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King’s Lynn respite home petition heads towards 3,000 names

The petition calling on a reversal of a decision to close a respite home in Lynn has now reached more than 2,750 signatures.

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Gedney Victory Hall, charity boxing event for QEH Stroke Unit, Family and supporters back Guisepppi Bloom-Mangione, Frances and Bill Toly, Kimberley Bloom-Mangione, Tony Bloom, nursing auxilliary Trish Roberts, sponsor from Staytech, front Peter Bloom, Angela and Steve Snagg

Boxing evening boosts QEH care

An evening of boxing action brought at least 120 people to Gedney Victory Hall with charity, rather than hostility, in mind.

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King’s Lynn family’s appeal to help get teenager home from hospital

A family from Lynn have launched a fundraising appeal to help get their relative home from hospital.

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King’s Lynn hospital team scoops training award

King’s Lynn hospital team scoops training award

A paediatric team at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital is celebrating after winning a training award at a prestigious regional award ceremony.

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BOXING NIGHT: Angela and Steve Snagg (front centre and right) with family, friends and supporters at Gedney Victory Hall for a charity fight night in aid of the Stroke Unit at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn.  Photo by Tim Wilson.
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Fight night in Gedney to raise money for QEH Stroke Unit

An evening of boxing action brought at least 120 people to Gedney Victory Hall with charity, rather than hostility, in mind.

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King's Lynn Queen Elizabeth Hospital's career clinic. From left, Practice Development Nurse Julia Saunders, Recruitment and Retention Sister Debbie Frost and Widening Participation Facilitator Andrea James. Photo supplied.

Career clinic to promote King’s Lynn hospital opportunities

A Careers Clinic at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital next month will advise candidates on how to make their applications stand out.

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GV of  the Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk, King's Court Hq, Chapel Street King's Lynn

Plans for review into scale of dog fouling issue in West Norfolk

Council officials will discuss the possibility of a review into the scale of littering and dog fouling in West Norfolk at a meeting this evening.

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King’s Lynn hospital to borrow £22m to replace ‘ageing’ roof

Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital is set to borrow £22 million to replace its current roof which is over 40-years-old.

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Relatives of West Norfolk dementia patients urged to fill in form to help ambulance staff

Relatives and carers of people living with dementia in West Norfolk are being urged to fill in a booklet to help ambulance crews provide person-centred care.

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Modern Jive Freestyle dance evening in aid of Macmillan Centre QEH in memory of Sue Roach

Jive raises hundreds for King’s Lynn hospital’s Macmillan Cancer Support Centre

Put on your dancing shoes, it’s time to get down and jive! More than £850 was raised at a jive evening in aid of Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital Macmillan Cancer Support Centre on Friday.

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Docking Primary School support the Bespak Mini-Gear: Pictured above are Back row, left to right Docking PE lead Jackie Easter, Linda Laing, teaching assistant Run for Alls Georgia Haverstone, Tammy Green from Scotties Little Soldiers and Bespak finance director Andrew Dawson. MLNF18PB02221

Docking ready for Mini-Gear run

The countdown is on for this year’s GEAR 10k in Lynn on Sunday, May 6.

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Cheque Presentation to Red Wellies Charity. In Memory of Andrew Hill. Pictured in centre on right Kirst Hill presents cheque to Mervyn Wiles (Red Wellies Charity) with Snap-On staff.

Snap-on staff support brain tumour research

Staff at Snap-on Diagnostic & Equipment have donated £529 to charity Red Wellies in memory of their former colleague, Andrew Hill.

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Daredevil duo say thanks to King’s Lynn hospital team

Daredevil duo say thanks to King’s Lynn hospital team

Two men from West Lynn jumped out of a plane to raise more than £1,000 to thank critical care staff at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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King’s Lynn hospital bosses back veterans’ career plan endorsed by Prince William

King’s Lynn hospital bosses back veterans’ career plan endorsed by Prince William

Armed forces veterans in West Norfolk are being encouraged to continue serving their country by joining a scheme backed by the Duke of Cambridge.

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Talks identify actions to better ambulance response in East of England

Urgent talks on the region’s ambulance service have identified a number of actions needed to improve it, a spokesman has said.

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Tiddlypotts playgroup in Pott Row being visited by an NHS oral health nurse to give a talk on the importance of good early health. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Nurse tells Pott Row play group the tooth truth

Youngsters at a Pott Row play group had the importance of dental hygiene drilled into them when a nurse visited last Friday.

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Swaffham family’s ‘last resort’ appeal to support son’s bone marrow transplant

A family from Swaffham are hoping to raise £8,000 to help support their son through a bone marrow transplant.

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Hillington hospice aims for jackpot on bingo night

Hillington hospice aims for jackpot on bingo night

Supporters of the Norfolk Hospice Tapping House are being invited to put their eyes down for a forthcoming fundraising bingo evening at the Hillington site.

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Jason Smith and his wife Maffi on their wedding day. Photo supplied.

West Norfolk family ‘desperate’ to get relative back after ‘horrendous’ motorbike crash in Philippines

A West Norfolk family are pleading for help to bring a relative home after a motorbike accident in the Philippines left him badly injured.

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Belly dancing taster workshop at Downham Library

It’s strictly come belly dancing in aisles at Downham Market Library

Visitors to Downham Library got into the swing of things when they took part in a belly dancing taster session on Saturday.

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