All aflutter over hoopoe

Friday, 19 April 2019

AN exotic visitor from warmer climes caused a bit of a flap in Winterton during April.

The wide variety of birds that can be seen in the dunes, along with the little tern colony that nests...

Pilot of the airwaves

Monday, 25 March 2019

WHEN 16-year-old Brian James shut the front door of his family home and set off for the capital he had no idea where he was going or what was going to happen.

What he did know was that by...

A new shepherd for the flock

Sunday, 24 February 2019

AS the son of a shepherd, looking after a flock runs in Fr John Bloomfield's blood - and so does Norfolk.

The new priest in charge of the Flegg coastal group of churches that includes Winterton...

Underneath the arches

Monday, 28 January 2019

A HISTORIC ruined church on the doorstep of Winterton may eventually have to be closed to the public. 

Hidden away among the trees close to Burnley Hall at East Somerton, the beautiful and...

Saved by the bell

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

BRILLIANT blue skies and beaming faces greeted pupils as they arrived at Winterton Primary School to be told it had almost certainly been saved.

A special assembly followed the announcement...

March back in time to the days of Dad's Army

Monday, 10 September 2018

THE seed of a childhood fascination with TV show Dad’s Army has flowered into an attraction that offers visitors a taste of the 1940s.

Just a short distance from Winterton, Poppylands tearoom...

Winterton School answers parents' questions

Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Dear parents and carers,

Further to my letter dated 23rd August 2018, please note that I met with the Save Winterton School Committee on 27th August 2018, where they identified a few issues...

Your village school needs YOU

Friday, 24 August 2018

PARENTS have been urged to sign their children up for a place at Winterton School this September to ensure it stays open.

The call for pupils came today from chairman of the interim executive...