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King’s Lynn bar to hold a night to raise money for Jac

Dr Thirsty’s bar in Norfolk Street, Lynn, is hosting another bank holiday Sunday fundraiser, this time in aid of local boy Jac Coffey.

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Norfolk County Council Election Count at King's Lynn Corn Exchange
LtoR, Brian Long and Nick Daubney

New benefit fraud blitz launched

Benefit claimants in West Norfolk are being urged to make sure their affairs are in order after a new officer was recruited to investigate suspected fraud.

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Sea life Centre penguin

Hunstanton p-p-picks up a penguin

Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary has welcomed a new arrival in the shape of a baby Humboldt penguin.

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Castle Acre coffee morning supports mission

Castle Acre coffee morning supports mission

Castle Acre’s St James parish church held their annual coffee morning in aid of the Leprosy Mission on Saturday.

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King’s Lynn restaurant announces its closure

King’s Lynn restaurant announces its closure

A popular Lynn restaurant has closed its doors – less than a year after first opening them to the West Norfolk public.

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King's Lynn Town Guides - Peter Jackson with his group in the foreground and Alison Millers group in the background at the start of their guided walks in Lynns Saturday Market Place. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Great start to King’s Lynn Town Guides’ 40th year

A guided-tour group in Lynn has enjoyed a successful start to their 40th anniversary season at the weekend when 87 people turned out to attend their free historic town walk.

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Downham Market Young Farmers' charity clay shoot on the Stradsett Estate. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Downham Market Young Farmers’ clay shoot gives charity boost

A club in Downham has held a clay pigeon shoot which raised funds for a good cause.

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Yucel Olmezkaya

Winning barber from King’s Lynn is a cut above by making final

A barber from Lynn has been crowned the best in the East of England and will go on to compete in the national finals next month.

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West Norfolk Food Festival at Great Barn, Knights Hill 
Dannielle Wheeler and Jeannine Parry

First West Norfolk food festival proves very tasty

Food lovers showed great taste by flocking to the first-ever West Norfolk Food Festival on Sunday. The event, which was held in the Great Barn at Knights Hill, attracted 23 stalls which sold a range of produce including: ales, chocolate, cakes and scones and sausages.

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Outgoing chairman Ian Claxton, left, and new chairman Ryan Brown. Photo: SUBMITTED.

King’s Lynn club welcomes youngest ever chairman

A new era has been celebrated by an organisation in Lynn at their annual general meeting, during which the club’s youngest-ever chairman was welcomed to the role.

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Crowds on the promenade as temperatures soar

LATEST - Twelve people rescued by Hunstanton lifeboat crews on warmest day of 2017 so far

Twelve people had to be rescued by Lifeboat crews yesterday as West Norfolk basked in the heat of the warmest day of the year so far.

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Hardwick Road Cemetery 'Grow Wild' project gets underway with group members and volunteers
Front LtoR, Viv West and Colin Houseman (organiser)
Back LtoR, Richard Abel, David Williamson, Tracy Axall, Ian Hall, Malcolm Bailey

Group Grow Wild at King’s Lynn cemetery

Efforts to spruce up a cemetery garden in Lynn saw more than 30 different wild flowers and plants sowed at the weekend.

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Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary - Rainforest ranger, Ally Sharp, handles Monty, a Royal python, one of the smaller members of the species found in central and western Africa

Visitors to get a flavour of the jungle at Hunstanton attraction

Visitors to a popular West Norfolk attraction will now have the chance to enjoy an extremely exotic experience.

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Just champion: Football celebrations at King's Lynn Walks ground in the early 1950s

King’s Lynn football celebrations in the 1950s

Today we take you back to the early 1950s and a look at a successful Lynn football team. The photographs have been sent in by Tommy Langley who says they were taken perhaps at the end of the 1951/52 season and show South Lynn / Lynn United FC, winners of the Peterborough and District League.

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Visitors Guide - Dersingham.

£550k lottery award for Dersingham village centre plan

Community leaders in Dersingham have been awarded a £550,000 lottery grant to develop a new village centre.

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VIDEO: Leafcutter ants on the march in Hunstanton for Mother’s Day

Most mums will be keeping their fingers crossed that their offspring will remember even one card on Mother’s Day, this Sunday, but a ‘Queen Mother’ ant at an aquarium in Hunstanton is expecting a total running into three-figures.

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RAOB King's Lynn present �1.5k cheque to The British Heart Foundation. Pictured centre left  Denys Winner (RAOB)  presents cheque to Roger Williamson (BHF Volunteer) with members of King's Lynn RAOB.

King’s Lynn club give grand donation to heart research charity

A heart research charity has been given a boost thanks to the fundraising efforts of one organisation in Lynn.

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

Shoreditch-style bar set to open in King’s Lynn

A new clubbing experience is coming to the centre of Lynn this month following a £450,000 investment.

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A new online lottery will be lauched by the council

Local lottery is just the ticket for West Norfolk councillors

Councillors have got the ball rolling on proposals for a local lottery, after they approved it in principle.

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Purple4Polio crocuses planted by Downham Rotary which are now in bloom at the Amien Garden next to Downham town traffic lights. Photo: SUBMITTED.

A purple patch to dispatch polio in Downham Market

Purple crocuses which were planted in Downham last autumn in support of an international campaign have now begun to show their colour.

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