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Lessons have been learned from problems which plagued Suffolk rail passengers last winter, a transport minister has said – and vowed that commuters in the county will not suffer in the same way in future.

A £75,000 plan to put a set of historic church bells back into use for the first time in 90 years has been delayed after the coronavirus pandemic left volunteers unable to lend a hand.

The first pavement markers, known as decals, that remind people to keep social distancing have been placed in Sheringham.

A rendition of Elton John’s I’m Still Standing has proven a hit on a school’s YouTube video channel.

An off-duty policeman had to fight off two dogs after they attacked his pet chihuahua.

An off-duty policeman had to fight off two dogs after they attacked his pet chihuahua.

Coach parking has been temporaily suspended at two car parks in north Norfolk.

A former greengrocer’s in Sheringham could become a pizza restaurant and “bring new energy to the high street”.

A Norfolk town council is keen to rebuild bridges after a row threatened to tear the community apart.

Vandals have spray painted the words ‘Crab Bucket’ onto a seafront wall in Sheringham.

A town councillor resigned after being left in a position where he had “nowhere left to go”.

And the tide rushes in .....and washes my sculptures away.

A Sheringham artist whose latest work depicts a train that runs on the North Norfolk Railway (NNR) plans to paint a mural a week in the town.

A man in his 60s was taken to hospital with serious injuries to his ribs after he was struck by a truck

A town councillor has claimed a ‘nasty’ row between two coronavirus aid groups has caused him to resign - and has forced his council to start holding meetings behind closed doors.

One of Norfolk’s most popular parks is set to reopen, but visitors coming by road will have to plan ahead.

Markets in Sheringham and Cromer are set to reopen with the easing of the lockdown.

Seaside cafes and food stalls have started opening around Sheringham as lockdown restrictions are being gradually eased.

A riot of bright colours awaits visitors when Sheringham Park is finally reopened.

A popular seaside cafe famed for its flapjacks and family atmosphere will not reopen after the lockdown.

Sheringham Museum is to remain shut until next year.

Surviving the lockdown has just been made a little easier for one north Norfolk theatre.

A town’s high street could have a ‘follow-the-arrows’ system similar to that being used in supermarkets and DIY stores as a way of encouraging social distancing.

Things are getting heated on our Norfolk coast. In normal times the hot weather would be welcome to the many communities who rely on it to thrive. But these are not normal times and thousands heading to the coast have caused concerns they could help cause a second coronavirus spike. Chris Bishop spoke to those affected.

Sheringham is gearing up to welcome more visitors this weekend, as the coronavirus lockdown is eased, but some businesses are worried that too many holidaymakers could make a beeline for the coast.

Sheringham recycling centre will become the ninth to reopen in Norfolk on Friday, May 22, after eight centres reopened last week.

Chocoholics can now have parcels full of sweet treats delivered direct to their door.

A third north Norfolk seaside carnival has cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Members of the public have given an almost unanimous thumbs-down to a call to make a crab and lobster festival vegan

A reader who specialises in writing about culture fears some independent museums will not recover from lockdown, but also highlights how museums are connecting with new audiences including a tv documentary and older volunteers taking over social media.

Organisers of Cromer and Sheringham Crab and Lobster Festival have reacted with bemusement to a suggestion it should go vegan.

A community support group backed by a town council has apologised after a row broke out and a town’s deputy mayor was urged to resign.

Children of essential workers at a north Norfolk school saluted veterans for the 75th anniversary of VE Day with a huge painted flag.

A short film about mental health that was shot in Sheringham has been released online.

Anyone looking for a tasty way to help the health service can now take part in a super-sized challenge.

A pop-up takeaway restaurant could be opened near the Promenade on Sheringham seafront.

A Norfolk theatre has teamed up with an international beatboxer for a livestreamed interactive show which is also raising funds for NHS charities.

A tourist-dependent north Norfolk town, which is already recovering from the economic impact of a sinkhole in 2019, may well be facing another bleak summer.

Cromer and Sheringham are among the worst hit towns in the country when it comes to visitor spending during the coronavirus outbreak.

A Norfolk woman who served in the British Army during the Second World War has died just months before her 100th birthday.

Their instruments and voices may be spread out across Norfolk, but the Sheringham Shantymen have shown they can still strike up a merry tune.

A week before Easter and the seaside towns of Cromer and Sheringham would normally be gearing up for one of the biggest holidays of the year.

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.

Tributes have been paid to the owner of family business, Blyth and Sons funeral directors in Sheringham.

A motorcyclist suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries in a crash with a car.

More than 240 people took part in an annual charity run in memory of a 17-year-old who died from a rare cancer after having a liver transplant.

Customers who miss swimming lessons at Splash in Sheringham while it’s closed will be refunded, it has been announced.

A young mother was motivated to lose weight by her one-year-old son.

Part of a leisure centre site will be sold to make way for a possible hotel.

A leisure centre’s swimming pool will remain closed in the coming weeks as repair work is carried out to damage caused by high winds.

A leisure centre’s swimming pool will remain closed at half-term after a roof panel fell off during last weekend’s storm damage.

February 14 is Valentine’s Day and the festival of love is the ideal excuse to find 14 reasons to love the Norfolk coast. From west to east:

Did you lose a trampoline in Storm Ciara? If so, it could have made its way to a north Norfolk beach.

A multi-million pound project to replace a popular north Norfolk leisure centre has fallen behind schedule due to “slippage” from a drain not being removed.

A leisure centre’s swimming pool will remain closed this week after a roof panel fell of while people were swimming below.

A leisure centre’s swimming pool will stay closed after a roof panel was blown off by Storm Ciara while people were swimming in the pool below.

Drama unfolded when a roof panel at a leisure centre was blown off by Storm Ciara while people were swimming in a pool below.

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

The inquest into the death of an accountant who went missing for four days has been opened and adjourned.

He was a father-of-three who loved a natter and was eager to help anyone he could.

An air ambulance was called to an incident in Sheringham.

People can now take a video tour of the proposed new Sheringham Leisure Centre, which is due to open in summer 2021.

Writer Jeremy Page traces a route through his roots with humour, history and love, as he walks, cycles and boats across Norfolk

Two men crossed the English Channel on paddle boards during hot weather and raised £5000 for the RNLI in Sheringham.

Tributes have been paid to a much-respected council stalwart, after he died aged 74.

Police are investigating an alleged assault at a north Norfolk care home.

A community group is looking to have a plaque made to honour Norfolk’s Singing Postman.

A third teenager has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage after wing mirrors were knocked off eight cars in a north Norfolk seaside town.

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

Lib Dem by-election victory

Friday, November 29, 2019

Sheringham deputy mayor Liz Withington has been elected to North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) after a by-election.

Panto rehearsals have swung into action at Sheringham Little Theatre after the cast arrived at the seaside theatre to prepare for a special season.

A car crashed into a central reservation bollard causing a fuel leak.

The funeral of an operatic singer was turned into a musical occasion with up to 50 performers giving him a fitting send-off.

The bells at a north Norfolk church will not be ringing out again until the new year, but they have been tuned.

A ground-breaking ceremony marked the official start of construction work on a £12.6m leisure centre in Sheringham.

The family of a missing businessman from north Norfolk have issued an appeal for him to come home.

A drop-in public meeting will be held at Aylsham Town Hall to discuss the expansion of two wind farms off the Norfolk coast.

Students walked out of school to take the world-wide protests against climate change to the streets of a Norfolk town.

New longer trains with more seats will be operating on the Bittern Line that links Norwich to Sheringham within the next few weeks, rail bosses said.

Work has started on a £1.4m therapeutic centre at Sheringham Woodfields School in north Norfolk.

The owners of a former seaside hotel that has stood empty for more than a decade could be forced to sell up.

A couple are hoping for a happy-ever-after ending after a marriage proposal was accepted live on stage.

A motorcycle was stolen in Beeston Regis, near Sheringham.

A man who was ‘cold and shaking badly’ was rescued by lifeboat crews after he went missing on his morning swim.

A petition has been deemed invalid despite collecting 2,142 signatures.

Politicans will debate climate change and its effect on the fragile Norfolk coastline at a free meeting.

A petition demanding a council reverses course on plans to replace a popular leisure centre and swimming pool received 2142 signatures.

Model railway fans on the north Norfolk coast may have lost one specialist shop, but they need not despair.

Youngsters are to the fore in recreating a bitter-sweet wartime evacuee drama in north Norfolk.

An escape room challenge for the audience will give a Norfolk theatre’s Christmas panto a new twist.

The last leg of a “challenging project” to fix the Sheringham sinkhole is under way.

A petition launched amid fears a £12.7m swimming pool will belly flop has been signed by more than 1,600 people in a week.

A north Norfolk town is offering a late-night shopping experience to showcase its diversity of independent businesses.

Four feisty barmaids serve up a cocktail of fun, with a dash of sadness, as a nightcap to Sheringham Little Theatre’s summer drama season.

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) opened its 40th shop and 17th in Norfolk - with a little help from a mermaid.

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

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

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

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) has acquired its 40th shop.

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

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

More work is taking place this week on the eight-metre-deep sinkhole that appeared in Sheringham High Street two months ago.

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

A man rescued from the rocks on a Norfolk beach mouthed the words ‘thank you’ to a holidaymaker who had called 999 and the Coastguard and probably saved his life.

A first-time marathon runner whose father lost his sight raised more than £2,400 for Norfolk’s sight loss charity.

The first wave of actors has rolled into a Norfolk seaside resort to prepare for the summer drama season.

Fourteen rooms at a Sheringham nursing home are being enlarged to give residents direct garden access.

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.

A holiday-themed comedy drama is getting its world premiere during the summer season at a Norfolk seaside resort.

A care home will shut if the owner gets the go-ahead for a change of use at the site.

Open auditions are being held for Sheringham Little Theatre’s production of Goodnight Mister Tom.

Extra free car parking and seven-day working could be introduced to tackle problems associated with the Sheringham sinkhole.

A Norfolk restaurant owner said he might have to close his business of 32 years, due to the Sheringham sinkhole.

Crews were called to a fire at a fish and chip restaurant.

Three businesses remain closed in Sheringham due to the sinkhole that appeared in the High Street nearly a week ago, but the town council said ‘progress’ was being made to fix it.

Businesses are already counting the cost in lost trade after a cavernous sinkhole opened up on Sheringhan’s High Street.

A Mercedes driver was fined £1,180 after his car collided with a steam train on the North Norfolk railway line.

A nine-year-old boy needs a £60,000 life-changing operation to help him lead a better life.

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

Sheringham Railway Station remains shut so a new platform can be installed.

A well-known watercolourist will be holding a special exhibition of his work at Beeston church in north Norfolk.

The bells at a north Norfolk church will be ringing out again soon, thanks to a successful fundraising project.

Movie buffs can find out what made a movie legend tick at a one-off Alfred Hitchcock day school at Sheringham Little Theatre.

Works to replace the platform at Sheringham Railway Station at a cost of more than £1 million will get underway this weekend.

Moorhen chicks at risk of being eaten by predators have a new, five star safe haven, in the shape of a floating bird ‘hotel’ installed on a pond in the centre of a north Norfolk conservation area.

Passengers travelling between Norwich and Cambridge suffered the worst punctuality in the region in February as one in five trains arrived late.

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.

Great things are expected from the talented young cast of The Wind in the Willows at a Norfolk theatre.

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.

Pupils and staff at a special school in Norfolk are celebrating an ‘outstanding’ Ofsted report.

Environment Agency officers helped plant more than 400 trees as part of a flood management scheme in north Norfolk.

Sheringham Town Hall is set to shut is doors to the public, after councillors pushed ahead with plans to relocate to the community centre to cut costs and improve accessibility.

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

A former show jumper who was left unable to speak or walk after sustaining a devastating brain injury in a riding accident is a step closer to realising her dream of getting back in the saddle, after taking part in boxing classes and swimming sessions run by two Norfolk good causes.

More trains are running on time in East Anglia, according to latest figures.

Sheringham’s sixth annual Scira Viking Festival came to an awe-inspiring close on Saturday, as a Norse warlord winged his way to Valhalla on board a 28ft longboat.

The former headteacher of a north Norfolk primary - where he was also a pupil - has died, 50 years after he founded a brand new school.

Two friends have organised a sponsored walk at the Blickling Estate in memory of their husbands who died of rare forms of cancer.

Business leaders are calling for a former seaside hotel to be knocked down ahead of the summer season.

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

A former seafront hotel could be converted into flats.

Improvements to Sheringham station are long overdue, according to Sheringham Town Council, But what do local rail users think? We spoke to train passengers and traders to find out.

Sheringham Railway Station will shut for over a month so a new platform can be installed.

A trio of siblings and their parents are now enjoying biking with their little sister after she received a special needs trike.

A 46-year-old man has been charged in connection with the theft of a charity collection from a church in north Norfolk.

New seating costing £60,000 was given the thumbs-up by the public at an open day at Sheringham Little Theatre.

The owner of a Sheringham deli facing its last day of trading has hit out at Brexit for weakening the region’s high streets.

It’s time to nominate your unsung heroes in a north Norfolk town.

North Norfolk woke up to a dusting of snow this morning after light snowfall overnight.

Norfolk’s link to the sea shines through in the work of John Craske. ALAN TUTT of Cromer Museum recounts the fascinating life of the fisherman-turned-artist.

Greater Anglia passengers have become significantly less satisfied with their journeys over the last 12 months according to new figures from the rail watchdog Transport Focus.

Campaigners who want a People’s Vote over Brexit are out on the streets of Norwich and Sheringham today (Saturday).

The curtain has gone up on a new attraction at a seaside theatre - but it is in front of the stage rather than on it.

A teenage motorcycle racer beat the boys to win the British Mini Grand Prix winter series.

A beach cleaner collected 17kg of plastic from West Runton beach.

Train passengers using services between Norwich and Sheringham are facing disruption because of a train fault.

Overnight test runs between Norwich, Diss and Great Yarmouth are set to be carried out by two of Greater Anglia’s new trains.

Concerns have been raised about the loss of a former newsagent and tearoom in north Norfolk.

A new Men’s Shed project in Sheringham is set to receive a cash boost of up to £4,000 from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative, which awards grants from carrier bag sales in store.

Environmental rangers are stepping up their patrols as part of an ongoing bid to tackle the blight of dog mess in north Norfolk.

Greater Anglia’s first new “bimode” diesel and electric train for rural routes has ventured out on to the region’s rail network for the first time.

Sky-high fares, an unreliable service, and cheaper alternative transport options are all being blamed for a significant drop in rail passengers in Great Yarmouth over the last five years.

Campaigners have described transport links at a north Norfolk railway station as “dreadful, frustrating, and appalling” as new figures reveal it gained 10,000 passengers over the past year.

The former Claws and Paws pet shop in Sheringham is set to become a pie shop.

A Sheringham man whose family has been affected by bowel cancer is growing a beard to help stop people dying from the disease.

Buses will replace trains on transport routes across Norfolk today (Sunday).

A major fundraising project to restore six derelict bells at All Saints Church in Upper Sheringham has reached a new milestone.

A panto team is set to transform a seaside theatre into an enchanted castle at the centre of a classic fairytale.

A wildlife conservation charity has bought five acres of woodland in north Norfolk for £50,000 to preserve some valuable natural habitat for future generations.

Rail investigators won’t take any action after a car crashed into a steam train on the North Norfolk line.

Youth organisations are being urged to take advantage of grants of up to £2,000 on offer from a Norfolk council.

She was from show jumping’s golden age, taught hundreds of children from Norfolk how to ride, and just missed out on Olympic glory - but now one of the county’s most renowned show jumpers has died at the age of 90.

The first new Swiss-built train for Greater Anglia has arrived in the region – but it won’t be travelling under its own steam just yet.

When former Sheringham mayor Noel Gant got chatting to his future wife Margrit at a dance in Germany in 1956, he says he knew immediately that she was “the one”.

A drawing of a former Sheringham hotel will take pride of place in the lounge at a new block of retirement flats built on the site.

Plans for a £10.7m leisure centre in north Norfolk, which could possibly include a wave machine in a new swimming pool, are to be decided today.

The former owner of a Sheringham hotel will talk about its history at the grand opening of a new retirement complex built on the site.

The former head of the British Army, Lord Dannatt attended the launch of a new book on Sheringham during the First World War.

A familiar face around Sheringham, local character Glyn Chestney has died aged 72.

Rail users will be faced with nine days of disruption from this weekend as signalling system upgrades are carried out.

Everything from village shops and Facebook to smelly people and Morecambe and Wise is covered in the latest volume by Sheringham-based author Ryan Pugh.

Engineering works on the Sheringham rail line for the next two weekends have been cancelled – so passengers will be able to catch trains instead of the buses which had been advertised.

It is time to raise the roof at a Last Night of the Proms charity concert in the wonderful Salvation Army Citadel in St Giles Street, Norwich, on Friday October 19.

A good versus evil tussle between two youngsters and a gang of child-hating witches is being staged by a youth drama group at Sheringham Little Theatre.

Norfolk’s chief fire officer hopes a lifesaving scheme which sees firefighters respond to medical emergencies in the county can be revived.

Tickets are now on sale for Sheringham Little Theatre’s Christmas and New Year panto, Beauty and the Beast.

A Sheringham couple had their locks sheared as part of Macmillan Cancer Support’s Brave the Shave campaign.

They are just a few miles apart and rivalry between Sheringham and Cromer in north Norfolk has always been intense.

A youth drama set in the First World War has raised money for a charity helping military veterans.

Five Norfolk Alliance teams saw their promotion dreams shattered at the weekend when Norwich dropped out of the East Anglian Premier League.

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

A movie legend’s name will appear on a seat at a revamped north Norfolk theatre.

Rail company Greater Anglia is carrying out a review into why some of its trains to Sheringham have been terminated early.

The remains of a Luftwaffe bomber found on a Norfolk beach could find a home at an air museum in the county.

Young actors have stepped back in time to the First World War for a musical drama about conflict and comradeship – on the battlefield and in their home town.

The North Norfolk Railway’s 1940s weekend has been hailed a “huge success,” with events ranging from music and dancing, to ration book trails, a pigeon race and military vehicle parades attracting record crowds.

By the time you read this I should be well away from Ipswich on a delayed family holiday in the far north.

An investment management firm is looking to build up to 500 new homes near Thorpe St Andrew.

Two medical practices have been given the seal of approval by local health bodies for their work in making their surgeries dementia-friendly.

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

Youngsters growing up in a seaside town during the First World War find themselves with a battle of their own in an exciting musical heading to Sheringham Little Theatre.

A derelict seaside hotel could be demolished before the end of the year and another building put up in its place.

About 300 children and young people attended the Sheringham BeachLife activity week, which was held on the clifftop and beach at the end of August.

A Norfolk man whose relatives died in an air raid during the Second World War will say a few words at the unveiling of a civilian war memorial at Sheringham cemetery.

A north Norfolk authority has become only the seventh in the county to gain ‘Quality’ status from the National Association of Local Councils.

Pupils invite Sheringham town mayor Madeline Ashcroft and deputy mayor Liz Withington to their school’s first summer fete.

A baby in a “stable” condition was taken to hospital by air ambulance.

An air ambulance landed on the beach at Sheringham after it was called to a medical incident.

A number of trains have been cancelled between Norwich and the coast this morning, as well as delays to London.

Meet Maisie, a pet pooch with a stage pedigree, who has joined the cast line-up at Sheringham Little Theatre’s summer drama season.

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.

Several Greater Anglia trains have been cancelled in Norfolk today.

Students at Sheringham High School are celebrating another ‘outstanding’ year for A-level pupils.

Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner is continuing his tour of the county to seek views from members of the public about who should govern the fire service.

Fishermen are celebrating after claiming victory in a fight over a patch of land in north Norfolk.

A fishing boat had to be rescued and towed back to shore after it got into difficulty off the north Norfolk coast.

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

A newly-qualified actor is waiting in the wings to make his summer drama debut back home on a stage where he first appeared as an eight-year-old.

Greater Anglia has defended its record on a busy north Norfolk rail route after two services were cut short part-way through their journeys within the past week, leaving passengers stranded.

Wanted – a friendly, relaxed and obedient actor, with four legs, a waggy tail and a cold, wet nose.

Colourful costumes, tasty street food, and fun for all the family.

More than 3,000 visitors were welcomed to an annual flower festival in north Norfolk, which raised nearly £11,000.

Community groups gathered to give members of Sheringham’s Royal British Legion branch a send-off ahead of their trip to the First World War battlefields.

Commuters are facing delays and possible cancellations this morning due to a signalling system fault.

The rarely seen Purple Emperor butterfly has been spotted at the National Trust’s Sheringham Park for a third year running.

Norfolk Day was marked across our region today with hundreds of events celebrating the weird and wonderful ways of Norfolk.

Tributes have been paid to a Norfolk teaching assistant and mother-of-three who set up a school charity shop to help children with special needs.

Passengers have been facing disruption on trains between Cromer and Sheringham and Norwich.

Crews have tackled two separate fires in Sheringham on the north Norfolk coast. Eight pumps, a water carrier and a support vehicle were at the scene of a field fire blaze in Weybourne Road.

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.

The streets of Sheringham were filled with the sound of tapping clogs and clashing sticks, as nearly 50 morris sides from all over the country danced their way into the record books at Sheringham’s 25th annual Potty Morris and Folk Festival.

Members of a school’s historical society are being encouraged to get involved in a Royal British Legion project to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.

Shoppers have flocked to the new Budgens store after it re-opened in Harleston as part of a £1.25m redevelopment of Lawrences Garages.

Theatre-goers will have extra leg room when the seats are replaced as part of a £60,000 revamp next January.

One of the region’s most popular dance and folk festivals will celebrate its 25th anniversary at the weekend, with attempt at breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest Morris dance.

The sights, sounds and smells of summer and Christmas in 1860s America will surround showgoers at a pioneering piece of drama coming to Sheringham next month.

A gym, a brass band and the Benjamin Foundation are among the groups and projects given a boost in the latest distribution of funds from a council fund.

A man who was arrested at a Norfolk pub has been bailed until July 16.

A former Newsnight reporter who was diagnosed with autism aged 57 has become a public governor of the region’s mental health trust.

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

Greater Anglia has reported an “excellent performance” in the last month with punctuality on many routes more than 90pc during May.

Dog walkers and parents have been warned to beware of adders after a higher-than-normal number of Britain’s only venomous snake have been spotted in north Norfolk.

A crab and lobster-themed seafood trail around Sheringham saw nearly 20 cafés, pubs and restaurants tempt shoppers’ taste buds with speciality dishes created in their kitchens from fresh, local ingredients.

About £15,000 has already been raised towards the £75,000 target needed to pay for the restoration of six derelict bells at All Saints’ Church in Upper Sheringham.

It’s National Volunteers’ Week and one national charity has two bright stars to highlight.

Floral designers from towns and villages all over north Norfolk are busy preparing for one of the area’s biggest flower festivals, which opens at St Andrew’s Methodist Church, Sheringham, on July 5.

Areas of Norfolk faced a deluge on Saturday as heavy rain hit the county.

The life and times of one of the most fascinating photographers of the 20th century is to be covered in two planned exhibitions.

Smaller towns and villages near rail lines in Norfolk and Suffolk could receive a tourism boost thanks to two new brochures which aim to encourage visitors.

A dog is feared to have drowned today in the sea off Sheringham after rescue efforts were scuppered by dense mist.

It was hidden inside a Sheringham home for nearly a quarter of a century.

A higher-than-normal number of trains being in for repair has led to a shortage of seats on the Sheringham to Norwich train line.

Battling cancer patient Gretel Brice is working through her ‘bucket list’ by directing a youth musical production of Little Women.

Cromer and Sheringham Crab and Lobster Festival got off to a cracking start, with hundreds turning out to see local chefs in action at an open-air cookery theatre, browse more than 50 stalls and sample locally-produced food ranging from artisan bread, to pickles and preserves.

Testing has started on the first of Greater Anglia’s new regional trains that are due to transform services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

A woman is training for a charity bike ride as part of her recovery from breast cancer.

Fifty years of praise at St Andrew’s Methodist Church in Sheringham will be celebrated with a special anniversary event.

A US woman is helping a Norfolk man stitch together his family tree, after reading about a new civilian memorial on the North Norfolk News website.

The final touches are being made to a popular convenience store and post office as part of a £250,000 refurbishment.

Business chiefs say the future prosperity of businesses in Norfolk require “fit for purpose” transport links as figures show crippling low average journey speeds between the county’s towns.

A Norfolk man has waited most of his life to see a memorial erected to honour three members of his family that died as a result of air raids in the Second World War.

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.

Neighbours have spoken of watching a dramatic rescue from a block of flats in Sheringham, which is being treated as arson.

A north Norfolk community is set to remember the men who died during the First World War with a floral tribute and a brief history of their military careers.

It’s been a long wait but a new purpose-built community centre costing £600,000 is now open in Trimingham, near Mundesley.

A play that was inspired by the north Norfolk seaside resort of Sheringham will be playing at the town’s Little Theatre early next month.

A “fitting tribute” concert was held at Sheringham Little Theatre in memory of bushy-bearded, booming-voiced town crier Tony Nelson.

New beach boards are being rolled out across north Norfolk to encourage people to spend two or more minutes picking up marine litter and plastic pollution.

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

A team of cyclists from a North Norfolk church has completed a 256-mile ride and raised £1000 for a school in Uganda.

More than 70 children and teenagers joined in battles, dance routines, singalongs, comedy and cops and robbers chases in Bugsy at Sheringham Little Theatre.

The North Norfolk Breathe Easy group raised £500 for the British Lung Foundation (BLF) last year.

A couple are spending about £250,000 on the refurbishment of a popular Norfolk convenience store and post office.

Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre has been given a musical makeover in the latest production from Norfolk Youth Music Theatre. Arts correspondent Emma Knights finds out more from director Adrian Connell.

The Norfolk Coast has been a nationally protected area for 50 years, and today sees the launch of a series of exciting events to mark the occasion.

A new Sheringham Carnival competition is offering people the chance to win a cash prize just by taking a selfie.

The Easter bunny made a surprise appearance on the Lowestoft branch line to celebrate the holiday.

More than 70 young actors are filling the stage at Sheringham Little Theatre for the fun musical Bugsy Malone.

About 2,000 people are expected to use a new path up Beeston Hill in its first weekend alone.

Best known as Sheringham’s bushy-bearded, booming-voiced town crier, Tony Nelson was also a key player at the Little Theatre, where he acted, directed and had two spells as chairman.

An elderly resident was escorted from a property by fire-fighters after a blaze in Sheringham.

Volunteers are needed to help serve the RNLI and an open recruitment day is being held at Sheringham lifeboat station.

A couple from Sheringham who lost treasured snaps of their “holiday of a lifetime” had them returned six years later after they were posted to Facebook group Secret Norwich.

It started off with 13 pioneers in a west London park but in the space of a few short years has become an international phenomenon, with almost three million participants in 17 countries, stretching from the UK to Singapore, South Africa, Australia and America.

The gem of the Norfolk coast has for many years attracted visitors including royals, Prime Ministers and celebrities.

Police are appealing for information after a chainsaw was stolen in Sheringham.

A Sheringham nuisance neighbour breached a noise abatement notice six times.

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

A West End musical show star is the new patron of a Norfolk seaside theatre.

A helicopter is being drafted in to airlift heavy materials up Beeston Bump in Sheringham next week.

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).

While most of the UK was battening down the hatches waiting for the Beast from the East to do its worst, Sheringham-based artist Kate Munro was heading off to Sweden, where temperatures hit as low as minus 35, and snowdrifts reached up to eight feet high.

A major fundraising project has been launched to bring back bell-ringing at a north Norfolk church for the first time since the 1930s.

The Beast from the East is still causing havoc on public transport networks across the region.

Rail passengers have been warned to only travel if necessary with snow and ice expected to bring more major disruption across the whole Greater Anglia network.

The oldest member of a north Norfolk seated exercise class is proving you are never too old to keep fit.

Rail bosses say they are using NASA-grade insulation to try to stop points from freezing during the cold snap.

Bosses at an historic hotel in a seaside village have promised to “bounce back” after being hit with a zero food hygiene rating.

A man was threatened with a knife in a Sheringham robbery, police said.

Snow is expected to fall across Norfolk this week as the region braces itself for freezing temperatures.

Eight members of a north Norfolk-based amateur radio group have been teaching girl guides how to contact colleagues around the world as part of Thinking on The Air Day.

Trains between Norwich and Sheringham have been disrupted due to a signalling fault at North Walsham.

A public consultation for a huge wind farm has been dubbed “cosmetic” by a community group - but the energy firm behind it insists it went beyond what was required.

Hundreds of hardy souls braved the icy cold waters of the North Sea for the Boxing Day charity dip at Cromer, and a cheque for £4,450 has been presented to the Stroke Association.

Crime buffs in north Norfolk get the chance to decide the guilt or innocence of a man in a murder mystery brought to life by former detective Gary Powell.

A morning train from Sheringham to Norwich has been cancelled today because of a fault.

Emergency services in Great Yarmouth have teamed up to provide even quicker response times for ambulance crews.

When former nurse Penny Bevan Jones founded Sheringham-based health and wellbeing charity Excel 2000 in 1993, she took inspiration from her own experiences of battling physical and mental health problems.

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

The future of Sheringham Community Centre could be decided by residents, after the town council called a special meeting aimed at addressing a £45,000 a year deficit.

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.

Birdwatchers from across the country have been heading to a north Norfolk seaside resort to see a rare bird normally found during the winter in southern Europe.

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.

Two north Norfolk men with more than 50 years’ experience of rambling between them have been given long service achievement awards.

A controversial 30-home retirement village under construction in Sheringham is expected to be opened by summer.

Rail passengers travelling between Norwich and Sheringham have been warned to expect delays.

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.

A new Specsavers store is opening in Sheringham on Friday, January 19.

About 600 children and staff were evacuated from a north Norfolk school after the fire alarm went off.

Rail conductor/guards employed by Greater Anglia are to walk out on strike again for three days – but the company insists passengers in Norfolk should not face any disruption.

A person has died after being hit by a train in Norwich this morning.

A person has been hit by a train in Norfolk this morning.

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

Fossil hunters are being urged to leave “well alone” pieces of ordnance that have washed up on north Norfolk beaches.

Sell-out panto shows at Sheringham have provided a bonus to the coffers of the town’s Little Theatre.

Storm Eleanor is causing disruption across Norfolk with fallen trees, power cuts and disruption to some rail services.

North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb will attend a special screening of the feature documentary film Unrest at the Sheringham Little Theatre next week.

Capital funding for a £13.3m investment in sporting facilities in north Norfolk has been agreed by councillors.

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.

Toys and presents collected by the Aylsham and Sheringham branches of Hays Travel for their fifth annual Santa’s Sleigh Appeal have been handed over to the regional children’s charity Break.

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

Sheringham students once again travelled across Europe to take part in Robotex, the continent’s biggest robotics festival.

A new book from Cromer-based Poppyland Publishing digs deeper into the 19th century phenomenon that was Poppyland.

North Norfolk is set to get a new £10m leisure centre with a swimming pool and a £2.6m indoor tennis centre with a gym.

A person has died at the scene of a train crash at Roughton Road train station.

Rail services are being disrupted after a person was hit by a train between Cromer and Gunton this morning.

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.

A man jumped out from behind a bus stop and attacked a woman who fell to the ground and injured her face.

A fly-tipper has been fined £600 and ordered to pay £1,000 in costs after illegally dumping waste in North Norfolk.

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

Fraudsters are using the Postcode Lottery to scam victims into thinking they have won six-figure payouts.

The owner of jewellery stolen during a burglary in Sheringham is desperate to get some of the items back, because of their significant sentimental value.

A West Runton student has been named as a finalist in the Association of Colleges’ national Student of the Year awards.

North Norfolk really is the best place to swim with all six Blue Flag award-winning beaches judged to have excellent bathing water by the government.

A car ended up on its side after a road crash in Holt Road, Upper Sheringham.

British Lions, England and Leicester Tigers brothers Tom and Ben Youngs have become the first honorary members of RNLI Sheringham’s lifeboat crew.

A charity fundraising team is inviting families to celebrate the lives of loved ones lost to cancer, at a Christmas lights service at St Peter’s Church, Sheringham.

Take a trip down memory lane with our wonderful photographic celebration of East Anglian life through the decades. Today we take a nostalgic look back at the seaside town of Sheringham, situated in North Norfolk.

Noisy motorbikes and vehicles is the hot topic in Sheringham.

A multi-million pound sporting facility in Sheringham could partly be paid for by a new hotel.

Fishing has always been one of the mainstays of the north Norfolk economy, and these archive photographs show how much it has featured in the region’s daily life.

The date for the Christmas lights switch-on in Sheringham has been announced.

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

Tickets are still available for a joint gig featuring the Sheringham Shantymen and Keith Skipper at Cromer Pier Pavilion Theatre.

Rail passengers are set to experience widespread disruption as work on a major modernisation plan gets under way.

A north Norfolk church is taking a phone company to court after it failed to abide by Ombudsman rules stating it had acted incorrectly.

A new housing development in Sheringham called Beaumaris Court has been named after an historic hotel.

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

A decision on whether to knock down the old Shannocks hotel in Sheringham has been deferred.

Despite the open rivalry between the seaside towns of Sheringham and Cromer, the business community of both joined together (however briefly) to discuss the economic challenges which both their tourist-driven economies face.

The team behind Greater Anglia’s Bittern Line has announced that they’ll be adding another carriage to the route from Norwich to Sheringham.

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

They are just a few miles apart and rivalry between Sheringham and Cromer in north Norfolk has always been intense.

Four friends took part in a great adventure when they cycled from one animal sanctuary to another wearing animal-themed fancy dress to raise money.

Firefighters from Norfolk stations will no longer respond to medical emergencies, raising fears lives could be put at risk.

History fans turned out in force at Sheringham and Holt this morning, as the North Norfolk Railway’s annual 1940s weekend got underway with songs, stories and spam sandwiches.

It was a case of love at first sight when Norwich railway worker Tom Harbord met fellow vintage fan Sarah Evans at a dance held as part of the North Norfolk Railway’s 1940s weekend three years ago.

Five friends wearing animal-themed fancy dress are cycling 30 miles from one animal sanctuary to another to raise money.

Calls have been made for a Norfolk councillor to be reprimanded and removed from a position of leadership at a parish council, after she was found to have breached the code of conduct.

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.

A multi-million pound project which could prevent homes in north Norfolk from sinking into the sea has been launched after a development agreement was signed.

It’s normally its sister railway bridge less than a mile away in Cromer Road that is notorious for being clipped by tall vehicles - but this time it happened at the Norwich Road bridge in North Walsham.

A former famous Norfolk regiment and a very different kind of war hero are to be honoured in a ceremony at Sheringham.

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.

Pensioners could benefit after planners agreed that more than 130 new retirement homes will be built in north Norfolk.

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

A selfless street sweeper has been hailed a hero after he dived into the sea to save two girls from drowning during his rounds in a North Norfolk seaside resort.

Do you remember when Diana came to Sheringham?

It is still one of the busiest train lines in Norfolk, bringing tourists to the coast.

A north Norfolk railway station will be festooned in bunting when volunteers hold their annual tea party to raise funds for the gardens.

A magical musical road trip panto is the highlight of Sheringham Little Theatre’s newly-released winter line-up.

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

A north Norfolk community amateur sports club can offer youngsters more training courses and expand, thanks to a grant from Sheringham Shoal Community Fund.

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

A fundraiser known as the Three Peaks (Norfolk) challenge held at the end of the Sheringham Carnival raised more than £2,000 for charities and good causes.

In another theatrical win for seaside rep, the Sheringham Little Theatre hosts the world premiere of this new play by James Cawood.

One of Britain’s most elusive butterflies has been spotted for a third time in north Norfolk.

A successful music festival on the North Norfolk coast is set to return for a second year.

One of Britain’s most elusive butterflies has twice been spotted at the National Trust’s Sheringham Park in north Norfolk.

A turf-cutting ceremony for a new £588,000 community hub was attended by the oldest man in a north Norfolk village.

The Rotary Club of North Norfolk held a charity golf day at the Royal Cromer Golf Club in aid of the Admiral Nurses Project.

One of the country’s finest actors will be performing in north Norfolk - on days off from appearing in the West End.

A truly North Norfolk ale is on the way after the Sheringham Horticultural Society and the Norfolk Brewhouse teamed up to plant a hop garden.

An award-winning documentary about sixth-formers at a Norfolk special needs school gives a unique insight into their lives.

An acting couple are returning to their romantic roots when they team up for a summer drama season in Norfolk.

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.

More than 400 patients have been helped by a lifesaving partnership between firefighters and ambulance staff in Norfolk.

Hundreds of people lined the streets in Sheringham to show their appreciation of the RNLI, as it celebrated 150 years in the town.