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The fascinating history of mental health treatment in Norfolk has been unveiled as the stories of those admitted to the Norfolk County Asylum - later known as St Andrew’s Hospital - have been revealed.

It has stood at the heart of its community since before the Norman conquest.

The pavilion in a Norwich park is to be turned into a cafe, which will be the first time the listed building has opened its doors for more than a decade.

It is a fine example of a Jacobethan building and now visitors to Thetford railway station will be able to learn more about its history.

Traders in Diss Heritage Triangle say they have taken a hit as roadworks set up to introduce traffic calming measures are affecting business.

An ambitious £90,000 choral and creative writing project, inspired by one of Norfolk’s best loved museums, comes to fruition next month giving a voice to people from the workhouse past.

A community-led Bioblitz of one of Norwich’s richest sites of natural and local history is set to record species through an army of citizen scientists for the first time in the city.

Schoolchildren have been learning about the history of a community church and the wildlife which lives in its surroundings as part of a restoration project.

Today, it stands as both a poignant reminder of a Norfolk market town’s historic past and its bright, exciting future.

A medieval village church has been given a £222,000 lifeline by the Heritage Lottery Fund to fix a leaking roof which threatened its future.

Opinion: Trevor Heaton hears about Imagined Land, an innovative two-year project to link the arts with archaeology and help two Norfolk communities celebrate their true ‘sense of place’.

A new nature reserve in the Broads that will create refuge for rare migrant species will feature on the BBC’s Countryfile on Sunday.

Voluntary, community groups and social enterprises in east Suffolk are being invited to attend an event to find out more about funding available locally and nationally – and how to apply for it.

Aldeburgh is a beautiful seaside town to visit regardless of the season, with its thriving high street, beautiful buildings, fresh-fish shacks and colourful boats on the shingle beach, this stretch of Suffolk’s heritage coastline is a treat for all the senses and is awash with things to see and do.

After six months of silence, bells are once again ringing at a Brooke church.

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.

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

Nesting within Thetford Forest these goshawks will help both visitors conservationist learn more about the bird of prey.

Pupils at Wensum Junior School in Norwich got an insight into the life of a First World War Tommy during the launch of a community heritage project.

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.

The wait is nearly over for those eagerly anticipating the reopening of one of Diss’ most historic venues as a regeneration project nears its completion.

A symbol of the British countryside, the rabbit is a firm favourite among many, but to farmers they can be seen as pests.

It was hailed as a “momentous day” for an east coast village.

It is a structure that has been part of community life in a east coast village since Medieval times.

The future of a crumbling church looks more secure after the National Lottery answered its prayers.

The scaffolding and covers are in place ahead of the restoration of a north Norfolk church, which received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund of £246,900 in 2015.

Rail enthusiasts were transported back in time with the unveiling of a new attraction on the North Norfolk Railway (NNR) ahead of its annual steam gala.

What is the Diss Heritage Triangle?

Precious recordings of people and sounds from Norfolk’s past are to be preserved for future generations thanks to a £650,000 grant.

Schoolchildren from across Norfolk are being given the chance to take part in a special education project running alongside a major art show coming to one of the county’s historic halls.

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