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Horrors to drop into King’s Lynn for Halloween celebration

Families are being invited to get dressed up and head to the heart of Lynn for a Halloween spooktacular later this month.

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Snettisham, Norfolk store opening.
Store manager, Matt Thorogood, Vice Chair of Parish Council, Ros Pugh and pupils from Snettisham Primary School officially open the new store.

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Pupils among the first to step into Snettisham’s new shop

School children and community leaders joined staff for the opening of a new £600,000 shop in Snettisham.

‘Earn while you learn’ is gold for King’s Lynn student nurses

‘Earn while you learn’ is gold for King’s Lynn student nurses

The idea of earning while you’re learning may not be new, but four staff at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital are showing it can work in the NHS too.

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Appeal for man who spoke to missing Corrie in Bury St Edmunds takeaway to come forward

As enquiries to trace missing airman Corrie McKeague continue, police are releasing details of a further potential witness they would like to speak to.


VIDEO: Officials warn public to ‘respect the cordon’ around whale on Holkham beach

Officials have warned members of the public to “respect the cordon” surrounding the dead whale which is currently on Holkham beach.

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‘Idle’ rubbish dumpers warned over Heacham pit

Action will be taken against apparently “idle” residents who continue to dump rubbish in a village pond, community leaders have warned.

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BREAKING NEWS: Woman dies following alleged fail to stop crash near King’s Lynn

A woman injured in a crash near Lynn earlier this week, in which one of the vehicles involved allegedly failed to stop, has died.

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Third Hillington Square development to be named Colby Court

The latest phase of the multi-million pound regeneration of Lynn’s Hillington Square is to be named Colby Court, owners Freebridge Community Housing have said.

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Who are West Norfolk’s top volunteers? Mayor’s award nominations open

Nominations have opened for the annual Mayor’s Civic Awards for Voluntary Service.

Crime news.

Jewellery stolen in Oxborough burglary

Several pairs of earrings and cufflinks have been stolen during a break-in in Oxborough.

Britons spend eight years of their lives on housework

Britons spend eight years of their lives on housework

Brits will spend nearly eight years of their lives doing household chores, a study has found.

BREAKING NEWS: Conservatives defeated in Heacham by-election

BREAKING NEWS: Conservatives defeated in Heacham by-election

Independent candidate Terry Parish has won the Heacham ward by-election, taking the vacant seat on West Norfolk Council from the Conservatives.

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VIDEO: Investigation begins after whale washes up on Holkham beach

An investigation is underway today to establish why a 40 foot fin whale washed up on a beach in Holkham yesterday.

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South Wootton driver, 74, jailed for causing fatal crash when he fell asleep at the wheel

An elderly driver has been jailed for eight months for causing a fatal crash when he fell asleep at the wheel.

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Second Lidl bid ‘hasn’t addressed our concerns’, say Heacham councillors

A new bid to build a multi-million pound supermarket has not addressed the reasons why an initial proposal was rejected, according to parish councillors.

Heacham councillors’ concern over school travel stance

Heacham councillors’ concern over school travel stance

County council chiefs have been accused of taking a “simplistic” approach to school transport issues after a family was denied free travel.

The Java Store, new candle and gift business opens in Norfolk Street King's Lynn.
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New candle and homewares shop The Java Store in King’s Lynn gets off to flying start

Newly launched in Lynn’s Norfolk Street, The Java Store, which stocks an array of candles, handmade soaps, and homewares exceeded its targets within a week of opening.

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King’s Lynn Arts Centre redevelopment could cost more than £3 million

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Service warning over Heacham parish tax cap plan

Services would be threatened if plans to cap the amount parish councils can raise tax by are implemented, a village authority’s chairman has warned.

Moleys Cafe and Gift Shop, in Norfolk Street, King's Lynn, have a rocket from Iraq on their war memorial display, to try and generate interest and raise money for Bridge for Heroes and Help for Heroes. 
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Rocket ‘lands’ at business in King’s Lynn in bid to boost charity funds

Staff at a café in Lynn have put up an unusual attraction in their business in the hope of raising money for charity.

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