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Fakenham sets up events plan to promote town

Community leaders in Fakenham have drawn up a programme of events to take place throughout the year in a renewed bid to promote the town.

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VIDEO: Sunny skies herald start of King’s Lynn Mart

The traditions remained the same as Lynn’s historic Mart opened for business today, except in one way.

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Getting ready for the Annual King's Lynn Mart Tuesday Market Place, King's Lynn 
High above the Mart,  Jonas Barwick (left) and John Stokes (right) working on their Circus Fun House Ride.
(This is the first time this ride has been to King's Lynn Mart, as John bought it last year from the Czech Republic)

An array of attractions as the Mart returns to King’s Lynn today

Visitors to Lynn’s Tuesday Market Place will enjoy all the fun of the fair for the official opening of the town’s Mart today.

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Hunstanton Esplanade Gardens, one of the displays in full bloom

Public meeting on Hunstanton heritage gardens restoration

There were mixed reactions from residents following a public meeting discussing the Hunstanton Heritage Gardens Project.

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Relatives of Geoffrey King visit King's Lynn Museum to see the Pentney Brooches display.
LtoR, Paul Smith, Oliver Bone (King's Lynn Museum Curator), Judy Cross, Dianne Smith, Eric King, Richard King (son)

Museum welcomes family of Pentney treasure finder

Relatives of the gravedigger who discovered the ‘Pentney Hoard’ 40 years ago have seen pieces of the discovery for the first time.

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True's Yard Fishefolk Museum open day King's Lynn
Museum Manager Lyndsey Bavin (left) with a group of visitors at the museum, showing the Smokehouse

King’s Lynn museum hosts free open day

An older persons’ open day at the True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum remembered the past and gave power to the present on Wednesday.

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REVIEW: Russian State Ballet of Siberia, La Fille Mal Gardee

REVIEW: Russian State Ballet of Siberia, La Fille Mal Gardee

The Russian State Ballet of Siberia brought three shows to Norwich last week, including this light-hearted romance which roughly translates as The Wayward Daughter.

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Photographer Peter Rye new calendar for 2013

Children film the King’s Lynn Mart

A short film about Lynn’s historic annual Mart by local youngsters will be screened for the first time on Sunday 5 February.

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King's Lynn Priory Rotary Club Photographic competition winners presentation, Hanse Gallery, South Quay, King's Lynn 
Some of the winners, judges and officials involved in the event
Megan Carter-Hall (11) (front left) and Diana Rubene (front right) (both winners)

Young King’s Lynn photographers are honoured

Young West Norfolk photographers were honoured when King’s Lynn Priory Rotary Club held its second young photographer competition.

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Thornham History Society

Exhibition to detail Thornham’s history through buildings

An exhibition concentrating on Thornham’s history is to be held in the village next month.

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Members of Singers Inspired, the Downham Community Choir, present Dr Chris Bushby, chief executive officer of the Big C charity, with a cheque for more than �550, from the proceeds of the choir's Christmas Concert, by choir chairman Simon Prior. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Inspired choice for Downham Market choir charity cheque

Members of Downham Community Choir, Singers Inspired, welcomed the chief executive officer of a local charity for a cheque presentation last week.

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Students at Downham Prepatory School and Montessori Nursery celebrate Chinese New Year. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Downham Market pupils’ animal assembly fun

Pupils at a school in Downham have said ‘Kong Hei Fat Choi’ to welcome in the Chinese New Year.

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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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Erna Gotyar ANL-170901-102333001

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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Elisabeth Sennitt Clough ANL-170401-110321001

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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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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