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People Share Their Reasons to Love West Norfolk

People in Hunstanton and King’s Lynn shared their reasons to love West Norfolk when the Love West Norfolk campaign went out and about. In Hunstanton, on 27th March, town councillors got behind the campaign, explaining why they love West Norfolk. For Hunstanton’s Mayor, Cllr Adrian Winnington, it’s the ‘seaside, countryside and fantastic wildlife’ whilst Deputy […]

West Norfolk Books to Love

West Norfolk has provided literary inspiration for a number of authors and to coincide with the launch of the The Norfolk Great Big Read, the local library team has recommended books which offer another reason to #lovewestnorfolk. Alison Thorne, the Community Librarian in Dersingham, Hunstanton, and King’s Lynn Libraries is passionate about promoting local literary […]

West Norfolk Students’ World-Changing Ideas

Schoolchildren from across West Norfolk had the opportunity to come up with world-changing ideas at a special event taking place as part of the Love West Norfolk campaign. The event, which took place at Providence Street Community Centre on 13th March, was led by 7 Billion Ideas, an internationally known ideas company which inspires young […]

People Invited to Share Why They Love West Norfolk

People in West Norfolk are being invited to share why they Love West Norfolk at three events taking place across the district. Organisers behind the Love West Norfolk campaign are working in conjunction with  Downham Market Town Council, Hunstanton Town Council, and the Vancouver Centre to find out just what it is that makes West […]

The Bishop of Lynn Loves West Norfolk

The Rt. Rev’d. Jonathan Meyrick, Bishop of Lynn has lent his support to the Love West Norfolk campaign. He said: “Since coming to West Norfolk as Bishop nearly seven years ago, I have come to value both the place and people. I love the down to earth reality, the fabulous sunsets and sunrises and the […]

Share Why You Love West Norfolk at Vancouver Centre Event

People in King’s Lynn will have the opportunity to share why they Love West Norfolk when representatives from the campaign are at the Vancouver Centre on 1st March. Between 1pm and 3pm, Love West Norfolk organisers will be asking shoppers what they love about West Norfolk with a ‘selfie’ sign or video. Also on hand […]

Show You #lovewestnorfolk Through Volunteering

One way in which people can show their love for West Norfolk is through volunteering. This is the message from Community Action Norfolk, a leading charity which supports the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector in Norfolk. Community Action Norfolk, which is a key partner in the #lovewestnorfolk campaign, says that there are over 1,000 […]

Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway Support Love West Norfolk Campaign

Renowned designers Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway have got behind the Love West Norfolk campaign. The couple, who were the founders of famous fashion brand Red or Dead, now run Hemingway Design, delivering varied work in urban design, furniture, fashion, interiors, exhibitions, and the arts. Wayne and Gerardine have links to West Norfolk, having worked with […]

Stephen Fry backs West Norfolk

Writer, actor, presenter, and comedian Stephen Fry has lent his support to a new campaign which celebrates West Norfolk. The renowned broadcaster, famous for work such as QI, A Bit of Fry and Laurie, Blackadder, Jeeves and Wooster and Peter’s Friends, amongst many more, is a former student of the College of West Anglia, and […]

Love West Norfolk Campaign Launches

A new campaign celebrating all that West Norfolk has to offer has launched. ‘Love West Norfolk’ aims to create pride and aspiration within the local area and give people a voice on what they believe makes the area so special. The campaign is being headed up by key community leaders, including the Chief Executive and […]