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King’s Lynn Kruisers ride in convoy on Armistice Day

Members of King’s Lynn Kruisers rode in convoy from Lynn to Hunstanton on Remembrance Day to honour those who have lost their lives in conflict.

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Swaffham Lions Club raises diabetes awareness

Swaffham Lions Club raises diabetes awareness

The Swaffham Lions Club has held its fourth Diabetes Awareness and Health Advice Day.

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Craft fair in aid of rebuild fund at Walpole St Peter parish hall

left to right Lynne Newman, Bridget Stevens, Nick Swann, Gill Henderson and Gina Hewitt

Group launch campaign to rebuild Walpole St Peter parish hall

A group in Walpole St Peter have held their first fundraising event to help build a new parish hall.

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Daisy's teddy bear was last seen in Lynn town centre

Can you help reunite Daisy with her lost teddy bear?

A 10-year-old girl from Heacham who lost her teddy bear in Lynn town centre is offering a cash reward for his safe return.

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Railway Road in Kings Lynn

West Norfolk Council bid to hit the heritage jackpot again

A new bid for lottery cash to help revitalise part of Lynn’s town centre could be submitted within weeks, council papers have revealed.

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Downham Market Rotary Club's Carole Samuel and her Paul Harris fellowship with club president Martin Chilvers. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Downham Market Rotarian receives top Rotary award

A Rotarian in Downham has been awarded a fellowship for her work on a project to help children in Belarus.

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Rotarian Richard Waite receiving a Paul Harris Fellowship Award from the President of the Rotary Cub of King's Lynn, Mark Walker.

Architect honoured by Rotary Club of King’s Lynn

Since the inception of Paul Harris Fellowships, which honour the founder of Rotary worldwide, the Foundation Committee of the Rotary Club of King’s Lynn has annually given careful consideration to potential recipients, not only within the club but non-members who are worthy of recognition within their own sphere of interest or voluntary work.

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Planning news

Planners back Burnham Market holiday suites bid condemned as ‘step too far’ by parish council

A developer has been accused of hiding his intentions to build a bed and breakfast complex behind a listed building in Burnham Market.

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Father Andrew joins Kings Lynn Air Cadets

Father Andrew joins King’s Lynn Air Cadets

Members of Lynn’s Air Cadets unit have welcomed the rector of West Lynn and Clenchwarton, Rev Andrew Davey onto their team as squadron padre.

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Kings Lynn Aero Model Club Swap Meet at West Winch Village Hall

King’s Lynn Aero Modelling Club thriving in new Emneth premises

A club which feared for its future after being served an eviction notice last year is now thriving in its new premises.

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The Crossways Inn in the Friars, King's Lynn.

King’s Lynn pub closes after three arrested in drugs raid

A Lynn pub has been closed this week after a drugs raid during which three people were arrested.

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Golf club hosts special raffle for Macmillan

Golf club hosts special raffle for Macmillan

King’s Lynn Golf Club was the venue for the raffle draw of an enormous hamper gifted to Macmillan by Mr Tim Smith of Williams Refrigeration.

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Charity quiz night organised by Downham Young Farmers

Downham Market Young Farmers’ charity quiz night raises hundreds for good causes

A farmers club in Downham has raised hundreds for charity thanks to a quiz night it held in Shouldham last week.

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Members of Greenfingers' Gardening Club of Grimston and District presenting cheque to Little Discoverers. Pictured from left, are Helen Lilley, Katie Greatorex and Jenny Haywood. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Grimston gardening club give King’s Lynn children’s charity a boost

The fundraising efforts of a horticultural group will be put to good use after being donated to a children’s charity last week.

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Katy Williams, Maarten Klem and Lewis Palmer

King’s Lynn Foodbank pounds poverty by running old £1 scheme

The King’s Lynn Foodbank is encouraging people to donate their unspent old £1 coins to help feed those in need in West Norfolk.

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Downham Amateur Swimming Club 40th anniversary celebration at Jubilee Community Centre

Current and Past Committee Members with some of the junior section

Downham Market Amateur Swimming Club marks 40 years of making waves

Four decades of front crawl, butterfly and backstroke have been celebrated at a swimming club’s anniversary party in Downham.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital - King's Lynn

Appeal for toys to remain in Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s A&E department

Emergency nurses are appealing for help after a number of toys have gone missing from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s A&E department.

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Dog attacks muntjac deer at Burnham Overy

Holkham plea on controlling dogs

An impassioned plea has been made for the public to keep better control of their dogs while out walking on Holkham’s nature reserve.

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Drove Orchards Open Day
Katherine Womack's hares dance across the grass

Thornham orchard toasts apple heritage

Plans to increase the volume of cider produced at the Drove Orchards site in Thornham are progressing well, its owner says.

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Probus Club of King's  Lynn Chain of Office handover
New President Ken Lorriman (centre) being presented with his chain of office by past president Jeff Futter (right), also in picture New Vice President David Cousins (left).

King’s Lynn Probus Club welcomes new president

The King’s Lynn Probus Club welcomed a new president at their AGM at Knight’s Hill on Wednesday last week.

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