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Record entries for sandcastle contest

It’s a long-standing summer attraction and more people than ever took the chance to get creative and participate in Old Hunstanton’s annual sandcastle competition.

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Michael and Sarah Willgress at their new butcher and deli in Little Fransham

Little Fransham deli opens

A new butchers and delicatessen opens today in Little Fransham. Wilgress of Fransham is run by Michael and Sarah Willgress, who hail from West Norfolk.

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Girlguides from the 1st Watlington and Runcton Holme Guides with a tent bought with money donated from Downham Market Rotary Club and Downham Market Lions.
Pictured are: Guides with Guide leader Sarah Mack, back left, and Downham Market Rotary Club president Martin Chilvers, far right.

Groups club together for West Norfolk Guides’ camping trip

A Girlguiding group in West Norfolk have enjoyed their annual camping trip with help from two Downham clubs.

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Campaign to re-build Hunstanton Skate Park. Pictured Campagners. Tracy Hall. Geoff Hall. T-Jay Hall. Sascha Hall. Trinity Hall. Sab Skinner.

Mother and son try to raise £50k to replace Hunstanton Sk8 Area Skatepark

Some teens spend the school holidays catching up on sleep, but one 15-year-old is attempting to raise £50k for a new skatepark.

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Sandringham Food and Drink Festival

The Craft Beer Boys

Food and drink lovers flock to Sandringham

Thousands of visitors flocked to the Sandringham Food and Drink Festival at the weekend to enjoy a touch of summertime and al fresco dining in West Norfolk.

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Hunstanton soap box derby next month

Hunstanton soap box derby next month

Entries are filling up fast for the Hunstanton Soap Box Derby and some of the teams are making great progress on their karts.

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HUNSTANTON COMMUNITY CHOIR PRESENTATION
Wendy Leedham presents a cheque to Rik Thornton and Diane Schutze surrounded by members of the Community Choir.

Voices raised in Hunstanton for Stroke Association

The 96 members of Hunstanton’s Community Choir chose the Stroke Association to support as their charity this year.

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The Eagle Craft Union Free House on Norfolk Street, King's Lynn.

The Eagle has landed in King’s Lynn as new pub opens up its doors

Pub-goers in Lynn now have a new venue to enjoy following the launch of the Eagle free house in Norfolk Street on Saturday.

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HUNSTANTON ALLOTMENTS OPEN DAY
Town mayor Adrian Winnington with Angie Stray and Allan Rowe, the winners of the best allotment award

Mayor presents prizes at Hunstanton allotment site open day

Angie Stray and Allan Rowe were delighted to learn they had won the prize for best allotment at the Northfields allotments open day on Sunday.

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Hunstanton front garden competition
Pat and Lesley Richardson, centre, with the Anneka Rice Challenge Cup, alongside award winners from each category with organisers of the competition.

Hunstanton growers honoured in garden competition

Gardeners who have made Hunstanton bloom were recognised at the 10th annual Front Garden competition presentation at Thaxters Garden Centre on Thursday.

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Downham Market Young Farmers presenting cheque to EACH at the Annual General Meeting at Downham Market Conservative Club.
Club Chairman Luke Ambrose (front left) presenting the �5,000 cheque to Jason Slack (front right) (Regional Fundraiser for EACH)

Downham Market Young Farmers raise thousands for charity

A club in Downham has presented a cheque to a children’s charity after raising thousands for the cause.

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GH Hair Design King's Lynn, will be donating proceeds of childrens' hair cuts to QEH Rudham Ward during the school summer holidays. 
Staff and friends LtoR, Claudiu Popita, Kelly Davies, Nicola Barker, Gemma Howard, Abbie Claxton, Georgia Mountain.

GH Hair Design is a cut above the rest

GH Hair Design is showing they are a cut above the rest by donating all the money earned from children’s hair cuts, during the school holidays, to the Rudham Ward at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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GV of  the Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk, King's Court Hq, Chapel Street King's Lynn

Norfolk County Council hires new executive director of children’s services

Norfolk County Council has recruited a new executive director of children’s services, Sara Tough.

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Police investigation

Group ejected from Lynn’s Tower Gardens war memorial

Police removed a group of people from Lynn’s Tower Gardens war memorial, and seized alcohol from them, during an incident at the weekend.

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St Mary's Federation children from Brancaster, Sedgeford and Docking on the beach at Brancaster. MLNF17PB07341

Life’s a beach for West Norfolk school children

Heacham Infants and nursery school pupils marked end-of-term with an outing to the seaside last week - only to find the tide was out.

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Staff at Downham Tandoori presenting a cheque of �3,500 to representatives from EACH, with BBC presenter Chris Hollins, who hosted the night, second from right. Photo: Chris Biele, PixBeat Photo.

Downham Market restaurant raises thousands for charity at 20th anniversary party

A colourful evening was enjoyed by guests at a Downham restaurant’s 20th anniversary celebrations on Sunday, which raised thousands for charity.

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Gallipoli and Dardinelles International annual Lunch with King's Lynn Mayor Carol Bower in attendance at King's Lynn Town Hall.

Group welcomes international guests at annual Gallipoli lunch in King’s Lynn

Members of an international group remembering those who lost their lives during the Gallipoli campaign met for an annual lunch at Lynn Town Hall on Friday.

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Allotment Holders of Ferry Road West Lynn. Angry of "Quadrupling rents" Pictured front  Nancy Brown. Stuart Howard with allotment holders.

West Norfolk allotment costs set to double in coming years

Allotment holders are in disbelief over West Norfolk Council’s plans to double the cost of plot land within the next few years.

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One to One Project awarded lottery grant. Pictured at Nelson House Bergen Way King's Lynn. FLtoR Christopher Macloud.Hannah Cooper.Jackie Wrout. Nell Steele. Simon Clarke.

West Norfolk mental health organisation receives £375k lottery fund

A charity that provides long-term support to adults in West Norfolk who experience emotional or physical distress has been awarded a lottery grant.

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Snettisham caravanners help one of their own

This year’s fun dog show at Snettisham Caravan Park on Saturday drew the usual group of enthusiastic pet owners.

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