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Hazardous waste events across Norfolk in September and October

For the sixteenth year running, Norfolk's residents can get rid of unwanted household chemicals, safely and securely, at a series of household hazardous waste events at seven of Norfolk County Council's recycling centres this September and October. Waste is hazardous if it can cause harm…

Historic improvements for accessibility on Norfolk’s National Trails

For the first time in its 33 year history, the Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path National Trails are now completely stile-free, making them more accessible than ever for everyone. Norfolk County Council’s Trails Team has been hard at work planning the improvements, then carrying…

Consultation to help shape local support services for those living with a health concern

Are you an adult with a health concern, or long-term health condition? If the answer is yes, then Active Norfolk would like to hear from you. We want everyone to be able to benefit from being active, regardless of health or ability. So we have…

Landmark Neighbourhood Watch Cybercrime Survey Launched

Help us understand the impact of cybercrime and be in with a chance to win £50 worth of M&S vouchersNeighbourhood Watch has today launched a landmark new survey to understand the impact of cybercrime on communities across England and Wales. Traditionally Neighbourhood Watch has been focused…

Volunteering in the Community Course - Kings Lynn

Interested in volunteering, but unsure where to start? Come and join our fully funded Volunteering in the Community course. Learners will be provided an introduction to volunteering suitable for anyone considering volunteering as well as those who wish to develop skills and knowledge. Course is…

Safety Alerts - Product Recall

Superdrug Gummies Pregnancy Vitamins Orange Flavour What’s happened? Superdrug Gummies Pregnancy Vitamins Orange Flavour are being recalled. Sku Code: 769165 We’ve voluntarily taken this decision because whilst this product is safe for use and meets the EU and UK regulations which recommends a 200mcg daily…

Hoax slayer alert - Phishing – Fake Amazon Account Update Email Claims ‘Informations Missing or Incorrect’

According to this email, which purports to be from Amazon, your account will be limited if you don’t click a link to update your details within 72 hours. Supposedly, the account update is required because “some informations on your acount appears to be missing or…

Action Fraud Alert - Fraudsters targeting people with offers of ‘free’ or ‘low cost’ government grants and loans

Members of the public are being contacted by fraudsters who are offering ‘free’ or ‘low cost’ government grants and loans. Victims have reported being offered the loans on their doorstep, via telephone, and over social media. Fraudsters target victims who currently receive government benefits, or…

Free Loft Insulation and Free Boilers from Energy Suppliers

Can you get free insulation? Insulating your home is one of the most effective ways to cut your energy bills. Find out how your energy supplier could help. Some energy suppliers offer free insulation and free boilers to eligible households. Read on to find out…

Healthwatch Fairstead surgery public consultation

Public consultation on the future of primary care services in Fairstead, King’s Lynn Vida Healthcare are running a public consultation on the future of primary care (GP) services in Fairstead, King’s Lynn. The consultation is being coordinated by Healthwatch Norfolk, the independent champion for patients…