26 May 2022
A floral display has been created in King’s Lynn to mark the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen. Created by Jason Wells with help from Sam Martin, who work for the Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk, a specially created badge bed in Tower Gardens marks the occasion with flowers. There are a mixture of plants such as Begonias, Pelargoniums, Marigolds, Dahlias and some Cannas as centre pieces. Cllr Brian Long, Cabinet member for Corporate Services, said: “The message in the Tower Gardens display is to mark the
26 May 2022
Free bus passes are being offered to Ukrainians being hosted by families in Great Yarmouth, thanks to a tie up between the local council and First Bus. Great Yarmouth Borough Council leader Carl ...
25 May 2022
Children from St Martha’s Catholic Primary School in King’s Lynn have been learning about the town’s history through a fun activity to recreate some of its buildings using recycled materials. ...
24 May 2022
Over 6,000 new trees have been planted near Lynnsport in King’s Lynn. A further 500 trees have been replanted in King’s Reach. Cllr Paul Kunes, Cabinet member for Environment, said: “This is the ...
24 May 2022
Businesses in and around the borough of Great Yarmouth are being encouraged to join their local council in the journey towards Zero Waste by using wormeries to dramatically reduce food ...
20 May 2022
Work to create a new library, university and learning centre in the heart of Great Yarmouth has stepped up a gear thanks to a £3.5m partnership with the University of Suffolk and East Coast College. ...
13 May 2022
A school in Rackheath has received a hedgehog home donation for National Hedgehog Awareness Week, to help reverse the decline of the species. Developer Barratt and David Wilson Homes donated the ...
09 May 2022
A new mobile food store is launching to serve the rural communities of Breckland. The service will provide a way to shop for healthy, nutritious food and store cupboard staples at a reduced price, ...
25 April 2022
This Jubilee year, South Norfolk Council, are tripling the amount of funding they are giving to community groups to support local initiatives. Grants of £1,000 to £15,000 are available through ...
20 April 2022
GRIDSERVE, the tech-enabled sustainable business that runs the GRIDSERVE Electric Highway - one of the UK’s leading electric charging networks, today opens a new state-of-the-art Compact Electric ...
04 April 2022
A reusable cup scheme has been launched today as part of a drive for a Norfolk resort’s greenest ever holiday season. Cafes and restaurants in Hemsby, near Great Yarmouth, will offer customers a ...
14 March 2022
A £1.8m project to provide modern, quality emergency accommodation to homeless people in Breckland is nearing completion. The Breckland Council project has seen Elm House, a former pre-school in ...
31 March 2022
Dozens of Thetford residents and representatives from local community groups have taken part in a litter pick to help tidy and brighten up the town. The event, which took place on 30 March, was ...
25 March 2022
Winners and finalists of the second annual Broadland and South Norfolk Business Awards attended a glittering event on 23 March at Norwich City Football Club sponsored by Fosters Solicitors. It was a ...
28 March 2022
Norfolk’s newest leisure centre is now recruiting for its top team as plans gather pace for its opening this summer.  The new £26m Marina Centre on Great Yarmouth’s seafront will boast a six-lane ...
28 March 2022
Exciting new plans for the future of Watton and Swaffham have been drawn up as part of the Future Breckland project. Future Breckland: Thriving People and Places is a project to revitalise ...
25 March 2022
Residents across the city are feeling safer thanks to alley gates provided by the city council, through a scheme which is being extended for another 12 months due to its success so far. The ...
24 March 2022
Having been put ‘on ice’ for the last two years due to the Covid pandemic, Cromer’s popular ‘Folk on the Pier’ festival is now set fair for the second weekend of May. Since its last outing in 2019, ...
14 March 2022
Breckland Council has installed new planters in the centre of Swaffham to help brighten the town for residents and shoppers and create a barrier for air pollution. The cost of approximately £5,000 to ...
08 March 2022
Work has begun at the new Nar Ouse Business Park which will provide approximately 15 hectares of serviced, development land for office, industrial and research space in King’s Lynn. The scheme is ...
16 February 2022
After being in storage for more than forty years Gorleston's Carnegie clock is set to returning to its rightful place at the heart of the high street. Back in 1907, the then County Borough of ...
11 February 2022
A unique new archaeology mission is set to launch next week allowing residents to join with professionals to explore Great Yarmouth’s history. As part of the High Street Heritage Action Zone ...
11 February 2022
Work has begun on a new primary electricity substation that will 'switch on Snetterton' by increasing the power supply at Snetterton Heath, making it easier for businesses to set up and grow. The ...
11 February 2022
Children from Costessey Primary School joined local volunteers to plant a heritage orchard at Queen’s Hills Community Park as part of a project run by South Norfolk Council.Year 6 pupils from Queen’s ...
08 February 2022
In January a ceremony was held to mark the lifting the last steel during the construction of the Broadland Food Innovation Centre. The build is on schedule and will be ready to open in autumn 2022 ...

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