Staff and players at a seaside putting green were bowled over with surprise at the weekend, when a former England cricket captain stopped by to take a turn on the green with his family.

With the north Norfolk coast a popular destination for Leicester day trippers and holidaymakers, the impact of a local lockdown in the East Midlands city could be sorely felt by the district’s newly-reopened seaside shops, caravan parks and catering establishments.

With health problems including diabetes, asthma and a heart condition, retired events organiser Paula Prince was faced with no choice other than to self-isolate during the coronavirus crisis.

Being separated from friends and family during the lockdown is one of the most difficult things many of us have had to face, and for elderly people whose lives often revolve around weekly social groups, church services, exercise classes or a trip to the shops, spending hours on end at home alone can feel like even more of a challenge.

Organisers of Sheringham’s annual Potty Morris and Folk Festival have decided to cancel the event, which was due to run on July 4 and 5.

Supermarket workers battling to keep shelves stocked in the face of unprecedented demand say they are bearing the brunt of customers’ frustration at not being able to buy the food and toiletry staples they need.

Small businesses in a coastal town are “on a wartime footing” as coronavirus is reducing custom - a year after the its high street suffered three months of disruption when a sinkhole opened in the road.

A Norfolk Salvation Army corps has urged members of the public to think of those struggling to feed their families during the coronavirus outbreak, after receiving reports of people stealing donations from a supermarket food bank basket.

A north Norfolk doctors’ surgery has shut its doors to patients while a deep clean is carried out.

An artist who worked in Norfolk for 20 years said staff on a cruise ship on which she has been stranded ‘just didn’t stop’ after five people tested positive for coronavirus.

Five Norfolk attractions have been recognised for the outstanding quality of visitor experience they offer, in an annual awards scheme run by a national tourism organisation.

Bargain hunters in a seaside town will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to own a piece of history when the contents of their landmark town hall go up for grabs ahead of the sale of the historic building.

An all-star team of superheroes put in an appearance at a north Norfolk supermarket to show their support for a youngster battling a rare form of childhood cancer.

Regulars at Norfolk’s priciest place for a family swim are “furious”, after being informed of a hike in membership fees, less than two weeks after the 30-year-old facility’s pool was closed for storm damage repairs.

Sheringham’s eighth annual Scira Viking Festival drew to a spectacular close, with crowds in their thousands turning out to watch more than 150 re-enactors accompany a 28ft longship through the town for a ceremonial boat-burning on the beach.

A builder stood in his front garden and watched in shock as firefighters from five north Norfolk stations battled the flames pouring from the roof of his newly-renovated home.

Have-a-go axe-throwing, Dark Age handicrafts and pitched battles between rival warriors were just some of the attractions at Sheringham’s eighth annual Scira Viking Festival, which got off to a spectacular start on Saturday morning.

Sheringham’s eighth annual Scira Viking Festival got off to a successful start, with hundreds of youngsters and their families turning out to create Norse-themed helmets, shields, t-shirts and longboats at a series of craft workshops organised by the town’s carnival committee.

A 28ft wooden longship has sailed into Sheringham, ready to be set ablaze at the finale of the town’s annual Scira Viking Festival on Saturday.

Hordes of marauding Norse warriors from all over the county are gearing up for Sheringham’s annual Scira Viking Festival, which kicks off this week with a series of family-friendly activities, talks and workshops.

Some of the country’s top wrestling talent will be heading for the north Norfolk coast next month to battle it out in the ring in aid of an East Runton youngster with a rare form of brain cancer.

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