Cromer Lifeboat was called out early on Saturday to help a wind farm support vessel.
They are a familiar sight amid the seaside crowds – waiting patiently to land a catch.
Dramatic rescues along the north Norfolk coast in recent weeks have acted as a timely reminder of just how much the area relies on the charity which saves lives at sea.
A senior official at a charity which saves lives at sea has called for free swimming lessons for schoolchildren after the latest tragedy off the East Anglian coast left a man dead.
Cromer RNLI volunteers were buoyed by a royal visit from Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence today.
There is a caffeine-fuelled buzz about a formerly forlorn building which has a new lease of life as a Cromer café.
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