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Scream­ing won’t help! – This Oc­to­ber, PrimEVIL will be “Nor­folk’s Big­gest … Ex­pe­ri­ence” (5)

4 Greek god gives an in­de­pen­dence travel train­ing scheme that was de­vel­oped by Nor­folk County Coun­cil and that has now been adopted by some other coun­cils? (1.1.1.1.1.)

9 The San­dring­ham es­tate cov­ers more than 20,000 … (5)

10 Per­son who pays money for Stephen …, poet who lived at Sher­ing­ham as a child? (7)

11 Tyre fuss blows up for an­nual Oc­to­ber pil­grim­age to Burgh Cas­tle to hon­our this holy man? (2, 6)

13 Si­mon Thomas, who was born in Cromer, is a for­mer pre­sen­ter on the chil­dren’s TV pro­gramme “… Peter” (4)

16 Sir Charles Scott Sher­ring­ton, whose father was from Cais­ter, dis­cov­ered that roughly two thirds of the fi­bres in the … sup­ply­ing mus­cles are ‘mo­tor’ (Sher­ring­ton’s Law) and was later awarded the No­bel Prize in Phys­i­ol­ogy (6)

17 James Brooke, who ran away from his Nor­wich school, was the first white Ra­jah of Sarawak in … (6)

20 Chan­nell’s Nor­folk Pre­serves make low-su­gar, lux­ury … and mar­malade (4)

21 In Nor­folk di­alect, if you “talk a load o’ squit” then you talk … (8)

23 Prof Stephen ... re­cently made a sur­prise visit to Sea Life Sanc­tu­ary, Hun­stan­ton (7)

25 In 2016, Lo­tus marked the 50th an­niver­sary of the found­ing of its Hethel fac­tory with a lim­ited Hethel Edi­tion … 400 (5)

27 … Fowler-Watt, who lives in Nor­folk, has co-pre­sented “Look East” since 1997 (5)

28 Gressen­hall Farm & Work­house is hold­ing an … Day on 15th Oc­to­ber (5)

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2 The Cais­ter Cas­tle … Col­lec­tion is “prob­a­bly the largest and cer­tainly the best pri­vately-owned mo­tor col­lec­tion open to the pub­lic in the UK” (3)

3 Sculthorpe Moor, Fox­ley Wood and Hick­ling Broad are all lo­cal na­ture … (8)

4 Trowse is thought to mean a … house (4)

5 River that joins the Wen­sum near Helles­don (3)

6 Edith Cavell, who was born in Swarde­ston, was a … in WW1 who helped over 200 Al­lied sol­diers es­cape from Bel­gium (5)

7 James Wood­forde, who moved to We­ston Longville in 1774, is bet­ter known to his­tory as … Wood­forde (6)

8 Old rhyme: “Halver­gate hares and Reed­ham rats, South­wood swine and Cant­ley cats, Acle …, Moul­ton mules, Beighton bears and Freethorpe fools” (5)

12 The …, Nor­wich build­ing, de­signed by Sir Michael Hopkins, that is home to BBC East (5)

14 Fab­ric made in Ayl­sham called Cloth of Ayl­sham, Ayl­sham Web or Ayl­sham … (5)

15 For­mer “EastEn­ders” ac­tor whose father is from Nor­wich, whose mother is from North Wal­sham and whose fam­ily “goes back to Rack­heath in the 15th cen­tury” (4, 4)

18 “A Din­ner En­gage­ment”, “Cast­away” and “Nel­son” are all … com­posed by Len­nox Berke­ley, who at­tended Gre­sham’s School, Holt (6)

19 A 2007 episode of “… of Praise” fea­tured Wy­mond­ham Abbey (5)

20 Cap­tain W.E. …, au­thor who was a fly­ing in­struc­tor at Nar­bor­ough in WW1 (5)

22 Win­birri Vine­yards, Surling­ham, won an award for its white … at the 2017 in­ter­na­tional DWWA (4)

24 Old rhyme: “Ris­ing …, Lynn is, and Down­ham shall be, The great­est sea­port of the three” (3)

26 Bird that sits atop the Holt town sign (3)

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