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Exceptional heat good for butterflies

07 August 2022
Exceptional heat good for butterflies

Exceptional heat good for butterflies

07 August 2022

Nature columnist says temperatures up to 40 degrees plus lack of rain have been a headache for farmers, gardeners and local wildlife.


Weekend fun builds bereaved youngsters' confidence

07 August 2022
Weekend fun builds bereaved youngsters' confidence

Weekend fun builds bereaved youngsters' confidence

07 August 2022

The well-known local charity held Peak District activities that helped children meet other young adults who have experienced the death of a parent.


Why are White Horse pubs so named?

06 August 2022
Why are White Horse pubs so named?

Why are White Horse pubs so named?

06 August 2022

Apparently it's to do with the royal house of Hanover and a King George connection, explains our Bar Man columnist.


Writing Wensum columns since 1985 a great local history source

03 August 2022
Writing Wensum columns since 1985 a great local history source

Writing Wensum columns since 1985 a great local history source

03 August 2022

In the 1980s swapping roles with his wife to stay at home with children aged 6 and 2 while she returned to teaching science was a Lynn News story.


Chance meeting with Greevegate visitors in quiet town centre

03 August 2022
Chance meeting with Greevegate visitors in quiet town centre

Chance meeting with Greevegate visitors in quiet town centre

03 August 2022

Columnist Turnstone meets a couple trying to work out where the station had been situated before its closure and demolition.

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Like households, businesses also under pressure from rising costs

02 August 2022
Like households, businesses also under pressure from rising costs

Like households, businesses also under pressure from rising costs

02 August 2022

Local firms are hit by financial challenges: how to absorb rising operational costs without passing them to customers and risking losing business.


Flagging up climate change reality, by View From a Shed columnist

02 August 2022
Flagging up climate change reality, by View From a Shed columnist

Flagging up climate change reality, by View From a Shed columnist

02 August 2022

The flag flew high on a parade through town and the pattern was created by a professor at the University of Reading to highlight climate change.


West Norfolk firmly part of Chamber’s next five-year plan

31 July 2022
West Norfolk firmly part of Chamber’s next five-year plan

West Norfolk firmly part of Chamber’s next five-year plan

31 July 2022

The CEO has finished his five-year term and is positive about the local business community when passing on to his successor.


Field fires risk remains high in heat and sun, say police

30 July 2022
Field fires risk remains high in heat and sun, say police

Field fires risk remains high in heat and sun, say police

30 July 2022

On The Beat column says West and Breckland districts saw fires break out in Ashill and Brancaster on July 19 and A11 closed due to the extreme heat.


Past quizzes for Bar Man, where was he 20 years ago?

30 July 2022
Past quizzes for Bar Man, where was he 20 years ago?

Past quizzes for Bar Man, where was he 20 years ago?

30 July 2022

Jeff Hoyle has been at many quiz venues and has good memories of one at the National Osteoporosis Society.


Education awards an inspiration – MP

29 July 2022
Education awards an inspiration – MP

Education awards an inspiration – MP

29 July 2022

The local MP "had the pleasure of attending" the Lynn News-backed awards to celebrate the many achievements in education in West Norfolk.


Anglia in Bloom judges in town – Turnstone column

27 July 2022
Anglia in Bloom judges in town – Turnstone column

Anglia in Bloom judges in town – Turnstone column

27 July 2022

John Maiden says the challenge now is for the town to identify those lost assets that are most worthy of being restored.


Golden Paralympian spotted at Fakenham school opening

27 July 2022
Golden Paralympian spotted at Fakenham school opening

Golden Paralympian spotted at Fakenham school opening

27 July 2022

Our columnist Wensum attends the official opening of the school for children who have autism spectrum disorder and also visits a new art gallery.


Cool South African whites for hot summer nights

27 July 2022
Cool South African whites for hot summer nights

Cool South African whites for hot summer nights

27 July 2022

It's time for Wine O'Clock as digital guru Giles Luckett chooses Chenin Blancs and a Chardonnay


Leave some water out for dehydrated mammals, urges Washed Up

26 July 2022
Leave some water out for dehydrated mammals, urges Washed Up

Leave some water out for dehydrated mammals, urges Washed Up

26 July 2022

Sarah Juggins points out too much sunshine and heat can be devastating for nature with meadows, lawns and verges being just brown, dead stalks.


MP praises heatwave wildfire fighters

23 July 2022
MP praises heatwave wildfire fighters

MP praises heatwave wildfire fighters

23 July 2022

The Westminster dispatches also discuss the Health Secretary's visit and loss of water in the Woottons and elsewhere.


Lorraine, Vorderman and dictionary corner with Beake Speaks

23 July 2022
Lorraine, Vorderman and dictionary corner with Beake Speaks

Lorraine, Vorderman and dictionary corner with Beake Speaks

23 July 2022

Jenny says the same thing twice on tautology since she loves wordplay and watching 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown.


A hop down to Kent with Bar Man

23 July 2022
A hop down to Kent with Bar Man

A hop down to Kent with Bar Man

23 July 2022

Jeff Hoyle gets to grips with all things pub in the garden of England.


New Health Secretary visits QEH

22 July 2022
New Health Secretary visits QEH

New Health Secretary visits QEH

22 July 2022

The Ward Round column notes the new Secretary of State's son was born at the hospital and he officially opened a brand new £3m facility.


Wine O'Clock: Beatles sounding ones among intense wines worth seeking out

20 July 2022
Wine O'Clock: Beatles sounding ones among intense wines worth seeking out

Wine O'Clock: Beatles sounding ones among intense wines worth seeking out

20 July 2022

Sergeant Pepper and Abbey Road are on the list as well as South African Chenin Blanc.


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