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What was Stephen Fry doing in town?

07 March 2023
What was Stephen Fry doing in town?

What was Stephen Fry doing in town?

07 March 2023

Our weekly Memory Lane column looks back to March 1993.


All clear as pre-school gets new windows in 2001

04 March 2023
All clear as pre-school gets new windows in 2001

All clear as pre-school gets new windows in 2001

04 March 2023

Our weekly 'Memory Lane Schooldays' feature looks at a pre-school getting new windows back in 2001.


Community Trust, Tesco plans, Mayor's Awards and surgery fundraising in 1999, plus Beavers in 1988

27 February 2023
Community Trust, Tesco plans, Mayor's Awards and surgery fundraising in 1999, plus Beavers in 1988

Community Trust, Tesco plans, Mayor's Awards and surgery fundraising in 1999, plus Beavers in 1988

27 February 2023

Our weekly Memory Lane column looks back to February 26–March 4, 1999 and February 1988.


Looking back at swimming club, new changing pavilions, school basketball team, boxing club, horse racing and football

27 February 2023
Looking back at swimming club, new changing pavilions, school basketball team, boxing club, horse racing and football

Looking back at swimming club, new changing pavilions, school basketball team, boxing club, horse racing and football

27 February 2023

Here are some nostalgic photos from our weekly All Our Yesterdays pages...


Looking back to 2000 with fundraising, 2007 with Brownies and Army Cadets and 2012 with schools, nursery and a village hall

26 February 2023
Looking back to 2000 with fundraising, 2007 with Brownies and Army Cadets and 2012 with schools, nursery and a village hall

Looking back to 2000 with fundraising, 2007 with Brownies and Army Cadets and 2012 with schools, nursery and a village hall

26 February 2023

Here are some nostalgic photos from our weekly All Our Yesterdays pages.


Looking back to 2007 and 1988

25 February 2023
Looking back to 2007 and 1988

Looking back to 2007 and 1988

25 February 2023

In our weekly Memory Lane feature, we look back to 1988 and 2007.


Memory Lane: Fairstead playgroup pictured in 1988

14 February 2023
Memory Lane: Fairstead playgroup pictured in 1988

Memory Lane: Fairstead playgroup pictured in 1988

14 February 2023

The Lynn News photographer tried hard, but he couldn’t persuade these tots to break into a smile – and all of them to face the camera.


Take a look back at when the Mart visited and the Queen presented prizes to children in 2007

14 February 2023
Take a look back at when the Mart visited and the Queen presented prizes to children in 2007

Take a look back at when the Mart visited and the Queen presented prizes to children in 2007

14 February 2023

All Our Yesterdays takes a look back to 2007 when people of all ages visited the Mart on Valentine's Day.


Death and destruction: Remembering the terrible floods of 1953

01 February 2023
Death and destruction: Remembering the terrible floods of 1953

Death and destruction: Remembering the terrible floods of 1953

01 February 2023

Reporter Chris Hornby looks back at the floods which shook West Norfolk 70 years ago...


Take a look back at West Norfolk fundraising events in the 2000s

18 January 2023
Take a look back at West Norfolk fundraising events in the 2000s

Take a look back at West Norfolk fundraising events in the 2000s

18 January 2023

Fundraising in West Norfolk for good causes between the years 2004 and 2007


From the Turnip Taliban to Prime Minister: A look back at Liz Truss' career so far

06 September 2022
From the Turnip Taliban to Prime Minister: A look back at Liz Truss' career so far

From the Turnip Taliban to Prime Minister: A look back at Liz Truss' career so far

06 September 2022

After the new Prime Minister was announced yesterday, Lynn News reporter Chris Hornby looks back at the political career of Liz Truss...

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Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays: Mayor presents certificates to cadets

31 May 2022
Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays: Mayor presents certificates to cadets

Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays: Mayor presents certificates to cadets

31 May 2022

Fakenham, Downham, Lynn and Watlington feature in this week's 'May good causes' look-back column which covers 1994 to 2004.


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.


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