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Month: December 2020

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Historic Lynn hotel offers its premises to be used as a Covid-19 vaccination station

Lynn's historic Bank House Hotel has offered to act as a Covid-19 vaccination station to speed up the process of distributing the vaccine as quickly as possible.The hotel on King's Staithe Square, run by Michael Baldwin, is currently unable to operate under Tier 4 restrictions, but is covid secure, well located, and ready to help in the fight against coronavirus.Michael Baldwin said: "This has been a truly awful year for […]

todayDecember 31, 2020 17

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West Norfolk wildlife photographer creates calendar to raise funds for Lynn’s hospital

Local wildlife photographer Julie Smart, of Grimston, has created a calendar using pictures of landscapes and wildlife she has photographed locally, to raise money for the COVID-19 Fund at Lynn's Queen Elizabeth Hospital.The calendar, which is available for sale at Moores Farm Shop, Elsegoods Family Butchers in Pott Row, and on social media, has so far raised £400 for the cause, with a total of 125 calendars sold.The money raised […]

todayDecember 31, 2020 21

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Painful decision to cancel Christmas, says Church in the Woottons

Clergy at a church in Lynn have spoken of their sadness after Christmas services were called off at the last minute.The Bishop of Norwich had written to parishes saying that he left it up to them as to whether they went ahead with services after the decision was made to put the county into Tier 4.Worship is permitted even in Tier 4 but only under strict guidelines.St Mary's Church in […]

todayDecember 31, 2020 10

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Town centre Christmas window competition winners announced

The winners of Discover King’s Lynn’s Christmas window decoration competition have been chosen.Town centre businesses were encouraged to get creative over the festive period ahead of the announcement on December 23.Pictured below is the overall competition winner Jaine’s Giftbox, with the High Street business' display proving very eye-catching indeed.Jaine's Gift Box won the Christmas Window Competition with this display captured by photographer Paul MarshRH Fayers and Son Funeral Directors, and […]

todayDecember 31, 2020 26

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Rethink urged after King’s Lynn bid for Government High Street cash rejected

Plans for the regeneration of Lynn have suffered a major blow after the town missed out on a multi-million pound funding package this week.Council chiefs have admitted they are “extremely disappointed” not to have secured a share of the Government’s Future High Streets Fund, though they stress that other opportunities remain open.But one opposition figure has branded the announcement “disastrous” and called for a complete rethink of officials’ approach to […]

todayDecember 31, 2020 9

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King’s Lynn charity founder awarded British Empire Medal in New Year’s Honours

The founder of Scotty’s Little Soldiers has been honoured in the New Year’s Honours List.Nikki Scott-Howlin has been given a British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to charity in the awards, which have been published this evening.Nikki, from Lynn, founded the charity 10 years ago after the death of her husband Lee while on active service in Afghanistan.Nikki ScottThe charity, which is based on the North Lynn Industrial Estate, works […]

todayDecember 30, 2020 8

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‘We feel very privileged’: First residents vaccinated at Lynn hospital

Two residents have spoken about feeling "privileged" after they were the first to receive the Covid-19 vaccination at Lynn's hospital today.Mavis and Ronald Cleaver were the first patients to receive vaccinations at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital this morning.Mavis said: “We feel very privileged, it has been a difficult year for everybody and it feels wonderful to be here.”Ronald Cleaver receives the vaccine at Lynn's hospital. Picture: QEHDr April Brown, chief […]

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