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Views sought on North Norfolk Council seat reduction plans

Residents are being encouraged to have their say on proposed boundary changes which would reduce the number of members of North Norfolk District Council.

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Planning

Pentney holiday lodges scheme backed

Plans for dozens of new holiday lodges at a West Norfolk leisure park have been approved this week.

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West Norfolk empty homes tax rebate set to be reduced, but not scrapped

Plans to cut the council tax rebates that are currently offered to the owners of empty and uninhabitable homes in West Norfolk have been backed by council chiefs.

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King’s Lynn air cadets leader in surprise award presentation

King’s Lynn air cadets leader in surprise award presentation

A surprise presentation to their commanding officer was the highlight of Lynn’s 42F Squardron Air Cadets awards evening.

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Council loan set to be sought to help launch King’s Lynn BID

The establishment of Lynn’s new business improvement district (BID) is likely to move a step closer today.

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West Norfolk Council to consider scrapping tax discount on empty and uninhabitable homes

Tax discounts on empty and uninhabitable homes in West Norfolk could be scrapped under proposals to be examined by council chiefs today.

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Planning

Infrastructure levy can be charged in West Norfolk, but not King’s Lynn - report

Developers should not be charged a levy on future building projects in Lynn, according to an inspector.

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Pictured is the first of the UKs F-35B Lightning II jets to be flown to the UK.

Accompanied by two United States Marine Corps F-35B aircraft from their training base at Beaufort, South Carolina.

The F-35B Lightning II will place the UK at the forefront of fighter technology, giving the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy a true multi-role all weather, day and night capability, able to operate from well-established land bases, deployed locations or the Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers.

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter will be known in UK service as the Lightning II. Lockheed Martin is the prime contractor but the UK is the only Level 1 partner with the US. A number of British companies, including BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce will have significant industrial work-share in construction and development of the aircraft. The Lightning II will provide UK Defence with a 5th Generation (low observable, supersonic, enhanced data fusion), multi-role, all weather, day and night aircraft that will have t

£27 million contract awarded for RAF Marham squadron headquarters work

A contractor has been appointed to build the headquarters of RAF Marham’s new Lightning II fighter jet squadrons.

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West Norfolk MP backs new housing initiative

North West Norfolk MP Sir Henry Bellingham has given his backing to a new initiative intended to attract and train more people to help build new homes across Britain.

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Volunteers sought for Swaffham gritting scheme

Volunteers are being sought to help keep pavements clear of snow and ice in Swaffham this winter.

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Downham Market school sponsors told: ‘Improve standards or go’

Urgent action is needed to raise “unacceptably low” standards at a West Norfolk secondary school, senior education officials have warned.

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Truss announces new talks on King’s Lynn rail line interchange

A new rail summit will take place in the new year in a renewed bid to accelerate work on a key upgrade of West Norfolk’s rail link to London.

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On the 24th November 2016, RAF Marham had the official opening of a memorial wall at the Aviation Heritage Centre located outside of base. The ceremony consisted of a dedication servie and laying of wreath, with both Stn Cdr Gp Capt Richard Davies and Padre Mellor in attendance. ANL-160112-111537001

RAF Marham gets a war memorial in its 100th year

The RAF Marham Aviation Heritage Centre looks out on to the Remembrance Garden which provides a quiet space for contemplation, but until now RAF Marham has not had a war memorial.

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The 'horrible noise' is due to the demolition of a former sewage works in Fairplace Hill, which will eventually see 325 new homes built on the site

Consultation to begin on Walpole Cross Keys neighbourhood plan

Community leaders in Walpole Cross Keys have submitted their proposed neighbourhood plan to West Norfolk Council.

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Police boss to visit King’s Lynn neighbourhood event as budget consultation continues

Norfolk police and crime commissioner Lorne Green will meet residents in Lynn next week as part of continuing consultations over the force’s budget.

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Golden bolt time for Lightning preparations at Marham

An important landmark in the delivery of the infrastructure required to support the F-35B Lightning aircraft at RAF Marham took place on Friday.

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Forming a Bridge to King’s Lynn veterans’ charity

The magnificent surroundings of St Nicholas Chapel in Lynn hosted a Norfolk County Council reception for Bridge for Heroes on Saturday.

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King’s Lynn Riverfront plan a ‘nightmare’

A county councillor has written to the consultants taking soundings on the redevelopment of the Riverfront in Lynn demanding a meeting.

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The town's taxi saga rumbles on

Safeguarding taxi training to be essential

Taxi drivers are likely to have to undertake safeguarding awareness training as part of borough council plans to change licensing conditions.

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Concerns over plans to move flood memorial in Hunstanton

Fears have been raised about the future of a flood memorial in Hunstanton following proposals to move it.

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