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Inadequate verdict 'must be wake-up call' on mental health services, says union boss

02 May 2022
Inadequate verdict 'must be wake-up call' on mental health services, says union boss

Inadequate verdict 'must be wake-up call' on mental health services, says union boss

02 May 2022

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.


Housing bid for hotel site 'unacceptable', parish leaders claim

02 May 2022
Housing bid for hotel site 'unacceptable', parish leaders claim

Housing bid for hotel site 'unacceptable', parish leaders claim

02 May 2022

Nearly 40 people could be accommodated if the new proposal is approved next week.


Slow van man admits drink-driving after King's Lynn police stop

02 May 2022
Slow van man admits drink-driving after King's Lynn police stop

Slow van man admits drink-driving after King's Lynn police stop

02 May 2022

Police 'appear to be keeping a very close eye' on one town pub where the defendant had been drinking, magistrates were told.


On their marks for GEAR in King's Lynn

01 May 2022
On their marks for GEAR in King's Lynn

On their marks for GEAR in King's Lynn

01 May 2022

Thousands of runners are making their way around Lynn this morning for the popular running event.


'We won't pay any more.' Lidl stands firm over £50k Downham store impact offer

30 April 2022
'We won't pay any more.' Lidl stands firm over £50k Downham store impact offer

'We won't pay any more.' Lidl stands firm over £50k Downham store impact offer

30 April 2022

Borough councillors may have to break the deadlock weeks after indicating they were prepared to support plans for a new store.


'No fit up' on King's Lynn shop licence bid, council panel told

29 April 2022
'No fit up' on King's Lynn shop licence bid, council panel told

'No fit up' on King's Lynn shop licence bid, council panel told

29 April 2022

Police have been questioned over claims made to justify an objection to an application for a shop they claim has links with organised crime.


'Have we just been dumped there?' Council hears fears over Hunstanton hostel

29 April 2022
'Have we just been dumped there?' Council hears fears over Hunstanton hostel

'Have we just been dumped there?' Council hears fears over Hunstanton hostel

29 April 2022

Operators say the facility is being improved after fears over safety, and claims about past deaths there, were aired at a meeting this week.


'Too many people have died.' Campaigners demand change of culture after mental health trust's latest 'inadequate' inspection

28 April 2022
'Too many people have died.' Campaigners demand change of culture after mental health trust's latest 'inadequate' inspection

'Too many people have died.' Campaigners demand change of culture after mental health trust's latest 'inadequate' inspection

28 April 2022

A campaign group has demanded a 'complete change of culture' and apologies from organisations who they say allowed failings to continue for years.


Patients' group vows to be 'critical friend of Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust after fourth 'inadequate' rating

28 April 2022
Patients' group vows to be 'critical friend of Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust after fourth 'inadequate' rating

Patients' group vows to be 'critical friend of Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust after fourth 'inadequate' rating

28 April 2022

Officials say they want to do more to ensure public comments about mental health services reach those who are in charge.


'No major problem' with King's Lynn level crossing, despite second breakdown, rail chiefs insist

27 April 2022
'No major problem' with King's Lynn level crossing, despite second breakdown, rail chiefs insist

'No major problem' with King's Lynn level crossing, despite second breakdown, rail chiefs insist

27 April 2022

Two faults which blocked a busy town road were not connected, officials say.


Training bid lodged for North Lynn site

27 April 2022
Training bid lodged for North Lynn site

Training bid lodged for North Lynn site

27 April 2022

County education chiefs want to turn a vacant industrial unit into a hub for construction industry training.


King's Lynn level crossing breaks down for second time in days

27 April 2022
King's Lynn level crossing breaks down for second time in days

King's Lynn level crossing breaks down for second time in days

27 April 2022

Drivers are being urged to avoid the area.


Town centre heritage initiative backed by district council chiefs

27 April 2022
Town centre heritage initiative backed by district council chiefs

Town centre heritage initiative backed by district council chiefs

27 April 2022

More than £500,000 is being spent on initiatives which aim to breathe new life into the heart of Swaffham.


'Costly mistakes' warning as councillors back new plan for St George's Guildhall in King's Lynn

26 April 2022
'Costly mistakes' warning as councillors back new plan for St George's Guildhall in King's Lynn

'Costly mistakes' warning as councillors back new plan for St George's Guildhall in King's Lynn

26 April 2022

Senior figures claimed an opposition bid to amend proposals for the future management of a historic site were not necessary.


Village school extension bid submitted

26 April 2022
Village school extension bid submitted

Village school extension bid submitted

26 April 2022

An education group has submitted plans to extend one of the schools it runs to create a "secure" entrance area for visitors.


Over 1,500 props now holding up QEH roof, councillors told

26 April 2022
Over 1,500 props now holding up QEH roof, councillors told

Over 1,500 props now holding up QEH roof, councillors told

26 April 2022

Senior councillors have branded the state of West Norfolk's hospital building as 'frightening' as they renewed their demands for funds to rebuild it.


'Organised crime' claim over shop licence bid

25 April 2022
'Organised crime' claim over shop licence bid

'Organised crime' claim over shop licence bid

25 April 2022

Police have urged councillors to resist a new application when it comes before them later this week.


Coronavirus: Three new patient deaths at King's Lynn hospital as figures show big drop in admissions

24 April 2022
Coronavirus: Three new patient deaths at King's Lynn hospital as figures show big drop in admissions

Coronavirus: Three new patient deaths at King's Lynn hospital as figures show big drop in admissions

24 April 2022

Infection rates are continuing to fall across our area, according to latest figures.


Solar farm ‘blocking King John treasure quest’ claim

22 April 2022
Solar farm ‘blocking King John treasure quest’ claim

Solar farm ‘blocking King John treasure quest’ claim

22 April 2022

Developers of a new solar farm have rejected claims they're blocking a metal detectorist's bid to solve an 800-year-old mystery.


Spectacular tulip displays aim to raise thousands for popular West Norfolk charity

22 April 2022
Spectacular tulip displays aim to raise thousands for popular West Norfolk charity

Spectacular tulip displays aim to raise thousands for popular West Norfolk charity

22 April 2022

Millions of tulips are creating a colourful scene which could provide vital support for one of our area's best known good causes.


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