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Norfolk charity to benefit from Harry & Meghan's wedding

The charity Scotty's Little Soldiers set up by Nikki Scott is set to benefit from Harry and Meghan's wedding. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Instead of asking guests to bring presents when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle get married at Windsor they've chosen seven charities for people to donate to.

One of those selected was the charity Scotty's Little Soldiers based in King's Lynn in Norfolk.

It was founded by war widow Nikki Scott after her husband and father to her two children, Corporal Lee Scott, was killed in Afghanistan in 2009.

Since then the charity's helped hundreds of families in similar circumstances.

  • Watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Chloe Keedy about one family who have been helped



Family pay tribute to 'cheeky character' killed in A47 crash

Riki Boughen 'lit up' every room. Credit: Norfolk Police.

The family of a man killed in a crash on the A47 at King's Lynn have paid an emotional tribute to him.

Riki Boughen was one of two men who died on January 17 in a collision involving a coach and a van near to the Hardwick roundabout in west Norfolk.

His family said that the 43-year-old was a "much loved son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and grandson who was very popular and loved by many."

"Every room he walked into he lit up. With his cheeky character he was full of jokes, always smiling, laughing and loved his food."

– Riki Boughen's family

"He was a qualified electrician, although he decided he loved his job as a digger driver much more and did that for many years.

"He made friends everywhere he went and would often cook Sunday dinners for people and pass them out of the window or invite people in that had no money or food to eat to make sure everyone had a Sunday lunch.

"He would give anyone anything he had to give. He had the biggest heart.”

The crash also saw a number of passengers on board the coach taken to hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

Anyone who saw what happened should contact the serious collision investigation team at Wymondham on 101.

Appeal for witnesses after King's Lynn sexual assault

The assault happened in St Dominic Square. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police are appealing for witnesses after a sexual assault in Kings Lynn last week.

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday 13 January outside Iceland in St Dominic Square when a women in her 20s was attacked.

A man climbed on top of her, but ran off when the victim screamed for help.

Police are keen to speak to five people seen in the area at the time who may have important information.

Officers want to talk to a group of three people - two men and a woman.

One of the men was wearing a blue hoody while the woman had a pink coat. Another two men were seen walking on Norfolk Street when the incident happened.

A man arrested in connection with the incident has been released on bail.

Two dead in A47 crash at King's Lynn

Two men died in a crash on the A47 Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Two men have died after a van and coach collided on the A47 in west Norfolk.

Emergency services were called to King's Lynn at around 5.20pm on Wednesday, January 17.

A passenger in the transit van was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was cut free from the vehicle and taken to hospital but died a short time later.

Passengers on the coach suffered slight bruising and went to hospital for treatment, police said.

The A47 remains closed.

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