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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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Broadland District Council

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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lowestoft

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

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lowestoft

It caused what would today be equivalent to £5bn worth of damage, and British industry took a 10pc output hit.

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Gillingham

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.

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United Kingdom

His father once flew with the “Bloody Hundredth” on bombing missions over Nazi Germany.

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United Kingdom

Here is a selection of some of the first reader photos shared on our new Lowestoft & Beccles Remembers Facebook page.

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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.

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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?

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Facebook

Nearly 10,000 books, CDs and DVDs have gone missing from Suffolk libraries in three years, new figures show.

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Suffolk County Council

An urgent appeal has been launched to raise £10,000 to protect the medieval window at a Halesworth church.

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Peter Tallon may have risen to director of a multi-million pound company in his work as a geologist.

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Norwich

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