The chairman of The Mid Norfolk Railway, Barry Woodgett, grew up in Dereham in Norfolk. He remembers the shock that was felt in the community after the Beeching Report came out. It resulted in the closure of the Dereham-Wells line in October 1964.
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A weather warning for strong winds is in force with gusts of 40-50mph. This strength of wind is enough to cause disruption to travel.
Anglia Weather: Mainly dry today, but mild and windy with top temperatures of 16 deg C (61 deg F).
Norwich writer Sarah Hall has been shortlisted for the East Anglian Book Awards with her unsettling short story collection, Madame Zero.