country unable to visit one another due to the coronavirus lockdown, being able to spend time with loved ones is something sorely missed by many.

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Here to Help

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, The Old Buckenham Airshow will still take place later this year – and its line-up is better than ever.

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A celebration marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day has been cancelled due to coronavirus - but the event’s organiser believes an alternative is still possible and has written a letter to the Prime Minister.

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The tick tock of a familar clock has returned to a village pub which was saved by a community group.

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Diss

Three US airmen stationed at an East Anglian RAF base who were murdered by the Nazi secret police are set to be honoured.

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This four-bedroom home in Kenninghall used to be the village shop – but you wouldn’t know to look at it.

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A former school in Thorndon has been transformed into a development of one, two and three-bedroom townhouses and apartments.

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The February issue of Norfolk magazine celebrates its 250th edition with 250 reasons why Norfolk is wonderful

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A rare first edition of the first vampire story published in English, 80 years before Dracula, has been sold at a Norfolk auction for £3,800.

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Diss

Dozens of estates remain unclaimed in Norfolk. Check our tables to see if your surname is on the list - you could be due thousands of pounds.

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For decades he has taken to the skies to capture breathtaking views of Norfolk, which many of us would otherwise never see.

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A rare opportunity to become the new owner of a Victorian railway station has arisen after the historic property was put up for sale.

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Cameras are to be allowed to capture courtroom drama over a century after they were banned following a trial involving a notorious murderer and a woman from Norfolk.

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Diss

What a difference a decade makes. As we enter the 2020s, winding the clock back 10 years reveals just how much Diss has changed.

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Diss

A town’s links to the founding of America are to be marked as part of international celebrations of the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower.

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Harleston

A much-loved Norfolk church is to share in a £523,000 funding payout from the National Churches Trust.

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A seemingly unassuming little blue and white teapot stirred up a bidding war when it went under the auction hammer during a sale at Oxburgh Hall.

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