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From photographs, leaflets and city guides to the first-ever Norwich Pride posters, Norfolk Heritage Centre is asking for donations to help create an archive of the county’s LGBT+ history.

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Names and messages dating back more than 100 years have been found etched on an old chimney in Lowestoft.

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A collection of letters sat hidden away inside a shoe box in a loft in Norfolk for years gathering dust.

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As lovers get set to celebrate February 14, DR ANDREW TULLETT looks to signs that recount a historic romance, and other pages from Norfolk’s past.

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William

She was honoured for her “courage” and devoted duty during the “constant threat” of enemy air attacks.

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Post Office

The 20-year-old brothers in arms who fought in WW2 but paid the ultimate price.

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United States

The familiar taste of Paravanni’s ice cream is etched in to the memory of generations across the region.

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Lowestoft

Owners of some of the most remarkable homes in East Anglia share their halls, farmhouses, moated manors or towers with visitors as part of Invitation to View 2019.

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Beccles

Ten years ago Woolworths stores across the UK shut down, with branches in towns across Norfolk replaced by discount retailers and fast-food restaurants like Poundland and McDonalds.

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United Kingdom

“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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Suffolk County Council

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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