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Thousands of trees planted by council now dead, campaigners says

Thousands of trees planted by council now dead, campaigners says

Thousands of trees planted by council now dead, campaigners says

11 August 2022

Thousands of trees planted by West Norfolk Council in a rewilding project have been left to die, say campaigners.


Charities caution against people joining mass boycott of energy bills

Charities caution against people joining mass boycott of energy bills

Charities caution against people joining mass boycott of energy bills

11 August 2022

A new campaign aims to persuade one million people to stop paying their bills if energy prices aren't cut but charities are warning against joining.

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New mobility scooter hub could be created at retirement home

New mobility scooter hub could be created at retirement home

New mobility scooter hub could be created at retirement home

11 August 2022

A retirement home could get a new mobility scooter storage area to prevent residents from clogging up the complex with their vehicles.


Anglian Water hits back at criticism from Liz Truss

Anglian Water hits back at criticism from Liz Truss

Anglian Water hits back at criticism from Liz Truss

10 August 2022

Anglian Water has defended its performance after Liz Truss, the frontrunner in the race to be the next PM, criticised its service in her constituency.

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'One of life's true gentlemen': Tributes paid after death of long-serving councillor

'One of life's true gentlemen': Tributes paid after death of long-serving councillor

'One of life's true gentlemen': Tributes paid after death of long-serving councillor

10 August 2022

Tributes have been paid to a long-serving Lynn councillor who died last week as 'one of life's true gentlemen'.


New holiday park could be created in village

New holiday park could be created in village

New holiday park could be created in village

10 August 2022

A new 46-cabin holiday park could soon go up in the West Norfolk countryside, if permission is granted by the borough council.


26 electric charging points to be installed across West Norfolk

26 electric charging points to be installed across West Norfolk

26 electric charging points to be installed across West Norfolk

10 August 2022

More charging points for electric cars are planned to be installed across various points in West Norfolk.

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Derelict school building to be made into housing

Derelict school building to be made into housing

Derelict school building to be made into housing

10 August 2022

A run-down former school site in the heart of Swaffham, which has been repeatedly targeted by vandals, is to be transformed into housing.


Energy bills could hit £4,200 in January, say experts

Energy bills could hit £4,200 in January, say experts

Energy bills could hit £4,200 in January, say experts

09 August 2022

Experts talk of 'fresh shock' as predictions for January's average energy bills rocket even higher.


Major housing plan rejected by town council

Major housing plan rejected by town council

Major housing plan rejected by town council

09 August 2022

Plans for 240 dwellings have been rejected by a town council.


Town councillors have a ‘Lidl’ problem with supermarket plan

Town councillors have a ‘Lidl’ problem with supermarket plan

Town councillors have a ‘Lidl’ problem with supermarket plan

09 August 2022

Downham Town Council has objected to the building of new Lidl supermarket on Bexwell Road.

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Nurses to start voting on whether to strike over pay

Nurses to start voting on whether to strike over pay

Nurses to start voting on whether to strike over pay

09 August 2022

The Royal College of Nursing says it will urge hundreds of thousands of its members to say yes to strike action when ballot papers go out next month.

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Stricter rules to clampdown on takeaway litter

Stricter rules to clampdown on takeaway litter

Stricter rules to clampdown on takeaway litter

08 August 2022

Councils can and must use stricter rules to make sure takeaways help clear-up after customers, says the government.


Charity promoting town's historic guildhall closes

Charity promoting town's historic guildhall closes

Charity promoting town's historic guildhall closes

08 August 2022

An arts charity, which has worked to promote an historic venue, has decided to close – after criticising a council’s “unrealistic” vision.


Lynn News letters August 5

Lynn News letters August 5

Lynn News letters August 5

05 August 2022

Subjects are Sunak versus Truss, heatwave/energy bills and an in memorium. More letters are welcome; viewpoint is at: letters@lynnnews.co.uk.


Truss abandons £8.8bn policy to slash public sector pay

Truss abandons £8.8bn policy to slash public sector pay

Truss abandons £8.8bn policy to slash public sector pay

02 August 2022

Liz Truss has been forced to abandon a £8.8bn policy on public sector pay after senior Conservatives said it would 'level down' the country.

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Liz Truss agrees pledges on media freedom and fair competition

Liz Truss agrees pledges on media freedom and fair competition

Liz Truss agrees pledges on media freedom and fair competition

01 August 2022

MP Liz Truss has matched her rival in key legislation aimed at reining in the power of big tech firms and improving the digital economy.


New play area officially opened at town park

New play area officially opened at town park

New play area officially opened at town park

30 July 2022

Youngsters will now be able to enjoy a brand new play area after it was officially opened this week.


When will I get my £400 energy bill payment?

When will I get my £400 energy bill payment?

When will I get my £400 energy bill payment?

30 July 2022

More details have been released as to how households will get £400 to help with energy costs, but with bills trippling can it make a difference?


Liz Truss says she is committed to building new QEH if she becomes prime minister

Liz Truss says she is committed to building new QEH if she becomes prime minister

Liz Truss says she is committed to building new QEH if she becomes prime minister

29 July 2022

Liz Truss, MP for South West Norfolk, has committed to building a new Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Lynn if she becomes prime minister.


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