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Aspiring models in West Norfolk wanted for Norwich Fashion Week competition

Could you be Norfolk’s next top model?

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Scenes from the 2016 Swaffham Christmas Lights Switch on - Sister Francis switches on the lights with Town Crier Nigel Wilkin. ANL-161126-122933009

Council rejects call for more cash on Swaffham Christmas lights

Councillors have rejected calls for them to double their investment in Swaffham’s Christmas lights.

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Big news in the TV world this morning as Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

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King’s Lynn photographer’s year-long challenge

A 33-year-old artist from Hungary, living in Lynnm has undertaken a fascinating solo photographic project of self-portraits.

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Ingoldisthorpe poet set for European launch of debut collection

A poet from Ingoldisthorpe is set to have a European launch of her debut collection of poetry later this month.

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Undated handout photo released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of Prince George and Princess Charlotte. The photograph was taken by the Duchess in mid-May at Anmer Hall in Norfolk. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Saturday June 6, 2015. See PA story ROYAL Baby.

Kate’s Anmer pictures recognised by Royal Photographic Society

The Duchess of Cambridge has accepted lifetime Honorary Membership to the Royal Photographic Society for pictures taken in West Norfolk.

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Swaffham community praised as dozens enjoy town’s Christmas Day lunch

Swaffham community praised as dozens enjoy town’s Christmas Day lunch

Organisers of Swaffham’s annual Christmas Day lunch have praised the town’s community spirit which helped to make the event possible.

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VIDEO: Crowds flock to Hunstanton Christmas Day swim

It may have been an exceptionally mild Christmas Day, but the sea was as chilly as ever for Hunstanton’s festive swim this morning.

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The mayor, Cllr David Whitby, and Dr Paul Richards with three Walter Dexter pictures at King's Lynn town hall. Photo: West Norfolk Council. ANL-161223-133905001

Latest art donation earns pride of place at King’s Lynn Town Hall

Lynn Town Hall’s art collection has just got larger thanks to a generous donation of another painting by a renowned local artist.

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St Edmund's Point at Old Hunstanton, with the lighthouse and ruined chapel where there is an information board on St Edmund the Martyr

A strong case to reinstate Edmund the Martyr as patron saint of England

Sedgeford author Gareth Calway says that it should be Edmund the Martyr, who was born on Christmas Day and became King of the Angles, who should have the title rather than St George, and in this article, puts forward the argument:

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The Top TV of 2016

Top 40 highest rated TV shows of 2016

As Gogglebox would say, we’ve watched some great TV over the course of 2016.

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Dick Van Dyke in the original Mary Poppins film (Photo: YouTube)

Dick Van Dyke to star in Mary Poppins sequel at 91

Dick Van Dyke will dust off his sweeping brush after confirming he will appear in the upcoming Mary Poppins sequel.

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Win: Waterstone’s book of the week “Belgravia” by Julian Fellowes

Win: Waterstone’s book of the week “Belgravia” by Julian Fellowes

This week’s competition prize book from Waterstone’s in King’s Lynn is Belgravia, by Julian Fellowes.

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The swing bridge at Sutton Bridge. Picture by Julie Smart. ANL-161116-131218001

Go Sutton Bridge activies on offer in new year

Residents in Sutton Bridge can enjoy cooking and keep-fit activities as part of a new community project.

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Dozens enjoy Swaffham festive feast

Dozens enjoy Swaffham festive feast

There was plenty of festive cheer on offer for Swaffham’s elderly residents at the weekend as dozens of them sat down to a special Christmas feast.

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King's Lynn Trinity Rotary Santa Sleigh annual appeal collection tour arrives at The Asda Store South Wootton on Sat 10th December
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Santa joins King’s Lynn Trinity Rotarians on festive tour

Santa was spotted at the weekend as a Lynn charity group began its tour of local stores in the run-up to Christmas.

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This week's Waterstone's competition book is Crimson Snow

Competition: Win the Waterstone’s book of the week, Crimson Snow

Crimson Snow, edited by Martin Edwards, brings together a dozen vintage crime stories set in winter.

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Raymond Monbiot works on his latest book, More Characters of Fakenham,  with former nurse and midwife, Lee Muston is on screen MLNF16PB11535 ANL-161130-143300001

Characters of Fakenham revealed by Raymond

The success of Characters of Fakenham, published seven months ago, has led Burnham Market author Raymond Monbiot, to pen a follow-up.

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Fashion Show IAO village centre project. St Nicholas Church Hall Dersingham.Pictured modelling one of the oufits organiser Judy Collingham. ANL-161118-210821009

Dersingham gets fashionable

A fashion show held at St Nicholas Church Hall in Dersingham was a “great success”, organisers have said.

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