Month: April 2014

Businesses to benefit from launch of new apprenticeship scheme

Local small businesses are set to benefit from the energy and talent of enterprising young people after the launch of Swarm Apprenticeships on 2nd May 2014. Swarm Apprenticeships was founded by best selling business author and “maverick social entrepreneur” Robert Ashton and plans to create 36 unique apprenticeship opportunities for 16-18 year old school leavers …

Town votes no for BID

A vote amongst businesses in King’s Lynn town centre has resulted in a narrow no for King’s Lynn BID. The 18 month campaign and month long vote saw 54% vote in favor of the Business Improvement District, however the secondary count based on rateable value saw the vote recorded as a no vote. The legislation …

New Borough Mayor announced

Councillor Barry Ayres will be nominated as Mayor and Chairman of the Council for the forthcoming year at the Mayormaking ceremony on Thursday 8 May at King’s Lynn Town Hall. Cllr Ayres has lived in the borough with his wife, Christine, for 27 years and took early retirement in 2006 from Terrington High School, after …