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Get Checked – campaign launches to prevent silent killer

Nearly 130,000 people in Norfolk and Waveney are expected to have high blood pressure that has not been diagnosed. Dubbed the ‘silent killer’ due to the lack of obvious symptoms, high blood pressure can lead to stroke, heart attack or heart disease if left unchecked.…

Do you have old instruments gathering dust?

The Purfleet Trust could give them a new lease of life. If you would like to donate an instrument to support the new music workshops then please get in touch. They will be running weekly workshops with music and vocal coaching and would love to be able to…

Food & Allergen Alerts

Cow & Gate and Tesco recall 7+ months Cow & Gate baby food jars as a precaution because a small number may have been tampered with. Cow & Gate and Tesco are voluntarily recalling 15 varieties of 7+ month Cow & Gate baby food jars…

Empowerment plan for people with learning disabilities

A plan to empower people with learning disabilities to find more fulfilling opportunities, through work or other support, is being considered by Norfolk County Council.The proposals have come about as a result of the Council’s 2018-2022 strategy for learning disabilities – “My Life, My Ambition,…

Important information about over 75 TV Licences

Free TV Licences, funded by the Government, for all over 75s will come to an end in June 2020. This means that all over 75 licence holders under the current scheme will be issued a free licence up to 31 May 2020. From 1 June…

Fancy a new challenge for the New Year?

Fancy a new challenge for the New Year? Independent Age has loads of great events to choose from in 2020. Hike, run, swim or cycle, there’s something for everyone with our New Year treats. Enter Code CHALLENGE50 to get 50% off your registration fee today!…

Free hospital parking for thousands of patients, staff and carers

Disabled people, frequent outpatient attenders, parents of sick children staying overnight and staff working night shifts will not have to pay for NHS car parking from April 2020. Thousands of NHS patients and visitors in England will be able to access free hospital car parking…

Winter Fuel Payments

If you were born on or before 5 April 1954 you could get between £100 and £300 to help you pay your heating bills. This is known as a ‘Winter Fuel Payment’. You usually get a Winter Fuel Payment automatically if you are eligible and…

Would you like a Lily Advisor to come and talk to your group?

Lily Advisors are available to come and give talks to local groups!  If you would like to book a talk please call 01553 616200 or email asklily@west-norfolk.gov.uk They can also come along to coffee mornings and community locations armed with information and an ipad ready…