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Hundreds of thrill-seekers lined the course for the annual Soapbox Derby in Cromer, with entrants from as far away as the Midlands.

It may not be Jack Sparrow's Black Pearl from the Pirates of the Caribbean films, but it's attracted plenty of interest off the Norfolk coast.

A popular Cromer pub looks set to get a makeover with a new outside drinking and dining area and refurbished toilets.

Fisherman David Chambers never expected such an outcry after he erected a security fence and gate at West Runton beach.

A film-maker has wrapped-up production on his debut movie and is hoping to premiere it in Norwich.

Shopkeepers are warned to be vigilant after fake £50 notes were used to buy items at businesses across Norfolk.

The gates that were blocking the main access to a popular Norfolk beach have been removed.

A fisherman is set to defy a council notice to remove a fence within seven days from a north Norfolk beach.

A Norfolk town's football club has withdrawn from the league for the first time in its long history.

A fisherman must remove part of a controversial metal barrier he has erected at the entranceway to a Norfolk beach.

A fisherman has erected fences blocking vehicle access to a popular north Norfolk beach.

They're a big tourist attraction with their own merchandise and now the goats that graze on the west cliffs of Cromer in the summer could win their owner a national award.

Plenty of attractions will be on offer at Cromer's annual RNLI lifeboat day on Sunday, July 28.

The inshore lifeboat was called to search around the town's pier after fears someone was in the sea at 7.20pm on Thursday, July 18.

More backing has been given to a council's restoration project at an iconic building in north Norfolk.

More concerns must be addressed if McDonald's is to open its first restaurant on the north Norfolk coast.

A Norfolk council has defended its restoration work to an iconic building after it was branded a "disaster".

Greater Anglia has apologised after it was forced to hire taxis to take passengers on part of their journeys due to a fault on a train.

Film-maker Alex Joseph is hoping the indie film he is shooting in north Norfolk will be his ticket to Hollywood.

From King's Lynn to Great Yarmouth, we've got more beaches than you can shake a bucket and spade at. But how well do you know them..?

A Cromer school has received £16,000 of funding to spend a year celebrating science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

A feature documentary is being made on 16mm film about Cromer and the end of pier show.

Plans for the first McDonald's restaurant on the north Norfolk coast have been dealt a blow by Cromer Town Council.

A popular Norfolk pub has closed and plans have been lodged to convert it into eight homes.

The Royal British Legion (RBL) is holding an annual event celebrating Armed Forces Day in Cromer.

A school is opening its doors for a free day of celebrations as it marks its 70th anniversary.

A Norfolk mum will spend the whole two days of the Royal Norfolk Show sitting on the loo.

A group of golfers is taking part in a 100-mile cycle challenge to raise money for Alzheimer's Research UK.

A Norfolk mum who has two sons with autism persuaded bosses at a nature reserve to host a new 'accessible' family weekend.

Billionaire inventor Sir James Dyson has made another generous gift to his native region, after his donation to Gresham's in Holt.

The first McDonald's restaurant in north Norfolk could be built in Cromer.

Police were called to the centre of Cromer after reports of six men "punching each other."

A coroner's report into the death of a Cromer teenager has been made public.

These three newly hatched peregrine chicks look a bit grumpy.

Two D-Day veterans met for the first time at a remembrance service, despite both living in Cromer.

From the Alan Partridge movie set to the pages of Oscar Wilde, Cromer has often been used as a setting for books and films.

A first-time designer at the Chelsea Flower Show won a silver gilt medal for his garden.

Entries for this year's Cromer Soapbox Derby come from across Norfolk and from as as far afield as Nottingham and Leicester.

Cromer RNLI's head winchman Paul Russell has reached the milestone of 250 slipway recoveries of all-weather lifeboats.

The annual fete at Cromer Hospital will boast attractions including traditional games, tombola/raffle, a car boot and craft stalls, among other events.

Ninety new homes and a primary school to the west of Cromer are proposed as part of North Norfolk District Council's (NNDC) draft local plan.

In order of importance in Cromer, there's the church, the pier, and then comes Breakers café.

Protestors gathered on Cromer pier today and carried placards and banners to highlight the number of people affected by mental health issues.

A garden designer who grew up in the Cromer area is making his debut at the Chelsea Flower Show, which runs from May 21-25.

People are being warned not to climb or use "unstable" cliffs in north Norfolk as a short cut.

Shopkeepers looking for a theme for their window displays have drawn inspiration from Norwich City FC's promotion to the Premier League.

A Norfolk council has been forced to hand deliver some postal votes, ahead of the district council elections on Thursday, May 2, after discovering that some had not been issued.

Top operatic trio Tenors Unlimited will perform with the Broadland Youth Choir at Cromer Pier on their 15th anniversary tour.

Army cadets return to Cromer

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Young people are being encouraged to attend and find out what opportunities are on offer at a reopening ceremony for the Army Cadet Force (ACF) detachment in Cromer.

A Norfolk school is on the hunt for old photographs and uniforms ahead of its 70th anniversary celebrations.

It's the end of an era for breakfast lovers in Cromer, as Ema Scott Rowlands is leaving Breakers cafe after nearly 25 years.

St George may be England's patron saint, but he's been replaced on the flagpole at Cromer churchyard by a Union flag - because it's Prince Louis' first birthday.

About 100 people gathered to watch a well-staged passion play in the grounds of Cromer parish church.

An egg has been laid in time for Easter at Cromer church.

It's a view to die for and it's partly why BBC Look East weather presenter Alex Dolan has decided to move to Cromer.

Members of the Malcolm Saville Society are heading to Norfolk for their annual gathering and 25th anniversary.

People are being offered the chance to sponsor a part of a revamped park and become a part of its history.

Ambitious plans to build up to 300 homes, including 75 affordable, and relocate Cromer Town Football Club have moved a step closer.

Two north Norfolk artists feature in the What Lies Beneath exhibition, which is at the Art House Cafe in Cromer until Saturday, May 11.

A new eatery selling the biggest sandwich in Norfolk has opened in Hamilton Road, Cromer.

Hundreds of students from Cromer Academy have given the town and beach a sparkling spring clean.

There's a general feeling amongst many in North Walsham that it's a town that has never been given the credit it deserves.

The UK's longest running musical theatre concert tour, Beyond the Barricade, is coming to the Pavilion Theatre, Cromer.

A Cromer man's picture of a minke whale claimed runners-up spot at the Mammal Society's annual photography competition.

Police have renewed appeals for information after three cars were 'keyed' while they were parked in Overstrand High Street.

"In five years I have had three suicide attempts, a hip full of scars and 27 months on a waiting list."

The glory days could soon be back at what was once known as the fishermen's local pub in Cromer.

A housing development including space for a new sports pitch, wetland habitat, and community facility, plus 30 homes, is back on the radar in north Norfolk.

Paintings and images depicting scenes ranging from Cromer crab fishermen to Great Yarmouth circus performers will be on show at Studio 20, Norwich.

A new novel by author Martin Gore has been written in tribute to the long-running Cromer pier theatre.

It beat off competition from 11,500 other village stores and post offices across the country, and now the owners are looking forward to a bumper summer season.

Cromer has celebrated the efforts of a band of unsung heroes working for local good causes ranging from children's groups, to hospital patients, at the town council's annual honours awards.

Businesses are being urged to sign-up to a project that celebrates the amazing finds that have been discovered on the Norfolk coast and encourage year-round visitors.

Record numbers pulled on their football tops and strapped on their running shoes for a Parkrun in memory of a much-loved teenager.

Plans for a 24-home residential development have met with opposition from a parish council.

The A148 in north Norfolk is now clear following a crash involving two vehicles.

A man threatened staff with a knife at the Red Lion Hotel in Cromer.

Norwich City took a big step towards securing their East League top flight status on an afternoon when Harleston Magpies confirmed they would be going up.

The first six baby Bagot goats to be born as part of a breeding programme will be heading to Cromer later in the year to join their cousins in keeping the cliff clear.

Businesses along the 84-mile Norfolk Coast Path are being urged to find out more about a project that aims to attract international walkers to the area.

Highwire artists, backwards walking tours, hip hop dance, the Britten Sinfonia and an armful of music, circus, magic and dance - it can only be the Norfolk and Norwich Festival. What will you see? The programme is out now....

More national attention was focused on Cromer when top chef James Martin brought his popular daytime TV show Great British Adventure to the town.

Train services between Norwich and north Norfolk were disrupted this morning after a lorry damaged a railway bridge.

TV star James Martin headed to north and west Norfolk last summer to film an episode of his Great British Adventure show, which is being aired for the first time on ITV at 2pm today.

A major £1m project to protect an iconic north Norfolk landmark is underway in Cromer.

Members of the public could soon have access to another life-saving defibrillator in Cromer.

Buses will replace trains throughout the day between Norwich and north Norfolk.

Cromer RNLI has a proud history of long-serving volunteers and coxswain Ady Woods has joined that list by celebrating 30 years' service.

Plans for a £190,000 revamp of a Cromer park have been approved with work set to start later this year.

Water supplies are back to normal in Cromer, but customers are being warned it could look a "little cloudy".

A team of archaeologists from Cambridge has started a dig at a site in north Norfolk.

Employers can learn more about the benefits of apprenticeships in the workplace at a free workshop.

A plant breakdown meant carriageway resurfacing works on A149 Church Street, Cromer, were unfinished on Sunday, February 3.

Fisherman Roger Cunnington is living his dream by representing England at the fourth annual Sport Fishing World Championships.

Organisers of the third annual series of summer concerts planned for a north Norfolk estate say ticket sales already up "fourfold" on last year.

Tribute has been paid to a former mayor of Cromer, who has died aged 81.

Motorists are being warned to expect delays while three of Cromer's busiest roads are closed to traffic for two days for carriageway resurfacing work to be carried out.

A former north Norfolk business leader has given up his desk job to become a homesteader in northern Latvia.

A charity that supports people living with disabilities has a new lawn mower.

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