VIDEO: Officials warn public to ‘respect the cordon’ around whale on Holkham beach

Officials have warned members of the public to “respect the cordon” surrounding the dead whale which is currently on Holkham beach.

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‘Idle’ rubbish dumpers warned over Heacham pit

Action will be taken against apparently “idle” residents who continue to dump rubbish in a village pond, community leaders have warned.

Willows Business Park Saddlebow, King's Lynn

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Bid to re-open King’s Lynn incinerator inquiry defeated by one vote

A bid to re-open an inquiry into the controversial Lynn incinerator proposal has been defeated by a single vote.

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A close view of the decorated hives in Slovenia

Bees special: Nature Notes for October with Malcolm Cox

Something out of the ordinary for this month’s notes, a report from foreign parts. A brief explanation follows.

DONG Energy of London has set up an East Coast Community Fund worth �9.3 million over the next 20 years for coastal towns and villages within 570-mile radius of both Race Bank and Hornsea Offshore Wind Farms.

Wind farm offers annual £465,000 community cash pot for South Holland villages

Villages in South Holland and south of Boston could share in an annual £465,000 community fund created by the company behind a new wind farm.

WWT Welney Wetland Centre volunteer Shaun O'Driscoll pictured with a Bewick's swan.

‘Human swan’ flight with migrating birds sparks volunteer plea at Welney Wetland Centre

Interest in a conservationist’s flight alongside thousands of swans as they make a 4,500 mile journey from the arctic to the UK has sparked a plea for volunteers.

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West Norfolk Council debates fairness of brown bin charge

There were mixed opinions about an additional charge for garden waste bin users at a West Norfolk Council meeting on Thursday.

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Mills across East Anglia open for Heritage Weekend

Mills all over East Anglia are joining in an annual heritage open weekend next Saturday and Sunday.


VIDEO: Tweets of the day: Is this noisiest tree in King’s Lynn?

Those wandering along New Conduit Street in Lynn of an ornithological bent cannot help but notice that one of the trees really seems to come alive at twilight.

Sea Life Sanctuary mascot Lilly the Seal collecting towels from Wilko.
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King’s Lynn store helps the seals

Lynn’s popular Wilko store has been inundated with laundry and that’s great news for the Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary.

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Sandringham gets £½m in EU money

An investigation by an environmental campaign group has found that Sandringham estate received more than £550,000 in an EU subsidy last year.

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Great British Beach Clean, RSPB Titchwell Marsh. 
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Titchwell beach clean becomes fashionable

A clean-up on one of West Norfolk’s beaches has become fashionable with some of the litter collected being transformed into beach wear.

Organisers hope to build in Swaffham’s In Bloom success

Organisers hope to build in Swaffham’s In Bloom success

Community groups in Swaffham are hoping the success of one of the town’s sheltered housing units will inspire other residents to do more to help their area bloom.

Localised flooding could happen anywhere in East Anglia today

Met Office updates its storm warning for the East today

Some places in the east of England could get half the average monthly rainfall it a few hours today, the Met Office has warned.

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Angry bird dives at camera and creates spectacular ‘star tern’

Angry bird dives at camera and creates spectacular ‘star tern’

Lynn News reader Jim Holman wanted to share this incredible shot of a bird in full flight heading towards to him.

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Government urged to help Norfolk fight against tree disease

Government help may be needed to help protect trees in West Norfolk from the spread of disease, county officials have warned.

Daddy longlegs invasion

Plague of 200 billion giant daddy longlegs on the way

Dislike creep crawlies? Brace yourself for an invasion of billions of daddylong legs.

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New houses coming off of Clenchwarton main road

A proposal to build 20 new houses across two sites off Main Road in Clenchwarton has been unanimously approved by West Norfolk Council’s Planning Committee.

Turtle doves are so called because their back pattern looks like tortoiseshell

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Coo! Why not help name Feltwell’s satellite dove?

There are three days left to give a rare dove from Feltwell a name as it helps scientists fighting to save the species.

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Great British beach clean-up at Titchwell Marsh

On Saturday, September 17, RSPB volunteers and members of the public will come together to take part in the Great British Beach Clean at Titchwell Marsh.

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