Cold War nuclear bomb store 'at risk'

The UK's first atomic bomb store in Suffolk is one of around 6,000 historic sites at risk of being lost, English Heritage has said.

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Buildings in Northamptonshire, Hertfordshire and West Norfolk at risk of neglect

A church in Northamptonshire's been added to the National Heritage 'At Risk' register.

St Peter's Church in Raunds was built more than 800 years ago. Dry weather conditions have been blamed for causing subsidence in its clay foundations.

Buildings in Hertfordshire and West Norfolk have also been added to the register.

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Concern for historic sites in the Anglia region

The Langham Dome
The Langham Dome Credit: ITV Anglia

English Heritage has announced a wartime building in Norfolk, used to train anti-aircraft gunners, is one of its priority sites for rescue and repair.

The Dome Trainer at Langham near Holt has already been given a grant of £200,000 for urgent repairs. It will also get Heritage Lottery funding to see it turned into an educational centre.

Meanwhile a church in Northamptonshire has been added to the National Heritage 'At Risk' register. St Peters Church in Raunds was built more than 800 years ago. Dry weather conditions have been blamed for causing subsidence in its clay foundations.

A number of other sites in the region have also been added to the register, including two in Hertfordshire, three in Suffolk and five in Norfolk.

Campaigners win High Court ruling to stop windfarm being built near Lyveden New Bield

Campaigners have won their case in the High Court to stop a windfarm being built close to an Elizabethan landmark in Northamptonshire.

Developers wanted to put up four wind turbines within a mile of Lyveden New Bield in Sudborough, but opponents, including English Heritage and The National Trust, argued they would spoil the landscape.

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