Sandringham gardener praises rescuers

A worker who was critically injured on the Sandringham Estate has spoken for the first time to thank the people who saved him.

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Worker critically injured in Sandringham lake incident

Sandringham Credit: PA

A worker on the Sandringham Royal estate is in a criticial condition at Addenbrooke's after being rescued from a lake.

The man, in his 30s, was rescued from Lower Lake and taken to the Cambridgeshire hospital by air ambulance. He is in a critical but stable condition.

Police and the Health and Safety Executive are carrying out a joint investigation into the incident.

Emergency services were called to the Norfolk retreat at about 1.30pm yesterday after reports that an estate worker, in his 30s, had fallen into the Lower Lake while operating a ride-on lawn mower.

It is understood the Queen was at Sandringham on a private visit less than an hour later.


Second time lucky for massive jigsaw

Jigsaw collapsing Credit: ITV Anglia

It's a case of second-time lucky for puzzle maker Dave Evans who is finally transporting his massive 150 square feet jigsaw to the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk - just weeks after it spectactularly collapsed.

Dave, from Weymouth spent more than 200 hours creating the giant record breaking wooden jigsaw as a tribute to the Queen's Jubilee. The video of the collapse has been viewed more than 112,000 times on YouTube.

You can watch the jigsaw's collapse on our website here


Diamond Jubilee display at Queen's Norfolk home

by Natalie Gray

This Easter weekend many cards will be flying around the country but last year's Diamond Jubilee saw more than 100,000 cards going to just one person.

Many of the handmade cards the Queen got from well-wishers during her Jubilee year are now on display at her Norfolk country retreat of Sandringham.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Natalie Gray and Sandringham House's Helen Walch

Queen's Jubilee cards on display at Sandringham

The royal residence at Sandringham in Norfolk is putting on display some of the 100,000 cards which were sent to the Queen to mark her Diamond Jubilee in 2012.

The cards are all handmade in a wide variety of materials and styles and the exhibition organisers say they are testament to their makers’ creativity and skill.

Sandringham House, Museum and Gardens open to the public on Saturday 30 March.

One of the handmade cards send to the Queen to mark her Diamond Jubilee Credit: ITV Anglia / Natalie Gray
One of the more than 100,000 cards on display this Easter weekend at Sandringham Credit: ITV Anglia / Natalie Gray
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