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Parkland vision for King’s Lynn landfill site wins Lottery backing

More than £200,000 is to be spent on a project to transform a former landfill site at Lynnsport into a wooded parkland.

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Met Office warns of heavy rain and flooding

Warnings of heavy rain on Tuesday and Wednesday across East Anglia

Showers giving up to three hours of heavy rain will hit East Anglia tomorrow followed by more continuous rain on Wednesday, the Met Office has warned.

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British Sugar's Wissington sugar beet factory near Stoke Ferry.

Action pledged on mystery West Norfolk smell, as investigation continues

British Sugar bosses have vowed to act if their operation is found to be the cause of the mystery smell blighting communities in West Norfolk.

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

West Norfolk Council backs joint waste contract plan

Council chiefs have backed plans for West Norfolk to team up with other districts on a new waste collection contract.

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Drove Orchards

Thornham Orchards to host nature event

There’s a joint wildlife event at Drove Orchards with the Norfolk Ornithologists’ Association (NOA) on Saturday, August 5.

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Community Walk at Hardings Way. Pictured Front right Richard Morrish. Cllr Alex Kemp with Campainers opposing to the idea of opening the road to all traffic.

Residents out in force to oppose plans to open road in King’s Lynn

Community activists united in protest on Saturday to oppose the council’s plans to open up a restricted Lynn road to all traffic.

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Old Hunstanton Cliff

Helpers needed for Old Hunstanton beach clean

Help is needed for a beach clean-up at Old Hunstanton Beach and volunteers can look forward to free trip to the Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary to say thanks.

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RSPB Appeal Launch at Snettisham Village Hall. Pictured FLtoR  Steve Roland. Hayley Roan. Dr James Robinson. Carrie Carey. Jim Scott.

Nature reserve launches appeal to rebuild watching hides in Snettisham

The country’s largest nature conservation charity has launched an appeal to generate £120,000 to rebuild Snettisham’s wildlife watching hides.

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

West Norfolk Council to increase tree canopy over King’s Lynn

Council chiefs aim to increase tree canopy over West Norfolk by planting new greenery and ensuring proper development of new trees.

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Willows Business Park Saddlebow, King's Lynn

Land in the foreground is the proposed site for the incinerator

‘Secret talks to sell off burner land in King’s Lynn’ – claim

Politicians have voiced concerns at alleged ‘secret’ negotiations at County Hall to sell the former incinerator site at the Willows in Saddlebow.

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

Committee backs riverfront area regeneration proposal

Plans for the regeneration of Lynn’s Riverfront will go forward into the next stage, after West Norfolk Council members voted it through on Wednesday.

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Latest Community Clean-up event on Loke Road King's Lynn. Pictured with volunteers in Front Francis Bone.with Jo Rust

King’s Lynn clean-up campaigner hails housing group support

A North Lynn businessman and environmental campaigner has hailed the support of two West Norfolk groups during an ongoing clean-up project in the area.

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Woman and dog saved by Hunstanton RNLI Hovercraft

A woman and five dogs was rescued by Hunstanton RNLI Hovercraft after crossing over the channel and becoming cut off by the rising tide.

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Willows Business Park Saddlebow, King's Lynn

Land in the foreground is the proposed site for the incinerator

King’s Lynn land review to take place

A review of options is to be undertaken for a controversial site on the edge of Lynn, amid renewed debate over its future.

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Project Godwit team watching the release (c) Bob Ellis WWT.JPG

Godwits released back into the wild at Welney

Rare black-tailed godwits were released into their new home at Welney by the RSPB and the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust this week.

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Tapping into water refills to manage pollution problem in Hunstanton

Tapping into water refills to manage pollution problem in Hunstanton

A Hunstanton Town Council initative is being launched on Wednesday to tackle the increasing worldwide marine litter problem.

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Left-Right: Almaz Gaere (West Norfolk Recycling Rewards), David Shaw (West Norfolk Mind), Debbie Crown (Scotty�"s Little Soldiers), Jessica Walker (The Norfolk Hospice), Councillor Ian Devereux (BCKLWN cabinet member for Environment)

Good recycling habits earns cash for West Norfolk charities

Good recycling habits has earned cash for three West Norfolk charities in a second handout since a new scheme came into operation.

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The Met Office warns of difficult driving conditions in worst hit areas

Warning of two weeks worth of rain in an hour for East Anglia

The Met office has warned that torrential rain could bring localised flooding and difficult driving conditions to East Anglia tomorrow afternoon and evening.

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Rubbish at the back of Portland Place.

A real rubbish problem in South Lynn alleyways

Residents in South Lynn are “disgusted” by the stacks of rubbish bags which are being left in the alleyways behind their homes.

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