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That’s Entertainment - Top show at Westacre

It was a welcome pleasure to sit out in the open air and enjoy the improving weather during the interval in the Westacre Theatre Young People’s entertaining production of Gogol’s The Government Inspector in a freely adapted version directed by Camilla Falconbridge.

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The Bar Man - CAMRA set to vote

Things were simple when I joined the Campaign For Real Ale. In those days, the bad guys were the so-called Big Six who were flooding our pubs with keg beer.

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Thought for the Week - Just too many words

Sometimes it feels like there are too many words in my life. Perhaps this is an odd thing to say, for someone beginning to consider themselves a writer, but, it’s not the written ones I’m bemoaning.

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That’s Entertainment - Luck is in our favour

Friday 13th is certainly not going to be bad luck entertainment-wise as there is, as usual, much out there to look forward to today and in the future here in West Norfolk.

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The Bar Man - Fake bands and beer

It’s not just the news that is fake. Head down to the Corn Exchange and you will find that the programme features lots of ‘fake bands’ or tribute artists as they are sometimes known.

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That’s Entertainment - Generosity of residents

Three items caught my eye in this Tuesday’s Lynn News, one bringing back happy memories, as it concerned the saving of an extensive archive of the life and career of Peggy Spencer, the dance legend who retired to live near family in Lynn and who died in 2016.

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Paul Gardner, of Nwes.

Facts and fiction about the internet

According to the Office of National Statistics over 90% of households have internet access now – I’m one of them.

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Water rail by Stuart Finley

Nature Notes - Arctic blast appears gone for good

So that’s it then, another winter definitely over and done with, the equinox has gone. That awful arctic type blast was horrible but short lived.

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Launch of new trains at King's Lynn Railway Station

Washed Up - It’s not all bad on the rails - thanks to kind passengers

Like many readers, I often spend a significant amount of time moaning about the railway services and out of Lynn.

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Wensum - A hare here, and a hare there, could inspire regeneration plans for town

Wensum - A hare here, and a hare there, could inspire regeneration plans for town

Phone boxes in Fakenham Upper Market

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Titchwell Tick List - Where the Wild Things are this Easter

Titchwell Tick List - Where the Wild Things are this Easter

This Easter break, instead of taking the children on an egg hunt, why not do something different and see if the family can spot a Peasiewheep, Thievnig or Hornywink.

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In The Market - Finding kindness in some unusual places

It’s been a few years since my last column, but after a lovely email requesting “Friday’s Girl” make a return, I thought it was about time.

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Pictured The Cast of the KLODS latest production of Avenue Q for ENTS

Cast prepare to bring Avenue Q to the King’s Lynn stage

Rehearsals are in full swing for upcoming musical Avenue Q, bringing risque comedy with a heartwarming message to the Lynn stage.

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That’s Entertainment - Easter egg hunt is on

Easter has just about arrived and come rain or shine there’s plenty to entertain us over the next few weeks, so without further ado let’s make a start.

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The Bar Man - Oh, for Sake’s sake

Japan. It’s slightly larger than the UK, but has a much bigger population, and add in the fact that 73 per cent of the land surface is unsuitable for agriculture or habitation, the area that is left is amongst the most crowded in the world.

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Thought for the Week - Faith and Certainty

Do we live by faith or certainty? Some people live by certainties and have no doubt about what they know.

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That’s Entertainment - Help out at the library

I’m always pleased to praise and recommend events and services provided by our local libraries, churches and museums, and this week I begin by suggesting a way of supporting our excellent library service.

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Thought for the Week - A poignant tribute

Our Church groups have been talking about The Theory of Everything, the film about Stephen Hawking, so his death is particularly poignant.

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The Bar Man - CAMRA pub awards celebrate local favourites

It’s the time of year when the West Norfolk CAMRA Branch dishes out its annual awards. Our Club of the Year for 2018 is the Ferry Lane Social Club.

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Thought for the Week - A question of faith

In 1972 on the southern coast of Oman eight SAS soldiers had been secretly deployed to help the local troops counter a Marxist inspired insurrection.

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