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Memory Lane: Looking back to slum clearance

Memory Lane: Looking back to slum clearance

Memory Lane: Looking back to slum clearance

25 October 2020

Photos show housing conditions from the past.


Hardwick flyover seemed a long time coming to waiting motorists

Hardwick flyover seemed a long time coming to waiting motorists

Hardwick flyover seemed a long time coming to waiting motorists

18 October 2020

A Memory Lane special.


King's Lynn and West Norfolk History Week tells story of past

King's Lynn and West Norfolk History Week tells story of past

King's Lynn and West Norfolk History Week tells story of past

10 October 2020

Plenty to do over the half-term holiday when learning about the rich heritage in the borough.


Rare shorthorn book purchased by Sandringham estate cattleman at auction

Rare shorthorn book purchased by Sandringham estate cattleman at auction

Rare shorthorn book purchased by Sandringham estate cattleman at auction

22 September 2020

The book previously belonged to the estate of Christopher Marler in Buckinghamshire.


VJ Day 75 Years: A-Bombs bring the war to a close

VJ Day 75 Years: A-Bombs bring the war to a close

VJ Day 75 Years: A-Bombs bring the war to a close

09 August 2020

A look back at how the explosion was reported at the time.


VE Day in Swaffham in 1945

VE Day in Swaffham in 1945

VE Day in Swaffham in 1945

09 May 2020

A look back through the Lynn News & Advertiser archive.


VE Day 1945: The day Ten Mile Bank 'executed' Adolf Hitler

VE Day 1945: The day Ten Mile Bank 'executed' Adolf Hitler

VE Day 1945: The day Ten Mile Bank 'executed' Adolf Hitler

08 May 2020

How the Downham Market area celebrated 75 years ago


VE-Day in Sutton Bridge

VE-Day in Sutton Bridge

VE-Day in Sutton Bridge

03 May 2020

Just how many children can you get on the back of a lorry?


The long struggle to give West Norfolk modern up-to-date care: the history of what became the Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The long struggle to give West Norfolk modern up-to-date care: the history of what became the Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The long struggle to give West Norfolk modern up-to-date care: the history of what became the Queen Elizabeth Hospital

22 April 2020

The days when a nurse’s daily rations were half-a-loaf of bread, a pint of beer and meat from the hospital broth.


A look back to how we reported the birth of the NHS in Norfolk

A look back to how we reported the birth of the NHS in Norfolk

A look back to how we reported the birth of the NHS in Norfolk

12 April 2020

A look back into the Lynn News archives shows hundreds of letters of support for the NHS since its creation in July, 1948.


Mini-bus drive to gain more pupils

Mini-bus drive to gain more pupils

Mini-bus drive to gain more pupils

08 March 2020

Hunstanton’s Glebe House School was on a recruitment drive in February and March, 1985, using the school’s mini-bus to round up extra pupils.


Tragic accident robbed us of popular Downham hairdresser

Tragic accident robbed us of popular Downham hairdresser

Tragic accident robbed us of popular Downham hairdresser

30 January 2020

The life and times of a former popular Downham hairdresser will come into sharp focus this week for her relatives and friends.


Memory Lane Schooldays: Caring sixth form pupils raise over £400 for charity

Memory Lane Schooldays: Caring sixth form pupils raise over £400 for charity

Memory Lane Schooldays: Caring sixth form pupils raise over £400 for charity

15 December 2019

Blast from the past shows West Norfolk sixth form students supporting those in need on a global scale through vital fundraising efforts.


Memory Lane Schooldays, Downham student wins £250 worth of ‘green’ books

Memory Lane Schooldays, Downham student wins £250 worth of ‘green’ books

Memory Lane Schooldays, Downham student wins £250 worth of ‘green’ books

01 December 2019

This was the scene featured in the Lynn News in November, 1991.


Memory Lane Schooldays: Harvest festival treats for the elderly

Memory Lane Schooldays: Harvest festival treats for the elderly

Memory Lane Schooldays: Harvest festival treats for the elderly

10 November 2019

A harvest festival bridged the generation gap at Lynn’s Red Cross Hall in October, 1981, when students from Lynn’s Springwood High School...


Memory Lane Schooldays: Cracking lessons on ancient Greeks

Memory Lane Schooldays: Cracking lessons on ancient Greeks

Memory Lane Schooldays: Cracking lessons on ancient Greeks

02 November 2019

Class Two at Gooderstone Primary School were having a cracking time learning about the ancient Greeks in October, 1998.


Memory Lane: Retirement on the menu for cook at Walpole

Memory Lane: Retirement on the menu for cook at Walpole

Memory Lane: Retirement on the menu for cook at Walpole

27 October 2019

A trip down memory lane as Walpole Highway Primary School children say farewell to their popular cook in October 1981.


Tribute to Kenneth Arnott, Hunstanton-based correspondent for the Lynn News

Tribute to Kenneth Arnott, Hunstanton-based correspondent for the Lynn News

Tribute to Kenneth Arnott, Hunstanton-based correspondent for the Lynn News

09 October 2019

As local correspondent for both the Lynn News and EDP, Ken clocked up more then 12,000 news reports.


Great-grandson’s fitting tribute to wartime angel

Great-grandson’s fitting tribute to wartime angel

Great-grandson’s fitting tribute to wartime angel

27 September 2019

Known as the ‘Mother of the Wounded’ during World War I, a woman has been recognised with a plaque unveiled in her honour.


Surprise discovery for Northwold couple as they seek to trace family

Surprise discovery for Northwold couple as they seek to trace family

Surprise discovery for Northwold couple as they seek to trace family

09 August 2019

Collector was surprised to find photos inside a tin purchased at a car boot


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