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Picturesque reedbeds on the Norfolk Broads have formed part of the rural economy for centuries, and a handful of skilled workers are helping to keep the tradition alive.

Delays in getting the right fencing posts to form part of a £50,000 revamp of the Marriott's Way means drivers will face disruption on a Norwich ring road roundabout from today.

A vital piece of the jigsaw for the relaunch of Great Yarmouth's Venetian Waterways has been put in place, as its £2.7m revamp nears completion.

Cromer Museum has provided a portal to the region's rich heritage for more than 40 years. Curator ALISTAIR MURPHY traces the history of the museum.

Are you a fan of Anglia Square in Norwich? Do you like it so much that you would get on stage to sing about it?

A Norfolk medieval church has been given a new lease of life in a major restoration costing around £300,000.

Time capsules are set to be buried at locations across Suffolk next week as part of "an exciting new chapter in Suffolk's history."

Drivers will face diversions again as one lane of a city centre road closes to install a new gate, which was due to be completed in January.

A project, which delved into the past and celebrated a town's historic fishing village, has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

A special tapestry has been created in an effort to showcase the vibrant community spirit of a north Norfolk seaside town.

Norwich's Wensum Lodge could be set for a revamp, if proposals to turn it into a creative hub for the city get the go-ahead and the money needed for the transformation can be found.

Almost a year on from the announcement that the historic archives from Lowestoft Record Office were to be moved, historians, heritage authors and campaigners remain united in opposing the proposals.

Christmas may be over but there are still plenty of events taking place at museums across Norfolk to keep the whole family busy in January.

Years of work helping transform her community for the better have led to a British Empire Medal (BEM) for village volunteer Sophie Trend.

A retired Taverham man who has collected and preserved more than 2,500 pharmaceutical items spanning 50 years will be awarded a British Empire Medal.

More than 26,000 people have visited Norwich Castle's exhibition on the impact of the First World War on Norfolk.

The future of Great Yarmouth is bright, according to council bosses leading the transformation charge in the borough.

A team of volunteers is sought to help celebrate the history of Anglia Square, after a community project was awarded a National Lottery grant of more than £50,000.

It is one of the Great Yarmouth seafront's most instantly recognisable buildings, with its stature, cast iron structure and glass panels mimicking the look of an ice palace.

Cameras placed in gardens and community spaces across Norfolk have revealed a host of unusual wild visitors.

Sir David Attenborough called it one of the best places to see wildlife in the world.

A new plea has been made to find an investor and operator to run the UK's last surviving Victorian seaside cast iron and glass winter gardens.

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.

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.

Many are familiar with horrors endured by soldiers on the front lines of the First World but fewer may be familiar with the sacrifices which were made by those who worked behind the scenes both at home and abroad.

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A nationally renowned street artist is set to create a series of spectacular wildlife murals as part of a new trail that will run throughout Lowestoft.

An ambitious bid to revamp Norwich Castle's historic keep has secured £9.2m from lottery chiefs - and work could start in summer next year.

Internationally acclaimed acrobats, aerialists and other circus professionals will be winging their way to Norwich this weekend for Fly High, The Oak Circus Centre's annual circus convention.

The Yarmonics sonic arts festival will be held across Great Yarmouth on Friday, September 21 and Saturday, September 22.

Nostalgia Spirit of lost fishing 'village' rises again

Saturday, September 15, 2018

It was once home to more than 2,000 people, all connected to Lowestoft's booming fishing industry. But today, little remains that even hints at proof of The Grit's existence. Sheena Grant finds out about a new show that aims to put that right.

A decision on whether an ambitious multi-million pound project to revamp Norwich Castle's historic keep will get lottery cash will be made later this month.

Two separate events will celebrate the history of Burnham Norton Friary later this month.

A clay model exhibition depicting the stories of more than 100 families in Great Yarmouth is to go on display from Monday.

A series of events giving children a chance to become knights in training is being launched at Norwich Castle.

The Heritage at Risk Programme (HAR) was launched by Historic England and is used to help assess the overall state of the country's heritage sites.

Trustees of a quirky building tucked away in Norwich have high hopes for the future, thanks to a large grant.

Archaeologists are hoping an ancient temple will be key to revealing further secrets about our county's fascinating Roman past.

A number of churches and heritage sites in West Norfolk are at risk of being lost and in need of safeguarding for the future. The Heritage at Risk Programme (HAR), launched by Historic England, lists the following buildings as being at risk due to neglect, decay or inappropriate development:

An MP has slammed Suffolk County Council's decision to move archives out of Lowestoft prior to a public consultation 
on the future of the town's 
record office.

Parishoners at Cawston Parish Church are celebrating thanks to news of a £221,800 Heritage Lottery Fund for urgent repairs.

A Lowestoft church will receive a £221,500 grant to widen its community access and carry out essential repairs.

Dedicated campaigners who helped to save their town's most iconic building from potential ruin are to celebrate the first year since its revamp.

The Heritage at Risk Programme (HAR) was launched by Historic England and is used to help assess the overall state of the country's heritage sites.

A number of free archeological events are taking place in King's Lynn this summer holiday.

Guided walks, a minibeast exploration and crafts will be just some of the activities at a celebration of nature.

New images have been revealed of what Norwich Castle could look like after an ambitious £13.5m transformation project.

Parishioners at a 14th century mid Norfolk church have celebrated its reopening after works began on the building two years ago.

A north Norfolk church twice targeted by lead thieves has received a £95,000 National Lottery grant.

Pictures taken by a Gorleston man who has been photographing trains for almost 40 years have been used to create a 55m 
display at Great Yarmouth railway station.

A Norfolk natural park is hoping to educate its visitors about the importance of wetland habitats by launching a new discovery area.

A new platform has been launched to better connect churches with schools, turning them into "places of learning and discovery".

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