Lifesaving depends on people giving up their time and energy – people just like you.
Wells RNLI are looking for more volunteers. Their fund-raising volunteers raise vital funds to pay for things like kits and training to keep volunteer crews safe. As a volunteer you decide how much time to give, and when. That way you can fit your RNLI volunteering around your other commitments. They have several roles available at the station including Crew Shore, Crew, Shop volunteers, Fundraising volunteers, Station tours and visitor experience volunteers. If you would like more information on joining our motivated and enthusiastic team please drop the station a message through our social media channels, pop into the station shop or contact Jessica_curtis@rnli.org.U.K.
Last night was a night to remember for Heacham FC, who probably achieved the biggest win in the club’s history. Griggsy was still smiling when he spoke to Si this morning…
Join in England’s annual celebration of local history and architecture. Heritage Open Day is your chance to have a wonderful FREE day out exploring King’s Lynn’s historic buildings. The King’s Lynn Civic Society working with the Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk, the Red Badge Town Guides, businesses, residents and Friends Groups have arranged a great programme so you can visit houses, offices, gardens, churches, chapels, towers and tunnels not normally open to the public. Look out for special events, colourful re-enactors, children’s activities, music, dancing, miniature trains, boats, classic cars and exhibitions. Heritage Open Day is England’s most popular grassroots cultural event. Kim Leonard is one of the organisers…
Wrestling returns to Lynnsport in October and you can go for Half-Price! James from Falling Star Wrestling told us what you can expect from this fun for all evening.
The Workshop in King’s Lynn is opening its doors for an afternoon of activities for all ages later this month. It comes as the performing arts venue announced its new free Introduction to the Creative Industries course aimed at helping the next generation of young artists.
Free tasters for young people will be free from 2 pm on the open day on 31 August. After 5 pm adults will have the chance to meet other people, and other creatives and try the classes on offer.
Throughout the day visitors can meet The Workshop team and find out more about what they get up to at the venue, based in New Conduit Street, in the town’s Vancouver Centre. Dan Ramsden is the Participatiaon Programe Manager…
The Watlington Players are busy rehearsing for the next performance….. Tickets available now Kevin Rooney is directing Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,
Fakenham Roundtable and Fakenham Town Football Club are delighted to be hosting a charity community BBQ and outdoor Cinema screening of Sing 2 and Top Gun: Maverick on Friday 1st September at the Daly Group Stadium (Fakenham FC), Clip Bush Park in Fakenham.
Attendees must purchase tickets for both events to watch both film screenings. Food and drink can only be purchased at the venue, no food or drink can be brought onto the premises and any items found will be confiscated. Please feel free to bring your own blankets and or seating.
Jack O’Donnell from Fakenham 265 is hoping the night will be the first of many for the newly formed roundtable.
Two games for King’s Lynn Town FC this weekend, the Linnets travel to Chorley on Saturday and are home to Alfreton Town on Bank Holiday Monday. Greg from the Lynn News has been looking ahead…
It was results today at schools all over the country, Si caught up with Mr Johnson the Headmaster at Springwood High to see how the students were feeling ahead of opening their GCSE results.
Go To Town, a local independent bus company that currently runs the 2, 3, 4 and 5 services around Kings Lynn has secured funding through the Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) to be able to introduce the 3H route. The service links the new St James Surgery at South Wootton, the planned Nar Ouse Health Hub at South Lynn and the Southgate’s Medical Centre via Vancouver Avenue and Tennyson Avenue. The New 3H service, started on Monday 21st August. Peter Brown is a Director at GTT.
The RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre in East Winch is set to open its doors to the public for a special event on Sunday, 27 August. Visitors will have a rare chance to see behind the scenes at the wildlife hospital, speak with staff and take a sneaky peek at some of the animals. The centre used to hold an open day once every two years, but has not hosted one since 2017 due to the pandemic, so this really is a rare opportunity for visitors to see and learn more about what happens inside a busy working RSPCA wildlife hospital.
There are currently 300 animals being cared for at the centre including seals, owls, hedgehogs, ducklings, and fledgling garden birds.
Evangalous is the Manager at the centre and is excited about the day.
Richard O’Brien’s legendary rock ‘n’ roll musical celebrates 50 years of non-stop partying with this special anniversary production. The longest continuous run of a contemporary musical anywhere in the world, The Rocky Horror Show has been seen by 30 million people and continues to delight audiences on its sell-out international tour, and returns to Norwich Theatre Royal this September. Richard Meek (from Emneth) plays Brad.
Adele Tribute Hometown Glory By Natalie Black’ comes to the Princess Theatre in Hunstanton on 16th September and is a very highly regarded within the tribute world, once reviewed as ‘The best tribute to Adele by a country mile’. This show has also won two awards, in 2016 and 2017 Natalie was voted by the National Agents Association ‘The Best Tribute Act to Adele’ at the National Tribute Music Awards, making this a multi-award winning show.
Natalie has had an amazing journey performing as Adele over the last 12 years, performing all over the world in countries including Bahrain, Netherlands, Latvia, Greece, Tenerife, Egypt, Turkey, Malta, Cyprus, Portugal and Germany to name a few, plus an on-going theatre tour across the UK.
Are you ready for a gardening show like no other? Then look no further than Extreme Gardening: Don’t Try This At Home, starring Lee Connelly, the Skinny Jean Gardener from CBBC’s Blue Peter. This is not your average garden show – it’s extreme gardening, with a twist! Lee told Si what you can expect from the FREE show at the Princess Theatre on Thursday 31st August.
This critically acclaimed play is an irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s 37 plays. David Connor, a Director at West Acre Theatre, told Si some more…
Ukraine Aid led by Nick and Julie from Vets For Pets, King’s Lynn is asking for help to supply a soldier or family with a way of heating/cooking on the front line. This amazing creation (in the photo) is a Bush Box, it can be transported with ease and folds away. It’s making a massive difference to those that have one, they want to make sure as many as possible can use them too. They cost £20 and if you can help her PayPal is JulieaClark23@gmail.com. Julie caught up with Si to talk about this, a fundraising Motor Show at Pentney Lakes and her next visit to the war-torn country in October.
Around 1,000 station booking offices are set to be closed as the government seeks savings in the cost of running the railway, there is no news on King’s Lynn station yet, however, Jo Rust, Secretary of King’s Lynn and District Trade Union Council is making her voice heard.
The Circus has arrived in Fakenham! This circus is like no other and is in town till Sunday… Si learned more on Thursday’s show.
Age, weather, vandalism, use as ‘play equipment’, fire and health and safety have finally done for the great whale that has been the iconic symbol of Harding’s Pits for the past seven years. Beaten and battered he has had to be dismantled, only his lower half remains and no longer is he the landmark on the skyline he once was. But the Harding’s Pits Community Association (HPCA) is determined somehow to find him a younger, metal brother to take his place. Rick is one of the Directors of the Hardings Pits Community Association and explains more… Find out: more – www.hardings-pits.org.uk
The Marhham Bluebirds have their biggest fundraiser event of the year on Sunday 16th July 2023 at The Bishops Garden in Norwich, money raised will not only go towards the funding of their own choir but to the Military Wives Choir Foundation charity to help other choirs. Amiee who’s husband and family are based in Marham told Si more…
Eastgate Academy in King’s Lynn has been judged Outstanding by Ofsted for the second time, with pupils showing highly positive attitudes to learning. The school’s culture of ambition and exceptional work with families were also recognized. The academy is a member of the Eastern Multi Academy Trust, and the chief executive of the Trust, Paul Shanks, said he’s proud of all the children and staff who make the school what it is.
10 plays, 3 days, a feast of amateur entertainment at the Princess Theatre from 30th June. Stephen Hayter woh has been organising the event told Si more about the brilliant event.
The World Snail Racing Championships began in Congham in the 1960s and has since become a World recognised event each year. The quirky event takes place at Grimston Cricket Club near Congham Hall on Saturday, July 8th and Si spoke to race organiser Nicholas Dickson about what you can expect from this fun family day out.
Legends of Variety brings together much-loved classic stars for a show filled with comedy and charm. Their experience and knowledge gained through years of honing their craft is still a joy. This show at the Alive Corn Exchange will bring back memories of the good old days of the variety circuit and live entertainment. Starring ANITA HARRIS, BERNIE CLIFTON, THE GRUMBLEWEEDS, BOBBY CRUSH AND BILLY PEARCE, who spoke to Si about the show and his career.
The Wisbech St Mary Football Tournament is one of the best known in East Anglia with 400 teams taking part, 3000 players and 28 pitches – It’s MASSIVE – Find out more with Paul Abblut who has been part of the organising team.