Businesses in North Norfolk set to receive £1 million rate relief

Around 850 businesses in North Norfolk are set to benefit from rate relief of more than £1 million over the next five years.

Bus Route  Hardings Way  bollards left in the down position.
(The Boal Quay Entrance)

King’s Lynn riverfront plan backed despite bus lane concerns

Proposals for the regeneration of Lynn’s riverfront have cleared their latest hurdle, despite continuing opposition to the potential opening of a town bus lane.

The Post Office

Post Office services set to relocate in Terrington St Clement

Post Office services in Terrington St Clement will be on the move in November, after a relocation was agreed.

Nelson, Burnham Thorpe, hosts villagers mourning one year since it shut.

Pub chain welcomes interest in Lord Nelson at Burnham Thorpe

Several parties have expressed interest in running an historic West Norfolk pub once it is re-opened for business, its owners have claimed.

Hain Daniels Group

Concern for jobs at Fakenham as Hain Daniels reviews chilled dessert section

Jobs could be at risk in Fakenham following confirmation that a factory owner is in talks with staff about a potential restructure.

Middletons Steakhouse and Grill at Middleton

Steakhouse chain established in Middleton opens its seventh venue

A steakhouse chain established in Middleton has just launched its seventh and largest restaurant in Peterborough creating 60 new jobs.

Chef at Home by James Howe.

King’s Lynn ‘chef at home’ launches new club for diners

A chef who set up his own business earlier this year preparing and serving meals in people’s homes is launching a new arm to his Lynn-based business.

Chris Sargisson, chief executive of Norfolk Chamber of Commerce.

Chief executive of Norfolk Chamber in King’s Lynn to meet West Norfolk business owners

The chief executive of Norfolk Chamber of Commerce and Lynn News columnist Chris Sargisson will be looking to hear views from businesses in West Norfolk about how they would like to see the chamber shape up in future.

Pictured left to right at the Gamko site are: Steve Mickleburgh - manufacturing, Jason Stone - manufacturing,  Peter Waterman - engineering, Dave Ward - finance, Kevin Piggott - manufacturing,
Gemma Morley  - finance,  Paddy Thompson - manufacturing.

Team from King’s Lynn’s Foster Refrigerator take part in epic fundraising running and cycling challenge

Employees from Lynn’s Foster Refrigerator got on their bikes and put on their running shoes for an epic fundraising journey to their sister company, Gamko, based in The Netherlands.

Sir Henry Bellingham MP, second right, visits Mars Food's Hansa Road site, Hardwick Industrial Estate

MP visits Mars Food’s new £23 million manufacturing lines at King’s Lynn site

Yesterday Sir Henry Bellingham MP visited Mars Food UK’s site at Lynn in celebration of National Rice Week – and viewed its new production line that will help to meet the demand for Uncle Ben’s Ready to Heat rice across the UK market.

Cambridgeshire Mayoral election count at Ross Peers Sports Centre, Soham, James Palmer acceptance speech . Picture: Keith Heppell

A47 improvement plans ‘insufficient’, Cambridgeshire mayor warns

Not enough is being done to improve the main route through West Norfolk and Fenland, a senior political figure has warned.


Charity day ploughs up blood biker backing

Vintage tractors that helped feed the nation during and after the Second World War were on display during a charity ploughing match near Fakenham on Sunday.

A new Greater Anglia Class 170208 train

Rail strike looms across Greater Anglia in guards dispute

The rail union RMT today confirmed its Greater Anglia members will take two days of strike action over the potential extension of driver only operation.

Barton Bendish Celebrating a Literature Event. Pictured  in front Jill Mason local author with other authors' at the event.

Book launch in village is a celebration at Barton Bendish

An event ‘Celebrating Literature’ was held in Barton Bendish Village Hall on Saturday, September 9.

The Lodge at Old Hunstanton, voted Best Bar in the 2017  Norfolk Muddy Stilettos Awards

Awards recognising top quality ale given to Old Hunstanton and Titchwell hotels

he Lodge at Old Hunstanton and Briarfields Hotel in Titchwell are toasting success having gained awards for serving top quality cask ale.

Becky Adams, customer service manager, left, and Peter Lewis, personal banker, present the cheque to Louise Howard, of West Norfolk Mind.

West Norfolk Mind receives grant for skills training and kitchen appliances from Santander

West Norfolk Mind has been given a grant by Santander which will open the doors to learning new skills in the kitchen as well as updating appliances.

Nelson, Burnham Thorpe, hosts villagers mourning one year since it shut.

Burnham Thorpe villagers mark pub closure

Last Wednesday evening was exactly one year from when the Lord Nelson in Burnham Thorpe closed in controversial circumstances.

Mr Fips Wonder Circus arrives at Knights Hill King's Lynn
Some of the cast getting ready for the first show.
Clowns LtoR, David, Ancsa, Charlie

Roll up, roll up, the big top is back in King’s Lynn

Roll up, roll up, Mr Fips Wonder Circus is back in town, with promises of another “amazing show” to wow audiences.

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