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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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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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Hunstanton Town Hall

Hunstanton residents invited to annual town meeting

Hunstanton’s annual town meeting will take place tonight.

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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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Hunstanton Mayor Adrian Winnington and Mayoress Catherine Winnington with the recipient of the Young Person Award Hannah Burton and Town Clerk Jan Roomes.

Hunstanton mayor reflects on civic year

Some of Hunstanton’s community stalwarts were recognised with awards during mayor Adrian Winnington’s reception at the town hall on Friday.

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Old Hunstanton home proposal approved after appeal

A government inspector has overturned the refusal of planning permission for a replacement house in Old Hunstanton.

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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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Launch of West Norfolk Wins Lottery at the Council Chamber''West Norfolk Mayor Carol Bower and Cllr Elizabeth Nockolds

Tickets go on sale for new West Norfolk lottery

Officials behind West Norfolk’s new community lottery have hailed the response from good causes as tickets went on sale.

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Council plan to invest in Norfolk's future.

West Norfolk area panel idea rejected by county councillors

A proposal to establish a dedicated area committee for West Norfolk has been voted down by county councillors.

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Council leader Brian Long

Fairstead surgery dialogue is ‘still ongoing’ says council leader

Discussions regarding a new GP surgery on the Fairstead estate are “ongoing”, the leader of West Norfolk Council has said.

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Works in the car park will start next week

£10.4 million road repair programme to start in Syderstone

A £10.4 million programme of resurfacing works designed to prevent the development of pot holes is set to begin in West Norfolk later this week.

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

West Norfolk parishes to pay if election called but not held

Parish councils in West Norfolk could have to pay the costs of organising elections, even if nobody contests them, under plans to be considered next week.

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Swaffham Mayor's civic reception,

Mayors assemble for civic reception in Swaffham

Community leaders from across the region gathered in Swaffham on Saturday night for a civic reception to celebrate the year in office of town mayor Jill Skinner.

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Work underway in Hunstanton as part of the Hunstanton Heritage Gardens Project, with the Butterfly Shelters

Hunstanton butterfly shelters to shut for roof repairs

Zinc roofing on Hunstanton’s newly-refurbished butterfly shelters is set to be replaced because of discolouration.

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A new road layout is to be trialled in a bid to reduce congestion on Lynn's London Road

One in, two out, as King’s Lynn road layout trial announced

A new layout is to be trialled on one of Lynn’s busiest roads in a bid to tackle long-standing congestion problems, officials have announced today.

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Swaffham.

Swaffham sausage goes digital in new project supporting independent traders

A century-old sausage recipe is going digital this week as part of a new initiative to support independent traders in Swaffham.

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Former West Norfolk Council leader Nick Daubney has been nominated as the borough's new mayor

Former council leader nominated as West Norfolk’s next mayor

Former West Norfolk Council leader Nick Daubney has been nominated to serve as the borough’s mayor for the forthcoming municipal year.

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Bins like this are being offered at a discounted rate in a new composting initiative

Compost call to West Norfolk residents

People in West Norfolk are being urged to get composting during the spring and summer.

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Fly tipped waste at Stow Barn Road in Bexwell. Photo: SUBMITTED.

Fly-tipped waste spotted in West Norfolk as new charges implemented

As new charges have come into effect for the disposal of DIY waste in the county, a number of fly-tipping incidents have been recorded in West Norfolk.

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Planning Applications

Plans to turn old factory in Downham Market into dwellings

A redundant factory unit in Downham could be demolished to make way for eight homes if plans are given the go ahead.

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