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MP to take on London Marathon once more for three charities

MP James Wild is set to run the London Marathon again this year for three causes in the West Norfolk area.Despite saying he would not do it again after completing it last year, the North West Norfolk MP has decided to run the race on Sunday, October 2.His race will support the Pandora Project, West Norfolk Deaf Association and West Norfolk Befriending.North West Norfolk MP James Wild is running the […]

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‘We were fighting so many stereotypes’: Lynn Ladies on challenges facing female footballers

“Football is football. It’s not women’s and men’s football, it’s just football.”That was the main message the King’s Lynn Town Ladies team wanted to get across when I visited them at training. With the Lionesses taking home the trophy at the Euros, how are our Lynn Ladies getting on?Captain Jodie Hopkins and vice captain Fran Peeling have told the Lynn News what they think about the rise in popularity of […]

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Two motorcyclists taken to hospital after A149 crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after two motorcyclists were taken to hospital following a crash with a car in Lynn at the weekend.Emergency services were called to the A149 close to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Saturday at 2.15pm, after reports of a three-vehicle collision involving two motorbikes and a car.The two motorcyclists were taken to the QEH for treatment, while a third person was treated at the scene.The crash […]

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Three men who stole alcohol worth £5k from shop jailed

Three men who stole alcohol worth almost £5,000 from a Lynn supermarket during a spate of thefts across the region have been jailed.Ionut Preda, 21, Alin Chica, 22, and Marian Ionite, 26, all from London, were sentenced on Friday over multiple thefts from stores in Lynn, Norwich and Ipswich.More than £8,000 worth of alcohol was taken between Saturday, March 12 and Wednesday, August 10 - when police were called to […]

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Open day at library for new business starters

An open day is being held on Thursday, September 15 from 11am until 2pm for those who are looking to start a business in West Norfolk.The Business and Intellectual Property Centre (BIPC) has a support hub set up in the main library in Lynn for aspiring entrepreneurs.People who attend will be able to talk to a range of business advisors and start-up experts, plus access the library's range of business […]

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Thunderstorm warning extended in West Norfolk

West Norfolk is set to experience unsettled weather this week as a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms has been extended.The warning was in place for most of the UK yesterday and today, but now includes tomorrow for places in southern England, including Norfolk.The Met Office has warned of the potential for frequent lightning, large hail and flash flooding impacts from rainfall, which could see 50mm fall in a two or […]

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Pride’s return to town set to be ‘bigger, better and more inclusive’

Love, unity and protest is the theme of this year’s King’s Lynn and West Norfolk Pride, which is set to draw big crowds this weekend.Organisers say this Saturday’s event, which coincides with the 50th anniversary of Pride in the UK, looks like it will be ‘bigger, better and even more inclusive’ this year.With the help of Brighton drag queen Flynn, who will be signing and interpreting at both the Tuesday […]

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Several crews called to building fire on industrial estate

Firefighters were called to a commercial building blaze on Saddlebow's industrial estate late last night.Eight crews responded to reports of the fire on Poplar Avenue, which they were alerted to at 11.08pm.It took a number of hours for the blaze to be controlled, with it finally extinguished by 3am this morning.Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service attended a commercial building fire in Poplar Avenue in Lynn. Picture: Google MapsCrews from Lynn, […]

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Youngsters introduced to the works of William Shakespeare

Throughout the summer, Shakespeare-inspired activities are taking place in Lynn to engage young people and their families.Hosted by Stories of Lynn and Norfolk Museums Service, with support from West Norfolk Council, there is an exciting programme of events inspired by the Bard.Rachael Williams, learning and engagement officer at Stories of Lynn, said: "We’ve come up with exciting activities as a way of introducing young people and their families to the […]

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