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Monday, August 15, 2022

Spring clean at Plantation Wood

VOLUNTEERS are being encouraged to roll up their sleeves and take part in a community clean-up at Plantation Wood in King’s Lynn. The event on...

Film crew in town to shoot Mega Shippers

A film crew from television series Mega Shippers was in Lynn last week to record the unloading of an enormous 312-tonne gas turbine. The crew...

More helpers needed at new night shelter

More volunteers are needed to help at the new night shelter for homeless people in King’s Lynn.  The opening few weeks of the pioneering project...

Family heartbroken after brave Jac dies

Tributes have poured in for a five-year-old boy who has died after a brave battle with cancer. Jac Coffey, of Gaywood, was diagnosed with a...

Minister urged to make QEH an exception

A call for King’s Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital to be placed on the government’s immediate list for rebuild has been backed by Norfolk county...

Philip’s winning charity challenge

A West Norfolk man’s new fitness  journey has seen him swim and row the distance of the English Channel. Philip Dodds, who joined the gym...

Wildlife reserve is ready for visitors

A much anticipated wildlife reserve for endangered species is set to open in Watlington on Monday. Watatunga Wildlife Reserve is taking online bookings for guided...

Start date for major Hunny project

Work is expected to start next month on a £1.3m project to regenerate part of Hunstanton. Contractors Blakedown Environment and Leisure have been appointed to...

Revving up for 1960s Mods and Rockers

The summer programme of free entertainment in King’s Lynn continues on Sunday with a colourful Mods and Rockers event. The town’s Tuesday Market Place is set to play host to all manner of gleaming machines from the iconic 1960s and early 70s. Vespas, Lambrettas, Harleys and Triumph motorbikes and scooters, which were typical of the era, are due to be on display from 11am to 3pm along with other pride and joy machines. The event, organised by the Vancouver Quarter on behalf of West Norfolk Council, has been one of the town’s summer attractions for the past three years. Visitors will also be able to listen to music by local bands which will include The Extons and The Happy Jaxs. The following weekend of August 12 and 13 will see Folk in the Town.

Building for the future at college

Construction students from across the country showed the skills of their trades in a competition at the College of West Anglia in King’s Lynn. The...