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West Norfolk Mayor’s environmentally-friendly Toyota Prius, Shakespeare Barn King’s Lynn Arts Centre, Swaffham Carnival Queen: Lynn News lookback





Nostalgia photo spread August 1, part two: August memories

August 2002: The mayoral car could be changed after a West Norfolk Council cross-party task force looked at tackling the causes of climate change and trying to minimise environmental damage.

Looking to the future of environmentally-friendly travel with the energy-efficient Toyota Prius were, from left, Borough Mayor John Legge, and task force members Julyan Ansell, Paul Cobb, Paul Burall and Margaret Wilkinson. Photo: MLNF-02081136

Mayor's Prius. MLNF-02081136
Mayor's Prius. MLNF-02081136

August 2003: This was the launch of a £462,000 scheme to revamp the Shakespeare Barn at Lynn Arts Centre, to create extra exhibition and work space.

Back from left are contract manager Ian Ridgwell, architectural assistant in design services David Pitcher, head of tourism and art Ruth Hyde; front, general manager arts and entertainment Ellen McPhillips, and councillor Elizabeth Nockolds.

Photo: MLNF-0308678

Shakespeare Barn. MLNF-0308678
Shakespeare Barn. MLNF-0308678

August 2003: Swaffham Carnival Queen smiles after the crowning ceremony.

The newly-enthroned winner Claire Cainey (centre front) is joined by carnival princess Chantelle Pottle (left), with the 2002 Carnival Queen Aneliese Seaman (back, second right) and the runners-up, from left, Annabel Oliver, Katie Bond, Danica Painter and Laura Hayes.

Photo: MLNF-0308845

Carnival Queen. MLNF-0308845
Carnival Queen. MLNF-0308845

August 2011: Meet the winners in the Lynn News’ Beautiful Baby and Terrific Toddler competition which attracted 105 entries.

Pictured are Leon Wilkinson with mum Lisa Addis, Westgate manager Rhonna Foster, Jacob Squibb-Pullen (20 months) with mum Karen Pullen, Lillie Watson (3), Charlotte Smith, and Kail Whiley (10 months) with parents Damien Whiley and Stephanie Britton.

Photo: MLNF-11PT08016

Lynn News Beautiful Baby. MLNF-11PT08016
Lynn News Beautiful Baby. MLNF-11PT08016

August 2013: Dedicated volunteers and fundraisers are honoured at the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal awards night.

Two collectors were given medals for 35 to 40 years service, another two awarded medals for 25 to 30 years service and 13 collectors received certificates for helping out between five and ten years.

Freddie Haynes accepted the Malgwen Trophy – presented by the Deputy Borough Mayor Barry Ayres – on behalf of Lynn’s Live and Let Live pub which had raised some £500 for the appeal. Photo: MLNF-13PM08139

RBL. MLNF-13PM08139
RBL. MLNF-13PM08139

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