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Four teenagers and young girl rescued from the sea off Cromer

An ambulance at the scene in Cromer yesterday. Credit: RNLI

Lifeguards have rescued four teenagers who were swept out to sea and an 11-year-old who broke her leg in Cromer.

A lifeguard found the girl, who was lying in an awkward position on the seaweed covered pathway beneath the pier.

Later in the day, four teenagers were also rescued in the same area.

RNLI lifeguards spotted the teens in difficulty as they were caught in a current drifting towards Cromer pier yesterday afternoon (August 6).

The group were paddled to safety. No one else was hurt.

Police in Norfolk "increasingly concerned" about missing Sheringham man

The man was last seen near the train station in Cromer. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police in Norfolk say that they're getting "increasingly concerned" about a man from Sheringham who hasn't been seen since Tuesday (28 July).

29-year-old Chris Walmsey was last seen in Cromer near to the train station at about 3pm.

No one has seen or heard from him since.

He is described as white, 5ft 9, of medium to small build, with pale skin and short blond hair.


Cromer's 'End of the Pier' show is only one left in Europe

The Cromer 'End of the Pier' show is the only one of its kind left in Europe Credit: The Cromer Pier Show

This year's 'End of the Pier' show at Cromer has been launched at a special preview event.

It's the only show of its kind left in Europe and runs from June to September.

There are more than 150 costumes involved in the show, more than 100kg of glitter and 220 metres of LED lights on the stage sets.


Promising Norfolk golfer to represent England

Amelia Williamson, of the Royal Cromer Golf Club. Credit: Leaderboard Photography.

A young Norfolk golfer has been selected to play for England in an under-16 girls' match against Switzerland.

Amelia Williams, who plays for the Royal Cromer Golf Club, is one of six promising teenagers to be chosen for the competition at Heswall in Cheshire on Tuesday August 19.

Amelia is 14 years old and was runner-up in the English U16 schools' championship and third in the national schools' championship.

Earlier this season, while still only 13, she became the youngest ever winner of the mothers and daughters foursomes alongside her mum Tracey.

Energy firm confirms investment in wind farm

The new wind farm is due to start generating power in 2017 Credit: ITV News Anglia

The developers of a new wind farm off the Norfolk coast have confirmed that the project will create up to 450 jobs and bring hundreds of millions of pounds in investment to the economy.

Based 20 miles off the coast of Cromer the Dudgeon wind farm could generate enough electricity to power approximately 410,000 homes.

It's a joint venture between two Norwegian energy companies, Statoil and Statkraft.

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