Abbie Panks

A King’s Lynn shopping centre manager is to leave her role after seven years.

During her time as Vancouver Quarter centre manager, Abbie Panks launched a programme of events and activities for the community which have proved to be popular.

She was also instrumental in Lynn’s BID process which is now heading into its third year.

Miss Panks said: “I have loved my time in King’s Lynn. As my home town it’s particularly great to see how partnership working across the town has increased significantly over the years.

“I’m a firm believer that by working together we can achieve a lot more for the town.”

She added: “I’m not disappearing entirely, I’m especially looking forward to continuing working with the Festival Too team on creating another fantastic festival.”

Miss Panks is to take up a new role with as centre manager of The Arc in Bury St Edmunds.