King’s Lynn Samaritans set for a move, thanks to legacy

King's Lynn Samaritans' new home will be in St James Street: Submitted

King's Lynn Samaritans' new home will be in St James Street: Submitted - Credit: Archant

The future of the Samaritans in King's Lynn has been secured, thanks to a legacy.

The group, which provides vital emotional support services, has been based at 26, Queen Street for nearly half a century.

But its new home from spring 2017 will be in St James Street. Samaritans services will continue to be offered in Queen Street until the move.

Trustee David Conner said: 'We are moving to an address, 51-55 St James Street that has been empty for a while, and used to be the home of Thornalley funeral services.

'We had been at Queen Street pretty much since the Samaritans started in King's Lynn 48 years ago.

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'We are able to move thanks to a legacy from a local person, directly as a result of the help we gave their relative. We have bought the property and it guarantees our long-term future.'

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