Downham Market

Galileo used his telescope to scan the stars. Now police working on an operation named after him use drones to scan the Fens for hare coursers.

Pupils got a cinema trip to reward them for their school work or good behaviour.

A number of electrical items, a purse and wallet were stolen from a propety in Outwell.

Wreckage of a British Second World War aircraft which disappeared on a mission to Norway has been discovered in the North Sea.

Fund raising events held at the Downham Home and Garden store have raised more than £9,000 for cancer care at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

A car was stolen after its keys were stolen in a burglary.

Look away now if you’re scared of creepy crawlies..

Farmers’ leaders fear there will be an increase in hare coursing after the harvest.

The public are growing concerned at the lack of police resources, Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner heard when he held a supermarket surgery.

Labour came close to matching the Conservatives’ spending on campaign materials in South West Norfolk - but the Tories still won double their votes when it came to the crunch.

Council offices in two towns look set to close because few people use them.

Police made 22 arrests and seized 36 vehicles in a crackdown on countryside crime last month.

Students at Downham Market Academy have graduated in a special team building and leadership programme run in conjunction with RAF Marham.

New train timetables mean travelling between King’s Lynn and London will take longer.

A waste disposal company is under investigation after villagers were plagued with flies.

The head of the trust which has taken over Downham Market Academy says it will take a “hands-on” approach to getting it out of special measures.

The new trust which will oversee a failing academy has been revealed today.

An MP has called for new leadership at a failing secondary school.

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking local people for their help to draw up a new pattern of council wards for King’s Lynn and West Norfolk.

A supermarket chain is investigating a fatal collision involving one of its lorries.

A supermarket chain is investigating a fatal collision involving one of its lorries.

Libraries across Norfolk are preparing to host what has been described as one of the biggest community celebrations the UK has ever seen in an effort to combat loneliness.

Tributes have been paid to a man who died when his car left the road and crashed into a ditch.

Organisers of a race run to raise money for the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) had to call it out after a runner collapsed.

Paul Coulten is hosting a picnic with a difference in his garden.

Do King’s Lynn, Downham Market and Hunstanton need new orders giving police extra powers to control drink-related anti-social behaviour?

Academy students are working with the Downham Games to promote the event to young people.

Primary school pupils are finding out about life in the Fens 100 years ago through the eyes of two men who wrote about their heritage.

Police are hunting two robbers after a man was attacked in Downham Market today.

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