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Local Business Raises £9000 for Cancer Care Fund

A variety of charity fundraising events held at the Downham Home and Garden store have raised over £9,000 toward the Macmillan Cancer Care Fund.

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Magpie Centre Craft & Country Fair Offers Fun for all the Family

Sunday August 20, 10.00 am to 5.00 pm is the date of the Craft and Country Fair, staged by the Magpie Centre, home of West Norfolk Riding for the Disabled Association.

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Downham Market Town Sign

Community Choir Seeks New Members

Singers Inspired, the Downham Market community choir, would love to welcome you if you think you might enjoy singing.
The choir is a vibrant, good-humoured, mixed group of more than 40 people from a wide area around Downham.

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New Friendship Group for Downham

A new friendship group, made up of mostly single people who like to socialise together, has been set up in Downham Market.

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Denver Windmill

Blackstone Engine Bar opens at Denver Windmill

New micro-pub, The Blackstone Engine Bar at Denver Windmill, opened its doors to the public on Thursday 8th June.
A joint venture between Ian Pinches (formerly of the award-winning Railway Arms at Downham Market Station) and John Nash (Two Rivers Brewery), the bar will sell real ales, including the full range of Two Rivers beers as well as ciders from the Downham Cider company, and a wide range of East Anglian spirits.

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Downham Market Town Square

Drinking in Public Places – Have Your Say

Residents are being invited to have their say on a new Public Spaces Protection Order which will restrict alcohol consumption in areas of Downham Market.

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Downham Market Tops Recycling Scheme

West Norfolk Recycling Rewards encourages householders to recycle more and waste less, and awards residents with individual and community rewards for better recycling practises.

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Register To Vote In 2017

Parliament has just approved a snap election in seven weeks time!
Elections are normally once every five years but this general election has been called early, and as usual all MPs seats in parliament are up for grabs once again.

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‘This Girl Can’ set to rock The 6th Downham Games

West Norfolk Community Event of the Year The Downham Games is in its 6th year and is to be held on the 11th June 2017 at the Memorial Fields in Downham Market.

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Great Downham Spring Clean

Get involved in the Great British Spring Clean
The Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk is backing a campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities in March 2017.

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