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Snettisham farm stars in Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays

24 May 2022
Snettisham farm stars in Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays

Snettisham farm stars in Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays

24 May 2022

Blackborough End, Walpole St Andrew, Barroway Drove, Beachamwell, Dersingham, Heacham and Hilgay also feature in our photographic look-back.


Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays: town band centenary, 1994

17 May 2022
Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays: town band centenary, 1994

Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays: town band centenary, 1994

17 May 2022

The band wore smart new jackets when the new borough mayor, Bryan Howling, unveiled a brass plaque to celebrate 100 years in the town.


Memory Lane/All Our Yesterdays: South Pacific birthday celebration

10 May 2022
Memory Lane/All Our Yesterdays: South Pacific birthday celebration

Memory Lane/All Our Yesterdays: South Pacific birthday celebration

10 May 2022

Watlington Players reached a milestone plus lookback pictures for tenpin, Downham CC, Heacham Pool League and West Norfolk Netball League.


Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays: leaders of the Pack, spring 1994 and Hunstanton pier fire.

03 May 2022
Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays: leaders of the Pack, spring 1994 and Hunstanton pier fire.

Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays: leaders of the Pack, spring 1994 and Hunstanton pier fire.

03 May 2022

The growing Syderstone Brownie Pack features this week plus many more nostalgia photos from 2000 to 2004.


Find out why 1952 was a special milestone for Lynn speedway

12 February 2022
Find out why 1952 was a special milestone for Lynn speedway

Find out why 1952 was a special milestone for Lynn speedway

12 February 2022

Just like the Queen, in West Norfolk the two-wheel sport is looking forward to a forthcoming platinum celebration.


Read tribute to 'man of Norfolk' King George VI

07 February 2022
Read tribute to 'man of Norfolk' King George VI

Read tribute to 'man of Norfolk' King George VI

07 February 2022

In the final part of our 70th anniversary royal look-back, the Lynn News and Advertiser's special front page editorial is reprinted.


Hundreds of West Norfolk residents gathered in 1952 when Elizabeth II proclaimed new Queen

06 February 2022
Hundreds of West Norfolk residents gathered in 1952 when Elizabeth II proclaimed new Queen

Hundreds of West Norfolk residents gathered in 1952 when Elizabeth II proclaimed new Queen

06 February 2022

In part seven of Elizabeth II's accession, find out where a Sea Cadet hoisted a flag 70 years ago.


King George VI funeral procession to Lynn station via Sandringham and Wolferton

06 February 2022
King George VI funeral procession to Lynn station via Sandringham and Wolferton

King George VI funeral procession to Lynn station via Sandringham and Wolferton

06 February 2022

Part eight of King George VI's death and the future Queen Elizabeth II sees the royal coffin make its journey to King’s Cross via Downham.


Memories of King George VI's last-ever Christmas carol service

06 February 2022
Memories of King George VI's last-ever Christmas carol service

Memories of King George VI's last-ever Christmas carol service

06 February 2022

Sandringham rector tells of 'happy family service' in part six of King George VI's final days and the current Queen's accession to the throne.


King George VI’s coffin lay in a Sandringham church in 1952

06 February 2022
King George VI’s coffin lay in a Sandringham church in 1952

King George VI’s coffin lay in a Sandringham church in 1952

06 February 2022

In part five of the Queen's accession 70 years ago, those who helped make the late King’s coffin were from Dersingham and West Newton.


King George VI reportedly in good health on the day before his death

05 February 2022
King George VI reportedly in good health on the day before his death

King George VI reportedly in good health on the day before his death

05 February 2022

In part three of the Queen's accession to the throne 70 years ago we look back at her father who 'showed no signs of tiredness' just before he died.


Princess Elizabeth portrait was front page news

05 February 2022
Princess Elizabeth portrait was front page news

Princess Elizabeth portrait was front page news

05 February 2022

In part two of our royal look-back on the Queen's accession, the portrait was prominent in the then-Lynn News and Advertiser


Royal doctor confirmed King George VI's death – Lynn News look-back to 1952 part 1

05 February 2022
Royal doctor confirmed King George VI's death – Lynn News look-back to 1952 part 1

Royal doctor confirmed King George VI's death – Lynn News look-back to 1952 part 1

05 February 2022

Princess Elizabeth, who immediately became Queen, was informed of her father’s death while she was with the Duke of Edinburgh on an overseas tour.


How VJ Day was to be celebrated by the town in 1945

10 August 2020
How VJ Day was to be celebrated by the town in 1945

How VJ Day was to be celebrated by the town in 1945

10 August 2020

A look back through our archives shows how the special date was marked at the time.


VJ Day 75 Years: A-Bombs bring the war to a close

09 August 2020
VJ Day 75 Years: A-Bombs bring the war to a close

VJ Day 75 Years: A-Bombs bring the war to a close

09 August 2020

A look back at how the explosion was reported at the time.


VE Day in Swaffham in 1945

09 May 2020
VE Day in Swaffham in 1945

VE Day in Swaffham in 1945

09 May 2020

A look back through the Lynn News & Advertiser archive.


VE Day 1945: The day Ten Mile Bank 'executed' Adolf Hitler

08 May 2020
VE Day 1945: The day Ten Mile Bank 'executed' Adolf Hitler

VE Day 1945: The day Ten Mile Bank 'executed' Adolf Hitler

08 May 2020

How the Downham Market area celebrated 75 years ago


The long struggle to give West Norfolk modern up-to-date care: the history of what became the Queen Elizabeth Hospital

22 April 2020
The long struggle to give West Norfolk modern up-to-date care: the history of what became the Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The long struggle to give West Norfolk modern up-to-date care: the history of what became the Queen Elizabeth Hospital

22 April 2020

The days when a nurse’s daily rations were half-a-loaf of bread, a pint of beer and meat from the hospital broth.


A look back to how we reported the birth of the NHS in Norfolk

12 April 2020
A look back to how we reported the birth of the NHS in Norfolk

A look back to how we reported the birth of the NHS in Norfolk

12 April 2020

A look back into the Lynn News archives shows hundreds of letters of support for the NHS since its creation in July, 1948.


Mini-bus drive to gain more pupils

08 March 2020
Mini-bus drive to gain more pupils

Mini-bus drive to gain more pupils

08 March 2020

Hunstanton’s Glebe House School was on a recruitment drive in February and March, 1985, using the school’s mini-bus to round up extra pupils.


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