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6  Town & Around December 2022                                                  Tel: 01485 540620 email:
       QEH Breast Cancer Unit benefits from 90 year-old Valerie’s birthday

           or her 90th birthday,  Val
           Jubb declined cards and
       Fpresents in favour of
       donations towards the Breast
       Cancer unit at the Queen
       Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn.
       A Hunstanton resident, Val has
       twice had breast cancer and she
       received wonderful care at the
       Unit in the QEH.The donations
       from friends and family totalled
        The energetic nonagenarian
       attends at least two or three
       fitness classes each day and she
       has inspired many older women
       in  Hunstanton  and  the
       surrounding area to ‘get out’,   tea at Briarfields, Titchwell. this   dance studio Zumba, NIA, yoga   with our treatment and having a
       make new friends and keep fit,   was an opportunity for her friends   and many other classes; Suzie   very active and fulfilled life. I
       recognising that women who find   and classmates to thank her, and   Povey’s fitness classes; Fiona   thought we would donate to the
       themselves on their own through   for her to thank the many teachers   Fretwell’s Silver Swans Ballet;   Breast Cancer Fund rather than
       loss, also lose their confidence.     who run the classes they attend.   the U3A  Yoga classes; Elliot’s   having birthday gifts and have
        “ She has encouraged and   Before the presentation on 7th   Balance and strength class at the   been completely overwhelmed by
       befriended so many ladies with   November Val wrote to the Breast   Conservative Club; and friends   the response.   My dear friends
       her cheerful cajoling and   Unit saying: “I am writing to say   from bowling and social clubs.   Marie Jarvis and Joy Kelly
       example,” said her friend Marie   a big thank you from my family,   We are all so grateful to you.   arranged a wonderful afternoon
       Jarvis.                   my partner Salvador, daughter   I celebrated my 90th birthday   tea-party at Briarfields Hotel and
        To celebrate  Val’s 90th   Mandy  and  Granddaughter   on 29th October and myself and   as you can see from our very
       birthday forty six ladies, her   Nicola.   Also, all the teachers and   two other ladies in the group have   generous friends it was a great
       family and friends from all the   ladies from the Oasis fitness   been treated by you.  We have   success raising a total of £700,00
       exercise classes she attends   classes, including water Zumba,   stayed fit and healthy coping well   for your Fund.”
       enjoyed a wonderful afternoon

       Local radio station launched on DAB as BBC cuts programmes

            ommitted to local news and broadcasting KL1 Radio based in   “If you use the MyTunerRadio
            Heacham is now available on DAB, online, app and smart   app you can: 1, listen to KL1 Live
       Cspeaker and presenter Jay Harrison is keen to let people know   by searching KL1 and clicking on
       that he will be championing local music at 7 pm on Thursdays in The   the cloud icon under stations, 2,
       Cut. He said: "With the sad news that the BBC Introducing will come   listen to any missed shows on
       to an end, we celebrate the music scene in our corner of the world; let's   KL1 by searching KL1 under
       turn 'The Cut' into the new home for local music!!!"   podcasts and clicking the purple
        King's Lynn-based band, Perdon's Plan, posted: "Jay Harrison was   icon. That will give a choice of
       kind enough to play ‘Static Speech’ last night on The Cut at KL1 Radio   the available shows."
       among so many other amazingly talented local bands!    A  second  Norfolk-based
        “We are beyond chuffed and this man isn't letting BBC Introducing   station, Radio West Norfolk, was
       let anyone down so THANK YOU!"                      launched on DAB at Fawkes in   Standing from left :Richard Dix,
        Founder of KL1 Richard Dix said: "We've been online for the past   the Walks on 4th November.   and  Paul Baker, and seated Jay
       two years and now we are on DAB across West Norfolk with the whole             Harrison, Presenter of The Cut
       team representing the best of West Norfolk.
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