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New community and sports centre opens in Marshland St James

Residents of Marshland St James are celebrating the completion of their new community and sports centre.

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Luxurious Thailand resort fit for a king

Luxurious Thailand resort fit for a king

Thailand is already a firm favourite among winter sun seekers, but don’t be put off by the crowded shores, there are still some hidden gems.

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Bet that was a good night out in Middleton

Rotarians, partners and friends thoroughly enjoyed a Casino Night at Middleton Golf Club earlier this month, organised by the Rotary Club of King’s Lynn.

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Mart being set up on the Tuesday Market Place in King's Lynn.

The Mart returns to King’s Lynn to deliver fresh thrills

Thrill-seekers are in luck as the Mart has returned to Lynn with dodgems, waltzers, stalls and more, and is due to open to revellers tomorrow.

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West Norfolk bar to ban plastic straws in bid to minimise pollution

A bar in Lynn is the latest venue in the borough to go green by placing a ban on plastic straws.

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Jordan Desborough, from Downham Market, has been named as one of only six finalists in the National Riso Gallo Young Risotto Chef of the Year. Photo supplied.

Downham Market teenager reaches final of young chef competition

An 18-year-old from Downham has been named one of only six finalists in a national competition.

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Lord Nelson at Burnham Thorpe.

Plans to update and reopen historic Burnham Thorpe pub given go ahead by committee

Plans to update and reopen an historic pub in Burnham Thorpe have been given the green light by council officials.

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National president meets West Norfolk Rotarians

National president meets West Norfolk Rotarians

Rotarians from across West Norfolk met their national leader during a visit to one of the charities they support.

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Paul Claussen with representations from local charities and community groups

Dozens of groups sign up for Breckland lottery programme

Scores of charities and community groups have expressed an interest in participating in a new community lottery scheme covering the Swaffham area.

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Interior of The Whalebone Wetherspoons in Downham Market. Picture supplied.

New pub to open in Downham Market next month after £2.4m redevelopment

A new pub-restaurant is set to open in Downham next month after a £2.4 million redevelopment of the site.

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Norfolk County Council agree plans to recycle idle railway tracks for cycle paths

Council Chiefs have voted to bring disused railways back into use by turning them into cycle and walking routes.

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Retired businessman hails ‘new lease of life’ from Dersingham gardening programme

Retired businessman hails ‘new lease of life’ from Dersingham gardening programme

A retired businessman is planning a special floral tribute to his late wife as part of the community gardening programme that he says has saved him from loneliness.

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Lord Nelson at Burnham Thorpe.

Extension plan aims to reopen historic pub in Burnham Thorpe

The future looks bright for a historic pub in Burnham Thorpe which has been closed for over a year after bailiffs moved in.

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Adam Pearson and Hazel Dixon from Meadow House with their copy of Cooking Up Memories

Breckland care home residents dish up memories of childhood with new cookbook

It’s time to shelve those celebrity-led cookbooks because Breckland care home residents are Cooking Up Memories in their own book.

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An illustration of how Watlington Safari Park could look. Photo courtesy of Rural Solutions Ltd.

Vision of £7.5m safari park that could bring a touch of Africa to Watlington

Flamingos, zebras and wildebeest could soon be roaming on a former quarry site in Watlington if a vision of a £7.5m safari park is realised.

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South West Norfolk MP Elizabeth Truss  joining local councillors and the new tenant of the former Railway Arms, Downham Market station Jason Sutton  Work underway at the station venue, which is being re-named Platform 1 Cafe, LtoR, South West Norfolk MP Elizabeth Truss (holding her recycled coffee cup which was given to all Cabinet members this week, by Michael Gove), Jason Sutton (New Tenant and Owner of Platform 1 (Downham Market Ltd), Darren Sutton General Manager Platform 1 (Downham Market Ltd), Yvonne Thompson (Downham Market Deputy Mayor), Graeme Pratt (Station Manager), Tony White (County Councillor for Downham Market Ward), Frank Daymond (Mayor of Downham Market.

New café to open at Downham Market Railway Station next month

Rail-users travelling to and from Downham will be able to stop at the station for a coffee break when a new café opens there next month.

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The Guildhall in King Street.

Working party set up to look at King’s Lynn Guildhall site

A working group has been set up to look at ways of securing the long-term future of the St George’s Guildhall complex in Lynn, council chiefs have announced.

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Borough Mayor visits King’s Lynn Air Cadets

Borough Mayor visits King’s Lynn Air Cadets

Borough Mayor Carol Bower accompanied by her consort, Simon, made their annual civic visit to King’s Lynn Air Cadets headquarters on Monday.

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Hemingways back Love West Norfolk

Renowned designers Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway have got behind the Love West Norfolk campaign.

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Antonio Scotto Di Marrazzo, former owner of Antonio's Wine Bar in King's Lynn. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Tributes flood in for former King’s Lynn restaurateur

Tributes have been paid to a well-known former Lynn restaurateur who died in Italy earlier this month.

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