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This four-bedroom home in Watton is one of several properties built for RAF officers during the Second World War.

A Norfolk railway pioneer’s collection sold for more than £12,000 at auction.

Set in the heart of Bracondale, this architecturally-designed townhouse enjoys a prime city centre location and comes with a south-facing garden and a driveway.

We will remember them: join the two-minute silence at home for the 97 brave soldiers murdered 80 years ago today at Le Paradis.

Selling agents Sowerbys describe Franklins Farm in Bodham as a ‘paradise’ for its beautiful grounds which extend to almost 12 acres and include a swimming pool, tennis court and, it is believed, even the source of a Norfolk river.

The red-faced ghost of Rollesby with a case of mistaken identity – is it a murderer or a victim of murder whose face appears covered in blood?

An amazing collection of more than 250 pictures feature in a new book called North Walsham through the Lens of Fred Mace.

A community have told of their sadness and disappointment after a decision was reached to knock down a historic railway station, but say they will continue to fight.

This two-bedroom apartment on the outskirts of Norwich enjoys a large open-plan living space as well as access to a communal swimming pool and gorgeous gardens.

Pit your wits against an expert tour guide in our latest quiz linking Norwich literati, visionaries and citizens across the centuries

A treasure trove of train items collected by a pioneer of the North Norfolk Railway over half a century is to go under the hammer.

The outgoing mayor of Wisbech dropped a bombshell tonight (Monday) when he quit the ruling Tory group after accusing fellow councillors of trying to tell him what to do.

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.

Work has begun on a scheme to build more than 40 new homes at a site which was once a crucial hub in Norwich’s telephone network.

The wise women of Wells-next-the-Sea involved in two murder cases – but who escaped trial at both.

Lockdown has unlocked a secret in the back garden of a suburban home.

Drone video footage has captured the rubbled remains of Great Yarmouth’s now fully-demolished Marina Centre along the seafront.

Norwich will still have a Lord Mayor and Sheriff for the months ahead, after the pair currently in the roles agreed to continue in the posts.

Dippy the dinosaur’s visit to Norwich Cathedral this summer has had to be postponed, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

‘Picturesque’ is the word that first springs to mind on seeing Garden Cottage, nestled deep in the north Norfolk countryside.

A reader who specialises in writing about culture fears some independent museums will not recover from lockdown, but also highlights how museums are connecting with new audiences including a tv documentary and older volunteers taking over social media.

Memories have been shared of a popular rail link that served thousands of people each week in two coastal towns for more than 60 years.

A historic town centre shop is set to come under the hammer next week.

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

Discussions over whether Norwich will have a Lord Mayor and sheriff for the year ahead are under way - with the possibility the roles may not be filled for the first time since they were created more than a century ago.

See inside this former tannery in Beccles, now on the market at a guide price of £400,000-£425,000.

The witch, the arsenic and the adulterers: the story of the Burnham Market Poisoners who consulted a witch in Wells to help them make their husbands ‘disappear’.

He was part of one of the most audacious raids of the Second World War.

This is the way to discover what serving in the Second World War was really like. From the words of a tough front-line “ordinary” soldier written at the time. Derek James reports.

Our latest quiz includes a trip across the Wensum and some of Norwich’s great medieval and industrial heritage

Joe Dzenowagis had planned on travelling to Norwich from his home in Okemos, Michigan, to be present at the city’s VE Day 75th anniversary celebrations.

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

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

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

How Norfolk and Suffolk celebrated VE Day: “The sky for miles around resembled the aurora borealis…an unforgettable fairyland of colour…”

The end of war meant the end of their time in Norfolk for American GIs, their brides and evacuees - how VE Day meant goodbye for many who had made the county their home for years.

They are an important part of Norfolk’s fishing heritage with their unique patterns and bold colours.

A pilot hopes to write the words of the Nation’s Toast in the sky above Cambridge - after the Gorleston man who was organising VE Day celebrations sponsored the display.

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

Calls have been made to ensure that people stay safe while marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day this week during the current coronavirus crisis.

While the traditional array of parades, parties and services will not be going ahead this year amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, communities are still being encouraged to get involved with VE day celebrations.

While celebrations to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day have been largely abandoned due to lockdown people are still being encouraged to mark the milestone at home.

A army veteran’s daily exercise routine will double as a reminder for people to take part in the national toast on VE Day.

Fern Lea is in one of north Norfolk’s most sought-after coastal villages.

Anyone who fancies themselves as a lord or lady of the manor now has their chance to live the dream - if they have their own fortune.

Walking around in groups is a definite no for now but you can still take guided tours of a history-steeped resort.

The road to VE Day was long and hard for men of the 1st Royal Norfolks 75 years ago. As the nation prepares to commemorate the end of the Second World War in Europe, Steve Snelling charts the triumphs and tragedies that marked the closing act in a six-year long conflict.

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

At the meeting point of two links in one of Norfolk’s ancient ley lines there is a ghostly rider – the White Lady of Kirby Bedon.

Bosses of a stately home have issued an ‘unreserved apology’ after a Facebook post about the impact of lockdown was slammed by the public before being hastily deleted.

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

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.

Standing in his front garden, without a piper or bugler in sight, is not how Bruno Peek had imagined marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

Virtual commemorations for the 175th anniversary of a tragic disaster in which 79 people died will go live on May 1 following a change in plans due to lockdown.

Controversial plans to put up a 20-metre tall 5G mast in a Norwich street have been rejected, to the delight of neighbours who had opposed it.

During the Covid-19 outbreak, support for the arts and heritage sectors has never been more important – both for us and for them, says Rebecca MacNaughton.

Virtual tours, artistic communities and well-stocked online shops mean there’s no need to miss out on your favourite local museum during the coronavirus lockdown.

A memorial service that has been held for more than 30 years to remember a Dereham war hero has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The south Norfolk village of Earsham is best known for its historic water mill and a groundbreaking conservation programme which saved British otters from extinction. DR ANDREW TULLETT looks at the village sign that celebrates its heritage.

This three-bedroom cottage in Necton near Swaffham is beautifully presented with lovely gardens and plenty of sociable living space.

Every month one of Norwich Castle’s expert curators tells us about a favourite exhibit. This beautifully carved piece of walrus tusk could once have starred in a great Norman sewing bee

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