Local News

National Fitness Day

Voluntary sector organisations and local authorities across Norfolk are helping celebrate National Fitness Day on Wednesday 22nd September, highlighting the important role physical activity plays in helping people lead healthier lifestyles, including reducing feelings of loneliness and isolation. National Fitness Day will see activity options being…

QEH tightens visiting restrictions as COVID-19 cases rise

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn (QEH) has increased its restrictions around visiting in response to a rising number of COVID-19 infections identified at the Trust. The Trust has experienced a sharp increase in cases, with currently 27 patients having tested positive for COVID-19. From…

Op COURAGE: The Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Service

The first call for help takes courage.  If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health or wellbeing, expert help is available from Op COURAGE: The Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Service. If you’re due to leave the Armed Forces, just left…

The U3A, Downham Market, on the lookout for new members

The U3A is a national movement for retired and semi-retired people who would like to continue learning and sharing knowledge as well as making new friends and taking up new activities. Our U3A is very popular and we have over 200 members. We have over…

Lily Service Launch Campaign to Raise Awareness of Social Isolation Amongst Young People with CWA

College of West Anglia (CWA) students have produced a series of videos in conjunction with the Lily Service to raise awareness of loneliness and social isolation in young people.  The Lily Service reached out to the CWA Media department with the hope that students could…

Morrisons Doorstep Deliveries

Morrisons Doorstep delivery service is available to vulnerable and elderly members of the community, unable to go shopping in-store. In order to use this service you must live within 10 miles of a Morrisons store. There is a limit of three per item whilst using…

NHS COVID-19 app

The new NHS COVID-19 app, now available to download for free in England and Wales, is the fastest way to see if you're at risk from coronavirus. The faster you know, the quicker you can alert and protect your loved ones and community. The app…

HANDS - FACE - SPACE

There are three simple actions we must all do to keep on protecting each other Wash hands - keep washing your hands regularly Cover face - wear a face covering in enclosed spaces Make space - stay at least 2 metres apart - or 1 metre with a…

TV Licensing - Scam Awareness

TV Licensing has started sending letters to anyone aged over 75 asking them to either pay for their TV licence or apply for a free one. These will include your licence number, your title and your last name and they will only ask you to…

Anglian Water - Help paying your bill

"We’re here to support everyone affected by coronavirus. We know these are difficult and uncertain times, and many people are worrying about their finances right now. If you think you’ll have difficulty paying, we have lots of help and support available. We understand that bills…