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Peppermint Park, Crocker’s, Tudor Hall, Henry’s or Topper’s, many of Norwich’s favourite nightspots have been known by different names.

It is a rare place of timeless beauty and remembrance. The garden cemetery which opened almost 200 years ago. This is The Rosary in Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich.

Work to restore the upper parts of Norwich Cathedral’s famous spire begins today, four decades after the last repair project.

The controversial demolition of a historic railway station has been put on hold after a judge ordered the decision to be reconsidered.

It’s been a 15th century hall house, a saddlery and even a shop front but now this five-bedroom property in New Buckenham could be your new family home.

Suffolk resident Joe Edwards-Gill and has been metal detecting for two years – and has uncovered a number of treasures from years gone by.

August 1 is a date that has darkened Norwich’s history with death and destruction as Derek James reports

A three-bedroom house with an unusual turret overlooking Nelson’s Monument has come up for sale in Gorleston-on-Sea.

Houghton Farm near Swaffham is described by selling agents Savills as a ‘picturesque small estate’ and comes with a restored period farmhouse, tennis court, cottages and a grand barn turned concert venue.

Heritage body Historic England has raised concerns over a countryside development of 665 homes and the effect it would have on a landmark castle if approved.

The refurbishment of a railway bridge has been completed as volunteers from the Mid Norfolk Railway return to work following the lockdown.

It was a hustling, bustling part of Norwich with medieval churches, a dozen pubs, factories, shops of all sizes and numerous courts and yards.

A senior archeologist says Norfolk is a hot spot for treasure hunters, after a bumper year which saw a Medieval chandelier and Bronze Age sword discovered.

It was busy for the team at Auction House East Anglia last week, as 86pc of its properties sold in its online auction and a record number of bidders tuned in to watch the livestream.

It was described as a “pencil of light” which rose from the ground in Norwich 60 years ago. Derek James tells the story of a tower of strength

The reopening of Lord Nelson’s former watering hole has been delayed until next year.

Two decades after it was plucked from the peat to be preserved for posterity, its purpose remains unknown.

As the world slowly returns to normal and the idea of events with large crowds return, we look back on Fakenham carnival down the years.

A four-bedroom ‘Arts & Crafts’ style period property has come up for sale in Bramerton – with a few added extras.

A familiar sight is set to make a welcome return to the shores of East Anglia.

Norwich could benefit from major regeneration projects to boost jobs, build homes and revamp parts of the city centre if a £25m bid succeeds, say council leaders.

The Norfolk Museums Services have launched a new project in order to create a time capsule of Norwich during the coronavirus pandemic.

A historic site boasting panoramic views over Norwich has been revamped.

Two extremely rare locks of Norfolk hero, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson’s hair will go under the hammer next week.

A charming Grade II listed townhouse has come up for sale in Pottergate in Norwich.

Fans of the iconic Dippy the dinosaur will be able to start 2021 on a high with the arrival of the prehistoric attraction in Norfolk.

One of Norfolk’s historic churches was at risk of closure but the local community “rallied” together to keep it open.

From $10 million paintings for sale to 7,000 dog ‘employees’ at Amazon HQ - here’s a handful of surprising facts about the company.

A Google-backed project giving access to 150 years of Eastern Daily Press newspapers at the click of a button or spoken question will be released as a subscription service today.

Wiveton House on the north Norfolk coast is entwined with history thanks to its links to the Romans and a 16th century merchant – and now it could be yours as it goes up for sale for the first time in 45 years.

A substantial village home in South Walsham has come on the market and would make the ideal renovation project for someone looking to relocate to a quiet rural village.

Plans have been drawn up to turn a former Cromer pub and cottage hospital into six homes.

A four-storey four-bedroom Victorian terrace with a possible connection to the city’s industrial past has come up for sale.

Let’s hear it for North Walsham…the Norfolk town which was recently described as “forgotten” when it comes to funding…but the people are fighting back.

Ready to feel old? It feels like yesterday that some of these chart-topping albums were released.

From Roman statuettes to royal gold - four East Anglian archaeologists share some of their most interesting finds

A detached country cottage set in approximately 2.75 acres will go under the hammer later this month as part of Auction House East Anglia’s online sale.

Directors and trustees of a popular museum charting the seafaring history of a Norfolk coastal town say the venue’s future is secure thanks to more than £60,000 of grants.

Oxburgh Hall has become the first National Trust historic house in the region to open to inside visitors - and it features a particularly timely exhibition.

Top-selling authors Frances and Michael Holmes of Norwich Heritage Projects are embarking on a journey – by tram and they would like your help. Derek James spoke to them

This barn conversion in Ludham on the Norfolk Broads really does have the ‘wow’ factor.

A Grade II* listed manor house has come on the market near Diss at a guide price of £950,000.

An exhibition of sculptures by acclaimed British artist Sir Anish Kapoor will open to the public this weekend after lockdown restrictions were eased.

Eight decades have passed since the tragic day German bombs first claimed the lives of people in Norwich.

A Grade II listed cottage has come up for sale in a north Norfolk town for £265,000.

The gardens around Mannington Hall, a moated medieval country house in north Norfolk, have reopened for visitors as the coronavirus lockdown eases.

A bid to renovate the clock inside Norwich station and install six new digital display screens has been approved.

Norwich Cathedral has spoken of its “regret” at the vandal attack on the Lord Nelson statue in its grounds.

A Norfolk museum has announced it will not be reopening this year saying it has to put the health of its visitors and 70-strong group of volunteers first.

A four-bedroom semi-detached period home has come up for sale in Norwich for offers in excess of £950,000.

The Nelson statue in the grounds of Norwich Cathedral has been vandalised.

It’s 10 years on Monday, July 6 since we lost “The Voice of Carrow Road.” Derek James pays tribute to the one and only Roy Waller

A charming three-bedroom semi-detached cottage in Guestwick near Dereham has come on the market.

The potential reintroduction of rail services between two Norfolk towns has been hailed by campaigners as the “biggest game changer in a generation”.

A popular heritage steam railway has received a grant of £46,500 towards reinstating train services, ahead of its reopening on Wednesday, July 8.

People from across the world are taking part in a first-of-its-kind film competition in East Anglia.

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

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