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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

The guardians of Gressenhall Workhouse wanted to educate the children in their care. They trained them for a trade so that they would be more likely to get a job and less likely to come back to the workhouse in later life. The boys learnt tailoring and shoemaking. The girls learnt domestic science.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Gressenhall Farm volunteer Stephen Pope on the local Suffolk Punch horses that keep the workhouse land in shape.

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Thursday, August 13, 2020

Youngsters meet unique characters and have unforgettable experiences at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse. In the latest part of a weekly series, Gressenhall’s Emily Parker explains what awaits the site’s younger visitors.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse volunteer Sarah Darnell shares her secrets about capturing farm life on camera.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Queues formed outside restaurants, cafés and pubs as diners flocked to grab a discounted dinner under the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme, which launched on Monday in a bid to boost the industry. Our reporters enjoyed a taste of the bargains on offer.

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Food and Drink
Sunday, August 2, 2020

Six churches across Norfolk have been awarded £12,000 in grants towards urgent repairs.

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Saturday, July 25, 2020

They tend not to travel great distances from the place they were hatched, but five little wren chicks survived a precarious 60-mile round trip before they had even fledged.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

As part of a weekly diary, curator EMILY PARKER from Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse talks about their horses regular health checkups.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

This reader from Beetley thinks Dereham Market Place’s congestion could be fixed if a car park was turned into a bus station.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Charity shops in mid-Norfolk are reporting a tidal wave of donations since reopening their doors, with one in Attleborough receiving 85 bags and boxes in just one day.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

As part of a weekly series, Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse curator Megan Dennis talks flourishing flowers and clever pigs

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

In the latest article of a weekly series, EMILY PARKER from Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse reflects on this history of working the land at the site.

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

Over the last few months, Norfolk’s families will have had to be inventive in how they’ve entertained their youngsters.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Norfolk’s businesses and attractions are looking forward to throwing open their doors once more after Boris Johnson revealed lockdown restrictions would be eased from July 4.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

As part of a weekly diary, curator MEGAN DENNIS from Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse talks about the new bull and sheep arrivals.

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Sunday, May 24, 2020

A Conservative Norfolk MP has called for the prime minister’s chief adviser, who travelled from London to Durham despite the country being in lockdown, to apologise and allow the government to return work.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk
Thursday, May 21, 2020

As a doctor working the front line in a Norfolk hospital I am becoming increasingly saddened by the social attitudes and behaviours of the community in which I live.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

As part of a weekly diary, Gressenhall Farm sees the hatching of some rare chicks and a mischievous horses loses his shoes.

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Sunday, April 19, 2020

Urgent funding for major unexpected roof repairs to a Breckland church tops the total of £65,000 of repair grants made by the Norfolk Churches Trust.

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Monday, February 17, 2020

From pizza making to a Viking Festival, there are plenty of exciting events which the whole family can enjoy in Norfolk this February half term.

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Sunday, February 2, 2020

A major restoration of a Mid Norfolk landmark church spire will be starting later this spring.

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I’d like to start by saying I completely agree with Steve Downes’ view on the NHS email story. There is a need to be open and honest when negative stories come along and organisations should listen and learn when they make mistakes.

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Almost three quarters of the millennial workforce in the East of England seek major career changes as they hit their ‘quarter life crises’, new research reveals.

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Saturday, January 4, 2020

This reader thinks speed cameras across Norfolk should be turned off.

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Reader Letters
Sunday, November 24, 2019

Grants to carry out urgent repairs at 15 churches have been made by the Norfolk Churches Trust.

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Monday, October 14, 2019

One Norfolk man has set himself an extraordinary challenge to climb 120 of the highest mountains in the British Isles in one year.

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