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Rebekah Chilvers trained on the Lynn News before moving over to launch Suffolk News in 2020 as one of its two news editors.

‘I will always treasure my 53 years’: Longest-serving member George, 95, looks back on time at club

19 February 2024
‘I will always treasure my 53 years’: Longest-serving member George, 95, looks back on time at club

‘I will always treasure my 53 years’: Longest-serving member George, 95, looks back on time at club

19 February 2024

It was the year John Lennon released Imagine, Gene Wilder starred in Willy Wonka and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was born.


Opinion: Business closures are a huge loss to our town

19 February 2024
Opinion: Business closures are a huge loss to our town

Opinion: Business closures are a huge loss to our town

19 February 2024

Lynn News’ head of news Rebekah Chilvers shares her thoughts on the sad news of a restaurant and a club shutting in Lynn town centre.

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Police seal in place and enquiries ongoing after woman injured in incident

16 February 2024
Police seal in place and enquiries ongoing after woman injured in incident

Police seal in place and enquiries ongoing after woman injured in incident

16 February 2024

Police have sealed off part of a residential road after reports that a woman had received an injury to her abdomen.


Crews called to barn fire in village - as residents urged to close windows and doors

16 February 2024
Crews called to barn fire in village - as residents urged to close windows and doors

Crews called to barn fire in village - as residents urged to close windows and doors

16 February 2024

Residents in part of West Norfolk have been advised to keep their windows and doors shut as fire crews deal with a blaze.


Man set to be sentenced after being convicted of two burglaries

15 February 2024
Man set to be sentenced after being convicted of two burglaries

Man set to be sentenced after being convicted of two burglaries

15 February 2024

A man has been convicted of burglary after two businesses were broken into on the same day last week.


Man’s friends made ‘heroic’ efforts to find him after he went missing, inquest hears

15 February 2024
Man’s friends made ‘heroic’ efforts to find him after he went missing, inquest hears

Man’s friends made ‘heroic’ efforts to find him after he went missing, inquest hears

15 February 2024

Friends of a 25-year-old who went missing in August last year made “heroic” efforts to track him down, a coroner has said.


Driver rescued by firefighters after lorry became stranded on flooded road

14 February 2024
Driver rescued by firefighters after lorry became stranded on flooded road

Driver rescued by firefighters after lorry became stranded on flooded road

14 February 2024

A lorry driver was rescued from their vehicle after it became stranded on the flooded Welney Wash Road on Tuesday morning.


Man set to appear in court charged over break-ins at two businesses

09 February 2024
Man set to appear in court charged over break-ins at two businesses

Man set to appear in court charged over break-ins at two businesses

09 February 2024

A man is set to appear in court this morning after two businesses were broken into on Thursday.


King diagnosed with cancer, palace announces – a day after monarch seen at Sandringham

05 February 2024
King diagnosed with cancer, palace announces – a day after monarch seen at Sandringham

King diagnosed with cancer, palace announces – a day after monarch seen at Sandringham

05 February 2024

The King has been diagnosed with a form of cancer and has started a schedule of treatment, Buckingham Palace said.


Major road closed and diversions in place after lorry overturns

05 February 2024
Major road closed and diversions in place after lorry overturns

Major road closed and diversions in place after lorry overturns

05 February 2024

A major road has been closed after a lorry overturned.


School improves Ofsted rating after first inspection since move

03 February 2024
School improves Ofsted rating after first inspection since move

School improves Ofsted rating after first inspection since move

03 February 2024

A primary school has been rated ‘good’ in all areas in its first inspection since transferring to a new site under a new name.


Comic opera showcases many talents of locals in joyful production – review

02 February 2024
Comic opera showcases many talents of locals in joyful production – review

Comic opera showcases many talents of locals in joyful production – review

02 February 2024

Here’s what reviewer Rebekah Chilvers thought of West Norfolk Gilbert and Sullivan Society’s production of The Sorcerer.


Councillors vote to keep share of council tax the same as last two years

31 January 2024
Councillors vote to keep share of council tax the same as last two years

Councillors vote to keep share of council tax the same as last two years

31 January 2024

The amount households pay to one local authority through council tax has been frozen, as councillors voted to keep it the same as the past two years.


Group created to discuss future of community centre

31 January 2024
Group created to discuss future of community centre

Group created to discuss future of community centre

31 January 2024

The future of a community centre is set to be discussed by councillors, who have created a new group to assess the possibilities.


Friendship group for those feeling isolated or alone would welcome new members

30 January 2024
Friendship group for those feeling isolated or alone would welcome new members

Friendship group for those feeling isolated or alone would welcome new members

30 January 2024

Anyone feeling isolated or alone is encouraged to come along to the Friday Friendship Group.


Council objects to plans for ‘overbearing’ office block at leisure resort

30 January 2024
Council objects to plans for ‘overbearing’ office block at leisure resort

Council objects to plans for ‘overbearing’ office block at leisure resort

30 January 2024

Councillors have raised their objections to plans for a new office block and caravan showroom at a seaside leisure resort.


Dog-friendly cafe near the beach punches above its weight with delicious, quality food

30 January 2024
Dog-friendly cafe near the beach punches above its weight with delicious, quality food

Dog-friendly cafe near the beach punches above its weight with delicious, quality food

30 January 2024

If a wintry stroll on the beach leaves you in need of some warm, filling sustenance, then you’ll be in luck.


New vision for transformation of town's riverfront and historic building unveiled

26 January 2024
New vision for transformation of town's riverfront and historic building unveiled

New vision for transformation of town's riverfront and historic building unveiled

26 January 2024

New proposals have revealed how a historic building and a vacant riverfront site could be transformed into an “enhanced” public space.

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West Norfolk could bid to become Royal Borough – joining likes of Windsor and Kensington

24 January 2024
West Norfolk could bid to become Royal Borough – joining likes of Windsor and Kensington

West Norfolk could bid to become Royal Borough – joining likes of Windsor and Kensington

24 January 2024

There are hopes West Norfolk could join the likes of Windsor and Kensington by becoming a Royal Borough to celebrate its connection to the monarchy.

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Man appears in court after alleged road rage incident outside school

23 January 2024
Man appears in court after alleged road rage incident outside school

Man appears in court after alleged road rage incident outside school

23 January 2024

A West Norfolk man has appeared in court after an alleged road rage incident outside a school in North Norfolk.


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