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Worries that council’s 100% tax support scheme will create ‘cliff edge’ for others in need of help

02 February 2024
Worries that council’s 100% tax support scheme will create ‘cliff edge’ for others in need of help

Worries that council’s 100% tax support scheme will create ‘cliff edge’ for others in need of help

02 February 2024

A 100% council tax rebate will be offered to the most financially vulnerable in our area despite worries that this will create a “cliff edge”.


‘No means no’: Protest against new homes set to take place this weekend

02 February 2024
‘No means no’: Protest against new homes set to take place this weekend

‘No means no’: Protest against new homes set to take place this weekend

02 February 2024

Residents fueled by a mantra of “no means no” are set to campaign this weekend against new homes being built in their area.

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Key road is closed as Anglian Water investigates issue

31 January 2024
Key road is closed as Anglian Water investigates issue

Key road is closed as Anglian Water investigates issue

31 January 2024

A key road has been shut for an indefinite amount of time as Anglian Water crews investigate an issue.


‘A building fit for the future’: A first look inside town’s new health hub which will open this summer

31 January 2024
‘A building fit for the future’: A first look inside town’s new health hub which will open this summer

‘A building fit for the future’: A first look inside town’s new health hub which will open this summer

31 January 2024

More than 25 guests braved the weather to have a first look at the site of the new health hub in South Lynn – which is set to open this summer.


Launch of new food festival expected to ‘breathe life into the high street’

30 January 2024
Launch of new food festival expected to ‘breathe life into the high street’

Launch of new food festival expected to ‘breathe life into the high street’

30 January 2024

A wide range of delicious foods will be on offer when a brand new festival comes to West Norfolk next month.


Village pub makes it into final three of national game awards

30 January 2024
Village pub makes it into final three of national game awards

Village pub makes it into final three of national game awards

30 January 2024

A village pub has made it into the final three of a national competition which judges the quality of a specific type of meat.

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‘Cruel and illegal’: Eight men sentenced and dogs seized after hare coursing incidents

29 January 2024
‘Cruel and illegal’: Eight men sentenced and dogs seized after hare coursing incidents

‘Cruel and illegal’: Eight men sentenced and dogs seized after hare coursing incidents

29 January 2024

Eight men have been convicted of hare coursing under new legislation aimed at tackling the offence.


Council looks to address ‘challenging financial conditions’ with new budget proposals

29 January 2024
Council looks to address ‘challenging financial conditions’ with new budget proposals

Council looks to address ‘challenging financial conditions’ with new budget proposals

29 January 2024

West Norfolk Council has published a draft budget which sets out spending plans for the next four years as it bids to deliver its corporate strategy.

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Man spared jail despite threats to kill, cheeseburger assault and being caught with knife

29 January 2024
Man spared jail despite threats to kill, cheeseburger assault and being caught with knife

Man spared jail despite threats to kill, cheeseburger assault and being caught with knife

29 January 2024

A man has been spared jail despite making threats to kill, being caught with a knife, assaulting a woman and stealing from various businesses.

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‘Where are you evicting us to and when?’: Concern over future of town allotments

29 January 2024
‘Where are you evicting us to and when?’: Concern over future of town allotments

‘Where are you evicting us to and when?’: Concern over future of town allotments

29 January 2024

An allotment holder has urged councillors to provide clarity on the future for gardeners in a West Norfolk town.


New policy to crack down on absentee councillors

29 January 2024
New policy to crack down on absentee councillors

New policy to crack down on absentee councillors

29 January 2024

A new policy has been implemented in a bid to crack down on town councillors missing meetings.


Man sentenced after verbally abusing, kicking and spitting at police

29 January 2024
Man sentenced after verbally abusing, kicking and spitting at police

Man sentenced after verbally abusing, kicking and spitting at police

29 January 2024

A man who kicked and spat at a police officer while referring to others as “nonces” has been handed a community order.


‘Moment of madness’ as man steals hundreds of pounds worth of face cream for Christmas present

29 January 2024
‘Moment of madness’ as man steals hundreds of pounds worth of face cream for Christmas present

‘Moment of madness’ as man steals hundreds of pounds worth of face cream for Christmas present

29 January 2024

A “moment of madness” resulted in a man stealing from a pharmacy in an attempt to give his partner a Christmas present.


22-year-old drove home without a tyre after a night drinking vodka and lemonade

28 January 2024
22-year-old drove home without a tyre after a night drinking vodka and lemonade

22-year-old drove home without a tyre after a night drinking vodka and lemonade

28 January 2024

A 22-year-old’s erratic driving led to a series of narrow misses after a night of drinking vodka and lemonade in town.


Thief jailed after stealing products worth hundreds of pounds just months after prison release

28 January 2024
Thief jailed after stealing products worth hundreds of pounds just months after prison release

Thief jailed after stealing products worth hundreds of pounds just months after prison release

28 January 2024

A thief has been jailed after stealing hundreds of pounds worth of products just months after her release from prison.


Driver claims he finished bag of cocaine after being pulled over by police due to fear of drugs charge

27 January 2024
Driver claims he finished bag of cocaine after being pulled over by police due to fear of drugs charge

Driver claims he finished bag of cocaine after being pulled over by police due to fear of drugs charge

27 January 2024

A man claimed he finished a bag of cocaine after being pulled over by police because he was scared of being caught with the drugs.


Mother neglected her children until they had food in hair, dirt on feet and smelled of urine

27 January 2024
Mother neglected her children until they had food in hair, dirt on feet and smelled of urine

Mother neglected her children until they had food in hair, dirt on feet and smelled of urine

27 January 2024

A mother has been sentenced after neglecting her children to the point where they smelled of urine, had food in their hair and dirt on their feet.

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Thief stole grooming products to prepare for job interview – but was unsuccessful anyway

27 January 2024
Thief stole grooming products to prepare for job interview – but was unsuccessful anyway

Thief stole grooming products to prepare for job interview – but was unsuccessful anyway

27 January 2024

A thief made off with grooming products in a bid to prepare for a job interview, a court heard.


Woman caused crash after drink-driving home following argument with friend

27 January 2024
Woman caused crash after drink-driving home following argument with friend

Woman caused crash after drink-driving home following argument with friend

27 January 2024

A woman who drove home while drunk after an argument with a friend has been banned from the roads.


Council reverses funding decision as it backs ‘high profile project’ at cricket club

25 January 2024
Council reverses funding decision as it backs ‘high profile project’ at cricket club

Council reverses funding decision as it backs ‘high profile project’ at cricket club

25 January 2024

A decision to deny a cricket club funding has been reversed after five councillors took a stand against their authority’s original verdict.


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