winterton-on-sea

Park at your peril

Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Park at your peril

OUT in force this morning along Beach Road, a Parking & Civil Enforcement Officer AND the Police dishing out parking tickets.
A year round parking ban was brought in earlier this month, but was...

Seal pup chased to death

Sunday, 15 December 2019
Seal pup chased to death

A GREY seal pup was chased to its death in the sea off Winterton beach by two boys while their mother looked on.
And a second pup died after it was surrounded by people in the dunes, preventing...

Bring a king size appetite to the Lion

Wednesday, 6 November 2019
Bring a king size appetite to the Lion

MANY visitors to Winterton pass the Lion on their way to their holiday destination.
Sitting on a slope looking over the pretty village of Somerton, it’s only a few minutes’ drive or cycle away from...

Beach owners say no to flying rings after another seal injury

Wednesday, 3 July 2019
Beach owners say no to flying rings after another seal injury

INJURIES suffered by a grey seal named after TV favourite Sir David Attenborough have prompted Winterton beach owners to say flying rings are no longer welcome.
The seal released today was rescued...

What's on the other side of the sea? Winterton's twin!

Thursday, 27 June 2019
What's on the other side of the sea? Winterton's twin!

IF you’ve ever stood on the beach at Winterton and wondered about the people living over the horizon on the far shore then you need wonder no more.
Because some of those people shared the same curiosity...

All aflutter over hoopoe

Friday, 19 April 2019
All aflutter over hoopoe

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 on the...

Pilot of the airwaves

Monday, 25 March 2019
Pilot of the airwaves

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 hook or...

A new shepherd for the flock

Sunday, 24 February 2019
A new shepherd for the flock

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...