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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.

He was among the many brave pilots who took to the skies knowing they may never touch ground again.

There was some good news for the family of missing airman Corrie McKeague today when his brother announced on national TV that he was going to marry a woman he met while searching for the serviceman.

Devastating images of homes falling down Hemsby’s cliffs were broadcast around the world in March. But now the cameras have stopped rolling, how is the tourist resort recovering?

The owner of a brand new table gaming shop in Norwich turned his dream into a reality when his store opened for the first time on Saturday.

Veterans from across the country are making their way to the Battle of Waterloo battlefield on the hunt for Napoleon relics.

It appears we might be heading for a third-way Brexit.

A man claimed on a night out that he had killed a homeless man because he was pestering him for money, an inquest has heard.

Gina Long signs off her monthly columns about Norfolk charity fundraisers with this special report.

A memorial which recognises the bravery and initiative of a group of Highland soldiers who played a significant part in the Boer War and World Wars will be dedicated at a Norfolk college by the Bishop of Lynn.

If we want a better society then we should roll up our sleeves and help, says Nick Conrad.

Norfolk & Norwich Festival’s director has spoken of his delight at the adventurous nature and warmth of the audiences at this year’s May arts extravaganza and how he is already looking ahead to planning next year’s event.

British Sea Power are no strangers to the region’s music scene. The indie rock band have been regular fixture on the main music stages at Latitude, and played Norwich’s Waterfront late last year.

They have been married longer than many of us have been alive.

Three Norfolk athletes will be among a 72-strong squad off to Sydney to take part in the Invictus Games.

The campaign chest of the Duke of Wellington’s right hand man, who died in the battle of Waterloo, will go under the hammer of a Norfolk auction house.

A 72-year-old army veteran responsible for a string of church thefts in Norfolk committed the crimes with his grandson, a court heard.

Two financial advisors began a prison sentence on Thursday after defrauding customers out of millions of pounds in life savings.

Two financial advisors who defrauded hundreds of investors were “inexperienced” and had a “false belief” in their abilities, a court has heard.

A blossoming career teaching autistic children has been cut short for “loving, generous and compassionate” Harry Simons.

‘Dangerous, radicalised, too lazy to work and annoying.’

It is a little beauty of a book offering a window on a lost world which is supporting a 21st-century development... the Poppy Centre at Stalham. Derek James takes a look.

Norfolk has eight new deputy lieutenants after their appointments were approved by the Queen.

The Army has refused to answer questions about how a shamed doctor worked with its cadets for 11 years after he was dismissed by police - because it would breach the convicted rapist’s data protection.

Together with the arrival of small bunches of daffodils, early spring also yields a flurry of government spending reviews, growth forecasts and other estimates of future economic activity, many of which will be ‘amended’ (such a helpful euphemism) before the end of the year.

A dog tag belonging to an American Second World War veteran has been returned to his family following its discovery in a Norfolk field.

Well done Norfolk. You tamed the Beast from the East, says Nick Conrad.

With more snow set to fall on frozen roads across Norfolk, police fire and council chiefs have been meeting to try and keep the county moving - and safe.

We spoke to one headteacher who explained to us the complex decision making process behind closing a school.

A former army commando has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 28 years for the “callous and planned” murder of dog walker Peter Wrighton.

This is the selfie Alexander Palmer took shortly after killing dog walker Peter Wrighton in woodland near East Harling.

A former Royal Marine, who killed a dog walker in Norfolk woodlands, suffered with mental health problems after being attacked by his colleagues on a night out.

Peter Farley urges us to join together to fight against society’s inequalities.

The Blackpool-born veteran actor who played Frasier Crane’s father in the beloved sitcom from 1993 to 2004 has died - we remember 10 of Martin’s best lines from the show. Hope you’re resting easy in that horrible chair, Martin.

Dodging cultural and literal bullets, Israeli incursions and religion, Mark Thomas is heading to Norwich Playhouse with a show telling the story of what happened when set up a comedy club in the Palestinian city of Jenin.

Norfolk veterans will be heading to Norwich next month to sleep rough, raising funds an awareness for homeless people.

A “violent” man who assaulted and threatened to stab the mother of his son and sent her a string of “vile” text messages has been jailed for three years.

Darkest Hour tells the story of Winston Churchill in the early days of the war. It also features a remarkable portrayal by an almost unrecognisable Gary Oldman. But how does it compare to the many others who have played him?

From churros to empanadas, you can get it all on Norwich Market and now you can even get porridge.

A new book celebrates the life of one of Norfolk’s most gallant war heroes, Hugh Seagrim, and his equally remarkable ‘lieutenant’. Trevor Heaton talked to its author Philip Davies.

A group of Zimbabweans living in Norfolk are closely monitoring events in their home country after the military placed President Robert Mugabe under house arrest.

German prisoners of war left their mark in a Broadland village with phrases like “I’m cold” and “seig heil.”

What to watch tonight

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday’s best TV: Women at War, Nigella, Elizabeth I

Not many charities can persuade their fundraisers to walk 15 miles with a fridge on their back.

They first caught each other’s eye while crossing the Cringleford Bridge at the height of the Second World War.

More than 1,000 armour-piercing machine gun rounds have been discovered buried in a field in Rackheath, near Norwich.

The musical director of a well known Norfolk brass band has successfully completed a cycling challenge in aid of Help for Heroes and is now preparing for a special concert at Wymondham Abbey.

A hand grenade blown up in a controlled explosion in Hellesdon yesterday had been fished out of the river by a man who was ‘magnet fishing’.

John Henry Abigail was one of hundreds of Norfolk men killed at the height of the Passchendaele campaign a century ago. But alone among them he died in front of a British firing squad. Steve Snelling charts his short and tragic life.

A video highlighting the importance of getting injured serviceman and veterans back on track has been dedicated to the late Mark Fincham.

A delicatessen in a Norfolk town is about to open its doors for the final time.

As Norwich prepares to unveil a lasting memorial to one of its bravest sons, Steve Snelling charts the life and myriad battles of Sidney Day whose wartime gallantry reached a peak of valour a century ago.

When imagining an octogenarian celebrating a birthday, one would usually picture an evening out with the family or perhaps a low-key party at the local social club.

A man who disregarded his age to fight in the First World War is the subject of a new drama at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

The nightmare march began in darkness to the dreadful accompaniment of roaring guns and the gentler but no less fearful ‘plopping’ of gas shells.

Homelessness, drug and alcohol abuse, mental health problems and debt is on the rise within the armed forces veterans community.

A highly-anticipated blockbuster film about the Dunkirk evacuation is set to hit cinemas this month and the filmmakers have attempted to show all sides to the massive rescue effort, including the role played by civilian boats, some of which came from East Anglia.

He has dedicated much of the past decade helping others to enjoy the sport he loves.

Playing the saxophone, learning to fly and taking an advanced driving test are all achievements in themselves.

A new generation of recruits are speaking out on Armed Forces Day in support of the men and women who have served their country.

A new service for young carers who are dealing with mental health issues has launched to coincide with National Carers Week.

Jo Cox’s legacy is still struggling to reach the bullies and the angry of our society.

As the victorious team lifts the coveted trophy during this weekend’s FA Cup final it will spark a poignant memory for one of Lowestoft’s leading businessmen.

People over a certain age are being urged to help rid Great Yarmouth’s main beach of rubbish.

The man who led one of Norfolk’s oldest charities for two decades has died.

A metal detectorist sparked dramatic scenes in West Runton at the weekend - after unearthing a bomb among the rocks on the beach.

North Norfolk’s Kerri Clarke, 32, has been training hard ahead of the London Marathon.

The first man in space

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Today the world celebrates Yuri’s Night, marking the day Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin went into space and orbited Earth.

Four humble landworkers from a small mid Norfolk village who were victims of the First World War will be remembered in a moving choir performance.

A special service was held at a Breckland medieval church in the heart of the army’s Stanford training area.

A fundraiser from Burgh St Peter is pushing on people to help a campaign smash the million pound mark.

Tributes have been paid to a popular town councillor who loved Sprowston and Norfolk.

When country and western singer Don Woods lost his hearing following a serious road accident in Norway, he thought his career was over.

Ernest Storry who has died aged 95 was a master upholsterer whose expert hands covered one of the most famous seats of the seventies.

A Polish Army veteran and long-time member of the Royal British Legion (RBL), who has been described as “100pc a gentleman”, has died at the age of 91.

Fears have been voiced that lives could be lost unless city residents take action to prepare themselves for an emergency.

The inspirational stories from four women were celebrated and shared with guests at a charity dinner marking International Women’s Day.

With Storm Doris set to bring gusts of 70mph across the region tomorrow, we look back at the devastating storm of October 1987 which caused chaos.

I’ve been what I call “aspirational shopping”. Which means I’ve been to Southwold on a Saturday afternoon and not actually bought anything.

He’s completed six tours of duty with the British Army, built up his own business and published a string of books.

A former Norwich City striker’s century-old FA Cup final medal is expected to go for more than £8,000 at auction this month.

A trip to the battlefields of the First World War has inspired a young army veteran to find out more about the men behind the names on the war graves in his home town.

Mel Gibson has done a very effective job on real-life tale of soldier without a gun Desmond Doss, but it is also his most sappy and corny film.

A long-established North Walsham charity shop is under new management.

Cynthia Robinson was named after the now-forgotten Norfolk-linked novelist Cynthia Stockley. Keen to find out more, she uncovered a tale of a life spanning two continents, of literary triumph but a complicated and sometimes tragic private life.

Police have taped off all pedestrian access to the prom and warned storm-chasers to stay away.

The Mind charity shop in Diss is encouraging people in the town to consider becoming a volunteer there.

A former parish councillor has paid tribute to a Second World War veteran ahead of his funeral tomorrow.

There was a time when Norwich and the rest of Norfolk was overrun by “skid kids.” It seemed every city suburb, town and village had a team with an exotic name... from the aces to the wildcats.

A village has rallied round to give a Second World War veteran a fitting funeral after learning he was to be buried in an unmarked grave 10 miles away from his former home.

Sixty six kilogrammes of Brussels sprouts and enough coats to fill the cloisters of St Andrew’s Hall.

Jordan Dowen, now 16, was riding the short distance from his home in Hunstanton to the town’s Smithdon High School, when he was involved in a collision with a car and suffered horrific head injuries.

For most people, Christmas comes but once a year, but for one couple from Brandon, the festive season is something to be celebrated every day.

Two men who performed National Service together have reunited after 61 years.

It seemed like a good idea to have new flooring put down just before Christmas – yet another decision made in haste and repented at leisure.

It was 30 years ago when we published The Norfolkman’s Map of The Worlde followed by A Guide to the City of Norwich and orl them ol’ Norrijers.

An army veteran from Attleborough and his daughter were the centre of attention at Twickenham on Saturday as they strode onto the famous rugby stadium’s pitch.

We’ve sifted through hundreds of your nominations and come across some amazing stories of truly selfless and brilliant people.

The extraordinary case of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the spirit world, and the mystery of a Norfolk soldier’s death.

An army veteran and his daughter will have the honour of carrying an armed forces charity’s banner onto the field at Twickenham Stadium.

The ceremonial sword of a skilled artist who died for his country in the Second World War has been donated to an exhibition celebrating his life.

A soldier is celebrating after being named as the best member of his promotion course.

It sounds like a fun pub crawl but dozens of fundraisers are getting ready to put their best feet forward around Dereham’s watering holes for a very important cause.

A popular horse owner and breeder who won praise for his volunteer work has died.

A former soldier who had more than 1,000 child porn and extreme pornographic images on his computer equipment has been ordered to attend a sex offenders’ treatment programme.

For six decades they lived little more than 200 miles apart - each totally unaware of the other’s existence.

The world has changed in many ways over the past 70 years but one thing has been constant – the love between Jim and Nancy Tate.

A distinguished army officer who was a leading military commander in Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Sierra Leone has died at the age of 63.

Bill Lee was the last surviving Second World War veteran in the North Walsham branch of the Royal British Legion (RBL) and his passing, the day before his 93rd birthday, marks the end of an era.

A family-run scrap yard business beside a historic hall is to close after more than 50 years.

An Attleborough tourist caught up in the Turkey military coup that left hundreds dead and injured has described how she and her sister were evacuated from a nightclub as members of the army searched for the country’s president.

Communities have rallied together to support a campaign aimed at honouring those who fought in the First World War.

A project dedicated to recording Norfolk’s First World War memorials is on display at The Forum in Norwich today.

Today is the day the people of Norfolk are being urged to commemorate the county’s fallen soldiers by helping ensure every First World War memorial receives a visit.

Organisers of a campaign to remember Norfolk’s fallen First World War soldiers have issued a rallying cry for public support.

With the publication of the Chilcot Report into the Iraq War, we pay tribute the to 13 servicemen and servicewomen with links to our region who lost their lives fighting in the Gulf between 2003 and 2011.

A baker who has spent years supporting a charity for the armed forces has smashed his £50,000 fundraising target - and has dedicated the success to his late wife.

At precisely 7.30am the sound of a whistle pierced the slowly-waking town of Dereham this morning as a former soldier marked the centenary of the start of the bloodiest battle in history.

The Military Medal and three other medals awarded to a Norfolk war hero are expected to sell for around £600 at an auction later this month.

A retired west Norfolk Methodist preacher, who was 100 yesterday, still rides his mobility scooter each week to Sunday morning service at St Faith’s Church in Gaywood.

A fundraiser in aid of a Norfolk-based children’s charity went off with a bang at the weekend.

A Sprowston man has received France’s greatest honour.

Tributes have today been paid to a well known and much-loved former Norwich bicycle shop owner who was involved in the family business for more than 50 years.

More than 500 fundraisers, young and old alike, entered the tenth annual Hunny Bell Cross Country at Stody Estate, near Holt,

A west Norfolk grandfather who spent 26 years serving as a soldier has turned his hand to writing children’s books.

Brenda and Robert Mallett are celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary.

In July 1940, the American military told auto-makers that it was looking for a ‘light reconnaissance vehicle’ to replace the army’s motorcycle and modified Ford Model-T vehicles.

The organisation behind the Royal Norfolk Show has highlighted hot weather and a drop in the number of paying visitors among the reasons for a decline in revenue last year.

Today marks the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare (and also his 452nd birthday). Stacia Briggs finds six Norfolk links to the man from Heacham to Caister, King’s Lynn to the Maddermarket Theatre, from ghosts to upstart crows and plagues to tempests.

The commitment to Norfolk of six local figures has been praised by the county’s Lord Lieutenant Richard Jewson after he has appointed them to be his deputies.

A renowned Norfolk artist has donated a painting worth thousands of pounds to be auctioned at a charity ball in aid of a county-wide rescue service.

A former army major general and landowner has been sworn in as this year’s High Sheriff for Norfolk.

Two former soldiers have received belated thanks from the French government for their heroic efforts during the Second World War.

A husband and wife who are both twins are celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary today.

A changing of the times and fortunes in Great Yarmouth has led to one of the town’s long-time store owners shutting down shop.

The “wonderful” East Anglian public have been praised for allowing the Duke of Cambridge to carry out his vital work with the air ambulance unhindered.

An extraordinary criminal case has come to an end, in which the UK’s largest illegal firearms stash was discovered in a sleepy Suffolk village, leading to the jailing of a Norfolk-based arms dealer with ‘Walter Mitty’ tendencies.

It is a time which signifies the start of something new, and for Derrick and Jennifer Brown Easter time was just that, when they met at Great Yarmouth’s visiting fair in 1955.

As a teenager, he fought at the Battle of Kohima, one of the Second World War’s most pivotal - and brutal - clashes. But unlike many of those he served alongside, Stanley William Allen survived to return home and enjoy a long life.

An off-duty firefighter honoured for his efforts in rescuing a man from a car accident has told of his pride in being named Fire Service Person of the Year at the EDP Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards.

Tory peer and self-made millionaire Lord Ballyedmond had been told of concerns about taking off late in foggy conditions on the night his helicopter crashed killing him and three others, an inquest has heard.

They are the monuments that commemorate the men who gave their todays for our tomorrows.

Three generations joined in the celebrations as happy couple reach their milestone 70th wedding anniversary.

Eight motorists have admitted drink-driving after being caught during Norfolk police’s Christmas and New Year crackdown.

He showed outstanding bravery when driving a flail tank used to clear mines from Sword Beach in Normandy as part of the D-Day landings.

This week’s archive feature explores in pictures that vital material to building and agriculture in our eastern counties: chalk. The legacy of chalk, flint and lime can be found in mines, pits and tunnels all around us.

Environment Secretary Liz Truss has defended the Government’s flood preparations as people in areas ravaged by Storm Desmond begin trying to put their lives back together.

Each year the government spends nearly three quarters of a trillion pounds, a sum almost too large to imagine.

Veteran soldiers who struggle in civilian life with mental health illness will benefit from a new programme run by a psychologist and former guardsman.

North Norfolk has rallied to help a former soldier with an incurable disease after he was targeted by a thief.

A former army major general and landowner has been selected as next year’s High Sheriff of Norfolk.

A former army major general and landowner has been selected as next year’s High Sheriff for Norfolk.

The lives of hundreds of American bomber crew who died in the Second World War have been remembered at a former Norfolk airfield.

Fins won’t quite be the same on the market after today.

Servicemen wounded by the effects of war were given a heroes’ welcome by NHS and police staff as they continued their march through Norfolk.

General the Lord Dannatt has paid tribute to Norfolk nurse Edith Cavell during the launch of a fortnight-long series of events dedicated to her life.

A butcher has embraced a new community initiative aimed at giving young people the chance to enjoy live theatre.

It’s been a long wait for recognition from the French government to reflect the immediate thankfulness of the French people in June 1944. Normandy veteran Len Fox has been awarded France’s highest honour for the part he played in the liberation of Europe. STACIA BRIGGS celebrates the achievements of a quiet hero.

While all eyes are on the Rugby World Cup, a club in mid Norfolk is thriving thanks to its new relationship with an army regiment.

Dower House on Costessey Park Golf Course is now four new homes - all for sale between £225,000 and £350,000.

It is a poignant postcard which was never sent - printed as a souvenir of the Royal cruise cut short by a monarch’s passing.

An army bomb disposal unit was called into Norwich following reports that a shell had been discovered.

The bravery of those who gave their lives in the First World War was commemorated when Norfolk firefighters paid their respects to those who fell on a Belgium battlefield.

Tributes have been paid to a well-known west Norfolk builder whose firm constructed many of the new estates in Downham Market and King’s Lynn.

The new director of the Royal Norfolk Show will bring some military precision to the planning of the county’s summer showcase. CHRIS HILL reports.

Cromer carnival gets into full swing this weekend with the kind of fun mixture that attracts thousands of visitors each year.

He left the military more than 40 years ago, following two decades in the army.

People are shunning jobs in social care to work in supermarkets, leaving a shortfall in the army of workers needed to look after us in old age, it has been warned.

A retired couple who have spent the past six years making and selling cakes and chutneys have reached another fundraising milestone for a charity close to their hearts.

State-backed Lloyds Banking Group has added £1.4bn to its bill for compensating customers mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI).

British troops could join efforts to ease traffic congestion in Kent as the migrant crisis shows no sign of abating.

For 45 years, the Greenock family has enjoyed fun-packed holidays in Great Yarmouth.

Thousands of people have been given a chance to get up close to one of the most famous units of the British Army at a thank you event in Norfolk.

A former army sergeant is getting ready to ride 200 miles to raise funds for a charity which supported him after he was wounded in Afghanistan.

It is finally here - the UK’s largest two-day agricultural show is ready to start.

He has called it a short walk home but in reality it is an epic adventure.

The Government’s spending on the armed forces has come under heavy fire from a string of former service chiefs in the House of Lords.

Janice Whitaker put her army upbringing to good use when builders unearthed a mystery object while carrying out ground work to the side of her Wells house.

More than 200 soldiers from the 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment are back in Afghanistan to carry out a new mission.

A new mobility scooter has given a 79-year-old veteran back his freedom.

The sense of release and relief prompted by the announcement of victory over Germany was heightened by the still raw memories, particulary in Norwich, of the destruction wrought by the Luftwaffe air raids. DEREK JAMES reports on the nights when the skies brought devastation to the city.

Police suspect that an army recruitment office in Norwich was shot at repeatedly with an air rifle or an airgun. The centre was left with extensive window damage.

It depicts the anger of battle, strength and the sheer power of determination.

Major General Sir William Cubitt has taken over as chairman of the Country Land and Business Association’s (CLA) Norfolk branch.

A woman who admitted spending more than £2,600 in online purchases on her former partner’s bank card has been jailed.

A west Norfolk charity that supports the children of parents who have died in the armed forces, is working with a renowned designer to create a show garden at the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

Families of four airmen killed when their Second World War bomber crashed in north Norfolk 70 years ago gathered to remember their heroism, along with the bravery of the young woman who rescued three of their crew-mates.

Some of the memories are a little indistinct, clouded by passing years and advancing age, but Betty Leach is clear about one thing: her ‘Uncle Dan’ was a force to be reckoned with.

The gruesome historic crimes committed at some of Norfolk’s hostelries feature in a newly-published pub murder guide.

Bob Clements started volunteering for the Royal Air Force Association in his mid-20s. But, as he now admits, he had no idea what he was letting himself in for.

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