Police warn Sarah Everard Norfolk vigil will breach Covid rules

Further Sarah Everard vigil is planned in Norfolk this weekend as police warn that gatherings will be in breach of Covid rules Police warned people gathering for a vigil in Norfolk risk breaking Covid rules  Organisers have planned the vigil to take place tomorrow evening in King’s Lynn  But officers have warned anyone attending the … Read more

DIY man drills through a copper central heating pipe in Norfolk

Don’t do it yourself! Moment DIY dunce creates an unwanted water feature after drilling through pipe A DIY novice was treating woodworm on the floorboards at his Norfolk home  The man was using a drill to screw down floorboards onto the wooden joists  Unfortunately, the person who installed his central heating made a mistake  The … Read more

How two PoW Luftwaffe pilots stole an RAF plane but ran out of fuel over Norfolk

When Allied prisoners who were subject of the classic film The Great Escape were captured by the Nazis in the Second World War, more than half of them were shot. But when two German airmen who were prisoners of war in Britain were caught while trying to escape the UK, they were given a hot … Read more

Budding Norfolk police crime commissioner is slammed for ‘racism and sexism’

Budding Norfolk police crime commissioner is slammed for ‘racism and sexism’ after claiming ‘most rapes are carried out by migrants’ and ‘women used to be flattered by wolf-whistling’ David Moreland is currently running as an independent to be Norfolk’s next PCC Ex-Met Police officer asked what action he would like to see to protect women … Read more

Before-and-after pictures reveal how flooding swamped York, Norfolk and Cambridge

These dramatic before and after pictures show the extent of the flooding across the UK in January when two months’ worth of rain fell in just 24 hours. Thousands of homes were evacuated and care home residents were rushed to safety as torrential downpours brought a deluge of water. Hundreds of warnings were put out … Read more

High Court overturns planning consent for huge wind farm off Norfolk coast

High Court overturns planning consent for huge wind farm off Norfolk coast after resident took legal action against government over the impact on landscape and the view Judge today ruled ministers were wrong to approve Norfolk Vanguard scheme Raymond Pearce argued they hadn’t taken ‘cumulative impacts’ into account Judge said regulations breached due to failure … Read more

Covid England: Surge testing in Norfolk, Woking and Southampton

Surge testing will be brought in to three new areas in south England to track down cases of the South African coronavirus variant.   Testing regimes will be set up in Norfolk, Southampton, and Woking, Surrey, where positive cases of South African variant have been discovered, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) revealed.  The … Read more

Ex-soldier, 63, loses another 15 feet of land on his crumbling Norfolk cliff during Storm Darcy

A former soldier who spent £100,000 trying to save his dream home on a rapidly eroding Norfolk clifftop has lost another 15ft of land during Storm Darcy.  Lance Martin, 63, left his flat in Dagenham, London, in 2017 and spent his £95,000 life savings on a house 100ft back from a cliff edge in Hemsby, … Read more

London couple fined in Norfolk after triggering search and rescue

Frustrated police officers are still reporting numerous outrageous breaches of coronavirus rules over a month into the third national lockdown. As the government fights to lower infections and ramp up vaccinations, rule flouter are being fined hundreds of pounds after being caught playing golf in groups, hosting house parties and driving long distances for ‘fried … Read more

London couple visiting Norfolk beach fined after triggering huge search and rescue operation

Couple who drove 280 miles from London to go for a four hour walk on Norfolk beach are fined for breaking Covid rules after they triggered huge search and rescue operation during Storm Darcy Couple from London drove 140 miles to go on four-hour walk of Norfolk beach Coastwatch volunteers spotted car hours later and … Read more