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Thieves strip lead from country church

Thieves ripped lead from the roof in Westwick Credit: ITV Anglia

Police are appealing for information after lead was stolen from a church roof in Westwick, near North Walsham.

Thieves targeted St Boltoph Church in Worstead Road between 1pm on Thursday and 4pm on Friday (22-23 June 2017) and stole 29 metres of lead from the roof and damaged the building in the process.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity between the times stated to contact them.

Anyone who may have any information about the incident should contact PCSO Rob King at North Walsham Police Station on 101.


Cricket stars rally round for Grenfell tragedy

Monty Panesar and Henry Blofeld are taking part in the charity event. Credit: GMB

Former Essex cricketer Monty Panesar and Norfolk commentator Henry Blofeld are among the stars taking part in a charity cricket match to raise cash for those affected by the Grenfell tower tragedy.

Monty is playing for Lashings, a team described as the Harlem Globetrotters of cricket, against a team of politicians in a T20 game in London. Blowers will be providing match commentary. They hope it'll raise thousands for those caught up in the disaster.

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