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Holkham can’t be preserved in aspic, says Earl

Lord Leicester has said that he is not prepared to “preserve our little part of north Norfolk in aspic” as he made a plea for new housing in the area.

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Mother's Day activities, St Nicholas Chapel

Nicole Robinson 7

An angelic touch for Mother’s Day in King’s Lynn

Children showed how much they thought of their mums when they made bead angel charms at a chapel in Lynn at the weekend.

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Elizabeth Truss MP Member of Parliament for South West Norfolk, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, will be joining pupils and staff at Hillcrest Primary, Downham Market to mark Comic Relief day and to take part in a question and answer session, with members of the school council, the pupils are dressed up for Comic Relief.

Downham Market students get political for quiz with MP

Pupils at a school in Downham got political when they were visited by their local MP on Friday last week.

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King’s Lynn college students support Comic Relief

King’s Lynn college students support Comic Relief

Level 2 Enterprise Skills students from Lynn’s College of West Anglia campus joined in the Comic Relief fun on Friday.

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Pub Of The Year The King's Arms Shouldham. winners of Wesy Norfolk CAMRA Pictured FltoR  Steve Barker (CAMRA) presents Award to Ian Skinner  right (Landlord of the King's Arms)  with Andrea Briars (CAMRA)

Cheers, as Shouldham pub picks up award

Community-owned pub the King’s Arms, in Shouldham were presented with their West Norfolk Pub of the Year award by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) on Wednesday.

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Careers fair at Nelson Academy School Downham Market.. Pictured Richard Allen and Scott Jarvis (Spring Board TV) with children from year 6.

A look towards the future for schoolchildren in Downham Market

Students at a primary school in Downham have been given a taste of what the future could hold for them thanks to a careers fair.

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Vicky is having her hair coloured to raise money for the Daisy Garland Charity to raise awareness for World Epilepsy.
Left to right Thomas Sadler 1, Vicky Sadler, Gemma Howard, Abbie Clayton
front Albert Sadler 5

King’s Lynn lady goes purple for charity

A Lynn woman had her hair coloured purple at GH Hair Design in town to raise money for the Daisy Garland Charity to help raise awareness for World Epilepsy Day on March 26.

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Graham Taylor, Hayley Taylor, Diane West (Stroke Association)

West Norfolk tai chi member raises £800 for Stroke Association

An ancient Chinese art used to keep people of all ages fit and well has helped to raise money for the Stroke Association in West Norfolk.

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Model railway exhibition IAO church funds, London Road Methodist Church, Lynn

Thomas Kershaw 10

King’s Lynn model railway display goes back in time

Railway enthusiasts were in their element during a model railway exhibition at the London Road Methodist Church, in Lynn, on Saturday.

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Paul Millar, left, who will be running the London Marathon, with his step-dad Frank.

Denver man to run marathon in memory of stepfather

A man from Denver is set to take on the London Marathon next month to raise money for a charity which is close to his heart.

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Kings Lynn bus station and Vancouver Quarter.

Disorder blitz ‘working across King’s Lynn’ - police

A crackdown on anti-social behaviour in Lynn’s town centre is helping police tackle other problems elsewhere, a council committee has heard.

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Downham Prep School students enjoy a demonstration from Fens Falconry.

Downham Market pupils make strides with science in activities week

Pupils at a school in Downham have enjoyed a series of scientific experiences to coincide with British Science Week.

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Stagecoach buses at Wisbech Horsefair

King’s Lynn’s jams ‘are getting worse’, bus firm boss warns

Traffic congestion around Lynn is getting worse and investment may be needed to reduce it, the boss of the area’s main bus operator warned this week.

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The Fairyland trust Mother's Day Workshop at Vancouver Quarter 
left to right Elise Waajen 6, Sarah Wise and Dave Bangs

Making Mother’s Day special in King’s Lynn with flowers

Youngsters were able to make a fairy flower for Mother’s Day at a special workshop in the Vancouver Quarter with the Fairyland Trust on Saturday. The workshop, which was designed for children aged between three and eight, saw youngsters make a primrose, violet or red campion

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Stagecoach buses at Wisbech Horsefair

West Norfolk bus drivers ‘didn’t know routes’

Some drivers who were brought in to cover a firm’s West Norfolk bus routes did not know where they were going, bosses have admitted.

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Sixth form students at KES watch a demostration about the process of removing someone from a car accident by the emegency services.

King’s Lynn youngsters experience first-hand impact of road safety

Students at a Lynn Academy experienced first-hand the impact of a road traffic collision at an event designed to help keep them safe on the borough’s roads.

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Horse racing action from Fakenham racecourse.

James, 11, gallops through Fakenham to help charity

A youngster visited Fakenham Racecourse this week as part of a tough challenge to visit and run at all of the UK’s National Hunt courses in just five days.

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Planning applications

Urban fear over Necton homes plan

A village would be “urbanised” and an existing house would have to be demolished if a proposed housing scheme near Swaffham gets the go-ahead, according to a council report.

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Official Launch of the Swaffham Clean-up Day, Swaffham Assembly Rooms by  Iceni Partnership 
Swaffham Mayor Paul Darby (centre) with organisers from Iceni, Jonathan Reed (front left) and Don Saunders (front right), along with others  involved from Swaffham, groups, clubs and schools

Swaffham take pride in their community with spring clean-up

Swaffham Town Team launched its ‘Pride In Your Community’ initiative with a street spring clean in conjunction with local groups, schools, businesses and individuals.

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THERESA'S TINY TREASURES 
Theresa McGrath (left) with her new laptop.  In the background in front of the Round Tablers, from left, Neil Wells, Gary Waddison, Robert Brown, Andrew Bingham and Joe Bates, are some of the mementoes she makes

Hunstanton Round Table helps to honour Tiny Treasures

A charity’s work to help bereaved parents come to terms with the loss of a child has been backed by the Hunstanton and District Round Table.

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