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Food Alerts

Birds Eye is recalling Birds Eye 50 Chicken Nuggets with Golden Wholegrain because they may contain small pieces of plastic. The presence of plastic makes this product unsafe to eat. Product details Birds Eye 50 Chicken Nuggets with Golden Wholegrain Pack size 790g Batch code…

National Hate Crime Awareness Week

It's National Hate Crime Awareness Week. A hate incident is any incident which the victim or anyone else believes is based on prejudice of Age/Race/Religion/Sexual orientation/Disability/Gender Identity. If you're a victim or witness to a hate incident report it. #StopHateInNorfolk  

Get Online Week - Breckland

Breckland residents are being encouraged to make the most of upcoming events which are being held to help them pick up some new digital skills. A number of special events will take place across the district as part of Get Online Week, which runs 14-20 October. The…

ALERT - Flu Jab Scam

NHS England and NHS Improvement - East of England have been alerted to an issue whereby a patient appears to have been the victim of a scam relating to flu jabs. The patient was contacted over the phone by a person purporting to be a…

New charter urges Norfolk to banish balloons and leave the lantern at home

The launch of a new balloon and lantern charter on Sunday 13 October, sees Norfolk set to go green when it comes to celebrating. Individuals and organisations are being urged to ditch harmful releases of helium balloons and sky lanterns and try new and innovative…

Supporting every mind this World Mental Health Day

09 October 2019 Ahead of World Mental Health Day on tomorrow, Norfolk County Council has this week launched local support for a new national mental health campaign called ‘Every Mind Matters’. The campaign, which was launched on Monday 7 October by Public Health England, encourages…

Dog ownership associated with longer life

...especially among heart attack and stroke survivors Study Highlights: Dog ownership was associated with a 33% lower risk of death for heart attack survivors living alone and 27% reduced risk of death for stroke survivors living alone, compared to people who did not own a…

Nearly 100 events at libraries for digital help

From taking their first steps online, shopping online safely, and researching family history, there’s help for anyone unsure about using the computer at the county’s libraries over the next two weeks.From 7 – 12 October Norfolk Library Service will be celebrating Libraries Week by talking…

Stay Positive Throughout October with Hunstanton Library

To celebrate Positive Attitude Month we’ll be leaving out some little note sized slips for you to write positive quotes, messages, anything that would brighten up someone’s day to post on our ‘positivitree’. Hunstanton now operates the ‘Open Library’ service, meaning you can access the…

Free Wills Month

Free Wills Month is now open!Free Wills Month brings together a group of well-respected charities to offer members of the public aged 55 and over the opportunity to have their simple Wills written or updated free of charge by using participating solicitors in selected locations…