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New council leader: ‘I will work constructively with Conservatives and Labour’

25 April 2024
New council leader: ‘I will work constructively with Conservatives and Labour’

New council leader: ‘I will work constructively with Conservatives and Labour’

25 April 2024

West Norfolk Council’s incoming leader has pledged to work “constructively” with Labour and Conservative members as he prepares to take charge.

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Glittering casino-themed ball was the jackpot for charity

25 April 2024
Glittering casino-themed ball was the jackpot for charity

Glittering casino-themed ball was the jackpot for charity

25 April 2024

Exquisite masks and beautiful outfits took centre stage as a casino-themed ball raised thousands for a great cause.


‘A real boost’: Children to benefit from new playground after successful funding bid

25 April 2024
‘A real boost’: Children to benefit from new playground after successful funding bid

‘A real boost’: Children to benefit from new playground after successful funding bid

25 April 2024

Children are set to benefit from a new playground thanks to a grant of more than £50,000.


New council leader from next month after current chief loses out in vote

24 April 2024
New council leader from next month after current chief loses out in vote

New council leader from next month after current chief loses out in vote

24 April 2024

West Norfolk Council will have a new leader from next month - with the current chief “disappointed” after losing out in a vote.


Take a look inside ‘milestone’ new town home built using revolutionary techniques

24 April 2024
Take a look inside ‘milestone’ new town home built using revolutionary techniques

Take a look inside ‘milestone’ new town home built using revolutionary techniques

24 April 2024

A “milestone” new home in our area is the first in the UK to be constructed using a new form of low-energy earth building.

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Former GP surgery could be converted into flats to boost ‘desperate need’ for housing

24 April 2024
Former GP surgery could be converted into flats to boost ‘desperate need’ for housing

Former GP surgery could be converted into flats to boost ‘desperate need’ for housing

24 April 2024

A former GP surgery could be converted into a block of flats to boost Lynn’s “desperate need” for more housing.

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Old high street butcher’s could be transformed into home to prevent it ‘becoming neglected’

24 April 2024
Old high street butcher’s could be transformed into home to prevent it ‘becoming neglected’

Old high street butcher’s could be transformed into home to prevent it ‘becoming neglected’

24 April 2024

A former village butcher’s could be transformed into a home in a bid to prevent it “falling into disrepair or becoming neglected”.


‘Noticeable’ changes will be made to historic court building to protect it from rainfall

23 April 2024
‘Noticeable’ changes will be made to historic court building to protect it from rainfall

‘Noticeable’ changes will be made to historic court building to protect it from rainfall

23 April 2024

“Noticeable” changes will be made to Lynn’s historic court building to better protect it from water damage.


‘A fantastic borough’: Council to celebrate 50 years of service to West Norfolk this week

23 April 2024
‘A fantastic borough’: Council to celebrate 50 years of service to West Norfolk this week

‘A fantastic borough’: Council to celebrate 50 years of service to West Norfolk this week

23 April 2024

Councillors will be celebrating 50 years of service to the people of West Norfolk at a special meeting on Thursday.

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Former leader takes charge of Conservatives once again - three years after being replaced

22 April 2024
Former leader takes charge of Conservatives once again - three years after being replaced

Former leader takes charge of Conservatives once again - three years after being replaced

22 April 2024

A Tory councillor has been reinstated as West Norfolk’s Conservative leader - three years after being replaced.

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Key road to be closed on various dates during essential maintenance work

22 April 2024
Key road to be closed on various dates during essential maintenance work

Key road to be closed on various dates during essential maintenance work

22 April 2024

A key road will be closed on a number of dates to allow for resurfacing work.


Firefighters reverse along footpath to tackle incident

22 April 2024
Firefighters reverse along footpath to tackle incident

Firefighters reverse along footpath to tackle incident

22 April 2024

Firefighters reversed their vehicle along a public footpath in order to tackle a blaze at the weekend.


Future of old theatre and swimming pool could soon be revealed - despite worries town is being ‘sold short’

22 April 2024
Future of old theatre and swimming pool could soon be revealed - despite worries town is being ‘sold short’

Future of old theatre and swimming pool could soon be revealed - despite worries town is being ‘sold short’

22 April 2024

The future of a former school and theatre venue could soon be revealed despite worries that residents are being “sold short”.


‘Overwhelming’ turnout at charity football match held in memory of Dan

19 April 2024
‘Overwhelming’ turnout at charity football match held in memory of Dan

‘Overwhelming’ turnout at charity football match held in memory of Dan

19 April 2024

A mother has been left “overwhelmed” by the turnout at a charity football match held in memory of her son.


‘No way forward’: Historic pub announces immediate closure

18 April 2024
‘No way forward’: Historic pub announces immediate closure

‘No way forward’: Historic pub announces immediate closure

18 April 2024

Staff members at a town pub are expecting a “terrible period” as they prepare to close the venue for good.


Woman granted permission to keep therapy donkeys after sleepless nights of worry

18 April 2024
Woman granted permission to keep therapy donkeys after sleepless nights of worry

Woman granted permission to keep therapy donkeys after sleepless nights of worry

18 April 2024

A woman who lends a helping hand with her therapy donkeys has been granted planning permission which will allow her to keep doing so.

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‘This is not goodbye’: Former council chief stands down as Conservative leader

17 April 2024
‘This is not goodbye’: Former council chief stands down as Conservative leader

‘This is not goodbye’: Former council chief stands down as Conservative leader

17 April 2024

A prominent councillor says it has been “an honour” to serve as West Norfolk’s Conservative leader as he prepares to step down.

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‘Nuisance tree’ could be removed after causing damage to delivery vehicles

17 April 2024
‘Nuisance tree’ could be removed after causing damage to delivery vehicles

‘Nuisance tree’ could be removed after causing damage to delivery vehicles

17 April 2024

Villagers have agreed to remove a “nuisance” tree which has reportedly been causing damage to large delivery vehicles.


Plans to build two town homes turned down due to ‘unduly cramped’ design

17 April 2024
Plans to build two town homes turned down due to ‘unduly cramped’ design

Plans to build two town homes turned down due to ‘unduly cramped’ design

17 April 2024

Plans to build two new town homes have been turned down because of their “unduly cramped” design.

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‘The darkness took hold’: Man who drowned in river struggled for years with drugs and alcohol

16 April 2024
‘The darkness took hold’: Man who drowned in river struggled for years with drugs and alcohol

‘The darkness took hold’: Man who drowned in river struggled for years with drugs and alcohol

16 April 2024

A man who drowned in a river last year was a “brilliant person” who was consumed by “darkness” when consuming drugs and alcohol, an inquest heard.


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