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Your Town | Cromer

Population: 7,749

Nearby Towns: Aylsham, Fakenham, North Walsham

After its predecessor village Shipden was swallowed by the sea, Cromer took over as a fishing community famous for its small sweet crabs.

A quiet place where well-heeled Victorians took the air and salt water dips was transformed into a popular resort by the coming of the railway.

Its 100-year-old pier is home to the current lifeboat station, and pavilion theatre, which hosts the only remaining end-of-the-pier summer variety show.

A seafront museum tells the story of the town’s lifeboat including legendary coxswain Henry Blogg. The town also has a South American-themed zoo, and a big mid-August carnival.

A man is wanted on recall to prison after breaching the terms of his licence.

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Aggressive tactics by large corporations to swallow up independent stores will not be tolerated in Cromer, local business leaders have warned.

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Happisburgh RNLI lifeboat station in north Norfolk has received a £500 cash boost from the Oddfellows’ Trafalgar branch, based in North Walsham.

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Twelve ‘Big Belly’ bins that can take about eight times as much litter as traditional street bins are being installed in Cromer and Wells.

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A popular ambulance station open day will give visitors a unique insight into the work of the emergency services in Norfolk.

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Teams will be competing for racing glory in a north Norfolk coastal village, with the return of the soap box derby.

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It’s an unusual sight in Cromer town centre - so a 1943 jeep attracted plenty of admiring glances from onlookers.

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Hundreds of young people have been enjoying the sunshine as they celebrate the second anniversary of Cromer skate park- just months after it was threatened with closure.

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Dozens of new retirement homes are set to be built in Cromer, but the final layout of the site could still be changed by town councillors.

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Despite jelly-legs and blistering heat three friends who are running as many marathons in a year as they can for charity completed the 100km race across north Norfolk.

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A range of different sports will be on offer to disabled athletes at a free event in Cromer.

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Groups, organisations and businesses behind the new Felbrigg roundabout on the A148, near Cromer, are set to mark its completion with a celebration.

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Back for another recording-breaking 40th year, the Cromer Pier Show is now the only ‘End-of-the-Pier’ summer variety show in the world.

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It’s not clear if he’s convinced BBC bosses of the merits of Monkey Tennis or Youth Hostelling With Chris Eubank, but Alan Partridge will be returning to the small screen.

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Cromer skate park is set to celebrate its second birthday - just months after being threatened with closure.

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North Norfolk Liberal Democrat candidate Norman Lamb has received the backing of Queen legend Brian May, ahead of the General Election.

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A man in a tailcoat up a ladder will be conducting the sea in front of an audience on East beach, Cromer, in the inaugural event being staged by a new arts venture.

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More than 20 jobs will be created at a new Co-op food store in Cromer, according to store bosses.

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Labour candidate for North Norfolk Stephen Burke has backed his leader Jeremy Corbyn’s call for Theresa May to quit over police cuts, in light of the recent terrorist attacks.

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A brave member of staff at a petrol station in north Norfolk refused a man cash from the till and he left empty-handed.

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North Norfolk’s waste contract is up for grabs with the authority looking to make savings on the current arrangement.

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A multi-million-pound project to celebrate north Norfolk’s Deep History Coast will be promoted with funding from North Norfolk District Council.

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The date for the opening of a new Co-op supermarket and post office in Cromer has been changed.

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A new Co-op supermarket and Post Office will open at the former Budgens’ store in the High Street, Cromer on June 8 after a revamp.

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Further calls have been made for people to stay safe at the seaside after several people got into difficulties during the weekend.

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Cromer lifeboat was called out to rescue a man who had fallen and sustained an injury near the Promenade.

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Armed police with sub-machine guns are continuing high visibility patrols across Norfolk over the Bank Holiday weekend - despite a lowering of the UK threat level.

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A group of teenage scouts is off to Ghana next year to carry out voluntary work at a run-down school in the African country.

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A much-needed car park with about 80 spaces is set to open in Cromer.

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The new chairman of North Norfolk District Council said it was “quite humbling” to take on the role.

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Three friends are running marathons to raise money for a charity that provides support for renal patients in Norfolk.

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A five-armed friend is returning to Norfolk beaches lending an extra hand to families to help keep their children safe this summer.

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The fight to keep services at a north Norfolk healthcare unit has stepped up a gear with a petition containing 1200 signatures being delivered to health chiefs.

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The Secretary of State for International Trade joined Conservative candidate James Wild on the campaign trail in North Norfolk.

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The Labour candidate for North Norfolk is predicting a “bleak” future for many older people should the Tories win on June 8.

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Beautiful weather helped make the eighth Cromer and Sheringham Crab & Lobster Festival a record-breaking event.

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It was a feast for the eyes as dozens of aircraft took to the skies to celebrate the 90th anniversary of a flying club.

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It kicked off with an opening concert on Friday, May 19 at Cromer Pavilion Theatre with a night of seaside fun, folk and comedy.

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A demonstration will be held against possible cuts to intermediate beds at Benjamin Court in Cromer, ahead of a petition being handed to health chiefs.

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Crews were called to a kitchen fire in Central Road, Cromer.

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The acting talent of late lamented movie legend Sir John Hurt is being celebrated on a community theatre screen which he launched.

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Whatever the result, they are already considered local heroes. But victory this weekend would put north Norfolk on the map.

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Two popular heritage railways, including one based in north Norfolk, have teamed up to bring a new steam-hauled dining train experience to Cromer.

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He was a huge fan before - but now Philip MacKenzie ‘Just can’t help believin’ and wants to ‘Gimme!Gimme!Gimme!’.

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The last of Norfolk’s eel catchers will reminisce about their lives in a film premiere being shown as part of a series of free events.

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A new £8m state-of-the-art leisure centre should be built in Cromer rather than as a replacement for the Splash sports and swimming complex in Sheringham.

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A De Havilland Tiger Moth is among the aircraft expected to be on show at a north Norfolk airfield over the weekend.

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The volunteers who maintain Roughton Road Station in Cromer have hit out after vandals ruined the area by uprooting and trampling flower beds and tubs.

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James Wild, North Norfolk Conservative parliamentary candidate, today formally launched his campaign in Cromer with party activists before a day of canvassing voters.

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Six teenagers will be cycling 500km in four days this summer in an effort to raise £25,000 for YoungMinds, a charity which focuses on the mental health of children and adolescents.

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The Paralympics showed that disability is no impediment to success and athletes in north Norfolk are invited to take part in a special sports day.

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A action photograph of kayaking won Karen Spence the novice prize in north Norfolk.

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This will be a familiar sight on the roads of North Norfolk this month.

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Members of the 2nd Sheringham and 1st Suffield Park Guides spent one of their weekly meetings on a beach clean.

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A team from Cromer Homebase beat their fundraising target after completing a gruelling 13-mile obstacle course.

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The great British Prom is returning to Blickling Hall and, as well as showcasing the National Symphony Orchestra, Brit award-winning Only Men Aloud and soprano Annette Wardell, one act will be coming from much closer to home.

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Cromer lifeboat station saved the day for the town’s carnival after blustery weather threatened to blow this year’s proceedings off course.

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The Liberal Democrats held their own in the county council elections in North Norfolk, while the UK vote collapsed.

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Thousands of people - plus a few dogs - have been heading to polling stations in North Norfolk to cast their votes in the county council elections.

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Living by the north Norfolk coast the sea is an ever present, but one school has brought it even closer.

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A Norfolk church completed its generosity challenge to carry out 40 random acts of kindness in 40 days during Lent.

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Inexperience and lack of sleep played their part in a fatal road crash which claimed the lives of 20-year-old Sam Nobbs and his brother, Shane, 23, an inquest has heard.

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The Labour Party has named Stephen Burke as its candidate for North Norfolk at the June 8 general election.

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To some they are synonymous with life on the seaside, while others view seagulls as a major pest which need to be controlled.

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Canaries’ legend Chris Sutton is backing a community bid to save one of Cromer’s oldest sporting institutions, which could soon be consigned to history.

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She was just 16 when she first donned a nurse’s uniform and nearly 47 years later Fiona Craske is finally saying goodbye to the profession, after working her whole career in Norfolk.

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The traditional art of thatching is alive and well in north Norfolk.

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Youngsters at a north Norfolk school have been learning how to skip to keep them fit.

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Don’t panic if you see blue lights heading to Bacton gas terminal - it’s just an emergency response test exercise being carried out.

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A super slimmer who was once so fat she took up two seats on a bus has revealed the secrets to her dramatic weight loss in an effort to help other people lose weight.

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A pro-EU pressure group plans to support Liberal Democrat North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb at the general election.

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A specialist valuation day will be held in Cromer for collectables including coins, stamps, clocks, watches, silver and gold.

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Whether you were a fan of the Beatles, Thunderbirds, vintage scooters, or just liked cheap beer, the Cromer ‘60s festival had it all.

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A report into shopping habits in north Norfolk has revealed mixed results with some town centres faring well and others in need of improvements.

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Prince & Princess Michael of Kent will open an annual sponsored family fun-run and picnic in north Norfolk on Bank Holiday Monday.

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Gallery: Is this Norfolk’s most quirkiest museum?

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Norfolk is home to some of the country’s quirkiest museums but none are quite as dedicated to the craft of straw as much as Ella Carstairs’ project. Reporter DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP caught up with the octogenarian to find out more.

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Householders in north Norfolk are urged to be vigilant after police received a number of reports of cold callers across the district in the last few days.

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North Norfolk’s Kerri Clarke, 32, has been training hard ahead of the London Marathon.

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A new free event in north Norfolk spotlighting the county’s finest food, arts, crafts and drinks proved successful and far exceeded its organiser’s expectations.

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The boating pond at North Lodge Park, Cromer, has been extensively refurbished and refilled in readiness for the main visitor season.

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One of the biggest events in north Norfolk returns next month.

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A couple and their young child had to be rescued after being trapped in their car at Beach Road in Brancaster.

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Cromer’s all-weather lifeboat Lester was launched after the lone crew member aboard the fishing vessel, Rory James called the UK Coastguard to report engine problems.

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Norfolk’s finest food, arts, crafts and drinks producers will be showcasing their wares at a new free event in north Norfolk.

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North Norfolk will be represented by eight fewer district councillors in future under boundary review recommendations.

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The widow of a former Cromer councillor who received excellent care at the town’s under-threat Benjamin Court has joined calls for it to be kept open.

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Centenarian Freda Hearn does not know the secret to her long life, but she likes a glass of Bailey’s Irish Cream now and again, which could have something to do with it.

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People are being urged to sign a petition calling for Benjamin Court in Cromer to be kept open

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Summer’s on its way, and that means yoga is returning to Cromer Pier.

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Drivers and train passengers have been warned to brace themselves for disruption this weekend, when massive beams for a bridge to carry the Northern Distributor Road will be lifted into place.

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Passengers in north Norfolk will soon be able to travel on a set of four restored suburban coaches following the completion of a £250,000 project.

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A dog owner has described how her pet had to run for its life after being grabbed by the throat by a Staffie on Bacton beach.

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A north Norfolk artist’s work will be seen by about 100,000 people over the next three months after her painting was chosen for the front cover of a British Airways in-flight magazine.

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Students at Paston Sixth Form College in North Walsham have created three short films inspired by the art of Sheringham-based photographer Olive Edis

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People in Cromer are urged to support and donate to the local branch of Parkinson’s UK, ahead of the national research charity’s awareness week, which runs from Monday, April 10 to Sunday, April 16.

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A special meeting will be held in Cromer to discuss any possible cuts to healthcare beds in north Norfolk.

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“Bright, natural light is good as darkness can be confusing and frightening. The black mat at the entrance to the museum could have been mistaken for a hole in the ground.”

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They gave their lives during the darkest hours on the home front during the Second World War - and now their sacrifices have been remembered.

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Plaques has been unveiled to remember police officers who died while protecting the people of Great Yarmouth during the Second World War.

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