KL.FM Off-Air, by Ross Birkenshaw, March 29, 2016

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How time flies! It only seems like Christmas was a few weeks ago and yet here we are, just about recovered from scoffing too many chocolate eggs.

I know Easter is early this year, but where has the first three months of 2016 gone? Can it really only be a short time ago the reception at KL.FM was filed to bursting with presents for our annual Toy Appeal?

Over the past couple of weeks the aroma of chocolate has been creeping upstairs from boxes, upon boxes of Easter eggs, kindly donated by the amazing people of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk. This has been my first Easter Egg Appeal and, once again, the generosity of our listeners has simply blown me away.

The KL.FM team have been busy visiting hospitals, children’s homes and the North Lynn Discovery Centre distributing hundreds of eggs and, hopefully, helping every child in our area to have a Happy Easter. If you donated an egg to help put a big smile on a little face, thank you.

Staying on the theme of time flying and looking back, all of us here at KL.FM Towers are getting all retro. In three days’ time, we’ll be turning back the clock to the 1990’s for a musical extravaganza at the Alive Corn Exchange. Friday sees the very first “Nothing But The 90’s” night, celebrating the decade that brought us Brit Pop. We’re expecting hundreds of you and if you are coming, feel free to come in fancy dress. It promises to be a brilliant night.

Lastly, going back even further, we got a sneak preview of the long awaited exhibition telling the history of King’s Lynn in a totally new and exciting way. The £2.6m Stories of Lynn is now finally open, and what an experience it is. High-tech displays chart the past of the town and its people following a year-long restoration of the Town Hall and gaol house. The undercroft of the building has been transformed to help tell the 800-year tale of Lynn and some of it’s most famous residents.

This really is worth a visit, if you’re a life-long resident or just staying in the area for a few days. I can assure you, you will not be disappointed.