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Month: September 2021

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Detectives bring church to book

Church 'detectives' have been leaving no stone unturned in an ecclesiastical inventory of a West Norfolk church.These eagle-eyed 'detectives', otherwise known as King's Lynn Church Recorders, have spent the past two years compiling a fascinating and detailed record of the furnishings found inside St Faith's Church at Gaywood.Now the results of their findings, including two "star treasures" have been put together in a bound volume due to be officially presented […]

todaySeptember 30, 2021 3

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‘We shouldn’t even have food banks’ working people lining up for food parcels

Ten years on from the opening of the Lynn foodbank and the organisation is busier than ever.Pandemic job loss and cuts to Universal Credit, means many West Norfolk residents have resorted to charity to put food on the table.The Lynn food bank reached a 10-year milestone last week with organiser Helen Gilbert saying “my aim is to close food banks, we shouldn’t have to use them in this country.”The Food […]

todaySeptember 30, 2021

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£500m winter fund is an ‘admission’ current support isn’t enough, say charities

Households struggling to meet the costs of food, heating and clothes this winter will be able to ask for money from a £500 million government fund.But today's launch of the Household Support Fund - announced on the same day as the furlough scheme ends and as Universal Credit payments lose the £20 uplift - has been criticised by charities who say it is an 'admission' by ministers that the country's […]

todaySeptember 30, 2021 3

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Salvation Army set to make history with VIP guest

History will be made at the Salvation Army church in Snettisham when the church and charity welcomes its international leaders to the West Norfolk village.General Brian Peddle and his wife commisioner Rosalie Peddle have responsibility for the Salvation Army's work in 132 countries across the world.In October they will join sergeant major Alison Kirby and other church members in marking the 125th anniversary of the corps (church) in Snettisham. The […]

todaySeptember 30, 2021 6

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Could problems at the pumps speed-up our switch to electric cars?

An electric car leasing company says sales and interest in greener vehicles is intensifying and is being accelerated by this week's panic buying at petrol pumps.Electric vehicle experts Lease Electric Car says more drivers are now considering alternative fuel sources, amid the chaos at petrol stations and a rise in fuel prices, and orders for September are up more than 200% compared to this time last year.Motorists have been swamping […]

todaySeptember 29, 2021 1