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GOV.UK Coronavirus Information Service Whatsapp

The new free to use service aims to provide official, trustworthy and timely information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), and will further reduce the burden on NHS services. This will help combat the spread of coronavirus misinformation in the UK, as well as helping ensure…

Coronavirus: Lynn News - MOT exemption for six months during outbreak

Coronavirus: These are the vehicles granted MOT exemption for six months during outbreak Cars, motorcycles and vans are to be granted an exemption from MOTs. All cars, vans and motorcycles which usually would require an MOT test will be exempted from needing a test from…

NHS West Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group

We have been made aware of some inaccurate information circulating on social media regarding COPD and asthma rescue packs. Please check with the latest guidance on www.nhs.uk/coronavirus and if you feel you need assistance managing symptoms of Coronavirus go to www.111.nhs.uk

Coronavirus: The social events you can join from your sofa

With social distancing and self-isolating becoming the norm, the spread of coronavirus means more and more people are missing out on the activities they usually do with friends and family. But events such as pub quizzes, choir practice, breastfeeding support groups and even dance classes…

Norfolk Community Foundation - Covid-19 Community Response Fund

"Norfolk Community Foundation has established the Covid-19 Community Response Fund to support our local charities working hard on the ground to keep vulnerable people safe and well. Covid-19 has already impacted acutely on many people’s lives, and we expect its effects to be felt for…

Norfolk County Council - Norfolk Library Services

Got a baby, toddler or preschooler at home? Norfolk Libraries are running a variety of LIVE Streaming groups and classes! Visit the Facebook page to see the events.

British Red Cross Scam

British Red Cross are NOT utilising a postcard system currently in connection to Covid19 and any distribution of these cards locally needs to be reported to the authorities immediately. Reports of people purporting to be from BRC knocking the doors of the elderly and vulnerable…

Gareth Malone to bring together isolated singers with home choir

"Gareth Malone is launching a digital music project to allow people to sing together while they are social distancing during the coronavirus outbreak."   Visit the link to read the full article...

Coronavirus: online therapy service to offer free sessions across UK

"Help Hub aims to help vulnerable older people and others who are self-isolating or struggling. An online therapy service is to offer free 20-minute sessions aimed at vulnerable older people and others who are self-isolating or struggling, after therapists across the UK volunteered their help.…

Warning over coronavirus scammers claiming to ‘help people through outbreak’

"Opportunist scammers are preying on vulnerable people during the coronavirus outbreak. People are being asked to remind their friends and relatives of the dangers Scammers targeted an elderly man in Norfolk claiming they were helping people through the coronavirus outbreak. The man was contacted by…