David Bale, Eastern Daily Press

David Bale

Eastern Daily Press

United Kingdom

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Past articles by David:

29 play areas across north Norfolk to reopen

North Norfolk District Council’s 29 play areas will reopen from Friday, July 24. → Read More

‘Two loud bangs’ wake residents as charity van torched

A charity van was totally destroyed by fire in a suspected arson attack in a Norfolk town. → Read More

Locks of Nelson’s hair to go under the hammer in Norfolk

Two extremely rare locks of Norfolk hero, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson’s hair will go under the hammer next week. → Read More

‘The butterflies have started’

A 69-year-old RNLI volunteer is doing a skydive to raise money for her local station. → Read More

Norfolk MP unlawfully used parliamentary cash for election leaflets

A Norfolk MP was fined by the standards commissioner after using parliamentary resources for party political campaigning. → Read More

Eight new homes could be built on site of former care home

Eight new homes could be built on the site of a former care home in north Norfolk. → Read More

Why you cannot spend a penny at one Norfolk toilet block

Gents have been unable to spend a penny at toilets in East Runton, near Cromer, on the last two Sundays. → Read More

Coping stones worth about £2,000 stolen from historic estate

Coping stones worth about £2,000 were stolen from an historic estate. → Read More

Coastguard warns beach-goers of ‘unique dangers’ ahead of weekend

Visitors to one of Norfolk’s most popular coastal spots are being warned of the dangers of getting cut off by the tide, ahead of this weekend. → Read More

Popular pub set to reopen with new menu and opening times

A popular north Norfolk pub is reopening after lockdown with a new menu and opening times. → Read More

Country estate reopens for pre-booked visits

A country estate in north Norfolk is welcoming pre-booked visits again, as part of the easing of lockdown restrictions. → Read More

Bogus water meter worker stole £100 from elderly person’s home

A burglar duped an elderly resident into letting him into his home and stole £100 in cash. → Read More

Family’s desperate plea to bring ‘dignity’ back to boy’s life

A family wants to build a room for a brave boy fighting a rare form of brain cancer, so they can care for him at home. → Read More

Popular Poppy Line back and receives £46,500 grant ahead of reopening

A popular heritage steam railway has received a grant of £46,500 towards reinstating train services, ahead of its reopening on Wednesday, July 8. → Read More

Jeep involved in crash in which father-of-three died had been taken without consent, inquest hears

A father-of-three who died in a crash was not wearing a seatbelt and had taken the vehicle without consent, an inquest has heard. → Read More

Investigation into cause of Budgens fire still ongoing

An investigation into the cause of a fire that destroyed Budgens in Holt is still ongoing. → Read More

How businesses in north Norfolk are gearing up for reopening day, Saturday, July 4

Saturday, July 4 is the big day when pubs, restaurants, campsites, hotels, and caravan sites, can all reopen again. Reporter DAVID BALE found out how north Norfolk’s normally booming hospitality sector is getting ready. → Read More

‘A beautiful buzzing pillar of the community’

A charitable organisation hopes to raise £800,000 to transform a former garden centre into a training and development centre for disadvantaged people. → Read More

WATCH the trailer: Norfolk-shot film to be released on Amazon Prime

An all-female buddy film shot in north Norfolk will be shown on Amazon Prime. → Read More

Dozens attend clap for Budgens’ heroes following fire

Dozens of people took part in a clap for Budgens staff in Holt, following the devastating fire that destroyed the town’s only supermarket. → Read More