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Marshland St James pupils welcome the SERV bikers

Volunteers from an emergency service charity have paid a visit to a West Norfolk village school, whose pupils have chosen to raise funds for them.

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From left, Samantha Batterbee and Roger Thomas presenting a cheque to nurse Anna from Lynn's Queen Elizabeth Hospital's chemo room. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Downham Market family raises thousands for wards in memory of wife

A Downham family has raised more than £3,400 to be shared between two hospital wards which looked after their relative.

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Rotary Club of King's Lynn crocus planting for the Purple4Polio campaign. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Greenfingered Rotarians paint King’s Lynn purple for polio

Greenfingered members of the Rotary Club of King’s Lynn have planted thousands of purple crocus corms to support the Rotary Foundation’s PolioPlus program.

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Radiographers share tricks of the trade

Radiographers share tricks of the trade

Students were given an x-cellent introduction into the world of radiography by staff at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital to celebrate World Radiography Day.

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Frisbee the seal

Seal on brink of death now on mend at RSPCA

A seal who was found on a beach with a frisbee embedded in her neck is said to be recovering well at RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre.

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Cross-country cycling feat boosts King’s Lynn hospital cancer services

Cross-country cycling feat boosts King’s Lynn hospital cancer services

A fundraiser who cycled 970 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats has raised £2,450 for cancer treatment at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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Diabetics urged to check their feet in King’s Lynn hospital campaign

Diabetics urged to check their feet in King’s Lynn hospital campaign

Patients in West Norfolk are being urged to look at their feet to help combat the effects of a growing health problem in the borough.

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Hospital hippo course offers birth support to new mums

Hospital hippo course offers birth support to new mums

Giving birth can be a daunting prospect for some expectant mothers, but a new initiative at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital is hoping to change that.

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MEP backs NHS pay demand during visit to King’s Lynn hospital

MEP backs NHS pay demand during visit to King’s Lynn hospital

Hundreds of people in West Norfolk have joined a national campaign to scrap the pay cap for public service workers.

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Birthing course for soon-to-be mums at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Giving birth can be a daunting experience but, midwives at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital hope to help expectant mothers with a new course.

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King’s Lynn husband’s fears for ‘dangerously ill’ wife after allegedly taken off of insulin

A diabetic patient was not given her insulin medication for three days while in hospital, her husband has claimed.

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Hospital donation is the style for King’s Lynn hairdressers

Hospital donation is the style for King’s Lynn hairdressers

A team of hairdressers have proved they are a cut above the rest by raising more than £400 for young patients at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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King’s Lynn hospital issues hand washing plea to fight infections

King’s Lynn hospital issues hand washing plea to fight infections

Visitors to Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital are being urged to wash their hands before visiting a ward in a renewed bid to fight infections.

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The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Car Park King's Lynn

King’s Lynn hospital could get 100 more parking spaces

Finding a parking space at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital could become easier if a planning application for three new parking sites is given the green light.

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Shamans Legacy Dog Rescue and Rehoming

Keep your pets safe and calm on bonfire night

Shaman’s Legacy Dog Rescue and Rehoming is urging firework users to be mindful of family pets in the wake of bonfire night.

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Sister’s support helps hospital cancer care team

Sister’s support helps hospital cancer care team

A woman from Heacham has raised more than £3,000 for the hospital that is caring for her sister during her battle against cancer.

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King's Lynn town hall, one of the buildings that will feature in the study day

Patients invited to have their say on future of health and care system at consultation in King’s Lynn

Patients in West Norfolk will get to voice their opinions on plans to transform the region’s health and care system as part of a series of consultation events next month.

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West Norfolk woman shaves head to support cancer patients

A West Norfolk woman is donating 20 inches of hair to help provide real hair wigs to children across the UK.

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Haircut for Red Wellies Charity. Pictured FLtoR Mervyn Wiles(Red Wellies Charity) Jenny Jackman (After her haircut) Julie Keeling ( Owner Keeling Hairdressers )

West Norfolk brain tumour charity gains extra funds after haircut

The Red Wellies Brain Tumour Support Fund has received a cash donation from a woman who cut 10 inches off her hair for The Little Princesses Trust.

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Mike Taylor, co-founder of a military charity The Bridge For Heroes, recently met the Prime Minister Theresa May at a reception at Number 10 Downing Street

King’s Lynn charity comes to aid of lonely veterans

The co-founder of The Bridge for Heroes in Lynn is reassuring veterans who are experiencing feelings of loneliness that they are here to help.

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