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Month: November 2020

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Lynn businessman gives his backing to campaign for new skatepark

A Lynn businessman has leant his support to the campaign to establish an outdoor skatepark in the town.And Joe Warren is calling on other firms and individuals to get behind the proposal and encourage West Norfolk Council to back the project.As previously reported in the Lynn News, a petition is running on the website calling for the council to consider a facility - possibly in The Walks.A campaign to […]

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Coronavirus: Eight more deaths recorded at King’s Lynn hospital

New figures have revealed a sharp rise in the number of coronavirus-related deaths recorded at Lynn's Queen Elizabeth Hospital.Eight fatalities were recorded in as many days up to last Thursday, according to data from NHS England.That means the total number of deaths among patients who have tested positive for the infection at the hospital since the pandemic began now stands at 172.The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn.. (42559685)The figures […]

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Freebridge loans computer tablets to keep tenants in touch with loved ones

Freebridge Community Housing is to make free loans of computer tablets to help keep tenants in touch with family and friends.The social housing provider, which manages about 7,000 homes in West Norfolk, will deliver and collect the pre-booked tablets and offer guidance on making video calls.Freebridge says many tenants are still self-isolating and this project can keep them connected with their loved ones. It's aimed at people within sheltered housing […]

todayNovember 30, 2020 11

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Lynn guide dog Yazmin a face of national charity’s advent calendar

A Lynn guide dog is being featured in an online advent calendar for a national charity.Yazmin, who assists local Guide Dogs group chairman Gill Southgate, is part of the initiative hoping to fund 12 new guide dogs.From tomorrow (Tuesday) until December 12, the charity will showcase one dog per day on the 12 Guide Dogs of Christmas Advent Calendar.Yazmin is scheduled to feature on December 6. Pam White, fundraising manager […]

todayNovember 30, 2020 16

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Longer trains accompany new timetable for King’s Lynn, Downham and Watlington line

Rail passengers using the Fen Line between Lynn and Cambridge are being urged to check the updated winter timetable operational from Sunday, December 13, before they travel.Great Northern will be doubling the length of trains to eight carriages following the completion of the £29m upgrade to the line, which runs through Watlington and Downham.This much-anticipated improvement, delivered in collaboration with Network Rail, will create more space and help passengers socially […]

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‘I never contemplated retirement.’ King’s Lynn Town talisman Michael Gash relishes return

King’s Lynn Town’s Michael Gash says retirement never entered his mind as he made a welcome return to first-team action at the weekend.The forward was a late substitute in the Linnets’ FA Cup defeat to Portsmouth yesterday, as he continues his recovery from the illness that has seen him sidelined for the entire campaign so far.And he said it was “fantastic” to get back on the field at Fratton Park.Michael […]

todayNovember 29, 2020 46

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Fundraising calendar to highlight need for better bladder care

A Lynn woman was inspired to create a fundraising calendar to help raise awareness after years of chronic pain and an eventual diagnosis led to her having a catheter fitted.Tayla Collison, 27, finally received the diagnosis of interstitial cystitis earlier this year, after suffering for four years and struggling to get answers from doctors.She said: "I have suffered with chronic pain since the age of 14. I struggled to get […]

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West Norfolk school’s award from British Council for ‘fantastic’ international work

Lynn's Springwood High School in King’s Lynn has been honoured for its efforts to bring the whole world to Norfolk through teaching, after winning a British Council International School Award for the third time.The British Council is a government-supported organisation which seeks to promote international cultural and educational opportunities, and for the last 20 years it has given out International School Awards to establishments that make a particular effort to […]

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