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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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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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From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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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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King’s Lynn bag packing, poetry in motion

Military men are not usually given to poetry but Mike Lister of the 42F (King’s Lynn) Air Training Corps was inspired in Morrisons on Christmas Eve.

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Kate’s Anmer pictures recognised by Royal Photographic Society

The Duchess of Cambridge has accepted lifetime Honorary Membership to the Royal Photographic Society for pictures taken in West Norfolk.

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Our look at the top five most anticipated games of 2017

Console Corner: Top 10 games for 2017: Part 2

Part two of our look at the top 10 most anticipated games of 2017 as we count down to number one.

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Police urge people in Norfolk to stay safe this New Year’s

Police are urging party-goers across Norfolk to know their limits and plan journeys home this New Year’s Eve.

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Wool to wool gifts at King’s Lynn hospital thanks to Joyce

Wool to wool gifts at King’s Lynn hospital thanks to Joyce

Youngsters were given a special treat on Christmas Day thanks to the busy knitting needles of a generous pensioner.

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Decision due on Swaffham MUGA funding bid

A four-year bid to provide a new multi-use games area (MUGA) in Swaffham could clear its final financial hurdle next week.

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VIDEO: Brave swimmers make a splash at Hunstanton

It may not have been white but it was certainly a wet Christmas in Hunstanton as scores of brave souls continued a festive tradition still going strong after more than 50 years.

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Is Britain’s worst culinary catastrophe here in King’s Lynn?

The hunt is on to find the biggest cooking catastrophe in the UK and people in Lynn are being encouraged to come forward and share snaps of their culinary catastrophes.

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Drivers back blanket ban on mobiles

Drivers back blanket ban on mobiles

Two-thirds of motorists think the Government should introduce technology to disabled mobile phones in cars, according to new research.

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Lazy internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

‘Lazy’ internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

Millions of lazy Brits are losing a fortune on broadband bills - because they can’t be bothered to switch providers, a new report reveals.

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Downham Market pupils show the appetite to work hard

Downham Market pupils show the appetite to work hard

Youngsters from Nelson Academy visited Arbuckles Restaurant for a celebratory lunch last week.

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King’s Lynn’s bar to close for £400,000 revamp project

King’s Lynn’s bar to close for £400,000 revamp project

One of Lynn’s most popular nightspots will close next weekend for a £400,000 refurbishment programme.

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Morrisons supermarkets across the UK will be giving away 200,000 wonky carrots in an effort to support the Christmas tradition of leaving out refreshments for Father Christmas and his trusty reindeers on Christmas Eve.

Morrisons to give away ‘wonky’ carrots for families to feed reindeer

Morrisons supermarkets across the UK will be giving away 200,000 wonky carrots in an effort to support the Christmas tradition of leaving out refreshments for Father Christmas and his trusty reindeers on Christmas Eve, as research shows that the UK spends £13m feedings Santa and his reindeer each year.

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Go Sutton Bridge activies on offer in new year

Residents in Sutton Bridge can enjoy cooking and keep-fit activities as part of a new community project.

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