Search

Your Town | King's Lynn

Population: 42,800

Nearby Towns: Downham Market, Fakenham, Swaffham

Rail passengers travelling from King’s Lynn will be able to travel in greater comfort thanks to brand new, air-conditioned carriages which have taken to the tracks.

Read more

A consultation is being launched over plans to close a road to cars to stop fly-tipping.

Read more

The new chief executive of a Norfolk hospital says teamwork is the key to moving forward.

Read more

Police are looking for the owners of two cannabis factories found in King’s Lynn.

Read more

Lost pigeon lands on oil rig

Friday, May 19, 2017

A racing pigeon who landed on an oil rig is being cared for by the RSPCA after hitching a ride on a supply ship.

Read more

A petition calling for a lorry ban to be enforced in parts of King’s Lynn will be delivered to highways officials on Monday.

Read more

Police are trying to trace a man who is wanted in King’s Lynn.

Read more

A 27-year-old man agreed to transport a stolen 4x4 and caravan after being offered £200, a court was told.

Read more

A campaign to encourage elderly patients to be more independent has helped to halve the time they spend in hospital.

Read more

It doesn’t look like the fish were obliging. But there are worse places to see the sunset than by the river, with a fishing rod.

Read more

It’s all hanse on deck this weekend, as King’s Lynn celebrates its proud trading heritage.

Read more

Police are appealing for witnesses to the assault, which happened between 9am and 11am on Tuesday, May 9.

Read more

A car thief broke into a house in King’s Lynn and stole the keys to a BMW before driving off in it.

Read more

A man was arrested after police seized a suspected stolen car and caravan on the A47 near King’s Lynn.

Read more

A burglary victim lost their car as well as cash and property, when the thief used it as a getaway vehicle.

Read more

A variety of bands and artists will head to King’s Lynn’s Alive Corn Exchange in June with MindAid, an event dedicated to raising funds for a mental health charity in West Norfolk.

Read more

People who fly tip could face new fixed penalty fines between £150 and £200 if they are caught dumping rubbish.

Read more

A suspected shoplifter was arrested after he tried to flee from police.

Read more

A woman rushed to hospital in a “critical” condition after collapsing with a suspected heart attack.

Read more

Patients are being urged to attend appointments as normal at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Read more

Police are trying to trace the owner of this mountain bike.

Read more

The docks, waterfront, town centre and town’s hinterland were all captured on film in the 1950, 60s and 70s.

Read more

Police made several public order arrests in King’s Lynn town centre including one woman who punched a police officer.

Read more

This weekend marks your last chance to see one of Norfolk’s most intriguing archaeological finds.

Read more

A man has died after collapsing in a pub in King’s Lynn.

Read more

Officers are investigating after 30 koi carp were stolen from.

Read more

West Norfolk by-election result

Friday, May 12, 2017

The result of a by-election for the Fairstead ward on West Norfolk council has been announced.

Read more

Nursing superheroes at a Norfolk hospital are being celebrated this week.

Read more

Staff at the RSPCA’s East Winch Wildlife Centre have been inundated by orphaned and injured little ducklings.

Read more

Land next to the site of the failed Norfolk incinerator has been sold to a mystery buyer.

Read more

Rock Choir will be rocking out on stage alongside 2013 X Factor winner Sam Bailey at the Corn Exchange in King’s Lynn.

Read more

Residents and officials have pledged to work together to tackle fly-tipping down North Lynn’s alleys - as rubbish continued piling up today.

Read more

Two Norfolk enterprise centres have been commended with regional design awards.

Read more

Young people care most about education, jobs, housing and transport in the run-up to the June 8 General Election.

Read more

A man has been arrested for assaulting two police officers.

Read more

A post office is set to move a few doors up the road - despite hundreds signing a petition to keep it where it is.

Read more

A police officer who has clocked up more than 20,000 miles pounding the beat is set to retire from the force.

Read more

The A47 has reopened after a crash involving a car and a lorry.

Read more

Cycling might have become the big thing in Norfolk in recent years.

Read more

Police found this knife when they arrested a man on suspicion of robbery.

Read more

Two councillors were suspended from the Conservative Party in the run-up to the county council elections.

Read more

Bus company staff took part in a blindfolded experiment to find out the challenges faced visually-impaired passengers on public transport.

Read more

Police are warning drivers to lock their cars after a number of thefts from vehicles in King’s Lynn.

Read more

Police take arrested man to A&E

Thursday, May 4, 2017

The 34-year-old is being held on suspicion of assault causing actual bodily harm.

Read more

One of the UK’s longest-serving choirgirls is to be featured on the BBC’s Songs of Praise to mark her 70 years of hitting the high notes.

Read more

A man was arrested for being over the drink drive limit whilst supervising a learner driver.

Read more

The new chief executive of a Norfolk hospital admits it faces “substantial challenges” over the coming months.

Read more

Plans for 82 new homes near the centre of King’s Lynn look set to get the go-ahead.

Read more

Carol Bower will be nominated as Mayor of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk and chair of the borough council for the forthcoming year at the Mayormaking ceremony on Thursday, May 11.

Read more

Police are trying to trace the archer who fired this 3ft hunting arrow which could have killed someone.

Read more

A specialist chemicals producer in Norfolk has been bought by New York Stock Exchange-listed company Huntsman Corporation.

Read more

Residents say they have had enough of lorries “thundering” past their houses causing their windows and doors to shake.

Read more

A female police officer was left with a bloodied nose after being punched three times in the face by a man, a court was told.

Read more

King’s Lynn’s town sign restored

Thursday, April 27, 2017

King’s Lynn’s town sign has been returned to one of the gateways to the port.

Read more

Two days of exciting events and activities have been organised to celebrate International Hanse Day and the 12th anniversary of King’s Lynn’s membership of the new Hanse.

Read more

Police hunt King’s Lynn bin yobs

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Police are hunting vandals who left a trail of rubbish through King’s Lynn in the early hours of today.

Read more

Apart from one four-year blip in New Labour’s 1990s heydays, North West Norfolk has remained true blue for donkey’s years.

Read more

Past results for North West Norfolk

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Sitting MP Sir Henry Bellingham held onto the North West Norfolk seat with a majority of almost 15,000 in 2015.

Read more

A man who pretended to be a police officer told a group of people that terror group ISIS were in a supermarket, King’s Lynn Magistrates Court heard.

Read more

Two brothers will reach for the skies in memory of their father who died of motor neurone disease one month after being diagnosed.

Read more

A motorcyclist carrying a pillion passenger at more than 100mph had no licence, no insurance, no MOT, a bald back tyre and a driving ban.

Read more

A woman has been taken to hospital after she was involved in a collision with a lorry.

Read more

Festival box office opening

Thursday, April 20, 2017

King’s Lynn Festival organisers expect a rush to buy tickets for more than 30 events which make up this summer’s festival when general booking opens at Lynn Corn Exchange box office on Monday.

Read more

Believe it or not, one group of hardy souls will be braving the chill pre-sunrise to kick off their traditional May Day celebrations.

Read more

Cow horns will sound and grown men wearing bells and baldrics will dance on a lofty roundabout to welcome the merriest month.

Read more

A man has been taken to hospital after falling in a busy road in King’s Lynn.

Read more

A group of runners from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital are GEAR-ing up to raise money for elderly patients.

Read more

Police seize car near King’s Lynn

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The driver of this Nissan Note probably wishes he’d made a closer note of the speed limit.

Read more

The figure loaned to a £5m business centre when expected EU grant payments were delayed by Brexit has been disclosed under Freedom of Information rules.

Read more

Youngsters and older patients at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital have been tucking into Easter Eggs thanks to generous groups in the community.

Read more

Twelve jobs are to be lost at fashion chain Jaeger’s Norfolk distribution centre following the company’s collapse.

Read more

Police are hunting a man who assaulted a boy in King’s Lynn.

Read more

Relatives are urged to do their bit to help hospital staff fight a major healthcare issue facing elderly patients.

Read more

Parking crackdown at Bawsey Pits

Monday, April 17, 2017

A summer parking crackdown has been launched around a beauty spot where two men drowned.

Read more

A police officer suffered a broken finger as he tried to break up a fight and another was assaulted by a drunken woman in King’s Lynn last night.

Read more

Busted head for Norfolk

Friday, April 14, 2017

Everyone’s favourite wedding-crashing, time-travelling and teacher-ogling rock band Busted are headlining this year’s final weekend at King’s Lynn Festival Too 2017.

Read more

You’ve got to be sharp to beat Yucel Olmezkaya. For the King’s Lynn-based barber has just been named East of England Champion in Britain’s Best Shave tournament.

Read more

Villagers are launching a £30,000 appeal to save their much-loved church organ - to keep the joy of music alive in their rural community.

Read more

Waterfront bar plan revealed

Thursday, April 13, 2017

You could be sipping wine by the riverside soon as plans are under way to transform the derelict probation offices on Purfleet Quay into a bar and hotel.

Read more

A new training programme will enable more mums to give birth at home and cut the number who need caesarians.

Read more

Tulips have set a Norfolk field ablaze with colour under the late spring sunshine.

Read more

Video: Does King’s Lynn have the X-Factor?

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Future stars of King’s Lynn have been brushing up on Whitney Houston’s I Will Always Love You for The X Factor auditions in town.

Read more

A deer wandered into the Vancouver Quarter in King’s Lynn today, as singers were auditioning for a slot on hit TV show the The X Factor.

Read more

A Distinguished Service Medal and four other medals awarded to one of the first Norfolk men to join the Royal Air Force, sold for £1,920 at auction this afternoon - £800 more than they were expected to fetch.

Read more

Award winning gastro pub and hotel proprietors Anthony and Jeanette Goodrich have bought the former probation office building, on Purfleet Quay.

Read more

A footballer who holds the record for playing the most games won’t be given the Freedom of West Norfolk.

Read more

Council leaders will tonight discuss whether a King’s Lynn footballing legend should be granted a civic honour.

Read more

Jaeger’s history stretches all the way back to the 1880s, when Dr Jaeger first extolled the health benefits of wearing wool.

Read more

Police said the woman was arrested in the town this afternoon.

Read more

A landmark building on King’s Lynn’s waterfront is set to become a hotel and bar.

Read more

There was a party atmosphere at St Nicholas Chapel on Saturday evening when King’s Lynn Festival Chorus celebrated their 40th Anniversary with a special concert of their favourite choral music. There was a party atmosphere at St Nicholas Church on Saturday evening when King’s Lynn Festival Chorus celebrated their 40th Anniversary with a special concert of their favourite choral music. The nearly 100-strong choir, which included five of the original choir of 1977, served what their director, Tom Appleton, described as a veritable musical smorgasbord.

Read more

King’s Lynn’ss medieval trading links with Europe will be celebrated at a festival next month.

Read more

From royalty to Hollywood stars, King’s Lynn has seen a number of famous faces over the years. Take a look at some of the big names that have walked our very streets.

Read more

Patients at a Norfolk hospital will benefit from new equipment costing more than £100,000 thanks to fund raising volunteers.

Read more

Hospital staff have been warned they face being reprimanded if they fail to look after confidential patient information.

Read more

Hidden away in the depths of King’s Lynn Town Hall lies the fascinating history of the town dating more than 800 years.

Read more

Firefighters are running a contest for school pupils to design their lown safety posters.

Read more

Brit Award winner KT Tunstall will headline Festival Too’s second weekend this year bringing folk rock to the Tuesday Market Place.

Read more

King’s Lynn’s much-loved morris dancers are polishing their bells and ironing their britches ready to kick off their summer season.

Read more

News in Your Town

King Lynn Jobs

Show Job Lists

Most Read

Featured Pages

Latest from the EDP

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 19°C

min temp: 14°C

Listen to the latest weather forecast

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter