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Applications in for £100,000 of grants for Northwold pub

Campaigners are well on the way to saving a Northwold pub after £100,000 of grants and loan applications were submitted.

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Welney puddle juming and half term activities''Alex Emery 8

Splash down at Welney Wildlife and Wetlands Centre

There was some splashing good fun at the Welney Wildlife and Wetlands Trust centre as part of the third annual puddle jumping competition at the weekend.

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Nelson Academy pupils visiting The Downham Tandoori Restaurant in the Town'Pupils being entertained, by  taking part in the singing, instrument playing and dancing at the restaurant.

Downham Market schoolchildren get to enjoy spice of life

Traditional dance, songs and food were part of a school trip aimed at immersing students in Indian culture this week.

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Ellie Marshall with Tilney St Lawrence Brownie members.

Ellie raises £684 towards Borneo trip

A 13-year-old from Tilney St Lawrence has raised £684 at a coffee morning to subsidise a four-week volunteering trip to Borneo.

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Men's shed meeting at Gaywood Library  left to right Abby Pettifar, Elena Parkin, Kieran Carey, Rose Waterman and Liam Copsey

Hopes to create a Men’s Shed in Downham Market

Following the successful launch of an initiative in Lynn to provide somewhere for men to get together and socialise, organisers are hoping to create something similar in Downham.

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Free Family Fun Day at the King's Centre Kings Lynn'Jake Mallet

Families enjoy fun day at King’s Centre in King’s Lynn

Families made their way to the King’s Centre in Lynn last weekend to enjoy a day of free family fun.

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Recycle Up @ Marshland St James Community Hall, Spend your Half-Term Tuesday making magic: turn junk into Marvellous Models to take home with you. An afternoon of creative fun suitable for all the family.'Olivia Welbourne with her models

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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Hunstanton rail link; last train

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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