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Bin and traffic fears as King’s Lynn councillors examine new housing bid

Fears around traffic and bin collections have been raised by councillors over a plan to bring hundreds of new homes to King’s Lynn.A new scheme for some 226 homes on the former College of West Anglia (CWA) playing fields – off Parkway, in Gaywood – has been submitted by West Norfolk Council to its own planning department.An earlier bid for some 379 homes on the site was scrapped after public […]

todayJanuary 21, 2022 2

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Coastline walking challenge takes in West Norfolk

Blue Wilson has set herself the challenge of walking the entire UK coastline in aid of two conservation charities.The intrepid woman from Selby has so far walked 386.87 miles in 26 days reaching North Shields above Newcastle and Fosdyke Bridge south of Boston.She is taking on this challenge in stages due to other commitments.Blue Wilson is walking the UK coastline and will be including King's Lynn and Snettisham on the […]

todayJanuary 20, 2022 1

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Historic Lynn event is back after 2021 postponement

Borough council officials confirmed Lynn’s Mart is going ahead this year, subject to Government guidance.The historic event is traditionally held in February and based on the Tuesday Market Place.However, last year it was cancelled due to Covid.Opening of the Lynn annual Mart 2020. Pictured King’s Lynn Mayor Geoff Hipperson.Cllr Graham Middleton, deputy leader and cabinet member for business, culture and heritage, said: “I’m delighted to see the historic Mart return […]

todayJanuary 20, 2022 4

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How to make King’s Lynn look better

Plans to improve a route connecting rail to river in Lynn have been unveiled (Rail to River – Vision King's Lynn (visionkingslynn.co.uk) - and the public are being invited to help to shape the artwork on the route.The rail to river proposals have been informed by previous consultation which revealed a desire for public realm improvements in the town.The proposals form part of the Public Realm business case which is […]

todayJanuary 20, 2022 4

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Four held after shop theft operation

Police in Lynn say they have made several arrests, and recovered thousands of pounds worth of stock, during an operation targeting shop thefts.Details were released in a post on the King's Lynn Police Twitter feed last night.It said: "4 adults arrested and over £2500 worth of stock returned to town centre stores whilst out and about on our current Priority Policing area."Some of the stock recovered during an operation by […]

todayJanuary 20, 2022 1

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Police patrol the streets after ‘youths’ cause disruption to bus service

Youths "will be spoken to" after anti-social behaviour on buses, including pressing the external stop button.Lynn police have posted to Twitter following reports of "anti-social" behaviour on Lynx buses in Fairstead.The tweet said: "We have been out and about this week working with lynx buses to address youths causing issues to the buses on the Fairstead estate."Lynx Bus service in King's Lynn. (52757397)A police statement said: "Officers conducting patrols at […]

todayJanuary 19, 2022

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Video: The long and short of why there’s a huge crane in Lynn town centre

King’s Lynn town centre residents may have noticed a huge crane and building work at the borough council offices at King’s Court.Works are continuing into next month as part of a multi-million pound green grant funded project.These will provide air source heat pumps at King’s Court.[embedded content]King's Court crane.A borough council spokesperson said: "Works to instal air source heat pumps at King’s Court are scheduled to complete in February."This work […]

todayJanuary 19, 2022 6

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Coronavirus: Sixth January death reported at King’s Lynn hospital

Another patient has died with coronavirus at Lynn's Queen Elizabeth Hospital.New figures from NHS England, released today, showed the latest fatality was recorded last Friday, January 14.The case takes the total death toll at the Gayton Road site since the start of the pandemic to 537, including six so far this month.King's Lynn's Queen Elizabeth Hospital (47772789)Latest infection data, for the seven days to Monday of this week, showed there […]

todayJanuary 19, 2022 2

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Council panel to consider 6am alcohol sale bid from King’s Lynn shop

Proposals to allow a Lynn shop to sell alcohol from 6am every day are set to be examined next week.A borough council panel is due to consider an application to vary the existing premises licence for the Shop 'n' Go site in London Road.But objectors fear the change could be a "nightmare" for nearby residents.King's Court, Borough Council of West Norfolk.. (49703902)The shop was given a sales licence for the […]

todayJanuary 19, 2022 2

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