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There's going to be wet weather this weekend. 

Those hoping to see some sizzling temperatures this bank holiday may be disappointed as forecasters predict that rain will dominate Norfolk’s weather across the three days.

A photograph taken inside the former Norfolk County Asylum, St Andrew's Hospital. Picture: SUBMITTED

An innovative 10-week course, due to start in Cromer Library on June 14, will teach up to 15 people a range of skills to help them with heritage research, as well as boosting their mental wellbeing.

Norfolk County
Stuart Banks, Countryside Manager at Blickling. Photo: Jo Bosch

A new countryside manager has been appointed at the Blickling Estate, near Aylsham.

National Trust
Some of Team North Walsham after the Pretty Muddy event

Teachers, students and parents from North Walsham High School showed they weren’t afraid of the mud when they took part in the Pretty Muddy Race For life at the Norfolk Showground, raising nearly £1,000 for Cancer Research UK in honour of former head teacher Caroline Brooker, who lost her battle with cancer on New Year’s Eve.

Caroline Brooker
John Lee, newly-elected chairman of North Norfolk District Council. 


A bid to cut the number of councillors from 48 to 40 has been given the green light by North Norfolk District Council.

North Norfolk District Council
Pastor Peter Mitchell outside Swanton Abbott's Wesleyan Reform Union chapel.


A chapel which is unique in East Anglia is holding a service to mark both the anniversary of its founding, and of its restoration.

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MCCA Unicorns Knockout Trophy. Norfolk (batting) vs Cumberland at Fakenham Cricket Club. At the crease is Lewis Denmark. Picture: Ian Burt

Norfolk fluffed their lines at Highfield Lawn as they squandered the chance to win their Minor Counties Unicorns Knockout Trophy group.

Ellie Brown, 16, who won the Norfolk Ladies Golf Championships at Thetford Golf Club. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

For the second year running youth triumphed over experience as another of Norfolk’s rising young stars got her hands on the Norfolk Ladies’ Championship trophy.

Mal Loye.

A former England cricket internationalist has joined the coaching staff at Gresham’s School in Holt.

Gresham's School
The EAPL table is starting to take shape.

Overseas star Chad Bowes finally made his first appearance of the season for struggling Fakenham on Saturday – and what a difference he made!

Alex Vincent
Snettisham continue to be the Norfolk League's early top-flight pacesetters. Picture: SUBMITTED

Great Yarmouth eased to a comfortable win against Denver in Division One of the Norfolk League.

Tim Porter

North Norfolk Events

Scouts, Beavers and Girl Guides, mostly from Cromer plus others from Sheringham and rural areas, make their way into Cromer after setting off from Sheringham along the Norfolk Coast Path.


Two sister seaside towns celebrated their friendship and heritage with a bumper weekend of maritime-themed fun.

Tony Shipp
Crab and Lobster festival at Evington Lawns in Cromer. The Crab and Lobster mascots get to meet some real life crabs and lobsters. 


The annual Cromer and Sheringham Crab and Lobster Festival kicked off in saucy seaside style yesterday evening, with an opening concert at Cromer’s Pavilion Theatre featuring comedy, dance and song.

Tony Shipp
Cromer and Sheringham Crab and Lobster Festival 2015 gvs

Laughter fine food and entertainment for the young and old are all set to feature in this year’s Crab and Lobster Festival.

Tony Shipp
Jazz at the Hub, Sheringham Little Theatre. Picture: SUBMITTED

Jazz is becoming the music for all seasons at a north Norfolk venue, as sessions are added to the summer programme for the first time.

Debbie Thompson
Cromer Library.


Museums, libraries, heritage and wildlife sites are hosting 24 free events for all ages during the North Norfolk Stories Festival next week.

Norfolk Entertainment

NNF16. Mary English. Photo: supplied.

Stories of 19th century adventures in the New World locked away for 100 years are the inspiration for a new children’s show.

Sigala will be performing at Sundown.

A Norwich born chart-topping DJ and a BRIT nominated girl group are the latest acts to be confirmed for the Sundown Festival.

United Kingdom
Curious Directive Theatre Company show Spindrift as part of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

The worlds of science and art collide once more as theatre company Curious Directive opens its latest show. Arts correspondent EMMA KNIGHTS reports.

NNF16. Adnams Spiegeltent. Penny Arcade. Photo: Steven Melendez.

A jam-packed Adnams Spiegeltent witnessed probably the most dramatically relevant, yet unbelievably irreverent, presentation that most of us will ever witness. This was a compulsively engaging tour de force by the energetic, self-styled Penny Arcade in a non-stop flurry of radical assertions. Many of these unexpected observations, shocked yet exuberantly moved all of us.

Just some of the YouTubers from Norfolk.

Norfolk is home to some of the biggest YouTube stars in the world with Tanya Burr and Jim Chapman being household names. Here we take a look at 11 YouTubers from the county who between them have notched up billions of views online.


Norfolk Sport

Buster Chapman back in 2010 after bringing football back to King's Lynn. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Buster Chapman has this morning announced his six-year reign at the helm of King’s Lynn Town Football Club is over.

Lee Stevenson on the ball. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Fans’ favourite Lee Stevenson has become the 11th player to agree terms with King’s Lynn Town ahead of next season.

Lynn Town
Perkins Slade Lifetime Achievement Award winner Mike Denham (centre), of Harleston Magpies, at the England Hockey Awards 2016. Picture: Ravi Ghowry/England Hockey

Harleston Magpies stalwart Mike Denham has been recognised for his dedication to hockey with a national award.

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The Aviva Women's Tour pictured in Clacton-on-Sea.

Check out this video showing the 132km cycle route from Southwold to Norwich which elite women cyclists will conquer this summer.

United Kingdom
Cricket action between Vauxhall Mallards (batting) against Woolpit. Mitchell Todd batting for Mallards.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Snettisham still lead Division One of the Norfolk League and remain unbeaten after seeing off Great Yarmouth by eight wickets.

Michael Baker

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