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Population: 2,451

Nearby Towns: Holt, Hunstanton, Sheringham

An 86-year-old man was left with life-changing injuries after he was trapped in a bath with scalding water pouring in.

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A small boy bought the 50,000th book to be sold at a north Norfolk village’s annual book sale, which is being held over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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The 19th annual Wighton scarecrow festival got off to an impressive start today with more than 60 ‘mawkins’ on show.

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A nuisance neighbour who played loud music with profane lyrics from a speaker out of his open window has been left with a total bill of £4,250 after being prosecuted.

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At around 11.30am on Saturday, May 5, a north Norfolk charity will sell its 50,000th book in a nine-year quest to raise funds for the repair of a village church.

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A popular bus service along the Norfolk coast is being extended by its new operator from today.

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The Norfolk Coast has been a nationally protected area for 50 years, and today sees the launch of a series of exciting events to mark the occasion.

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The stunning grounds of Holkham Hall on the north Norfolk coast will host this year’s Archdeacon’s Charge.

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Proposals to improve public access along a 37-mile stretch of Norfolk coast have been published.

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Police are warning residents and retailers to be extra vigilant after reports of fake £20 notes being exchanged in North Norfolk and Broadland.

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Serious flooding like the 2013 storm surge which devastated Norfolk’s coastline are set to become more frequent, scientists warn.

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More than 4,000 visitors for your first event is pretty special - but organisers are hoping to double that figure in the next few years.

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A topping out ceremony in Wells has heralded an important milestone in the multi-million pound renovation of its arts and heritage centre.

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A north Norfolk school has new double-glazed windows and doors worth £12,000 at its new outdoor learning centre, thanks to a donation from Anglian Home Improvements.

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It was the devastating tidal surge exactly four years ago that proved to be a pivotal moment for the RNLI in Wells in drawing up plans for a new boathouse.

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Thousands of people headed to the coastal town of Wells for its annual ChristmasTide celebration on Saturday.

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A £12.6m investment in state-of-the-art sporting facilities in North Norfolk will go before Cabinet councillors for approval on Monday, December 4.

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A £2m lifeboat needs a state-of-the-art station and next week people in Wells will be able to see, for the first time, what that will look like when plans for the new RNLI Wells boathouse are revealed to the community.

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A frenzy of activity is taking place behind the scenes in towns and villages across mid and north Norfolk as preparations are put in place for their annual Christmas lights switch-ons.

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Video: Thief steals British Legion charity box from shop

Thursday, November 16, 2017

As the nation prepared to honour the fallen, a thief was robbing remembrance.

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When is Wells Christmas Tide Festival?

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Santa is setting the sat nav to arrive at Wells Quay at 5.30pm on Saturday, December 2.

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Residents in Wells have expressed their anger and frustration after planning permission was granted for a two-storey property to be built next to an existing holiday let.

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A much-needed Changing Places toilet is coming to Wells to improve visitor facilities.

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Fresh calls are being made to tackle the affordable housing crisis in Wells after it emerged that almost a third of all homes in the town are now either second homes or holiday homes.

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The view from the south-facing windows at Holkham Hall has been named the best in the region in a national competition.

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A 91-year-old former coxswain joined around 600 people for the 57th Annual Lifeboat Service on Wells Quay, at the culmination of Carnival Week.

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A week in a luxury holiday house in Wells has been offered up in a charity auction to raise money towards a new boathouse for the RNLI’s new Shannon lifeboat.

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Norfolk-born artist Chloe Steele has been announced as this year’s winner of Holt Festival’s Sir John Hurt Art Prize.

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Conservation organisers and individuals are in a race against time to discover the special wildlife on North Norfolk’s coast.

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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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The unmistakeable roar of Harley Davidson engines will return to Fakenham this year for a second rally in the town set to be three times bigger than the first.

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Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are a few suggestions.

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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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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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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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Police want to speak to a man about an incident on board a bus near King’s Lynn.

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

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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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