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Staff at King’s Lynn insurance broker are gunged for Comic Relief

Staff at a West Norfolk insurance broker have raised £10,355 for Comic Relief by pledging cash towards the bosses they wanted gunged on Red Nose Day.

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Hunstanton scheme’s new drive for volunteer motorists

A popular community transport scheme based in Hunstanton is in urgent need of more volunteer drivers.

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£8.8m study funding for key East Anglia rail upgrade approved

£8.8m study funding for key East Anglia rail upgrade approved

A multi-million pound package has been agreed to pay for a feasibility study of a proposed major upgrade to East Anglia’s rail network.

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Sir Henry Bellingham MP and MEP Vicky Ford  visiting Chalcroft Construction, 4 Campbell's Business Park King's Lynn
LtoR, Sir Henry Bellingham MP, Harry Porter, Charlie ilson, Georgina Clark (Group HR Manager), Vicky Ford MEP, Mark Reeve (MD Chalcroft Construction)

King’s Lynn firm Chalcroft nurtures award-winning talent

Lynn based construction company Chalcroft has shown its commitment to the next generation of industry specialists after its assistant quantity surveyor Charlie Ilson was named Trainee of the Year in the Mayor’s Business Awards.

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UKIP fisheries spokesman Mike Hookem, left, with fishing industry representatives at Lynn's Alexandra Dock

King’s Lynn fishermen demand industry protection in Brexit negotiations

Fishing industry bosses in Lynn have demanded their trade is protected when negotiations over Britain’s departure from the European Union finally get underway.

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VIDEO: Leafcutter ants on the march in Hunstanton for Mother’s Day

Most mums will be keeping their fingers crossed that their offspring will remember even one card on Mother’s Day, this Sunday, but a ‘Queen Mother’ ant at an aquarium in Hunstanton is expecting a total running into three-figures.

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Benefits of bees and problems they face highlighted at Stoke Ferry Agricultural Society meeting

A healthy bee population brings significant benefits to agriculture and it’s vital they are carefully monitored to check for disease, West Norfolk farmers were told.

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The Crossings Fish and Chip Shop in Tennyson Road King's Lynn, two employees have just achieved awards from the National Federation of Fish Fryers. LtoR, Charlie Cartwright, John Redman (owner), Joe Short

High flying friers at Lynn’s Crossings fish and chip shop

Two employees at a Lynn fish and chip shop have gained a nationally recognised award which proves they are high flying friers.

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Plans for new facilities and holiday homes in the grounds of the Congham Hall Hotel have been revealed

Fears over Congham hotel holiday home bid

The owners of a popular West Norfolk country hotel have unveiled major expansion plans for the site, including 11 new holiday homes.

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Crown and Anchor pub at St Germans new landlord Robert Shoebridge, open again after a month of renovation

New landlords reopen the Crown and Anchor pub at St Germans

Landlords at the Crown and Anchor in St Germans, Robert and Theresa Shoebridge, are proud to be running the village pub which they once frequented as customers.

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Mark and Rosie Kacary at The Norfolk Deli in Hunstanton.

The Norfolk Deli at Hunstanton shortlisted for prestigious national award

Hunstanton’s The Norfolk Deli is enjoying a season of awards success.

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Diana Brocklebank Scott of Creake Abbey, and Clifford and David Prior of E.H. Prior and Sons of Dersingham

Dersingham butcher’s extends business to Creake Abbey

Fourth generation Norfolk butcher E. H. Prior & Sons is now providing a full butchery service in Creake Abbey Food Hall, near Burnham Market.

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Calor Rural Community Fund

Community projects across West Norfolk are invited to apply for grants through Calor’s Rural Community Fund

Community projects across West Norfolk are being invited to apply for a grant of up to £5,000 through a scheme set up by gas supplier Calor.

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Pets at Home Competition picture

‘Pet-ernity’ leave for employees at King’s Lynn’s Pets at Home store

Pets at Home, which has a store in Lynn’s Campbells Meadow, is introducing “pet-ernity” leave for employees who will be entitled to a day’s paid leave when they welcome a new dog, cat or horse into their family.

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Official Opening of the new Seabank Pumping Station, off Front Way, North Lynn 
LtoR, Mel Neale (project manager KLIDB), Phil Camamile (chief executive KLIDB), John Austen (chairman KLIDB), Borough Mayor David Whitby, George Dann (planning officer KLIDB)

North Lynn pumping station opens

A new pumping station has been opened by the borough mayor in North Lynn with the vow that it will protect the town for generations to come.

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King’s Lynn digital marketing agency celebrates shortlisting for European award

Lynn digital marketing agency To The End has been shortlisted in an international competition which attracts hundreds of entries from leading search and digital agencies across Europe.

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Air quality plan to address Swaffham pollution

Council chiefs have agreed to step up their efforts to tackle air pollution levels in the heart of Swaffham.

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Janice King is pictured with David Bates (Chief Operating Officer, left) and Graham Lomer (Chief Financial Officer, right), from the Healthcare Homes Group.

Operations director based at Swaffham celebrates 25 years in healthcare

The operations director of a healthcare group which covers East Anglia and parts of London is celebrating 25 years in her career which began as a cleaner in a residential care home.

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Michael Portillo

REVIEW - Michael Portillo: A Life of Two Halves, St George’s Guildhall

As such a devotee of all things railway, there was only one self-respecting way that Michael Portillo could have travelled to Lynn for his sold-out show at the St George’s Guildhall – by train.

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Family bake-off for Comic Relief, Gayton Jubilee Hall 

Jo Mace, Sophie Mace 4 and Connie Mace 4

Gayton bakers kick off area’s Comic Relief fundraising

It may not be Red Nose Day until Friday, but one West Norfolk community couldn’t wait to get into the charitable spirit.

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