Search

Your Town | North Walsham

Population: 12,463

Nearby Towns: Aylsham, Cromer, Sheringham

Like its better known village neighbour Worstead, North Walsham’s early prosperity was due to the cloth of incoming Flemish weavers.

In 1381 it was a battlefield at the climax of a Peasants’ Revolt, which saw the peasants defeated by the heavily armed forces of the Bishop of Norwich and the peasants’ leader Geoffrey Litester hung drawn and quartered.

Paston Sixth form College includes buildings from the old school bearing the same name where Horatio Nelson was educated from 1868-1771.

A great fire in 1600 destroyed 118 homes and the previous market cross.

Today’s town has a busy market, a £5m Atrium arts centre, and Davenport’s Magic Kingdom museum and performance centre.

A Liberal Democrat candidate who was suspended by his party after being charged with fraud has been elected on to North Walsham Town Council.

Read more

With the summer holidays upon us, many tend to travel further afield for a break.

Read more

Being a child at school has changed an awful lot in 70 years, pupils at one north Norfolk primary found out.

Read more

More than 400 patients have been helped by a lifesaving partnership between firefighters and ambulance staff in Norfolk.

Read more

People in a north Norfolk village rallied round to buy a defibrillator, as part of “a real community effort”.

Read more

Mundesley medical centre has a winning team after receptionist Emma Blyth scooped the customer service and retail award at the Poultec Training Achievers’ awards.

Read more

Forty-eight hours non-stop playing pool sounds like a tough challenge.

Read more

A North Walsham student helped his team achieve a silver medal at a world championships in France.

Read more

Former RAF engineer Sean Robson is one of the four new teachers starting at North Walsham High School this half-term.

Read more

A further 81 much-needed affordable homes will be built by a housing association in Norfolk, after it signed contracts worth £9.2m.

Read more

Police are appealing for information after a trailer was stolen in Scottow, near North Walsham.

Read more

Services between Norwich and Sheringham, Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth could be disrupted for the rest of the day.

Read more

Naturalists are celebrating the return of a rare sight for Norfolk - an endangered wildflower is once again blooming at two sites near North Walsham.

Read more

A man in his 80s died when his car left the road near North Walsham.

Read more

A lorry driver was acting on “pure instinct” when he saved a motorist’s life and almost certainly prevented a multiple pile-up.

Read more

A plain clothes police officer was assaulted in Sainsbury’s supermarket in North Walsham.

Read more

High-street bank Santander has announced it’s closing its branch in Church Street, Cromer in September.

Read more

A once in a lifetime proposal to bolster sea defences at Bacton Gas Terminal in north Norfolk and nearby villages has moved to the next stage.

Read more

Archery, street dance, and football are among a wide range of sports and activities on offer for youngsters during the summer holidays.

Read more

Fears were raised that it was the end of an era when an annual arts festival in north Norfolk came to an end after 33 years.

Read more

A teenager has been charged with assaulting a police officer at a North Walsham funfair.

Read more

Employers have been praised for embracing a work experience programme, after all 127 Year 10 students at North Walsham High School found placements.

Read more

A small leading lady will take to the stage opposite a tall leading man when the Mundesley Players starts its musical comedy run of ‘The Pirates of Pen’s Aunts’.

Read more

A teenage boy has been arrested after a police car was damaged in North Walsham.

Read more

Youngsters in Sheringham were among those helped by North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) to carry out litter picks.

Read more

Two women were injured after an altercation involving five people in Stalham High Street.

Read more

It’s an impressive site that is rarely open to the public.

Read more

When teenager Ed Cubitt looks out over the North Walsham and Dilham Canal at Ebridge, it’s in the knowledge that he has helped open it up for thousands to enjoy.

Read more

Have you seen this wanted man?

Friday, June 23, 2017

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

Read more

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

Read more

North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb knows his first opponent in the Liberal Democrats’ leadership race should he stand.

Read more

Can you guess the occupation this flower arranger is alluding to with her display?

Read more

He’s one of the bookies’ favourites to become the Liberal Democrats’ new leader, but North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb still has to carry out his official duties.

Read more

Broadland Chess Club travelled to Suffolk to play Ipswich in the final of the Norfolk and Suffolk Cup - and brought the trophy back to the county once again.

Read more

Life-saving volunteers in the Stalham area have responded to more emergency calls in the first few months of 2017 than they have in the whole of last year.

Read more

A dog whose body was found tied to a concrete weight in the River Thurne on the Norfolk Broads may have been alive when it went into the water.

Read more

Drinkers are celebrating after their north Norfolk local reopened under its old name, with the owner promising to make it a “drinking pub” again.

Read more

Organisers of a race run to raise money for the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) had to call it out after a runner collapsed.

Read more

North Walsham Gymnastics Club needs the public’s voting help to get a much-needed helping hand towards the building of its new facility.

Read more

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

Read more

It was a case of on your marks, get set go, as a former RAF site was transformed into a children’s racetrack for the day.

Read more

A chef from Norfolk has been recognised at a national awards ceremony.

Read more

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.

Read more

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

Read more

Passengers on a Sanders bus service to North Walsham suffered shortness of breath, watering eyes, and irritated skin after a substance similar to pepper spray was released on their bus.

Read more

Like many rare and wonderful creatures Chalky, an all-white blackbird, is a bit temperamental, so the village celebrity failed to show on Friday.

Read more

New North Walsham Mayor Sallie Stuckey wants more people to attend the town council’s monthly meetings and improve the website.

Read more

Twenty new jobs are being created at family firm, Rossis in North Walsham, which is being transformed into a new American-themed outlet.

Read more

A programme of free music and dance activities for older people in North Norfolk continues in June.

Read more

A social housing provider has secured a £20m funding package to support plans to build 700 new homes, comprising flats and houses, in Norfolk over the next four years.

Read more

It’s a little gem of a town that’s very easy to miss as you pass by on the A149.

Read more

People desperate for help from a Norfolk charity have had to be turned away because of a ‘perfect storm’ of funding cuts and a shortage of volunteers.

Read more

Cinema-goers breathed a sigh of relief when a small group of volunteers supported by a local business stepped in to save their favourite matinee show.

Read more

Two teenage volunteers with the St John Ambulance Cadets have been presented with the highest qualification available to them.

Read more

A woman was slapped around the face as she sat in North Walsham town centre.

Read more

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

Read more

An important but little-known part of Norfolk’s heritage will take centre stage during a weekend aimed at encouraging people to enjoy a restored attraction.

Read more

They may no longer have to address her as Miss, but there’s still plenty of respect for former PE teacher Jane Williams among her old pupils.

Read more

A school has praised the “massive boost” the £10,000 raised at North Walsham Live Aid will give to staff and pupils.

Read more

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

Read more

It was a new way of performers engaging with people in care within the community and it could be the first of many similar events.

Read more

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

Read more

More people will be able to attend a new food and music festival in north norfolk after the organisers extended the site due to overwhelming demand for tickets.

Read more

A secretary at Stalham Staithe surgery has picked up an award for her efforts while studying on an apprenticeship qualification with Easton and Otley College.

Read more

Householders in north Norfolk are being urged to be vigilant after a number of thefts.

Read more

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

Read more

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.

Read more

A pet dog suffered a number of puncture wounds after being attacked by two Staffordshire bull terrier type dogs running loose in North Walsham.

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

It’s a free service turned to by thousands of people in their hours of need.

Read more

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

Read more

A man hid inside a pitch-black church to wait for police after hearing possible lead thieves walking on the roof.

Read more

A man found by police on a church roof in Coltishall has been arrested on suspicion of theft offences.

Read more

A man found by police on a church roof in Coltishall has been arrested on suspicion of theft offences.

Read more

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

Read more

A Pink Floyd guitar signed by Roger Waters and Nick Mason fetched £2,000 at an auction held as part of the North Walsham Live Aid event, which also saw two nights of live music.

Read more

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

Read more

A housing association will pay back residents at one of the retirement homes it manages, after they were overcharged.

Read more

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

Read more

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.

Read more

The scaffolding and covers are in place ahead of the restoration of a north Norfolk church, which received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund of £246,900 in 2015.

Read more

Hundreds of items of rock memorabilia including a guitar signed by Roger Waters and Nick Mason of Pink Floyd will go under the hammer at the North Walsham Live Aid event.

Read more

A boy was kicked in the face several times when he was attacked by a group of teenagers on bikes in North Walsham.

Read more

It started off as just a young mother’s hopeful suggestion, and now it’s coming to fruition.

Read more

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

Read more

A north Norfolk village has its first defibrillator after a pub landlady raised more than half its cost.

Read more

Novices and experienced runners from Norfolk will be among the thousands of people pounding London’s streets for a variety of charities later this month.

Read more

Caribbean limbo dancers are flexing their muscles ahead of a charity event in North Walsham.

Read more

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.

Read more

In these times of rising nationalism, one small Norfolk community has a heartening tale to tell.

Read more

A north Norfolk man is abseiling 150ft down St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London where his critically ill granddaughter was treated.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

This weekend swimmers from across Norfolk will be donning their goggles and making a splash for Swimathon 2017 in support of Marie Curie.

Read more

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

Read more

Plans for a heritage centre on the former RAF Coltishall site have moved a step closer, with a crowdfunding campaign progressing well.

Read more

News in Your Town

North Walsham Jobs

Show Job Lists

Most Read

Featured Pages

Latest from the EDP

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 20°C

min temp: 12°C

Listen to the latest weather forecast

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter