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Norfolk: County of England
Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England. It borders Lincolnshire to the northwest, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest, and Suffolk to the south. Its northern and eastern boundaries are the North Sea and to the north-west, The Wash. The county town is Norwich. With an area of 2,074 square miles (5,370 km2) and a population of 859,400, Norfolk is a largely rural county with a population density of 401 per square mile. Of the county's population, 40% live in four major built up areas: Norwich (213,000), Great Yarmouth (63,000), King's Lynn (46,000) and Thetford (25,000).

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Great Yarmouth Venetian Waterways' £2.7m revamp completed

The attraction on the Norfolk seaside saw tourists flock to it in the early 1900s.
BBC News - Published

‘I declare thumb war!’ - Inside the world thumb wrestling championships

BBC Sport gets the inside track on the world thumb wrestling championships in Norfolk and meets 4-time world champion Paul Browse who talks us through the secrets of his rigorous training routine.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Norfolk

Seal named Sir David Attenborough is released back into the wild [Video]Seal named Sir David Attenborough is released back into the wild

A seal which was found with a plastic frisbee ring stuck around his neck has been nursed back to health and released into the wild. The severely injured adult male grey seal was rescued by volunteers..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:31Published

 

Man trapped in rocks off Norfolk coast

The water is up to his neck but emergency services are at the scene near Sheringham.
BBC News - Published

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Trust: Fake doctor medicated 164 patients

Zholia Alemi, jailed in 2018 for fraud, treated mental health patients in Norfolk and Suffolk.
BBC News - Published

Sea litter causes 'horrific injury' to Norfolk seal

The grey seal suffered a 2.5cm wound and the rope was removed by a vet, the RSPCA says.
BBC News - Published

Vast sand scheme to protect Norfolk coast

Nearly two million cubic metres of sand is being shifted to a stretch of the Norfolk coast to protect it from the sea.
BBC News - Published

Norfolk WW2 airman 'cheated death four times'

Norfolk Police remembers a chief constable and the German solider who saved him.
BBC News - Published

Norfolk village celebrates first transatlantic flight, 100 years on

The village of Pulham made history when it welcomed an airship's heroic crew.
BBC News - Published

Nyall Brown death: Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust criticised

nyall brown death: norfolk and suffolk mental health trust criticised
Mental health trust staff do not always read a patient's notes before seeing them, says a coroner.
BBC News - Published

Arrest over 'drive-by' rock throwing on Norfolk-Suffolk border

A man in his 20s is held on suspicion of damaging more than 50 vehicles in a series of attacks.
BBC News - Published

Huge cliff collapse on Norfolk coast caught on camera

huge cliff collapse on norfolk coast caught on camera
The coastguard warns of "vulnerable cliff edges" as heavy rain increases the risk of rock falls.
BBC News - Published

Bricks and stones thrown from passing cars in Suffolk

bricks and stones thrown from passing cars in suffolk
Dozens of cars have been damaged by missiles hurled from oncoming vehicles on the Norfolk-Suffolk border.
BBC News - Published

Escaped horses block A47 Acle Straight in Norfolk

escaped horses block a47 acle straight in norfolk
Drivers filmed the animals trotting along a busy A-road after traffic was brought to a standstill.
BBC News - Published

Sinkhole in high street shuts centre of Norfolk seaside resort

Sixteen-foot chasm set to force closure of road for seven days
Independent - Published

Source of east coast dog death poison still a mystery

source of east coast dog death poison still a mystery
Two dogs died after eating washed-up fish on Norfolk and Suffolk beaches in January 2018.
BBC News - Published

Two officers hurt in Norfolk police training exercise crash

two officers hurt in norfolk police training exercise crash
The crash in Filby involved three cars, Norfolk Police say.
BBC News - Published

Line of Duty Ted Hastings scarecrow nabbed from village

line of duty ted hastings scarecrow nabbed from village
The figure of the head of police corruption unit AC-12 was swiped from a village in Norfolk.
BBC News - Published

Tightrope walk opens Norfolk and Norwich Festival

tightrope walk opens norfolk and norwich festival
Circus artist Chris Bullzini thrills thousands with a death-defying aerial walk over Norwich.
BBC News - Published

National Trail footpath signs stolen from Norfolk coast

national trail footpath signs stolen from norfolk coast
Twenty-five signs have been taken from a footpath on a remote stretch of the Norfolk coast.
BBC News - Published

Horsey beach release for injured Norfolk seal Pinkafo

horsey beach release for injured norfolk seal pinkafo
Pinkafo is released back into the wild after being treated for an injury caused by beach plastic.
BBC News - Published

Mencap charity staff find 'grenade' among donations

mencap charity staff find 'grenade' among donations
A bomb disposal team has been called to the shop in Old Catton, Norfolk.
BBC News - Published

Seal in Norfolk named after Sir David Attenborough receives donations

seal in norfolk named after sir david attenborough receives donations
Wildlife centre receives thousands of pounds after a seal was found with a plastic ring on its neck.
BBC News - Published

Motorcyclist dies in Wretham crash

motorcyclist dies in wretham crash
A Suzuki bike hits a chevron sign before coming to rest in woodland in Norfolk.
BBC News - Published

Capturing England's 'magical coast'

capturing england's 'magical coast'
Cleaning contractor Gary Pearson says he is "obsessed" with photographing a Norfolk coastal scene.
BBC News - Published

Seal found with frisbee embedded in neck in third incident on Norfolk coast

Warning: This story contains some images readers may find distressing
Independent - Published

Wells-next-the-Sea has longest wait for ambulances

wells-next-the-sea has longest wait for ambulances
Patients in Wells-next-the-Sea in Norfolk wait an average of 21 minutes for an ambulance.
BBC News - Published

Toilet stash cannabis farm flushed out in Norfolk

toilet stash cannabis farm flushed out in norfolk
Cannabis farmers' hopes go down the pan after police find a haul of the drug stashed in a toilet.
BBC News - Published

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