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Firefighters have been called to rescue a person trapped in a vehicle following a crash.

North Walsham St John Ambulance cadets back, from left: Henry Hardingham, 12, Rianna Payne, 13, cadet leader Maureen Payne, Ben Orton, 16, Harrison Neave, 13. Front: Evie Neave, 11, and Corbin Hall, 11. Picture: ALEX HURRELL

Two North Walsham teenagers have received rare awards for their service to a life-saving organisation.

North Walsham High School
Sea Palling beach where one person died, and another was airlifted to hospital, after they got into difficulty in the rip tide. 


More details are emerging about Saturday’s tragic events, involving four swimmers, which led to the death of one man in the water at Sea Palling.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

A man is in the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital with serious injuries after a hit-and-run crash in North Walsham.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Sheringham Lifeboat was launched into moderate to rough seas to search for a yacht.

Sheringham Lifeboat is just home after going to the aid of a motor cruiser which had run aground at Salthouse this afternoon after its engine failed.

An aerial shot of Sea Palling beach, following a major incident earlier today. Photo: Shirley James

A man in his 50s has died, and another in his 20s was resuscitated, after they got into difficulty in the water at Sea Palling.

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Jackie and Nathan Hill with a photo of husband and dad Mark Hill. 


Mum and son Jackie and Nathan Hill (pictured) have reached their £4,000 fundraising target in aid of the British Heart Foundation and Cancer Research UK.

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North Norfolk Sport

Monday, July 18, 2016
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Tom Youngs scoring a try for Leicester at Bath. Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Leicester Tigers have named Norfolk’s Tom Youngs as their new club captain ahead of the new Aviva Premiership season.

Robert Purton in bat for Cromer on Saturday. 


Batsman Dean Robinson trumped his remarkable 2016 top score to inspire promoted North Runcton’s latest triumph.

Chad Bowes
Declan McAvoy's time as a Linnet didn't last long. Picture: LEN BERESFORD

Declan McAvoy has performed a U-turn and returned to Great Yarmouth Town despite signing for King’s Lynn Town earlier this summer.

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Norwich United manager Steve Eastaugh with new signing Shaun Wones.

Promoted Norwich United’s first taste of Step Four football will come outside of Norfolk.

Ryman League
Norfolk Alliance: Lowestoft (batting) v Thetford Town (bowling/ fielding) at the Denes Oval.
Lowestoft batsman caught out.

Picture: James Bass

Brooke almost took full advantage of the wet weather to open up a 15-point gap at the top of the Premier Division.

Premier Division

North Norfolk Events

Around 3000 tonnes of fireworks and equipment will be used over the two nights.

Organisers give an exclusive insight into what to expect at next month’s Proms - the hottest ticket in town.

Sunset over Happisburgh Lighthouse. Photo by Richard Sagon.

A north Norfolk landmark is opening its doors to the public this weekend in the first of a series of open days planned this summer.

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The Searchers

A north Norfolk market town frequented by the royal family is set to welcome show business royalty to its heart this week.

Charles Pugh
Painting by Mick Bensley showing Henry Blogg and his crew's famous rescue of the Deerwood convoy. Picture: supplied

An exhibition of paintings depicting the rescues of Cromer lifeboat legend Henry Blogg opens at the town seafront museum named after the local hero this weekend.

Henry Blogg
Holt Festival: Mark Watson, Nandana Dev Sen and Colin Cloud (L-R)

Kicking off this weekend, the Holt Festival will run until July 31 and each day will see a different attraction take place in the town. From Joanna Trollope OBE discussing her adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility to Colin Cloud’s world of deduction, there’s a lot you won’t want to miss at Holt Festival.


Norfolk Entertainment

Gemma Sutton, William Thompson and Michael Crawford in The Go-Between. Photo: Johan Persson

The Go-Between marks Michael Crawford’s long-awaited return to London’s West End. For the musical’s producer Joseph Smith, it’s a return to his Norfolk roots. Entertainment writer Wayne Savage finds out more.

UK company Southpaw will perform Carousel, “an enthralling tale of the fairground after dark”, on one of the two new Great Yarmouth seafront sites for the Out There International Festival of Circus and Street Arts funded by an Arts Council grant secured by the Great Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area.

Spectacular, quirky and breathtaking international performances will take place along Great Yarmouth seafront in this year’s Out There Festival, with the help of a £70,000 grant.

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Gemma Sutton, William Thompson and Michael Crawford in the West End production of The Go-Between. Photo: Johan Persson

That classic Norfolk-set tale of forbidden love, The Go-Between, has been turned into a West End musical starring Michael Crawford. And for the musical’s producer Joseph Smith, it’s a return to his county roots. Wayne Savage finds out more.

Truckfest East will be at the Norolk Showground on 20 and 21 August. Pictured: Amy & Ronnie. Picture: Supplied

They’re big, brash and loud and they’re bound for Norfolk.

Around 3000 tonnes of fireworks and equipment will be used over the two nights.

Organisers give an exclusive insight into what to expect at next month’s Proms - the hottest ticket in town.

Norfolk Sport

Cyclists mark the completion of the new first section of the new £1m Hoveton to Horning Three Rivers Cycleway.

Neighbouring riverside villages have been opened up to visitors after a £1m cycle path, the first stretch in a longer route, was unveiled after years of campaigning.

Norfolk County Council
Niels-Kristian Iversen in the pits. Picture: Ian Burt

Danish skipper Niels-Kristian Iversen is “all up for winning” as his country bids to bounce back from their 2015 World Cup final last-heat heartbreak in this year’s opener at Vojens tonight.

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At least the rainbow provided one bright spot on Wednesday. Picture: PAUL TIBBS

King’s Lynn Stars officials have moved to compensate spectators after the farcical postponed meeting against the Swindon Robins.

The Union Jack flags will be waving at Belle Vue. Picture: IAN BURT

After a month’s break our speedway podcast is back.

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James Spelman preparing to drive on his way to a century against Buckinghamshire. Picture: Tim Ferley

Scoring a first century of the season for Norfolk has raised the spirits and ambitions of long-serving opening batsman James Spelman.


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