A lone skipper , who lost everything when his yacht became impaled on a groyne in North Norfolk, says he will always be grateful to the community who rallied around him and gave him a home.
John Favell, was sailing from Hull to the Thames Estuary when the yacht ran aground at Happisburgh. But now after two months he's leaving to stay with family while he works out his next step. He will leave either today or tomorrow.
A sailor is facing the prospect of losing his home - as his yacht sits impaled on a groyne on the north Norfolk coast.Read the full story ›
A sailor was thrown ashore after his yacht crashed into groynes on the north Norfolk coast.
Happisburgh's lifeboat crew were called on Saturday morning by the coastguard.
The yacht had been sailing from Hull to the Thames Estuary when its engine failed and he ran into the groynes.
The lone sailor had been thrown ashore by the force of the impact.
The granite sea defences at Happisburgh in Norfolk are being moved a hundred yards back to protect cliffs from the tide.Read the full story ›
A project which uncovered some of the world's oldest human footprints, on the north Norfolk coast has won Rescue Dig of the Year.Read the full story ›
The Happisburgh lifeboat was called out (Saturday) today to help the ‘Cam Diver’ with five persons on board off the Norfolk coast. The crew had been unable to restart its engine so they called Humber Coastguard, who in turn paged Happisburgh Lifeboat at 12:50pm. The “Douglas Paley” was launched at 1 pm and it arrived at the ‘Cam Diver’ at 1:10pm, which was 3 miles off Bacton. The dive boat was then towed back to Sea Palling, where they had started from, arriving there at 1:47pm.
A memorial has been unveiled in Great Yarmouth to remember the 13 men who died when a helicopter carrying off shore gas rig workers crashed off the North Norfolk coast 33 years ago.
Relatives of one of the men who died have been campaigning for years for a lasting tribute to the lives lost in the 1981 tragedy.
Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Emily Knight.
Archeologists have discovered some of the oldest human footprints in the world off the Norfolk coast.Read the full story ›
A researcher from the Natural History Museum has hailed the discovery of ancient footprints dating back 900,000 years on the North Norfolk coast as an "incredibly important find."
The remarkable footprints were found in May and luckily archaeologists were able to take casts before they were destroyed by the tides.
"This is really quite incredible," he said.
"They're without doubt the oldest human footprints in Europe, and some of the oldest human footprints in the world, so they're really an incredibly important find."
The British Museum has today revealed a major archaeological find on the north Norfolk coast.
The earliest known human footprints outside of Africa, dating back 900,000 years, have been discovered by experts on the beach at Happisburgh.
Archaeologists made the find last May and were able to record them and take casts before they were destroyed by the tide.
The museum believes they could revolutionise the way we think about early man.