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Tuesday, December 4, 2018
archant

“History from the bottom up” - this is how an archive editor at Archant has described the company’s project to digitise 150 years of its stories.

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An Anglian Combination League football match was abandoned in the 78th minute when a player was taken to hospital.

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Would you like to visit one of Norfolk’s museums for free?

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It is an “extraordinary story” that started in the wartime skies over Lowestoft and “has now come full circle.”

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Bob Collis

The Beccles Choral Society will return for the festive season as they host a performance of ‘Christmas Oratorio’.

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St Michael's Church

Wartime memories will be shared and friendships rekindled next month when the Lowestoft Evacuees’ Association stages its annual winter reunion.

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A woman who travelled from down under to Suffolk to trace her family history discovered she is related to Harry Potter author JK Rowling.

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Australia

A new website has been launched enabling people to search their postcode and find out if they live in or near a house that once belonged to a soldier from the First World War.

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Norwich

Thousands of people across Norfolk and Waveney are paying their respects to those who fought for peace - as the region falls silent to mark the centenary of Armistice Day.

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Remembrance Day 2018

Norfolk celebrated peace a century ago with flags, parades, bells and even impromptu flypasts and a commandeered fire engine.

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UN Court

Explore almost 150 years of our region’s history by volunteering in a fascinating new project to digitise this newspaper’s archive.

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Eastern Daily Press

The Archbishop of Canterbury took to the waves to lay a wreath in memory of those who have died at sea.

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James Paget University Hospital

Commemorations marking the centenary of the end of the First World War will take place across Waveney this weekend.

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Waveney District Council

With commemorations marking the centenary of the end of the First World War taking place across Waveney, Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday will be marked in Lowestoft as the town pays its respects to all those who have lost their lives in battle.

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Salvation Army

Do you remember the Beccles Pancake Race?

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An “exciting” new heritage and creative arts project will explore the stories of three ‘lost’ communities across east Suffolk.

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Paul West

The £2 million project aims to bring the 12th century castle back in to the public eye and create a new museum in the disused Kings Head Hotel.

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Olly Barnes

Were you a member of Beccles Scouts? Take a look through our gallery of nostalgia photos and see if you can spot yourself!

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Officials of the Halesworth to Southwold Narrow Gauge Railway Society have expressed delight after a classic British locomotive made its way to a workshop near Halesworth.

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An American filmmaker is on a mission to document as many Second World War veterans as possible before they die.

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army

New ‘Tommy’ benches have been unveiled ahead of an official dedication and commemoration service to remember the lost men and women of Suffolk during the First World War.

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Royal British Legion

An entertaining new show, which is touring venues across Suffolk, has opened to sell out performances in Lowestoft.

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A ceremony to unveil a new memorial plaque, commemorating the men and women from Aldeby who lost their lives during the First World War, was hailed as a “fantastic” success.Following a fundraising campaign and a significant grant from Norfolk Community Foundation’s First World War fund, Aldeby Parish Council unveiled the plaque at Millenium Mound, on Beccles Road, on Sunday.

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St Mary's Church

A ceremony to commemorate the lives of navy soldiers and the maritime efforts of men and women of Suffolk during First World War will take place next month on Sunday, October 7.

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The rediscovery of remains of a Luftwaffe Junkers Ju 88 bomber which crash landed in north Norfolk in 1941 has sparked the memory of a woman who saw the bomb the plane dropped.

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Germany

Take a look at these stunning pictures of the River Waveney dating from the 1950s to the 1970s.

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The Heritage Open Days Festival in Lowestoft “far exceeded all our expectations” according to organisers following two weekends of events, tours, and activities celebrating the town’s heritage.

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John

The public have been encouraged to share their ideas about the future of a much loved historic gem.

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It is a popular annual event that regularly attracts thousands of visitors.

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