East Anglia at War

Over the four years of the centenary of the First World War, this site will be bringing you extensive coverage of the commemorations, as well as stories from the conflict.

First World War Memorial

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Norfolk and Suffolk

Nearly 175 years of tradition has come to an end on East Anglia’s railways with the last regular locomotive-hauled passenger services coming to an end with no ceremony.

It is one of the nation’s most important historic ships.

He was the boy from the backstreets of Norwich who grew up to become a Star, a Devil, a Chad and The Mighty Atom. Derek James pays tribute to Len Read

It’s Valentine’s Day on February 14 and the festival of love has to be the ideal chance to share 14 reasons to love Norwich

When Sheringham Museum manager Lisa Little was given a picture a local woman had found at a rubbish dump in the 1960s, it unlocked a puzzle she had been baffled by for years, and inspired a three-year project based on the work of famous fisherman artist John Craske.

The story of Norfolk boys who faced unimaginable horror in the First World War has been brought to life by the grandson of one of the soldiers.

A former hotel on the north Norfolk coast is being converted into an 11-bedroom large family home.

For centuries a holy well brought crowds and wealth to what is now a field opposite Burnham Market primary school writes Rowan Mantell

A village has its first war memorial, with a secret inside, more than 100 years after the First World War ended.

Communities across Norfolk and Waveney fell silent as crowds gathered on Remembrance Day to pay their respects to those who fought and died for their country.

Norwich fell silent as crowds gathered on Remembrance Day to pay their respects to those who fought and died for their country.

It’s little surprise that so many air force bases are said to be haunted if you think about the number of men in the prime of their lives who never returned from wartime sorties and whose bodies never received a proper burial – can you hear one on this chilling recording?

A social landlord has placed a wreath on one of Norfolk’s more unusual war memorials.

First World War memorials across the region have been Grade II listed to mark 100 years since the first Armistice Day silence.

It is a fitting tribute that offers people a poignant opportunity to reflect.

The drama leapt off the screen during the production of a film in the Norfolk countryside. Dr Andrew Tullett looks at the story behind the village sign that remembers the watermill that burned down - twice.

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