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Chance to muck in and tuck in with meal lottery in Downham Market

A club in Downham is launching a meal voucher lottery in conjunction with a nearby business in the hope of raising charity funds.

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Caroline Williams

West Norfolk’s future will be brighter if we harness knowledge of talented business leaders

Not too long ago I wrote about leadership, and how business leaders can and should have a voice in the region’s strategy.

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John Paul Latham receives his award from Theo Paphitis

Entrepreneur from South Wootton wins ‘Dragon’s’ award

The founder of a website dedicated to helping people access information about the motorsport industry, John Paul Latham, of South Wootton, has won a coveted award from a former star of BBC’s Dragons’ Den.

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Maids Head pub in King's Lynn: New landlord Vicky Quinn is pictured with bar staff team member Dan Arbon.

New landlords take over King’s Lynn’s Maid’s Head pub

New landlords of The Maid’s Head in Lynn’s Tuesday Market Place, Vicky Quinn and Richard Owen are looking forward to an exciting new future at the pub which they reopened on February 4 after it had been closed for a month.

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Site switch plan for King’s Lynn school in housing scheme

Plans to relocate a North Lynn school as part of a major housing development will go before council chiefs next week.

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Norfolk ‘needs radical reform’, says councillor

A West Norfolk councillor says the county must plot its own course of political reform, or risk the government enforcing change.

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The Lady Elizabeth Wing at Holkham Estate.

Feast of attractions at Holkham Slow Food festival

A day of food, talks and cookery demonstrations will take place at Holkham Hall in April during the first Slow Food Anglia Festival.

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GV of the Gardman building

More to do to overcome Gardman jobs axe, says King’s Lynn MP

Politicians must do more to attract new investment into Lynn following of Gardman’s plans to end its operations in the town, its MP has admitted.

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

No decision made on King’s Lynn bus lane use, says council

Council chiefs have insisted they are still considering whether to open up a Lynn bus lane to all traffic, after the area’s county representative criticised the idea.

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Pictured are Rachael Johnson and Amy Burger, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeons, with the new machine

X-ray machine to help breast unit at King’s Lynn hospital

Women treated at the West Norfolk Breast Unit have extra help in beating breast cancer earlier thanks to an innovative new surgical x-ray machine.

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Lynn's flood defences hold - but only just. The water nearly made the very top of the flood defences at St Margarets Lane on the South Quay

Long-term deal for flood defence funding in West Norfolk ‘close’

A deal is moving closer that officials say will guarantee flood defence money for the West Norfolk coast for at least 10 years.

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Residents angry at proposal of new playpark. Pictured residents of Snettisham at area where newplay park is proposed. front row centre Joanna Wood with residents.

Snettisham residents object to play park proposals

Residents have reacted with anger after plans to replace a condemned trim trail with a play park behind a housing estate in Snettisham.

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King's Lynn Town Hall on the Saturday Market Place.

Council meetings set to move to King’s Lynn Town Hall

Public council meetings are set to be moved to Lynn’s Town Hall as part of the proposed relocation of local employment services.

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King’s Lynn driver on right road second time round

King’s Lynn driver on right road second time round

A learner driver from Lynn who hit the headlines for becoming one of the quickest to fail a driving test has finally been able to rip up his L-plates.

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King’s Lynn jobs at risk as Gardman announces move

King’s Lynn jobs at risk as Gardman announces move

Some 150 jobs in the Lynn area look set to disappear as gardening and wild bird-care product firm Gardman relocate to Northamptonshire.

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Norfolk Chamber's breakfast meeting at Duke's Head Hotel, Lynn.

Chamber’s King’s Lynn meeting focuses on future of apprenticeships

Changes to the organisation and funding of apprenticeship programmes were outlined to businesses attending Norfolk Chamber’s breakfast meeting in Lynn last Friday.

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One Studio Hair and Beauty at 75 Norfolk Street  King's Lynn. 
LtoR, Jade Hanks, James Quinan, Whitney White

New hair and beauty salon opens in King’s Lynn

Having trained at Lynn’s College of West Anglia, former student James Quinan has just opened a hair and beauty salon in nearby Norfolk Street.

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Dainel and Claire Cook.

Success spelled out for Lynn based letter hire firm which gains second shortlisting for a national award

Born of an idea following their own wedding less than two years ago, a couple set up a wedding decoration business which has just been shortlisted for a national award for the second time in a matter of months.

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King's Lynn Bus Station Official Opening

Woman charged with assaulting police as King’s Lynn bus station disorder clampdown outlined

A woman has been charged with assaulting two police officers in Lynn’s bus station this week.

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Jonathan Toye at the WINDIS office Tuesday Market Place, King's Lynn

Cash reprieve for West Norfolk disability support service

A Lynn-based support service has been given a funding reprieve, just weeks after its future was plunged into doubt.

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