Search

Your Town | Wells-next-the-Sea

Population: 2,451

Nearby Towns: Holt, Hunstanton, Sheringham

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.

Read more

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

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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

Read more

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.

Read more

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

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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.

Read more

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

Read more

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.

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

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

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

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

Electricity has been generated for the first time at the Race Bank offshore wind farm, off the north Norfolk coast.

Read more

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.

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

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

Read more

Two new directors will take over the running of the Poetry-next-the-Sea Festival next year.

Read more

Terry Waite, the former envoy to the Archishop of Canterbury who was held hostage for five years in Beirut in the 1980s, will head to Wells next week for the town’s 20th Poetry-Next-The-Sea festival.

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

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

Read more

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

Read more

It’s one of the trendiest parts of the region so it’s no surprise that a new trend that’s popular with ‘hipster’ communities across the country has proved a success on the north Norfolk coast.

Read more

A concert celebrating the work of the pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff is set to take place at Holkham Hall to help raise money for Alderman Peel High School at Wells.

Read more

Police are investigating the theft of a bicycle from a property in Wells and are appealing for information.

Read more

Protesters in north Norfolk have forced the district council to hold fire on controversial asset commercialisation plans.

Read more

Two of the 12 national winners in the British Institute of Professional Photography awards come from north Norfolk.

Read more

Pupils from Wells Primary and Nursery School have been named officially brilliant.

Read more

Cabinet members have decided to press ahead with proposals to develop four of the council’s assets in north Norfolk.

Read more

Forecast tides were on a par with those predicted on the night of the storm surge of 2013, which brought devastation to coastal communities.

Read more

Wells escapes threatened flood

Friday, January 13, 2017

High tide lapped harmlessly against defences at Wells, as the threatened gale failed to materialise.

Read more

Robert Smith grew up messing around in boats around Wells Harbour. He worked as a fisherman and stevedore, before joining the harbour team as assistant harbour master 28 years ago.

Read more

News in Your Town

Wells Next The Sea Jobs

Show Job Lists

Most Read

Featured Pages

Latest from the EDP

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 2°C

Listen to the latest weather forecast

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter