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Brancaster Staithe homes plan ‘not compatible’, parish council claims

An application for 12 new homes in a coastal village is “not compatable” with its vision for future development, community leaders have claimed.

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Ian Ward receives his award for PDI of the Year at Lynn Camera Club

Prizes awarded in King’s Lynn Camera Club’s annual competitions

The culmination of Lynn Camera Club’s 2016-2017 competitions was marked this week with the annual competitions for the Projected Image of the Year and Print of the Year.

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Weather picture cars going through water

Flooding causes travel trouble for West Norfolk commuters

Torrential rain has brought flooding problems for commuters around West Norfolk this morning.

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Cheque presentation from the London Marathon runners to West Norfolk MIND at Heacham - From left - Zena Penty, Joanna Carr, Mark Pheasant, Rachael Fellowes and Lea Dade.

Marathon trio raise thousands for West Norfolk Mind

A trio of runners who conquered the capital for West Norfolk Mind have delivered a fundraising boost worth almost £8,000 to the cause.

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BENJAMIN FOUNDATION BUTTERFLY WALK
Foundation supporters register for the three mile walk in Sandringham Country Park

Sandringham park hosts charity butterfly walk

The fourth Benjamin Foundation Butterfly Walk, held over a three mile course at Sandringham Country Park on Sunday, attracted a steady flow of visitors.

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Mini Beast Adventure Vancouver Quarter King's Lynn. Pictured  Mia Henry. Ella Henry.

King’s Lynn shopping district hosts free mini-beast hunt for families

Children got their feelers out to look about Lynn’s Vancouver Quarter on Saturday as they went on a mini Beast adventure.

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Work continues at Hillington Square, King's Lynn demolition work on the corner of Ladysmith House and Greenland House

Changes announced for housing regeneration project dates in King’s Lynn

Changes have been announced to a regeneration project plan in Lynn.

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RINGSTEAD OPEN GARDENS
Bridget Crowfoot (centre) shows visitors around her colourful Apple Tree Cottage garden.  Left is Jane Long and, right, Christine Hart

Life begins at 40 for Ringstead gardens fundraising day

Ringstead’s 40th open garden Sunday was a double celebration at the weekend, for it was also the 30th anniversary of the ordination of the village’s vicar, Fr John Bloomfield.

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RUDHAMS FETE
Chantelle and Connor Gosling try their hand at a basketball sideshow

Rudhams pavilion scheme scaled back over funding concern

Plans for a £250,000 project to build a new pavilion for two neighbouring West Norfolk villages have had to be scaled back.

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Excellent achievement is honoured at King’s Lynn college

Excellent achievement is honoured at King’s Lynn college

Students and staff from the College of West Anglia dressed to impress at Alive Corn Exchange on Wednesday to celebrate academic and personal achievement at the annual awards ceremony.

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Dobbies KL presenting Manton House Care Home with a plaque after donating plants and flowers to brighten up their garden. 
left to right Lisa Farr manager, Richard Colliard and Vicky Emden

King’s Lynn firm brightens care home with floral donations

The team from Dobbies in Lynn recently donated and helped to a number of plants and flowers at Manton House to help redecorate and brighten up the local care home.

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East Rudham archaeology dig 
Left to right Michael Viner, Ayla Freij-Nichols and Chris Wayland

Youngsters get involved in archaeological dig in East Rudham

Students from a number of schools across West Norfolk and Fenland took part in an archaeological dig at East Rudham on Thursday.

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

Hunstanton bus station ‘miles away’ from move decision

Businesses in the heart of Hunstanton are likely to suffer if the town’s bus station is moved, a resident has warned.

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The Buttercross in Swaffham.

Swaffham choir in full voice after grant award

A Swaffham-based choir has been given a council grant, which officials say will help them to expand their work.

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Woman rescued from Hunstanton cliffs

Woman rescued from Hunstanton cliffs

A woman was rescued from the top of cliffs in Hunstanton yesterday afternoon.

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SWAFFHAM TESCO STATIC BIKE CHALLENGE
Jonathan Reed kicks off the 24-hour static bike challenge supported by, from left, Tesco's Kerry Futter, store manager, Cherri Yallop and community champion, Candy Chapman

Riders pedal on in Swaffham store charity challenge

Beneath the dome of the Swaffham Buttercross, Jonathan Reed was pedalling furiously - and getting nowhere.

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Author Jill Murphy visits South Wootton Juinor School Pictured Seated Author Jill Murphy . Teacher Tina Tostevin with pupils of year four.

Author is popular visitor to South Wootton school

Well-known author Jill Murphy, who is regarded as one of the most engaging writers and illustrators for children in the land, was a popular visitor to South Wootton Junior School on Monday last week.

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Volunteers donate equipment worth thousands to King’s Lynn hospital

Volunteers donate equipment worth thousands to King’s Lynn hospital

Community midwives have thanked volunteers who have donated £11,000 worth of equipment to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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West Norfolk schoolboy in isolation until hair grows back

A West Norfolk schoolboy has been put in isolation because an “inappropriate” haircut that his family says was deemed acceptable by the army.

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Latest Community Clean-up event on Loke Road King's Lynn. Pictured with volunteers in Front Francis Bone.with Jo Rust

King’s Lynn clean-up campaigner hails housing group support

A North Lynn businessman and environmental campaigner has hailed the support of two West Norfolk groups during an ongoing clean-up project in the area.

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