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Lowestoft

It is a poignant memorial to almost 2,400 sailors that commemorates those who were killed in the Second World War and have no other grave but the sea.

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A town council and two historians have teamed up to help create a commemorative film about some of the servicemen and civilians who lost their lives in times of conflict and who are buried in the town cemetery.

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Lowestoft

After decades of silence, the bells at a church in a Norfolk village are preparing to toll again.

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An auction comprising rare books attracted bids from as far as Australia and Hong Kong - with one item selling for more than £8,000.

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A pet is not just for lockdown…but they can often become the forgotten victims of 2020. Derek James takes a look at how the pandemic is causing a crisis among the rescue centres

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The strange tale of the Carlton Colville ghost that kept coming back to tidy up and visit the children she’d looked after in life

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Weird Suffolk

The famous Red Arrows flew over Norfolk in celebration of an air base’s 100th anniversary.

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A bridge on the Norfolk and Suffolk border, which is said to have a demon trapped inside it, has had its striking armorial plaque restored.

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The Southwold-based brewer has also waived any legal costs for the trio.

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The 75th anniversary of VJ Day has been marked by a series of towering events with lone buglers honouring those who fought in east Asia.

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Suffolk resident Joe Edwards-Gill and has been metal detecting for two years – and has uncovered a number of treasures from years gone by.

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Suffolk

A senior archeologist says Norfolk is a hot spot for treasure hunters, after a bumper year which saw a Medieval chandelier and Bronze Age sword discovered.

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A familiar sight is set to make a welcome return to the shores of East Anglia.

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Lowestoft

Builders are today handing over The Hold on Ipswich Waterfront to Suffolk County Council - bringing Ipswich’s flagship new record office and heritage centre a step closer.

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Ipswich Live

Across Norfolk and Suffolk, the arts and entertainment industry is in a dire position.

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Work has begun on creating a new heritage area next to Lowestoft Station.

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Village residents say they are angry at a church’s decision to remove personal items from gravestones during lockdown in an effort to keep the grounds tidy.

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It was a period in their lives that won’t ever be forgotten.

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Thousands of pounds could be waiting for people in Suffolk as dozens of estates remain unclaimed – use our searchable table to see if your name is on the list.

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Suffolk

Memories have been shared of a popular rail link that served thousands of people each week in two coastal towns for more than 60 years.

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Lowestoft Great Yarmouth

See inside this former tannery in Beccles, now on the market at a guide price of £400,000-£425,000.

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The Queen has praised the country’s response to the coronavirus outbreak in a moving message to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

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Calls have been made to ensure that people stay safe while marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day this week during the current coronavirus crisis.

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Coronavirus

Bruno Peek, Gorleston’s pageantmaster of VE Day 75, has stressed the importance of toasting to veterans “while they are still alive”.

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Bosses of a stately home have issued an ‘unreserved apology’ after a Facebook post about the impact of lockdown was slammed by the public before being hastily deleted.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk and Suffolk

Nation’s Toast organiser Bruno Peek is delighted that award-winning actress Dame Joan Collins has been named patron of this year’s VE Day celebrations.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

The south Norfolk village of Earsham is best known for its historic water mill and a groundbreaking conservation programme which saved British otters from extinction. DR ANDREW TULLETT looks at the village sign that celebrates its heritage.

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It was a rail link that served thousands of people each week in two coastal towns for more than 60 years.

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Discover the settlements that time forgot - and then remembered again thanks to the power of archaeology

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history

A celebration marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day has been cancelled due to coronavirus - but the event’s organiser believes an alternative is still possible and has written a letter to the Prime Minister.

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