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Climate change will come under the spotlight at a pair of public meetings, with people from across the political spectrum discussing the issues.

Anthony Ogogo has announced his retirement from professional boxing due to an eye injury.

‘Business as usual, mixed with grief’ will be the local government mantra after the Queen or another senior public figure dies, it has been revealed.

James Marston on the value of napping - and taking time for yourself

James has been looking through rose-tinted glasses at his past when the fun recorded on film filtered out tougher times

Vice; dir: Adam McKay; starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, Jesse Plemons, Alison Pill, Lily Rabe, Tyler Perry, LisaGay Hamilton, Justin Kirk, Eddie Marsan. Cert: 15

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.

Birthday cards for 102-year-olds are quite hard to come by, so Ruth Walford had to create her own for partner Jack Bennett.

Film and stage legend Vivien Leigh was born 105 years ago, on November 5, 1913. Here is a look back at her greatest movies.

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.

A touching mural dedicated to the lives lost in the First World War has appeared on the side of a Thetford pub.

As War Horse returns to the National Theatre to mark the centenary of Armistice Day, we remember the war horses.

The Labour party lost a stalwart this week.

Veterans returned to their wartime headquarters in Lowestoft for a poignant annual event.

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.

CEO of Fram Farmers Richard Anscombe loves East Anglia - and Pink Floyd. He talks to Gina Long

The fourth Holt 1940s Weekend, which is part of North Norfolk Railway’s (NNR) popular attraction, is set to be the best yet.

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.

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse will be taking a step back in time to the 1940s on August 26 and 27 to give people the chance of experiencing what life was like in wartime Britain.

Sooty, the glove puppet has been entertaining children for 70 years. Lynne Mortimer is privileged to have met him.

A former matron of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital who once went ice skating with John F Kennedy and nursed Winston Churchill back to health has died age 96.

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.

A field close to Weybourne Hope – which has always been considered to be England’s Achilles’ Heel in terms of enemy invaders – hid a dark secret until it crumbled into the sea.

Winston Churchill remains a towering political figure not only in Britain but also far beyond these shores.

For artist Julian Macey the flatlands of Norfolk have given him the most exciting and inspiring vistas, and untold hours of quiet, painting joy.

They were 26 women who were killed in Great Yarmouth while they proudly served their country and defended our freedom.

1954 was the year that a series of Unidentified Flying Objects were seen in the skies above Norfolk, just a year after the term ‘UFO’ had been coined by the United States Air Force.

Touching tributes have been paid to a long-serving councillor, who played a prominent role in the community and will be “deeply missed.”

Military enthusiasts have set a date for their first ‘road run’ tour of mid-Norfolk after their initial plans were scrapped due to poor weather conditions at the beginning of the year.

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’.

Norfolk is a county which has historically always inspired creatives; from artists, to writers, to poets.

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