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Can readers put a name to the face of a bowls player?

Can readers put a name to the face of a bowls player?

Can readers put a name to the face of a bowls player?

09 August 2022

Lookbacks from Roydon, a Great Massingham visit from Ken ‘they think it’s all over’ Wolstenholme and Stow Bridge are among Memory Lane highlights.


Writing Wensum columns since 1985 a great local history source

Writing Wensum columns since 1985 a great local history source

Writing Wensum columns since 1985 a great local history source

03 August 2022

In the 1980s swapping roles with his wife to stay at home with children aged 6 and 2 while she returned to teaching science was a Lynn News story.


Kate Bush almost tripped Queen Mother - Memory Lane

Kate Bush almost tripped Queen Mother - Memory Lane

Kate Bush almost tripped Queen Mother - Memory Lane

02 August 2022

A 5-year-old wanted to attract the Queen Mum’s attention, while the rest of the day was a quieter celebration. Swaffham and Downham also feature.


60 years since the closure of RAF Bircham Newton

60 years since the closure of RAF Bircham Newton

60 years since the closure of RAF Bircham Newton

27 July 2022

Memories are being kept alive by a heritage centre of the time when the RAF were in a West Norfolk village.


Gaywood teacher tribute is our Memory Lane highlight

Gaywood teacher tribute is our Memory Lane highlight

Gaywood teacher tribute is our Memory Lane highlight

26 July 2022

Other teams or areas to feature in the weekly nostalgia look-back are the Linnets, Denver, Fairstead, Terrington, Wimbotsham and Heacham.


Seppings, Buckenham, Peckover and Edwards ... Fakenham old names to savour

Seppings, Buckenham, Peckover and Edwards ... Fakenham old names to savour

Seppings, Buckenham, Peckover and Edwards ... Fakenham old names to savour

20 July 2022

Wensum laments that local history is rarely taught in schools especially as a new market square information board jogs memories about the town.


Memory Lane: Heacham couples celebrate golden weddings on same 1997 day as Royals

Memory Lane: Heacham couples celebrate golden weddings on same 1997 day as Royals

Memory Lane: Heacham couples celebrate golden weddings on same 1997 day as Royals

19 July 2022

Burnham Market, Northwold Primary, Gayton Brownies, West Walton and Watlington also feature from 2001 to 2006.


Remembering the sweltering summer of 1976

Remembering the sweltering summer of 1976

Remembering the sweltering summer of 1976

16 July 2022

For 15 days in 1976 temperatures raged above 32C leading to a record breaking summer that remains scorched on people's memories.


Nostalgia pictures from the Lynn News

Nostalgia pictures from the Lynn News

Nostalgia pictures from the Lynn News

12 July 2022

Archives photographs in every edition of the Lynn News ... who do you recognise?


Lynn News reader's 'Roller' prize at new Hardwick store in Memory Lane

Lynn News reader's 'Roller' prize at new Hardwick store in Memory Lane

Lynn News reader's 'Roller' prize at new Hardwick store in Memory Lane

06 July 2022

The Queen Mother at Sandringham, South Wootton, Highgate Infants School, Congham World Snail Racing, Hunstanton and RAF Marham also feature.


Memory Lane 2002: Harmony in class as concert organised

Memory Lane 2002: Harmony in class as concert organised

Memory Lane 2002: Harmony in class as concert organised

04 July 2022

A special end-of-term concert came about after Year 5 students were given the task of designing and making a musical instrument.


Hotel conversion plan is latest in town’s transformation, says Turnstone

Hotel conversion plan is latest in town’s transformation, says Turnstone

Hotel conversion plan is latest in town’s transformation, says Turnstone

28 June 2022

Since the end of World War Two the Hunstanton landscape has steadily changed, especially with how inhabitants are housed.


Lynn News Memory Lane: Docking school fundraiser, Springwood, Footlights Dance Centre and Corn Exchange

Lynn News Memory Lane: Docking school fundraiser, Springwood, Footlights Dance Centre and Corn Exchange

Lynn News Memory Lane: Docking school fundraiser, Springwood, Footlights Dance Centre and Corn Exchange

28 June 2022

More than 20 tots took to pedal power in 1995 on tiny tractors, tricycles and push-alongs to go towards paying for a newly-opened building.


Memory Lane: Middleton nursery class fundraiser for liver charity plus Downham, Gaywood, Sandringham, Hunstanton and Snettisham

Memory Lane: Middleton nursery class fundraiser for liver charity plus Downham, Gaywood, Sandringham, Hunstanton and Snettisham

Memory Lane: Middleton nursery class fundraiser for liver charity plus Downham, Gaywood, Sandringham, Hunstanton and Snettisham

21 June 2022

The fundraising idea of collecting coins in confectionary tubes came from a West Winch resident whose daughter and son both attended the nursery.


Blue Bell rings up jubilee – Bar Man

Blue Bell rings up jubilee – Bar Man

Blue Bell rings up jubilee – Bar Man

17 June 2022

Columnist Jeff Hoyle points out he is not a monarchist, but enjoyed the various celebrations.


Carrying on 'hands across the Pond' started by Hunstanton teacher

Carrying on 'hands across the Pond' started by Hunstanton teacher

Carrying on 'hands across the Pond' started by Hunstanton teacher

15 June 2022

Turnstone column has 1940s memories of Mr Lowery's ideas for American penpals given the number of USAF personnel living in the area.


Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays: Shouldham Primary School’s fundraiser, 1995

Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays: Shouldham Primary School’s fundraiser, 1995

Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays: Shouldham Primary School’s fundraiser, 1995

14 June 2022

Pupils raised more than £300 for the Lynn News’ V for Victory Memorial Appeal in June 1995, plus Hunstanton, Heacham, Linnets and Downham feature.


Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays: West Lynn Community Centre reunion

Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays: West Lynn Community Centre reunion

Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays: West Lynn Community Centre reunion

07 June 2022

Ex-John Bamber Engineering employees enjoyed a get-together in June 1995 plus other lookback photos from 2001, 2003 and 2005.


Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays: Mayor presents certificates to cadets

Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays: Mayor presents certificates to cadets

Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays: Mayor presents certificates to cadets

31 May 2022

Fakenham, Downham, Lynn and Watlington feature in this week's 'May good causes' look-back column which covers 1994 to 2004.


Snettisham farm stars in Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays

Snettisham farm stars in Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays

Snettisham farm stars in Memory Lane & All Our Yesterdays

24 May 2022

Blackborough End, Walpole St Andrew, Barroway Drove, Beachamwell, Dersingham, Heacham and Hilgay also feature in our photographic look-back.


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