Placards at the women’s vote centenary celebrations read: “Let’s finish what the Suffragettes started”, and there is certainly plenty of progress still to be made in the ongoing fight for women’s equality. Fortunately, there are plenty of brave and inspiring women leading the way.
Volunteer historians working on a new project transcribing King’s Lynn historical records have discovered a letter to Queen Anne from a time when Europe was not just arguing, but actually at war. Chloe Phillips, from Norfolk Records Office, reports.
A century on from the First World War it is almost impossible to imagine the sheer scale of the sacrifice. More than 15,000 Norfolk men died. Many more were left permanently disabled. Here are just a few stories of individuals, families and communities changed for ever by war.
Fancy a bit of late Summer sun in France – but don’t want to face a long and arduous trip with the children in tow? Then this family site in Normandy could be just the answer, as David Powles found out.
The countdown has begun for the North Norfolk Railway’s 1940s weekend and traders and townsfolk at Sheringham and Holt are pulling out all the stops to make sure this year’s event is the biggest and best yet.
With around 20,000 people set to descend on Sheringham and Holt on Saturday, this year’s 1940s weekend looks set to go with a swing. The countdown has begun and here’s an updated ‘everything you need to know’ about the biggest event in the North Norfolk Railway calendar.
With around 20,000 people set to descend on Sheringham and Holt on September 15, this year’s 1940s weekend looks set to go with a swing. Here’s everything you need to know about the biggest event in the North Norfolk Railway calendar.
This pretty Victorian Gothic property on the site of one of Norfolk’s forgotten mansions boasts a master bedroom adorned in real gold among other luxury features. Property editor Caroline Culot went to visit Haveringland Hall House, for sale for offers over £1.1million.
Hailed as one of the Royal Navy’s finest feats of arms, the St George’s Day raid on Zeebrugge 100 years ago struck a psychological blow at a key moment. Steve Snelling charts the fortunes of some of the Norfolk men who embarked on a First World War ‘mission impossible’.