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King’s Lynn hospital patients receive six sacks full of presents

More than 40 Land Rovers steered six sacks full of gifts to elderly patients at Lynn’s hospital at the weekend as part of a charity road run.

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Brancaster Staithe walk for Mind

Brancaster Staithe walk for Mind

Staff from the White Horse at Brancaster Staithe, joined by other head-office members of owners Anglian Country Inns, took part in a 10-mile walk from Hunstanton along the coastal path to raise awareness and funds for their chosen charity West Norfolk Mind.

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Wheely big support for King’s Lynn hospital appeal

Wheely big support for King’s Lynn hospital appeal

A donation of £5,000 has put Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s Wheely Big Appeal in motion.

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Masons’ donation to boost King’s Lynn cancer care

Masons’ donation to boost King’s Lynn cancer care

Cancer patients at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital are set to benefit from the support of a North Lynn-based group of Masons.

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Phyllis Plant celebrates her 107th Birthday at Goodwins Hall Residential Home. Pictured Phyllis Plant with some residents and staff of Goodwins Hall King's Lynn.

Phyllis, 107, shares her secrets to a long life

Not everybody reaches their 107th birthday, but one West Norfolk woman has and is sharing her secrets to a long life.

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Rudham sister Mandy McMurray, Chloe Hobday, Bethan Trott, Leah Barber and Tilly Jones with Bethan Dobson. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Downham Market teenager boosts children’s ward at King’s Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A Downham teenager has raised more than £1,000 to help young patients at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital with help from her friends.

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Lisa Fippard, who is a paramedic based in King's Lynn. Photo: SUBMITTED.

King’s Lynn paramedic shares story of abuse on job

As the region’s ambulance service launches a campaign against abuse to staff this week, one Lynn-based paramedic has told of her own experience of assault on the job.

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Shelter volunteers take part in sleepout

Shelter volunteers take part in sleepout

Ahead of the opening of a new night shelter in Lynn tonight, a team of volunteers have experienced their own night of rough sleeping to raise funds for the cause.

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Will Newman promoting new idea for broadband,

Dersingham man takes broadband idea to Government

A West Norfolk businessman says he could have the solution to the challenge of providing superfast broadband in difficult areas to serve.

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Vera Coleman before the fall, right, with her daughter Karen Hill, centre, and Stephen Hill.
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Family’s hope for apology years after relative’s death following fall at King’s Lynn care home

A family who claim their relative died as a result of an “avoidable” fall at a residential home in Lynn have said all they want is an apology.

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UPDATE: Bawsey scrapyard blaze ‘could burn for up to a week’

UPDATE: Bawsey scrapyard blaze ‘could burn for up to a week’

A fire which broke out at a scrapyard in Bawsey last night could continue to burn for up to a week, officials have said this afternoon.

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The QEH has launched an App to help patients to make the right choice for their care during the winter

Very app-y at King’s Lynn’s QEH

New technology is being harnessed to help people across West Norfolk to stay well this winter.

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Bespak team in King’s Lynn support Movember campaign

Bespak team in King’s Lynn support Movember campaign

Dozens of staff at the Bespak factory in North Lynn have been giving their razors a break by taking part in the Movember charity campaign.

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West Norfolk councillor Thomas Smith takes an HIV prick test

Gaywood councillor takes HIV test to support campaign

National HIV Testing Week, coordinated by HIV Prevention England, was held this week.

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West Norfolk bus driver claims Stagecoach fired her for having cancer

West Norfolk bus driver claims Stagecoach fired her for having cancer

A woman from Fairstead who worked as a bus driver for Stagecoach claims she has been fired for having cancer.

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Group photo at QEH. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Women share stories of moving on from breast cancer with help from the West Norfolk Breast Unit

Six women have shared stories of how they have moved on from breast cancer with help from the West Norfolk Breast Unit.

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Marshland St James pupils welcome the SERV bikers

Marshland St James pupils welcome the SERV bikers

Volunteers from an emergency service charity have paid a visit to a West Norfolk village school, whose pupils have chosen to raise funds for them.

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From left, Samantha Batterbee and Roger Thomas presenting a cheque to nurse Anna from Lynn's Queen Elizabeth Hospital's chemo room. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Downham Market family raises thousands for wards in memory of wife

A Downham family has raised more than £3,400 to be shared between two hospital wards which looked after their relative.

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Rotary Club of King's Lynn crocus planting for the Purple4Polio campaign. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Greenfingered Rotarians paint King’s Lynn purple for polio

Greenfingered members of the Rotary Club of King’s Lynn have planted thousands of purple crocus corms to support the Rotary Foundation’s PolioPlus program.

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Radiographers share tricks of the trade

Radiographers share tricks of the trade

Students were given an x-cellent introduction into the world of radiography by staff at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital to celebrate World Radiography Day.

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