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Ofsted: Urgent improvements needed to teaching of maths

A West Norfolk primary school has been criticised after Ofsted inspectors found weaknesses in teaching and leadership. Wormegay Primary School has been rated as “requires...

Saturday date for St Winnold’s

Next month’s traditional St Winnold’s Parade in Downham Market will be held on a Saturday to enable more residents to enjoy the celebrations. The parade...

Take care on flooded road

Drivers are being warned not to ignore road closed signs  as water levels have risen across the wash road at Welney this week. Drivers travelling...

An historic tradition

A time honoured tradition dating back hundreds of years was celebrated in Castle Rising. Residents of the village’s Trinity Hospital almshouses wore their ceremonial scarlet...

Can you help town to bloom?

Volunteers are being sought to help Downham Market maintain its success in the annual Anglia in Bloom competition.  The town has won a Gold Award...

Householders set for 3.99 per cent council tax increase

West Norfolk residents face a 3.99 per cent increase in council tax after Norfolk County Council agreed its budget. At a full Norfolk County...

Your Local Business

Double celebrations as new restaurant opens

The owner of a popular Downham Market restaurant has branched out and opened a second premises in King’s Lynn. Downham Tandoori, at High Street, opened...

Downham firm wins award for arboriculture

Downham Market landscaping and arboriculture company CGM Group, has won the ProLandscaper Business Award for best arboriculture company. CGM Group was praised for its...

Slimming groups meet Chatty Man

A pair of Slimming World consultants from West Norfolk celebrated their groups’ successes by meeting chat show host and comedian Alan Carr. Tina Rust, who...

Garage marks 25 years with its loyal customers

A West Norfolk couple are celebrating 25 years of business success with a special party for all the customers they’ve kept since they first...

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Latest Sport

COMPETITION: Chance to enjoy live show still available

Time is running out. But the clock is still ticking for anyone who wants to be in the crowd for an evening of football chat,...

Stoppage time strike stuns the Linnets

FOOTBALL: Simon Grand’s goal deep into second-half stoppage time saw Chester steal of all three points with a 3-2 win over King’s Lynn Town...

Snettisham open 15-point gap with 15-0 demolition

FOOTBALL: Fifteen proved to be a lucky number for RB Trucks North West Norfolk League leaders Snettisham on Saturday. Danny Jezeph took his season’s tally...

Throwers make most of coaching workshop

ATHLETICS: Despite the storms over the weekend West Norfolk AC still went ahead with a throws workshop at Lynnsport for discus, shot putters and...

Kerr is new captain

SPEEDWAY: Lewis Kerr will captain the 2020 King’s Lynn Stars, writes Robin Allen.  Kerr, 29, has been a club asset since 2010 – when he...

Novices impress in Stanley Cup

ROWING: Two novice crews from West Norfolk Rowing Club battled it out with crews from Isle of Ely and St Neots over a three-event...