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Downham Market restaurant raises thousands for charity at 20th anniversary party

A colourful evening was enjoyed by guests at a Downham restaurant’s 20th anniversary celebrations on Sunday, which raised thousands for charity.

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Gallipoli and Dardinelles International annual Lunch with King's Lynn Mayor Carol Bower in attendance at King's Lynn Town Hall.

Group welcomes international guests at annual Gallipoli lunch in King’s Lynn

Members of an international group remembering those who lost their lives during the Gallipoli campaign met for an annual lunch at Lynn Town Hall on Friday.

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Allotment Holders of Ferry Road West Lynn. Angry of "Quadrupling rents" Pictured front  Nancy Brown. Stuart Howard with allotment holders.

West Norfolk allotment costs set to double in coming years

Allotment holders are in disbelief over West Norfolk Council’s plans to double the cost of plot land within the next few years.

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One to One Project awarded lottery grant. Pictured at Nelson House Bergen Way King's Lynn. FLtoR Christopher Macloud.Hannah Cooper.Jackie Wrout. Nell Steele. Simon Clarke.

West Norfolk mental health organisation receives £375k lottery fund

A charity that provides long-term support to adults in West Norfolk who experience emotional or physical distress has been awarded a lottery grant.

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Snettisham caravanners help one of their own

This year’s fun dog show at Snettisham Caravan Park on Saturday drew the usual group of enthusiastic pet owners.

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Former Downham Rotary Club president Bob Linford, left, with new president Martin Chilvers. Photo: submitted.

Downham Market Rotary Club welcomes new president

Downham Rotary Club has welcomed a new president to the group.

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Lions and Lioness groups from across Norfolk present cheques to QEH Chief Executive Jon Green (centre)

Groups raise thousands for new cancer equipment at King’s Lynn hospital

A number of Lions groups in West Norfolk are set to leave a lasting legacy after raising funds for hospital chemotherapy equipment.

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Pictured are, from left: Richard Ehlers (Dementia Cafe) receiving the proceeds of raffles held at the Country Markets in March/April/May 2017 from: Mo Eeles (Country Market Secretary), Eunice Short (Country Market Chairman - wheelchair) and Marian Game (responsible for refreshments at the Markets).

Downham Market dementia cafe receives raffle funds

A vital service in Downham has been given a boost thanks to a group in the town.

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Moth in a China Shop hosts bike ride and beer festival

Moth in a China Shop hosts bike ride and beer festival

A Fincham charity is hosting a bike ride and beer festival to raise funds for those interested in sports and nutrition.

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RINGSTEAD OPEN GARDENS
Bridget Crowfoot (centre) shows visitors around her colourful Apple Tree Cottage garden.  Left is Jane Long and, right, Christine Hart

Life begins at 40 for Ringstead gardens fundraising day

Ringstead’s 40th open garden Sunday was a double celebration at the weekend, for it was also the 30th anniversary of the ordination of the village’s vicar, Fr John Bloomfield.

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New Ale House Competition King's Lynn
LtoR, New owners Elise Rout (left) and Clare Biggs (right) with Lynn News Editor Mark Leslie, in front of the former Jessops shop in High Street.

Guess new King’s Lynn bar’s name and win gallon of beer

The Lynn News has teamed up with the owners of a new bar in Lynn for a competition – the winner of which will receive a gallon of beer.

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Cars parked on the B1145 between Mintlyn Crematorium and Ashwicken

Bawsey parking danger as sun comes out in King’s Lynn

Cars produced a potential accident hotspot as motorists parked-up to enjoy the weekend’s warm weather at Bawsey Country Park.

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The 43rd Downham Market Festival
Festival Carnival Parade makes it's way through the Town Centre, then heading to the Howdale.
DADS 70th Birthday Gala Showcase

Downham Market drama group to mark 70 years at showcase

A drama group in Downham is celebrating its 70th birthday in style with a gala showcase on Sunday.

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Models/Kit Show 2017 at Downham Market Town Hall
Andy White

Plastic Modellers’ annual show in Downham Market invites youngsters to take part

Cars, aeroplanes and tanks of a smaller scale attracted hundreds of people to Downham Town Hall on Sunday for the annual model show.

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West Norfolk Minors Classic Car rally

Major Minor gathering in Sandringham raises money for charity

West Norfolk Minors has raised around £212 from their classic car rally last Sunday.

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Kings Lynn Lions Family Fun Day, The Walks

Crowds flock to annual King’s Lynn Lions fun day

Thousands flocked to the Walks at the weekend as the King’s Lynn Lions Club staged its ever-popular annual family fun day.

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A Wereham School reunion will be held in July.

Former classmates of Wereham School invited to attend a reunion in July

All former classmates from Wereham School are invited to attend a reunion and bring along photos which could help build up a picture of village life over the decades.

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King's Lynn Poetry appreciation group at Marriots Warehouse King's Lynn Pictured  in front  Andee Georgio  with New group.

Poets share their work at new group in King’s Lynn

West Norfolk poets shared their work at a For the Love of Poetry evening held at Marriott’s Warehouse on the South Quay.

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Fun Dog Walk IAO Guide Dogs for the Blind at Sandringham Country Park.

Fun walk through Sandringham supports Guide Dogs Association

Members of the Lynn branch of the Guide Dogs Association were joined by the West Norfolk public and their four-legged friends for a fun dog walk through Sandringham.

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