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Your Town | Downham Market

Population: 9,994

Nearby Towns: King's Lynn, Swaffham, Wisbech

He has pawsitively trounced the competition two years in a row and now one Norfolk police dog is looking to sniff out a third win.

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Families have expressed concern over fly-tipping in a Norfolk town.

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A charity shop is appealing for donations after it was targeted by thieves.

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A disabled riding charity is staging a special horse show at its west Norfolk HQ.

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You don't see one of these in your garden every day.

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Money and jewellery have been stolen from a home in Downham Market.

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Biker arrested for riding on drugs

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Police arrested a biker who failed to stop for officers when they found out why.

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Tributes have been paid to a Norfolk headteacher who has died at the age of 91.

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Norfolk town club thanks couple for supporting their group.

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A man has been fined £520 for running an illegal waste site.

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Town's tale of the unexpected

Monday, June 24, 2019

It was one town's five minutes of fame on TV.

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A popular display that was previously held near Downham Market will move location this year.

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A madcap river raft race has been cancelled due to concerns over insurance.

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A madcap river raft race has been cancelled due to concerns over insurance.

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A rural road will be closed for one night for resurfacing.

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A car, laptop and wallet were stolen during a burglary in Downham Market.

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Public toilets which were closed to save money could now be demolished.

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Downham Market is set to host a dog and classic car show.

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Numbers taking part in a town's annual games have soared thanks to a steps challenge.

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Another town could soon have a men's shed, to help combat loneliness.

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Thinking of going to the Stradsett Park Vintage Rally? Here's all you need to know.

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Two west Norfolk men have raised more than £10,000 to help send a dying woman to America for treatment that could save her life.

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Villagers have raised £10,000 for new equipment on their playing field.

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A very 21st Century way has been launched to explore some of our ancient history.

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A town rallying round to support a terminally-ill woman has given her fresh hope.

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A pub in the heart of Downham Market has closed its doors, with the landlords saying the "current climate" means it is not viable for it to stay open.

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A west Norfolk mum battling leukaemia says she is amazed by the support of the community after more than £31,000 was raised towards her last chance of life-saving treatment.

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A man has been charged in connection with a number of burglaries in the Downham Market area.

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Tyres, a games console, cash and keys were stolen in a burglary in west Norfolk.

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People can have their say over future development in west Norfolk.

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Police are appealing for information following a burglary in Downham Market where a number of items were stolen.

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Well-wishers have raised more than £24,000 to send a terminally-ill mother to America for potentially life-saving treatment.

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Police investigating a fatal collision are trying to trace the driver of a lorry seen in the area at the time of the incident.

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A person needed hospital treatment after a house fire in west Norfolk

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A 12-year-old boy has been left devastated by the theft of his beloved bike.

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A public meeting is being held over plans to develop the site of a former agricultural mill.

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Children can make a splash this half term and get their wellie boots wet as the Puddle Jumping Championships return.

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Overcrowded trains could soon be a thing of the past on one of Norfolk's busiest rail routes.

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A vet has launched a special clinic just for cats.

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Downham Market East Anglian Women in Business (EAWIB) has celebrated its first anniversary with cake and conversation.

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A community is coming together to raise money to send a terminally ill mum to America for life-saving treatment.

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After the success of the inaugural #lovewestnorfolkday last year, it is back for 2019.

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Downham Market Academy is showcasing an original play this weekend, devised by its students.

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Thieves fled the scene of a house burglary - leaving the safe they were trying to steal on the drive.

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A Norfolk vintage rally will be even bigger than before as it celebrates its 43rd year.

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MPs are meeting rail bosses to call for improvements on one of the region's busiest lines.

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West Norfolk woke up to a scattering of snow - but more could follow.

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A police dog followed his nose for two-and-a-half kilometres and found a suspect who had fled from officers.

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The RAF's last ever pilot to be trained to fly the Tornado said it will be "emotional" when the aircraft is retired this Spring.

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Police have seized cannabis after raiding a house near Downham Market.

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Doctors are being offered a £20,000 golden hello to come and work in west Norfolk.

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Barclays has defended its decision to close two more Norfolk branches, saying people no longer use them.

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Heather Bellamy is 48 and she might not see 50 unless her family can raise £200,000 to send her to America for life-saving treatment.

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Police are investigating two burglaries in west Norfolk.

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Police are investigating two armed robberies in King's Lynn and Downham Market.

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A care home in West Norfolk has been turning the clocks back when groups of primary school children come to visit.

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

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Power back on in west Norfolk

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Power has been restored to hundreds of homes left without power after a stormy night in west Norfolk.

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The parents of Premier League footballing twins Josh and Jacob Murphy have scored a dream goal for staff, by giving away a £7.5m restaurant business to the workers who made it a success.

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New war memorial at Barroway Drove

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The unveiling of a brand-new War Memorial took place at Barroway Drove Village Hall to mark the centenary of Armistice Day.

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Alan's cancer journey

Thursday, December 6, 2018

When Alan Pierce came to the end of his treatment for prostate cancer he felt angry and alone.

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A support group for prostate cancer sufferers in West Norfolk has launched a practical kit for men newly diagnosed with the disease.

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The parents of Premier League footballing twins Josh and Jacob Murphy have scored a dream goal for staff, by giving away a £7.5m restaurant business to the workers who made it a success.

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A new safari park will let people see "extraordinary" animals in the heart of the Norfolk countryside.

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A man has been charged in connection with hare coursing in west Norfolk.

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Millions could be spent repairing pot-holed roads in West Norfolk and the Fens.

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Artworks from the collection of a distinguished diplomat are going under the hammer.

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Two men appeared in court today charged with the murder of a man who was found dead eight years ago.

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A school which took legal action after being labelled "inadequate" by Ofsted has now been rated "good".

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Three people have been charged with a number of offences including child sexual abuse.

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Do you know this man? Police want to speak to him about a burglary in a village near Downham Market.

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Villagers have endured their third summer of being plagued with flies from a nearby recycling centre.

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Inspections of the RAF's new stealth fighter fleet and has paused some flying following the crash of a US jet.

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More than £5m is being spent on conserving one of Norfolk's most-treasured historic buildings.

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James Bagge former High Sheriff of Norfolk, made a modern day pilgrimage to raise £60,000 for Norfolk's unpaid carers. In four months, he walked more than 1,500 miles from Stradsett, near Downham Market, to Santiago de Compostela, on the west coast of Spain. This is his story.

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An ambulance trust has revealed the pressure staff were under on the day an elderly woman with a broken hip waited seven hours for medics to arrive.

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A safari park could be built in West Norfolk giving people a chance to see exotic animals at close quarters.

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Spreading and storing excessive amounts of vegetable washings on a farm led to gross pollution of a watercourse a court was told.

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A man found slumped over the steering wheel of his car was four times the drink drive limit.

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The Norfolk Accident Rescue Service (NARS) and the Community Heartbeat Trust (CHT) are hosting a bystander CPR event at the old fire station in Downham Market until Sunday.

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Post Office reopening in Downham Market

Thursday, September 20, 2018

The post office in Downham Market is to re-open on Monday after being closed for more than two months.

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A hospital has waved a reluctant farewell to a loyal nurse with a wealth of knowledge and experience.

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Rail passengers faced weeks of chaos because the rail industry was not properly prepared for timetable changes, a government watchdog says.

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Police seize van near Downham Market

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Police seized a van when they found it being driven around the Fens with no insurance.

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An ambulance trust has apologised after it took seven hours to reach a 93-year-old who had fallen and broken her hip.

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There were thumbs up from farmers as police launched this winter's operation against hare coursing.

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A nurse at a rural GP practice has been made a champion for patients with inflamed bowel disease.

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Residents at Downham Grange care home have got the bowling bug.

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Video Norfolk woman's lifelong Royal collection

Monday, August 6, 2018

A visit to Sandringham Flower Show as a 10-year-old girl gave Mary Relph the bug for collecting all things Royal.

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