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Maire is one in £1.6 Million

Maire is one in £1.6 Million

Meet Marie Hayes MBE This young lady has been a leading light for the West Norfolk RSPCA having raised over one and a half million pounds for the Charity in the last 30 years!  To say she is an inspiration is an understatement.  Without her tireless fundraising and...

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Celebrations with Shakespeare’s Guildhall Trust

Celebrations with Shakespeare’s Guildhall Trust

Shakespeare's Guildhall Trust is planning an online spectacular to celebrate St George's Day and Shakespeare's birthday next Friday. The event has been filmed on location in King's Lynn and in St George's Guildhall over the last few weeks and will be available to view...

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Remembering HRH The Duke of Edinburgh in West Norfolk

Remembering HRH The Duke of Edinburgh in West Norfolk

Following the sad death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, the ceremonial funeral arrangements have been confirmed and local areas are confirming their arrangements for remembering HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. The Duke of Edinburgh’s Funeral will take place on...

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Pay your respects online, not in Sandringham

Norfolk, through the Royal Estate at Sandringham, has a close bond with royal tradition and history. However, in light of the continued COVID-19 public health rules and guidance, we are supporting the Royal Household in asking members of the public not to gather at...

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Visiting restrictions will be partially lifted

Visiting restrictions will be partially lifted

Visiting restrictions will be partially lifted at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn (QEH), allowing patients to receive one visitor per day, for one hour. The change comes into effect on Monday 12 April and will mean that patients will benefit from seeing their...

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Enjoy yourself safely, when lockdown eases on Monday

Enjoy yourself safely, when lockdown eases on Monday

Enjoy yourself safely and keep following the rules when shops, libraries, and other venues start to reopen from Monday. That’s the message from Norfolk County Council after the Government confirmed the next step of its roadmap out of lockdown can take place on 12th...

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Person hit by train

Person hit by train

A person has been hit by a train between Cambridge and Ely this morning (07/04/21) Greater Anglia says it happened during the early hours of the morning, and there have been no updates on the person's injuries. If you are traveling from King's Lynn a replacement bus...

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Snettisham, Bughlary

Snettisham, Bughlary

Police are appealing for information following a burglary at some stables in Snettisham. The property in Sedgeford Road was broken into between 5 pm on Thursday 1 April and 9.45 am on Friday 2 April. Approximately £15,000 worth of horse equipment was stolen. Anyone...

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The Bug Hotel – Destroyed

The Bug Hotel – Destroyed

Police are appealing for information after arson in a King’s Lynn park. A wooden bug hotel, which was built by members of the community, was set alight and destroyed between Thursday 1 April and Friday 2 April. Anyone who may have seen witnessed the incident, or...

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Appeal following fatal collision at Southgates, King’s Lynn

Appeal following fatal collision at Southgates, King’s Lynn

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision on the A148 after a man died. Officers were called just before 4am on Good Friday (2 April 2021) to reports that a grey Mazda MX-5 car had collided with an archway. The driver of the vehicle, a man in his 60s, was...

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Incident near Stow Bardolph

Norfolk Fire Service has been attending an incident on the A10 near Stow Bardolph.  Appliances from Lynn and Downham along with police and ambulance crews are on the scene and the main road is currently closed towards King's Lynn. (Last update 12pm) This follows an...

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London Road Closed

London Road Closed

  Emergency Services were called to the Southgates Roundabout in King’s Lynn just before 4 am today after a road traffic collision on London Road. Norfolk fire service released one casualty from the vehicle using enhanced Hydraulic Equipment. Police have closed...

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£10,000 is the fine

£10,000 is the fine

  Police are warning anyone planning an illegal rave that they risk being fined £10,000. It comes after officers received information about a potential event happening over the Easter bank holiday weekend. With cases of Coronavirus still present in Norfolk and...

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The Show Must Go on

The Show Must Go on

  The Alive Corn Exchange has been awarded £124,000 from the second round Government’s Culture Recovery Fund and is one of 2,700 cultural and creative organisations across the country to benefit from the latest round of awards, from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery...

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Easter Eggs, the perfect medicine

Easter Eggs, the perfect medicine

  Today Si dropped off the final batch of Easter Eggs and this time the lucky receivers were the boys & girls, staff, and elderly patients at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (who also had some other good news today) The Radio West Norfolk and Your Local Paper...

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The Results are amoung the best in the East of England

The Results are amoung the best in the East of England

Great news for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and its wonderful staff today Medical staff at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn (QEH) are happier and more engaged, according to the results of its latest Medical Engagement Survey (MES). The results are among the...

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Avoid a £1000 fine, act NOW!

Avoid a £1000 fine, act NOW!

There has been a great response to Census 2021, but to avoid getting a knock at the door from a field officer – get on and fill in your census this Easter weekend. Millions of households across England and Wales have already made sure they count when it comes to...

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Easter Egg Appeal 2021

Easter Egg Appeal 2021

Thanks to everyone who donated to this year's Easter Egg Appeal, once again it has been so overwhelming, emotional, and fun!  Without your generosity, Si wouldn't have been able to help so many community groups and charities yesterday. Si (check out his hair below!!)...

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Explore a Book

Explore a Book

The Bench Trial around King's Lynn has arrived!  Back in February, the Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk invited young residents to design a bench. The idea was to explore your thoughts about our area, think about its history, and use your imagination...

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The clock is ticking on grant support for local businesses West Norfolk businesses are being reminded to apply for Covid-19 support grants available from the borough council as some of the grants will soon close. Nearly £60M has been paid out in west Norfolk since...

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