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Holkham plea on controlling dogs

An impassioned plea has been made for the public to keep better control of their dogs while out walking on Holkham’s nature reserve.

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Guide Tracey Sizeland, holding discarded antlers, directs the attention of one party of visitors to  a group of resting deer

Chance to explore Holkham estate on a deer safari

A series of special deer safari tours has been launched on the Holkham estate.

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Mother Rosemary Stace (Stace) watches as her son, Jason, examines apple enthusiast Bob Lever's large variety of apples MLNF17PB10411

Swaffham stages Apple Fest

Over the weekend, Swaffham’s Green Britain Centre annual Apple Fest drew in some 800 visitors on the Saturday alone.

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World Rivers Day at 12th Scout Hut King's Lynn Pctured FLtoR  Richard Fisher. Robert Wiseman. James Hampshire. Simom Hampshire. Isabella Hampshire.

Families flock to celebrate World Rivers Day

Partners of Hidden Heritage of the Gaywood River project celebrated World Rivers Day on Sunday by hosting a free family fun day.

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Gaywood River

World Rivers Day celebrations in Gaywood set to reveal history of river with family fun

Storytelling, guided walks and wildlife quizzes are all on the agenda to help celebrate World Rivers Day on Sunday.

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Pictured  Mum Alexandra Hodgkinson with her two year old Christopher Hodgkinson . Who was run down by a reversing car.

West Norfolk binmen save boy, 2, by lifting car off him

A two-year-old who was run over by a reversing car has escaped with only a small scratch on his head and back – thanks to hero binmen.

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Hunstanton hosts the Octonauts

Join the Octonauts on a brand new deep sea adventure and see the ocean in a whole new light at Hunstanton Sea Life Centre’s Octo-Glow Explorers event which begins tomorrow (September 9) and continues for a fortnight.

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the town sign on the green, Hunstanton.

Repairs start on Hunstanton’s sea defences

Autumn work to repair sea defences on Hunstanton promenade started yesterday.

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The Group of Staff members from Mars and Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition, ready for the beach clean up at Old Hunstanton, on Friday 1st Sept.

Volunteers out in force to help clean up Hunstanton beach

Members of the Mars Volunteer Program and the WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition helped clean up Hunstanton beach on Friday.

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A black-tailed godwit wading through a lake at WWT Slimbridge.

Hand-reared chicks fly south for the winter

A total of 26 black-tailed godwits, hand-reared at WWT Welney in West Norfolk, have spread their wings for warmer climes.

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Abi Karreman, centre, with Scout ambassadors Steve Backshall and Helen Glover. Photo: SUBMITTED.

King’s Lynn Scout takes on expedition with Olympian and wildlife expert

A 17-year-old girl from Lynn has enjoyed a once-in-a-lifetime experience on a Scouting expedition with help from an Olympian and a wildlife expert.

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King’s Lynn recycling centre to host waste amnesty weekend

King’s Lynn recycling centre to host waste amnesty weekend

West Norfolk residents will have the chance to get rid of their unwanted paints and chemicals during an amnesty in Lynn next month.

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

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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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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