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West Norfolk man 16-times over drug drive limit

A 40-year-old man from North Lynn who was caught 16 times over the drug-driving limit has been sent to crown court for sentencing.

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King’s Lynn gallery stages exhibition and festival

King’s Lynn gallery stages exhibition and festival

The Greyfriars Art Space in Lynn has a busy weekend ahead of it with two events being staged, a new exhibition and a festival.

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West Norfolk woman to donate 2ft of her hair

A 26-year-old woman is donating 24in of hair to the Little Princess Trust after shaving her head for charity.

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King’s Lynn recycling centre to host waste amnesty weekend

King’s Lynn recycling centre to host waste amnesty weekend

West Norfolk residents will have the chance to get rid of their unwanted paints and chemicals during an amnesty in Lynn next month.

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The current sportshall on the site at The Nicholas Hamond Academy Swaffham, this is shared with the general public as a sports centre.

Swaffham councillor calls for clubs to work together on improved sports facilities

Sporting organisations in Swaffham should join forces to help develop a new, comprehensive facility for the town, a councillor has claimed.

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Community Speed watch training outside Russet House Hotel Kings Lynn

Simon Vallance chairman of the B1144 action group

King’s Lynn safety campaigners take to the road

Drivers using a busy Lynn road can expect to see more scenes like this from now on, after safety campaigners underwent Speedwatch training this week.

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Parkland vision for King’s Lynn landfill site wins Lottery backing

Parkland vision for King’s Lynn landfill site wins Lottery backing

More than £200,000 is to be spent on a project to transform a former landfill site at Lynnsport into a wooded parkland.

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King’s Lynn man kicks down door of club

A 27-year-old man who caused damage to 7th Heaven Club while under the influence of alcohol has been ordered to pay compensation.

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Staff at Downham Home and Garden Store present cheque for more than �9,000 to Margaret Carter, on behalf of Macmillan Cancer Care, to be used for Lynn's Queen Elizabeth Hospital's cancer patients. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Downham Market store raises £9,000 for hospital

A business in Downham has raised more than £9,000 for cancer patients at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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Riding for the Disabled Magpie Centre.

West Norfolk therapy charity seeks volunteers

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Lap of Anglia starting at the QEH Kings Lynn

Air Ambulance fundraising ride starts in Lynn and laps 400 miles round East Anglia

The fifth www.lapofanglia.co.uk ride started on Wednesday, with the first four years having raised a staggering £60,000 for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

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Burman House Summer Fete

left to right Angie Bligh, Sue Reed, Linda Fisher, Kathy Bligh, Kay Rayner

West Norfolk care home raises extra money for entertainment fund

More than £1,280 was raised at Burman House in Terrington St John on Sunday at their annual summer fete.

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William Alderson

Poetry launch in Downham

Local poet William Alderson has just had a collection of poetry published.

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Crash for Cancer havoc in King’s Lynn

Crash for Cancer havoc in King’s Lynn

Racing fans of all ages will be in for a treat when the second Crash for Cancer meeting is held on August Bank Holiday Monday.

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Adam Titcomb at Downham Grange Downham Market. Pictured Adam Titcomb ready for they bug eating challange.

Man takes on bug-eating challenge to fundraise for Downham Market nursing home’s Christmas trip

A worker at a nursing home in Downham had a creepy-crawly meal at the home’s summer barbecue on Saturday.

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Vehicle seizure in Diss.

King’s Lynn man charged in connection with drug offences

A Lynn man has been charged in connection with class A drug offences.

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Rare bird of prey vanishes near Sandringham estate

A rare bird of prey which starred on BBC TV’s Autumnwatch has “suspiciously” vanished near the Queen’s West Norfolk retreat.

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KES A-levels 2017. From left: Andrea Chua, Eleanor Glynn, Kayleigh Venables.

A-LEVELS 2017: King’s Lynn’s KES Academy pupils in high spirits after results

Sixth form students at KES Academy were celebrating yesterday after officials at the school said they were “really pleased” with their A-level results.

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Major housing scheme in Downham Market back on agenda

New plans for a major housing scheme in Downham has been submitted – and the applicant says it remedies issues on a previously-rejected version.

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Campbells Meadow sign.

Vets urge ‘boy racers’ in King’s Lynn to stop

A veterinary centre in Lynn has pleaded with “boy racers” in the town to stop and “do the right thing” as they say their actions are affecting the animals.

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