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Population: 42,800

Nearby Towns: Downham Market, Fakenham, Swaffham

Swathes of low-lying Norfolk could regularly flood within decades, claims a new report.

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More than 2,000 ex-battery hens have been rehomed by an animal welfare group over the weekend.

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If you've ever wanted to own a slice of Hunstanton Beach or a house next to Wells Harbour, now's your chance.

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Engineers are still working to tackle a power cut which happened on Thursday night.

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Animal lovers are holding a special hen homing day for ex-battery birds his weekend.

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Teachers were sponged and soaked with buckets of water as a school raised almost £1,000 for BBC Children in Need.

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A Norfolk-based "hedgehog hotel" ran by the RSPCA is currently full as temperatures drop across the county.

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The Queen has offered her support to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex following their decision to spend Christmas away from Sandringham.

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One of the region's biggest Christmas gift fairs gets under way today.

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A former councillor's political career is in ruins after he admitted election fraud.

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A town's branch of Iceland is to close in January 2020.

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will not be spending baby Archie's first Christmas at Sandringham with the Queen, according to reports.

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A 24-year-old woman died after ingesting a poisonous plant, a court was told.

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A mother has spoken of her worry when two of her children fell dangerously ill within three weeks of each other.

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An independent cycling shop has closed its doors and moved its business to Norwich.

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A bid for £4m lottery funding to restore a historic guildhall has moved a step closer.

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Police are planning to up the stakes in the battle against hare coursing - by seizing hundreds of dogs.

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A town centre which is losing its stand-alone Argos store will soon have a branch in a nearby supermarket.

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Bereaved children took part in the Remembrance Sunday Cenotaph march past in London, honouring parents who served our country.

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Date set for election for vacant seat

Monday, November 11, 2019

The date has been set for an election to fill a vacancy caused by a councillor resigning.

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A town's ambitious bid to transform its high street has been put to the community for how it wants its centre to change.

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A 44-year-old man was found dead after taking large quantities of painkillers for toothache.

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Awards recognise hospital heroes

Friday, November 8, 2019

Hospital heroes were celebrated at a special awards night championing the very best of the NHS.

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A social landlord has placed a wreath on one of Norfolk's more unusual war memorials.

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Hundreds queue for opening of new H&M

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Hundreds queued in the rain for the opening of a new clothing store today.

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Decision over GP surgery delayed

Thursday, November 7, 2019

A decision over the future of a threatened GP surgery has been delayed by the general election.

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Large queues expected as new H&M opens

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Families are expected to form large queues in a Norfolk town today as its first H&M opens.

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An air ambulance has landed in a town centre park this afternoon after a man collapsed.

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Hundreds of fireworks lit up a town as part of bonfire night celebrations.

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A man was stabbed, punched and kicked during a burglary in King's Lynn.

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A man was stabbed in a terrifying burglary.

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A classic saloon car with just 7,000 miles on the clock, which has been in a garage for nearly 30 years has sold for £80,000.

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While Norwich may have a wide array of vegan options, west Norfolk can seem a little limited with very few specialist vegan restaurants.

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Video Weather warning for high winds across region

Saturday, November 2, 2019

A weather warning is in place for Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire on Saturday, with high winds forecast.

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Poll How much is a pint in your local?

Saturday, November 2, 2019

The landlord of a newly-reopened pub is pledging to be the cheapest in town, pulling a £1.95 pint.

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The A1101 was closed after a tractor and trailer carrying potatoes overturned.

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A fireworks event is set to go ahead despite warnings about wet weather across the county.

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A night shelter for homeless people ran by a group of churches has opened for its first night as temperatures dropped across the county.

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A hospital is to receive £610,000 of government funding for a digital prescription service.

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Police had the last laugh when a motorcyclist rode past them on a cycle path.

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A town centre pub will go back to its roots at the hub of its community.

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A little kitten who has defied the odds by being born a male tortoiseshell is being cared for by the RSPCA.

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A new £6m sewer is being re-routed to protect a rare moth.

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A new bid for lottery funding could be made to restore a historic theatre.

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The A47 has been blocked following a crash involving three cars.

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Road will be closed for one night

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

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

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A man in his 40s suffered serious injuries when he was involved in a collision with a car.

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A historic pub is set to reopen its doors this Thursday.

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Plans to build seven homes on a car park that is partially used for access to a doctor's surgery are set to be approved.

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Mystery surrounds the departure of a town's street rangers.

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Tributes have been paid to a doctor who was found dead in his car in a supermarket car park.

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Noise complaints over water gardens

Saturday, October 26, 2019

A venue is having its licence reviewed after complaints over noise and drunken anti-social behaviour - but its lawyers insist they are "ill-founded".

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The A10 has reopened following a crash involving a car and a motorcycle.

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A councillor charged with electoral fraud has stood down.

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Police missed "red flags" leading up to the death of a man in a water-filled ditch shortly after he was released from police custody, according to a report by the Independent Office for Police Complaints (IOPC).

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Sandringham to host Christmas fair

Friday, October 25, 2019

Sandringham Estate is gearing up for the royal arrival by announcing a Christmas fair on its grounds.

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Ground breaking fertility treatment could bring fresh hope for childless couples.

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A crash between a lorry and a car has lead to the closure of a busy road this morning.

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A pub landlord has appeared in court charged with two counts of assaulting a child.

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

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Two Norfolk hospitals are set to share £30m in loans, sending them further into the red to buy new equipment and clear a backlog of repairs.

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A town's largest free bonfire and fireworks display will return this November 1.

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A rising star of the farming community who made an "exceptional" contribution to college life said she was "shocked and happy" to be named student of the year by her tutors.

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Demolition work is set to begin next week on a former college centre for people with learning difficulties.

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A life-saving cycling paramedic was shipped out to the coast for the summer to tend to poorly holidaymakers, leaving a town centre without cover.

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A shop which was gutted by fire last year is set to reopen.

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Dog rescued in house blaze

Monday, October 21, 2019

A dog has been rescued from under a bed following a serious house fire.

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Patients are concerned how they will be affected if a doctor's surgery whose future has been out to consultation closes.

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These sparkling events will be sure to make bonfire night go off with a bang.

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Did you witness serious assault?

Monday, October 21, 2019

Police believe a number of people were in the area when a man in his 20s was seriously assaulted.

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A councillor has been charged with election fraud, it emerged today.

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Crowing cocks, barking dogs and Balearic beats are all part of the soundtrack on King's Lynn's noisiest streets.

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A woman accused of attempted murder will stand trial on Monday.

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An inquest into the death of an Albanian seaman in west Norfolk has been postponed again while investigations continue into the accident which led to the death.

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Biker badly hurt in crash

Friday, October 18, 2019

A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries when he was involved in a collision with a car.

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Children at the school where one student was recognised by Robbie Williams for his model of the singer's Hyde Park concert, have now been taken on a VIP tour of Legoland Windsor.

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A decision to declare a climate emergency has been delayed by West Norfolk councillors despite a protest by environmental campaigners.

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Councillors have voted to delay a motion aiming to review a decision to open part of a bus and cycle route to traffic.

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Drug dealers turning to Airbnb

Thursday, October 17, 2019

County lines drug dealers are moving from cuckooing vulnerable addicts into hiring Airbnb properties.

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Extinction Rebellion members are set to protest outside a town hall this evening over a council's refusal to declare a climate emergency.

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Historic buildings in the heart of King's Lynn are at risk of being ruined by the town's one-way system, experts fear.

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A road has reopened after a collision involving a car and a motorcycle.

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Long awaited work to clear a major bottleneck on the region's railways has moved a step closer.

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An 83-year-old man has appeared in court charged with sex offences against children.

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Updated Body found near retail park

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Police are investigating after a body was found by a retail park.

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Global clothing brand H&M has revealed the opening date for its King's Lynn store.

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Three of the RAF's new stealth fighters are now aboard their new floating home.

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Activists will once again attempt to get a climate emergency declared in west Norfolk.

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A heartbroken owner is appealing for information after a puppy was stolen from her garden.

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A popular tech store is set to reopen its branch in a Norfolk town.

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Controversial plans to build a through road on an area designated as a safe route to school are set to be challenged.

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A park and art gallery could be built beside a former quay.

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A17 roadworks set to resume

Monday, October 14, 2019

Road works set to cause major delays and disruption resume tomorrow.

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A man has suffered serious head injuries after an assault.

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Street rangers in stab-proof vests don't damage the image of a town.

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Whales seen off Norfolk coast

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Two whales have been seen off the Norfolk coastline.

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Police are trying to trace the owner of a cat which was found in a road.

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More flood alerts or warnings likely

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Coastal areas could face more flood alerts or warnings with a run of high tides predicted for later this month.

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An MP has raised his cup to a new town centre tea room.

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Officials at Sandringham Estate have announced its controversial parking charge will not be enforced at some of the park's most popular events.

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