winterton-on-sea

Bring a king size appetite to the Lion

Thursday, 28 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Underneath the arches

Monday, 28 January 2019
Underneath the arches

A HISTORIC ruined church on the doorstep of Winterton may eventually have to be closed to the public. 

Hidden away among the trees close to Burnley Hall at East Somerton, the beautiful and...

Saved by the bell

Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Saved by the bell

BRILLIANT blue skies and beaming faces greeted pupils as they arrived at Winterton Primary School to be told it had almost certainly been saved.

A special assembly followed the announcement...