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No-shows adding to pressures facing West Norfolk GPs

No-shows adding to pressures facing West Norfolk GPs

No-shows adding to pressures facing West Norfolk GPs

15 June 2018

Thousands of GP appointments are being missed across West Norfolk, heaping more pressure on the already stretched NHS.


Downham Games a team effort, organisers say

Downham Games a team effort, organisers say

Downham Games a team effort, organisers say

08 June 2018

With this year’s Downham Games set to take place on Sunday, the event is celebrating its partnership with a local running group.


Chain-smoking grandad kicks habit after wife develops breast cancer

Chain-smoking grandad kicks habit after wife develops breast cancer

Chain-smoking grandad kicks habit after wife develops breast cancer

08 June 2018

A chain-smoking grandad who got through 60 cigarettes a day was only motivated to kick the habit after his wife developed breast cancer.


Downham Market school waste project hailed

Downham Market school waste project hailed

Downham Market school waste project hailed

05 June 2018

Leaders of a West Norfolk school say a range of measures has enabled it to slash the amount of food it throws away.


Parkrun movement comes to Swaffham

Parkrun movement comes to Swaffham

Parkrun movement comes to Swaffham

01 June 2018

The popularity of the parkrun movement has spread to Swaffham after the town staged its first event at the weekend.


West Norfolk's Team GOSH to take on the Three Peaks challenge

West Norfolk's Team GOSH to take on the Three Peaks challenge

West Norfolk's Team GOSH to take on the Three Peaks challenge

01 June 2018

A team of nine from West Norfolk are to tackle the three highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales this weekend to raise thousands for charity.


Swaffham business celebrates its 35th year

Swaffham business celebrates its 35th year

Swaffham business celebrates its 35th year

01 June 2018

New optician's premises to be opened by first patient


Seal with neck wound rescued by West Norfolk charity team

Seal with neck wound rescued by West Norfolk charity team

Seal with neck wound rescued by West Norfolk charity team

31 May 2018

A grey seal suffering a ‘horrendous’ injury after becoming trapped in discarded fishing netting is now fighting for his life.


Norfolk mental health trust told to improve leadership and strategy in new report

Norfolk mental health trust told to improve leadership and strategy in new report

Norfolk mental health trust told to improve leadership and strategy in new report

31 May 2018

'We are about to embark upon a wholescale cultural improvement programme' say bosses


King's Lynn parkrun to celebrate 70 years of the NHS

King's Lynn parkrun to celebrate 70 years of the NHS

King's Lynn parkrun to celebrate 70 years of the NHS

29 May 2018

A weekly run in Lynn is to hold a special event to celebrate the 70th birthday of the NHS.


Hotel fined for burns caused to guest, 86

Hotel fined for burns caused to guest, 86

Hotel fined for burns caused to guest, 86

29 May 2018

A hotel has been fined £50,000 after it admitted health and safety failings related to an incident in which an elderly guest was scalded while there.


Middleton man taking steps for those less fortunate

Middleton man taking steps for those less fortunate

Middleton man taking steps for those less fortunate

29 May 2018

A 71-year-old man from Middleton is set to walk more than 100 miles across the county to raise thousands for those “not as fortunate” as him.


Man from King's Lynn to cycle 500 miles and 500 more to raise money for charity

Man from King's Lynn to cycle 500 miles and 500 more to raise money for charity

Man from King's Lynn to cycle 500 miles and 500 more to raise money for charity

29 May 2018

A 1,000-mile cycle around England to raise money for two worthy causes is the aim of a Lynn man on a mission.


King's Lynn hospital staff to protest over parking charge hikes

King's Lynn hospital staff to protest over parking charge hikes

King's Lynn hospital staff to protest over parking charge hikes

29 May 2018

Unions warn of industrial action ballot if bosses don't listen


Charity night raises thousands in memory of West Norfolk man

Charity night raises thousands in memory of West Norfolk man

Charity night raises thousands in memory of West Norfolk man

25 May 2018

The widow of a West Norfolk man who died from a brain tumour earlier this year has described a charity night held in his memory as "quite amazing."


Grand donation to Downham Market Dementia Café

Grand donation to Downham Market Dementia Café

Grand donation to Downham Market Dementia Café

24 May 2018

Downham's Dementia Café has received a boost thanks to a charitable organisation in the town.


New Wimbotsham slimming group to help shed the pounds

New Wimbotsham slimming group to help shed the pounds

New Wimbotsham slimming group to help shed the pounds

24 May 2018

A West Norfolk woman is set to help others transform their health, having herself dropped three dress sizes.


Thousands raised at charity book sale

Thousands raised at charity book sale

Thousands raised at charity book sale

24 May 2018

A book sale in Hilgay has raised thousands for charity.


Senior manager launches new arts project at King's Lynn hospital

Senior manager launches new arts project at King's Lynn hospital

Senior manager launches new arts project at King's Lynn hospital

23 May 2018

Boss faces 100 kilometre walking challenge


King's Lynn hospital wins national award for care quality

King's Lynn hospital wins national award for care quality

King's Lynn hospital wins national award for care quality

22 May 2018

Lynn's Queen Elizabeth Hospital has been named as one of the best performing hospitals in the British Isles at a major health awards event.


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