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Mark Leslie has worked in journalism for more than 40 years. He joined the Lynn News in January 2010 as News Editor. He became the editor in 2014.

The Unthanks become the Unthank as sister misses gig

30 July 2022
The Unthanks become the Unthank as sister misses gig

The Unthanks become the Unthank as sister misses gig

30 July 2022

Illness hit a band at the King's Lynn Festival leaving a sister having to front for the first time ever on her own.


Keep an eye out for the Red Arrows heading for Marham

28 July 2022
Keep an eye out for the Red Arrows heading for Marham

Keep an eye out for the Red Arrows heading for Marham

28 July 2022

The famous RAF display team is over-flying West Norfolk on its way to a display at a local airbase today.


New chief executive quits the Linnets after just 10 weeks through ill health

27 July 2022
New chief executive quits the Linnets after just 10 weeks through ill health

New chief executive quits the Linnets after just 10 weeks through ill health

27 July 2022

The man who joined King's Lynn Town FC in May as its main administrator has had to leave in a shock move.


Time for me to leave as Editor – In The Market column

27 July 2022
Time for me to leave as Editor – In The Market column

Time for me to leave as Editor – In The Market column

27 July 2022

The retiring Mark Leslie went out on a real high at the paper with the revived Lynn News Education Awards at Knights Hill last week.


A lookback at Caroline Shaw's time at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn

25 July 2022
A lookback at Caroline Shaw's time at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn

A lookback at Caroline Shaw's time at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn

25 July 2022

She is a CEO that has faced many challenges in her time in charge but now Caroline Shaw is leaving the QEH.


Baden Powell boat now back afloat again after being aground since Saturday

25 July 2022
Baden Powell boat now back afloat again after being aground since Saturday

Baden Powell boat now back afloat again after being aground since Saturday

25 July 2022

The Baden Powell, a historic boat which was stuck on the river since Saturday afternoon is now afloat.


Delight at Good rating by school inspectors

25 July 2022
Delight at Good rating by school inspectors

Delight at Good rating by school inspectors

25 July 2022

A school where everybody knows your name is praised by Ofsted in an end-of-term report.


Liz Truss one step away from No10

20 July 2022
Liz Truss one step away from No10

Liz Truss one step away from No10

20 July 2022

The fifth ballot from fellow Conservative MPs gave her enough votes to make be in the final poll of party members.


'Like the Apocalypse' as village engulfed by flames

20 July 2022
'Like the Apocalypse' as village engulfed by flames

'Like the Apocalypse' as village engulfed by flames

20 July 2022

The heatwave has left one West Norfolk village badly damaged today


No trains due to heatwave hangover

20 July 2022
No trains due to heatwave hangover

No trains due to heatwave hangover

20 July 2022

There are no trains running on the Lynn to Cambridge line this morning.


Paddle-boarder rescued by lifeboat crew

19 July 2022
Paddle-boarder rescued by lifeboat crew

Paddle-boarder rescued by lifeboat crew

19 July 2022

An elderly man was being swept out to sea today after being separated from his paddle board but was rescued.


Bad fire at Wild Ken Hill as fire service declares major incident

19 July 2022
Bad fire at Wild Ken Hill as fire service declares major incident

Bad fire at Wild Ken Hill as fire service declares major incident

19 July 2022

The home of the BBC Watches has been hit by a blaze as Norfolk Fire Service declares a major incident due to the number of incidents in the heatwave.


Truss through to the final three in Tory leadership fight

19 July 2022
Truss through to the final three in Tory leadership fight

Truss through to the final three in Tory leadership fight

19 July 2022

Rishi Sunak looks assured of a place in the final ballot but it is too close to call between the other two candidates now.


Yellow warning for thunderstorm in West Norfolk

19 July 2022
Yellow warning for thunderstorm in West Norfolk

Yellow warning for thunderstorm in West Norfolk

19 July 2022

A break in the weather is predicted for Wednesday, the Met Office has forecast.


Nigel Malt found guilty of murdering his daughter in West Winch

18 July 2022
Nigel Malt found guilty of murdering his daughter in West Winch

Nigel Malt found guilty of murdering his daughter in West Winch

18 July 2022

A father who ran over his daughter in a “fit of rage” following an argument has been found guilty of her murder.


South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss pulls out of televised debate

18 July 2022
South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss pulls out of televised debate

South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss pulls out of televised debate

18 July 2022

Concern at damage rancour is doing to the party has led to the calling off of the latest hustings for leader.

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Schools closed due to water supply problems

18 July 2022
Schools closed due to water supply problems

Schools closed due to water supply problems

18 July 2022

It has been nearly two days since a water main burst but it has still not been fully fixed.


RNLI in action on coast

17 July 2022
RNLI in action on coast

RNLI in action on coast

17 July 2022

Crews were launched twice to reports of people in trouble this weekend


Anglian Water says sorry for water supply misery over weekend

17 July 2022
Anglian Water says sorry for water supply misery over weekend

Anglian Water says sorry for water supply misery over weekend

17 July 2022

It's complicated ... water company says it has been striving to fix burst water main that has stopped supplies to hundreds of homes.


South Wootton water distribution 'shambles'

17 July 2022
South Wootton water distribution 'shambles'

South Wootton water distribution 'shambles'

17 July 2022

Queue stretches down road as hundreds are still without water supplies well over 24 hours since it went off.


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