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‘Open and honest’: Council officially adopts new four-year corporate strategy

06 December 2023
‘Open and honest’: Council officially adopts new four-year corporate strategy

‘Open and honest’: Council officially adopts new four-year corporate strategy

06 December 2023

West Norfolk Council has officially adopted a new corporate strategy which sets out its ambitions and priorities for the next four years.

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‘You okay pork?’: Drunken man hurled insults at police in town takeaway

06 December 2023
‘You okay pork?’: Drunken man hurled insults at police in town takeaway

‘You okay pork?’: Drunken man hurled insults at police in town takeaway

06 December 2023

A drunken man hurled insults at police and refused to leave a fast food shop while he was eating a kebab.

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Village pub handed prestigious food award for the second time

05 December 2023
Village pub handed prestigious food award for the second time

Village pub handed prestigious food award for the second time

05 December 2023

Staff at a village pub have been left full of pride after being awarded a prestigious rosette commending their quality food for the second time.


Army veteran set to retire from town business after years of hard work

05 December 2023
Army veteran set to retire from town business after years of hard work

Army veteran set to retire from town business after years of hard work

05 December 2023

A war veteran has announced his retirement as health and safety manager from a family business based in Lynn.


‘If we don’t take this step, people won’t forgive us’: Cabinet recommends accepting devolution deal

04 December 2023
‘If we don’t take this step, people won’t forgive us’: Cabinet recommends accepting devolution deal

‘If we don’t take this step, people won’t forgive us’: Cabinet recommends accepting devolution deal

04 December 2023

Norfolk County Council’s cabinet has recommended that a devolution deal be accepted and an elected leader put in place in 2025.


Woman pronounced dead after ‘industrial incident’ at funeral home

04 December 2023
Woman pronounced dead after ‘industrial incident’ at funeral home

Woman pronounced dead after ‘industrial incident’ at funeral home

04 December 2023

A woman in her 60s died following an “industrial incident” at a funeral home on Friday.


21-year-old was ‘out of it’ when police found him in bed with diazepam

04 December 2023
21-year-old was ‘out of it’ when police found him in bed with diazepam

21-year-old was ‘out of it’ when police found him in bed with diazepam

04 December 2023

A 21-year-old was found “out of it” by police during a search which revealed he had taken diazepam.


Homeless woman tried to disguise bargain store theft with can of hot dogs

04 December 2023
Homeless woman tried to disguise bargain store theft with can of hot dogs

Homeless woman tried to disguise bargain store theft with can of hot dogs

04 December 2023

A homeless woman attempted to disguise a discount store theft with a can of hot dogs – but was caught out by staff.


‘Don’t get on this slippery slope’: 18-year-old caught with drugs in town park

03 December 2023
‘Don’t get on this slippery slope’: 18-year-old caught with drugs in town park

‘Don’t get on this slippery slope’: 18-year-old caught with drugs in town park

03 December 2023

An 18-year-old who was caught with Class B drugs in a town park has been warned to get off a “slippery slope”.


Drinker wound up in court after confronting bouncer who refused to let him into bar

03 December 2023
Drinker wound up in court after confronting bouncer who refused to let him into bar

Drinker wound up in court after confronting bouncer who refused to let him into bar

03 December 2023

A man wound up in court after confronting a town centre bar’s door staff because he had been separated from his friends.


Motorbike driver threw a ‘hissy fit’ after being caught with Class B drugs

03 December 2023
Motorbike driver threw a ‘hissy fit’ after being caught with Class B drugs

Motorbike driver threw a ‘hissy fit’ after being caught with Class B drugs

03 December 2023

A man threw a “hissy fit” after being caught driving a motorbike with cannabis in his system.


Serial thief who stole £883 worth of stock from town supermarket is set to be sentenced

03 December 2023
Serial thief who stole £883 worth of stock from town supermarket is set to be sentenced

Serial thief who stole £883 worth of stock from town supermarket is set to be sentenced

03 December 2023

A serial thief who recently stole more than £800 worth of stock from a Norfolk supermarket is set to be sentenced next month.

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21-year-old let friend drive her car without insurance – and tried to swap seats when police arrived

02 December 2023
21-year-old let friend drive her car without insurance – and tried to swap seats when police arrived

21-year-old let friend drive her car without insurance – and tried to swap seats when police arrived

02 December 2023

After being caught by police, a 21-year-old attempted to swap seats with her friend having let her drive her car without insurance.


61-year-old confronted police after they parked on double yellow lines outside his home

02 December 2023
61-year-old confronted police after they parked on double yellow lines outside his home

61-year-old confronted police after they parked on double yellow lines outside his home

02 December 2023

A 61-year-old wound up in court after confronting two police officers who parked over a set of double yellow lines outside his home.


Bed and breakfast owner ‘necked a couple of bottles of wine’ before being found unresponsive at roadside

02 December 2023
Bed and breakfast owner ‘necked a couple of bottles of wine’ before being found unresponsive at roadside

Bed and breakfast owner ‘necked a couple of bottles of wine’ before being found unresponsive at roadside

02 December 2023

A bed and breakfast owner “necked a couple of bottles of wine” before being found unresponsive in his car at the side of the road.

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Police found Class B drugs in moped seat after its driver crashed

02 December 2023
Police found Class B drugs in moped seat after its driver crashed

Police found Class B drugs in moped seat after its driver crashed

02 December 2023

Police uncovered cannabis in the seat of a moped after its driver was involved in a crash.


Truss leads calls for review into ‘excessive’ drainage board levies in our area

01 December 2023
Truss leads calls for review into ‘excessive’ drainage board levies in our area

Truss leads calls for review into ‘excessive’ drainage board levies in our area

01 December 2023

West Norfolk’s MPs have joined calls for the Government to review “excessive” Internal Drainage Board levies by penning a letter to the Chancellor.


Team which helps disabled residents stay at home safely is up for big award

01 December 2023
Team which helps disabled residents stay at home safely is up for big award

Team which helps disabled residents stay at home safely is up for big award

01 December 2023

A West Norfolk Council scheme helping people to stay at home safely is in the running for two prestigious awards.


Community groups and charities now able to apply for funding to boost infrastructure

30 November 2023
Community groups and charities now able to apply for funding to boost infrastructure

Community groups and charities now able to apply for funding to boost infrastructure

30 November 2023

Community organisations aiming to boost their buildings or equipment are now able to apply for significant funding.


Homeless man with PTSD pleads for council to offer him temporary accommodation

30 November 2023
Homeless man with PTSD pleads for council to offer him temporary accommodation

Homeless man with PTSD pleads for council to offer him temporary accommodation

30 November 2023

A homeless Lynn man with PTSD has pleaded with the borough council to provide him with temporary accommodation.


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