North Norfolk District Council

A riding centre that was fined last year for hiring out horses without a licence is hoping to reopen.

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.

Gas works in a north Norfolk town have forced the weekly market to move location.

Controversial plans to build 110 new houses and a primary school in Holt will be decided at a meeting.

A plan for thousands of new homes to be built in north Norfolk has been met with a mixed reaction.

A statue of Our Lady of Walsingham could be mounted on the outside wall of a grade 2 listed building in the north Norfolk village.

A hungry caterpillar and butterfly toddler trail, an Easter treasure hunt and a woodland activity day are all on the programme for youngsters at Holt Country Park this Easter break.

The first local council to declare a Climate Emergency is set to be North Norfolk.

They originally came to these shores with crusaders returning from conquests in the Middle East.

More than 12,000 homes could be built across the county without the need to eat into the beauty spots that make Norfolk what is it today.

More than £200,000 is to be spent on a new housing scheme for older people - as council bosses wrestle with a way to provide the 3,000 extra care places desperately needed over the next decade.

It’s a daredevil feat that council chairmen might not be expected to take part in.

Plans for a new £3.3m sports hub in Cromer have sparked concerns over the future of a tennis club in the town.

A north Norfolk school has received a cash boost towards the installation of a new all-weather running track.

Two firms have admitted breaching their health and safety duties in connection with an incident where a swimmer was pulled unconscious from a pool at a north Norfolk holiday park.

Community correspondent MAURICE GRAY reports on affordable housing plans in Walcott on the north Norfolk coast.

Children and adults alike can throw their hands up with delight - Norfolk may soon get its second roller coaster.

Two councils on the Norfolk coast say they face an “ever-increasing burden” to tackle the impact of coastal erosion and have called on utility companies to help protect the country’s coastline.

Notice is given that Chloe Wickrama Aranchchige has on the 05 March 2019, applied to North Norfolk District Council as the Licensing Authority for the grant of a Premises Licence in respect of; ‘Walsingham Village Stores’, 25 High Street, Walsingham, NR22 6BY. To permit: Sale of alcohol (for consumption off the premises) Mon – Sat 0830 – 2230 Sun 1000 – 2230 hrs

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

The beautiful north Norfolk coast has drawn visitors to our region for centuries, and now businesses have been invited to learn more about a new initiative aimed at boosting the region’s tourism economy.

Plans to turn a historic North Walsham building earmarked for a Wetherspoon into an independent pub/restaurant with a cinema attached instead have met a mixed reaction.

An alternative plan should JD Wetherspoon not move into North Walsham has been drawn up by a local businessman.

Cuts in government funding and rising demand for services mean councils, including in Norfolk and Suffolk, are selling off land and property to bring in cash.

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

The doors at Cromer Museum have been thrown open for a new season - giving visitors the chance to explore the many fascinating people and events from the town’s heritage.

The owners of a bed and breakfast at a former Norfolk air base have said the support for plans to build a memorial at the site has been “overwhelming”.

North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) has refused to declare a climate emergency after being urged to by two members of the public.

The red light holding back plans for a JD Wetherspoon pub in North Walsham finally looks to be on the cusp of turning green.

Plans for a new £3.3m sports hub with three indoor tennis courts in Cromer are back on track after councillors approved an extra £672,000 for the project.

An East Anglian children’s hospice charity is planning to open a new shop in a Grade II listed former north Norfolk bank building.

A riding centre has been fined for hiring out horses without a licence.

Boat builder Oyster Yachts, which almost went bust last year, was singled out for special praise at the North Norfolk Business Awards.

Neighbours are backing revised plans to turn a former newsagent and tearoom into flats and houses after initial objections.

Partners in a scheme to protect the north Norfolk coastline have signed a contract to carry out sandscaping construction work.

Cutting food and drink waste by 20pc over the next decade is the goal of the ‘Courtauld Commitment 2025’, which North Norfolk District Council has just become the first authority in Norfolk to sign.

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

The iconic onion domes of St Basil’s cathedral are one of the most show stopping sights of Russian architecture.

A north Norfolk village is preparing to vote on whether its vision for the future will be used to decide planning applications.

Some of north Norfolk’s famous Bagot goats have headed south to continue their valuable conservation and habitat-management work.

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

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

The owner of a golf attraction in a north Norfolk seaside town said his business will be handicapped after the council approved plans for a crazy golf course just metres from his clifftop putting green.

North Norfolk district councillors have said it’s time to “start planning the celebrations”, after news of a £1m project to replace Sheringham’s railway platform.

A Norfolk council will hold a series of information evenings ahead of a run of local elections in May.

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

A new skate park is taking shape behind a north Norfolk swimming pool and fitness centre, as part of a £10.7 million project to build a state-of-the art leisure facility.

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

A north Norfolk charity has teamed up with a doctors’ surgery, to launch a scheme aimed at supporting Cromer residents who have difficulty accessing transport to GP and hospital appointments.

Students at Sheringham High School had a chance to find out about jobs ranging from plumber and bricklayer, to architect and accountant, at a careers fair attended by more than 20 Norfolk businesses and organisations.

Residents of the north Norfolk villages of Corpusty and Saxthorpe are being asked if they want to play more of a role in the development of their neighbourhoods.

The funeral of a former North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) chief who oversaw the reconstruction of Cromer’s iconic pier will be held later this month.

Council workers coming to work in comfy clobber has paid off for a raft of charities.

Cromer’s appearance on the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow has been given the seal of approval by local folk, who have hailed it “brilliant”, “excellent” and “one of their best productions”.

Revised plans to move a cliff-top caravan park further inland, away from coastal erosion, have met with opposition online from locals and a nearby school.

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

A Norfolk council has issued an ultimatum to JD Wetherspoon demanding to know whether it’s opening a pub in a Norfolk town or not.

A controversial business park proposal, which served as catalyst for the changing leadership at North Norfolk District Council, is back on the agenda.

Several independent businesses will be made homeless and forced to pay thousands to relocate after losing an enforcement appeal.

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

People in Corpusty and Saxthorpe in north Norfolk can vote on the future development of their twin villages in a referendum.

An otherwise sleepy Norfolk village was today embroiled in an astonishing row after a series of allegations were made by its parish council chairman against fellow villagers.

Nature draws many people to the north Norfolk coast, but it’s not always clear what to do when nature calls.

A north Norfolk town is hoping to fight back against the ‘Amazon effect’, by launching a series of workshops aimed at teaching small businesses how to raise their online profile and use social media to boost trade.

A fly-tipper who left dumped rubbish in open countryside has been ordered to pay more than £1,500 in fines and costs.

Friction within members of a Norfolk council shows no sign of abating after one group accused the other of hijacking its ideas.

Parents and residents concerned about long-standing parking problems outside Sheringham Primary School are urging North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) to take action on the issue, which they say is “an accident waiting to happen”.

Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable will speak out against Brexit at a meeting in North Walsham.

The work of artist Amelia Mills is being showcased at North Norfolk District Council’s first floor gallery at its Cromer offices.

Tributes have been paid to the former council chief and “dedicated family man” who oversaw the 1994 reconstruction of Cromer’s famous pier.

A goat that went AWOL for about 48 hours was one of the famous Bagot herd that spends the summer on a Cromer cliff-face.

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

The shortlists for the second North Norfolk Business Awards, which celebrate the best in the region, include a brewery and a pub.

Cromer is celebrating an increase in numbers in the town centre at a time when high streets up and down the country are said to be in crisis.

Norfolk County Council’s Conservative leadership has a New Year’s Resolution to give themselves more power – but Liberal Democrat councillors Dan Roper and Steff Aquarone argue that you should be worried

A council has been forced to apologise and pay for damage caused to a Norfolk football team’s pitch on New Year’s Day.

Pupils have made a New Year’s resolution to reduce plastic waste through a new recycling scheme.

Community groups helping vulnerable north Norfolk residents with transport have received a £19,000 boost to their funding.

A crash blackspot could be made safer thanks to a new £1.2m roundabout, after it was picked to benefit from a share of £20m being pumped into Norfolk’s roads.

North Norfolk District Council failed to issue a single penalty notice for dog fouling in 2018, and only two were issued in 2017.

A north Norfolk council has awarded four grants to projects including art therapy, musical theatre and dementia memory support.

A technology-inspired heritage trail is set to bring to life the history of a north Norfolk town after more than £40,000 worth of funding was secured.

A dog mess poster that threatened to spit-roast pets whose owners did not clean up after them has been taken down following complaints.

Sunny north Norfolk weather will soon be put to good use by the district council, which is planning to spend £225,000 on adding 390 solar panels to its Cromer headquarters.

Norfolk county and district-level councils have been working with emergency services to prepare for the possibility of a no-deal Brexit.

They live close enough to hear our arguments and be kept awake by our late-night parties.

Town councillors in Sheringham have passed a vote of no confidence in one of their number after allegations of bullying and a previous meeting which ended in “disarray”.

Employers and business people are being urged to take part in a school’s mentoring scheme aimed at helping students gain the confidence and skills they will need when they join the workforce.

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

A fundraising campaign to buy a village pub for the community has been kick-started with a £500 charity grant.

A Norfolk council is inviting businesses to give their views on the next financial year’s spending.

A Norfolk resident has hit out at a council over skyrocketing parking charges at a New Year’s Day fireworks event which he claims is due to “greed”.

Cromer has claimed the unenviable title of dog mess capital of north Norfolk, with more than twice as many incidents reported in the town over the past four years than anywhere else in the district, figures have revealed.

Tributes have been paid to the former Fakenham Town footballer, Stephen Doughty, described as a “club legend”, who died aged 62, after a long illness.

The owner of a 17th century stately home has been ordered to undo a trio of changes made to neighbouring buildings, following a decade-long planning row - works which will cost him tens of thousands of pounds to complete.

Nearly £130,000 in grants is still available to help four market towns in the north of the county improve their economic vitality.

The only elected members of the Broads Authority could be cast adrift as bosses look to trim the size of its board - in what has been described as “democracy in reverse”.

Cromer’s Bagot goats are enjoying a change of scenery over the winter after their sterling work this year.

A multi-million pound scheme to protect the north Norfolk coastline has taken a significant step forward, with the appointment of a contractor to carry out the work.

An independent review into the viability of the controversial business park proposal, which served as catalyst for the changing leadership at North Norfolk District Council, has been commissioned.

A woman whose foot went through Cromer pier after a plank “cracked and broke” while she was running has said she was appalled at the council’s reaction.

A Norfolk council has awarded its latest round of funding to community projects.

Businesses get to showcase their staff and successes in an annual competition that celebrates the best a region can offer.

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

Splash in Sheringham and other leisure centres in north Norfolk will be run by a new contractor from next year, saving the council £300,000 a year.

Residents in north Norfolk are pressing ahead with plans to buy a village’s only pub for the community - but need to raise about £250,000 in just six months.

A £190,000 revamp of a Cromer park has moved a step closer with a planning application now registered with the district council.

A major development on the outskirts of Cromer has been dealt a blow after concerns were raised about its effect on the road network.

The new leader of North Norfolk District Council has asked residents for their views on the council’s services and activities.

Residents of a north Norfolk village are holding a meeting to find out whether there’s enough support to buy the only pub in the village for the community.

Two Tory councillors have avoided the threat of expulsion from their group after they joined a new cross-party cabinet against the wishes of their group leader.

Plans have been drawn up to replace a former doctors’ surgery and pharmacy in Cromer with nine new two-storey homes.

A selection of the region’s most selfless and committed individuals gathered on Wednesday evening at The Halls in Norwich for the EDP Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards 2018.

It was the first four-engine bomber to be used by the Royal Air Force, blazing a trail that would be followed by many other aircraft designs throughout the Second World War.

Volunteers whose hard work makes north Norfolk a better place have been celebrated at an awards night.

The region’s most hard working, caring, and talented individuals were celebrated at a glittering awards ceremony this evening.

It was once described by experts as the county’s most potentially dangerous fire hazard.

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

More than £60,000 has been secured to help Fakenham town centre thrive.

A 12-year-old girl was recognised for her work with a first responder team at north Norfolk’s Big Society Awards 2018.

The new cabinet of North Norfolk District Council has given its support to a new football pitch at the former school of a star of the women’s game.

Four market towns in the north of the county are in line for improvements, after taking advantage of a council’s funding scheme.

A councillor has said she was “gob-smacked” after feeling her concerns over bin collection had been shut down at the first meeting of the new north Norfolk cabinet.

A dementia hub that offers a warm, inviting environment for people looking to socialise and make friends has won a community project award.

A Wells resident has described the town’s ‘anger’ after building work on the site of historic cellars which may have been used by smugglers was told to continue.

An “energetic and indefatigable Norfolk hero” from Cromer will be made an MBE later this week.

Two Conservative councillors have this morning refused to quit the party after their leader demanded they resign.

The Conservative group in North Norfolk has plunged further into chaos, with its leader calling on two further senior members to resign.

A new £860,000 football pitch with an emphasis on attracting girls to the beautiful game is being touted for the former school of an award-winning footballer.

A three-party Cabinet has been named by the new Leader of North Norfolk District Council (NNDC).

The new leader of North Norfolk District Council is promising a “fresh start” after the chaos of the last Tory administration. Sarah Butikofer, leader of the newly Liberal Democrat-led council, took over after a vote of no confidence in John Lee and his Tory team at a full council meeting last week.

A plan to build a state-of-the-art £3.4m indoor tennis centre in north Norfolk and to improve four other tennis facilities spread across the district has cleared a key hurdle.

Run Anglia editor Mark Armstrong discusses why competitive running standards appear to be in decline

Bathing water around the north Norfolk coast is “excellent”, according to the government.

The political tide has turned on the north Norfolk coast, with the district council now Liberal Democrat led.

The political tide of North Norfolk District Council could change this evening, with a vote of no confidence in its leadership to be held.

Visitors to a north Norfolk council office have just days left to greet two of the GoGo Hares before they head home for Christmas events.

An exhibition of photography inspired by the Norfolk coastline has opened in Cromer.

The leader of a Norfolk council has spoken about a lack of mental health services in the area and said he “can’t imagine” what families who have lost sons to suicide are feeling.

Plans have been made to expand a north Norfolk campsite nearby a centuries-old castle.

The head of North Norfolk District Council’s legal team Eastlaw said she was “proud” and “thrilled” after winning a national award.

One of Norfolk’s best-known retailers insists it is optimistic about the future, despite being squeezed by rising costs.

North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) has opened a consultation into changes to voting arrangements.

Communities across north Norfolk paid tribute to the fallen at the weekend, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armistice with events ranging from concerts and exhibitions, to bell ringing and beacon-lighting ceremonies.

Thousands of poppies petals cascaded down on a 500-strong congregation at Cromer Parish Church at the weekend, as part of a series of events organised by the town council to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice.

A vote of no confidence in John Lee’s leadership at North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) will be held, following the resignation of yet another councillor from the Conservative group.

A vacant property on the north Norfolk coast that has previously been used as a second home could be knocked down to make way for a residential development.


Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Application to vary our license to the sale of alcohol off premises

A row has broken out over delays to pub giant JD Wetherspoon opening a new business in a Norfolk town.

People who have worked to create a stronger community in north Norfolk will be honoured at an awards night to take place on November 29.

Contractors wanting to have a hand in building a planned £3.2m sports hub in Cromer have submitted their tenders to North Norfolk District Council.

A bid for £100,000 is being made to revamp Fakenham town centre and help local businesses in the “fight back” against online shopping.

A development of more than 40 affordable houses on a derelict site in north Norfolk has been unanimously approved by councillors.

A north Norfolk swimming centre is to make way for a new £10.7m leisure and sports centre, after councillors agreed to push ahead with the plans.

A tax loophole that allows second homes owners to avoid paying council tax on their properties will be investigated after a north Norfolk MP highlighted the issue.

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.

Cromer Town Council’s planning committee has decided to object to a plans for 185 new homes, a sports and leisure park on the town’s southern outskirts.

Plans have been made for a new dialysis centre in North Walsham.

From concerts and art exhibitions, to parades and history projects, towns and villages across north Norfolk are preparing to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War with a host of events. Here is a round-up of Remembrance Day services and centenary events in the area.

A drive-through Starbucks coffee shop creating 30 jobs has been included in a Norfolk supermarket’s plan to develop its car park.

This is the historic moment when a 30ft whelker sailed into one of Norfolk’s previously long-forgotten harbours for the first time in more than six decades.

Steven Downes has plenty of things he likes, but something he really hates - it’s cold, wet and could give you a free verucca....

‘We’ve been warning them for years.’

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.

Revised plans to build 43 affordable homes in a north Norfolk town, submitted by Victory Housing Trust, are recommended for approval by councillors.

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

Plans for an ambitious programme which will maintain existing events and introduce new activities in Fakenham have been announced.

A Norfolk port is again open for business by boat and is set to welcome its largest traditional commercial sailing vessel in more than 60 years.

The second North Norfolk Business Awards, which celebrate the best businesses in the region, are now open for entries - and businesses are being encouraged to put themselves forward to win one of the prestigious titles.

Initial plans have been drawn up to build a ‘gated community’ made up of 62 retirement apartments in Sheringham.

Community bosses hope to build on the success of a fun-run held on the carnival field in Cromer today.

A viewing platform to admire the stunning views will form part of a new children’s play and leisure area at an under-used park.

Government figures reveal a third of all properties bought in north Norfolk in 2017-18 were second homes. JESSICA FRANK-KEYES looks into the effect this rise has had on the area’s coastal communities

Sponsors of the Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards have given their reasons for getting involved as the deadline for entries approaches.

Empty homes are a major frustration for many communities at a time of a national housing shortage.

Living sustainably will the focus of an event planned for Sheringham, after the success of the first such meeting earlier in October.

Halloween is just around the corner and there are creepy goings-on happening all over north Norfolk. Here are 10 of the spookiest events taking place in the area.

October 24 marks the fifth anniversary since Tesco opened in Sheringham after a 17-year planning battle. Karen Bethell spoke to traders and shoppers to find out what effect the store’s arrival has had on the town and asked them what they thought the future held for Sheringham as a popular seaside resort and shopping destination.

A planning appeal which could have led to 200 new homes at Sculthorpe, near Fakenham, has been withdrawn, meaning the development will not go ahead.

A couple lived in a mobile home for nearly two years while completely renovating this barn which was in such a poor condition, it was on the at risk register but last week it won a major award. Property editor Caroline Culot went to visit Susan and Simon Wiseman at Church Barn in East Ruston.

It’s for sale for a guide price of £650,000; this former Methodist chapel in Catfield which the EDP featured last month has been completely renovated into a four bedroom home with a luxury feel yet retaining many of the original features.

It was a part of the set the BBC erected in Cromer alongside the helter-skelter and the lights, but it was taken down at the end of filming.

A major development comprising 185 new homes, a sports and leisure park, and a dementia care home and supported living units could be built on the outskirts of Cromer.

Make notice that Roys 1 (Wroxham) Ltd Is seeking a new premises licence for Roys (Wroxham) Ltd, Forge House, Stalham Road, Hoveton, NR12 8DU For the supply of alcohol for consumption off the premises. Mon 09:00 — 18:00 Tues 09:00 —18:00 Wed 09:00 — 20:00 Thurs 09:00 — 20.00 Fri 09:00 — 20:00 Sat 09:00 —18:00 Sun 10:30 —16:30

A housing company celebrated the completion of 16 new homes in a north Norfolk village, and hopes the project will “reduce the stigma” of social housing.

Relations between two Norfolk councils have been described as “toxic”.

Properties in East Ruston, Wells and Fakenham have taken the top spots in a north Norfolk council’s development awards.

A row has erupted after a north Norfolk council installed play equipment a campaigner says is unusable by disabled children, despite being offered funding for accessible items.

A Norfolk MP is spearheading a petition demanding an end to a tax loophole that allows second home owners to pay no council tax.

There may not be a lot going on, but that has not stopped hundreds of people watching the BBC filming on Cromer pier.

Revised plans to build 43 affordable homes in Laundry Loke, North Walsham have been submitted by social housing landlord Victory Housing Trust.

Filming is set to resume on a BBC drama at Cromer pier today.

Film production crew in Cromer for a Christmas-themed drama have been setting up cameras and other equipment at an amusement arcade in the town today.

Time is running out to enter a north Norfolk community awards as the closing date for entries approaches.

A BBC film crew has rolled into Cromer to shoot a Christmas-themed drama.

The work of Norfolk artist Anna Ovenden is being showcased at North Norfolk District Council’s (NNDC) offices on Holt Road, Cromer.

A north Norfolk coastal lookout service has relaunched with a new name to mark the area’s “national importance”.

The North Norfolk District Council (hereinafter referred to as “the Council”) in accordance with The Local Authorities’ Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England & Wales) Regulations 1996 and all other statutory enabling powers HEREBY GIVES NOTICE that the Council proposes to vary the North Norfolk District Council (Off-Street Parking Places)

Cromer Pier will be closed for a day as a film crew heads to town for a BBC shoot, the details of which are being kept tightly under wraps.

People can take part in a community fun-run to raise money for their own charity or organisation.

Concerns have been raised over the discovery a Norfolk district council has lost years’ worth of minutes of full council meetings.

Norfolk could be set for its first ‘official’ marathon, with one of the county’s district councils looking to fire the starter’s pistol on the event.

Owners of holiday homes in north Norfolk could face a new tax bill under Labour in plans drawn up to help bridge the divide between the “haves and have-nots”.

North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) has backed a county-wide effort to encourage Norfolk residents to recycle.

Cromer students are hoping to transform their school into a place of eco-friendly education.

Up to 37 bills asking residents to pay for their garden waste bin service have been sent out in error by North Norfolk District Council.

See the building work going on at a former Methodist chapel in east Norfolk which is being converted into a luxury home, shortly going up for sale. Property editor Caroline Culot went to take a look.

Warnings have been issued about a hoax calls from fraudsters pretending to be from a north Norfolk council.

Major works on the £80,000 refurbishment of a mid Norfolk car park begin later this week.

A north Norfolk council has awarded more than £14,000 to nine community organisations to focusing on heath and wellbeing.

The number of overnight trips made to north Norfolk in 2017 rose by more than 12pc year on year, compared to just three per cent in England.

TV celebrity Linda Barker is to design eight new holiday lodges just given planning permission.

A £600,000 scheme will revamp public loos in six north Norfolk towns and villages but civic leaders in Holt are ‘incensed’ their loos have been bypassed.

A cash boost to community transport projects, worth £32,000, will help people living in rural communities in north Norfolk.

Concerns have been raised over a council’s £2.2m commitment to a controversial business zone scheme offering reduced rates for companies involved in the offshore energy sector.

Every TripAdvisor review at Cromer’s North Lodge Park Tea Rooms in August was five star.

It’s a crisp, clear morning as Iain Jagger sets out shrubs and blooming flowers at Cromer’s weekly market.

Council bosses are looking for suggestions from the public to help preserve and enhance conservation areas in north Norfolk for the next generation and beyond.

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

A Norfolk attraction is stoking up its engines after announcing ambitious plans to invest £4 million into a new interactive children’s experience.

A smoking ban introduced on Cromer pier during the very hot summer looks set to become permanent.

An event which aims to encourage environmental awareness and sustainable living in north Norfolk has attracted around two thousand visitors on its first day.

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

A £3.2m community sports hub is to be served up in Cromer, after the district council granted planning permission to the project.

Plans for 200 new homes in North Walsham have hit another setback, after an appeal was dismissed.

Application for a Premises Licence

Thursday, September 6, 2018

KIRSTY RITCHIE Is seeking a new premises license for Fair Maiden Shellfish, North Walsham Road, Happisburgh, Norwich, Norfolk. To sell Alcohol for consumption off premises only.

The fate of a new sports hub in Cromer are due to be decided amid concerns it could spell the end for the town’s well-established tennis association.

The access ramp to Happisburgh beach will be closed on a temporary basis following two recent cliff slips adjacent to the ramp.

The region’s leading eco-lifestyle event is returning to north Norfolk this weekend.

Six toilet blocks in North Norfolk are in line for renovation, including two to be completely remodelled.

North Norfolk marked Merchant Navy Day with a special service and the hoisting of a Red Ensign.

It is one of the region’s most recognisable attractions, with an impressive view, a popular Christmas show and even a starring role in the Alan Partridge film.

Costa Coffee is opening at 7am in Cromer today.

The fate of a new sports hub in Cromer, including three indoor tennis courts, will be decided by councillors next week.

A north Norfolk beach clean organiser has called on people to get involved with collecting litter from the area’s six stretches of Blue Flag coastline.

Take a walk on the weird side, discover more about Norfolk’s rich folklore, hear ghost stories and legends, make a lucky charm to ward off bad dreams and celebrate the county’s oddities during this year’s Heritage Open Days, which has chosen Weird Norfolk for one of its main themes.

Costa Coffee is opening in Cromer tomorrow.

Traders have launched a last-ditch bid to save their livelihoods at a Norfolk farm as the district council seek to force them to leave after 10 years over planning breaches.

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

Fans of the unusual ‘beach-style’ facilities at an aging north Norfolk swimming pool have slammed a council’s plans to replace it with a more conventional facility.

A hole in a clifftop path in Cromer has thrown up historic questions about which local authority is responsible for its repair.

Beach goers in our region have been reminded it is illegal to take pebbles away after a man was threatened with legal action for taking some.

A north Norfolk networking group will be hosting its next event at one of the district’s most active estates.

Organisers behind an inaugural music festival in north Norfolk have been quick to reassure residents over noise level concerns.

A plaque has been presented to Bradfield Cricket Club celebrating North Norfolk District Council’s £15,000 grant from its Big Society Fund.

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

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

Family activities will take place at two north Norfolk beauty spots next week.

Ideas to improve North Walsham using cash from a new Market Towns Initiative include installing town centre wifi, putting in more public seating, and creating a youth hub.

MRS ALISON MATTHEWS Is seeking a new premises licence for Rocky Bottoms, Cromer Road, West Runton, Norfolk, NR27 9QA

For the sale by retail of alcohol on and off the premises from Monday to Sunday 10.00 until 20.30

A man who was arrested for sexual abuse on a child was placed in the same home as young families where he then sexually assaulted a boy.

Councils have moved to allay concerns of a public toilet shortage amid reports the majority of Norfolk and Waveney has seen a reduction in the number of major council-maintained public toilets since 2010.

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

Anyone interested in making a leap into local politics can find out if they’ve got what it takes at an upcoming information session.

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

A rusty tractor has been moved after being described as causing Cromer beach to look like a “tractor graveyard”.

Fourteen entries to a building excellence competition run by North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) will be whittled down to a shortlist later this month.

A public inquiry into the decision to reject a planning application for 200 homes in north Norfolk will be held later this month.

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.

A public consultation has opened into an application to build one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms off the north Norfolk coast.

Weddings will open Worstead Park for first time in decades

Artist Carole Wilshaw is the latest to see her work put on display at North Norfolk District Council’s (NNDC) public art gallery.

A proposed £10.7m pool and sports centre in north Norfolk will feature a six-lane 25-metre pool, a learner pool with an adjustable depth floor, multi-purpose studios and a spin studio, it has been revealed.

The county’s first Norfolk Day is making a splash in north Norfolk.

Money needed for a new play park in North Walsham was raised in just one year.

Fears have been raised that three stolen taxi roof signs could be used to dupe people into using bogus vehicles.

Sky lanterns may soon be a thing of the past in the Norwich area, along with the mass release of balloons.

A landlady was quick to act after rats invaded her pub/ restaurant, but the venue was still hit with a zero food hygiene rating from the council.

A call will be made tonight for Norwich City Council to ban sky lanterns, amid heightened fears they could spark fires during the hot spell.

Parishioners at a 14th century mid Norfolk church have celebrated its reopening after works began on the building two years ago.

Hundreds of students met the potential employers on their doorstep at an inaugural skills and careers festival.

Covert surveillance helped a Norfolk council secure another fly-tipping prosecution.

North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb is demanding an end to a loophole which allows homeowners to avoid paying tax on second homes.

They’re already a big tourist draw, and now the goats on the cliff at Cromer have their own merchandise.

A Norfolk district council has been rocked by the news of yet another resignation from the council’s Conservative group.

A Norfolk council is helping primary school pupils achieve their dreams of an environmental gold award.

A search is underway for a headless seal which was spotted on the beach.

It has come to represent Britain’s fighting spirit, a symbol of the courage of our wartime pilots as well as the excellence of our engineers.

A resident has warned of a “huge backlash” if Cromer’s iconic boating lake is replaced with a crazy golf course.

Councillors will decide this week whether adventure golf should return to the north Norfolk coast, as a proposal to turn a boating lake into a course is decided.

An innovative north Norfolk sports project has received £20,000 of funding to continue for a third year.

Traipsing to council officers or hanging on the telephone can be a frustrating process for people who find themselves in need of speaking to council staff.

RNLI lifeguards will be starting their peak season patrols on beaches in Norfolk and Suffolk from tomorrow with extra lifeguards in place to keep a watchful eye as the hot weather continues.*

Staff at Aylsham-based Kier Environmental Services have threatened to go on strike after allegations of being “disciplined, bullied and intimidated by the managers and supervisors” for years.

The cost of bringing in cashless payment options for car park pay machines in the city would have to be passed on to motorists.

Cromer Pier’s visitor figures are expected to receive a boost after a BBC programme filmed in the town is aired in the coming weeks, according to the district council.

The widow of a popular quantity surveyor has spoken of how proud her husband would be to see the “lovely” homes that have been named in his memory.

Nominations are needed for a building excellence competition run by North Norfolk District Council (NNDC).

THE BARSHAM BREWERY LTD Is seeking a new premises licence for The Estate Office, The Long Barn, The Stack Yard and West Barsham Hall, Walsingham Road, West Barsham, NR21 9NP for Sale of alcohol for consumption off the premises via online sales and for sales/collection to public direct from premises.

A host of children’s activities will be on offer in Cromer, North Walsham and Stalham during the six-week summer break.

Notice is hereby given that North Norfolk District Council (“the Council) intends to dispose of an interest in land that includes areas of open space at the following locations: Edgefield (Rectory Road) NR24 2RJ and Knapton (Land off School Close) NR28 OSA.

Fly-tippers are getting away with dumping hundreds of tonnes of waste across Norfolk, with just a handful of perpetrators being caught.

Resurfacing work will begin at a popular Fakenham car park in September, ahead of the introduction of parking charges, a Norfolk council has decided.

The issue of DIY waste charges has left councillors at loggerheads in North Norfolk - despite shared concerns over their impact on fly-tipping.

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

Almost £80,000 of taxpayers’ money has been spent on air travel by Norfolk County Council officers in the past three years - with the bulk of the flights for social workers to assess families overseas and to take children to visit their families.

An arsonist who started a series of devastating fires in Fakenham over a three day period has been jailed for 16 months.

Armed with litter pickers, buckets and sacks 25 volunteers headed to the beach at Overstrand, as our Big Coast Clean Up continues.

SANDRA ANN PEARCE Is seeking a new premises license/variation to premises licence for The Victorian Café Bistro Meadow Road Cromer Norfolk NR27 9EE

Long-awaited planning permission for a new boathouse for Wells lifeboat has been granted with work set to start in the autumn.

North Norfolk District Council, acting in their capacity as coast protection authority, herby give notice under section 5(1) of the above Act that they propose to carry out coast protection work at Bacton Gas Terminal, Bacton and Walcott.

Notice is hereby given that North Norfolk District Council (“the Council) intends to dispose of an interest in land that includes areas of open space at the following locations: Edgefield (Rectory Road) NR24

2RJ and Knapton (Land off School Close) NR28 OSA.

The composer of a world premiere and the musicians who will be performing it are getting ready for their big night.

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

Notice is hereby given that the Secretary of State has accepted an application by Orsted Hornsea Project Three (UK) Ltd of 5 Howick Place, London, SW1 P 1 WG (“the Applicant”) for a Development Consent Order under the Planning Act 2008. The Application (Reference No. EN010080) was submitted by the Applicant to the Secretary of State do the Planning Inspectorate on 14 May 2018 and was accepted on 8 June 2018.

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.

Application for a Premises Licence THE VICTORIAN Is seeking a new premises License for The Victorian, Meadow Road, Cromer, Norfolk NR27 9EE for Cafe/ Bistro



The North Norfolk District Council (hereinafter referred to as “the Council”) in 1 accordance with The Local Authorities’ Traffic Orders Regulations 1996 HEREBY GIVES NOTICE that the Council has approved the above-mentioned Order amending the North Norfolk District Council (Off-Street Parking Places) and Civil Enforcement Order 2012

City Hall in Norwich was illuminated blue and orange to mark a worldwide day to raise awareness of motor neurone disease.

Two clouded leopards, ring-tailed lemurs and even a zebra. These are just some of the exotic animals being kept privately across Norfolk.

An energy firm hoping to build a wind farm off the coast of north Norfolk has been criticised for ignoring concerns before submitting a planning application.

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



Thousands fewer people are using Norfolk’s recycling centres following the introduction of controversial DIY waste charges.

Two designated Traveller sites in North Norfolk are to remain as such, after it was agreed their leases would be renewed.

A multi-million pound scheme to protect the North Norfolk coastline is pressing forward, with the district council agreeing which designers to appoint to the scheme.

Up to 2,000 new homes could be built in North Walsham as part of the local plan.

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 concert in North Walsham next month will bring together top-class musicians, a historic anniversary, the community and a world premiere.

After a Norwich man went to drastic measures to try and quell his rat problem, it appears he is not alone in being blighted by the rodents.

North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) has appointed its new Chairman and Vice-Chairman.

More than eight million trips are made to North Norfolk each year and a digital marketing campaign featuring 10 short films is being launched to attract even more visitors to the region.

WELLS MALTINGS TRUST has applied to North Norfolk District Council to seek a new premises licence for Wells Maltings, Staithe Street, Wells-next-the-Sea, NR23 IAN To incorporate and replace existing licences for Wells Maltings and Sackhouse premises, for the purposes of carrying on regulated entertainment and the supply/ sale of alcohol Monday to Saturday between 10am and 1 1pm and Sunday between 10am and 10.30pm

Coastal homes at Happisburgh might need better protection from the sea in the next 10 years as the cliff continues to recede.

Dozens of nature-lovers and their canine companions turned out to Sheringham beauty spot Pretty Corner Woods, to enjoy the first annual Doggy Day Out, organised by North Norfolk District Council’s countryside team in aid of animal charity Dogs Trust.

A council has been accused of eroding fishermen’s rights in an ongoing dispute over a patch of land in West Runton.

Dog bins, charity grants and grass cutting fill the agenda at most parish council meetings.

An 86-year-old man was left with life-changing injuries after he was trapped in a bath with scalding water pouring in.

A town council in north Norfolk has applied for a grant that could help them to create an innovative new heritage trail.

From fossil hunting on the beach to sampling the best of the county’s crafts, food and produce, there’s a host of things to do in north Norfolk this half term. Here are just ten of the many family-friendly events on offer.

With the Antiques Roadshow team heading to Cromer today (May 24), we decided to ask our readers how much they really know about the show.

The results of a survey distributed across a Norfolk seaside town show that residents oppose plans to redevelop a lifeboat memorial site, however the district council says they will continue to explore the idea.

A family home destroyed with a neighbouring pub in a devastating blaze could be set to rise like a phoenix from the ashes.

Revised plans to convert an historic pub in a Norfolk town centre into new shops and homes have been submitted.

The new leader of Norfolk County Council will be elected next week, hours after the Conservative group votes on who should lead their group.

Voluntary and community groups across north Norfolk can apply for art and culture fund grants worth up to £2,000.

Work on a retirement homes complex on a former abattoir site next to Tesco in Stalham, which has lain dormant for a decade, will start later this year.

It is a tiny patch of land perched on the cliffs beside an idyllic coastal path at West Runton.

North Norfolk is once again celebrating a stellar year after it retained all of its prestigious Blue Flag beach awards, making it to most successful in the East of England.

Bring your four legged friends along to the North Norfolk District Council’s first ever dog show, happening at the end of this month.

A plan to build 20 homes in the village of Southrepps has been thrown out by North Norfolk District Council.

Plans for 14 new affordable homes in the village of Knapton will go ahead, despite strong objections from local residents.

Shocking new figures show that more than one in four children has never swum in the sea in this country.

A cheer went up as Cromer’s Bagot goats were released back onto Melbourne Hill.

Conservationists and residents of north Norfolk have expressed their anger that a colony of brown tailed caterpillars will be exterminated.

Living in a rural district without being able to drive would be a near impossible task for many north Norfolk residents, if it weren’t for community transport schemes.

Ever since he has had two smart meters installed in his home, John Lawn has been having headaches.


Councillors on a site visit were hijacked by protesters, angry at plans to build 14 affordable homes in the middle of their village.

A public inquiry into a council decision to refuse 200 homes from being built in North Walsham will be held on August 21.

Controversial plans for affordable homes in a north Norfolk village received 100 letters of objection.

Aspiring councillors are being invited to apply for a role on Fakenham Town Council.

A range of activities have been planned by the North Norfolk District Council, to keep the district’s kids active and outside during the Whitsun break.

The North Norfolk District Council have launched a photograph competition to help celebrate north Norfolk’s blue flag beaches.

A Norfolk country estate will be the venue for a business support group’s next meeting.

Calls have been made for steps leading from the Promenade to the beach in Cromer to be taped off to prevent people using them because of dangerous caterpillars that have covered the railings.

A nuisance neighbour who played loud music with profane lyrics from a speaker out of his open window has been left with a total bill of £4,250 after being prosecuted.

A group of Sheringham nursery school pupils had a chance to enjoy their very own professional music recital, when they were visited by two members of the acclaimed Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.


Some of the country’s leading musicians are heading to north Norfolk over the bank-holiday weekend for a series of free events to entertain people aged between two and 102.

The remnants of a magnificent former hotel in north Norfolk have finally been claimed by coastal erosion.

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

A pledge has been made to protect Cromer’s much-loved goats from a dangerous species of caterpillar that has triggered a public health warning.

A group of Norfolk school children have taken on an unusual project to highlight the amount of litter left on beaches.

A controversial planning application to erect illuminated signs on Cromer’s Pier has been approved by the district council.

A housing developer has said they are looking forward to sharing their plans with residents after their controversial planning application for 94 new homes was given the go-ahead.

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

Neighbours of a man whose catalogue of anti-social behaviour led to him being forced out of his Sheringham flat have spoken out about the impact living “in the middle of a nightmare” has had on their lives.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that North Norfolk District Council, Holt Road, Cromer NR27 9EN has applied to the Marine Management Organisation under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009, Part 4, for a marine licence to undertake coastal maintenance works at Happisburgh.

A housing development comprising eight homes could be built in Blakeney on the north Norfolk coast.

It has been a fixture on the A149 coast road in north Norfolk for decades, and thousands of people will have driven by its prominent, green frontage.

A Norfolk district council has successfully closed a flat in Sheringham after the resident began using power tools and playing loud music in his apartment.

A derelict north Norfolk hotel and outbuildings could be demolished to make way for eight new homes on the site.

A reconsultation is being held into revised plans for 43 new affordable homes in North Walsham.


Monday, April 23, 2018

THE TRUSTEES of Bale Village Hall are seeking a new premises licence for Bale Village Hall, Sharrington Road, Bale NR21 OQY to sell alcohol on Friday and Saturday between 7 and 10pm, Sunday between 12 and 3pm and New Years Eve from 7pm until midnight.

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.

Businesses that want to nurture fresh talent have been invited to a free apprenticeships workshop in North Walsham.

It’s full steam ahead for the regeneration of a former RAF station near Fakenham with another 94 homes to be built on the site.

Plans to build nearly 100 homes on a former RAF base near Fakenham have been recommended for approval by a council planning officer, despite serious safety and policy concerns.

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

Sutton Windmill, one of the tallest windmills in the UK, has sold to a private buyer dashing hopes of campaigners who were hoping to buy it to set up an academy.

Businesses, community groups, charities and town and parish councils have been invited to a workshop that will offer guidance and tips on how to write grant applications and funding bids.

Communities in north Norfolk will be able to apply for money from the Big Society Fund for at least another year.

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

Opponents of a controversial scheme for new homes in a north Norfolk village plan to ask the developers to change their minds.

A public meeting is being held tonight to try and save the Erpingham Arms pub in north Norfolk.

A landlady was left with a total bill of £4,700 after a tenant was left to live in damp and mouldy conditions that were affecting their health.

A workshop to help people take their first steps on the road to starting a business will be held in North Norfolk.

The gender pay gap has been an issue which has rocked many of Britain’s largest establishments to their core.

The north Norfolk community has, for a long time, been discussing the proposal to bring a multi-million pound Community Sports Hub to the district.

An ‘urgent’ meeting has been called to discuss a controversial scheme for new homes in a north Norfolk village.

A member of the Norfolk tourism community will be offering their lessons in business during a networking event.

Independent businesses based at a Norfolk farm are facing an uncertain future after being ordered off the site by the council.

A Norfolk campaigner for Changing Places toilets will be sitting in a shop window on a toilet in London raising awareness of the need for the facilities.

The Norfolk public is being asked to advise on the future of one of the world’s largest chalk beds.

A planning dispute which has rumbled on for three years will reach a conclusion as the case is brought before the Secretary of State.

North Norfolk’s largest social landlord has created a new team to help its residents find employment and ensure they have the skills to hold down a job.

Husband and wife team, Tim and Pauline Ash, talk to Run Anglia editor, Mark Armstrong, about how they continue to find talent on the Norfolk running circuit

Council proposes to vary “the Off-Street Parking Places Order 2012”

DONNELLI’ S WROXHAM IS SEEKING a new premises Licence for Unit 1, The Bridge, Wroxham NR12 8DA, for the onsale of alcohol between the hours of 11.00 and 01.00 Monday to Saturday inclusive and 11.00 and 23.00 on Sundays

The future of Sheringham’s Splash Leisure centre is a huge talking point amongst the north Norfolk community.