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The Afghanistan and Iraq wars impacted thousands of people in our region. In the first in our week-long series looking at their legacy, reporter Stuart Anderson talks to Lord Dannatt, the former head of the British Army.

Skydiving, first aid and Duke of Edinburgh awards are just some of the things the Norfolk army cadets get to do.

Rooted in tradition, Acle is a classic English market town on the Broads.

Veterans have praised a monthly meeting club which allows them to socialise among their 'brothers and sisters' - as well as providing care for mental and physical injuries suffered during their service.

Two former military men from Norfolk are heading to London to run the marathon for an Armed Forces charity.

Emily Cotton meets with Zina Wilkinson, and inspirational woman who is a firm believer that you can do absolutely anything you put your mind to, regardless of who you are and the obstacles life puts in your way.

A mystery phenomenon has descended on a Norfolk town after multiple cars failed to unlock.

This month it's 60 years since Buddy Holly died in a plane crash aged just 22. Our arts editor takes a look back at other stars we lost before their time, from Amy Winehouse and Kurt Cobain to Whitney Houston.

For 100 years they have been on the other side of the Atlantic.

Imagine being given only two weeks to pack up all of your belongings, find a new place to live, and told to leave your childhood home to the army.

Norfolk's link to the sea shines through in the work of John Craske. ALAN TUTT of Cromer Museum recounts the fascinating life of the fisherman-turned-artist.

Bungay Museum possesses the Head Master's log-book of school attendance and events for the Boys' department of the local Council School.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes, named by the Guinness Booked of Records as 'the world's greatest living explorer', reveals what frightens him and why he won't be hanging up his hiking boots anytime soon.

Fundraising efforts for the family of Anthony Glover, including a sponsored head shave, have raised thousands of pounds.

A veteran who was homeless for six months has said the Ministry of Defence must do more to help departing servicemen after it emerged empty armed forces-owned homes in the region could house more than half of Norfolk's "hidden homeless".

The last person believed to have survived after being evicted from the village of Tottington by the army during the Second World War has died.

The famous Rendlesham Forest UFO 'sightings' were actually down to British soldiers getting their own back on the Americans, a new theory claims.

A long-forgotten service book belonging to a Second World War soldier has been discovered in the attic of a Norwich home.

Thousands lined the streets of Bungay as a traditional Boxing Day Hunt returned to the town.

Music is an important part of Christmas, and no-one knows that better than Sheila Condon, who has been an enthusiastic singer for nine decades.

It's like a plot from the Hollywood film Catch Me If You Can.

Two leading figures in Norfolk and Suffolk's tourism and hospitality scene have been appointed to head up a body promoting the region on the national and international stage.

A policeman from north-west Norfolk accused of leering at a naked female officer as she took a shower at a shared section house has been cleared.

They say an Englishman's home is his castle and Lance Martin is prepared to protect his cliff-top property at all costs

More than 100 years since servicemen returned with shellshock from the battlefields of World War I, Nicky Barrell reports on how acupuncture is being used to treat veteran's post traumatic stresss

A charity baker who has raised more than £80,000 for Help for Heroes will soon be returning to Beccles.

A new war memorial was unveiled at a dedication ceremony in Brundall on Saturday morning.

Join a Sprowston coffee morning to remember those who have served and died for our country.

People turned out in their thousands for the county's biggest free firework spectacular.

Valerie Slaughter says Rachel Moore was too hard on the baby boomers. The ills of today's society are not their fault

A life-size silhouette statue of a soldier that will take pride of place at First World War centenary events in Diss has taken up his first posting.

It's rare for the public to get a peak into the security arrangements of a Royal or high profile celebrity; however since the airing of BBC's Bodyguard, part of which was filmed in Norfolk, the public has become more aware of the private security industry.

An army veteran who smothered his girlfriend with a duvet after an argument claimed he was 'wiping away her tears'.

A British serviceman has received a royal honour after raising more than £350,000 for charity.

Artwork created to mark 100 years since Armistice will go on display at St Mary's Church in the village of Whissonett.

From a 97-year-old who served in the same branch of the army as the Queen, to Norfolk's youngest standard bearer, all ages came together to launch a veteran charity's remembrance torch on its journey across the county.

An army veteran who displayed "significant risk factors" before his death was "failed" by services in Norfolk, his family have claimed.

An American filmmaker is on a mission to document as many Second World War veterans as possible before they die.

A new school governor is hoping to use his decades of tactical planning with the army and Ministry of Defence to help to ensure a bright future for his former school.

A life-size silhouette statue of a soldier will take pride of place at First World War centenary events in Diss — but plans to find it a permanent home in the town have so far proved fruitless.

On the face of it, Ernest Seaman was an unlikely war hero. Quiet, mild-mannered and a little on the plump side, he was the very antithesis of the popular image of the rough, tough fighting man.

A First World War hero will be honoured in Norwich to mark 100 years since he was awarded the highest military decoration.

Norwich City don't have a talisman now that James Maddison has gone and Grant Hanley's ill-timed injury means the Canaries lack leadership.

Once thought to have been demolished along with a magnificent mansion, this former falconer's lodge was discovered in the forest and has now been transformed into a magical holiday hideaway.

Movies that tell a good story and have engaging characters provide that all-important re-watch value necessary for a great film. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies which may entertain if you are in the mood for something different

There's nothing more cringeworthy than watching your own profession portrayed in a drama on TV. Spare a thought for us journalists when Press begins on BBC1 - before then, we look at eight other shows which have featured reporters.

She was a woman born in London during the 1930s who moved to Norwich to become a much-loved nurse, health visitor, historian and great ambassador for the city and county. Derek James pays tribute to June Marriage.

He has helped thousands of people launch their careers in the hospitality industry, served the Queen afternoon tea and judged many culinary competitions.

A sixteen-year-old former Sheringham High School student has been crowned this year's Miss Teen Norfolk, and is now setting her sights on a national title.

A party style atmosphere attracted the crowds as thousands of people enjoyed a weekend of entertainment.

A First World War memorial campaign led by former head of the army Lord Dannatt will see 6ft tall Tommy silhouette statues erected around the county.

Our reader has concerns over her husband's army pension if he were to die before her. Carl Lamb of Almary Green explains.

A Norfolk veteran has returned from a dig at the Battle of Waterloo site as part of a scheme to help veterans living with disabilities.

A charity baker is more than three-quarters of the way to raising £100,000 for Help for Heroes.

Margaret Chadd spent her life caring for others.

Fire bosses battling to deal with a surge in wildfires fear Norfolk's firefighters will face another very difficult week, with temperatures set to rise further.

A former Norfolk teacher has been jailed after defrauding a national education charity of more than £180,000 over a seven year period.

A military veteran is showing his support for a friend and former colleague who has been battling mental health issues for more than 10 years.

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