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The Linnets have issued a brief statement this evening stating that the next two National League fixtures WILL go ahead as scheduled. A fuller statement will be released later in the week.  

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160 fines for breaching lockdown at the Weekend in Norfolk

160 fines for breaching lockdown at the Weekend in Norfolk

As the sun shone over the weekend visitors to Norfolk’s coastal areas attracted unwanted visitors.  A large number of people who travelled to Wells & Hunstanton were given fixed penalty notices. in total 160 people were fined for breaching lockdown rules not only...

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Big chocolatey smiles!

Big chocolatey smiles!

This year's Easter Egg appeal hopes to help brighten up lockdown for many families in West Norfolk. Radio West Norfolk and Your Local Paper will be collecting very soon and to get involved you can simply buy an extra Easter egg with your shopping and leave it at one...

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Captain Kerr

Captain Kerr

LEWIS Kerr has completed his return to King’s Lynn by triggering a fresh two year deal. Kerr has also been confirmed as skipper, the role he was lined up for in 2020 before the season was cancelled. “The four meetings I did last year went incredibly well," said Kerr....

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How about a new road between A10 & A47?

How about a new road between A10 & A47?

Highway improvements big and small are on the agenda for the Norfolk County Council’s Cabinet on Monday, 8 March, as members are set to approve a £42m programme of maintenance, 113 small locally important highway schemes costing £715,000 and improvement schemes...

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The South Lynn Sharing Table

The South Lynn Sharing Table

Something special is happening in South Lynn right now.  Sally Beadle also known as Crazy Bananas the Clown put out an old computer table as rubbish but it soon became something very different.  Overnight tins appeared, then tomatoes and onions, then followed a sign...

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£10,000 worth of damage caused by fire

£10,000 worth of damage caused by fire

Police are appealing for information after an arson attack in Wiggenhall St Germans, King’s Lynn. The incident took place on Monday 22 February 2021, between 6:30pm – 7:30pm, when a wooden shed was set alight. The shed was housed at the bottom of the Leonard Towler...

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Work experience scheme for youngsters

Work experience scheme for youngsters

Scotty’s Little Soldiers is involved with the government’s Kickstart scheme which provides young people with the opportunity to gain work experience. The growing King’s Lynn based charity, which supports bereaved Forces children, is encouraging young adults to take...

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Rapid-result testing in West Norfolk

Rapid-result testing in West Norfolk

Rapid-result testing is to continue to be offered for symptom free residents at sites across west Norfolk. Taking part in this type of testing can help stop the spread early, which could help reduce the number of cases that are being seen in west Norfolk.  One in...

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Donation Scheme for Linnets

Donation Scheme for Linnets

The owner of King's Lynn Town FC has said that they are going to have to draw down the shutters at the end of this month due to the difficult financial position they are in. Stephen Cleeve said they would need to take on a loan of half a million pounds to get through...

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Dangerous Driver, Outwell

Dangerous Driver, Outwell

Police are appealing for information after a rental van was seen driving dangerously in Wisbech on Tuesday last week (16 February 2021). The incident happened between 6:30 – 6:40am, on the A1122 at Outwell, when a silver VW Crafter van followed an ambulance traveling...

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A budget for recovery

A budget for recovery

A budget for recovery has been agreed by Norfolk County Council to support communities, the economy, and the environment. A £439 million net revenue budget, a £102 million boost for roads and infrastructure, and a 3.99 percent Council Tax rise have been agreed, at...

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The Mayors Awards – Hunstanton

The Mayors Awards – Hunstanton

Hunstanton Town Council needs your help with the Mayor's Awards – who deserves to be Neighbour of the Year, Carer of the Year or Business of the Year? In one hundred words or less let them know who and why you're nominating.  Make sure you mention the award you want...

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Oustanding Achievement at CWA

Oustanding Achievement at CWA

CWA apprentice Stewart Nimmo has been awarded the COVID-19 Response Special Recognition Award for work he has completed at his workplace and within the wider community throughout the pandemic. Stewart is undertaking a Level 5 Management Apprenticeship at CWA, while...

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Let’s not forget the Showmen

Let’s not forget the Showmen

For the last 800 plus years the Mart has filled the Tuesday Market with so much fun and colour,  this year it wasn't to be. Jak Ropa Ents created this virtual display on Saturday Night to ensure the showmen and the industry of Entertainment is not forgotten. Thanks to...

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King’s Lynn Town FC

King’s Lynn Town FC

The club has the following update for it’s supporters following last evening’s announcement from the National League that the season is to continue after a majority of clubs voted against a proposal to end the season in light of the ongoing consequences caused...

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Symptom-free rapid-result testing continues in west Norfolk

Symptom-free rapid-result testing continues in west Norfolk

Taking part in this type of testing can help stop the spread early, which could help reduce the number of cases that are being seen in west Norfolk.  One in every three people who have coronavirus may show no symptoms.  This is a quick-and-easy way to identify where...

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Appeal from the Norfolk Coroner’s Service

Appeal from the Norfolk Coroner’s Service

The Norfolk Coroner's Service is trying to trace the next-of-kin of Mr. Bernard Humphreys, aged 63, who resided at Dereham, and died on 3 February 2021. There were no suspicious circumstances that led to his death. Despite carrying out extensive enquiries, no...

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Take the train to Hunstanton?

Take the train to Hunstanton?

Do you remember trips to Hunstanton by train?  The line first opened in 1862 and it was a major part of Sunny Hunny becoming a seaside resort.  The service between the two towns eventually closed in May 1969, but now an online petition to reinstate the line between...

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Getting Back on Your Feet

Getting Back on Your Feet

"Getting Back on Your Feet" is a new book written by Danny Bailey, 12, from Heacham when he was just eight years old. At that time it had been just over two years after his dad passed away. Danny didn't believe that he could ever feel really happy again, so when he...

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Pay attention class!

Pay attention class!

Upwell Academy have done something very special for their pupils during Lockdown.  They have one of these bears for each and every pupil, to keep them company until they are all back together.

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