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Why bulb fields proved such a bright idea for West Norfolk ...

11 May 2019
Why bulb fields proved such a bright idea for West Norfolk ...

Why bulb fields proved such a bright idea for West Norfolk ...

11 May 2019

With gardens everywhere bursting into colour, it is perhaps timely to reflect on the history of the bulb industry in the Marshland area


Memory Lane Schooldays: Countryside trip and shopping activities

11 May 2019
Memory Lane Schooldays: Countryside trip and shopping activities

Memory Lane Schooldays: Countryside trip and shopping activities

11 May 2019

Work on a science topic was taking Burnham Market Primary School pupils out of the classroom at the time


Memory Lane: Walks welcome for Noel Edmonds

07 May 2019
Memory Lane: Walks welcome for Noel Edmonds

Memory Lane: Walks welcome for Noel Edmonds

07 May 2019

Television personality Noel Edmonds signs autographs for the crowd at the Lynn May Day Gala in 1982


Memory Lane: Marathon darts ladies raise £500

01 May 2019
Memory Lane: Marathon darts ladies raise £500

Memory Lane: Marathon darts ladies raise £500

01 May 2019

Massingham ladies darts players, pictured in May, 1982, were hoping to raise more than £500 from a 24-hour darts marathon


Memory Lane: students tune up for Smithdon concert

26 April 2019
Memory Lane: students tune up for Smithdon concert

Memory Lane: students tune up for Smithdon concert

26 April 2019

An audience of about 100 supported a one-hour instrumental, orchestral and vocal concert by pupils of Smithdon High School


Memory Lane: Pupils back London Marathon teacher

18 April 2019
Memory Lane: Pupils back London Marathon teacher

Memory Lane: Pupils back London Marathon teacher

18 April 2019

The London Marathon event in April, 1993, held a special interest for pupils from the Howard Infants School


Memory Lane: Berol cyclists on a charity ride

16 April 2019
Memory Lane: Berol cyclists on a charity ride

Memory Lane: Berol cyclists on a charity ride

16 April 2019

Energetic employees at Lynn pen manufacturer Berol are pictured in April 1989 setting off on a 22-mile charity cycle ride


Memory Lane: Back in time to a Victorian classroom

12 April 2019
Memory Lane: Back in time to a Victorian classroom

Memory Lane: Back in time to a Victorian classroom

12 April 2019

The clock was turned back at South Wootton Junior School in April, 1989, when pupils had the chance to sample life in Victorian times


Memory Lane: Pied Piper performers rehearse at Shouldham

04 April 2019
Memory Lane: Pied Piper performers rehearse at Shouldham

Memory Lane: Pied Piper performers rehearse at Shouldham

04 April 2019

Youngsters at Shouldham School took to the stage in April 1977 for two performances of the timeless tale of the Pied Piper of Hamelin


Memory Lane: Jaeger’s spring fashions in 1983

02 April 2019
Memory Lane: Jaeger’s spring fashions in 1983

Memory Lane: Jaeger’s spring fashions in 1983

02 April 2019

Jaeger models showing off the firm’s spring collection were pictured in the Lynn News in 1983


Memory Lane: Litcham students gain bronze awards

31 March 2019
Memory Lane: Litcham students gain bronze awards

Memory Lane: Litcham students gain bronze awards

31 March 2019

Duke of Edinburgh Scheme bronze awards were gained by 27 pupils at Litcham Secondary School in March 1977


Students raise cash for doctors

26 March 2019
Students raise cash for doctors

Students raise cash for doctors

26 March 2019

A total of 34 youngsters, most in a fifth year English class, raised £700 at a 24-hour sponsored sports and activities event


Memory Lane: Setback for Anglia Shield footballers

24 March 2019
Memory Lane: Setback for Anglia Shield footballers

Memory Lane: Setback for Anglia Shield footballers

24 March 2019

Lynn Primary School football team players are pictured before their East Anglia Shield fixture with Isle of Ely Schools, played at West Winch


Memory Lane: Youth orchestra’s special concert

18 March 2019
Memory Lane: Youth orchestra’s special concert

Memory Lane: Youth orchestra’s special concert

18 March 2019

40 young musicians from West Norfolk Jubilee Youth Orchestra performed a concert for disabled people at Downham Town Hall in 1983


Memory Lane: Once upon a time rehearsal at Marham

17 March 2019
Memory Lane: Once upon a time rehearsal at Marham

Memory Lane: Once upon a time rehearsal at Marham

17 March 2019

Money raised during the shows was to go towards new computer software


Hats off for our next Gang Show

13 March 2019
Hats off for our next Gang Show

Hats off for our next Gang Show

13 March 2019

Scouts and Cubs brought life to Lynn’s streets in March, 1989


Pupils get knitting in the classroom

09 March 2019
Pupils get knitting in the classroom

Pupils get knitting in the classroom

09 March 2019

Pupils at Smithdon High School in Hunstanton spent time in March, 1979, taking part in three sponsored knit-in sessions


Memory Lane Schooldays: Hunstanton children in ‘Save our School’ campaign

01 March 2019
Memory Lane Schooldays: Hunstanton children in ‘Save our School’ campaign

Memory Lane Schooldays: Hunstanton children in ‘Save our School’ campaign

01 March 2019

Children from Hunstanton First School joined parents, staff and town mayor Mr Brian Devlin in February, 1989 to fight for the future of their school.


Memory Lane schooldays: Westmere reporters report for duty

24 February 2019
Memory Lane schooldays: Westmere reporters report for duty

Memory Lane schooldays: Westmere reporters report for duty

24 February 2019

Meet the super scribes at Westmere Primary School in Sutton Bridge, pictured in February 1989


Knotty problems for King's Lynn Sea Cadets

19 February 2019
Knotty problems for King's Lynn Sea Cadets

Knotty problems for King's Lynn Sea Cadets

19 February 2019

Some of the skills of Lynn’s Sea Cadets were on display at their open evening held in February, 1989.


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