It has been a part of his life for 42 years, but now popular RNLI coxwain Allen Frary has stepped down from his role as coxswain of the Wells Lifeboat Station.
A popular lifeboat coxswain has announced his retirement after working as a volunteer for more than four decades.
A question mark is looming over the future of north Norfolk’s popular Coasthopper bus service, after Stagecoach announced it was reviewing its King’s Lynn-based operations.
The coastal town of Wells is a huge attraction for tourists and as the number of visitors continues to grow the town council is trying to mitigate the strain on infrastructure.
News that the Eliza Adams lifeboat memorial has been chosen as one of Historic England’s top 20 attractions for 2017 has re-ignited debate about its potential move.
It was the devastating tidal surge exactly four years ago that proved to be a pivotal moment for the RNLI in Wells in drawing up plans for a new boathouse.
Residents of Wells are being urged to help shape the town’s future.
An open day at the Wells lifeboat station was interrupted when the crew had to head out to six separate incidents, rescuing a total of 22 people and a dog.
A 91-year-old former coxswain joined around 600 people for the 57th Annual Lifeboat Service on Wells Quay, at the culmination of Carnival Week.
The UK’s minister for shipping took time from his summer holiday in Wells to praise the work of the Wells lifeboat during a visit on Monday, calling the crew selfless individuals and noble.
It was a tragedy at sea more than 130 years ago which continues to hold a place close to the hearts to the people of Wells.
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