Councillors said it was not in the public interest to grant the application amid continuing concerns over crime.
More than 40 hectares of land could be used for generating electricity under newly published proposals.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a man's death today.
Two other people, including a young girl, were also injured in the incident at the weekend, police say.
After months of pressure, county council chiefs have indicated they will object to plans for a huge incinerator, when a formal application is lodged.
Top chefs and some spectacular carved creations were among the highlights.
Visitors from all over the country flocked to a popular West Norfolk event as it was staged for the first time since 2019.
Officials say some rules will remain in place, but visitors can now return to most areas following a sharp fall in local infection rates.
A senior county council official says radical steps are needed following the latest damning report into the mental health trust serving the county.
Temporary buildings could be used for up to five years as an 'interim' solution, a planning report says.
Witnesses are being urged to come forward.
Bosses and the Government must now act to address the problems faced by the mental health trust serving West Norfolk, a senior union official says.
Nearly 40 people could be accommodated if the new proposal is approved next week.
Police 'appear to be keeping a very close eye' on one town pub where the defendant had been drinking, magistrates were told.
Thousands of runners are making their way around Lynn this morning for the popular running event.
Borough councillors may have to break the deadlock weeks after indicating they were prepared to support plans for a new store.
Police have been questioned over claims made to justify an objection to an application for a shop they claim has links with organised crime.
Operators say the facility is being improved after fears over safety, and claims about past deaths there, were aired at a meeting this week.
A campaign group has demanded a 'complete change of culture' and apologies from organisations who they say allowed failings to continue for years.
Officials say they want to do more to ensure public comments about mental health services reach those who are in charge.