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Your Town | King's Lynn

Population: 42,800

Nearby Towns: Downham Market, Fakenham, Swaffham

Four people have been arrested after shots were fired at a feed mill injuring a worker.

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A 43-year-old man died when a fierce fire engulfed a housing association property on the night he moved into it.

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Long before he mesmerised the nation with Ziggy Stardust, David Bowie was working his way around the county's clubs and pubs.

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Police seized drugs, cash and a knife when they arrested two men in King's Lynn.

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Fire crews are currently on the scene of a tractor blaze.

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Passengers are being warned of major rail disruption over the Bank Holiday weekend, when one of London's main stations will be closed.

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King's Lynn was once home to a pyramid-shaped mecca for brown derbys and burgers.

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The Hanseatic Ski Race will splash down in King's Lynn for its fifth consecutive year.

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Do you recognise this signature? If so, police would like to hear from you.

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Celebrities will lace up their boots in aid of the Down Syndrome Association on June 7 2020.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision in King's Lynn.

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People in King's Lynn have given their verdict on the new Poco Lounge restaurant in the town centre.

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People living near a branch of Sainsbury's have called its advertising hoardings, "weapons of mass disruption", after they claim to have been kept awake by a flapping sound.

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Drug dealer jailed for four years

Friday, August 16, 2019

A drug dealer caught selling heroin and crack while on police bail has been jailed for four years.

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A man died when a car and a lorry collided on the outskirts of King's Lynn.

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West Norfolk students enjoyed some of their best results in recent years.

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Fashion retailer Morgan Taylor is set to close a Norfolk branch as the county's high streets continue to struggle.

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Paper factory blaze extinguished

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Fire crews have been called to a chemical fire at a paper mill.

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A former King's Lynn football manager is launching a fresh bid to have one of the club's legendary players awarded the freedom of the borough.

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A hospital radiology unit has been transformed by a £580,000 donation.

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Is this your boat..? If so police would like a word.

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Passengers are being warned not to travel over the Bank Holiday weekend when one of London's busiest stations will be closed for track repairs.

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Mods and rockers set for bike meet

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Mods and rockers will be riding into King's Lynn for a classic scooter and motorbike meet.

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A man was assaulted in a shopping centre car park by a man who hit his vehicle.

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A historic Norfolk pub is currently on the market for new tenant after it closed its doors at the end of July.

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

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Powerboats will race through a historic riverfront at speeds approaching 100mph as water ski racing returns to Norfolk.

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A shoe shop has re-opened after a £210,000 refurb.

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Drivers face delays on A11 and A149

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Drivers faced delays on the A11 in Norfolk today.

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A woman and her daughter were left waiting 12 hours for the RAC after their car broke down.

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It sank quietly more than a decade ago, after an outcry from conservationists.

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A village service station has been given a food hygiene rating of zero.

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A Dickensian classic partly filmed in Norfolk will open a top film festival.

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A widow says she feels as if the death of her husband in a Norfolk hospital has been "swept under the carpet".

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Thousands turned out for the finale of Festival Too in King's Lynn last night. Can you see yourself in our pics..?

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A grieving mother has hit out after tributes left for her dead son were taken from the roadside.

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When Erna Gotyar saw how much plastic gets washed up on our beaches, she started organising clean-ups.

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A post mortem has revealed a teenager who passed away after being assaulted died from head injuries.

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Friends of a teenager who died after a street fight are meeting tonight to remember him.

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More than 200 classic vehicles will be on show at King's Lynn Classic Car Day.

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Friends of a teenager who died after a street fight are walking to remember him.

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Tributes have been paid to a teenager who died after a street fight.

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Climate change activists are holding a public meeting in Norfolk.

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An army veteran has met the 10-year-old daughter of a soldier killed in Afghanistan, to answer her questions about how her father died.

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Police have made a second arrest over an attack which has left a teenager fighting for his life.

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It has been a summer tradition for more than a century.

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A Norfolk soldier killed in Afghanistan 10 years ago would be proud of what a charity set up in his memory has achieved.

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Councillors have agreed to spend £1.6m on a new cinema.

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The stage is set up, the sun is out and it's time to party.

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One of the region's most iconic landmark buildings stands empty while a new tenant is sought.

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An investigation can now get under way into how a council lost almost £1m in loans to an enterprise centre.

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Fake £50 notes have been found in Norwich and eight Norfolk towns, police warned today.

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The King's Lynn branch of Deichmann has closed its doors until August in order to finish refurbishment work.

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An independent inquiry into how a council lost almost £1m in a deal to build an enterprise centre will get the go-ahead tonight.

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Film crews are currently at the Majestic Cinema in King's Lynn, shooting scenes for upcoming movie the Souvenir II.

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England's heroic run to the Women's World Cup semi-final has inspired a rise in new players for a Norfolk ladies' side.

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Plans for a new cinema look set to get the go-ahead.

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A garden inspired by the Duchess of Cambridge's country retreat in Norfolk is set to go on a show at one of the country's most prestigious green-fingered events.

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A new crisis unit will allow those struggling with mental health issues to feel valued and cared for as they recover.

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Success for Woottons art fest

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Hundreds poured through the doors of a West Norfolk church during a week long art and crafts showcase.

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Port wins new raw materials trade

Thursday, June 27, 2019

An East Anglian port is celebrating a new contract to import building materials.

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One of Norfolk's longest serving council bosses has announced he is to retire this summer.

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It used to be the highlight of the weekend as players laced up their boots to do battle on the pitch.

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Britain's new stealth fighter has flown its first combat missions joining efforts to eradicate Islamic State.

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A major clothing store looks set to open soon as it advertises for staff.

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A man has been arrested after a car believed to have been stolen in Downham Market was found abandoned in King's Lynn.

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The Queen has bought a robot mower to keep the Royal lawn in trim.

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A woman is hoping to kick cancer to the kerb when she climbs on board a penny farthing to complete a 21-mile sponsored ride.

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Drunken youths smashed layouts which had taken years to build the night before the Market Deeping model club's exhibition in May.

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Three more volunteer groups have been kitted out with litter picking equipment and a seaside resort has been given a chewing gum removal machine.

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Man with knife at bus station

Friday, June 21, 2019

Police rushed to a bus station after reports of a man carrying a knife.

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He protected the Queen and her family at Sandringham and around the world.

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Norfolk is a hotspot for computer fixing fraud, it emerged today.

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A one man crime wave is behind a string of burglaries in which small businesses have lost thousands.

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Go-ahead for new cinema plan

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Plans to convert part of a major arts venue into a cinema have moved a step forward.

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An independent investigation into how a council lost £1m in a deal to build a new enterprise centre should find out where the money went and who was responsible.

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Police are appealing for help to identify a man following an incident in King's Lynn town centre.

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Do you know this man..? Police want to speak to him about a burglary in King's Lynn.

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Festival-goers can add their cares and concerns to a media mural.

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A council which lost almost £1m in a new enterprise centre project will today discuss how to investigate the deal.

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Community volunteers have caught more than 4,500 speeding drivers in west Norfolk.

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Pony on nature reserve put down

Saturday, June 15, 2019

A poorly pony living on a nature reserve has been put to sleep.

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Man's body found in King's Lynn

Friday, June 14, 2019

A man's body has been found in King's Lynn.

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Tributes have been paid to a popular trader who passed away at the age of 66.

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A new discount store is set to open in King's Lynn.

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More volunteers are needed to help visitors access a historic building.

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A £10,000 donation will help a charity offer construction training to struggling students.

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The pews of a West Norfolk church will be packed with art and craft for a week-long exhibition.

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You can now walk with dinosaurs, take a skydive or join a shoot-out on a Norfolk industrial estate.

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A new ward and office block could be built at a Norfolk hospital.

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A 44-year-old man has admitted supplying firearms, after an armed police swoop.

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Stephen Fry joined members of the Islamic community for a religious celebration.

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Remembering D-Day in King's Lynn

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Their chests were draped with medals, their faces lined with pride as they struggled to their feet.

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An enforcement officer could be recruited to tackle litter louts and dog fouling.

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Every Sunday throughout the summer, live music will be performed on a town's bandstand.

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Norfolk remembers D-Day

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Events across Norfolk will honour those who stormed the Normandy beaches 75 years ago to free Europe from Hitler.

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A new intake of nurses will save a hospital more than £350,000, it emerged today as it strengthens staff numbers to address concerns raised by the health watchdog.

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A Norfolk hospital expects to stay in special measures for another two years.

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