County / Borough Council


Do you know a local hero? Nominate them now

 Your Local Paper will be hosting the Local Hero Awards, sponsored by the Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk, at the King’s Lynn Corn Exchange on 24 April 2024.

 The awards recognise those people in the West Norfolk Community who are true heroes. These people could be anyone from a member of our uniformed services to a youth club volunteer, dedicated carer or a teacher who inspired their students.

 To nominate visit

 If you are unable to vote online, please call Your Local Paper on 01553 611111 between 9am and 1pm on a weekday and they can assist you.


Nominations deadline: Friday 23 February 2024 at 5pm. Nominees must live or work within the borough of west Norfolk.


You can nominate in the following categories:


Sportsperson or team of the year

Fundraiser of the year

Young person of the year (up to 18 years old)

Work colleague of the year

Emergency & uniformed services award

Triumph over adversity award

Teacher of the year

Lifetime achievement award

Neighbour of the year

Health professional of the year

Volunteer of the year

Carer of the year


Norfolk County Council provides vital public services for people who live, work, do business or visit here. They include children's services, adult social services, highway maintenance, recycling centres, libraries, museums, fire and rescue, economic development and trading standards.

For more details, visit

You can find out about County Council services, report problems or apply for courses, school places and more at

here are just a few examples:-

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County Councillors:

Local Clubs: Standards: Traders:





Community transport:

Blue Badge parking:


Street Lighting2:

Park & Ride:

Adult Education:

Potholes - reporting:

For more information about household waste disposal / wheelie bin rubbish collections  see here (This is a Borough Council responmsibility)

Contacting Norfolk County Council

County Councillors:

Parish / Borough Councillors: Look here

Recycling - Wheelie Bins

For information about Wheelie Bin collections  see here


Street Lighting

in the village contact the Parish Clerk -

Mr Bob Pannell

21 Baldwin Road. King's Lynn  PE30 4AL

Telephone: 01553 775724


A47: Note that Highways England is responsible for lighting on trunk roads; This includes the A47.