News relating to North Norfolk particularly and anything that is likely to impinge on the relaxed way of life in Norfolk.

A quest for treasure at Norfolk’s Blickling Hall

Throughout July and August a series of paintings by the Cromer based artist Lizzie Riches are displayed in the Long Gallery at Blickling Hall near Aylsham. These paintings form the basis of a treasure hunt devised by Colin Rawlings of the Red Dot Gallery in Holt.

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Norfolk’s County Hall to be refurbished

Norfolk County Council has revealed plans to update the interior and some of the exterior of its headquarters, the 50-year old County Hall. It is estimated that the total cost will be in the region of £22 million pounds. This is a long-term project that will be ongoing over the next 25 years.

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Growth in Norfolk economy still slow

Norfolk’s economy is still stagnating to a certain extent. A report just published indicated that manufacturers based in the County have experienced a definite slow down in orders. Export sales have also been less than encouraging.

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Canoeist finds body in Suffolk river

A Norfolk police officer whilst off duty was canoeing on the Little Ouse at Brandon, Suffolk when he discovered a body. It was badly decomposed and had been caught up in tree roots under the riverbank.

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