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Fresh hope for Emneth youngster Reggie

A baby from Emneth with a rare skin condition has been given new hope thanks to the purchase of a portable pump from the USA.

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Tilney Golden Girls presenting cheques to Cancer Research  and Alzheimers Research  at The Woolpack Terrington St John.

Golden contribution by Tilney St Lawrence group

A group of eight women from the Tilney St Lawrence area have continued their fundraising exploits by raising a total of £7,000 for two charities.

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At the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn, Maggie and Russell Clarke present the cheque to Macmillan information and support manager, Vicky Mitchell, and chemotherapy nurse, Ruth Overton

Line dancers’ grand gesture in memory of Shouldham’s Jenny

Line dancers have honoured a friend who lost her battle to cancer by raising more than £1,100 for Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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Charities join force to help Heacham’s Jake face future

Charities join force to help Heacham’s Jake face future

A young man suffering with a progressive genetic linked neurological condition has been given a new lease of life thanks to the support of two prominent charities.

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Downham Grange home manager Peter Barlow. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Downham Market care home residents will be rockin’ along

The rock ‘n’ roll era of the 1950s is set for a comeback at a care home in Downham as staff are creating a retro activities lounge.

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Sir Henry Bellingham MP, centre, with former bone cancer patient Jamie Wood and a member of the charity. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Norfolk MP backs fight against bone cancer

Sir Henry Bellingham, MP for North West Norfolk, has backed a new cancer campaign.

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Red Cross and Foodbank services at Austin Fields in King's Lynn.

‘Significant’ rise in people fed by King’s Lynn food bank

Figures released this month have shown a ‘significant’ increase in the number of people who were fed by the Lynn food bank last year.

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Yvonne Eastwood and her Line dancers present a cheque to  Q.E.H.Life Mammogram at Snettisham Memorial hall. Pictured front row FLtoR  Amanda Edgar (Q.E.H.) Yvonne Eastwood. Sally Bird (Q.E.H.)  with Line Dancers.

Snettisham line dancers top the £20,000 mark

Line dancers have topped the £20,000 fundraising mark after their latest cheque presentation to the save a life mammogram department at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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Arts and craft sessions to help West Norfolk stroke survivors

Arts and craft sessions to be held in Lynn will help people recovering from a stroke to relearn skills, grow in confidence and make new friends, according to the West Norfolk service of the Stroke Association.

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Health bosses will need to make 230 million worth of cuts over the next five years - but it's long-term plans appear to mask job losses and mergers.

West Norfolk patients’ group lodges health body complaint

Patients’ representatives at a West Norfolk surgery have made a formal complaint against health chiefs, who they say havenot properly addressed their service concerns.

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Advanced Trauma Life Support Course (ATLS) at the QEH

King’s Lynn’s hospital’s traumatic course

Doctors at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital have undergone a three-day advanced trauma life support course (ATLS).

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23,000 poultry are set to be culled at Bridge Farm near Redgrave in Suffolk, after a suspected bird flu outbreak. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Latest: Bird flu confirmed at poultry farm near Redgrave

Defra scientists have confirmed an outbreak of bird flu at a poultry farm near Redgrave.

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New Queen Elizabeth Hospital chief executive Jon Green

King’s Lynn hospital names new chief executive

A new chief executive has been appointed at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the trust has announced this afternoon.

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King’s Lynn Town striker vows to come back stronger after leg injury

Ryan Hawkins has vowed to come back stronger after suffering a horror leg injury that is likely to keep him out for the rest of the season.

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Ambulance service news

East of England Ambulance Trust service praised

Almost 98 per cent of patients said they were satisfied or very satisfied East of England Ambulance Trust’s service din a survey for December.

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Colin Bulley who is concerned about parking and the road near Clackclose School Downham Market

‘Sooner or later a child will get killed’ – motorist reveals Downham Market road concerns

A man from Downham has revealed his concerns for a junction in the town, saying parked cars are putting lives at risk.

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QEH temporary scanner

King’s Lynn hospital gets £1.2m scanner

Patient treatment will be enhanced thanks to high-quality images when two CT scanners are installed at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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Police release details of incident at the Fermoy Unit of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Tuesday.

Trust accused over death tolls

A mother whose son died while in the care of a Lynn mental health unit has accused bosses of “accepting” cases like that of her family.

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From left: Calvin, Shona, baby Daphne-Louise, Jamie and Tyler. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Friday Bridge family praises medics after ‘miracle baby’ rescue

A couple has praised the actions of medical staff after they acted quickly to save the life of their newborn daughter.

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