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Millions of pounds of environmental funding to West Norfolk ‘at risk’ from Brexit, campaigners warn

West Norfolk could lose out on tens of millions of pounds in environmental funding as a result of Brexit, environmental campaigners have warned.

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Sir Henry Bellingham visiting GE-BE Transport Ltd at Acer Road Saddlebow Industrial Estate King's Lynn
LtoR, infront of a New �80K DAF Lorry, are Carl Green (GE-BE Director), Sir Henry Bellingham, Mark Robinson (GE-BE Driver)

Conservative candidate on the right road with West Norfolk transport company

Sir Henry Bellingham, the Conservative candidate for North West Norfolk, continued his election tour with a visit to Ge-Be Transport on the Saddlebow Industrial Estate.

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Hunstanton town hall scaffolding costs lower than previously thought

Hunstanton town hall scaffolding costs lower than previously thought

New scaffolding for Hunstanton’s town hall is likely to cost less than previously thought, councillors have heard.

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New Hunstanton mayor Adrian Winnington, right, with new deputy Amanda Bosworth

New mayor reaches out to work for all in Hunstanton

Protecting its past and working closely with community groups are among the priorities for Hunstanton’s new mayor.

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Hanse Festival 2016 Launch at Stories of Lynn in the Town Hall.
LtoR, Ian Pycroft (Black Knight Historical), Nick Daubney (KL&WNBC Leader), Ostap Paparega (KL&WNBC Regeneration Manager), Michelle Gardiner (Black Knight Historical).

Lynn gears up to celebrate Hanse heritage

Final preparations are underway for Lynn’s 12th annual Hanse Festival, which takes place this weekend.

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King’s Lynn residents take lorry action plea to County Hall

King’s Lynn residents take lorry action plea to County Hall

Campaigners demanding tougher restrictions on lorries using a busy Lynn road say their plea is attracting widespread public support in the area.

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King’s Lynn incinerator land pledge welcomed

King’s Lynn incinerator land pledge welcomed

The ghost of incineration may finally have been laid to rest after county council chiefs pledged a controversial Lynn site would not be used for waste processing.

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Quiz the politicians at Lynn News election debate

Quiz the politicians at Lynn News election debate

As campaigning intensifies ahead of next month’s general election, we’re giving you the chance to quiz your candidates.

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Charlie Pyatt, left, receiving a certificate for his 30 years of service as a town councillor for Downham Market by then-mayor Marion Ross. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Downham Market councillor recognised for 30 years of service to town

A town councillor in Downham has been recognised for the 30 years he has dedicated to the role.

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Scotty's Little Soldiers at Buckingham Palace

King’s Lynn charity at special garden party for children of the Fallen

More than 200 members of the Lynn-based Scotty’s Little Soldiers charity were among the 850 bereaved Armed Forces children at a Buckingham Palace garden party on Saturday.

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Voters question election candidates at Heacham hustings

Voters question election candidates at Heacham hustings

Voters have had their first chance to grill candidates seeking their vote in next month’s general election.

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Incinerator costings press conference held by Henry Bellingham MP, Liz Truss MP and Nick Daubney the Leader of the Council.

Former West Norfolk Council leader left out of top team amid ‘sacking’ claims

Former West Norfolk Council leader Nick Daubney has left the authority’s ruling cabinet, amid conflicting claims over whether he resigned or was sacked.

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Car park transfer bid delay ‘prudent’, Swaffham town councillors told

Councillors in Swaffham have been urged to wait for the results of a review before they press ahead with efforts to take control of the town’s car parks.

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Annual Ceremony of Mayormaking for King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council at the Town Hall.
Borough Mayor Carol Bower with Deputy Mayor Jim Moriarty

West Norfolk’s new mayor looks to the past and the future

Looking to the future, but with a sense of the past, was the message from West Norfolk’s new mayor as she took up the chains of office.

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Labour holds onto Fairstead council seat, as almost nine in 10 voters stay at home

Labour were celebrating victory in a West Norfolk Council by-election today, though barely one in 10 eligible voters actually took part.

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General election nominations confirmed for West Norfolk seats

The full list of candidates standing for West Norfolk’s constituencies at next month’s general election has been published.

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New Swaffham mayor calls for town to ‘work together’

New Swaffham mayor calls for town to ‘work together’

The new mayor of Swaffham called for the town and its people to “work together” as she took up the post this week.

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From left: Downham Market Mayor Frank Daymond, Mayoress Heather Daymond, Deputy Mayor Yvonne Thompson and Consort Paul Thompson. Photo: Downham Market Town Council.

New mayor of Downham Market will carry out duties with ‘enthusiasm’

Members of Downham Town Council elected a new mayor this week, who described taking up the role as “an honour”.

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David Hunt has designed the new Methwold village sign and unveiled it earlier this month.

Methwold poultry unit plans given green light

Plans for a poultry unit in Methwold which could hold up to 300,000 young chickens have been approved by council officials.

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Final Lynnsport housing phase given the go ahead

Council officials have given the green light to plans for the last phase of development in the Lynnsport area.

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