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King’s Lynn business chiefs in talks with rail bosses

Business leaders say they have been given assurances that work to run longer trains on West Norfolk’s rail line is on track to be completed next year.

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The Railway Arms at Downham Market train station

New era beckons for Downham Market railway station pub site

A popular pub and cafe, which has been closed for the past year following a rent dispute, has moved a step closer to re-opening.

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GV of the Saddlebow A47 Flyover which is closed to traffic for bridge repair work

Business leaders raise concerns over Saddlebow roadworks, as engineers insist project is ‘progressing well’

Business leaders in Lynn have called for engineers to speed up repairs on a major town road junction, amid fears that jams could hit traders hard this Christmas.

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GV of the Saddlebow A47 Flyover which is closed to traffic for bridge repair work

‘Get on with it’ - motorists hit out at slow start to King’s Lynn bridge repairs

Not enough work is being done to repair the Saddlebow bridge in Lynn while the road is shut off to traffic, residents have claimed.

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Civic reception marking 25th anniversary of electrification of the King's  Lynn Railway Line at the Mayor's Parlour Town Hall
Borough Mayor Carol Bower with the special 25th anniversary cake, also with her are representatives who were involved  in the project back in 1992, and other guests at the celebrations.
The Mayor also presented a plaque to the KL Station Buffet owner Alan Gajdzik (3rd right)

‘We must continue fight for rail improvements’, campaigners say as King’s Lynn line electrification anniversary is marked

Campaigners have been urged to keep up the pressure for improvements to West Norfolk’s rail link as the 25th anniversary of its electrification was marked.

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New plea to trace van driver over fatal crash at Walsoken

New plea to trace van driver over fatal crash at Walsoken

Police have issued a fresh appeal to trace a motorist in connection with a fatal crash on the A47 in West Norfolk last month.

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Man suffers head injuries after three-vehicle crash on A10 at Stow Bardolph

A man was taken to hospital with serious head injuries following a three-vehicle crash on the A10 at Stow Bardolph yesterday afternoon (Monday, October 24).

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Medieval security aims to keep modern invaders away from historic Castle Acre site

Medieval security aims to keep modern invaders away from historic Castle Acre site

Heritage officials fighting to stop a medieval West Norfolk landmark being damaged by road traffic have turned to the technology of the time to get their message across.

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Report reveals near miss between car and train at Watlington station

Report reveals near miss between car and train at Watlington station

A car narrowly avoided a collision with a train at the level crossing at Watlington Railway Station, an incident report has revealed.

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New electric car charging sites could be provided in Swaffham if a funding bid is successful

Council backs plan that could bring new electric car charging point to Swaffham

A new electric car charging point could be installed in the Swaffham area, if a bid for national funding is successful.

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Boy, 10, injured in collision with moped near Swaffham supermarket

An investigation has been launched after a 10-year-old boy was injured in an alleged hit and run collision near a Swaffham supermarket.

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West Norfolk rail link upgrade ‘will happen’, says MP

West Norfolk rail link upgrade ‘will happen’, says MP

A multi-million pound upgrade to a key bottleneck on West Norfolk’s rail link to London appears to have moved a step closer after talks with the government.

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District council defends plan to sell Fakenham car park for housing

District council defends plan to sell Fakenham car park for housing

Maintaining a Fakenham car park as it is, rather than selling it off for housing is unsustainable, district officials have insisted.

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Rotarians take tour of Hunstanton lifeboat station

Rotarians take tour of Hunstanton lifeboat station

Hunstanton’s Lifeboat crew has been boosted by a donation from a West Norfolk charitable group.

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Plans for Saddlebow road junction repairs on show

Plans for Saddlebow road junction repairs on show

Engineers have been setting out more details of the work that needs to be done to fix a major Lynn road junction over the coming months.

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The hot weather at the weekend brought out the motorists heading for many holiday destinations in this area, these pictures, taken around lunchtime on Saturday 23rd July, of traffic queues on the A47 Southern By pass heading towards the Hardwick junction.

Six-month King’s Lynn junction bridge repair project announced

Motorists are set to face several months of disruption after plans for a major repair project at a Lynn road junction were outlined.

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Accident between a motorbike and a car in King Street, King's Lynn, on September 26, 2017

Bike and car involved in collision in King’s Lynn

A motorcyclist and a car were involved in an accident in the centre of Lynn tonight.

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

King’s Lynn riverfront plan backed despite bus lane concerns

Proposals for the regeneration of Lynn’s riverfront have cleared their latest hurdle, despite continuing opposition to the potential opening of a town bus lane.

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RTA A47

Rider killed in collision with car on A47 near Wisbech

A motorcyclist has died following a collision with a car on the A47 yesterday.

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Cambridgeshire Mayoral election count at Ross Peers Sports Centre, Soham, James Palmer acceptance speech . Picture: Keith Heppell

A47 improvement plans ‘insufficient’, Cambridgeshire mayor warns

Not enough is being done to improve the main route through West Norfolk and Fenland, a senior political figure has warned.

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