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Boy, 3, badly injured in collision with car in King’s Lynn supermarket car park

A three-year-old boy was taken to hospital with a broken leg after a collision with a car, which allegedly failed to stop, in a supermarket car park yesterday.

Supermarket petrol station price boards around King's Lynn. Morrison's

Strike threat could see petrol run out at King’s Lynn and Fakenham supermarkets, union warns

A union has warned petrol supplies at supermarket pumps in Lynn and Fakenham “could run dry” should strike action take place over a dispute of a driver’s docked pay.

Lilian Wilson was injured after she tripped on a damaged manhole cover on the A10 Main Road at West Winch. Photo: submitted.

Woman hurt after fall over damaged manhole in West Winch

A damaged manhole cover which was first reported to the authorities almost two years ago is now due to be fixed, after a 67-year-old woman tripped and injured herself on it last week.

The Glamtastics tribute band at The Winch for terminally ill Sheila Juby. In front left Linda Fysh (Sheila's sister) and far right Sheila Juby, with members of the glam rock band The Glamtastics.

Terminally ill Sheila, from West Winch, enjoys glamtastic night

A terminally ill woman from West Winch has had one of her greatest wishes fulfilled thanks to friends and family.

Flooding on the Causeway at Stowbridge due to burst water mains. Photo: Laura Galdikaite

Flooding leaves homes ‘wrecked’ after burst main in Stow Bridge

Homes and gardens in Stow Bridge have been ‘wrecked’ by flooding after a water main in the village burst three times in less than a month.

Firefighters tackle a large fire at Glazewing in West Dereham.

Recycling centre fire in West Dereham being treated as arson

A fire at a recycling plant in West Dereham is being treated as arson, police have confirmed.

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Town Sign

Public meeting in Downham Market to consider major planning application response

Downham Town Council has arranged a public meeting to discuss its response to a major planning application in the town.

The White Horse Pub, Wootton Road, Gaywood, is now under new management. New landlord is Phill Ashman 
LtoR, Phill Ashman, Ellie Cudmore, Katie Shone, Kathryn Hodson.

New management at Gaywood pub

New landlord of The White Horse at Gaywood Phill Ashman aims to create a warm, friendly atmosphere where families can relax and enjoy time out together.

Young Carers Joined by Lesley Bambridge at The Majestic Cinema to receive a cheque from Tom Cundy (Manager of the Majestic Cinema) Pictured are Front LtoR Tom Cundy (Manager)  Leah Doake. Shelby Carroll ( Yopung Carers) Lesley Bambridge.

Rocky Horror help for West Norfolk Young Carers

A special screening of the Rocky Horror Picture Show at Lynn’s Majestic Cinema raised money for West Norfolk Young Carers.

QEH fundraiser Laurence Morlaas, second left, accepts the cheque from supporters, from left, Kay Wells, Pam Tallon, Post Office colleague Philip Welham, Lions president John Collins,  Nicolas Ashford Lion and Carols sister and mother, June Cross and Joy Maclean

Thousands raised in memory of Swaffham postlady Carol

Organisers of a fundraising event held in memory of a popular Swaffham postal worker have handed over thousands of pounds raised on the day to hospital bosses.

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General school classroom . 9 July 2002

School in Gooderstone ‘requires improvement’, says report

A school in Gooderstone requires improvement, according to an Ofsted report published last week.

Jonathan Toye at the WINDIS office Tuesday Market Place, King's Lynn

‘Major blow’ to West Norfolk disability service after funding cut

There are fears for the future of a vital service in West Norfolk after the main source of its funding has been cut.

Larking Gowens Tourism Business Survey launches at the home of the Zoological Society of East Anglia, Banham Zoo.

Businesses urged to take part in survey to reflect tourism across East Anglia

Businesses across East Anglia are being urged to make their voices heard via a survey aiming to build a regional snapshot of tourism across the region.

Alex Mayer, the new Labour Member of the European Parliament for the East of England.

Campaigners clash after PM’s Brexit speech

The claims of Brexit supporters have been left “in tatters” following Theresa May’s speech this week, according to one of West Norfolk’s European representatives.

Simeon, David and James Grundy who will be putting their own twist on the Three Peaks Challenge, by completing it in three-piece suits - the 'Three Piece Challenge' - in August. Photo: supplied.

Family trio from Downham Market to take on ‘Three Piece Challenge’

Three members of a family from Downham are to take on a famous mountain-climbing challenge for charity, but in a way which really suits them.

Tesco’s joy as Hunstanton store dispels blues

Tesco’s joy as Hunstanton store dispels blues

Hunstanton Mayor James Johnson cut the ribbon at the newly-refurbished Tesco in the town at the relaunch of the store on Monday.

Students at Nelson Academy celebrate their 'good' Ofsted report. Photo: CWA

Downham Market school ‘overjoyed’ after good inspection report

Staff, governors and pupils at a primary school in Downham are celebrating following a glowing Ofsted report.

Charity Football Match Runcton Holme Social Club in aid of Macmillan.
Bankstars Wanderers.

Footballers join in fight against cancer at Runcton Holme

Two teams of kind-hearted footballers from You Tube got together to raise cash for Cancer Research UK at the weekend.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Nursing body’s staff warning on NHS pressure in West Norfolk

Nurse shortages are likely to get worse because of the current pressures facing the NHS, the body representing West Norfolk-based staff has warned.

West Norfolk rail services ‘among Britain’s worst’

West Norfolk rail services ‘among Britain’s worst’

Tests have begun on new trains to serve West Norfolk after a report showed the borough had some of Britain’s least reliable rail services.

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