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Norfolk County Council leader refuses to rule out bus funding cuts

The leader of Norfolk County Council has refused to rule out reintroducing cuts to bus subsidies in future.

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Brancaster pupils learn the secrets of the gastropub

Brancaster pupils learn the secrets of the gastropub

Youngsters from Brancaster Primary School found themselves all wrapped up in red and blue pasta on a visit to the village’s White Horse Inn.

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Crowds flock to new Farmers’ Market in King’s Lynn

Shoppers were out in force in the heart of Lynn on Saturday for the first of a new series of regular Farmers’ Markets.

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CITB Bircham Newton Norfolk.

CITB confirms plan for new HQ and job cuts

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has reaffirmed its plan to leave its West Norfolk base and axe hundreds of jobs over the next three years.

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The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Car Park King's Lynn

Anger at plans to raise charges at King’s Lynn hospital car park

UNISON representatives have been left angry after Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital Trust announced plans to raise car park charges by nearly 30 per cent.

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Traffic using the new road layout on London Road King's Lynn at the Valingers Road Junction, showing the traffic lights covered and not in use.

Mixed views as trial begins of new London Road layout

Drivers have been sharing their thoughts on a trial layout of one of Lynn’s busiest roads introduced in a bid to tackle congestion problems.

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Lynn News commended in awards

Lynn News commended in awards

The Lynn News was commended in Newsawards 2018, the glittering ceremony for which was held at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, in central London.

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GV photo of land off Rollesby Road Hardwick Industrial Estate King's Lynn where a Planning Application for 19 Factory Units to be built

Hardwick jobs boost plan on ‘dead land’ on industrial estate

Plans to build a major development on the Hardwick Industrial Estate have been submitted to West Norfolk Council.

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Andrew Carrier who has joined Ward Gethin Archer solicitors.

Commercial law expert joins Ward Gethin Archer solicitors with base in King’s Lynn

Well-known West Norfolk commercial solicitor Andrew Carrier has joined law firm Ward Gethin Archer, which has branches across Norfolk and Cambridgeshire.

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Sarah Gibbs, left, and Lorna Kitt, of Loubear and Tops.

Friends’ Downham Market special occasions business expands

Friends who set up a wedding stationery business four years ago have developed its services so now it can cater for all aspects of special occasions.

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Peter Mitchell, new managing director of Holkham Estate.

Holkham Estate welcomes new managing director

Holkham Estate’s new managing director Peter Mitchell brings with him a wealth of experience from previous key roles in the retail sector and bags of enthusiasm.

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Chef at Home by James Howe.

‘Cook off’ recruitment drive for chefs in King’s Lynn

Candidates interested in working as a chef are being asked to pick up their pinnies and get inventive for a MasterChef style recruitment cook-off in Lynn.

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Pupils from West Walton Primary School at the launch of Anglian Water's H2O ' Let's Go campaign

West Walton school pupils launch Anglian Water consultation

Youngsters at a village school have helped to launch a public consultation on a new draft business plan for Anglian Water.

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Tom Garrod

‘We will do more to address mobile phone coverage problems, senior Norfolk councillor vows

There is “considerable room for improvement” in mobile phone coverage after a study found almost one in five calls in Norfolk don’t get through.

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Two Large Vehicles carrying the wide loads heading out on the A10 from Garage Lane Setch

Wide load escorted to sugar plant

Drivers had a slower than normal journey along several West Norfolk roads this week as police escorted an abnormal load across the area.

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West Norfolk Glass

West Norfolk Glass stages open day in King’s Lynn

Glazing firm West Norfolk Glass is set to hold its third annual open day on Saturday, April 21, at its showroom on Hereford Way, Hardwick Narrows Industrial Estate, Lynn.

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Launch of New ShopAppy. Initiative to support local traders In Swaffham.  Pictured FLtoR Colin Houghton.Jill Skinner (Swaffham Mayor)  Nigel Wilkin (Town Crier) Jackie Mullagen (Founder of ShopAppy) William Nunn.

Swaffham trade body hails Shopappy launch

A new initiative, which aims to encourage shoppers to use independent shops in Swaffham, has been praised by a town business group.

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The Walks stadium home of King's Lynn Town Football Club

Talks on King’s Lynn football stadium lease ‘not being held in secret’

Talks for a potential renegotiation of the lease of the Walks Stadium are “not being held in secret”, a West Norfolk councillor has said.

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King’s Lynn Post Office branch set for move

Post Office services in one part of Lynn are set to move to a new site from next month.

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Hylton Gott team at Crimplesham win top Volvo prize

A team of three from Volvo retailer Hylton Gott, of Crimplesham, is celebrating after winning a major competition and a prize which includes a trip to Sweden.

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