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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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VISITORS GUIDE - the town sign on the green, Hunstanton.

Hunstanton bins to stay for now

Despite the anger of Hunstanton town councillors over them, it appears the new bins on the promenade will stay for the time being.

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Charlotte Franke, RSPB volunteer at Titchwell Marsh

Titchwell Marsh RSPB taster day

As part of National Volunteering Week, the RSPB’s reserve at Titchwell Marsh is inviting people of all ages to take part in a volunteer taster session.

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Managers of the Sculthorpe Moor nature reserve say their appeal to buy adjacent lands will help to secure the area's future after Brexit, if it is successful

Millions of pounds of environmental funding to West Norfolk ‘at risk’ from Brexit, campaigners warn

West Norfolk could lose out on tens of millions of pounds in environmental funding as a result of Brexit, environmental campaigners have warned.

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Sea life Centre penguin

Hunstanton p-p-picks up a penguin

Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary has welcomed a new arrival in the shape of a baby Humboldt penguin.

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King’s Lynn incinerator land pledge welcomed

King’s Lynn incinerator land pledge welcomed

The ghost of incineration may finally have been laid to rest after county council chiefs pledged a controversial Lynn site would not be used for waste processing.

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At the start of the North End litter pick

Let’s work together to stop the litter bugs, says King’s Lynn businessman

A North End businessman is calling on the community to take more pride in where they live following the first Saturday morning clean-up in the neighbourhood.

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Sculthorpe Fen Land Purchase Appeal Launch at Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve Visitor Centre
GV view from one of the Hides.

Anonymous £10k donation kicks off Sculthorpe reserve appeal

The appeal to buy the Sculthorpe Fen land was given a flying start at Tuesday’s launch when managers revealed they had already received an anonymous £10,000 donation to the cause.

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Sculthorpe Fen Land Purchase Appeal Launch at Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve Visitor Centre
Front LtoR, holding map of area, Nigel Middleton and Su Gough, with others involved at the Reserve

Trust fears ‘devastating consequences’ for Sculthorpe nature reserve if neighbouring lands are sold privately

Nature reserve bosses fear there could be “devastating consequences” for their site if neighbouring lands fall into private hands.

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£850,000 appeal launched to buy land at Sculthorpe Nature Reserve

£850,000 appeal launched to buy land at Sculthorpe Nature Reserve

Bosses at a popular nature reserve near Fakenham are today launching an £850,000 appeal to help raise funds to buy and manage land for wildlife.

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Protest over North End rubbish outside (Gravy Boat shop) on Loke Road.

North End waste resolution hope follows talks

A litter pick will take place in the North End area of Lynn tomorrow as part of a renewed campaign to tackle waste issues in the community.

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Two F-35A Lightning IIs from the 388th Fighter Squadron and three F-15C Eagles from the 493rd Fighter Squadron, RAF Lakenheath. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Tech. Sgt. Roidan Carlson)

More flying across East Anglia from RAF Lakenheath next week

Raf Lakenheath has today warned that its 48th Fighter Wing will increase flying operations next week across East Anglia.

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Trolleys in the Purfleet river in King's Lynn.

Trolleys dumped in the Purfleet in King’s Lynn

After two trolleys were dumped in the Purfleet river in Lynn this week, council officials have insisted this has not been an ongoing issue.

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Protest over North End rubbish outside (Gravy Boat shop) on Loke Road.

West Norfolk Council considers CCTV deterrent for North Lynn rubbish problem

West Norfolk Council chiefs are considering the implementation of CCTV as a deterrent to fly-tipping in a well-known area of Lynn.

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