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West Norfolk runners to take on London Marathon for The Norfolk Hospice

This Sunday, seven West Norfolk runners are set to take on the challenge of running the 38th London Marathon to raise funds for The Norfolk Hospice.

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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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Consultation over plans for new power station on the outskirts of King’s Lynn

A consultation over plans to build a new power station in Lynn is taking place on Monday.

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

West Norfolk Council to ‘develop further plans’ to help homeless

Council chiefs have said further plans are to be developed over the coming months to help homeless people in West Norfolk.

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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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Ofsted says teaching is ‘much better’ at King’s Lynn Academy

Teaching at a West Norfolk secondary school is “much better than it was,” according to an Ofsted monitoring report.

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Greyfriars Art Space Members Celebrate 10 years Exhibition at the St James Street venue King's Lynn'Artists LtoR, Thelma Chambers with her work, Nasturtiums, Pansies, Violet, along with Karen Creed holding her work Spring Bouquet made from plastic family knitting needles and a Recycled Plastic Wall Hanging.

King’s Lynn art gallery faces closure over the sale of building

Fundraisers are calling on the community to support a campaign to save a Lynn art gallery from closure by raising £150,000 to buy the building.

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Trish Betts from Dersingham who is running in the London Marathon IAO the Alzheimer's Society.

Dersingham woman gets set for London Marathon in support of her mum

A woman from Dersingham is set to take on her first marathon this weekend for a cause which affects her mum.

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

Boundary proposals for West Norfolk are ‘disappointing’, say councillors

Following news that all but four of West Norfolk’s wards are set to change following a boundary review, councillors have spoken of their disappointment in the Boundary Commission’s recommendations.

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Barclays Bank is closing on July 27 due to a reduction in counter transactions over recent years

Bank branch ‘used by 208 people’ axed in Swaffham

The Swaffham branch of Barclays Bank is closing this summer after officials claim only 208 customers exclusively use its service.

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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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Paws for Thought, April 20, 2018

This week’s animal in need of a new home is Dougie.

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King’s Lynn man jailed after admitting historic child sex offences

An 87-year-old man from Lynn has been handed an eight year prison sentence after admitting child sex offences dating back to the 1960s.

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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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Hunstanton Town Hall

Hunstanton residents invited to annual town meeting

Hunstanton’s annual town meeting will take place tonight.

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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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