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Lynn community scheme will be ‘Alive’ and kicking from October

The thriving King’s Lynn Community Football (KLCF) scheme will come under the umbrella of Alive West Norfolk from next month.From October 1, KLCF’s programmes will merge to become a part of Alive West Norfolk which will bring the resources and expertise of both teams together with a focus on developing sport and physical activity opportunities across West Norfolk.The new partnership will strengthen sport across the borough.Alive Lynnsport.. (34663055)KLCF – a […]

todaySeptember 23, 2021 5

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Poundstretcher announces plan to open new store in King’s Lynn next week

A leading discount retailer has announced plans to open a new store in Lynn next week.Poundstretcher says it will begin trading from premises in Broad Street, which are part of the Vancouver Quarter precinct, next Thursday, September 30.A grand opening ceremony, complete with entertainment and prize giveaways, is planned from 10am.Poundstretcher, seen here at the opening of its current Lynn store in 2018, is planning to unveil new premises in […]

todaySeptember 23, 2021 7

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What next for customers of failed energy firms?

Customers of two failed energy firms are being reassured that their supply will be unaffected and another supplier will be lined up for them.Energy firms Avro Energy and Green Supplier Limited had some 835,000 domestic gas and electricity customers when they became the latest firms to exit the market as rising prices forced them out.Regulator Ofgem is now reassuring those households that it will find all customers a new supplier […]

todaySeptember 22, 2021 1

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Coronavirus: Two more patient deaths confirmed at King’s Lynn hospital

Two more patients have died with coronavirus at Lynn's Queen Elizabeth Hospital, according to new data released this afternoon.Figures from NHS England show the total number of Covid-related deaths recorded at the Gayton Road site since the start of the pandemic now stands at 498.The daily update, which was issued a short time ago, showed the latest deaths occurred last Tuesday and Wednesday, September 14 and 15.Coronavirus newsThat means that […]

todaySeptember 22, 2021 1

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Car prices rising faster than earnings

Drivers trying to buy a new car face paying around £10,000 more than they did a decade ago.Alongside rising food and energy prices, the cost of owning and running a car, is also among the outgoings now placing significant pressure on household finances.The price of some of the UK's most popular vehicles is currently increasing up to three times faster than earnings.The price of cars is rising faster than wages, […]

todaySeptember 22, 2021 6

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North West Norfolk MP James Wild given Government role

The North West Norfolk MP, James Wild, has been given a new Government role this evening.Mr Wild has been appointed as Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to the new Conservative Party chairman, and Minister Without Portfolio, Oliver Dowden.In a tweet a short time ago he said he was delighted with the role and "to support efforts to level up across the country."The appointment has also been welcomed by the North West […]

todaySeptember 21, 2021 4

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Damaging ‘click and collect’ puppy buying at risk of becoming the norm

The pandemic trend for 'click and collect' puppy buying must be stopped insists The Kennel Club, which says lockdown habbits are at risk of reversing years of work done to change damaging puppy buying habits in the UK.Buying pets over the internet and social media could be an 'alarming legacy' of the last 18 months says the organisation, where buying animals virtually is at risk of becoming seen as the […]

todaySeptember 21, 2021 3

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King’s Lynn Town footballer due back in court

A suspended King's Lynn Town footballer is due back in court later today on drugs charges.Rory McAuley, 31, is listed to appear before Norwich Crown Court this afternoon, in a hearing which was originally scheduled to take place last month.McAuley, of George Fox Way, Norwich, was charged with conspiracy to supply a class A drug and possession of criminal property in May.Norwich Crown Court. (48375116)He was barred from all footballing […]

todaySeptember 21, 2021 8

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Firefighters tackle car blaze at retail park

Firefighters have been called to the scene of a car ablaze on the Hardwick Industrial Estate in King's Lynn this evening.Crews have been tackling the vehicle fire close to the set of traffic lights where Scania Way meets Hardwick Road, after the blaze was reported at about 6.45pm.An eyewitness said the sole occupant of the silver Mercedes escaped without being harmed.Car on fire on Hardwick Industrial Estate, King's LynnLanes around […]

todaySeptember 20, 2021 6