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Friday, January 19, 2018

Residents and councillors have vowed to fight a decision which will see historic archives from Lowestoft and the surrounding area stripped from the town.

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A volunteer is looking to reunite surviving members of the Auxiliary Fire Service (AFS), 50 years after it was disbanded.

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Changes are being made to a Lowestoft service which offers people the chance to delve into local history.

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A relic of railway history is to return home to Halesworth, after being snapped up at a memorabilia auction.

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People across Suffolk are being urged to embrace bell ringing and take up the historic pastime – with the aim of every bell tower in Suffolk to be ringing out this November for the Centenary of the Armistice.

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Reminiscence groups encouraging people with dementia and mental health issues to share sporting memories are launching in six of the county’s libraries.

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Sudbury

An extensive and unique collection of rare railway memorabilia was auctioned off for thousands of pounds in Norfolk this afternoon.

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Surrey

A fashion historian who used to scour charity shops in Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth for hidden gems is set to make her television presenting debut.

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Sir John Leman High School

A 17th century country house in the Flixton countryside, near Bungay, once stood as a magnificent mansion steeped with history.

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After an award-winning year in which it was named most improved station in East Anglia, adopters of Beccles railway station are already looking to 2018.

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Graham Elliott

With Christmas Day now passed but a festive feel still in the air, these photographs of snowy scenes from days gone by have been plucked from our archives.

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The romance of the rails is something that has resonated with many people over the years.

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It was a day that the guns fell silent after more than four years of bloodshed in the trenches.

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Australia

A popular museum showcasing the local area’s automotive history is set to submit plans to expand its facilities.

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When Robert Fleming watched one of the world’s most powerful weapons detonate 60 years ago, little did he know of the lasting impact it would have on future generations.

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China

Thousands of people have come together in Remembrance Sunday services across the region.

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Simon Ward

The famous Flying Scotsman has been steaming through East Anglia this weekend and hundreds of photographers took to the railways to catch a glimpse.

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Peterborough

The churchwarden of a Norfolk village has appealed for help in honouring its only fallen soldier.

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Belgium

Fears a Remembrance Day parade would not go ahead have been allayed, after a community rallied around to make sure it happens.

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Royal British Legion

Norfolk County Council has issued a plea for schoolchildren, community groups and creative individuals to help it amass a sea of poppies next year.

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County Council

A Worlingham man is to become the third generation of his family to carry a Royal British Legion standard over the remembrance weekend.

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Royal British Legion

An event to mark the 60th anniversary of Britain’s first thermonuclear bomb test has changed location.

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United Kingdom

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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Broads Authority

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

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