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Trafalgar Day service and half term trail organised for Lord Nelson’s birthplace

Trafalgar Day service and half term trail organised for Lord Nelson’s birthplace

Trafalgar Day service and half term trail organised for Lord Nelson’s birthplace

21 October 2021

A West Norfolk village will be holding a double celebration in Battle of Trafalgar Admiral's memory.


Top tips to keep dogs safe from lungworm, ticks and other dangers this autumn

Top tips to keep dogs safe from lungworm, ticks and other dangers this autumn

Top tips to keep dogs safe from lungworm, ticks and other dangers this autumn

12 October 2021

A head vet has shared advice so you can keep your four-legged friends away from harm this season.


Could your old paper car tax disc earn you a fortune?

Could your old paper car tax disc earn you a fortune?

Could your old paper car tax disc earn you a fortune?

12 October 2021

The value of old paper car tax discs is now at an all time high, say collectors, with some fetching more than £1,000.


These hand bells were made for ringing

These hand bells were made for ringing

These hand bells were made for ringing

24 September 2021

Memory Lane Schooldays goes back to September 2010.

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Picture This: The wonderful lost hippodrome

Picture This: The wonderful lost hippodrome

Picture This: The wonderful lost hippodrome

21 September 2021

This glorious architectural extravaganza stood in St James Street.


Column: Jenny Beake talks 'itchy' school uniforms and dressing like her dad

Column: Jenny Beake talks 'itchy' school uniforms and dressing like her dad

Column: Jenny Beake talks 'itchy' school uniforms and dressing like her dad

19 September 2021

Norfolk's funny girl talks the turn of the season and school uniforms.


How much would it cost to go to Hogwarts in real life?

How much would it cost to go to Hogwarts in real life?

How much would it cost to go to Hogwarts in real life?

24 June 2021

Ahead of tonight's Harry Potter Book Night, and with London's new magical exhibition weeks away, we dive into J.K. Rowling's wizarding world.


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.


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