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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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The Baden Powell Boat arrives back at Terrngton St John after part restoration. ANL-161130-165540009

Baden Powell back home in Terrington St John

The reconstructed Baden Powell fishing boat arrived back home in West Norfolk on Wednesday afternoon after travelling from Essex where it has been undergoing restoriation.

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Unveiling of new information boards at True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum by Julian Gregory, Chief Executive Officer of E-IFCA. 
Dr Paul Richards with  Julian Gregory (Chief Executive Officer E-IFCA) ANL-161125-162252009

New information panels unveiled at King’s Lynn museum

New information panels which aim to increase public awareness of conservation and the environmental importance of the Wash have been unveiled at True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum in Lynn.

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Late night shopping is back in King’s Lynn this week

As Christmas draws ever closer, a number of retailers in Lynn town centre will be open for late night shopping on Thursdays starting this week.

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Win this Waterstone’s book of the week

Win this Waterstone’s book of the week

Here’s a chance to win a copy of this week’s book of the week from Waterstone’s in King’s Lynn is Exposure, by Helen Dunmore.

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Shaun White working on the Baden Powell at St Osyth boatyard in Essex ANL-161128-130511001

Baden Powell back tomorrow at Terrington St John

She is coming home ... after months away being completely rebuilt, the Lynn-built fishing smack the Baden Powell is heading for West Norfolk.

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H.M.S.Bellerophon by Thomas Baines ANL-161123-130841001

Painting by Victorian King’s Lynn artist to be auctioned

An 1840 oil painting by trail-blazing Lynn explorer and artist, Thomas Baines, is set to fetch about £10,000 at an auction on Thursday.

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Stories of King's Lynn .Media Tour. King's Lynn's Town Hall. ANL-160318-200328009

Archives back at Stories of King’s Lynn

Lynn’s borough archives have returned to Stories of Lynn after being stored in the Norfolk Record Office during the town hall redevelopment.

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Swaffham Christmas event venue switch

Swaffham Christmas event venue switch

Organisers of a popular Christmas event for Swaffham’s elderly residents have announced this year’s celebration will take place at a new venue.

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"Oh Margaret, youre such a Polecat and as for you Susan, you Ninnycock, Ill see you later"

REVEALED: Academic uncovers the best long-lost British swear words

A language historian has revealed the best long-lost swear words from Britain - including nippy, tarse and wittol.

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VIDEO: Denzil delight as King’s Lynn’s Christmas lights are switched on

Television star Paul Barber proved a big hit for the thousands of spectators at Lynn’s Christmas lights switch-on at the weekend.

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GV of Oxburgh Hall at Oxborough, which has been closed for safety reasons. ANL-160822-080858009

Oxburgh Hall opens for business as usual

Oxburgh Hall is set to return to business as usual with a “facelift” in the coming weeks.

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Great Dunham church to get £240,000 makeover

Great Dunham church to get £240,000 makeover

The most complete Saxon church in Norfolk is set to undergo £240,000 of renovation work should its bid for a Heritage Lottery Grant be successful.

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Launch of Christmas through the decades at King's Lynn Customs House. Pictured FLtoR  Karen Cook. Lindsay Abel. ANL-161118-210726009

King’s Lynn gets its Christmas feeling

An insight into the Christmas traditions of the 20th century and how fashions have changed during the greatest event in Christianity began on Saturday.

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Youngsters join in the countdown to the lights switch-on ANL-161121-172647001

Burnham Market shines at Christmas lights switch-on

Burnham Market’s Christmas lights sparkled into life during a switch-on event in the village on Saturday afternoon.

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Woman in the Moon a 1929 German film

Discover the world of sci-fi on screen at Cinema Club

Modern fairy tales, Russian propaganda, Shakespearian robots, Cold War fears of alien invasion, feminist mothers in outer space... there’s much more to science fiction than meets the eye. Did you know that the first science fiction film was made in 1902? Did you know that the famous rocket launch countdown originated from a 1929 German film?

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VIDEO: Crowds pack King’s Lynn for Children In Need Rickshaw challenge

Hundreds of people flocked into Lynn last night to greet The One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge team on the sixth day of their fundraising journey for BBC Children In Need.

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Diwali night held in King’s Lynn with mayor

The barn at Knights Hill Hotel was lit up with dance and music when King’s Lynn Indian Association, now in its seventh year, held its annual Diwali Festival of Light celebrations. Diwali is regarded as one of the most significant festivals in Indian culture.

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A plank-lined grave at the Great Ryburgh burial site. Picture: MOLA ANL-161116-144947001

Archaeological sensation uncovered near Fakenham

Archaeologists have uncovered an important Anglo-Saxon cemetery in an excavation at Great Ryburgh, near Fakenham.

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