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Fighting against loneliness in Heacham

Fighting against loneliness in Heacham

As the nights begin to draw in earlier, feelings of isolation can worsen.

21 October 2019

Norfolk’s Extra Hands helps children learn about dementia

Norfolk’s Extra Hands helps children learn about dementia

A home care company is helping thousands of children learn more about dementia and how it can affect families - using a dragon called Simon.

21 October 2019

Road closure on The Green expected

Road closure on The Green expected

Resurfacing work is expected to get underway on 31 October on the B1161 when the road will be closed for two days, subject to weather conditions.

20 October 2019

Heacham Infant and Nursery School is Good

Heacham Infant and Nursery School is Good

A West Norfolk school instils a love of reading in its pupils who show enthusiasm and excitement for learning, according to a recent Ofsted report.

19 October 2019

West Norfolk council delays decision on climate emergency

West Norfolk council delays decision on climate emergency

Despite fierce condemnation from environmental campaigners, the Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk voted last night to delay a motion of declaring a climate emergency.

18 October 2019

Twenty years on from the excavation of Seahenge

Twenty years on from the excavation of Seahenge

Seahenge was a prehistoric monument in Holme-next-the-Sea which consisted of a timber circle with an upturned tree root in the centre; it was coined as such by the media due to its resemblance to Stonehenge in Wiltshire. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the excavation of Seahenge, so to commemorate we have explored and compiled the history, recent discoveries and theories surrounding the fascinating monument with the help of archaeologist David Robertson, who worked on the second circle discovered nearby.

17 October 2019

Dersingham Schoolchildren plant bulbs with help from Thaxters

Dersingham Schoolchildren plant bulbs with help from Thaxters

Thaxter's Garden Centre Plant Area Supervisor Chris Stephenson visited Dersingham Primary School today to show the pupils how to plant daffodil bulbs. They also got to try it out for themselves.

16 October 2019

FREE CALL BLOCKERS FOR PEOPLE RECEIVING SCAM OR NUISANCE PHONE CALLS

FREE CALL BLOCKERS FOR PEOPLE RECEIVING SCAM OR NUISANCE PHONE CALLS

Free call blocking units are being made available by the National Trading Standards (NTS) Scams Team to help protect people in receipt of scam or nuisance phone calls.

16 October 2019

Road closure on Cromer Road next week

Road closure on Cromer Road next week

As part of five weeks of ongoing roadworks on the A149 along Cromer Road in Hunstanton, the stretch from York Avenue to Chapel Lane is expected to close from 7am to 7pm on Saturday to Sunday 19 to 20 October.

15 October 2019

Feasibility study approved for Hunstanton railway line

Feasibility study approved for Hunstanton railway line

Norfolk County Council has agreed to fund a feasibility study for a rail link between King’s Lynn and Hunstanton.

15 October 2019

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