Kitesurfer rescued by lifeboat off Old Hunstanton

A kitesurfer was rescued by lifeboat crews after getting into difficulty off Old Hunstanton this morning.

Crime news.

Broken down lorry at Pullover Roundabout causing delays in King’s Lynn

There are delays in and around Lynn this morning due to a broken down lorry just off of the Pullover Roundabout.

Community transport scheme

Hunstanton scheme’s new drive for volunteer motorists

A popular community transport scheme based in Hunstanton is in urgent need of more volunteer drivers.

Police news

Woman dies after collision with train on King’s Lynn level crossing

A 50-year-old woman has died after she was in collision with a train on a Lynn level crossing on Friday night.

£8.8m study funding for key East Anglia rail upgrade approved

£8.8m study funding for key East Anglia rail upgrade approved

A multi-million pound package has been agreed to pay for a feasibility study of a proposed major upgrade to East Anglia’s rail network.


Air quality plan to address Swaffham pollution

Council chiefs have agreed to step up their efforts to tackle air pollution levels in the heart of Swaffham.

Michael Portillo

REVIEW - Michael Portillo: A Life of Two Halves, St George’s Guildhall

As such a devotee of all things railway, there was only one self-respecting way that Michael Portillo could have travelled to Lynn for his sold-out show at the St George’s Guildhall – by train.

RTA in Walsoken near Wisbech

LATEST: Man charged over death of pedestrian in Walsoken crash

A man has been charged following the death of a pedestrian in a collision in Walsoken yesterday morning.

Lynx bus company in king's Lynn

Shuttle bus from Titchwell

A shuttle bus service will be run when the A149 is closed for drainage improvement works at Holme, county transport officials have announced.

Lorne Green Norfolk Police and Crime Commissioner

Road safety scheme nominated for top national award

A hard-hitting road safety campaign aimed at Norfolk’s young drivers has been nominated for a national award.

Laura Pesterfield

South Wootton nurses given awards for A17 life-and-death struggle to save boys

Two nurses from Lynn and have been awarded life-saving honours for helping to save the lives of two young boys in a fatal road accident on the A17.

Motorists are being urged to have their say on proposed improvement to the A47

Public consultation launched on A47 upgrades

Engineers have released details of their plans to upgrade parts of the A47, just days after campaigners outlined their demands for more improvements in West Norfolk.

Dozens of new safety measures are set to get the go-ahead after funding bids were approved

Committee approves cash for dozens of West Norfolk transport projects

Dozens of community transport projects across West Norfolk look set to get the go-ahead after funding bids were approved by a county committee.

Officials want a green light to councillors holding their own budgets for small local transport projects

Local transport budgets for Norfolk county councillors pondered

Councillors could be given their own individual budgets for local transport projects under proposals to be considered today.

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The incident happened on Railway Road at the pedestrian crossing near Norfolk Street. Pictured is Railway Road further back to the incident site.

Elderly woman dies following collision with van on King’s Lynn crossing

An elderly woman who was airlifted to hospital after a collision with a van in Lynn has died.

Crime news

Elderly woman ‘critical, but stable’ after collision with van on King’s Lynn crossing

An elderly woman is critically ill in hospital following a collision with a van in the centre of Lynn on Saturday morning.

Campaigners have set out their bid to secure greater improvements to the A47 in West Norfolk

Alliance sets out new dualling aim for A47 in West Norfolk

Ministers have been urged to commit funding to further improvements on the A47, including an extension of the dual carriageway section in West Norfolk.

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The New Roundabout at Heacham, which is now open to traffic, the A149 Coast Road runs along the coast from King's Lynn to Cromer

New West Norfolk roundabout opens to traffic

It has been a cause of delay for months, but the new roundabout at the bottom of Redgate Hill on the A149 opened on Wednesday.

Parading in Kings Lynn following Squadron being granted Freedom of the Borough for its long and continuous service to the town & Borough 2015

£29K heritage grant for King’s Lynn air cadets

Air cadets in Lynn have been given a £29,100 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a two-year project timed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the RAF in 2018.

GV of the junction at Hunstanton Road Heacham with A149, where work on new roundabout is set to start soon

Heacham roundabout to open ahead of schedule

A new roundabout in Heacham is due to open tomorrow, more than three weeks ahead of its original finish date.

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