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Local MP pledges support to slaughterhouse campaign

North West Norfolk MP, Henry Bellingham, has pledged his support to the campaign for mandatory CCTV inside UK slaughterhouses. The campaign – which has widespread political and public support – was launched by Animal Aid, after five-years of investigating animal welfare breaches inside British slaughterhouses. The national organisation has placed fly-on-the-wall cameras inside ten slaughterhouses …

New Innovation Centre takes shape

West Norfolk’s newest business hub, the King’s Lynn Innovation Centre (KLIC) is taking shape. Occupying a 1.5 acre site of the Nar Ouse Regeneration Area, the building is to attract investment and provide support for start-up companies and aspiring entrepreneurs in order to deliver economic growth in West Norfolk. The structure is now visible to …

Citizen newspaper calls it a day

The Norfolk Citizen weekly free newspaper has announced it will cease publication immediately. Mark Leslie, editor of the Citizens’ sister publication, the Lynn News, said: “In the multi-media digital age we are reaching huge audiences through our website and the bi-weekly Lynn News. “Our customers and readers have flocked to those platforms in record numbers, …

Borough Election Results 2015

Conservatives retain control of Council Final Result: Conservatives 50, Labour 10 Independents 2 (Those Elected are shown in BOLD) Old Gaywood Graham Middleton (CON) 338, Gary Howman (LAB) 278, John Corden (UKIP) 239, Rachel Lawson (GREEN) 141 North Wootton Greville Howard (CON) 796, Rosalie Costin (UKIP) 320, Deborah Holman (LAB) 294 Walpole Richard Blunt (CON) …

North West Norfolk – Election 2015

2015 Candidates Henry Bellingham (Conservative) Toby Coke (UK Independence Party) Hugh Lanham (Liberal Democrat) Jo Rust (Labour) Michael de Whalley (Green) • The Conservatives won the North West Norfolk constituency at the 2010 General Election with a majority of nearly 15,000 votes. • It’s the safest of the nine seats in the county. • Conservative …

Missing woman’s body found

Police searching for a missing woman in Kings Lynn have confirmed yesterday they had found a body. Officers were called at 3pm yesterday to reports of a body on the bank of the River Ouse near the Sluice, off Saddleborough. Police believe the body is that of 80-year-old Margaret Bodger who was reported missing after …