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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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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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Cllr Elizabeth Nockolds, deputy leader and cabinet member for Culture, Heritage and Health, Cllr Carol Bower, borough mayor, and Cllr Adrian Winnington, mayor of Hunstanton officially open the new �130k play area in the Hunstanton Heritage Gardens

Hunstanton Heritage Gardens work ‘mostly finished next week’, council chief insists

Borough council chiefs have defended their handling of the £1.3 million renovation of Hunstanton’s Heritage Gardens as the latest phase of the scheme was completed.

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Bircham centre opens its doors

Bircham centre opens its doors

The RAF Bircham Newton Heritage Centre, in the centre of what is now the Construction Industry Training Board complex, opened its doors to the public on Sunday.

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GV of  the Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk, King's Court Hq, Chapel Street King's Lynn

Council urged to fund design work for West Winch relief road

Council chiefs are being urged to invest now in design work for a new relief road that would enable the development of thousands of new homes near Lynn.

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Bus Route  Hardings Way  bollards left in the down position.
(The Boal Quay Entrance)

‘Open King’s Lynn bus lane to all traffic’, council report suggests

A report has recommended that a restricted Lynn road is opened to all traffic, as part of wider plans for the multi-million pound regeneration of the town’s waterfront area.

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F-35B Lightning makes a maiden appereance over RAF Marham.

£135m hangar contract for RAF Marham

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Official opening ofthw  book exchange in Old Telephone Box at Common Road, Wiggenhall St Mary. 
The newly restored Red Telephone Box, LtoR, Alison Ravnkilde, Andy Hillard, Alastair Done (St Germans Parish Council Chairman who opened the Telephone Box), John Ravnkilde.

Villagers encouraged to call in for a read at Wiggenhall St Mary phone box

A new community book exchange has opened in a West Norfolk village’s old phone box.

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Views sought on neighbourhood plan proposals for Snettisham

A public consultation will begin this weekend on Snettisham’s proposed neighbourhood plan.

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August by-election arranged to fill vacant West Norfolk Council seat

A by-election has been scheduled to take place later this summer to fill a vacant seat on West Norfolk Council.

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Raising of The Armed Forces Day Flag in Tower Gardens, King's Lynn, Ceremony led by Borough Mayor Cllr Carol Bower 
Fr Adrian Ling (Mayor's Chaplin)

Flag raised in King’s Lynn for Armed Forces Day

The Armed Forces Day flag was raised during a ceremony in Lynn’s Tower Gardens on Monday.

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Speed signs, like this one, could be funded by new transport money set to be approved by a Norfolk County Council committee this week

Norfolk County Council set to launch new community transport funding scheme

A new funding scheme for local transport improvement programmes is set to be launched this week.

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Willows Business Park Saddlebow, King's Lynn

Land in the foreground is the proposed site for the incinerator

King’s Lynn land review to take place

A review of options is to be undertaken for a controversial site on the edge of Lynn, amid renewed debate over its future.

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Gary McGuinness, right, with fellow ward councillor Charles Joyce

King’s Lynn councillor calls for urgent action to get residents connected

More needs to be done to ensure residents of new developments across West Norfolk have access to phone and internet connections when they move in, council chiefs have been warned.

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GV of  the Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk, King's Court Hq, Chapel Street King's Lynn

Railings plea for new King’s Lynn play area

Council chiefs have pledged to keep “an open mind” on whether extra safety measures are needed around a new play area at the Lynnsport complex.

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GV of  the Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk, King's Court Hq, Chapel Street King's Lynn

Autumn date for first West Norfolk levy payments

The first payments of a new levy on housing developments in West Norfolk are expected to be made this autumn, councillors have heard.

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Local MP Elizabeth Truss cuts the first turf for a new �1m community centre being built in Marshland St James. LtoR - Andy Stephens OBE vice chair of MDCSC, Lee Chapman chairman of Marshland St James and district community and sports centre (MDCSC), Elizabeth Truss MP, Sue Askew Chair of parish council and Leader of Borough Council Cllr Brian Long

MP launches work on £1m Marshland Hall

A turf-cutting ceremony has taken place today, ahead of building work on a new £1 million sports and community complex in Marshland St James.

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Bus Route  Hardings Way  bollards left in the down position.
(The Boal Quay Entrance)

Bid to build new access roads off restricted King’s Lynn road

Plans for three new access routes to be built off a Lynn road whose use is currently limited to buses, cyclists and pedestrians have been published.

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Willows Business Park Saddlebow, King's Lynn

Land in the foreground is the proposed site for the incinerator

King’s Lynn councillor launches public consultation on future of former incinerator site

A Lynn councillor has announced plans for a public consultation on the future of a controversial site on the edge of the town.

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Bill Borrett Norfolk County Council

Social care services ‘must be reformed’, Norfolk County Council report warns

Too much money is being spent on residential care in Norfolk and not enough on helping people earlier, according to a new county council report.

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