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Friday, October 20, 2017
Broads Authority

A dedicated group of environmental workers have celebrated completing the first phase of an ambitious project to revive one of the Waveney’s historic locks - while also paying homage to a significant character in local history.

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From Abraham Lincoln’s ancestral home to Thomas Paine, East Anglia has a strong connection with the United States of America.

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United Kingdom

Take a trip down memory lane with our fabulous photographic celebration of East Anglian life through the decade. Today we focus on the picturesque town of Bungay which is situated in the Waveney Valley,

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Bungay

They can be found in homes and halls across the county but how much do we really now about them.

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It was once a major spectacle, attracting tens of thousands of keen enthusiasts and competitors from across the world.

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John

Three-quarters of a century have passed since they first stepped onto East Anglian soil but their presence is still felt today.

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Germany

British imperialism is taking a bashing as the events at Indian independence 70 years ago are recalled. But are we getting the full story?

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India

Footage of lifeboat heroes, prominent fishing industries and popular seaside resorts from yester-year will feature in a new showcase.

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United Kingdom

Bells will toll for a fallen Beccles ringer next month, as the 100th anniversary of his death is marked.

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Beccles

A Suffolk war hero is to be honoured with a memorial in his seaside hometown – 100 years after he died defending his boat and saving the lives of his crew.

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A war hero-cum-filmstar has made a triumphant return home to Lowestoft.

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An aviation museum has laid out a host of activities as it gets set to take flight with its annual open day.

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A proposal that all district council appointed members of the Broads Authority should be included on the planning committee was thwarted after some members opposed it.

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Broads Authority

It started off as a handful of events taking place in Norwich but 15 years later and Norfolk’s Heritage Open Days (HODs) continues to grow in popularity.

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Eastern Daily Press

It started off as a handful of events taking place in Norwich but 15 years later and Norfolk’s Heritage Open Days (HODs) continues to grow in popularity.

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Eastern Daily Press

The massive wooden bulk of the Wherry Maud, one of only two trading wherries left on the Broads, will be lifted from the water in a delicate operation on August 9 in order for three yearly maintenance and re-fit work to be carried out.

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Great Yarmouth

As carnivals and festivals are staged across the country, we had a look back through the Archant archives to find photos of local summer events from days gone by.

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This selection of photos with an ‘on the water’ theme have been sent in by Journal reader Peter Waller.

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Mystery surrounds the motives of a group of more than 30 passengers and crew who travelled under different identities aboard the ill-fated Titanic.

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New York

Volunteers have been using the same kind of tools once used by 19th century navvies to lay Southwold’s first new railway line in 88 years.

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Blyth

Interesting stories behind a variety of buildings and landmarks across Norfolk will be revealed at the popular Heritage Open Days festival this autumn.

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United Kingdom

A traditional sport drew crowds this weekend.

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Norwich

Photographs relating to the history of Bungay have been unveiled as part of a major heritage project.

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Olly Barnes

The region’s historic churches have been put at risk after a decision to scrap a vital Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) programme for places of worship.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

They first met on Christmas Eve in 1945.

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London

One of Suffolk’s finest churches is set to receive a makeover thanks to a £500,000 fundraising campaign.

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southwold

They have stood the test of time and rank among our region’s greatest treasures.

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United Kingdom

A charity which aims to reinstate a Victorian-era train line in a costal town has bought new land to make sure the project stays on track.

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Simon Ward

They are iconic Lowestoft employers who became pioneers in their industry, providing a vital service to the British Army, but today little is known of the Maconochie brothers.

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James

For nearly 30 years John Holmes dedicated his life to documenting the history of Lowestoft.

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