UPDATED: Chimney fire in Castle Acre

Firefighters battled for more than an hour to put out a chimney fire in Castle Acre this evening.

Runcton Holme playgroup toddlers pictured in February, 1989

Memory Lane playgroup photos from the Lynn News archives

Toddlers from the age of two-and-a-half attended Runcton Holme playgroup at the parish hall in February, 1989. The supervisor was Mrs Liz Roberts, who was helped by several mothers at the Monday and Wednesday morning sessions.

Corrie McKeague

Corrie search teams will leave ‘no stone unturned’

A 100-strong volunteer team has begun searching close to the Fiveways junction of the A11 as efforts to find missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague continue.

Charlie Wakefield

Downham Market Ryston Runner Charlie wins cross country county title

Ryston Runners AC junior member Charlie Wakefield won the junior boys’ Suffolk county cross country championships held at Woodbridge school last Thursday.

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UPDATED: Multiple fire crews battling fire in North Runcton

Firefighters have been battling a waste timber fire in North Runcton for more than five and a half hours.

Prince William beginning his work with the East Anglian Air Ambulance. Ben Bull Photography.

Prince William is leaving the East Anglian Air Ambulance

Prince William has confirmed he will be leaving his job as an East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) helicopter pilot this summer.

Downham Cluster Tag Rugby Tournament

Congratulations to the Schools from the Downham Cluster who competed in their Tag Rugby Tournament hosted at Upwell Primary school.

Six teams all played each other with Downham Prep emerging as overall winners closely followed by Hillcrest. Both schools now progress to the SSP finals.

Other schools competing were Upwell, Denver, Wimbotsham and Magdalen.

Downham Market Prep ready to take tag rugby honours at Upwell

Schools from the Downham Cluster competed in their Tag Rugby Tournament hosted at Upwell Primary School.

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The likes of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will make the Switch popular

Nintendo Switch games revealed as launch looms large

Nintendo’s brand new console the Switch is out in just over a month’s time and a host of games have been confirmed for the intriguing machine.

Prince William in his East Anglian Air Ambulance 

Prince William in his East Anglian Air Ambulance in Wisbech Park

Prince William to leave air ambulance role and spend less time at Anmer

Prince William will leave his role as a pilot with the East Anglian Air Ambulance this summer, it has been confirmed.

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Generous Middleton Hall Seniors help fight dementia

The Seniors at Middleton Hall Golf Club have raised £2,046 to help fight dementia.

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Police news

Boy, 3, badly injured in collision with car in King’s Lynn supermarket car park

A three-year-old boy was taken to hospital with a broken leg after a collision with a car, which allegedly failed to stop, in a supermarket car park yesterday.

Supermarket petrol station price boards around King's Lynn. Morrison's

Strike threat could see petrol run out at King’s Lynn and Fakenham supermarkets, union warns

A union has warned petrol supplies at supermarket pumps in Lynn and Fakenham “could run dry” should strike action take place over a dispute of a driver’s docked pay.

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Middleton Hall charity day proves to be huge success

Here are the four new Middleton Hall Golf Club captains for the year.

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Weymouth league spot doesn’t fool King’s Lynn Town boss Setchell

Gary Setchell says King’s Lynn Town will not ‘be fooled’ by Weymouth Town’s league position ahead of tomorrow’s Southern Premier encounter.


CSKA flying King’s Lynn Sunday League flag in county cup after Clenchwarton win


Lilian Wilson was injured after she tripped on a damaged manhole cover on the A10 Main Road at West Winch. Photo: submitted.

Woman hurt after fall over damaged manhole in West Winch

A damaged manhole cover which was first reported to the authorities almost two years ago is now due to be fixed, after a 67-year-old woman tripped and injured herself on it last week.

The Glamtastics tribute band at The Winch for terminally ill Sheila Juby. In front left Linda Fysh (Sheila's sister) and far right Sheila Juby, with members of the glam rock band The Glamtastics.

Terminally ill Sheila, from West Winch, enjoys glamtastic night

A terminally ill woman from West Winch has had one of her greatest wishes fulfilled thanks to friends and family.

Robert Kilbourn (Blind Ali), Harry Studd (Long John Silver), Evette Price (Jim) and Karen Adams (Sea-Snake Sally) look over a map that could lead to treasure

Panto time with the Creakes Drama Group

Ahoy there, me hearties, piracy, romance and treasure are coming to North Creake when the Creakes Drama Group stage their annual pantomime. This year it’s Treasure Island, packed full of skulduggery, double-dealing, avarice ...and a bountiful supply of light-hearted jokes and sing-along nautical songs.

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Flooding on the Causeway at Stowbridge due to burst water mains. Photo: Laura Galdikaite

Flooding leaves homes ‘wrecked’ after burst main in Stow Bridge

Homes and gardens in Stow Bridge have been ‘wrecked’ by flooding after a water main in the village burst three times in less than a month.

Firefighters tackle a large fire at Glazewing in West Dereham.

Recycling centre fire in West Dereham being treated as arson

A fire at a recycling plant in West Dereham is being treated as arson, police have confirmed.

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