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Attempts to bring two stretches of Norfolk railway back into full working order have taken a further step forward.

A Grade II listed country house set in approximately 14.5 acres is up for sale in Scole near Diss.

A Norfolk heritage centre is collecting and archiving people’s memories and experiences of life in the local area.

The gardens surrounding the manor house Hindringham Hall have been shortlisted for a national award. STUART ANDERSON reports on how a once-neglected site has grown into a blooming marvellous success.

Twenty-five years after the death of the Marshal, a new Marshal has arrived…named in memory of his wonderful great grandfather. Derek James reports

Norfolk’s heritage railways are steaming towards reopening, albeit at a gentle pace.

The 50th Glastonbury festival should be in full swing this weekend. Nick Richards looks at the history of the festival which has come to define our musical summer while we hear from some Glasto-goers who offer the positives and negatives of a long weekend at Worthy Farm

A £75,000 plan to put a set of historic church bells back into use for the first time in 90 years has been delayed after the coronavirus pandemic left volunteers unable to lend a hand.

A magnificent country house has announced it will reopen with an exhibition from esteemed sculptor Anish Kapoor.

An appeal has been launched to save a heritage centre which attracted about 2200 visitors last year but has been closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Squeeze pass the man on the door, it could have been Levi so you had to behave, careful down the steep little steps and into another world…one where the air was thick with smoke, smelt of beer and as for the music…

We can only dream of strutting our stuff on a packed dance floor at the moment, but if coronavirus has plugged the plug on the DJ for now, we can still hanker back to years gone by.

Brograve Mill stands as a lonely sentinel on land once owned by a man said to have made a bargain with the Devil which he had no intention of honouring.

Dad’s Army fans from around the world are set to log on to a live online celebration marking the 10th anniversary of Captain Mainwaring statue in Thetford.

Selling agents Sowerbys describe The Old Hall in Middleton as a “truly exceptional” property, with five bedrooms, six bath/shower rooms, a sympathetic restoration and around 11 acres of stunning grounds – there’s even a swimming pool and a tennis court.

Six apartments and a one-bedroom detached house are among the new properties now available to rent with William H Brown.

This weekend in Norfolk of 190 years ago a boy, who grew up one of the greatest men the city and county has ever seen, was born. Derek James remembers J.J.Colman

North Walsham is famous for its pubs, with national media once calling it the “drinking capital of Europe” after the town was among the first to be granted the 24-hour drinking licence, but did you know about these boozers that have disappeared from its streets?

A memorial in a quiet Norfolk village has been targeted by ‘topple the racists’ campaigners for its commemoration of the “apartheid regime in Rhodesia”.

Bosses at the Black Boys pub in Aldborough have no plans to change their name, in light of the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement.

A county councillor has called for Nelson ward to be renamed to “honour one of the truly great people in Norwich”.

How well do you know Norwich’s historic riverbanks and bridges?

Supporters of Admiral Nelson in Norfolk have defended him from calls to remove statues that represent or celebrate Britain’s slave trade and imperialist past.

A rally celebrating the longest strike in British history has been cancelled for the first time since its inception.

Lockdown has provided a welcome boost for a sheepskin clothing maker – as its slipper sales soar.

Across Norfolk and Suffolk, the arts and entertainment industry is in a dire position.

A decision on whether the controversial revamp of Norwich’s Anglia Square will be allowed now rests in the hands of just one man - and will be made within three months.

A memorial for nine lifeboatmen has been added to the nation’s list of buildings of historic interest.

Work has begun on creating a new heritage area next to Lowestoft Station.

This gorgeous apartment in Norwich city centre is just off Riverside and offers contemporary living at its best.

Nick Richards looks back on the 1990 World Cup when England almost making it to their second World Cup final and suggests it was a dull tournament that we wrongly look back on with joyful nostalgia

Village residents say they are angry at a church’s decision to remove personal items from gravestones during lockdown in an effort to keep the grounds tidy.

A town’s historic guildhall is set to become an “important” heritage site for future generations.

A quiet but dignified fanfare for Normandy veterans in Norfolk as all official D-Day 76 anniversary events are cancelled in the shadow of COVID-19.

Just days after the 80th anniversary of the Le Paradis massacre in France, campaigners told there will be a permanent memorial at Norwich Cathedral

Auction House East Anglia held its third sale of the year on Wednesday, June 3 – here’s what went under the hammer.

The identity of a woman in a Royal Collection painting has been shrouded in mystery for hundreds of years.

Today the Norwich pub called both the Murderers and the Gardeners Arms is closed because of the coronavirus restrictions. Exactly 125 years ago this week it was closed by a savage murder.

It was a period in their lives that won’t ever be forgotten.

A new national campaign, created in Norfolk, aims to keep people across generations connected during coronavirus by discussing memories about days gone by.

Generations of children knew it as the secret garden but now that secret is shared by all. Derek James visits the Plantation in Norwich

An atmospheric picture of a Norfolk river was to have been one of the stars of a new exhibition at Norwich Castle. The show has been postponed but visitors can still enjoy The Eel Boat by John Sell Cotman

Could Gorleston have once been Norfolk’s answer to Stonehenge complete with a stone circle used for ancient worship?

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.

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