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Organisers have hailed this year's North Norfolk Railway 1940s weekend the "biggest and best yet", after an estimated 20,000 people turned out to Sheringham and Holt to take part.

Crowds packed the streets of Sheringham on Sunday, as the North Norfolk Railway 1940s weekend came to a spectacular close with a people's parade featuring thousands of people dressed in wartime costume.

The streets of Sheringham echoed with the low hum of more than 50 vintage trucks, Jeeps and motorcycles on Saturday, as the opening day of the North Norfolk Railway's 1940s weekend came to a close with a military vehicle parade.

The countdown to the North Norfolk Railway 1940s weekend has begun and residents, shops, cafes and community groups in both Holt and Sheringham are pulling out all the stops to make sure the hugely popular annual event, which runs on Saturday and Sunday, is a roaring success.

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Up to 10,000 people are expected to descend on Sheringham and Holt for this year's North Norfolk Railway 1940s weekend, which will feature music from stars including the D-Day Darlings and David Van Day, and events ranging from parades to pigeon racing, Here's your one-stop guide to what's on.

A group of traders affected by the Sheringham sinkhole are urging Anglian Water to accept liability for the void, and claiming a street party held to celebrate the end of the three-month saga gave a 'rose tinted' view of its impact on the town.

Staff at a north Norfolk branch of a popular confectionary chain have been left "heartbroken" after learning the shop is due to close down only when an estate agent arrived to put a 'to let' sign in the window.

The congregation of a much-loved Norfolk church is rejoicing, after the 13th century building won a share of a £290,000 payout from the National Churches Trust.

One of Norfolk's longest-standing outdoor education centres celebrated its 30th anniversary in breathtaking style, when an Austrian extreme sports professional jumped onto a giant inflatable pillow from the top of a 30 metre-high crane.

A Norfolk couple whose shared love of the outdoor life led to them setting up a successful glamping business have launched a new initiative, after buying a herd of 10 alpacas named after famous rock stars.

Cromer's 50th anniversary carnival drew to a spectacular close, with hundreds of youngsters and their families joining an illuminated procession of floats and umbrellas through the town, before watching a dazzling fireworks finale.

An action-packed programme featuring attractions ranging from stunt bikes and martial arts, to dancing and drumming was on offer at Cromer Carnival's family fun day, which took place at Runton Road on Tuesday.

Cold, wet weather failed to dampen spirits at Cromer Carnival's traditional waiters and waitresses' races, which went ahead as planned on the pier forecourt in spite of black clouds, thunder and heavy rain.

TV star Bradley Walsh added a touch of celebrity sparkle to Cromer Carnival's glamorous grandmother contest, when he popped in to pick a winner after crowning this year's 'royal' family on Sunday.

A beer festival celebrating the best of Norfolk's independent breweries marks the start of Cromer Carnival on Friday (August 16) and, with Cromer Voluntary Entertainments Organisation (CVEO) celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the hugely popular annual event looks set to be bigger and better than ever.

Cromer Carnival got off to a successful start on Saturday, with blue skies and sunshine bringing out crowds in their hundreds for a day of attractions ranging from a dog show and a craft fair, to a bake-off competition and a car boot sale.

From its small beginnings 50 years ago as a community celebration featuring just a handful of attractions, Cromer Carnival has grown to become one of the biggest events of its kind in the region, attracting around 40,000 people from all over the country every year.

Sheringham Carnival came to a spectacular close on Sunday, with a torchlit procession followed by a fireworks display overlooking the seafront.

Crowds in their hundreds turned out to Sheringham's annual lifeboat day, held at the RNLI boathouse at the weekend.

The second half of Cromer Carnival's fun-packed fortnight for children kicks off on Monday (August 12), with events and activities ranging from a sandcastle competition and a duck race, to a scavenger hunt and a party on the pier.

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