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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


Long-serving Rotarian from King’s Lynn honoured for service

A long-serving Rotarian from West Norfolk has been praised and honoured for more than half-a-lifetime of work.

Peele head teacher Jane Moody with photos of the opening ceremony in 1959, on display in the college reception. Photo: Tim Wilson (SG140917-217TW).

Can you help Peele mark its 60-year milestone?

Long Sutton’s Peele Community College celebrates its 60th year anniversary next year and staff are asking for help in coming up with ideas to mark the landmark occasion.

Norfolk police target hare coursing

Norfolk police target hare coursing

Police have seized a car during an operation targeting illegal hare coursing in West Norfolk.

Whats on
Cheque presentation to Downham Market Boxing Club, by Downham Market & District Roundtable 542
Centre LtoR, Lewis Mann (DM&DR Chairman) presents the �750 cheque to Steve Kirby (DMBC Head Coach), also in the picture are Boxing Club and Roundtable members.

Downham Market group provides a knock-out donation to boxing club

Boxing enthusiasts in Downham have been punching the air after a group in the town donated £750 to their club.

Summer Reading Challenge Certificate and Medal Presentations at Gaywood Library on Saturday 2nd Sept.
Making the presentations were Borough Mayor Carol Bower and Borough Councillor Margaret Wilkinson, with the children.

Youngsters presented with certificates and medals at Gaywood Library

Youngsters were rewarded for their literature skills last weekend after completing a summer reading challenge at Gaywood Library.

Sutton Bridge marina to be officially opened

Sutton Bridge marina to be officially opened

The £900,000 Crosskeys Marina at Sutton Bridge will be officially unveiled on Wednesday (September 13).

Opening of new charity garden for ESCAPE project. At The Green Britian Centre. Pictured in centre  Clare Peak (Manager) with volunteers Brian Nicholson. Susan Ashby.

Great Escape: project volunteers are selling their plants and vegetables

The Green Britain Centre in Swaffham opened its new charity garden on Monday, selling products made by volunteers from the ESCAPE Project.

King's Lynn Woodturners' 20th Birthday. Middelton Village Hall Pictured on right Woodturner Martin Elkerson showing some examples of his work.

King’s Lynn Woodturners makes wood work for 20th birthday

Woodturning enthusiasts celebrated the 20th anniversary of their group on Saturday.

Opening of the new NIp and Growler Ale House in High street King's Lynn pictured in centre Jo Rust  with oweners  Left Clare Biggs. on right Elise Rout. with friends and guests.

Nip & Growler opens on King’s Lynn High Street

A new bar opened in Lynn High Street on Thursday.

North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham attracted the crowds. MLNT17PB09323

Holkham hosts a tasty Food and Drink Festival

A celebration of all the best food and drink produced in North Norfolk drew large crowds to Holkham at the weekend.

Footloose Rocks-At Hansa House South Quay. Pictured in front Colin Reeves. Andee Georgio. with the advanced Class.

It’s time to lace up your dancing shoes

Learn to jive 1950s style at Footloose Rocks workshops in Lynn.

Phew What A Scorcher at Hunstanton. Bank Holiday Monday.

Sunny Hunny celebrates successful summer season

Hundreds hurried to Sunny Hunny this summer season, bringing a business boom to the stylish seaside town.

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