The traditional art of thatching is alive and well in north Norfolk.


Norfolk is home to some of the country’s quirkiest museums but none are quite as dedicated to the craft of straw as much as Ella Carstairs’ project. Reporter DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP caught up with the octogenarian to find out more.

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Did you know that one of the infamous Cambridge spies went to Gresham’s in Holt?

Gresham's School

The scaffolding and covers are in place ahead of the restoration of a north Norfolk church, which received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund of £246,900 in 2015.

Heritage Lottery Fund

The final resting place of a serviceman who died in conflict in Palestine 100 years ago has, at long last, been located thanks to a community project that looks back at the lives of soldiers from a small Norfolk village who fought in the First World War.

St Andrew's Church

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