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A Norfolk restaurant owner has expressed his happiness at reopening for the first time in months but said his business needs more customers to survive.

The driver of a motorcycle was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash with a car.

Plans for dozens of new homes in a Norfolk village were rejected after councillors raised concerns over the impact on the area, crime and disorder and health.

Police are investigating the death of woman in her 40s after being called to a Norfolk property.

Seven trees had to be cut down after significant damage left them “dangerously sharp”.

An 11-year-old girl who has gained more confidence through performing has been crowned the winner of a national theatre competition.

Staff at a Norfolk school delivered leaver gifts in costume to spread ‘cheer’ to pupils after they missed out during lockdown.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited businesses in Norfolk to show their support after they reopened this week following an ease in lockdown measures.

Part of a busy road remains closed after a lorry overturned this morning.

A 53-year-old man will appear in court on drugs charges in connection with the discovery of £30,000 of heroin.

Prominent buildings in Norfolk were lit up as a show of appreciation for the NHS, key workers and the local community.

A Norfolk band has represented the county on an international stage after winning first place in a songwriting competition.

A Norfolk charity providing help and support to the deaf and hard of hearing is continuing its services throughout the coronavirus crisis, despite its income being “hit very hard”.

Parking charges are set to return to normal as more people go back to work over the coming weeks.

An archery club in Norfolk is set to resume its activity following guidelines being put in place to ensure safe social distancing.

Plants grown for the High Sheriff of Norfolk’s Justice Ceremony will now be used to benefit charity and the local community.

Stunning drone footage has shown a town landmark lit up as a display of appreciation for key workers and children.

Police were called to an incident at a Norfolk recycling tip after a man blocked the entrance with his van.

Staff at a Norfolk hospital have expressed their gratitude for the ‘kind’ donations of scrubs they have received, after experiencing a shortage.

People across west Norfolk can commemorate the 75th VE Day from their homes during lockdown.

A Norfolk chef will be cooking for hospital patients and staff to show his appreciation for their response to the coronavirus crisis.

A children’s entertainer from Norfolk has been spreading cheer in her community during lockdown, despite her own struggles.

Meet part of the team working at the heart of a Norfolk hospital to ensure it is properly mobilised in its fight against the coronavirus crisis.

The family of a Norfolk care worker who died on the front line joined others today to remember key workers who have lost their lives in the coronavirus pandemic.

A hospital radio station in Norfolk is celebrating its 46th year being on air, while it continues to keep patients and listeners entertained during the coronavirus crisis.

A trainee nursing associate has given an insight into life inside a Norfolk hospital during the coronavirus pandemic.

A headteacher at a Norfolk school has said the transition to pupils learning at home was easy, thanks to the school’s “digital expertise.”

A hospital in Norfolk has put together a special birthday message in honour of Captain Tom Moore.

For Jo Reynolds, becoming one of her community’s heroes at a time of crisis was a seamless transition.

A 60-year-old man has been taken to hospital for treatment following a serious crash.

Pupils at a Norfolk school have sent ‘kindness letters’ to care home residents, NHS staff and local supermarkets to spread cheer during the coronavirus lockdown.

A 10-year-old girl has raised more than £1,000 for a Norfolk hospital after not speaking for a day.

The Environment Agency has warned people to be prepared for possible flooding in parts of Norfolk.

Four people have been found guilty of breaching coronavirus restrictions after stealing alcohol and other goods from a supermarket in Norfolk.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorist failed to stop at the scene of a collision.

An online community of businesses and individuals have come together to offer their support to the vulnerable and those in need.

Footballer Harry Kane has praised a Norfolk schoolgirl’s drawing which showed her appreciation of the work NHS staff are doing.

The fire service is urging people to avoid using barbecues during the coronavirus lockdown to prevent risk.

A teenager has been taken to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a road collision.

A hospital in Norfolk has stopped visiting in response to the coronavirus to ensure people’s safety.

Events across west Norfolk have been cancelled or postponed in response to government advice over the coronavirus.

An engagement ring, Tiffany watch and Armani watch were among the jewellery stolen from villages in Norfolk.

A special event will be held to offer advice and support to carers.

Pupils at a west Norfolk school took part in a giant readathon for World Book Day 2020.

A pupil who fell ill following a ski trip has been cleared of coronavirus.

A 21-year-old footballer from Norfolk has been selected to represent England in the 2020 Euros and is relying on fundraising to get him there.

A 17-year-old boy was stabbed in the hand after clashing with a group of five people on a village street.
The assault took place in Middleton at around 10.40pm on Saturday, February 15.

The town’s 816th traditional Mart has been officially opened.
The Tuesday Market Place is set to be a buzz with activity for the next week as crowds flock to enjoy fairground rides and stalls at this year’s Mart.
Here are 10 must do’s if you are planning to visit.

Travelling showmen were officially welcomed to a Norfolk town after its traditional Mart was declared open.

A Norfolk school chef hopes to win a prestigious national cooking competition title after scooping a regional award.

A new Indian restaurant has officially opened its doors in a Norfolk town.

Updated Missing 43-year-old man found

Thursday, February 13, 2020

A man who went missing this morning has been found.

One of the longest running businesses in a Norfolk town is set to shut.

A man made a “dam of towels” to stem the flow as water burst through the toilet of a listed home and flooded downstairs rooms during Storm Ciara.

An award-winning children’s author surprised pupils at a Norfolk school with a special visit after they revealed to him how much children had fallen in love with his work.

Norfolk used to boast the devil’s hoof print in King’s Lynn, said to be a remainder of his thwarted attempts to steal souls after arriving to the town by ship.

A road has been closed after a collision between a car and child.

Shop owners and commuters say they feel unsafe at a town bus station after it was marred by daily fights and anti-social behaviour.

Drinkers in King’s Lynn are getting a new watering hole.

Perfume was stolen after a department store in a town centre was broken into.

It was a scene like no other for these Norfolk children who were left speechless by a special visit from a Doctor Who Dalek.

The A17 is closed in both directions following a six-vehicle crash.

The A47 Hardwick Road roundabout has reopened after a crash closed the busy west Norfolk junction.

A group of Land Rover drivers brought festive joy to patients at a Norfolk hospital by delivering them presents.

School pupils celebrated National Seafood Week by learning about the fishing industry and serving up their own seafood dishes.

Embrace the charity shop and find events that represent your town - that is the message from an international designer on how to save Norfolk’s high streets.

King’s Lynn was transported back in time as more than 200 classic vehicles went on display in the town centre.

A nurse described as an “angel of the NHS” has retired after 45 years of service.

A gang of feral youths has been terrorising passengers at King’s Lynn bus station, assaulting passers-by and posting videos on social media.

A 90-year-old family-run butcher’s shop has been given the green light to be coverted into a home.

After 30 years, a family-run, ladies fashion chain is closing one of its stores in west Norfolk.

Whether it’s losing weight, quitting smoking or spending less time on social media, more than 80pc of New Years Resolutions will fail by the end of February.

A family-run butcher’s shop is shutting up shop for good after serving a village for nine decades.

Overnight road closures on a busy King’s Lynn road could add an extra 25 minutes to journeys.

Staff at a Norfolk hospital are celebrating after being ranked in the top 10 stroke units for another year.

West Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service bid a fond farewell to one of their own after 30 years of service.

A homeowner in West Norfolk was more than a little surprised to find a seal pup in their garden - four miles inland.

West Norfolk active reality adventure game has found its first code breaker, and given him £250.

We are told not to judge a book by its cover, yet the wrapping of a Christmas present sometimes seems just as important as the gift inside.

A former midwife from King’s Lynn is devoting her time to making keepsakes to help parents going through the heartbreak of losing a baby.

A car was torched in a suspected arson attack in west Norfolk.

An animal welfare group is calling on the public to avoid a circus in West Norfolk, citing its animal acts as an “outdated” practice.

Council tax in West Norfolk, as well as fees and charges for services and parking, is set to rise under budget plans for the new financial year.

A 26-year-old man woke up on his birthday in the freezing outdoors, with the cold hard floor as his bed and just a blanket to keep him warm.

A service will be held in King’s Lynn to remember the victims of the Srebrenica genocide during the Bosnian War in 1995.

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn has stood down its internal critical incident after a spike in patient admissions earlier today.

These stunning pictures show the Fens at their best; wide open skies, endless horizons and washes that continue for miles. Yet these striking images have not been captured from a hi-tech drone or light aircraft, but from rather less sophisticated kit – a kite carrying a digital camera.

Danny Kerry can follow in Sir Alex Ferguson’s footsteps this evening by landing a prestigious coaching award.

Talented King’s Lynn prospect Lewis Whitmore grabbed bronze during his first British Under-16 championship campaign.

Motor insurance brokers Adrian Flux have signed a three-year deal to become title sponsor of Cardiff’s British Grand Prix.

Dom Dwyer’s rise to prominence across the Atlantic has left him laughing all the way to the bank, as sports reporter GAVIN CANEY explains.

Peter Pooley has joined Read Hyundai at King’s Lynn and is looking to drive forward both the brand and family-owned business in the town.

Robert Lambert admits a harsh World Cup learning curve will only help take his promising career to the next level.

The first bragging rights of an Ashes summer went to Australia as they edged Great Britain to progress straight through to Saturday’s World Cup final.

Alun Rossiter was unable to replicate his dream Great Britain debut as Australia triumphed at the Adrian Flux Arena this evening.

Fans are gearing up for the now annual visit of the Speedway World Cup to England. GAVIN CANEY previews tomorrow’s event two at King’s Lynn.

The Speedway World Cup is coming back to King’s Lynn on Monday and we’ve got all the big build up.

The deafening noise created by the 7,000 or so Gorzow fans was enough to intimidate anybody.

CWA Fury failed to upset hot favourites Oxford Brookes University during the battle to reach National League Division Three.

A nerve-jangling 64-62 victory at Barking and Dagenham Thunder booked CWA Fury’s place in the National League Division Four play-off final.

It’s hard to assess where the Linnets first developed the soft centre that continues to undermine their quest for progress.

As King’s Lynn’s captain is about to embark on his 15th season in British speedway, GAVIN CANEY sits down with Rory Schlein to see what life’s really been like for the Australian in the UK.

Gary Setchell will hope the introduction of a new face can help turn King’s Lynn Town’s season around as they prepare to host high-flying Ashton United.

Rory Schlein looks back on a decade-and-a-half of speedway memories as he prepares to celebrate the start of his 15th season in Britain.

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