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‘Grave concerns’ that hospital rebuild will be delayed due to funding uncertainty

‘Grave concerns’ that hospital rebuild will be delayed due to funding uncertainty

‘Grave concerns’ that hospital rebuild will be delayed due to funding uncertainty

20 February 2024

A councillor says she has “grave concerns” that the rebuild of Lynn’s hospital could be derailed due to uncertainties over funding for the project.


Smiles at the Mart

Smiles at the Mart

Smiles at the Mart

19 February 2024

There were screams of joy from hundreds of local youngsters who enjoyed rides at the Mart in last Friday’s sunshine.


Man who was asked to leave nightclub told police: ‘I’m not getting a f**king taxi home’

Man who was asked to leave nightclub told police: ‘I’m not getting a f**king taxi home’

Man who was asked to leave nightclub told police: ‘I’m not getting a f**king taxi home’

19 February 2024

“I’m not getting a f**king taxi home”, were the words of a 24-year-old who refused to leave an area of Lynn after a night out.

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Opinion: Business closures are a huge loss to our town

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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Shoplifter sentenced after stealing groceries

Shoplifter sentenced after stealing groceries

Shoplifter sentenced after stealing groceries

19 February 2024

A court heard how a man stole more than £200 worth of groceries “to feed himself”.


Drink-driver ‘thought it would be okay’ to leave supermarket with £136 of beer he had not paid for

Drink-driver ‘thought it would be okay’ to leave supermarket with £136 of beer he had not paid for

Drink-driver ‘thought it would be okay’ to leave supermarket with £136 of beer he had not paid for

18 February 2024

A drink driver thought it was okay to take £136 worth of beer outside of a supermarket while waiting for his wife to arrive with a bank card.

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New museum, treasure handed over and Badminton Aid: Memories from 1986 and 1992

New museum, treasure handed over and Badminton Aid: Memories from 1986 and 1992

New museum, treasure handed over and Badminton Aid: Memories from 1986 and 1992

18 February 2024

In our regular On This Week column, we look back through the pages of the Lynn News from February 1992 and we’re also featuring a picture from 1986...


Watercolour exhibition provides colourful snapshot of town in first half of 20th century

Watercolour exhibition provides colourful snapshot of town in first half of 20th century

Watercolour exhibition provides colourful snapshot of town in first half of 20th century

18 February 2024

In our fortnightly Picture This column, staff at Lynn Museum show a watercolour painting of the town's river…


22-year-old who got drunk on Christmas Eve was ‘causing a nuisance’ by knocking on random doors

22-year-old who got drunk on Christmas Eve was ‘causing a nuisance’ by knocking on random doors

22-year-old who got drunk on Christmas Eve was ‘causing a nuisance’ by knocking on random doors

17 February 2024

A drunk 22-year-old was “causing a nuisance” along a road by knocking on “random doors” on Christmas Eve.


Drink-driver disqualified for more two years after fleeing from police over county border

Drink-driver disqualified for more two years after fleeing from police over county border

Drink-driver disqualified for more two years after fleeing from police over county border

17 February 2024

A driver who was believed to be over the limit fled from police by crossing the Lincolnshire and Norfolk border – but was caught anyway.

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Drunk 39-year-old stumbled into police officer and scratched him

Drunk 39-year-old stumbled into police officer and scratched him

Drunk 39-year-old stumbled into police officer and scratched him

17 February 2024

A drunk 39-year-old who stumbled into a police officer later dug his nails into their hand while being arrested.


Man slams ‘terrible’ state of bus station – and says pigeon droppings are a ‘health issue’

Man slams ‘terrible’ state of bus station – and says pigeon droppings are a ‘health issue’

Man slams ‘terrible’ state of bus station – and says pigeon droppings are a ‘health issue’

17 February 2024

A 65-year-old has lamented the state of Lynn’s bus station – and has deemed the bird droppings covering it an “environmental health issue”.

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Take a look back on sporting memories from West Norfolk dating back to 2000

Take a look back on sporting memories from West Norfolk dating back to 2000

Take a look back on sporting memories from West Norfolk dating back to 2000

17 February 2024

In our weekly All Our Yesterdays feature we look back through the pages of old editions of the Lynn News for good sporting memories…


Have you seen missing David, who was last seen in January?

Have you seen missing David, who was last seen in January?

Have you seen missing David, who was last seen in January?

16 February 2024

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find a man who has gone missing.


Tributes paid to former councillor and green advocate John who worked ‘tirelessly’ for the community

Tributes paid to former councillor and green advocate John who worked ‘tirelessly’ for the community

Tributes paid to former councillor and green advocate John who worked ‘tirelessly’ for the community

16 February 2024

Tributes have been paid to a “committed environmental advocate” who “epitomised civic responsibility” after his death aged 82.

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Man set to be sentenced after being convicted of two burglaries

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

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.


Large crowds gather and enjoy rides as the Mart officially opens

Large crowds gather and enjoy rides as the Mart officially opens

Large crowds gather and enjoy rides as the Mart officially opens

14 February 2024

Opening in Lynn for the first show of the season today, the Mart attracted large crowds.

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‘It’s time to talk’ as mental health charity launches bus campaign

‘It’s time to talk’ as mental health charity launches bus campaign

‘It’s time to talk’ as mental health charity launches bus campaign

14 February 2024

“It’s time to talk” – the important message can now be seen further around West Norfolk, spreading the word on behalf of a mental health charity.


Record breaking amount of swimmers raise thousands for charities across borough

Record breaking amount of swimmers raise thousands for charities across borough

Record breaking amount of swimmers raise thousands for charities across borough

14 February 2024

Record numbers of swimmers made a big splash for charity at the weekend as they took part in an epic Rotary Swimarathon.


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