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Green leader wants a ‘fresh approach to local politics’

National Green Party co-leader Adrian Ramsay visited Lynn to support the West Norfolk branch’s campaigning.On Good Friday, he met with Green candidates and spoke with residents ahead of next month’s elections.The party currently holds a single seat on the West Norfolk Council, with Michael de Whalley representing the Grimston ward since 2019.Vicky Fairweather, Claire Archer, Rob Archer, Green Party leader Adrian Ramsay, and Michael deWhalleyHe is campaigning to retain the

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37-year-old who ‘spiralled out of control’ burgled store, stole from supermarket and carried drugs

A 37-year-old who "spiralled out of control" following a split from his partner proceeded to steal, burgle and carry drugs during a spree of offences.West Norfolk man Christopher Hewitt, of no fixed abode, appeared at Lynn Magistrates' Court last Thursday.He was sentenced for a series of offences he had previously pleaded guilty to, while also admitting to further crimes committed in the time between his last appearance in court.Christopher Hewitt

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Students grill councillors in question time

A Lynn secondary school has hosted a question time event for its sixth formers who got the chance to grill five politicians.A total of 250 Year 13 students from Springwood High School took part in the event, which is the sixth ever hosted by the school.Councillors in attendance included the Green Party’s Michael de Whalley, Labour’s Peter Smith, Liberal Democrat Rob Colwell and Conservatives Phil Trask and Graham Middleton.The full

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Cadet group is flying high while new members enrol at ceremony

A busy start to the month saw three air cadets get the chance to take part in their first gliding experience.New cadets have also been enrolled at Lynn’s 42F Squadron’s young squad, and two others were rewarded in a ceremony that took place on Monday, April 3.On Sunday, April 2, the three cadets travelled to RAF Syerston, near Newark, to experience gliding for the first time.Gliding winch (63461453)Flt Sgt Dowen

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Bikers spread Easter cheer for children in hospital

A group of bikers decided to spread some Easter cheer on Sunday by delivering treats to children staying in hospital.The Freewheel Cruise Riders Association is a family-based motorbike club which regularly meets and gives back to the community.Social secretary Steven Webb came up with the idea of delivering Easter eggs, toys and colouring books to children staying in Lynn's Queen Elizabeth hospital over the Easter period.Members of the Freewheel Cruise

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23-year-old avoids football ban after role in confrontation with 20 opposition supporters

A 23-year-old was spared a football ban after his role in a confrontation with 20 opposition supporters.Corin Roberts appeared at Lynn Magistrates' Court on Thursday charged with drunk and disorderly behaviour in a public place.This offence was alleged to have been committed on February 11 following a match between King's Lynn Town and Chester FC, who Roberts supports. He pleaded guilty.Corin Roberts pleaded guilty to drunk and disorderly behaviour in

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Man broke door, shattered glass and smashed partner’s phone after argument

A man damaged a door, shattered glass and smashed his partner's phone after an argument about his drinking.Samuel Bone, 38, of Beechan Drive in Fairstead, appeared at Lynn's Magistrates' Court on Thursday charged with three counts of damage to property valued under £5,000.Crown prosecutor Jessica Pratt-Vivian said the offences, all of which Bone pleaded guilty to, were part of a "domestic incident" on August 8 last year.Samuel Bone appeared at

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Part of town centre street cordoned off after sinkhole appears

A section of a town centre street has been cordoned off after a sinkhole appeared yesterday.Part of King Street in Lynn collapsed on Saturday, which police have since taped off to alert motorists to it.The sinkhole, which is close to St George's Guildhall, still had a cordon around it this afternoon.Sinkhole on King Street in King's LynnThe sinkhole has appeared close to St George's Guildhall in LynnA resident posted about

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