Latest Downham Market news stories

Downham Market lollipop lady Valerie Martin celebrated her 80th birthday at the weekend. Also pictured is town mayor John Doyle. Picture: Ian Burt

Long-serving lollipop lady celebrates her 80th birthday

The Mayor of Downham Market paid a special birthday visit to Valerie Martin, who has been making sure school children safely cross the town’s roads for 28 years.

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Andrea Stone leaving King's Lynn Magistrates Court. Picture: Ian Burt

Stowbridge mum escapes prison sentence for drink-driving

A Stowbridge mother who was caught drink-driving whilst her 12-year-old daughter in the car has avoided a jail sentence.

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The Vets1 Group at Crimplesham - From left, vet Katharine Jennings, nursing manager Abigail Beeby, vet Anna Briggs and practice manager Ben Collison. Picture: Matthew Usher.

West Norfolk vets named regional winner in prestigious business competition

The remarkable business growth of Vets 1 Group near Downham Market has placed it in the running to win £30,000 of government support.

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Photos of Upwell Post Office. PHOTO: Matthew Usher

Proposal to relocate postal services in Upwell

Services of a village post office could be moved to a different location which would offer longer opening hours seven days a week.

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The Hilgay Giant Burger challenge is back, rasing money for MENCAP - Butcher Ali Dent and his 4 pound burger. Picture: Matthew Usher,

Photo Gallery: Could you eat this giant Norfolk burger in one sitting?

A Hilgay charity event is set to return with a four-pound burger eating challenge - the equivalent of 16 quarter pounders - to raise money for MENCAP.

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