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A former Norwich pub that closed more than a decade ago is back on the market - this time for £360,000.

A hunt has been given the go-ahead to hold its controversial Boxing Day meet despite fears there was a “serious risk of hunt saboteurs”.

A poppy wreath was laid on the Coastal Forces Veterans Association War Memorial in Oulton Broad.

Film maker David Webb has explored the Backwaters of Essex for a fascinating new dvd. Lynne Mortimer talks to David and finds out more.

John Wyatt’s 1955 Ford Popular never failed him, as he travelled between bases while in the Fleet Air Arm, and doubled up as a camp bed.

Allen Symonds’s route into motorsport was a 1960s Hillman Imp which sometimes saw him racing again the father of a future Formula One world champion.

Primary school children have created a Remembrance Day display for a nursing home.

North Norfolk radio presenters Nigel Pearce and Alan Thompson will be reviewing the Beatles’ White Album 50th anniversary release and some of the sessions tracks.

Hundreds of villagers who gathered at the war memorial in Ludham for the Remembrance Day service enjoyed a biplane flypast.

A Norfolk young person will have the honour of laying flowers on a soldier’s grave in front of the Queen at Sunday’s national remembrance service in London.

A celebrity archaeologist has defended the controversial excavation of Seahenge, 20 years to the day after it was discovered jutting from the sea bed at Holme, near Hunstanton.

More than 15,000 knitted, crocheted and fabric poppies have gone on display in a town in Suffolk.

As the Prince of Wales turns 70 on November 14, people across East Anglia will be recalling their meetings with him over the years. Here we look back at his links with the region.

Norfolk celebrated peace a century ago with flags, parades, bells and even impromptu flypasts and a commandeered fire engine.

Explore almost 150 years of our region’s history by volunteering in a fascinating new project to digitise this newspaper’s archive.

Trustees of a charity which helps the needy in Burnham Market gathered to place a statue in the village to commemorate all those who have died through war.

The Archbishop of Canterbury took to the waves to lay a wreath in memory of those who have died at sea.

Visitors will get the chance to see a recently-uncovered 17th century monument dedicated to a prominent Norwich couple.

Wisbech & Fenland Museum has been added to Historic England’s Heritage at Risk register amid concerns that it could be forced to close in the near future due to a lack of funding.

Both Peter Colby and Gerald Baxter hoped to separately buy the Old Hospital of Tennyson Road which was auctioned off in London last month.

Birthday cards for 102-year-olds are quite hard to come by, so Ruth Walford had to create her own for partner Jack Bennett.

A spectacular and unique pendant more than 1,000 years old discovered in South Norfolk is now featuring in a major national exhibition on the Anglo-Saxon period in Britain.

A drawing of a former Sheringham hotel will take pride of place in the lounge at a new block of retirement flats built on the site.

On January 14 1918, a dreary Monday, it seems reasonable to assume Alfred and Mary Ann Sparks went to bed as normal.

Diss Heritage Triangle are set to publish a book telling the story of the town and how it has changed over the centuries.

What started out as an idea between friends has grown into one of the best dry ski slopes in the country with 4,000 members.

Owning a Vauxhall Viva proved educational for Bob Hobbs – engine problems while on holiday in France led to a lifelong study of speaking French.

Plans to develop a new two-screen cinema in King’s Lynn have been backed by the town’s much-loved Majestic cinema.

MG fan Alistair Shaw has brought an MGB GT Jubilee, which celebrated the famous British sports car marque’s 50th anniversary, back to life just how it would have been when it rolled down the production line. Motoring editor Andy Russell says it was a labour of love.

Concerns about how the Broads Authority handled a council’s complaint could be submitted to a government review into national parks.

A church in the village of Worthing, between Dereham and Fakenham, has opened an exhibition to provide an insight into the village’s local history and will also hold a gathering to mark Remembrance Day.

Keith Skipper plays tribute to the outgoing Bishop of Norwich.

It’s the Norfolk Control Tower that played its part in Hitler’s downfall and whose owners are seeking to raise the funds to erect a stunning memorial to those who flew from RAF North Creake. A charity auction on Remembrance Day will take Nigel Morter and Claire Nugent one step closer to their goal.

The former Start-rite shoe factory site in Norwich could finally be redeveloped more than a decade after it closed.

A shrine has been restored in memory of Polish troops who helped defend Norfolk from the threat of invasion.

Almost 120 people have objected to a bid to replace Norwich’s last public grass tennis courts - but planning officers say councillors should let the scheme happen.

The green light for ambitious plans to revamp Norwich Castle’s historic keep through a £13m lottery-funded transformation could be given next week.

An “exciting” new heritage and creative arts project will explore the stories of three ‘lost’ communities across east Suffolk.

From its rich history to the people at its core, the soul of a north Norfolk coastal town has been captured in a unique book written by a long-serving harbour master.

For years he had been honoured - but there was always something missing.

Veterans, scouts and members of a town’s Polish community gathered for an act of remembrance today.

From motte and bailey ruins to a closely guarded secret kept hidden behind locked gates, these castles are worth a visit.

A project to carry out vital restoration work on a historic north Norfolk church can now go ahead after a £182,000 lottery grant was received by South Creake Parochial Church Council.

A military historian who has studied Kett’s rebellion for decades suggests a new site for the final battle

Norfolk has been named one of the top counties for exploring England’s historic churches.

For almost a century, from its inception in the years immediately after World War I, the Aerofilms company recorded the changing face of England from the air.

A Norfolk port is again open for business by boat and is set to welcome its largest traditional commercial sailing vessel in more than 60 years.

Sikhs from across the United Kingdom gathered in Thetford to pay their respects to the last ruler of the Sikh Empire at a wreath laying and plaque unveiling ceremonies.

On October 29 1938, King George VI and the Queen Mother came to open one of Norwich’s grandest landmarks.

The day the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth came to Norwich on October 29 1938.

After a summer travelling around in a Renault 4L camionnette, running market stalls in France, it transported Sylvie Wheatley to university where she experienced a scary moment with a sleepy ‘stowaway’.

Work has begun to restore and preserve a mill first built in the 1880s as efforts to use the site as an educational resource take shape.

He was born 75 years ago in New York City, he grew up to become the leader of the of the biggest acts of the swinging 60s, but there was a time when he lived in a house overlooking the common in a peaceful Norfolk village. Derek James reports.

Hundreds of people came together to raise a glass to Britain’s greatest naval hero at the annual Trafalgar Day Service in Great Yarmouth.

Norfolk’s most famous son and Britain’s greatest naval hero will be remembered at the annual Trafalgar Day Service today.

As Sunday, October 21 marks Trafalgar Day, passionate Nelson enthusiast NIGEL CUSHION gives his views on why we should keep the story of Norfolk’s most son alive.

Would-be sailors have been warned they need to be proactive about finding funding to keep a historic sail training yacht on the seas as Lottery backing comes to an end.

Being a north Norfolk lad and living close to where the great Nelson was born, it’s perhaps not surprising that teenager Ash Faire Ring is passionate about sailing and boats.

The scope of Google Earth means that landmark enthusiasts don’t even need to leave their homes to take a tour of Norwich’s most iconic buildings.

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