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Footballers help hospice in memory of former firefighter

24 May 2024
Footballers help hospice in memory of former firefighter

Footballers help hospice in memory of former firefighter

24 May 2024

A charity football match was held in memory of a retained firefighter who was “taken too soon”.


Excited town is gearing up for its annual festival week

24 May 2024
Excited town is gearing up for its annual festival week

Excited town is gearing up for its annual festival week

24 May 2024

Colourful bunting lines the town centre, the festival cake is being made, and Downham Market is looking forward to the biggest week of its year.


Why didn’t you know? There is such a thing as the Gruffalo!

23 May 2024
Why didn’t you know? There is such a thing as the Gruffalo!

Why didn’t you know? There is such a thing as the Gruffalo!

23 May 2024

The Gruffalo and the Stick Man, classic characters from Julia Donaldson’s books, will be appearing in King’s Lynn this weekend.


‘Time time for Africa’ as Zimbabwe fundraiser held

18 May 2024
‘Time time for Africa’ as Zimbabwe fundraiser held

‘Time time for Africa’ as Zimbabwe fundraiser held

18 May 2024

The sound of African signing and drumming brought a West Norfolk church to life this week for a charity fundraiser.


New plan raises hopes of seeing NHS dentist

17 May 2024
New plan raises hopes of seeing NHS dentist

New plan raises hopes of seeing NHS dentist

17 May 2024

A new plan to tackle West Norfolk's ‘dental desert’ has raised hopes of seeing NHS dentist.


‘Not forgotten by a friend’ – RAF Marham helps Australian pensioner pay tribute

17 May 2024
‘Not forgotten by a friend’ – RAF Marham helps Australian pensioner pay tribute

‘Not forgotten by a friend’ – RAF Marham helps Australian pensioner pay tribute

17 May 2024

RAF Marham helps Australian pensioner pay tribute to friend killed in 1964 air crash.


Villagers take leap of faith to help raise funds for church

14 May 2024
Villagers take leap of faith to help raise funds for church

Villagers take leap of faith to help raise funds for church

14 May 2024

Brave souls took a leap of faith in aid of a village church when they undertook a charity abseil.


Vintage show brings out the crowds

14 May 2024
Vintage show brings out the crowds

Vintage show brings out the crowds

14 May 2024

Crowds gathered at Stradsett Rally at the weekend to see a host of vintage machinery and equipment.


Challenging times for village school

03 May 2024
Challenging times for village school

Challenging times for village school

03 May 2024

A West Norfolk primary school is facing an uncertain future after being hit by a series of problems.


Estate agents Russen & Turner set to tackle GEAR for good cause

02 May 2024
Estate agents Russen & Turner set to tackle GEAR for good cause

Estate agents Russen & Turner set to tackle GEAR for good cause

02 May 2024

A team of ten from estate agents Russen & Turner is tackling the GEAR on Sunday.


Correction: Merchants’ Market NOT tomorrow but on Saturday, May 11

26 April 2024
Correction: Merchants’ Market NOT tomorrow but on Saturday, May 11

Correction: Merchants’ Market NOT tomorrow but on Saturday, May 11

26 April 2024

Merchants’ Market takes place on May 11 and NOT tomorrow (April 27).


School celebrates Earth Day

25 April 2024
School celebrates Earth Day

School celebrates Earth Day

25 April 2024

Nelson Academy in Downham celebrated Earth Day by paying tribute to the natural world.


‘End of an era’ as Bruce completes final round after 51 years working as binman

11 April 2024
‘End of an era’ as Bruce completes final round after 51 years working as binman

‘End of an era’ as Bruce completes final round after 51 years working as binman

11 April 2024

A popular binman completed his final round last week after more than half a century serving the people of West Norfolk.

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Group marks decade of helping people with asthma and lung conditions

31 March 2024
Group marks decade of helping people with asthma and lung conditions

Group marks decade of helping people with asthma and lung conditions

31 March 2024

Celebrations were held this week when Lynn’s Breathe Easy group marked its 10th anniversary.


Youngsters learn Lithuanian folk dances at special sessions

30 March 2024
Youngsters learn Lithuanian folk dances at special sessions

Youngsters learn Lithuanian folk dances at special sessions

30 March 2024

Schoolchildren enjoyed learning Lithuanian folk dances during special sessions this week.


Primary school celebrates Autism Acceptance Day with colourful activities

29 March 2024
Primary school celebrates Autism Acceptance Day with colourful activities

Primary school celebrates Autism Acceptance Day with colourful activities

29 March 2024

A West Norfolk school celebrated Autism Acceptance Day when the whole school took part in a spectrum of colourful activities.


Sheep pay visit to school as students learn about ‘farm to fork’

29 March 2024
Sheep pay visit to school as students learn about ‘farm to fork’

Sheep pay visit to school as students learn about ‘farm to fork’

29 March 2024

Students played host to three unusual visitors when a ewe and her two lambs came to stay at their school.


Hopes that pothole-ridden roads will be fixed after start of resurfacing project

29 March 2024
Hopes that pothole-ridden roads will be fixed after start of resurfacing project

Hopes that pothole-ridden roads will be fixed after start of resurfacing project

29 March 2024

Hopes have risen that our potholed roads will soon be fixed after Norfolk County Council announced the start of its annual surface dressing project.

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Bridge near sugar beet factory set to be shut next week

22 March 2024
Bridge near sugar beet factory set to be shut next week

Bridge near sugar beet factory set to be shut next week

22 March 2024

A bridge near a sugar beet factory will be shut while maintenance works are undertaken next week.


Here's what you need to know about Soap Box Derby which returns to town in September

21 March 2024
Here's what you need to know about Soap Box Derby which returns to town in September

Here's what you need to know about Soap Box Derby which returns to town in September

21 March 2024

The Soap Box Derby races back onto the streets of Hunstanton in September and teams can register to take part from Friday.


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