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Population: 2,451

Nearby Towns: Holt, Hunstanton, Sheringham

A Belgian Air Force spokesman whose helicopter crew spotted two fishermen in the sea off the Norfolk coast and came to their rescue, said they were the “luckiest” people in the world.

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A popular coastal bus route is among a host of rural services under threat because there are too many people using it with a free bus pass, the firm’s boss claims.

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A Norfolk town will be left without any national bank branches following the latest closures announcement.

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

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A Norfolk-based photographer is stepping into the light by publishing his first book after suffering from mental health issues.

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

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

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The Hunstanton RNLI has been praised on social media after rescuing three teenage girls who were struggling against the tide off the north Norfolk coast.

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

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A north Norfolk hotel is hoping a £675,000 renovation will bring a better experience for its guests.

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Thousands of people are expected to attend Walsingham’s annual Tamil pilgrimage to the Catholic National Shrine of Our Lady today.

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

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A dog show and family fun day will be raising money for Wells Community Hospital Trust.

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A dog walker has spoken about finding a “tiny”, newly-born common seal pup on a Norfolk beach.

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A common seal pup discovered among the rocks at Brancaster beach in north Norfolk is recovering well.

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A boutique hotel has been renovated as part of a £675,000 investment project.

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A former Norfolk hotel manager has won her case for unfair dismissal after being dismissed because her boss said she went home too often to look after her dog.

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

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A small boy bought the 50,000th book to be sold at a north Norfolk village’s annual book sale, which is being held over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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The 19th annual Wighton scarecrow festival got off to an impressive start today with more than 60 ‘mawkins’ on show.

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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.

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At around 11.30am on Saturday, May 5, a north Norfolk charity will sell its 50,000th book in a nine-year quest to raise funds for the repair of a village church.

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A popular bus service along the Norfolk coast is being extended by its new operator from today.

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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.

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The stunning grounds of Holkham Hall on the north Norfolk coast will host this year’s Archdeacon’s Charge.

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Proposals to improve public access along a 37-mile stretch of Norfolk coast have been published.

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Police are warning residents and retailers to be extra vigilant after reports of fake £20 notes being exchanged in North Norfolk and Broadland.

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Serious flooding like the 2013 storm surge which devastated Norfolk’s coastline are set to become more frequent, scientists warn.

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More than 4,000 visitors for your first event is pretty special - but organisers are hoping to double that figure in the next few years.

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A topping out ceremony in Wells has heralded an important milestone in the multi-million pound renovation of its arts and heritage centre.

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A north Norfolk school has new double-glazed windows and doors worth £12,000 at its new outdoor learning centre, thanks to a donation from Anglian Home Improvements.

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It was the devastating tidal surge exactly four years ago that proved to be a pivotal moment for the RNLI in Wells in drawing up plans for a new boathouse.

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Thousands of people headed to the coastal town of Wells for its annual ChristmasTide celebration on Saturday.

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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.

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A £2m lifeboat needs a state-of-the-art station and next week people in Wells will be able to see, for the first time, what that will look like when plans for the new RNLI Wells boathouse are revealed to the community.

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A frenzy of activity is taking place behind the scenes in towns and villages across mid and north Norfolk as preparations are put in place for their annual Christmas lights switch-ons.

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