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Snowdrop walks at Oxburgh Hall

A winter walk wouldn’t be complete without snowdrops, at Oxborough, throughout February.

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King’s Lynn driver on right road second time round

King’s Lynn driver on right road second time round

A learner driver from Lynn who hit the headlines for becoming one of the quickest to fail a driving test has finally been able to rip up his L-plates.

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Rotary Club of King's Lynn 1928

90-years of Rotary in King’s Lynn remembered

The Rotary Club of King’s Lynn holds a celebration of the 90th anniversary of its founding on Saturday night with a dinner-dance at the Town Hall in Lynn.

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Singers Inspired at Ashville House, Downham. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Harmonious day for residential home in Downham Market

Members of the Downham Community Choir, Singers Inspired, entertained an enthusiastic audience when they visited and sang for the residents and staff of Ashville House care home recently.

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Raymond Harris

Raymond is the best employee at Hunstanton attraction

Raymond Harris, the venue manager at the Fabulous Showboat, Hunstanton, has been named as Employee of the Month by its owner Praesepe Group for his heroics in giving up his Christmas Day morning for a sponsored swim in the sea at the resort to raise £550 for CHIPS, a gaming industry charity funding specialised wheelchairs for severely disabled children.

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Clean Bandit will be performing at Thetford Forest on July 2

Clean Bandit to play Thetford Forest gig in July

Clean Bandit are the final headline act to announce they will be performing at Thetford Forest this summer.

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Green Britain Centre Swaffham Pictured New Head Chef Jannine Parry promoting their new Menue.

Vegan menu launched at Green Britain Centre in Swaffham

A new fully vegan menu was launched at the Green Britain Centre in Swaffham on Saturday following the appointment of a new head chef.

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Sluice Women's New Year lunch

Lunch date for Sluice Women in Downham Market

Members of Sluice Women enjoyed some New Year merriment when they met for their annual lunch on Thursday, January 26.

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Downham Royal British Legion 70th Anniversary Lunch at The Castle Hotel Downham Market. Pictured  Second on Left Downham Market Mayor  Marion Ross with members of The Downham  Royal British Legion.

70th year for Downham Market air force group

The Downham branch of the Royal Air Force Association (RAFA) celebrated a special anniversary last week.

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Restaurateurs Matthew and Caroline Owsley-Brown, in the Tipi at home in West Bilney, they will be hosting a pop-up eatery at their home in the woods next month in aid of Aleppo.

West Bilney Woods pop-up restaurant to help children of Aleppo

The ongoing humanitarian crisis in Syria and Aleppo has prompted one husband and wife team to use their culinary skills to good effect.

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Christmas party time at the Magnetic Devices factory in Swaffham in the 1960s

Children’s party fun at Swaffham factory in the 1960s

This picture was taken at a children’s Christmas party at the Magnetic Devices factory in Castle Acre Road, Swaffham, some 50 years ago.

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L to r: Jonathan Boyall (College lecturer in hospitality), Tommy Pearce, Trevor Clarke, Jemma Couzens, Josh Haycock, Lucie Fenn, Lucy Golding Casey Hunsden, John Thorpe. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Hunstanton chef Josh scoops accolade

A 16-year-old from Hunstanton is set to compete in the district final of the Rotary Young Chef competition 2017, after wowing judges at the area heats this week.

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What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

For many Brits there’s nothing better than a greasy, full English but with so much to include on the plate, what’s your must-have ingredient?

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West Norfolk rail services ‘among Britain’s worst’

West Norfolk rail services ‘among Britain’s worst’

Tests have begun on new trains to serve West Norfolk after a report showed the borough had some of Britain’s least reliable rail services.

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Gaywood Community Primary School Google Expeditions Day with Virtual Reality Headsets. 
Jack McLeland with one of the Virtual Reality Headsets

Virtual panorama lets Gaywood pupils travel the globe

Pupils at Gaywood Community Primary School went diving, travelled into space and visited places across the globe during a Google Expeditions roadshow.

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Hacker using laptop

From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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The Railway Arms at Downham Market train station ANL-161025-192353001

MP to host talks on former Railway Arms in Downham Market

Talks are due to take place today on the future of the site of the former Railway Arms micropub at Downham’s railway station.

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Coming to a verge near you in West Norfolk

Coming to a verge near you in West Norfolk

West Norfolk Council has purchased five Ransomes Parkway Meteor flail mowers to maintain Lynn, Downham, Hunstanton and the surrounding coastal areas.

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Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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