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.
A war hero-cum-filmstar has made a triumphant return home to Lowestoft.
An aviation museum has laid out a host of activities as it gets set to take flight with its annual open day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This selection of photos with an ‘on the water’ theme have been sent in by Journal reader Peter Waller.
Mystery surrounds the motives of a group of more than 30 passengers and crew who travelled under different identities aboard the ill-fated Titanic.
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.
Interesting stories behind a variety of buildings and landmarks across Norfolk will be revealed at the popular Heritage Open Days festival this autumn.
A traditional sport drew crowds this weekend.
Photographs relating to the history of Bungay have been unveiled as part of a major heritage project.
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.
They first met on Christmas Eve in 1945.
One of Suffolk’s finest churches is set to receive a makeover – thanks to a £500,000 fundraising campaign.
They have stood the test of time and rank among our region’s greatest treasures.
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.
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.
For nearly 30 years John Holmes dedicated his life to documenting the history of Lowestoft.
It caused what would today be equivalent to £5bn worth of damage, and British industry took a 10pc output hit.
If the walls of your house could talk they would probably have a few stories to tell about long-gone residents and the building’s previous uses.
His father once flew with the “Bloody Hundredth” on bombing missions over Nazi Germany.
Here is a selection of some of the first reader photos shared on our new Lowestoft & Beccles Remembers Facebook page.
The secrets behind the mysterious Medieval graffiti inscribed in the stone and woodwork of Suffolk’s churches will be explained during a talk in Lowestoft.
Do you have old photographs you would like to share with others or do you simply enjoy viewing snapshots of bygone days from the Lowestoft and Beccles areas?
Nearly 10,000 books, CDs and DVDs have gone missing from Suffolk libraries in three years, new figures show.
An urgent appeal has been launched to raise £10,000 to protect the medieval window at a Halesworth church.
Peter Tallon may have risen to director of a multi-million pound company in his work as a geologist.
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