Tickets go on sale for new West Norfolk lottery

Officials behind West Norfolk’s new community lottery have hailed the response from good causes as tickets went on sale.

Downham Tandoori owner Anwar Ali, left, and Downham Rotary Club president Martin Chilvers. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Downham Market restaurant voucher up for grabs in club’s fundraising lottery

A club in Downham has joined forces with a business in the town to raise funds for good causes in the area.

Bar&Beyond in Norfolk Street, King's Lynn.

King’s Lynn bar slashes opening hours to ‘focus on weekends’

A bar in Lynn has reduced its hours and will solely operate at weekends, in a move that comes only a year after it opened following a £450,000 investment.

Easter Bunny Hunt at St Nicholas Chapel King's Lynn. FltoR. Kevin Monk. Keith Monk.

St Nicholas’ Chapel in King’s Lynn hosts a build a bunny hunt

Members of St Nicholas’ Chapel in Lynn held a build a bunny hunt last Thursday, inviting youngsters to “make their own little bunnies”.

King's Lynn Arts Centre - St George's Guildhall

Creative hub, gallery space and cinema could be on the cards for King’s Lynn’s Guildhall

A digital creative hub, an improved gallery space and a small cinema could all be set up within the St George’s Guildhall complex in Lynn.

Breckland Council logo

Hundreds of tickets sold for inaugural Breckland lottery

Sixteen people won prizes in the inaugural Our Breckland Lottery draw, which took place at the weekend, officials have announced.

Cuppa and Cake Day at The Royal British Leigon King's Lynn.

Branch members host Cuppa and Cake Day

A cuppa and cake awareness event was held at the Royal British Legion Club on Sunday by Lynn branch members.

Easter Hat Parade at King's Oak Academy

King’s Oak Academy pupils don seasonal hats for Easter

Borough mayor Carol Bower joined pupils from King’s Oak Academy to celebrate their Easter Hat Parade on Tuesday.

Big Healthy Friday at Alive Lynn Sport King's Lynn. Pictured in front centre Fran McMenemy with some members of  her fitness class.

West Norfolk personal trainer takes on challenges in memory of dad

A personal trainer is taking on a number of endurance challenges to raise money for the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

The House on The Green Pub and Grounds at North Wootton

Publicans shocked after North Wootton pub House on the Green is sold

Just 10 days after reopening North Wootton pub House on the Green, a family team’s hopes of building up the business were dashed.

The inaugural Our Breckland lottery draw is made tomorrow

Hundreds of tickets sold for inaugural Breckland lottery draw

Organisers of a new community lottery intended to upport good causes in the Swaffham area have praised the response of residents ahead of its first draw tomorrow.

From left, Dr John Nash, Owner Two Rivers Brewery and South West Norfolk MP Elizabeth Truss. Photo: SUBMITTED.

English Tourism Week celebrated in South West Norfolk

South West Norfolk MP Elizabeth Truss joined forces with the founder of a brewery in Denver last week to shine a spotlight on the area’s tourism industry during English Tourism Week.

Mark Leslie and Scott Young from the Lynn News take delivery of new Destination East Anglia visitors' guide covers as it rolls off the press.''LtoR, Scott Young, Mark Leslie, Shaun Simpson (MD DSD Colour Printers)

Destination East Anglia starts to roll off presses

A new-look visitors’ guide is about to burst upon the streets of Norfolk and surrounding counties.

Majestic Cinema - King's Lynn

King’s Lynn cinema announces ticket price rise in response to increasing costs

A cinema in Lynn has said its ticket prices will go up by 50p as of this Friday, as a response to the rising costs of showing films.

Priory Rotary Club photography competition presentations''Left Tayah Farnham, Chloe Ramsey, Lucy Brett and Lucy Prior'Front Rowen Clancy

Priory Rotary hold event at Hanse Gallery

Creativity became the priority as 21 young photographers from the area went head to head in the Priory Rotary Young Photographer competition, sponsored by Exaclair.


New campaign set to target King’s Lynn clubbers

A Lynn bar has launched a new safety campaign to highlight the importance of staying safe on nights out following a spate of spiking incidents in Cambridge.

Swaffham Lions aim for feed-5,000 target

Swaffham Lions aim for feed-5,000 target

As part of the celebrations marking the centenary of their movement, members of the Swaffham Lions are helping to feed thousands of needy people.

Official opening of The Whalebone Wetherspoon pub by Downham Market Mayor Frank Daymond

Pub-goers in Downham Market set to have a whale of a time after new venue opens

A new pub-restaurant has opened its doors in Downham after a £2.5 million redevelopment of the historic site.

Borough mayor Carol Bower, front centre, launches West Norfolk Wins alongside council deputy leader Elizabeth Nockolds, front left, and representatives of community groups

West Norfolk Wins as lottery is unveiled

West Norfolk Wins, a new lottery intended to support the work of good causes in the borough, has been formally launched.

Arbuckles Downham Celebrates their 10th Birthday. Pictured original staff. Sharon Collins(Operations Manager) HannahBates (General Manager) Kerry Ely (Supervisor) Thomas Gessler (Chef) Maxine Murphy John Murphy (Owners) Michael Ballard (Chef) Chris Heyes (Supervisor)

Happy 10th birthday Arbuckles!

A restaurant in Downham is marking its 10th birthday next week with 10 days of celebrations. On Monday, Arbuckles customers past and present are invited to a big birthday bash at the restaurant at Stone Cross.

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