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Burnham Norton’s Norfolk Saffron celebrates being top of the crops

Norfolk Saffron, based at Burnham Norton, is celebrating another successful harvest this year which proves it is top of the crops.

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New Travelodge in King’s Lynn creates 15 new jobs

The new Travelodge in Lynn’s Kellard Place has opened for business with the creation of 15 new jobs.

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West Norfolk businesses chosen as finalists in ‘Rural Oscars’

Two businesses from West Norfolk have been named as regional finalists in an awards scheme known as the “Rural Oscars”.

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Holiday giant Thomas Cook to buy out Co-operative Travel

Peterborough-based Thomas Cook is to buy out its trading partner Co-operative Travel in a deal worth £55.8 million.

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Apprenticeships and what’s new due to be debated at West Norfolk Chamber of Commerce meeting

The challenge laid down by the Government to employers to grow the number of apprentices significantly by 2020 will be subject of a talk given at a West Norfolk Chamber of Commerce meeting next year.

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Decision on Heacham Lidl plan is deferred

Members of West Norfolk Council’s planning committee were due to make a decision regarding a plan to build a food store in Heacham yesterday, but the application has been deferred to a meeting in January next year.

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Plans approved for more houses near Lynnsport in King’s Lynn

Plans to build 89 houses in North Lynn have been approved by West Norfolk Council’s planning committee.

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Council loan set to be sought to help launch King’s Lynn BID

The establishment of Lynn’s new business improvement district (BID) is likely to move a step closer today.

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Snettisham Primary School’s new era after £250,000 facelift

Snettisham Primary School has opened a new classroom block and newly-installed trim trail after undergoing a £250,000 facelift.

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Train operator announces delay compensation extension, but campaigners say sort service out first

As passengers face a new round of fare rises, an East Anglia rail operator has pledged to extend its compensation scheme for late or cancelled services.

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Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, a report into the future of shopping has predicted.

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Volunteers sought for Swaffham gritting scheme

Volunteers are being sought to help keep pavements clear of snow and ice in Swaffham this winter.

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The Sutton Bridge company behind your chips and crisps

Ever wondered where your crisps and chips come from? Ever wondered how it is that potatoes are grown and processed into becoming the goods we all know and love? Well, an event held last Thursday helped answer those questions.

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Downham Market Deaf Association shop on the move

The association manager of a charity in West Norfolk has praised the actions of volunteers who rallied together for a shop move a couple of weeks ago.

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Expanding construction firm builds on success and opens offices in Hunstanton

Two friends who formed their own building company Bespoke Norfolk just a few years ago have seen it grow into a business offering its services across half the county and with a turnover of millions.

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Downham car showroom boss stands down after three decades

After 32 years of building up and running a motoring business with her late husband, Julie Bee of Bee’s Motors in Downham has decided to retire.

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Truss announces new talks on King’s Lynn rail line interchange

A new rail summit will take place in the new year in a renewed bid to accelerate work on a key upgrade of West Norfolk’s rail link to London.

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Baden Powell back home in Terrington St John

The reconstructed Baden Powell fishing boat arrived back home in West Norfolk on Wednesday afternoon after travelling from Essex where it has been undergoing restoriation.

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Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Morrisons is bringing back Christmas carols to its stores after 15 years, after listening to its customers who said they preferred traditional songs to pop music.

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Councillors urged to back second Heacham Lidl bid

A second bid to build a new supermarket on the edge of Heacham should be given the go-ahead, say planners.

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