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Concerns raised over plans for 32 homes near ‘hidden gem’ wildlife reserve

Concerns raised over plans for 32 homes near ‘hidden gem’ wildlife reserve

Concerns raised over plans for 32 homes near ‘hidden gem’ wildlife reserve

04 December 2023

Locals fear that wildlife living in a nature reserve in a town is under threat from nearby developments.


Truss leads calls for review into ‘excessive’ drainage board levies in our area

Truss leads calls for review into ‘excessive’ drainage board levies in our area

Truss leads calls for review into ‘excessive’ drainage board levies in our area

01 December 2023

West Norfolk’s MPs have joined calls for the Government to review “excessive” Internal Drainage Board levies by penning a letter to the Chancellor.


MP joins fishermen to voice concerns about industry to minister of fisheries

MP joins fishermen to voice concerns about industry to minister of fisheries

MP joins fishermen to voice concerns about industry to minister of fisheries

30 November 2023

Sustainability, skills, the coast and industries were all things discussed in a meeting between MPs, fishermen and a minister


Firm offers reassurances to villagers following social media rumours over water safety

Firm offers reassurances to villagers following social media rumours over water safety

Firm offers reassurances to villagers following social media rumours over water safety

29 November 2023

A water firm has issued strong reassurances to residents in two villages after rumours on social media of “high levels” of lead in tap water.


Chance to have say on future management of town’s park

Chance to have say on future management of town’s park

Chance to have say on future management of town’s park

28 November 2023

A new initiative will give Lynn residents a chance to be involved in future management decisions at The Walks.


Council calls for review of annual funding to group managing region’s waterways

Council calls for review of annual funding to group managing region’s waterways

Council calls for review of annual funding to group managing region’s waterways

24 November 2023

A council is battling for change over its “unfair” £3m annual funding to a group that manages the region’s waterways.

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Progress on major housing development delayed as site swamped by water

Progress on major housing development delayed as site swamped by water

Progress on major housing development delayed as site swamped by water

21 November 2023

A housing development being built in a flood risk zone has been hit by delays after broken drains and stormy weather left the site swamped by water.


Live updates of sewage released into our seas and rivers are coming soon

Live updates of sewage released into our seas and rivers are coming soon

Live updates of sewage released into our seas and rivers are coming soon

20 November 2023

People will soon be able to get live updates showing if sewage has been released into our rivers and coastal waters.


Villagers row with former solicitor over four-foot barricade blocking footpath

Villagers row with former solicitor over four-foot barricade blocking footpath

Villagers row with former solicitor over four-foot barricade blocking footpath

20 November 2023

A row over a four-foot barricade placed on one of Norfolk’s flagship footpaths has divided a community.

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New coastwatch unit given green light in bid to prevent further tragedies

New coastwatch unit given green light in bid to prevent further tragedies

New coastwatch unit given green light in bid to prevent further tragedies

20 November 2023

A new coastwatch facility has been greenlit in a bid to allow the “busiest station” in Norfolk to prevent further tragedies.


Calls for visitors to stop feeding seagulls amid fears it could be causing water pollution

Calls for visitors to stop feeding seagulls amid fears it could be causing water pollution

Calls for visitors to stop feeding seagulls amid fears it could be causing water pollution

18 November 2023

Visitors to a popular beach have been urged to stop feeding seagulls chips as the birds could be causing widespread water pollution problems.

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Town chosen for £350,000 funding aimed to help achieve Net Zero

Town chosen for £350,000 funding aimed to help achieve Net Zero

Town chosen for £350,000 funding aimed to help achieve Net Zero

17 November 2023

A town has been chosen to lead in a new climate-based scheme to help work towards becoming Net Zero.

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Town council rejects supporting major climate change bill

Town council rejects supporting major climate change bill

Town council rejects supporting major climate change bill

17 November 2023

Opposing opinions were put across about a town council showing their support for a climate bill, with one stating that it has “Marxist ideology.”

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‘Bawsey Pits have fewer risks than the sea or rivers’, argues swimming group

‘Bawsey Pits have fewer risks than the sea or rivers’, argues swimming group

‘Bawsey Pits have fewer risks than the sea or rivers’, argues swimming group

16 November 2023

Members of a wild swimming group have defended inviting children to an event at a pit where four people have drowned in the past decade.

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Alarms sounded as children expected to take part in wild swim at ‘notorious’ pits this weekend

Alarms sounded as children expected to take part in wild swim at ‘notorious’ pits this weekend

Alarms sounded as children expected to take part in wild swim at ‘notorious’ pits this weekend

15 November 2023

People have been urged not to take part in a wild swimming event at a “notorious” location where four people have drowned in the past decade.

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Your letters on a historic Guildhall, an incinerator plan and MP Liz Truss

Your letters on a historic Guildhall, an incinerator plan and MP Liz Truss

Your letters on a historic Guildhall, an incinerator plan and MP Liz Truss

14 November 2023

Here are the letters from the Tuesday, November 14 edition of the Lynn News.

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Councillor urges Government to reject incinerator amid health concerns for deprived areas

Councillor urges Government to reject incinerator amid health concerns for deprived areas

Councillor urges Government to reject incinerator amid health concerns for deprived areas

10 November 2023

A Lynn councillor has written to the Government calling for it to reject an incinerator which she believes will affect deprived areas the hardest.

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‘Everything was covered in ash and smoke’: Villagers angered by fires near their homes

‘Everything was covered in ash and smoke’: Villagers angered by fires near their homes

‘Everything was covered in ash and smoke’: Villagers angered by fires near their homes

10 November 2023

West Norfolk Council has extinguished fears that fires disrupting a village are toxic – but residents remain “up in arms” about the situation.

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Frustrations raised over sewerage problems leading to chalk stream

Frustrations raised over sewerage problems leading to chalk stream

Frustrations raised over sewerage problems leading to chalk stream

09 November 2023

Villagers plagued by ongoing sewage problems from an underground pipe have voiced fresh frustrations after the recent rain led to new spills.


‘It would be the end of the fishing industry’: Views on plans for The Wash are revealed

‘It would be the end of the fishing industry’: Views on plans for The Wash are revealed

‘It would be the end of the fishing industry’: Views on plans for The Wash are revealed

09 November 2023

A dazzling idea which could transform the region or a ruinous scheme with devastating consequences?

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