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An investigation into the cause of a fire that destroyed Budgens in Holt is still ongoing.

Dozens of people took part in a clap for Budgens staff in Holt, following the devastating fire that destroyed the town’s only supermarket.

A ‘pop-up’ post office will open within Bakers and Larners department store in Holt on Friday, June 26.

Free parking is being offered in Holt in response to a devastating fire that destroyed the town’s only supermarket and post office.

Until the devastating fire that destroyed Budgens of Holt, the supermarket was at the centre of its community for 35 years.

People in Holt will take part in a clap to thank Budgens’ staff for their support over the years, following the devastating fire that destroyed the popular store.

A ‘pop-up’ post office could be set up in Holt as part of the recovery from a devastating fire which destroyed the town’s only supermarket.

North Norfolk MP Duncan Baker has called for free parking following the devastating fire that destroyed Budgens of Holt and has vowed that the community will be “back stronger”.

It’s Independent Bookshop Week from June 20-27 and bookshops are reopening to browsers and buyers after months of keeping us reading with online and phone orders

The entry period for this year’s Sir John Hurt and Sworders Art Prizes at Holt Festival has been extended.

Bakers and Larners department store in Holt will be reopening on Monday, June 15.

A woman who is shielding at home during the coronavirus pandemic has completed a 125-mile virtual walk with her husband.

A bus company has been given permission to use grassland near a country park as an overflow car park.

Police said that plans to demolish a station and build houses in its place would save them about £30,000 a year.

Free car parking will be available at CT Baker Budgens of Holt during the lockdown.

From fresh fruit and vegetables to locally made gin, many businesses right here in Norfolk are helping ensure local people get the items they need through home delivery services.

Police are appealing for help tracing a 62-year-old man from Holt who has been reported missing.

An award-winning country park in north Norfolk has been closed on police advice due to the numbers of people driving there, despite the coronavirus outbreak.

It was almost 60 years ago to the day that Pat and Brian Cottrell strode arms in arm out of the doors of Saxthorpe church after saying their vows.

Holt Festival has been cancelled due to the government’s social-distancing order during the coronavirus outbreak.

A steam engine escorted George Cushing’s coffin through Holt to the church as last respects were paid to a giant of sport in the region.

The funeral of Holt Rugby club founder George Cushing will still go-ahead on Wednesday, March 18, despite the coronavirus outbreak.

A chef who grew up and trained in Norfolk and has already had a “whirlwind” career is in the running for a national prize.

A housing development in north Norfolk is going full steam ahead with the next phase of sales soon to start.

An exquisitely illustrated children’s book by Norfolk artist Fiona French has been 40 years in the making

A new play area at a country park includes a modern zip line, bug see-saw, and three different swings.

A visitor to Holt library stole a purse containing cash.

Controversial plans to build a new school and more than 100 homes in north Norfolk blasted as “detrimental” by an MP have been refused by councillors.

Experts from Antiques Road Trip visited north Norfolk for their latest series.

A prominent listed building in the centre of Holt could be converted into seven flats.

A much-missed restaurant could be heading back to a north Norfolk town.

Demand for seats on a heritage railway’s first-ever Norfolk Lights Express has soared with 10 further trains being added.

Measures to combat vandalism at toilets in a north Norfolk town will be discussed by councillors.

An award-winning youth project is fighting for survival and needs to raise £58,000 annually for the next three years.

Bosses at a north Norfolk rugby club are hoping that interest in the World Cup will inspire youngsters to become the Ben Youngs of the future.

The national Pig Farmer of the Year title has come to Norfolk for the second year running – but what does it take to become a champion pork producer? CHRIS HILL reports.

The sixth Holt 1940s weekend last month raised a profit of more than £3,000 and cheques have been presented to Holt Women’s Institute and Community Centre.

An all-conquering north Norfolk farmer has been crowned supreme barley champion by his club for an unprecedented third year in a row.

The national Pig Farmer of the Year trophy has been brought back to Norfolk for the second time in two years.

John Bradburne was the son of Cawston Anglican vicar Thomas Bradburne, and as a youth spent time there and at Gresham’s School in Holt, where he was very happy.

Plans for a new care home which would create 60 jobs were turned down despite it being dubbed a ‘golden opportunity’ to kick-start a commercial development.

Developers are trying to force a council into paying for a new school site as part of a 110-home development, a resident has claimed.

The style, culture and character of the wartime era will again be celebrated as north Norfolk steps back in time for the annual 1940s weekend in Holt and Sheringham.

A Spitfire memorial project in north Norfolk won’t now be completed until next spring.

Students and staff across north Norfolk are celebrating excellent A-level results.

The Georgian town of Holt was set alight by performers and musicians, with art exhibitions and literary events also drawing in the crowds, at the annual festival.

A family-friendly café is set to open in Holt, offering cooking, music and gardening groups for young children, their families and the community.

New plans have been drawn up for a 66-bed care home for older people in Holt.

It’s one of the hottest July days on record in Norfolk, and now there are reports that tarmac is melting.

A South African artist, now based in north Norfolk, won Holt Festival’s Sir John Hurt Art Prize and a cheque for £1,750.

A burst water main that was causing problems for families in Holt has been fixed.

There was only one topic of conversation in Holt on Monday, July 22, and that was the sad death of one of its most prominent citizens, Michael Baker.

A north Norfolk man will be tackling the second of the seven mountains he has pledged to climb when he heads for Europe’s highest peak.

Being legendary actor Sir John Hurt’s widow never allowed Anwen, Lady Hurt much time to grieve in private after he died.

There were a lot of tears but also smiles as a D-Day veteran relived some of the happiest times of his Second World War service.

Gallery artists were asked to produce works inspired by their response to Blickling Hall, and the results comprise a new exhibition in Holt.

Two underused areas in a north Norfolk town have been earmarked as possible sites for new recreational facilities.

An award-winning Norfolk youth project has been awarded National Lottery funding of £333,593 over three years.

Time is running out for artists to enter one of the East of England’s top competitions, the Holt Festival Sir John Hurt Art Prize.

A new tearoom at Holt Country Park comes after public feedback made it clear that a café was the addition people wanted.

The new mayor of Holt has been the official photographer for the town’s festival for 11 years.

Former Holt mayor Duncan Baker was appointed Group Leader of the Conservative Party at the first meeting of the new council at North Norfolk District Council.

Thousands of pounds worth of damage has been caused to a Norfolk church by vandals.

Classic Fiat 500s are renowned for putting smiles on people’s faces and they are doing the trick in Holt town centre today.

Revised plans for a 110-home development in a Norfolk town plus two hectares of safeguarded land for a new primary school have been submitted.

A Norfolk family whose daughter suffers from a skin blistering condition were VIP guests of Falklands war veteran Simon Weston on his UK motivational speaking tour.

Tributes have been paid to a former Norfolk publican, who has died at the age of 96.

The full programme for the 11th Holt Festival, north Norfolk’s award-winning, international feast of the arts has been announced.

Entries are now being sought for one of the east of England’s top art prizes.

A post office and store that were ram-raided are rising from the ashes just in time to celebrate 50 years being run by the same family.

An award-winning Norfolk youth project has gone “back to the future” and is being run by its home town once more.

Twenty-two new homes including 12 affordable are being built in a north Norfolk village.

A well-known speaker, judge and photographer shared his tips on technical details with members of North Norfolk Photographic Society.

Two long-standing businesses are leaving Holt town centre for different reasons.

And as part of a Nostalgic East series running in the Eastern Daily Press, REBECCA MACNAUGHTON looks back at days gone by in the north Norfolk town of Holt.

A flagship business in a north Norfolk town could be getting an extension.

An historic house has been restored to its former glory to become a Norfolk town’s new tourist information centre (TIC).

Punk princess Toyah and music legend Georgie Fame are among the first highlights announced for the Holt Festival 2019.

A Norfolk schoolboy was praised by Prince Charles who presented him with a top prize for his skill in speaking from the Book of Common Prayer.

Thousands of pounds worth of tools and a trailer were stolen from a construction firm in north Norfolk.

Moorhens in aerial combat is one of the photographs picking up plaudits in a cup competition.

A man was spat at through a car window in a road-rage incident.

Revised plans for 52 new homes in Holt have met with online opposition from the town council.

The Conservative’s prospective parliamentary candidate for North Norfolk at the next general election, Duncan Baker, has been setting out his priorities and laying down his marker. The man he will most probably have to beat to become the MP is Lib Dem Norman Lamb, who has been in office since 2001, and will take some beating. Reporter DAVID BALE spoke to them both...

More than two dozen cockerels were heartlessly dumped by the side of the road in Kelling, near Holt.

An award-winning chamber music group will be trying out the new Fishmongers’ Recital Hall at Gresham’s School, which has been crafted with the highest acoustic specifications in mind.

A north Norfolk department store has won another national award.

The topic of women bishops is again a talking point after a Holt rector said he was against a female replacing the retiring Bishop of Norwich.

Interactive events at Holt Country Park will keep the children occupied over the half-term holidays.

Radioactive material has been found at a derelict barn where military equipment was stored in north Norfolk.

A dementia group has reached a new milestone after becoming a registered charity, which means it can now benefit from a variety of tax reliefs.

Police are renewing an appeal for information after a tea room in Holt was broken into.

The Stody classic vehicles day is returning to north Norfolk by popular demand.

Thieves smashed a window to break into a tea room in Holt and stole about £200 from inside.

A Norfolk-based food hall has been named as one of the finalists in the Guild of Fine Food’s annual Shop of the Year awards.

Stunning images of Holt Country Park have already won prizes in a photography competition.

Fire crews were called to a blaze at a private property in Holt today.

Desperate people at a food bank were given a cash boost by a Norfolk rotary club.

Gresham’s Girls have recorded a third single, Christmas Day with You, to help raise money for school charities.

Music lovers who enjoyed a night of Northern soul have helped a little boy with a congenital heart defect.

North Norfolk’s C T Baker Group continues to be nominated and win awards.

Fifteen organisations shared a £69,360 windfall as north Norfolk’s largest social landlord announced its biggest ever grants round.

A Norfolk couple who are house builders have won a national award at a ceremony likened to the ‘Oscars of the construction industry.’

A new First World War memorial stone at Gresham’s school in Holt includes the names of 15 students and staff who were originally omitted.

Fire ripped through a flat in a Norfolk town this afternoon.

Three life-size Tommy silhouettes have been installed in north Norfolk as part of the centenary commemorations of the end of the First World War.

Break-in at house in Holt

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Burglars broke into a house in Holt, but it’s unknown whether anything was taken.

A concert featuring the Taverham Brass Band and the Vocalights Choir will be held at Cromer church.

East Anglia Children’s Hospices’ (EACH) nook appeal has received a boost of £3,310.45, thanks to Cawston Triples League and Reepham Nomads Bowling Club.

A 15t Christmas tree and a log fire will greets visitors at the Holt Hall festive fair.

Norfolk solicitors Hayes and Storr have raised more than £1350 for cancer charities through a series of events including a golf day in Cromer, a coastal hike from Wells to Hunstanton and a coffee morning in Holt.

A controversial proposal to build four huge silos within 30 metres of a country park has been withdrawn.

A trio of siblings has organised a fundraising extravaganza to raise money for a trailer trike, so they can go out as a family with their little sister, who has cerebral palsy and epilepsy.

A decade ago record shops were on their last legs but now they’re reappearing on the high street. Nick Richards spoke to author Graham Jones about how we fell in love with vinyl again.

It was a match made at sea for newly-married Sheringham lifeboat crew member Paul Harding, whose bride is a local Coastguard who accepted his proposal on board a two-man kayak in Italy.

A businessman who lost thousands of pounds worth of designer menswear when his shop was broken into has thanked the community for rallying round to support him.

Environmental chiefs are working with nature to protect Norfolk’s communities from the damage caused by flooding.

Neighbouring businesses have spoken of their shock after a concrete block was used to break into a menswear shop in Holt.

Thieves used a stolen car to escape with thousands of pounds worth of designer menswear from a shop in Holt.

Take your pick from more than 80 restaurants during Norfolk and Norwich Restaurant Week 2018.

A new application for more than 100 homes on the edge of Holt has the added bonus of providing land for a new primary school.

Members of the public are urged to nominate the community heroes who have made a difference in north Norfolk.

An MP will talk about the Holt he knows and loves as part of an interview series.

A school bus was held up at roadworks by contractors who had been told to let it through, making many of the pupils on board late for their first day.

A regional accountancy and business advice firm has welcomed its newest cohort of trainees.

A special exhibition celebrates the contributions that students at one of Norfolk’s most famous public schools have made in the field of design, engineering and the arts in the 20th century.

The fourth Holt 1940s Weekend, which is part of North Norfolk Railway’s (NNR) popular attraction, is set to be the best yet.

North Norfolk has become the full-time home of two of the fabulous GoGoHares that have taken the region by storm.

Nearly 60 people attended the inaugural meeting of the Holt People’s Forum to discuss how the north Norfolk town could spend £100,000.

Norfolk-born Olivia Colman has been named the most powerful person in British television, according to a ranking by the Radio Times.

A memorial to commemorate seven airmen killed in a plane crash 50 years ago was unveiled at Holt Country Park.

A heritage railway has postponed its annual autumn steam gala due to fears that damage could be caused to the picturesque north Norfolk coast by fires along the line, because of the recent dry weather.

Seven men lost their lives when two planes collided 50 years ago. The night is still rememembered by the people of Holt, and in the landscape itself

A Norfolk council will appeal a decision not to hold a public inquiry into controversial plans for two wind turbines.

Opposing views have been expressed after it emerged that there would be no new public inquiry into controversial plans for two wind turbines in north Norfolk.

Hopes of campaigners for a new public inquiry into controversial plans for two wind turbines in north Norfolk have been dashed by a new High Court ruling.

The discovery of dead crayfish in a Norfolk river has raised concerns about the survival of an iconic species.

It’s taken about 10 years but a replica of First World War German ace, Baron Von Richthofen’s triplane is now ready to fly.

TV impressionist Alistair McGowan brings his new show, mixing his two loves of comedy and classical piano music, to Holt this August. He talks about it, his career and ex-England manager Graham Taylor?

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) in Holt is benefiting from the artistic touch of Lucy Loveheart.

A North Norfolk artist is this year’s winner of Holt Festival’s Sir John Hurt Art Prize and the accompanying cheque for £1,750.

It was once the hub of the village and the new people at the Black Boys in Aldborough aim to spend about £50,000 to restore it to its former glory.

A Norfolk couple whose lives have been inextricably linked with one of the county’s biggest business success stories have celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary.

Review of the Alan Johnson event at the Holt Festival by Karl Clare.

Santander’s North Walsham branch will be shut temporarily from today until August 22 while a complete refurbishment is carried out.

A north Norfolk church twice targeted by lead thieves has received a £95,000 National Lottery grant.

Pupils at Gresham’s School in Holt achieved four points above the global average on IB Diploma results day with an average score of 34 points.

Tributes have been paid to a “Norfolk gentleman” who worked for over 30 years as a magistrate and was also a devoted family man.

Controversial plans for an off-shore wind farm sparked a public debate at a meeting hosted by a Norfolk MP.

A new Co-op food store and a care village could be built on the old station yard site in Reepham.

A Norfolk brewery will be featured at the biggest beer festival in the country - partly thanks to a team member having to go gluten free.

People in north Norfolk can have their say on plans for a controversial off-shore wind farm at a meeting hosted by MP Norman Lamb.

Cromer will host the Rotary Club of Holt and District’s 12th annual golf day for the first time.

A motorist was lucky to escape with slight injuries after a car overturned and ended up on its roof.

Ex-pupils and rugby internationals Tom and Ben Youngs were the special guests at Gresham’s in Holt as it marked the end of the academic year.

More than 100 objections have been made to proposals to build four huge silos within 30 metres of a country park.

A raising the roof fundraising auction is being held at a Norfolk church that was twice targeted by lead thieves last year.

A popular annual arts festival has special Norfolk Day events planned in its 10th anniversary year.

Four inland market towns in north Norfolk are set to get a £400,000 boost to help regeneration.

Police have released CCTV images of two women they want to speak to after an incident of fraud at Budgens in Holt.

A Norfolk fayre returned on the weekend and was so successful it will be back next year.

Police have identified two men sought in connection with a theft in Holt.

Police have released CCTV images of two men they want to speak to in connection with a theft in Holt.

Organisers of the fourth annual Holt 1940s weekend are inviting stall-holders to set up a pitch in the north Norfolk town.

Traditionally held around the Summer Solstice, the Aldborough fayre in north Norfolk stretches back almost 800 years to the 13th century.

Police have released CCTV images of two people they want to talk to following a supermarket fraud in Holt.

A six-week consultation has started on a draft neighbourhood development plan which will help shape the future of two north Norfolk villages.

Naturalist and broadcaster Simon King officially opened a new 600 sq m wildlife pond and hide area at Kelling Heath Holiday Park in north Norfolk.

A wartime evacuee has been reliving wonderful memories of his time at a Norfolk farm where three spinster sisters used to bathe him and his two brothers.

The A148 in north Norfolk has reopened following a multiple-vehicle accident.

Norfolk mother Kyra Welch, writes about her experiences with her terminally ill four-year-old son Kaiden Griffin.

A young mother has seen her dream come true, as the keys to her own home in the town she grew up in were handed to her.

A fundraising auction is being held at a Norfolk church that was twice targeted by lead thieves last year.

An iconic Norfolk name is celebrating its 250th anniversary in 2020.

A classic vehicles show and vintage fair will be held to raise money for vital repairs at a 1,000-year-old Norfolk church.

The best work by individual members of the North Norfolk Photographic Society was judged in an annual competition.

Two north Norfolk residents have made it their mission to keep a rare breed of animal safe in the north Norfolk District.

A Holt single mum is thought to be the first UK woman to complete a triple Ironman triathlon challenge.

Police have released CCTV images of a woman they want to speak to after a theft in Holt.

Norfolk mother Kyra Welch writes about her experiences with her terminally ill four-year-old son Kaiden Griffin at Christmas. Kaiden, who grew up in North Creake, near Fakenham, and now lives in Holt, has a congenital heart defect.

Do you need to sell a house quickly but still want to achieve the best price? Nick Eley, partner at Watsons estate agents, discusses the new service of online auction.

Revised plans to build much-needed new affordable homes as part of a mixed development at a north Norfolk village have been submitted.

A multi-disciplinary construction consultancy has helped to develop and construct a new activity centre with one of Britain’s tallest climbing towers for a Norfolk school.

A Norfolk council has apologised to a wheelchair-bound man and paid him £1,700 after being rapped over a housing complaint.

Much-needed new affordable homes could be built in a north Norfolk village.

A photographic society continues to impress against other clubs from across the country.

A new heritage trail revealing the history and hidden secrets of Holt has been formally unveiled.

Do you know anything about a John Rowland Cuthbert who died in the Second World War, and was from High Kelling, near Holt?

The future of a thriving north Norfolk town could depend on tracking down a woman in America and getting her to sign a contract to release land for a car park.

Holt rugby club’s long-standing chaplain Nick Bell is set to enjoy a special trip to Twickenham, as part of a volunteer recognition programme.

Norfolk mother Kyra Welch, writes about her experiences with her terminally ill four-year-old son Kaiden Griffin. Kaiden, who grew up in North Creake, near Fakenham, now lives in Holt has an abnormal heart, lungs and veins and the situation is too complex for him to undergo an operation...

Eminent photographer Colin Westgate has shown some of his landscape images to members of the North Norfolk Photographic Society.

Previously unseen images of music stars ranging from James Brown and Shirley Bassey, to Mark Knopfler and Marylin Manson will be on show at the Anteros Arts Foundation, Norwich, this week, as part of an exhibition by Holt-based photographer Howard Denner.

Two Norfolk venues have made the shortlist for the first time in the GQ Food and Drink Awards, and they are owned by the same people.

Drivers can now use their mobile devices to pay at North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) car parks, as well as cash and card payments.

The NHS has issued a call for blood donors after poor weather conditions led to a significant decline in blood stocks.

A new documentary tells the story of the refugees who escaped the Nazi regime and found refuge in the UK through the remarkable images of photographer Lotte Meitner-Graf. Simon Parkin talks to the Norfolk filmmaker behind Through Lotte’s Lens.

A new community hub in Holt to house the tourist information centre (TIC) and hold exhibitions could be up and running by May.

Army and rail dignitaries will join museum staff at the presentation of the third nameplate cast for the Royal Norfolk Regiment steam locomotive, which runs on the North Norfolk Railway (NNR).

A group from North Norfolk Coalition Against Cuts will be demonstrating at Kelling Hospital and in Holt town centre on Saturday, March 10.

A farm company was wrongly penalised after a gamekeeper poisoned wild birds of prey to preserve game birds for shooting, the High Court has ruled.

A pupil of Gresham’s School in Holt has been rewarded with a special certificate to mark his skill in speaking from the Book of Common Prayer.

A youth football club is being backed by a car dealership which has provided new kits for coaches worth up to £300 for all future games and training sessions.

North Norfolk Harriers AC delivered their best performances to date at The National Cross-Country Championships at Parliament Hill, London.

A north Norfolk hospital chaplain has taken “early retirement” at the age of 96.

Loneliness is one of the main problems facing people in rural north Norfolk and a community café in Holt has won recognition for the work it does in tackling the problem in the community.

Millions fewer journeys are being made on Norfolk buses, with figures showing a near 10pc drop in passenger numbers within three years.

A question mark is looming over the future of north Norfolk’s popular Coasthopper bus service, after Stagecoach announced it was reviewing its King’s Lynn-based operations.

Here’s a look at some of the fantastic cafes, tea rooms and bistros across the county where you can have your cake and eat it too.

North Norfolk is on the road to becoming one of the first areas in the county to provide dementia-friendly trains and buses – a move which could have knock-on benefits for passengers with other health problems.

A north Norfolk school has received a good Ofsted report.

An intrepid brain injury survivor from north Norfolk has just completed the fourth leg of the Clipper 17/18 Round the World Yacht Race.

A play set in north Norfolk that wowed audiences at the Holt Festival has been optioned by the TV production company behind Father Ted and Outnumbered.

History does not record whose original idea it was - but 25 years ago a group of budding thespians decided there was enough talent in a north Norfolk village to support an annual pantomime.

A laugh-out-loud coming of age comedy about sexual identity that was a hit at last year’s Holt Festival is being rolled out across the county.

The Sheringham Post Office is advising their customers to get packages away by 1pm today before the shop closes for refurbishment.

Another North Norfolk district councillor has quit the Conservative group, in the latest in a string of similar resignations.

Hundreds of homes are without power in north Norfolk.

A new residential development comprising 52 new homes could be built on land to the north-east of Hempstead Road in Holt.

The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has become quite a cult figure among the young and Granny Corbyn - in the shape of a north Norfolk schoolgirl - came to the rescue in Aldborough Primary School’s Christmas show.

Police are linking a number of incidents where cars were damaged in High Kelling, near Holt.

Gresham’s Girls have recorded a second single, a cover version of the Depeche Mode song, Enjoy the Silence, to help raise money for school charities.

The East Anglian air ambulance landed at a playing field in Briston in North Norfolk yesterday afternoon.

An image of a row of sanderlings with their heads tucked under their wings was one of the winners at a photography competition.

A slimmer lost 7st after being shamed into action following a frightening wake-up call on a Welsh mountain.

They’ve done it again. Shortly after winning a competition against nine other clubs in the Fens, North Norfolk Photographic Society has beaten three more local camera clubs in a competition.

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.

Sentimental jewellery including an engraved 18ct gold bangle was stolen in a burglary in Holt.

The number of people seeking help at the Cromer and district foodbank rose by 15pc this year.

Three Big Finish audio dramas - one featuring the late Sir John Hurt - have been nominated for the BBC Audio Drama Awards.

Years of work to prevent people in Norfolk being isolated could be undone if half a million pounds is cut from subsidies for bus routes, one of the region’s major operators has warned.

He has spent a good part of the past 40 years serving his community and helping good causes around the world through Rotary.

A wildlife photographer who travelled to the Falkland Islands to take pictures of penguins has been sharing his wisdom with a north Norfolk society.

Visitors can choose from a range of Christmas present ideas at the Norfolk Christmas Fair at the Great Barn at Oxnead Hall, near Aylsham.

Hundreds of people watched as Santa swapped his sleigh for a vintage red tractor, as he rode into Holt towing a trailer carrying Mary, Joseph and an elf for the annual Christmas lights switch-on.

Pupils at a north Norfolk school created a poignant tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice during the First World War.

Youngsters from four Norfolk clubs have had the chance to play at the home of Aviva Premiership giants Leicester Tigers.

The family of a Norfolk actor have removed a bench placed in a Holt park in his memory after repeated vandalism.

He’s more used to pony tails on an actual pony but four-year-old Kaiden Griffin looked quite at home for a hairdressing job with a difference.

With the clocks going back and Halloween on the horizon this is a good time to celebrate darkness - and some of the blackest skies can be seen in north Norfolk.

Two crews attended Byfords B&B on Shirehall Plain in Holt this afternoon.

Latched On, a new breastfeeding café and clinic, opens in Holt on Wednesday, November 1, and aims to meet the lack of services in north Norfolk.

We take a look at the finalists in the Skills of Tomorrow category of the EDP Business Awards 2017.

The third annual Holt 1940s weekend raised thousands of pounds for charity.

More signalling experience days will be held by North Norfolk Railway (NNR) next year.

It was a day of celebration after an outcome that many people thought was impossible.

Holt Hall has the perfect offering to get visitors in the mood for the festive season.

To celebrate National Cake Week (October 2-8), Courtney Pochin takes a look at some of the cafes, tea rooms and bistros where you can have your cake and eat it too.

A couple celebrating their 60th anniversary said “enjoying life” was the secret to a happy and long marriage.

British lifestyle brand Joules is relocating its Holt store to a bigger and better site - and creating four new jobs.

Anthony Baker didn’t choose the director’s life – the director’s life chose him.

Tributes have been paid to David Shepherd, the former owner of North Norfolk Railway’s (NNR) popular Black Prince locomotive, who has died.

People are being offered the chance to go behind the scenes where the late Sir John Hurt and Lesley Garrett performed in Holt.

Nothing says celebration like a cake, and the choices are endless! From fun cupcakes to masterpieces that will leave you reluctant to cut that first slice, there are so many options. Here we speak to the great and good of Norfolk cake baking to discover some of the popular options.

Three sheep have been killed and a further 16 injured in a field just off Holt Road in Gresham.

A bakery which supplies cakes to the royal palaces is hoping to present a sweet offering to its regular customers with a new rewards club.

A voluntary-led breastfeeding café and clinic run by mums and professionals is opening soon in Holt.

A charity runner is taking part in the Somewhere under the Sun 2017 event over two days to raise money for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital’s Jenny Lind and NICU departments.

He’s credited with saving the family business from being sold in the 1970s - and Anthony Baker has finally retired after 44 years as a director at Bakers and Larners in Holt.

If you enjoy starry skies and want to discover the dark, then head down to two places in north Norfolk.

Children at the Pilgrim Federation of primary schools in north Norfolk have a lot of activities to look forward to this year, including a live radio broadcast.

Every possible vantage point was taken by people desperate to see steam locomotive 90775 haul a special train from the North Norfolk Railway (NNR) at Sheringham, after its revamp.

A field in north Norfolk may not be the first place you would think to look for bejewelled relics, but one Norfolk resident was just that lucky.

North Norfolk District Council has been urged to check the potential health impact on residents, and push for the least physically demanding option, should the Hornsea Project Three development be built 120km off the coast.

The region’s biggest green lifestyle event, organised by North Norfolk District Council, is back.

Passenger numbers were “good” at North Norfolk Railway’s autumn steam gala, despite one of the guest locomotives not being present.

North Norfolk is set to be transported back in time for a celebration of the style, culture and character of the wartime era.

August Bank Holiday is fast approaching and along with it comes the much anticipated three-day spectacle, north Norfolk’s friendliest festival, Trunchonbury.

As diamond wedding anniversaries go, this celebration has to be one of the most unusual.

The air ambulance was called to reports that a man in his 60s was suffering a cardiac arrest in Holt town centre - sadly, the man died.

Students are celebrating at Sheringham High School after it recorded a 70pc pass rate at A*-C grades in its A-Level results.

Volunteers have raised concerns about the future of a once thriving youth project after workers’ hours were cut.

A North Norfolk couple opened their garden to the public and raised £475 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH).

The homeless have a new benefactor in a Holt woman who is visiting music festivals in the region to collect discarded bedding and clothes to keep people warm this winter.

It has been described as one of the most important cultural events in Norfolk, and Holt Festival’s outgoing artistic director said it had “great prospects” for the future.

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

A pub that appeared to have the sword of Damocles hanging over it has risen like a phoenix from the ashes, and a new tearoom and deli are now being opened there.

Little Daisy Pearson was just three months old when painful blisters started to inexplicably appear on her skin.

What it’s like to grow up gay and working class in seemingly affluent north Norfolk.

A new residential development in Holt will meet some of the demand for affordable homes, North Norfolk District Council’s cabinet member for housing, Richard Price said.

High-street bank Santander has announced it’s closing its branch in Church Street, Cromer in September.

Archery, street dance, and football are among a wide range of sports and activities on offer for youngsters during the summer holidays.

Fears were raised that it was the end of an era when an annual arts festival in north Norfolk came to an end after 33 years.

A holiday cottage operator has reported a bumper crop of summer bookings as it celebrates its 25th anniversary.

A small leading lady will take to the stage opposite a tall leading man when the Mundesley Players starts its musical comedy run of ‘The Pirates of Pen’s Aunts’.

The rise of a holiday letting business and importance of an online presence in the tourism industry will be the focus of a breakfast event.

Youngsters in Sheringham were among those helped by North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) to carry out litter picks.

It dates back to King John’s time - but this year the Aldborough fair in north Norfolk was a ‘no’ show.

A man is wanted on recall to prison after breaching the terms of his licence.

Independent Bookshop Week runs from Saturday, June 24 to Saturday, July 1. Here we look at some of the brilliant bookshops across the county you can visit to celebrate:

North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb knows his first opponent in the Liberal Democrats’ leadership race should he stand.

Patients and their families can now enjoy a peaceful haven at Kelling Hospital, near Holt, after new gardens were opened.

North Norfolk Liberal Democrat candidate Norman Lamb has received the backing of Queen legend Brian May, ahead of the General Election.

Golfers are being urged to tee off in an event to raise money for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH).

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.

A brave member of staff at a petrol station in north Norfolk refused a man cash from the till and he left empty-handed.

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

A social housing provider has secured a £20m funding package to support plans to build 700 new homes, comprising flats and houses, in Norfolk over the next four years.

The Labour candidate for North Norfolk is predicting a “bleak” future for many older people should the Tories win on June 8.

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

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.

James Wild, North Norfolk Conservative parliamentary candidate, today formally launched his campaign in Cromer with party activists before a day of canvassing voters.

Here’s a look at some of the brilliant bakeries across the county you can visit to grab yourself a tasty loaf or two.

A action photograph of kayaking won Karen Spence the novice prize in north Norfolk.

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

Twenty-three residents at a north Norfolk care home, which was placed in special measures after being rated inadequate, have just days to find alternative accommodation after it unexpectedly announced it was closing.

The Liberal Democrats held their own in the county council elections in North Norfolk, while the UK vote collapsed.

A law student from north Norfolk has been named the Open UniversityLaw Student of the Year 2016 at a special event in Westminster.

It’s been revered by generations of pupils as a painting of Sir John Gresham, the founder of the Holt school that bears his name.

Thousands of people - plus a few dogs - have been heading to polling stations in North Norfolk to cast their votes in the county council elections.

The Labour Party has named Stephen Burke as its candidate for North Norfolk at the June 8 general election.

A north Norfolk church has been targeted by lead thieves for the second time in about eight weeks.

A pro-EU pressure group plans to support Liberal Democrat North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb at the general election.

A report into shopping habits in north Norfolk has revealed mixed results with some town centres faring well and others in need of improvements.

Did you know that one of the infamous Cambridge spies went to Gresham’s in Holt?

North Norfolk’s Kerri Clarke, 32, has been training hard ahead of the London Marathon.

A man who last conquered the London Marathon over 10 years ago is to run again following the unexpected death of his wife.

A new free event in north Norfolk spotlighting the county’s finest food, arts, crafts and drinks proved successful and far exceeded its organiser’s expectations.

Housing developer Lovell has started work on a £58m development comprising 213 new homes in Holt.

Two people have been injured in an incident on a bus which was travelling between Norwich and Holt.

A much-needed new car park in Holt has moved a step closer with builders set to start work soon at the Cley Road site.

Norfolk’s finest food, arts, crafts and drinks producers will be showcasing their wares at a new free event in north Norfolk.

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

Passengers in north Norfolk will soon be able to travel on a set of four restored suburban coaches following the completion of a £250,000 project.

A north Norfolk school has been praised by a government minister of state for its high standards in reading.

The Duke of Kent chose the warmest day of the year so far to be shown around an outdoor learning centre in north Norfolk.

Work has been completed in north Norfolk to help save a rare species of butterfly after a grant from a local supermarket.

A north Norfolk district councillor is stepping down, after devoting 22 years to tackling local issues ranging from car parking to affordable housing.

A long-running wind farm debate in north Norfolk is set to be dragged out further after a council announced plans to appeal against a decision made by the Planning Inspectorate.

A Boden hat tried on by the Duchess of Cambridge is being auctioned for charity.

A charity shop which was opened by the Duchess of Cambridge is celebrating its first birthday on Saturday, March 18.

A cemetery worker was left shaken after being confronted by a knifeman in Holt.

A former headteacher will talk about her career and her life at Holt library as part of an ongoing series of events called ‘My Norfolk, My Holt’.

You couldn’t find a home in a better location for walking into the centre of Holt than Prospect House on New Street.

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

Emergency services were called to an address in Melton Constable in north Norfolk where a sudden death had occurred.

An extra £100,000 has been given to three Norfolk councils to help ongoing work with hundreds of domestic abuse victims over the next two years.

Taxpayers in Breckland still receive the cheapest rate of council tax in the county, according to district councillors - despite them voting for a 6.6 per cent increase.

How great is brunch? You don’t have to dress up (leave PJs at home though). There can be cocktails involved. And it’s an excuse to eat fries in the morning. Here are some cracking Norfolk brunch havens for a lazy, hazy afternoon.

Train crews and station staff at North Norfolk Railway were praised during a visit by the High Sheriff of Norfolk.

One of the region’s most popular visitor attractions has secured another award for its work in bringing back mainline dining excursions.

A north Norfolk pub frequented by Hollywood’s finest is seeking a new community-focused tenant.

Tweets giving out false information from Sanders Coaches - claiming they are on strike - have been reported to Twitter.

A man wanted on recall to prison has connections with north Norfolk.

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

A cycling club set up two years ago in north Norfolk by friends who wanted to lose weight and get fitter now has some 120 members.

The high end of the Norfolk property market picked back up in December, with six of the top ten most expensive properties sold, selling for more than £900,000.

“He really adopted Norfolk and Norfolk adopted him.”

Protesters gathered at a school crossing in Briston, near Melton Constable, yesterday against proposals to cut a lollipop service.

One of the county’s largest bus operators believes changes to the city’s road network have led to more than 350,000 new passenger journeys.

For some, the idea of leaving the city behind and heading out into the countryside to take up residence in a small village is terrifying, for others it’s a lifelong dream.

Thornage Hall, near Holt, will be able to provide a home for three more people with the completion of a £350,000 extension.

Buoyant holiday firms are anticipating a bumper 2017 as year-on-year booking levels soar.

While rail passenger numbers have increased 170 per cent at Sheringham over the last 17 years, the lack of links with buses is leaving many frustrated.

Volunteers are becoming increasingly important for vital charity services amid funding cuts.

A bus company boss has confirmed he has already begun a search for new headquarters amid fears a lack of room to expand on its current site could force them to drive out of town.

Action to take down unsafe gravestones in Holt cemetery was necessary to prevent the risk of death or injury according to the town’s mayor

Instead of spending the holidays stressing over cooking and entertaining guests, why not take some much needed time out for yourself and head out to one of these hotels for a relaxing break:

This year Britain’s largest Christmas extravaganza will put on its 40th show. To mark the occasion here’s 40 things you may not have known about the Thursford Christmas Spectacular:

The number of bus journeys taken in our region plummeted by two million in the space of a year, new figures revealed today.

Fears have been voiced that the largest local authority-led road construction project in the country could wipe Holt off the map.

The much loved Norfolk town of Holt has many charming features, that make it a great place for people to visit. Whilst its distinctive character can not easily be replicated, we take a look at its namesake, Holt, Michigan in America to see if the two are alike not just in name, but in nature.

Property editor Caroline Culot never imagined she would find a ‘castle’ right in the centre of Holt but it and a cluster of adjoining properties are now for sale with Strutt & Parker.

Its agriculture grew the English economy up until the Industrial Revolution.

It is a distinguished Georgian town well known for its many quaint courtyards and winding alleyways.

Selling cakes is big business for a north Norfolk bakery which has secured deals with sports clubs, the royal palaces and attractions across the UK.

The team reviving a north Norfolk town’s carnival is determined to prove the doubters wrong and restore it to its former glory.

Looking for work in the medical or carer sectors? There are currently 127 positions available across the county online at Jobs24.

Excitement ahead of the new season has shot up at North Walsham after former Northampton Saints fly-half James Brooks was unveiled as the Vikings’ new head of rugby.

Rural villages, rolling countryside and rich history are just a few of the things that make West Norfolk an ideal place to take up residence.

Family businesses are the lifeblood of the economy, but can often be weighed down by tradition. Now a report seeks to champion the region’s oldest family firms. Business writer SABAH MEDDINGS reports.

Police officers have released pictures of jewellery items which have been taken in a spate of burglaries in Holt.

An inquest opens in Norwich on Thursday into the death of a prefect at Gresham’s School in Holt.

It has helped some of the most vulnerable forge connections and participate in activities the majority of us take for granted.

It has been trading for 246 years but is continuing to demonstrate a drive for success.

An 11-year-old girl stole the show as she took the Duchess of Cambridge on an impromptu tour of the new EACH charity shop in Holt on Friday morning.

Long-awaited work to pave the way for one of the biggest new housing developments in north Norfolk could finally get underway before the end of the year.

The family of a schoolgirl with a life-limiting epileptic condition revealed a local charity has changed their life.

The Duchess of Cambridge will be in Holt next Friday to open a charity shop for the East Anglia Children’s Hospices (EACH).

One of the area’s biggest employers has warned it may be forced to drive out of Holt - unless it can find room to expand.

Staff at Desira’s Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Jeep dealership in Norwich who took part in a charity bike ride in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust have raised about £3,000.

With her arresting looks, Brenda Ridd quickly stole husband Brian’s heart during their first memorable meeting back in 1954.

Staff at Desira’s Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Jeep dealership in Norwich are getting on their bikes on Sunday for a charity ride in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Chickens whose coop was stolen have a new home thanks to a big hearted business.

Concerns that overcrowding was creating a safety issue at some of the stops at Norwich bus station has prompted a shake-up of where services leave from.

A film-maker is bringing the wonders of the universe and the power of enduring friendship to Norwich.

They were the golden days of steam captured in painstaking brushstrokes.

A bus fares increase has been announced by an operator - just as a rival stops running one of its north Norfolk services.

Fire fighters rescued two people from a burning building in north Norfolk this morning.

They are facing heartache that few people could even imagine.

Six years ago Chris Richmond was cleaning buses.

England’s dreams of World Cup glory may be over but the tournament has created a breakthrough opportunity for Norfolk teenager Harry Simmons.

Holt failed to make it three straight wins in London 2NE when they were beaten by in-form new-boys Sudbury, who secured their fourth win of the season.

A Norfolk dad will have a brief moment of TV stardom during the X Factor this weekend.

An engineering student from Holt has scooped a prestigious scholarship honouring the UK’s brightest young stars in their field.

Holt came out on top after a tough afternoon against Cantabs.

Ploughing profits back into the business, preserving its “oldy-worldy” feel and a long-awaited refurbishment have helped a north Norfolk family business experience a record year.

A petition calling for Konectbus to save the direct 2/2A service from Norwich to Sheringham has attracted 1,000 signatures.

Students scrummed down for a frantic few minutes of rugby action - with charity cash as their goal.

Thousands of visitors to the North Norfolk Railway 1940s weekend were smiling in the sun yesterday as Sheringham was transported back in time.

The express Konectbus service from Norwich to Holt via Cromer and Sheringham will be axed next month, along with other services across Norfolk.

Man admits stalking offences in Fakenham

Thursday, September 10, 2015

A 36-year-old man from Holkham has pleaded guilty to stalking in Fakenham.

He was a heart-throb musician 400 years ago - with an eye for the ladies as well as an ear for lilting lute tunes.

A “mummy bear” has joined the creatures of Holt Country park.

The owners of a car and lorry were lucky, as a tree fell down and landed between the two vehicles in Holt.