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A US serviceman stationed in Norfolk during the Secold World War is to be honoured by having a building named after him at RAF Mildenhall.

A Second World War aircraft hangar could be given a new lease of life after plans were submitted to transform it into storage.

Festival-goers can add their cares and concerns to a media mural.

The words 'piano' and 'marathon' have been brought together by musical fundraisers, hoping to gather donations for the repair of their damaged church venue.

There are fears that one of a town's oldest houses could be lost.

Meet life-sized figures from the 50s at a knitted festival of nostalgia taking over Caston this month.

Suffragette, nurse, princess and dog lover, Sophia Duleep Singh was brought to life at the launch of a festival celebrating the family's links with Norfolk.

Actress Joanna Lumley and Lebanon hostage Terry Waite have paid tribute to a Suffolk writer for laying bare the horrors of the Second World War with powerful, untold testimonies from soldiers who served in it.

The aquatic exploits Mercedes Gleitze who holds a unique place in swimming history is being celebrated in a special event in Norfolk.

"Eat your carrots sir, they will make you see in the dark," whispered the waitress in my ears.

On the edge of Norwich city centre, a bombed-out church has been reduced to just its tower - but before tragedy hit St Bartholomew's Church in Heigham, it was at the centre of a frenzied ghost hunt

Do you remember how St Benedicts Street looked a decade ago?

Across the county, the sightings of the legendary big cat of Norfolk were once fairly common

In the 1970s, an otherwise quiet north Norfolk seaside village became a mecca for those railing against the establishment.

A thousand years of pilgrimage to St Benet's Abbey, near Ludham, is being marked by open-air community play A Time to Gather Stones

More volunteers are needed to help visitors access a historic building.

Scientists investigating the hidden landscape of the North Sea bed have discovered ancient stone fragments that hint at prehistoric settlements submerged beneath the waves.

A 160-year-old original drawing of Norwich Cathedral's west window has travelled halfway across the world to get back home.

Its bodywork had definitely seen better days but that did not stop a 1950s children's pedal car selling for the price of a real car at a Norfolk auction.

"Listen very carefully, I will only say this only once".

Restoration work aimed at preserving one of the Broads' last remaining locks has unearthed a notable piece of history in the area.

A village has secured £190,000 in funding to save its historic church from disrepair and give it a new lease of life as the centre of the community.

He gave up his riches for a life of labour and became the patron saint of farms and those who toil on them. St Walstan is still remembered in two Norfolk villages, as Dr Anderw Tullett explains.

A vision to restore a historic avenue of trees as a community 'green promenade' has been outlined for open land next to the site of a controversial housing proposal.

A piece of floating history has been recreated to help youngsters explore a Norfolk Broads environmental haven.

Tribute was paid to the bravery of the men and women involved in D-Day at a commemoration in North Walsham.

A second episode of the Antiques Roadshow visit to Cromer is going to be aired in June.

The Pastons are among the most-studied families from the English later Middle Ages. So how has the story of one Paston girl who died tragically young gone unnoticed for so long? STUART ANDERSON reports on the previously hidden fate of Anna Paston.

A terrible end to a tragic life - staked through the heart and buried at a lonely crossroads in Norfolk after being accused of murdering her own daughter, poor Mary Turrell's final resting place was close to a tree said to have grown from the stake that pinned a killer to the ground.

New light was shed on victims of the 1953 floods hours after a new heritage centre opened in the town where they were swept away by the sea.

Over the past 10 years great strides have made to regenerate the North Walsham and Dilham Canal.

The early May Day bank holiday will be moved back four days next year to coincide with the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

One of the best-loved and most underrated East Anglian sporting heroes celebrated his 90th birthday this week. Derek James pays tribute to Billy Bales

The little-known story of a Norfolk soldier's remarkable act of heroism in the Second World War has been honoured with a new memorial in France.

From its lofty vantage point the new memorial gazes over peaceful beaches and calm seas that were transformed 75 years ago today into bloody battlefields.

Reporter Stacia Briggs and photographer Denise Bradley report from the Normandy D-Day commemorations.

Nick Richards takes a trip back to 1981 to listen again to the Human League's Dare

An 83-year-old chapel in Thorpe St Andrew could have its tower removed and rebuilt as part of a £200,000 renovation project.

Two D-Day veterans met for the first time at a remembrance service, despite both living in Cromer.

A poignant tribute has been paid to those who were involved in the D-Day landings, 75 years after soldiers stormed the beaches.

Lovers carved into a stone and a deck of drag queen cards are part of a British Museum exhibition exploring LGBTQ history

At the Cathedral in the first town to be liberated by the Allied forces in 1944, Norfolk and Suffolk Normandy veterans and their brothers in arms who died, have been honoured.

Once a feared sight, these imposing field guns once repelled Nazis and helped the Allies fight for freedom following the D-Day invasion in June 1944. Now, 75 years to the day since Norfolk and Suffolk soldiers fought in a French town, a symbolic gift is being handed over.

A former bank has been converted into a heritage centre, showcasing the history of a coastal town.

On the 75th anniversary of D-day approaches, Norfolk heroes are among the handful of surviving Normandy veterans making their way to France to commemorate the landings, in which 156,000 allied troops launched an audacious attack in pursuit of freedom.

As every year passes, the Allied World War Two generation slips into history. Our veterans put their lives on hold to answer their country's call when it needed them most and today, on the 75th anniversary of D-Day, we remember them.

Events across Norfolk will honour those who stormed the Normandy beaches 75 years ago to free Europe from Hitler.

It is 46 years since ITV first aired the Hovis "boy on a bike" commercial. Even then, it struck a chord of nostalgia - can it do it again in 2019?

Its pews have seated generations of worshippers and its pulpit has hosted thousands of sermons, but a Norfolk town's chapel that is celebrating 200 years has gone up for sale for the first time in its history.

Classic vehicles of all types will be on show at an upcoming vintage festival at the at the Railway Institute at Holt Station.

Two Nissen huts at a former Norfolk airfield from where secret missions were flown during the Second World War are up for sale as a family home.

All aboard for a journey down memory lane in Norwich... and a bus ride with a difference.

Visitors watched a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) Hurricane display at a reunion and heritage day in north Norfolk.

Almost 80 years ago, more than 3,000 schoolchildren lined up at Lowestoft railway station as they were evacuated to towns in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

A pair of Victorian gates from Norwich's Roman Catholic cathedral could sell for up to £25,000 at auction.

As the D-Day invasion force battled up the beaches of Normandy, Roy Clark dreamed of what he might do for Norfolk if he survived

The sister of an airman who lost his life in the Second World War attended the unveiling of a plaque in his memory.

People with war time memories to share will be able to add them to the archive when Norfolk Tank Museum holds a special 75th anniversary commemoration of D-Day.

Nick Richards rewinds to 1974 and reassess Queen's third album, Sheer Heart Attack

Volunteers and trustees at a north Norfolk visitor attraction have won the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS).

Passengers in Norwich climbed aboard one of the country's most luxurious trains for a cross-country trip on Saturday.

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