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Twelve members of staff at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn have been recognised with long service awards.

A man has been charged with stealing 18 cans of deodorant from a Norfolk discount store.

An 87-year-old man has been jailed after admitting child sex offences dating back to the 1960s.

Kings Lynn Festival box office will open up for general bookings on Monday hot on the heels of a busy period of priority bookings.

Firefighters were called to deal with an extractor fan which caught fire.

A health union claims proposed increases to parking charges at a Norfolk hospital will wipe out the NHS pay rise for many staff.

The family of a crew member killed in an accident on a cargo ship should be paid compensation “without delay”, the shipping minister has said.

Despite operating under a new name for only just under a year, the Ferry Lane Social Club in King’s Lynn has been recognised for its success.

A post office in King’s Lynn is set to move a few doors up the road into a new site.

Thousands of children will learn valuable fire safety skills at an interactive workshop led by Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service.

A housing association will be holding consultation events at the Discovery Centre in King’s Lynn after taking ownership of the site.

A trade union has criticised a Norfolk hospital’s decision to increase its car park charges by nearly 30pc.

Patients, visitors and staff face paying more to park at a Norfolk hospital.

A primary school in King’s Lynn has been rated good by Ofsted following its first inspection under a new academy trust.

A man has admitted to assaulting hospital staff and a police officer “over a prolonged period of time”.

The Stroke Association is hosting a fundraising walk in the Queen’s Sandringham Estate to support stroke survivors and their families.

An environmental campaign group in King’s Lynn are putting together a special event to celebrate International Earth Day.

After 10 years of showcasing their creative artwork, King’s Lynn artists are hoping a stroke of luck will help save their art space.

The revival of a Saturday market in the heart of historic King’s Lynn proved a sell-out success.

A businessman has been left with a £675 bill after waste he was responsible in disposing of was found illegally dumped on a bypass.

A man has denied stalking a woman by using a tracking device.

A man who went missing has been found safe and well.

Research has shed new light on the history of medieval King’s Lynn.

Consider yourself part of the choir family at a sing-along event in King’s Lynn.

Computer tuition will be provided to give homeless and vulnerable people the skills to apply for work following a charity film fundraiser.

A King’s Lynn man will be pounding the pavements across the capital in his bid to fight prostate cancer.

An electrical wholesaler has donated a TV and DVD to a hospital to help recovering patients.

A Norfolk charity which supports bereaved forces children has been chosen by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to receive donations in lieu of wedding gifts.

Firefighters were called to a house fire in King’s Lynn.

A burglar ran off after a householder caught him up a ladder trying to break into their property.

West Norfolk’s new mayor said engaging with businesses would be one of his main priorities.

A chef will be using his expertise to teach homeless people how to cook healthy meals on a budget.

The Norfolk Coast has been a nationally protected area for 50 years, and today sees the launch of a series of exciting events to mark the occasion.

Stories of Lynn’s Spring Talks programme returns with three lectures on women who have been important to Norfolk’s history.

Ticket sales for this summer’s King’s Lynn Festival have got off to a flying start.

A hospital pharmacy now has a robot working in it.

When a work colleague was diagnosed with breast cancer, Liam Baker raised £3,512 for the West Norfolk breast care unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Police in King’s Lynn are urging people to lock their vehicles following a number of thefts.

The Department for Work and Pensions has moved its West Norfolk office into the main borough council building in Chapel Street, King’s Lynn.

Personnel from RAF Marham have visited children at three hospitals this week to deliver Easter eggs.

A social landlord hopes to regenerate the Discovery Centre in King’s Lynn after agreeing a sale with the board of trustees.

When Chloe Richardson’s grandmother had to have her hair shorn as part of cancer treatment, the 12-year-old wanted to do all she could to show her support.

The future of a medieval guildhall will be discussed behind closed doors tonight.

There’s plenty to do in West Norfolk over Easter.

A number of bus services have been cancelled in West Norfolk due to a burst water main.

An investigation is underway after a patient died from a brain injury following a fall in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn.

Plans for a school to be relocated to a new site have been put on hold as councillors agree to carry out a site visit.

A grieving couple are raising money for a charity which helped to keep their stillborn child’s memory alive.

An exhibition dedicated to shoes explores the changing role of British footwear, from functionality to beating away the devil.

One man has watched his village transform from a rural idyll into a forgotten community as time and villagers moved on.

Using the fruits of her labour, one former patient found a creative way to say thank you to those who looked after her.

An inquest into the death of a Norfolk teenager who died four years ago has been further delayed.

An inquest into the death of a man who shot himself and his wife has been further delayed.

A duck which sustained an injury after being shot with a catapult had to be put down by the RSPCA.

Revised charges at a group of West Norfolk leisure centres go live from Monday.

A 37-year-old man left a police officer with a bloodied nose after punching him in the face, a court heard.

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Another police officer has been assaulted in King’s Lynn.

Road blocked following crash

Monday, March 19, 2018

A road has been closed after police were called to a crash this morning.

Firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to rescue a trapped deer.

Shoppers are being warned about cushions which could cause a flammability risk.

A man has been charged with assault and threatening behaviour after police officers were spat at and attacked.

Firefighters deal with two chimney fires in West Norfolk today.

Police officers have been given the all-clear after being spat at and assaulted as they arrested a man in King’s Lynn.

Mystery surrounds the future of a town centre pub six months after it was sold.

A man was arrested after he spat in a police officer’s face.

A new community cafe will help people access services online.

An “exemplary parish priest” has been named the new Archdeacon of Lynn.

A wanted couple were arrested in the early hours of today.

An application for a sexual risk order has been made against a 59-year-old homeless man.

King’s Lynn Town Hall will be lit up in yellow and blue to mark World Down Syndrome Day.

King’s Lynn Tru Plant Stars went in search of a new speedway anthem and the Norfolk Rock Choir found just the right note.

A vulnerable man with complex needs may not be able to look after himself safely if his one-to-one care is taken away again.

Fisheries officiers are using military-grade sonar to fight illegal eel fishing.

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A spring clean up along a doorstep green had to be cancelled because of last month’s bad weather.

A brand new cycling centre, workshop and store is opening in Kings Lynn.

The air ambulance was called to an incident in West Norfolk this afternoon.

The first ever King’s Lynn screening of award-winning film I, Daniel Blake will take place this week to raise money for a homeless charity.

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

A Norfolk petition calling for a global ban on cosmetic testing on animals has made it all the way to the United Nations.

Volunteers are preparing a historic fishing boat ready for summer trips on the Ouse and The Wash.

A respite home for children with complex needs has won a stay of execution for a year - but families want it to stay open.

A young woman was grabbed and touched inappropriately in King’s Lynn.

One woman went from working in a high security prison to helping the homeless get back on their feet.

Festival Too is appealing for more stewards to join its team of volunteers.

Let the weekend be gin as the first ever gin festival comes to King’s Lynn.

A metal plaque and two crosses have been stolen from a village graveyard.

Did you see this mysterious vapour trail or cloud over King’s Lynn yesterday?

Campaigners say county councillors do not understand the damage they will do to families of children with complex needs if they close a respite centre in King’s Lynn.

Snapshots of a town’s four-legged history are going on show at a new exhibition.

Charities and good causes are being urged to get the ball rolling and sign up to a new council-run lottery scheme.

A family is threatening legal action to obtain compensation over the death of a crewman on a cargo ship.

Police found a suspected bike thief hiding under a bed.

A prize-winning brass quartet will present the final coffee concert in King’s Lynn Festival’s autumn/winter season at Lynn Town Hall on Friday, March 16 (11am).

Drivers face delays and diversions as a busy roundabout is closed overnight for roadworks.

Some 250 ex-battery hens are looking for a home in West Norfolk.

Children showed their love for their mum during a free photo shoot in King’s Lynn.

Police are hunting two men after an attempted robbery in Kings Lynn.

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