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Food Alerts

Asda recalls Cranberry and Nut Cereal Bars because of the possible presence of salmonella Asda has taken the precautionary step of recalling its Cranberry and Nut Cereal Bars because the product might contain salmonella. Product details Cranberry and Nut Cereal Bars (pack of 4) Pack…

Applications Invited for the Tree Council’s 2019 Tree Futures Grant Scheme

We are pleased to announce that applications are now open for The Tree Council’s Tree Futures Grant Scheme. Traditionally, the scheme offered help for tree planting through three separate programmes: Trees for Schools, Community Trees and Orchard Windfalls.  This year, we have simplified this process and have…

Norfolk selected for national Early Years Transformation Academy

Norfolk is to become a pioneer in transforming maternity and early years services after being selected for a new national programme. Norfolk is one of five areas to take part in the new Early Years Transformation Academy (EYTA), led by The Early Intervention Foundation. The…

£10.3m to seal hundreds of miles of Norfolk roads as 2019 surface dressing work starts next week

Work starts next week on the annual spring and summer surface dressing project.  This year more than 310 miles of Norfolk’s roads will get a new seal to extend the life of the road and provide a new skid-resistant surface to help reduce the risk…

Smokers urged to cut risk of home fires

Smokers are being warned about the deadly dangers of the habit - especially when tired – as Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service joins forces with other services for the Fire Kills campaign. Cigarettes and other smoking products cause just over a third of all accidental…

Summer term courses - enrolling now!

  We have the usual favourites running like silversmithing, basketball, woodwork and pottery but have also introduced some great new courses such as An introduction to Photoshop, Watercolour painting - en plein air and the fantastic hare felt brooches in Cromer. We also have vocational…

Rogue Trader Alerts

Rogue Trader Alert – Sales of generators, chainsaws and pressure washers from vans – 9 April 2019 We have received reports of generators, chainsaws and pressure washers being sold from vans from several locations including Diss, Costessey, Swaffham and around Fakenham.  Reports have included cold calls…

Cold Calling Alerts

Cold Calling Alert – Telephone cold calls requesting payment for your ‘solar panel service’ – 8 April 2019 We have received a report of a telephone cold call which was made to a Norfolk resident regarding a ‘solar panel service’. During the call the cold…

Safety Alerts

HP Notebook Computer and Mobile Workstation Battery Safety Recall and Replacement Program Program expanded in January 2019. It is essential to recheck your battery, even if you did so previously and were informed that it was not affected. If you have already received a replacement…

Help to Claim - Universal Credit

Getting help to make a new Universal Credit claim From 1st April 2019 Norfolk Citizens Advice will offer a new service called 'Help to Claim' which offers support with making a new claim for Universal Credit, from opening your account to receiving your first full…