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Allister Webb

Allister Webb joined the Lynn News as News Editor in 2010 and remains the senior reporter in the office, being the go-to man for council, court and crime coverage.

Second metal detectorist looking for King John's treasure claims energy company is blocking his efforts

26 April 2022
Second metal detectorist looking for King John's treasure claims energy company is blocking his efforts

Second metal detectorist looking for King John's treasure claims energy company is blocking his efforts

26 April 2022

A metal detectorist has claimed an energy firm is barring him from searching for lost treasure.


Campaigners bring new hospital demand to Westminster

16 September 2021
Campaigners bring new hospital demand to Westminster

Campaigners bring new hospital demand to Westminster

16 September 2021

Activists have held talks with several MPs in Westminster as the campaign to rebuild a hospital intensifies.


King's Lynn hospital roof crisis 'very serious and needs addressing', Health Secretary admits

19 June 2021
King's Lynn hospital roof crisis 'very serious and needs addressing', Health Secretary admits

King's Lynn hospital roof crisis 'very serious and needs addressing', Health Secretary admits

19 June 2021

The Health Secretary has been to see the extent of the structural crisis facing its hospital for himself.


Coronavirus: Hospital death toll reaches 300

17 January 2021
Coronavirus: Hospital death toll reaches 300

Coronavirus: Hospital death toll reaches 300

17 January 2021

Thirty-eight more hospital deaths have been recorded in today's figures.


Coronavirus: Seventeen more deaths recorded at hospital

15 January 2021
Coronavirus: Seventeen more deaths recorded at hospital

Coronavirus: Seventeen more deaths recorded at hospital

15 January 2021

The total death toll at a hospital serving the area since the start of the pandemic has now passed 250.


Coronavirus: Seventeen more deaths recorded at hospital

15 January 2021
Coronavirus: Seventeen more deaths recorded at hospital

Coronavirus: Seventeen more deaths recorded at hospital

15 January 2021

The total death toll at a hospital serving the area since the start of the pandemic has now passed 250.


Coronavirus: Four patients die at hospital over Christmas

01 January 2021
Coronavirus: Four patients die at hospital over Christmas

Coronavirus: Four patients die at hospital over Christmas

01 January 2021

Coronavirus deaths at a hospital were recorded on both Christmas Day and Boxing Day, according to the latest figures.


Coronavirus: Eleven new deaths at hospital

21 December 2020
Coronavirus: Eleven new deaths at hospital

Coronavirus: Eleven new deaths at hospital

21 December 2020

Figures also suggest infection rates are rising sharply.


Coronavirus: Seven new deaths recorded at King's Lynn hospital

09 December 2020
Coronavirus: Seven new deaths recorded at King's Lynn hospital

Coronavirus: Seven new deaths recorded at King's Lynn hospital

09 December 2020

Latest figures show 179 patients have now died after testing positive for the virus.


George Russell impresses but late puncture costs chance of Grand Prix win

06 December 2020
George Russell impresses but late puncture costs chance of Grand Prix win

George Russell impresses but late puncture costs chance of Grand Prix win

06 December 2020

22-year-old George Russell led for most of this evening's Sakhir GP


Motorcyclist dies after multi-vehicle collision on A17

09 November 2020
Motorcyclist dies after multi-vehicle collision on A17

Motorcyclist dies after multi-vehicle collision on A17

09 November 2020

An investigation has been launched into the crash, which also involved five cars.


Coronavirus: King's Lynn hospital records first death in nearly three months

06 October 2020
Coronavirus: King's Lynn hospital records first death in nearly three months

Coronavirus: King's Lynn hospital records first death in nearly three months

06 October 2020

The case is the first to be recorded since early July.


Plan lodged to add more homes to Sutton Bridge development

06 October 2020
Plan lodged to add more homes to Sutton Bridge development

Plan lodged to add more homes to Sutton Bridge development

06 October 2020

Developers say many of the properties envisaged in the new scheme have already been given the go-ahead.


Coronavirus: Holidaymakers ponder plans as Spain removed from list of safe countries

26 July 2020
Coronavirus: Holidaymakers ponder plans as Spain removed from list of safe countries

Coronavirus: Holidaymakers ponder plans as Spain removed from list of safe countries

26 July 2020

The move was announced by ministers last night, but is it affecting your holiday plans this summer?


Coronavirus: Holidaymakers ponder plans as Spain removed from list of safe countries

26 July 2020
Coronavirus: Holidaymakers ponder plans as Spain removed from list of safe countries

Coronavirus: Holidaymakers ponder plans as Spain removed from list of safe countries

26 July 2020

The move was announced by ministers last night, but is it affecting your holiday plans this summer?


Coronavirus: Holidaymakers ponder plans as Spain removed from list of safe countries

26 July 2020
Coronavirus: Holidaymakers ponder plans as Spain removed from list of safe countries

Coronavirus: Holidaymakers ponder plans as Spain removed from list of safe countries

26 July 2020

The move was announced by ministers last night, but is it affecting your holiday plans this summer?


Travelodge proposes £144 million rent cuts plan to help save jobs and hotels

03 June 2020
Travelodge proposes £144 million rent cuts plan to help save jobs and hotels

Travelodge proposes £144 million rent cuts plan to help save jobs and hotels

03 June 2020

The budget hotel chain says a restructuring plan will prevent permanent rent cuts or job losses, but owners aren't happy.


Travelodge proposes £144 million rent cuts plan to help save jobs and hotels

03 June 2020
Travelodge proposes £144 million rent cuts plan to help save jobs and hotels

Travelodge proposes £144 million rent cuts plan to help save jobs and hotels

03 June 2020

The budget hotel chain says the move will prevent permanent rent cuts or job losses, but owners aren't happy.


Coronavirus: New death recorded at hospital

26 May 2020
Coronavirus: New death recorded at hospital

Coronavirus: New death recorded at hospital

26 May 2020

A total of 135 patients are now known to have died after testing positive for the infection.


Glinton McDonald's reopens and all drive-thrus could soon follow

20 May 2020
Glinton McDonald's reopens and all drive-thrus could soon follow

Glinton McDonald's reopens and all drive-thrus could soon follow

20 May 2020

Nearly 40 drive-thru facilities are re-opening today and the rest could follow within weeks.


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