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‘We can’t afford to leave ourselves short’: Council votes to increase precept by 10%

25 January 2024
‘We can’t afford to leave ourselves short’: Council votes to increase precept by 10%

‘We can’t afford to leave ourselves short’: Council votes to increase precept by 10%

25 January 2024

Residents are set to face a 10% tax increase after councillors opted for the highest hike option to ensure they have money left for unexpected costs.

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Lorry shed its load over A-road after crash this morning

24 January 2024
Lorry shed its load over A-road after crash this morning

Lorry shed its load over A-road after crash this morning

24 January 2024

A lorry shed its load of sugar beet after a crash this morning.


Married man drowned after taking unwell in ocean while on cruise trip to Croatia

24 January 2024
Married man drowned after taking unwell in ocean while on cruise trip to Croatia

Married man drowned after taking unwell in ocean while on cruise trip to Croatia

24 January 2024

A 66-year-old died while on a cruise holiday with his wife after becoming unwell and passing out in the ocean.


‘Very significant financial pressures’: Council facing difficult decisions ahead of budget proposals

24 January 2024
‘Very significant financial pressures’: Council facing difficult decisions ahead of budget proposals

‘Very significant financial pressures’: Council facing difficult decisions ahead of budget proposals

24 January 2024

Norfolk County Council says it has proposed a balanced budget – but admits it faces “difficult decisions” in order to deliver it.

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First homes completed at brand new development – and first tenants to move in soon

23 January 2024
First homes completed at brand new development – and first tenants to move in soon

First homes completed at brand new development – and first tenants to move in soon

23 January 2024

The first 15 homes have been completed at Salters Road, a new affordable development of 78 properties in Lynn.


Listed town centre property going up for sale – with guide price of £250,000

23 January 2024
Listed town centre property going up for sale – with guide price of £250,000

Listed town centre property going up for sale – with guide price of £250,000

23 January 2024

A historic town centre building which was formally the headquarters of the Labour Party is set to go up for auction.


Ziggy the search dog helps police uncover £20,000 worth of illegal smoking products

22 January 2024
Ziggy the search dog helps police uncover £20,000 worth of illegal smoking products

Ziggy the search dog helps police uncover £20,000 worth of illegal smoking products

22 January 2024

Officers had help from a four-legged friend when they seized around 2,000 illegal smoking products in town.

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Drink-driver caused crash while still over the limit from previous night’s party

22 January 2024
Drink-driver caused crash while still over the limit from previous night’s party

Drink-driver caused crash while still over the limit from previous night’s party

22 January 2024

A man who caused a crash after drinking at a party was “incredibly sorry” for his actions, a court heard.

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Man and woman assaulted duo outside restaurant after the latter ‘saw red’ and ‘exploded’

22 January 2024
Man and woman assaulted duo outside restaurant after the latter ‘saw red’ and ‘exploded’

Man and woman assaulted duo outside restaurant after the latter ‘saw red’ and ‘exploded’

22 January 2024

A man and woman became involved in a fight outside a restaurant after the latter “saw red” and “exploded”.


Thief stole gift sets, alcohol and seven packs of cheese in lead-up to Christmas

22 January 2024
Thief stole gift sets, alcohol and seven packs of cheese in lead-up to Christmas

Thief stole gift sets, alcohol and seven packs of cheese in lead-up to Christmas

22 January 2024

A thief stole festive gifts, alcohol and cheese during a spate of offences late last year.


Walker smashed digger’s windows with rocks after it pinned his car while he was on stroll

22 January 2024
Walker smashed digger’s windows with rocks after it pinned his car while he was on stroll

Walker smashed digger’s windows with rocks after it pinned his car while he was on stroll

22 January 2024

A walker used rocks to smash a digger’s windows after returning from a stroll – arguing that it was in retaliation to his own vehicle being damaged.

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21-year-old’s tyres were ‘squealing’ as he drunk-drove through hospital roundabout

21 January 2024
21-year-old’s tyres were ‘squealing’ as he drunk-drove through hospital roundabout

21-year-old’s tyres were ‘squealing’ as he drunk-drove through hospital roundabout

21 January 2024

A 21-year-old drink-driver lost his job and wound up in court after being caught following a trip for post-work food.

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Drinker had post-night out meal in kebab shop despite being barred from town centre

21 January 2024
Drinker had post-night out meal in kebab shop despite being barred from town centre

Drinker had post-night out meal in kebab shop despite being barred from town centre

21 January 2024

A drinker has been fined after visiting a kebab shop for a post-night out meal despite being barred from the town centre.


Drug-driver was over limit for ketamine and cocaine while on the A17

21 January 2024
Drug-driver was over limit for ketamine and cocaine while on the A17

Drug-driver was over limit for ketamine and cocaine while on the A17

21 January 2024

A drug-driver had cocaine and ketamine in his system when he was caught swerving across an A-road last summer.

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‘Scary days’: Woman fled to daughter’s bedroom after being assaulted by ex-partner

21 January 2024
‘Scary days’: Woman fled to daughter’s bedroom after being assaulted by ex-partner

‘Scary days’: Woman fled to daughter’s bedroom after being assaulted by ex-partner

21 January 2024

A domestic abuser said he “doesn’t want anyone to look badly at him” after he assaulted his partner – causing her to hide in her daughter’s bedroom.

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82-year-old caught with more than 1,000 indecent photos and videos of children

20 January 2024
82-year-old caught with more than 1,000 indecent photos and videos of children

82-year-old caught with more than 1,000 indecent photos and videos of children

20 January 2024

An 82-year-old from Lynn who was caught with more than 1,000 illegal images of children has been placed on the sex offenders’ register.


Drunken man called police ‘paedos and rapists’ before assaulting sergeant

20 January 2024
Drunken man called police ‘paedos and rapists’ before assaulting sergeant

Drunken man called police ‘paedos and rapists’ before assaulting sergeant

20 January 2024

A drunken man kicked out at a police sergeant before spitting at him while being transported to custody.

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‘We have all been there’: 23-year-old in court after deliberately spilling people’s drinks in pub

20 January 2024
‘We have all been there’: 23-year-old in court after deliberately spilling people’s drinks in pub

‘We have all been there’: 23-year-old in court after deliberately spilling people’s drinks in pub

20 January 2024

A 23-year-old’s drunken antics in a popular town pub led to an appearance in court earlier this week.

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21-year-old alcoholic in court after defying police officer’s orders

20 January 2024
21-year-old alcoholic in court after defying police officer’s orders

21-year-old alcoholic in court after defying police officer’s orders

20 January 2024

A 21-year-old alcoholic has been fined after defying a police officer’s orders while drunk.


Up to 30 children set to miss out on school place – and could be sent to Cambridgeshire

19 January 2024
Up to 30 children set to miss out on school place – and could be sent to Cambridgeshire

Up to 30 children set to miss out on school place – and could be sent to Cambridgeshire

19 January 2024

A number of students look set to miss out on their preferred school due to the lack of spaces in an ever-growing area of West Norfolk.

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