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'Where next', asks lighting firm after Downham church display for key workers

24 May 2020
'Where next', asks lighting firm after Downham church display for key workers

'Where next', asks lighting firm after Downham church display for key workers

24 May 2020

A second West Norfolk church has been lit up in thanks to key workers, and the firm behind it wants your ideas for where to go next.


A10 safety fears could scupper firm's Setch expansion bid

23 May 2020
A10 safety fears could scupper firm's Setch expansion bid

A10 safety fears could scupper firm's Setch expansion bid

23 May 2020

A company says it can create dozens of new jobs if its plans go ahead, but safety concerns for one of West Norfolk's busiest roads may stop them.


Coronavirus: Two new deaths confirmed at King's Lynn hospital

22 May 2020
 Coronavirus: Two new deaths confirmed at King's Lynn hospital

Coronavirus: Two new deaths confirmed at King's Lynn hospital

22 May 2020

Hospital bosses have revealed the latest cases include that of a man in his 50s.


'Thank you, King's Lynn', says lighting firm in last of NHS tribute displays

22 May 2020
'Thank you, King's Lynn', says lighting firm in last of NHS tribute displays

'Thank you, King's Lynn', says lighting firm in last of NHS tribute displays

22 May 2020

Another of Lynn's most prominent landmarks has been lit up in tribute to NHS workers battling the coronavirus.


'Don't add to the weekend crowds', plead county leaders

22 May 2020
'Don't add to the weekend crowds', plead county leaders

'Don't add to the weekend crowds', plead county leaders

22 May 2020

Police, council and health chiefs have joined forces to make a fresh appeal ahead of the long weekend.


Norfolk County Council staff told to work from home 'until autumn'

22 May 2020
Norfolk County Council staff told to work from home 'until autumn'

Norfolk County Council staff told to work from home 'until autumn'

22 May 2020

Current arrangements for many county council workers will stay in place for several more months.


Fresh pleas from the coast as warm weather raises crowding fears

22 May 2020
Fresh pleas from the coast as warm weather raises crowding fears

Fresh pleas from the coast as warm weather raises crowding fears

22 May 2020

With more fine weather forecast this weekend, would-be day trippers are being urged to rethink their plans.


Coronavirus: Two elderly men die at King's Lynn hospital

21 May 2020
Coronavirus: Two elderly men die at King's Lynn hospital

Coronavirus: Two elderly men die at King's Lynn hospital

21 May 2020

Two more deaths have been confirmed this afternoon as public health data suggests the rate of covid infections in West Norfolk is still rising.


Downham Starbucks and McDonald's bid should go ahead, say borough planning officers

21 May 2020
Downham Starbucks and McDonald's bid should go ahead, say borough planning officers

Downham Starbucks and McDonald's bid should go ahead, say borough planning officers

21 May 2020

Plans for two of the world's biggest food and drink companies to set up outlets on the edge of Downham could get the green light early next month.


Debate due on glamping plan for West Norfolk village

21 May 2020
Debate due on glamping plan for West Norfolk village

Debate due on glamping plan for West Norfolk village

21 May 2020

Plans for a new holiday accommodation development in the heart of West Norfolk will be discussed at a virtual parish council meeting later today.


Getting pupils back to school 'challenging', Norfolk education chiefs admit

21 May 2020
Getting pupils back to school 'challenging', Norfolk education chiefs admit

Getting pupils back to school 'challenging', Norfolk education chiefs admit

21 May 2020

Officials say they are supporting schools in their efforts to re-open for certain year groups next month and have asked parents for patience.


Three rescued from rising tide on West Norfolk coast

20 May 2020
Three rescued from rising tide on West Norfolk coast

Three rescued from rising tide on West Norfolk coast

20 May 2020

A fisherman picked up a group who were caught out by the tide at a popular coastal spot today.


Coastal traffic fears as West Norfolk basks on warmest day of 2020 so far

20 May 2020
Coastal traffic fears as West Norfolk basks on warmest day of 2020 so far

Coastal traffic fears as West Norfolk basks on warmest day of 2020 so far

20 May 2020

Police have renewed their plea for the public to follow public health guidance as the temperatures rise.


Coronavirus: King's Lynn hospital in Silicon Valley link-up to help medics at frontline

20 May 2020
Coronavirus: King's Lynn hospital in Silicon Valley link-up to help medics at frontline

Coronavirus: King's Lynn hospital in Silicon Valley link-up to help medics at frontline

20 May 2020

Doctors at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital are pioneering new technology which they hope will soon be rolled out across the NHS.


Jobs hope as coastal hotel expansion plan submitted

20 May 2020
Jobs hope as coastal hotel expansion plan submitted

Jobs hope as coastal hotel expansion plan submitted

20 May 2020

Bosses say several roles would be created under the plan, which they claim will help to meet the need for extra tourist accommodation along our coast.


West Norfolk schools group ready to re-open, but no final decision yet

20 May 2020
West Norfolk schools group ready to re-open, but no final decision yet

West Norfolk schools group ready to re-open, but no final decision yet

20 May 2020

Smaller classes and staggered arrival times are among the proposals, as officials insist safety is critical.


Man held after haul of stolen machinery found at King's Lynn home

19 May 2020
Man held after haul of stolen machinery found at King's Lynn home

Man held after haul of stolen machinery found at King's Lynn home

19 May 2020

Police believe the items were stolen from across three counties and are now appealing for help to trace the owners.


Coronavirus: Twenty-one West Norfolk deaths registered outside hospital, figures show

19 May 2020
Coronavirus: Twenty-one West Norfolk deaths registered outside hospital, figures show

Coronavirus: Twenty-one West Norfolk deaths registered outside hospital, figures show

19 May 2020

Seventeen deaths have so far been registered in care homes with Covid-19 as the cause, the figures reveal.


Huge jump in West Norfolk unemployment benefit claims revealed

19 May 2020
Huge jump in West Norfolk unemployment benefit claims revealed

Huge jump in West Norfolk unemployment benefit claims revealed

19 May 2020

Unemployment benefit claims rose to levels not seen since the 1990s during the first few weeks of the coronavirus crisis, new figures show.


Safety plea issued to coastal visitors as Norfolk Police says weekend passed 'without incident'

18 May 2020
Safety plea issued to coastal visitors as Norfolk Police says weekend passed 'without incident'

Safety plea issued to coastal visitors as Norfolk Police says weekend passed 'without incident'

18 May 2020

People who are planning to come to the seaside need to take extra care to ensure their decisions don't put others in danger, officials have warned.


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