Lottery bid for King’s Lynn Guildhall renovation rejected

A bid for a multi-million pound grant for a major upgrade of Lynn’s St George’s Guildhall has been turned down.

£8.8m study funding for key East Anglia rail upgrade approved

£8.8m study funding for key East Anglia rail upgrade approved

A multi-million pound package has been agreed to pay for a feasibility study of a proposed major upgrade to East Anglia’s rail network.

From left - Jack Hazelwood, Billy Taylor, Joseph Vandepeer (Vandepeer) and Hagen (Hagen) Groom, watched over by head chef, Fran Hartshorne, and deputy head, Keith Twaites, make their own lunchtime kebabs

Healthy lessons at Brancaster

Pupils at Brancaster Primary School have been introduced to tasty foods that are also healthy - thanks to an initiative by the White Horse at Brancaster Staithe.

Bar&Beyond in Norfolk Street, King's Lynn.

King’s Lynn bar faces backlash for ‘strict’ policy after its opening weekend

A new bar which opened at the weekend in Lynn has faced critcism online from a number of people who were refused entry.


Esso fuels late Dunstable winner at King’s Lynn Town

Southern League Premier Division

JPCT 260714 S14311623x   Cricket. Sussex League, Div 3 - Pulborough v Haywards Heath. Pulborough batsman, James Smilie sees bails fly -photo by Steve Cobb

Mid-Norfolk Sunday Cricket League revamp

The Mid-Norfolk Sunday Cricket League has completely revamped the structure of the competition.

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 Candid images of the First round of the National 55 and over Warwickshire against the Isle of Wight at victoria park .

King’s Lynn bowls green opening

Lynn Bowls Club open their bowls green at River Lane on Saturday, April 1.

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Sir Henry Bellingham MP and MEP Vicky Ford  visiting Chalcroft Construction, 4 Campbell's Business Park King's Lynn
LtoR, Sir Henry Bellingham MP, Harry Porter, Charlie ilson, Georgina Clark (Group HR Manager), Vicky Ford MEP, Mark Reeve (MD Chalcroft Construction)

King’s Lynn firm Chalcroft nurtures award-winning talent

Lynn based construction company Chalcroft has shown its commitment to the next generation of industry specialists after its assistant quantity surveyor Charlie Ilson was named Trainee of the Year in the Mayor’s Business Awards.


Entries open for ‘wife carrying’ at Downham Market Games

A reminder that the Downham Games 2017 are launching the first Norfolk Wife Carrying Championships on Sunday, June 11.

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Mark Roberts was pleased to have the wind change in his favour during a session on Nar Valley Fisheries Lake Geneva. This superb looking Common Carp of 30lb 2oz

Roberts making a Mark with carp on Pentney Nar Valley Lake Geneva

Mark Roberts was pleased to have the wind change in his favour during a session on Nar Valley Fisheries’ Lake Geneva.

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The Middleton Hall Golf Club ladies played AKQJ, a fun Greensomes Stableford competition.

Kiddell and Gill clear winners of Middleton Hall ladies fun greensomes competition

The Middleton Hall Golf Club ladies played ‘AKQJ’, a fun Greensomes Stableford competition.

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Flytipping at the entrance to Flag Fen at Fengate.

Letters: Richard JC English, March 24, 2017

Regarding the problem with fly tipping (Lynn News, March 3) the solution is obvious. We lived in Germany during the late 1960s.

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The alien invader ant Lasius neglectus, left, compared to the native  brown garden ant

Look out for alien invaders that like electricity

The public is being asked to look out for an alien invader with a dangerous liking for electricity.

Daffodils in bloom at the base of Lynn's Red Mount.

Letters: Richard Humphries, March 24, 2017

On a recent visit to Lynn we took our four-year old grandson to have a run-around at The Walks.

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Views of the Palace of Westminster - the Houses of Parliament.

The House of Lords has always been an unelected body but this was hardly deemed a problem over past decades by the mainstream political establishment when it came to overturning or thwarting any possible threat of left wing legislation which has always been its ultimate purpose albeit dressed up as an revisionist body for the elected Commons.

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A proposal has been put forward for a shake-up to step 7 football in Sussex

Downham Market Whites can’t beat the Blues in U12 Mid Norfolk Youth League cup semi

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King’s Lynn United win on road before top of table Norwich clash

King’s Lynn United went to Hemsby in the darts Norfolk Superleague and continued their winning ways emphatically, 6-1.

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Conservative MP Caroline Ansell chats to Syrian mother Samar* and her two month-old daughter Nahla*, inside Save the Children's Child Friendly Space during a visit to the Kara Tepe refugee camp on Lesvos, Greece.

Letters: Sheila Shimmin, March 24, 2017

Copy of letter sent to MPs Sir Henry Bellingham and Liz Truss: I am writing to express my deep sorrow and anger at the government’s attitude towards child refugees.

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Bar Man, by Jeff Hoyle, March 24, 2017

I joined the Campaign for Real Ale back in the mid 70’s, not long after the organisation was founded, and over the years I have been involved in a lot of its activities which have given me both pleasure and satisfaction.

UKIP fisheries spokesman Mike Hookem, left, with fishing industry representatives at Lynn's Alexandra Dock

King’s Lynn fishermen demand industry protection in Brexit negotiations

Fishing industry bosses in Lynn have demanded their trade is protected when negotiations over Britain’s departure from the European Union finally get underway.

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