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Allister Webb joined the Lynn News as News Editor in 2010 and remains the senior reporter in the office, being the go-to man for council, court and crime coverage.

Boat escorted to safety after finding trouble off West Norfolk coast

26 May 2022
Boat escorted to safety after finding trouble off West Norfolk coast

Boat escorted to safety after finding trouble off West Norfolk coast

26 May 2022

Two crew members were suffering seasickness during the incident, rescue service chiefs say.


King's Lynn community group welcomes £25 million estate redevelopment plan

26 May 2022
King's Lynn community group welcomes £25 million estate redevelopment plan

King's Lynn community group welcomes £25 million estate redevelopment plan

26 May 2022

Residents can have their say on the proposals at the first of two drop-in consultation events later today.


Union backs 'national rail strike' – but West Norfolk operator reprieved in vote

25 May 2022
Union backs 'national rail strike' – but West Norfolk operator reprieved in vote

Union backs 'national rail strike' – but West Norfolk operator reprieved in vote

25 May 2022

Passengers here look set to escape the worst of the disruption after staff working for the area's main operator rejected calls for a walkout.


Government warned of Norfolk council's anti-burner stance

25 May 2022
Government warned of Norfolk council's anti-burner stance

Government warned of Norfolk council's anti-burner stance

25 May 2022

Council chiefs say they 'share the concerns' of people in West Norfolk about a proposed incinerator just half a mile from the county boundary.


Thousands of new trees planted in King's Lynn climate charge initiative

24 May 2022
Thousands of new trees planted in King's Lynn climate charge initiative

Thousands of new trees planted in King's Lynn climate charge initiative

24 May 2022

Council officials say contractors will be responsible for maintaining the sites to avoid a repeat of the problems that led to hundreds of trees dying.


Police appeal after rider dies in West Norfolk village crash

24 May 2022
Police appeal after rider dies in West Norfolk village crash

Police appeal after rider dies in West Norfolk village crash

24 May 2022

An investigation has been launched following the death of a man in a crash involving a car and a motorbike.


Man seriously injured in crash during A47 police pursuit

24 May 2022
Man seriously injured in crash during A47 police pursuit

Man seriously injured in crash during A47 police pursuit

24 May 2022

The police watchdog is set to look into the incident.


Crash prompts fresh calls for action on A10 safety

24 May 2022
Crash prompts fresh calls for action on A10 safety

Crash prompts fresh calls for action on A10 safety

24 May 2022

County transport chiefs say they are monitoring the area, but residents claim the latest collision shows further measures are needed.


Coronavirus: New patient death recorded as King's Lynn hospital admissions hit five-month low

23 May 2022
Coronavirus: New patient death recorded as King's Lynn hospital admissions hit five-month low

Coronavirus: New patient death recorded as King's Lynn hospital admissions hit five-month low

23 May 2022

Infection rates in West Norfolk have also fallen to levels not seen since last summer, according to latest data.


Charity launches new Norfolk concussion support trial

21 May 2022
Charity launches new Norfolk concussion support trial

Charity launches new Norfolk concussion support trial

21 May 2022

Officials hope the new project will help to fill gaps in existing support for people who have experienced the condition.


'You're flaking a mistake', school trust warned in village ice cream protest

20 May 2022
'You're flaking a mistake', school trust warned in village ice cream protest

'You're flaking a mistake', school trust warned in village ice cream protest

20 May 2022

Parents have delivered an ice cold message to trust leaders over potential job cuts at a village school.


Will Young leads star names as King's Lynn's Festival Too announces stellar 2022 line-up

20 May 2022
Will Young leads star names as King's Lynn's Festival Too announces stellar 2022 line-up

Will Young leads star names as King's Lynn's Festival Too announces stellar 2022 line-up

20 May 2022

A host of star names are set to take to the stage this summer as one of Lynn's biggest annual events returns after two long years away.


'We want road safety.' West Norfolk resident slams police after driver who smashed into home offered course

20 May 2022
'We want road safety.' West Norfolk resident slams police after driver who smashed into home offered course

'We want road safety.' West Norfolk resident slams police after driver who smashed into home offered course

20 May 2022

Police say the case is being reviewed.


'Address past problems', housing provider warned over £25m King's Lynn revamp

19 May 2022
'Address past problems', housing provider warned over £25m King's Lynn revamp

'Address past problems', housing provider warned over £25m King's Lynn revamp

19 May 2022

Residents can have their say on multi-million pound proposals for a Lynn estate next week.


'Let's work together', new Swaffham Mayor urges council

19 May 2022
'Let's work together', new Swaffham Mayor urges council

'Let's work together', new Swaffham Mayor urges council

19 May 2022

The town's most senior civic figures swapped roles at a meeting last night.


Police issue scam warning after elderly West Norfolk resident targeted

18 May 2022
Police issue scam warning after elderly West Norfolk resident targeted

Police issue scam warning after elderly West Norfolk resident targeted

18 May 2022

Nearly £2,000 was handed over during a separate incident elsewhere in the county, officers say.


'Now is the time to rebuild QEH', King's Lynn MP tells Government

17 May 2022
'Now is the time to rebuild QEH', King's Lynn MP tells Government

'Now is the time to rebuild QEH', King's Lynn MP tells Government

17 May 2022

Residents are 'rightly frustrated' at the continuing delays to the process of deciding which hospitals will get funding, Ministers have been told.


Plea to end deadlock on 'haphazard' village home numbering system

17 May 2022
Plea to end deadlock on 'haphazard' village home numbering system

Plea to end deadlock on 'haphazard' village home numbering system

17 May 2022

A decision must be made soon on whether to change numbers in a village where some streets have two homes with the same number, community leaders say.


New £25 million revamp plan for King's Lynn estate unveiled

17 May 2022
New £25 million revamp plan for King's Lynn estate unveiled

New £25 million revamp plan for King's Lynn estate unveiled

17 May 2022

More than a decade after a new vision was first outlined, plans for what housing bosses say will be the final phase of the scheme have been released.


'I'm as confident as I can be we will get rebuild', senior King's Lynn hospital boss tells committee

16 May 2022
'I'm as confident as I can be we will get rebuild', senior King's Lynn hospital boss tells committee

'I'm as confident as I can be we will get rebuild', senior King's Lynn hospital boss tells committee

16 May 2022

But, with an announcement thought to be imminent, councillors were warned parts of the hospital could be forced to close if funding is not secured.


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