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Rainbow projection at King’s Lynn town hall marks LGBT History Month

The rainbow colours were projected onto the walls of Lynn town hall last night to mark LGBT History Month.

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West Norfolk Council leader Brian Long

West Norfolk Council approves £4 council tax rise plan

West Norfolk residents are facing average council tax rises of around £65 this spring after borough council budget plans were approved.

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Norfolk ‘needs radical reform’, says councillor

A West Norfolk councillor says the county must plot its own course of political reform, or risk the government enforcing change.

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GV of Mintlyn Crematorium King's Lynn

More parking to be offered at Mintlyn

Extra parking is set to be provided at Lynn’s Mintlyn Crematorium in a bid to address road safety concerns around the site.

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General View of the land "Land South West of Flying Field Farm Wheatley Bank Walsoken Norfolk" where they are wanting to build a travellers site

Walsoken travellers’ site plans are rejected

A plan to turn a paddock into a travellers’ site in Walsoken has been refused by West Norfolk Council on the grounds that it would be “inappropriate”.

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

No decision made on King’s Lynn bus lane use, says council

Council chiefs have insisted they are still considering whether to open up a Lynn bus lane to all traffic, after the area’s county representative criticised the idea.

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Lynn's flood defences hold - but only just. The water nearly made the very top of the flood defences at St Margarets Lane on the South Quay

Long-term deal for flood defence funding in West Norfolk ‘close’

A deal is moving closer that officials say will guarantee flood defence money for the West Norfolk coast for at least 10 years.

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Residents angry at proposal of new playpark. Pictured residents of Snettisham at area where newplay park is proposed. front row centre Joanna Wood with residents.

Snettisham residents object to play park proposals

Residents have reacted with anger after plans to replace a condemned trim trail with a play park behind a housing estate in Snettisham.

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King's Lynn Town Hall on the Saturday Market Place.

Council meetings set to move to King’s Lynn Town Hall

Public council meetings are set to be moved to Lynn’s Town Hall as part of the proposed relocation of local employment services.

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The crest above the entrance to King's Lynn Court in College Lane.

Former RAF Marham contractor admits stealing waste aviation fuel from Tornado fleet

A former contractor told police he had been taking waste aviation fuel from the RAF Marham Tornado fleet for two years before he was caught, magistrates heard today.

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King's Lynn Bus Station Official Opening

Woman charged with assaulting police as King’s Lynn bus station disorder clampdown outlined

A woman has been charged with assaulting two police officers in Lynn’s bus station this week.

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Sir Henry Bellingham MP, centre, with former bone cancer patient Jamie Wood and a member of the charity. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Norfolk MP backs fight against bone cancer

Sir Henry Bellingham, MP for North West Norfolk, has backed a new cancer campaign.

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Natasha Gilson and Simon Cobb.

West Winch man leads campaign against parental alienation

A man from West Winch is fighting what he calls the ‘epidemic’ of parental alienation, after admitting having experienced it himself.

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Sir Henry Bellingham (MP) visits Churchill Park School Fairstead.

Sir Henry visits school of Exellence in King’s Lynn

It was a special day for staff and pupils at Churchill Park School, in Fairstead, on Friday when Sir Henry Bellingham was a guest at the school.

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North Runcton hall renovation project secures £50,000 grant

North Runcton hall renovation project secures £50,000 grant

Work on major improvements to a West Norfolk community hall is set to begin later this year after a £50,000 grant was secured for the project.

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Alexandra Kemp

West Norfolk councillor demands government help for ‘retirement’ county

A West Norfolk councillor has called for greater government support to meet the costs of providing care for the county’s elderly population.

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Labour amendment voted down at full Suffolk council

The Labour group’s budget amendment has been voted down by Conservative and UKIP Councillors following a meeting of full Council.

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Sewage nightmare as King’s Lynn property is left flooded

Sewage nightmare as King’s Lynn property is left flooded

The mother of a Lynn family whose property has been flooded by sewage on the ground floor says she just wants the situation resolved once and for all.

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

Talks held on outreach idea to help West Norfolk’s homeless

A new outreach service could be established to help the growing numbers of homeless people in West Norfolk.

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Ian Gourlay, whose death was announced today

King’s Lynn councillor Ian Gourlay dies

West Norfolk councillor Ian Gourlay has died after a long illness, the authority has announced this afternoon.

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