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November 2016

Lavender Hill Mob

25th November 2016

Lavender Hill

 

Congratulations once again to the amazing Lavender Hill Mob Theatre Company who have just finished their panto run at the Alive Corn Exchange.  This years "Christmas Cracker" was a big success as ever was a completely original performance.  The show put together by Alex, Carl, Les, Tim and Zoe played for three nights to large crowds.

The Lavender Hill Mob are an all-inclusive theatre company  their aim is to include everyone in the community in all aspects of musical theatre, from the age of four regardless of experience or ability, and to attain high quality performances on a professional level .

To learn more about themvisit their website here.

 

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Playtime Radio

23rd November 2016

Play-Time-Radio

Hello to my fellow radio presenters at Play Time Radio!  The children at Gaywood Community Primary broadcast their own shows every Tuesday and Friday from the school for the school during lunchbreak and now you can listen too via the link below.  I met the talented presenters and researchers this week and passed on some ideas for their shows along with how or depending on how you look at it how not to present the shows.

Give them listen one afternoon and then let them know you're tuned in, but please remember to come back to K.FM (-;

Thanks

Listen LIVE to Play Time Radio

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The winning selfie revealed

22nd November 2016

10,000 Selfies

Congratulations selfie number 9787!  

They have won an iPad plus an Audi TT for the weekend, which I think Mum and Dad may have to enjoy!

Our "Randomiser" picked the picture below which was only taken on Thursday last week at Whitefriars Primary School in King's Lynn.

Do you know this face?

 

Selfie Winner

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The winning selfie is revealed

22nd November 2016

10,000 Selfies

Congratulations selfie number 9787!  

They have won an iPad plus an Audi TT for the weekend, which I think Mum and Dad may have to enjoy!

Our "Randomiser" picked the picture below which was only taken on Thursday last week at Whitefriars Primary School in King's Lynn.

Do you know this face?

 

Selfie Winner

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A World Record LIVE on KLFM erm maybe not

17th November 2016

WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT

Does your Mother know her Abba songs?  Chances are it’s better than me!  There are 6 presenters at KLFM and one of us had to take part in this. The name of the game was for the adjudicator from the Guinness World Records to gimmie gimmie gimmie 60 seconds to work out the title ABBA songs just from their opening lyrics.  I was hoping to be head over hills with my score but for all the money money money in the world I couldn’t work out the songs quick enough! Should I laugh or cry, it really was that bad, the chance of having a world record was literally slipping through my fingers as the clock drew closer to sixty seconds.

I have a dream one day to try again and next time I do I do I do hope I perform just a little bit better. Perhaps next time I should get more help, but I don’t think even an SOS would have made much difference.  When all is said and done they say the winner takes it all and this time was most certainly not me.  Knowing me knowing you next time I’ll be just as bad if not worse!

Now read again and see if you can spot all 14 ABBA songs.

Listen to Si's awful preformance

 

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West Norfolk Rugby Club - Ladies

16th November 2016

I spent the evening with the lovely women form West Norfolk Ladies at the Rugby Clubin North Wootton, what an amazing bunch. 

 

 Training takes place at Gate House Lane on Wednesday's and they are always happy to see new faces, so if you feel like giving it a go just turn up.

Here's Rachel Wade (Team Captain)

 

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Win £40 for Very.co.uk

16th November 2016

Every day this week I'm giving away the chance to win £40 to spend online with Very.co.uk. Not only will you be able to treat yourself to something nice but you'll also get something nice and bespoke for a deserving friend too.

very

To be in with a chance of winning all you need to do is play the £1000 minute one morning this week at 8:10

If you'd like to try why not text 07786 200 967 now with the word "1k" and your name.  I'll pick someone at random to play.

In the meantime I've been hearing about amazing people that deserve to win including these stories

 

 

Lela

My son's ps4 broke, I couldn't replace it as I'm disabled and on benefits unfortunately. My best friend sue had a brand new one delivered to our door in 3 days!! All paid for!! We've never been able to thank her enough she's an angel. X

 

Danielle

My best friend is now my girlfriend... I lost my mum and iv struggled to cope since I'm on depression tablets etc I'm unhappy alot I'm starting councelling and she has been there threw thick and thin... she wipes my tears wen I cry... she's even bought me a locket with a pic of my mum in (made me cry so much) I love her she's my everything and anything I win would go all to her :) x

 

Anne

My best friend sat for over an hour on Monday to get us tickets to go see cliff Richard next year knowing that something I always wanted to go and she going sit though the concert if though she not a fan And been a massive support in my recent marriage break up in that when I doubted myself she bed. There at 56 it been hard She not bed very well health wise and it would cheer her up thank you x

 

Lisa

A friend of mine Kim Hunter restored a very special photo for my mum. It was of my brother who died at 18 months- 41 years ago from cot death. My mum hasn't many photos but it has been in a frame for all these years and faded so much. Kim could understand how precious it was to my mum. Kim has now restored it and I've ordered a new print on acrylic for my mum for Christmas

 

Do you know someone who deserves a special surprise this Christmas? Nominate them now >

 

 

 

 

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367 Selfies to go

15th November 2016

Just 367 Selfies to go

The maths mean I need to take 61 a day to reach my target!  How will it be done, how can you help?

I'll be with my Selfie board at the following places...

Wednesday

West Norfolk Rugby Club

 

Thursday

Whitefriars Primary

 

Friday

Snettisham Primary

 

Saturday

Fran's 30th Birthday (Private invite)

 

Sunday

Tuesday Market Place for the Christmas Light Switch on

 

 

 

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Christmas has begun

10th November 2016

Christmas has begun..

Not only is the new John Lewis advert out (WATCH IT BELOW) but so is the must have Christmas Toy list...

How many on the list have been circled and left on the coffee table for you to see?


1. Shopkins Chef Club Hot Spot Kitchen Flair Leisure Products £24.99
2. Snuggle My Dream Puppy Character Options £49.99
3. Nerf N-Strike Elite Hyperfire Hasbro £59.99
4. Speak Out Hasbro £19.99
5. Silly Sausage John Adams £19.99
6. Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster Lego £89.99
7. Star Wars Rebel U-Wing Fighter Lego £69.99
8. Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage Mattel £89.99
9. Thomas & Friends Sky-High Bridge Jump Mattel £99.99
10. Hatchimals Spin Master Toys £59.99
11. Paw Patrol Air Patroller Spin Master Toys £39.99
12. SelfieMic Worlds Apart £19.99

Ross & I discussed these this morning but it didn't quite pan out as we thought it would.

Listen 

 

 

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Nothing we can do about it

9th November 2016

It's been dominating the headlines, everyone has been talking about it, everybody has an oppinion, in England there's not much we can do about it.  It's been top of all the social media trends like Twitter and Facebook and now it's official, from now on we will have to get used to a smaller Toblerone Bar, not the news we needed just ahead of Christmas.

The controversial move by it's makers has reduced the weight of bar, 400g bars are now 360g, while 170g ones are now only 150g.

Essentialy the chocolate peaks have been changed and now only every other one remains!  How could this of happend, who makes these decisisons?

Perhpas the new President of the United States Donald Trump can help make things right?

 

 

 

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Drip Driip Drip

8th November 2016

If you were listening to show this moring you may of heard a couple of drips, nothing new there then!

This is what greeted Ross & I first thing this morning...

Leak

Leak

Seem's we've had a little leak for sometime which has been collectiong water until the point it gave way. 

Leak

Thanks to Nigel from MNB for coming to the rescue, he's our hero!

ALL FIXED!

 

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412 TO GO! #SELFIES

7th November 2016

Nearly there...

Last year I was given the task to meet 10,000 people around West Norfolk, Wisbech and Fakenham and with my deadline drawing close I'm pleased to say I've only 412 Selfies to go!  Still a lot but when you think that means I've taken 9588 it's nothing!

I need to take the 10,000th Selfie on or before the Christmas Light Switch on which takes place on The Tuesday Market Place on Sunday 20th November. That means I've 14 days including the day itself to do it, or in other words I need to take 29 every day between now and then.

Please grab me for a selfie if ya see me, I can't fail after all this time.

Ill be in the following places between now and then.

  • Monday 7th November - Downham Market
  • Friday 11th November - Vancouver Quarter, Poppy Shop
  • Friday 11th November - With Uniformed Services
  • Friday 11th November - Red Mount with CWA
  • Wednesday 16th November - West Norfolk Ladies Rugby
  • Friday 18th November - Snettisham Primary School
  • Sunday 20th November - Christmas Light Switch on

Selfie Number 1

 

Selife

and the latest Selfie too

Selife

 

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Fawkes in the Walks 2016

7th November 2016

Didn't brave the cold weather on Friday night?  Couldn't make it to the Walks?

Here you go..

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Peace and Hope Garden at the Q.E in King's Lynn

4th November 2016

Hope and Peace, QE Hospital

A big well done the Laura the Tesco Community Champion at Hardwick who has been fund raising and working hard with local companies to create an amazing garden space at the QE Hospital for Breast Cancer Care patients.  The wonderful area was officially opened yesterday and now you can see the finished garden for yourself..

Hope and Peace, QE Hospital

Hope and Peace, QE Hospital

Hope and Peace, QE Hospital

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West Norfolk Sports Awards

2nd November 2016

Do you know someone who deserves that bit of recognition? Do they volunteer, coach or support those in sport? Are they a budding athlete who could one day, make it big?

Sports Awards

We have so many amazing sporting clubs in our area from tiny part-time groups through to semi and professional groups.  Our schools have superb sporting success and there are even a few international sporting stars that are part of our community in West Norfolk, Wisbech and Fakenham.  The only way any of them can win is if you tell us about them, let us know about their achievements and successes over the year and then they can be considered for a nomination at this year’s awards.

For more visit the West Norfolk Sport's Award page.

Sports Awards

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Pinch Punch - The first day of the month

1st November 2016

White Rabbits

"WHITE RABBITS"

Who was the winner of Pinch Punch First Day of the Month in your house this morning?

But why do we do it?

Maybe it’s because...

As president, George Washington met local Indian tribes on the first day of each month, when he would supply fruit punch with a pinch of salt. It became known as "pinch and punch on the first of the month.

It originates from old England times when people thought that witches existed. People thought that salt would make a witch weak and the punch was to punish the witch.

Some believe the phrase will bring good luck for the rest of the month, a tradition which dates back the turn of the 20th century.

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